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Microfinance has become one of the most popular international development policies of all time and a mainstay of local development and antipoverty programs across the Global South. The contributors to this multidisciplinary volume consider the origins, evolution, and outcomes of microfinance from a variety of perspectives and contend that it...
This volume, which is dedicated to Fr. Edward D. O'Connor, CSC, contains essays highlighting the historical development of Mariology during the "Marian century", by major ressourcement theologians, whose reflections decisively influenced the development of the Lumen Gentium, as well as Marian modalities emerging in the Catholic Church of that time.
By Chris Murray
Reveals the largely unknown and rather surprising history of the British superhero. It is often thought that Britain did not have its own superheroes, yet Chris Murray demonstrates that there were a great many in Britain and that they were often used as a way to comment on the relationship...
Offers a hands-on transcendental approach to differential Galois theory, based on the Riemann-Hilbert correspondence. Along the way, it provides a smooth, down-to-earth introduction to algebraic geometry, category theory and tannakian duality. A large variety of examples, exercises, and theoretical constructions offers an accessible entry into this exciting area.
HiRISE is the most powerful camera ever sent to another planet, showing us Mars in astonishing detail. Featuring an outstanding and never-before-published collection of HiRISE high-resolution colour images with explanatory captions in twenty-four languages, this book offers a unique volume produced from an active NASA mission.
There is a dearth of books to help readers in solving numerical problems and enable them to have a firm grounding in the subject of hydrogeology. This book fills this void, chiefly focusing on the sequential steps involved in solving problems. It concisely covers the fundamental concepts, advanced principles and...
The poems center the experience of the outsider, whether she is an immigrant, a woman, or queer.Sometimes direct, sometimes abstract, these poems engage different structures, forms, and experiences while addressing the sharp realities of family, sexuality, and immigration.