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Bacchae

by Euripides

Classic Greek tragedy concerns the catastrophe that ensues when the King of Thebes imprisons Dionysus and attempts to suppress his cult. Full of striking scenes, frenzied emotion, and choral songs of great power and beauty, the play is a fine example of Euripides' ability to exploit Greek myth to probe human psychology.

The Risk in Risk Management: Financial Organizations & the Problem of Conformity

by Gregory B Vit

Banks take very large risks by consistently herding in the same perilous directions while believing they are safe and unique. This book presents a risk management framework to understand conformity and deviance within investment banks and other large organizations. It suggests that some groups understand the dynamics of this conformity to their advantage. This requires a deeper understanding of the risk in risk management. Fraudsters can game the system to their advantage legally and illegally; therefore risk managers must understand the interplay of multiple logics in order to govern and manage risk. Featuring short illustrative cases of massive risk mismanagement, this book walks the reader through four risk management perspectives (economic, institutional, evolutionary and contrarian) that explain why and how economic rationality is overridden by social forces. By understanding conformity and deviance, groups within organizations will be better equipped to manage risk and go against the tides of conformity to their advantage.

English in the World: History, Diversity, Change

by Joan Swann Philip Seargeant

English in the World: History, Diversity, Change examines the English language as it has developed through history and is used across the globe today. The first half of the book outlines the history of the language from its fifth-century roots through its development as a national, a colonial, and now a global language. In the second half, the focus shifts to the diversity of the language today. The book explores varieties of English across the English-speaking world, as well as English-related varieties such as pidgins and creoles. It also examines complex processes of variation, hybridity and change in English, and in the shifting styles of individual speakers. Throughout, the focus is on the international nature of English and its use alongside other languages in a diverse range of communities. Drawing on the latest research and The Open University’s wide experience of writing accessible and innovative texts, this book: explains basic concepts and assumes no previous study of English or linguistics contains a range of source material and commissioned readings to supplement chapters includes contributions from leading experts in their fields including Joan Beal, Suresh Canagarajah, David Crystal, Jonathan Hope, Kay McCormick, Miriam Meyerhoff, Rajend Mesthrie, Robert Podesva and Jennifer Smith has a truly international scope, encompassing examples and case studies from the UK and North America, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, Asia, and Africa is illustrated in full colour to bring the fascinating study of the English language alive includes a comprehensive index as well as useful appendices showing the historical timeline of English and a brief introduction to the description of linguistic features English in the World: History, Diversity, Change is essential reading for all students of English language studies.

Events Management

by Rob Harris Ian McDonnell William O'Toole Glenn Bowdin Johnny Allen

Events Management is the must-have introductory text providing a complete A-Z of the principles and practices of planning, managing and staging events. The book: introduces the concepts of event planning and management presents the study of events management within an academic environment discusses the key components for staging an event, covering the whole process from creation to evaluation examines the events industry within its broader business context, covering impacts and event tourism provides an effective guide for producers of events contains learning objectives and review questions to consolidate learning Each chapter features a real-life case study to illustrate key concepts and place theory in a practical context, as well as preparing students to tackle any challenges they may face in managing events. Examples include the Beijing Olympic Games, Google Zeitgeist Conference, International Confex, Edinburgh International Festival, Ideal Home Show and Glastonbury Festival. Carefully constructed to maximise learning, the text provides the reader with: a systematic guide to organizing successful events, examining areas such as staging, logistics, marketing, human resource management, control and budgeting, risk management, impacts, evaluation and reporting fully revised and updated content including new chapters on sustainable development and events, perspectives on events, and expanded content on marketing, legal issues, risk and health and safety management a companion website: www.elsevierdirect.com/9781856178181 with additional materials and links to websites and other resources for both students and lecturers

Pride and Prejudice

by Jane Austen

Elizabeth Bennet, one of Austen's most enduring heroines, has four sisters, a mother desperate to find them all good marriages, and not much family wealth. When Elizabeth meets the handsome and rich Mr. Darcy, it is not love at first sight. But there's more to Darcy than just pride as Elizabeth grows to realize. A charming and timeless romance and comedy of manners and morality, Pride and Prejudice is eminently rereadable.

