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Tourism, Terrorism and Security

By Maximiliano Korstanje,Hugues Séraphin
  • ISBN Code: : 1838679057
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Pages : 200
  • Category : Business & Economics
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  • Pdf : tourism-terrorism-and-security.pdf

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International tourism has been a target for terrorist agents seeking to cause political instability and economic disruption in the West. This book lays the foundations of a new understanding of tourism security by discussing the nature of tourism, tourists, and terrorists.

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Among the magnificent gems and jewels left behind by the great Islamic empires, emeralds stand out for their size and prominence. For the Mughals, Ottomans, and Safavids green was—as it remains for all Muslims—the color of Paradise, reserved for the Prophet Muhammad and his descendants. Tapping a wide range of sources, Kris Lane traces the complex web of global trading networks that funneled emeralds from backland South America to populous Asian capitals between the sixteenth and the eighteenth centuries. Lane reveals the bloody conquest wars and forced labor regimes that accompanied their production. It is a story of trade, but also of transformations—how members of profoundly different societies at opposite ends of the globe assigned value to a few thousand pounds of imperfectly shiny green rocks.

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The old-fashioned storyteller in today's setting is how I would like to be known best as an author. My self-coined genre is called Human Relationships, under which I aim to write engrossing stories with profound meanings that could possibly change your life. The wordings are simple, some have the ethnic charm to it that helps to transport you into the setting especially created for you. There are lessons behind lessons, stories behind stories, plots after plots. A simple life that began in the small villages of Bassi and Nagri in Rajasthan, unfolds into a labyrinth of twists and turns, spreading its wings all the way to New Delhi, the capital of India.

The Tango War

By Mary Jo McConahay
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  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Book Code : 1250091241
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : History
  • Members : 209
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One of WW2 Reads "Top 20 Must-Read WWII Books of 2018" • A Christian Science Monitor Best Book of September • One of The Progressive's "Favorite Books of 2018" "Masterful...not only filled with engrossing history but includes a cast of characters who could be the subject of Hollywood movies." —San Francisco Chronicle "Riveting...McConahay is a seasoned storyteller. Her stories are gripping, especially when she dives deep into little-known waters." —The Wall Street Journal "Fascinating...In McConahay's telling, wartime Latin America is a hotbed of skullduggery, violence, and cinematic propaganda straight out of Hollywood." —Christian Science Monitor The gripping and little known story of the fight for the allegiance of Latin America during World War II The Tango War by Mary Jo McConahay fills an important gap in WWII history. Beginning in the thirties, both sides were well aware of the need to control not just the hearts and minds but also the resources of Latin America. The fight was often dirty: residents were captured to exchange for U.S. prisoners of war and rival spy networks shadowed each other across the continent. At all times it was a Tango War, in which each side closely shadowed the other’s steps. Though the Allies triumphed, at the war’s inception it looked like the Axis would win. A flow of raw materials in the Southern Hemisphere, at a high cost in lives, was key to ensuring Allied victory, as were military bases supporting the North African campaign, the Battle of the Atlantic and the invasion of Sicily, and fending off attacks on the Panama Canal. Allies secured loyalty through espionage and diplomacy—including help from Hollywood and Mickey Mouse—while Jews and innocents among ethnic groups —Japanese, Germans—paid an unconscionable price. Mexican pilots flew in the Philippines and twenty-five thousand Brazilians breached the Gothic Line in Italy. The Tango War also describes the machinations behind the greatest mass flight of criminals of the century, fascists with blood on their hands who escaped to the Americas. A true, shocking account that reads like a thriller, The Tango War shows in a new way how WWII was truly a global war.

The Python Project

By Victor Canning
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  • Publisher : Canelo
  • Book Code : 1800324227
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 683
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The edge-of-your-seat third novel in the classic Rex Carver Mysteries, from the author of the Birdcage series. A missing bracelet gets Rex Carver, London PI, in a bind... An antique gold python bracelet, with diamonds for eyes and emeralds for scales, has been stolen from the home of its owner. The insurance company accountable for the jewellery wants it found, sharpish, and hires private investigator Rex Carver to recover it. When Carver discovers that the thief has also disappeared, an international chase around the Mediterranean ensues. But as he closes in on his target, so too does the net constrict around him. Rex must slip the coils of this snake while he can still breathe... Perfect for fans of Ian Fleming and John le Carré, The Python Project is classic thriller from one of the masters of the genre.

