By Kui-Wai Li
Taking a conceptual method, this ebook experiences the commercial improvement of the 4 East Asian economies on account that 1950. the writer summarizes and reconsiders the various arguments and findings that supported and defined the industrial 'miracles' of Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan and South Korea, analysing the connection among fiscal improvement, development and political economy.
This pioneering booklet will stimulate extra research of East Asian improvement. it will likely be of crucial curiosity to students in East Asian economics, and all these drawn to glossy fiscal development.
By Anja du Plessis
This booklet promotes greater knowing and knowledge of South Africa' major water difficulties via describing the country's and particularly the higher Vaal River’s water assets. it's a “go-to” booklet for college kids, pros and normal voters whilst info is needed concerning the country's and extra in particular the higher Vaal River’s freshwater assets. It highlights the foremost difficulties and dangers which must be addressed and provides a pragmatic and precise illustration of the present water affairs.
By Gerry Hempel Davis
This compendium of evidence, observations, discoveries, reports, serendipities, humor, reviews, and extra isn't just for the line vacationer, however the armchair visitor besides. It reads no longer as a telephone listing yet extra as a shared diary of discoveries alongside America's highways and byways. until differently famous, the writer has visited each position pointed out, from Bud's heart in Jasper, Alabama to the Waldorf Astoria resort in manhattan. no matter if you by no means get within the vehicle and detect such wonders for your self, you are going to get pleasure from this vicarious trip to locations either elegant and usual because the writer makes her manner from Maine to Florida and west to the Mississippi River.
By Thurman Wilkins
Approximately a century after John Muir’s dying, his works stay in print, his identify is universal, and his proposal is way with us. How Muir’s existence made him a pacesetter and taken him insights destined to resonate for many years is the critical query underlying this biography by way of Thurman Wilkins.Profoundly hooked up to dramatic wild areas and vegetation, and to the Sierra and the redwoods specifically, Muir spearheaded efforts to guard wooded area components and feature a few special as nationwide parks. Muir’s wasteland ethic, as printed in his books, letters, and journals, rests on his notion of the right kind dating among human tradition and wild nature as certainly one of humility and appreciate for all existence.
By Elise H. Ford
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By I. F. Stone
I think this publication serves a threefold goal. it's a case-study within the chilly battle. it's also a learn in conflict propaganda, in tips to learn newspapers and respectable files in wartime. Emphasis, omission, and distortion instead of outright mendacity are the instruments of the warfare propagandists, and this publication can assist the reader to benefit easy methods to learn their output - and sift out the evidence - for himself. eventually this booklet is what it purports to be, now not "inside stuff" or keyhole revelations however the hidden background of the Korean warfare, the evidence to be present in the reputable bills themselves if texts are rigorously tested and reviews collated. -- excerpt from author's preface
By Elise Hartman Ford
NOW IN complete colour! Plus a unfastened full-color foldout map. Our writer, an established resident of Washington, D.C., supplies insider recommendation on tips on how to see all of the highlights, from the Mall to old Georgetown. you will additionally get up to the moment assurance of buying and nightlife; in-depth assurance of Cambridge; targeted strolling excursions; actual local maps; recommendation on making plans a winning kinfolk holiday; and aspect journeys to Alexandria, VA and Mount Vernon.Opinionated write-ups. No bland descriptions and lukewarm suggestions. Our professional writers are obsessed with their destinations--they inform it love it is in an interesting and important way.Exact costs indexed for each institution and activity--no different publications supply such unique, candid studies of lodges and eating places. We contain some of the best, but additionally emphasize reasonably priced offerings for actual people.All whole publications supply basic gains together with superstar scores and certain icons to indicate readers to nice reveals, very good values, insider information, most sensible bets for children, distinctive moments, and overvalued studies.