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The Media at WarDrawing on examples from the twentieth-century's total and limited wars, The Media at War provides a uniquely comprehensive assessment of the role of the media before, during and after wars. The new edition has been updated to take account of the war on terror and the influence of new forms of media.
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Media, Organizations and IdentityThe mass media, press and television have always been central in the formation of corporate identity and the promotion of business image and reputation. This volume provides a new perspective into the interrelationships between media and organisations across three dimensions: Media as Business, Media in business and Business in the media.
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Contract LawThis best-selling, classic text provides a clear and straightforward account of the basic rules of contract law, while also introducing current debates about the nature, scope and functions of the law and discussing wider controversies surrounding the basic doctrines. Praised time and again by both lecturers and students, Contract Law is compact yet comprehensive, well-written, well-structured, stimulating and ...
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Planning Your Postgraduate ResearchThis book provides researchers with the skills and knowledge needed to successfully accomplish milestones during the early stages of research activity. Specifically, it assists researchers in developing a skill set that includes developing a research question, writing the literature review, choosing a methodology, and creating a research proposal.
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Student Procrastination. Seize the Day and Get More Work DoneProvides research based advice and practical suggestions to help students beat procrastination and perform better at university or college. Written by a recent graduate, the author gives students a chance to explore the root causes of procrastination and some of the best ways of eliminating it. With a combination of theory, practice, and case study stories and tips from other students, this book will help students ...
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Studying Law. Fourth EditionStudying Law introduces students to the fundamental legal skills that they will need to successfully study the subject, such as case analysis, legislative interpretation, problem solving and essay writing, and to the core Law subjects themselves and the distinctions between them.
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Macroeconomics. Third editionWhen it comes to explaining current economic conditions, there is no economist readers trust more than "New York Times" columnist and Nobel laureate Paul Krugman. Term after term, Krugman is earning that same level of trust in the classroom, with more and more instructors introducing students to the fundamental principles of economics via Krugman's signature storytelling style. The new Third Edition of Paul ...
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Philosophy and Terry PratchettSir Terry Pratchett, who has sold more than 85 million copies of his books worldwide, is read and respected by people with a wide range of interests. This book, the first to explicitly address philosophical themes in his work, will appeal to fans of Pratchett, to philosophers interested in popular culture, and to anyone interested in the relation between fiction and philosophy. Covering topics in metaphysics, ...
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Company LawCompany Law is a complete and accessible guide to the legal framework in which companies operate. Logically structured and with a readable style, the text includes helpful summaries for each chapter, along with case notes. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated and is presented with new livery and new two-colour text.
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Global PoliticsThe extensively revised new edition of Global Politics provides a systematic and integrated analysis of the theory and practice of contemporary international relations.
Written with outstanding clarity and drawing on an exceptionally wide range of theoretical perspectives throughout, each chapter is packed with innovative features to aid study and reinforce learning:
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How English Became the Global LanguageWhile there have been many books on the history of globalization to date, most have stressed economics and politics. Cultural globalization, of which the emergence of English as the world's first global language is a prime example, has been comparatively neglected. In this book, the first written about the globalization of the English language by a professional historian, the exploration of English's global ...
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Dissertations and Project ReportsFaced with your dissertation or major project and need some help getting started? Thinking about how your final project will affect your overall grades? Then read on. Tapping into her tried and tested formula for learning, bestselling author of The Study Skills Handbook, Stella Cottrell, takes you step-by-step through the key stages of planning, developing, researching and writing up your dissertation or project ...
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Legal MethodThe Palgrave Macmillan Law Masters series is a long-running and successful list of titles offering clear, concise and authoritative guides to the main subject areas, written by experienced and respected authors. This ninth edition of Legal Method provides a lively introduction to the nature of the English legal system and its sources, and to the techniques which lawyers use when handling those sources. The text ...
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The Kennedy Legacy: Jack, Bobby and Ted and a Family Dream FulfilledThe closing of Ted Kennedy's chapter in America's political and cultural life means that, for the first time perhaps, the real measure of the Kennedy legacy can finally be taken. John, Robert, and Ted Kennedy's individual stories can now be seen as essentially one, with each brother striving to fulfill the interrupted promise of the brother before. How did the brothers pass the family torch to each other? And ...
