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- Editorial Mazatlán 2013; US$ 9.99
For people planning to visit Mazatlán for short and long-term stays alike, savvy travelers and those looking for a permanent place in the sun have long relied on this unique and personal guidebook since its first modest edition in 2001. While packed with the basic information one needs for a fulfilling vacation, author Charles Hall also shares his... more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 99.00
Integrates energy and economics Uses predictive tools and measures, such as EROI, to show how the economy is embedded in a biophysical world subject to scientific rules and constraints Provides a fresh approach to economics for those wondering ?What?s next?? after the Great Recession and the recent increases in oil prices Assesses energy sources... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 49.95
The Energy Return on Energy Invested (EROI or EROEI) is the amount of energy acquired from a particular energy source divided by the energy expended, or invested, in obtaining that energy. EROI is an essential and seemingly simple measure of the usable energy or energy profit from the exploitation of an energy source, but it is not so easy... more...
- University of New Mexico Press 2007; US$ 100.00
Making World Development Work is about economic development and its relation to population, environment and resource issues in less affluent countries. The essays presented here criticize the way most large development projects are designed and conducted more...
- Gallery Books 2014; US$ 14.99
A heartwarming true-life fable from the Radio City Christmas Spectacular Santa?including his personal journey of discovering the magic of Christmas. Every year, over a million people attend the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, where they have the pleasure of seeing Charles Edward Hall don a traditional red suit and become the world's most famous... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
Numerical Solution of Systems of Nonlinear Algebraic Equations contains invited lectures of the NSF-CBMS Regional Conference on the Numerical Solution of Nonlinear Algebraic Systems with Applications to Problems in Physics, Engineering and Economics, held on July 10-14, 1972. This book is composed of 10 chapters and begins with the concepts of nonlinear... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 49.95
According to the conventional wisdom, we live in a post-industrial information age. This book, however, paints a different picture: We live in the age of oil. Petroleum fuels and feedstocks are responsible for much of what we take for granted in modern society, from chemical products such as fertilizer and plastics, to the energy that moves people... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 79.99
In Crossing Traditions: American Popular Music in Local and Global Contexts, a wide range of scholarly contributions on the local and global significance of American popular music examines the connections between selected American blues, rock and roll, and hip-hop music and their equivalents from Senegal, Nigeria, England, India, and Mexico.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 160.00
Until recently, the phenomenal economic development of the Asian tigers, Chile, and Malaysia, as well as the sustained economic growth of the United States, painted a very desirable and optimistic picture of free markets, fiscal responsibility, and, more generally, the entire dogma of neoclassical economics. As of the fall of 1998, however, the economies... more...