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The Conflict Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Obstacles, Adversaries, and Inner Struggles (Volume 1)

release date: Oct 12, 2021
The Conflict Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Obstacles, Adversaries, and Inner Struggles (Volume 1)
Every story starts with a character who is motivated by a need and has a goal that can resolve it. Whether their objective is to find a life partner, bring a killer to justice, overthrow a cruel regime, or something else, conflict transforms a story premise into something fresh. Physical obstacles, adversaries, moral dilemmas, deep-seated doubts and personal struggles…these not only block a character’s external progress, they become a gateway for internal growth. The right conflict will build tension and high stakes, challenge characters as they traverse their arcs, and most importantly, keep readers emotionally invested from beginning to end. Inside Volume 1 of The Conflict Thesaurus, you’ll find: * A myriad of conflict options in the form of relationship friction, failures and mistakes, moral dilemmas and temptations, pressure and ticking clocks, and no-win scenarios * An analysis of each scenario that maps out possible complications and catastrophes, internal struggles, and the stressful impacts on a character’s basic human needs * Guidance on using conflict to influence your protagonist''s character arc through opportunities for failure and success * Master class instruction on internal conflict: what it is, why it''s important, and how to incorporate it at the scene and story levels * Information about the role conflict plays in generating high stakes that are personally significant to the character, upping the tension for readers * A breakdown of the various adversaries your character might encounter along the way Don''t give your character a break. Keep the hits coming with a variety of obstacles that will force them to work harder to get what they want. With over 100 entries arranged in a user-friendly format, The Conflict Thesaurus is the guide you need to write intense and satisfying fiction readers won’t forget.

Reeds Channel Almanac 2022

release date: Aug 19, 2021
Reeds Channel Almanac 2022
The Reeds Channel Almanac covers the south coast of England from the Scilly Isles to Dover, the Channel Islands and northern France from Calais to L''Aberildut, offering cruising and racing yachtsmen ready access to essential navigation information by virtue of its clear layout and user friendly format. Completely updated for 2022, topics include seamanship, pilotage, tide tables, safety procedures, navigation tips, radio, lights, waypoints, weather forecast information, communications, Mayday and distress procedures - in fact everything the cruising yachtsman needs to know. The large type size and clear layout makes information easy to read even in adverse conditions. This handy volume is ideal for anyone cruising the length of the English Channel. Includes a free Reeds Marina Guide. Also available: free supplements of up-to-date navigation changes from January to June at: www.reedsnauticalalmanac.co.uk ''There are some things I would not go to sea without - Reeds is one of them.'' Sir Chay Blyth

Handbook on Diversity and Inclusion Indices

release date: Jul 31, 2021
Handbook on Diversity and Inclusion Indices
This Handbook on Diversity and Inclusion Indices critically examines many of the popular and frequently cited indices related to DEI benchmarking and progress tracking. The goal is to provide a better understanding of the indices’ construction, strengths and weaknesses, intended applications, contribution to research and progress towards diversity and equity goals.

Legal Doctrinal Scholarship

release date: Jul 31, 2021
Legal Doctrinal Scholarship
Providing a comprehensive account of the often-misunderstood area of legal doctrinal scholarship, this incisive book offers a novel framing for conceptual legal theory and the functions of conceptual theorising in legal studies. It explores the ways in which a doctrinally oriented legal theory may provide methodological support to legal scholars, arguing that making adequate sense of the rational reconstruction of law is pivotal in delivering such active support.

Handbook on HR Process Research

release date: Jul 31, 2021
Handbook on HR Process Research
This forward-thinking Handbook explores cutting-edge research on how employees within firms should be managed in order to increase their wellbeing and performance.

Old in the Knees but Young at Heart

release date: Jun 10, 2021
Old in the Knees but Young at Heart
As long as you have enthusiasm you radiate energy of young-hood. The story of our senior years is both interesting and fascinating. A lot can be said about the experiences we go through and the changes we observe. This book is a collection of short articles and essays about some aspects of life in general and old age in particular. Its goal is to delight readers and help them to see the positive aspects of the senior life. Topics included cover both serious and funny sides of growing old. Some topics are general, and others are basic lessons I learned while living in the Middle East, Europe, and North America. For the ease of reading, the articles are presented independently from one another whenever possible. Sources utilized are cited in the end of each article. Few related topics are also included for stimulation of worked-out minds.

