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- University of California Press 2012; US$ 85.00 US$ 72.25
The cigarette is the deadliest artifact in the history of human civilization. It is also one of the most beguiling, thanks to more than a century of manipulation at the hands of tobacco industry chemists. In Golden Holocaust , Robert N. Proctor draws on reams of formerly-secret industry documents to explore how the cigarette came to be the most widely-used... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 137.44
This book describes the Australian government's approach to the "problem of wheat", tracking the life and death of collective wheat marketing and its manifestation in the Australian Wheat Board which was central to wheat marketing there for nearly sixty years. more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2012; US$ 16.95
After eight months in his childhood home helping his mother through her bout with cancer, Matthew Frank and his wife were themselves desperate for comfort. They found sanctuary in the most unlikely place?amid a collection of outcasts and eccentrics on a plot of land miles outside their comfort zone: a ?mostly medical? marijuana farm in California.... more...
- IOS Press 2012; US$ 196.00
The recent global financial crisis exposed the serious limitations of existing economic and financial models. Not only did macro models fail to predict the crisis, they seemed incapable of explaining what was happening to the economy. Policymakers felt abandoned by the conventional tools of the now obsolete Washington consensus and the World Trade... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2012; US$ 64.90
This study forms a welcome addition to the growing number of works on the economic history of Southeast Asia. In his Foreword, Dr John F. Cady, the author of A History of Modern Burma, writes that Dr Cheng "has placed all students of Burma in her debt by this highly articulate and clarifying contribution to the country's economic history". more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 53.95
Markets have been found to be an increasingly important source of the seeds of crops and varieties low income farmers need to improve their livelihoods, encompassing both the formal and informal seed sector. Markets also have major impacts on agricultural biodiversity, by affecting farmers' choice of crops and varieties to grow. They are not, however,... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 32.86
Wein ist in unserer Gesellschaft sowohl in kultureller als auch ökonomischer Hinsicht von beträchtlicher Bedeutung. Vor dem Hintergrund möglicher gesellschaftlicher Entstrukturierungsprozesse und unter Berücksichtigung der Eigenschaften des Weines als ästhetisierbarem Konsumgut untersucht Simone Pape, welcher Wein getrunken wird, auf welche Art und... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 20.43
Hängen Preisanstiege bei Nahrungsmitteln wirklich monokausal mit der monetären Spekulation auf die sog. "Commodities" zusammen? Wo haben große NPO wie UNICEF ihre Stärken, wo ihre Schwächen? Wie kann Fundraising effektiv betrieben werden? Was sollte unternommen werden, um Armut und Hunger in der Welt tatsächlich zu reduzieren? Auf diese und weitere... more...
- Wageningen Academic Publishers 2012; US$ 78.24
This book focuses on animal-environment interactions in the Mediterranean region, and the impact of human activities on the type and magnitude of these interactions. Evaluates the economic, social and environmental aspects of sustainable livestock production. more...