Pride and Prejudice

by Jane Austen

Elizabeth Bennet, one of Austen's most enduring heroines, has four sisters, a mother desperate to find them all good marriages, and not much family wealth. When Elizabeth meets the handsome and rich Mr. Darcy, it is not love at first sight. But there's more to Darcy than just pride as Elizabeth grows to realize.

Pride and Prejudice

by Jane Austen

Elizabeth Bennet, one of Austen's most enduring heroines, has four sisters, a mother desperate to find them all good marriages, and not much family wealth. When Elizabeth meets the handsome and rich Mr. Darcy, it is not love at first sight. But there's more to Darcy than just pride as Elizabeth grows to realize.

Adventure Tourism Management

by Ralf Buckley

The academic study of adventure tourism is rapidly increasing in popularity, with research beginning to focus on it heavily. This book is a cohesive and comprehensive look at this multi-million dollar industry sector from a variety of perspectives relevant to the teaching of tourism. Ideal for the undergraduate student taking adventure tourism as a single subject degree, or as part of their tourism management studies, this book documents, analyses and offers insight into the latest research in the area. Includes analysis of products, trends, climate change, risk management and environmental management and many others. The Subsectors section within the book offers an overview of the twenty or more definable sectors within the adventure tourism industry considering their origins and history, latest trends and demographic groups. The author then goes on to look in more detail at: Wildlife Tourism, Marine Tourism, Helitourism, and Boardsports.Each chapter will include seven pedagogical elements:* introduction - what the chapter does and doesn't cover * plain-language review of the chapter topic with minimal referencing - essentially like lecture notes * concluding paragraph to the review section explaining how it leads to the next chapter(s)* review of recent research, condensed into tables where possible * revision notes - a few pages of bullet points summarising the review and research * a sample set of assignment questions, three to six per chapter in some cases* readings on relevant topics, condensed from previous publications.

Santro: The Car That Built a Company

by Bvr Subbu

`There?s no business like the car business!? Within months of its launch in late 1998, with every well-known global automobile brand jockeying for a foothold in a small-car market almost monopolized by Maruti Udyog Limited, Hyundai Motor India?s debut production, the Santro, emerged as a force to reckon with. The first car to be conceptualized and designed for ? and then developed and manufactured in ? India, the `Sunshine Car? has, over a period of sixteen years, set the record for the quickest small car brand to go from zero to one million units sold. It achieved profitability for Hyundai at an unprecedented speed and made an impressive global impact as a made-in-India automobile in markets as diverse as Algeria and Zimbabwe, Western Europe and North America. In Santro: The Car That Built a Company, BVR Subbu, who spearheaded much of the Santro?s success, reveals the hitherto untold story of how this small car made such a big impact. Vivid anecdotes detail the challenges of introducing a new product in a new market, the canny business strategies that were employed to get the better of rival brands, the unforgettable marketing campaigns that made all the difference ? and the thrills of the high-stakes power battles and everyday drama that characterize corporate India. By turns revelatory, insightful and delightfully engaging, this is a business story with a difference about a car like no other.

The Everyday Healthy Vegetarian

by Nandita Iyer

`With this book, Nandita serves up her repertoire through easy-tofollow and source recipes that will certainly add much-needed oomph to your tables and lifestyles.? ? chef manu chandra Cooking healthy meals can be creative, easy and downright fun! In The Everyday Healthy Vegetarian, Dr Nandita Iyer, trained nutritionist and self-taught celebrity chef, provides a fantastic combination of myth-busting nutritional advice and simple, fuss-free vegetarian recipes using everyday ingredients from the Indian kitchen. In over 100 delectable recipes spread across four sections, she guides you through interesting ways of preparing the same old vegetables and fruits, while upping the protein content of your diet, and ensuring you get your daily dose of energy-filled grains and brain-stimulating fats. This book comes complete with: ? The low-down on the nutritional values of everyday superfoods and advice on how to incorporate them into your diet; ? Diabetic-friendly meals, as well as vegan and gluten-free recipes; ? Daily meal plans featuring interesting combinations that balance your nutritional intake; ? Tips on growing your own foods in your garden, terrace or balcony. Illustrated with gorgeous photographs of the food you?re about to prepare, this book will undoubtedly inspire you to opt for a healthier way of life.

