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- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 35.00
NATIONAL BESTSELLER For the first time ever?a comprehensive biography of one of the twentieth century?s most innovative creative artists: the incomparable, irreplaceable Jim Henson He was a gentle dreamer whose genial bearded visage was recognized around the world, but most people got to know him only through the iconic characters born of his... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1993; US$ 41.95
Domitian, Emperor of Rome AD 81-96, has traditionally been portrayed as a tyrant, and his later years on the throne as a `reign of terror'. Brian Jones' biography of the emperor, the first ever in English, offers a more balanced interpretation of the life of Domitian, arguing that his foreign policy was realistic, his economic programme rigorously... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2011; US$ 13.11
This is the first book on Iraq by a British intelligence official involved in the process that led to Britain taking part in the 2003 invasion. As the former head of the UK Defence Intelligence Staff?s nuclear, biological and chemical section, Brian Jones is ideally placed to pronounce upon the way in which Britain was taken to war and the way in... more...
- Helion & Company 2011; US$ 25.00
In 'Abolishing the Taboo', Brian Madison Jones takes a new look at the integral role played by Dwight D. Eisenhower in the creation of a new nuclear creed for the United States during the Cold War. The author centers the narrative on Eisenhower, the man, the general, and the president, with specific focus on his intellectual and political understanding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 135.00
Pioneers in Marketing: A Collection of Biographical Essays discusses eight historically important marketing scholars whose careers collectively spanned over 100 years. An introductory chapter describes the role of biography in the study of marketing thought, and introduces the eight subjects in this collection. Subsequent chapters describe the lives... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2011; US$ 27.95
Brian Jay Jones crafts a deft biography of the author of ?The Legend of Sleepy Hollow? and ?Rip van Winkle?: quintessential New Yorker, presidential confidant, diplomat, lawyer, and fascinating charmer. The first American writer to make his pen his primary means of support, Washington Irving rocketed to fame at the age of twenty-six. In 1809 he published... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00
Intellectual biography contributes to our understanding of the history of ideas. It can help to explain the origins of a scholar?s work, the ideological underpinnings of a subject?s thought, and can shed light on the sociology of knowledge. This e-book includes articles that celebrate the lives and contributions of five different pioneers in business... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 114.95
In any settler and/or postcolonial society, heritage is a complex and contested topic. In Australias case, this is compounded by the countrys unique characteristics. Geographies of Australian Heritages brings together internationally recognized academics and emerging scholars to demonstrate the range and diversity of heritage issues currently... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 75.00
This encyclopedia introduces readers to American poetry, fiction and nonfiction with a focus on the environment (broadly defined as humanity's natural surroundings), from the discovery of America through the present. The work includes biographical and literary entries on material from early explorers and colonists such as Columbus, Bartolome de... more...
- O'Reilly Media 2013; US$ 39.99
If you need help writing programs in Python 3, or want to update older Python 2 code, this book is just the ticket. Packed with practical recipes written and tested with Python 3.3, this unique cookbook is for experienced Python programmers who want to focus on modern tools and idioms. Inside, you?ll find complete recipes for more than a dozen... more...