Ciekawe nabytki: Styczeń 2009

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Archiwum ciekawych nabytków (do września 2008 roku)

   

A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Europe


Okładka książki: A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Europe
A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Europe, Peter H. Wilson, Wiley-Blackwell, ISBN: 978-1-4051-3947-2

This Companion contains 31 essays by leading international scholars to provide an overview of the key debates on eighteenth-century Europe. It considers not just major western European states, but also the often neglected countries of eastern and northern Europe. Placing Europe within an international context, contributors investigate key areas of society, economics, culture, and political development. The resource concludes with the French and other European revolutions that brought the century to a close, both chronologically and as regards the Ancien Régime.

[Source : Blackwell Reference Online, http://www.blackwellreference.com/public/]

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Literature of the Caribbean


Okładka książki: Literature of the Caribbean
Literature of the Caribbean, Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert, Greenwood Press, ISBN: 0-313-32845-5

"Any high school to college-level library strong in Caribbean world literature will find Literature of the Caribbean a powerful survey. From the analysis of Jamaica Kincaid to Michelle Cliff, extensive biographical and literary histroy for selected Caribbean authors tie into the underlying writings of Caribbean authors as a whole, making this an invaluable survey for any student of the region as a whole." [MBR: The Bookwatch December 2008]

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The Celtic Design Book


Okładka książki: The Celtic Design Book
The Celtic Design Book: A Beginner's Manual, Knotwork, Illuminated Letters by Aidan Meehan,Thames & Hudson, ISBN 0500286744

A manual that provides a comprehensive source of instruction for artists, designers and craftspeople of various kinds.

   

Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics


Okładka książki: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics
Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, General Editor: Kees Versteegh, Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN-10: 90 04 14474 9


"A unique collaboration of over hundreds of scholars from around the world, the Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics covers all relevant aspects of the study of Arabic and deals with all levels of the language (pre-Classical Arabic, Classical Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic, Arabic vernaculars, mixed varieties of Arabic)" [Source: http://brill.nl/]

   

Green Fluorescent Protein: Properties, Applications and Protocols



Okładka książki: Cover: Green, Fluorescent, Protein
Green Fluorescent Protein: Properties, Applications and Protocols, Martin Chalfie (Editor), Steven R. Kain (Editor), ISBN: 978-0-471-73682-0

"This updated, expanded new edition places emphasis on the rise of NFPs, including new chapters on NFP properties with detailed protocols, applications of GFPs and NFPs in industry research, and biosensors. This book provides a solid theoretical framework, along with detailed, practical guidance on use of GFPs and NFPs with discussion of potential pitfalls. The expert contributors provide real examples in showing how to tailor GFP/NFP to specific systems, maximize expression, and enhance detection" [Source: Wiley Inter Science, http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/home]

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The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Love, Courtship, and Sexuality


Okładka książki: The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Love, Courtship, and Sexuality


The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Love, Courtship, and Sexuality through History by James W. Howell; et al.,  ISBN: 0-313-33359-9

"Intended for high school and college students, along with the general public, this six-volume set provides an overview of sex, love, and courtship from prehistoric times to the 21st century in approximately 793 entries. Each stand-alone volume includes a time line highlighting significant activities and societal changes regarding "love, courtship, or sexuality." - Library Journal April 1, 2008.

   

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