Author: Eckart Köhne
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: ancient, rome, spectacle, power, caesars, gladiators
Number of Pages: 166
Published: 2000-12-15
ISBN-10: 0520227980
ISBN-13: 9780520227989

Bread and circuses were what the Romans demanded of their emperors, and for more than 500 years spectacular events in amphitheaters, circuses, and theaters were the most important leisure activities of the masses in all parts of the Roman empire. In Rome itself, public holidays featuring magnificent and costly shows occupied more than half the year. Comedies and tragedies, pantomimes and bawdy folk plays were staged in the theaters, while in the arena of the Colosseum, opened in a.d. 80, gladiators fought in pairs or with wild animals to satisfy the blood lust of the crowd, and hundreds of tho

Author: Charles F. Haanel
Publisher: Arc Manor LLC
Keywords: system, key, master
Number of Pages: 161
Published: 2008-08
ISBN-10: 1604502703
ISBN-13: 9781604502701

Complete text with full set of Haanel's Questions Answers after each chapter. The Book that will not only leave you 'feeling' good, but also 'thinking' good. In The Master Key System, presented as a series of twenty-four lessons, Charles Haanel discusses everything from how to feel healthy to how to become wealthy. One of the great classics of all times with millions sold world-wide and rumored to be what inspired Bill Gates to leave Harvard and start Microsoft.

Author: Charles W. Freeman, Jr.
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: dictionary, diplomat
Number of Pages: 616
Published: 1994-11-01
ISBN-10: 0788125664
ISBN-13: 9780788125669

This dictionary grew out of the experiences, readings, & reflections of a career diplomat well versed in the arts of persuasion, diplomacy, & discretion, & tested during times of crisis. An invaluable storehouse for those called upon to serve as mediator, negotiator, governmental officers or business leaders. During his many years of foreign service, the author collected many fragments of classic wisdom, cautionary advice, urbane observations, & witty insights on the art of diplomacy from numerous cultures & eras, often translating them from the original languages himself. Extensive bibliograp

Author: Susan M. Lark
Publisher: Silverback Books
Keywords: health, glowing, beauty, super, diet, naked, balanced, papayas
Number of Pages: 216
Published: 2006-01-31
ISBN-10: 1596370017
ISBN-13: 9781596370012

Nearly two-thirds of American women are overweight and unhealthy! Why? Because they eat too much processed sugars, empty calories, and saturated fats, and not enough fresh fruits and vegetables. In other words, their pH balance is totally out of wack. World renowned physician and author of the popular "Lark Letter" newsletter, Dr. Lark's latest book Eat Papayas Naked provides an easy plan for women to bring their bodies into proper pH balance. Starting out with an informative overview of what overly acidic or a high-alkaline producer means and how your body reacts to different kinds of foods,

Author: Mark Nelson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: myths, reality, backlogs, dna, sense, making
Number of Pages: 20
Published: 2010
ISBN-10: 1437941176
ISBN-13: 9781437941173

Federal funding made available by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) through the DNA Initiative helped state and local governments significantly increase the capacity of their DNA laboratories between 2005 and 2008. At the same time, the demand for DNA testing continues to outstrip the capacity of crime laboratories to process these cases. This report addresses the issue that crime laboratories are processing more cases than ever before, but their expanded capacity has not been able to meet the increased demand. The report examines what a backlog is and how backlogs can be reduced. Charts

Author: Diane Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: handbook, helicopter, basic
Number of Pages: 120
Published: 1995-07
ISBN-10: 0788119796
ISBN-13: 9780788119798

Technical manual for applicants who are preparing for their private, commercial, or flight instructor pilot certificates with a helicopter rating. Also could be aid in training students. Contains detailed coverage of helicopter aerodynamics, performance, and flight performance. Includes items such as weather, navigation, radio navigation, and communications. 81 charts and tables.

Author: Hennie van Greuning
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: risk, corporate, governance, financial, assessing, framework, managing, banking, analyzing
Number of Pages: 388
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 0821354183
ISBN-13: 9780821354186

'Analyzing Banking Risk (2nd edition)' provides a comprehensive overview of topics dealing with the assessment, analysis, and management of financial risks in banking. This book focuses on risk-management principles and stresses that key players in the corporate governance process are accountable for managing the different dimensions of financial risk.This second edition remains faithful to the objectives of the original publication ('Analyzing Banking Risk'). A significant new addition is the inclusion of chapters on the management of the treasury function and management of a stable liquidity
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