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- Thorogood Publishing 1999; US$ 19.95
Sales effectiveness is a key issue in businesses that deploy sales teams because of high salary and wage costs. This guide shows how to manage time more effectively, plan and monitor performance, develop the customer base and track progress. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
The Hellenistic era witnessed the overlap of antiquity?s two great Western civilizations, the Greek and the Roman. This was the epoch of Alexander?s vast expansion of the Greco-Macedonian world, the rise and fall of his successors? major dynasties in Egypt and Asia, and, ultimately, the establishment of Rome as the first Mediterranean superpower. ... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
Until recently, popular biographers and most scholars viewed Alexander the Great as a genius with a plan, a romantic figure pursuing his vision of a united world. His dream was at times characterized as a benevolent interest in the brotherhood of man, sometimes as a brute interest in the exercise of power. Green, a Cambridge-trained classicist who... more...
- University of California Press 2008; US$ 36.95 US$ 29.56
A lively combination of scholarship and unorthodoxy makes these studies in ancient history and literature unusually rewarding. Few of the objects of conventional admiration gain much support from Peter Green (Pericles and the "democracy" of fifth-century Athens are treated to a very cool scrutiny) but he has a warm regard for the real virtues of antiquity... more...
- University of California Press 1996; US$ 31.95 US$ 25.56
This is a reissue, with a new introduction and an update to the bibliography, of the original edition, published in 1970 as The Year of Salamis in England and as Xerxes at Salamis in the U.S. The long and bitter struggle between the great Persian Empire and the fledgling Greek states reached its high point with the extraordinary Greek victory... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 11.99
During the final days of the Second World War, for 900 Allied officers, held by the Germans in Oflag IX A/H and Oflag IX A/Z, freedom was still a world away. Marched east by their captors, away from the liberating American forces, March and April 1945 was a time of great trials, at the mercy of vengeful Nazis and Allied air raids. Amongst their number... more...
- CRC Press 2005; US$ 145.95
Kinetics, Transport, and Structure in Hard and Soft Materials is the only single reference that discusses the connection between structure and mechanisms of atomic or molecular transport in different classes of materials, from metals and semiconductors to network glasses, polymers and supercooled liquids. Divided into four parts, Part I begins... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 15.50
This collection of Ovid's poems deals with the whole spectrum of sexual desire, ranging from deeply emotional declarations of eternal devotion to flippant arguments for promiscuity. In the Amores, Ovid addresses himself in a series of elegies to Corinna, his beautiful, elusive mistress. The intimate and vulnerable nature of the poet revealed in these... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 16.91
Perhaps more than any other writer, Juvenal (c. AD 55-138) captures the splendour, the squalor and the sheer energy of everyday Roman life. In The Sixteen Satires he evokes a fascinating world of whores, fortune-tellers, boozy politicians, slick lawyers, shameless sycophants, ageing flirts and downtrodden teachers. A member of the traditional land-owning... more...
- Wiley 2005; US$ 132.95 US$ 115.22
"This book is especially welcome because of the scholarship and thoughtfulness evident throughout." —Dr Peter Reder, Child Psychiatrist, London How do child protection professionals and courts make judgments on whether serious injuries to infants are due to abuse? If injuries are considered to be the result of abuse, in what circumstances... more...