Hitler's Defeat on the Eastern Front (Images of War Series)
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Hitler's Defeat on the Eastern Front

A stunning photographic account of Hitler’s last stand in the face of the Red Army’s successful offensive of 1944. Drawing on rare and previously unpublished photographs accompanied by in-depth captions, the book provides an absorbing analysis of this traumatic period of the Second World War. It reveals in detail how the Battle of Kursk was the beginning of the end and how this massive operation led to the Red Army recapturing huge a...

Introduction to Security Consulting: A Lucrative Business Service
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Introduction to Security Consulting: A Lucrative Business Service

The postwar reconstruction period witnessed an intense struggle to determine the new Italy's political and economic orientation. Professor Harper's book explores the American role in Italy from the end of the war until the decisive elections of 1948, setting forth its objectives, contradictions, and fundamental limitations.

America and the Reconstruction of Italy, 1945-1948
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America and the Reconstruction of Italy, 1945-1948

America's special relationship with Italy took form during the years 1945 to 1948. The postwar reconstruction period witnessed an intense struggle to determine the new Italy's political and economic orientation. By virtue of their physical presence, ambitions, and evident strategic interests in Italy, the Americans aspired to play an active part in the internal political contest and ideological debate. Professor Harper's book explore...

The Epic Gaze: Vision, Gender and Narrative in Ancient Epic
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The Epic Gaze: Vision, Gender and Narrative in Ancient Epic

The epic genre has at its heart a fascination with the horror of viewing death. Epic heroes have active visual power, yet become objects, turned into monuments, watched by two main audiences: the gods above and the women on the sidelines. This stimulating, ambitious study investigates the theme of vision in Greek and Latin epic from Homer to Nonnus, bringing the edges of epic into dialogue with celebrated moments (the visual confront...

Language and the Modern State: The Reform of Written Japanese
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Language and the Modern State: The Reform of Written Japanese

Originally published in 1991, this book examines the process whereby a modern colloquial style of written Japanese was developed in the context of the overall modernization of Japan. The book examines the process whereby this strategic simplification took place in Japan, beginning with a discussion of the backgroundto the problem and the reasons why change was indicated. The history, characteristics and spheres of the four major styl...

Kriminologie im 21. Jahrhundert
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Kriminologie im 21. Jahrhundert

Das „goldene Zeitalter“ der Kriminologie und insbesondere der Kriminalsoziologie in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland begann Anfang der 1970er Jahre. Die heutigen Zeiten für die Kriminologie, Kriminalsoziologie oder die Soziologie abweichenden Verhaltens sind schlecht. Man will heute von diesen Soziologien eigentlich nichts mehr hören – nicht die Politik, aber auch nicht die Hochschulen. So sind diese Lehrstühle größtenteils aus den Uni...

Handbook of Isotopes in the Cosmos: Hydrogen to Gallium
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Handbook of Isotopes in the Cosmos: Hydrogen to Gallium

Each naturally occurring isotope contributes to the history of matter by having its own special role in cosmic evolution. This volume elucidates the origins of our material world by looking at the abundance of the elements and their isotopes, and how this is interpreted within the theory of nucleosynthesis. Each isotope of elements from Hydrogen to Gallium is covered in detail. The book will be suitable for astronomers, physicists, c...

Foundations of High-Energy-Density Physics
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Foundations of High-Energy-Density Physics

High-energy-density physics explores the dynamics of matter at extreme conditions. This encompasses temperatures and densities far greater than we experience on Earth. It applies to normal stars, exploding stars, active galaxies, and planetary interiors. High-energy-density matter is found on Earth in the explosion of nuclear weapons and in laboratories with high-powered lasers or pulsed-power machines. The physics explored in this b...

L'Huile Essentielle à tous les étages - Dominique Baudoux
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L'Huile Essentielle à tous les étages - Dominique Baudoux

Révolutionnez votre quotidien grâce aux huiles essentielles ! Une place pour chaque Huile Essentielle (HE) et chaque HE à sa place ! Avec ce guide, vous aurez à portée de main les HE qu'il vous faut, où que vous soyez: la spéciale antirides dans la salle de bains, les aromatiques à la cuisine, les potions antitoux et antimoustiques sur la table de nuit, l'huile antimites dans le placard, etc. Dominique Baudoux est un patron pharmacie...