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Gullberg, Anders and Isaksson, Karolina
Traffic congestion in big cities is a growing problem, and in the Swedish capital of Stockholm a seven-month long trial period with congestion taxes was carried out in 2006. It has since been made a permanent system. In this book, the authors scrutinise and analyse the political and administrative processes of the first Swedish congestion experiment and its aftermath. The articles point to the fact that traffic policies are implemented for varying purposes, and differing interests can be premiered when designing congestion systems. The authors' analyses are mirrored against collective, international experiences and research. The authors describe the preoccupations, hopes and impressions that came along with the trial period, and how feelings fluctuated among the inhabitants of Stockholm before, during, and after the trial. The book shows how research can and should follow the general trends in societal developments closely. Flexibility is especially important in order to explain problems, and preventing gossip and preconceived ideas from gaining a foothold. The authors hope to provide tools for avoiding the pitfalls, and that the successes of the Stockholm Trial will be repeated in other contexts. 314pp.
Nordic Academic Press, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First British Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9789185509232
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Inventory #22918
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Koutsky, Kathryn; Koutsky, Linda
Greyhound buses and vintage suitcases, whitewashed cottages and wildlife souvenirs, fishing camps and bathing beauties adorn the pages of the book. Here, the authors of the wildly popular 'Minnesota Eats Out' returns to take readers across the state, through the seasons, and into the getaways of decades past. From primitive camping facilities at Minnehaha Falls to mom-and-pop tourist courts like the Kum-Bak Camp in Duluth to spectacular grand lodges like Burntside in Ely, this lavishly illustrated history showcases the North Star State's most memorable holiday haunts. Through an astonishing variety of vintage photographs and artefacts, recipes and family fun, the book offers a one-of-a-kind venture into the best of the good times. It includes 90 vintage recipes.216pp.
Minnesota Historical Society Press,U.S., 2005, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.
ISBN: 0873515269
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Inventory #13239
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Editor Hyer,Sally
Created in 1933, the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) federal program established the first systematic identification and documentation of historic buildings throughout the U.S. This is a complete history of HABS in New Mexico, an ongoing project dedicated to the preservation of four centuries of architecture.147pp.Slight fade line to front d/j.
Museum of New Mexico Press, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0890133794
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Inventory #19491
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Ellwood, Thomas; Edited By Moore, Rosemary
Ellwood's compelling autobiography offers a unique look on the early development of the Quaker movement in 17th century in England and its battles over religious freedom. Now back in print with a new introduction, this book will be of interest to many Quakers, plus many social and religious historians. 227pp.
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated, 2004, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall.
ISBN: 0759106452
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Inventory #24729
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Temple-Raston, Dina
This is the compelling story of America's first home-grown terrorist cell traces six young Yemeni Americans from a New York state backwater to an Al-Qaeda training camp. They called themselves the Arabian Knights, just a gang of high schoolers who spray-painted the name onto the back of their jackets, Arab hip hop asserting itself in the grimy side streets of Lackawanna - a depressed neighbourhood in a run-down steel town in upper New York state. Then, in Spring of 2001, they became something more. A handful of Arabian Knights decided to go on an adventure. They told their parents they were travelling to Pakistan to study at a madrassa. The elders in the neighbourhood saw their new interest in Islam as a positive step, an alternative to hanging around a town where job prospects - any prospects - were so few. But their adventure became more dramatic. There was a clandestine border crossing into Afghanistan, stays in jihadi guesthouses and then training at an infamous Al-Qaeda camp outside Kandahar. Then, just weeks after the last of the Arabian Knights returned to Lackawanna, two planes crashed into the World Trade Center towers. What had been a lark, a religious curiosity, took on a new meaning. Suddenly, six guys from Lackawanna became much more. To former US Attorney General John Ashcroft, the Lackawanna Six were the country's first home-grown Islamic terror cell. The city of Lackawanna and local parents were shocked. They couldn't believe that Al-Qaeda could claim any of their own. Dina Temple-Raston has retraced their journey, discovered what lured them into an Al-Qaeda camp and a face-to-face meeting with Osama bin Laden, and tracks their return to the US. Some of the men were just grateful to be home. Others considered the world through newly radicalized eyes288pp..
Public Affairs, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781586484033
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Inventory #18267
Price: £ 6.50 GBP ($ 8.47 approx. - € 7.18 approx.)
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