A novel in verse
It's a still, hot summer in Perth, Australia. The heat is shimmering off the city's glass buildings, with not much to do but surrender to the cool of Beatty Park's swimming pool. However, something is moving amid all the stillness - a hidden snake sliding through shadows. It's moving through lives and connecting them...
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South African Women's Writing Across Traditions
By Ksenia Robbe
The subject of 'motherhood' is interwoven with themes of survival, power, and identity. It is also at the heart of any consideration of women's writing. Conversations of Motherhood sensitively charts common themes, intersecting experiences, and related topics within the cultural specificities of South African society. The book comparatively explores seminal novels by...
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This handbook is for commercial mediators, whether they are just starting out or are fully trained. The book is split into three distinct parts, examining: (I) all the general background, essential skills, and processes of effective commercial mediation; (II) the basic skills and techniques at a deeper level, along with an introduction of more sophisticated levels that...
Paper & DVD - 9781780436821 - $ 176.00
Edited by: Josukutty C. A.
The recent emergence of Asia as a formidable military and economic power constitutes the most significant development in post-Cold War international politics. It incubates a new world order where there are signals of a radical shift in international power equations. These developments in the Asia-Pacific and the growing camaraderie between India and the US have...
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The Complete Writings 1898-1904
Edited by: Joost Cote
Contributions by: Joost Cote
In Indonesia, the legacy of Raden Ajeng Kartini (1879-1904) is celebrated on Kartini Day, every year on April 21. Around the world, Kartini is recognized as a major figure in the history of the advancement of women: a tireless and effective advocate of women's education and emancipation. However, this...
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As globalization and internationalization efforts intensify, companies are faced with even greater challenges to manage the supply chain of their products and services, including various uncertainties that are political, environmental, economic, social, and technological. Having knowledge and understanding of Supply Chain Management (SCM) can assist companies in...
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Rogues, romantics and rebels. Character studies of locals since the eighteenth century.
Historically, Marylebone (an inner-city area of central London) has uniquely been home to people, places, and events - as well as a fair share of rogues, villains, and eccentrics - that have helped shape the character of this London region. This book...
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Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
This collection deals with the place of parliamentary politics in democracy. Apparently a truism, parliamentarism is a missing research object in democratic theory and is a devalued institutional reference in democratic politics. Yet, the parliamentary culture of politics historically explains the rise and fall of modern democracies. In early...
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A Contextual Analysis (Second Edition)
By Mark Tushnet
This is the second edition of Professor Mark Tushnet's excellent short critical introduction to the history and current meaning of the United States' Constitution. It is organized around two themes: first, the US Constitution is old, short, and difficult to amend. These characteristics have made constitutional 'interpretation' - especially by the US Supreme...
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The rapid acquisition of knowledge about Ireland in Tudor times constituted a discovery of no small importance for the development of the early modern English state. How the Tudors, and the most influential members of the political establishment who served them, came to be acquainted with Ireland - with its history, with its...
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Twin Peaks and Modern Television Drama
In 1990, American television was in the midst of a transition, but the three major networks still dominated the American TV landscape: CBS, NBC, and ABC. CBS and NBC had a financial stronghold, and ABC was "languishing in last place." The crisis of ABC called for something new, for something that would...
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The Life and Work of Samuel Beckett
Since his death in 1989, it has become difficult to imagine that Samuel Beckett was once a virtually unknown writer. Born in 1906 into a respectable middle-class family in a Dublin suburb, he came late to fame in the early 1950s with the ground-breaking play, Waiting for Godot. Since Godot, Beckett's...
Cloth - 9780716532910 - $ 75.00