Gemini 2022: Your Personal Horoscope

release date: May 27, 2021
Gemini 2022: Your Personal Horoscope
Your guide to the year 2022. This fantastic book includes month-by-month forecasts and all you need to know to find out what is in store for you in the year ahead. The only horoscope you’ll ever need.

England and the Orléans Monarchy

release date: May 20, 2021
England and the Orléans Monarchy
"England and the Orléans Monarchy" by John Hall. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Here, There and Everywhere

release date: May 20, 2021
Here, There and Everywhere
"Here, There and Everywhere" by Frederic Lord Hamilton. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Color Cement Handicraft

release date: May 19, 2021
Color Cement Handicraft
"Color Cement Handicraft" by Reta A. Lemos, Pedro J. Lemos. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Greater Greece and Greater Britain; and, George Washington, the Expander of England

release date: May 19, 2021
Greater Greece and Greater Britain; and, George Washington, the Expander of England
"Greater Greece and Greater Britain; and, George Washington, the Expander of England" by Edward A. Freeman. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Climbing on the Himalaya and Other Mountain Ranges

release date: May 19, 2021
Climbing on the Himalaya and Other Mountain Ranges
"Climbing on the Himalaya and Other Mountain Ranges" by Norman Collie. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Van Eyck

release date: May 18, 2021
Van Eyck
"Van Eyck" by J. Cyril M. Weale. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Comprehensive Guide To The Afp, A: Cases In Medicine And Surgery

release date: May 05, 2021
Comprehensive Guide To The Afp, A: Cases In Medicine And Surgery
The authors are three recent graduates from Imperial College London who have all secure their first choice AFP jobs in a highly competitive programme in London. During their time in preparing for the interview process, they found that resources were limited in the information the resources conveyed and guidance was based on information passed down from colleagues. Hence, the aim of this book is to not only explain the application process but also provides prospective applicants with a useful workbook presenting several mock scenarios to work through. The interview forms the biggest proportion of the marks allocated to a candidate application and hence is the key determinant in securing a job.

Rhetoric

release date: Apr 10, 2021
Rhetoric
"Rhetoric" by Aristotle (translated by John Henry Freese). Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Doing Data Science in R

release date: Mar 31, 2021
Doing Data Science in R
This approachable introduction to doing data science in R provides step-by-step advice on using the tools and statistical methods to carry out data analysis. Introducing the fundamentals of data science and R before moving into more advanced topics like Multilevel Models and Probabilistic Modelling with Stan, it builds knowledge and skills gradually. This book: Focuses on providing practical guidance for all aspects, helping readers get to grips with the tools, software, and statistical methods needed to provide the right type and level of analysis their data requires Explores the foundations of data science and breaks down the processes involved, focusing on the link between data science and practical social science skills Introduces R at the outset and includes extensive worked examples and R code every step of the way, ensuring students see the value of R and its connection to methods while providing hands-on practice in the software Provides examples and datasets from different disciplines and locations demonstrate the widespread relevance, possible applications, and impact of data science across the social sciences.

Research Handbook on Modern Legal Realism

release date: Mar 26, 2021
Research Handbook on Modern Legal Realism
This insightful Research Handbook provides a definitive overview of the New Legal Realism (NLR) movement, reaching beyond historical and national boundaries to form new conversations. Drawing on deep roots within the law-and-society tradition, it demonstrates the powerful virtues of new legal realist research and its attention to the challenges of translation between social science and law. It explores an impressive range of contemporary issues including immigration, policing, globalization, legal education, and access to justice, concluding with and examination of how different social science disciplines intersect with NLR.

