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The rapid endangerment and death of many minority languages across the world is a matter of widespread concern, not only among linguists and anthropologists but among all concerned with issues of cultural identity in an increasingly globalized culture. By some counts, only 600 of the 6,000 or so languages in the world are ‘safe’ from the threat of extinction.
How do we come to know the world around us? What about worlds apart from our own—outer space, distant cultures, or even long-past eras of history? Engaging Smithsonian Objects through Science, History, and the Arts explores these questions and suggests an answer: we come to know our world and worlds apart through the objects that represent them.Objects are a window, and by looking through them we can learn and understand more about the people who made them and the time and place they came from. In the pursuit of this understanding museums are invaluable; they are repositories not just of things but also of past, present, and future knowledge.
In Cooking My Way Back Home, Mitchell Rosenthal delivers the same warmth, personality, and infectious enthusiasm for sharing food as can be found at his wildly popular San Francisco restaurants, Town Hall, Anchor and Hope, and Salt House. With his trademark exuberance and good humor, Mitchell blends Southern-inspired comfort food with urban sophistication and innovation, for exciting results. Reflecting on the classics (Shrimp Étouffée), updating regional specialties (Poutine), elevating family favorites (Chopped Liver), and reveling in no-holds-barred, all-out indulgences (Butterscotch Chocolate Pot de Crème) are what’s on order in this collection of 100 imaginative and irresistible recipes.
Meet the local farmers who feed America—in stories, photos, and 50 recipes!When Forrest Pritchard went looking for the unsung heroes of local, sustainable food, he found them at 18 exceptional farms all over the country.In Detroit, Aba Ifeoma of D-Town Farm dreams of replenishing the local "food desert" with organic produce. On Cape Cod, Nick Muto stays afloat and eco-friendly by fishing with the seasons. And in Washington State, fourth-generation farmer Robert Hayton confides, "This farm has been rescued by big harvests.
Autoimmune diseases affect more than 50 million Americans, but a Paleo diet can help calm your immune system, reduce inflammation, and help your body heal. This companion cookbook to the groundbreaking book The Paleo Approach makes changing your diet easy and economical with more than 200 Paleo recipes, shopping guides, meal plans, and more.An estimated 50 million Americans suffer from some form of autoimmune disease. If you’re among them, you may know all too well how little modern medicine can do to alleviate your condition.
Follow Phil and Kim as they travel across the country in pursuit of the best recipes that food trucks have to offer. Phil and Kim are the creators of BehindtheFoodCarts.com, which was named Best Culinary Travel Blog by Saveur Magazine. As they have travelled from state to state, they have visited the best food trucks out there and gotten the authentic recipes for the best dishes straight from the cooks themselves. There’s spicy falafel in Portland, braised pork shoulder sliders in San Francisco and fried chicken in Austin, to name a few.
Say goodbye to boring oats and bland mix-ins because bestselling author Kathy Hester shows you delicious and exciting new takes on everyone’s favorite health food with Banana Oatmeal Cookie Pancakes, Hummingbird Cake Oatmeal, Chai-Spiced Oat Shakes and Blackberry Mojito Overnight Refrigerator Oats. And she doesn’t stop there. Savory recipes like Mushroom Sun-Dried Tomato Steel-Cut Oat Risotto, Oats-bury Steaks, Not-from-a-Box Mac and Oat Chez—even a healthy vegan sausage crumble made from steel-cut oats and spices—will wow oatmeal fans with new and nutritious dishes to try.
Save money by making your own staples like oat milk and oat yogurt. With breakfast, lunch, dinner and even drink and dessert recipes taken to the next level of wholesomeness and flavor, these OATrageous dishes will dazzle your whole family and are the perfect heart-healthy gift for every oatmeal lover out there.
