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Rongxing Guo An Introduction to the Chinese Economy. The Driving Forces Behind Modern Day China Rongxing Guo An Introduction to the Chinese Economy. The Driving Forces Behind Modern Day China Новинка

Rongxing Guo An Introduction to the Chinese Economy. The Driving Forces Behind Modern Day China

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This comprehensive overview of the modern Chinese economy by a noted expert from China offers a quality and breadth of coverage. In this book, the author provides an introduction to China's economy since 1949 and original insights based on his own extensive research. The book sets out to analyze and compare the operational mechanisms of the Chinese economy between the pre- and post-reform periods and through national, regional and local dimensions. Both positive and negative consequences of the Chinese economic transformation have been clarified. A multiregional comparison of the Chinese economy is conducted in terms of natural and human resources, institutional evolution, as well as economic and social performances. At last, some key issues relating to the inherent operational mechanisms of and the dynamic patterns of the Chinese economy are also discussed.
Laurie Zuckerman The Fattening of America. How The Economy Makes Us Fat, If It Matters, and What To Do About It Laurie Zuckerman The Fattening of America. How The Economy Makes Us Fat, If It Matters, and What To Do About It Новинка

Laurie Zuckerman The Fattening of America. How The Economy Makes Us Fat, If It Matters, and What To Do About It

In The Fattening of America, renowned health economist Eric Finkelstein, along with business writer Laurie Zuckerman, reveal how the U.S. economy has become the driving force behind our expanding waistlines. Blending theory, research, and engaging personal anecdotes the authors discuss how declining food costs—especially for high-calorie, low-nutrient foods—and an increasing usage of technology, which make Americans more sedentary, has essentially led us to eat more calories than we burn off.
Ulrich Beck Distant Love Ulrich Beck Distant Love Новинка

Ulrich Beck Distant Love

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Love and family life in the global age: grandparents in Salonika and their grandson in London speak together every evening via Skype. A U.S. citizen and her Swiss husband fret over large telephone bills and high travel costs. A European couple can finally have a baby with the help of an Indian surrogate mother. In their new book, Ulrich Beck and Elisabeth Beck-Gernsheim investigate all types of long-distance relationships, marriages and families that stretch across countries, continents and cultures. These long-distance relationships comprise so many different forms of what they call ‘world families’, by which they mean love and intimate relationships between individuals living in, or coming from, different countries or continents. In all their various forms these world families share one feature in common: they are the focal point in which different aspects of the globalized world become embodied in the personal lives of individuals. Whether they like it or not, lovers and relatives in these families find themselves confronting the world in the inner space of their own lives. The conflicts between the developed and developing worlds come to the surface in world families- they acquire faces and names, creating confusion, surprise, anger, joy, pleasure and pain at the heart of everyday life. This path-breaking book will appeal to a wide readership interested in the changing character of love in our times.
Peter Newell The New Carbon Economy. Constitution, Governance and Contestation Peter Newell The New Carbon Economy. Constitution, Governance and Contestation Новинка

Peter Newell The New Carbon Economy. Constitution, Governance and Contestation

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The New Carbon Economy provides a critical understanding of the carbon economy. It offers key insights into the constitution, governance and effects of the carbon economy, across a variety of geographical settings. Examines different dimensions of the carbon economy from a range of disciplinary angles in a diversity of settings Provides ways for researchers to subject claims of newness and uniqueness to critical scrutiny Historicizes claims of the 'newness' of the carbon economy Covers a range of geographical settings including Europe, the US and Central America
Martin A. Knapp Social Legislation and Social Activity Martin A. Knapp Social Legislation and Social Activity Новинка

Martin A. Knapp Social Legislation and Social Activity

Эта книга — репринт оригинального издания (издательство "Published for the American academy by McClure, Phillips & company", 1902 год), созданный на основе электронной копии высокого разрешения, которую очистили и обработали вручную, сохранив структуру и орфографию оригинального издания. Редкие, забытые и малоизвестные книги, изданные с петровских времен до наших дней, вновь доступны в виде печатных книг.Social legislation and social activity; being addresses delivered at the sixth annual meeting of the American academy of political and social science of Philadelphia.
The United States in the Changing Global Economy: Policy Implications and Issues The United States in the Changing Global Economy: Policy Implications and Issues Новинка

The United States in the Changing Global Economy: Policy Implications and Issues

Accelerating globalization of world markets and increasing interdependence of the economies of the world has made policy-making very complex, especially in the United States. One of the most debated subjects in recent years has been whether the U.S. is capable of simultaneously dealing with serious domestic challenges and economic challenges from the rest of the world. It is becoming more important for the generalist in economics, political science, business, and other areas to understand the issues confronting the American economy in relation to rapid global economic change.
Jeff Cox Debt, Deficits, and the Demise of the American Economy Jeff Cox Debt, Deficits, and the Demise of the American Economy Новинка

Jeff Cox Debt, Deficits, and the Demise of the American Economy

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What investors can do to protect their investments in the next phase of the ongoing global economic collapse The United States is heading toward an unavoidable financial catastrophe that will paralyze the markets and the overall economy in ways never before seen. Some call this impending economic catastrophe a double-dip recession, others a financial Armageddon. Regardless of what it's called, it is too late to stop it. Debts, Deficits, and the Demise of the American Economy is a look at how we got here, how the crisis is unfolding, and how it will end with a stock market crash in 2012, if not sooner. Takes you through the unraveling of the collapse, starting with a wave of sovereign debt defaults in Europe Predicts a stock market decline of two to three thousand points, a run on banks resulting in a major bank crisis, and rampant inflation Provides investment strategies, including alternative investments such as timber, farm land, and oil Offers a detailed proposal to get the United States out of the crisis Debts, Deficits, and the Demise of the American Economy is a must-read, play-by-play account of the worldwide depression that is likely to unfold in the coming years.
William Greider Оne world, ready or not. The manic logic of global capitalism William Greider Оne world, ready or not. The manic logic of global capitalism Новинка

William Greider Оne world, ready or not. The manic logic of global capitalism

A national best-seller written by the editor of Rolling Stone magazine explores the realities and complexities of today's global economy, and its impact on the future.Издательство: Simon&Schuster, 1st Touchstone Ed edition
Geza Feher Turkish miniatures from the period of Hungary's Turkish occupation Geza Feher Turkish miniatures from the period of Hungary's Turkish occupation Новинка

Geza Feher Turkish miniatures from the period of Hungary's Turkish occupation

Working in the Hungarian National Museum of Budapest, the author has compiled a finely wrought volume of miniatures associated with the Turkish rule of Hungary in the 16th centuryИздательство - Corvina Press
Paul Giles American World Literature: An Introduction Paul Giles American World Literature: An Introduction Новинка

