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- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00
On Earth, nothing is still. Mountains rise and fall. Tides ebb and flow. Even the continents themselves are on the move. Beneath the surface, a nuclear engine powers earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and the shifting of continents. Above ground, the sun causes the wind to howl, rain to pour, rivers to churn, and oceans to swell with waves. Processes... more...
- Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 230.00
Railways are an environmentally friendly means of transport well suited to modern society. However, noise and vibration are key obstacles to further development of the railway networks for high-speed intercity traffic, for freight and for suburban metros and light-rail. All too often noise problems are dealt with inefficiently due to lack of understanding... more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 21.87
In Altman on Altman , one of American cinema's most incorrigible mavericks reflects on a brilliant career. Robert Altman served a long apprenticeship in movie-making before his great breakthrough, the Korean War comedy M*A*S*H (1969). It became a huge hit and won the Palme d'Or at Cannes, but also established Altman's inimitable use of sound and... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2012; US$ 16.40
The devil is in the detail when looking for greater success in the workplace. How to watch the eye contact patterns in meetings to understand who the key players are; what to consider before you meet a crucial contact for the first time; interpreting the dynamics in meetings; how to avoid becoming a victim of politics at work these are some... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 135.00 US$ 117.00
Television in the Antenna Age is a brief, accessible, and engaging overview of the medium?s history and development in the US. Integrating three major concerns--television as an industry, a technology, and an art?the book is a basic primer on the complex, fascinating, and often overlooked story of television and its impact on American life. ... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 26.00
David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson are two of America?s preeminent film scholars. You would be hard pressed to find a serious student of the cinema who hasn?t spent at least a few hours huddled with their seminal introduction to the field? Film Art , now in its ninth edition?or a cable television junkie unaware that the Independent Film Channel sagely... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 200.00
This exciting new book marks a major shift in the study of the South African War. It turns attention from the war's much debated causes onto its more neglected consequences. An international team of scholars explores the myriad legacies of the war - for South Africa, for Britain, for the Empire and beyond. The extensive introduction sets the contributions... more...
- CQ Press 2011; US$ 178.25
Several dramatic changes in international relations at the end of the 20th century seemed to suggest that rivalries (and the conflicts that often result) between states were receding. The Soviet-American Cold War ended, but the Indo-Pakistani feud refuses to go away. Argentina and Britain seem most unlikely to fight again over the Falklands, but North... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2012; US$ 24.95
This comprehensive yet accessible book, written specifically for friends and relatives, offers practical advice and support that can help ensure the best possible quality of life for people with dementia and the people around them. more...