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The International Monetary Fund 1945-1965: Twenty Years of International Monetary Cooperation Volume III: DocumentsInternational Monetary Fund 1996; US$ 4.50
This paper comprises documents relating to the history of the IMF, including some that preceded the drafting of the Articles of Agreement. The paper highlights that the first draft of Lord Keynes? plan for a Clearing Union was circulated within the British Treasury on September 8, 1941. A fourth draft was given to Ministers on February 11, 1942. The... more...
- Publish on Demand Global LLC 2012; US$ 9.99
This illustrated essay concerns sustainability. Its simple thesis is that trees do not grow to the sky. Basic facts are used to figure Earth?s human carrying capacity. Soft food and hard petroleum limits are reached within present lifetimes. Liquifying other fossil fuels and biofuels cannot make up for future petroleum shortfalls given a world population... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2012; US$ 12.50
Countries with an abundance of natural resources, many of which are in sub-Saharan Africa, often show a record of relatively poor economic performance compared with non-resource-rich countries. The chapters in this volume explore the potential challenges to countries with abundant natural resources and ways to manage these challenges so as to reap... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 18.99
Since 2008, energy and food marketsthose most fundamental to human existencehave remained in turmoil. Resource scarcity has had a much bigger global impact in recent years than has been predicted, with ongoing volatility a sign that the world is only part-way through navigating a treacherous transition in the way it uses resources. Scarcity, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Recent agri-food studies, including commodity systems, the political economy of agriculture, regional development, and wider examinations of the rural dimension in economic geography and rural sociology have been confronted by three challenges. These can be summarized as: ?more than human? approaches to economic life; a ?post-structural political... more...
- F+W Media 2016; US$ 19.99
A rockhound's must-have resource! Easy to use and lavishly illustrated, this new and completely revised and expanded edition of Collecting Rocks, Gems, and Minerals is designed with beginners in mind, yet filled with valuable technical information for seasoned collectors. This guide takes you from being simply someone who enjoys rocks to a knowledgeable... more...
- Adventure Publications 2016; US$ 14.99
Get the perfect guide to rocks and minerals in the Empire State! New York Rocks & Minerals, by Dan R. Lynch and Bob Lynch, features comprehensive entries for 105 different types of common rocks and rare finds. The easy-to-use format means you'll quickly find what you need to know and where to look, while the authors' photographs depict the... more...
- Dundurn 2016; US$ 14.99
Once considered as a site for a First Nations Reserve in the early 1800s, The Almaguin Highlands are now year-round mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. This 2-book bundle is Astrid Taim's definitive guide to the region and its heritage. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95
Energy risk has reappeared on the corporate and social agenda with a bang and the complexity of the issues has increased many-fold since the days of the last great wave of concern following the oil crises of the 1970s. Steven Fawkes? Energy Efficiency is a comprehensive guide for managers and policy-makers to the fundamental questions underpinning... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Dutch planning is widely known and admired for its ambitions and its achievements. This book provides, for the first time, a comprehensive description and analysis in English of its full range of policies and practices. It gives an up-to-date account of the principles - written and unwritten - behind the planning, and in addition shows how the practice... more...