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- Gill Books 2009; US$ 8.99
In this hard-hitting study of political power, award-winning journalist David Gordon charts the rise and fall of Ian Paisley, firebrand Ulster Protestant preacher and politician, and studies the downfall of the political dynasty he founded, shining an uncompromising light on Northern Ireland's political elite. more...
- ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 84.00
This book examines the heroic spirit of French industrial capitalism prior to World War I, and the role certain industrialists played in ensuring the success and stability of the country's economic and political order. It focuses in particular on the success of innovative manufacturers in France's chief industrial centers, the Nord, Loire, and Lorraine,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95
The twentieth century witnessed an unprecedented increase in the number of capital cities worldwide ? in 1900 there were only about forty, but by 2000 there were more than two hundred. And this, surely, is reason enough for a book devoted to the planning and development of capital cities in the twentieth century. However, the focus here is not only... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 15.00
A DARK AND STYLISH PAGE-TURNER FROM A BOLD NEW VOICE IN FICTION Harry Bloch is a struggling writer who pumps out pulpy serial novels?from vampire books to detective stories?under various pseudonyms. But his life begins to imitate his fiction when he agrees to ghostwrite the memoir of Darian Clay, New York City?s infamous Photo Killer. Soon, three... more...
- Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2016; US$ 17.99 US$ 12.50
Just because you?re extremely cute, doesn?t mean you can?t operate a bulldozer! From author-illustrator David Gordon comes a fun, funny, and whimsical take on believing in yourself and telling bullies who?s boss! Karen and the other extremely cute animals just want to build sand castles. But the terribly mean bullies Skyler, Mike, and Trent keep knocking... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 24.95
Consisting of fewer than two hundred verses written in an obscure if not impenetrable language and style, Patanjali?s Yoga Sutra is today extolled by the yoga establishment as a perennial classic and guide to yoga practice. As David Gordon White demonstrates in this groundbreaking study, both of these assumptions are incorrect. Virtually forgotten... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
Battery Park City in Manhattan has been hailed as a triumph of urban design, and is considered to be one of the success stories of American urban redevelopment planning. The flood of praise for its design, however, can obscure the many lessons from the long struggle to develop the project. Nothing was built on the site for more than a decade after... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2013; US$ 16.99
With its stylish new package, updated information on the health and environmental benefits of insect eating, and breed-your-own instructions, this new edition of The Eat-a-Bug Cookbook is the go-to resource for anyone interested in becoming an entomological epicure. For many Americans, eating a lowly insect is something you?d only do on a dare.... more...
- Free Press 1996; US$ 25.00
Since the early 1980s, economic experts have recommended "downsizing" as the best way for U.S. corporations to remain competitive. Reducing unnecessary staff would lower costs, increase profits, and transform these companies into lean, mean production machines. As many American businesses pursued this strategyoften in the wake of mergers and acquisitions... more...
- Ohio University Press 2012; US$ 25.99
Invisible Agents shows how personal and deeply felt spiritual beliefs can inspire social movements and influence historical change. Conventional historiography concentrates on the secular, materialist, or moral sources of political agency. Instead, David M. Gordon argues, when people perceive spirits as exerting power in the visible world, these... more...