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  • Green Infrastructure for Sustainable Urban Development in Africaby John Abbott

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 152.95

    This book shows for the first time how green infrastructure can work in an African urban context. On one level it provides a major rethinking of the role of infrastructure in urban society since the creation of networked infrastructure in the early twentieth century. On another, it explores the changing paradigms of urban development through the fundamental... more...

  • The Acting Bookby John Abbott

    Nick Hern Books 2012; US$ 12.99

    A ‘fast-forward’ acting course covering all the essential techniques an actor needs to know and use – with a suite of exercises to put each technique into practice. The Acting Book offers various ways to analyse a text and to create character, using not only the established processes of Stanislavsky and Meisner, but also new ones... more...

  • Sharing the Cityby John Abbott

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    While the rate of urbanisation in the developing world has increased dramatically over the past 20 years, governments' capacity to support urban growth has, in many cases, failed to keep up with this trend. Non-governmental organisations working in the field have long advocated community management of the urban environment as the best solution to this... more...

  • The Improvisation Bookby John Abbott

    Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 16.03

    A practical guide to conducting improvisation sessions, for teachers, directors and workshop leaders. The Improvisation Book takes you step-by-step, session-by-session through a graded series of improvisation exercises. Starting with the very first class, it adds a new element at each stage until even the most inhibited students have gained a... more...

  • Deterring Abuse of the Financial System: Elements of an Emerging International Integrity Standardby John Abbott

    International Monetary Fund 2005; US$ 7.50

    Assessing financial systems' stability has required the IMF to dig deeper into financial sector issues and to include financial integrity elements in its assessments. Integrity elements are increasingly being addressed by international standards. More progress is needed, however, to prepare a comprehensive framework to prevent the abuse of the financial... more...

  • The History of King Phillip, Sovereign Chief of the Wampanoags. Including the Early History of the Settlers of New England.by John C. Abbott

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95

    Metacomet, younger son of Massasoit of the Wampanoags, was also known as King Philip. In 1662 he succeeded his brother, Wamsutta, as sachem or chief of the Wampanoag Indian tribe. Metacomet earnestly attempted to maintain his father's peaceful policies with the Colonists, but the English pushed ever farther into Wampanoag lands, imposing their laws... more...

  • David Crocketby John S. C. Abbott

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 3.99

    Following the life of David Crockett, his hardships and triumphs. From brushes with bears to romance, this book is an adventure in to the early 19th century America. Possible, the best known hero and noted hunter in Tennessee, David Crockett was a celebrated hero, warrior and backwoodsman who died at the Alamo. more...

  • The Unfinished Revolutionby John Abbott; Terry Ryan

    ASCD 2001; US$ 25.95

    If you believe it is possible for communities, schools, parents, and businesses to come together around helping all children become lifelong learners, then read this book. In The Unfinished Revolution , authors John Abbott and Terry Ryan argue that the so-called crisis in education is really a crisis in childhood and that the unit of change is not... more...

  • Approximate Commutative Algebraby Lorenzo Robbiano; John Abbott

    Springer Vienna 2009; US$ 169.00

    Approximate Commutative Algebra is an emerging field of research which endeavours to bridge the gap between traditional exact Computational Commutative Algebra and approximate numerical computation. The last 50 years have seen enormous progress in the realm of exact Computational Commutative Algebra, and given the importance of polynomials in scientific... more...

  • Napoleon Bonaparteby John Stevens Cabot Abbott

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99

    This work analyzes the life and achievements of Napoleon in the most exhilarating manner. He is not seen through the eyes of a scholar or historian but a common man who is highly amazed and flabbergasted at his achievements and conquests. The work portrays Napoleon as a hero highlighting his personal and political triumphs. more...