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PUNCH & JUDY SPLIT UP or Judy's Paris escapade. By J. Hodgetts
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A short bouncy novel, set in the 1970's in London and Paris. Judy Lansdowne, separated from her problem husband,'Punch, is depressed, and unsure of herself ...until suddenly the phone rings and Judy... More > is invited to Paris where her curvaceous looks and jokey personality appeal a variety of interesting characters, while she learns rapidly the inside of Paris circles: politics, films and tv, and some unpublished phrases, all of which changes her whole perception of herself and her future. The distinctive aspect of this story is the way Judy flits from one extreme to the other of French social society, while eating with glee and loving merrily. Described by someone who knows the trade, Wendy Stream, as "a book I would recommend whole heartedly, a jolly good informative read with something in the story for everybody". The perfect book for a trip to France. The author lived in Paris for many years.< Less
Secrets of the Sword Alone By Chris Slee
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A modern English translation of Henry de Sainct-Didier's 1573 fencing training manual. Sainct-Didier taught a style of swordsmanship informed by more than two decades as a soldier on the battlefields... More > of France's Italian Wars. He demonstrates techniques which are straight forward and direct, without the niceties of the Italian and Spanish salles of the period. This is a textbook of lesson plans teaching basic cuts and thrusts, how to counter them, and the ways to respond to and defeat these defenses. It is written so that each action builds step by step into complex two-person drills in which initiative passes back and forth between the combatants. No interpretation of Sainct-Didier's text has been attempted, allowing his words to stand on their own merits.< Less
Tales from the Moonstone Inn - Deluxe Hardcover By Francis W. Strapp
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Written in the early 1900s by a down-on-his-luck Englishman living in Australia, this engaging collection of stories is now available in a collectible deluxe edition. The 2 novellas presented in this... More > volume – The Moonstone Inn and The Man Who Tossed A Sixpence – are thrillers set in Australia and the South Pacific. Dark schemes, evil deeds and guarded secrets abound, mixed with romance, humour and local colour, not forgetting the dashing heroes and virtuous heroines. The collection includes 3 short stories – The Copenhagen Sails Tonight, The God of Luck and To Save France. Also presented are Strapp’s other surviving writings, such as poems, letters to the press, and draft versions of two novella chapters. Several items in this section are exclusive to this edition. The collection also boasts photographic illustrations, a foreword by the author’s great-niece, biographical information, and an afterword focusing on the author’s life and the settings for his stories.< Less
Tales from the Moonstone Inn By Francis W. Strapp
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Written in the early 1900s by a down-on-his-luck Englishman living in Australia, this engaging collection of stories is now available in a collectible deluxe edition. The 2 novellas presented in... More > this volume – The Moonstone Inn and The Man Who Tossed A Sixpence – are thrillers set in Australia and the South Pacific. Dark schemes, evil deeds and guarded secrets abound, mixed with romance, humour and local colour, not forgetting the dashing heroes and virtuous heroines. The collection includes 3 short stories – The Copenhagen Sails Tonight, The God of Luck and To Save France. Also presented are Strapp’s other surviving writings, such as poems, letters to the press, and draft versions of two novella chapters. Several items in this section are exclusive to this edition. The collection also boasts photographic illustrations, a foreword by the author’s great-niece, biographical information, and an afterword focusing on the author’s life and the settings for his stories.< Less
Tales from the Moonstone Inn By Francis W. Strapp
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Written in the early 1900s by a down-on-his-luck Englishman living in Australia, this engaging collection of stories is now available in an expanded edition. The 2 novellas presented in this volume... More > – The Moonstone Inn and The Man Who Tossed A Sixpence – are thrillers set in Australia and the South Pacific. Dark schemes, evil deeds and guarded secrets abound, mixed with romance, humour and local colour, not forgetting the dashing heroes and virtuous heroines. The collection includes 3 short stories – The Copenhagen Sails Tonight, The God of Luck and To Save France. Also presented are Strapp’s other surviving writings, such as poems, letters to the press, and draft versions of two novella chapters. Several items in this section are exclusive to this edition. The collection also boasts a foreword by the author’s great-niece, biographical information, and an afterword focusing on the author’s life and the settings for his stories.< Less
Mystery By Johnny Scotland
