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- CRC Press 2008; US$ 99.95
Sound risk management often involves a combination of both mathematical and practical aspects. Taking this into account, Understanding Risk: The Theory and Practice of Financial Risk Management explains how to understand financial risk and how the severity and frequency of losses can be controlled. It combines a quantitative approach with a more... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 65.00
After the credit crisis, supervisors enacted a range of financial reforms. In particular, they radically changed the nature of the OTC derivatives market via a number of measures, notably mandatory central clearing. This book discusses the market before the crisis, explains what central clearing is, and outlines the consequences of the new rules. more...
- CRC Press 2009; US$ 62.95
Fascinating Insight into How the Financial System Works and How the Credit Crisis Arose Clearly supplies details vital to understanding the crisis Unravelling the Credit Crunch provides a clearly written, comprehensive account of the current credit crisis that is easily understandable to non-specialists. It explains how the financial system... more...
- Osprey Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 9.95
Thomas Edward Lawrence, more popularly known as Lawrence of Arabia, is remembered today more for his immortalization on stage and screen rather than for his dramatic exploits in the Middle East during the First World War. This book shines a light on his military achievements, his major campaigns and the impact that his influence had on shaping the... more...
- The Collins Press 2004; US$ 4.99
The Shackleton of his day, Leopold McClintock from Dundalk was the leading Arctic explorer of the Victorian era. First to bring definite information on the lost Franklin party, he rose to admiral and advised Scott before the 'Discovery' expedition in 1901. This fascinating tale starts when he enlisted in 1831, not yet twelve years old. He began exploration... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2011; US$ 12.99
In Bullock, a proud little town somewhere on the coast, they do things differently. It's probably something to do with the way their pioneering ancestors survived months at sea by ingesting seed of hemp, a wondrous medicinal herb they've grown ever since. And when a local man accidentally cuts off his penis, only to be saved by a selfless transplant... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00
The idea that an organisation is not formed merely to provide benefit to its shareholders is not a new concept. Some owners of businesses have always recognised a responsibility to other stakeholders and this is evident from the early days of the Industrial Revolution. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
A survey of the role and the future prospects of the local press in the 1990s. The authors also take into account the radical changes the local press have been through with new technology and the proliferation of free newspapers. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95
This landmark text constitutes the first comprehensive overview of Francophone Postcolonial Studies. Moving away from reductive geographical or linguistic surveys of the Francophone world, this collection of original essays provides a thematic discussion of the complex historical, political and cultural links between France and its former colonies.... more...