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Becoming British Columbia

Becoming British Columbia

Investigating critical moments in the demographic record and linking demographic patterns to larger social and political questions, this title shows how biology, politics, and history conspire with sex, death, and migration to create a particular kind of society.

49,50 CHF

Your Neighborhood Gives ME the Creeps

Your Neighborhood Gives ME ...

Do ghosts really exist, or is "ghostly phenomena" just strange stuff that gets blamed on dead people? Giving you the real story, professional ghostbuster and skeptic Adam Selzer of Weird Chicago Tours delves into a mysterious death at a former funeral parlor, nightly ghost sightings at Hull House, and more. Proving that not all ghost hunters are kooks (some are ...

22,90 CHF

City of God

City of God

A significant study of religion and power by a probing and caring anthropologist. Full of surprising insights, "City of God" is a must-read for anyone concerned with the possibilities and limits of political theology in a volatile 21st century."--Joao Biehl, author of "Vita: Life in a Zone of Social Abandonment

41,90 CHF

Comparative Biogeography

Comparative Biogeography

Parenti and Ebach provide a fine introduction to the aims and methods of comparative biogeography, and the difference that it makes to our view of the world. Energetic and sometimes provocative, this book shows us how we can start to untangle the interconnected threads of biotic and planetary evolution to more clearly understand how earth and life evolve together."--Sir Peter ...

109,00 CHF

Korchnoi's Chess Games

Korchnoi's Chess Games

Viktor Lvovich Korchnoi, one of the world's two leading chess players and five times candidate for the World Championship, defected from the Soviet Union in 1976 at the age of forty-five and now lives in Switzerland. Describing Korchnoi in his introduction to this book, International Master Bill Hartston writes: '... Korchnoi is unique. When he sits down to a game, ...

32,90 CHF

Advances in Understanding Aortic Diseases

Advances in Understanding Aortic ...

Following the first international symposium ever held in Asia on Advances in Understanding Aortic Diseases (AUAD), this volume of proceedings contains the papers presented in both the oral and poster sessions. The 8th AUAD symposium greatly contributed to the understanding of aortic diseases, especially in Asia. Aortic diseases, specifically thoracic aortic diseases, are more common in Japan than in Western ...

264,00 CHF

El primer Juan Benet (1965-1972)

El primer Juan Benet ...

El presente libro analiza y detalla la retroalimentación en la obra de Juan Benet (1927- 1993) entre los primeros ensayos (La inspiración y el estilo y Puerta de tierra), los palimpsestos de William Faulkner, Euclides da Cunha y Sir James George Frazer y las tres primeras novelas de Juan Benet (Volverás a Región, Una meditación y Un viaje de invierno). ...

107,00 CHF

The Self and It

The Self and It

The Self and It makes a fresh and bold intervention in histories and theories of the rise of the novel by arguing that the material objects proliferating in eighteenth-century England's consumer markets worked in conjunction with the novel as vital tools for fashioning the modern self.

80,00 CHF

Hiding in Plain Sight

Hiding in Plain Sight

Raymond Burr was an enigma--a film noir regularly known for his villainous roles in movies, who eventually became one of the most popular stars in television history. But Burr was leading a secret gay life at a time in Hollywood when such a lifestyle was akin to career suicide.

26,90 CHF

The Secret to Skinny

The Secret to Skinny

Twin trainers and nutritionists will help women blast their bellies with their 4-week diet plan: delicious salt-slashing meals that not only shed pounds but add years to your life by regulating blood pressure and returning salt-saturated cells back to health.

27,50 CHF

Fear and Domestic Architecture

Fear and Domestic Architecture

Traditionally, practices of domestic sanctificationin Thailand (i.e. rituals of housebuilding and domestic remedies)employed the house as a device to prevent ill fortune, to promotehealth and prosperity, and to repair breaches in the system ofdefence. Modernised Thais associate these traditionalpractices with an outlook, which is superstitious and irreconcilablewith that of urban modernity. Nevertheless, Thais are struggling toovercome their fear and these ...

107,00 CHF

The case of the missing perpetrator

The case of the ...

This book analyses the introduction, development andreification of the concepts of 'children witnessing'and mothers 'failing to protect' as powerful andcurrently dominant child welfare ideas in the UnitedKingdom and Canada. Discourse analysis methods froma number of sources were drawn on to reveal andinterpret how and why the discourse of 'failure toprotect' has emerged, how it shapes and informs childprotection practice and ...

107,00 CHF

Weak Courts, Strong Rights

Weak Courts, Strong Rights

Shows how creating weaker forms of judicial review may actually allow for stronger social welfare rights under American constitutional law. This book describes how weak-form review works in Great Britain and Canada and discusses the extent to which legislatures can be expected to enforce constitutional norms on their own.

42,50 CHF

The Best Laid Schemes: Selected Poetry and Prose of Robert Burns

The Best Laid Schemes: ...

This is an excellent, comprehensive, and authoritative selection of the writings of one of the world's major poets, and it is likely to become the standard edition for general readers and students."--Ian Duncan, University of California, Berkeley

26,90 CHF

Strange Fatality

Strange Fatality

From the rise to brigadier of blacksmith John Chandler, to the Highland heroics of Alexander Fraser, this book explores the dynamics of a night battle that stemmed the invasion, cost two generals their freedom and unseated the highest-ranking soldier in the American army.

34,50 CHF

Treason in the Northern Quarter

Treason in the Northern ...

Treason in the Northern Quarter" is an impressive study that presents the true nature of the Dutch Revolt and the horror that civil war and revolution bring to ordinary people."--Geoffrey Parker, author of "The Thirty Years' War" and "The Grand Strategy of Philip II

75,00 CHF