The Case for a 100 Percent Gold Dollar
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The Case for a 100 Percent Gold Dollar

This was a very detailed book and some very elementary digest of what money is to the market place. it is a tedious book to read but would serve as an excellent text book to use in high school classes or preliminary college courses for finance. It also thoroughly explains how money and our economy work together. It also explains how our Federal Reserve manipulates imaginary dollars to effect and even control our financial economy, no...

Globalization and the Nation State: The Impact of the IMF and the World Bank
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Globalization and the Nation State

This book brings together an international team of contributors to assess the political economy of the IMF and World Bank programmes. The cutting-edge techniques of the new political economy are thus brought to bear on international issues for the first time. The book includes contributions from leading North American economists - Stephen Coate, Stephen Morris, Ravi Kanbur and Allen Drazen - as well as European-based analysts includi...

Fitness of the Cosmos for Life: Biochemistry and Fine-Tuning
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Fitness of the Cosmos for Life: Biochemistry and Fine-Tuning

This highly interdisciplinary 2007 book looks at the delicate balance between chemistry and the ambient conditions in the universe that permit complex chemical networks and structures to exist. It will appeal to a broad range of academics interested in the origin and existence of life in our universe.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (C.S. Lewis) (Novel Study Guides, Book 39)
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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (C.S. Lewis)

ravel through a wardrobe to discover your destiny. The activity sheets are great for accountability of the information. Students put themselves in Peter's shoes and imagine how he feels about staying at the Professor's house. Get into the mind of Lucy and predict what she will do about what she learns of the wardrobe. Break down the conversation Peter and Susan have with the Professor to determine why it was so strange. Answer multip...

Opernarbeit: Texte aus 25 Jahren
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Opernarbeit: Texte aus 25 Jahren

Sergio Morabito war der Stuttgarter Oper 25 Jahre lang als Dramaturg und Regisseur verbunden; seine gemeinsame Regiearbeit mit Jossi Wieler wurde vielfach ausgezeichnet. In diesem Buch gewährt er Einblicke in die Praxis des Operndramaturgen und -regisseurs. Er setzt sich mit zentralen, aber auch entlegeneren Werken des Repertoires auseinander und zeigt dabei nachvollziehbar und im Detail, was als sein Markenzeichen gelten kann: das B...

Trends in Fisheries and Aquatic Animal Health
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Trends in Fisheries and Aquatic Animal Health

Fish and other seafood have always been considered as an important part of human diet and have also long been recognized as a health-promoting food for human nutrition. However, managing aquatic food resources remains a challenge as the human population is expanding and overfishing poses a threat to fishing reserves in several areas. Aquaculture is the alternative solution for food production from the sea. According to the FAO, aquac...

Dachshunds Are the Best!
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Dachshunds Are the Best!

What’s that dog with the long body, soft ears, and loyal personality? It’s the dachshund! Dachshunds are sweet dogs with clownish attitudes and bold streaks of independence. Their owners think they are the best dogs ever - and it’s easy to see why. If you’re a dachshund fan, you’ll want to learn all about this breed, from its strong bark and great potential as a watchdog to its history as a badger hunter in Germany. You’ll also want ...

Collectif, "Dictionnaire des mathématiques : algèbre, analyse, géométrie"
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Dictionnaire des mathématiques : algèbre, analyse, géométrie

Le monde scientifique est de plus en plus imprégné de mathématiques, ou de mathématique - le singulier, rare dans le langage courant, semblant néanmoins préférable. C’est pourquoi cette discipline a pris une place de choix dans l’enseignement : tout élève, au cours de ses études, y est nécessairement confronté. Mais, à la fois valorisée et redoutée, elle garde, au-delà des rudiments dispensés au collège et au lycée, une aura de mystè...

Empire in Asia: A New Global History: The Long Nineteenth Century (Volume 2)
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Empire in Asia: A New Global History: The Long Nineteenth Century (Volume 2)

Asia was the principle focus of empire-builders from Alexander and Akbar to Chinggis Khan and Qianlong and yet, until now, there has been no attempt to provide a comprehensive history of empire in the region. Empire in Asia addresses the need for a thorough survey of the topic. This volume covers the long 19th century, commonly seen in terms of 'high imperialism' and the global projection of Western power. This volume explores the dy...

Leveraging Action to Support Dissemination of Pregnancy Weight Gain Guidelines: Workshop Summary
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Leveraging Action to Support Dissemination of Pregnancy Weight Gain Guidelines: Workshop Summary

Since 1990, when the last guidelines for weight gain during pregnancy were issued, the average body weight of women entering their childbearing years has increased considerably, with a greater percentage of these women now classified as overweight or obese. Women of childbearing age are also more likely to have chronic conditions such as high blood pressure or diabetes and to be at risk for poor maternal and child health outcomes. Al...