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- Feiwel & Friends 2008; US$ 10.99
Eli and his family have lived in the Compound for six years. The world they knew is gone. Eli?s father built the Compound to keep them safe. Now, they can?t get out. He won?t let them. The Compound is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 28.00
Fifteen all-new stories by science fiction?s top talents, collected by bestselling author George R. R. Martin and multiple-award winning editor Gardner Dozois Burroughs?s A Princess of Mars. Bradbury?s The Martian Chronicles. Heinlein?s Red Planet . These and so many more inspired generations of readers with a sense that science fiction?s... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 135.00
The book examines the extent to which Amartya Sen's conception of 'development as freedom' can be a guide for development policy. It argues that the theoretical foundations of the conception need to be expanded, and that it needs to give more attention to collective and historical dimensions if it is to address poverty effectively. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95
Aimed at undergraduates and post-graduates in the social sciences, as well as development practitioners, this textbook provides an introduction to the human development and capability approach; it also clarifies key concepts and fosters debate on a number of critical issues. The book offers new perspectives on a wide range of topics, which include... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
This masterpiece of Persian literature is a fascinating glimpse into the origins of one of the world's most venerable cultural traditions. Penned by one of the foremost Persian thinkers of the early medieval era, The Gulistan of Sa'di is a whirlwind tour through the political and intellectual issues of the period, ranging from advice for rulers... more...
- Zed Books 2009; US$ 32.95
Religion has largely remained unexplored in development studies. This timely new book aims to fill that gap. The authors expertly review how religion has been treated in the evolution of development thought, how it has been conceptualised in the social sciences, and highlights the major deficiencies of the assumption of secularism. more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 9.99
This introduction to the Russian Revolution provides a narrative of the main developments between 1917 and 1936. It rejects the liberal interpretation in favour of seeing the process as a the result of a backward society which sought modernization and ended in political tyranny. more...
- Taylor & Francis 2004; US$ 209.95
This reference spans more than two decades of technological advancement to provide an updated perspective on the increasing demands and requirements of the modern transformer industry, guiding engineers through everyday design challenges and difficulties such as stray loss estimation and control, noise reduction and much more. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 189.95
Understanding the role of aquatic biota and the impact of pollution and chemical substances that enter aquatic ecosystems is crucial to the assessment, prevention, and remediation of damaged environments. Biological Effects of Surfactants synthesizes the most important findings from hundreds of articles and the author's current experiments on the biological... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 75.00
In this unprecedented study, Lúcia Sá approaches indigenous texts as creative works rather than source material. She offers a historical overview of the impact of these texts on mainstream Spanish-American and Brazilian literatures, detailing comparisons with native sources and making close analyses of major instances, such as Mário de Andrade?s classic... more...