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  • Principles of Fabric Formationby Prabir Kumar Banerjee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 149.95

    How Are Textile Fabrics Formed? Principles of Fabric Formation is a treatise on the modern production systems of woven, knitted, braided, nonwoven, triaxial, multiaxial, and 3D fabrics. This book offers a basic understanding of the technicalities involved in the formation of different types of textile fabrics, and brings out the relative merits... more...

  • International Maritime Transport Costsby Gordon Wilmsmeier

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Based on in-depth empirical research this book develops our understanding of maritime transport costs, the maritime industry and the competitiveness of regions in a global market environment through a geographical lens. Further, the book uses a unique set of data that gives an extensive insight into Latin American international maritime transport costs... more...

  • Tourism and Violenceby Hazel Andrews

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Drawing on a range of case studies this book demonstrates the relationship between tourism and violence both in its overt physical form and in the social structures and symbolic landscapes that underpin touristic activity. Tourism and Violence offers a timely intervention in this field by bringing together, for the first time, work by scholars who,... more...

  • World Heritage, Urban Design and Tourismby Luna Khirfan

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    This book offers an interdisciplinary approach to the key relationships between heritage conservation, city space design, and tourism development in historic cities, linking theory and practice in a unique way. The book offers an investigation of three Middle Eastern historic cities, Aleppo, Acre and Salt, all of which face significant challenges of... more...

  • Money Pitsby John Woodland

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Between 1849 and 1853, shares in nearly 120 public companies to exploit the booming goldfields of California and Australia were offered to the British public. The companies were collectively capitalised at over £15 million, but in the end only some £1.75 million was raised between 42 of them, with only one company surviving what the newspapers... more...

  • Discrete Event Simulation for Health Technology Assessmentby J. Jaime Caro; Jörgen Möller; James Stahl; Jonathan Karnon; Jack Ishak

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Addressing decision problems in the medical field, DES helps in the evaluation of the likely consequences of incorporating a new technology in a particular healthcare system. This book covers the fundamental concepts of DES, including entities, attributes, the handling of time, events and their processing, time-to-event techniques, resource constraints... more...

  • Trends in Correctionsby Martha Henderson Hurley; Dilip K. Das

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    The first volume of the Trends in Corrections: Interviews with Corrections Leaders Around the World series introduced readers to the great diversity that exists cross-culturally in the political, social, and economic context of the correctional system. Presenting transcribed interviews of corrections leaders, it offered a comprehensive survey of... more...

  • Energy for the 21st Centuryby Roy Nersesian

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    A compendium of current knowledge about conventional and alternative sources of energy. It clarifies complex technical issues, enlivens history, and illuminates the policy dilemmas we face today. This revised edition includes new material on biofuels, an expanded section on sustainability and sustainable energy, and updated figures and tables throughout.... more...

  • Freshwaterby James Fargo Balliett

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Anyone conducting case research in business or the social sciences should own a copy of this book. It is a practical, comprehensive, and multidisciplinary guide that blends an informal, workshop style with solid theory and practice. more...

  • Energy Policy Analysis: A Conceptual Frameworkby Michael S Hamilton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Presented in nontechnical terms, this book offers a unique and powerful conceptual framework for analysis of energy technologies (standard and alternative) in terms of their respective dollar costs, environmental costs, and national security costs. Energy technologies examined include coal, nuclear, oil, natural gas, solar, wind, geothermal, hydropower,... more...