By Ben Marsden, Crosbie Smith
This ebook will offer a compact scholarly creation to significant concerns within the cultural background of technology and expertise in Britain and the British Empire among 1760 and 1914. Key issues will comprise: exploration and empire, and empire, and communique and empire. by way of demonstrating, in old context, the genuine, complicated and altering reactions among technology and know-how through the imperial growth of 1780-1914, Engineering an Empire will flow past the occasionally insular self-discipline of historical past of expertise to supply anything altogether new.
By Gernot Minke
FICHA TECNICA: AUTOR: Gernot Minke PAGINAS: 87 TOMOS: 1 IDIOMA: ESPAÑOL EDICION: 1ª EDITORIAL: LTC FECHA DE PUBLICACION: 2005 DESCRIPCION: Los techos verdes no son solamente agradables a los angeles vista: forman un valioso biotopo en los angeles ciudad, mejoran el aire y tienen considerables ventajas técnico-constructivas y también físico-constructivas; enfrían en verano, calientan en invierno y prolongan l. a. vida útil del techo. Además son fáciles de realizar y más baratos que otros. Las viviendas, escuelas y oficinas y, por supuesto, los garajes y cocheras, pueden ser provistos de un techo verde. El autor presenta, en esta guía de los angeles construcción, una serie de sistemas ya probados para ajardinado de techos planos e inclinados: las ventajas e inconvenientes de cada uno, los principales detalles constructivos, las cifras de costos y las indicaciones para una eventual autoconstrucción. Todo expuesto en forma tan precisa y accesible, e ilustrada con fotos y dibujos tan sabiamente seleccionados, que estará en condiciones de elegir el tipo de techo verde más conveniente y de llevarlo a los angeles práctica.
By Liza Marklund
The sensational and totally unforgettable mystery that exposes the soul of a culture...the middle of a people...and the brain of a killer...With greater than part one million copies offered, The Bomber is the main profitable e-book ever released in Sweden. Now Liza Marklund's awesome writing, bone-chilling plot, and impossible to resist heroine have created a world phenomenon as explosive because the Bomber's devastating blasts.Journalist Annika Bengtzon is asleep subsequent to her husband whilst the decision is available in at 3:22 A.M. it's the weekend. She's busy with young children and has Christmas purchasing to do. yet inside of mins she is status in a frozen December evening a nightmare scene of police tape and rubble, and attempting to get the absolute best photo of it for tomorrow's variation of her newspaper. A bomb has not just destroyed Stockholm's new Olympic area simply months sooner than the summer time video games, it has blown anyone to items. placing a urban on side with fears of a terrorist at the free, the Bomber turns into Annika Bengtzon's greatest tale -- or the ultimate nail in her coffin. because the purely girl editor at a Swedish tabloid, Annika is gutsy, she will get tales that others do not, and he or she takes hazards. scuffling with for the honour of her colleagues, she unearths herself more and more ate up via her task, possibly wasting her relations within the strategy. Now, she has a slump -- and a mystery resource contained in the police division -- telling her that the Olympic stadium blast is not terrorism. it really is even more own than that. And Annika is familiar with that the percentages are, if she closes in at the fact, she's going to prove at the Bomber's record of victims.Set opposed to the breathtaking panorama of the Swedish iciness, The Bomber attracts readers in just like the darkish and edgy eye of a television digital camera at a evening crime scene, providing a climax that is a blasting cap on a brief fuse, able to detonate a reporter's international.
By Carol Yeh-Yun Lin, Leif Edvinsson, Visit Amazon's Jeffrey Chen Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Jeffrey Chen, , Tord Beding
In the 1st decade of the twenty-first century, the most important occasion of globally percentage used to be the 2008 worldwide monetary challenge, which was once brought on essentially by way of useless governance, failed surveillance structures, and implementation flaws. whereas economic and fiscal regulations succeeded in pulling many nations out of a monetary freefall, so much economies have played underneath pre-recession degrees as governments persisted to fight with their finances.
Examining the monetary concern from the point of view of intangible resources offers a distinct viewpoint from conventional monetary ways. nationwide highbrow Capital (NIC), comprised as a rule of human capital, industry capital, approach capital, renewal capital, and fiscal capital, is a worthwhile intangible asset and a key resource of nationwide aggressive virtue in today’s wisdom economic system. The authors—pioneers within the field—present broad info and a rigorous conceptual framework to investigate the connections among the worldwide monetary trouble and NIC improvement. overlaying the interval from 2005 to 2010 throughout forty eight nations, the authors identify a good correlation among NIC and GDP consistent with capita and think about the influence of NIC funding for non permanent restoration and long term probability regulate and approach formula.
Each quantity in a sequence of Springer Briefs on NIC and the monetary obstacle presents in-depth assurance of the influence of the quandary, the aftermath, destiny clients, and coverage implications for a neighborhood cluster. This quantity specializes in Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, and the U.S. of America.
By Fulong Wu
With urbanism turning into the main driving force of socio-economic switch in China, this booklet presents a lot wanted updated fabric on chinese language city improvement.
Demonstrating the way it transcends the centrally-planned version of monetary progress, and assessing the level to which it has long past past the typical knowledge of chinese language ‘gradualism’, the publication covers quite a lot of vital themes, including:
- local land improvement
- the neighborhood nation
- private-public partnership
- foreign funding
- home possession.
Providing a transparent appraisal of contemporary traits in chinese language urbanism, this booklet places ahead very important new conceptual assets to fill the space among the outmoded version of the ‘Third global’ urban and the globalizing towns of the West.