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For the purpose of the attrition literature’s general review, this book aims to provide a relevant literature review to widen the understanding of the stages in language attrition, processes of... More > attrition and causes of attrition, the important variables, rate and pattern of attrition and so forth.< Less
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This study widens the horizon of vocabulary attrition on foreign language researchers since it investigates attrition of English as a foreign language both in those who exceed the period of non-use... More > and those who are still exposed to the language to examine whether or not the latter undergoes attrition.< Less
'Before Theogany' By Peter G Bailey
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The story is set in tribal pre-historic southern Sudan eight thousand years before Christ and before Hesiod of Boeotia was reputed to have written the Theogany, his Greek version of how the universe... More > was created from chaos and the role the Greek Gods played in its creation. There was no written language at the time and the ancient Egyptians were in their conceptual stages of forming the most advanced and complex civilisation then known. In the wilder, greener regions to the south, primitive hunter/gatherer tribes roamed the plains and forests taking a living anywhere it could be found. Life was harsh and decrepit old age unknown. Besides the toll taken by predators, death came through the senseless attrition of other tribes with each jealously guarding its identity and fighting each other for the possession of breeding females and hunting space. Tribal differences are still reflected in the language v ariations used throughout Africa today.< Less
Mathematical Modeling of Warfare and Combat Phenomenon By Jeffrey Strickland
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The primary goal of this book is to assist the student to develop the skills necessary to effectively employ the ideas of mathematics to solve military problems. At the simplest level I seek to... More > promote an understanding of why mathematics is useful as a language for characterizing the interaction and relationships among quantifiable concepts, or in mathematical terms, variables. The text explores models of terrorism, attrition, search, detection, missile defense, radar, and operational reliability Throughout the text I emphasize the notion of added value and why it is the driving force behind military mathematical modeling. For a given mathematical model to be deemed a success something must be learned that was not obvious without the modeling procedure. Very often added value comes in the form of a prediction. In the absence of added value the modeling procedure becomes an exercise not unrelated to digging a ditch simply to fill it back up again.< Less
Hotel Contract Negotiation Tips, Tricks, and Traps By Stephen Guth
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An Insider’s Guide to Hotel Contract Negotiations Stephen Guth’s latest book provides a unique insider’s perspective on the high-stakes complexities of hotel contract negotiations.... More > Covering topics from attrition to force majeure to walked guests, “Hotel Contract Negotiation Tips, Tricks, and Traps” dissects contract provisions with easy-to-understand explanations and alternate language to counter hotel negotiation ploys. Based on years of real-life experience, the practical negotiation tactics described in this book could save you tens of thousands of dollars on your next meeting and could protect you from being hit with even more in liquidated damages. Whether you are a meeting planner, ten-percenter, or just someone who is looking to get a great deal for your next group meeting, this book has something for you. Don’t negotiate your next hotel deal without it!< Less

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