Download E-Book-Piraterie im deutsch- und englischsprachigen Raum by Melina Tsiamos PDF

By Melina Tsiamos

Das Geschäft mit Raubkopien boomt und setzt Kulturschaffende zunehmend unter Druck – auch abseits der traditionell pirateriegeplagten Musik- und Filmindustrie. Das wachsende Geschäft mit E-Books stellt die Buchbranche vor neue Herausforderungen. Bücher werden in großem Ausmaß raub­kopiert und im net verbreitet.
Melina Tsiamos gibt einen Einblick in die aktuellen Entwicklungen im noch jungen E-Book-Geschäft und analysiert die Piraterie-Aktivitäten rund um das elektronische Buch.

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Download Kant on Proper Science: Biology in the Critical Philosophy by Hein van den Berg PDF

By Hein van den Berg

This book provides a unique therapy of Immanuel Kant’s perspectives on right common technological know-how and biology. The prestige of biology in Kant’s procedure of technological know-how is frequently taken to be problematical. through examining Kant’s philosophy of biology when it comes to his notion of right technological know-how, the current ebook determines Kant’s perspectives at the clinical prestige of biology. Combining a vast ideengeschichtlich process with an in depth ancient reconstruction of philosophical and medical texts, the ebook establishes vital interconnections among Kant’s philosophy of technological know-how, his perspectives on biology, and his reception of overdue 18th century organic theories. It discusses Kant’s perspectives on technological know-how and biology as articulated in his released writings and within the Opus postumum. The e-book indicates that even though biology is a non-mathematical technology and the relation among biology and different usual sciences isn't targeted, Kant did let for the potential of delivering clinical factors in biology and assigned biology a selected area of research.           

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Download Middle East Sources: A MELCOM Guide to Middle Eastern and by Ian Richard Netton PDF

By Ian Richard Netton

Middle East Sources offers a useful source for the busy librarian, pupil or pupil with heart japanese pursuits. It goals to steer readers to the key collections of books and different fabrics at the topic within the united kingdom and eire, in addition to to a few lesser identified yet still fascinating collections in smaller libraries. Entries are absolutely modern and contain details on addresses (including phone, fax and electronic mail details), short descriptions of collections held, in addition to references to correct catalogue fabric and different directories.
The consultant additionally highlights the level of collections and offers assist in getting access to. The MELCOM quarter Specialisation Scheme (MASS) designation of the collections is additionally integrated the place relevant.

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Download Mathematical Works Printed in the Americas, 1554--1700 by Bruce Stanley Burdick PDF

By Bruce Stanley Burdick

This magisterial annotated bibliography of the earliest mathematical works to be published within the New international demanding situations long-held assumptions in regards to the earliest examples of yankee mathematical pastime. Bruce Stanley Burdick brings jointly mathematical writings from Mexico, Lima, and the English colonies of Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and long island. The booklet offers very important info corresponding to writer, printer, position of book, and site of unique copies of every of the works mentioned.

Burdick's exhaustive examine has unearthed various examples of books no longer formerly cataloged as mathematical. whereas it was once proposal that no mathematical writings in English have been revealed within the Americas sooner than 1703, Burdick provides students one in every of their first possibilities to find Jacob Taylor's 1697 Tenebrae, a treatise on fixing triangles and different figures utilizing uncomplicated trigonometry. He additionally is going past the English language to debate works in Spanish and Latin, similar to Alonso de los angeles Vera Cruz's 1554 common sense textual content, the Recognitio Summularum; a publication on astrology through Enrico Martínez; books at the nature of comets by way of Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora and Eusebio Francisco Kino; and a 1676 almanac by way of Feliciana Ruiz, the 1st girl to provide a mathematical paintings within the Americas.

Those serious about arithmetic, its heritage, and its tradition will observe with curiosity that lots of those works, together with the entire earliest ones, are from Mexico, now not from what's now the us. As such, the e-book will problem us to reconsider the background of arithmetic at the American continents.

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Download Ten Precisionist Artists: Annotated Bibliographies (Art by R. Scott Harnsberger PDF

By R. Scott Harnsberger

Sometimes thought of to be America's first indigenous modernist artwork variety, Precisionism, a stream mostly of the Twenties and Thirties, focused on depicting the city and commercial panorama, emphasizing the formal geometrical traits of stable mass and fresh traces and rendering those vistas with simplified, sharp-edged shapes and soft, unmodulated program of pigment, void of extraneous information and impersonal in tone. This annotated bibliography offers with Precisionism and its ten major practitioners: George Ault, Peter Blume, Ralston Crawford, Charles Demuth, Preston Dickinson, O. Louis Guglielmi, Louis Lozowick, Morton L. Schamberg, Charles Sheeler, and Niles Spencer.

Each artist's bankruptcy starts off with a biographical cartoon and comprises sections for Writings, Statements, and Interviews; Monographs and Exhibition Catalogues; Articles and Essays; Exhibition experiences; e-book reports; Dissertations and Theses; Reference resources; and Archival resources. a unique part on the finish of every bankruptcy lists annotated reproductions of the artist's paintings showing in any of roughly 225 resource volumes. insurance extends to portray, drawings, lithographs, and images. a gap bankruptcy, additionally divided by means of kinds of fabrics, covers Precisionism commonly and cites fabric within which or extra of the 10 artists are mentioned. A key-phrase index presents complete citations for the resource volumes. 3 different indexes facilitate entry via writer, short-title of exhibition catalogues, and topics. the single annotated bibliography on Precisionism, this quantity could be a precious relief to investigate on numerous matters when it comes to sleek American art.

