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Gold Coins Of The World 9th Edition

Author : Arthur L. Friedberg
ISBN : 9780871840097
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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A unique and indispensable reference work Unsurpassed in content and scope When the first edition of Gold Coins of the World made its debut in 1958, it forever changed the way gold coins were collected, cataloged, traded, and priced. For the first time, one book provided a reliable guide for a subject which previously required an often expensive investment in multiple volumes of literature, some of it rare and antique, and much of it badly out-of-date. With the publication of this pioneering work, Robert Friedberg (1912-1963) established himself as an international icon in the field of numismatic literature. This book, and the 'Friedberg Numbering System' he developed became then, and is still today, the internationally-recognized standard for systematically identifying any gold coin ever made. From just 384 pages in 1958, Gold Coins of the World has expanded to the extent that it now contains more than triple the information of its ancestor. It still stands alone as the first and only book to describe, catalog and price two millennia of gold, platinum, and palladium coin issues from across the globe. From the first coins of the ancient Greeks to the most recently-issued modern commemoratives, they are all here, an astonishing compilation of more than 21,000 individual coin listings accompanied by over 8,000 actual-size photographs. The prices have been completely updated, for the most part raised substantially, to reflect the current market. Entire sections have been expanded, many illustrations have been added or improved, and hundreds of new discoveries and recent issues have been included for the first time. Arthur Friedberg, president of the International Association of Professional Numismatists from 2001 to 2007 and now its Honorary President, and Ira Friedberg, have completely revised and expanded their late father's work. They have had the valuable assistance and cooperation of a who's who of the leading numismatists on every continent in bringing this edition to fruition. For the numismatist, banker, economist, historian, institution of higher learning, or a fancier of the noble metal in all its forms, Gold Coins of the World is a book for every library, public and private.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Europe By Eurail 2014

Author : Laverne Ferguson-Kosinski
ISBN : 9781493006601
Genre : Travel
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Europe by Eurail has been the train traveler’s one-stop source for visiting Europe’s cities and countries by rail for more than thirty years. Newly revised and updated, this comprehensive guide provides the latest information on fares, schedules, and pass options, as well as detailed information on more than one hundred specific rail excursions. Inside is all the information you need to visit historic cities, romantic villages, and scenic hamlets on more than ninety rail trips starting from your choice of twenty-eight base cities located in twenty countries. Three sample rail-tour itineraries combine several base cities and day excursions into fifteen-day rail-tour packages complete with hotel recommendations and sightseeing options. . Packed with practical information, step-by-step directions and advice on where to go and what to see and do, and complemented by the inclusion of twenty maps, this book takes the puzzle out of European Rail Travel.
Category: Travel

Censored 2015

Author : Mickey Huff
ISBN : 9781609805661
Genre : Political Science
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Every year since 1976, Project Censored, our nation's oldest news-monitoring group—a university-wide project at Sonoma State University founded by Carl Jensen, directed for many years by Peter Phillips, and now under the leadership of Mickey Huff—has produced a Top-25 list of underreported news stories and a book, Censored, dedicated to the stories that ought to be top features on the nightly news, but that are missing because of media bias and self-censorship. A perennial favorite of booksellers, teachers, and readers everywhere, Censored is one of the strongest life-signs of our current collective desire to get the news we citizens need--despite what Big Media tells us. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Political Science

Owens Laura

Author : Scott Rothkopf
ISBN : 9780300229295
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A richly illustrated, expansive mid-career survey of the stand-out American artist's pioneering and influential work, with each copy featuring a unique silk-screen cover printed in Owens's studio Since the early 1990s, Laura Owens (b. 1970) has challenged traditional assumptions about figuration and abstraction in her pioneering approach to painting. Created in close collaboration with the artist on the occasion of her mid-career survey at the Whitney Museum of American Art, this inventive and comprehensive book features an incisive introduction by Scott Rothkopf, critical essays, literary texts, and short commentaries on a variety of subjects related to Owens's broad interests, which range from folk art and needlework to comics and wallpaper. Reflections by more than twenty of Owens's fellow artists, collaborators, assistants, dealers, family members, and friends offer an array of perspectives on her work at different periods in her life, beginning with her high school years in Ohio and ending with her current exhibition. A rich trove of more than a thousand images, drawn from the artist's personal archive and largely unpublished before now, includes personal correspondence, journals, academic transcripts, handwritten notes, source material, exhibition announcements, clippings, and installation photographs. Strikingly, each copy also features a unique silk-screen cover printed in Owens's studio, giving readers the opportunity to own an original work of art. Together, all of these elements provide a rare and intimate look at how an artist might make her way in the world as well as how art gets made, movements take hold, and relationships evolve over time.

