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The Useless Man A Political Economy of Populism
Today, the “wretched of the earth” are no longer those oppressed by colonization, but rather the unemployed and the working poor, migrants and refugees, landless peasants depending on public or familial assistance to survive—in a word, the economically useless.
Pierre-André de Chalendar
The Urban Challenge Reviving the desire to live in a city
Once the seductive symbol of sophistication and unlimited possibility, the city has become synonymous in our imagination with sprawl...
James E. Darnell
Up from Mississippi A memoir
How did a young native of the American South, raised in an era of racism and segregation, rise to a highly decorated position at the forefront of molecular biology research?
Pascal Lamy, Nicole Gnesotto
Strange New World Geoeconomics vs Geopolitics
A must-read for anyone interested in getting a firmer grasp on global and European affairs.
Nicolas Véron, Matthieu Autret, Alfred Galichon
Smoke and Mirrors, Inc.
This book is aimed at practicing accountants, business and corporate finance students, but also at any reader interested in an original and compelling perspective on the use and abuse of accounting in the business community.
Simplexity Simplifying Principles for a Complex World
Simplexity, as I understand it, is the range of solutions living organisms have found, despite the complexity of natural processes, to enable the brain to prepare an action and plan for the consequences of it.
Selective Eating The Rise, the Meaning and Sense of «Personal Dietary Requirements»
The issue of selective eating is explored here from a wide interdisciplinary perspective: from a biomedical standpoint to social and historical analyses.
Serge Haroche, Nobel Prize in Physics
The Science of Light From Galileo’s Telescope to Quantum Physics
Light has fascinated mankind since the dawn of time...