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  • Management des ressources humainesby Michel Ferrary

    Dunod 2014; Not Available

    Les ressources humaines sont aujourd?hui au coeur du modèle économique des organisations . Elles représentent à la fois une ressource stratégique, un coût de production et un risque opérationnel. La gestion des ressources humaines s?inscrit dans un marché du travail dont les mécanismes influencent les choix de gestion de l?entreprise en matière... more...

  • The Chinese Maze Murdersby Robert van Gulik

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 13.00

    Poisoned plums, a cryptic scroll picture, passionate love letters, and a hidden murderer with a penchant for torturing and killing women lead Judge Dee to the heart of the Governor?s garden maze and the answers to three interwoven mysteries. The Chinese Maze Murders represents Robert van Gulik?s first venture into writing suspense novels after the... more...

  • The Willow Patternby Robert van Gulik

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 12.00

    Judge Dee has been appointed emergency governor of the plague- and drought-ridden Imperial City. As his guards help the city fend off a popular uprising, an aristocrat from one of the oldest families in China suffers an "accident" in a deserted mansion. In The Willow Pattern , the illustrious judge uses his trademark expertise to unravel the... more...

  • Judge Dee at Workby Robert van Gulik

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 12.00

    The eight short stories in Judge Dee at Work cover a decade during which the judge served in four different provinces of the T?ang Empire. From the suspected treason of a general in the Chinese army to the murder of a lonely poet in his garden pavilion, the cases here are among the most memorable in the Judge Dee series. more...

  • The Emperor's Pearlby Robert van Gulik

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 12.00

    It all begins on the night of the Poo-yang dragonboat races in 699 A.D.: a drummer in the leading boat collapses, and the body of a beautiful young woman turns up in a deserted country mansion.  There, Judge Dee?tribunal magistrate, inquisitor, and public avenger?steps in to investigate the murders and return order to the Tang Dynasty.  ... more...

  • The Haunted Monasteryby Robert van Gulik

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 12.00

    Judge Dee and his entourage, seeking refuge from a mountain storm, become trapped in a Taoist monastery, where the Abbott Jade mysteriously dies after delivering an ecstatic sermon. The monks call it a supernatural experience, but the judge calls it murder. Recalling the allegedly accidental deaths of three young women in the same monastery, Judge... more...

  • Necklace and Calabashby Robert van Gulik

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 15.00

    Brought back into print in the 1990s to wide acclaim, re-designed new editions of Robert van Gulik's Judge Dee Mysteries are now available. Written by a Dutch diplomat and scholar during the 1950s and 1960s, these lively and historically accurate mysteries have entertained a devoted following for decades. Set during the T'ang dynasty,... more...

  • The Lacquer Screenby Robert van Gulik

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 15.00

    Early in his career, Judge Dee visits a senior magistrate who shows him a beautiful lacquer screen on which a scene of lovers has been mysteriously altered to show the man stabbing his lover. The magistrate fears he is losing his mind and will murder his own wife. Meanwhile, a banker has inexplicably killed himself, and a lovely lady has allowed Dee's... more...

  • Murder in Cantonby Robert van Gulik

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 15.00

    Brought back into print in the 1990s to wide acclaim, re-designed new editions of Robert van Gulik's Judge Dee Mysteries are now available. Written by a Dutch diplomat and scholar during the 1950s and 1960s, these lively and historically accurate mysteries have entertained a devoted following for decades. Set during the T'ang dynasty,... more...

  • Poets and Murderby Robert van Gulik

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 12.00

    Judge Dee, the master detective of seventh-century China, sets out to solve a puzzling double murder and discovers complex passions lurking beneath the placid surface of academic life. A mild-mannered student is rumored to have been slain by a fox-demon, while a young dancer meets her death as she dresses to perform for the magistrate's illustrious... more...