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Download Byzantium in the Seventh Century: The Transformation of a by J. F. Haldon PDF

By J. F. Haldon

This ebook provides the 1st analytical account in English of significant advancements inside Byzantine tradition, society and the nation within the an important formative interval from c.610-717. The 7th century observed the ultimate cave in of historical city civilization and municipal tradition, the increase of Islam, the evolution of styles of idea and social constitution that made imperial iconoclasm attainable, and the advance of nation apparatuses--military, civil and fiscal--typical of the center Byzantine nation. additionally, in this interval, orthodox Christianity ultimately grew to become the unquestioned dominant tradition and a non secular framework of trust (to the exclusion of other platforms, which have been henceforth marginalized or proscribed).

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Download Essential Manners for Men: What to Do, When to Do It, and by Peter Post PDF

By Peter Post

“In the area of Jackass, Maxim, and The guy Show, males may still welcome this e-book. It’s fresh to have one other voice.”
~ Andy Spade, CEO and artistic Director, Kate Spade LLC

“A beneficial manners survival consultant for knowing these sticky daily situations.”
~ Joshua Piven, coauthor of The WORST-CASE situation Survival Handbook

The identify “Emily Post” is synonymous with etiquette, strong manners, and decorum—and, with this newly revised and up-to-date 2d variation of the New York Times bestseller Essential Manners for Men, Peter submit, Emily Post’s great-grandson and director of The Emily submit Institute, Inc., once back does the nice woman proud. during this helpful guide, publish addresses the subjects males really want to grasp to achieve enterprise and in life—how to behave and to behavior themselves in a plethora of universal and never so universal situations within the place of work, at a marriage, on social media, whilst relationship, and so forth. Essential Manners for Men, 2d version is a ebook that belongs at the cabinets of each guy and the lady who loves him.

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In Essential Manners for Men, etiquette professional Peter publish tackles the problems of genuine trouble for today's guy, permitting him to make the best judgements approximately what to do and say in each scenario that counts, no matter if in way of life, social lifestyles, or at the task. Sharp, savvy, and sensible—filled with obtainable sidebars, suggestions, and tales from the author's personal experiences—this vintage New York Times bestselling instruction manual has been up-to-date to mirror the realities of our smooth instances with all new fabric, including:

* Social media: social networking, gaming, and the area of on-line dating
* conversation in individual: greetings, handshakes, and the way to make the all-important strong first impression
* conversation on-the-go: texting, e-mailing, and utilizing clever phones
* lifestyles alterations: facing bumps within the street, from divorce to layoffs
* Weddings: the man's function, from groom to most sensible guy to usher, and the altering nature of the bachelor party
* exciting, eating, tipping

Also: Sportsmanship • Parenting • Sharing residing area with a roommate, wife, or spouse • Navigating the company dinner • Throwing a superb get together or being an ideal visitor . . . and masses more.

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PETER POST is a director of The Emily put up Institute, Inc., and writer of 5 etiquette books, together with the New York Times bestseller Essential Manners for Men. because the writer and first presenter of Emily put up company Etiquette courses, Peter leads enterprise seminars for corporations either within the usa and in a foreign country. in view that 2004, he has authored the Boston Sunday Globe's weekly question-and-answer company etiquette recommendation column, "Etiquette at Work." one among Emily Post's 4 great-grandchildren, Peter is a sought-after etiquette specialist for tv, radio, and print media interviews. He has greater than twenty-five years of expertise in advertising, communications, layout, and schooling, and holds a master's measure in fantastic artwork from the Pratt Institute and a bachelor's measure from the college of Pennsylvania.

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Download Balinese Textiles by Brigitta Hauser-Schaublin, Marie-Louise Nabholz-Kartaschoff, PDF

By Brigitta Hauser-Schaublin, Marie-Louise Nabholz-Kartaschoff, Urs Ramseyer

Originally released in 1991, in organization with the Museum der Kulturen, Basel.
This electronic variation released 2012

In this fantastically illustrated publication, 3 specialists learn the historical past, creation and makes use of of textiles in Balinese society. Many superb items are offered, their uncooked fabrics and techniques of weaving and dyeing are defined, and the complicated symbolism and formality features of every are defined intimately.

