01 Apr 2020

Author: uzver


Interpreting Early Modern Europe 

Interpreting Early Modern Europe is a comprehensive collection of essays on the historiography of the early modern period (circa 1450-1800). Concerned with the principles, priorities, theories, and narratives behind the writing of early modern history, the book places particular emphasis on developments in recent scholarship….


Just Dont Be An Asshole 

This is the tough love that boys need to hear today: a candid and whipsmart guide to being a good guy in a world full of assh*les. In this frank, funny, and necessary guidebook, Kara Kinney Cartwright, a mom who has raised two teenage boys,…

Business & Finance

Poverty (The Basics) 

Poverty has dire consequences on the ability to fulfil one’s aspirations for life. Poverty has strong implications for social cohesion and societies’ abilities to function in harmonious ways. This book presents the readers with the core concepts, latest development and knowledge about policies that work…

Business & Money

The Relation between Large-Scale Land Acquisitions and Rural Households: Evidence from Ethiopia and Tanzania (Ökonomische Analyse des Rechts | Economic Analysis of Law) 

Giulia Barbanente investigates the impact of large-scale foreign land acquisitions (LSLAs) on rural households in Ethiopia and Tanzania. Given the scale of LSLAs happening in developing countries, there is urgent need to objectively assess whether risks for smallholders are balanced by positive economic outcomes. The…

Computers & Technology

IoT as a Service: 5th EAI International Conference, IoTaaS 2019, Xi’an, China, November 16-17, 2019, Proceedings (Lecture Notes of the Institute for … and Telecommunications Engineering (316)) 

This book constitutes the refereed post-conference proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on IoT as a Service, IoTaaS 2019, which took place in Xi’an, China, in November 2019. The 54 revised full papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 106 submissions. The papers contribute to…


Computer Methods, Imaging and Visualization in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering: Selected Papers from the 16th International Symposium CMBBE … Computational Vision and Biomechanics (36)) 

This book gathers selected, extended and revised contributions to the 16th International Symposium on Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering, and the 4th Conference on Imaging and Visualization (CMBBE 2019), held on August 14-16, 2019, in New York City, USA. It reports on cutting-edge…