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Author: Daniel Lederman
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: destiny, curse, resources, natural
Number of Pages: 397
Customers in the US and Canada please order from Stanford University Press at (800) 621-2736 or visit their website at www.sup.org.'Natural Resources: Neither Course nor Destiny' brings together a variety of analytical perspectives, ranging from econometric analyses of economic growth to historical studies of successful development experiences in countries with abundant natural resources. The evidence suggests that natural resources are neither a curse nor destiny. Natural resources can actually spur economic development when combined with the accumulation of knowledge for economic innovation.
Author: Hilda Petrie-Coutts
Publisher: RJ Communications
Keywords: destiny, danger
Number of Pages: 508
Five years old Chantal, daughter of Charles Beddington, prominent MP and wealthy landowner, is kidnapped by the international terrorist gang ’September Nova’ setting in motion a series of dramatic events stretching into her adult life. Following several violent assaults on her family, Chantal has to face the age-old dilemma - whether to try to evade and escape evil or to confront it head on as she questions - Is Danger My Destiny?
Author: Rob Walker
Publisher: Walker Research Associates
Keywords: circuits, lsi, logic, corporation, integrated, specific, destiny, story, application, silicon
Number of Pages: 292
Walker is a pioneer in the Silicon Valley high-tech industry. SILICON DESTINY is the history of integrated circuits optimized for a specific customer or application. It is an oral history, told in the words of the technologists who invented the concepts. It also emphasizes the financial aspects of starting new companies & eventually taking them public. It will be of interest to electrical engineers & venture capitalists. To order, contact C.M.C. Publications, 565 Sinclair Road, Milpitas, CA 95035. To order by phone in the U.S., call 800-545-6698. Outside the U.S., you may order by calling (408