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- The Crown Publishing Group 2001; US$ 14.95
Every eight seconds someone in this country turns 50, an age at which even baby boomers can no longer put off becoming fiscally responsible and planning for the future. For everyone who finds that thought daunting (and that's an awful lot of us), Charles R. Schwab, America's most trusted figure in financial services, is here to outline the simple... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
Investigating the dynamics of balancing patterns in the Asia-Pacific, this book focuses particularly on the contribution of great powers and middle powers to regional stability. Taking the US and China as great powers, and using ASEAN, Russia, Australia and South Korea as example of middle powers, the author addresses the following questions: Do... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 30.00
Many African states are now described as 'fourth world nations', ones which essentially have no future. Uncovering how this was allowed to happen, this title highlights the key political decisions that led to the current situation, and the aftermath we have to deal with today. more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 12.95
?There are dozens of primers on investing, but Schwab?s is straightforward and carefully organized. . . . The glimmers of his personal life are gems. . . . By now, Schwab is a financial brand name, and the lessons from his rich life make for good reading?and good investing.? ? Suze Orman, author of The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom The biggest risk... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 84.00
Schwab examines America's decision to stand in Vietnam with a fresh perspective provided by new archival materials and the intellectual synthesis of institutional, political, and diplomatic history. Vietnam policy is shown at many different levels, from the presidency down to the level of CIA operatives in the field and public opinion specialists... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 105.00
Schwab's work is five-part analysis of US policy and strategy in the Persian Gulf from 1990-2003. He begins the work by analyzing the prominence of the Persian Gulf in US global strategic thinking during the last decade of the Cold War. By that time, gulf oil had secured a paramount place in the minds of the Reagan and Bush administrations. Part two... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 42.00 US$ 29.40
The past decade has seen a period of unparalleled growth in executive remuneration. But while CEO pay exploded, shareholders looked on helplessly as some of Australia's best-known companies self-destructed. When the fall eventually came, executives were well protected. Shareholders and creditors were not so lucky. From Telstra's enriching of Sol... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 22.95
From fire-stealing Prometheus to scene-stealing Helen of Troy, from Jason and his golden fleece to Oedipus and his mother, this collection of classic tales from Greek mythology demonstrates the inexhaustible vitality of a timeless cultural legacy. Here are Icarus flying too close to the sun, mighty Hercules, Achilles and that darn heel, the... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 196.00
Thales of Miletus (7th ? 6th century BC) is regarded as one of the most important figures in Greek philosophy and science. In spite of this, little is known of his life beyond a few anecdotes, and none of his works have survived directly. In this volume Andreas Schwab for the first time examines a large number of references to Thales in... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 28.99
From mass murder to genocide, slavery to colonial suppression, acts of atrocity have lives that extend far beyond the horrific moment. They engender trauma that echoes through later generations, for those on both sides of the act. Gabriele Schwab reads these legacies in a number of narratives, primarily through the writing of postwar Germans and... more...