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- Shell Education 2010; US$ 8.99
Readers wont have to disassemble their favorite toys to discover what makes them work. This book explores electric, magnetic, and motion-powered toys from design to function. It introduces readers to the six simple machines and explains how they use force and motion to do work. Not every toy is a technological marvel. Readers learn about time-honored... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
Disaster policies present a new challenge to the practitioners and students of global politics; this book explains how political science enriches the contribution of the social sciences to the study of disaster relief, aid and reconstruction following the major disaster events, both natural and man-made, of recent times. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Turbulence characterises the current global scene. This book uses complementary theoretical approaches to understand and help prescribe policies to ?re-frame? the regional development problem in turbulent times. These approaches are: evolutionary complexity; evolutionary economic geography; emergence theory; and resilience theory. From below, they... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
Many of the nations of the Caribbean that have become independent states have maintained as a central, organizing, nationalist principle the importance in the beliefs of the ideals of sovereignty, democracy, and development. Yet in recent years, political instability, the relative size of these nations, and the increasing economic vulnerabilities... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 19.95
In his televised and widely watched speech to the nation on November 3, 1969, Pres. Richard M. Nixon introduced a phrase??silent majority??and a policy?Vietnamization of the war effort?that echo down to the present day. Nixon?s appearance on this night framed the terms in which much of the subsequent civil conflict and military strategy would be understood.... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 70.62
Henry Matz leistet einen Beitrag zur Reform der Mobiliarkreditsicherheiten - insbesondere der Eigentumssicherheiten - in Deutschland und der Schweiz. Er systematisiert aktuelle nationale und supranationale Gesetzgebungsansätze, untersucht Unterschiede anhand vergleichender Falllösungen und macht schließlich Reformvorschläge. Ein Ziel der Arbeit ist... more...
- Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 13.99
Thomas Sankara, often called the African Che Guevara, was president of Burkina Faso, one of the poorest countries in Africa, until his assassination during the military coup that brought down his government. Although his tenure in office was relatively short, Sankara left an indelible mark on his country?s history and development. An avowed Marxist,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 160.00
This book explores the relationship between land use planning and ethno-religious segregation. It draws on a range of empirical research and case studies to explore the meaning attached to land in contested places, the challenges these present to planners and the possibilities for accommodating differences over the use and development of territory.... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 601.00
Every year since 1848 the Liberian president has delivered a state of the nation speech to parliament, reflecting in detail the country's current political, social, economic and ethno-cultural situation. Liberia, the first and for over one hundred years, the only independent state in black Africa, was founded in 1847 by freed slaves with... more...