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Successful Self-Publishing: How to self-publish and market your book (Books for Writers 1)

Do you want to successfully self-publish in ebook, print or audiobook formats?There are thousands of new books being published every day, but many self-published books quickly sink to the bottom of the pile.Many authors are frustrated because there are so many options for self-publishing, and they don't know which one to choose or what will be best for their book.Others spend thousands of dollars to publish and end up broken-hearted with the result. But it doesn't have to be this way. I've spent the last seven years self-publishing bestselling fiction and non-fiction books and in 2011, I left my day job to become a full-time author entrepreneur. I've made lots of mistakes along the way, but through the process of self-publishing 17 books, I've learned the most effective way to publish and market your books. In this book, I'll share everything with you.The book includes: - What you need to know before you self-publish - Why self-publishing an ebook is a good idea- How to format an ebook - Exclusivity and going direct- How to self-publish an ebook - Why self-publish a print book - Print-on-demand will change your life- What you need to know before you print - How to self-publish a print book- What to do if you want help with the publishing process- How to self-publish an audiobook- After self-publishing - How much does it cost to self-publish? - How do you get paid when you self-publish? - Book marketing principles - How to market fiction - How to market non-fiction Plus, links to more useful resources. If you're ready to successfully self-publish, then download a sample or buy now.Updated Edition for April 2019. Now includes audiobook self-publishing options.

365 Quotes to Live Your Life By: Powerful, Inspiring, & Life-Changing Words of Wisdom to Brighten Up Your Days (Master Your Mind, Revolutionize Your Life Series)

Great Quotes that Inspire, Motivate, and Lift You Up!The quotes in this book will help you to improve your life by focusing on 7 Key Thoughts – elaborated upon in the book, 7 Thoughts to Live Your Life By: A Guide to the Happy, Peaceful, & Meaningful Life. These 7 Thoughts encourage you to focus on what you can control, the positive, what you can do, what you have, the present moment, what you need, and what you can give. This is the key to finding happiness, peace, and meaning in your life. Thus, the quotes in this book are meant to help you master the 7 Thoughts and to help you live your best life. 365 Quotes to Live Your Life By will be more focused than other quote books, allowing you to keep your mind on what is most important, and helping you to produce real and long-lasting positive changes in your life.Internationally bestselling author I. C. Robledo has used the 365 Quotes and the 7 Thoughts they are based on to empower and transform his life, to keep focused on what truly matters, and to make sure he is always making progress. The 365 Quotes support the 7 Thoughts and serve as his daily inspirational dose to make the best of every day. As he believes these quotes have great potential to help us all, he is now sharing them with everyone that he possibly can.The 365 Quotes to Live Your Life By will help you to:Be inspired to improve yourself Attract positivity Find happiness & enjoy life Pursue your purpose Achieve success Boost your self-esteem Make your dreams come true Help friends and family to improve their lives This collection of Great Quotes comes from a diverse range of Great People – men and women from the East to the West, from ancient to modern times, from artists to philosophers to scientists to entrepreneurs and more. Some notable people quoted include: Elon Musk, Mahatma Gandhi, Albert Einstein, Martin Luther King, Jr., Nelson Mandela, Frida Kahlo, Dalai Lama XIV, Paulo Coelho, Marie Curie, Anne Frank, Oprah Winfrey, Bill Gates, Confucius, Rumi, & Mother Teresa.Absorb some of the most inspirational wisdom of all times with 365 Quotes to Live Your Life By.Pick up your copy today by scrolling to the top of the page and clicking BUY NOW.

Budding Reader Book Set 1: Cat and Rat

Reading is a neurologically complex skill. So, it isn’t surprising that many children find learning to read difficult. Make learning to read more fun with award-winning Budding Reader eBooks, arguably the easiest learn-to-read book series on the market. These research-based eBooks were developed in consultation with Cecilia Minden, Ph.D., the former Director of Language and Literacy at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. They were illustrated by artist, Doug Oglesby, winner of one Emmy, five Emmy nominations, and three international awards from the Broadcast Designers Association. Budding Reader eBooks use an innovative format to ease children into reading. Using research-based best practices identified by the National Reading Panel, each of the five Budding Reader eBook sets (one for each short vowel sound) tells an original story over the course of ten books. Previewing a book dramatically improves reading comprehension, so Book 1 in each set is a wordless picture book which introduces the story through colorful illustrations. Repetition aids brain development, so the story is retold in Books 2-10 with an ever-expanding vocabulary. By repeating words and gradually adding new ones, Budding Reader eBooks help new readers (even reluctant ones) experience success from the very start.In total, the Budding Reader eBook series introduces more than 60 simple words including dozens of common sight words. Learning is reinforced with free companion writing worksheets (available at buddingreader.com) which provide a multisensory experience and enable children to practice both reading and writing. A free parent guide with tips for working with new readers is also available on the website. The first set in the series, Cat and Rat, introduces the short “a” vowel sound and is designed to be a child’s very first reader. With only eleven words (and, at, can, cat, look, rat, see, stop, that, the, you) introduced over the course of ten books, Cat and Rat aims to provide even the most reluctant reader with a positive first introduction to reading. Series: •Set 1: Cat and Rat (Short a; 11 words) •Set 2: Wit and Kit (Short i; 17 words) •Set 3: Bugs (Short u; 18 words) •Set 4: Hop! (Short o; 18 words) •Set 5: Hens (Short e; 22 words) For every eBook set sold, Budding Reader donates one to a child in need. One for You. One for the World. A Better World with Every Purchase. Gold Mom’s Choice Award Winner: The Mom’s Choice Awards has named Cat and Rat among the very best in family-friendly media, products and services. This content is optimized for tablets.

1,000 TRIVIA QUIZ QUESTONS: WITH HINTS AND ANSWERS (1,000 TRIVIA QUIZ QUESTIONS Book 1)

Enjoy a nice good long read of thousands of trivia questions.You get hints so you don't have to work so hard to guess the answers.Lot's of fun and entertaining. You'll learn a lot too.Enjoy History, Television, Animals, Geography, History and more...

Kindle Bestseller Publishing: The Proven 4-Week Formula to go from Zero to Bestseller as a first-time Author! (Influencer Fast TrackA(R) Series Book 5)

Self-Publish a #1 Amazon Bestseller in the next 30 Days!Sound to good to be true?Well, with the right strategy and proper research before you start, it is absolutely possible, even if:you are not a writerhave no marketing experiencedon’t have a large following yetAs a 12-time #1 Bestselling & Top 100 Business Author, Gundi knows a thing or two about writing & publishing bestsellers.All her books reached #1 within just a few days of publishing and over time, she developed aStep-by-Step, proven and easy-to-follow Systemthat helped many first time authors around the world reach #1 within weeks and even beat out famous authors like Tim Ferriss, Hal Elrod, John Grisham and Brian Tracy and - best of all - it can help YOU do the same!"Kindle Bestseller Publishing" is part of SassyZenGirl's INFLUENCER FAST TRACK series, that teaches Internet Marketing to total beginners.You might not think of Kindle Publishing as a marketing tool, but self-publishing is actually:One of the fastest, most efficient ways to build a following online!For your blog, your social media platforms, your business or any service you are offering.In addition, PUBLISHING on AMAZON offers the following BENEFITS:The Prestige of being a published - or even Bestselling - AuthorInstant Authority in your FieldNew clients and customers on auto-pilot who will trust you a lot more, because you have already proven yourselfPassive Income- Automatic List Building. Email marketing is widely considered the most powerful marketing technique of all, more than Facebook and Google Ads combined. Publishing a book on Amazon can help you build your mailing list on auto-pilot - and Amazon even pays you to do it…..This book will teach you STEP-BY-STEP how to go from zero to published - and Bestseller!“Kindle Bestseller Publishing” focuses on the Marketing aspects of publishing a book on Amazon and in particular, what it takes to reach Bestseller status - the “science” behind it.Important areas that will be covered include:Researching profitable Book IdeasUnderstanding Amazon’s Algorithm and how new readers can find youHow to optimize your meta data, including your book title to trigger Amazon’s algorithm to promote your book heavilyCategory and Keyword Research and how Bestseller ranking on Amazon worksHow to market your book during Launch Weekand much more….Are you ready to write and publish your first Bestseller?Then, scroll back up now and hit the BUY Button!

Conquer Basic Spanish: A Short Introduction To Beginners Spanish, Including Spanish Grammar, Verbs and Vocabulary (Learn Spanish Book 4)

A Short, Simple Book To Get You Started On Learning SpanishAre you a complete beginner in learning Spanish? Then this book is designed for you.It covers the very basics of the Spanish language in simple, easy-to-understand terms, providing you with a sound and solid grounding, on which you can then build.It covers:NounsAdjectivesDefinite and Indefinite ArticlesCardinal NumbersRules of StressPersonal PronounsPresent Tense of Regular VerbsCommon, Everyday Words and VerbsSo, use Amazon's Look Inside feature, browse the book's Table of Contents, and see if this book is for you. I'm sure it will be ...

Start writing fiction

Have you always wanted to write, but never quite had the courage to start? This free ebook, Start writing fiction, will give you an insight into how authors create their characters and settings. You will also be able to look at the different genres for fiction.

101 Amazing Facts

Did you know that Shakespeare wrote the world’s first ever knock knock joke? How much of a ribbon worm’s own body can it eat and still survive if it gets a little hungry? What unusual lost property has been handed in on the London Underground? And what surprising kind of song is the American national anthem based on? This absolutely fascinating book contains over one hundred facts covering various categories such as war, music, TV & film, ancient civilizations, royalty and many more. So whether you want to know which pirate ate a man’s beating heart, or what Lennon and McCartney’s unfinished play was called, then this is the book for you.

Let's Get Digital: How To Self-Publish, And Why You Should (Fourth Edition) (Let's Get Publishing Book 1)

Publish like a pro and start finding readers today with the most comprehensive and up-to-date self-publishing guide on the market. Packed with practical, actionable advice, the new fourth edition of Let's Get Digital delivers the very latest best practices on publishing your work and building audience.* Boost your writing career with marketing strategies that are proven to sell more books.* Discover expert tips on platform building, blogging and social media.* Learn which approaches are best for selling fiction vs. non-fiction.* Implement powerful ways to make your ebooks more discoverable.* Increase your visibility by optimizing keywords and categories.* Weigh the pros and cons of Kindle Unlimited, and find out exactly how to tweak your promotional plans depending on whether you stay exclusive to Amazon or opt for wider distribution.And that's just for starters...Praise for Let's Get Digital:"Let's Get Digital is a must read for anyone considering self-publishing." -- JA Konrath, bestselling author of Trapped, Origin, and Whiskey Sour."Even with my background as an indie writer, I picked up several valuable tips...this is simply the best book about the ebook revolution that I have read." -- Michael Wallace, bestselling author of the Righteous series."Credible and comprehensive. I'd recommend it to any writer who is considering self-publishing or anyone interested in the current state of publishing." -- Big Al's Books and Pals - 5 stars."It should be THE starting point for anyone considering self-publishing today. This book is a Pixel Pick, and should be considered required reading for any Indie author." -- Pixel of Ink.Table of Contents1. Starting from Zero2. Writing to Market3. Edit, Edit, Edit4. Covers that Sell5. Building a Platform6. Assembling Your Ebook7. Sales Channels8. Publishing Like A Pro9. Pricing To Win10. Your First Readers

The 30-Day Writing Challenge: Begin or Enhance Your Daily Writing Habit

Do you want to take your writing to the next level?The 30-Day Writing Challenge encourages beginner and advanced writers alike to stretch their writing muscles and create or enhance a daily writing habit. Each day, a new writing exercise/prompt is presented in an inventive collection that focuses on technique, inspiration, and craft by taking a comprehensive look across multiple forms and genres of writing.

Yes, You Can Write!: 101 Proven Writing Prompts that Will Help You Find Creative Ideas Faster for Your Journal, Blogging, Writing Your Book and More (Become a Writer Today 1)

Do You Want Something to Write About?There's nothing worse than sitting down at your desk to write.... and then finding out you don't have any ideas.When you look down at the blank page, instead of feeling inspired, you feel blocked and depressed.If you don't have anything to write about, how will you ever become a successful writer?So, let's fix that.My name is Bryan Collins, I'm an author from Ireland, and I've been there.If you're struggling with not have anything to write about, it's time to use a writing prompt. They'll help you write about the same topics in different, yet original ways, get inspired and improve at your craft (because hey, we all want to get better).In this short, yet free practical writing book, I've gathered 101 of the best writing prompts just for you.You can use these practical prompts to:Write your next blog post, article or book chapter fasterConquer writer's block and find great ideas for things to write about Make your writing funnierKickstart your journal writing through the use of daily reflectionsTell more honest and meaningful personal stories that your readers love˃˃˃ I also give you specific examples of how to use each writing prompt. The book is free, so what are you waiting for?Download now and say goodbye to writer's block!

Least Trodden Ground: Family History Mystery Series Book 1

Digger listened to Uncle Benjamin's stories and acquired her nickname while helping him plant flowers at family graves. She looks forward to spending time with him after busted pipes put her kitchen ceiling on the floor. She didn't expect to find his body at his mountain home, the Ancestral Sanctuary. Who would kill the parsimonious octogenarian who helped the historical society find a new abode? And what will digging into family history tell Digger and her cousin, Franklin, about Benjamin's killer? Spooky times in the Western Maryland Mountains.

5 Secrets of Story Structure: How to Write a Novel That Stands Out (Helping Writers Become Authors Book 6)

Want to take your writing to the next level? Discover the “secrets” of story structure other authors are overlooking!If you’ve read all the books on story structure and concluded there has to be more to it than just three acts and a couple of plot points, then you’re absolutely right! It’s time to notch up your writing education from “basic” to “black belt.” Internationally-published author K.M. Weiland shares five “secret” techniques of advanced story structure.In the multi-award-winning Structuring Your Novel, Weiland showed writers how to use a strong three-act structure to build a story with the greatest possible impact on readers. Now it’s time to take that knowledge to the next level. In this supplemental book, you’ll learn:Why the Inciting Event isn’t what you’ve always thought it isWhat your Key Event is and how to stop putting it in the wrong sceneHow to identify your Pinch Points—and why they can make the middle of your book easier to writeHow to create the perfect Moment of Truth to move your protagonist from reaction to actionHow to ace your story’s Climactic Moment every single timeAnd much more!By the time you’ve finished this quick read, you’ll know more about story structure than the vast majority of aspiring authors will ever know—and you’ll be ready to write an amazing novel that stands above the crowd.Take the next step in your evolution as a writer!

Reader Magnets: Build Your Author Platform and Sell more Books on Kindle (2019 Edition) (Book Marketing for Authors 1)

Building a successful author career depends on three things...You need to attract the right readers to your work. You need to convert "curious visitors" into fans. And you need to turn "fans" into "buyers". You can do all this with Reader Magnets.Reader Magnets are what bring readers to YOU.They're an irresistible force that draw readers in - the promise of getting great value content and building a valuable connection.That's what it's all about, after all - making meaningful connections with your audience and creating a direct line to your readers, building trust, and selling without being "salesey".When I first started using Reader Magnets, I didn't even have a term for it. But within a few months, over 15,000 readers signed up to my email list - and “raised their hands” to hear more from me.My readers trust me with their contact details for good reason. I give them good content. In return, they buy my books. These guys are my fans. I appreciate every last one of them - and they're the reason I get to create for a living.Two examples:the last time I launched a fiction title, it hit #84 overall in the Kindle US Store, selling thousands of copies in the first few days, without spending a penny on advertising.For non-fiction, my books bring in new leads every single day and are the foundation of the other side of my business - training, coaching, and software (accounting for over seven figures of income per year). How does this work?It’s all about getting readers to commit. Get their email addresses. Follow up. Build value. Build your brand. And automate the process as much as possible. This is what I'll show you how to do in this book - with clear instructions and zero fluff. If you need more help, I've included access to hours of free video training and learning articles. You'll find everything you need inside. Download Reader Magnets Today - And Start Seeing ResultsIt should take a few days to set up, and you'll start seeing results right away. It all starts with downloading your copy - and taking action.I'll see you on the inside!

