Tethered Cord Syndrome in Children and Adults, 2nd Edition

Written by renowned specialists, the second edition of Tethered Cord Syndrome in Children and Adults is a comprehensive text on the essentials of clinical management for this complex disorder. The book opens with chapters on embryology and pathophysiology to provide clinicians with a solid understanding of the basic science of tethered cord syndrome (TCS). Incorporating the latest standards in neurologic examinations and imaging proc...

The Kohn-Sham Equation for Deformed Crystals

The solution to the Kohn-Sham equation in the density functional theory of the quantum many-body problem is studied in the context of the electronic structure of smoothly deformed macroscopic crystals. An analog of the classical Cauchy-Born rule for crystal lattices is established for the electronic structure of the deformed crystal under the following physical conditions: (1) the band structure of the undeformed crystal has a gap, i...

Urbanization and Religion in Ancient Central Mexico

Urbanization and Religion in Ancient Central Mexico examines the ways in which urbanization and religion intersected in pre-Columbian central Mexico, with a primary focus on the later Formative period and the transition to the Classic period. The major societal transformations of this interval occurred approximately two-thousand years ago and over a millennium before Mexico's best known early civilization, the Aztecs. David M. Carbal...

Sherman Tanks of the British Army and Royal Marines

With production in excess of 55,000 the Sherman tank was eventually in service with most Allied armies of the Second World War and by the time of the Normandy landings was the mainstay of Britain's armoured battalions. In his second book in the TankCraft series, Dennis Oliver uses wartime photos and extensively researched, exquisitely presented colour illustrations to cover the Sherman tanks used by the units of the Royal Armoured Co...

Aspectos lingüísticos y técnicos de la traducción audiovisual (TAV)

La traducción audiovisual (TAV) es una disciplina reciente que ha alcanzado su máximo desarrollo durante el siglo XXI. Esta modalidad traductora se hace, si cabe, más necesaria en un contexto como el español, dado el considerable aumento de la producción audiovisual en los los últimos años: la afluencia de materiales audiovisuales dedicados al doblaje y el incremento de estos productos para un público que cada vez consume más televis...

100 Midcentury Chairs: And Their Stories

A stylish and informative guide to the best of Midcentury Modern chair design. These are the top 100 most interesting, most controversial, or simply most beautiful chairs from the period spanning 1930-1970, according to expert curator and chair addict Lucy Ryder Richardson. Get to know the designers of the Modern era, and find out about the controversies, drama, gossip and intrigue that accompanied these fascinating figures. Featurin...

Leon Battista Alberti and Nicholas Cusanus

Providing a fresh evaluation of Alberti’s text On Painting (1435), along with comparisons to various works of Nicholas Cusanus - particularly his Vision of God (1450) - this study reveals a shared epistemology of vision. And, the author argues, it is one that reflects a more deeply Christian Neoplatonic ideal than is typically accorded Alberti. Whether regarding his purpose in teaching the use of a geometric single point perspective ...

Optionsbewertung in Theorie und Praxis

Das Black/Scholes-Modell ist das weltweit dominierende Modell zur Bewertung finanzwirtschaftlicher Optionen. Andreas Merk überprüft zentrale Annahmen des Modells und wertet Preisabweichungen aus, die sich zwischen dem Modell und den Transaktionsdaten für die DAX-Option ergeben.

Translating Culture Specific References on Television

Translating Culture Specific References on Television provides a model for investigating the problems posed by culture specific references in translation, drawing on case studies that explore the translational norms of contemporary Italian dubbing practices. This monograph makes a distinctive contribution to the study of audiovisual translation and culture specific references in its focus on dubbing as opposed to subtitling, and on c...