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Author: Edward Gibbon
Source: www.epubbooks.com
Keywords: volume, empire, roman, decline
Formats: ePub
Copyrights: Public Domain

Book SummaryIn this third of volume, readers will discover the rules of Jovian, Valentinian, Valens, Gratian, Theodosius, Arcadius, Honorius, Eutropius, and Valentinian III; wars in Germany, Britain, Africa, and Persia; the Gothic War in 376; the conversion of Rome; the revolt of the Goths; the numerous sackings of Rome by the Goths and Charles V; revolutions in Gaul and Spain; the life of Saint J......
Authors: Julie Davanzo, Jean Pierre Habicht
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: changes, variables, relationships, structure, roles, mortality, decline, malaysia, infant
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

This Note is a reprint of an article that appeared in Demography, v. 23, no. 2, May 1986, p. 143-160. It uses individual-level retrospective data from the Malaysian Family Life Survey to examine why the infant mortality rate (IMR) has declined rapidly in Malaysia since World War II. Substantial increases in mothers' education and improvements in water and sanitation have contributed. However, brea......
Authors: Michael D. Hurd, Susann Rohwedder
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Keywords: retirement, declines, spending, actual, anticipated, consumption, puzzle
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Copyrights: Copyrighted

The authors find that data on anticipated consumption changes at retirement and on realized consumption changes following retirement show that reductions in consumption at retirement are fully anticipated.......
ISBN: 9053569731, 9789053569733
Author: Heemskerk, Eelke M.
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Keywords: dutch, business, elite, dynamics, network, corporate, community, decline
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Creative Commons

Author(s):Heemskerk, Eelke M.Publisher:Amsterdam University Press, AmsterdamPublished:2007Subjects:Economics, finance, business and management, Business and management, Corporate governance and responsibilitiesAbstract:From its inception, big business in the western industrialised world has been organised in national business communities. Central elements of these business communities are corpo......
ISBN: 0833015818, 9780833015815
Author: David Finegold
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Keywords: recovery, volume, appendices, sustainable, prospects, machine, tool, industry, decline
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Copyrights: Copyrighted

This volume consists of the appendices to the machine-tool study main report, MR-479/1.Among the appendices are detailed studies of the Japanese, German, and Italian machine-tool industries; an assessment of the key current and future technologies for the machine-tool industry; and separate case studies of two key technology areas: computer numerical control and transfer lines. This volume also in......
Author: T. M. Strait
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Keywords: barre, decline, story, dusk, dawn, black, red
Formats:PDF ePub
Copyrights: Copyrighted

Rating:(4.00based on5reviews)Published: Oct. 21, 2011Category: Fiction»Fantasy»EpicWords: 2820 (approximate)Language: EnglishEbook Short DescriptionThe barbarians are at the gate, and only the skills of catapultist Marcuzo Locan can turn the tide of battle.Extended DescriptionThe barbarians are at the gate, and only the skills of catapultist Marcuzo Locan can turn the tide of battle.Th......
ISBN: 0945466293, 9780945466291
Author: John V. Denson
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Keywords: decline, freedom, state, executive, presidency, rise, reassessing
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: General Copyright

Reassessing the Presidency : The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline of Freedomby John V. DensonPublisher: Mises Institute 2001ISBN/ASIN: 0945466293ISBN-13: 9780945466291Number of pages: 828Description:This book is the first full-scale revision of the official history of the U.S. executive state. It traces the progression of power exercised by American presidents from the early American Re......
Author: Edward Gibbon
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Keywords: volume, empire, roman, decline
Formats: ePub
Copyrights: Public Domain

Book SummaryThis, the fourth volume, covers the period of the Roman Empire after Marcus Aurelius, from just before 180 to 1453 and beyond, concluding in 1590. They take as their material the behaviour and decisions that led to the decay and eventual fall of the Roman Empire in the East and West, offering an explanation for why the Roman Empire fell.Book ExcerptAfter the fall of the Roman empire in......
Author: Robert F. Schoeni
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Keywords: coresidence, century, old, child, decline, parent, reassessing
Formats:PDF
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The share of the elderly living with a child has decreased monotonically throughout the twentieth century, and this has been interpreted as a decline in the role of the family in providing old-age assistance. However, at the same time, the probability of reaching old age has increased dramatically. This paper derives a measure that incorporates these two factors to determine whether the expected l......
ISBN: 0833015753, 9780833015754
Authors: David Finegold, Keith Brendley, Robert J. Lempert, Don Henry, Peter Cannon, Brent A. Boultinghouse, Max Nelson
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Keywords: sustainable, recovery, volume, prospects, industry, machine, tool, decline
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

At the beginning of the 1980s, the United States was the world's largest producer of machine tools and had developed a new technology — computer numerical control — that would soon revolutionize the industry. By the end of the decade, U.S. production amounted to less than half that of Japanese and German firms, and the federal government felt compelled to protect the domestic market.De......
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