Paul Giles American World Literature: An Introduction

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A scholarly review of American world literature from early times to the postmodernist era American World Literature: An Introduction explores how the subject of American Literature has evolved from a national into a global phenomenon. As the author, Paul Giles – a noted expert on the topic – explains, today American Literature is understood as engaging with the wider world rather than merely with local or national circumstances. The book offers an examination of these changing conceptions of representation in both a critical and an historical context. The author examines how the perception of American culture has changed significantly over time and how this has been an object of widespread social and political debate. From examples of early American literature to postmodernism, the book charts ways in which the academic subject areas of American Literature and World Literature have converged – and diverged – over the past generations. Written for students of American literature at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and in all areas of historical specialization, American World Literature offers an authoritative guide to global phenomena of American World literature and how this subject has undergone crucial changes in perception over the past thirty years.
Brian Greenberg The Dawning of American Labor. The New Republic to the Industrial Age Brian Greenberg The Dawning of American Labor. The New Republic to the Industrial Age Новинка

Brian Greenberg The Dawning of American Labor. The New Republic to the Industrial Age

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A concise history of labor and work in America from the birth of the Republic to the Industrial Age and beyond From the days of Thomas Jefferson, Americans believed that they could sustain a capitalist industrial economy without the class conflict or negative socioeconomic consequences experienced in Europe. This dream came crashing down in 1877 when the Great Strike, one of the most militant labor disputes in US history, convulsed the nation’s railroads. In The Dawning of American Labor a leading scholar of American labor history draws upon first-hand accounts and the latest scholarship to offer a fascinating look at how Americans perceived and adapted to the shift from a largely agrarian economy to one dominated by manufacturing. For the generations following the Great Strike, “the Labor Problem” and the idea of class relations became a critical issue facing the nation. As Professor Greenberg makes clear in this lively, highly accessible historical exploration, the 1877 strike forever cast a shadow across one of the most deeply rooted articles of national faith—the belief in American exceptionalism. What conditions produced the faith in a classless society? What went wrong? These questions lie at the heart of The Dawning of American Labor. Provides a concise, comprehensive, and completely up-to-date synthesis of the latest scholarship on the early development of industrialization in the United States Considers how working people reacted, both in the workplace and in their communities, as the nation’s economy made its shift from an agrarian to an industrial base Includes a formal Bibliographical Essay—a handy tool for student research Works as a stand-alone text or an ideal supplement to core curricula in US History, US Labor, and 19th-Century America Accessible introductory text for students in American history classes and beyond, The Dawning of American Labor is an excellent introduction to the history of labor in the United States for students and general readers of history alike.
The Economics of Information Technology: An Introduction (Raffaele Mattioli Lectures) The Economics of Information Technology: An Introduction (Raffaele Mattioli Lectures) Новинка

The Economics of Information Technology: An Introduction (Raffaele Mattioli Lectures)

The Economics of Information Technology is a concise and accessible review of important economic factors affecting information technology industries. These industries are characterized by high fixed costs and low marginal costs of production, large switching costs for users, and strong network effects. Hal Varian outlines the basic economics of these industries while Joseph Farrell and Carl Shapiro describe the impact of these factors on competition policy. The volume is an ideal introduction for undergraduate and graduate students in economics, business strategy, law and related areas.
Unequal Democracy: The Political Economy of the New Gilded Age Unequal Democracy: The Political Economy of the New Gilded Age Новинка

Unequal Democracy: The Political Economy of the New Gilded Age

The first edition of Unequal Democracy was an instant classic, shattering illusions about American democracy and spurring scholarly and popular interest in the political causes and consequences of escalating economic inequality. This revised and expanded edition includes two new chapters on the political economy of the Obama era. One presents the Great Recession as a "stress test" of the American political system by analyzing the 2008 election and the impact of Barack Obama's "New New Deal" on the economic fortunes of the rich, middle class, and poor. The other assesses the politics of inequality in the wake of the Occupy Wall Street movement, the 2012 election, and the partisan gridlock of Obama's second term. Larry Bartels offers a sobering account of the barriers to change posed by partisan ideologies and the political power of the wealthy. He also provides new analyses of tax policy, partisan differences in economic performance, the struggle to raise the minimum wage, and inequalities in congressional representation. President Obama identified inequality as "the defining challenge of our time." Unequal Democracy is the definitive account of how and why our political system has failed to rise to that challenge. Now more than ever, this is a book every American needs to read.
Nathaniel Hawthorne The House of the Seven Gables Nathaniel Hawthorne The House of the Seven Gables Новинка

Nathaniel Hawthorne The House of the Seven Gables

Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist, dark romantic, and short story writer. "The House of the Seven Gables" is one of Hawthorne's defining works, a vivid depiction of American life and values replete with brilliantly etched characters. The tale of a cursed house with a "mysterious and terrible past" and the generations linked to it, Hawthorne's chronicle of the Maule and Pyncheon families over two centuries reveals lives "caught in the common fire of history".
Eugene Braunwald A Guide to Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. For Patients, Their Families and Interested Physicians Eugene Braunwald A Guide to Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. For Patients, Their Families and Interested Physicians Новинка

Eugene Braunwald A Guide to Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. For Patients, Their Families and Interested Physicians

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Written by the authority on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) and an HCM patient, and fully endorsed by the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association (HCMA), the leading advocacy and support organization, the 3rd Edition of this best-selling guide offers unparalleled insight into all aspects of living with and treating HCM. Accessible and practical, A Guide to Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy For Patients, Their Families and Interested Physicians 3rd Edition: Answers the most pressing questions posed by patients, their families, and non-specialists health professionals involved in their care Covers everything from what is HCM and initial diagnosis of this increasingly prevalent condition to the latest treatment options Reflects the first-ever HCM guidelines published by the American Heart Association in 2011
Nathaniel Hawthorne The House of the Seven Gables Nathaniel Hawthorne The House of the Seven Gables Новинка

Nathaniel Hawthorne The House of the Seven Gables

Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist, a dark romantic, and short story writer. The House of the Seven Gables is one of Hawthorne's defining works, a vivid depiction of American life and values replete with brilliantly etched characters. The tale of a cursed house with a "mysterious and terrible past" and the generations linked to it, Hawthorne's chronicle of the Maule and Pyncheon families over two centuries reveals lives "caught in the common fire of history".
N. Florentino, Regina Maney The wife of Columbus. With genealogical tree of the perestrello and moniz families N. Florentino, Regina Maney The wife of Columbus. With genealogical tree of the perestrello and moniz families Новинка

