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- Gill Books 2007; US$ 8.99
Twenty-eight Irish soldiers were executed by the British Army during the First World War for desertion and disobedience. Award-winning journalist Stephen Walker gives a full account of how these Irishmen serving in British regiments met their deaths. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 14.95
Known for - and even overshadowed by - his brutal and spectacular building cuts, Gordon Matta-Clark?s oeuvre is unique in the history of American art. He worked in the 1970s on the borders between art and architecture and his diverse practice is often understood as an outright rejection of the tenets of high modernism. Stephen Walker argues instead... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95
Shifting from early institutional and architectural critique to personal, poetic installations, photography projects and sculptures, British artist Helen Chadwick (1953-1996) produced a wide-ranging body of work in an assortment of media. In this book, Stephen Walker looks beyond the apparent variety of this work and identifies a consistent range of... more...
- Irish Academic Press 2015; US$ 17.99
Ireland?s Call follows the fascinating stories of 40 Irishmen who swapped the sports field for the battlefield ? household names who gave up their careers to volunteer for war. Using letters, memoirs and newspaper reports, it features the stories of international footballers, rugby players, cricketers, GAA stars, athletes and hockey players, whose... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
A riveting, minute-by-minute account of the momentous event that changed our world forever On a quiet Monday morning in August 1945, a five-ton bomb?dubbed Little Boy by its creators?was dropped from an American plane onto the Japanese city of Hiroshima. On that day, a firestorm of previously unimagined power was unleashed on a vibrant metropolis... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 84.99
Written for the traveler who needs information beyond what is provided in a general guidebook, Travel Resources: An Annotated Guide introduces the reader to comprehensive and specialized travel literature and resources. In this book, author Stephen Walker offers practical and accessible direction for anyone seeking detailed and valuable information... more...
Wave Theory For Alternative Investments: Riding The Wave with Hedge Funds, Commodities, and Venture CapitalMcGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 52.25
A revolutionary new alternative-investment approach that protects investors from another meltdown High-net-worth investors are allocating about 20% of assets into alternative investment strategies?up from 3% in 2000 Walker was named one of Barron's 2009 Top 1,000 Advisers and one of the Top 25 Wealth Advisers by the Philadelphia Business Journal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Appeasement is a controversial strategy of conflict management and resolution in world politics. Its reputation is sullied by foreign policy failures ending in war or defeat in which the appeasing state suffers diplomatic and military losses by making costly concessions to other states. Britain?s appeasement policies toward Germany, Italy, and Japan... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 105.00
Focusing on how policy makers make decisions in foreign policy, this book examines how beliefs are causal mechanisms which steer decisions, shape leaders and perceptions of reality, and lead to cognitive and motivated biases that distort, block and recast incoming information from the environment. more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1990; US$ 38.00
Hong Kong is one of the most spectacular cities in the world. It has been built in a very short time. Its builders have achieved remarkable results but their contribution had not been documented. the Hong Kong Construction Association decided to correct his omission and commissioned this book to mark its 70th Anniversary.Consequently, the book concentrates... more...