Canada's Storytellers | Les grands écrivains du Canada

release date: Mar 24, 2021
Canada's Storytellers | Les grands écrivains du Canada
For over three-quarters of a century, the Governor General’s Literary Awards have been awarded annually in a variety of evolving categories. Fifteen Governors General have served as their patron. The impressive list continues to grow apace: between 1936 and 2018, the awards recognized 719 books in English and French and have been presented to 580 authors, illustrators, and translators. This beautifully illustrated bilingual compendium presents the biographies of all 580 award laureates, many accompanied by stunning archival portraits. This is the final instalment in Andrew Irvine’s remarkable and comprehensive research into what has become a touchstone of Canada’s literary culture. Together with Canada’s Best and The Governor General’s Literary Awards of Canada: A Bibliography, this work provides readers with a definitive overview of this literary prize. By itself, Canada’s Storytellers is an invaluable reading companion for anyone wanting to be introduced to many of our most influential authors, illustrators, and translators working in both French and English over the past decades. It belongs on the shelf of every enthusiast of Canadian literature. Bilingual edition.

Brandsplaining

release date: Feb 18, 2021
Brandsplaining
Girlboss. Wonder woman. Perfect mother. Feminist go-getter. If you thought misogynist marketing ended with #MeToo, think again. ''It''s high time we expose and remedy the pseudo-feminist marketing malarkey holding women back under the guise of empowerment'' Amanda Montell, author of Wordslut ________________ Brands profit by telling women who they are and how to be. Now they''ve discovered feminism and are hell bent on selling ''fempowerment'' back to us. But behind the go-girl slogans and the viral hash-tags has anything really changed? In Brandsplaining, Jane Cunningham and Philippa Roberts expose the monumental gap that exists between the women that appear in the media around us and the women we really are. Their research reveals how our experiences, wants and needs - in all forms - are ignored and misrepresented by an industry that fails to understand us. They propose a radical solution to resolve this once and for all: an innovative framework for marketing that is fresh, exciting, and - at last - sexism-free. ________________ ''If you think we''ve moved on from ''Good Girl'' to ''Go Girl'', think again!'' Professor Gina Rippon, author of The Gendered Brain ''An outrageously important book. Erudite, funny, and deeply engaging -- with no condescension or bullshit'' Dr Aarathi Prasad, author of Like A Virgin ''This book has the power to change the way we see the world'' Sophie Devonshire, CEO, The Marketing Society and author of Superfast

Linear Models with Python

release date: Feb 01, 2021
Linear Models with Python
Praise for Linear Models with R: This book is a must-have tool for anyone interested in understanding and applying linear models. The logical ordering of the chapters is well thought out and portrays Faraway’s wealth of experience in teaching and using linear models. ... It lays down the material in a logical and intricate manner and makes linear modeling appealing to researchers from virtually all fields of study. -Biometrical Journal Throughout, it gives plenty of insight ... with comments that even the seasoned practitioner will appreciate. Interspersed with R code and the output that it produces one can find many little gems of what I think is sound statistical advice, well epitomized with the examples chosen...I read it with delight and think that the same will be true with anyone who is engaged in the use or teaching of linear models. -Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Like its widely praised, best-selling companion version, Linear Models with R, this book replaces R with Python to seamlessly give a coherent exposition of the practice of linear modeling. Linear Models with Python offers up-to-date insight on essential data analysis topics, from estimation, inference and prediction to missing data, factorial models and block designs. Numerous examples illustrate how to apply the different methods using Python. Features: Python is a powerful, open source programming language increasingly being used in data science, machine learning and computer science. Python and R are similar, but R was designed for statistics, while Python is multi-talented. This version replaces R with Python to make it accessible to a greater number of users outside of statistics, including those from Machine Learning. A reader coming to this book from an ML background will learn new statistical perspectives on learning from data. Topics include Model Selection, Shrinkage, Experiments with Blocks and Missing Data. Includes an Appendix on Python for beginners. Linear Models with Python explains how to use linear models in physical science, engineering, social science and business applications. It is ideal as a textbook for linear models or linear regression courses.

