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The Slave Girl and Other Stories (CEU Press Classics) by Ivo Andric

By Ivo Andric

This can be a string of newly translated in addition to already released tales by way of the vintage Serbian writer of the best value in jap eu literature. This quantity contains various examples of the oppression of girls and the catastrophe that ensues if any may still defy the verified principles. as well as evoking this society, Andric has woven into it a extra own event of the kinds which society assigns to ladies.

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6th European Conference of the International Federation for by Igor Lacković, Darko Vasic

By Igor Lacković, Darko Vasic

This quantity offers the complaints of the sixth eu convention of the foreign Federation for scientific and organic Engineering (MBEC2014), held in Dubrovnik September 7 – eleven, 2014.
The basic subject of MBEC 2014 is "Towards new horizons in biomedical engineering"
The clinical discussions in those convention lawsuits comprise the next themes:
- Biomedical sign Processing
- Biomedical Imaging and picture Processing
- Biosensors and Bioinstrumentation
- Bio-Micro/Nano Technologies
- Biomaterials
- Biomechanics, Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery
- Cardiovascular, respiration and Endocrine platforms Engineering
- Neural and Rehabilitation Engineering
- Molecular, mobile and Tissue Engineering
- Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
- medical Engineering and health and wellbeing expertise Assessment
- future health Informatics, E-Health and Telemedicine
- Biomedical Engineering Education

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Global Geostrategy: Mackinder and the Defence of the West by Brian Blouet

By Brian Blouet

This is a brand new exam of Halford Mackinder’s seminal worldwide geostrategic paintings, from the viewpoint of geography, diplomatic heritage, political technological know-how, diplomacy, imperial heritage, and the gap age.

Mackinder was once a guy prior to his time. He foresaw a number of the key strategic matters that got here to dominate the 20th century. till the disintegration of the Soviet Union, western defence strategists feared that one energy, or alliance, may come to dominate Eurasia. Admiral Mahan mentioned this factor within the challenge of Asia (1900) yet Mackinder made the main authoritative assertion in "The Geographical Pivot of background" (1904). He argued that during the "closed Heart-Land of Euroasia" was once a strategically put quarter, with nice assets, that if managed by way of one strength may be the foundation of a global Empire. James Kurth, in overseas Affairs, has commented that it has taken global Wars and the chilly battle to avoid Mackinder’s prophecy changing into fact.

In global battle I and international warfare II Germany completed large territorial earnings on the cost of the Russian empire and the Soviet Union. within the former clash the Russian empire was once defeated by way of Germany however the western powers insisted that the territorial profits made by means of Germany, on the treaty of Brest-Litovsk, receive up. In global warfare II Britain and the united states gave fabric aid to Stalin’s totalitarian regime to avoid Nazi Germany gaining regulate of the territory and assets that may were a foundation for global domination. The west, hugely aware of Mackinder’s dictum (1919) that "Who ideas East Europe instructions the Heartland," quick followed regulations to include the Soviet Union. historical past has for that reason proved Mackinder’s paintings to be of significant significance to generations of strategic considering and he is still a key effect within the new millennium.

This booklet could be of serious curiosity to all scholars and students of strategic reviews and army background and of geopolitics in particular.

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The European Electronics Industry Towards 1992–a Profile of by Andrew E. Fletcher

By Andrew E. Fletcher

Please observe it is a brief booklet. the 1st significant report back to conceal marketplace chief task within the run-up to 1992. because the electronics around the globe anticipates the aptitude possibilities of the 1991 ecu marketplace, new mergers and take-over bids are common. Managers getting ready for the company openings in 1992 can enjoy the crucial strategic making plans information printed during this document. This intriguing Profile provides unrivalled trustworthy and actual details which has been commonly researched via the Elsevier examine Unit, delivering in-depth examine coupled with direct interviews with top figures competing with company in 1992 and past

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The Obama Moment: European and American Perspectives by Álvaro de Vasconcelos, Marcin Zaborowski

By Álvaro de Vasconcelos, Marcin Zaborowski

The election of Barack Obama has raised significant expectancies in Europe and spread out new possibilities for facing international demanding situations. Authored by way of prime specialists from each side of the Atlantic, this booklet presents an authoritative research of the main topical concerns dealing with the agendas of the eu Union and the United States.The quantity addresses the worldwide questions of multilateralism, the economic system, disarmament, and weather switch, in addition to key nearby concerns together with Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Russia, Africa, and the Israeli-Palestinian clash. The publication concludes that it's critical that Europeans and american citizens grab "the Obama second" with the intention to capitalize at the urgency of performing now. they are going to additionally have to circulation to a brand new paradigm of the EU-U.S. courting and NATO's function inside of it —one that takes account of the truth that the West wishes "the relaxation" to accommodate the main urgent problems with our time."An very important contribution to the controversy on how we will renew our transatlantic partnership for a brand new age.... This e-book lays out the demanding situations and offerings we are facing. It merits to be commonly read." —Javier Solana, excessive consultant for the ecu universal overseas and protection Policy"A well timed contribution to the much-needed discussion relating to transatlantic kinfolk. each side have to comprehend one another greater and this quantity is helping its readers comprehend the reasons of discord and the most important matters to be addressed." —Zbigniew Brzezinski, nationwide defense adviser to President CarterContributors comprise Alexandra Bell (Ploughshares Fund), John Bruton (Ambassador, ecu fee to the us 2004–09), Tom Cargill (Chatham House), Joseph Cirincione (Ploughshares Fund), James F. Dobbins (RAND), Nikolas Foster (SAIS Johns Hopkins University), Daniel S. Hamilton (Center for Transatlantic Relations), Bruce Jones (Center on overseas Cooperation, NYU), Erik Jones (SAIS Bologna middle, Johns Hopkins University), Ibrahim Kalin (Prince Alwaleed bin Talal middle for Muslim-Christian Understanding), Andrew Kuchins (CSIS), Michael O'Hanlon (Brookings Institution), Rouzbeh Parsi (European Union Institute for defense Studies), Glen Ranwala (University of Cambridge), Pawel S?wieboda (demosEUROPA), and Alex Vines (Chatham House).

