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Wal-Mart World

By Stanley D. Brunn
  • ISBN Code: : 1135929130
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 424
  • Category : Business & Economics
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Now that Wal-Mart has conquered the US, can it conquer the world? As Wal-Mart World shows, the corporation is certainly trying. For a number of years, Wal-Mart has been the largest company in the United States. Now, though, it is the largest company in the world. Its global labor practices and outsourcing strategies represent for many what contemporary economic globalization is all about. But Wal-Mart is not standing still, and is opening up stores everywhere. From Germany to Beijing to Mexico City to Tokyo, more than a billion shoppers can now hunt for bargains at a Wal-Mart superstore. Wal-Mart World is the first book to look at this incredibly important phenomenon in global perspective, with chapters that range from its growth in the US and impact on labor relations here to its fortunes overseas. How Wal-Mart manages this transition in the near future will play a significant role in the determining the character of the global economy. Wal-Mart World's impressively broad scope makes it necessary reading for anyone interested in the global impact of this economic colossus.

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For the first time in print or digital publishing, Delphi Classics is proud to present the complete fictional works of master storyteller L. Frank Baum. This monumental eBook offers hundreds of beautiful illustrations, lost works, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * The complete Oz books and ALL fully illustrated with their original artwork * Concise introductions to the novels and other works * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Baum’s life and works * Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Explore the first edition colour illustrations of ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’ * Excellent formatting of the texts * Many novels appear for the first time in digital print, including all of the MARY LOUISE, BOY FORTUNE HUNTERS and PHOEBE DARING novels * Famous works such as THE SEA-FAIRIES and SKY ISLAND are fully illustrated with their original artwork * Scarce poetry collections, including FATHER GOOSE’S YEAR BOOK, first time in digital print * Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry and short stories * Rare plays and musical synopses, including the original WIZARD OF OZ play. * Special BAUMIANA section, with articles and reviews relating to the wonderful world of Baum * Features the biography IN OTHER LANDS THAN OURS written by the author’s wife – discover Baum’s literary life * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres CONTENTS: The Oz Works THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ THE MARVELOUS LAND OF OZ THE WOGGLE-BUG BOOK OZMA OF OZ DOROTHY AND THE WIZARD IN OZ THE ROAD TO OZ THE EMERALD CITY OF OZ THE PATCHWORK GIRL OF OZ LITTLE WIZARD STORIES OF OZ TIK-TOK OF OZ THE SCARECROW OF OZ RINKITINK IN OZ THE LOST PRINCESS OF OZ THE TIN WOODMAN OF OZ THE MAGIC OF OZ GLINDA OF OZ THE ROYAL BOOK OF OZ BY RUTH PLUMLY THOMPSON Other Fantasy Works THE MAGICAL MONARCH OF MO DOT AND TOT OF MERRYLAND AMERICAN FAIRY TALES THE MASTER KEY: AN ELECTRICAL FAIRY TALE THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF SANTA CLAUS THE ENCHANTED ISLAND OF YEW QUEEN ZIXI OF IX JOHN DOUGH AND THE CHERUB THE SEA FAIRIES SKY ISLAND Non-Fantasy Works Under Baum’s Name THE DARING TWINS PHOEBE DARING The Pseudonym Works – Fantasy TWINKLE AND CHUBBINS POLICEMAN BLUEJAY The Pseudonym Works – Non-Fantasy AUNT JANE’S NIECES - ALL 10 BOOKS THE FLYING GIRL THE FLYING GIRL AND HER CHUM MARY LOUISE MARY LOUISE IN THE COUNTRY MARY LOUISE SOLVES A MYSTERY MARY LOUISE AND THE LIBERTY GIRLS MARY LOUISE ADOPTS A SOLDIER THE BOY FORTUNE HUNTERS IN ALASKA THE BOY FORTUNE HUNTERS IN PANAMA THE BOY FORTUNE HUNTERS IN EGYPT THE BOY FORTUNE HUNTERS IN CHINA THE BOY FORTUNE HUNTERS IN YUCATAN THE BOY FORTUNE HUNTERS IN THE SOUTH SEAS THE FATE OF A CROWN DAUGHTERS OF DESTINY TAMAWACA FOLKS: A SUMMER COMEDY ANNABEL, A NOVEL FOR YOUNG FOLK THE LAST EGYPTIAN Shorter Fiction OUR LANDLADY MOTHER GOOSE IN PROSE ANIMAL FAIRY TALES UNCOLLECTED SHORT STORIES The Short Stories LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Poetry Collections The Poems LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Plays Baumiana LIST OF BAUM RELATED ARTICLES AND PIECES The Biography IN OTHER LANDS THAN OURS BY MAUD GAGE-BAUM Please visit www.delphiclassics.com for more details and to learn more about our exciting range of titles

The 1 and 2 Thessalonians Commentary Collection

By Michael W. Holmes,Gary Shogren,John Byron
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  • Publisher : Zondervan Academic
  • Book Code : 0310536235
  • Total of Pages : 1040
  • Category : Religion
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This 1 and 2 Thessalonians commentary bundle features volumes from the NIV Application Commentary Series, Zondervan Exegetical Commentary Series, and Story of God Bible Commentary Series authored by Michael W. Holmes, Gary S. Shogren, and John Byron. The diverse features from each of the volumes gives you all the tools you need to master the books of 1 and 2 Thessalonians.