The Little Book of Mindfulness

by Patricia Collard

Mindfulness is the easy way to gently let go of stress and be in the moment. It has fast become the slow way to manage the modern world - without chanting mantras or finding hours of special time to meditate. Bring these simple 5- and 10-minute practices into your day to find freedom from stress and ultimately, more peace in your life.

Persuasion

by Jane Austen

The last novel written before Jane Austen's death in 1817, Persuasion is a story of second chances. When Anne Elliot was nineteen she rejected the marriage proposal of naval officer Frederick Wentworth. Although handsome and charming, he was poor with no family connections, something that Anne's family heartily disapproved of. Eight years later, Frederick is a rich and decorated Captain, and Anne is unmarried. Despite Frederick's hurt and anger from being turned down years before, it is clear that something still exists between them. Despite the intrusion of families (a common Austen theme) and society, it's possible that they can find the love that once existed between them.

Persuasion

by Jane Austen

Persuasion is Jane Austen's last completed novel, published in 1817. At the age of nineteen, Anne Elliott fell deeply in love with handsome naval Captain Frederick Wentworth. But with neither fortune nor rank to recommend him, Anne's family was against the match and persuaded her to break off the engagement. Eight years later, Anne's family is in financial difficulty and has been forced to rent their home, Kellynch Hall. Their tenants, Admiral Croft and Mrs Croft, are brother-in-law and sister to Captain Wentworth. Will old passions be rekindled?

Persuasion

by Jane Austen

Persuasion is Jane Austen's last completed novel, published in 1817. At the age of nineteen, Anne Elliott fell deeply in love with handsome naval Captain Frederick Wentworth. But with neither fortune nor rank to recommend him, Anne's family was against the match and persuaded her to break off the engagement. Eight years later, Anne's family is in financial difficulty and has been forced to rent their home, Kellynch Hall. Their tenants, Admiral Croft and Mrs Croft, are brother-in-law and sister to Captain Wentworth. Will old passions be rekindled?

Aircraft Electrical and Electronic Systems

by David Wyatt Mike Tooley

The Aircraft Engineering Principles and Practice Series provides students, apprentices and practicing aerospace professionals with the definitive resources to take forward their aircraft engineering maintenance studies and career. This book provides a detailed introduction to the principles of aircraft electrical and electronic systems. It delivers the essential principles and knowledge required by certifying mechanics, technicians and engineers engaged in engineering maintenance on commercial aircraft and in general aviation. It is well suited for anyone pursuing a career in aircraft maintenance engineering or a related aerospace engineering discipline, and in particular those studying for licensed aircraft maintenance engineer status. The book systematically covers the avionic content of EASA Part-66 modules 11 and 13 syllabus, and is ideal for anyone studying as part of an EASA and FAR-147 approved course in aerospace engineering.All the necessary mathematical, electrical and electronic principles are explained clearly and in-depth, meeting the requirements of EASA Part-66 modules, City and Guilds Aerospace Engineering modules, BTEC National Units, elements of BTEC Higher National Units, and a Foundation Degree in aircraft maintenance engineering or a related discipline.

Applied Principles of Horticultural Science

by Laurie Brown

Applied Principles of Horticultural Science is that critical thing for all students of horticulture - a book that teaches the theory of horticultural science through the practice of horticulture itelf.The book is divided into three sections - Plant science, Soil science, Pest and disease. Each section contains a number of chapters relating to a major principle of applied horticulture. Each chapter starts with a key point summary and introduces the underpinning knowledge which is then reinforced by exercises. The book contains over 70 practical exercises, presented in a way that makes students think for themselves. Answers to the exercises are given at the end of chapters. Clear step-by-step instructions make practical work accessible to students of all abilities.This new third edition provides an even wider sweep of case studies to make this book an essential practical workbook for horticulture students and gardners alike. Updated material fits with the latest RHS, City and Guilds and Edexcel syllabus. It is particularly suitable for the RHS Certificate, Advanced Certificate and Edexcel Diplomas as well as for those undertaking NPTC National, Advanced National courses and Horticulture NVQs at levels 2 and 3, together with the new Diploma in Environmental and Land-based studies.Laurie Brown is a horticultural scientist and educator. He is Director of Academex, a consultancy company aspiring to excellence in teaching and learning. Laurie previously worked with the Standards Unit on the design of exemplary teaching resources in the land-based sector.

