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1. Roter Morgen [ - 2019]

v. ; 44 cm.
Hoover Library, SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xxxv, 60 pages ; 18 cm.
In late 1921, then secretary of commerce Herbert Hoover decided to distill from his experiences a coherent understanding of the American experiment he cherished. The result was the 1922 book American Individualism. In it, Hoover expounded and vigorously defended what has come to be called American exceptionalism: the set of beliefs and values that still makes America unique. He argued that America can make steady, sure progress if we preserve our individualism, preserve and stimulate the initiative of our people, insist on and maintain the safeguards to equality of opportunity, and honor service as a part of our national character. American Individualism asserts that equal opportunity for individuals to develop their abilities is "the sole source of progress" and the fundamental impulse behind American civilization for three-now four-centuries. More than ninety years have passed since this book was first published; it is clear, in retrospect, that the volume was partly motivated by the political controversies of the time. But American Individualism is not simply a product of a dim and receding past. To a considerable degree the ideological battles of Hoover's era are the battles of our own, and the interpretations we make of our past-particularly the years between 1921 and 1933-will mold our perspective on the crises of the present.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780817920159 20170213
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vii, 417 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Presidential address / Shyam Das
  • Who's in Charge : The NLRB's Take on Arbitration and Deferral / Philip A. Miscimarra ; Introduction by Laura J. Cooper
  • Workplace Drug Use : A New Generation of Issues / Moderator : Norman Brand ; Panelists : J. Rod Betts, Joseph Elford, John E. Sands, and Fern Steiner
  • How Arbitrators and Advocates Can Understand and Avoid Unconscious Bias and Stereotyping / Amy Oppenheimer
  • Service on Tripartite Boards of Arbitration : How Discussions in Executive Session Can Trigger Questions of Ethics, Practice, and Finality / Moderator : Ira F. Jaffe ; Panelists : Stephen E. Crable, Donald J. Munro, and Carmen R. Parcelli
  • Workers With Personality Disorders, Their Workplaces, and the Americans with Disabilities Act / Moderator : Jams C. Oldham ; Panelists : Gregg Bloche, Chai Feldblum, and John M. Oldham, MD
  • Mental Impairments and the ADA : A Primer / Chai Feldblum
  • Estoppel After Nor-Man : A Brief Review / Maggie House and Arne Peltz
  • The Suprisingly Complex Issue of Resignation in Just Cause Cases / Moderator : Rafael Gely ; Panelists : Melissa H. Biren, Stacey A. Mufson, and Daniel T. Purtell
  • California Dreamin' : The Rise of the Iskanian Exception and the Fall of the State Effective-Vindication Exception to Federal Arbitration Act Preemption of State Employment Arbitration Doctrine / E. Gary Spitko
  • Managing Multiple Employment Arbitration Cases With Class Action Waivers / Catherine L. Fisk --Understanding the Professional Practices and Decision Making of Employment Arbitrators / Alexander J.S. Colvin and Mark D. Gough
  • Collaboration and Compatibility in the Sky : What's Different About the American Airlines-US Airways Merger? / Moderator : Joyce M. Klein ; Panelists : Laura Glading, Lucretia D. Guia, Beth Holdren, and Neil Roghair
  • How Parties Pick Arbitrators / Moderator : Susan Grody Ruben ; Panelists : John F. Baum, Geoffrey Piller, and Susan L. Stewart
  • Smile, You're on Candid Camera : Surveillance and Police Misconduct Charges / Sharon K. Imes ; Moderator : Sharon K. Imes ; Panelists : Richard Bolanos and Michael L. Rains
  • Fit for Duty? Controllable Health Conditions and an Employee's Ability to Perform Safety-Sensitive Work : An Introduction to a Discussion / Alan A. Symonette
  • Panel Discussion / Moderator : M. David Vaughn ; Panelists : Richard H. Rahm and Paul Tyler
  • Making Credibility Determinations : The Latest Science of Reading Emotions and Thoughts Across Cultures / Moderator : Anita Christine Knowlton ; Speaker : Clark Freshman
  • Fireside Chat With William B. Gould IV / Interviewer : Claude Dawson Ames.
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320 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Hoover Library
xi, 226 pages ; 23 cm.
  • The domestic landscape / Michael J. Boskin
  • In brief : spending / George P. Shultz
  • Entitlements and the budget / John F. Cogan
  • A blueprint for tax reform / Michael J. Boskin
  • Transformational health care reform / Scott W. Atlas
  • Reforming regulation / Michael J. Boskin
  • National and international monetary reform / John B. Taylor
  • A blueprint for effective financial reform / John H. Cochrane
  • In brief : national human resources / George P. Shultz
  • Education and the nation's future / Eric A. Hanushek
  • Trade and immigration / John H. Cochrane
  • In brief : a world awash in change / George P. Shultz
  • Restoring our national security / James O. Ellis Jr., James N. Mattis, and Kori Schake
  • Redefining energy security / James O. Ellis Jr
  • Diplomacy in a time of transition / James E. Goodby
  • Closing note : the art and practice of governance / George P. Shultz.