WORDS FOR WARRIORS

release date: Jan 05, 2021
WORDS FOR WARRIORS
“For too long the Left has tried to silence the Right through a war on words. Understanding their tactics and what we can do about it is crucial. Sam Sorbo lays it all out.” — Sean Spicer, Host of Spicer&Co "Grab a copy and fight back!” — Eric Metaxas, New York Times bestselling author “Sam Sorbo knows words like I know MyPillows. Buy this book and get one for a friend.” — Mike Lindell, Founder and CEO of My Pillow, Inc “They’ve hijacked words and then try to use them against us. But we’re gonna take ’em back." — Sam Sorbo In Words for Warriors, with her trademark wit and intelligence, Sam Sorbo shows exactly how radical left-wingers have manipulated language to fit their own socialistic and anti-freedom agenda. Sam Sorbo is on a mission to reclaim today’s hot button/culture war words for all freedom-loving Americans. After hearing all the hatred spewing from ideologues, mainstream media, social justice warriors, and political hacks, Sam Sorbo was fed up: “I’m tired of their games, so I’m calling BS on them. It’s time to set the record straight, especially for the folks who are just trying to enjoy the lives the Lord gave them and want a few things explained in easy-to-understand prose.” Arranged in an accessible “A-Z” glossary style, readers can dip in to discover the real meanings behind the acronyms, words, and phrases that the toxic liberal left loves to force on the rest of us. From Ad hominem, antifa, and anarchy… To woke, wonk, and zeitgeist Mixed with the newly-coined concepts like covidiot, pizzagate, and TERF… Words for Warriors is a treasure trove of linguistic gymnastics the Democrats and other toxic lefties employ to further their anti-American agenda. Arm yourself with Words for Warriors, and fight back against political correctness that squashes real debate, free speech, and prosperity. As the culture war rages on, more and more Americans are unleashing their natural instinct to be a warrior for good over evil. They need to use Sam Sorbo’s brilliant book Words for Warriors." — Ted Nugent, Legendary Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist “A heavy message from a light-hearted emissary, this book simplifies the confusing world of Leftist politics.” — David Webb, SiriusXM Patriot Host and Fox News Contributor “Get Sam Sorbo’s essential book for all of your confused and misguided friends, and keep a copy for yourself! With its smart insights, wry humor and patriot spirit, you won’t want to put it down—and you’ll always want to have it at the ready.” — Monica Crowley, Bestselling Author of What the (Bleep) Just Happened?

Information

release date: Jan 19, 2021
Information
A landmark history that traces the creation, management, and sharing of information through six centuries Thanks to modern technological advances, we now enjoy seemingly unlimited access to information. Yet how did information become so central to our everyday lives, and how did its processing and storage make our data-driven era possible? This volume is the first to consider these questions in comprehensive detail, tracing the global emergence of information practices, technologies, and more, from the premodern era to the present. With entries spanning archivists to algorithms and scribes to surveilling, this is the ultimate reference on how information has shaped and been shaped by societies. Written by an international team of experts, the book''s inspired and original long- and short-form contributions reconstruct the rise of human approaches to creating, managing, and sharing facts and knowledge. Thirteen full-length chapters discuss the role of information in pivotal epochs and regions, with chief emphasis on Europe and North America, but also substantive treatment of other parts of the world as well as current global interconnections. More than 100 alphabetical entries follow, focusing on specific tools, methods, and concepts—from ancient coins to the office memo, and censorship to plagiarism. The result is a wide-ranging, deeply immersive collection that will appeal to anyone drawn to the story behind our modern mania for an informed existence. Tells the story of information’s rise from 1450 through to today Covers a range of eras and regions, including the medieval Islamic world, late imperial East Asia, early modern and modern Europe, and modern North America Includes 100 concise articles on wide-ranging topics: Concepts: data, intellectual property, privacy Formats and genres: books, databases, maps, newspapers, scrolls and rolls, social media People: archivists, diplomats and spies, readers, secretaries, teachers Practices: censorship, forecasting, learning, political reporting, translating Processes: digitization, quantification, storage and search Systems: bureaucracy, platforms, telecommunications Technologies: cameras, computers, lithography Provides an informative glossary, suggested further reading (a short bibliography accompanies each entry), and a detailed index Written by an international team of notable contributors, including Jeremy Adelman, Lorraine Daston, John-Paul Ghobrial, Earle Havens, Niv Horesh, Sarah Igo, Lauren Kassell, Pamela Long, David McKitterick, Elias Muhanna, Carla Nappi, Geoffrey Nunberg, Neil Safier, Haun Saussy, Erin Schreiner, Jacob Soll, Siva Vaidhyanathan, Alexandra Walsham, and many more.

