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Mastering Financial Calculations: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Mathematics of Financial Market Instruments (Financial Times Series)

Mastering Financial Calculations starts by introducing the fundamentals of financial market arithmetic, including the core concepts of discounting, net present value, effective yields and cashflow analysis, and then shows you step-by-step how to master the essential calculations and financial techniques for using the full range of products in the markets.

Law's trace: from Hegel to Derrida

Law's Trace argues for the political importance of deconstruction by taking Derrida’s reading of Hegel as its point of departure.

African Cities: Alternative Visions of Urban Theory and Practice

As African societies come to live more and more in cities, they do so in ways that challenge prevailing theories and models of urban development in geography, sociology, anthropology, and planning. In this groundbreaking book, Myers uses African urban concepts and experiences to speak back to theoretical and practical concerns. It argues for a re-visioning - a seeing again, and a revising - of how cities in Africa are discussed and written about in both urban studies and African studies.

Shakespeare Dwelling : Designs for the Theater of Life

Great halls and hovels, dove-houses and sheepcotes, mountain cells and seaside shelters—these are some of the spaces in which Shakespearean characters gather to dwell, and to test their connections with one another and their worlds. Julia Reinhard Lupton enters Shakespeare’s dwelling places in search of insights into the most fundamental human problems.

The Will of the People: A Modern Myth

Democracies today are in the grip of a myth: the myth of the will of the people. Populist movements use the idea to challenge elected representatives. Politicians, content to invoke the will of the people, fail in their duty to make responsible and accountable decisions. And public contest over political choices is stifled by fears that opposing the will of the people will be perceived as elitist.

Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions

An upbeat cultural evaluation of the sources of illogical decisions explores the reasons why irrational thought often overcomes level-headed practices, offering insight into the structural patterns that cause people to make the same mistakes repeatedly.

The Principle of Hope, Volume 2

The Principle of Hope is one of the great works of the human spirit. It is a critical history of the utopian vision and a profound exploration of the possible reality of utopia. Even as the world has rejected the doctrine on which Bloch sought to base his utopia, his work still challenges us to think more insightfully about our own visions of a better world.

The Four Noble Truths
The Four Noble Truths Sented by Rebecca

A guide to some of central teachings of Buddhism based on recent UK lectures by the Dalai Lama. This volume includes: "The Four Noble Truths", a central tenet of Tibetan Buddhism; the need to balance spiritual and material values; and "Compassion, The Basis for Human Happiness".

A Walk through the Heavens, 4th Edition

What is that star called? Where is the Great Bear? A Walk through the Heavens is a beautiful guide to the pathways in the night sky, and which answers these questions and more.

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