Paleo Foodie and author of the bestselling cookbook The Paleo Slow Cooker, Arsy Vartanian is ready to share only the best of the best Paleo recipes that’ll have your inner food lover raving. Arsy is an important player in the Paleo community and has gained the respect and admiration of Paleo icon Chris Kresser. Liz Wolfe, founder of the popular Paleo blog Cave Girl Eats, is writing the foreword. Arsy’s recipes range from modern twists on traditional fare to a wide range of ethnic influences from both her Persian background and her culinary curiosity including her favorite Persian Chicken with Pomegranate and Walnut to lemongrass and cashew beef to beef brisket with espresso bean barbecue sauce.
At The Ravens, dinner is more than just a meal. It’s a feast for your spirit. Located on the Mendocino coast at the only vegan resort in the United States, The Ravens Restaurant at the Stanford Inn by the Sea embodies a mindful, compassionate, and sustainable dining experience in an enchanting and unforgettable setting. Now in Dining at The Ravens, Jeff and Joan Stanford, the Inn and restaurant founders, bring the Ravens culinary experience into your home.Teeming with beautiful photographs, Dining at The Ravens features more than 150 delicious vegan recipes and shares the charming history of the Inn and restaurant, cooking tips for perfect recipe execution, and even inspiration for creating your own garden.D
At last, a practical and persuasive cookbook for anyone living alone–with more than 350 delicious recipes for all occasions–filled with money-saving tips and shortcuts. Here is food that will lure the reluctant single back into the kitchen. Featured in Southern Living magazine.
Chef Bill Collins demonstrates all the techniques you need to make caramel candies, cookies, puddings, and more, using illustrated step-by-step instructions that ensure success every time. Includes safety guidelines, troubleshooting tips, and irresistible recipes!
A much-needed study of the ins and outs of negotiationH. Peyton Young has brought together the foremost experts from a variety of disciplines that have a bearing on negotiation analysis. Using techniques and examples drawn from fields including game theory, decision theory, economics, and experimental psychology, the contributors to Negotiation Analysis emphasize careful, systematic thinking about the negotiation process and show how recent work in these areas lends insight into an activity that plays such a central role in modern business, diplomacy, politics, and the law.
There is a costly misconception in business today – that the only data that matters is BIG data, and that complex tools and data scientists are required to extract any practical information. Nothing could be further from the truth. In Behind Every Good Decision, authors and analytics experts Piyanka Jain and Puneet Sharma demonstrate how professionals at any level can take the information at their disposal and leverage it to make better decisions. The authors’ streamlined frame work demystifies the process of business analytics and helps anyone move from data to decisions in just five steps…using only Excel as a tool.
This new book approaches knowledge management (KM) from several perspectives: it spans electrical engineering, artificial intelligence, information systems, and business. Comprehensive yet clearly and concisely written, "Knowledge Management" is simultaneously strong in managerial, technical, and systemic aspects of KM, providing readers with the right combination of theory, technology, and solutions. Organized coherently into four sections, "Knowledge Management" covers the principles, technologies, capture systems, sharing systems, and application systems of KM.
Tired of working 9 to 5 for someone else, just to make ends meet?Looking for a path to financial freedom so that you can spend your time doing what you want to do?For many savvy Australians, property investing has lead to exactly that. They have found an investing method suited to their own circumstances and turns a property dream into an income stream – and, in some cases, an early retirement!So how can you escape the daily grind and achieve the same results, even if you’ve never invested in property before?The Real Deal is the only real estate book that:• takes you through an array of investment methods – from negative and positive gearing to renovation, subdivision, commercial property and property development, and everything in between• shares the experiences of 14 real-life, everyday investors who have created wealth using these methods so you can see how they work in the real world• teaches you how to set goals and provides the tools to stay motivated to achieve them• helps you access the best investment approach for you in terms of time, money, level of difficulty and effort• actually gets you on the road to financial freedom – fast.Y
The Controller’s Function, Fourth Edition is the go-to resource new and established professionals can turn to for the most up-to-date information on enhancing their performance and sustaining their company’s competitive advantage.Now with new chapters on cost accounting and accounting for acquisitions, the Fourth Edition offers you numerous real-world examples, expertly balancing both the technical and managerial sides of the job.Busy professionals can quickly access the latest information on:Job descriptions for all positions reporting to the controllerFlex budgetingDiscussion of sales bottlenecksRole of throughput in determining appropriate overhead levelsThroughput analysis for capital investmentsDiscussion of the fast close for public companiesDiscussion of cost reduction and analysisCost accountingAccounting for acquisitionsFrom describing essential competencies to detailing the more sophisticated skills like activity-based costing, target costing, and outsourcing, the Fourth Edition provides you with a complete overview of the multifaceted job of the controller—from the most basic "bread-and-butter" aspects of your job to the most advanced.
