Celebrating 20 years of Kabuki, this is the second volume in a complete set of the entire critically acclaimed Kabuki series in large oversize Library editions. This edition collects the Kabuki volumes: Skin Deep and Metamorphosis. Isolated and psychologically tormented, Kabuki's only friend is found in a mystery woman who sends her handwritten notes folded into origami animals. Featuring a total of 12 separate issues and collected with loads of extras, this is the next great edition that fans of Mack and Kabuki have been waiting for.
The ever-evolving nature of accountant and emphasis on professional accountability means that all busness professionals need to ensure they are up-to-date with the latest developments.This latest revision of CIMA's Official Terminology addresses this need defining relevant terms used in today's business environment.Official Terminology clarifies the language of business to CIMA memebers and other professional accountants and is a useful glossary for CIMA students.It provides insight into current business techniques and practices for academic researchers.All the revisions in this extensively updated edition are based on the experiences of real management accountants, guaranteeing that each term accurately reflects what is happening in today's business world
Following in the footsteps of DK's bestselling adult title Animal, which sold in excess of 2 million copies, Animals: A Visual Encyclopedia reveals the wonders of the animal kingdom to a younger readership. Structured by animal group with separate entries for every notable type of animal, from ants and aardvarks to wasps and wallabies Fact files provide key information on behavior, distribution, diet, and conservation issues Action photography reveals wild animals interacting in their native habitats and puts natural behavior in context Highlights animals most likely to fire the imagination of young minds: the deadliest, the largest, the friendliest, the fastest, and the downright strangest
New viral diseases are emerging continuously. Viruses adapt to new environments at astounding rates. Genetic variability of viruses jeopardizes vaccine efficacy. For many viruses mutants resistant to antiviral agents or host immune responses arise readily, for example, with HIV and influenza.These variations are all of utmost importance for human and animal health as they have prevented us from controlling these epidemic pathogens. This book focuses on the mechanisms that viruses use to evolve, survive and cause disease in their hosts. Covering human, animal, plant and bacterial viruses, it provides both the basic foundations for the evolutionary dynamics of viruses and specific examples of emerging diseases explained by the evolutionary flexibility of the viral agents that circulate in a continuously changing earth environment.* NEW to this edition - chapters on the molecular basis of copying fidelity of viral polymerases, methods to establish phylogenetic relationships among viruses, and the mechanisms of cellular RNA interference and editing functions as they affect virus evolution.* UNIQUE - combines theoretical concepts in evolution with detailed analyses of the evolution of important virus groups.* Bacterial, plant, animal and human viruses are compared regarding their interaction with their hosts.
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Pupils acquire English through play, music and Total Physical Response, providing them with a fun and dynamic learning experience. At Level 1 children learn to use English confidently through listening and speaking before they are taught to read and write in levels 2, 3 and 4. The course features a wide range of support materials for teachers, including a DVD with entertaining sketches and animated cartoon stories, presenting target language in an amusing and motivating way. The course comes with a set of illustrated story cards and flashcards to help children remember what they've learned.
This unique book integrates a large number of subjects in environmental studies and provides a realistic and objective evaluation of pollution as a price we pay for a modern economy. It focuses on the scientific assessment of environmental quality by developing a framework of principles that can be applied to any environmental problem. It addresses tactical issues for managers and government workers such as remediation, environmental monitoring, risk assessment, and management. It can be used by professionals as well as undergraduate students.* Emphasizes conceptual understanding of environmental impact, integrating the disciplines of biology, chemistry, and mathematics* Topics cover the fate and transport of contaminants; monitoring and remediation of pollution; sources and characteristics of pollution; and risk assessment and management* Includes color photos and diagrams, chapter questions and problems, and highlighted key words
* Author of high repute, both in academia and business * Clearly written, accessible and completely revised for investors, managers, advisors and students * Highly topical in today's challenging market conditionsThis book uniquely combines academic literature and practical experience to provide a straightforward and integrated view on global real estate investment for pension funds, other institutions and professionals, particularly in the UK. The book is divided into three sections. Part One describes the market, the industry and the investment vehicles available, as well as a performance history of UK real estate as an asset class. Part Two discusses the property investment process and the tools required to develop excellence in executing that process. Part Three provides material for debate about the likely changes over the short and medium term. Designed for practitioners facing the tough global market challenges, this book provides a fascinating read for fund managers, investors, banking staff, property advisors and students. * Author of high repute, both in academia and business * Clearly written, accessible and completely revised for investors, managers, advisors and students * Highly topical in today's challenging market conditions
Mary Jane's War by Joe B. Roles is a Civil War novel based upon a true story. Mary Jane's husband died from wounds received in The Battle of New Market during The Civil War. She took a pair mules and a wagon 120 miles over mountains and through enemy lines during the winter of 1865 to recover her husband's remains and bring them home to Monroe County WV for burial.
Business Vocabulary in Use Intermediate Second edition is for students and professionals looking to expand their business vocabulary. Bringing learners up-to-date with the language they need for business today, this book explains words and expressions and also provides practice of using the new language. This second edition reflects recent developments in technology, global relations and financial practice and covers a range of topics from Finance to Culture at Work. It also helps learners develop skills in key areas including Presentations, Meetings and Negotiations.
Merger Control Worldwide is a comprehensive, multi-contributor collection which sets out the details of every jurisdiction where a mechanism for merger control is in place. The second supplement provides an update on recent developments in the field and includes a comprehensive appraisal of a new jurisdiction, Singapore.
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