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By Richard Beatty, Jen Green, Barbara Taylor
By Peter Westwick, Peter Neushul
A definitive and hugely readable historical past of browsing and the cultural, political, monetary, and environmental outcomes of its evolution from a activity of Hawaiian kings and queens to a billion-dollar world wide industry
Despite its rebellious, outlaw popularity, or even as a result of it, browsing occupies a vital position within the American – and worldwide – mind's eye, embodying the stress among romantic counterculture beliefs and middle-class values, among an individualistic communion with nature and a growing to be dedication to trade and know-how. In reading the long-lasting frequent allure of browsing in either fantasy and fact, The international within the Curl bargains a clean attitude at the awesome upward push of the game and its impact on sleek life.
Drawing on Peter Westwick and Peter Neushul’s services as historians of technological know-how and expertise, the surroundings, and the chilly conflict, in addition to many years of expertise as surfers themselves, The international within the Curl brings alive the colourful historical past of browsing by means of drawing readers into the forces that fueled the sport's enlargement: colonialism, the military-industrial advanced, globalization, capitalism, environmental engineering, and race and gender roles. In an enticing and provocative narrative historical past – from the unfold of browsing to the USA, to the improvement of surf tradition, to the reintroduction of girls into the game, to important wave frontiers – the authors draw an indelible portrait of browsing and surfers as actors at the worldwide degree.
By Rosemary Wakeman
This assortment explores an important adjustments and upheavals of post-1945 Europe within the gentle of present scholarship. Twelve chapters give some thought to key political, cultural and fiscal adjustments of an period that wishes re-evalutaion and reconsideration from a historic standpoint. e-book disguise; identify; Copyright; Contents; Chronology; individuals; Acknowledgements; creation; 1 Divided Europe; 2 The cave in of worldwide dominion; three The golden age of prosperity, 1953-73; four Social type and social swap in postwar Europe; five altering margins in postwar eu politics; 6 ecu mass tradition within the media age; 7 the limits of the avant-garde; eight The valuable and japanese ecu Revolution, 1989-2000; nine The politics of ecu unification; 10 ecu fiscal integration; Index
By Christopher Lloyd
How outdated is the universe? while did existence on the earth commence? What occurred to the dinosaurs? How was once the moon created? How did historic chinese language technology form the fashionable international? How did Islam set off globalization? Are people quite enhanced to different residing issues? and the way are you able to healthy the whole heritage of the planet into one pocket-sized publication? those are only a number of the questions replied in Christopher Lloyd's acclaimed 13.7 billion yr background - now briefly. during this thrill-ride throughout millennia and continents, the whole background of the planet involves existence: from the Earth's fiery delivery to its near-obliteration within the Triassic interval, and from the 1st indicators of human lifestyles to the tentative way forward for a global with a burgeoning inhabitants and a world warming situation. protecting a variety of themes together with astrophysics, zoology, and sociology, and whole with maps and illustrations, What in the world occurred? in short is the forever interesting tale of the planet, existence, and folks
By Mark T. Hooker
Holland was a superpower upon whose empire the sunlight by no means set. this present day it truly is at the cutting edge of social swap. This historical past of Holland, from its earliest beginnings to the current day, presents the main updated survey of recent Dutch historical past, together with the present Dutch method of a few social concerns, comparable to the welfare nation, the surroundings, socialized drugs, and the function of the army within the post-Cold warfare global. Containing a wealth of present info and records, this paintings can assist the reader to appreciate the Dutch either in the old context during which Holland exists and as international leaders in social switch as we process the twenty-first century. This engagingly written historical past presents a modern assessment of Holland's geography, economic climate, political procedure, and society. Chapters prepared chronologically hint the historical past and tradition of the country from the Ice Age to the hot post-Cold conflict global. Chapters on fresh Dutch heritage exhibit how Holland has claimed a number one position in social switch: the Dutch have approved euthanasia, socialized drugs, and legalized smooth medicines. a variety of short biographical sketches will introduce the reader to a number of the vital Dutch personalities all through Holland's historical past, and a bibliographical essay can assist the researcher to find suggested books and different fabrics for additional interpreting.
By Bengt Jangfeldt
Axel Munthe: the line to San Michele tells for the 1st time the riveting life-story of a unprecedented person, who got here to outline the days he lived in. The precociously brilliant son of a Swedish pharmacist, Axel Munthe labored lower than Jean Martin Charcot, and in 1880, grew to become the youngest medical professional in French heritage. via the Nineties, he was once world-famous for his therapeutic powers, believed by way of a few to be supernatural. He moved within the such a lot vibrant and exalted circles of fin-de-si?cle Europe, counting among his associates Henry James, Howard Carter, Rainer Maria Rilke, girl Ottoline Morrell and count number Zeppelin. notwithstanding general practitioner to the Swedish court docket, the place he grew to become the sweetheart of the Crown Princess Victoria, Munthe was once extra at domestic with nature than with humans. He travelled via remotest Lapland, in addition to throughout Europe, and his nice love used to be animals, which he went to nice lengths to guard. In 1929 he released the tale of San Michele, an account of his existence, shot via together with his love for Italy and Capri, the place he outfitted a chicken sanctuary and the home of his desires, the Villa San Michele. The e-book turned a world top vendor, translated into forty languages, and has turn into one of many classics of the final century. Bengt Jangfeldt is the 1st individual to have undergone Munthe’s diaries, letters and notebooks to supply this definitive account of 1 of twentieth Century Europe’s such a lot shiny figures. Written with the verve and enthusiasm of its topic, Axel Munthe: the line to San Michele inspires a misplaced time, a lifetime of passions, and a guy who believed in each experience within the energy of desires.
By Ervin Laszlo
A "macroshift" is a metamorphosis of essentially all points of existence, from person existence to the worldwide financial system. professional Ervin Laszlo argues that the macroshift now upon the planet is unheard of in scope, and, reverberating because it does at each point, warrants critical recognition. This ebook describes the dynamics of today's macroshift, cautioning that the values and behaviors linked to it have the ability to both holiday via or holiday down international order. Readers find out about the fundamental hazards and possibilities they face and the way they could start to make trained, liable offerings.
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By Dr. Philip M. Parker, PhD
This document used to be created for strategic planners, overseas advertising and marketing executives and export managers whose basic trouble is the area marketplace for glassware for laboratory, hygienic, or pharmaceutical use. With the globalization of this industry, managers can not be contented with an area view. Nor can managers be contented with out-of-date statistics that seem numerous years after the very fact. i've got built a technique, in keeping with macroeconomic and alternate versions, to estimate the marketplace for glassware for laboratory, hygienic, or pharmaceutical use for these organizations serving the realm through exports and overseas direct funding. It does so for the present 12 months in keeping with a number of key ancient signs and econometric types.