N. Florentino, Regina Maney The wife of Columbus. With genealogical tree of the perestrello and moniz families

Эта книга — репринт оригинального издания (издательство "New York, Press of Stettiner, Lambert & Co.", 1893 год), созданный на основе электронной копии высокого разрешения, которую очистили и обработали вручную, сохранив структуру и орфографию оригинального издания. Редкие, забытые и малоизвестные книги, изданные с петровских времен до наших дней, вновь доступны в виде печатных книг.
Mohamed El-Erian The Little Book of Economics. How the Economy Works in the Real World Mohamed El-Erian The Little Book of Economics. How the Economy Works in the Real World Новинка

Mohamed El-Erian The Little Book of Economics. How the Economy Works in the Real World

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One positive side-effect of the recent financial market meltdown that toppled giant, century-old institutions and cost millions their jobs is that it created a strong desire among many Americans to better understand how the U.S. economy functions. In The Little Book of Economics, Greg, Ip, one of the country’s most recognized and respected economics journalists, walks readers through how the economy really works. Written for the inquisitive layman who doesn’t want to plow through academic jargon and Greek letters or pore over charts and tables, The Little Book of Economics offers indispensible insight into how the American economy works – or, doesn’t. With engaging and accessible prose, the book Provides a comprehensive understanding of each aspect of our economy from inflation and unemployment to international trade and finance Serves as an insider’s guide to the people and institutions that control America’s economy such as the Federal Reserve and the federal budget Explains the roots of America’s current economic crisis and the risks the country faces in its aftermath, such as stratospheric government debt, while offering advice on overcoming these threats Walks readers through the basic concepts and terminology they need to understand economic news Punctures myths and political spin from both the left and the right with candid and often surprising insight A must read for anyone who wants a better grasp of the economy without taking a course in economics , The Little Book of Economics is a unique and engaging look at how the economy works in all its wonderful and treacherous ways.
Kayser Oliver Pharmaceutical Biotechnology. Drug Discovery and Clinical Applications Kayser Oliver Pharmaceutical Biotechnology. Drug Discovery and Clinical Applications Новинка

Kayser Oliver Pharmaceutical Biotechnology. Drug Discovery and Clinical Applications

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This second edition of a very successful book is thoroughly updated with existing chapters completely rewritten while the content has more than doubled from 16 to 36 chapters. As with the first edition, the focus is on industrial pharmaceutical research, written by a team of industry experts from around the world, while quality and safety management, drug approval and regulation, patenting issues, and biotechnology fundamentals are also covered. In addition, this new edition now not only includes biotech drug development but also the use of biopharmaceuticals in diagnostics and vaccinations. With a foreword by Robert Langer, Kenneth J Germeshausen Professor of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at MIT and member of the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Sciences.
Leonid I. Brezhnev: Pages From His Life Leonid I. Brezhnev: Pages From His Life Новинка

Leonid I. Brezhnev: Pages From His Life

This exercise in hagiography - Simon & Schusters contribution to Soviet-American understanding - is an amalgam of quotations from Brezhnevs speeches with human interest stories. It has no author identification other than `the auspices of the Academy of Sciences of the U.S.S.R.` Издательство: Simon and Schuster
Leonid I. Brezhnev: Pages From His Life Leonid I. Brezhnev: Pages From His Life Новинка

Leonid I. Brezhnev: Pages From His Life

This exercise in hagiography - Simon & Schusters contribution to Soviet-American understanding - is an amalgam of quotations from Brezhnevs speeches with human interest stories. It has no author identification other than `the auspices of the Academy of Sciences of the U.S.S.R.` Издательство: Simon and Schuster
Greg Ip AARP The Little Book of Economics. How the Economy Works in the Real World Greg Ip AARP The Little Book of Economics. How the Economy Works in the Real World Новинка

Greg Ip AARP The Little Book of Economics. How the Economy Works in the Real World

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AARP Digital Editions offer you practical tips, proven solutions, and expert guidance. One positive side-effect of the recent financial market meltdown that toppled giant, century-old institutions and cost millions their jobs is that it created a strong desire among many Americans to better understand how the U.S. economy functions. In TheLittle Book of Economics, Greg, Ip, one of the country's most recognized and respected economics journalists, walks readers through how the economy really works. Written for the inquisitive layman who doesn't want to plow through academic jargon and Greek letters or pore over charts and tables, The Little Book of Economics offers indispensible insight into how the American economy works – or, doesn't. With engaging and accessible prose, the book Provides a comprehensive understanding of each aspect of our economy from inflation and unemployment to international trade and finance Serves as an insider's guide to the people and institutions that control America's economy such as the Federal Reserve and the federal budget Explains the roots of America's current economic crisis and the risks the country faces in its aftermath, such as stratospheric government debt, while offering advice on overcoming these threats Walks readers through the basic concepts and terminology they need to understand economic news Punctures myths and political spin from both the left and the right with candid and often surprising insight A must read for anyone who wants a better grasp of the economy without taking a course in economics , The Little Book of Economicsis a unique and engaging look at how the economy works in all its wonderful and treacherous ways.
Dan Dicker Oil's Endless Bid. Taming the Unreliable Price of Oil to Secure Our Economy Dan Dicker Oil's Endless Bid. Taming the Unreliable Price of Oil to Secure Our Economy Новинка

Dan Dicker Oil's Endless Bid. Taming the Unreliable Price of Oil to Secure Our Economy

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Expert analysis of rising oil prices and the out-of-control oil markets that jeopardize both national security and the economy The price of oil is negatively impacting both companies and consumers. In Oil's Endless Bid: Taming the Unreliable Price of Energy to Secure Our Economy, energy analyst Dan Dicker recalls his experiences as an oil trader and reveals the changes that have taken place in the oil markets during the past twenty years, and particularly the last five, as investment banks, energy hedge funds, and managed futures funds have come to dominate energy trading and wreak havoc on prices. Reveals why oil prices cannot stabilize without dramatic action on the part of both government and business Details how the novel, but wrong, idea of oil as an asset class took a sleepy, club-like market into the national spotlight Describes how the United States is unnecessarily handing its wealth over to foreign oil producers during a time when the potential supply of oil is greater than ever Written by an industry insider, Oil's Endless Bid analyzes the biggest financial story of the last ten years?how we lost control of our oil markets.
Al Lewis Cracking Health Costs. How to Cut Your Company's Health Costs and Provide Employees Better Care Al Lewis Cracking Health Costs. How to Cut Your Company's Health Costs and Provide Employees Better Care Новинка

Al Lewis Cracking Health Costs. How to Cut Your Company's Health Costs and Provide Employees Better Care

