Capitalism and Its Alternatives

The global economic crisis has catalysed debates about the merits of capitalism as a system for organizing production. distribution and exchange. Political elites have argued that capitalism is not fundamentally pernicious or crisis-prone and can be successfully reformed with the right set of policies..


A beautifully illustrated and designed. authoritative guide to the art of the Tiwi Islands. The dangerous waters separating mainland Australia from Bathurst and Melville islands have seen the blossoming of an art and culture unique to the Tiwi people..

The Naked Detective

Meet Pete Amsterdam. the world's most reluctant sleuth. Naked in his hot tub. Pete is idly reviewing his morning tennis game when trouble arrives in the form of the inevitable blonde..

Social Workers' Desk Reference

People all over the world are confronted by issues such as poverty. a lack of access to quality education. unaffordable and or inadequate housing. and a lack of needed health and mental services on a daily basis..

Growing Up in British Malaya and Singapore

Growing Up in British Malaya and Singapore: A Time of Fireflies and Wild Guavas is an autobiography of Maurice Baker's life in Malaya and Singapore from the 1920s to the 1940s. His memoir extends from the earliest of childhood memories with his family and friends up to the defeat of the British during the Japanese Occupation of Singapore..

The Golden Slipper, and Other Problems for Violet Strange

"She's here. I thought she would be. She's one of the three young ladies you see in the right-hand box near the proscenium." The gentleman thus addressed-a man of middle age and a member of the most exclusive clubs-turned his opera glass toward the spot designated..

Signs and Wonders

We are told modernity's end will destabilize familiar ways of knowing. doing. and being. but are these changes we should dread-or celebrate. Four significant events (and the iconic images that represent them) catalyze this question: the consecration of openly gay Episcopalian Bishop Gene Robinson..

Sight to Sound

This thorough volume solves the problem of sight reading on the guitar by teaching it through single line playing. 96 pages. 400 lines of exercises. over 40 pages of text..

The Architecture of Light

The Architecture of Light makes lighting design approachable. This vivid. image packed text of lighting concepts and techniques serves as the perfect companion for lighting design students and professionals alike..

Elephants Can Remember

Volume 73 in the Agatha Christie Collection (1972) Limited edition of 1000 copies worldwide. Hercule Poirot stood on the cliff-top. For here. many years earlier..

Pleading in the Blood

Ron Athey is an iconic figure in contemporary art and performance. In his frequently bloody portrayals of life. death. crisis. and fortitude in the time of AIDS..

Hot Springs

It is the summer of 1946. organized crime's garish golden age. when American justice seems to have gone to seed for good. Nowhere is this more true than in Hot Springs. Arkansas..

Zany Rainy Days

Pray for rain so the kids can stay indoors and try these zany. zippy. zingy games. Start with Hall Bowling--a mix of bowling. pinball. and miniature golf. Scavenger hunts send you after really weird stuff..

Heart Choice

On the planet of Celta. where psychic talents thrive and desires flourish. Straif Blackthorne is the last of his kind. After his family dies due to a genetic disorder. Straif is determined to find a cure and rebuild his heritage..

What Mama Couldn't Tell Us about Love

" "Mama." writes Brenda Richardson. "you taught me how a black woman could survive and prevail in this world...but because you never learned yourself. you couldn't tell me how to make love work..

Lament for the Makers

With "Lament for the Makers" W. S. Merwin honors the lives and work of twenty-three poets of our time. Each of them has been important to him. and all of them died during his life as a poet..

Follow Your Heart Tote Bag

The perfect tote bag for when you need to get away. Carry this convenient reminder to always follow your heart. Look for other gifts in our Free Spirit Collection. reminding you to be you..

Discover Science: Deserts

Make science accessible with this essential series that will capture children's imagination while laying the foundation for future learning. With age-appropriate language and an eye-catching design..

A Place of My Own

Michael Pollan s unmatched ability to draw lines of connection between our everyday experiences whether eating. gardening. or building and the natural world has been the basis for the popular success of his many works of nonfiction..

Reflecting Telescope Mechanics

Written by a leading MAN engineer with much experience in the field of large telescopes. this all-in-one reference makes the engineering side of telescopes accessible to the astrophysics community..

Love Season, the

It's a hot August Saturday on Nantucket Island. Over the course of the next 24 hours. two lives will be transformed forever. Marguerite Beale. former chef of culinary hot spot Les Parapluies..

Ashley Bell

From #1 bestselling author Dean Koontz the must-read thriller of the year. for readers of dark psychological suspense and modern classics of mystery and adventure..

Excel 2013 Absolute Beginner's Guide

Make the most of Excel 2013-without becoming a technical expert. This book is the fastest way to master Excel...use it to build powerful. trustworthy. easy-to-understand hidden patterns and make better decisions..

Eva and the New Owl

Pick a book. Grow a Reader

This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line Branches. aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text..