An Introduction to Philosophy

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

Four Seasons of Creative Writing: 1,000 Prompts to Stop Writer's Block (Story Prompts for Journaling, Blogging and Beating Writer's Block Book 1)

Have You Ever Had Writer's Block?Do You Want a Book That Could Keep It Away for Good?Writing prompts are questions and hypothetical situations that are able to cure writer's block instantly. This book gives you exactly one thousand idea-generating prompts that focus on the coldest, warmest, toughest and funniest days of the four seasons. These 1,000 story prompts work for blogs, scripts, stories, poems, essays, journaling, songs and anything else that requires you to stare down writer's block and start writing!This book covers many different aspects of the seasons including: HolidaysFestivalsThe Five SensesEntertainmentand many more! ˃˃˃ You Should Buy This Book Because...1. Author Bryan Cohen is an Amazon #1 best-selling author for the Writing Skills category.2. His first book of 1,000 creative writing prompts has 23 five-star reviews. 3. This book contains 1,000 new prompts that can take your writing to a new level.These prompts help you to write from the heart so that you can relate to your audience. If you're looking to learn some writing basics, this is one of the nonfiction writing books you need for your shelf.It's time to end writer's block. Scroll up and grab a copy today.

Ass Plus Seat

Writer and filmmaker Eric Shapiro worked professionally as a ghostwriter for over 3,000 clients around the world before co-running a Silicon Valley newspaper with over 30,000 readers. In between, he's written acclaimed fiction books under his own name, along with award-winning screenplays. ASS PLUS SEAT, his first nonfiction book, is where he shares his secrets, exposing and exploring how for years he's motivated himself to write each and every day.***ASS PLUS SEAT is an essential guide to help writers dealing with procrastination in the midst of the writing process. It’s a book on how to write from the standpoint of staying disciplined and inspired, complete with good tips for writing and expert advice for writers. Put it on your shelf next to the other classic creative writing books for adults, whether you are seeking inspiration to engage in the act of novel writing or screenwriting. "I wish this book had been around when I started writing. I cannot fathom the amount of tears and bullsh*t it would have saved me." --Scarlett Amaris, screenwriter, Color out of Space"Ass Plus Seat takes you deep into the method and mind of writer extraordinaire Eric Shapiro. If you've ever gotten stuck on a writing project or creative endeavor, this is the book for you. These easy to follow tips will stimulate your brain and get you writing like never before." --Kate Jonez, Multiple Bram Stoker Award-nominated author of Lady Bits and Candy House“Eric delivers not only blunt, honest, experienced advice for writers wanting to increase their output, but he does so with humor and style that will make you read this book in one swoop. However, it’s also a title to add to your ‘self-help for writers’ shelf to re-visit anytime the voice inside your head tries to say you can’t do it. Stop lying to yourself and join Eric’s literary boot camp for wordsmiths.” --Erin Al-Mehairi, editor/owner of Hook of a Book Media and author of Breathe. Breathe."For anyone who has ever agonized over that intimidating blank page, this book's for you. Eric crawls inside the mindset of the writer from the practical to the mystical to help you attack that blank page like a warrior on the battlefield ready to conquer the written word and claim the brass ring of allowing yourself to forget the world around you and let the words flow -- to write with not merely your mind but also your soul. From the novice to the expert, Ass Plus Seat will help you get out of your own way and get at the heart of whatever tale you want to tell. Stop overthinking, and just write! --Melissa St. Hilaire, co-author of the Saurimonde series"If you really want to know what it takes to be a writer, read this book. If you want to know what it takes to write like fire and harness that beast inside of you that cannot quit the heat of words, read it as often as possible and keep it at your bedside for good measure. Lastly, enjoy the ride. Eric is an honest and excellent guide with the scars to prove it."--Jeannette Encinias, published poet and writing coach"Eric Shapiro is a madman. But not, like, a flailing madman--he’s a madman of precision, of heavily structured, ordered chaos. He’s a madman and a sage, a zealot and a master, and he imbues this exploration of the divine act of writing with the same driving fire that makes his fiction a goddamn necessity. Put it on the shelf alongside Strunk and White, and Stephen King’s ON WRITING..." --Mason James Cole, author of Buster Voodoo"I am a world-class procrastinator. Eric Shapiro’s new book made me feel a little less ashamed and a lot more inspired to finish one of the thousand works-in-progress I’ve got lying around. His tone is gentle but firm, jocular but serious, and this work is so completely relatable. I wish I’d read this sooner! I’m going to get back to my manuscript - not tomorrow, but right now!" --Shannon Giglio, author of Short Bus Hero

Tech Giants, Artificial Intelligence, and the Future of Journalism (Routledge Research in Journalism Book 26)

This book examines the impact of the "Big Five" technology companies – Apple, Alphabet/Google, Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft – on journalism and the media industries. It looks at the current role of algorithms and artificial intelligence in curating how we consume media and their increasing influence on the production of the news. Exploring the changes that the technology industry and automation have made in the past decade to the production, distribution and consumption of news globally, the book considers what happens to journalism once it is produced and enters the media ecosystems of the internet tech giants – and the impact of social media and AI on such things as fake news in the post-truth age.The audience for this book are students and researchers working in the field of digital media, and journalism studies or media studies more generally. It will also be useful to those who are looking for extended case studies of the role taken by tech giants such as Facebook and Google in the fake news scandal, or the role of Jeff Bezos in transforming The Washington Post.The Open Access version of this book, available at https://doi.org/10.4324/9781351013758, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license.

HOW I SOLD 80,000 BOOKS: Book Marketing for Authors (Self Publishing through Amazon and Other Retailers)

Discover how you too can sell 80,000 books even if you haven’t sold a single copy yet! [2020 EDITION!]Warning: Reading this Readers' Favorite Book Award Winner and implementing its strategies may cause a significant income increase.Get your copy now and discover: How I sold books by the truckload and how you can do it too; The truth about book marketing for authors: which book marketing tips really work and which are a waste of time; What never to include in your author marketing; The single most powerful strategy to get readers on Amazon; Why self publishing through Amazon isn’t the only marketing strategy and how to significantly increase your book sales by pursuing paths less travelled; One, often overlooked, strategy to get book reviews on Amazon; Plus, kindle publishing guidelines: how to market a book before you hit publish. Probably the best and most comprehensive one-stop guide I have seen.Rick DeStefanis, Award-Winning Author of "The Gomorrah Principle" Alinka is extremely knowledgeable and always willing to help authors in whatever way she can. I highly recommend this little gem of a book!Patti Tingen, Award-Winning Inspirational Author"How I Sold 80,000 Books" by Alinka Rutkowska covers it all from web page to social media to promotion, sales and everything in between.Mary Adair, Award-Winning Author of Native American Romance NovelsThe links included in the book are like gold dust, and you will find yourself watching/reading them over and over again as you forge your way through the publishing world. I only wish that I’d had access to this when I first started out. It would have saved me months of work. Lyneal Jenkins, International Award-Winning, Best-Selling AuthorScroll up to grab your copy now!

Routledge Handbook of Genomics, Health and Society (Routledge International Handbooks)

The Handbook provides an essential resource at the interface of Genomics, Health and Society, and forms a crucial research tool for both new students and established scholars across biomedicine and social sciences. Building from and extending the first Routledge Handbook of Genetics and Society, the book offers a comprehensive introduction to pivotal themes within the field, an overview of the current state of the art knowledge on genomics, science and society, and an outline of emerging areas of research. Key themes addressed include the way genomic based DNA technologies have become incorporated into diverse arenas of clinical practice and research whilst also extending beyond the clinic; the role of genomics in contemporary ‘bioeconomies’; how challenges in the governance of medical genomics can both reconfigure and stabilise regulatory processes and jurisdictional boundaries; how questions of diversity and justice are situated across different national and transnational terrains of genomic research; and how genomics informs – and is shaped by – developments in fields such as epigenetics, synthetic biology, stem cell, microbial and animal model research.Chapter 13 of this book is freely available as a downloadable Open Access PDF under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. https://www.routledgehandbooks.com/doi/10.4324/9781315451695-13Chapter 28 of this book is freely available as a downloadable Open Access PDF under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. https://www.routledgehandbooks.com/doi/10.4324/9781315451695-28 

The Mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Malaysia Airlines flight 370 departed from Kuala Lumpur airport shortly after midnight, full of passengers flying to Beijing. Half an hour later, the greatest mystery in aviation history had begun.Though most of us will board an aircraft at some point in our lives, we know little about how they work and the procedures surrounding their operation. It is that mystery that makes the loss of MH370 so terrifying. Follow along step-by-step as Wrigley recreates the flight and its disappearance. Review the many varied theories as to how it could have happened — up to and including alien abduction. The Mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 also introduces a variety of related crashes and incidents, allowing readers to draw their own conclusions.

5 Things Every First-Time Author Needs to Know: How to Publish a Book and Build Your Platform

A Blueprint for Becoming a Bestselling AuthorThis straight-talking how-to guide for authors explains how to reach more readers, make more money, and avoid the costly mistakes that most new (and seasoned) authors make when they publish a book. It's written specifically for new and aspiring non-fiction authors who want to leverage a book to build their platform, practice, and/or business and can be read in under an hour.Professional publishing coach and #1 bestselling author Geoff Affleck offers five insights for first-time non-fiction authors.You will learn how to:Decide on the topic that will attract the most readersBuild your email list by leveraging your bookCreate your book so it sells itselfPublish your first bookBuild a profitable business from your bookYou'll learn five ways to build your audience while you’re writing your book and the seven factors that you can control that will make your book successful:Craft a Catchy TitleCreate an Eye Candy CoverYour Book Description Is a Sales PageDo Your Keywords ResearchGet Your First 10 ReviewsChoose Your Categories CarefullySet Your Price StrategicallyDownload this quick and practical eBook today and take the next step to becoming a successful bestselling author.Publishing and marketing a book has a lot of moving parts that are unfamiliar to most authors—and that's where costly mistakes are made. Just reading the section on navigating Amazon's cavernous category system will make reading it worthwhile!Avoid the pitfalls that most new authors make and set your book up for the success you deserve. Download your copy today.

The Obituary Society (An Obituary Society Novel Book 1)

When Lila Moore inherits her grandfather's house, she finds herself in a small Midwestern town where margarine is never an acceptable substitution for butter, a coveted family recipe can serve as currency, and the friend who will take your darkest secrets to the grave will still never give you the secret to her prize-winning begonias. Lila is charmed by the people of Auburn, from the blue-eyed lawyer with the southern drawl to the little old lady who unceasingly tries to set Lila up with her grandson. But when spooky things begin to happen, Lila realizes some of her new friends are guarding a secret like its a precious family heirloom. It's a dangerous secret, and it has come back to haunt them. Lila is caught in the middle, and her life may depend on uncovering it. But even if she can, can she stay in Auburn when not everyone is what they seem, and even the house wants her gone?

Writing Your Dissertation Literature Review: A Step-by-Step Guide (Essay and Thesis Writing)

A quick and easy guide to writing a literature review for your master's or doctoral dissertationThis short guide will give you the tools you need write a literature review, no matter what your field of study is. If you're doing your master's or doctoral thesis, you need to present a good, detailed literature review in your final dissertation. Often, this can be confusing, and it's hard to find simple, clear instructions on what should go into your literature review.In this short guide, you'll learn how to structure your literature review, how to choose good subheadings, what the logical flow should look like and how much reading you should be doing for your study.Whether you're writing a research paper, proposal, or a master's or doctoral thesis, this guide will be useful for making sure that you start your journey of academic writing on the right foot. You'll be able to master this skill in just over 30 minutes. The guide is written by Dr. Grant Andrews, who has been teaching academic writing for years, and who knows the common pitfalls that students experience in academic writing.This book is part of the Essay and Thesis Writing Series. You can find out more about the series at www.writeyourthesis.com.

The Most Useful Book Ever: Nearly All You Need When Traveling, Offline or for Everyday Use

A book that comes in handy just when you’d least expect it.This book contains the most essential information, charts, conversion tables and formulas for everyday use, travel, or for times when you find yourself without internet access. It will have you prepared for various life situations.Inside you will find:Metric to US to imperial unit conversion chart (length, area, volume / capacity, mass)International Morse Code chartTemperature conversion chart (Celsius to Fahrenheit)Speed conversion chart (kph to mph) Cooking units conversion chart (cup and spoon sizes to metric, liquids to cups and imperial, mass to imperial) rounded for ease of use in the kitchenTwo most useful knots instructions - flat knot and rescue knotBody Mass Index (BMI) calculation formula (imperial and metric)5 Yoga poses for everyoneBasal metabolic rate formulaBlood alcohol level formulaBasic math formulas (area, perimeter, circumference, volume)Roman numerals chartWorld emergency call numbers (police, emergency medical services, fire department)International clothing and shoe size chartVoltage and plug type by countryInternational spelling alphabetZodiac signsPerpetual calendar formulaCountry information (capital, currency, code)Country calling codes and time zones (simplified)World time zones (full)Multiplication table

What Do Jesus' Parables Mean? (Crucial Questions Series)

The Good Samaritan. The Prodigal Son. The Pearl of Great Price. Jesus was well known for using parables to illustrate a point. These short stories can be simple enough for a child to understand, yet they are also profound and have left many puzzled about their meaning.In this booklet, Dr. R.C. Sproul walks through eleven of Jesus’ parables and the rich lessons they carry for us today. Dr. Sproul also explains how parables worked to clarify Jesus’ message for some—and to conceal it from others.The Crucial Questions booklet series by Dr. R.C. Sproul offers succinct answers to important questions often asked by Christians and thoughtful inquirers.

Autonomous Driving: Technical, Legal and Social Aspects

This book takes a look at fully automated, autonomous vehicles and discusses many open questions: How can autonomous vehicles be integrated into the current transportation system with diverse users and human drivers? Where do automated vehicles fall under current legal frameworks? What risks are associated with automation and how will society respond to these risks? How will the marketplace react to automated vehicles and what changes may be necessary for companies?Experts from Germany and the United States define key societal, engineering, and mobility issues related to the automation of vehicles. They discuss the decisions programmers of automated vehicles must make to enable vehicles to perceive their environment, interact with other road users, and choose actions that may have ethical consequences. The authors further identify expectations and concerns that will form the basis for individual and societal acceptance of autonomous driving. While the safety benefits of such vehicles are tremendous, the authors demonstrate that these benefits will only be achieved if vehicles have an appropriate safety concept at the heart of their design. Realizing the potential of automated vehicles to reorganize traffic and transform mobility of people and goods requires similar care in the design of vehicles and networks. By covering all of these topics, the book aims to provide a current, comprehensive, and scientifically sound treatment of the emerging field of “autonomous driving".