Asymmetric Crisis In Europe And Possible Futures

Author : Johannes Jäger
ISBN : 9781317652977
Genre : Political Science
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The crisis in Europe is often discussed as a crisis of European integration or a crisis of national economies within Europe. Both the ‘methodological Europeanism’ and ‘methodological nationalism’ miss out the important links between economic and political processes at different spatial scales within Europe, and therefore, asymmetries and phenomena of uneven development. In addition, a discussion of possible scenarios which systematically addresses the implications of anti-crisis policies is missing. This volume seeks to close this gap by systematically integrating the analysis of economic policy or ‘technical’ solutions to the crisis within a broader framework of political economy. It argues that combining critical political economy approaches and post-Keynesian perspectives allows for a systematic understanding of the economic and political dimensions of the crisis. Although both approaches have the capacity to deal with asymmetries and uneven development, the heterogeneity in Europe has been an often largely neglected dimension of analysis. However, this recent crisis has shown that this is an essential dimension which has to be addressed in order to better understand the dynamics of European development and integration. Hence, this book aims to deal with asymmetries in Europe and to bridge the gap between the two perspectives. This work will initiate an integrative debate that is crucial for a deeper understanding of the current crisis and is an important resource for all students and scholars of IPE, European political economy and European politics.
Category: Political Science

Village Of Secrets

Author : Caroline Moorehead
ISBN : 9781473513037
Genre : History
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A SUNDAY TIMES TOP FIVE BESTSELLER SHORTLISTED FOR THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE 2014 From the author of the New York Times bestseller A Train in Winter comes the extraordinary story of a French village that helped save thousands who were pursued by the Gestapo during World War II. High up in the mountains of the southern Massif Central in France lies a cluster of tiny, remote villages united by a long and particular history. During the Nazi occupation, the inhabitants of the Plateau Vivarais Lignon saved several thousand people from the concentration camps. As the victims of Nazi persecution flooded in – resisters, freemasons, communists and Jews, many of them children – the villagers united to keep them safe. The story of why and how these villages came to save so many people has never been fully told. But several of the remarkable architects of the mission are still alive, as are a number of those they saved. Caroline Moorehead has sought out and interviewed many of the people involved in this extraordinary undertaking, and brings us their unforgettable testimonies. It is a story of courage and determination, of a small number of heroic individuals who risked their lives to save others, and of what can be done when people come together to oppose tyranny.
Category: History

Canada 2014

Author : Wayne C. Thompson
ISBN : 9781475812404
Genre : Education
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This is an annually updated presentation of Canada past and present. The contents in this volume are organized into sections dealing with Canada’s culture; Geography; people; history (from New France to the constitutional debates in the late 20th century); political system (including the constitution, monarchy, parliament, legal and court system, federalism and the provinces, provincial governments, parties and elections); defense; economy; the future; and a comprehensive bibliography. The combination of factual accuracy and up-to-date detail along with its informed projections make this an outstanding resource for researchers, practitioners in international development, media professionals, government officials, potential investors and students. Now in its 30th edition, the content is thorough yet perfect for a one-semester introductory course or general library reference. Available in both print and e-book formats and priced low to fit student and library budgets.
Category: Education

Ring Of Steel

Author : Alexander Watson
ISBN : 9780141924199
Genre : History
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Sunday Times History Book of the Year 2014 Winner of the 2014 Wolfson History Prize, the 2014 Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History, the Society for Military History's 2015 Distinguished Book Award and the 2015 British Army Military Book of the Year For the empires of Germany and Austria-Hungary the Great War - which had begun with such high hopes for a fast, dramatic outcome - rapidly degenerated as invasions of both France and Serbia ended in catastrophe. For four years the fighting now turned into a siege on a quite monstrous scale. Europe became the focus of fighting of a kind previously unimagined. Despite local successes - and an apparent triumph in Russia - Germany and Austria-Hungary were never able to break out of the the Allies' ring of steel. In Alexander Watson's compelling new history of the Great War, all the major events of the war are seen from the perspective of Berlin and Vienna. It is fundamentally a history of ordinary people. In 1914 both empires were flooded by genuine mass enthusiasm and their troubled elites were at one with most of the population. But the course of the war put this under impossible strain, with a fatal rupture between an ever more extreme and unrealistic leadership and an exhausted and embittered people. In the end they failed and were overwhelmed by defeat and revolution.
Category: History

