De la prise d otage la sc ne de m nage

Titre : De la prise d otage la sc ne de m nage
Auteur :
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 2916357033
Libération : 2005

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Ce livre est la première publication sur l'art difficile de la négociation de crise. C'est à la fois une réflexion théorique et une étude de cas de situations très critiques. L'auteur, Bernard Meunier, est un expert du terrain car il fut pendant dix ans le négociateur du GIGN. Il a pu ainsi acquérir, au sein de cette unité d'élite, une expérience unique aux cours de très nombreuses négociations à haut risque. Cet ouvrage est le fruit d'une longue étude scientifique sur ce domaine, on y apprend aussi toutes ses anecdotes, ses réflexions et ses techniques issues de la psychologie sociale entre autre...

The Fortune of the Rougons

Titre : The Fortune of the Rougons
Auteur : Émile Zola
Éditeur : Oxford University Press
ISBN-13 : 9780199560998
Libération : 2012-08-09

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The Fortune of the Rougons is the first in Zola's Rougon-Macquart series of novels.

History s Locomotives

Titre : History s Locomotives
Auteur : Martin Malia
Éditeur : Yale University Press
ISBN-13 : 0300126905
Libération : 2008-01-01

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This masterful comparative history traces the West’s revolutionary tradition and its culmination in the Communist revolutions of the twentieth century. Unique in breadth and scope, History’s Locomotives offers a new interpretation of the origins and history of socialism as well as the meanings of the Russian Revolution, the rise of the Soviet regime, and the ultimate collapse of the Soviet Union. History’s Locomotives is the masterwork of an esteemed historian in whom a fine sense of historical particularity never interfered with the ability to see the large picture. Martin Malia explores religious conflicts in fifteenth- and sixteenth-century Europe, the revolutions in England, American, and France, and the twentieth-century Russian explosions into revolution. He concludes that twentieth-century revolutions have deep roots in European history and that revolutionary thought and action underwent a process of radicalization from one great revolution to the next. Malia offers an original view of the phenomenon of revolution and a fascinating assessment of its power as a driving force in history.

Urban Agriculture Europe

Titre : Urban Agriculture Europe
Auteur : Frank Lohrberg Lohrberg
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 3868593713
Libération : 2015-12-01

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Is it possible to turn inner-city horticulture into urban farming that provides solutions for the food requirements of a constantly growing world population and works at the same time as a viable business model?'Urban Agriculture Europe' is the first comprehensive, interdisciplinary publication that addresses urban agriculture in Europe. Apart from well-known examples of food gardening in the midst of metropolises, it also studies activities in smaller towns, agriculture on the urban periphery, as well as experiences in eastern and southern Europe. The contributions analyze various facets of urban agriculture, from economic, spatial, and ecological aspects to questions of business chances, stakeholders’ roles, and policy recommendations. Case studies from Barcelona, Milan, Sofia, Warsaw, Dublin, Lausanne, and Aachen provide a comparative study of European practice. Stakeholder’s statements and a glossary of key words supplement the volume.

The Price of Loyalty

Titre : The Price of Loyalty
Auteur : Ron Suskind
Éditeur : Simon and Schuster
ISBN-13 : 9781471128257
Libération : 2013-03-28

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A devestating account of the inner workings of the George W. Bush administration, written with the extensive cooperation of former U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill. As readers are taken to the very epicentre of government, this news-making book offers a definitive view of Bush and his closest advisers as they manage crucial domestic policies and global strategies within the most secretive White House of modern times.

Roberto Zucco

Titre : Roberto Zucco
Auteur : Bernard-Marie Koltes
Éditeur : Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
ISBN-13 : 0413730808
Libération : 1997-11-20

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The last play by legendary French writer Bernard-Marie Koltès was "a pioneer of a wholly new style of dramatic writing" (The Times) Who is Roberto Zucco?A prisoner or a secret agent? A lover or a rapist? A chameleon or a rhino? A peace-loving student or a killer on the run? In a series of poetic, fast-moving scenes, Koltès takes his hero on a mythical journey through a landscape of strange and violent beauty.