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Theatre StudiesAn interactive text covering the requirements of undergraduate and diploma courses in theater, drama and performing arts, successfully integrating both practical and theoretical work. The authors draw on considerable experience of contemporary practice and provide fascinating examples of theater at work through text and improvisation.
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The Truth About SyriaAcclaimed Middle East expert Barry Rubin answers the question many are asking today: How dangerous is Syria? Rubin's account of Syria received praise for its strong opinions, including a glowing review in the New York Post Syria. It is the first book to focus on Syria as a major threat. Barry Rubin is a well-known expert on Middle East politics with excellent media contacts. Syria has long presented a serious ...
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'Che' Guevara: The Economics of RevolutionThis book presents a unique exploration of the impact of Che Guevara as economist and politician, providing a comprehensive exploration of a little-discussed, but central, aspect of Guevara's life and career. It provides a comprehensive overview of a forgotten aspect of Che Guevara's life - his economic contributions to Cuba while in government. It contributes to a reassessment of Che Guevara's legacy. The research ...
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Changes in Complementation in British and American EnglishArguing that a corpus-based approach is indispensable for the study of changes of complementation in British and American English, the author examines several central patterns of sentential complementation in a number of electronic corpora to shed light on the emergence and spread of innovative constructions in relatively recent English.
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The Palgrave Student Planner 2013-2014This best-selling planner is the complete self-management tool for students. It contains everything students need to organise their information and time effectively, including study skills advice, diary pages, personal finance guidance, timetables, useful contacts and websites, spelling rules, notes pages and much more.
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Mastering Modern World HistoryThis book covers the major topics of modern world history in a clear and concise style. After a general introduction, themes are developed in more detail, with headings, key words, and phrases underlined. With its easy to follow cross-referencing and helpful problem-solving approach, this text is the ideal introduction to higher level study of modern world history.
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Land LawThe palgrave macmillan law masters series is a long-running and successful list of titles offering clear, straightforward and comprehensive introductions to the main subject areas, all written by experienced and respected authors. This eighth edition of Land Law has been thoroughly updated to reflect recent developments in the subject. In addition, the content has been substantially enlarged and restructured ...
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The Graduate Career GuidebookAt last, a practical, positive approach to finding the perfect job - ideal for any student or graduate. In The Graduate Career Guidebook, Steve Rook explains how to find your dream role, regardless of whether you have a career in mind or no idea what you want to do after university. His inspiring approach divides the career journey into manageable steps and helps you navigate each stage, from deciding what you ...
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What is This Thing Called LanguageDavid Nunan provides an overview of the key topics and concepts that constitute our current understanding of language. This new edition has been extensively reworked and updated, including additional coverage of language and culture, language variation, second language acquisition and bilingualism. New discourse examples are also included.
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Writing in the Disciplines'Writing in the Disciplines' (WiD) is a growing field in which discipline-based academics, writing developers, and learning technologists collaborate to help students succeed as subject specialists. This book places WiD in its theoretical and cultural contexts and reports on initiatives taking place at a range of UK higher education institutions. Also includes surveys of current developments and scholarship ...
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Skills for Success: Personal Development and EmployabilityFollowing-on from The Study Skills Handbook, this book enables students to think about personal, academic and career goals and to plan a path to success. Rich in activities that develop valuable career skills, this edition has a new chapter on Understanding your Personal Performance, and updated information on job applications.
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Financial ManagementFinancial Management is a course text for business and management undergraduates and MBA students taking an introductory module in financial management. The concise yet thorough style of the book makes it accessible for students coming to the subject for the first time. This thoroughly updated fourth edition contains many new features designed to reinforce student learning. The array of activities and questions ...
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Studying the English LanguageThis is a clear and lively introduction to the English language and its use, organised into thematic chapters, each of which can be read at one sitting. This expanded second edition has been revised in the light of recent research and now features three new chapters on Chomsky, American English and English around the world.
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Mastering Business CommunicationL. A. WOOLCOTT and W. R. UNWIN are established authors of communication books for business. They were both Senior Lecturers at Windsor and Maidenhead College, England, for many years and have considerable teaching and business experience.
