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- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 30.95
The Rosetta Stone of Science is a useful and practical guide to presenting scientific research in the English language. It is written specifically for scientists who would like to improve the effectiveness with which they use the English language and improve their communicative skills in order to become published and develop more confidence in presenting... more...
- IP (Interactive Publications) 2014; US$ 9.00
Rod Ushers third collection, Convent Mermaid, is full of wit and sadness, love and loss.Many of the poems spring from his long experience as a journalist, novelist and from years of living and working in Europe.As Les Murray has written, Rod´s poetry inspires both tears and laughter. Hes equally at home in poetic conversation with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
Dams As Aid brings together key issues in the aid/environment/development debate. Through her examination of dams, Usher sheds light on wider issues of the political economy of aid. Detailed analysis of dams and aid case studies are included, particularly on Nordic dams which provide most graphic illustrations, and these detailed case studies are... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2009; US$ 12.99
From the invasion of Britain by the Danes through the battle of Hastings, Agincourt and Waterloo up to the present day, this fascinating dictionary includes entries on battles, campaigns and famous commanders, as well as ranks, regiments, uniforms and weapons . The reader will find an outline of the British army since its formation in the 17 th ... more...
- OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2014; US$ 7.99
"Simon Usher is one of the most clear headed thinkers about theatre in this country. He taps onto a well of experience spanning four decades with grace and ferocious honesty. He writes with precision and wit and insight. There is no more essential book for anybody working in or hoping to work in theatre." Simon Stephens ?Only direct if you can do... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
The economics of voting is about whether and to what extent self-interest may be relied upon in voting. The central proposition in economics is that the world?s work gets done satisfactorily when each person does what they think is best for themselves. The commonsense view of the matter is that this outcome alone would be chaos. This book examines... more...
- Canongate Unbound 2013; US$ 33.29
Funny, tragic, brilliantly incisive, historic, lyrical, romantic and studiedly offensive, this stupendous compendium of letters ancient and modern is my book of the year. You will never tire of it - Stephen Fry In 2009, while researching a copywriting assignment for a stationery company, Shaun Usher noticed that the internet was full of facsimiles... more...
- Canongate Books 2014; US$ 33.29
Humans have been making lists for even longer than they've been writing letters. They are the shorthand for what really matters to us: our hopes and aspirations; likes and dislikes; rules for living and loving; records of our memories and reminders of the things we want to do before we die. Just as he did with Letters of Note, Shaun Usher has trawled... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 45.00
How is real capital measured by government statistical agencies? How could this measure be improved to correspond more closely to an economist's ideal measure of capital in economic analysis and prediction? It is possible to construct a single, reliable time series for all capital goods, regardless of differences in vintage, technological complexity,... more...
- Canongate Books 2015; US$ 33.29
More Letters of Note is another rich and inspiring collection, which reminds us that much of what matters in our lives finds its way into our letters. These letters deliver the same mix of the heartfelt, the historically significant, the tragic, the comic and the unexpected. Discover Richard Burton's farewell note to Elizabeth Taylor, Helen Keller's... more...