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Charting the movements, developments and ideas that transformed the way women dress, this book gives a unique perspective on the history of twentieth-century fashion. From the invention of the bias cut and the stiletto heel to the designers who changed the way we think about clothes, the book is entertaining, intelligent and a visual feast.
From politics to economics, science and engineering, this book raises the bar on the debate about the place of Africa in the world. Africa Rise Up! interrogates the historical and contemporary forces, agency, and factors that combine to affect the location of the continent in the global order.
A First Course in Quantitative Finance is suitable for economics, finance, econometrics and mathematics students with an interest in quantitative finance. Covering all topics from the architecture of financial markets to derivatives, it uses stereoscopic images to allow 3D visualisation of complex subjects without the need for additional tools.
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A Practitioner's Guide to Stochastic Frontier Analysis Using Stata provides practitioners with a step-by-step guide on how to conduct efficiency analysis using the stochastic frontier approach. Immensely helpful to the applied researcher, it bridges the chasm between theory and practice, expanding the range of applications in which production frontier analysis may be implemented.
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In his candid, insightful bestseller, Architects of Poverty: Why African Capitalism Needs Changing, Moeletsi Mbeki examined why Africans comprise the majority of the world's bottom billion, illustrating concisely how Africa's political elite are to blame.
Dramatically escalating prices of raw materials, driven by rapid industrialisation in China and other countries of the global South as well as by looming world shortages, had for the few years preceding the financial meltdown and global recession of 2009 promoted a new scramble for Africa's natural resources.