Financial Crisis and Bank Management in Japan (1997 to 2016): Building a Stable Banking System (repost)

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Financial Crisis and Bank Management in Japan (1997 to 2016): Building a Stable Banking System (repost)

Financial Crisis and Bank Management in Japan (1997 to 2016): Building a Stable Banking System (Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Banking and Financial Institutions) by Mitsuhiko Nakano
English | 5 Dec. 2016 | ISBN: 1137541172 | 208 Pages | PDF | 3.53 MB

This book explores the challenges faced by the Japanese economy and the Japanese banking industry following the financial crisis that emerged around the turn of the last millennium.

Re-evaluating the Literary Coterie, 1580-1830: From Sidney to Blackwood's [Repost]

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Re-evaluating the Literary Coterie, 1580-1830: From Sidney to Blackwood's [Repost]

Re-evaluating the Literary Coterie, 1580-1830: From Sidney to Blackwood's by Will Bowers
English | 5 Dec. 2016 | ISBN: 1137545526 | 260 Pages | PDF | 2.31 MB

This book is about the literary and friendship networks that were active in Britain for a 250 year period. Patterns in the nature of literary social circles emerge: they may centre upon a location, like Christ Church,

International Bureaucracy: Challenges and Lessons for Public Administration Research (Public Sector Organizations) [Repost]

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International Bureaucracy: Challenges and Lessons for Public Administration Research (Public Sector Organizations) [Repost]

International Bureaucracy: Challenges and Lessons for Public Administration Research (Public Sector Organizations) by Michael W. Bauer
English | 4 Nov. 2016 | ISBN: 1349949760 | 228 Pages | PDF | 1.63 MB

This book applies established analytical concepts such as influence, authority, administrative styles, autonomy, budgeting and multilevel administration to the study of international bureaucracies and their political environment.

Japan and the Great Divergence: A Short Guide (Palgrave Studies in Economic History) [Repost]

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Japan and the Great Divergence: A Short Guide (Palgrave Studies in Economic History) [Repost]

Japan and the Great Divergence: A Short Guide (Palgrave Studies in Economic History) by Penelope Francks
English | 27 Oct. 2016 | ISBN: 1137576723 | 132 Pages | PDF | 1.97 MB

This text offers an accessible guide to the ways in which our growing knowledge of development in early-modern and modernising Japan can throw light on the paths that industrialisation was eventually to take across the globe. It has long been taken as read that the industrial revolution was the product of some form of ‘European superiority’ dating back to at least early-modern times.

Early Modern Diplomacy, Theatre and Soft Power: The Making of Peace (Early Modern Literature in History)

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Early Modern Diplomacy, Theatre and Soft Power: The Making of Peace (Early Modern Literature in History)

Early Modern Diplomacy, Theatre and Soft Power: The Making of Peace (Early Modern Literature in History) by Nathalie Rivère de Carles
English | 29 Dec. 2016 | ISBN: 1137436921 | 256 Pages | PDF | 1.74 MB

This book explores the secret relations between theatre and diplomacy from the Tudors to the Treaty of Westphalia. It offers an original insight into the art of diplomacy in the 1580-1655 period through the prism of literature, theatre and material history.

Surviving in Violent Conflicts: Chinese Interpreters in the Second Sino-Japanese War 1931-1945

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Surviving in Violent Conflicts: Chinese Interpreters in the Second Sino-Japanese War 1931-1945

Surviving in Violent Conflicts: Chinese Interpreters in the Second Sino-Japanese War 1931-1945 (Palgrave Studies in Languages at War) by Ting Guo
English | 18 Oct. 2016 | ISBN: 1137461187 | 216 Pages | PDF | 3.17 MB

This book examines the relatively little-known history of interpreting in the Second Sino-Japanese War (1931-45). Chapters within explore how Chinese interpreters were trained and deployed as an important military and political asset by competing domestic and international powers, including the Chinese Nationalist Government (Kuomingtang),

Corner-Store Dreams and the 2008 Financial Crisis (repost)

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Corner-Store Dreams and the 2008 Financial Crisis (repost)

Corner-Store Dreams and the 2008 Financial Crisis: A True Story about Risk, Entrepreneurship, Immigration, and Latino-Anglo Friendship (Palgrave Studies in Literary Anthropology) by Peter Wogan
English | 10 Apr. 2017 | ISBN: 3319522639 | 244 Pages | PDF | 2.08 MB

This book tells the incredible true story of Ranulfo Juárez, a Mexican immigrant. After working for years in the fields of Oregon and becoming a U.S. citizen, Ranulfo started making plans to buy a small bakery in 2005.

