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  • Charity and Bienfaisanceby Colin Jones

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    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$ 28.19

    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...

  • Office Markets and Public Policyby Colin Jones

    Wiley 2013; US$ 133.00 US$ 115.27

    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 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...

  • The Smile Revolutionby Colin Jones

    OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21

    The story of how we learned to smile. A unique and untold story about a facial expression at the heart of modern western civilization. more...

  • Reassessing Foucaultby Colin Jones; Roy Porter

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 46.95

    Though Foucault is now widely taught in universities, his writings are notoriously difficult. Reassessing Foucault critically examines the implications of his work for students and researchers in a wide range of areas in the social and human sciences. Focusing on the social history of medicine, successive chapters deal with his historiographical,... 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...

  • The Right to Buyby Colin Jones; Alan Murie

    Wiley 2008; US$ 187.00 US$ 162.07

    An evaluation of the most enduring privatisation of the Thatcher era ? Written in an accessible style, this is a key reference for students and researchers in housing and planning; geography; and social policy. The book analyses the operation and impact of the right to buy policy (RTB). It includes a critique of the Housing Act and the 2001 Housing... 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...

  • 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...