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Cracking Health Costs reveals the best ways for companies and small businesses to fight back, right now, against rising health care costs. This book proposes multiple, practical steps that you can take to control costs and increase the effectiveness of the health benefit. The book is all about rolling back health care costs to save companies and employees money. Working hand-in-hand with their employees, businesses need to ensure that, whenever feasible, employees with the most expensive diagnoses get optimal treatment at hospitals not practicing “volume-driven” medicine for higher profits. Less than 10% of employees incur 80% of costs. About 20% of patients have been completely misdiagnosed, while many others are simply the victims of surgeons who are either practicing bad medicine or overtreating for profit. For example, some companies, such as Walmart and Lowe’s, are turning to the “Centers of Excellence” approach author Tom Emerick helped to pioneer while running benefits for Walmart. By determining which hospitals are adopting the highest standards of care, benefits managers can reduce the number of unnecessary high-cost surgeries and improve employees’ overall health. The solution-based approach offered by the book is unique, because it can be implemented by businesses today.
William Marshall The rural economy of Yorkshire. Vol. 1 William Marshall The rural economy of Yorkshire. Vol. 1 Новинка

William Marshall The rural economy of Yorkshire. Vol. 1

Полный вариант заголовка: «The rural economy of Yorkshire : Vol. 1 : comprising the management of landed estates, and the present practice of husbandry in the agricultural districts of that county : in 2 volumes / by Mr. Marshall».
John Macculloch Principles of political economy John Macculloch Principles of political economy Новинка

John Macculloch Principles of political economy

Полный вариант заголовка: «Principles of political economy : With sketch of the rise and progress of the science / By J. R. M'Culloch».
Egon Jonsson Cost Containment and Efficiency in National Health Systems. A Global Comparison Egon Jonsson Cost Containment and Efficiency in National Health Systems. A Global Comparison Новинка

Egon Jonsson Cost Containment and Efficiency in National Health Systems. A Global Comparison

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Written by a local health economics expert, each of the eight chapters in this timely handbook and ready reference describes the national healthcare system of a different industrialized country. In each case, the 4-5 specific policies with the highest impact on that respective country over the past 20-30 years are identified. In addition, the economic characteristics of each policy are described and, where possible, its success evaluated, discussing the current policy agenda. A final chapter summarizes and synthesizes the major points of the analysis. While the main focus is on economics, this guide is written in non-technical language for an audience of health policy decision makers or students of health policy, making it an invaluable contribution to the current debate surrounding the control of rising healthcare-related costs in the developed world.
Gerard Gaynor H. Decisions. An Engineering and Management Perspective Gerard Gaynor H. Decisions. An Engineering and Management Perspective Новинка

Gerard Gaynor H. Decisions. An Engineering and Management Perspective

DECISIONS focuses on how organizations can improve decision-making processes to improve organizational performance in a global economy. Presents research related to problems associated with meeting requirements, schedules, and costs Defines the scope of macro and micro decisions Raises the issue of the role of engineering, manufacturing, and marketing in making organizational decisions Includes references to Peter Drucker’s studies on decision-making
Richard Herman T. Immigrant, Inc. Why Immigrant Entrepreneurs Are Driving the New Economy (and how they will save the American worker) Richard Herman T. Immigrant, Inc. Why Immigrant Entrepreneurs Are Driving the New Economy (and how they will save the American worker) Новинка

Richard Herman T. Immigrant, Inc. Why Immigrant Entrepreneurs Are Driving the New Economy (and how they will save the American worker)

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A provocative look at the remarkable contributions of high-skill immigrant entrepreneurs in America Both a revelation and a call-to-action, Immigrant, Inc. explores the uncommon skill and drive of America's new immigrants and their knack for innovation and entrepreneurship. From the techies who created icons of the new economy-Intel, Google, eBay and Sun Microsystems-to the young engineers tinkering with solar power and next-generation car batteries, immigrants have proven themselves to be America's competitive advantage. With a focus on legal immigrants and their odyssey from homeland to start-up, this unique book Explores the psyche, cultural nuances, skills, and business strategies that help immigrants achieve remarkable success Explains how immigrants will create the American jobs of the future-if we let them Whether you are a CEO, a civic leader, or an entrepreneur yourself, Immigrant, Inc. warns of the peril of anti-immigrant attitudes and a hostile immigration process. It also explains how any American can tap their «inner immigrant» to transform their lives and their companies. Written by an immigration lawyer who represents immigrant entrepreneurs and a journalist who specializes in international culture, the authors have a front-row seat to this phenomenon, offering a fascinating glimpse into the mindset of the most persistent entrepreneurs of the era.
American Institute of Mining Pyrometry American Institute of Mining Pyrometry Новинка

American Institute of Mining Pyrometry

Эта книга — репринт оригинального издания (издательство "Published By The Institute", 1920 год), созданный на основе электронной копии высокого разрешения, которую очистили и обработали вручную, сохранив структуру и орфографию оригинального издания. Редкие, забытые и малоизвестные книги, изданные с петровских времен до наших дней, вновь доступны в виде печатных книг.The papers and discussion of a symposium on pyrometry held by the American institute of mining and metallurgical engineers at its Chicago meeting, 1919. In cooperation with the National research council and the National bureau of standarts.
Brad Lookingbill D. The American Military. A Narrative History Brad Lookingbill D. The American Military. A Narrative History Новинка

Brad Lookingbill D. The American Military. A Narrative History

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The American Military: A Narrative History presents a comprehensive introduction to more than four centuries of American military history. Presents a chronological account of American military history from clashes between militias and Native Americans to 21st-century operations in Afghanistan and Iraq Features personal vignettes to put a human face on armed conflict Addresses patterns of national service, the evolution of civil-military relations, and the advent of all-volunteer forces Puts events in historical context, and considers cultural, social, political, economic, and technological developments
Keith Fitz-Gerald Fiscal Hangover. How to Profit From The New Global Economy Keith Fitz-Gerald Fiscal Hangover. How to Profit From The New Global Economy Новинка

Keith Fitz-Gerald Fiscal Hangover. How to Profit From The New Global Economy

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The rules of making money have changed-forever With the collapse of investment banks, trillion-dollar-plus government bailouts, and the Dow plunging like a rock, it's never been more important to understand-and actually profit from-the «new rules.» Fact is, Fiscal Hangover, will give you an investing blueprint that will allow you to profit from the changing global economy. For the first time in 200 years, American consumers are stepping down from their position as the driving force behind the world's economy. In Fiscal Hangover, Keith Fitz-Gerald analyzes the declining power of the American consumer and introduces you to the resulting investment opportunities. Without question, the American consumer and the United States government have provided the rest of the world with liquidity in the form of cheap capital and abundant debt. But in light of recent economic events, the rules of the game have changed and that means you must change with them-if you intend on securing your financial future. Unlike most of today's finance books that simply examine the end of the American Empire, Fiscal Hangover shows you how to prepare for the fall, effectively allocate your investments, and thrive in the new global economy. This book offers specific analysis and concrete actionable steps for individual investors interested in grabbing their fair share of what will be the greatest wealth creation in the history of mankind. Examines our current financial situation and offers practical investment advice to overcome the challenges you'll face Analyzes the declining power of the American consumer and introduces you to the resulting investment opportunities Details new investing benchmarks and discusses why the old ones no longer work Explores big picture economic issues that will affect your individual investment endeavors The coming years may hold the greatest investment opportunities of our times, but in order to take advantage of this you'll need the insights that can only be found in Fiscal Hangover.
Catalogue of the National Gallery Painting XIX-th Century Catalogue of the National Gallery Painting XIX-th Century Новинка

