By L. Frank Baum
Lyman Frank Baum (1856-1919) used to be an American writer, actor, and autonomous filmmaker most sensible often called the author, besides illustrator W. W. Denslow, of 1 of the preferred books ever written in American kid's literature, the glorious Wizard of oz. (1900), higher identified this present day as easily The Wizard of oz.. He wrote 13 sequels, 9 different delusion novels, and a plethora of different works, and made a number of makes an attempt to carry his works to the level and monitor.
By Henry Fothergill Chorley
Thirty Years' Musical memories, first released in 1862, is a year-by-year observation in volumes at the ecu operas, ballets, singers and dancers renowned in London from 1830 to 1859. it truly is writer used to be tune critic of The Athaneum for over thirty years and likewise wrote publication stories, novels, performs and poems. quantity 1 covers the interval 1830-1847 and serves as a important reference paintings to the musical lifetime of London in the course of those years. beginning together with his memories of the opera season in 1830, Chorley takes the reader on a trip from early performances of Italian and German opera in England, through works by way of Rossini, Bellini and Donizetti and the 1st appearances of Lablache and of Mademoiselle Taglioni, via to Verdi's operas in 1846. He additionally describes well-known opera singers together with Maria Malibran, Giambattista Rubini, Madame Grisi, Madame Pasta, Madame Persiani, Rachel Felix, Signor Mario, and Mademoiselle Jenny Lind.
By Julien Barde, Therese Libourel, Pierre Maurel, Jean-Christophe Desconnets (auth.), D.R. Green (eds.)
This overseas number of papers represents a particular and updated assessment of a few of the most components of study into the appliance of the geospatial applied sciences, together with geographical info platforms (GIS), distant sensing, electronic mapping, international positioning structures (GPS), databases, net expertise, and cellular field-data assortment and mapping, to coastal and marine environments world wide. aimed toward the researcher, editor, practitioner and scholar, this quantity seeks to extend the on hand literature in a swiftly increasing and evolving region, specifically the coastal and marine setting. The ebook comes at a time whilst there's growing to be situation approximately worldwide warming, weather switch, and sea point upward thrust, all of to be able to have an effect upon coastal parts. those geospatial applied sciences supply the prospect to collect targeted environmental information to check the coast, to approach the knowledge into details, to visualize facts and landscapes, to collect facts within the box, and to contain stakeholders in coastal administration among different things.
Considerable power now exists to elevate expertise, to coach and to include those applied sciences as a method to advertise higher wisdom and knowing of our marine and coastal environments.
By Harry Domash
In fireplace Your inventory Analyst!, San Francisco Chronicle funding columnist Harry Domash provides a start-to-finish method of inventory choice that attracts on profitable recommendations from the world's most sensible cash managers, makes use of available info, and is simple to enforce. the way to opt for shares according to price, development, and momentum options; investigate valuation, profitability, probability, enterprise plans, administration, and upside/downside power; make a decision while to promote; and masses extra. you can find every thing you must turn into a extra profitable - and self-reliant - investor!
By Jonathan Hart
In accordance with broad archival study, Contesting Empires appears to be like on the prior contest of empires within the New global, particularly between Spain, France, and England, after which examines the competition to empire, the promoting of empire, and the query of slavery. Hart's dialogue of slavery additionally levels from early Arab, African and Portuguese practices in Africa and past, to the criminal abolition of slavery within the British empire, the us and somewhere else within the 19th century.
The worldwide discussion board on Transparency and alternate of data for Tax Purposes's annual evaluate of the criminal and regulatory structures for the trade of knowledge in tax concerns. This years edition covers greater than ninety jurisdictions, together with all OECD and G20 nations in addition to the entire worlds significant monetary centres. New additions this 12 months are Botswana, Brazil, Jamaica, Indonesia, Liberia and Qatar. for every jurisdiction, the document units out info on agreements that meet the overseas average for info trade in tax matters; access to financial institution info for tax purposes; access to possession, identification and accounting information; and availability of possession, identification and accounting details with regards to businesses, trusts, partnerships and foundations. desk of content material :Executive summaryChapter I. 2010: The 12 months of implementation of the standards-The worldwide discussion board: a turning point-Membership-Peer reviews-The regular for transparency and trade of data for tax purposes-Arrangements for the trade of information-Cross-roads-Looking aheadChapter II. Whats during this file bankruptcy III. precis assessmentsChapter IV. Jurisdiction tables-Table A. Relationships delivering for info alternate to the standard-Table B. entry to financial institution information--Table B.1. financial institution secrecy--Table B.2. entry to financial institution details for EOI purposes--Table B.3. techniques to acquire financial institution details for EOI purposes-Table C. entry to possession, identification and accounting information--Table C.1. info collecting powers--Table C.2. Statutory confidentiality or secrecy provisions--Table C.3. Bearer securities-Table D. Availability of possession, identification and accounting information--Table D.1. possession details: companies--Table D.2. Trusts laws--Table D.3. identification details: Trusts--Table D.4. id details: Partnerships--Table D.5. id details: Foundations--Table D.6. Accounting details: Companies--Table D.7. Accounting info: Trusts--Table D.8. Accounting info: Partnerships--Table D.9. Accounting info: FoundationsAnnex A. word list of key conceptsAnnex B. Jurisdictions coated by way of this file