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- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 9.99
Taylor explores the relationship between the historical Socrates and the Platonic character, and examines the image of Socrates as the exemplar of philosophic life - a thinker whose moral and intellectual integrity covered every detail of his life, even in the face of betrayal. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 47.95
The book aims to give non-economists a detailed understanding of how macroeconomic policy works in modern economies, and the issues it faces. The world has recently been through a huge economic crisis and thinking people everywhere have reason to wonder whether something is not seriously wrong with the policy regimes underlying these dramatic events... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2012; US$ 55.00
In The Black Carib Wars, author Christopher Taylor offers the fullest, most thoroughly researched history of the Garifuna people of St. Vincent, and their uneasy conflicts and alliances with Great Britain and France. The Garifuna--whose descendants were native Carib Indians, Arawaks and West African slaves brought to the Caribbean--were free citizens... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 15.99
The Garifuna people today live all along the Caribbean littoral of Central America, from Belize, through Guatemala and Honduras down to Nicaragua, and also in some of the biggest cities of the United States. For more than two hundred years they have preserved their unique culture and language--the direct descendant of that spoken in the islands at... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 115.00
A personal memoir from Christopher Dow, an influential British economist and a key player in the banking establishments of the post-war era. Contains insights and revelations into the issues and protagonists shaping British economic policy in the late 20th Century. more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 159.00
Plant-parasitic nematodes are among the destructive plant pathogens, causing enormous losses to agronomic crops worldwide. This book provides a review of research related to two of the important nematode pests, root-knot and cyst nematodes. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 158.00
'Conference Interpreting: What do we know and how?' is the title of a round-table conference (Turku 1994) organised to assess the state of the art in conference interpreting research. The result is collected in this volume with fully coordinated reports on the round tables. The book presents an exciting coverage of the field, touching on methodology,... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 79.99
Two prisoners are told that they will be brought to a room and seated so that each can see the other. Hats will be placed on their heads; each hat is either red or green. The two prisoners must simultaneously submit a guess of their own hat color, and they both go free if at least one of them guesses correctly. While no communication is allowed once... more...
- RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95
Following on a series of RAND Corporation studies of nation-building, this monograph analyzes the impediments that local conditions pose to successful outcomes in these interventions. It examines how external actors and local leaders in a variety of societies modified or worked around those conditions to promote enduring peace. more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 32.99
This volume brings together eminent theologians, philosophers and political theorists to discuss such questions as how religious understandings have shaped the moral landscape of contemporary culture; the possible contributions of theology and theologically informed moral argument to contemporary public life; the problem of religious and moral discourse... more...