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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95
This book addresses issues in the current literature on corporate finance using historical evidence. In particular it looks at the role of universal banks in relaxing the credit constraints of firms, supervising managers and stabilizing share prices. The key issues is whether the Anglo-American asset based financing is more efective than the main-bank... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 41.95
This extraordinary book opens up the strange world of the 'parea' - a lesbian secret society based in a small-town bar outside Athens, whose members meet clandestinely to drink, dance and flirt. Though conducting intense sexual affairs under the noses of other customers, the parea's members - many of whom are married with children and have perfectly... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 51.95
New religious movements such as the Moonies, Jehovah's Witnesses and Hare Krishnas are now well established in mainstream cultural consciousness. But responses to these 'cult' groups still tend to be overwhelmingly negative, characterized by the furious reactions that they evoke from majority interests. Modern societies need to learn how best to respond... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
When the Ottomans commenced their modernizing reforms in the 1830s, they still ruled over a vast empire. In addition to today's Turkey, including Anatolia and Thrace, their power reached over Mesopotamia, North Africa, the Levant, the Balkans, and the Caucasus. The Sultanate was at the apex of a truly multi-ethnic society. Modernization not only brought... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 13.95
Two weeks before Christmas, Diana Duprey, an outspoken abortion doctor, is found dead in her swimming pool. A national figure, Diana inspired passion and ignited tempers, but never more so than the day of her death. Her husband Frank, a longtime attorney in the DA?s office; her daughter Megan, a freshman in college; the Reverend Stephen O?Connell,... more...
- Awe-Struck Publishing 2006; US$ 4.99
Tempers flare, bullets fly and passion soars as reluctant partners tackle crime ? and one other. Add a deliberately concealed (and inadvertently discovered) pregnancy to the mix and the result is explosive?. Feisty, impetuous Kate Sullivan?s success in thwarting car thieves has put her life in jeopardy. The cops have the perfect solution ? police... more...
- BRILL 2005; US$ 322.00
This catalogue lists more than 18,000 individual commentaries on Hebrewliturgical poetry from more than 400 manuscripts composed in various Jewish communities throughout the Medieval and Early Modern periods. As research tool, it provides unprecedented access to this fascinating genre of Hebrew literature. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
The author explores the role of journalism in Egypt in effecting and promoting the development of modern Arabic literature from its inception in the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. Remapping the literary scene in Egypt over recent decades, Kendall focuses on the independent, frequently dissident, journals that were the real hotbed of innovative... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 115.00
This book is about the ways that ordinary people in town and country creatively define themselves, their families and their social networks. It explores inheritance strategies, personal possessions, attitudes to commemoration after death, the daily fashioning of identity and the interactions between imagination and daily life. more...