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    • Lorenz, Robert; Walter, Franz (2014-03-15)
      Das Jahr 1968 wird gemeinhin mit der Überwindung überkommener Gesellschaftsstrukturen und dem Entree des bürgerrechtlichen Fortschritts verbunden. Doch dieses Datum war nicht Ausgangs-, sondern vielmehr Kulminationspunkt ...
    • Luft, Stefan; Schimany, Peter (2014-10-15)
      In der politischen Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland gilt der Asylkompromiss von 1992/93 als höchst kontroverse Entscheidung, die bis heute, rund 20 Jahre später, Auswirkungen auf die Asylmigration hat. In diesem ...
    • Browning, Gary L.; Browning, Gary L. (2010)
      The renowned Russian writer Leo Tolstoy created a realistic masterpiece in Anna Karenina (1878). In the same work, moreover, he utilized allegory and symbol to an extent and at a level of sophistication unknown in his other ...
    • Farris, William (2019)
      A Bowl for a Coin is the first book in any language to describe and analyze the history of all Japanese teas. To understand the triumph of the tea plant in Japan, Wayne Farris begins with its cultivation and goes on to ...
    • Berger, Maurits (2014-10-01)
      This book presents an overall presentation and discussion of developments ever since Islam appeared on the European stage thirteen centuries ago. The events and stories presented increase the understanding of present debates ...
    • Birol, Faith; European Investment Bank (2019)
      There is good news and bad news in the renewable energy industry. We have made a lot of progress in green energy over the past few years as technologies have improved and the costs of production have fallen. But we are not ...
    • Mrázek, Rudolf (2010)
      'A Certain Age' is an unconventional, evocative work of history and a moving reflection on memory, modernity, space, time, and the limitations of traditional historical narratives. Rudolf Mrázek visited Indonesia throughout ...
    • Helman, Anat (2011)
      A Coat of Many Colors investigates Israel’s first seven years as a sovereign state through the unusual prism of dress. Clothes worn by Israelis in the 1950s reflected political ideologies, economic conditions, military ...
    • Seifrid, Thomas (2009-04-01)
      Written at the height of Stalin's first "five-year plan" for the industrialization of Soviet Russia and the parallel campaign to collectivize Soviet agriculture, Andrei Platonov's The Foundation Pit registers a dissonant ...
    • Byron-Smih, Joshua (2020)
      A Companion to Geoffrey of Monmouth brings together scholars from a range of disciplines to provide an updated scholarly introduction to all aspects of his work. Arguably the most influential secular writer of medieval ...
    • Oppy, Graham; Trakakis, N. N. (2014)
      Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand has been experiencing something of a ‘golden age’. Within this, the richness of Australasia’s philosophical past, though less well known, should not be forgotten: Australasian ...
    • Oppy, Graham; Trakakis, N. N. (2014)
      Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand has been experiencing something of a ‘golden age’. Within this, the richness of Australasia’s philosophical past, though less well known, should not be forgotten: Australasian ...
    • Naylor, Victoria; Vince, Alan G.; Young, Jane (2006)
      This volume reports on the Anglo-Saxon and Medieval pottery found during various archaeological excavations in the city from 1970 until 1987. The authors present a city-wide pottery classification system and analyse the ...
    • Wallis, Glenn (2018)
      What are we to make of Western Buddhism? Glenn Wallis argues that in aligning their tradition with the contemporary wellness industry, Western Buddhists evade the consequences of Buddhist thought. This book shows that with ...
    • Mittermaier, Sabrina (2020)
      The first comparative historical study of the six Disneyland theme parks around the world in five distinct cultures: the USA, Tokyo, Paris, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Situates the parks in their respective historic contexts ...
    • Rao, Prasada; Hromadka, Theodore V.; Yen, Chung-Cheng (2020)
      The Diffusion Hydrodynamic Model (DHM), as presented in the 1987 USGS publication, was one of the first computational fluid dynamics computational programs based on the groundwater program MODFLOW, which evolved into the ...
    • Toon, Peter (2014)
      Peter Toon is the leading writer on primary care virtue ethics and this thought-provoking book builds on the thinking of philosopher Alasdair MacIntyre. A Flourishing Practice? looks at the moral problems that currently ...
    • Gemünden, Gerd (2008-04-01)
      With six Academy Awards, four entries on the American Film Institute’s list of 100 greatest American movies, and more titles on the National Historic Register of classic films deemed worthy of preservation than any other ...
    • Fuentes-Rodríguez, Catalina; Álvarez-Benito, Gloria (2016-12-01)
      Does gender condition politicians’ discourse strategies in parliament? This is the question we try to answer in A Gender-based Approach to Parliamentary Discourse: The Andalusian Parliament. This book, written by experts ...
    • ten Cate, Arthur; Brocades-Zaalberg, Thijs (2014-12-01)
      A Gentle Occupation analyses Dutch military operations in the aftermath of the 2003 US-led invasion in Iraq. It raises the question why, in contrast to most allied troops elsewhere in Iraq, Dutch forces in Al Muthanna ...