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  • Charity and Bienfaisanceby Colin Jones

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 36.00

    An analysis of the charity and poor relief from 1750 to the Restoration of the Bourbon monarchy. more...

  • The Great Nation: France from Louis XV to Napoleonby Colin Jones

    Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 31.98

    There can be few more mesmerising historical narratives than the story of how the dazzlingly confident and secure monarchy Louis XIV, 'the Sun King', left to his successors in 1715 became the discredited, debt-ridden failure toppled by Revolution in1789. The further story of the bloody unravelling of the Revolution until its seizure by Napoleon is... more...

  • The Longman Companion to the French Revolutionby Colin Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 88.95

    Provides clear and comprehensive factual information across the full range of the Revolutionary period (1787-99). more...

  • Office Markets and Public Policyby Colin Jones

    Wiley 2013; US$ 129.00

    This is the first book that looks at how offices and office markets in cities have changed over the last 30 years. It analyses the long-term trends and processes within office markets, and the interaction with the spatial economy and the planning of cities. It draws on examples around the world, and looking forward at the future consequences... more...

  • The Smile Revolutionby Colin Jones

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    You could be forgiven for thinking that the smile has no history; it has always been the same. However, just as different cultures in our own day have different rules about smiling, so did different societies in the past. In fact, amazing as it might seem, it was only in late eighteenth century France that western civilization discovered the art of... more...

  • Dimensions of the Sustainable Cityby Mike Jenks; Colin Jones

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 109.00

    The CityForm consortium's latest book, "Dimensions of the Sustainable City", is the first book to report on an empirical multi-disciplinary study specifically designed to address urban sustainability. Drawing together the various dimensions of sustainability - economic, social, transport, energy and ecological - the book examines their... more...

  • Field Guide to Fynbosby John Manning; Colin Paterson-Jones

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2013; US$ 21.00

    Field Guide to Fynbos covers over 1 000 species of an estimated 7 000, focusing on the most common and conspicuous. Each species description is accompanied by its common names, a vivid photograph, distribution map, comparisons with similar species, and notes on traditional uses. For the first time, non-botanists have a real chance of accurately identifying... more...

  • Foreign Direct Investment and the Regional Economyby Colin Wren; Jonathan Jones

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    The 'boom' in foreign direct investment (FDI) since the mid-1980s, continues to be paramount in policy interest. This book reviews the literature on the nature of FDI and reports the recent results on the performance of FDI plants in order to show the implications for regional economic development. It presents new evidence on the nature and performance... more...

  • Housing Markets and Planning Policyby Colin Jones; Craig Watkins

    Wiley 2009; US$ 140.00

    Housing systems in many countries are now more market-oriented than ever before. This is particularly true of the UK, where there is heightened interest in the ability of the market to deliver new housing, as well as considerable debate among housing academics and policy makers over the extent to which policy instruments can be used to steer market... more...

  • Medicine and Charity Before the Welfare Stateby Jonathan Barry; Colin Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    What have been the roles of charities and the state in supporting medical provision? These are issues of major relevance, as the assumptions and practices of the welfare state are increasingly thrown into doubt. This title offers a broad perspective on the relationship between charity and medicine in Western Europe, up to the advent of welfare states... more...