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Key Concepts in LeisureLeisure studies encompasses the broadest range of leisure and sports pursuits and marries management, administration and sports, as well as customer service. Key Concepts in Leisure presents an indispensable guide to the key themes and concepts in this rapidly developing, fast-paced and demanding industry.
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Key Concepts in Drama and PerformanceAn inspirational, clear and comprehensive guide to Drama, Theatre and Performance, this book enables the reader to acquire and understand a vocabulary for discussion and critical thinking on all aspects on its subject. Grouped under the general headings of Textual, Performance, Production, Staging and Critical the clear explanations of the concepts support students in their practical and theoretical explorations ...
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A History of the United StatesThis established introductory text provides a lucid, authoritative account of the course of American history, discussing political, social, economic and cultural developments. In this revised and updated new edition, Jenkins discusses the Obama presidency, the economic crisis and recent environmental issues.
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A History of the British IslesJeremy Black's vigorous and fascinating study tells the story of a group of islands, their peoples, and their remarkable impact on the rest of the world. From the earliest pre-history right up to the present day, this stirring account describes the astonishingly varied stages through which the British Isles have passed to achieve their current identity. Unlike most other texts, 'A History of the British Isles' ...
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Business Information SystemsThis book presents a comprehensive introduction to information systems for business and/or management students, leading to coherent, integrated understanding of the subject and a strong foundation in theory. It is focused specifically on the needs of business/management students, shorter and cheaper than many other intro texts, but still comprehensive. It builds up understanding incrementally, tells a coherent ...
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Business Degree SuccessThis is a practical skills guide for those studying business and management-related subjects at undergraduate level. Written in a one-to-one style, the book helps students prepare effectively for assignments, presentations, examinations and dissertations, interweaving both business studies and the real workings of business.
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Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and MoreThis handy guide shows students how to get the most out of using the internet and internet technology. Areas covered include: web 2.0 technology (wikis, blogs, Podcasts and RSS) that students may encounter at university, good web practice (netiquette, tagging, online writing) and using external resources (citeulike, Google scholar and del.ici.ous).
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Mastering Employee DevelopmentThis text is designed as a clear and concise introduction to employee development. Many people, in both human resource and general management positions, have little idea of what employee development is or should be. This book addresses this specific issue and is an introduction for those who wish either to understand the subject in general or develop their expertise and understanding further.
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Legal TheoryWhy do some rules have the status of law while others do not? Is law simply a matter of rules anyway? What is justice? Legal Theory asks questions such as these and explains some of the answers that legal theorists have given over the ages, from Ancient Greece to the present day.
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Language Testing: Theories and PracticesLanguage Testing: Theories and Practices offers, a coherent overview of some of the key issues currently dominating the language testing profession. By bringing together a large group of authors from across the world who are actively engaged in language testing in different ways, from the practitioner to the academic, the book succeeds in highlighting a number of central ideas, the interpretation of which is ...
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Study Skills Connected: Using Technology to Support Your StudiesEngaging, accessible and practical, this book helps students to get the most out of new technologies to enhance their learning practices, engage with their studies and improve their study skills. Covering a broad range of topics, it encourages a reflective perspective on e-learning resources.
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The Student's Guide to Writing: Spelling, Punctuation and GrammarAimed at students wishing to improve their writing skills, this guide deals with the key basics of grammar, punctuation and spelling while also showing students how to construct a sentence, how to build a paragraph and how to structure an essay. This third edition includes an expanded 'Spot the Mistake' section.
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Nicole Kidman'Nicole Kidman' explores the volatile position of stars in contemporary global media production via a case study of the star. It examines the way that Nicole Kidman's career traverses a number of tensions, including: local (Australian) and global; star/actor/celebrity; blockbuster and art cinema; personal life and public identity. It offers detailed analysis of her career trajectory, key films and performances, ...
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The Mature Student's Guide to WritingThrough its use of conversational and supportive tones, this popular guide puts readers at ease, assisting the transition to academic study. With clear explanations, summaries and exercises, it is an invaluable companion for the mature student. This third edition has much new content including a new chapter on writing a dissertation proposal.
