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Born on Third Base

A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good

by Chuck Collins

<p>As inequality grabs headlines, steals the show in presidential debates, and drives deep divides between the haves and have nots in America, class war brews. On one side, the wealthy wield power and advantage, wittingly or not, to keep the ...

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Born to Trade

Indian Business Communities in Medieval and Early Modern Eurasia

by Surendra Gopal

<p>This pioneering work traces migration of Indian traders to Russia, Iran, West Asia and South-East Asia in medieval times. Four essays throw light on the activities of the Indian business community in Russia. Generally Indians came to Russia ...

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Brain culture

Shaping policy through neuroscience

by Pykett, Jessica

<p>This unique book offers a timely analysis of the impact of rapidly advancing knowledge about the brain, mind and behaviour on contemporary public policy and practice. Examining developments in behaviour change policies, neuroscience, ...

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Brand New Ireland?

Tourism, Development and National Identity in the Irish Republic

by Michael Clancy

<p>What role does the state have over national development within an increasingly globalized economy? Moreover, how do we conceive 'nationality' during periods of rapid economic and social change spurred on by globalization? By examining tourism

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Branding the Nation, the Place, the Product

by Ulrich Ermann & Klaus-Jürgen Hermanik

<p>Branding is a profoundly geographical type of commodification process. Many things become commodities that are compared and valuated on markets around the globe. Places such as cities or regions, countries and nations attempt to acquire ...

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Brazil

What Everyone Need to Know®

by Riordan Roett

<p>Brazil is one of the most important but puzzling countries in the world. A nation of 200 million people, it has vast natural resource reserves, rich cultural traditions, a middle class undergoing explosive growth, and social welfare policies ...

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Brazil

by Antonio Luciano de Andrade Tosta & Eduardo F. Coutinho

<p>Ideal for high school and undergraduate students, this one-stop reference explores everything that makes up modern Brazil, including its geography, politics, pop culture, social media, daily life, and much more.</p> <p>• Provides a one-stop ...

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Brazilian Agrarian Social Movements

by Rebecca Tarlau & Anthony Pahnke

<p>Contradictions between impressive levels of economic growth and the persistence of poverty and inequality are perhaps nowhere more evident than in rural Brazil. While Brazil might appear to be an example of the potential harmony between ...

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Brazilian Beach Systems

by Antonio Henrique da F. Klein & Andrew D. Short

<p>This book is about the more than 4,000 beach systems that form most of the 9000 km long Brazilian coast. It focuses on the beaches of each of the seventeen coastal states and three oceanic islands, their nature, morphodynamics and status. It ...

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Britain and the Arctic

by Duncan Depledge

<p>British interest in the Arctic has returned to heights not seen since the end of the Cold War; concerns about climate change, resources, trade, and national security are all impacted by profound environmental and geopolitical changes ...

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Britain and the British Seas

by Halford John Mackinder

<p>The idea of this book was first suggested to me by the needs of some foreign students visiting Britain, but when Mr. Heinemann proposed a description of the world, my scheme was expanded to twelve volumes by different authors. The aim of each

ISBN: 9780259618607

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Britain and the Netherlands

Volume IV Metropolis, Dominion and Province

by J. S. Bromley & E. H. Kossmann

<p>EXCEPT for chapter 8, an editorial foot-bridge across the con­ fused years which separate the Dutch Republic from the King­ dom of the Netherlands, the essays collected in this volume were originally read and discussed at meetings of Dutch ...

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British Migration

Privilege, Diversity and Vulnerability

by Pauline Leonard & Katie Walsh

<p>Around 5.6 million British nationals live outside the United Kingdom: the equivalent of one in every ten Britons. However, social science research, as well as public interest, has tended to focus more on the numbers of migrants entering the ...

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British Plant Communities: Volume 1, Woodlands and Scrub

by John S. Rodwell

<p>British Plant Communities is the first systematic and comprehensive account of the vegetation types of this country. It covers all natural, semi-natural and major artificial habitats in Great Britain (but not Northern Ireland), representing ...

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British Plant Communities: Volume 2, Mires and Heaths

by J. S. Rodwell

<p>British Plant Communities is the first systematic and comprehensive account of the vegetation types of this country. It covers all natural, semi-natural and major artificial habitats in Great Britain (but not Northern Ireland), representing ...

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British Plant Communities: Volume 3, Grasslands and Montane Communities

by John S. Rodwell

<p>British Plant Communities is the first systematic and comprehensive account of the vegetation types of this country. It covers all natural, semi-natural and major artificial habitats in Great Britain (but not Northern Ireland), representing ...

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British Plant Communities: Volume 4, Aquatic Communities, Swamps and Tall-Herb Fens

by John S. Rodwell

<p>British Plant Communities is the first systematic and comprehensive account of the vegetation types of this country. It covers all natural, semi-natural and major artificial habitats in Great Britain (but not Northern Ireland), representing ...

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Broad Scale Coastal Simulation

New Techniques to Understand and Manage Shorelines in the Third Millennium

by Robert J. Nicholls, Richard J. Dawson & Sophie A. Day (née Nicholson-Cole)

<p>Coastal zones exemplify the environmental pressures we face: their beauty attracts settlement, they offer potential for diverse economic activities, and they are sensitive natural habitats for important species, as well as providing a range ...

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Broadening Our Knowledge on Cluster Evolution

by Dirk Fornahl, Robert Hassink & Max-Peter Menzel

<p>Although clusters are regarded as important elements in economic development, the strong focus in the literature on the way clusters function is contrasted with a disregard for their evolutionary development: how clusters actually become ...

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Brunei – History, Islam, Society and Contemporary Issues

by Ooi Keat Gin

<p>Brunei, although a relatively small state, is disproportionately important on account of its rich resource base. In addition, in recent years the country has endeavoured to play a greater role in regional affairs, especially through ASEAN, ...

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