Qualitative Research

release date: Jan 10, 2021
Qualitative Research
Qualitative Research: Analyzing Life, Second Edition presents a fresh approach to teaching and learning qualitative methods for social inquiry—one that focuses on analysis from the very beginning of the text. By exploring qualitative research through a unique analytic lens, then cumulatively elaborating on methods in each successive chapter, this innovative work cultivates a skill set and literacy base that prepares readers to work strategically with empirical materials in their own fieldwork. Johnny Saldaña and Matt Omasta combine clear, accessible writing and analytic insight to show that analysis, in its broadest sense, is a process undertaken throughout the entire research experience. The Second Edition provides a number of updates including more on digital materials and methods, including sentiment analysis of social media data, and ethics in social media research. Resources for instructors and students are available on a website to accompany the book at: https://edge.sagepub.com/saldanaomasta2e

Unbound

release date: Jan 01, 2021
Unbound
A hand-picked collection of travel photographs and inspirational life quotes for the journey ahead

The Genealogy of Morals

The Genealogy of Morals
A philosophical work by the famous German philosopher, scholar, philologist, poet and cultural critic Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, ''The Genealogy of Morals'' was first published in the year 1913. This essay explores the geneology of morals and ethics as a philosophy that overpowered the society.

Doing Visual Ethnography

release date: Jan 30, 2021
Doing Visual Ethnography
This book is the definitive guide to understanding and doing visual ethnography. Sarah Pink’s landmark text provides you with both the critical theoretical foundations and the creative tools and techniques you need to conduct your own visual ethnography. Covering the material and the digital, and tying key concepts and ideas to real world contexts throughout, this fully updated fourth edition: Provides clear and critical guidance on research planning and ethics Discusses new and emerging technologies, including digitally connected devices and wearable cameras. Introduces contemporary methods such as futures ethnography, distance ethnography, team ethnography, and the use of documentary. Explores the latest theory and practice in photographic and video ethnography. Shows you how visual ethnography can be applied, participatory, and even interventional. A milestone in visual and ethnographic research, this book is a must-have for students and researchers across the social sciences. It is an essential invitation, and companion, to doing impactful, creative, and critical visual research.

The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2021

release date: Dec 15, 2020
The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2021
#1 New York Times Bestseller! Get thousands of facts at your fingertips with this essential resource: business, the arts and pop culture, science and technology, U.S. history and government, world geography, sports, and so much more. The World Almanac® is America’s bestselling reference book of all time, with more than 83 million copies sold. For more than 150 years, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for school, library, business, and home. The 2021 edition of The World Almanac reviews the biggest events of 2020 and will be your go-to source for questions on any topic in the upcoming year. Praised as a “treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information” by The Wall Street Journal, The World Almanac and Book of Facts will answer all of your trivia needs effortlessly. Features include: 2020 Election Results: The World Almanac provides a comprehensive look at the entire 2020 election process, from the roller coaster of the early primaries to state and county presidential voting results and coverage of House, Senate, and gubernatorial races. 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic: A special section provides up-to-the-minute information about the world’s largest public health crisis in at least a century, providing information on what scientists know about the virus so far—and what still needs to be learned—along with an update on vaccine progress, statistical data and graphics, and useful practical measures for readers. World Almanac Editors'' Picks: Memorable Summer Olympic Moments: The World Almanac took a look back at past editions of the Olympic Summer Games to create a highlight reel of memorable moments to tide sports fans over until Tokyo in 2021. 2020—Top 10 News Topics: The editors of The World Almanac list the top stories that held the world''s attention in 2020. 2020—Year in Sports: Hundreds of pages of trivia and statistics that are essential for any sports fan, featuring complete coverage of the sports world’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a preview of the Olympic Games in Tokyo, and much more. 2020—Year in Pictures: Striking full-color images from around the world in 2020, covering news, entertainment, science, and sports. 2020—Offbeat News Stories: The World Almanac editors found some of the strangest news stories of the year. World Almanac Editors'' Picks: Time Capsule: The World Almanac lists the items that most came to symbolize the year 2020, from news and sports to pop culture. The World at a Glance: This annual feature of The World Almanac provides a quick look at the surprising stats and curious facts that define the changing world. Statistical Spotlight: This annual feature highlights statistics relevant to the biggest stories of the year. These data provide context to give readers a fresh perspective on important issues. Other New Highlights: Newly available statistics on how the COVID-19 pandemic and widespread shutdowns have affected businesses, air quality, employment, education, families’ living situations and access to food, and much more.