Brickwork Level 1

by Malcolm Thorpe

As part of their everyday work bricklayers must be able to interpret technical documents, understand the properties of various mortars/building materials, and understand the basics of health and safety on site. Brickwork Level 1 is in full colour, and has been tailored to match Level 1 of both the Construction Alliance Awards Diplomas in Bricklaying and the Trowel Occupations NVQs. Written by Malcolm Thorpe, who acted as a CITB adviser and was involved in the draughting of the Intermediate Construction Award syllabus (bricklaying route), Brickwork Level 1 matches the latest industry-based requirements and technical developments in the field, including recent changes to the Building Regulations. This text is an essential reference for qualified bricklayers and other professionals working in the construction industry, as well as NVQ students wishing to embark on a career in bricklaying.

The Louise Parker Method: Lean for Life: The Cookbook

by Louise Parker

THE MUCH-ANTICIPATED FOLLOW-UP TO THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER THE LOUISE PARKER METHOD: LEAN FOR LIFE<P><P> This year, start a new you eating plan you can maintain for life. Louise Parker shows you how the A-Listers do it.<P> Don't be fooled by vague promises of organic 'clean' eating. Teach yourself to EAT BEAUTIFULLY and EAT LEAN and TRANSFORM YOUR BODY FOREVER. This cookbook not only contains over 120 fuss-free recipes; it arms you with the knowledge to create hundreds of variations so you will never get bored.

Chriskitch: Big Flavours from a Small Kitchen

by Laura Washburn Hutton Chris Honor

Australian-born chef Chris Honor has been hailed by Giles Coren of The Times as 'a nailed-on culinary genius', running 'the most rewarding small local restaurant I have encountered in years'. His recipes for great salads, sweet and savoury bakes, soups and wonderful sharing plates are highly original, but really simple to create at home, and with American food writer Laura Washburn Hutton he shares 100 of his most memorable recipes. Chris writes: 'What this book will offer the reader is an education in balancing taste and texture, with plenty of visual inspiration. It is as much guidebook as cookery book because I don't necessarily think in terms of recipes, I think in terms of combinations. Mix up the flavours and textures and, at the same time, make it appeal to the eye. Be generous, make it unpredictable; this is what I do. My book will teach the reader to do this too.'

Northanger Abbey

by Jane Austen

Notable as the first of Austen's work to be completed (although she had started Sense and Sensibility and Pride and Prejudice before) Northanger Abbey was not actually published until after her death. Most easily described as a coming of age story, it is also a lovely romance. Seventeen year old Catherine Morland is invited to go to Bath to visit family friends. Inquisitive and imaginative, Catherine is a huge reader of Gothic novels and is thrilled to be visiting Northanger Abbey, a place she expects to be full of the romance and mystery she has read about. When she meets the Tilney and Thorpe families, Catherine is thrust into a love triangle as Henry Tilney and John Thorpe vie for her affections.

Northanger Abbey

by Jane Austen

Young Miss Catherine Morland's obsession with Gothic novels leads to misunderstandings in matters of the heart.

Northanger Abbey

by Jane Austen

Young Miss Catherine Morland's obsession with Gothic novels leads to misunderstandings in matters of the heart.

Math 2010 Intensive Intervention Book Grade 1 Book B

by Scott Foresman

focusMATH identifies at-risk students early and accelerates their learning with instruction that is intensive, balanced, and individualized. All grade levels consist of three units, each built around a specific NCTM Focal Point.

Math 2010 Intensive Intervention Book Grade 6 Book C

by Scott Foresman

focusMATH identifies at-risk students early and accelerates their learning with instruction that is intensive, balanced, and individualized. All grade levels consist of three units, each built around a specific NCTM Focal Point.

Active Physics Sports

by David Wright Arthur Eisenkraft Howard Brody Mary Quinlan Carl Duzen Jon L. Harkness

All student activities in this textbook have been designed to be as safe as possible, and have been reviewed by professionals specifically for that purpose. As well, appropriate warnings concerning potential safety hazards are included where applicable to particular activities.

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