1 and 2 Thessalonians

By Zondervan
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  • Publisher : Zondervan Academic
  • Book Code : 0310492874
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 305
  • Pdf File: 1-and-2-thessalonians.pdf

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1 and 2 Thessalonians is another release in the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament series—the only commentary series with a graphical display, theology in application section and identification of the main idea for each section. Designed for the pastor and Bible teacher, the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament brings together commentary features rarely gathered in one volume. Written by notable evangelical scholars, each volume treats the literary context and structure of the passage in the original Greek and each author provides an original translation based on the literary structure. The series consistently provides a main point, exegetical outline, verse-by-verse commentary, and theology in application in each section of every commentary. Critical scholarship informs each step but does not dominate the commentary, allowing readers to concentrate on the biblical author’s message as it unfolds. While primarily designed for those with a basic knowledge of biblical Greek, all who strive to understand and teach the New Testament will find these books beneficial.

Laxminama

By Anshuman Tiwari,Anindya Sengupta
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 9387146804
  • Total of Pages : 480
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 789
  • Pdf File: laxminama.pdf

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Empire. Trade. Religion. Three crucial forces that have been almost equally responsible for shaping human civilization so far. Yet, the politics of empire has dominated history and popular discussion. Irrespective of the political upheavals, however, India has always been an open market-welcoming traders from far-off lands, promising them a fair bargain. Indian entrepreneurs since ages had developed their own sophisticated institutions and wide community-based networks. This open, liberal and robust 'bazaar economy' thrived unhindered till the advent of European trading companies, who brought with them the notions of monopoly and state controls. Business in India blossomed in tune with liberal religious thought and Indian intellectual tradition always fostered the spirit of questioning. Laxminana is an account of how the country's open market and its liberal religious outlook have nurtured each other throughout the centuries. Told through a medley of stories, this is the saga of India's socioeconomic power that has characterized not only the country's vibrant pluralistic society but also much of global history. An untold narrative of India's geographies, products and pioneers this is an unforgettable album of heroes, who championed game-changing ideas at the intersection of faith and enterprise.

Advances in Computing and Network Communications

By Sabu M. Thampi,Erol Gelenbe,Mohammed Atiquzzaman,Vipin Chaudhary,Kuan-Ching Li
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Book Code : 9813369779
  • Total of Pages : 717
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Members : 398
  • Pdf File: advances-in-computing-and-network-communications.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computing and Network Communications (CoCoNet'20), October 14–17, 2020, Chennai, India. The papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from several initial submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on Signal, Image and Speech Processing, Wireless and Mobile Communication, Internet of Things, Cloud and Edge Computing, Distributed Systems, Machine Intelligence, Data Analytics, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Computing and Circuits and Systems. The book is directed to the researchers and scientists engaged in various fields of computing and network communication domains.

The 16th Golden Age of Science Fiction MEGAPACK ®: 18 Stories by William C. Gault

By William C. Gault
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  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
  • Book Code : 1479405787
  • Total of Pages : 360
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 779
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William Campbell Gault (1910–1995) was an American writer. He wrote under his own name, as well as (among others) the pseudonyms Roney Scott, Larry Sternig, and Will Duke. He is probably best remembered for his sports fiction, particularly the young-readers’ novels he began publishing in the early 1960s. Gault was also an acclaimed mystery writer. He was not limited to sports and mysteries, though—he also wrote a substantial body of science fiction. (Admittedly, he did mix crime and sports into his science fiction!) We believe this volume is the largest collection of his fantastic work ever produced. Included are: SCRAP IRON VENUSIAN INVADER CLUTCH OF MORPHEUS TOTAL RECALL BREATH OF BEELZEBUB THE HESITANT ANGEL MADE TO MEASURE LET'S DO IT AGAIN FOG I’LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS THIS WAY TO MARS JOY RIDE THE HUDDLERS THE MIGHTY DEAD ELECTION CAMPAIGN THE WOMAN OBSESSION TITLE FIGHT ESCAPE FEROCITY If you enjoy this book, search your favorite ebook store for "Wildside Press Megapack" to see the 200+ other entries in the series, covering science fiction, modern authors, mysteries, westerns, classics, adventure stories, and much, much more! Other Golden Age of Science Fiction volume focus on: 1. Winston K. Marks 2. Mark Clifton 3. Poul Anderson 4. Clifford D. Simak 5. Lester del Rey (vol. 1) 6. Charles L. Fontenay 7. H.B. Fyfe (vol. 1) 8. Milton Lesser (Stephen Marlowe) 9. Dave Dryfoos 10. Carl Jacobi 11. F.L. Wallace 12. David H. Keller, M.D. 13. Lester del Rey (vol. 2) 14. Charles De Vet 15. H.B. Fyfe (vol. 2)