Catalogue of the National Gallery Painting XIX-th Century

Еhe art museum of the socialist republic of romania catalogue of The national galleryИздательство - Bucharest
Delma Ramos Parent and Family Engagement in Higher Education. AEHE Volume 41, Number 6 Delma Ramos Parent and Family Engagement in Higher Education. AEHE Volume 41, Number 6 Новинка

Delma Ramos Parent and Family Engagement in Higher Education. AEHE Volume 41, Number 6

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Gain a comprehensive understanding of the role that parents and families play in college students’ lives through their involvement starting with K–12, moving through the transition to college, and then focusing on the college experience itself. The authors broaden the conversation to reflect the actual and diverse array of parents and families that play vital roles in students’ collegiate experiences. Particular attention is paid to: diverse families, including students of color, first-generation college students, and low-income students, an agenda for more inclusive research, theories, and practices with the goal of broadening the conversation to reflect the diverse array of parent and family engagement, and standards, models, and best practices that might be applied more broadly and modified as needed. As a whole, this volume offers an expanded way of thinking about how higher education understands, engages, and serves the needs of parents and families. This is the 6th issue of the 41st volume of the Jossey-Bass series ASHE Higher Education Report. Each monograph is the definitive analysis of a tough higher education issue, based on thorough research of pertinent literature and institutional experiences. Topics are identified by a national survey. Noted practitioners and scholars are then commissioned to write the reports, with experts providing critical reviews of each manuscript before publication.
Spring Shade Spring Shade Новинка

Spring Shade

Since his work first appeared in Poetry, Robert Fitzgerald's controlled yet lyric voice, his intimacy with the classic tradition, have gained for him a distinguished reputation as poet and translator. Boylston Professor of Rhetoric at Harvard since 1965, Fitzgerald spends a part of each year with his family near Perugia, Italy, where he does most of his writing. He has received many honors in recent years, among them fellowship in the National Institute of Arts and Letters (1962) and the National Academy of Arts and Sciences (1963) and the first Bollingen Translation Award (1961) for his Odyssey.
Whealin Julia M. Healing Stress in Military Families. Eight Steps to Wellness Whealin Julia M. Healing Stress in Military Families. Eight Steps to Wellness Новинка

Whealin Julia M. Healing Stress in Military Families. Eight Steps to Wellness

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Eight practical steps to help military families through the unique issues they face When service members return, it's up to their families to try to soften their re-entry into civilian life. Healing Stress in Military Families offers practical help for military families coping with the myriad repercussions of their loved ones' duties, from their deployment to their return home. Based on the latest scientific research and best practice guidelines—as well as the authors' experience treating veterans and their families—Healing Stress in Military Families offers answers for the stress that comes not only from war, but also from other related issues, including deployment and redeployment, relocation, and reunion. Healing Stress in Military Families provides: Evidence-based advice for clinicians helping military families with adjustment problems by facilitating communication, reconnection, and growth «Making It Real» exercises for clinicians to employ with families in sessions «Talking Points» that explore how to guide the family in their healing process Homework handouts and between-session «Taking Action» exercises for families that reinforce and build on skills and information introduced in sessions Compassionately written with the military family at heart, Healing Stress in Military Families provides the information, tools, and skills that will empower these courageous families to more easily heal and become stronger and more resilient as they go through life. «This practical workbook will help others understand the highly complex factors that cause dysfunction within military families. Using a clear format that avoids jargon, providers and families can work through the eight practical steps that focus on reconnecting the family and improving resiliency. This excellent book will surely become core material for anyone interested in working with military families.» —Bradford Felker, MD, Director, Mental Health Primary Care Service, VA Puget Sound Health Care System and Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Washington School of Medicine «Healing Stress in Military Families: Eight Steps to Wellness is a timely, practical publication that recognizes and addresses the impact of traumatic stress on countless 'hidden victims,' our military families. The focus on empowerment and goal-directedness—versus illness, disorder and dysfunction—is so needed today.» —Mark D. Lerner, PhD, President, American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
International Directory of Marine Scientists/Международный Cправочник морских ученых International Directory of Marine Scientists/Международный Cправочник морских ученых Новинка

International Directory of Marine Scientists/Международный Cправочник морских ученых

This International Directory of Marine Scientists may be regarded as a successor to the International Directories of Oceanographers, which were published by the United States National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council, and the fourth edition of which was published in 1964. In October 1967, the Executive Committee of the Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research (SCOR) of the International Council of Scientific Unions proposed that future editions might be published by Unesco and FAO, with the assistance of SCOR in compiling the lists of scientists to be included in it.Издательство: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Committee to Protect Journalists Attacks on the Press. The New Face of Censorship Committee to Protect Journalists Attacks on the Press. The New Face of Censorship Новинка

Committee to Protect Journalists Attacks on the Press. The New Face of Censorship

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The latest, definitive assessment of the state of free press around the world Attacks on the Press is a comprehensive, annual account of press conditions worldwide, focusing this year on the new face of censorship perpetrated by governments and non-state actors. Compiled by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), the 2017 edition documents new dangers and threats to journalists and to the free and independent media. The risks are a combination of familiar censorship tactics applied in novel ways, and the exertion of pressure through unconventional means or at unprecedented levels. These censorship efforts range from withholding advertising to online trolling, website blocking to physical harassment, imprisonment to the murder of journalists. In the Americas, governments and non-state actors use new, sometimes subtle ways to limit journalists' ability to investigate wrongdoing. In Europe, authorities deploy intelligence services to intimidate the press in the name of national security. In Asia, governments block access to information online, and in some cases, punish those who manage to get around the obstacles. And throughout the world, terror groups are using the threat of targeted murder to compel journalists to refrain from covering crucial stories or otherwise self-censor. Attacks on the Press documents how these new forms of censorship are perpetrated and provides journalists with guidance on how to work around them, when possible, and how to ensure their own safety as well as the safety of their sources and people with whom they work. The book enables readers to: Examine the state of free media around the world Learn which nations violate press freedom with impunity Discover the most dangerous beats and regions Delve inside specific, increasingly complex challenges CPJ's mission is to defend the rights of journalists to report the news without fear of reprisal. Attacks on the Press provides a platform for direct advocacy with governments and the diplomatic community, for giving voice to journalists globally, and for ensuring that those journalists have a seat in discussions at the United Nations, the Organization of American States, the European Union, the African Union, and others.
O. S. Nikolskaja, E. R. Baenskaja, M. M. Libling Autistic child. help Path. 6th Edition O. S. Nikolskaja, E. R. Baenskaja, M. M. Libling Autistic child. help Path. 6th Edition Новинка

