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Renewable Energy: Myths and Obstacles

by Jean-François Lefebvre, Nicole Moreau & Jonathan Théorêt Éditions MultiMondes (June 03, 2013)

If the future of humanity depends on the massive development of renewable energies combined with drastic reductions in energy waste, many obstacles stand in the way.


The Visual Dictionary of Communications & Office Automation

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Communications and Office Automation looks into information networks and mediums of the modern world, and explores electronic and computer tools of today’s office. Convenient and affordable,...


Tourism and Trails: Cultural, Ecological and Management Issues

by Dr. Dallen J. Timothy & Prof. Stephen W. Boyd Channel View Publications (November 24, 2014)

Trails and routes have been indispensable to travel and tourism over the centuries, helping to form the basis of mobility patterns of the past and the present. This book is the first to comprehensively examine...


Tourism and Development (2nd edition): Concepts and Issues

by Prof. Richard Sharpley & Dr. David J. Telfer Channel View Publications (November 17, 2014)

This book explores and challenges the relationship between tourism and development and establishes a conceptual link between the discrete yet interconnected disciplines of tourism studies and development studies....


Risk Management Issues in Insurance

by Martin Bird & Tim Gordon Bloomsbury Publishing (September 26, 2013)

The financial crisis of 2008 had little impact on the insurance industry globally, unlike the solvency issues within other financial sectors. This title looks at the major risk concerns within insurance and...


The New Censorship: Inside the Global Battle for Media Freedom

by Joel Simon Columbia University Press (November 11, 2014)

Journalists are being imprisoned and killed in record numbers. Online surveillance is annihilating privacy, and the Internet can be brought under government control at any time. Joel Simon, the executive director...


Winners Dream

by Bill McDermott & Joanne Gordon Simon & Schuster (September 10, 2014)

A leadership and career manifesto told through the narrative of one of today’s most inspiring, admired, and successful global leaders.

In Winners Dream, Bill McDermott—the CEO of the world’s largest business...


From Farmer to World Leader - Delfingen

by Claudine Le Tourneur d'Ison Maxima (October 09, 2014)

The story of Delfingen is not only the story of Bernard Streit who remarkably developed the company but it also closely relates to the astonishing path of the Streit family, men and women of sturdy character,...


The Network

by Scott Woolley Ecco (April 26, 2016)

The astonishing story of America’s airwaves, the two friends—one a media mogul, the other a famous inventor—who made them available to us, and the government which figured out how to put a price on air....


Selling Energy: Inspiring Ideas That Get More Projects Approved!

by Mark T. Jewell, Rachel A. Christenson & Michael Bannett Energy Efficiency Funding Group (September 01, 2014)

--#8 on The Wall Street Journal Best-Seller list for business hardback -- Given the abundance of commercially available energy-saving technologies, talented technologists to apply them, and even generous rebates...


Identity and Intercultural Exchange in Travel and Tourism

by Anthony David Barker Channel View Publications (September 17, 2014)

This book looks at the relationship between questions of identity formation and modern practices in travelling and tourism. Unprecedented levels of mobility and international exchange over the last 100 years...


Tour Guiding Research: Insights, Issues and Implications

by Dr. Betty Weiler & Rosemary Black Channel View Publications (September 17, 2014)

This book provides an authoritative, state-of-the-art review of tour guiding scholarship and research and aims to foster best practice and to stimulate further study and research on tour guiding across a range...


Strategy Rules

by David B. Yoffie & Michael A. Cusumano HarperBusiness (April 14, 2015)

The authors of the bestselling Competing on Internet Time (a Business Week top 10 book) analyze the strategies, principles, and skills of three of the most successful and influential figures in business—Bill...


Tourism and Cricket: Travels to the Boundary

by Prof. Tom Baum & Prof. Richard Butler Channel View Publications (August 01, 2014)

This book is the first to focus on the relationship between tourism and cricket. The pattern of cricket as a sport and as a tourist attraction is highly dynamic. This volume examines how cricket as a participant...


Explorer Travellers and Adventure Tourism

by Dr. Jennifer Laing & Dr. Warwick Frost Channel View Publications (August 01, 2014)

This book examines the nexus between exploring and tourism and argues that exploration travel - based heavily on explorer narratives and the promises of personal challenges and change - is a major trend in future...


Tourism and National Identity: Heritage and Nationhood in Scotland

by Kalyan Bhandari Channel View Publications (June 23, 2014)

This book explores the role of tourism as a means to express 'nation' and 'nationhood'. Based on field research in southwest and central Scotland it shows how various historical accounts, cultural icons and...


Spices and Tourism: Destinations, Attractions and Cuisines

by Prof. Lee Jolliffe Channel View Publications (June 23, 2014)

This is the first book to explore the relationship between tourism and spices. It examines the various layers of connection between spices and tourism in terms of destinations, attractions and cuisines. The...


Branding a Store: How to Build Successful Retail Brands in a Changing Marketplace

by Ko Floor BIS Publishers (May 05, 2014)

Today's retail landscape is evolving rapidly. Retailers are increasingly becoming brands in their own right. Branding a Store analyses these changes, and the implications for retailers and consumers. This fascinating...