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Elizabeth TaylorElizabeth Taylor was one of the major film stars of the twentieth century, embodying all the glamour and allure of Hollywood stardom. Yet her achievements as an actress have often been overshadowed by her beauty and tumultuous life off-screen.
To redress this imbalance, Susan Smith offers an illuminating study of Elizabeth Taylor's work in film, exploring her fascinating trajectory from child to adult star. ...
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The Exam Skills Handbook: Achieving Peak PerformanceThe Exam Skills Handbook provides an easy-to-follow set of strategies and techniques that build to a plan for achieving your best possible exam performance. It provides practical step-by-step guidance in long-term planning for optimal performance through to last minute revision strategies. As well as its original series of 'ready-made' revision sessions, it provides checklists, structured reflections, and a ...
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Mastering Human Resource ManagementMastering Human Resource Management provides an authoritative and accessible guide to this dynamic and fascinating topic. Fully up-to-date, this book encompasses all aspects of the most recent UK and European legislation and case law.
Ideal as a valuable study text for the personnel management student, for quick reference by the busy manager or as a problem solver for the interested employee. It takes the reader ...
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The Undergraduate Research HandbookThis is a practical, lively, research-informed undergraduate text offering experience, evidence based ideas, advice and information. It provides students with models, tasks and activities to enable them to think through, plan, action, write-up and present their research. It helps to develop ideas, research questions, creative thinking and systematic research practices that will enable students to produce high ...
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Key Concepts in Contemporary LiteratureKey Concepts in Contemporary Literature offers a comprehensive overview of the literature and critical debates of the period since 1945. Setting texts in their historical, political and cultural contexts, it demonstrates how literature has dealt with and been shaped by the changing face of the modern world. Divided into three clear sections, the volume serves to introduce the significant literary movements, ...
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E-learning SkillsIncluding new material on blogs, wikis, podcasts and e-portfolios, the second edition reflects the increasing number of e-learning courses. This practical, flexible text helps students enhance and develop their existing skills whether they are a distance learner, or at an institution which has e-learning integrated into their programmes.
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Dictionary of Finance, Investment and BankingThe Palgrave Macmillan Dictionary of Finance, Investment and Banking is an authoritative and comprehensive reference book covering the essential terminology of the international financial marketplace. This dictionary provides concise and rigorous definitions of over 5,000 terms commonly used in the financial industry, covering the disciplines of accounting, banking, corporate finance, investment management and ...
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Mastering e-Business'Mastering e-business' is a solid introduction to the development, positioning and strategic viability of e-business within contemporary society. The book critically examines e-business from both organizational and individual perspectives, delivering fresh insight into this emerging subject area. 'Mastering e-business' focuses on key management, business, marketing and strategic issues. Moreover, it aims to ...
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China's Management RevolutionAs one of the world's largest economies China is facing many unique management challenges in the wake of the financial crisis. The future presents many opportunities for growth and commerce but new management skills must be developed to cope with these issues.
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Economics for BusinessEconomics for Business is a rigorous introductory text, full of international examples and cases enabling students to grasp complex economic theory and understand its relevance in real-world business scenarios. Students will enjoy the clarity and wit of the writing style and benefit from the quirky learning features and illustrations.
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Key Concepts in Creative WritingA comprehensive writers' guide to the terminology used across the creative writing industries and in the major literary movements. Packed with practical tips for honing writing skills and identifying opportunities for publication and production, it also explains the workings of publishing houses, literary agencies and producing theatres.Featuring key terms and definitions, an overview of styles, genres, and ...
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Key Concepts in Criminology and Criminal JusticeThe book provides an accessible guide to the major concepts, terminology, theories, processes and agencies that concern those in the field of criminology and criminal justice. Arranged alphabetically and providing comprehensive explanations, the volume also acts as an important point of reference and revision aid.
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Study Skills for International PostgraduatesDestined to become a life saver for international students everywhere, this book provides clear, comprehensive guidance for students embarking on postgraduate study at a western university. Helping to maximise your chances of academic success, topics include challenges such as critical thinking, research, writing and speaking skills.