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xviii, 326 pages : illustrations, charts ; 23 cm.
  • How can central banks deliver credible commitment and be "emergency institutions?" / Paul Tucker
  • Policy rule legislation in practice / David H. Papell, Alex Nikolsko-Rzhevskyy and Ruxandra Prodan
  • Goals versus rules as Central Bank performance measures / Carl E. Walsh
  • Institutional design : deliberations, decisions, and committee dynamics / Kevin M. Warsh
  • Some historical reflections on the governance of the Federal Reserve / Michael D. Bordo
  • Panel on independence, accountability, and transparency in central bank governance / Charles I. Plosser, George P. Shultz, and John C. Williams.
A central bank needs authority and a sphere of independent action. But a central bank cannot become an unelected Czar with sweeping, unaccountable discretionary power. How can we balance the central bank's authority and independence with needed accountability and constraints? Drawn from a 2015 Hoover Institution conference, this book features distinguished scholars and policy makers' discussing this and other key questions about the Fed. Going beyond the widely talked about decision of whether to raise interest rates, they focus on a deeper set of questions, including, among others, How should the Fed make decisions? How should the Fed govern its internal decision-making processes? What is the trade-off between greater Fed power and less Fed independence? And how should Congress, from which the Fed ultimately receives its authority, oversee the Fed? The contributors discuss whether central banks can both follow rule-based policy in normal times but then implement a discretionary do-what-it-takes approach to stopping financial crises. They evaluate legislation, recently proposed in the US House and Senate, that would require the Fed to describe its monetary policy rule and, if and when it changed or deviated from its rule, explain the reasons. And they discuss to best ways to structure a committee-like the Federal Open Market Committee, which sets interest rates-to make good decisions, as well as offer historical reflections on the governance of the Fed and much more.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780817919245 20160704
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450 pages ; 28 cm
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351 pages ; 22 cm
Hoover Library
xxii, 196 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • The policy context for energy efficiency
  • Energy efficiency is all around us
  • Energy efficiency and aggregate energy intensity in the United States : 1950 through 2014
  • Energy efficiency benefits : environment and security
  • Amplifying energy efficiency
  • Policy lessons from the past forty years.
The entire world, especially the United States, is in the midst of an energy revolution. Since the oil embargo of 1973, individuals, corporations, and other organizations have found ways to economically reduce energy use. In this book, Jim Sweeney examines the energy policies and practices of the past forty years and their impact on three crucial systems: the economy, the environment, and national security. He shows how energy-efficiency contributions to the country's overall energy situation have been more powerful than all the increases in the domestic production of oil, gas, coal, geothermal energy, nuclear power, solar power, wind power, and biofuels. The author details the impact of new and improved energy-efficient technologies, the environmental and national security benefits of energy efficiency, ways to amplify energy efficiency, and more. Energy Efficiency: Building a Clean, Secure Economy reveals how the careful nurturing of private- and public-sector energy efficiency-along with public awareness, appropriate pricing, appropriate policies--and increased research and development, the trends of decreasing energy intensity and increasing energy efficiency can be beneficially accelerated.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780817919542 20160718
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191 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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xi, 194 pages ; 24 cm.
  • America's early unconventional ventures
  • World War II and after : the catalysts for cloak and daggers
  • Specialized soldiering and operatives in the Vietnam War
  • Emergence of a new security architecture
  • Sept. 11th and the melding of special ops and field officers
  • The SOF-CIA fusion in two theaters
  • SOF-CIA : the present and the future.
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12. Fakel Novorossii [2016]

413 pages : color illustrations, maps, portraits ; 21 cm
Hoover Library
356 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Gewone helden' vertelt de boeiende verhalen van mannen en vrouwen in Nederland, België, Frankrijk en Zwitserland die hun leven riskeerden om duizenden mensen te helpen vluchten voor de nazi's. Over de oorlog en het verzet is veel geschreven, vaak over bekende verzetshelden en overlevenden van de Holocaust. Minder aandacht was er voor de vele anonieme mensen die op allerlei manieren vluchtelingen hielpen of in veiligheid brachten. Zo waren zo'n 340 mannen en vrouwen betrokken bij de ontsnappingslijn van het netwerk Dutch-Paris, opgezet door Jean Henri Weidner. Langs deze zorgvuldig geconstrueerde vluchtroute via België en Frankrijk naar Zwitserland en Spanje ontsnapten tussen 1942 en 1945 ruim 3000 mensen aan de nazi's. Mede dankzij het persoonlijke archief van Weidner zijn de verhalen van de vluchters en verzetsplegers van Dutch-Paris boven tafel gekomen. Dit boek geeft gewone helden een naam en een gezicht.
