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- Melville House 2011; US$ 14.00
Restored to print for the first time in more than forty years, The President was hailed by the New York Times as a ?tour de force? At 82, the former premier lives in alert and suspicious retirement?self exile?on the Normandy coast, writing his anxiously anticipated memoirs and receiving visits from statesman and biographers. In his library is... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available
Previously published as The Bar on the Seine A forgotten crime comes to light in the Parisian summer in Georges Simenon's twisted tale. Book eleven in the new Penguin Maigret series. 'A radiant late afternoon. The sunshine almost as thick as syrup in the quiet streets of the Left Bank . . . there are days like this, when ordinary... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available
A new translation of this gripping domestic tragedy, set in Simenon's very own neighbourhood. Book twelve in the new Penguin Maigret series. One by one the lighted windows went dark. The silhouette of the dead man could still be seen through the frosted glass like a Chinese shadow puppet. A taxi pulled up. It wasn't the public prosecutor yet.... 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...
- Diaphanes 2014; US$ 10.51
Mit der Neuauflage dieses lange vergriffenen Werks wird eine der "faszinierendsten Autobiographien des 20. Jahrhunderts" (DIE ZEIT) endlich wieder der deutschsprachigen Leserschaft zugänglich. In einer meisterlichen und verstörenden Erzählung verdichten sich Perecs Kindheitsphantasien von der utopischen Insel W, auf der das ganze Leben dem... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
Presenting bold and original insights, this book examines the policies and diplomacies pursued by Arab and Western governments, while discussing both the political and cultural roles played by the modern Arab World. It explores the various facets of the malaise affecting the Arab world, stressing the urgent call for reform and recovery, as well as... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
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...