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A History of PolandThe turbulent history of Poland has long attracted international interest. In this wide-ranging survey, Anita J. Prazmowska explores the story of Poland from early settlements, through to the emergence of the Kingdom of Poland, the loss of independence and its eventual re-acquisition after the First World War, and ends with an assessment of the present day state. A History of Poland is a lucid examination of ...
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Contemporary EuropeThe second edition of this very successful textbook updates and expands its coverage of the many facets of life in Europe in the new century. It retains the strengths of the first edition with its focus on both East and West but expands its coverage of the themes of convergence and divergence, and includes a new chapter on the European Economy. It asks "what is Europe" and "where is Europe going?" and challenges ...
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How to Write Your Undergraduate DissertationExamining each essential stage of research and writing a dissertation, this book teaches students across all disciplines how to generate ideas and develop them into original research projects. It clearly explains the best way of planning and conducting research using qualitative and quantitative techniques and primary and secondary material; enabling the student to successfully plan and write a clear and concise dissertation.
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Language and StyleInspired by Exploring the Language of Poems, Plays and Prose, Mick Short's classic introduction to stylistics, Language and Style represents the state-of-the-art in literary stylistics and encompasses the full breadth of current research in the discipline. Written by leading scholars in the field, chapters cover a variety of methodological and analytical approaches, from traditional qualitative analysis to more ...
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MacroeconomicsFully updated and revised, the second edition of this core textbook integrates models with real world examples, so the relevance of the theoretical concept is clear throughout.
Seven Ways of Looking at LanguageFrom the publication of Noam Chomsky's revolutionary Syntactic Structures in 1957, to the counter-revolutions that followed, linguistics has seen many fashions over the years. With new ideas and discoveries constantly challenging the ways we look at language, Ronald Macaulay provides a brief and lively introduction to some of the different approaches linguists have taken to the study of language in all its complexity. ...
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Sports LawThe Palgrave Macmillan Law Masters series is a long-running and successful list of titles offering clear, concise and authoritative guides to the main subject areas, written by experienced and respected authors. Sports Law provides a comprehensive overview of the ways in which the law has impacted on how sport is played, administered and consumed. The author writes in a clear and engaging manner, tracing the ...
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All's Well That Ends WellA fresh new edition of Shakespeare's ambiguous, bittersweet fairy tale, developed by and for the RSC, includes new interviews with acclaimed directors Gregory Doran and Stephen Fried, and actor Guy Henry, looks at specific productions in the play's history, and an illuminating introduction by acclaimed scholar Jonathan Bate.
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Authoring a PhDAuthoring a Ph.D. Thesis involves having creative ideas, working out how to organize them, writing up from plans, upgrading text, and finishing it speedily and to a good standard. It also involves being examined and getting work published. This book provides a huge range of ideas and suggestions to help Ph.D. candidates cope with both the intellectual issues involved and the practical difficulties of organizing ...
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Critical Thinking Skills: Developing Effective Analysis and ArgumentThe second edition of this leading guide helps students to develop reflective thinking skills, improve their critical analysis and construct arguments more effectively. Written by Stella Cottrell, leader in the field with over 1/2 million book sales to date, this text breaks down a complex subject into easily understood blocks, providing easy-to-follow, step-by-step explanations and practice activities to develop ...
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CymbelineA fresh new edition of Shakespeare's magical late play, developed by and for the RSC, includes new interviews with acclaimed directors Dominic Cooke and Emma Rice, looks at specific productions in the play's history, and an illuminating introduction to the play by acclaimed scholar Jonathan Bate.
Developments in Russian Politics"Developments in Russian Politics 7 "brings together a tightly-edited set of specially-commissioned chapters to provide a broad-ranging assessment of the Putin legacy and continuities and change under Medvedev. Clearly and accessibly written, it will remain the first-choice introduction to politics in the world's largest state.
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Humanity 2.0Social thinkers in all fields are faced with one unavoidable question: what does it mean to be 'human' in the 21st century? As definitions between what is 'animal' and what is 'human' break down, and as emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and nano - and bio - technologies develop, accepted notions of humanity are rapidly evolving. Humanity 2.0is an ambitious and groundbreaking book, offering ...