This title offers a detailed illustrated description of the German soldier's field tunic throughout the Second World War. showing all its changes. variants and evolutions from pre-war dress uniforms to the shabby utilitarian garment of 1945: History- Symbolism- Manufacturing- Evolution- and Insignia..

Jack and the Beanstalk (Must Know Stories

When Jack swaps his cow for some magic beans. his life changes forever...A beautifully illustrated retelling of this favourite traditional story. Join Jack's adventures to the top of beanstalk and back again..

Penny Pollard's Diary

Penny Pollard hates old people. Annette Smurton (who has her own horse) wearing dresses. and doing homework. On a school excursion she meets someone just as rebellious as herself - Mrs Edith Bettany - (nearly) 81-years-old and a new friend for Penny..

Look Who it Is!: My Story

The brilliantly funny Sunday Times top ten bestseller. Alan Carr tells his life story in his own words. from growing up in a football-mad family in Northampton to his rise as one of Britain's best-loved comedians..

By the People

The American way of life. built on individual liberty and limited government. is on life support.American freedom is being gutted. Whether we are trying to run a business. practice a vocation..

Alfie's Feet

Splish. splash. splosh. Alfie has new yellow boots that are perfect for walking through puddles and stamping in mud. There's something not quite right about them..

Future of the Welfare State

During the crisis of the thirties many economists and others discussed working time reduction as a policy instrument to combat unemployment. Their contributions were mainly theoretical and contained only incidentally empirical information..

Little Apples

Award-winning translator and scholar Peter Constantine brings us a collection of little-known work from Chekhov's early days as a magazine writer. These stories are fresh yet mature snapshots of the style with which Chekhov would come to be associated..

Moon Called

What We're Reading Now

"I definitely reccommend. It is a fast paced. fun read. delving into legends and fairytales. What is there not to like."


Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Study Guide

This new text helps facial plastic surgery fellows and advanced residents in otolaryngology/head and neck surgery find the answers they're looking for when preparing to take the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery exam..

Pocket Glossary for Commonly Used Research Terms

A brief guide to help students understand difficult terms in their research courses. This pocket guide is in an ideal supplement to the many discipline specific texts on research methods and statistics..

Extracts from Greenwich Observations, 1857 [FRE]

Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition). as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits..

Mostly Void, Partially Stars

From the creators of the #1 international podcast Welcome to Night Vale and the authors of the New York Times bestselling novel of the same name. comes a collection of episodes from Season One of their hit podcast..

Winter Coloring Book for Kids

This is the coloring book that will bring the cold of winter in the midst of a very hot summer. Coloring the images in this themed activity book helps bring back memories of Christmas and what joy was felt while playing in the snow..

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

In an industry of higher education that measures the longevity of its leading institutions in decades and centuries. the establishment and rapid growth of the eight-year-old "Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKY School)"..

It's What I Do

"A brutally real and unrelentingly raw memoir."--"Kirkus" (starred review) War photographer Lynsey Addario s memoir "It s What I Do "is the story of how the relentless pursuit of truth..

The Farmer's Wife

She got her fairytale ending ...but life had other plans. After ten years being married to larrikin Charlie Lewis and living on her beloved property. Waters Meeting. Rebecca is confronted by a wife's biggest fear..

Lego Ninjago

Ninjago: Rebooted. The wise-cracking ninja are back with all-new adventures on Cartoon Network and all-new toys everywhere. An all-new adventure based on the latest season of the hit LEGO(R) Ninjago TV show on Cartoon Network..

Ice Bear

This is an informative. gorgeously illustrated study of the majestic polar bear. Huge. magnificent. alone. a white bear moves through the frozen Arctic. Powerful hunter. tender mother and gentle playmate - she shares this land of ice and snow with the Inuit people..

The Chemistry of Tears

London 2011. Catherine Gehrig. conservator at the Swinburne museum. learns of the unexpected death of her lover of thirteen years - but as the mistress of a married man. she has to grieve in private..

The Golden Ratio

What do the Parthenon in Greece. crosses in graveyards. the ratio of the height of the navel to a woman's total height. sunflowers and Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa have in common. The answer is that these disparate elements share a geometrical proportion of ancient origin..

Pimsleur goSpanish : Speak

The Pimsleur(r) Method teaches speaking and understanding right from the start

For almost 50 years. in over 50 languages. the Pimsleur(r) Method has been recognized by experts worldwide as one of the fastest and most effective ways to learn to speak another language..

Painting with Watercolour, Pen and Ink

Create worlds of incredible pen. ink and watercolor art with Claudia Nice.Let best-selling author and artist Claudia Nice show you how to create incredible art in pen. ink and watercolor..

The Manifesto on How to be Interesting

Bree is a loser. a wannabe author who hides behind words. But when she's told she needs to start living a life worth writing about. The Manifesto on How to Be Interesting is born..

