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  • Becoming a Romanov. Grand Duchess Elena of Russia and her World (1807–1873)by Marina Soroka; Charles A. Ruud

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.55

    The Russian Great Reforms of the 1860s were the last major modernizing effort by the Romanov dynasty. From 1855 to 1861, Grand Duchess Elena, born Princess Charlotte of Württemberg (1807-1873), acted as the spokeswoman for the reform-minded circles of Russian society, bringing before her nephew Emperor Alexander II a group of civic-minded experts... more...

  • Corpus Stylistics as Contextual Prosodic Theory and Subtextby Bill Louw; Marija Milojkovic

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 149.00

    The volume presents Louw's Contextual Prosodic Theory from its beginnings to its newest applications. It journeys from delexicalisation and relexicalisation into Semantic Prosody and then to the heart of its contextual requirements within collocation and the thinking of J.R. Firth. Once there, it moves much of Firth’s and Malinowski’s thinking into... more...

  • Solidarity and Justice in Health and Social Careby Ruud ter Meulen

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 88.00

    This book presents a new view on the concept of solidarity and explains how it complements justice in health and social care. more...

  • Whittierby Michael Garabedian; Rebecca Ruud

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2016; US$ 12.99

    When Quaker colonists arrived in Southern California in 1887 to establish their "ideal city of dreams" between the San Gabriel River and the base of the Puente Hills, this land already had a storied past. It was once a place where native Tongvans gathered, the site of Spanish land grant holder Manuel Nieto's rancho, and home to the mansion of the last... more...

  • Die Phillips metode om op te hou rookby Phillips Jones; Gwendoline Louw

    Franklin A. Díaz Lárez 2017; US$ 3.00

    Die PHILLIPS metode om op te hou rook is ‘n eenvoudige dog effektiewe metode om op te hou rook. Dit bevat ‘n reeks tegnieke en prosesse wat enigeen kan aanleer, en wat jou sal leer hoe om jou brein te programmeer sodat jy heeltemal ontslae kan raak van jou rookgewoonte. Deur hierdie boek te lees, en die aanbevelings dan te volg, sal jy nie net in staat... more...

  • Statistical Thinking in Sportsby Jim Albert; Ruud H. Koning

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 57.95

    Since the first athletic events found a fan base, sports and statistics have always maintained a tight and at times mythical relationship. As a way to relay the telling of a game's drama and attest to the prodigious powers of the heroes involved, those reporting on the games tallied up the numbers that they believe best described the action and best... more...

  • Promoting Sustainable Electricity in Europeby W.M Lafferty; A. Ruud

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    An assessment of initiatives to promote renewable electricity sources (RES) in eight European countries. This study focuses on the promotional schemes used to foster RES in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain and Sweden. It also monitors progress on the implementation of the EU RES Directive. more...

  • Power and Influence in Indiaby Pamela Price; Arild Engelsen Ruud

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.73

    Taking cognisance of the lack of studies on leadership in modern India, this book explores how leadership is practiced in the Indian context, examining this across varied domains — from rural settings and urban neighbourhoods to political parties and state governments. The importance of individual leaders in the projection of politics in South Asia... more...

  • Debt, Taxes, and Banksby Michael Keen; Ruud A. de Mooij

    International Monetary Fund 2012; US$ 9.00

    Understanding the impact of the asymmetric tax treatment of debt and equity on the capital structures of financial institutions is critical to shaping and assessing responses to the problem of excessive leverage that underlay the 2009 financial crisis - but there is no empirical evidence to draw on. Guided by a simple model of banks? financing decisions... more...

  • "Fiscal Devaluation" and Fiscal Consolidation: The VAT in Troubled Timesby Michael Keen; Ruud A. de Mooij

    International Monetary Fund 2012; US$ 9.00

    This paper focuses on two core tax design issues that arise in addressing current fiscal challenges. It first explores the idea, prominent in troubled Eurozone countries, of a "fiscal devaluation": shifting from social contributions to the VAT as a way to mimic a nominal devaluation. Empirical evidence is presented which suggests that in Eurozone countries... more...