European Tourism Planning and Organisation Systems: The Eu Member States

by Assoc. Prof. Carlos Costa, Emese Panyik & Prof. Dimitrios Buhalis Channel View Publications (May 22, 2014)

This book provides a systematic, country-by-country analysis of tourism policy, planning and organisation in the EU. Its main objective is to explore 21st century policy responses to the global challenges shaping...


Railway Heritage and Tourism: Global Perspectives

by Prof. Michael V. Conlin & Geoffrey R. Bird Channel View Publications (May 08, 2014)

This is the first book of its kind to examine railway heritage in the context of tourism in a comprehensive, internationally relevant manner. It explores the challenges faced by developers and operators of railway...


Hemp Bound: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Next Agricultural Revolution

by Doug Fine Chelsea Green Publishing (March 12, 2014)

The stat sheet on hemp sounds almost too good to be true: its fibers are among the planet's strongest, its seed oil the most nutritious, and its potential as an energy source vast and untapped. Its one downside?...


Winnebago Nation: The RV in American Culture

by James B. Twitchell Columbia University Press (April 08, 2014)

There are close to 8.5 million RVs on the U.S. highways and roads today, and if you are a man in your fifties, there is a good chance you have owned or are about to own a recreational vehicle. Winnebago Nation...


Reading Tourism Texts: A Multimodal Analysis

by Sabrina Francesconi Channel View Publications (February 24, 2014)

This volume explores the relationship between tourism and travel texts and contemporary society, and how each is shaped by the other. A multimodal analysis is used to consider a variety of texts including novels,...


Residential Tourism: (De)Constructing Paradise

by Mason R. McWatters Channel View Publications (November 21, 2008)

Residential Tourism: (De)Constructing Paradise offers the first in-depth, critical exploration of the foreign retirement/expatriate communities proliferating in both size and number throughout Latin America....


Tea and Tourism: Tourists, Traditions and Transformations

by Prof. Lee Jolliffe Channel View Publications (January 23, 2007)

The global production, marketing and consumption of tea present a resource for tea-related tourism. Tea and Tourism: Tourists, Traditions and Transformations profiles tea cultures and examines the social, political...


Nature-Based Tourism in Peripheral Areas: Development or Disaster?

by Prof. C. Michael Hall & Prof. Stephen W. Boyd Channel View Publications (December 21, 2004)

This book provides one of the first detailed examinations of the problems of nature-based tourism development in peripheral areas. A diverse range of environments is used to illustrate the challenges and difficulties...


Crisis and Disaster Management for Tourism

by Dr. Brent W. Ritchie Channel View Publications (May 22, 2009)

Tourism destinations and businesses are becoming increasingly prone to the impacts of crises and disasters due to global environmental change and security risks. This is the first research based book that provides...


Network Analysis and Tourism: From Theory to Practice

by Noel Scott, Rodolfo Baggio & Prof. Chris Cooper Channel View Publications (June 09, 2008)

This book aims to provide a comprehensive review of the contribution of network analysis to the understanding of tourism destinations and organizations. Theoretical and methodological aspects are discussed along...


Backpacker Tourism: Concepts and Profiles

by Dr. Kevin Hannam & Dr. Irena Ateljevic Channel View Publications (November 12, 2007)

The search for new tourism experiences as well as changes in the tourism industry itself has led to new forms of individualised travel and consequentially new forms of backpacker tourism. This volume provides...


Tourism, Recreation and Climate Change

by Prof. C. Michael Hall & Dr. James Higham Channel View Publications (February 24, 2005)

Climate change is one of the major issues facing us today and has been described as a threat greater than terrorism. As the world's largest industry tourism both contributes to and will be dramatically affected...


Best Practice in Accessible Tourism: Inclusion, Disability, Ageing Population and Tourism

by Prof. Dimitrios Buhalis, Dr. Simon Darcy & Ivor Ambrose Channel View Publications (February 09, 2012)

This volume presents an international selection of invited contributions on policy and best practice in accessible tourism, reflecting current practices across a range of destinations and business settings....


Tourism, Culture and Development: Hopes, Dreams and Realities in East Indonesia

by Dr. Stroma Cole Channel View Publications (November 09, 2007)

Can tourism help a poor remote community to develop? How much does tourism change a village? How can a village have the benefits tourism offers without the problems it can cause? These are the questions that...


Tourism in the Middle East: Continuity, Change and Transformation

by Dr. Rami Farouk Daher Channel View Publications (November 10, 2006)

This edited volume on tourism in the Middle East embodies a multi-discursive approach to the study of tourism in the region offering not only different perspectives but qualifying local knowledge and realities....


The British on Holiday: Charter Tourism, Identity and Consumption

by Dr. Hazel Andrews Channel View Publications (June 03, 2011)

This book is the only in-depth ethnographic study of British charter tourists. It is based on several months of participant observation of British charter tourists on holiday in Palmanova and Magaluf on the...


