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The Art Of Play Writing

Author : Alfred Hennequin
ISBN : IOWA:31858006022994
Genre : Drama
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Letters To A Young Lady On The Art Of Playing The Pianoforte

Author : Carl Czerny
ISBN : NYPL:33433082273271
Genre : Piano
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The Lost Art Of Having Fun

Author : Gyles Brandreth
ISBN : 9781848549753
Genre : Games & Activities
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One good thing about a recession is that we need to go back to making our own fun. Games are in the Brandreths' blood, they have spent thousands of weekends and rainy holidays playing them and now Gyles, Saethryd and eight-year-old Rory want to share the very best with you. THE LOST ART OF HAVING FUN picks out over 250 games, guaranteed to make even the grumpiest child or adult laugh, and then with all kinds of interesting stories and lovely illustrations, it shows you clearly (and very entertainingly) how to play them. There are classic parlour games alongside all kinds of interesting ones you might not have come across yet. Nine chapters cover pretty much every eventuality: Rainy Day Games, Car Journey, Analogue Fun in a Digital World, Music and Drama, Word Games and Brainteasers, Racing Games, Party Games (split between children's birthday parties and dinner parties), Country House Weekend and last but not least Seasonal Games: Christmas, New Year and Easter. Forget consoles and board games, this beautiful book is all you need. And Queen Victoria (whose favourite games are here too) would be amused. Very amused.

The Lost Art Of Banking

Author : Aisling Tuite
ISBN : 9783030121990
Genre : Business & Economics
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This Palgrave Pivot explores the recent financial crisis from a new perspective. Reflecting on 40 years of banking experiences, the book will open new avenues to understanding banking and comment on possible ways to rehabilitate banking organisations. In 1965 the Bank of Ireland received a consultancy report from McKinsey & Company, which heralded a new phase in banking practice and organisation. In the years that followed, the Bank of Ireland opened up its once traditional culture to outside influences changing the way work was done and workers were viewed. Direct competition was introduced alongside specialisation of roles, and hence college education was identified as the way to meet demands of the market and bankers began to develop a full suite of products to keep customers loyal. The once professional bank manager who was a guardian of good practice eventually became absorbed into the needs of the leviathan organisation. The end result is an unimaginable and interlinked financial crisis in 2008 that swept across Ireland and the globe. This book explores banking organisation and practice as it transforms and across the period from 1960 to 2018. It argues that organisational goals over individual responsibility paved the pathway towards crisis. Organisationally, anxiety and fear of failure took the place of certainty and stability. While the financial crisis is coming to an end, banking organisations remains fragile and prone to influences that may lead them towards a path of continuous cycles of boom and bust. Such a state has the potential to create an unending cycle of boom and bust and the end of stability and the institution of banking. This book shines a light on that and will be of interest to banking and finance researchers, students, and practitioners.

The Lost Art Of Listening

Author : Michael P. Nichols
ISBN : 9781606230640
Genre : Psychology
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One person talks; the other listens. It's so basic that we take it for granted. Unfortunately, most of us think of ourselves as better listeners than we actually are. Why do we so often fail to connect when speaking with family members, romantic partners, colleagues, or friends? How do emotional reactions get in the way of real communication? This thoughtful, witty, and empathic book has already helped over 100,000 readers break through conflicts and transform their personal and professional relationships. Experienced therapist Mike Nichols provides vivid examples, easy-to-learn techniques, and practical exercises for becoming a better listener--and making yourself heard and understood, even in difficult situations.

The Art Of Playing Second Fiddle

Author : Theodore W. Schroeder
ISBN : 0570039509
Genre : Religion
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Helps teens understand and deal with common life issues.

The Lost Art Of Drawing The Line

Author : Philip K. Howard
ISBN : 9780375506994
Genre : Social Science
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The Lost Art of Drawing the Line will appall and irritate — and entertain — readers every bit as much as Philip Howard’s first book. Why is it that no one can fix the schools? Why do ordinary judgements fill doctors with fear? Why are seesaws disappearing from playgrounds? Why has a wave of selfish people overtaken America? In our effort to protect the individual against unfair decisions, we have created a society where no one’s in charge of anything. Silly lawsuits strike fear in our hearts because judges don’t think they have the authority to dismiss them. Inner-city schools are filthy and mired in a cycle of incompetence because no one has the authority to decide who’s doing the job and who’s not. When no one’s in charge, we all lose our link to the common good. When principals lack authority over schools, of what use are the parents’ views? When no one can judge right and wrong, why not be as selfish as you can be? Philip Howard traces our well-meaning effort to protect individuals through the twentieth century, with the unintended result that we have lost much of our individual freedom. Buttressed with scores of stories that make you want to collar the next self-centered jerk or hapless bureaucrat, The Lost Art of Drawing the Line demonstrates once again that Philip Howard is “trying to drive us all sane.”