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Download The Official Preppy Handbook by Lisa Birnbam PDF

By Lisa Birnbam

It's the inalienable correct of each guy, lady and baby to put on khaki. having a look, appearing, and eventually being Prep isn't really constrained to an elite minority fortunate sufficient to wait prestigious deepest colleges, simply because an ancestor or occurred to reach right here at the Mayflower. You don't also have to be registered Republican. In a real democracy each person might be top type and dwell in Connecticut. It's basically reasonable. The reputable Preppy guide might help you get there.

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Download Performance and Culture in Plato's Laws by Anastasia-Erasmia Peponi PDF

By Anastasia-Erasmia Peponi

This quantity is devoted to an exciting Platonic paintings, the legislation. most likely the final discussion Plato wrote, the legislation represents the philosopher's so much absolutely constructed perspectives on many an important questions that he had raised in past works. but it is still a mostly unread and underexplored discussion. Abounding in certain and worthwhile references to bop and track, customs and norms, the legislation turns out to signify a complete version of tradition for the full polis - anything unheard of in Plato. This particularly wealthy dialogue of cultural issues within the legislation calls for the scrutiny of students whose services is living past the limits of natural philosophical inquiry. the quantity bargains contributions by way of fourteen students who paintings within the broader parts of literary, cultural, and function reviews.

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Download Leading Libraries: How to Create a Service Culture by Wyoma van Duinkerken, Wendi Arant Kaspar PDF

By Wyoma van Duinkerken, Wendi Arant Kaspar

Caliber management is essential to the very way forward for our career. And it doesn't simply come from the head down. powerful management is customer-focused and collaborative, fostering a carrier tradition that invitations the involvement of people in all the pieces and at each point of the association, because the authors persuasively reveal during this sensible new ebook. Drawing from case reports in addition to the literature of industrial and social sciences, the authors offer assistance on tips to observe the values of provider management to either public and educational libraries. by utilizing examples, workouts, and instruments for improvement, this ebook walks readers in the course of the steps had to create a sustainable, service-oriented version by:

- Explaining how a provider tradition reaches past the person chief with positional authority and extends to all individuals
- exhibiting how one can construct rapport and belief inside of a company, and the way to stability encouragement with accountability
- Detailing strategic considering and making plans equipment that may result in advancements in customer support, human assets, organizational improvement, and training
- supporting library leaders create a sustainable provider tradition via codifying their organization's values, with recommendation on guidelines and systems corresponding to recruitment, functionality review, reimbursement, and succession planning
- Discussing the surroundings of swap in libraries, exhibiting how a library's organizational tradition is on the heart of being responsive and staying relevant

This useful source gathers the rules and top practices of management, and issues the best way in the direction of making a carrier tradition that makes each employees member a library leader.

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Download Politics in Contemporary Vietnam: Party, State, and PDF

Vietnam's political improvement has entered a unprecedented, if indeterminate, part. Politics in Vietnam, lengthy a predictable and dour affair, are at the present time characterised via a feeling of uncertainty and hazard that has no precedent within the country's post-war background. Comprising contributions from best Vietnam students, this quantity comprehensively explores the middle facets of Vietnam's politics, delivering clean views on certainly one of East Asia's least understood nations.

The assortment specializes in a number of subject matters together with the improvement and rot of the Communist occasion of Vietnam, the evolution of family among relevant and native experts within the context of financial globalization, the services of consultant associations, the actions of political dissidents, the expansion of incipient types of secondary organization and civil society, and country repression. not like a lot of the scholarship on Vietnam, the contributions during this quantity think about Vietnam in gentle of broader debates referring to politics in Asia.

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Download Tourism, Recreation and Sustainability: Linking Culture and by S. F. McCool, R. N. Moisey PDF

By S. F. McCool, R. N. Moisey

Sustainable improvement is the only most crucial attention for these operating within the tourism undefined. providing a dialogue via best members at the affects of tourism on neighborhood tradition and the surroundings, this re-creation strikes ahead the debates in sustainable tourism, overlaying new destinations, recommendations and views, and new case stories delivering a world outlook for a common factor.

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