The Shocking History of Electric Fishes

This book looks at how three kinds of strongly electric fishes literally became "electrical". and how they helped to change the sciences and medicine. These fishes are the flat torpedo rays common to the Mediterranean..

Simon Armitage. 5 Poesie

Questo volumetto di 50 pagine contiene 5 poesie. con testo a fronte originale. del poeta inglese Simon Armitage. nella traduzione italiana della poetessa e saggista Erminia Passanannti..

Gender and Language

The book introduces both theoretical and applied perspectives. identifying and explaining the relevant frameworks and drawing on a range of activities/examples of how gender is constructed in discourse..

Chin Ce

An African Eclipse. Full Moon and Millennial appear together in this collection of the Nigerian writer Chin Ce's poetry. The collection provides a complete view of Chin Ce's poetry..

Attack at Dead Man's Bay

This is the third book in Paul Adam's fast and furious "Max Cassidy" thriller series. Teenage escapologist. Max Cassidy. knows for sure that his mother did not kill his father. his father is not even dead ..

I Love You Because You're You

This poem about Mama Foxs love for her cub has quickly become a family favorite--and this new format with padded covers and cardstock pages is sure to become an enduring classic of the genre..

Burning Blue

When Nicole Castro. the most popular girl at her high school. has her face splashed with acid. her classmate. loner and brilliant hacker. Jay Nazarro. does more than just gawk at her..

Knights (Noisy Noisy) [Board book]

This colourful sound book features all kinds of noisy knights - brave knights. shy knights - even football-playing knights. A special sound button is embedded in every page - young children will love searching for the button and listening to the knight sound..

The Abortionist's Daughter

CHAPTER ONE The problem was. Megan had just taken the second half of the ecstasy when her father called with the news. Earlier that day. her roommate had bundled up and trudged out into a raging Front Range blizzard to buy two green clover-shaped pills: one for herself..

Energy-Wise Landscape Design

Residential consumption represents nearly one quarter of North America's total energy use. and the average homeowner spends thousands of dollars a year on power bills. To help alleviate this problem..

The Gospel Writ in Steel, a Story of the American Civil War

Excerpt from The Gospel Writ in Steel. a Story of the American Civil War Saturday. April 13th. 1861. The day the Federal flag was hauled down at Fort Sumter under the fire of secession guns: when the citizens of the Northern States of America - Democrat and Republican - roused to a frenzy of excitement by those guns..

Wedding Words: Vows

In this book the bride and groom will find everything they need to know about vows. Vows and vow practices from the Quakers to Muslims (and everything in between) are included for those getting married in a religious ceremony..

Once a Witch

Tamsin Greene comes from a long line of witches. and she was supposed to be one of the most Talented among them. But Tamsin's magic never showed up. Now seventeen. Tamsin attends boarding school in Manhattan..

The Mighty Queens of Freeville

"The Mighty Queens of Freeville is great American storytelling at its best. A tale of promise postponed and scrappy survival. Amy Dickinson's glorious triumphs are like rabbits pulled out of a hat..

Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room

This is a major revision. updating. and expansion of the leading single-source volume on pediatric sedation outside of the operating room. Edited and written by an international roster of outstanding experts..

Walking on Jersey

Walking on Jersey describes 24 coastal and inland walks. ranging from 2 to 8 miles in length. Almost all of the walks link directly with one or two other walks. allowing all kinds of extensions to the route..

New Directions in Science

This Workbook has two components. designed to raise student achievement in Level 1 NCEA Science. Workbook : The print book contains a year's worth of theory exercises and practical work..

Sustainable Frontiers

Sustainable Frontiers throws down the gauntlet to business to step up and be the catalyst for a sustainable future. It presents eight keys to unlocking transformational change - through leadership. enterprise..

Flower Fairies of the Spring

This is a beautiful new gift edition of Cicely Mary Barker's Flower Fairies of the Spring. You can relive the beauty and the magic of Cicely Mary Barker's famous Flower Fairies. with a special new edition of Cicely Mary Barker's Flower Fairies of the Spring..

Bundle: Babbie

We offer these texts bundled together at a discount for your students. Babbie. Adventures in Social Research. 8th Edition Written by esteemed social science research authors. Adventures in Social Research: Data Analysis Using IBM(R) SPSS(R) Statistics..

Ethical Dilemmas for Critically Ill Babies

Most neonates who now survive intensive care would have died 50 years ago. and "nature" would have decided the outcomes. making ethical discussions about initiating or withholding resuscitation irrelevant..

Mountain Rescue

Thrilling tales of search and rescue in high-country New Zealand. Ill-equipped. underprepared. suffering from summit fever or just plain unlucky. a handful of climbers every year fall victim to New Zealand's Southern Alps..