O. S. Nikolskaja, E. R. Baenskaja, M. M. Libling Autistic child. help Path. 6th Edition

The book is dedicated to one of the most complicated and mysterious of mental development of children - early childhood autism. Highlight the features and difficulties of mental development and socialization of autistic children, the ways of assistance in their education and family education. The problems of diagnosing young children; suggests approaches to assist in relatively light and in a rather severe cases of childhood autism. Recommendations are based on the experience of many years of specialists from the Institute of Correctional Pedagogy of the Russian Academy of Education and the Center for Curative Pedagogics (Moscow). The authors were awarded the Prize of the President of the Russian Federation in the field of education. For a wide range of professionals involved in working with autistic children, and families in which such children grow up.
Richard Gray A History of American Literature Richard Gray A History of American Literature Новинка

Richard Gray A History of American Literature

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Updated throughout and with much new material, A History of American Literature, Second Edition, is the most up-to-date and comprehensive survey available of the myriad forms of American Literature from pre-Columbian times to the present. The most comprehensive and up-to-date history of American literature available today Covers fiction, poetry, drama, and non-fiction, as well as other forms of literature including folktale, spirituals, the detective story, the thriller, and science fiction Explores the plural character of American literature, including the contributions made by African American, Native American, Hispanic and Asian American writers Considers how our understanding of American literature has changed over the past?thirty years Situates American literature in the contexts of American history, politics and society Offers an invaluable introduction to American literature for students at all levels, academic and general readers
Brink Lindsey Against the Dead Hand. The Uncertain Struggle for Global Capitalism Brink Lindsey Against the Dead Hand. The Uncertain Struggle for Global Capitalism Новинка

Brink Lindsey Against the Dead Hand. The Uncertain Struggle for Global Capitalism

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A refreshing, insightful look into the political and economic dynamics driving globalization today Globalization: it's earlier than you think. That's the provocative message of Against the Dead Hand, which traces the rise and fall of the century-long dream of central planning and top-down control and its impact on globalization-revealing the extent to which the «dead hand» of the old collectivist dream still shapes the contours of today's world economy. Mixing historical narrative, thought-provoking arguments, and on-the-scene reporting and interviews, Brink Lindsey shows how the economy has grown up amidst the wreckage of the old regime-detailing how that wreckage constrains the present and obscures the future. He conveys a clearer picture of globalization's current state than the current conventional wisdom, providing a framework for anticipating the future direction of the world economy.
Linda Nazareth The Leisure Economy. How Changing Demographics, Economics, and Generational Attitudes Will Reshape Our Lives and Our Industries Linda Nazareth The Leisure Economy. How Changing Demographics, Economics, and Generational Attitudes Will Reshape Our Lives and Our Industries Новинка

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For the past three decades, we have been steadily creating an extreme 'time-crunch economy' that has affected jobs, portfolios, businesses and lives. But the 'time-crunch economy' is turning into 'the leisure economy' and it will mean wrenching adjustments for our lives and institutions. Everyone from consumers, investors, businesses, and policy-makers will need to understand the changes afoot. The Leisure Economy posits profound economic changes in North America due to both the retirement of the baby boomers and the attitudes of ascendant generations X and Y. Looking at trends in demographics, economics and generational change, this book looks at how to stay ahead of the leisure economy and predicts who will be the winners and losers in the seismic shift ahead.
G. Anderson E. Designated Drivers. How China Plans to Dominate the Global Auto Industry G. Anderson E. Designated Drivers. How China Plans to Dominate the Global Auto Industry Новинка

G. Anderson E. Designated Drivers. How China Plans to Dominate the Global Auto Industry

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An in-depth look at the Chinese car industry that sheds new light on the delicate nature of China's planned economy China's unprecedented growth over the last three decades, along with the recent financial crisis in the West, has raised questions about the superiority of state-led capitalism. In Designated Drivers: How China Plans to Dominate the Global Auto Industry, G.E. Anderson, a specialist in finance and Chinese political economics, uses the auto industry to examine how China's industrial planning works, and explores whether state involvement in the economy really is a winning formula for sustainable growth. Bringing to light the strengths and weaknesses that define the Chinese economy, Anderson finds that in some ways the government has become its own worst enemy, unable to choose between industrial competitiveness and social stability. While the economy is booming now, evidence suggests that long-term success is far from assured. Tracing the evolution of the post-Mao auto industry through thirteen case studies, Designated Drivers raises the difficult questions about the future of China that few people have dared to ask. Offers a unique insight into the Chinese economy through the lens of the auto industry Explores how successful the central government has been in spurring economic growth and the long-terms costs of intervention Uses case studies to illustrate China's explosive growth over the last three decades A painstakingly researched analysis of the Chinese automobile industry, Designated Drivers explains the risks and rewards inherent in doing business in China that anyone interested in, or already working there need to understand.
Lloyd Gordon The Two Narratives of Political Economy Lloyd Gordon The Two Narratives of Political Economy Новинка

Lloyd Gordon The Two Narratives of Political Economy

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Captures the 17th-19th century origins and developments ofpolitical economy by editing original texts and illuminatingtheir relevance for today's political debate Political economy from the 17th century to the present can be captured in two narratives originating with Locke and Rousseau. Those original narratives were expanded in significant ways in the 18th and 19th centuries, and the editors argue that they still hold sway today. Edited original writings included in the anthology are from: Locke, Rousseau, Adam Smith, Tocqueville, Mill, Marx, Proudhon, Owen, the Federalist Papers, the French Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen, and the American Constitution. The editors have restricted their comments to the extensive introductions thereby allowing the original participants to speak for themselves. The readings included are intended to be instructive with respect to the origin and development of the two narratives rather than an exhaustive account of how thinkers and writers on economics advance the discipline of economics as a social science. Reviews «The editors provide a compelling collection to critically frame the clash of Political Economy which shapes modern democracies. Their selections and introductions expertly paint a picture of the contending schools to suggest how enduring these core challenges remain. By placing these writers within this great debate, the authors guide students to discover the essential questions of liberty, equality, and the proper role of the state at the core of the American economic debate.» —Roberta Q. Herzberg, Utah State University Political Science «The real service performed by Capaldi and Lloyd is to provide generous excerpts from supporters of both narratives so that the reader can determine for themselves who best makes their case. I recommend this volume highly both to the individual interested in learning about the intellectual and political history of political economy and to the professor in search of a one-volume anthology on political economy for use in a course on economic thought.» —Steven D. Ealy, Senior Fellow, Liberty Fund, Inc.
Ross Parke D. Future Families. Diverse Forms, Rich Possibilities Ross Parke D. Future Families. Diverse Forms, Rich Possibilities Новинка

