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- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available
A new translation of Georges Simenon's atmospheric novel set in the bustling streets of Paris, book nine in the new Penguin Maigret series . Slowly the Czech was becoming animated, but in a muted way, so typical of the man. Maigret now noticed his hands, which were long, surprisingly white and dotted with freckles. They seemed to reach... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available
The first novel which appeared in Georges Simenon's famous Maigret series, in a gripping new translation by David Bellos. Inevitably Maigret was a hostile presence in the Majestic. He constituted a kind of foreign body that the hotel's atmosphere could not assimilate. Not that he looked like a cartoon policeman. He didn't have a moustache... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 4.99
Penned by an officer who had a bird's-eye view of the action, this detailed narrative of Canada's role in World War I is a must-read for history buffs who are looking for a unique view of the conflict -- one that is all too often glossed over in traditional, European-centric accounts. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 124.95
This study contributes to the debate on whether defense spending encourages or hinders economic growth. The effect of politics on economic growth in developing societies is assessed, with a focus on the Middle East. The study is the first to add conflict variables to the production function defense-growth model and test them empirically across countries... more...
- Three Rooms Press 2014; US$ 15.95
Welcome to New York City. A place where stories lurk around every corner and linger in the hearts of the millions in these five boroughs. In these pages, tales of the underbelly of modern-day New York City hook-up with hilarious and poignant stories of love and loss in this annual collection of thrilling short stories by seasoned and fresh writers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 44.95
The book examines the process of national identity formation. It argues that identity, whether of a small community, a nation, an ethnic group, or a religious community, requires an Other against whom it becomes meaningful. In other words, identity develops via difference from Others against whom our sense of self becomes meaningful. This thesis... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 209.00
Gives coverage of both theory and practice of Passive Eye (-Gaze) Monitoring technology. This work describes and examines vision algorithms, Human Factors methodologies, and hardware build in eye-gaze monitoring systems designed for various real-world applications, along with practical issues, including performance on experimental subjects. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 139.00
Covers both algorithms and technologies of interactive videos. This book contains scientific contributions made by a number of pioneering scientists and experts from around the globe. It introduces the reader to interactive video and video summarization and presents effective methodologies for automatic abstraction of a single video sequence. more...