Mortal Danger : And Other True Cases



The author of "The Stranger Beside Me" brings her brilliantly informed understanding of the sociopath to this riveting truecrime collection. Only Ann Rule..

Digital Photography

Digital photography equipment industry continues to grow. with estimates of$12 billion in annual sales by 2008. Sharing photos online is estimated tocontribute to 72% of that growth (InfoTrends 2003).This book shows readers how to do a variety of digital imaging tasks including:equipment optimization (see list on last page)- how to capture better videofrom all forms VHS and digital camcorders- getting best quality fromtransferring video- migrating from VHS to digital- editing- and choosingequipment to best suit your needs..

Holidays on Ice

David Sedaris' beloved holiday collection is new again with six more pieces. including a never before published story. Along with such favourites as the diaries of a Macy's elf and the annals of two very competitive families..

The Lions Face

Developed by the award-winning Opera Group. "The Lion's Face" is a new opera that was created to introduce children to issues surrounding dementia. It is a collaboration between poet Glyn Maxwell and composer Elena Langer..

Contagion (Large Print 16pt) [Large Print]

Rose Dugan is a young and beautiful woman living in Philadelphia in the late 19th century passionate about keeping Philadelphia's water reservoir clean and healthy. But when Rose starts receiving threatening letters..

The Hanging Hill : A Haunted Mystery

From the" New York Times" bestselling author of "Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library" and coauthor of "I Funny" and "Treasure Hunters." comes a series of spine-tingling mysteries to keep you up long after the lights go out..

Three Weeks to Say Goodbye

"New York Times" bestselling author C.J. Box's novels have been called "red hot" ("Booklist") and "edge-of-your-seat read[s]" ("Omaha World-Herald"). Now he delivers a novel that will steal your sleep as much as it will wrench your heart..

Small Groups

Research on small groups is highly diverse because investigators who study such groups vary in their disciplinary identifications. theoretical interests. and methodological preferences..

Sea Fire

Lady Catherine Aldley and her husband. Jonathan Hale. the pirate who stole her heart. fled England to make a home on a sprawling plantation in Carolina. When her father becomes ill..

Do I Count?

The subject of mathematics is not something distant. strange. and abstract that you can only learn about-and often dislike-in school. It is in everyday situations. such as housekeeping. communications..

Wine Science

Understand the three pillars of wine science - grape culture. wine production. and sensory evaluation - in the third edition of this bestselling title. Author Ronald Jackson takes readers on a scientific tour into the world of wine by detailing the latest discoveries in this exciting industry..

The Paradise of Glass

Johanna. the oldest of the three Steinmann sisters. has successfully managed the family glassblowing business since her father s death. and her sister Marie s artistic gifts have made their wares unexpectedly famous..

Your Labrador Retriever Puppy Month by Month

"Your Labrador Retriever Puppy Month-by-Month" provides new puppy owners with everything you need to know and do at each stage of development to make sure your playful. energetic puppy grows into a happy..

Our Madiba

Meeting Mandela in 1990 changed Melanie Verwoerd's life dramatically. After his death people from all walks of life. kept approaching her with stories of how meeting him had impacted on their lives..

Raise the Bar on Your Business

Jon Taffer is the prevailing expert on turning around bars. restaurants. and clubs before they fail. He's considered the greatest authority in the hospitality industry. has saved thousands of bars and restaurants..


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Interatomic Forces in Condensed Matter

There is a continuing growth of interest in the computer simulation of materials at the atomic scale. using a variety of academic and commercial computer programs. In all such programs there is some physical model of the inter-atomic forces..

The Selfish Giant- In German [GER]

The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde. is the story of a giant who owns a beautiful garden with flowers and a fountain. Children love to play in it. Why he stops them from playing in it and what happens afterwards..

Inner Game of Trading

Putting money at risk in the markets exposes every trader to fear. greed and a host of other destructive emotions. For the first time ever in paperback. The Inner Game of Trading shows the reader how to master the psychological skills that are essential to successful trading..

Not Flesh Nor Feathers

Down by the river. the first to go missing were not much lamented. Disappearances of homeless men foraging through trash or nuisance skater kids who rolled their boards along the planked piers at night were not noteworthy enough to delay the city's development projects..

Only the Dead

A Norwegian tourist has been found murdered on the shore of Lake Superior right where an Ojibwe man may have been killed more than one hundred years earlier. Four months later..

Neurodegenerative Diseases

This book will compile a collection of chapters dedicated to varied aspects of PPPM in neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative diseases. Among the topics to be covered are: Recent advances in ALS research News about Clinical aspects and advanced therapy approaches in personalized treatment of ALS Schizophrenia: New treatments and clinical aspects Predictive..

Marshmallow Earbuds Black

The JVC Marshmallow inner-ear headphones feature a secure and comfortable-fitting body with small and medium memory foam earpieces to provide superior sound isolation from background sound..