L'adorateur (Le Cueilleur de fraises t. 4) (French Edition) by Monika Feth

By Monika Feth

l. a. mère de Jette, le célèbre auteur de best-sellers Imke Thalheim, est harcelée par un stalker. Il lui écrit des lettres, los angeles terrorise en l'appelant au téléphone, guette le moindre de ses faits et geste. Mais bientôt, il ne se contente plus de l'observer. Pour attirer son awareness, il est prêt à tout. Même à s'en prendre à ses proches.

Show description

Read more

Cidades criativas (Memória e Sociedade) (Portuguese Edition) by Ana Carla Fonseca Reis

By Ana Carla Fonseca Reis

Símbolos que sintetizam e cristalizam a civilização, as cidades revelam-se como estruturas cada vez mais complexas e dinâmicas. Ao mesmo pace em que são influenciadas tanto pelo homem quanto pela geografia, também exercem uma influência irresistível sobre o que acontece em seus limites, contribuindo para a própria formação da identidade de sua população. O estudo das cidades se revela como estudo da própria humanidade. E no atual contexto desse início de milênio, esse conhecimento torna-se essencial na medida em que a partir dele é que se poderão traçar os caminhos para a evolução que é cada dia mais urgente. Ana Carla Fonseca Reis levanta essa discussão sob a luz da economia criativa e seus desdobramentos nas diversas áreas que são englobadas pelo conceito de cidade.

Show description

Read more

L'autre fille dans le miroir (Maliki t. 1) (French Edition) by Maliki

By Maliki

Maliki est une jeune fille de thirteen ans, qui se despatched différente des autres. Et à juste titre. Avec ses cheveux roses et ses oreilles pointues, elle est aussi plus mature et lucide que ses camarades. Jeune collégienne, Maliki traine un lourd mystery. Son corps sert d'abri à une créature surnaturelle nommé girl : fusion de l'esprit de son défunt chat et de l'esprit de Maliki, cette fille féline, s'éveille doucement et aimerait bien sortir et découvrir le monde... Maliki doit apprendre à contrôler cette présence fascinante et inquiétante à los angeles fois, ainsi que les étranges pouvoirs qu'elle lui confère. Enquête aux assets de cette métamorphose; quotidien d'une collégienne et toughé à trouver sa position quand on décide de ne pas rentrer dans un moule - premiers amours et tremendous pouvoirs : l. a. vie de Maliki est bien remplie et pleine de mystères.

Show description

Read more

Dérapages en série (Heure noire rouge) (French Edition) by Gilles Fresse

By Gilles Fresse

Dans une bourgade proche de l. a. Suisse, Bastien traîne son ennui. Une nuit, témoin d’un coincidence mortel, il vole dans los angeles BMW accidentée une mallette et un téléphone transportable. Il revend le moveable à un receleur, Dylan, et cache l’attaché-case. Mais les malfrats sont bien décidés à récupérer leur bien.

Un roman policier palpitant qui plonge le lecteur dans l’univers confiné d’une modeste ville de province où chacun cache ses petits trafics et ses lourds secrets and techniques… L’idéalisme et l. a. solidarité s’expriment dans cette intrigue astucieusement maîtrisée, au suspense de tous les instants.

Show description

Read more

Australia's Defence Strategy: Evaluating Alternatives for a by Adam Lockyer

By Adam Lockyer

How may we all know an exceptional defence method if we observed one? The Asian Century is tough a number of the conventional assumptions on the center of Australian defence coverage and method. Defence students have risen to the problem of those transformational instances and feature jointly produced a smorgasbord of possible choices for policy-makers. the matter is that those strategies all aspect in very diverse instructions. How may still we evaluation those ideas? Adam Lockyer tackles this query and develops a unique conceptual framework for comparing defence thoughts. by means of doing so, this booklet breaks new theoretical flooring and makes an incredible contribution to our figuring out of technique mostly and defence procedure specifically. Lockyer then applies this analytical software to the top arguments in Australia’s defence debate and reveals that there's nonetheless significant paintings to be performed. Lockyer concludes through featuring a brand new Australian defence process for a contested Asia that might move the try out for a ‘good’ defence procedure. the result's crucial analyzing for someone drawn to technique or the way forward for Australian defence policy.