Reality Lost: Markets of Attention, Misinformation and Manipulation

This open access book looks at how a democracy can devolve into a post-factual state.The media is being flooded by populist narratives, fake news, conspiracy theories and make-believe. Misinformation is turning into a challenge for all of us, whether politicians, journalists, or citizens. In the age of information, attention is a prime asset and may be converted into money, power, and influence – sometimes at the cost of facts. The point is to obtain exposure on the air and in print media, and to generate traffic on social media platforms. With information in abundance and attention scarce, the competition is ever fiercer with truth all too often becoming the first victim.Reality Lost: Markets of Attention, Misinformation and Manipulation is an analysis by philosophers Vincent F. Hendricks and Mads Vestergaard of the nuts and bolts of the information market, the attention economy and media eco-system which may pave way to postfactual democracy. Here misleading narratives become the basis for political opinion formation, debate, and legislation. To curb this development and the threat it poses to democratic deliberation, political self-determination and freedom, it is necessary that we first grasp the mechanisms and structural conditions that cause it.

Why Authors Fail: 17 Mistakes Self Publishing Authors Make That Sabotage Their Success (And How To Fix Them)

Could A Hidden Mistake Be Sabotaging Your Self Publishing Success As An Author?Becoming a massively successful self-published author isn't easy. Even just one missing link in an otherwise perfect plan can kill your results. The easiest way to avoid these mistakes is to learn from those who have made the mistakes for you, found a way to overcome them, and can take you by the hand to show you the principles you need to follow to guarantee long-term success.Can Anyone Become A Successful Author?I was once a broke valet parker and struggling writer. Through years of study, experimentation, and a lot of mistakes, I eventually cracked the code to becoming a multiple #1 bestselling author. My own experience combined with coaching students from all over the world has revealed the hidden mistakes most authors don't even realize they're making. I hate seeing passionate authors missing out on their chance for success simply because no one took the time to share these insights. I wanted to write the book I wish I had when I first started my journey of self-publishing that would have saved me endless headaches and frustration. What All Authors Must Know This is not strictly a book on marketing strategies, how to write a better book, or a technical guide to self-publishing. Instead, this book gives you what you really need to succeed - the real world principles all successful authors follow. Inside you'll discover...• Why struggling authors sabotage any chance of success before they write a single word… and how to virtually guarantee you’ll have a bestselling book, before you even begin.• Why struggling authors spend countless hours and hundreds of dollars publishing their dream book, only to find it gets lost among all the other self-published “wannabe” books… and how you can make sure your book stands out from the competition.• Why struggling authors can have the best written book on a topic... but still fail to make it a best selling book. • Why struggling authors often never get their book or series finished… and how you hack your motivation and creative inspiration to get your book done fast.• Why struggling authors’ creativity can be what leads to their failure… and how you can combine one simple thing with creativity to give you an edge no one else has.• Why struggling self publishing authors turn off potential readers before they’ve even had a chance to read their book… and how you can utilize simple psychological tactics that practically force browsers to purchase your book. • Why struggling authors can’t create a long-term business… and how you can set things up from the start to ensure you’re thriving off of book sales for years to come.You can either unknowingly make these mistakes and wonder why you're not seeing the results you want as an author, or you can learn from a #1 best selling author and publishing coach saving yourself countless hours and headaches. After getting your copy of "Why Authors Fail," you'll never again have to worry you don't know what it takes to become the successful author you were meant to be. “If failure is not on your author's checklist then this book is a must read! A powerful, business-saving wealth of knowledge for the serious, result driven author. Derek cuts to the chase and gives you the real meat to help you avoid errors across the board, take your work to the next level and ultimately reach your success goals." - Vivian Jokotade of Jokotade.comAbout The AuthorDerek Doepker is a multiple #1 bestselling author and self publishing coach. He has assisted over 1,300 students from all over the world on self publishing, marketing, and book creation. He loves helping those who are passionate about impacting the world with their writing.

Conspiracy Theory 101: A Researcher's Starting Point

Have you ever asked yourself "What's really going on?" after watching a news story? Maybe you have wondered, "What is the government REALLY doing?" Perhaps you've caught a slip of something an "official" shouldn't have said and wanted to know the other side of the story. Conspiracy Theory 101 explores some of these situations. When the government is silent, theories fill the space in a genuine effort to see the big picture. Sometimes those theories become fact when whistleblowers talk or years later when the documents are declassified.Conspiracy Theory 101 explores common conspiracy theories starting out with the JFK assassination and September 11th. (and more...see Table of Content below) Then it shows you theories that became fact like MK Ultra, the Tuskegee Experiment, and Human Testing. If you want more, Conspiracy Theory 101 will take you ever deeper by covering Population Control, Agenda 21, and the Georgia Guidestones. After that, Conspiracy Theory 101 will take you for a ride on the crazy train. Don't worry, you can get off before the wreck. Included in this book is your jump start to researching on your own. Put your investigative skills to work and join the vibrant community of truth-seekers. The Chapter of Research and Reference material is worth the 99 cents by itself. MORE ABOUT WHAT"S INSIDE: 9 Chapters2 AppendicesCountless LinksAccess to Official DocumentsWHO THIS BOOK IS FOR: Conspiracy Theory 101 is for the new or seasoned researcher. If you're already a hardcore conspiracy theory researcher, you're going to see a lot of familiar topics here. However, you might see some you've never heard of or learn new information about ones you have studied before. Even if all the topics are old news, the Research and Reference Materials are worth your time. Conspiracy Theory 101 touches briefly on various topics and then gives a spring board to continue your research. TABLE OF CONTENTSChapter 1: Conspiracy 101JFK AssassinationSeptember 11, 2001Roswell and UFO’sChapter 2: Some Harsh FactsMK UltraOperation NorthwoodsCOINTELPROTuskegeeHuman Experiments and Biological Weapons TestingFluorideChapter 3: The Problem with ConspiraciesGovernment TransparencyWhistleblowersThe MediaThe PlayersChapter 4: A Losing GameChapter 5: Is Everything a Conspiracy Theory?Chapter 6: Going DeeperPopulation ControlAgenda 21Georgia GuidestonesBilderbergBenghaziMonsantoChapter 7: Waking the MassesChapter 8: This is Where it Gets CRAZYSilent Weapons for Quiet WarsBrice Taylor a.k.a. Susan FordTed GundersonThe Moon HoaxChapter 9: Further Reading and ResearchYouTubeWebsitesSome Favorite Threads from AboveTopSecret.comBooksSoftwareSuggested Search TopicsAppendix 1: Links in Order of AppearanceAppendix 2: Reference MaterialsAfterwordMy Personal Views on Conspiracy TheoriesThe BeginningEnter the IlluminatiThe Elites, Secret Societies and LuciferPoliticsMy View on ConspiraciesThe Historic vs. Scientific ViewA Rough View of the Big PictureBiblical Warnings of Things to ComeBibliography

Launch Your English: Dramatically improve your spoken and written English so you can become more articulate using simple tried and trusted techniques

"The limits of my language are the limits of my world."-Ludwig WittgensteinDo you wish you could speak English with more creativity, clarity, articulation and confidence? Would you like to dramatically enhance your English speaking with some simple, easy-to-follow techniques?Then you are in the right place!As a teacher for more than 10 years, I have learned the best methods for quickly improving your English ability. Whether you are a native speaker who wants to sharpen their verbal toolkit, or a non-native speaker who wants to learn how to navigate the English language maze, this book will provide you with information and techniques for instant improvement and lifelong learning.Maybe you want to improve your presentation skills. Perhaps you want to tel more interesting and engaging stories. Or maybe you simply want to become more articulate in your day-to-day use of English.Whatever your needs, your goal is to improve your English, and Launch Your English can guide you to do just that.In this book you'll learn how to:• become more creative and descriptive in your English usage• capture people's attention with your vivid and enhanced expressions• break English down into building blocks for easy improvement• select the right word and expression to articulate your thoughts exactlyFree resources for students of English -> SirEnglish.com

What Is Biblical Wisdom? (Crucial Questions)

Wisdom isn’t something only needed by the foolish and immature. All of us are called to grow in wisdom, for true wisdom has to do with pleasing the God who made us.In this booklet, Dr. R.C. Sproul introduces the Wisdom Literature of the Old Testament. He shows that wisdom goes hand in hand with being godly, and he demonstrates the Bible’s practical guidelines for a well-lived life that honors the Lord.The Crucial Questions booklet series by Dr. R.C. Sproul offers succinct answers to important questions often asked by Christians and thoughtful inquirers.

Mastering Book Hooks for Authors: How to Capture Reader Attention and Book Sales in 30 Words or Less

Authors, what if one sentence is all it takes to grab a reader’s interest?Would you want to know the secret? Of course, every author desires to sell more books. That's the power of a hook. And, it just worked on you.Updated and revised for 2020! A book hook is a statement or question designed to generate immediate curiosity and entice readers to want more.Why is a hook important? Language is the power of the book sale. As an author, you don’t sell books to machines. You sell books to human beings. A book hook uses powerful language that naturally piques a person’s interest.Book marketing expert, Rob Eagar, has coached over 450 authors and worked with several New York Times bestsellers. In this concise guide, he skillfully explains:•How to create a book hook•The difference between fiction and non-fiction hooks•Where to use a book hook to maximize salesMastering Book Hooks for Authors will teach you how to create attention-grabbing language for your book, regardless of the genre. Capture more reader interest for free by using the power of a hook.Also includes free access to “The Ultimate Book Marketing Plan Template for Authors” by Rob Eagar that takes the guesswork out of launching your new book.Do you have every book in The Author's Guide Series from Rob Eagar? It's the most comprehensive collection of marketing instruction for writers. Other books include:The Author's Guide to Email MarketingThe Author's Guide to Marketing Books on AmazonThe Author's Guide to Write Text That Sells Books

Writing for Adventure Authors: Turn Your Travel Journal into an Amazing First Draft (Adventure Author Series Book 1)

Have you ever dreamt of being an Adventure Author?Do you have a travel journal sat unloved on your shelf at home that's bursting with wondrous memories?Do you have an inspirational story to tell but you just aren't sure how to get it out there?The Adventure Author Book Series will take you step-by-step through the process of bringing your travel journal to life. Using knowledge gained from his own successes and mistakes in the Self-Publishing world, Jon Doolan will take you on a journey from blank page to completed Adventure Book in under 90 days.Book 1 in the series, 'Writing for Adventure Authors', will take you from a scrappy old journal to a finished first draft.Book 2, 'Self-Publishing for Adventure Authors', will show you how to bring it to the next level with Editing, Cover Design and Formatting.Book 3, 'Book Marketing for Adventure Authors', will help you publish your book and give you the skills you need to market the book to make it a success.Follow your dream and become a successful Adventure Author.

Introduction to the Philosophy and Writings of Plato

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The Golden and Ghoulish Age of the Gibbet in Britain (Palgrave Historical Studies in the Criminal Corpse and its Afterlife)

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 licence. This book is the first academic study of the post-mortem practice of gibbeting (‘hanging in chains’), since the nineteenth century. Gibbeting involved placing the executed body of a malefactor in an iron cage and suspending it from a tall post. A body might remain in the gibbet for many decades, while it gradually fell to pieces. Hanging in chains was a very different sort of post-mortem punishment from anatomical dissection, although the two were equal alternatives in the eyes of the law. Where dissection obliterated and de-individualised the body, hanging in chains made it monumental and rooted it in the landscape, adding to personal notoriety. Focusing particularly on the period 1752-1832, this book provides a summary of the historical evidence, the factual history of gibbetting which explores the locations of gibbets, the material technologies involved in hanging in chains, and the actual process from erection to eventual collapse. It also considers the meanings, effects and legacy of this gruesome practice.

101 Very English Idioms: Learn to Speak like a True Brit

READERS BEWARE! 101 Very English Idioms: Learn to Speak like a True Brit is here! Now, who let the cat out of the bag?Written for curious English language learners of ALL levels, in this eBook you will learn about some of the most commonly used idioms in English today, to make you sound like a real native speaker!Divided into TEN categories, you will read idioms used in context, test yourself in a number of exercises and challenges and even learn about some idiom origins!So, read on to find out if idioms are your cup of tea, or if you’re just a small fish out of water …

Wisdom of Mahatma Gandhi for Your Life: True Life learning guidance from a real non-violent resistance

Mahatma Gandhi is the leader of the nationalist movement against the British government of Colonial India. He led this movement through nonviolent resistance. The full name of Gandhi is Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, and he was born on October 2, 1869, Porbandar, India. At the beginning of his career, he works as a lawyer.The full name of Gandhi is Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, and he was born on October 2, 1869, Porbandar, India. At the beginning of his career, he works as a lawyer in South African. As an Indian immigrant lawyer, he faced discrimination from western elite society. So he returns to India and starts a movement against the British government.From his nonviolent movement, he could able to provide freedom to India. In January 1948, Gandhi was shot on his way to the evening prayer meeting by a Hindu fanatic named Nathuram Godse.This book is entirely dedicated to the ideas and expressions of this true leader. You can find out hundreds of quotes from Mahatma Gandhi, which show that he is a true leader and legend.

The Covid Home Companion: What YOU Need to Know About the Prevention, Symptoms and Treatment of Covid-19

Are you worried about how to protect yourself and your loved ones from Covid-19?Have you been concerned about false, conflicting and misleading coronavirus information spreading on the internet? Do you want one source which explains in understandable language how to prevent the disease, how to know when you may have it, how to treat it, and what to expect next?Then the Covid Home Companion is for you.Veteran medical journalist Brian Dunleavy has interviewed hundreds of doctors, scientists, and other healthcare experts in his work for United Press International (UPI). In the Covid Home Companion, he distills the knowledge he has gained into easily actionable information you can use to stay safe (and keep your family safe) during this uncertain and frightening period. You can protect yourself. You can protect your loved ones. The trick is to know what to do.The Covid Home Companion will teach you...The REAL symptoms of Covid-19 infection;What Covid-19 is, and what it is not;The long-term HEALTH EFFECTS of having the disease;Assessing your RISK for catching the disease, for having complications, and for passing it on to others;How dangerous the disease is for your CHILDREN, and how contagious your children are;How to PREVENT getting the disease in the first place;What the TRUE prospects are for long-term immunity, how long it will take for the vaccines to be distributed, and what a “return to normalcy” might eventually look like;...all in a handy, clear, and easy to follow reference guide.The Covid-19 pandemic has been the deadliest worldwide outbreak of infectious disease in more than a century. In the United States (and many other countries), the winter of 2020 – 2021 looms as the most dangerous time of all. While safe and effective vaccines are here and are beginning to be distributed, the process will take several months to play out. Meanwhile, the disease is running unchecked through society, and hospital systems are on the verge of being overwhelmed. This is not the time to let down your guard. This is not the time for so-called “Covid fatigue.”This IS a time to learn everything you can, clear up any misconceptions, and above all, STAY SAFE. One simple way to do that is to get the Covid Home Companion. Buy it today.About the AuthorBrian P. Dunleavy has been covering health and medical research for more than 25 years, writing for United Press International, EverydayHealth.com, ContagionLive.com, Biography.com, History.com, the Village Voice and amNewYork, among others. He holds a master’s degree from the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

From Melancholia to Depression: Disordered Mood in Nineteenth-Century Psychiatry (Mental Health in Historical Perspective)

This open access book maps a crucial but neglected chapter in the history of psychiatry: how was melancholia transformed in the nineteenth century from traditional melancholy madness into a modern biomedical mood disorder, paving the way for the emergence of clinical depression as a psychiatric illness in the twentieth century? At a time when the prevalence of mood disorders and antidepressant consumption are at an all-time high, the need for a comprehensive historical understanding of how modern depressive illness came into being has never been more urgent. This book addresses a significant gap in existing scholarly literature on melancholia, depression, and mood disorders by offering a contextualised and critical perspective on the history of melancholia in the first decades of psychiatry, from the 1830s until the turn of the twentieth century.