Quantitative Methods in Tourism: A Handbook

by Rodolfo Baggio & Jane Klobas Channel View Publications (March 15, 2011)

Tourism studies often deal with complex mixes of external and local factors and the attitudes, perceptions and actions of tourists themselves. In seeking to understand individual elements of this mix, or the...


Tourist Behaviour and the Contemporary World

by Prof. Philip L. Pearce Channel View Publications (October 06, 2011)

This volume seeks to review and stimulate interest in a number of emerging and fresh topics in contemporary tourist behaviour and experience. Topics explored include the effects of newer technologies on tourists'...


Festival Places: Revitalising Rural Australia

by Chris Gibson & John Connell Channel View Publications (January 25, 2011)

Festivals have burgeoned in rural areas, revitalising old traditions and inventing new reasons to celebrate. How do festivals contribute to tourism, community and a rural sense of belonging? What are their cultural,...


Accessible Tourism: Concepts and Issues

by Prof. Dimitrios Buhalis & Dr. Simon Darcy Channel View Publications (December 23, 2010)

Inclusion, disability, an ageing population and tourism are increasingly important areas of study due to their implications for both tourism demand and supply. This book therefore sets out to explore and document...


Zoos and Tourism: Conservation, Education, Entertainment?

by Dr. Warwick Frost Channel View Publications (December 15, 2010)

Zoos are important and popular tourist attractions. Spread around the world, they are typically located in major cities, with visitation levels comparable to other major attractions. Nature-based attractions...


Inside City Tourism: A European Perspective

by Prof. John Heeley Channel View Publications (February 21, 2011)

Cities are the dominant geographical focus of business and leisure tourism travel, and cities everywhere are regenerating and reinventing themselves so as to attract visitors, students and investment. Inside...


Authenticating Ethnic Tourism

by Dr. Philip Feifan Xie Channel View Publications (November 10, 2010)

This book represents a shifting of emphasis away from the discourse of authenticity to the process of authenticating ethnic tourism. It focuses upon what authentication is, how it works, who is involved, and...


Constructing Cultural Tourism: John Ruskin and the Tourist Gaze

by Prof. Keith Hanley & Prof. John K. Walton Channel View Publications (November 15, 2010)

This book is an interdisciplinary collaboration between a literary critic and cultural historian, which examines and recovers a radical and still urgent challenge to the industrialisation of cultural tourism...


The Semiotics of Heritage Tourism

by Dr. Emma Waterton & Steve Watson Channel View Publications (January 09, 2014)

This book is a fast-paced and thorough re-evaluation of what heritage tourism means to the people who experience it. It draws on contemporary thinking in human geography and heritage studies, and applies it...


Tourism and the Power of Otherness: Seductions of Difference

by David Picard & Michael A. Di Giovine Channel View Publications (January 09, 2014)

This book explores the paradoxes of Self-Other relations in the field of tourism. It particularly focuses on the 'power' of different forms of 'Otherness' to seduce and to disrupt, and, eventually, also to renew...


Market Farming Success: The Business of Growing and Selling Local Food, 2nd Editon

by Lynn Byczynski Chelsea Green Publishing (September 17, 2013)

An insider's guide to market gardening and farming for those in the business of growing and selling food, flowers, herbs, or plants.

Market Farming Success identifies the key areas that usually trip up beginners-and...


Nuclear Roulette: The Truth about the Most Dangerous Energy Source on Earth

by Gar Smith, Jerry Mander & Ernest Callenbach Chelsea Green Publishing (October 25, 2012)

Nuclear power is not clean, cheap, or safe. With Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and Fukushima, the nuclear industry's record of catastrophic failures now averages one major disaster every decade. After three...


Rebuilding the Foodshed: How to Create Local, Sustainable, and Secure Food Systems

by Philip Ackerman-Leist & Deborah Madison Chelsea Green Publishing (March 01, 2013)

Droves of people have turned to local food as a way to retreat from our broken industrial food system. From rural outposts to city streets, they are sowing, growing, selling, and eating food produced close to...


The Organic Grain Grower: Small-Scale, Holistic Grain Production for the Home and Market Producer

by Jack Lazor Chelsea Green Publishing (August 13, 2013)

The ultimate guide to growing organic grains on a small and ecological scale, The Organic Grain Grower is invaluable for both home-scale and commercial producers interested in expanding their resiliency and...


Disaster on the Horizon: High Stakes, High Risks, and the Story Behind the Deepwater Well Blowout

by Bob Cavnar Chelsea Green Publishing (October 22, 2010)

Disaster on the Horizon is a behind-the-scenes investigative look at the worst oil well accident in US history, which led to the current environmental and economic catastrophe on the Gulf Coast. Cavnar uses...


Javatrekker: Dispatches from the World of Fair Trade Coffee

by Dean Cycon Chelsea Green Publishing (October 17, 2007)

In each cup of coffee we drink the major issues of the twenty-first century-globalization, immigration, women's rights, pollution, indigenous rights, and self-determination-are played out in villages and remote...