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  • Global Biodiversity Financeby J. Bishop; C. Hill

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘For at least two decades, scholars and practitioners have argued that international beneficiaries of ecosystem conservation should help pay for the supply of services from which they benefit. Yet these arguments have remained inchoate and have had little real impact on the ground. Bishop and Hill’s excellent edited volume should help change... more...

  • The Secret History of the Roman Roads of Britainby M. C. Bishop

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 19.99

    There have been many books on Britain's Roman roads, but none have considered in any depth their long-term strategic impact. Mike Bishop shows how the road network was vital not only in the Roman strategy of conquest and occupation, but influenced the course of British military history during subsequent ages. The author starts with the pre-Roman... more...

  • U.S. Media and Migrationby Sarah C. Bishop

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    Using oral history, ethnography, and close readings of media, Sarah C. Bishop probes the myriad and sometimes conflicting ways refugees interpret and use mediated representations of life in the United States. Guided by 74 refugee narrators from Bhutan, Burma, Iraq, and Somalia, U.S. Media and Migration explores answers to questions such as: What... more...

  • Light Through an Eastern Windowby Bishop K. C. Pillai

    Hauraki Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    First published in 1963, this book by Bishop K. C. Pillai was written on the urging of many of his listeners to put his teachings into book form, “so that more Christians may be encouraged to trust in the Word of God, and believe more deeply through understanding.” He explains in his Introduction that he was unable to put all of his teachings into... more...

  • Gladiatorsby M. C. Bishop

    Casemate 2017; US$ 3.71

    The gladiator is one of the most enduring figures of Ancient Rome. Heroic, though of lowly status, they fought vicious duels in large arenas filled with baying crowds. The survivor could be either executed (the famous ‘thumbs down’ signal) or spared at the whim of the crowd or the Emperor. Few lasted more than a dozen fights, yet they were a valuable... more...

  • Handbook to Roman Legionary Fortressesby M. C. Bishop

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 8.99

    This is a reference guide to Roman legionary fortresses throughout the former Roman Empire, of which approximately eighty-five have been located and identified. With the expansion of the empire and the garrisoning of its army in frontier regions during the 1st century AD, Rome began to concentrate its legions in large permanent bases. Some have been... more...

  • Teaching about the Futureby Peter C Bishop; Andy Hines

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 105.00

    The faculty at the University of Houston's program in Futures Studies share their comprehensive, integrated approach to preparing foresight professionals and assisting others doing foresight projects. Provides an essential guide to developing classes on the future or even establishing whole degree programs. more...

  • Information Securityby Matt Bishop; Anderson C A Nascimento

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 67.11

    This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Information Security, ISC 2016, held in Honolulu, HI, USA, in September 2016. The 19 revised full papers presented together with 7 short papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 76 submissions.  The conference focuses on following subjects technical... more...

  • Valuation for M&Aby Frank C. Evans; David M. Bishop

    Wiley 2002; US$ 74.99

    The only resource available to help calculate investment value versus fair market value Whether buying or selling, the question of "what's it worth?" is multifaceted. In an M&A setting, it is necessary to compute fair market value, but it is far more important to compute investment value-the value of the target company to a strategic buyer.... more...

  • Pop-Pornby Ann C. Hall; Mardia J. Bishop

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 50.00

    Provides a guide to some of the most controversial ethical issues of our time at the crossroads of technology and medicine. more...