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- 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...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 54.01
Band IV von Betina I. Faist setzt die 1991 begonnene systematische Veröffentlichung neuassyrischer Rechtsurkunden und Verwaltungstexte aus den Grabungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft in Assur, der ehemaligen Hauptstadt des assyrischen Reiches in Nordirak, fort. Während in den ersten drei Publikationen (KAN 1 bis 3) die größeren Fundkomplexe (?Archive?)... 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$ 75.76
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...
- Lyons Press 2013; US$ 18.99
Elite Forces Handbook: Mental Endurance examines what it takes to be as mentally fit as a special forces soldier. It is equally important to focus on diet, rest patterns and mental discipline as it is to concentrate on push-ups, sit-ups and other physical exercises. Using simple steps, the book shows the reader how they can build up their endurance... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
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...
- 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$ 140.00
Genocide, Ethnonationalism, and the United Nations examines a series of related crises in human civilization growing out of conflicts between powerful states or empires and indigenous or stateless peoples. This is the first book to attempt to explore the causes of genocide and other mass killing by a detailed exploration of UN archives covering... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
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...
- Algora Publishing 2012; US$ 22.95
Is Qatar actually a suitable ally or a legitimate partner for the United States? Under Qatari labor law, foreign workers are actually owned, for all practical purposes, by their Qatari sponsors in a system akin to slavery. This book chronicles the experience of an American executive working in Qatar and delves into Qatar?'s feudal work-sponsorship... more...