Nanoscale Ferroelectrics and Multiferroics

Nanoscale Ferroelectrics and Multiferroics

This book reviews the key issues in processing and characterization of nanoscale ferroelectrics and multiferroics, and provides a comprehensive description of their properties, with an emphasis in differentiating size effects of extrinsic ones like boundary or interface effects. Recently described nanoscale novel phenomena are also addressed. Organized...

The Sacred Routes of Uyghur History

The Sacred Routes of Uyghur History

For 250 years, the Turkic Muslims of Altishahr the vast desert region to the northwest of Tibet have led an uneasy existence under Chinese rule. Today they call themselves Uyghurs, and they have cultivated a sense of history and identity that challenges Beijing s official national narrative. Rian Thum argues that the roots of this history run deeper...

Applied Process Control

Applied Process Control

Bridging theory and practice, this book contains over 200 practical exercises and their solutions to train problem-solving abilities in process control. The problems were developed by the author during his many years of teaching at university and are kept brief, taken from the fields of instrumentation, modeling, plant control, control strategy design...

The Routledge Companion to Mergers and Acquisitions

The Routledge Companion to Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) are events that attract considerable interest from academics and practitioners, and much research has been conducted into their impact on individuals, organizations and societies. Yet, despite all the existing research and the varied theoretical and methodological approaches employed, there remains more to learn about...

International Investment Law

International Investment Law

The growing importance of international investment law, fuelled by the processes of globalisation and the search for natural resources, and fostered by the ease of cross-border financial flows, has given rise to a huge expansion in the incidence of new investment treaties and, consequently, disputes. The complexity of this area and the enormous sums...

The Many Faces of Populism

The Many Faces of Populism

Populism comes in many guises. Both Berlusconi's personalization of politics and the Northern League's antiimmigrant regionalist movement are viewed as examples of the phenomenon of populism. A type of leftwing populism embodied by Hugo Chavez swept across Latin America. Insurgent and antisystem movements and parties in places as different as the Netherlands

Gardens of the Italian Lakes

Gardens of the Italian Lakes

The gardens of the Italian Lakes are a favourite destination for garden lovers and groups. The gardens around Lake Como and Lake Maggiore, in the far north of Italy, are admired throughout the world for their beauty and variety in a magnificent natural location. This book sets out to become the standard work on these gardens as there is nothing of this...

International Guide to Hedge Fund Regulation

International Guide to Hedge Fund Regulation

This brand new title provides a detailed guide to the regulation of hedge funds in key jurisdictions. It covers all the legal and regulatory matters in relation to hedge funds and discusses how funds can be operated to comply with laws and regulations in the most popular jurisdictions in which they operate. Written by experts from each jurisdiction...

Lemurs of Madagascar

Lemurs of Madagascar

You are invited to roam the island nation of Madagascar in search of 101 species and sub-species of lemurs - those captivating primates found nowhere else on Earth. This expedition takes place in the third edition of Lemurs of Madagascar, from "The Tropical Field Guide series of Conservation International", now completely revised from the second edition...

Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners

Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners

Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0134403290. Using a writing style that is practical and applicable to all kinds of classrooms, this widely popular book presents a user-friendly approach for planning and implementing lessons...

General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry

General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry

A Concise Introduction to General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry strengthens the evidenced strategy of integrating general, organic, and biological chemistry for a focused introduction to the fundamental connections between chemistry and life. The streamlined approach offers readers a clear path through...

Bukhara and the Muslims of Russia

Bukhara and the Muslims of Russia

In Bukhara and the Muslims of Russia Allen Frank examines the relationship of Tatars and Bashkirs with the city of Bukhara during the Russian Imperial era. For Muslims in Russia Bukhara's prestige was manifested in genealogies, fashion, and in the elevated legal status of Bukharan communities in Russia. The historical relationship of Russia's Muslim...