Innovative Assessment of Collaboration (Methodology of Educational Measurement and Assessment) [Repost]

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Innovative Assessment of Collaboration (Methodology of Educational Measurement and Assessment) [Repost]

Innovative Assessment of Collaboration (Methodology of Educational Measurement and Assessment) by Alina A. von Davier
English | 10 Apr. 2017 | ISBN: 3319332597 | 330 Pages | PDF | 18.77 MB

This edited volume provides a platform for experts from various fields to introduce and discuss their different perspectives on the topic of teamwork and collaborative problem solving.

Bile Acids in Gastroenterology: Basic and Clinical [Repost]

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Bile Acids in Gastroenterology: Basic and Clinical [Repost]

Bile Acids in Gastroenterology: Basic and Clinical by Susumu Tazuma
English | 10 Apr. 2017 | ISBN: 4431560602 | 209 Pages | PDF | 5.6 MB

This book examines the biological aspects of bile acid analysis and their clinical applications, providing readers with an overview of cutting-edge discussions on Bile Acid research and diseases.

Microeconomics: Theory and Applications with Calculus

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Microeconomics: Theory and Applications with Calculus

Microeconomics: Theory and Applications with Calculus by Jeffrey M. Perloff
English | 10 Aug. 2017 | ISBN: 1292154454 | 784 Pages | PDF | 11.95 MB

Native Tissue Repair for Incontinence and Prolapse [Repost]

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Native Tissue Repair for Incontinence and Prolapse [Repost]

Native Tissue Repair for Incontinence and Prolapse by Philippe E. Zimmern
English | 10 Apr. 2017 | ISBN: 3319452665 | 317 Pages | PDF | 22.76 MB

This book demonstrates knowledge on tissue-based procedures for stress urinary incontinence and other pelvic floor related topics. As the field shifts away from using synthetic material for repair, this work presents a new perspective on native tissue repair from the opinions and research of the authors.

Progress in Approximation Theory and Applicable Complex Analysis: In Memory of Q.I. Rahman (repost)

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Progress in Approximation Theory and Applicable Complex Analysis: In Memory of Q.I. Rahman (repost)

Progress in Approximation Theory and Applicable Complex Analysis: In Memory of Q.I. Rahman (Springer Optimization and Its Applications) by Narendra Kumar Govil
English | 11 Apr. 2017 | ISBN: 3319492403 | 556 Pages | PDF | 6.36 MB

Current and historical research methods in approximation theory are presented in this book beginning with the 1800s and following the evolution of approximation theory via the refinement and extension of classical methods and ending with recent techniques and methodologies. Graduate students, postdocs, and researchers in mathematics,

Environmental Realism: Challenging Solutions

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Environmental Realism: Challenging Solutions

Environmental Realism: Challenging Solutions by Kristan Cockerill
English | 13 Apr. 2017 | ISBN: 3319528238 | 160 Pages | PDF | 3.06 MB

This interdisciplinary book challenges current approaches to “environmental problems” that perpetuate flawed but deeply embedded cultural beliefs about the role of science and technology in society.

Public Policy and Performance Management in Democratic Systems: Theory and Practice [Repost]

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Public Policy and Performance Management in Democratic Systems: Theory and Practice [Repost]

Public Policy and Performance Management in Democratic Systems: Theory and Practice by Shlomo Mizrahi
English | 13 Apr. 2017 | ISBN: 331952349X | 192 Pages | PDF | 6.72 MB

This book applies various theoretical tools to explore the advantages and disadvantages of performance management systems, the ways in which they can be improved, and the strategies through which they can be designed and integrated into the policy making process. By providing both theoretical insights and practical applications,

The Politics of EU-China Economic Relations: An Uneasy Partnership

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The Politics of EU-China Economic Relations: An Uneasy Partnership

The Politics of EU-China Economic Relations: An Uneasy Partnership by John Farnell
English | 5 Oct. 2016 | ISBN: 1137491175 | 268 Pages | PDF | 2.89 MB

This book examines the political factors in the economic relationship between the European Union and China that help to explain the apparent stalling of the EU-China strategic partnership in policy terms.