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- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 29.99
In an international landscape, where emerging newly empowered states are projecting economic and political challenges from Asia, Africa and Latin America, countries like Britain have to redefine roles for themselves in a new order that has reshaped the world. These new roles, as envisaged by David Howell, will rely far more on connectivities and fluid... more...
- University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95
In this pioneering study, David L. Howell looks beneath the surface structures of the Japanese state to reveal the mechanism by which markers of polity, status, and civilization came together over the divide of the Meiji Restoration of 1868. Howell illustrates how a short roster of malleable, explicitly superficial customs?hairstyle, clothing, and... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 52.95
There is a saying among winemakers that "great wine begins with dirt." Beginning from this intriguing premise, The Winemaker's Dance embarks on an eye-opening exploration of "terroir" in one of the greatest places on earth to grow wine?California's Napa Valley. Jonathan Swinchatt and David G. Howell weave a tale that begins millions of years ago... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 29.00
The planet is under threat. And that threat comes from energy. So goes the standard argument. But according to David Howell and Carole Nakhle, this reasoning is wrong._x000D_ In their provocative and original book, the authors argue that energy can become a tool for environmental protection, that energy and environment are not by definition in conflict... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.95
In the new ?knowledge-intensive economies? Intellectual assets increasingly play a key part on balance sheets. There is an increasing global awareness that in order to promote innovation and the growth of the economy, businesses must fully recognise and exploit their intellectual assets. A company?s ability to innovate rapidly and successfully is... more...
- RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
Identifies significant multiple-industry research challenges in materials and materials processing The U.S. Department of Energy Industrial Technologies (DOE/IT) program supports partnerships with industries interested in developing new technologies to improve energy efficiency and productivity. more...
- RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
The failure of tubes that carry water and steam inside boilers used to recover chemicals during papermaking is a major problem for the forest products industry. This report describes a case study of government-industry research and development aimed at solving the problem. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 232.00
Volume XI of the Dictionary of Labour Biography maintains the strengths of earlier contributions to this well established and authoritative series. It incorporates many scholarly and original studies of Labour movement figures from a variety of periods and backgrounds together with special notes on related and neglected topics. Volume XI pays particular... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 134.95
This volume clearly communicates that Webers influence is of great significance to the history of social science, and to appreciating the theoretical work of other social scientists in the modern age. Its insightful and timely publication illustrates the multidisciplinary relevance of Webers work and will be of interest to scholars across... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 22.95
All American presidents, past and present, have cared deeply about power--acquiring, protecting, and expanding it. While individual presidents obviously have other concerns, such as shaping policy or building a legacy, the primacy of power considerations--exacerbated by expectations of the presidency and the inadequacy of explicit powers in the Constitution--sets... more...