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- WIT Press 2015; US$ 298.00
Containing the latest research on preparation for and mitigation of future earthquakes, this book addresses an area of increasing importance to many areas around the world. It contains research presented at the ninth and latest in a series of biennial conferences on the topic organised by the Wessex Institute. more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 24.78
<div>While the story of Endeavour is widely written about, Captain Cook sailed in or with eight ships which began their lives as merchant ships. This detailed illustrated history tells the story of these ships and the people who have sailed in them. In placing these ships and people in the personal, political, social, financial, scientific and... more...
- Birlinn 2015; US$ 11.65
a brave book . . . and a beautiful book' - ROBERT MAC FARLA NE 'Malachy Tallack is the real deal, a writer given over to pure curiosity, honest witness and that most precious of gifts, an unselfconscious sense of wonder . . . not just a vibrant new voice, but a wise, questioning and highly sophisticated talent' - JOHN BURNSIDE 'A beautifully written... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95
This historical atlas is devoted primarily to India, Bangladesh and Pakistan, while also covering Napal, Bhutan and Ceylon/Sri Lanka. The maps are accompanied by text which illuminates recent political, economic, social and cultural developments. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 200.95
This book is designed to help scientifically astute non-specialists understand basic geophysical and computational fluid dynamics concepts relating to oil spill simulations, and related modeling issues and challenges. A valuable asset to the engineer or manager working off-shore in the oil and gas industry, the authors, a team of renowned geologists... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 129.00
This book is about the city of Peiping in China, also known as Beijing and Peking, and a city of great historical significance. Divided into three parts, this work explores Peiping first as a frontier city at a time when the Great Wall was established, from the Chou dynasty (ca.1122?220 B.C.) until the T?ang Dynasties up to the Khitan Occupation (A.D.... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 149.99
Li Narangoa is a historian of Asia at the Australian National University and, with Robert Cribb, is the author of Imperial Japan and National Identities in Asia, 1895–1945. Robert Cribb is a historian of Asia at the Australian National University and the author of the Historical Atlas of Indonesia. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
First published in 1930. The wandering Jew is a very real character in the great drama of history. He has travelled as nomad and settler, as fugitive and conqueror, as exile and colonist and as merchant and scholar. Of necessity bilingual and therefore the master of many languages, the Jew was the ideal commercial traveller and interpreter. Based on... more...
- Counterpoint 2014; US$ 16.99
Molly Caro May grew up as part of a nomadic family, one proud of their international sensibilities, a tribe that never settled in one place for very long. Growing up moving from foreign country to foreign country, just like her father and grandfather, she became attached to her identity as a global woman from nowhere. But, on the verge of turning... more...