Странни места... интересни хора

"Странни места... интересни хора" обединява 50 години на срещи с някои от най-забележителните места, режими, географски бъркотии, страни, връщащи се към живот след дълга дрямка, както и с някои от най- приятните хора, справящи се с тези много "различни" ситуации, в които са поставени или просто опитващи се да ги приемат като част от ежедневието.

The Future Isn’t What It Used To Be

Fashion, technology, our address, our job, the economy, our environment, what do they have in common?

Защо Америка не е Европа: кратко ръководство

Студената война поставя Европа и САЩ пред общи въпроси и трае дълго, от 1945 до 1990 г. Общият интерес на две поколения – да се предпази западната демокрация от разпростиращия се международен комунизъм - помогна да се създаде илюзията за "обща идентичност". Но илюзиите рядко надживяват времето си.

Environment: Science, Policy and Values

Or, why it is still fun and profitable to destroy our life-support system

In Passing

This is an exercise in nostalgia, selecting those occasions when something rather surprising happened while I happened to be passing through, quite often, unusual places.

Бъдещето не е това, което беше

Книгата е за бъдещето, близкото и малко по-далечното с всички спорни и безспорни ефекти на глобализацията.

Moresnet: The Curious Complexities of a Neutral Zone

'The book is magnificent and must have taken massive research. It shows how much better the Congress of Vienna was as compared with the peace of Versailles a century later.' The Late Lord Pilkington of Oxenford, House of Lords, London, February 3rd, 2011

Cold War in a Hot Place

Cold War in a Hot Place is a humorous and sideways look at something that dominated our lives in the 1960s and 70s.

Energy: Science, Policy and the Pursuit of Sustainability

During the past few years, energy prices have fluctuated wildly, from historic highs in the winter and spring to the lowest wholesale prices in decades a few short months later.

Kavkaziana

Randall Baker was born in Wales in 1944, and is currently a professor at Indiana University, USA. In 1990 he made his first visit to the Caucasus when he stayed at the Moscow State University research station in Kabardino-Balkaria, As a result of that, in 1992 he adopted the son of the director, who was tragically killed in an avalanche on Mount Elbrus.

Strange Places, Interesting People

"Strange People, Interesting Places" brings together fifty years of encounters with some of the remarkable places, regimes, geographical confusions, countries coming back to life after a long slumber, as well as some of the engaging people who cope with these very "different" situations or just try to understand them as part of daily life.

Студената война на горещо място

„Студената война на горещо място“ е хумористичен поглед върху нещо контролирало живота ни през 60-те и 70-те години на XX век.

Transitions from Authoritarianism: The Role of the Bureaucracy

This book is the result of a long and geographically very dispersed collaboration among scholars from many countries.

Bulgariana

It is not uncommon for an older man to fall in love with a younger woman, but for someone aged, well, let's say "around 65," to fall in love with a beautiful maiden who is 1,329 years old this year, may be said to be "pushing it."

Summer in the Balkans

In his travels throughout Bulgaria, Croatia, Slovenia, and Macedonia, Randall Baker finds himself caught up in the paradoxes of a region pursuing a beckoning future of democracy while at the same time refusing to give up its incredibly tangled past. He experiences the zany mix of ethnic memories, madcap activities, and unlikely dreams that pass for history in the Balkans in his encounters with a wide cast of colorful, yet typical, characters.

King Husain and the Kingdom of Hejaz

King Husain of Hejaz is remembered today as an inadequate ruler during whose reign the administration of the Holy Land of Islam degenerated into anarchy and pillage by the bedu over whom he exercised only nominal control.

Environmental Law and Policy in the European Union and the United States

This book arose from a long-standing association among the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University and the public administration departments of both Erasmus University, Rotterdam, and Leiden University in the Netherlands.

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From the treaty that settled the Napoleonic wars up to the treaties that ended the First World War, there was a tiny, triangular part of Europe that didn't really fit...

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