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    • Walking Corpses: Leprosy in Byzantium and the Medieval West 

      Miller, Timothy S.; Nesbitt, John W. (Cornell University Press, 2014)
      Leprosy has afflicted humans for thousands of years. It wasn't until the twelfth century, however, that the dreaded disease entered the collective psyche of Western society, thanks to a frightening epidemic that ravaged ...
    • Wall Streeters: The Creators and Corruptors of American Finance 

      Morris, Edward (Columbia University Press, 2015)
      The 2008 financial collapse, the expansion of corporate and private wealth, the influence of money in politics-many of Wall Street's contemporary trends can be traced back to the work of fourteen critical figures who wrote, ...
    • Walter Benjamin : a critical life 

      Benjamin, Walter (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2014)
      The German Jewish critic and philosopher Walter Benjamin (1892– 1940) is now generally regarded as one of the most important wit-nesses to European modernity. Despite the relative brevity of his writing career his life was ...
    • Wandering Ecologies The Landscape Architecture of Charles Anderson 

      Decker, Julie (Design Media Publishing Ltd, 2013)
      This is a monograph by the well-known American company Charles Anderson Landscape. Charles Anderson is an experienced professional landscape architect. The projects in this collection present his design concepts and ...
    • The War after the War: The Struggle for Credibility during America’s Exit from Vietnam 

      Kadura, Johannes (Cornell University Press, 2016)
      Kadura, Johannes In The War after the War, Johannes Kadura offers a fresh interpretation of American strategy in the wake of the cease-fire that began in Vietnam on January 28, 1973. The U.S. exit from Vietnam continues ...
    • The War on Words: Slavery, Race, and Free Speech in American Literature 

      Gilmore, Michael T. (Humana Press, 2010)
      This book makes a large claim about the continuity of nineteenthcentury American literature, one that adds an element of complication to our usual understanding of the subject. Nobody can doubt that the Civil War marks a ...
    • War, States, and Contention: A Comparative Historical Study 

      Tarrow, Sidney (Cornell University Press, 2015)
      For the last two decades, Sidney Tarrow has explored "contentious politics"―disruptions of the settled political order caused by social movements. These disruptions range from strikes and street protests to riots and civil ...
    • Warfare and the Age of Printing: Catalogue of Early Printed Books from Before 1801 in Dutch Military Collections 

      Sloos, Louis (Boston, 2009)
      An important part of the Dutch national treasure of early printed books from before 1801 on military and related subjects is kept in military libraries and collections. This catalogue contains 10,000 books in twelve different ...
    • Warlords: Strong-arm Brokers in Weak States 

      Marten, Kimberly (Cornell University Press, 2012)
      Warlords are individuals who control small territories within weak states, using a combination of force and patronage. In this book, Kimberly Marten shows why and how warlords undermine state sovereignty. Unlike the feudal ...
    • The Warren Buffett Way 

      Hagstrom, Robert G. (Wiley, 2013)
      Warren Buffett is the most famous investor of all time and one of today’s most admired business leaders. He became a billionaire and investment sage by looking at companies as businesses rather than prices on a stock screen. ...
    • Warren/Reeve/duchac's Financial and Managerial Accounting, 12th and Corporate Financial Accounting 

      Warren, Carl S.; Reeve, James M.; Duchac, Jonathan (South-Western College, 2013)
      Introduction to Accounting and Business: 1, Analyzing Transactions: 17, The Adjusting Process: 33, Completing the Accounting Cycle: 49, Accounting for Merchandising Businesses: 69, Inventories: 95, Sarbanes-Oxley, Internal ...
    • Was revolution inevitable? : turning points of the Russian Revolution 

      Brenton, Tony (Oxford University Press, 2017)
      Communism's rise and eventual fall in Eastern Europe is one of the great stories of the 20th century. Within this context, the Russian Revolution's role and legacy overshadows all else. In Was Revolution Inevitable?, former ...
    • Waste management and valorization: alternative technologies 

      Rada, Elena Cristina (Apple Academic Press, 2016)
      The chapters in this book were previously published elsewhere. To cite the work contained in this book and to view the individual permissions, please refer to the citation at the beginning of each chapter. Each chapter was ...
    • Waste Management in the Chemical and Petroleum Industries 

      Bahadori, Alireza (Wiley, 2013)
      The global chemical and petroleum industries have always had the challenge of disposing of chemical wastes, by-products, and residuals, but with traditional techniques such as deep well injection and incineration proving ...
    • Wastewater management for irrigation: principles and practices 

      Goyal, Megh Raj; Tripathi, Vinod K. (Apple Academic Press, 2016)
      The reuse of wastewater in irrigation is being practiced only recently to solve water scarcity problems in agriculture. Management of water, soil, crop and operational procedures, including precautions to protect farm ...
    • Wastewater Reuse and Current Challenges 

      Fatta-Kassinos, Despo; Dionysiou, Dionysios D.; Kümmerer, Klaus (Springer International Publishing, 2016)
      This volume discusses the current challenges related to the reuse of wastewater. It reviews the analytical methodologies for evaluating emerging contaminants and their transformation products, the sensitivity of various ...
    • Wastewater treatment plant operation and management 

      AWWA G510-13 (American Water Works Association, 2014)
      Formal standards committees have been and continue to be formed to address the individual standards practices for the diverse areas of water sector operation. A formal standards committee was created in 2009 to develop a ...
    • Wastewater Treatment: Occurrence and Fate of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) 

      Forsgren, Amy J. (CRC Press, 2015)
      This book describes the sources of water contamination by PAHs and their transportation and fate in natural aquatic systems. It then discusses, from the analytical chemist’s view, how to determine the presence of PAHs in ...
    • Water Cycle Management: A New Paradigm of Wastewater Reuse and Safety Control 

      Wang, Xiaochang C. (Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2015)
      This book focuses on environmental engineering, and on wastewater treatment and reuse in particular, which is a vital aspect for countries and regions suffering from water shortages. It introduces a new water cycle management ...
    • Water Pollution and Water Quality Control of Selected Chinese Reservoir Basins 

      Huang, Tinglin (Springer International Publishing, 2016)
      This volume provides a detailed overview of water pollution and control of several selected Chinese reservoirs. It explores sediment contamination as well as algal blooms and their impact on water quality. Several chapters ...