Ross Parke D. Future Families. Diverse Forms, Rich Possibilities

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Future Families explores the variety of family forms which characterize our contemporary culture, while addressing the implications of these increasingly diverse family units on child development. Reveals the diversity of new family forms based on the most current research on fathers, same-gender parents, new reproductive technologies, and immigrant families Illustrates that children and adults can thrive in a variety of non-traditional family forms Shows the interrelatedness of new trends in family organization through the common themes of embedded families and caregiving in community and cultural contexts Features an interdisciplinary approach, drawing from works in areas that include child development, family studies, sociology, cross-cultural scholarship, ethnic studies, biology, neuroscience, anthropology and even architecture Sets an agenda for future research in the area of families by identifying important gaps in our knowledge about families and parenting
Thomas Leslie Onward Virgin Soldiers Thomas Leslie Onward Virgin Soldiers Новинка

Thomas Leslie Onward Virgin Soldiers

Bursting with life and bawdy humour, National Serviceman Brigg is now an army sergeant defending the Empire in the beds and bars of Hong Kong. Peace-time diversions include sensual fireworks with a pair of delicious Chinese twins and a tender, erotic affair with the lonely wife of an American serviceman.Издательство - New American Library
R. Thomas History of the American wars. comprising the war of the revolution and the war of 1812 R. Thomas History of the American wars. comprising the war of the revolution and the war of 1812 Новинка

R. Thomas History of the American wars. comprising the war of the revolution and the war of 1812

Эта книга — репринт оригинального издания (издательство "House & Brown", 1847 год), созданный на основе электронной копии высокого разрешения, которую очистили и обработали вручную, сохранив структуру и орфографию оригинального издания. Редкие, забытые и малоизвестные книги, изданные с петровских времен до наших дней, вновь доступны в виде печатных книг.History of the American wars comprising the war of the revolution and the war of 1812 by Thomas R.
Susana Nuccetelli A Companion to Latin American Philosophy Susana Nuccetelli A Companion to Latin American Philosophy Новинка

Susana Nuccetelli A Companion to Latin American Philosophy

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This comprehensive collection of original essays written by an international group of scholars addresses the central themes in Latin American philosophy. Represents the most comprehensive survey of historical and contemporary Latin American philosophy available today Comprises a specially commissioned collection of essays, many of them written by Latin American authors Examines the history of Latin American philosophy and its current issues, traces the development of the discipline, and offers biographical sketches of key Latin American thinkers Showcases the diversity of approaches, issues, and styles that characterize the field
Beryl Rawson A Companion to Families in the Greek and Roman Worlds Beryl Rawson A Companion to Families in the Greek and Roman Worlds Новинка

Beryl Rawson A Companion to Families in the Greek and Roman Worlds

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A Companion to Families in the Greek and Roman Worlds draws from both established and current scholarship to offer a broad overview of the field, engage in contemporary debates, and pose stimulating questions about future development in the study of families. Provides up-to-date research on family structure from archaeology, art, social, cultural, and economic history Includes contributions from established and rising international scholars Features illustrations of families, children, slaves, and ritual life, along with maps and diagrams of sites and dwellings Honorable Mention for 2011 Single Volume Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences PROSE award granted by the Association of American Publishers
Halil Kiymaz Market Microstructure in Emerging and Developed Markets. Price Discovery, Information Flows, and Transaction Costs Halil Kiymaz Market Microstructure in Emerging and Developed Markets. Price Discovery, Information Flows, and Transaction Costs Новинка

Halil Kiymaz Market Microstructure in Emerging and Developed Markets. Price Discovery, Information Flows, and Transaction Costs

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A comprehensive guide to the dynamic area of finance known as market microstructure Interest in market microstructure has grown dramatically in recent years due largely in part to the rapid transformation of the financial market environment by technology, regulation, and globalization. Looking at market transactions at the most granular level—and taking into account market structure, price discovery, information flows, transaction costs, and the trading process—market microstructure also forms the basis of high-frequency trading strategies that can help professional investors generate profits and/or execute optimal transactions. Part of the Robert W. Kolb Series in Finance, Market Microstructure skillfully puts this discipline in perspective and examines how the working processes of markets impact transaction costs, prices, quotes, volume, and trading behavior. Along the way, it offers valuable insights on how specific features of the trading process like the existence of intermediaries or the environment in which trading takes place affect the price formation process. Explore issues including market structure and design, transaction costs, information flows, and disclosure Addresses market microstructure in emerging markets Covers the legal and regulatory issues impacting this area of finance Contains contributions from both experienced financial professionals and respected academics in this field If you're looking to gain a firm understanding of market microstructure, this book is the best place to start.
E. Wharton The Custom of the Country E. Wharton The Custom of the Country Новинка

E. Wharton The Custom of the Country

Edith Wharton (1862-1937) was an American novelist and short story writer. Her works show the lives of people of the late nineteenth century, the times of decline in American history. She was the first woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1921. Wharton also was familiar with many famous people of the time, including President Theodore Roosevelt. Considered by many as a masterpiece, "The Custom of the Country" is a study of the fads and antics of the modern American upper class. It tells the story of spoiled and selfish but at the same time amazingly charming Undine Spragg, who tries to get into New York's high society. Through her life full of affairs, the book describes a social behavior of a person who is well educated and extremely disenchanted.
The Elite of Russian Business: Catalogue The Elite of Russian Business: Catalogue Новинка

The Elite of Russian Business: Catalogue

In 1990-1994 Russia went through a serious socio-economic crisis which in the main indices of diminished production and living standards was worse than the deepest crisis of the capitalist economy of 1929-1933. In that period the Russian economy registered a drop in overall production by more than 1.5 times of what it had been; industrial output decreased almost by 2.5 times; agricultural production - 1.3 times, capital investment - three times, and per capita real incomes - 1.3 times. The death rate had grown considerably, and the birth rate had fallen; for the first time the country's population began to decrease. The average expectation of life, especially among the male population, had gone down.
John LaMattina L. Drug Truths. Dispelling the Myths About Pharma R & D John LaMattina L. Drug Truths. Dispelling the Myths About Pharma R & D Новинка