Protecting the Rights of People with Autism in the Fields of Education and Employment: International, European and National Perspectives

Fundamental rights for all people with disabilities, education and employment are key for the inclusion of people with autism. They play as facilitators for the social inclusion of persons with autism and as multipliers for their enjoyment of other fundamental rights. After outlining the international and European dimensions of the legal protection of the rights to education and employment of people with autism, the book provides an in-depth analysis of domestic legislative, judicial and administrative practice of the EU Member States in these fields. Each chapter identifies the good practices on inclusive education and employment of people with autism consistent with principles and obligations enshrined in the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Articles 24 and 27). The book contains the scientific results of the European Project “Promoting equal rights of people with autism in the field of employment and education” aimed at supporting the implementation of the UN Convention in the fields of inclusive education and employment.

Gambia

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Nail Your Novel Instant Fix: 100 tips for fascinating characters

Troubleshooting your fictional characters? Inventing a new person for your novel? This on-the-go checklist will help you hit the ground running. More than 100 master tips from an expert editor, fiction ghostwriter and writing coach whose sales exceed 4 million copies. 'Nail Your Novel is like a personal session with a writing mentor.'What makes a reader fall in love with your book? Whether you write a story-based genre or literary fiction, it’s the characters. So how do you create fictional people who’ll keep readers hooked? How do you make them plausible, chilling, imperfect, lovable, intriguing, tormented or misunderstood? What if their lives are totally unlike your own? How do you write the opposite sex, historical characters, enigmatic characters who give little away? Villains? This book is a super-zipped digest of tips for creating irresistible characters, extracted from the tutorials in Writing Characters to Keep Readers Captivated (Nail Your Novel 2). Use them as a handy checklist to create and deepen your fictional people, a guide for self-editing, or a prompt for discussion in your writing group.

The Cost of Insanity in Nineteenth-Century Ireland: Public, Voluntary and Private Asylum Care (Mental Health in Historical Perspective)

This open access book is the first comparative study of public, voluntary and private asylums in nineteenth-century Ireland. Examining nine institutions, it explores whether concepts of social class and status and the emergence of a strong middle class informed interactions between gender, religion, identity and insanity. It questions whether medical and lay explanations of mental illness and its causes, and patient experiences, were influenced by these concepts. The strong emphasis on land and its interconnectedness with notions of class identity and respectability in Ireland lends a particularly interesting dimension. The book interrogates the popular notion that relatives were routinely locked away to be deprived of land or inheritance, querying how often “land grabbing” Irish families really abused the asylum system for their personal economic gain. The book will be of interest to scholars of nineteenth-century Ireland and the history of psychiatry and medicine in Britain and Ireland.

Norwegian Shipping in the 20th Century: Norway's Successful Navigation of the World's Most Global Industry (Palgrave Studies in Maritime Economics)

This book is open access under a CC BY NC ND 4.0 license.This book belongs to the Maritime Business and Economic History strand of the Palgrave Studies in Maritime Economics book series.This open access book discusses how Norwegian shipping companies played a crucial role in global shipping markets in the 20th century, at times transporting more than ten per cent of world seaborne trade. Chapters explore how Norway managed to remain competitive, despite being a high labour-cost country in an industry with global competition. Among the features that are emphasised are market developments, business strategies and political decisionsThe Norwegian experience was shaped by the main breaking points in 20th century world history, such as the two world wars, and by long-term trends, such as globalization and liberalization. The shipping companies introduced technological and organizational innovations to build or maintain a competitive advantage in a rapidly changing world. The growing importance of offshore petroleum exploration in the North Sea from the 1970s was both a threat and an opportunity to the shipping companies. By adapting both business strategies and the political regime to the new circumstances, the Norwegian shipping sector managed to maintain a leading position internationally.

Women at Work, Perspectives, Experiences and Tips From Women who Changed the World

This edition encapsulates both 'Women at Work, Perspectives and Experiences, From Women who Changed the World' and 'Tips for Women at Work, Kick-start Your Career'. It details the challenges and sacrifices of a selection of high-calibre women globally who have achieved recognition and success both in their working and personal lives. Thought-provoking and inspiring the personal profiles give a glimpse into the lives of more than 40 women, many of whom have made a global impact through their work. It is unique snapshot that shares the perspectives and experiences of nearly a century of outstanding women.The contributors include amongst others, Dame Margaret Anstee, Countess Elizabeth Longford, Darcey Bussell, Sarah Doukas, Glenys Kinnock, Sally Magnusson, Heather Angel, Virginia McKenna, Rabbi Julia Neugberger, Anita Roddick, and Dame Helen Suzman. In addition to the personal perspectives this edition is a unique resource with an emphasis on practical advice and tips to help women looking for a career change, a promotion, or a return to work. It also includes chapters on psychological preparation, preparation of the curriculum vitae, interview technique, salary negotiation, personal presentation, as well as, time management, childcare issues, managing stress, and workplace bullying. 'Women at Work, Perspectives, Experiences and Tips From Women who Changed the World' is for any woman who wishes to reflect on her life and career. It aims to provide the necessary practical help and support to enable the reader to take the necessary steps towards the future of their dreams.Twitter @annamaslinwww.annamaslin.comhttps://www.facebook.com/ProfessorAnnaMaslin

The Emergence of the Digital Humanities

The past decade has seen a profound shift in our collective understanding of the digital network. What was once understood to be a transcendent virtual reality is now experienced as a ubiquitous grid of data that we move through and interact with every day, raising new questions about the social, locative, embodied, and object-oriented nature of our experience in the networked world. In The Emergence of the Digital Humanities, Steven E. Jones examines this shift in our relationship to digital technology and the ways that it has affected humanities scholarship and the academy more broadly. Based on the premise that the network is now everywhere rather than merely "out there," Jones links together seemingly disparate cultural events—the essential features of popular social media, the rise of motion-control gaming and mobile platforms, the controversy over the "gamification" of everyday life, the spatial turn, fabrication and 3D printing, and electronic publishing—and argues that cultural responses to changes in technology provide an essential context for understanding the emergence of the digital humanities as a new field of study in this millennium.The Open Access version of this book, available at https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203093085, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license.

Dictionnaire de l'AcadA(C)mie franA?aise de 1932-35 (8e A(C)dition) (French Edition)

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Routledge Handbook of International Human Rights Law (Routledge Handbooks)

The Routledge Handbook of International Human Rights Law provides the definitive global survey of the discipline of international human rights law. Each chapter is written by a leading expert and provides a contemporary overview of a significant area within the field. As well as covering topics integral to the theory and practice of international human rights law the volume offers a broader perspective though examinations of the ways in which human rights law interacts with other legal regimes and other international institutions, and by addressing the current and future challenges facing human rights. Providing up-to-date and authoritative articles covering key aspects of international human rights law, this book work is an essential work of reference for scholars, practitioners and students alike.Chapter 35 of this book is freely available as a downloadable Open Access PDF under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. https://www.routledgehandbooks.com/doi/10.4324/9780203481417.ch35 

Simple English: Idioms: 100s of examples + MP3s

Simple English: Idioms is the most simple, concise book to help you master idioms. It is filled with idioms, meanings and example sentences. Plus there is a free Idioms MP3 Pack for you to download so that you can also listen to the idioms as spoken by a native English speaker.If you want to improve your English by mastering idioms, this book and the Idioms MP3 Pack is for you. Simple, minimal and effective.Download the free Idioms MP3 Pack at www.EnglishVids.com/idioms

Kindle for iOS Accessibility Gestures - Quick Reference Guide

This guide details the Kindle reading application accessibility gestures, following standard iOS gesture/action patterns with a few augmentations. Accessibility features are available in Version 3.7 and above.

Following The Front Wheel West...

In the summer of 2013 I took a dream motorcycle ride across the country. This is a journal that I kept while making that trip.

Access to Online Resources: A Guide for the Modern Librarian

This book is published open access under a CC BY 4.0 licence.The book offers a concise guide for librarians, helping them understand the challenges, processes and technologies involved in managing access to online resources. After an introduction the book presents cases of general authentication and authorisation. It helps readers understand web based authentication and provides the fundamentals of IP address recognition in an easy to understand manner. A special chapter is dedicated to Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML), followed by an overview of the key concepts of OpenID Connect. The book concludes with basic troubleshooting guidelines and recommendations for further assistance. Librarians will benefit from this quick and easy read, which demystifies the technologies used, features real-life scenarios, and explains how to competently employ authentication and access management.

Imperial Technology and 'Native' Agency: A Social History of Railways in Colonial India, 1850-1920 (Empires and the Making of the Modern World, 1650-2000)

This book explores the impact of railways on colonial Indian society from the commencement of railway operations in the mid-nineteenth to the early decades of the twentieth century.The book represents a historiographical departure. Using new archival evidence as well as travelogues written by Indian railway travellers in Bengali and Hindi, this book suggests that the impact of railways on colonial Indian society were more heterogeneous and complex than anticipated either by India’s colonial railway builders or currently assumed by post-colonial scholars. At a related level, the book argues that this complex outcome of the impact of railways on colonial Indian society was a product of the interaction between the colonial context of technology transfer and the Indian railway passengers who mediated this process at an everyday level. In other words, this book claims that the colonised ‘natives’ were not bystanders in this process of imposition of an imperial technology from above. On the contrary, Indians, both as railway passengers and otherwise influenced the nature and the direction of the impact of an oft-celebrated ‘tool of Empire’. The historiographical departures suggested in the book are based on examining railway spaces as social spaces – a methodological index influenced by Henri Lefebvre’s idea of social spaces as means of control, domination and power.

The Ethical Spirit of EU Law

This open access book seeks to identify the ethical spirit of European Union (EU) law, a context in which we can observe a trend towards increasing references to the terms ‘ethics’ and ‘morality’. This aspect is all the more important because EU law is now affecting more and more areas of national law, including such sensitive ones as the patentability of human life. Especially when unethical behaviour produces legal consequences, the frequent lack of clearly defined concepts remains a challenge, particularly against the background of the principle of legal certainty. This raises the question to which extent the content of these references is determined and whether it is possible to identify an ethical spirit of EU law. Answering that question, in turn, entails addressing the following questions: In references to ethics concerning EU law, can we identify references to a particular theory of practical philosophy at all; and, if so, to one or more normative ethical theories (deontology, consequentialism, or virtue ethics)? Further, should these non-legal concepts be imported in an unaltered way (“absolute approach”), or be adapted to the legal context (“relative approach”)? This book explores the different layers of EU law (primary law, agreements, secondary law, and tertiary law), including the role of ethics in EU lawmaking and in EU case law, as well as the implementation of relevant EU directives in selected Member States. In addition to the above-mentioned normative philosophical lens, the book also analyzes the findings from the legal lens of EU integration, i.e., especially EU values, human rights and the cornerstone of human dignity.

Who Will Be the Next President?: A Guide to the U.S. Presidential Election System (Springerbriefs in Law)

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.This book addresses the peculiarities of the current presidential election system not yet addressed in other publications. It argues that any rules for electing a President that may have a chance to replace the current ones should provide an equal representation of states as equal members of the Union, and of the nation as a whole. This book analyzes the National Popular Vote plan and shows that this plan may violate the Supreme Court decisions on the equality of votes cast in statewide popular elections held to choose state electors. That is, the National Popular Vote plan may violate the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. The book proposes a new election system in which the will of the states and the will of the nation as a whole are determined by direct popular elections for President and Vice President in the 50 states and in D.C. This system a) would elect President a candidate who is the choice of both the nation as a whole and of the states as equal members of the Union, b) would let the current system elect a President only if the nation as a whole and the states as equal members of the Union fail to agree on a common candidate, and c) would encourage the candidates to campaign nationwide. The second edition has been updated to include a proposal on how to make established non-major party presidential candidates and independent candidates welcome participants in national televised presidential debates with the major-party candidates.

Dignity in the 21st Century: Middle East and West (SpringerBriefs in Philosophy)

This book is open access under a CC BY license.This book offers a unique and insightful analysis of Western and Middle Eastern concepts of dignity and illustrates them with examples of everyday life.Dignity in the 21st Century - Middle East and West is unique and insightful for a range of reasons. First, the book is co-authored by scholars from two different cultures (Middle East and West). As a result, the interpretations of dignity covered are broader than those in most Western publications. Second, the ambition of the book is to use examples from everyday life and fiction to debate a range of dignity interpretations supplemented by philosophical and theological theories. Thus, the book is designed to be accessible to a general readership, which is further facilitated because it is published with full open access. Third, the book does not defend one superior theory of dignity, but instead presents six Western approaches and one based on the Koran and then asks whether a common essence can be detected. The answer to the question whether a common essence can be detected between the Koranic interpretation of dignity and the main Western theories (virtue, Kant) is YES. The essence can be seen in dignity as a sense of self-worth, which persons have a duty to develop and respect in themselves and a duty to protect in others. The book ends with two recommendations. First, given the 7 concepts of dignity introduced in the book, meaningful dialogue can only be achieved if conversation partners clarify which variation they are using. Second, future collaborations between philosophers and psychologists might be helpful in moving theoretical knowledge on dignity as a sense of self-worth into practical action. The “scourges” of a sense of self-worth and dignity are identified by psychologists as violence, humiliation, disregard and embarrassment. To know more about how these can be avoided from psychologists, is helpful when protecting a sense of self-worth in others.

Museums, Equality and Social Justice (Museum Meanings)

The last two decades have seen concerns for equality, diversity, social justice and human rights move from the margins of museum thinking and practice, to the core. The arguments – both moral and pragmatic – for engaging diverse audiences, creating the conditions for more equitable access to museum resources, and opening up opportunities for participation, now enjoy considerable consensus in many parts of the world. A growing number of institutions are concerned to construct new narratives that represent a plurality of lived experiences, histories and identities which aim to nurture support for more progressive, ethically-informed ways of seeing and to actively inform contemporary public debates on often contested rights-related issues. At the same time it would be misleading to suggest an even and uncontested transition from the museum as an organisation that has been widely understood to marginalise, exclude and oppress to one which is wholly inclusive. Moreover, there are signs that momentum towards making museums more inclusive and equitable is slowing down or, in some contexts, reversing. Museums, Equality and Social Justice aims to reflect on and, crucially, to inform debates in museum research, policy and practice at this critical time. It brings together new research from academics and practitioners and insights from artists, activists, and commentators to explore the ways in which museums, galleries and heritage organisations are engaging with the fast-changing equalities terrain and the shifting politics of identity at global, national and local levels and to investigate their potential to contribute to more equitable, fair and just societies.

Learn Italian: Italian Insults - Bad words - Sex-related terms (Dirty Italian, Italian Phrasebook, Italian Conversation, Italian for Beginners, Italian Phrases)

Have you ever wondered how to swear in Italian?Which word could come in handy to insult somebody who's getting on your nerves?In this ebook, you will find three different types of bad words in Italian: rage expressions, insults and, last but not least, sex-related dirty words.Have fun learning all of them by heart, and for once in your life, screw formality!By the same author:Learn Italian: Idiomatic Expressions ‒ Everyday Phrases ‒ ProverbsLearn Italian: 500 Real Answers (Italian Conversation)

Coordination Abilities in Volleyball

The book presents a general view on sports training, its periodisation and the role of coordination in the initial stages of preparation in volleyball. Based on the results of the author’s research, as well as studies conducted by international sports scientists, it offers a model for the development of coordination abilities in volleyball.

A Community Empowerment Approach to Heritage Management: From Values Assessment to Local Engagement

This book presents an innovative approach to public archaeology in a rural community, which has had powerful results in terms of empowering a village community in Crete to become long-term guardians of their cultural heritage. Highlighting the theoretical and local contexts of the Philioremos Peak Sanctuary Public Archeology Project, this book explores the methodology and the project outcomes, and assesses best practice in the field of public archaeology within a rural community. As well as expanding the research on Minoan peak sanctuaries, the volume contributes to a greater understanding of how rural communities can be successfully engaged in the management of heritage, and is relevant to archaeologists and other heritage professionals wishing to understand the latest developments in public archaeology.

