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- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 30.00
The Great Chicago Fire of 1871, the Haymarket bombing of 1886, and the making and unmaking of the model town of Pullman?these remarkable events in what many considered the quintessential American city forced people across the country to confront the disorder that seemed inevitably to accompany urban growth and social change. In Urban Disorder... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 12.00
Arguably the most influential document in the history of urban planning, Daniel Burnham?s 1909 Plan of Chicago , coauthored by Edward Bennett and produced in collaboration with the Commercial Club of Chicago, proposed many of the city?s most distinctive features, including its lakefront parks and roadways, the Magnificent Mile, and Navy Pier. Carl... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2005; US$ 40.00
Every so often a work of history appears that radically changes our understanding of people, place and period. Chinese Christian is such a work. This book asks questions about Hong Kong that have never been asked before. It shows that the leaders of Chinese society had a far greater role in shaping early Hong Kong history than earlier historians had... more...
- River Oaks Publishing 2011; US$ 2.99
Carolina Fire is a disturbing chronicle of murder and shame set in the lowcountry of South Carolina. The book is not a redneck, alcoholic wife-beating, mamma-got-run-over-by-a-pickup-truck southern novel, nor is it about money, politics or emerging ghosts from the past. Anger, obsession and familial disintegration create an atmosphere in which evil... more...
- River Oaks Publishing 2005; US$ 2.99
Sam Larkin is an enigma. A former Merchant Marine and environmental officer in Louisiana, Larkin was unjustly sent to prison by Judge Thornton Hunnycut, who has eyes on the United States Senate. Released under mysterious circumstances after serving four years in Angola State Prison in Louisiana, Larkin moved to Covington, SC, to begin a new life painting... more...
- River Oaks Publishing 2006; US$ 2.99
Enigmatic Sam Larkin, a former environmental law-enforcement officer, ex-con, ex-teacher and artist is no stranger to violence. But now, after being calledunder false pretensesby Karen Chaney, a federal officer and Larkins sometimes lover, to the Mississippi Gulf Coast, he finds himself torn from the serenity of his lowcountry home,... more...
- River Oaks Publishing 2012; US$ 2.99
A SEASON FOR KILLING is a character-driven suspense novel by Carl T. Smith (LOWCOUNTRY BOIL, CAROLINA FIRE and others) set in the Lowcountry of South Carolina amidst a labyrinth of corporate greed, murders for hire and corruption that threatens the very fabric of the area. Cole Sturtevant has come into law enforcement the hard way. Raised in a blue-collar... more...
- River Oaks Publishing 2012; US$ 2.99
John Ryan Stone, ex-army officer, ex-teacher, ex-husband and wannabe songwriter has been pushing his music for three years with no success. Down and out, his luck changes when he is invited to audition his songs for Don Hendrickson, one ofNashvilles top producers. Although he is a reluctant performer, the raw earthiness of his voice and his sensual... more...
- River Oaks Publishing 2014; US$ 2.99
Artist, ex-con, former law enforcement officer, Sam Larkin, his friend Covington County Sheriffs Detective, Campbell Gardner and DEA agent Karen Chaney, all of whom readers met in Smiths previous books, are in contrast to the sylvan beauty of Matthews Island in the lowcountry of South Carolina. ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 94.95
"...my message to lecturers in building/quantity surveying is to 'put it on your course list for essential reading' and to students and practitioners 'buy it' " Building Technology & Management Provides a practical introduction to understanding the costs encountered on a building project together with an appreciation of the many factors influencing... more...