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Key Concepts in InnovationA comprehensive glossary of the major terms and concepts that characterize innovation, covering specific areas such as product development, creativity, finance and policy. Making complex terminology clear, it is ideal for both students and practitioners in the field.
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PR Today: The Authoritative Guide to Public RelationsWhether you're a student of public relations, someone who hopes to break into one of today's most popular growth industries or someone who wants or needs to understand PR better, this book is for you. PR Today is a new and comprehensive guide to public relations, spanning all aspects of PR work, from fashion to government and from celebrity PR to corporate communications and digital PR. It combines essential, ...
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Presentation Skills for Students"Presentation Skills for Students "is a practical, accessible guide for all students in further or higher education. It discusses speaking effectively in seminars, tutorials and formal presentations and helps with career research including a practical step-by-step guide to a successful job interview. Regular checklists and the friendly down-to-earth style make this an ideal reference tool.The second edition: ...
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Screen Epiphanies: Filmmakers on the Films That Inspired Them"What I remember was that it was the first time a piece of fiction had had such a devastating emotional effect on me. A lot of children remember seeing cartoons, Pinocchio or Bambi or something that breaks their heart. I remember seeing The Blue Angel and it breaking my heart. It was the first time I realised there was an adult world - that adults could damage each other or destroy each other emotionally. It ...
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Studying LawConcise and engaging, this book provides students of law with the fundamental knowledge, skills and techniques required to succeed on their course. Essential reading for both specialists and students on inter-disciplinary courses, the new edition incorporates changes resulting from the Treaty of Lisbon and the creation of the Supreme Court.
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The European Union as a Small PowerThe post-Cold War is drawing to a close. For the first time since 1945 Europe is about to experience the centrifugal forces of multipolarity. It does so after two decades of intense institution with a collective presence in the shape of the European Union. Asle Toje asks the question, what place will the EU take in a multipolar global order? In examining the historical forces that converged in the post-war integration ...
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The Shakespeare Thefts: In Search of the First FoliosThe first edition of Shakespeare's collected works, the First Folio, published in 1623, is one of the most valuable books in the world and has historically proven to be an attractive target for thieves. Of the 160 First Folios listed in a census of 1902, 14 were subsequently stolen-and only two of these were ever recovered. In his efforts to catalog all these precious First Folios, renowned Shakespeare scholar ...
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The Two Gentlemen of Verona""They do not love that do not show their love."" Two Gentlemen of Verona " " Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of the classic comedy of courtship and delicious rivalry. THIS VOLUME ALSO INCLUDES MORE THAN A HUNDRED PAGES OF EXCLUSIVE FEATURES: - an original Introduction to "Two Gentlemen of Verona" - incisive scene-by-scene synopsis and analysis with ...
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Titus Andronicus and Timon of Athens: Two Classical PlaysFrom the Royal Shakespeare Company - a fresh new edition of two of Shakespeare's classical plays.
This book includes:
- Illuminating introductions to Titus Andronicus and Timon of Athens by award-winning scholar Jonathan Bate;
- The two plays - with clear explanatory notes on each page;
- Helpful scene-by-scene analyses and key facts about both plays;
- An introduction to Shakespeare's career and the Elizabethan ...
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TortsThe Palgrave Macmillan Law Masters series is a long-running and successful list of titles offering clear, concise and authoritative guides to the main subject areas, written by experienced and respected authors. The previous editions of Torts were highly regarded for their clarity of explanation and engaging writing style, and this new fourth edition fully retains each of these qualities. The text has been extensively ...
Mastering Advanced English LanguageWritten primarily for AS and A-Level English courses, but of interest to university students on related courses, this book is designed to make an intuitive understanding of language explicit. By focusing on language use in different contexts, it encourages an investigative and interpretative approach. It provides the core theoretical knowledge required for tackling a wide range of tasks and aims to develop awareness ...
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Key Concepts in LawLegal terminology need not be intimidating, difficult and obscure. This book provides an ideal introduction to the meaning of the core vocabulary which confronts anyone approaching the study of Law for the first time. A particular feature is its explanation of how Latin words and phrases should be pronounced, as well as what they mean.
