Recommended books by Stephen D. King

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Product picture for Murray & Nadels Textbook of Respiratory Medicine, 2-Volume Set, 6e (Murray and Nadels Textbook of Respiratory Medicine) by V.Courtney Broaddus MD
Book › Hardcover
Ideal for fellows and practicing pulmonologists who need an authoritative, comprehensive reference on all aspects of pulmonary medicine, Murray and Nadel’s Textbook of Respiratory Medicine offers the most definitive content on basic science, diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of the full spectrum of respiratory diseases. Included with your print purchase is the Expert Consult eBook version, which offers content updates, videos, review questions, and Thoracic Imaging Cases (TICs), all of...
Book cover from Grave New World: The End of Globalization, the Return of History by Stephen D. King
Book › Hardcover
A controversial look at the end of globalization and what it means for prosperity, peace, and the global economic order

Globalization, long considered the best route to economic prosperity, is not inevitable. An approach built on the principles of free trade and, since the 1980s, open capital markets, is beginning to fracture. With disappointing growth rates across the Western world, nations are no longer willing to sacrifice national interests for global growth; nor are their...
Book cover from Archaeological Remote Sensing in North America: Innovative Techniques for Anthropological Applications by Stephen King
Book › Hardcover
The latest on the rapidly growing use of innovative archaeological remote sensing for anthropological applications in North America.

Updating the highly praised 2006 publication Remote Sensing in Archaeology, edited by Jay K. Johnson, Archaeological Remote Sensing in North America: Innovative Techniques for Anthropological Applications is a must-have volume for today’s archaeologist. Targeted to practitioners of archaeological remote sensing as well as students, this suite of...
Book cover from Rod Serlings The Twilight Zone Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 1 (April, 1981) by Stephen King
Book › Single Issue Magazine
FIRST ISSUE. This magazine has an excellent reputation for quality original fiction; copies are becoming quite scarce. CONTENTS: A Personal Message: An Invitation to Re-enter the Twilight Zone (essay) by Carol Serling; Rod Serling: First Citizen of the Twilight Zone (essay) by Marc Scott Zicree and Carol Serling; Other Dimensions: Screen (essay) by Gahan Wilson; Other Dimensions: Book Reviews by Theodore Sturgeon; TZ Interview: Stephen King: "I Like to Go for the Jugular" by Charles L. Grant;...
Book cover from When the Money Runs Out: The End of Western Affluence by Stephen D. King
Book › Hardcover
The Western world has experienced extraordinary economic progress throughout the last six decades, a prosperous period so extended that continuous economic growth has come to seem normal. But such an era of continuously rising living standards is a historical anomaly, economist Stephen D. King warns, and the current stagnation of Western economies threatens to reach crisis proportions in the not-so-distant future. Praised for the “dose of realism” he provided in his book Losing Control,...
Book cover from Human Performance Improvement: Building practitioner competence (Improving Human Performance) by William J. Rothwell
Book › Hardcover
Today's dynamic organizations must achieve positive results in record time - a challenge that requires managers to avoid problems before they arise and to solve these issues quickly. Human Performance Improvement (HPI) is a powerful tool that can be used to help build intellectual capital, establish and maintain a 'high-performance workplace, enhance profitability, and encourage productivity' - as well as increase return on equity and improved safety.

This book provides the...
Book cover from Losing Control: The Emerging Threats to Western Prosperity by Stephen D. King
Book › Hardcover
As the economic giants of Asia and elsewhere have awakened, Western leaders have increasingly struggled to maintain economic stability. The international financial crisis that began in 2007 is but one result of the emerging nations’ increased gravitational pull. In this vividly written and compellingly argued book, Stephen D. King, the global chief economist at HSBC, one of the largest banking groups in the world, suggests that the decades ahead will see a major redistribution of wealth and...
Book cover from The Manual of Museum Exhibitions by Stephen D. King
Book › Hardcover
The Manual of Museum Exhibitions is a practical, hands-on, comprehensive guide to the entire process of planning, designing, producing, and evaluating exhibitions for museums of all kinds. Conceived, organized, and edited by Gail and Barry Lord, this invaluable book includes contributions by masters of each step in the complex art of museum exhibition-making. Subjects range from traditional displays of art, artifacts, and specimens from the permanent collection to the latest developments in...
Book cover from Whats Happening to Public Higher Education? (ACE/Praeger Series on Higher Education) by Stephen D. King
Book › Hardcover
At the start of the 21st century, public higher education appears to be in a state of crisis. The overall share of state funding going to education has declined during the past 20 years, and with it the share of state ecucation funding going to higher education.
Ehrenberg's research indicates that, as a result of these changes, faculty salaries at public doctoral institutions have declined over the past five years relative to faculty salaries at private doctoral institutions. This...