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  • Central American Englishby

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 135.00

    This volume is about the Anglophone creoles to be found on the Caribbean coast of Central America (Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama), and its offshore islands (Providencia, San Andrés and the Caymans) . The study of these Anglophone varieties is comparatively recent and based on current field work from Belize to Panama. One of the interesting... more...

  • Onomastik und Lexikographie. Deonomastikby

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 321.00

    Die Buchreihe ‚Patronymica Romanica’ ist das Publikationsorgan des Forschungsprojekts ‚Dictionnaire historique de l’anthroponymie romane’, als dessen Ergebnis sukzessive das gleichnamige Wörterbuch in 6 Bänden erscheint. Neben den namenskundlichen Quellen (Steuer- und Melderegister) werden v.a. Studien aus dem weiten Feld der wissenschaftlichen... more...

  • Power Laws in the Information Production Processby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 149.99

    Explains numerous informetric regularities based on a decreasing power law as size-frequency function, i.e. Lotka's law. It revives the historical formulation of Alfred Lotka of 1926 and shows the power of this power law, both in classical aspects of informetrics (libraries, bibliographies) and in 'new' applications such as social networks. more...

  • Game Theory and Linguistic Meaningby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 120.00

    This is the first book to collect research on game-theoretic tools in the analysis of language with particular reference to semantics and pragmatics. Games are significant, because they pertain equally to pragmatics and semantics of natural language. The book provides an overview of the variety of ways in which game theory is used in the analysis of... more...

  • Index of Verb Forms in Thucydidesby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 115.00

    In providing easy access to the verb system in Thucydides, this index is an invaluable tool for researching the semantics of the verb system in Ancient Greek, on matters of lexicography or morphology, and of aspect/tense, mood and voice. more...

  • Critical Issues Editing Exploration Textby

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 1995; Not Available

    The papers in this collection deal with a cultural problem central to the study of the history of exploration: the editing and transmission of the texts in which explorers relate their experiences.  Electronic Format Disclaimer: Images removed at the request of the rights holder. more...

  • The Alphabet of Natureby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 196.00

    The Alphabet of Nature belongs to the debate over language that marked the transition from the pre-modern to the modern world. Involved were profound issues about the origin and nature of language that could lead authors like van Helmont to imprisonment and even death. more...

  • Dimensions of Tax Designby Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)

    OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 194.99

    Dimensions of Tax Design consists of a set of 13 commissioned studies which draw on the latest thinking in the key areas of tax design. The volume includes contributions from a high-profile group of international experts and younger researchers and is supplemented by expert commentaries to provide the widest range of views and ideas on tax design. more...

  • Cross Border Treatment - Die Arzthaftung wird europäischby AG Rechtsanwälte im Medizinrecht e.V; Ilse Dautert; Alexandra Jorzig

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 39.70

    Die Internationalisierung bzw. die Europäisierung aller Lebensbereiche macht auch vor dem Arzthaftungsrecht nicht halt. Man stelle sich insoweit nur die Behandlung eines Urlaubers an seinem ausländischen Urlaubsort oder die Reisegruppe im Ausland, innerhalb derer sich ein Arzt befindet, vor. Auch die Fälle der schönheitschirurgischen Eingriffe im... more...

  • Delegation und Substitution – wenn der Pfleger den Doktor ersetzt…by AG Rechtsanwälte im Medizinrecht e.V; Alexandra Jorzig; Roland Uphoff

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 39.70

    Die Delegation und Substitution ärztlicher Leistungen ist täglich geübte klinische Praxis. Dabei ist die Diskussion, was überhaupt aus ärztlicher Sicht delegierbar ist und welche Leistungen originär ärztliche Aufgaben bleiben, nicht abgeschlossen. Das Thema hat medizinische, medizinrechtliche, berufspolitische und ökonomische Relevanz. Dennoch fehlen... more...