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Approaching the Ancient Artifact

This book offers a fresh and timely perspectiveon the study of ancient art and archaeology. Through a series of essays, the volume explores the links between text and image and offers innovative readings of narrative scenes on pottery and sculpture. Topics treated include gender in antiquity, myth and art, and Athenian ritual and politics. This volume is essential reading for students and scholars of classical art and archaeology.”

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Blue Skies: A History of Cable Television

Blue Skies is the first complete history of cable television, the most influential technology affecting the lives of almost every American.  Author Patrick Parsons writes about the early days of cable — they go back farther than most people know — and the pioneers in the last half of the twentieth century whose business skills, entrepreneurial instinct, and luck all played out to give rise to the most ubiquitous technology in the country– still outpacing computers and the internet — cable…

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Oracle Quick Guides Part 4 – Administration: Security and Privilege (Volume 4)

This is Part 4 of a series of quick learning guides for Oracle administrators, designers, developers and managers. Part 4 introduces early entrants with basic Oracle skills to the main concepts of Oracle data security and user privilege management and administration. The guide includes details of how to create and how to manage users and their database object and system access and rights. The guide also provides a basis for understanding different database security strategies such as role-ba…

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Everything in Its Place: Entrepreneurship and the Strategic Management of Cities, Regions, and States

Every city, region and state wants to do better—or at the very least, not do worse. Places have a strong and vigorous concern with and stake in generating a stronger economic performance. This concern spans a broad spectrum of constituents and interests, including business, labor, non-profit organizations, government, and private residents. However, such decision makers mandated with the strategic management of their place receive little guidance or insight from scholars in terms of a syst…

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The Straight Lead: The Core of Bruce Lee’s Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do

“The straight punch is the core of Jeet Kune Do.”—Bruce LeeThe straight lead was a key element in Bruce Lee’s development of his own personal style. It was designed to be uncomplicated, economical, and brutally effective but is not as simple as it might seem. Bruce Lee once described it the most difficult move in the Jeet Kune Do arsenal.Lee developed JKD as a response to the shortcomings he found in traditional martial arts, but it also includes elements of Western combat systems that he fou…

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Labors of Love: Nursing Homes and the Structures of Care Work

Every day for the next twenty years, more than 10,000 people in the United States will turn 65. With life expectancies increasing as well, many of these Americans will eventually require round-the-clock attention-and we have only begun to prepare for the challenge of caring for them. In Labors of Love, Jason Rodriquez examines the world of the fast-growing elder care industry, providing a nuanced and balanced portrait of the day-to-day lives of the people and organizations that devote the…

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Handbook of Families and Work: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

This handbook is designed to illuminate issues involved in the intersection of family life and paid employment from a broad range of disciplines. These contributions by leading national and international work-family scholars represent state-of-the-art summaries of work-family research.

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Rethinking Security in the Twenty-First Century A Reader

This edited volume helps bridge the elusive gap between theory and practice in dealing with the issue of “security” broadly conceived. A quarter of a century has passed since the crumbling of the Berlin Wall. Yet our notions of security remain mired in Cold War thinking whose realist ethos is predicated on holding the nation state’s power, interests, and survival as the guiding unit of analysis in international relations. Security is ever changing. Confronting new dangers to the individua…

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Reason of State: Law, Prerogative and Empire

This historically embedded treatment of theoretical debates about prerogative and reason of state spans over four centuries of constitutional development. Commencing with the English Civil War and the constitutional theories of Hobbes and the Republicans, it moves through eighteenth-century arguments over jealousy of trade and commercial reason of state to early imperial concerns and the nineteenth-century debate on the legislative empire, to martial law and twentieth-century articulation…

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