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Download General Index: Volume 9 (Collected Works of C.G. Jung) by C.G. Jung PDF

By C.G. Jung

This quantity is the overall index to the eighteen released textual volumes in the amassed Works of C.G. Jung. the excellent indexing is going past the quantity indexes, and contains sub-indexes to special normal subject matters, resembling Alchemical Collections, Codices and Manuscripts, Feud and Numbers, the sub-indexing for the Bible prepared by means of ebook, bankruptcy and verse.

The General Index, with the General Bibliography of C.G. Jung's Writings (Volume 19 of the Collected Works), jointly whole the ebook of the Collected Works of C.G. Jung in English.

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Download Publishing Law by Hugh Jones,Christopher Benson PDF

By Hugh Jones,Christopher Benson

Publishing Law is an authoritative and fascinating advisor to quite a lot of criminal matters affecting publishing this day.

Hugh Jones and Christopher Benson current readers with transparent and obtainable suggestions to the complicated criminal parts particular to the ever evolving international of latest publishing, together with copyright, ethical rights, contracts and licensing, privateness, confidentiality, defamation, infringement and logos, with research of felony concerns when it comes to revenues, ads, advertising, distribution and competition.

This new 5th version offers up to date insurance of the most important rules of copyright , in addition to new copyright exceptions, licensing and open entry. there's additionally additional in-depth insurance of the criminal matters round the sale of electronic content material.

Key positive aspects of the 5th variation include:

  • updated assurance of ecu and united kingdom copyright, together with a brand new bankruptcy on copyright exceptions following the numerous alterations within the 2014 Regulations

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  • exploration of the criminal concerns on the subject of electronic publishing, together with publication and different digital agreements, info safeguard and on-line matters on the subject of privateness, and copyright infringement

  • a diversity of precis checklists on key concerns, starting from copyright possession to promoting and information protection

  • useful appendices providing an A to Z word list of criminal phrases and lists of helpful tackle and additional reading.

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Download Spaghetti Westerns—the Good, the Bad and the Violent: A by Thomas Weisser PDF

By Thomas Weisser

Spaghetti Westerns—mostly produced in Italy or through Italians yet made all through Europe—were bleaker, rougher, grittier imitations of Hollywood Westerns, targeting heroes basically a bit much less evil than the villains. After a first-rate filmography overlaying 558 Spaghetti Westerns, one other part offers filmographies of personnel—actors and actresses, administrators, musical composers, scriptwriters, cinematographers. Appendices offer lists of the preferred Django movies and the Sartana movies, a list of U.S.–made Spaghetti Western lookalikes, best ten and twenty lists and an inventory of the genre’s worst.

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Download Place and the Scene of Literary Practice (Studies in by Angharad Saunders PDF

By Angharad Saunders

The act of writing is in detail certain up with the stream and eddy of a writer’s being-within-the-world; the typical practices, encounters and networks of social lifestyles. Exploring the geographies of literary perform within the interval 1840-1910, this booklet takes as its concentration the paintings, or craft, of authorship, exploring novels no longer as items anticipating interpretation, yet as spatial procedures of constructing that means. As such, it really is attracted to literary construction not just as anything that occurs - the positioned nature of placing pen to paper - yet at the same time as a procedure that escapes such placing.

Arguing that writing is a means of longue durée, the publication explores the effect of friends and family within the inventive procedure, it attracts cognizance to the position that shuttle and move play in writing and it explores the broader commitments of authorial lifestyles, now not as symptoms of intertextuality, yet as a part of the inventive strategy. In taking this seventy 12 months interval as its concentration, this ebook strikes past the conventional periodisations that experience characterized literary reviews, reminiscent of the Victorian or Edwardian novel, the nineteenth-century or early twentieth-century novel or Romanticism, social realism and modernism. It argues that the literary setting was once no longer one in all watershed moments; there have been continuities among writers separated by way of numerous many years or writing in several centuries. while, it attracts consciousness to a seventy 12 months interval during which the worth of literary paintings and tradition have been being contested and transformed.

Place and the Scene of Literary Practice might be key interpreting for these operating in Human Geography, relatively Cultural and old Geography, Literary reviews and Literary History.

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Download Der Typograph Hermann Zapf: Eine Werkbiographie by Nikolaus Julius Weichselbaumer PDF

By Nikolaus Julius Weichselbaumer

Hermann Zapf (1918–2015) gilt als einer der bedeutendsten Schriftgestalter, Kalligraphen und Typographen des 20. Jahrhunderts. Sein Werk überspannt mehr als sieben Jahrzehnte, in denen er Schriftklassiker wie Palatino, Optima und Zapfino vorgelegt hat. Daneben struggle Zapf als Buchgestalter, Berater, Dozent, Unternehmer, Künstler und Aktivist in Urheberrechtsfragen tätig. Die vorliegende Studie nähert sich diesem Werk auf foundation des umfassenden, an der der Herzog August Bibliothek verwahrten Eigenarchivs des Gestalters.

Untersuchungsleitend ist ein feldtheoretisches Konzept von Gestaltung, das Fragen zu Entwurfstechniken und dem Einfluss von Satztechnologien aufwirft, aber auch nach der Entstehung von Zapfs Ansehen und dem Aufbau seines Beziehungsnetzwerks. Durch die Verortung Zapfs im Kontext seiner Zeitgenossen wird mit dieser Werkbiografie ein Schlaglicht auf die Typographie der 2. Hälfte des 20. Jahrhunderts geworfen.

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