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  • Vladimir Putin

    The Whole Story

    by Arvo Tuominen ...
    The new biography of Vladimir Putin offers an insight into current international politics through deep understanding of Russian culture and history. The book reveals who the real Putin is and why Russia is what it is. The reader will follow the footsteps of Putin through the history and collapse of Soviet Union to the gilded powerhouse of the Kremlin. Read how the Russian politics works and who ... Read more

    15,00 €

  • Inequality and Optimal Redistribution

    series Elements in Public Economics
    From the 1980s onward income inequality increased in many advanced countries. It is very difficult to account for the rise in income inequality using the standard labour supply/demand explanation. Fiscal redistribution has become less effective in compensating increasing inequalities since the 1990s. Some of the basic features of redistribution can be explained through the optimal tax framework ... Read more

    14,51 €

  • RxJava for Android Developers

    by Timo Tuominen ...
    SummaryRxJava for Android Developers teaches you how to build fast, fluid, and reactive mobile apps for Android with RxJava.Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.About the TechnologyFor Android developers, writing multithreaded apps can be as challenging as it is necessary. RxJava simplifies complex threading operations, ... Read more

    35,93 €

  • User-Centered Translation

    series Translation Practices Explained
    Translators want to take their readers into account, but traditional translation theory does not offer much advice on how to do that. User-Centered Translation (UCT) offers practical tools and methods to help empower translators to act for their readers. This book will help readers to:Create mental models such as personas;Test translations with usability testing methods;Carry out reception ... Read more

    40,80 €

  • Coming of Age to Drink

    Gary Tuominen is a Canadian by birth, with Finnish ancestry. He has made Puerto Rico his second home since 1982, with his wife, Carmen Medina. Soon after, they founded the House of Praise Ministries, bringing a fresh rebirth of praise and adoration to the Lord. The missions were also not just to the Island but also to Israel, the US, and Latin America. Gary has been a radio/TV news broadcaster all ... Read more

    7,43 €

  • The Quest for the Good Life

    Ancient Philosophers on Happiness

    How should I live? How can I be happy? What is happiness, really? These are perennial questions, which in recent times have become the object of diverse kinds of academic research. Ancient philosophers placed happiness at the centre of their thought, and we can trace the topic through nearly a millennium. While the centrality of the notion of happiness in ancient ethics is well known, this book is ... Read more

    76,55 €

  • Reconstructing Minds and Landscapes

    Silent Post-War Memory in the Margins of History

    series Studies for the International Society for Cultural History
    Mental and material reconstruction was an ongoing process after World War II, and it still is. This volume combines a detailed treatment of post-war cultural reconstruction in Finnish Lapland – a region on the geographical and historical margins of its nation-state – with comparative case studies of silent post-war memory from other European countries The contributors shed light on key aspects of ... Read more

    35,19 €

  • The Ancient Commentators on Plato and Aristotle

    In late antiquity the works of Plato and Aristotle were subject to intense study, which eventually led to the development of a new literary form, the philosophical commentary. Until recently these commentaries were understood chiefly as sources of information for the masters - Plato and Aristotle - they commented upon. However, in recent years, it has become increasingly acknowledged that the ... Read more

    33,21 €

  • Endgame

    Originally written in French and translated into English by Beckett, Endgame was given its first London performance at the Royal Court Theatre in 1957.HAMM: Clov!CLOV: Yes.HAMM: Nature has forgotten us.CLOV: There's no more nature.HAMM: No more nature! You exaggerate.CLOV: In the vicinity.HAMM: But we breathe, we change! We lose our hair our teeth! Our bloom! Our ideals!</em... ... Read more

    11,10 €

  • The Communist Manifesto: (Manifesto Of The Communist Party; German: Manifest Der Kommunistischen Partei) (Mobi Classics)

    Manifesto of the Communist Party (German: Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei), often referred to as The Communist Manifesto, was first published on February 21, 1848, and is one of the world's most influential political manuscripts. Commissioned by the Communist League and written by communist theorists Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, it laid out the League's purposes and program. The Manifesto ... Read more

    0,91 €

  • The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order

    The classic study of post-Cold War international relations, more relevant than ever in the post-9/11 world, with a new foreword by Zbigniew Brzezinski.Since its initial publication, The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order has become a classic work of international relations and one of the most influential books ever written about foreign affairs. An insightful and powerful ... Read more

    15,39 €