English Belfries And Belgian Carillons

Author : Hugh Reginald Haweis
ISBN : UCR:31210010186888
Genre : Bells
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The Contemporary Review

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ISBN : MINN:319510013343494
Genre : Great Britain
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Music And Morals

Author : Hugh Reginald Haweis
ISBN : PSU:000005474318
Genre : Emotions
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The Art Of Play

Author : Gary Izzo
ISBN : STANFORD:36105012161209
Genre : Performing Arts
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The Art of Play fills the "how-to" void with a warm, insightful, and often amusing collection of examples, anecdotes, and annotated exercises designed to cover all aspects of interactive theatre, from concept through design and production.

History Of Music

Author : Frédéric Louis Ritter
ISBN : UOM:39015007953642
Genre : Music
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The Lost Art Of Scripture

Author : Karen Armstrong
ISBN : 9781473547278
Genre : Religion
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'An amazingly wide-ranging book, showing that the world's religious texts can be a force for good today' John Barton, author of A History of the Bible In our increasingly secular world, holy texts are at best seen as irrelevant, and at worst as an excuse to incite violence, hatred and division. The Quran, the Torah and the Bible are often employed selectively to underwrite arbitrary and subjective views. They are believed to be divinely ordained; they are claimed to contain eternal truths. But as Karen Armstrong, a world authority on religious affairs, shows in this fascinating journey through millennia of history, this narrow reading of scripture is a relatively recent phenomenon. Armstrong argues that only by rediscovering an open engagement with their holy texts will the world’s religions be able to curtail arrogance and intolerance. And if scripture is used to engage with the world in more meaningful and compassionate ways, we will find that it still has a great deal to teach us. ‘Magisterial... A dazzling accomplishment’ New York Times ‘Glorious... Armstrong is the most articulate and generous-hearted exegete of religion writing in English at the present time’ A.N. Wilson, New Statesman

The Art Of School Management A Text Book For Normal Schools And Normal Institutes And A Reference Book For Teachers School Officers And Parents

Author : Joseph Baldwin
ISBN : UCAL:$B264377
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The Eclectic Magazine Of Foreign Literature Science And Art

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ISBN : SRLF:A0004598595
Genre : American literature
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The Art Of Playing The Flute Breath Control

Author : Roger Mather
ISBN : UOM:39015009631584
Genre : Flute
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The Lost Art Of The Great Speech

Author : Richard Dowis
ISBN : 9780814424896
Genre : Business & Economics
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"Splashy slides, confident body language, and a lot of eye contact are fine and well. But if a speech is rambling, illogical, or just plain boring, the impact will be lost. Now everyone can learn to give powerful, on-target speeches that capture an audience's attention and drive home a message. The key is not just in the delivery techniques, but in tapping into the power of language. Prepared by an award-winning writer, this authoritative speech-writing guide covers every essential element of a great speech, including outlining and organizing, beginning with a bang, making use of action verbs and vivid nouns, and handling questions from the audience. Plus, the book includes excerpts from some of history's most memorable speeches--eloquent words to contemplate and emulate."

American Physical Education Review

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ISBN : UOM:39015070323053
Genre : Health
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Includes abstracts of magazine articles and "Book reviews".

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ISBN : MINN:31951001355228Z
Genre : Literature
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The Lost Art Of Running

Author : Shane Benzie
ISBN : 9781472968111
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The Lost Art of Running is an opportunity to join running technique analyst coach and movement guru Shane Benzie on his journey across five continents as he trains with and analyses the running style of some of the most gifted athletes on the planet. 'Running technique has to be one of the most subjective issues out there: 10 minutes' investigation on the internet will generally confuse rather than confirm what you should or should not be doing. Mother Nature gave us some amazing gifts as runners – if we rediscover them and use them, we can transform our dynamic and everyday movement.' Shane Benzie Part narrative, part practical, this adventure takes you to the foothills of Ethiopia and the 'town of runners'; to the training grounds of world record holding marathon runners in Kenya; racing across the Arctic Circle and the mountains of Europe, through the sweltering sands of the Sahara and the hostility of a winter traverse of the Pennine Way, to witness the incredible natural movement of runners in these environments. Along the way, you will learn how to incorporate natural movement techniques into your own running and hear from some of the top athletes that Shane has coached over the years. Whether experienced or just tackling your first few miles, this ground-breaking book will help you discover the lost art of running.

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