• Londres, 1968, quartier d'Abbey Road. Le corps nu d'une jeune femme est retrouvé sous un matelas. En charge de l'enquête, le détective Cathal Breen pense à une des fans des Beatles qui campent près du célèbre studio.
    Après avoir terni sa réputation par un inexplicable acte de lâcheté, Breen sait que cette affaire est son unique chance de sauver sa carrière. Mais ce vieux garçon, encore sous le choc de la mort de son père, va devoir faire face à une société en pleine mutation qui le dépasse. Et personne n'incarne mieux cette nouvelle réalité que la jeune inspectrice chargée de l'assister.
    Le duo improbable est loin d'imaginer que, dans le swinging London où sexe, drogue et pop music échauffent les esprits, il va se retrouver plongé dans un cocktail explosif de corruption, de tensions raciales et de trafic d'armes...

  • Completely revised and updated, the fourth edition of this classic text continues to offer the reader a thorough understanding of viscoelastic behavior, essential for the proper utilization of polymers.
    Explains principles, corresponding equations, and experimental methods with supporting real-life applications Adds coverage of measurement techniques (nano-indentation, atomic force microscopy (AFM), and diffusing wave spectroscopy (DWS)), biopolymer viscoelasticity, and the relationship between mechanical polymer properties and viscoelastic functions Has two new ections to address modern areas of viscoelastic measurement: large amplitude oscillatory shear (LAOS) and microrheology Includes problems in the text and an Instructor's Manual (including solutions) available for adopting professors Prior edition reviews: "The book is clear written and...[is] appropriate for students in introductory undergraduate courses and for others wanting introduction to the fundamentals of the subject." (CHOICE, December 2005); "This book is invariably well written, logically organized and easy to follow...I highly recommend this book to anyone studying polymer viscoelasticity." (Polymer News, December 2005)

  • This is a critical introduction to the relations between tourism, tourists, and tourism spaces. It fuses economic and cultural perspectives to explain how tourism is dependent on place and space, while at the same time as defining those places and spaces.

    Examining different levels of scale - from local to global - Tourism and Tourism Spaces is informed by the discussion of three key processes:

    - production and consumption of tourist spaces

    - consumption and commodification of tourist experiences

    - construction and reconstruction of tourist spaces

    Each chapter engages with different theoretical perspectives; is illustrated with comparative examples and case studies; uses tables, boxes and figures throughout; and concludes with a summary.

    An integrated and systematic review of a range of theoretical positions - that integrates economic and cultural - Tourism and Tourism Spaces will be a key resource for students of geography, sociology, management studies, hospitality studies, and leisure studies.

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