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- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00
If humankind can be said to have a single greatest creation, it would be those places that represent the most eloquent expression of our species?s ingenuity, beliefs, and ideals: the city. In this authoritative and engagingly written account, the acclaimed urbanist and bestselling author examines the evolution of urban life over the millennia and,... more...
- Free Press 2003; US$ 16.00
?Have mercy on me, Lord, I am Cuban.? In 1962, Carlos Eire was one of 14,000 children airlifted out of Havana?exiled from his family, his country, and his own childhood by Fidel Castro?s revolution. Winner of the National Book Award, this stunning memoir is a vibrant and evocative look at Latin America from a child?s unforgettable experience. Waiting... more...
- Wiley 2003; US$ 164.00 US$ 142.13
Automated Continuous Process Control pulls together–in one compact and practical volume–the essentials for understanding, designing, and operating process control systems. This comprehensive guide covers the major elements of process control in a well-defined and ordered framework. Concepts are clearly presented, with minimal reliance on... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2002; US$ 12.95
In the blink of an eye, vast economic forces have created new types of communities and reinvented old ones. In The New Geography , acclaimed forecaster Joel Kotkin decodes the changes, and provides the first clear road map for where Americans will live and work in the decades to come, and why. He examines the new role of cities in America and takes... more...
- Pearson Education 2004; US$ 35.99
Launch your Eclipse education with Eclipse Kick Start from Sams Publishing. A fast-paced introduction to Eclipse 3.0, this guide focuses on the practical uses of the open-source program, including plug-in creation and architecture. Learn to use the technology to build better websites, develop Struts applications and create Aspect-oriented programs.... more...
- University of California Press 1997; US$ 41.95 US$ 33.56
This study is the first of its kind: a street-level inside account of what Stalinism meant to the masses of ordinary people who lived it. Stephen Kotkin was the first American in 45 years to be allowed into Magnitogorsk, a city built in response to Stalin's decision to transform the predominantly agricultural nation into a "country of metal." With... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 163.00
This volume is the first to show the influence that culture has on the success of TQM, and uses the case of Chinese companies operating in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan to support the assertion that culture has a greater effect on TQM than has been previously acknowledged. This book will be compelling reading for students, researchers and professionals... more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 15.99 US$ 13.75
In this text, Stephen Kotkin shows that the Soviet collapse resulted not from military competition but, ironically, from the dynamism of Communist ideology, the long-held dream for "socialism with a human face". more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
We are strongly inclined to believe in moral responsibility - the idea that certain human agents truly deserve moral praise or blame for some of their actions. However, recent philosophical discussion has put this natural belief under suspicion, and there are important reasons for thinking that moral responsibility is incompatible with both determinism... more...