'The second volume of the Handbook on the Knowledge Economy is a worthy companion to the highly successful original volume published in 2005, extending its theoretical depth and developing its coverage. Together the two volumes provide the single best work and reference point for knowledge economy studies. The second volume with fifteen original essays by renowned scholars in the field, provides insightful and robust analyses of the development potential of the knowledge economy in all its aspects, forms and manifestations.' Michael A. Peters, University of Illinois, USThis thoroughly revised second edition of the Handbook on the Knowledge Economy expands the range of issues presented in the...
The Aggregat 4 (A4) was the German Wehrmacht's first long range missile, regarded as suitable for war use since 1940. Werner von Braun, had been working towards a rocket capable of bearing a 750kg explosive charge over a minimum distance of 200 to 300 kilometers, hitting the enemy target with the greatest possible accuracy. The primary purpose of the Aggregat 4 was to terrorize the British, reducing London to rubble. This book provides a unique account of the development and combat history of Hitler's devastating missiles, detailing a wealth or previously unseen material, making this book a must for World War II historians and enthusiasts of strategic analysis alike. 100 photos
The period from 1680 to about 1720 was one of the most complex and difficult in the history of British politics, to contemporaries as well as to posterity. The parameters of political obligation were decisively shifted by the Revolution of 1688; statesmen and politicians had now to accustom themselves to the novelty of a parliament in session every year; Britain was almost continuously engaged in the most ambitious and expensive wars in her history to date; political parties were slow to form, and of doubtful repute when they did. Professor Kenyon's Ford Lectures, delivered in Oxford in 1976 and now published as a paperback for the first time, remain a standard account of the period. For this reissue, Professor Kenyon has written a new preface which discusses the book in the light of recent historiography.
This book has a dual purpose: to identify problems faced by people who teach in correctional institutions and to propose solutions for those problems. The intent of this book is to help both new instructors as well as current ones perform their jobs effectively. The book is divided into three parts. The first part introduces the reader to the field of correctional education, describing correctional efforts in America, the kinds of facilities, the inmate populations, and the controversies, including advocates and critics, over providing educational opportunities. A description is provided on th.
There is agreement in political and academic circles that the European Union needs a common foreign and security policy (CFSP). The question is how to move from recognised necessity to practical implementation: from rhetoric to reality. Many efforts have been made, and indeed the creation of a European foreign policy is 'work in progress'. Bringing together a multinational team of both young researchers and established academics, this volume offers a comprehensive analysis of this process, uniquely combining the examination of the foundations, institutions, procedures and obstacles of EU-level foreign policy with an extensive range of case studies exploring European policy 'on the ground' in key areas such as the Balkans, Africa or the Middle East. Of use and interest to students of European politics and the general reader alike, it breaks through the Euro-jargon to provide a clear, accessible and up-to-date account of this unprecedented system of international relations, with a particular focus placed on the questions of why EU member states participate in the CFSP and what impact it enables them to have in geopolitics.
When an eminent biblical scholar and archaeologist is found dead and an ancient and priceless document in his possession is discovered to be missing, Sukey Reynolds follows a hunch to track the murderer.
This essential guide to inheritance tax provides a clearly structured analysis of the major tax provisions together with the tips and planning techniques you will need to apply them successfully. This is the only text to take full account of the peculiarities of Inheritance Tax in a Scottish context. Inheritance Tax in Scotland 2016/17 focuses on the day-to-day issues tax advisers frequently encounter in practice. Packed full of useful features including worked examples, diagrams, and common-sense know-how, tax advisers using this essential book will be directed to explanations and answers to key inheritance tax questions and scenarios. Fully updated to the Finance Act 2016
Poetry. David Lunde's second title with Mayapple Press, INSTEAD, is a collection of the various ways memory is evoked. Lunde finds similarity between a man and his "dog-headed cane," the reconstruction of an ancient building and the uneasy integration of two cultures, and his toddler and a communist country. Each memory is provoked by a singular, vibrant image. Lunde's craft is one of images woven together with his uniquely whimsical voice. As James Sallis notes, "What we too often forget--and what Dave Lunde forever remembers-is that all art, however lofty its final reach, has its beginning in play." David Lunde has been Co-Editor and Publisher of The Basilisk Press, Contributing Editor of Escarpments, Managing Editor of Drama & Theater, and Poetry Editor of The Riverside Quarterly. He is the author of seven books and chapbooks of poems. His poems, stories and translations have appeared internationally in more than 250 periodicals and anthologies.