The bitter cry of outcast London

release date: Dec 08, 2020
The bitter cry of outcast London
"The bitter cry of outcast London" by London Congregational Union. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Orthodoxy

release date: Dec 08, 2020
Orthodoxy
"Orthodoxy" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

release date: Dec 08, 2020
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
"Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Samuel Langhorne Clemens. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement

release date: Dec 08, 2020
Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement
"Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement" by Parties to the Agreement. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Advanced Introduction to Legal Research Methods

release date: Oct 30, 2020
Advanced Introduction to Legal Research Methods
Written by Ernst Hirsch Ballin, this original Advanced Introduction uncovers the foundations of legal research methods, an area of legal scholarship distinctly lacking in standardisation. The author shows how such methods differ along critical, empirical, and fundamental lines, and how our understanding of these is crucial to overcoming crises and restoring trust in the law. Key topics include a consideration of law as a normative language and an examination of the common objects of legal research.

Practical Pottery

release date: Oct 27, 2020
Practical Pottery
Crafting Pottery for Daily Use #1 Bestseller in Pottery & Ceramics and Sculpture An introduction to pottery. It’s never too late to pick up a new hobby, especially when you have a guide this simple to get you started. Potter and entrepreneur Jon Schmidt coaxes us into the world of pottery with a promise that we do not have to know everything about the complicated chemistry behind making pottery to enjoy it! By taking us back to the basics, Schmidt offers an introduction to pottery and a guide to creating functional pieces, along with insights into the business side of creating and selling your art. Focus on functionality. While pottery pieces can be detailed and intricate, Schmidt finds the beauty in more practical pieces. From mugs to bowls, Schmidt shows us a host of functional pieces that we can create using our very own hands. As a coffee shop owner, Schmidt uses handmade items for everything. And, he uses this pottery book to demonstrate how we too can create beautiful pieces for daily use, and potentially profit from them. Endless ideas for beginners to experienced throwers. This is the book for those who have never wielded pottery tools, and those who consider themselves experts with the pottery wheel. Whichever category you fall into, you’ll find endless possibilities for making beautiful works of functioning art with your own hands. By offering an array of ideas and techniques, Schmidt’s book captures the interest of a wide audience of creatives like you. Dive into Practical Pottery and find: • A guide for getting started in pottery and ceramics that doesn’t require expensive equipment, clay, and glazes • Numerous tips and tricks for creating functional pottery, such as mugs, bowls, plates, teapots, beer steins, and more! • Projects that will push you to craft functional art and turn your work into bonus income Readers of Mastering Hand Building; Potter’s Bible; and Handbuilt, A Potter’s Guide will love Jon Schmidt’s Practical Pottery.

Life

release date: Oct 23, 2020
Life
LIFE INSIDE THE STORAGE BOX continues where I KEPT MY PROMISE left off. It’s OZZY’S personal journey on understanding his clients. It touches on: PSYCHO ONCOLOGY PSYCHO SOCIAL BEHAVIOR CHEMO BRAIN and FORGETFULNESS Through a HAIR REPLACEMENTS SPECIALIST PERSPECTIVE. Catering to clients losing their hair due to cancer or contemplating making negative decisions on their life while living with cancer. I HAD TO DIG DEEPER!