The Portuguese Columbus

By Maxcarenhas Barreto,Reginald A Brown
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 1349219940
  • Total of Pages : 572
  • Category : History
  • Members : 616
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The Waxman Murders

By Paul Doherty
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  • Publisher : Headline
  • Book Code : 0755350421
  • Total of Pages : 214
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 861
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October 1300: 'The Waxman', most feared of war cogs, is carrying 'The Cloister Map' - an ancient manuscript alleged to chart the whereabouts of a legendary treasure - when it is overrun by ships flying the colours of the Hanseatic League. December 1303: Wilhelm Von Paulents, a representative of the Hanseatic League, arrives in Canterbury in possession of 'The Cloister Map'. Sir Hugh Corbett is sent, by Edward I, to negotiate for ownership of the chart. But shortly after his arrival, Von Paulents and his companions are assassinated. How could this happen when they were under city guard? Even more puzzling is the fact that 'The Cloister Map' has not been stolen. Now Corbett must uncover why the murders were committed. Is this revenge for past deeds or the actions of a killer in love with death...?

The Mystery of the Golden Blossom

By Samael Aun Weor
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  • Publisher : Glorian Publishing
  • Book Code : 1934206431
  • Total of Pages : 274
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 739
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Relationships.

Mysteries Unlocked

By Curtis Evans
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  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Book Code : 1476616086
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 617
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In honor of the 70th birthday of Professor Douglas G. Greene, mystery genre scholar and publisher, this book offers 24 new essays and two reprinted classics on detective fiction by contributors around the world, including ten Edgar (Mystery Writers of America) winners and nominees. The essays cover a myriad of authors and books from more than a century, from J.S. Fletcher’s The Investigators, originally serialized in 1901, to P.D. James’ Death Comes to Pemberley, published at the end of 2011. Subjects covered include detective fiction in the Edwardian era and the “Golden Age” between the two world wars; hard-boiled detective fiction; mysteries and intellectuals; and pastiches, short stories and radio plays.

Old Court Life in France (Complete)

By Frances Minto Dickinson Elliot
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  • Publisher : Library of Alexandria
  • Book Code : 1465607803
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  • Category : France
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WE are in the sixteenth century. Europe is young in artistic life. The minds of men are moved by the discussions, councils, protests, and contentions of the Reformation. The printing press is spreading knowledge into every corner of the globe. At this period, three highly educated and unscrupulous young men divide the power of Europe. They are Henry VIII. of England, Charles V. of Austria, and Francis I. of France. Each is magnificent in taste; each is desirous of power and conquest. Each acts as a spur to the others both in peace and in war. They introduce the cultivated tastes, the refined habits, the freedom of thought of modern life, and from the period in which they flourish modern history dates. Of these three monarchs Francis is the boldest, cleverest, and most profligate. The elegance, refinement, and luxury of his court are unrivalled; and this luxury strikes the senses from its contrast with the frugal habits of the ascetic Louis XI. and the homely Louis XII. His reign educated Europe. If ambition led him towards Italy, it was as much to capture the arts of that classic land and to bear them back in triumph to France, as to acquire the actual territory. Francis introduced the French Renaissance, that subtle union of elaborate ornamentation with purity of design which was the renovation of art. When and how he acquired such exact appreciation of the beautiful is unexplained. That he possessed judgment and taste is proved by the monuments he left behind, and by his patronage of the greatest masters of their several arts. The wealth of beauty and colour, the flowing lines of almost divine expression in the works of the Italian painters of the Cinque-cento, delighted the sensuous soul of Francis. Wherever he lived he gathered treasures of their art around him. Such a nature as his had no sympathy with the meritorious but precise elaboration of the contemporary Dutch school, led by the Van Eycks and Holbein. It was Leonardo da Vinci, the head of the Milanese school, who blended power and tenderness, that Francis delighted to honour. He brought Cellini, Primaticcio, and Leonardo from Italy, and never wearied of their company. He established the aged Leonardo at the Château de Clos, near his own castle of Amboise, where the painter is said to have died in the arms of his royal patron. As an architect, Francis left his mark beyond any other sovereign of Europe. He transformed the gloomy fortress-home—embattled, turreted, and moated—into the elaborately decorated, manorial château.