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Mastering CommunicationFully revised and updated, this new edition is essential reading for anyone wanting to improve their communication skills and knowledge of how communication works in organisations. Reflecting developments in information technology, communication research and twenty-first business practice, the text offers a significant contribution to the subject.
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Key Concepts in MarketingKey Concepts in Marketing is one of a range of comprehensive glossaries with entries arranged alphabetically for easy reference. All major concepts, terms, theories and theorists are incorporated and cross-referenced. Additional reading and internet research opportunities are identified. More complex terminology is made clearer with numerous diagrams and illustrations. With over 600 key terms defined, the book ...
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Mastering Public Relations"Mastering Public Relations" takes a strategic management approach to exploring this complex and critical dimension of management and planning. This wide-ranging, detailed and highly readable insight into public relations includes multiple case studies and examples to provide a well-balanced interpretation of both theory and practice. The second edition has been revised throughout to include expanded sections ...
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Business LawThis text is an accurate and to-the-point summary of the major areas of law relating to business and is a great companion for students on business law and commercial law courses. Accurate and to-the-point summaries of the major areas of law pertaining to business, make this a great companion for law students and lawyers intending to practice in a commercial environment. It is built upon thirty years of teaching ...
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Key Concepts in TourismThis book provides an accessible and comprehensive guide to the major themes, concepts, terms and theorists encountered by students of Tourism. Concepts are listed alphabetically and cross-referenced for ease of use. Tables and figures complement the text, and to help explain complex terminology.
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Key Concepts in Information and Communication TechnologyInformation and Communication Technology (ICT) is the synergy between computers and communication devices and forms an important part of the modern world. ICT features in more and more courses as its use expands beyond computing and information systems into other areas of study. Key Concepts in Information and Communication Technology is a comprehensive glossary with entries arranged alphabetically. It is designed ...
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Key Concepts in Language and LinguisticsAn invaluable glossary of significant language and linguistic terms and concepts designed for students of English Language and Linguistics. The book also provides a very useful overview of the subject as well as covering principal figures in linguistic criticism and their contribution to the subject.
Organized into the core subject areas of language and linguistics, it enables the reader to contextualize each ...
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Key Concepts in International Business"Key Concepts in International Business" is one of a range of comprehensive glossaries with entries arranged alphabetically for easy reference. All major concepts, terms, theories and theorists are incorporated and cross-referenced. Additional reading and Internet research opportunities are identified. More complex terminology is made clearer with numerous diagrams and illustrations. With over 500 key terms ...
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Key Concepts in ManagementKey Concepts in Management is one of a range of comprehensive glossaries with entries arranged alphabetically for easy reference. All major concepts, terms, theories and theorists are incorporated and cross-referenced. Additional reading and Internet research opportunities are identified. More complex terminology is made clearer with numerous diagrams and illustrations. With over 500 key terms defined, the book ...
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Key Concepts in Business PracticeKey Concepts in Business Practice is one of a range of comprehensive glossaries with entries arranged alphabetically for easy reference. All major concepts, terms, theories and theorists are incorporated and cross-referenced. Additional reading and Internet research opportunities are identified. More complex terminology is made clearer with numerous diagrams and illustrations. With over 500 key terms defined, ...
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Mastering Modern German History 1864-1990Mastering Modern German History 1864-1990 addresses the key political, social and economic developments in German history from 1864, to unification, through to the collapse of the Berlin Wall and re-unification. Completely accessible and written in an engaging and lucid style, this text provides students with an in-depth look at Germany and its complex past.
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Mastering the Novels of Jane AustenMastering the Novels of Jane Austen is the ideal companion for anyone studying the works of this endearing literary figure. An engaging account of the six most-read Austen novels, this book captures the imagination with its fresh and lively approach.
- Provides a detailed critique of Northanger Abbey, Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, and Persuasion
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Mastering Modern European History 2nd rev. edMastering Modern European History traces the development of Europe from the French Revolution to the present day. Political, diplomatic and socio-economic strands are woven together and supported by a wide range of pictures, maps, graphs and questions. Documentary extracts are included throughout to encourage the reader to question the nature and value of various types of historical evidence. The second edition ...
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