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  • Brainwashby Dominic Streatfeild

    St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 20.99

    What would it take to turn you into a suicide bomber? How would you interrogate a member of Al Qaeda? With access to formerly classified documentation and interviews from the CIA, the U.S. Army, MI5, MI6, and the British Intelligence Corps, acclaimed journalist Dominic Streatfeild traces the history of the world's most secret psychological... more...

  • Fishing For Dummiesby Peter Kaminsky; Greg Schwipps; Dominic Garnett

    Wiley 2012; US$ 19.96

    Fishing For Dummies, UK Edition, provides you with a thorough introduction to all types of fishing - sea fishing, game fishing, and coarse fishing. This authoritative covers everything you need to know about this fantastic sport, including instruction on: Identifying the key species of fish found within and off the coasts of the... more...

  • Books between Europe and the Americasby Professor Leslie Howsam; Professor James Raven

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    A ground-breaking collection by thirteen distinguished international scholars; this volume presents fresh perspectives on the exchange of culture and ideas between isolated communities through books and correspondence, and offers pioneering comparisons between the northern Atlantic and that of Spanish and Portuguese territories further south. more...

  • The Story of Earth & Lifeby Professor Terence McCarthy; Professor Bruce Rubidge

    Random House Struik 2013; US$ 17.00

    Geologically speaking, southern Africa is without equal, a treasure house of valuable minerals with a geological history dating back some 3 600 million years. In addition, the evolution of plants and animals, especially mammals and dinosaurs, is well preserved in the region, which also probably has the best record of the origin of modern man. This... more...

  • Rankings and the Reshaping of Higher Educationby Professor Ellen Hazelkorn

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 102.00

    University rankings have gained popularity around the world, and are now a significant factor shaping reputation. This book is the first comprehensive study of rankings from a global perspective, making an important contribution to our understanding of the rankings phenomenon. more...

  • Bilingualism: A Social Approachby Professor Monica Heller

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 46.00

    Arguing against a common sense view of bilingualism as the co-existence of two linguistic systems, this volume develops a critical perspective which approaches bilingualism as a wide variety of sets of sociolinguistic practices connected to the construction of social difference and of social inequality under specific historical conditions. more...

  • Economic Instruments of Security Policyby Professor Gary M. Shiffman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 42.00

    This book examines the economic policies available to a head of state and addresses how best to measure the success of these tools. It surveys policies currently used as well as those that may not be appreciated for their national security application, and examines case studies to provide a way forward in tackling the war on terrorism. more...

  • The Origins of Sociable Life: Evolution After Science Studiesby Professor Myra J. Hird

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    This ambitious book considers social scientific topics such as identity, community, sexual difference, self, and ecology from a microbial perspective. Harnessing research and evidence from earth systems science and microbiology, and particularly focusing on symbiosis and symbiogenesis, the book argues for the development of a microontology of life. more...

  • Community, Market and State in Developmentby Professor Keijiro Otsuka; Dr Kaliappa Kalirajan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 120.00

    This book draws on the experiences of different countries in Asia and Africa, discussing a number of mechanisms to achieve efficient interactions between state, market, and community. more...

  • Well-Beingby Dr John Haworth; Professor Graham Hart

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 35.00

    This interdisciplinary book indicates the need to address well-being from individual, community and social perspectives in an integrated manner. The book complements the harm-based focus of much social scientific research into health. Chapters by a wide range of academics present a new dynamic view of well-being for the Twenty-First Century. more...