Voices From the Past

release date: Oct 08, 2020
Voices From the Past
In a treasure trove for history buffs, W.B. Marsh fleshes out the context behind famous quotations associated with each day of the year, sending us back and forth in history from the time of the Ancient Egyptians to the world we live in today. ‘You furnish the pictures, I’ll furnish the war.’ (25 April 1898) Newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst urges war artist Frederick Remington to stay in Cuba while Hearst publishes lurid tales of an imaginary conflict. ‘I am tasting the stars!’ (4 August 1693) The monk Dom Pérignon tests the result of his new techniques in the making of sparkling wine, and champagne is born. ‘I did not write it. God wrote it. I merely did his dictation.’ (20 March 1852) Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes Uncle Tom’s Cabin, the nineteenth century’s bestseller apart from the Bible. ‘From the sublime to the ridiculous is only a step.’ (18 October 1812) Napoleon’s all-conquering Grande Armée begins its slow and ignominious retreat from Moscow.

Björnstjerne Björnson, 1832-1910

release date: Sep 28, 2020
Björnstjerne Björnson, 1832-1910
Eight years ago, taking a bird''s-eye view of the mountain peaks of contemporary literature, and writing with particular reference to Björnson''s seventieth birthday, it seemed proper to make the following remarks about the most famous European authors then numbered among living men. If one were asked for the name of the greatest man of letters still living in the world, the possible claimants to the distinction would hardly be more than five in number. If it were a question of poetry alone, Swinburne would have to be named first, with Carducci for a fairly close second. But if we take literature in its larger sense, as including all the manifestations of creative activity in language, and if we insist, furthermore, that the man singled out for this preëminence shall stand in some vital relation to the intellectual life of his time, and exert a forceful influence upon the thought of the present day, the choice must rather be made among the three giants of the north of Europe, falling, as it may be, upon the great-hearted Russian emotionalist who has given us such deeply moving portrayals of the life of the modern world; or upon the passionate Norwegian idealist whose finger has so unerringly pointed out the diseased spots in the social organism, earning by his moral surgery the name of pessimist, despite his declared faith in the redemption of mankind through truth and freedom and love; or, perchance, upon that other great Norwegian, equally fervent in his devotion to the same ideals, and far more sympathetic in his manner of inculcating them upon his readers, who has just rounded out his scriptural tale of three score years and ten, and, in commemoration of the anniversary, is now made the recipient of such a tribute of grateful and whole-souled admiration as few men have ever won, and none have better deserved. It would be certainly invidious, and probably futile, to attempt a nice, comparative estimate of the services of these three men to the common cause of humanity; let us be content with the admission that Björnstjerne Björnson is primus inter pares, and make no attempt to exalt him at the expense of his great contemporaries. Writing now eight years later, at the time when Björnson''s death has plunged his country and the world in mourning, it is impressive to note that of the five men constituting the group above designated, Tolstoy alone survives to carry on the great literary tradition of the nineteenth century.

Anarchism and Other Essays

release date: Dec 02, 2015
Anarchism and Other Essays
Among the men and women prominent in the public life of America there are but few whose names are mentioned as often as that of Emma Goldman. Yet the real Emma Goldman is almost quite unknown. The sensational press has surrounded her name with so much misrepresentation and slander, it would seem almost a miracle that, in spite of this web of calumny, the truth breaks through and a better appreciation of this much maligned idealist begins to manifest itself. There is but little consolation in the fact that almost every representative of a new idea has had to struggle and suffer under similar difficulties. Is it of any avail that a former president of a republic pays homage at Osawatomie to the memory of John Brown? Or that the president of another republic participates in the unveiling of a statue in honor of Pierre Proudhon, and holds up his life to the French nation as a model worthy of enthusiastic emulation? Of what avail is all this when, at the same time, the LIVING John Browns and Proudhons are being crucified? The honor and glory of a Mary Wollstonecraft or of a Louise Michel are not enhanced by the City Fathers of London or Paris naming a street after themÑthe living generation should be concerned with doing justice to the LIVING Mary Wollstonecrafts and Louise Michels. Posterity assigns to men like Wendel Phillips and Lloyd Garrison the proper niche of honor in the temple of human emancipation; but it is the duty of their contemporaries to bring them due recognition and appreciation while they live. The path of the propagandist of social justice is strewn with thorns. The powers of darkness and injustice exert all their might lest a ray of sunshine enter his cheerless life. Nay, even his comrades in the struggleÑindeed, too often his most intimate friendsÑshow but little understanding for the personality of the pioneer. Envy, sometimes growing to hatred, vanity and jealousy, obstruct his way and fill his heart with sadness. It requires an inflexible will and tremendous enthusiasm not to lose, under such conditions, all faith in the Cause. The representative of a revolutionizing idea stands between two fires: on the one hand, the persecution of the existing powers which hold him responsible for all acts resulting from social conditions; and, on the other, the lack of understanding on the part of his own followers who often judge all his activity from a narrow standpoint. Thus it happens that the agitator stands quite alone in the midst of the multitude surrounding him. Even his most intimate friends rarely understand how solitary and deserted he feels. That is the tragedy of the person prominent in the public eye.Ê