Advances In Civil Engineering And Transportation Iv

Author : Xiang Dong Zhang
ISBN : 9783038268062
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the 4th International Conference on Civil Engineering and Transportation (ICCET 2014), December 24-25, 2014, Xiamen, China. The 462 papers are grouped as follows: Chapter 1: Structural Engineering; Chapter 2: Geotechnical Engineering and Geological Engineering; Chapter 3: Bridge Engineering; Chapter 4: Earthquake Engineering; Chapter 5: Tunnel, Subway and Underground Facilities; Chapter 6: Hydraulic and Hydrodynamics Engineering, Water Supply and Drainage Engineering; Chapter 7: Coastal Engineering; Chapter 8: Roads and Railway Engineering; Chapter 9: Building Materials and Technology; Chapter 10: Building Technology and Science; Chapter 11: Computational Mechanics and Mathematical Modeling; Chapter 12: Surveying Engineering, Cartography and Geographic Information Systems; Chapter 13: Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Engineering; Chapter 14: Transportation and Traffic Planning, Operation Organization and Management; Chapter 15: Modern Logistics Systems and Supply Chain; Chapter 16: Intelligent Transportation Theory and Application; Chapter 17: Transportation Control, Analysis, Monitoring, Applied Information Technology; Chapter 18: Public Transport Planning and Management; Chapter 19: Transportation and Economic Development, and Low Carbon Transportation; Chapter 20: Architectural Design and Theory; Chapter 21: Urban Planning and Design, Landscape Design, Sustainable City and Regional Development; Chapter 22: Ecological Architecture and Energy Consumption, Energy Saving, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Works; Chapter 23: Environmental Engineering, Ecological and Environmental Protection
Category: Technology & Engineering

New Pathways In Microsimulation

Author : Dr Gijs Dekkers
ISBN : 9781409469339
Genre : Social Science
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Microsimulation as a modelling tool in social sciences has increased in importance over the last few decades. Once restricted to a handful of universities and government departments, as a scientific field it has achieved a new dynamism during the last decade. As computing power increases and data availability becomes more widespread, microsimulation models can be put to hitherto unprecedented uses. Edited by leading experts in the field, this book illustrates recent advances, methodologies and uses of socioeconomic microsimulation in social sciences around the world. It does so by analysing new grounds covered in microsimulation and exploring new applications in traditional fields. As such, the chapters - grouped into five sections: new methods and methodology; pensions; financial crisis and austerity measures; health; and poverty - present recent, innovative and challenging work in various fields that is not just relevant for those in that field, but that might also inspire scholars from the other disciplines to broaden their minds to new and exciting uses of this established methodology.
Category: Social Science

Civil Structural And Environmental Engineering Iii

Author : Yong Huang
ISBN : 9783038267430
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the 2014 3rd Global Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering (GCCSEE 2014), October 21-22, 2014, Chengdu, China. The 682 papers are grouped as follows: Chapter 1: Geotechnical and Geological Engineering; Chapter 2: Tunnel, Subway and Underground Facilities; Chapter 3: Coastal and Marine Engineering; Chapter 4: Hydraulic Engineering; Chapter 5: Road and Railway Engineering; Chapter 6: Bridge Engineering; Chapter 7: Structural Engineering, Strength and Dynamics; Chapter 8: Seismic Engineering; Chapter 9: Construction Technology; Chapter 10: Building Technology Science; Chapter 11: Building Environment and Equipment Engineering; Chapter 12: Construction and Building Materials Engineering; Chapter 13: Computational Mechanics, Biomechanics and Applied Mechanics; Chapter 14: Ventilation and Air Conditioning Works; Chapter 15: Energy Efficiency and Applications, Ecological and Energy Saving Building, Lighting; Chapter 16: Surveying Engineering, Cartography and Geographic Information Systems; Chapter 17: Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, Safety Engineering; Chapter 18: Project Management; Chapter 19: Engineering Management, Civil and Construction Industry Management, Infrastructure Demand and Supply, Engineering Education; Chapter 20: Architectural Design and Its Theory; Chapter 21: Outdoor and Indoor Decoration Design and Environment; Chapter 22: Urban and Regional Planning, Land Resources Planning; Chapter 23: Landscape Planning and Design; Chapter 24: Sustainable City and Regional Development; Chapter 25: Hydrology, Water Resources, Flood and Drought Management; Chapter 26: Environmental Engineering and Environmental Protection; Chapter 27: Transportation Planning, Traffic Control and Information Technology, Carrying Tools and Operation Engineering; Chapter 28: Electricity Infrastructure and Power Transmission; Chapter 29: Computer Applications and Intelligent Algorithms
Category: Technology & Engineering

Railway Times

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105215956272
Genre : Railroads
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Category: Railroads