Transformation of Healthcare with Information Technologies (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics)
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Transformation of Healthcare with Information Technologies

The accession of new EU member states demands considerable effort on their part, aimed at developing common policies and strategies. Over the last two years we have tried to encourage the community of medical informatics professionals and researchers from Central and Eastern European countries to undertake these challenges and join European activities in the field of e-health. We are aware of the fact that only common standards and p...

Yes, Premier: Labor Leadership in Australia's States and Territories
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Yes, Premier: Labor Leadership in Australia's States and Territories

The focus of Yes, Premier is on the big names of state and territory Labor politics: Carr, Beattie, Bracks, Rann, Gallop, Martin, Stanhope and Bacon/Lennon. The book includes a chapter on each state or territory, and in each case focuses on the leader who has led their party to power and so created this unprecedented and historical situation.

Resisting Brazil's Military Regime: An Account of the Battles of Sobral Pinto
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Resisting Brazil's Military Regime

Praised by his many admirers as a "courageous and fearless" defender of human rights, Heráclito Fontoura Sobral Pinto (1893-1991) was the most consistently forceful opponent of the regime of Brazilian dictator Getúlio Vargas. John W. F. Dulles chronicled Sobral's battles with the Vargas government in Sobral Pinto, "The Conscience of Brazil": Leading the Attack against Vargas (1930-1945), which History: Reviews of New Books called "a ...

Atlas of Genodermatoses
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Atlas of Genodermatoses

A lavishly illustrated guide to almost 200 inherited diseases of the skin, hair, and nails. Each entry includes synonyms, age of onset, clinical findings, complications, course, laboratory findings, diagnosis, therapy, and key references, adding up to far more than just a collection of photographs. In addition to being a clinical primer, this is also a work of scientific research and contains the first printed description of two new ...

Counterinsurgency in Iraq (2003-2006): RAND Counterinsurgency Study Volume 2 (Rand Counterinsurgency Study)
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Counterinsurgency in Iraq (2003-2006)

Examines the deleterious effects of the U.S. failure to focus on protecting the Iraqi population for most of the military campaign in Iraq and analyzes the failure of a technologically driven counterinsurgency (COIN) approach. It outlines strategic considerations relative to COIN; presents an overview of the conflict in Iraq; describes implications for future operations; and offers recommendations to improve the U.S. capability to co...

MARIA ROMANOV: Dopo il 17 luglio 1918
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MARIA ROMANOV: Dopo il 17 luglio 1918

In un certo senso, la prima guerra mondiale fu la battaglia dei cugini. I finanzieri della guerra decisero di cancellare le ultime tracce dell'impero russo dalla storia. Avevano già identificato il datore di lavoro più adatto a raggiungere i loro obiettivi. Kaiser Wilhelm il secondo.

All American: Why I Believe in Football, God, and the War in Iraq
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All American: Why I Believe in Football, God, and the War in Iraq

Imagine what it's like to come face-to-face with a terrorist in a foreign courtroom—and you're the lawyer looking to put him away. Imagine what it's like to see happy children in Iraq and Afghanistan smiling and waving at U.S. military helicopters. Imagine what it's like to be an undersized linebacker in the National Football League, where most of the players you're supposed to tackle weigh more than you. Imagine what it's like to be...

Confronting the New Conservatism: The Rise of the Right in America
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Confronting the New Conservatism: The Rise of the Right in America

“Arguing that American conservatism today is not only a rejoinder to liberalism but a reflection of at least some of its values, Confronting the New Conservatism subjects the neo-conservative and Christian conservative movements to thoughtful scrutiny and original scholarly analysis. While animated by progressive politics, this collection offers students and citizens alike a deeper look at the intellectual and ideological foundations...

L M S Locomotive Design and Development : The Life and Work of Tom Coleman
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L M S Locomotive Design and Development : The Life and Work of Tom Coleman

This is a long awaited biography of Tom Coleman, an outstanding engineer, who has 'slipped through the net' of history. As Chief Designer under William Stanier he was responsible for creating some of the best and most iconic locomotives ever to run in Britain. But credit for this has rarely been given to him for these achievements and he died in obscurity. This well researched and eloquently written biography reveals his life and wor...