Married for her Beauty: Or A Bitter Atonement

release date: Oct 17, 2015
Married for her Beauty: Or A Bitter Atonement
Diane Balfour was the only child of an artist who had begun life with high aspirations and ended it with disappointment. He had married young, while in France. He married a French girl, whose face was her only fortune, the daughter of an officer who died in Algiers--Diane de Lioncourt. He brought her to England, and although happy in his love and in his marriage, evil fortune seemed to pursue him. His health failed. He had genius, and if he had been strong would have left his mark on the age; the merits of Lawrence Balfour''s pictures were not appreciated until after his death. He lived in France until after the birth of his daughter Diane, so named after her mother. Then they came to England and for six years remained in London. Then his wife died; and he betook himself to a wandering life. In his travels his daughter was his sole companion. Together they would wander through the cities of Italy and Spain, through Switzerland and the Rhine land, the artist teaching his daughter, imbuing her with his love of beauty and art. Lawrence Balfour preserved his daughter from all evil, from all knowledge of harm; she had no friends except the artists who visited her father''s studio, and who respected the child as they would have done the presence of an angel. She not only grew up retaining all her innocence, but she learned nothing of the world. They had a reverent way of talking, these artists, and next to religion, taught her to love art. Of the shows, tricks, frauds, treachery, the deceit men and women practice she knew nothing. No one in her presence had ever talked of flirtation, love, or marriage; at sixteen she was ignorant of these things; she had never thought of a lover or of love; her father and the world of beauty filled her heart and soul. Then Lawrence Balfour found his health failing fast. Some one told him to try the warm Devonshire air, and he determined to do so.

The Panchatantra (Purnabhadra's Recension of 1199 CE)

release date: Sep 28, 2020

Taking Tales: Instructive and Entertaining Reading

Taking Tales: Instructive and Entertaining Reading
There are all sorts of mills: some go by water, undershot or overshot; but if the millpond is dry, or the stream runs low, they come to a standstill. They want help, they must have water, to go on. Next there are steam-mills, which make a great noise and do a great deal of work; but they want coals and water too: if both are not brought to them, they stop and can do nothing. And then there are wind-mills; but everybody knows that wind-mills, though they do stand on the tops of hills, in spite of their great long arms stuck out, are of no use if the wind does not blow. So a man may try to do a great deal of work; but if he tries to get on without the help of his neighbours, and without being willing to help them in return, he will soon find that he too has to come to a standstill. Yes, young or old, rich or poor, must all help each other. Once there came on earth a great Person, great though poor, a carpenterÕs son. He only stayed a short time, but all that time He went about doing good to men, helping His fellows; and He died that He might help all men still more, and in a way no other person could have helped them. He came to die, because all men have sinned. He came also to show men how to liveÑhow to act one towards another. Mark Page, the Miller of Hillbrook, owned a wind-mill on the top of a knoll just above the village. His house and sheds for his carts and horses stood below it, and round it were some fields which were his; so it will be seen that he was well to do in the world. He had a wife and a son and a daughter, and he ought to have been a happy man; but he was not. Things seemed never to go quite right with Mark. Either there was too much wind, or too little wind. If there was little wind he was sure to cry out for more, but once; and then he would have given his mill and his house and fields to have got the wind not to blow. About that I will tell by-and-by.
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