Managed by the Markets: How Finance Re-Shaped America

English | June 15, 2009 | ISBN: 0199216614 | 323 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

In recent years, we've been rocked by a series of economic jolts, and all of them seemed to revolve around finance. And the most recent, the American mortgage meltdown, has sent shock waves around the world. Managed by the Markets, which won the 2010 George R. Terry Book Award, offers an illuminating account

Arndt's Story: The life of an Australian economist

English | Apr. 18, 2011 | ISBN: 0731538102 | 376 Pages | PDF | 15 MB

'H.W. Arndt has been Australia's leading scholar of Asian economic development for over thirty years' - Former World Bank President James D Wolfensohn. The year of Heinz Wolfgang Arndt's birth, 1915, was not a good time for a German boy to be born. His country was soon to be defeated in a great w

Rasputin free ebook

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English | ISBN: 1447245849 | 2016 | EPUB | 848 Pages | 11,3 MB

A hundred years after his murder, Rasputin continues to excite the popular imagination as the personification of evil. The spectre of the lustful Siberian holy man and peasant still casts its eerie shadow over Russia's bloody twentieth century. Numerous biographies, novels, and films recount his mysterious rise to

Kurosawa's Rashomon: A Vanished City, a Lost Brother, and the Voice Inside His Iconic Films

2016 | ISBN: 1681772272 | English | 256 Pages | EPUB | 6 MB

A groundbreaking investigation into the early life of the iconic Akira Kurosawa in connection to his most famous film-taking us deeper into Kurosawa and his world.

Although he is a filmmaker of international renown, Kurosawa and the story of his formative years remain as enigmatic as his own Rashomon. Paul

Christopher Marlowe at 450 free ebook

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Christopher Marlowe at 450

2015 | ISBN: 1472409434 | English | 382 Pages | EPUB | 2 MB

There has never been a retrospective on Christopher Marlowe as comprehensive, complete and up-to-date in appraising the Marlovian landscape. Each chapter has been written by an eminent, international Marlovian scholar to determine what has been covered, what has not, and what scholarship and criticism will or might focus