Hartley’s casebook is rich in content with easy to read case studies that are well suited for business professionals. They’ll learn every key aspect of management, from performance and crisises; to mergers and acquisitions. The tenth edition presents more new case studies to illustrate management concepts. These include Google’s entrepreneurial strategy, Procter and Gamble, Starbucks, and more. Recent business failures and successes are also examined in a way that offers practical insights and strategic principles.
A straightforward guide to leveraging your company’s intellectual capital by creating a knowledge management cultureThe Complete Guide to Knowledge Management offers managers the tools they need to create an organizational culture that improves knowledge sharing, reuse, learning, collaboration, and innovation to ensure mesurable growth. Written by internationally recognized knowledge management pioneers, it addresses all those topics in knowledge management that a manager needs to ensure organizational success.P
Cecchetti & Schoenholtz’s Money, Banking, and Financial Markets stays relevant and interesting through the text’s unique emphasis on the Five Core Principles, the early introduction of risk, an integrated global perspective, and the integration of FRED data in the text and problem material. By focusing on the big picture via core principles, Cecchetti & Schoenholtz teaches students the rationale for financial rules and institutional structure so that even when the financial system evolves, students’ knowledge will not be out of date.
Ausgehend von einem systemischen Projektmodell und einem konstruktivistischen Mehrebenenmodell von Kommunikation rekonstruiert Matthias Freitag insgesamt 34 Funktionen der Projektkommunikation. Der Autor konkretisiert den breiten, aber auch ambivalenten Einfluss der Kommunikation auf die Projektarbeit, sowohl auf der Ebene des Individuums und des Projektteams als auch in der Beziehung zu den Anspruchsgruppen. Dabei zeigt er, dass neben Projektsteuerung, Reporting und Dokumentation auch Leistungserbringung und Lernen, Teamentwicklung und Führung sowie die Beziehungsgestaltung zu Stakeholdern durch Projektmarketing und Politik in erster Linie Kommunikationsaufgaben sind.
Baye and Prince’s bestselling Managerial Economics and Business Strategy provides a complete solution designed to help students use tools from intermediate microeconomics, game theory, and industrial organization to make sound managerial decisions.
Shipping and port systems are vital to societies and lifestyles around the world. In the late twentieth century, however, assumptions concerning the robustness of these systems were severely shaken by economic shocks triggered by oil crises.
How long do you stay in each job? Millions of us change roles on average every three years. A nation of job-hoppers, every promotion or change presents the same issues and worries and there’s no getting away from those first day nerves. Ultimate New Job will prepare you for the toughest few months of your life, when fitting in is everything and first impressions count. Covering every aspect of starting a new job or internship, it tackles the top fifteen questions that people ask when starting a new position, from handling the offer and resigning from your current post, to researching the organisation, networking and finding your place within the team.
Modern soccer is big business. From the ill-received takeover of Manchester United by the Glazer family to Paris Saint Germain’s current shopping spree for the best footballers on the planet, soccer finance has become an increasingly important part of the game.Barely a summer goes by now without a cherished club going into administration or a wealthy businessman funding a mid table team’s ascension to Champions League competitor. Meanwhile, the twice-annual multi-million dollar merry-go-round of transfer season sees players (and now managers) signed for sums thought impossible just a decade ago.
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