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  • Why We Make Moviesby George Alexander

    Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 15.95

    A sparkling collection of interviews with African American directors and producers. Bringing together more than thirty candid conversations with filmmakers and producers such as Spike Lee, Gordon Parks, Julie Dash, Charles Burnett, and Robert Townsend, Why We Make Movies delivers a cultural celebration with the tips of a film-school master class.... more...

  • Sense and Nonsensibilityby Lawrence Douglas; Alexander George

    Touchstone 2007; US$ 14.95

    Two widely published humor columnists and "bad boys" of academia take their wit and wisdom to dazzling new lows in this irreverent send-up of highbrow literary culture. At last, the thinking person's take on the life of the mind in today's increasingly mindless age. Sense and Nonsensibility pokes fun at everyone from spoof-proof scholars to... more...

  • What Should I Do?by Alexander George; Elisa Mai

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 10.99

    Life throws moral questions at us every day ? about our family, social, and working relationships, about what the fair or decent thing to do is, about how society should be run. In this book a panel of distinguished philosophers offer lively and enlightening answers to a wide range of challenging questions submitted by members of the public. more...

  • Go Spy the Landby George Alexander Hill

    Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 12.99

    Before espionage entered the era of modern technology, there was the age of George Alexander Hill: a time of swashbuckling secret agents, swordsticks and secret assignations with deadly female spies. The daring escapades of some of the first members of Britain's secret service are revealed in this account of perilous adventure and audacious missions... more...

  • On Foreign Policyby Alexander L. George

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    "This book sets out ideas on how the international community can better detect and act on the warning signs of genocide. It is a timely and welcome contribution to the debate on what may be the most pressing moral issue of our time." Kofi A. Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations "This slim volume is full of fascinating insights at the intersection... more...

  • Business Performance Managementby George Alexander; William M. Sinnett

    Financial Executives Research Foundation 2005; US$ 29.95

    Many businesses feel crippled without access to the right information when they need it. In addition, increasing operational complexity and mandated compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 have created a sense of urgency. Advances in business performance management (BPM) solutions have placed enabling technology within the reach of most companies.... more...

  • Transforming Clothing Production into a Demand-driven, Knowledge-based, High-tech Industryby Lutz Walter; George-Alexander Kartsounis; Stefano Carosio

    Springer London 2009; US$ 162.71

    New trends in the fashion market dictate the need for a new approach. This book discusses such an approach, which must be a shorter cycle from conception to retail, as well as a shift from labor-intensive to technology- and knowledge-intensive manufacturing. more...

  • Folk-Tales of Napoleonby Honore de Balzac; Alexander Amphiteatrof; George Kennan

    The Floating Press 2015; US$ 1.99

    This collection brings together two short stories, one from the father of French realism, Honore de Balzac, the other from Russian writer Alexander Amphiteatrof. Both of the tales are related to Napoleon in some way, examining the impact of the famed leader's exploits on the national cultures of the French and the Russians. more...

  • Monetary Unions and Hard Pegsby Volbert Alexander; George M. von Furstenberg; Jacques Mélitz

    OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 194.99

    Financial services with global reach are becoming ever more important in the conduct and organization of the trade and investment of nations. Currencies that lack international standing lose out in this business. The result of financial development has been destabilizing currency and portfolio substitution in favour of international and against local... more...

  • The Magic Islandby William Seabrook; Alexander King; Joe Ollmann; George A. Romero

    Dover Publications 2016; US$ 24.95

    New York Evening Post "A series of excellent stories about one of the most interesting corners of the American world, told by a keen and sensitive person who knows how to write." ? American Journal of Sociology "It can be said of many travelers that they have traveled widely. Of Mr. Seabrook a much finer thing may be said ? he has traveled deeply."... more...