Reconsidering Constitutional Formation II Decisive Constitutional Normativity: From Old Liberties to New Precedence (Studies in the History of Law and Justice Book 12)

This second volume of ReConFort, published open access, addresses the decisive role of constitutional normativity, and focuses on discourses concerning the legal role of constitutional norms. Taken together with ReConFort I (National Sovereignty), it calls for an innovative reassessment of constitutional history drawing on key categories to convey the legal nature of the constitution itself (national sovereignty, precedence, justiciability of power, judiciary as constituted power).In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, constitutional normativity began to complete the legal fixation of the entire political order. This juridification in one constitutional text resulted in a conceptual differentiation from ordinary law, which extends to alterability and justiciability. The early expressions of this ‘new order of the ages’ suggest an unprecedented and irremediable break with European legal tradition, be it with British colonial governance or the French ancien régime. In fact, while the shift to constitutions as a hierarchically ‘higher’ form of positive law was a revolutionary change, it also drew upon old liberties. The American constitutional discourse, which was itself heavily influenced by British common law, in turn served as an inspiration for a variety of constitutional experiments – from the French Revolution to Napoleon’s downfall, in the halls of the Frankfurt Assembly, on the road to a unified Italy, and in the later theoretical discourse of twentieth-century Austria. If the constitution states the legal rules for the law-making process, then its Kelsian primacy is mandatory.Also included in this volume are the French originals and English translations of two vital documents. The first – Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès’ Du Jury Constitutionnaire (1795) – highlights an early attempt to reconcile the democratic values of the French Revolution with the pragmatic need to legally protect the Revolution. The second – the 1812 draft of the Constitution of the Kingdom of Poland – presents the ‘constitutional propaganda’ of the Russian Tsar Alexander I to bargain for the support of the Lithuanian and Polish nobility. These documents open new avenues of research into Europe’s constitutional history: one replete with diverse contexts and national experiences, but above all an overarching motif of constitutional decisiveness that served to complete the juridification of sovereignty. (www.reconfort.eu)

Media Effects: Advances in Theory and Research (Routledge Communication Series)

Now in its fourth edition, Media Effects again features essays from some of the finest scholars in the field and serves as a comprehensive reference volume for scholars, teachers, and students. This edition contains both new and updated content that reflects our media-saturated environments, including chapters on social media, video games, mobile communication, and virtual technologies. In recognition of the multitude of research trajectories within media effects, this edition also includes new chapters on narratives, positive media, the self and identity, media selection, and cross-cultural media effects. As scholarship in media effects continues to evolve and expand, Media Effects serves as a benchmark of theory and research for the current and future generations of scholars.The book is ideal for scholars and for undergraduate and graduate courses in media effects, media psychology, media theory, psychology, sociology, political science, and related disciplines.

Moje Pierwsze SA?owa Po Polsku / My First Words In Polish / Picture Dictionary with English Translations : Bilingual Book For Kids (Polish & English For Kids)

•     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     OPIS PO POLSKU: Moje Pierwsze Słowa Po Polsku to dwujęzyczny słowniczek obrazkowy, dzięki któremu maluch z łatwością poznaje polskie odpowiedniki angielskich słów. ★ Każdy obrazek jest podpisany zarówno po polsku jak i po angielsku. ★ Książeczka jest podzielona na następujące działy: Zwierzęta, Zabawki, Owoce, Warzywa, Części ciała, Kolory, Liczby, Ubrania, Pojazdy. ★ Polecana dla dzieci w wieku 2-5 lat.  ★ Najważniejsze cechy książeczki: kolorowy druk na białym papierze o gramaturze 100 gsm - 25 stron - format 6"x9'' - okładka drukowana na papierze o gramaturze 220 gsm z matowym wykończeniem. •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     DESCRIPTION IN ENGLISH: My First Words in Polish is a bilingual picture dictionary, thanks to which your child can easily learn Polish equivalents of English words. ★ Each picture is signed in both Polish and English. ★ The book is divided into the following sections: Animals, Toys, Fruit, Vegetables, Parts of the body, Colours, Numbers, Clothes, Vehicles. ★ Recommended for children at the age of 2-5. ★ Key features of the book: colour print on 100 gsm white paper - 25 pages - 6"x9'' format - cover printed on 220 gsm white paper with a matt finish. •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     If you can share your feedback on the book it will be much appreciated :) Please write a customer review. Thank you! •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •     •    

Why We Read Fiction: Theory of Mind and the Novel (Theory and Interpretation of Narrative)

Why We Read Fiction offers a lucid overview of the most exciting area of research in contemporary cognitive psychology known as "Theory of Mind" and discusses its implications for literary studies. It covers a broad range of fictional narratives, from Richardson’s Clarissa, Dostoyevski’s Crime and Punishment, and Austen’s Pride and Prejudice to Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway, Nabokov’s Lolita, and Hammett’s The Maltese Falcon. Zunshine’s surprising new interpretations of well-known literary texts and popular cultural representations constantly prod her readers to rethink their own interest in fictional narrative. Written for a general audience, this study provides a jargon-free introduction to the rapidly growing interdisciplinary field known as cognitive approaches to literature and culture.

Internal Combustion Engines and Powertrain Systems for Future Transport 2019: Proceedings of the International Conference on Internal Combustion Engines ... 2019), December 11-12, 2019, Birmingham, UK

With the changing landscape of the transport sector, there are also alternative powertrain systems on offer that can run independently of or in conjunction with the internal combustion (IC) engine. This shift has actually helped the industry gain traction with the IC Engine market projected to grow at 4.67% CAGR during the forecast period 2019-2025. It continues to meet both requirements and challenges through continual technology advancement and innovation from the latest research. With this in mind, the contributions in Internal Combustion Engines and Powertrain Systems for Future Transport 2019 not only cover the particular issues for the IC engine market but also reflect the impact of alternative powertrains on the propulsion industry. The main topics include:• Engines for hybrid powertrains and electrification• IC engines• Fuel cells• E-machines• Air-path and other technologies achieving performance and fuel economy benefits• Advances and improvements in combustion and ignition systems• Emissions regulation and their control by engine and after-treatment• Developments in real-world driving cycles• Advanced boosting systems• Connected powertrains (AI)• Electrification opportunities• Energy conversion and recovery systems• Modified or novel engine cycles• IC engines for heavy duty and off highwayInternal Combustion Engines and Powertrain Systems for Future Transport 2019 provides a forum for IC engine, fuels and powertrain experts, and looks closely at developments in powertrain technology required to meet the demands of the low carbon economy and global competition in all sectors of the transportation, off-highway and stationary power industries.

Hands on Media History: A new methodology in the humanities and social sciences

Hands on Media History explores the whole range of hands on media history techniques for the first time, offering both practical guides and general perspectives. It covers both analogue and digital media; film, television, video, gaming, photography and recorded sound.Understanding media means understanding the technologies involved. The hands on history approach can open our minds to new perceptions of how media technologies work and how we work with them. Essays in this collection explore the difficult questions of reconstruction and historical memory, and the issues of equipment degradation and loss. Hands on Media History is concerned with both the professional and the amateur, the producers and the users, providing a new perspective on one of the modern era’s most urgent questions: what is the relationship between people and the technologies they use every day?Engaging and enlightening, this collection is a key reference for students and scholars of media studies, digital humanities, and for those interested in models of museum and research practice.

Classical Heritage and European Identities: The Imagined Geographies of Danish Classicism (Critical Heritages of Europe)

Classical Heritage and European Identities examines how the heritages of classical antiquity have been used to construct European identities, and especially the concept of citizenship, in Denmark from the eighteenth century to the present day. It implements a critical historiographical perspective in line with recent work on the "reception" of classical antiquity that has stressed the dialectic relationship between past, present and future.Arguing that the continuous employment and appropriation of lassical heritages in the Danish context constitutes an interesting case of an imagined geography that is simultaneously based on both national and European identities, the book shows how Denmark’s imagined geography is naturalized through very distinctive uses of classical heritages within the educational and heritage sectors.Chapter 1 of this book is freely available as a downloadable Open Access PDF under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/tandfbis/rt-files/docs/Open+Access+Chapters/9781138317505_oachapter1.pdf

e-Pedia: Human Embryogenesis: Human embryogenesis is the process of cell division and cellular differentiation of the embryo that occurs during the early stages of development

This carefully crafted ebook is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents.Human embryogenesis is the process of cell division and cellular differentiation of the embryo that occurs during the early stages of development. In biological terms, human development entails growth from a one-celled zygote to an adult human being. Fertilisation occurs when the sperm cell successfully enters and fuses with an egg cell (ovum). The genetic material of the sperm and egg then combine to form a single cell called a zygote and the germinal stage of prenatal development commences. Embryogenesis covers the first eight weeks of development; at the beginning of the ninth week the embryo is termed a fetus. Human embryology is the study of this development during the first eight weeks after fertilisation. The normal period of gestation (pregnancy) is nine months or 38 weeks.This book has been derived from Wikipedia: it contains the entire text of the title Wikipedia article + the entire text of all the 435 related (linked) Wikipedia articles to the title article. This book does not contain illustrations.e-Pedia (an imprint of e-artnow) charges for the convenience service of formatting these e-books for your eReader. We donate a part of our net income after taxes to the Wikimedia Foundation from the sales of all books based on Wikipedia content.

The Story of the Pony Express

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

Lives of the Engineers The Locomotive. George and Robert Stephenson

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

500 ICT Tips for Primary Teachers (500 Tips)

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) has been the focus of much debate and development within education, especially in the primary sector. This text offers tried and tested ideas for using IT effectively across the whole primary curriculum.

Sars: Reception and Interpretation in Three Chinese Cities (Routledge Contemporary China Series Book 16)

SARS (Acute Respiratory Syndrome) first presented itself to the global medical community as a case of atypical pneumonia in one small Chinese village in November 2002. Three months later the mysterious illness rapidly spread and appeared in Vietnam, Hong Kong, Toronto and then Singapore. The high fatality rate and sheer speed at which this disease spread prompted the World Health Organization to initiate a medieval practice of quarantine in the absence of any scientific knowledge of the disease. Now three years on from the initital outbreak, SARS poses no major threat and has vanished from the global media.Written by a team of contributors from a wide variety of disciplines, this book investigates the rise and subsequent decline of SARS in Hong Kong, mainland China and Taiwan. Multidisciplinary in its approach, SARS explores the epidemic from the perspectives of cultural geography, media studies and popular culture, and raises a number of important issues such as the political fate of the new democracy, spatial governance and spatial security, public health policy making, public culture formation, the role the media play in social crisis, and above all the special relations between the three countries in the context of globalization and crisis. It provides new and profound insights into what is still a highly topical issue in today’s world.

The Meaning of Bike

A vibrant history of motorcycles from over one hundred and fifty years. Lavishly illustrated from photographs and posters both old and new.This book is a dedicated, passionate and occasionally irreverent examination of why motorcycles exist at all.It turns out that we shouldn't be without one

The Handbook to English Heraldry

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National Museums and Nation-building in Europe 1750-2010: Mobilization and legitimacy, continuity and change

Europe’s national museums have since their creation been at the centre of on-going nation making processes. National museums negotiate conflicts and contradictions and entrain the community sufficiently to obtain the support of scientists and art connoisseurs, citizens and taxpayers, policy makers, domestic and foreign visitors alike. National Museums and Nation-building in Europe 1750-2010 assess the national museum as a manifestation of cultural and political desires, rather than that a straightforward representation of the historical facts of a nation. National Museums and Nation-building in Europe 1750-2010 examines the degree to which national museums have created models and representations of nations, their past, present and future, and proceeds to assess the consequences of such attempts. Revealing how different types of nations and states – former empires, monarchies, republics, pre-modern, modern or post-imperial entities – deploy and prioritise different types of museums (based on art, archaeology, culture and ethnography) in their making, this book constitutes the first comprehensive and comparative perspective on national museums in Europe and their intricate relationship to the making of nations and states.

Writers' Yellow Pages: A directory of professionals to help with your book

Finding the right professional help is a challenge for self-published authors. In this compendium an Amazon best-seller, has put together a categorised list of pros who can make your book shine.

With God on their Side: Sport in the Service of Religion

'Sport' and 'religion' are cultural institutions with a global reach. Each is characterised by ritualised performance and by the ecstatic devotion of its followers, whether in the sports arena or the cathedral of worship. This fascinating collection is the first to examine, in detail, the relationship between these two cultural institutions from an international, religiously pluralistic perspective. It illuminates the role of sport and religion in the social formation of collective groups, and explores how sport might operate in the service of a religious community.The book offers a series of cutting-edge contemporary historical case-studies, wide-ranging in their social and religious contexts. It presents important new work on the following fascinating topics:* sport and Catholicism in Northern Ireland* Shinto and sumo in Japan* women, sport and the American Jewish identity* religion, race and rugby in South Africa* sport and Islam in France and North Africa* sport and Christian fundamentalism in the US* Muhammad Ali and the Nation of Islam.With God on their Side is vital reading for all students of the history, sociology and culture of sport. It also presents important new research material that will be of interest to religious studies students, historians and anthropologists.

Playing on the Periphery: Sport, Identity and Memory (Sport in the Global Society)

Part of the Sport in the Global Society series, this innovative and creative text explores collective history, memory, and sport culture, tracking the passage of sports away from England. The author investigates why ‘elite’ English sports – such as rugby and cricket – became national sports in New Zealand and Australia, and asks why ‘working class’ English sports – such as football – have travelled less well to these areas. Focusing on these sports, the author tracks narratives and myths, tracing the passage of colonial truths, behaviours and practices.Clearly defined sections in the book focus on:* sport and tourism* sport and history* sport and memory.Using a refreshingly broad range of sources to analyze differences between popular culture and sporting memory, this book offers new perspectives on sport and makes an interesting reference for masters and postgraduate readers in sport and cultural studies.

Kidnapping the Brazilian Tycoon (The Brazilians Book 1)

Addison Reed lost her fiancé, but she'll do whatever it takes to protect his legacy. When the gorgeous and arrogant landowner, Brazilian millionaire Bruno Duarte, who is thwarting her at every turn, refuses to meet with her, she puts her plan into action. He will listen to her. Bruno's plan was simple: return to Brazil and marry to fulfill his father's dying wish. But when his engagement crumbles, and he's stranded with an idealistic woman hell-bent on saving a tribe of people on his land, he sees the perfect solution. If his feisty and passionate abductor agrees to a bogus marriage, he'll relocate the tribe. With the Brazilian heat rivaling the growing heat of their desire, Bruno and Addison must choose between abandoning their respective plans and give in to each other, or part their ways for good. 

The Inn at Hidden Run (FREE PREVIEW) (Tree of Life Book 1)

FREE EXTENDED PREVIEW A Father-Daughter Genealogy Team Link Present to Past on Family Trees   Meri’s family has been producing doctors for so many generations that no one remembers why, so when she flunks out of medical school, she runs as far from her parents as she can get. In the small mountain town of Canyon Mines, Colorado, she takes a job at the Inn at Hidden Run B&B. And waits. It’s only a matter of time.   What she doesn’t count on is genealogist Jillian Parisi-Duffy and her father, Nolan, having her back when it takes everything she has not to bolt again but to stay and face the truth that only unfolding her family’s history will reveal. While Nolan works on keeping Meri calm—and in town—Jillian pulls out of her gems of information she doesn’t know she has and arranges the puzzle pieces.   But none of that changes the fact that Meri’s family is closing in to haul her back to her “real” life. When their arrival inflames tensions and Meri finally does bolt, Nolan and Jillian may be out of time.   The Inn at Hidden Run is the first book in the Tree of Life series. Readers will come back to backdrop of a lovely mountain town of Canyon Mines again and again to explore and celebrate unforgettable family stories that inspire them to connect with their own family histories and unique faith journeys.