The Human Game

By Suhrit Duttagupta
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  • Publisher : Blue Rose Publishers
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 263
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 681
  • Pdf File: the-human-game.pdf

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Denday Robinson is a self-conscious robot developed with alien technology. Along with his friends, Amy and Martin, and his clone Aundrey, he works as a private investigator to solve high-profile cases. His last case leads him to a brilliant scientist trying to change the fundamentals of society. While going across the globe, Denday is led to the truth about his origin and he must understand what it truly means to be human. The Human Game is a story capturing the beauty of the mind. How different - or similar - are people to artificial intelligence? Whose journey is life really about? Denday Robinson brings the reader along to ponder on the big questions of existence.

The topos of Divine Testimony in Luke-Acts

By James R. McConnell
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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 1620327554
  • Total of Pages : 334
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 189
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In this study James McConnell addresses the concept of authoritative testimony in Luke-Acts. Specifically, he argues that particular elements in the narrative of Luke-Acts can be understood as instances of the topos of divine testimony through utterances and deeds, considered in some ancient rhetorical handbooks to be the most authoritative form of testimony when seeking to persuade an audience. McConnell claims the gods' testimony was used in ancient law courts and political speeches to persuade a judge of a defendant's guilt or innocence, and in attempts in public forums to convince others of a particular course of action. Similarly, the topos is used in ancient narratives and biographies to legitimate certain characters and discredit others. The instances of the topos of God's speech (both oral and through OT citations) and deeds in Luke-Acts are functioning in the same way.

Gentlemanly Capitalism and British Imperialism

By Raymond E. Dumett
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1317881478
  • Total of Pages : 248
  • Category : History
  • Members : 218
  • Pdf File: gentlemanly-capitalism-and-british-imperialism.pdf

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The publication by Longman of P J Cain and A.G. Hopkins two-volume study of "British Imperialism" (1688-1914; 1914-1994) caused a sensation amongst historians of European imperialism and economic international history. The theory of `gentlemanly capitalism' - the complex of economic, social and political power centring on the City of London - which they developed to explain Britain's imperial expansion has since been expanded , both in its original theory and its implications. Here now is a purpose-built volume prepared in collaboration with the original authors which reviews the latest state of scholarship in the field and develops it further.

Divided We Stand

By Eric Darton
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  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Book Code : 0465028160
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : History
  • Members : 721
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When the World Trade Towers in New York City were erected at the Hudson's edge, they led the way to a real estate boom that was truly astonishing. Divided We Stand reveals the coming together and eruption of four volatile elements: super-tall buildings, financial speculation, globalization, and terrorism. The Trade Center serves as a potent symbol of the disastrous consequences of undemocratic planning and development. This book is a history of that skyscraping ambition and the impact it had on New York and international life. It is a portrait of a building complex that lives at the convergence point of social and economic realities central not only to New York City but to all industrial cities and suburbs. A meticulously researched historical account based on primary documents, Divided We Stand is a contemporary indictment of the prevailing urban order in the spirit of Jane Jacobs's mid-century classic The Death and Life of Great American Cities.

Chartist Fiction

By Ian Haywood
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1317234480
  • Total of Pages : 200
  • Category : History
  • Members : 570
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First published in 1999. For the first time since their appearance in Chartist newspapers these two major radical narratives are reprinted in a single volume. The Political Pilgrim’s Progress combines Utopian politics with Bunyanesque satire to tell the story of the journey of Radical and his family from the City of Plunder to the City of Reform. Sunshine and Shadow is the only serialized novel to have been published in the Northern Star. It brings together fictional biography and historical chronicle to form the first truly working-class novel. Both texts offer a unique insight into the literary achievements of the Chartist movement, and will be a valuable and entertaining source for scholars of radical politics. The texts are fully annotated, and the editor also provides an introduction to each story and a bibliography of recent scholarship.

Women Educators in the Progressive Era

By A. Durst
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 0230109950
  • Total of Pages : 241
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 622
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In 1896, John Dewey established the Laboratory School at the University of Chicago - an experimental school designed to test his ideas in the reality of classroom practice. Through a collective portrait of four of the school’s teachers Women Educators in the Progressive Era examines the struggles and satisfactions of teaching at this innovative school, and situates the school community in the context of Progressive Era experimental impulses in Chicago and the nation. This book reassesses the implications of Dewey’s ideas for current efforts to improve schools, as it explores how the Laboratory School teachers participated in inquiry designed to advance educational thought and practice.