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When Madame Duclos employs Pascale Tourret to help her to save her daughter from a life of crime, the investigation takes Pascale from his home in the Lot region of France to the busy streets of... More > Paris. There, he encounters the activities of the underworld and particularly of Maurice Gautier, a man with no scruples. Deeply entrenched into the drug cartel, Gautier is producing bad methamphetamine that is hitting the streets of Paris with regularity and killing college kids. On top of that, his organization are also importing cocaine from Colombia. Piecing together the movements of cartel is complex and takes Pascal through the streets of Paris but he is aided by his old colleague from the police department, who is happy to supply him with information to help in the investigation. With no witness protection program available, how will Pascale get witnesses? How will he overcome the constraints of French law and gain sufficient evidence to put Gautier away? The story follows the progress of his inquiry.< Less
"Horizons" - Score (Hardcover) - String Quartet dedicated to Prof. H. Eugene Stanley (Boston, MA) By Julia Okrusko & New England String Quartet
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HORIZONS, written by the New England String Quartet and dedicated to Prof. H. Eugene Stanley, received its world premiere at "Horizons in Emergence & Scaling" Gala on March 19, 2011... More > during the celebration of Prof. H. Eugene Stanley's contributions to diverse areas in statistical physics, neuroscience, econophysics, physiology and networks on the occasion of his 70th birthday. Established in Boston, Massachusetts, the NEW ENGLAND STRING QUARTET is one of the most active chamber music ensembles in the area performing both classical and contemporary music. JULIA OKRUSKO, 1st violinist of the New England String Quartet, received her Master's Degree and Performance Diploma from Boston University studying with Dana Mazurkevich. Winner of numerous violin competitions, Julia has performed in Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Denmark, Holland, Germany, France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Turkey, and the United States. Please visit www.nestringquartet.com for more information.< Less
Overcoming the Challenges - Globalization By Michel-Henry Bouchet
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SKEMA’s globalized heartbeat gets synchronized on its five campus worldwide, namely in France, China and the United States. A business school as globalized as SKEMA, thus, must meet the... More > challenge of providing an academic program with the same content of core values across its campus network, while allowing a wide degree of specialization depending on the professional expertise each program targets. SKEMA’s first MOOC on Globalization, responds to this challenge of ubiquity and of coherent academic framework, including a wide range of interactions between students and the academic team, as well as between students, across a multi-campus network. Once again, this successful academic experience shows that teaching does not amount to exchanging information, but producing economic intelligence, at the crossroad of learning, analyzing and applying. This document is a sample of the best papers produced by the students during the course.< Less
Your Expectation By Bart Sangster
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Your Expectation is for everybody who wants to be successful in his or her professional and personal life. It will help to improve your rational skills in risk assessment, decision-making as well as... More > the necessary emotional competencies to manage change, uncertainty and the interaction with others. Many stories and historical events highlight the various steps in the decision-making process and will inspire you to use seemingly irrelevant small events of every day's life to practice and further advance these skills and competences. Making an informed decision is not enough to make you meet your objective. A professional execution of your decisions is equally important. How can we best prepare for their execution. How do we learn to notice the many unexpected events, risks and opportunities, around us and how can we turn them into our advantage. Elisabeth Fry, Kublai Kahn, King Louis XIV of France, George Scovell and the Duke of Wellington will provide the examples.< Less
TXTBK2017_Fall By Sander Schroevers & Aynur Dogan
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TXTBK (textbook) provides you with everything you need to successfully pass the ‘Cross-Cultural Business Skills’ (CCBS) elective course. Starting with a detailed outline of how to earn... More > your credits, it than provides you with an overview of assignments and methodological approaches. It furthermore lists additional resources, explains guidelines for papers and projects, and their grading standards and procedures. Simply all you need! Besides, TXTBK presents important information on how to write effective academic texts in English, or how to use our CCBS A5-template in Microsoft Word. Naturally it contains all the required texts and readings, for both the Mid-term and Final Exams. Offering key cultural flashpoints for the national cultures of France, India and Singapore (Mid-term Exam). These are followed by separate chapters aimed at the Final Exam.< Less

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