106 Master Tweets from beautiful minds (tweet 106)

Since ancient times the great thinkers have had a special place in the consciences of individuals by inspiring their behavior and actions both public or private. We often try to find the right words to say something, and we wish we could say that something using the words of these greatest masters. These 106 tweets have been written to help you to find the exact words you are looking for.106 master tweets is a collection of elegant quotes from influential thinkers and writers about the concepts of culture, existence, thought (meaning the activity of thinking), politics (i.e. the political behavior of man as social being) and society. As these texts are synthetic and decontextualized, they are often complex; in this e-book each one is presented with explanatory comment for better understanding and, above all, to keep you reflecting on them. In this way reading becomes an activity that is both pleasurable and profound, which touches upon the reasons why we believe and act in this world.“Reading makes a full man, conference a ready man and writing an exact man.”This is the first tweet of this e-book and it was written by the English philosopher and scientist Francis Bacon in the 17th century.It could be engraved on the stones of every school.

Creating and Governing Cultural Heritage in the European Union: The European Heritage Label (Critical Heritages of Europe)

Creating and Governing Cultural Heritage in the European Union: The European Heritage Label provides an interdisciplinary examination of the ways in which European cultural heritage is created, communicated, and governed via the new European Heritage Label scheme.Drawing on ethnographic field research conducted across ten countries at sites that have been awarded with the European Heritage Label, the authors of the book approach heritage as an entangled social, spatial, temporal, discursive, narrative, performative, and embodied process. Recognising that heritage is inherently political and used by diverse actors as a tool for re-imagining communities, identities, and borders, and for generating notions of inclusion and exclusion in Europe, the book also considers the idea of Europe itself as a narrative. Chapters tackle issues such as multilevel governance of heritage; geopolitics of border-crossings and border-making; participation and non-participation; and embodiment and affective experience of heritage.Creating and Governing Cultural Heritage in the European Union advances heritage studies with an interdisciplinary approach that utilises and combines theories and conceptualizations from critical geopolitics, political studies, EU and European studies, cultural policy research, and cultural studies. As such, the volume will be of interest to scholars and students engaged in the study of heritage, politics, belonging, the EU, ideas, and narratives of Europe.

ANTONYMS DICTIONARY FOR IELTS: Learn 1000+ Essential Antonyms Explained With Examples To Help You Maximise Your IELTS Score!

ANTONYMS DICTIONARY FOR IELTS: Learn 1000+ Essential Antonyms Explained With Examples To Help You Maximise Your IELTS Score❗Hurry up and get YOUR book NOW❗Welcome to the most complete and efficient Essential Antonyms For IELTS Preparation book!Thank you and congratulate you for downloading the book "Antonyms Dictionary For Ielts: Learn 1000+ Essential Antonyms Explained With Examples To Help You Maximise Your Ielts"Do you need to achieve a band 8.0 or higher in the IELTS test in 2019?Most universities and immigration departments require a score of Band 7 or higher. Yet according to official IELTS statistics, the average score around the world is less than 6.5.But you can do better than the average candidate.And you don’t need a long time.The objective of this book is to help you master the top essential antonyms explained that will help you get the 8.0+ band score you need on the IELTS test. These synonyms have been carefully selected from unscripted, native English answers to IELTS questions - so you can feel confident that all the vocabulary is genuine, up-to-date and frequently found in the IELTS test.Who is this book for?This book is for English language learners who are preparing to take or retake the IELTS test and need a band score of 8.0 or above. It is also useful for anyone who wants to improve their English by learning more English words and phrases, including students preparing to take the TOEFL, TOEIC, Cambridge First (FCE) Cambridge Advanced (CAE) tests.Happy learning!Thank you so much for taking the time to check out my book. I know you're going to absolutely love it, and I can't wait to share my knowledge and experience with you on the inside! Why wait any longer?Don’t delay any more seconds, scroll back up, click the "BUY NOW WITH 1-CLICK" button NOW and start mastering the top antonyms to help you maximise your IELTS score TODAY!Every hour you delay is costing you money ...Tags:antonyms dictionary for ielts, synonyms and antonyms dictionary, vocabulary for ielts writing, ielts vocabulary book, english collocations in use, ielts vocabulary booster, vocabulary ielts books, ielts vocabulary advanced, vocabulary for ielts, synonyms and antonyms workbook, essential words for the ielts, vocabulary for ielts

323 Disturbing Facts about Our World: Shocking, Ironic or Simply Sad Pieces of Trivia from the Creator of RaiseYourBrain.com (Paramount Trivia and Quizzes Book 6)

Following the success of my trivia website RaiseYourBrain, I published several award-winning compilations of hard-to-believe facts that have reached hundreds of thousands of readers. One of the chapters in each trivia book was “Disturbing Facts about Our World”. I decided to fill an entire volume with facts about upsetting crimes and mayhem, combined with unbelievable yet real instances of misfortune and misery. This is a book where grim examples of bigotry and hypocrisy are intertwined with amusing stories of bad luck. In the spirit of the times we live in, I dedicated a whole chapter to COVID-19 trivia and weird medical conditions. I am well aware that many potential readers might be overwhelmed by the condensed negativity, but hey… a fact is a fact! Continue to read if you are curious to learn:- Why were the trousers of New Zealand’s farmers exploding?- What is the depressing origin of the phrase “Hip Hip, Hooray”?- Why did the Spanish Habsburgs royal family sleep with human mummies?- Why was it legal in Iceland until 2015 to kill Basque people?- Who was the “Deep Throat” informer from the Watergate scandal?- How many people were killed trying to cross the notorious Berlin Wall?- Why do snakes make a better pet than cats or dogs?- How can millipedes cause a train crash?- What is the etymology of “thug”?- What are the chances of getting killed by rubbish falling from space?- How did polygamist men in Kuwait manage to visit all their wives during the coronavirus lockdown?However incredible these pieces of trivia might sound, all entries have been verified and fact-checked.

155 Life Lessons

Words of Wisdom from a Medieval King. These quotations about life developed 1000 years ago in northern Persia as a series of life lessons from King to son. Surprisingly, much of the advice remains true today.A copy of the ancient manuscript was sold last year at CHRISTIE'S London for an undisclosed sum. Discover for yourself these words of wisdom and refer back to them again and again.Contains 19 chapters of actual quotes.

Democracy Promotion as Foreign Policy: Temporal Othering in International Relations (Interventions)

This book looks at democracy promotion as a form of foreign policy. Elliott asks why democracy was seen to be the answer to the 7/7 bombings in London, and why it should be promoted not in Britain, but in Pakistan. The book provides a detailed answer to these questions, examining the logic and the modes of thinking that made such a response possible through analysis of the stories we tell about ourselves: stories about time, history, development, civilisation and the ineluctable spread of democracy. Elliott argues that these narratives have become a key tool in enabling practices that differentiate selves from others, friends from enemies, the domestic from the foreign, civilisation from the barbarian. They operate with a particular conception of time and constitute a British, democratic, national identity by positing an "other" that is barbaric, alien, despotic, violent and backward. Such understandings are useful in wake of disaster, because they leave us with something to do: danger can be managed by bringing certain people and places up-to-date. However, this book shows that there are other stories to be told, and that it is possible to read stories about history against the grain and author alternative, less oppressive, versions.Providing a genealogy drawing on material from colonial and postcolonial Britain and Pakistan, including legislation, political discourse, popular culture and government projects, this book will be of interest to scholars and students focusing on democracy promotion; genealogy; critical border studies; poststructural IR; postcolonial politics; discourse analysis; identity/subjectivity; and "the war on terror".

Premium English Grammar: A Self-Study Guide

As an award-winning writer and teacher who has taught the English language in the classroom and in the virtual space for over one decade to learners who have aced English certificate examinations, I wrote Premium English Grammar to help other users of English who (like you) desire to upgrade. Premium English Grammar goes over each grammar-related topic with a fine-tooth comb, rather than scratching the surface. I wrote this book bearing in mind that it would be a one-stop shop, or something of that ilk, for the grammar needs of many - students and teachers alike. This is a book that answers your grammar-related questions.Are you preparing for a proficiency test like IELTS/TOEFL? Do you plan to sit a certificate examination like IGCSE? Are you a college student struggling with poor grades in English or you are teacher in need of a foolproof textbook for your grammar class? Premium English Grammar is designed to help you hit your learning goal. Premium English Grammar is also useful for adult learners of English with no access to the classroom. You don't want to compromise the use of standard English if you want to successfully navigate the world's complex communication systems.Features Parts of Speech Phrases and Clauses Sentence Types The Rules of Concord Direct and Reported Speech Active and Passive Voice Tenses Question Tag Practice Questions Sample Examination Questions and Answers ABOUT THE AUTHOR Oluyemisi A. Adedokun-Oladejo is the winner of the 2020 AWA Prize for Creative non-fiction. She holds a master's degree in English from the University of Ibadan. Her experience as a full-time teacher of English in the classroom and in the virtual space spans 12 years. Oluyemisi has published a novel and a collection of short stories to her credit. She is the founder of Teachers' Tribe, a network of teachers who are intentional about professional and financial growth.

The Aimee Leduc Companion: A Guide to Cara Black's Paris

This is the perfect guide to Paris for armchair travelers and the ultimate companion to Cara Black's bestselling Aimée Leduc series. For newcomers and old fans alike, this companion will bring you up to speed on previous books in the series. Tour the arrondissements of Paris with interactive maps that show not only places featured in the twelve books of the series, but Cara's favorite cafes, bistros, and shops in Paris, and various other nooks and crannies of the City of Lights.

The True Story of the American Flag

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Global Library and Information Science: A Textbook for Students and Educators. With Contributions from Africa, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Latin ... East, and North America (IFLA Publication

This book presents international librarianship and library science through insightful and well written chapters contributed by experts and scholars from six regions of the world. The role of public, academic, special, school libraries, as well as library and information science education are presented from the early development to the present time. Its lively, readable approach will help the reader to understand librarianship in Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East, and North America.Edited by Ismail Abdullahi, Professor of Global Library and Information Science, this book is a must-read by library science students and teachers, librarians, and anyone interested in Global Librarianship.

Vilnius Travel Guide: The Top 10 Highlights in Vilnius (Globetrotter Guide Books)

Vilnius: The Mesmerizing Capital of Lithuania!Are you thinking of your next vacation, but you’re not sure where to go? Would you prefer some quiet time meditating in a dazzling church, or would you like a more activity filled trip, with opportunities to explore historic districts. Or, maybe, you want to discover a new culture and experience a brand new city. Well then look no further. Vilnius is the place to visit whether you’re interested in just one or every one of these options.This capital of Lithuania offers its visitors spectacular churches, beautiful historic quarters and amazing castles just waiting to be explored.Vilnius has many touristic attractions and it can be quite difficult to pick those you are certain you’ll like. That is why you should definitely get this compact book, which will give you the most important information about the places you can’t miss while visiting Vilnius.Inside the Vilnius Travel Guide:Vilniaus UniversitetasSv. Apastalu Petro ir Povilo BaznyciaGedimino ProspektasBernardine ChurchUzupisGintaro Muziejus-GalerijaArkikatedra BazilikaVilniaus SenamiestisSv. Onos BaznyciaTrakaiFollow in the footsteps of locals and seek refuge in one of Vilnius’s spectacular churches. The idyllic architecture will be more than enough to keep you entertained and happy during your visit.Vilnius also has several districts with great architecture and old-world charm. Starting with the old town, Vilniaus Senamiestis, tourists who want to experience the Vilnius lifestyle should simply take a stroll through the cobblestoned alleys.One of the many things Vilnius is famous for is its old university. But, did you know you can take a tour of the university building and see its centuries-old architecture firsthand?Well, in this easy to read travel guide you’ll find out which are the most popular university attractions, but also the most interesting avenues and museums and what other amazing things you can do while vacationing in Vilnius.Wait no longer! Get the Vilnius Travel Guide right now and start planning your best vacation yet!

Seville Travel Guide: The Top 10 Highlights in Seville (Globetrotter Guide Books)

Seville: The Jewel of Spain!Are you thinking of your next vacation, but you’re not sure where to go? Would you prefer some quiet time meditating in a dazzling cathedral, or would you like a more activity filled trip, with opportunities to explore great historic districts. Or, maybe, you want to discover a new culture and experience a brand new city. Well then look no further. Seville is the place to visit whether you’re interested in just one or every one of these options.This city in Spain offers its visitors some of the most spectacular churches, beautiful palaces and amazing historic districts just waiting to be explored.Seville has a great number of touristic attractions and it can be quite difficult to pick those you are certain you’ll like. That is why you should definitely get this compact book, which will give you the most important information about the places you can’t miss while visiting Seville.Inside the Seville Travel Guide:TrianaParque de Maria LuisaMuseo de Bellas ArtesItalicaBasilica de la MacarenaBarrio de Santa CruzEl ArenalLa Casa de PilatosReal AlcazarCatedral de Santa Maria de la SedeFollow in the footsteps of locals and seek refuge in one of Seville’s spectacular churches. The dazzling interiors will be more than enough to keep you entertained and happy during your visit.Seville also has several historic districts with great architecture and old-world charm. Starting with the Triana Quarter tourists who want to experience the Seville lifestyle should simply take a stroll through the cobblestoned alleys.One of the many things Seville is famous for is flamenco. But, did you know you can take a tour of one of the country’s best flamenco museums and learn firsthand how the famous art form originated?Well, in this easy to read travel guide you’ll find out which are the most popular flamenco bars, but also the most interesting parks and churches and what other amazing things you can do while vacationing in Seville.Why hesitate? Get the Seville Travel Guide right now and start planning your unforgettable vacation!

