Books by Publisher: The Peterson Institute for International Economics

    Holocaust Memory in the Digital Age: Survivors\' Stories and New Media Practices

    By Jeffrey Shandler

    Paperback £17.65

    Holocaust Memory in the Digital Age examines the nexus of new media and memory practices through an in-depth study of the Shoah Visual History Archive, the world's largest and most widely available collection of video interviews with Holocaust survivors, to understand how advances in digital technologies impact the practice of...

    Environmental History and Ecology of Moreton Bay

    By Daryl McPhee

    Paperback £53.28

    The south-east Queensland region is currently experiencing the most rapid urbanisation in Australia. This growth puts pressure on the diverse natural environment of Moreton Bay. This book provides an interdisciplinary examination of Moreton Bay, increasing understanding of existing and emerging pressures on the region and how these may be mitigated...

    Mujeres en transito

    By Vanesa Miseres

    Paperback £68.91

    Examines in detail the insightful accounts by four prominent female writers who travelled to and from Latin America in the 19th century: the French-Peruvian socialist and activist Flora Tristan 1803-1844, the Argentines Juana Manuela Gorriti 1819-1892 and Eduarda Mansilla 1838-1892, and the Peruvian Clorinda Matto de Turner 1852-1909.

    Fashioned Texts and Painted Books

    By Erin Edgington

    Paperback £66.58

    Examines the folding fan's multiple roles in fin-de-siecle and early twentieth-century French literature. Focusing on the fan's identity as a symbol of feminine sexuality, as a collectible art object, and, especially, as an alternative book form well suited to the reception of poetic texts, the study highlights the fan's suitability...

    Cryptography

    By William J. Buchanan

    Hardback £58.03

    Cryptography is one of the most contentious areas in modern society. For some it protects the rights of individuals to privacy and security, for others it puts up barriers against the protection of our society. This book describes the basics of cryptography, and provides an understanding of how privacy, identity...

    Setting the Stage: Attention to What We Do, How We Do It, and Why

    By David Hays

    Hardback Save £3.26 = £22.74

    The life and work of a stage designer who worked with Kazan and Balanchine

    I Got a Song

    By Rick Massimo

    Paperback Save £2.60 = £20.40

    The first book-length history of an essential American music festival

    Transparency Fix

    By Mark Fenster

    Paperback Save £1.74 = £19.25

    Is the government too secret or not secret enough? Why is there simultaneously too much government secrecy and a seemingly endless procession of government leaks? The Transparency Fix asserts that we incorrectly assume that government information can be controlled. The same impulse that drives transparency movements also drives secrecy advocates....

    Bernie Madoff and the Crisis

    By Colleen P. Eren

    Paperback Save £1.74 = £19.25

    This is a critical investigation into the social significance of Bernie Madoff Ponzi's scheme. Eren analyzes media coverage of the case alongside original interviews with dozens of journalists and editors involved in the reportage, the SEC Director of Public Affairs, and Bernie Madoff himself to offer fresh insight into the...

    Voices from the Easter Rising

    By Joseph McKenna

    Paperback Save £0.99 = £67.96

    Records a week in Dublin during April 1916 when in a forlorn hope 2,000 Irish Volunteers rose up in armed rebellion against the British Empire in a bid to establish an independent Irish state. The Rising is recalled in the words of those who took part. It traces the establishment...

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