Interesting New Books: April 2009



Archive of interesting books (from October 2008)

   

Thérese mon amour : Sainte Thérese d'Avila


Okładka książki: Thérese mon amour : Sainte Thérese d'Avila 
Julia Kristeva: Thérese mon amour : Sainte Thérese d'Avila. Fayard 2008. – ISBN 9782213625072.
 

Two intertwining novels form the plot of Teresa, My Love.
First, there is story of the narrator, Sylvia Leclercq, a psychoanalyst working at a home for troubled teens. Then there is the story of the saint – of “her” saint, Teresa of Avila – that Sylvia reads and revives via entire passages quoted from texts written during the Spanish Golden Age (…) In doing so, Sylvia recreates in today’s world the enigma of the saint’s exceptional inner life.

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William Blake: Poete et peintre


Okładka książki: William Blake: Poete et peintre 
Armand Himy: William Blake: Poete et peintre. Fayard 2008. – ISBN 9782213634630

Cet ouvrage propose un portrait qui s'efforce d'etre complet, avec une biographie. Restituée a partir des faits connus, des journaux, lettres, anecdotes dont on dispose. Une introduction a l'ensemble des ouvres picturales ou poétiques, sans les amputer de la moitié d'entre elles, et en s'interrogeant sur les rapports que gravure et écriture (la plume et le burin) entretiennent.

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Robert Schuman : Du Lorrain des frontieres au pere de l'Europe


Okładka książki: Robert Schuman : Du Lorrain des frontieres au pere de l'Europe
Francois Roth: Robert Schuman : Du Lorrain des frontieres au pere de l'Europe. Fayard 2008. – ISBN 9782213637594

Le 9 mai 1950 naissait la Communauté européenne du charbon et de l'acier (CECA), ancetre de l'actuelle Communauté européenne. A l'origine de ce projet historique qui bouleversa le vieux continent, un homme discret et méconnu : Robert Schuman.

 

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Methods of Bosonic and Fermionic Path Integrals Representations


Okładka książki: Methods of Bosonic and Fermionic Path Integrals Representations
Luiz C. L. Botelho: Methods of Bosonic and Fermionic Path Integrals Representations: Continuum Random Geometry in Quantum Field Theory. Nova Science Publishers 2009. – ISBN 9781607419082

This monograph is written on topics in the subject of Continuum Quantum Geometric Path Integrals applied to Yang-Mills Theory and variants (QCD, Chern-Simons Theory, Ising Models, etc.)- the called Random Geometry in Quantum Field Theory, which are hoped to be useful to graduate students of quantum physics and applied mathematics, with a focused weight towards to those interested in applying the concepts of continuum quantum geometry in other branches of modern physics, like superconductivity, nuclear physics, polymer theory, string theory, etc.

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Lecture Notes on Diophantine Analysis


Okładka książki: Lecture Notes on Diophantine Analysis
Umberto Zannier: Lecture Notes on Diophantine Analysis. Edizioni della Normale 2009. – ISBN 978-8876423413

This work deals with diophantine problems on affine curves, in practice describing the integer solutions of equations in two variables.

 

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The International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest


Okładka książki: The International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest 
The International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest: 1500 to the Present. Ed. Immanuel Ness.  Vol. 1-8. Wiley-Blackwell 2009. –ISBN 978-1405184649

This definitive 8-volume reference is a comprehensive print and electronic resource covering the history of protest and revolution over the past 500 years – throughout the modern era of mass movements.


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