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  • The Exchange of Princesses

    A Novel

    by Chantal Thomas and 1 more

    Set in the French and Spanish courts of the eighteenth century, this novel is based on a true story about the fate of two young princesses caught in the intrigues and secrets of the momentPhilippe d’Orléans, the regent of France, has a gangrenous heart—the result of a life of debauchery, alcohol, power, and flattery. One morning in 1721, he decides to marry eleven-year-old Louis XV to the daughter ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Memories of Low Tide

    by Chantal Thomas and 1 more

    A memoir of childhood, the mother-daughter bond and the transformative power of swimming, by multi-award-winning French author Chantal ThomasChantal Thomas grew up in a seaside town on the Atlantic coast of France, inheriting from her mother an obsession with the sea, and for swimming. In this tender and eloquent memoir she seeks to understand her quixotic, often inscrutable mother - a woman who ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Developing Countries in the WTO Legal System

    by Chantal Thomas and 1 more

    With contributions from some of the leading experts in international trade, law, and economics, Joel P. Trachtman and Chantal Thomas have compiled a comprehensive volume that looks at the positioning of developing countries within the WTO system. These chapters address some of the most pressing issues facing these countries, while reflecting on Robert E. Hudec's groundbreaking book, Developing ... Read more

    $130.49 USD

  • The World Bank Legal Review

    Legal Innovation and Empowerment for Development

    by Hassane Cisse and 3 more

    series Law, Justice, and Development Series #4
    Much has been written about the role of law in furthering development. More analysis and debate is needed to understand more fully the true nature of this role. The World Bank Legal Review collects much of this debate and analysis, contributed by scholars and practitioners from around the world. The subtitle of the volume, Legal Innovation and Empowerment for Development, focuses attention on how ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Farewell, My Queen

    by Moishe Black and 2 more

    A woman whose function it once was to read books aloud to Marie Antoinette is haunted by the memory of her last days at the French court of Versailles, when Louis XVI's magnificent palace succumbed to the irrepressible forces of revolution. Now exiled in Vienna, Madame Agathe-Sidonie Laborde looks back twenty-one years to the legendary opulence of Versailles and, overcome with nostalgia and ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • World Trade and Investment Law Reimagined

    A Progressive Agenda for an Inclusive Globalization

    by Alvaro Santos and 2 more

    World trade and investment law is in crisis: new and progressive ideas are needed.Rules that facilitated globalization and supported global economic growth are being challenged. A system of global governance that once seemed secure is now at risk as the US ignores the rules while developing countries struggle to escape restrictions. Some want to tear global institutions and agreements down while ... Read more

    $35.99 USD

  • EU Competition Law, the Consumer Interest and Data Protection

    The Exchange of Consumer Information in the Retail Financial Sector

    by Federico Ferretti

    series SpringerBriefs in Law
    The legitimacy or illegitimacy of information exchanges between competitors remains a topical debate with regard to EU competition law and policy. This book reexamines the issue in the retail financial services sector, focusing on the peculiar problems that it poses for EU market integration, consumer policy and protection and the intersection with fundamental rights. It analyzes and reflects on ... Read more

    $62.99 USD

  • The Exchange of Words

    Speech, Testimony, and Intersubjectivity

    by Richard Moran

    The capacity to speak is not only the ability to pronounce words, but the socially-recognized capacity to make one's words count in various ways. We rely on this capacity whenever we tell another person something and expect to be believed, and what we learn from others in this way is the basis for most of what we take ourselves to know about the world. In The Exchange of Words, Richard Moran ... Read more

    $26.59 USD

  • Textual Masculinity and the Exchange of Women in Renaissance Venice

    by Courtney Quaintance

    series Toronto Italian Studies
    Textual Masculinity and the Exchange of Women in Renaissance Venice is a provocative analysis of the pornographic poetry written in patrician poet Domenico Venier’s social circle. While Venier and his salon were renowned for elegant love sonnets featuring unattainable female beloveds, among themselves they wrote and circulated poems in Venetian dialect in which women were prostitutes whose defiled ... Read more

    $54.79 USD