Exerzierplatz

Exerzierplatz

Die Geschichte einer Familie ''aus dem Osten'' wird in diesem Roman ohne aufdringliches Symbolisieren zum Spiegelbild der Nachkriegsgeschichte unserer Gesellschaft. Ein ehemaliger Exerzierplatz, auf dem einst Angriff, Abwehr und Rückzug geprobt wurden, wandelt sich zu einer blühenden Baum- und Pflanzschule, zum Schauplatz von Neubeginn und gewagter Lebensgründung. Doch nach vollbrachter...

Flappers 2 Rappers

Flappers 2 Rappers

''Spectacular vernacular—delivered with fresh flavor.''—Playboy''Hang with this slang and reep these righteous words!'' This entertaining, highly readable book pulses with the vernacular of young Americans, tracing slang terms and expressions from the end of the nineteenth century to the present. In addition to alphabetical listings for each decade, it features fascinating word histories and...

Langue et construction de connaissenses

Langue et construction de connaissenses

Le développement des espaces d'expression et de partages de connaissances grâce aux nouveaux modes de communication et de diffusion de l'information aboutit aujourd'hui à une circulation et une production abondante de discours scientifiques dans lesquels le sens et les connaissances se construisent, débattent et se reconstruisent. Le présent ouvrage s'intéresse au discours scientifique et...

Beyond Calvin

Beyond Calvin

An international community of Reformed churches emerged during the sixteenth century. Although attempts were made by Calvinists to reach agreement over key beliefs, and to establish uniformity in patterns of worship and church government, there were continuing divisions over some ideas and differences between local practices of moral discipline and religious life. However, Reformed...

The UN's Lone Ranger

The UN's Lone Ranger

Illegal trade in wildlife is now recognized as one of the most significant criminal activities in the world, bringing billions of dollars in illicit profits to organized crime groups and networks, which are acknowledged to control much of this trafficking. Until 2011, John M. Sellar was the most senior law enforcement official operating transnationally to combat these activities, drawing upon...

La tragédie française - 2e éd.

La tragédie française - 2e éd.

Les auteurs et théoriciens français du XVIIe siècle, voulant que les spectateurs de tragédie oublient leur statut de spectateurs pour devenir les témoins hallucinés du déchaînement des passions ont rêvé d'abolir toute trace du code artistique pour faire croire aux spectateurs, durant le temps de la représentation, que les événements se racontaient d'eux-mêmes, comme s'il ne s'agissait pas...

The London Scene

The London Scene

Take a stroll through London with Virginia Woolf as your guide in this beautifully illustrated book.Virginia Woolf relished any opportunity for a stroll around London. She found great pleasure in observing the city and its people - noticing the subtle details that others often miss. In this collection of stunning essays, Woolf gives us an intimate tour of her beloved hometown. We venture...

Social Sciences

Social Sciences

Does studying Freud leave you crying for your mother? Have you had a laissez-faire approach to learning economics? Fear not! The Very Lazy Intellectual: Social Science details the most popular social sciences, including psychology, economics, anthropology, and more. With information on everyone Binet to Boas, and subjects from psychology to archeology, you'll be Renaissance man in no time. ...

Ukrainian: A Comprehensive Grammar

Ukrainian: A Comprehensive Grammar

Ukrainian: A Comprehensive Grammar is a complete reference guide to modern Ukrainian grammar.The authors have consulted a great number of sources, in addition to a wide range of native speakers. The result is the first true reference grammar of Ukrainian to be published outside Ukraine, it will be the standard reference work for years to come.The volume is organized to enable students of the...

The Social Conquest of Earth

The Social Conquest of Earth

Where did we come from? What are we? Where are we going? In a generational work of clarity and passion, one of our greatest living scientists directly addresses these three fundamental questions of religion, philosophy, and science while overturning the famous theory that evolution naturally encourages creatures to put family first (Discover magazine). Refashioning the story of human...

Kriege in Alexandrien, Afrika und Spanien

Kriege in Alexandrien, Afrika und Spanien

Von Kleopatra beeinflusst, griff Caesar 48/47 v.Chr. in den Erb- und Thronstreit der ägyptischen Königin mit ihrem Bruder Ptolemaios XIII. ein. Die daraus folgenden kriegerischen Auseinandersetzungen in Alexandria sind im ›Bellum Alexandrinum‹ beschrieben und stehen im Zusammenhang mit Caesars ›Commentarii‹. Der Verfasser des ›Bellum Africum‹ berichtet über Caesars Feldzüge in Afrika 47/46...

The Tanners

The Tanners

''The Tanners is a contender for Funniest Book of the Year.''—The Village VoiceThe Tanners, Robert Walser's amazing 1907 novel of twenty chapters, is now presented in English for the very first time, by the award-winning translator Susan Bernofsky. Three brothers and a sister comprise the Tanner family—Simon, Kaspar, Klaus, and Hedwig: their wanderings, meetings, separations, quarrels,...

JLPT(日本語能力試験)N1:単語(vocabulary)漢字(kanji)Free list

JLPT(日本語能力試験)N1:単語(vocabulary)漢字(kanji)Free list

日本語能力試験(JLPT)は、日本語を母国語としない人を対象に日本語能力を検定する試験です。全世界的に認められている国際的な資格試験の一つです。1984年に初めて実施された時点では、15カ国で7千人程度の受験者でしたが、それ以来、受験者がますます増加し、2013年には65カ国、約60万人の受験者があったと言われています。日本語を母国語としない人が日本の国立大学に留学を申請するためには、概ねJLPT1級が要求されます。JLPTはN1級からN5級まで受験することができ試験は1年に二回、7月上旬と12月上旬に実施されます。日本を含む世界の多くの国で受けることができます。日本国外では、主に大韓民国と中華人民共和国、台湾の受験者が多いです。日本語能力試験のポイントはなんと言っても単語と漢字です。本書では上級レベルにあたるN1対策用3267単語と1267漢字を掲載しています (English...

Publicize your Book!

Publicize your Book!

For first-time authors or the seasoned pro, this is the absolutely essential how-to for getting publicity.This indispensable guide from a book publicity insider offers everything authors must know to assist their publishers in publicizing, marketing, and promoting their books, including:Effective networkingDefining a target readershipCreating pitches for talk showsGetting media...