Reconsidering Constitutional Formation I National Sovereignty: A Comparative Analysis of the Juridification by Constitution (Studies in the History of Law and Justice Book 6)

This open access book can be downloaded from link.springer.comLegal studies and consequently legal history focus on constitutional documents, believing in a nominalist autonomy of constitutional semantics. Reconsidering Constitutional Formation in the late 18th and 19th century, kept historic constitutions from being simply log-books for political experts through a functional approach to the interdependencies between constitution and public discourse. Sovereignty had to be ‘believed’ by the subjects and the political élites. Such a communicative orientation of constitutional processes became palpable in the ‘religious’ affinities of the constitutional preambles. They were held as ‘creeds’ of a new order, not only due to their occasional recourse to divine authority, but rather due to the claim for eternal validity contexts of constitutional guarantees. The communication dependency of constitutions was of less concern in terms of the preamble than the constituents’ big worries about government organisation. Their indecisiveness between monarchical and popular sovereignty was established through the discrediting of the Republic in the Jacobean reign of terror and the ‘renaissance’ of the monarchy in the military resistance against the French revolutionary and later Napoleonic campaigns. The constitutional formation as a legal act of constituting could therefore defend the monarchy from the threat of the people (Albertine Statute 1848), could be a legal decision of a national constituent assembly (Belgian Constitution 1831), could borrow from the old liberties (Polish May Constitution 1791) or try to remain in between by referring to the Nation as sovereign (French September Constitution 1791, Cádiz Constitution 1812). Common to all contexts is the use of national sovereignty as a legal starting point. The consequent differentiation between constituent and constituted power manages to justify the self-commitment of political power in legal terms. National sovereignty is the synonym for the juridification of sovereignty by means of the constitution. The novelty of the constitutions of the late 18th and 19th century is the normativity, the positivity of the constitutional law as one unified law, to be the measure for the legality of all other law. Therefore ReConFort will continue with the precedence of constitution. (www.reconfort.eu)

History of the Mackenzies, with genealogies of the principal families of the name

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Tallinn Travel Guide: The Top 10 Highlights in Tallinn (Globetrotter Guide Books)

Tallinn: The Tantalizing City of Contrasts!Are you thinking of your next vacation, but you’re not sure where to go? Would you prefer some quiet time in a fascinating museum, or would you like a more activity filled trip, with opportunities to explore the great outdoors. Or, maybe, you want to discover a new culture and experience a brand new city. Well then look no further. Tallinn is the place to visit whether you’re interested in just one or every one of these options.This capital city of Estonia offers its visitors spectacular palaces, beautiful historic districts and amazing natural parks just waiting to be explored.Tallinn has a great number of touristic attractions and it can be quite difficult to pick those you are certain you’ll like. That is why you should definitely get this compact book, which will give you the most important information about the places you can’t miss while visiting Tallinn.Inside the Tallinn Travel Guide:ToomkirikAlexander Nevsky CathedralKadriorg PalaceKadriorg ParkVanalinnTallinna BotaanikaaedEesti VabaohumuuseumHotel Viru and KGB MuseumLahemaa RahvusparkKumu Art MuseumFollow in the footsteps of locals and seek refuge in one of Tallinn’s spectacular museums. The idyllic landscapes will be more than enough to keep you entertained and happy during your stay.Tallinn also has a historic district with great architecture and old-world charm. Starting with the old town, Vanalinn, tourists who want to experience the Tallinn lifestyle should simply take a stroll through the cobblestoned alleys.One of the many things Tallinn is famous for is its Communist past. But, did you know you can take a tour of one of the KGB listening posts and learn firsthand the machinations of the Russian secret police?Well, in this easy to read travel guide you’ll find out which are the most famous Communist relics, but also the most interesting parks and natural reserves and what other amazing things you can do while vacationing in Tallinn.Wait no more! Get the Tallinn Travel Guide right now and begin planning your best vacation yet!

Venice Travel Guide: The Top 10 Highlights in Venice (Globetrotter Guide Books)

Venice: Immerse Yourself in the City of WaterAre you thinking of your next vacation, but aren’t sure where to go? Would you prefer some leisure time cruising through a scenic canal, or would you like a more activity filled trip exploring world-famous museums. Or, maybe, you want to discover a brand new city and culture. Well then look no further. Venice is the place to be whether you’re interested in just one or all of these options.The archipelago of splendid islands, scenic canals and beautiful bridges is situated on the northeastern coast of Italy and offers visitors some of the most beautiful churches, wonderful palaces and charming museums just waiting to be explored.One of the world's most unexpected cities, Venice is simply stunning as it sits perched magnificently on thousands of wooden stakes driven into the seabed. From marveling at its must-see palazzos, to walking its canals and listening to the famous gondolas, there are hundreds of ways to explore hidden Venice.With so many tourist attractions it can be quite difficult to pick those you are certain to like in Venice. That is why you should get this compact book that provides the most important information about the places you mustn’t miss when visiting Venice.Inside the Venice Travel Guide:Canal GrandePalazzo Ducale Piazza San MarcoMurano, Burano & TorcelloBasilica di San Marco & the CampanileGalleria dell’AccademiaCa' RezzonicoScuola Grande di San RoccoPonte di RialtoRialto MarketTo experience the Venice lifestyle, simply take a stroll through the city’s labyrinthine canals and streets, past shop window displays of exotic spices, papier-mâché masks and Venetian glass. Enter the lively squares to discover the city that rises on water, and its idyllic sights guaranteed to keep you happy and entertained during your stay.Venice is famous for its glass. But, did you know you can tour the family-owned glass factories on Murano Island and see how the famous Venetian glass items are made?Well, in this easy to read travel guide you’ll find out what other fun things to do on Murano, as well as the most interesting palaces, churches and museums you can visit while vacationing in Venice.Get the Venice Travel Guide right now and start planning a memorable holiday!

Dictionnaire de l'AcadA(C)mie franA?aise de 1798 (5e A(C)dition) (French Edition)

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Greek Islands Travel Guide: The Top 10 Highlights on the Greek Islands (Globetrotter Guide Books)

Greek Islands: Explore the Magic of Greece!Are you dreaming of your next Greek vacation, but you’re not sure where to go? Would you prefer some relaxing time sunbathing on a spectacular beach, or would you like a more active trip, partying in great nightlife. Or maybe you want to discover and experience a culture and city different from yours. Between its historical sites, stunning architecture and spectacular beaches, Greece is a dream holiday destination. Whether you are in pursuit of fun, or simply wish to explore the exotic beauty of the islands, you will certainly have lots to see and do in Greece.Because of the numerous attractions on the Greek Islands you may find it hard to pick and choose. That is why you must get this compact book to provide you with the most important information on the places you can’t miss while visiting the Greek Islands.Inside the Greek Islands Travel Guide:SantoriniMykonosKefaloniaKastellorizoCreteSymiParosRhodesSyrosSamosRetrace the footsteps of Aesop and Herodotus of history, and Hera and Zeus of legend, and find refuge on one of the Greek Islands’ spectacular beaches. Be well entertained by their idyllic landscapes of pristine sand, unspoiled and able to satisfy every need.The Greek Islands also have several cities with beautiful architecture and old-world charm. Starting with the island of Santorini, travelers wishing to experience the Greek Island lifestyle can take a stroll through the beautiful village of Oia, with its picturesque white washed houses with blue shutters. One of the many things the Greek Islands are famous for are their sea caves. But, did you know you can go on a tour of the world famous Fokiali or “Blue Cave” and even swim inside its magical blue waters?Well, in this easy to read travel guide you’ll find out which are the most popular sea attractions, as well as the most interesting old towns and natural landscapes and other amazing things you can do while vacationing in the Greek Islands.Do it now! Get the Greek Islands Travel Guide right now and begin planning a magical island holiday!

Madrid Travel Guide: The Top 10 Highlights in Madrid (Globetrotter Guide Books)

Madrid: Go Wild in the City of FlamencoAre you thinking of your next vacation, but you’re not sure where to go? Would you prefer to enjoy art treasures in the tranquil silence of a medieval convent, or would you like a more adrenaline filled trip, watching, listening and dancing to flamenco music. Or perhaps you want to discover and experience the culture of a brand new city. Well then look no further. Madrid is the place to be whether you’re interested in just one or all of these options.The Spanish capital offers visitors spectacular palaces, beautiful historic districts and amazing museums just waiting to be explored.Madrid boasts numerous touristic attractions and it can prove rather difficult to pick those you are bound to like. That is why you should definitely get this perfect pocket-sized companion, which will give you insider knowledge that every visitor to Madrid needs to effortlessly explore the most important city attractions.Inside the Madrid Travel Guide:Museo Nacional del PradoMuseo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina SofiaEl Corral de la MoreriaPalacio RealMonasterio de las Descalzas RealesReal Fabrica de TapicesLa LatinaEl Museo NavalPlaza Mayor Gran ViaWhether you wish to explore world-class art museums, gaze at architectural marvels while sipping Spanish wine at a sidewalk restaurant or rollick the night away at a tapas bar, many of Madrid’s attractions are just too captivating to miss.Madrid also has several historic parts with great architecture and old-world charm. Beginning at the quarter of La Latina, tourists who want to experience the Madrid lifestyle should simply take a stroll through its cobbled stoned streets.One of the many things Madrid is famous for is flamenco music and dance. But, did you know you can watch a spectacular flamenco show performed by some of Spain’s greatest artists at one of Madrid’s many flamenco restaurants?Well, in this easy to read travel guide you’ll find out which is the most popular flamenco venue, but also the most interesting palaces and museums, that will lead you straight to the very best a vacation in Madrid has to offer.Wait no longer! Get the Madrid Travel Guide right now and start planning your memorable vacation itinerary!

The Quotable Contrarian: The Power of Thinking Differently, Asking Questions, and Being Unconventional

From Socrates to Steve Jobs to @steak_um, these provocative bites of wit and wisdom will inspire you to think critically, to think differently, and to think for yourself.JANUARY PROMO: To celebrate Opposite Day, the kindle version of this book will be FREE for one day on Jan. 25, 2021. Seriously, come back to this kindle page on the 25th because the kindle will be FREE (kindle only, not the paperback).This collection of quotations will enlighten and entertain. It's time to blow the dust off the habitual ways of seeing things!A contrarian is someone who is unconventional or who rejects popular opinion. Contrarian thinking is useful because:*    The crowd is often wrong.*    It can help you find a new perspective or discover the truth.*    Creativity and innovation come from thinking differently.*    You can think freely and be yourself.Contemplate unconventional thoughts on: truth, knowledge, ignorance, myths, beliefs, doubt, curiosity, crowds, conformity, groupthink, staying true to yourself, facts, misinformation, fake news, propaganda, brainwashing, and authority. Ponder the musings of some of the great mavericks, skeptics, outliers, and iconoclasts.Open the book anywhere. Get your mental juices flowing again. Have some fun. Click the refresh button on your brain. Start now by taking a peek inside.Stuck on a gift? Give a friend the power and joy of thinking outside the box. It makes a cool gift for the graduating senior too. Novelist Tim Sandlin calls it "a high end bathroom book."Is your brain blocked? Do you wish you could do your own thing in life? Sure, some conformity is necessary to lead an unencumbered life. But too much conformity will extinguish the spark inside of you. Let's face it: If you think like everybody else, you'll get average results.Listen to your inner voice. Ask questions, of yourself and to the group. Speak up. Find your true path in life.So long as men praise you, you can only be sure that you are not yet on your own true path but on someone else's.― Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), philosopherJAMES JOSEPH has been a student of contrarian thinking since 1978, when he put together his first stock portfolio. His inclinations to overthink, ask way too many questions, and flout conventional wisdom have kept him on a contrarian path. Ever cautious of following the herd, he now lives and writes in the mountains of Wyoming.

Nouveau dictionnaire d'argot (French Edition)

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Dictionnaire de l'AcadA(C)mie franA?aise de 1835 (6e A(C)dition) (French Edition)

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Florence Travel Guide: The Top 10 Highlights in Florence (Globetrotter Guide Books)

Florence: Lose Yourself in Wonderful FirenzeAre you planning your Italian vacation, but aren’t sure where to go? How about perusing a world famous collection of paintings, strolling through surroundings of marvelous ancient architecture, or touring one of the largest churches in the world? Or, maybe, you simply wish to uncover a new culture in a brand new city.Whether you are an art lover looking to admire ancient masterpieces, or an architecture fan hoping to see some famous buildings, Florence has something for everyone. The Tuscan capital offers visitors fantastic Renaissance era architecture, magnificent art galleries and some of the most beautiful churches just waiting to be explored.With so many attractions to choose from, it is understandably difficult to select the ones you are sure to enjoy. But that’s where this compact book comes in: get it and it will lead you straight to the very best attractions Florence has to offer.Inside the Florence Travel Guide:Galleria degli UffiziPalazzo PittiBasilica di Santa Maria del FioreCapelle MediceeIl Battistero di San GiovanniGalleria dell’ AccademiaMuseo di Palazzo VecchioSanta CrocePonte VecchioGiardino di BoboliTour the places where Michelangelo worked, learn about the life of Leonardo da Vinci, and hear all about the infamous Medici family. Ranked as one of the world’s most wonderful cities, Florence is one great big outdoor museum with lots of unique artistic and architectural places of interest that will keep you thrilled and well occupied during your visit.Florence is a jewel trove with so many amazing places and things to see. To truly experience the lifestyle of Florence, spend some time walking on foot through the city, taking in wonderful sights you are unlikely to see anywhere else in the world.One of the many things Florence is famous for is art masterpieces. But, did you know that Florence is also home to a mysterious painting nicknamed “Madonna with UFO” that features an unidentified flying object in the sky?Well, in this easy to read travel guide you’ll find out about the most intriguing paintings, as well as the most interesting museums and churches and other amazing sights you can enjoy while vacationing in Florence.Why wait? Get the Florence Travel Guide right now and start planning your best vacation yet!

The Official Lucas Flint Series Reading Order & Guide: A Secret Identity Books Pamphlet

Updated 12/9/20The complete, accurate, and up-to-date listing of Lucas Flint's backlist, including links, descriptions, reading order, and more.Includes the reading order for the following series:The Superhero's SonMinimum Wage SidekickThe Legacy SuperheroCapes OnlineAnd more.Updated regularly!

Los Angeles Travel Guide: The Top 10 Highlights in Los Angeles (Globetrotter Guide Books)

Los Angeles: Be Dazzled By the City of Angels!Are you thinking of your next vacation, but aren’t sure where to go? Would you prefer some quiet time touring a fascinating museum, or perhaps a more adrenaline filled trip, with water sports and great opportunities to explore the great outdoors. Or, maybe, you want to discover a brand new culture in a new city. Well then look no further. Los Angeles is the place to visit whether you’re interested in just one or all of these options.California’s liveliest city offers visitors amazing beaches, colorful markets and fascinating museums just waiting to be explored. Los Angeles has so many things to see that it can be hard to narrow your options down. That is why you must get this compact book, which provides the most important information on the best things to do in LA based on popularity.Inside the Los Angeles Travel Guide:Olvera StreetGriffith Observatory & ParkGetty CenterUniversal Studios HollywoodVenice BeachWalt Disney Concert HallQueen MaryMelrose Trading PostSunset StripLos Angeles County Museum of ArtFollow in the footsteps of famous movie stars and seek refuge on one of Los Angeles’ great beaches. The lively action at Venice Beach will be more than enough to keep you entertained and happy during your stay.Los Angeles also has several neighborhoods with great architecture. Starting with Sunset Strip, tourists who want to experience the Los Angeles lifestyle should simply take a stroll through the lively streets.One of the many things Los Angeles is famous for is movie-making. But, did you know you can take a tour of one of the many movie studios and see firsthand how your favorite film was made?Well, in this easy to read travel guide you’ll find out which are the most popular studios, but also the most interesting parks and museums and what other amazing things you can do during your holiday in Los Angeles.Do it now! Get the Los Angeles Travel Guide right now and start planning a vacation of a lifetime!

Bouvard et PA(C)cuchet (French Edition)

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Nursing the World. Celebrating the past, claiming the future

'Nursing the World. Celebrating the Past, Claiming the Future', is a global snapshot in time reflecting on the state of the Nursing and Midwifery professions at the turn of the Millennium. It includes a foreword & greetings by both The Hon. Nelson Mandela and the The Hon. Tony Blair. It is a unique compilation at a unique point in history.After, re-reading the book and the contributions, it felt wrong to try and update the text. Not only does 'Nursing the World' provide a unique insight, but, the contributions remain valid. It is amazing to see that so many of the contributors continue to this day to be at the forefront globally, advocating strongly for human and patient rights. Many have asked for ‘Nursing the World’ to be re-published and made more easily available. This edition is the result, hopefully, achieving that aim.In the year 2000 we needed a global workforce which would be sufficient in number, well educated, highly skilled, but also empathetic and caring to meet the needs of the people we serve. In 2012 there have been many advances but in essence the issues and goal remains the same.

Dictionnaire complet de l'argot employA(C) dans les MystA?res de Paris (French Edition)

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IFLA Public Library Service Guidelines (IFLA Publications)

The public library is the prime community access point designed to respond to a multitude of ever-changing information needs. These guidelines are framed to provide assistance to library and information professionals in most situations. They assist to better develop effective services, relevant collections, and accessible formats within the context and requirements of the local community. In this exciting and complex information world it is important for professionals in search of knowledge, information and creative experience to succeed. This is the 2nd edition of The Public Library Service IFLA/UNESCO Guidelines for Development.