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Madness, love and tragedy in nineteenth and twentieth by Marta Manrique Gomez

By Marta Manrique Gomez

How do Spanish writers of the nineteenth and twentieth century outline and signify insanity, a uncomplicated and arguable element of worldwide tradition, and the way do different conceptions of insanity intersect with love, faith, politics, and different literary issues in Spanish society? This multi-author booklet analyzes the subject matter of insanity in formative masterpieces of Spanish literature of the nineteenth and twentieth century by utilizing appropriate severe and theoretical techniques. during this context, authors studied during this ebook comprise Juan Valera, Leopoldo unfortunately Clarin, Emilia Pardo Bazan, Caterina Albert, Benito Perez Galdos, Miguel de Unamuno, and Juan Goytisolo, between others

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The Idea of a European Superstate: Public Justification and by Glyn Morgan

By Glyn Morgan

Is there a justification for eu integration? the belief of a ecu Superstate examines this--the such a lot basic--question raised by way of the eu Union. In doing so, Glyn Morgan assesses the arguments recommend through eurosceptics and their critics. In a problem to either side of the talk, Morgan argues in help of a ecu superstate. until Europe varieties a unitary sovereign kingdom, Europe will stay, so he continues, susceptible and established for its defense at the usa. the assumption of a ecu Superstate reshapes the controversy on eu political integration. It throws down a gauntlet to eurosceptics and euro-enthusiasts alike. whereas utilizing the arguments of latest political philosophy and diplomacy, this ebook is written in an obtainable type that any one drawn to eu integration can comprehend.

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Atlas of Challenges and Opportunities in European by Pierre BECKOUCHE, Pierre BESNARD, Hugues PECOUT

By Pierre BECKOUCHE, Pierre BESNARD, Hugues PECOUT

This atlas presents a macro-regional assessment of the components that encompass the ecu Union, from the Sahara to the center East, Western Balkans to ecu Russia, Turkey to the Arctic. Detailing key socio-economic info in addition to developmental traits, the maps offer a complete territorial research at an area scale and discover the possibility of local integration and cooperation.These pioneering maps research demanding situations that threaten this huge, but inter-connected, sector, together with environmental matters within the North, political unrest within the East, social components within the Western Balkans, and the upheaval within the Mediterranean because the Arab spring. assurance investigates such key international locations and components as Libya, Israel, Palestine, Syria, and the Ukraine in addition to explores such crucial concerns as Europe’s strength procurement. moreover, it additionally offers a comparability with different global areas comparable to East Asia and North America.In the top, readers realize that territorial integration faces many shortcomings, yet that deep neighborhood cooperation will be a key driving force for the EU’s sustainable destiny. This atlas good points the most result of the “Integrated Territorial research of the Neighbourhoods” learn undertaking undertaken via ESPON (The ecu remark community for Territorial improvement and Cohesion). It presents students; neighborhood professionals and NGOs fascinated with cross-border cooperation; businesses drawn to strength, agriculture, water, transportation and communique; and readers with key insights into this significant region.

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Causation and Prevention of Human Cancer: Proceedings of the by Michael J Hill (auth.), Michael J Hill DSc, FRCPath, Attilio

By Michael J Hill (auth.), Michael J Hill DSc, FRCPath, Attilio Giacosa MD (eds.)

The ecu association for Cooperation in melanoma Prevention reports (ECP) used to be proven in 1981 to advertise collaboration among scientists operating within the a number of eu nations on melanoma causation and prevention. as a way to accomplish that target, numerous operating crew- to accommodate particular cancers or facets of melanoma aetiology, and to discover the possibilities for advances on a cooperative eu foundation - have been tested. It was once additionally made up our minds to carry annual symposia to attract normal consciousness to fields during which there many possibilities for growth in issues of prevention. those symposia were dedicated to topics of excessive precedence to melanoma prevention: "Tobacco and melanoma" (1983), "Hormones and Sexual components in Human melanoma Aetiology" (1984), "Diet and Human Carcinogenesis" (1985), "Concepts and Theories in Carcinogenesis" (1986)," Preventive options for melanoma relating to Immune Deficiencies" (1987), "Gastric Carcinogenesis" (1988), and "Breast, Ovarian and Endometrial melanoma: Aetiological and Epidemiological Relationships" (1989). This quantity comprises the complaints of the 1990 ECP symposium held in Heidelberg, FRG, on the Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ), on April 2-3 on "Causation and Prevention of Human Cancer". we're indebted to the audio system for his or her contribution throughout the symposium and for his or her suggested submission of manuscripts. we're thankful to the sponsors, SmithKline Diagnostics and Rohm Pharma. Our exact thank you visit Dr M.C. stanei-Gueur for getting ready and typing the digicam sorts of all manuscripts.

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