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xxxvi, 355 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Editors' preface
  • Foreword / Liu Daqun
  • Foreword / Sun Xiaoxia
  • Foreword / Hans-Peter Kaul
  • Foreword / Theodor Meron
  • Crimes against peace in the Tokyo Trial / Xue Ru
  • From Tokyo to Rome : a Chinese perspective / Zhu Dan
  • Japanese receptions of separate opinions at the Tokyo Trial / Yuma Totani
  • Dissent at Tokyo : the opinion of Justice Henri Bernard at the International Military Tribunal for the Far East / David Cohen
  • The Tokyo Trial and its influence on contemporary international criminal justice / Gao Xiudong
  • The Nanjing Trials : victor's [sic] justice? Revisiting the case of Tani Hisao / Liu Daqun
  • The Nanjing Trial and its impact on the Chinese and Japanese peoples / Wang Xintong
  • On the successor commander's responsibility : the Okamura Yasuji Case revisited / Yang Lijun
  • The fall of the tigers of Hong Kong : Chinese war crimes trials of three Japanese governors of Hong Kong / Zhang Tianshu
  • War crimes trials in China after the Second World War : justice and politics / Zhang Binxin
  • The progress of historical documents acquisition and compilation on Japanese war crimes trials after the Second World War in the National Library of China / Gao Hong and Li Dan
  • Joint and command responsibility in Hong Kong's war crimes trials : revisiting the cases of Kishi Yasuo and Noma Kennosuke / Nina H. B. Jørgensen and Crustal Yeung
  • Overcoming challenges in historical war crimes research : the Hong Kong War Crimes Trials Project / Suzannah Linton
  • Evidence collection and preservation in international criminal tribunals / Guido Acquaviva.
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332 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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411 pages ; 25 cm.
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17. Hotel Street Harry [2016]

242 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Ask any GI who served in the Pacific during World War Two if he "climbed the stairs" on Hotel Street in downtown Honolulu, Hawaii, and if he says "Yes" the feller has a story to tell you. Hotel Street was the military's best kept open secret and probably helped win the war. At least Harry thought so. That would be "Hotel Street Harry, " the newspaper byline of an anonymous U.S. Army reporter who felt it his solemn and sacred duty to investigate and inform the ranks of soldiers, sailors, marines and coast guarders of the "goings-on" and "what-have-yous" happening in the GI carnival, as Harry "advisedly" described it, that was wartime Hotel Street. Compiled into one volume for the first time, the complete works of Hotel Street Harry, March 1, 1943 to May 12, 1945.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781365095245 20170130
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xxx, 520 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Foreword / Esther L. George
  • Introduction / Jonathan L. Willis
  • The moderators
  • James Poterba, Erica L. Groshen
  • Customer markets and financial frictions: implications for inflation dynamics / Simon Gilchrist, Egon Zakrajšek
  • Commentary / Peter J. Klenow
  • The international price system / Gita Gopinath
  • Commentary / Charles Engel
  • The impact of international spillovers on inflation dynamics and independent monetary policy: the Swiss experience / Thomas J. Jordan
  • Inflation dynamics: lessons from past debates for current policy / Athanasios Orphanides
  • Inflation dynamics in Latin America: a comparison with global trends and implications for monetary policy / Rodrigo Vergara
  • Luncheon address / David Daokui Li
  • The myth of normal: the bumpy story of inflation and monetary policy / Jon Faust, Eric M. Leeper
  • Commentary / Takatoshi Ito
  • Inflation during and after the zero lower bound / S. Borağan Aruoba, Frank Schorfheide
  • Commentary / Lucrezia Reichlin
  • Inflation in a globalized world / Mark Carney
  • Understanding inflation dynamics and monetary policy / Vítor Constâncio
  • U.S. inflation developments / Stanley Fischer
  • The political economy of inflation dynamics / Raghuram Rajan
  • General discussion
  • The participants.
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53 pages ; 28 cm
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479 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : colored illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Chast 1. Pochemu i kak byla razrushena moi͡a rodina
  • Ukraina
  • Chast 2. Krovavyĭ maĭdan na Ukraine
  • prestuplenie veka
  • Chast 3. Ot okhoty na prezidenta k genot͡sidnoĭ terroristicheskoĭ voĭne na Ukraine
  • Chast 4. Anatomii͡a maĭdana kak podryvnoĭ tekhnologii
  • Chast 5. My dolz͡hny pobedit v voĭne ideĭ
  • Часть 1. Почему и как была разрушена моя родина
  • Украина
  • Часть 2. Кровавый майдан на Украине
  • преступление века
  • Часть 3. От охоты на президента к геноцидной террористической войне на Украине
  • Часть 4. Анатомия майдана как подрывной технологии
  • Часть 5. Мы должны победить в войне идей
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