Self-Publishing: How to Become a Six Figure Self-Publishing Entrepreneur

The benefits of the digital platform have enabled common people to achieve their dreams like never before. The fact that things are much more accessible to each individual is so impressive. For authors who are on the lookout for improving their business and learning new methods of promoting their work, this book is an ideal source of information and guidance. You will find some of the most influential methods, tips, and educational information for helping you succeed in this contemporary business of self-publishing. Even if you are a beginner and have little information about this field, get ready to find phenomenal information related to publishing independently. This incredible career has been booming at an unstoppable pace. But, there are still some new updates that you will learn in this book. You will be introduced to ways in which famous authors have been writing, promoting, marketing, and distributing their priceless possessions among potential readers. In addition, you will also come across certain courses for getting you set on course to becoming a successful author. That said, let us begin this wonderful journey to gaining a six-figure passive income through your very own self-publishing business.

Dictionnaire des barbarismes et des solA(C)cismes (French Edition)

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Guidelines for Legislative Libraries (IFLA Publications)

The scale of change in the provision of information and research services since the original edition of this guide (published 1993), in particular the development of the Internet, meant that it soon became clear that a more or less complete re-write was needed, rather than simply a revision of the existing text. However, the new edition has kept to the spirit of the original, which has been a valuable tool for many.

"We Believe in God!": The Greatest Artists, Musicians, Philosophers, Scientists, Writers and Poets Believed in God.

The greatest minds of the past were not unbelievers. The greatest artists, musicians, philosophers, writers and poets believed in God. This book, filled with fully referenced quotations, offers undeniable evidence that the most brilliant minds of the past were believers, and that a significant number were committed Christians.

Glossaire du patois rochelais (French Edition)

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RETIRE ABROAD? THINK REAL HARD

Your complete detailed Guidebook to retiring overseas. Step-by-step instructions, timelines, tools, considerations, costs, cautionary tales, photos and mythbusters. Includes essays from several successful expats who are currently living the good life in Panamá. Retire Abroad also includes the costs (emotional and financial) of returning home if, like half of Americans who retire overseas, you change your mind and return home within a year. Do not embark on this journey without having read "Retire Abroad? Think Real Hard!" from cover to cover. The author takes you through every step of the process, beginning with interviewing immigration attorneys. If you are even thinking about leaving the USA, Canada or another 'first world' country for a less-developed country, not reading this book would be a mistake. Ensure your transition to retirement overseas is successful by using this highly rated book as your guide. It'll be the best money you've ever spent.

Nouveau dictionnaire d'histoire naturelle appliquA(C)e aux arts, A l'agriculture Tome X. EspA?ce (French Edition)

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The Quotable Machiavelli

Niccolò Machiavelli was an Italian Renaissance historian, politician, diplomat, philosopher, humanist, and writer. He has often been called the founder of modern political science. He was for many years a senior official in the Florentine Republic, with responsibilities in diplomatic and military affairs. He also wrote comedies, carnival songs, and poetry. His personal correspondence is renowned in the Italian language. He was secretary to the Second Chancery of the Republic of Florence from 1498 to 1512, when the Medici were out of power. He wrote his most renowned work The Prince (Il Principe) in 1513."Machiavellianism" is a widely used negative term to characterize unscrupulous politicians of the sort Machiavelli described most famously in The Prince. Machiavelli described immoral behavior, such as dishonesty and killing innocents, as being normal and effective in politics. He even seemed to endorse it in some situations. The book itself gained notoriety when some readers claimed that the author was teaching evil, and providing "evil recommendations to tyrants to help them maintain their power." The term "Machiavellian" is often associated with political deceit, deviousness, and realpolitik. On the other hand, many commentators, such as Baruch Spinoza, Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Denis Diderot, have argued that Machiavelli was actually a republican, even when writing The Prince, and his writings were an inspiration to Enlightenment proponents of modern democratic political philosophy…

Amazing Food Quotes

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555 Best Love Quotes: Best Cheat Guide for Valentine Day!

This book contains 555 most powerful and soulful love quotes from best of the best people from different walk of life.I am going to get straight to the point, my intention of compelling and creating this book was to provide a cheat sheet to all you lovers who always find it hard to say the right words to your crush, special friend or soul mate.I know this as, off course, I had this situation as well, not once but many times, and no matter how hard you try at the exact moment, you cannot find those perfect word which will melt your partner into your arms and make life mission accomplished.But those days are now over, as I done all the hard work for your lovers, as you can now use this cheat quotes guide, which I specially created for all of you so you can say it “Perfectly Perfect” and especially on this Valentine Day, which is official day of lovers like you.In last, I like to Thanks my wife, who supported and encouraged me, to write this book and yes, that special quote which melted her for me is also added in this book.

Peace and Quiet Puzzle Relaxers Vol 6: Crossword For Beginners Edition (Beginners Crossword Puzzles Series)

IMPORTANT - EBOOK edition of this book is an PRINT BOOK REPLICA and not used for completing puzzles on the device. The eBook is a preview providing useful content on the benefits of crossword, sudoku and other puzzles for both children and adults, also showing the actual puzzles available in the physical copy of the book. A BONUS link in the book lets you download books with high quality crossword puzzle and sudoku book PDF pages with dozens of puzzles with clues and answers that readers can PRINT. The download is optional, it is not the main function or purpose of this ebook - PRINT REPLICA. Crossword puzzles are beneficial to players of all ages. The stronger ability to spot patterns is achieved through a daily dose of crosswords. Additional benefits also include improved confidence in self, focus and determination. Overall, the activity is an excellent brain trainer and skills developer. Start answering crossword puzzles today!

English with an Accent: Language, Ideology and Discrimination in the United States

Since its initial publication, English with an Accent has provoked debate and controversy within classrooms through its in-depth scrutiny of American attitudes towards language. Rosina Lippi-Green discusses the ways in which discrimination based on accent functions to support and perpetuate social structures and unequal power relations. This second edition has been reorganized and revised to include: new dedicated chapters on Latino English and Asian American English discussion questions, further reading, and suggested classroom exercises, updated examples from the classroom, the judicial system, the media, and corporate culture a discussion of the long-term implications of the Ebonics debatea brand-new companion website with a glossary of key terms and links to audio, video, and images relevant to the each chapter's content. English with an Accent is essential reading for students with interests in attitudes and discrimination towards language.

Speed Reading: 3-in-1 Bundle to Master Fast Reading Techniques, Reading Comprehension & Double Your Reading Speed (Brain Training)

Speed Reading - 3 Manuscripts in 1 Book, Including: How to Read Faster, How to Focus Your Mind and How to Learn Faster.1)HOW TO READ FASTER: 7 Steps to Master Speed Reading Techniques, Reading Comprehension & Fast Reading.YOU WILL LEARN:• The fundamentals of speed reading.• Factors that affect reading comprehension.• Causes of reading difficulties in children and adults.• Solutions which you can employ to combat reading difficulties.• Benefits you can enjoy by learning to read fast.• Main techniques to improve speed reading.• Tips & tricks to improve your reading speed & comprehension.2)HOW TO FOCUS YOUR MIND: 7 Steps to Master Concentration Techniques, Attention Management & Staying Focused.YOU WILL LEARN:• Why goals matter to build a foundation for focus.• The way your environment impacts your ability to concentrate. • How to enhance your mental prowess.• Why it is energy management, not time, that matters. • How to shut down distractions, enhance your attention, and more. 3)HOW TO LEARN FASTER: 7 Steps to Master Accelerated Learning Techniques, Learning Strategies & Fast Self-learning.YOU WILL LEARN:• The process of learning and how it happens.• The essential elements for learning.• The different learning styles which students prefer.• The various learning difficulties affecting learners.• 7 easy steps to improve your learning speed.Master Fast Reading Techniques, Reading Comprehension & Double Your Reading Speed Today!

The Routledge Companion to Actor-Network Theory (Routledge Companions)

This companion explores ANT as an intellectual practice, tracking its movements and engagements with a wide range of other academic and activist projects. Showcasing the work of a diverse set of ‘second generation’ ANT scholars from around the world, it highlights the exciting depth and breadth of contemporary ANT and its future possibilities.The companion has 38 chapters, each answering a key question about ANT and its capacities. Early chapters explore ANT as an intellectual practice and highlight ANT’s dialogues with other fields and key theorists. Others open critical, provocative discussions of its limitations. Later sections explore how ANT has been developed in a range of social scientific fields and how it has been used to explore a wide range of scales and sites. Chapters in the final section discuss ANT’s involvement in ‘real world’ endeavours such as disability and environmental activism, and even running a Chilean hospital. Each chapter contains an overview of relevant work and introduces original examples and ideas from the authors’ recent research. The chapters orient readers in rich, complex fields and can be read in any order or combination. Throughout the volume, authors mobilise ANT to explore and account for a range of exciting case studies: from wheelchair activism to parliamentary decision-making; from racial profiling to energy consumption monitoring; from queer sex to Korean cities. A comprehensive introduction by the editors explores the significance of ANT more broadly and provides an overview of the volume.The Routledge Companion to Actor-Network Theory will be an inspiring and lively companion to academics and advanced undergraduates and postgraduates from across many disciplines across the social sciences, including Sociology, Geography, Politics and Urban Studies, Environmental Studies and STS, and anyone wishing to engage with ANT, to understand what it has already been used to do and to imagine what it might do in the future.

e-Pedia: Ariana Grande: Ariana Grande-Butera (born June 26, 1993), known as Ariana Grande (), is an American singer and actress

This carefully crafted ebook is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents.Ariana Grande-Butera (born June 26, 1993), known as Ariana Grande (), is an American singer and actress. She began her career in the Broadway musical 13, before landing the role of Cat Valentine in the Nickelodeon television series Victorious in 2009. The show ended after four seasons, and Grande starred in the spinoff, Sam & Cat, which ended in 2014. She has also appeared in other theatre and television roles, and has lent her voice to animated television and films.This book has been derived from Wikipedia: it contains the entire text of the title Wikipedia article + the entire text of all the 346 related (linked) Wikipedia articles to the title article. This book does not contain illustrations.e-Pedia (an imprint of e-artnow) charges for the convenience service of formatting these e-books for your eReader. We donate a part of our net income after taxes to the Wikimedia Foundation from the sales of all books based on Wikipedia content.

Seeing the Bigger Picture: Global Infographics

Ever wondered whether more people own a car in England than in France, or which country gives the most to charity? Not a day goes by without such facts and figures being quoted in the media for us all to ponder or discuss at the pub. Seeing the Bigger Picture is jam-packed with fascinating statistics about countries the world over. Each chart displays information using illustrated visuals, rather than dry words and traditional graphs or pie charts, which represent the data as well as the context of the study. In this book, readers can discover a wealth of facts about each country across many topical subjects, including: Cancer survival; Childhood mortality; Church attendance; Cinema attendance; Carbon dioxide emissions; Coca-Cola consumption; Defence spending; Football attendances; Government debt; House prices; Hours of sunshine; Illegal drug consumption; Immigration; Lifespan; Literacy Murder rates; Number of children per family; Personal debt; Pet ownership; Population density; Rainfall; Smoking; Weight, and more. Informative, fun and easy to understand, all readers will enjoy seeing the bigger picture behind the world we live in.

Learn Amazon Ads: Use AMS to Find More Readers and Sell More Books

Want to learn how to use Amazon ads to find readers and sell more books?There are plenty of advertising options for savvy authors who want to build their publishing careers. Amazon Marketing Services ads might have the most potential. They enable authors to reach readers looking to buy books on the world's biggest online retailer. And, unlike other platforms, those readers are already looking to buy and can do so with just one click.This book, written by two leaders in the field of book marketing, sets out precisely how Amazon ads can work for you.Also includes a free instructional video masterclass from the founder of the Self Publishing Formula.

Digital Ethics: Rhetoric and Responsibility in Online Aggression (Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication)

Digital Ethics delves into the shifting legal and ethical landscape in digital spaces and explores productive approaches for theorizing, understanding, and navigating through difficult ethical issues online. Contributions from leading scholars address how changing technologies and media over the last decade have both created new ethical quandaries and reinforced old ones in rhetoric and writing studies. Through discussions of rhetorical theory, case studies and examples, research methods and methodologies, and pedagogical approaches and practical applications, this collection will further digital rhetoric scholars’ inquiry into digital ethics and writing instructors’ approaches to teaching ethics in the current technological moment.A key contribution to the literature on ethical practices in digital spaces, this book will be of interest to researchers and teachers in the fields of digital rhetoric, composition, and writing studies.

What You Need to Know While Investing for Financial Freedom: Basic First Principles, Importance of Mindset and Book Excerpts

Why do normal individual investors repeatedly burn their fingers, and money, when it comes to investing? Why are so many individual investors confused or worried, and at a loss to determine what to do, when it comes to money and making it grow? Why is it that most investors feel ‘I don’t understand this’ and stay away or leave investing to so-called experts? If you have ever wondered if there is a simple way that will help you stop taking those dubious investing decisions, then you need this book.The objective of this book is to provide knowledge, insight and perspective to individual investors on investing for financial independence. This book contains Basic First Principles, Writings that emphasize the Importance of Mindset, and excerpts from Books on Investing you must read. It is not structured as a ‘Step-By-Step Guide to Financial Freedom’. Rather it covers (a) various techniques and considerations, (b) provides balanced perspectives on tools and options for investing, (c) demonstrates to the reader how mindset and temperament are critical in their investing journey, and (d) includes excerpts from important investing books and gurus that the reader can learn from.This book is an attempt to articulate some of the basic first principles that every individual investor must know in his journey to financial freedom but is never told formally or directly. These are, by no means, comprehensive, not all encompassing, and definitely do not hold any secrets to making money. But this collection of writings will serve as a good set of investing basics on techniqies, tools, temperament and wisdom from investment gurus to equip you on the journey to financial independence. Balanced and prudent, and filled with excerpts to learn from, ‘What You Need to Know While Investing for Financial Freedom’ is essential reading for individual investors in their quest for reaching financial independence, and in turn, a more fulfilling life.

NEVER Pay for College: How Incoming Collegiate Student-athletes Can Graduate College Financially Ahead

NEVER Pay for College is for any future collegiate student-athlete that wants to pursue college athletics in a financially responsible way. Student-athletes have a unique opportunity to obtain the most scholarship money when compared to any other type of incoming college student. However, this requires awareness of the scholarship opportunities out there and consistent execution. Future student-athletes tend to execute at a high level in the athletic component of college but often fall short in the financial component. NEVER Pay for College will help you execute effectively to win with your college finances.

A Film Lover's Guide to Rome

Trip Flicks guides help you level up your next travel experience by using movies as tools to help you get to know your destination beforehand. Films are recommended that will best:1. Immerse you in the culture (so you can spout facts like a local when you travel there, right?!)2. Show you the city and key locations (which you can then visit IRL)3. Teach you some of the history (because you have to know why a place is cool to think it is)4. Accomplish the three items above in an entertaining way (watching a movie is way more fun than reading a Wikipedia article)

The Sonoran Skincare Witch: A DIY Guide to Skin Care Magic: A Guide to DIY Skin Care Magic (A Collection of Rituals and Recipes for Vibrant Sonoran Living)

Are you a DIY goddess of the desert? The Sonoran Witch knows old spells and new recipes for potions and brews so you can conquer beauty hacks with ease. If Pinterest "fails" are not in your DIY vocabulary I want to tell you one thing that you should be doing yourself: magic. While it takes time to master the art of making skincare magic, I believe there is a powerful witch inside of you. Let's release her!

The Best Book: for you

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