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- Wiley 2012; US$ 32.00
An in-depth look at the Chinese car industry that sheds new light on the delicate nature of China's planned economy China's unprecedented growth over the last three decades, along with the recent financial crisis in the West, has raised questions about the superiority of state-led capitalism. In Designated Drivers: How China Plans to Dominate the... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2009; US$ 8.74
For over five years glamour model Katie Price and pop singer Peter Andre have been the hottest celebrity couple in the country. The recent news that the couple are to split after four years of marriage has saddened the nation - but perhaps not come as a complete surprise following recent reports of the fragility of their relationship.When Katie and... more...
Directives pour les agents chargés du contrôle par lEtat du port effectuant des inspections en application de la convention (no 188) sur le travail dans la pêche, 2007International Labour Office 2012; US$ 30.00
Les personnes qui travaillent à bord des navires de pêche doivent bien souvent faire face à des dangers exceptionnels et imprévisibles, et effectuent de nombreuses heures de travail dans des conditions pénibles. La convention de lOIT (no.188) sur le travail dans la pêche, 2007, vise à garantir à ces personnes... more...
- International Labour Office 2011; US$ 45.00
Rapport du Groupe consultatif présidé par Michelle Bachelet. A plusieurs égards, la force du socle de protection sociale réside dans sa simplicité. Il repose sur lidée que chacun doit bénéficier dune sécurité de revenu de base suffisante pour vivre , garantie par des transferts en espèces... more...
- Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 12.09
Few modes of travel have the enduring appeal of steam railways. Today preserved lines, locomotives and rolling stock attract not just expert enthusiasts but more casual visitors who are keen to savor the distinctive atmosphere of a lost era in transport history. Yet these relics are but one aspect of the long story of steam, for they cannot reveal... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 14.57
Anne Harvey recreates the magic and spirit of childhood Christmases through a collection of pieces of poetry, prose and illustration covering the past two centuries, reminding us of the excitement and anticipation felt by children at Christmas time. Their expectations and experiences at Christmas: the food and the presents, the preparation, the enigma... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 16.03
In 1851 there were over a million servants in Britain. This book reveals first--hand tales of put-upon servants, who often had to rise hours before dawn to lay fires, heat water and prepare meals for their employers, and then work into the small hours. Yet there are also heart-warming stories of personal devotion, and reward, and of how the servants... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86
One 19th century footman complained about the work involved in drawing more than 40 baths for his household, yet Lady Grenville felt no compunction in describing her footman as a "lazy flunkey". For centuries a large body of domestic servants was an often unappreciated foundation for the smooth running of a household. Today, the warrens of 'domestic... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 29.17
Although life in Tudor times was ordered in a strict hierarchy, service was common for all classes, and servants were not necessarily the lowest stratum of society. This book looks at the servant life in the Tudor period. It examines relations between servants and their masters, peering into bedrooms, kitchesn and parlours of the ordinary folk. more...