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  • The Durham Papers: Selections from the Papers of Admiral Sir Philip Charles Henderson Calderwood Durham G.C.B. (1763-1845) book cover

    The Durham Papers

    Selections from the Papers of Admiral Sir Philip Charles Henderson Calderwood Durham G.C.B. (1763-1845), 1st Edition

    Edited by Hilary L. Rubinstein

    Admiral Sir Philip Durham (1763–1845) was one of the most distinguished and colourful officers of the late Georgian Navy. His lucky and sometimes controversial career included surviving the sinking of HMS Royal George in 1782, making the first conquest of the tricolour flag in 1793 and the last in…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Navy Records Society Publications

  • Intellectual Property Branding in the Developing World: A New Approach to Non-Technological Innovations book cover

    Intellectual Property Branding in the Developing World

    A New Approach to Non-Technological Innovations, 1st Edition

    By Tshimanga Kongolo

    Intellectual Property Branding in the Developing World identifies success stories in the areas of intellectual property (IP) and branding for non-technological innovation in the developing world. The author examines the relationship between IP, branding and innovation to demonstrate that innovation…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Political Pluralism, Disagreement and Justice: The Case for Polycentric Democracy book cover

    Political Pluralism, Disagreement and Justice

    The Case for Polycentric Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Julian F. Müller

    This book poses the question: How can we organize society in such a way that our disagreement about facts and norms works to the benefit of everyone? In response, it makes the argument for polycentric democracy, a political arrangement consisting of various political units that enjoy different…

    eBook – 2019-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Expert Systems in Finance: Smart Financial Applications in Big Data Environments book cover

    Expert Systems in Finance

    Smart Financial Applications in Big Data Environments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Noura Metawa, Mohamed Elhoseny, Aboul Ella Hassanien, M. Kabir Hassan

    Throughout the industry, financial institutions seek to eliminate cumbersome authentication methods, such as PINs, passwords, and security questions, as these antiquated tactics prove increasingly weak. Thus, many organizations now aim to implement emerging technologies in an effort to validate…

    eBook – 2019-05-10
    Routledge
    Banking, Money and International Finance

  • Welfare Economics: An Interpretive History book cover

    Welfare Economics

    An Interpretive History, 1st Edition

    By Roger A. McCain

    Although it was an important specialization in economics in the mid-twentieth century, welfare economics has received less attention in the twenty-first century. This book explores the history of welfare economics, with a view to explaining its rise and subsequent decline. Drawing on both…

    eBook – 2019-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

  • Sexual Privatism in British Romantic Writing: A Public of One book cover

    Sexual Privatism in British Romantic Writing

    A Public of One, 1st Edition

    By Adam Komisaruk

    The Romantic age, though often associated with free erotic expression, was ambivalent about what if anything sex had to do with the public sphere. Late-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century British texts often repressed the very sexual energies they claimed to be bringing into the open. The…

    eBook – 2019-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Romanticism

  • The Early Development of the Aviation Industry: Entrepreneurs of the Sky book cover

    The Early Development of the Aviation Industry

    Entrepreneurs of the Sky, 1st Edition

    By Malcolm Abbott, Jill Bamforth

    The Early Development of the Aviation Industry: Entrepreneurs of the Sky provides an introduction to the world of the early aviation industry and the business endeavours of the original aviators. Many of the first pioneers who flew heavier-than-air planes went on to develop considerable…

    eBook – 2019-05-09
    Routledge

  • Reconciling Indigenous Peoples’ Individual and Collective Rights: Participation, Prior Consultation and Self-Determination in Latin America book cover

    Reconciling Indigenous Peoples’ Individual and Collective Rights

    Participation, Prior Consultation and Self-Determination in Latin America, 1st Edition

    By Jessika Eichler

    This book critically assesses categorical divisions between indigenous individual and collective rights regimes embedded in the foundations of international human rights law. Both conceptual ambiguities and practice-related difficulties arising in vernacularisation processes point to the need of…

    eBook – 2019-05-09
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Ownership, Financial Accountability and the Law: Transparency Strategies and Counter-Initiatives book cover

    Ownership, Financial Accountability and the Law

    Transparency Strategies and Counter-Initiatives, 1st Edition

    By Paul Beckett

    There is something visceral about ownership. This is mine; you can’t have it. This is mine; you can share it. This is ours. Try to find it. Contemporary literature and investigative journalism are showing that the scale of the problem of tax evasion, money laundering, organised crime, terrorism,…

    eBook – 2019-05-08
    Routledge
    The Law of Financial Crime

  • Holistic Sustainability Through Craft-Design Collaboration book cover

    Holistic Sustainability Through Craft-Design Collaboration

    1st Edition

    By Rebecca Reubens

    This book explores the intersection of craft, design and sustainability in the developing world. It argues that most sustainable design approaches and efforts fall short of implementing holistic sustainability, and in order to reach this goal, design must be underpinned by alternatives to the…

    eBook – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Transportation Network Companies and Taxis: The Case of Seattle book cover

    Transportation Network Companies and Taxis

    The Case of Seattle, 1st Edition

    By Craig A. Leisy

    Transportation Network Companies and Taxis: The Case of Seattle is a modern economic case history and thorough analysis of the devastating impact of the transportation network company (TNC) industry (Uber and Lyft) on the taxicab industry in Seattle, Washington, beginning in 2014. The events that…

    eBook – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • Sustainability Certification Schemes in the Agricultural and Natural Resource Sectors: Outcomes for Society and the Environment book cover

    Sustainability Certification Schemes in the Agricultural and Natural Resource Sectors

    Outcomes for Society and the Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Vogt

    This book provides a balanced critique of a range of international sustainability certification schemes across nine agricultural and natural resource industries. Certification schemes set standards through intramarket private and multi-stakeholder mechanisms, and while third-party verification is…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

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