Contemporary Populism

Titre : Contemporary Populism
Auteur : Sergiu Gherghina
Éditeur : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN-13 : 9781443849975
Libération : 2013-07-16

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The fundamental question uniting the contributions to this volume is: what exactly is populism? This is certainly not a new question, as a large amount of literature has focused on this topic for more than half a century. As little conceptual consensus has been reached so far, this book aims to reduce the level of abstraction. To this end, it approaches the populist phenomenon from a broader theoretical and empirical perspective, making reference to its developments on several continents. The book is divided into two parts: the first is theoretical and discusses various perspectives on populism, while the second is empirical and emphasises the diversity of the forms populism has embraced throughout the world. Without aiming to solve old dilemmas, to cover all the existing forms of populism, or to outline unequivocal conclusions, the contributions to this book fulfil a twofold task. On the one hand, they help to clarify theoretically a concept that is difficult to grasp and use. On the other hand, by way of reflecting these difficulties, they present several forms of populism worldwide. Their main purpose is to highlight the differences between the continents. Each of the chapters in the second section successfully accomplishes this, providing an overview that is useful both in analysing populism and in identifying the populist elements in national and international political actions or discourses.

A Void

Titre : A Void
Auteur : Georges Perec
Éditeur : Random House
ISBN-13 : 9780099512165
Libération : 2008

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Anton Vowl is missing. Ransacking his Paris flat, a group of his faithful companions trawl through his diary for any hint as to his location and, insidiously, a ghost, from Vowl's past starts to cast its malignant shadow. This virtuoso story, chock-full of plots and subplots, shows the skill of both author and translator who impart all the action without a crucial grammatical prop: the letter 'e'.

The Overthrow of Colonial Slavery 1776 1848

Titre : The Overthrow of Colonial Slavery 1776 1848
Auteur : Robin Blackburn
Éditeur : Verso
ISBN-13 : 0860919013
Libération : 1988

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`An incisive synthesis of developments in North America, the Caribbean and Latin America. Blackburn's book is bold and original.' Richard Dunn, Times Literary Supplement --

Perils of Dominance

Titre : Perils of Dominance
Auteur : Gareth Porter
Éditeur : Univ of California Press
ISBN-13 : 0520940407
Libération : 2005-06-13

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Perils of Dominance is the first completely new interpretation of how and why the United States went to war in Vietnam. It provides an authoritative challenge to the prevailing explanation that U.S. officials adhered blindly to a Cold War doctrine that loss of Vietnam would cause a "domino effect" leading to communist domination of the area. Gareth Porter presents compelling evidence that U.S. policy decisions on Vietnam from 1954 to mid-1965 were shaped by an overwhelming imbalance of military power favoring the United States over the Soviet Union and China. He demonstrates how the slide into war in Vietnam is relevant to understanding why the United States went to war in Iraq, and why such wars are likely as long as U.S. military power is overwhelmingly dominant in the world. Challenging conventional wisdom about the origins of the war, Porter argues that the main impetus for military intervention in Vietnam came not from presidents Kennedy and Johnson but from high-ranking national security officials in their administrations who were heavily influenced by U.S. dominance over its Cold War foes. Porter argues that presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Johnson were all strongly opposed to sending combat forces to Vietnam, but that both Kennedy and Johnson were strongly pressured by their national security advisers to undertake military intervention. Porter reveals for the first time that Kennedy attempted to open a diplomatic track for peace negotiations with North Vietnam in 1962 but was frustrated by bureaucratic resistance. Significantly revising the historical account of a major turning point, Porter describes how Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara deliberately misled Johnson in the Gulf of Tonkin crisis, effectively taking the decision to bomb North Vietnam out of the president's hands.