John LaMattina L. Drug Truths. Dispelling the Myths About Pharma R & D

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This book answers the questions about the process and costs of pharmaceutical R & D in a compelling narrative focused on the discovery and development of important new medicines. It gives an insider's account of the pharmaceutical industry drug discovery process, the very real costs of misperceptions about the industry, the high stakes–both economic and scientific–of developing drugs, the triumphs that come when new compounds reach the market and save lives, and the despair that follows when new compounds fail. In the book, John LaMattina, former president of Pfizer Global Research and Development, weaves themes critical to a vital drug discovery environment in the context. This is a story that Dr. LaMattina is uniquely qualified to tell.
Марк Твен The American Claimant Марк Твен The American Claimant Новинка

Марк Твен The American Claimant

"The American Claimant" is a comedy of mistaken identities and multiple role switches―fertile and familiar Mark Twain territory. Its cast of characters include an American enamored of British hereditary aristocracy and a British earl entranced by American democracy.Twain uses this over-the-top comic frame to explore some serious issues as well-such as the construction of self and identity, the role of the press in society, and the moral and social questions raised by capitalism and industrialization in the United States. A unique melange of science fiction and fantasy, romance, farce, and political satire, Twain's least-known comic novel is both thought-provoking and entertaining.
Kelsey Timmerman Where am I Wearing?. A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People That Make Our Clothes Kelsey Timmerman Where am I Wearing?. A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People That Make Our Clothes Новинка

Kelsey Timmerman Where am I Wearing?. A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People That Make Our Clothes

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A journalist travels the world to trace the origins of our clothes When journalist and traveler Kelsey Timmerman wanted to know where his clothes came from and who made them, he began a journey that would take him from Honduras to Bangladesh to Cambodia to China and back again. Where Am I Wearing? intimately describes the connection between impoverished garment workers' standards of living and the all-American material lifestyle. By introducing readers to the human element of globalization—the factory workers, their names, their families, and their way of life—Where Am I Wearing bridges the gap between global producers and consumers. New content includes: a visit to a fair trade Ethiopian shoe factory that is changing lives one job at time; updates on how workers worldwide have been squeezed by rising food costs and declining orders in the wake of the global financial crisis; and the author's search for the garment worker in Honduras who inspired the first edition of the book Kelsey Timmerman speaks and universities around the country and maintains a blog at www.whereamiwearing.com. His writing has appeared in the Christian Science Monitor and Condé Nast Portfolio, and has aired on NPR. Enlightening and thought-provoking at once, Where Am I Wearing? puts a human face on globalization.
Kurt Neddenriep Combat Finance. How Military Values and Discipline Will Help You Achieve Financial Freedom Kurt Neddenriep Combat Finance. How Military Values and Discipline Will Help You Achieve Financial Freedom Новинка

Kurt Neddenriep Combat Finance. How Military Values and Discipline Will Help You Achieve Financial Freedom

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In this book, Kurt Neddenriep, a Senior Vice President at a major investment firm who also served a tour in Afghanistan, develops a set of leadership and service values to help individuals and families to consistently achieve financial success. A comprehensive guide to personal finance, this book is informed by the author’s expertise in the financial industry and framed within the lessons, clear thinking and organization he learned over the course of a parallel 23-year career in the Army National Guard of Nevada. The book will tell the stories of those who serve our country and how their values, discipline, and morals can teach us financial lessons in our personal lives, taking military principles and tactics and using them to explain finances for the mainstream American. The book covers: Mortgages Savings Insurance Portfolio diversity
Richard Gray A Brief History of American Literature Richard Gray A Brief History of American Literature Новинка

Richard Gray A Brief History of American Literature

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A Brief History of American Literature offers students and general readers a concise and up-to-date history of the full range of American writing from its origins until the present day. Represents the only up-to-date concise history of American literature Covers fiction, poetry, drama and non-fiction, as well as looking at other forms of literature including folktales, spirituals, the detective story, the thriller and science fiction Considers how our understanding of American literature has changed over the past twenty years Offers students an abridged version of History of American Literature, a book widely considered the standard survey text Provides an invaluable introduction to the subject for students of American literature, American studies and all those interested in the literature and culture of the United States
Коллектив авторов The Roerich pact. History and modernity. Catalogue of the Exhibition (National Academy of Art, New Delhi) Коллектив авторов The Roerich pact. History and modernity. Catalogue of the Exhibition (National Academy of Art, New Delhi) Новинка

Коллектив авторов The Roerich pact. History and modernity. Catalogue of the Exhibition (National Academy of Art, New Delhi)

The exhibition is held in Shimla Art Gallery of the Lalit Kala Academi (National Academy of Art, New Delhi) and in the International Roerich Memorial Trust (the Roerichs’ Estate in Naggar) within the framework of the international exhibition project by the International Centre of the Roerichs and the International Roerichs’ Heritage Preservation Committee, initiated on April 2, 2012 at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. Выставка проходит в Галерее искусств в Шимле при Национальной академии изящных искусств (Академии Лалит Кала, Нью-Дели) и в Международном Мемориальном Тресте Рерихов (имение Рерихов в Наггаре) в рамках международного выставочного проекта Международного Центра Рерихов и Международного Комитета по сохранению наследия Рерихов при поддержке Министерства иностранных дел Российской Федерации, начатого 2 апреля 2012 года в штаб -квартире ЮНЕСКО в Париже

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Eight practical steps to help military families through the unique issues they face When service members return, it's up to their families to try to soften their re-entry into civilian life. Healing Stress in Military Families offers practical help for military families coping with the myriad repercussions of their loved ones' duties, from their deployment to their return home. Based on the latest scientific research and best practice guidelines—as well as the authors' experience treating veterans and their families—Healing Stress in Military Families offers answers for the stress that comes not only from war, but also from other related issues, including deployment and redeployment, relocation, and reunion. Healing Stress in Military Families provides: Evidence-based advice for clinicians helping military families with adjustment problems by facilitating communication, reconnection, and growth «Making It Real» exercises for clinicians to employ with families in sessions «Talking Points» that explore how to guide the family in their healing process Homework handouts and between-session «Taking Action» exercises for families that reinforce and build on skills and information introduced in sessions Compassionately written with the military family at heart, Healing Stress in Military Families provides the information, tools, and skills that will empower these courageous families to more easily heal and become stronger and more resilient as they go through life. «This practical workbook will help others understand the highly complex factors that cause dysfunction within military families. Using a clear format that avoids jargon, providers and families can work through the eight practical steps that focus on reconnecting the family and improving resiliency. This excellent book will surely become core material for anyone interested in working with military families.» —Bradford Felker, MD, Director, Mental Health Primary Care Service, VA Puget Sound Health Care System and Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Washington School of Medicine «Healing Stress in Military Families: Eight Steps to Wellness is a timely, practical publication that recognizes and addresses the impact of traumatic stress on countless 'hidden victims,' our military families. The focus on empowerment and goal-directedness—versus illness, disorder and dysfunction—is so needed today.» —Mark D. Lerner, PhD, President, American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress
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