International Commerce and Imperial Policy 31 BC - AD 305
Utilising new archaeological research, the author questions the traditionally held view that the imperial government had a strong political interest in eastern trade. Instead, he argues that their primary motivation was the tax income....
Published February 9th 2011 by Routledge
A Theory with International Applications
Series: RFF Policy and Governance Set
Offers a theory of compliance and authority that wouild be applicable to behavior concerning economic contracts, law, enforcement, and international relations. It examiones the problem of compliance in centralized (e.g. national and state laws) and decentralized (international treaties) systems....
Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press
A Cognitive Approach to Business Communication
How Audiences Decide: A Cognitive Approach to Business Communication is a comprehensive introduction to persuasive communication in the context of business. It summarizes relevant theories and findings from the fields of cognitive science, social cognition, leadership, team cognition,...
Published December 19th 2010 by Routledge
Published November 17th 2010 by CRC Press
Tubular Structures XIII contains the latest scientific and engineering developments in the field of tubular steel structures, as presented at the 13th International Symposium on Tubular Structures (ISTS13), Hong Kong, 15 – 17 December 2010. The International Symposium on Tubular Structures (...
Published November 11th 2010 by CRC Press
Planning and Action
Thoroughly discussing the problems of uniting two independent companies (problems which are commonly underestimated), this book covers a wide range of subjects such as: laws and regulations governing mergers; consideration of financial and material resources; tax views; research and development...
Published November 4th 2010 by Routledge
Series: CBT Distinctive Features
Schema Therapy combines proven cognitive behavioral therapy techniques with elements of interpersonal, experiential, and psychodynamic therapies in order to help people with long-term mental health problems including personality disorders and chronic depression. Schema Therapy suggests that many...
Published September 2nd 2010 by Routledge
The Rival Discourses of Kang Youwei and Zhang Binglin
Series: Academia Sinica on East Asia
Young-tsu Wong throws new light on Kang Youwei and Zhang Binglin, both through research on the sources, nature and import of their ideas and through juxtaposing them. The result is a provocative and stimulating analysis of late Qing-early Republican thought. Never before these two rival thinkers...
Published June 29th 2010 by Routledge
Cinema, Crime, Affect
In the contemporary fascination with images of crime, violence gets under our skin and keeps us enthralled. The Scene of Violence explores the spectator’s encounter with the cinematic scene of violence – rape and revenge, homicide and serial killing, torture and terrorism. Providing a detailed...
Published May 16th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish
Control Applications of Smart Materials
Currently, many smart materials exhibit one or multifunctional capabilities that are being effectively exploited in various engineering applications, but these are only a hint of what is possible. Newer classes of smart materials are beginning to display the capacity for self-repair, self-diagnosis...
Published April 15th 2010 by CRC Press