Show description

Read more

What I Found in a Thousand Towns: A Traveling Musician’s by Dar Williams

By Dar Williams


A liked folks singer offers an impassioned account of the autumn and upward thrust of the small American cities she cherishes

Dubbed by means of the New Yorker as "one of America's best possible singer-songwriters," Dar Williams has made her occupation no longer in stadiums, yet traveling America's small cities. She has performed their venues, composed of their espresso outlets, and under the influence of alcohol of their bars. She has noticeable those groups fight, but additionally visible them thrive within the face of postindustrial id crises.

Here, Williams muses on why a few cities flourish whereas others fail, reading components from the importance of heritage and nature to the uniting energy of public areas and foodstuff. Drawing on her personal travels and the paintings of city theorists, Williams bargains genuine ideas to rebuild declining communities.

What i discovered in 1000 cities is greater than a love letter to America's small cities, it is a deeply own and hopeful message concerning the strength of America's vigorous and resilient communities.

Show description

Read more

Neighborhood Planning and Community-Based Development: The by William Peterman

By William Peterman

Exploring the promise and bounds of grassroots techniques for neighborhood organizing, improvement and making plans, this publication appears to be like at how they are often utilized in the revitalization and upkeep of city neighborhoods. The ebook provides a couple of case reports from the U.S., studying the explanations for achievement and failure, and concludes with thoughts within the kind of a "tool equipment" for planners and neighborhood leaders.

Show description

Read more

Understanding Geography and War: Misperceptions, by Steve Pickering

By Steve Pickering

By delving into the historical past of geopolitics and bringing us modern with state of the art case reports taking a look at infrastructure, terrain, and maps, this ebook will dispel simplistic and deceptive notions concerning the nature of the way people have interaction with the surroundings.  Stops at the approach will comprise serious geopolitics, spiritual geopolitics, renowned geopolitics, feminist geopolitics, and, most up-to-date of all, serious quantitative geopolitics.  More importantly, it uncovers new parts of analysis for the subsequent new release of researchers, exhibiting how severe and quantitative equipment may be utilized to examine how geography and struggle relate to different parts reminiscent of disorder, activity, dispossession, and immigration.  

Show description

Read more

Sustainable Development of Multifunctional Landscapes by Katharina Helming,Hubert Wiggering

By Katharina Helming,Hubert Wiggering

New calls for on landscapes and usual assets demand multifunctional ways to land improvement. instruments are required to spot the consequences of land administration on panorama sustainability and to help the decision-making method at the multipurpose utilisation of panorama assets. Scientists from throughout Europe put in the "Landscape the next day" community to be ready for brand spanking new challenges in study to sustainable land improvement in a world perspective. This publication analyses common rules of panorama multifunctionality, develops how to check the sustainability of agricultural and forestry land administration and identifies suggestions of sustainable land management. Moreover, it contributes to the clinical foundation for destiny land improvement suggestions and is helping aid land use decision-making at the political, making plans and administration level.

Show description

Read more

Violence: Analysis, Intervention, and Prevention (Ohio RIS by Sean Byrne,Jessica Senehi

By Sean Byrne,Jessica Senehi

In an international eager to understand and deal with what seems to be an ever-enlarging explosion of violence, this booklet offers vital insights into an important modern matters, with violence supplying the lens. Violence: research, Intervention, and Prevention offers a multidisciplinary method of the research and backbone of violent conflicts. specifically, the ebook discusses ecologies of violence, and micro-macro linkages on the neighborhood, nationwide, and foreign degrees in addition to intervention and prevention strategies severe to confident clash transformation.

The motives of violence are complicated and insist a deep multidimensional research if we're to totally comprehend its using forces. but within the aftermath of such destruction there's wish within the resiliency, wisdom, and creativity of groups, corporations, leaders, and foreign firms to rework the stipulations that bring about such violence.  

Show description

Read more