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The Global War on Christians: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Anti-Christian Persecution
John L. Allen Jr.
One of the most respected journalists in the United States and the bestselling author of The Future Church uses his unparalleled knowledge of world affairs and religious insight to investigate the troubling worldwide persecution of Christians. From Iraq and Egypt to Sudan and Nigeria, from Indonesia to the Indian subcontinent, Christians in the early 21st century are the world's most persecuted religious group. According to the secular ...
Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds
US National Intelligence Council, 2012
The latest Global Trends report from the US National Intelligence Council.
The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don't Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children ...
In The Global Achievement Gap , education expert Tony Wagner situates our school problems in the larger context of the demands of the global knowledge economy. With insights gained from visits to classrooms in leading suburban schools, he analyzes performance by considering the skills needed to get a good job and become a productive citizen. Highlighting discussions with young people and the adults who work with them, Wagner also explains the ...
The Global Fund for Children
Seventeen cultures, seventeen gorgeous babies. Appealing color photographs depict diverse traditions and showcase clothing worn by babies from around the world. A simple narrative helps demonstrate that no matter how different babies appear, they are all very much alike -- nurtured and loved by those who care for them.
Yale University Press
Revolutions, droughts, famines, invasions, wars, regicides – the calamities of the mid-seventeenth century were not only unprecedented, they were agonisingly widespread. A global crisis extended from England to Japan, and from the Russian Empire to sub-Saharan Africa. North and South America, too, suffered turbulence. The distinguished historian Geoffrey Parker examines first-hand accounts of men and women throughout the world describing ...
Global Health 101 (Essential Public Health)
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Global Health 101, Second Edition (formerly titled Essentials of Global Health) is a clear, concise, and user-friendly introduction to the most critical issues in global health. It illustrates key themes with an extensive set of case studies, examples, and the latest evidence. While the book offers a global perspective, particular attention is given to the health-development link, to developing countries, and to the health needs of poor and ...
Global 2, Student Edition
Mike W. Peng
Created through a "student-tested, faculty-approved" review process, *GLOBAL, 2E* is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners. Introduce students to success in global business today with strategic approach and unique coverage found in *GLOBAL, 2E*. Written by renowned international instructor, author, and consultant Mike Peng, *GLOBAL, 2E* is the first truly global business book to answer the ...
The Global Vatican: An Inside Look at the Catholic Church, World Politics, and the Extraordinary Relationship ...
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
From the centuries-long prejudices against Catholics in America, to the efforts of Fascism, Communism and modern terrorist organizations to “break the cross and spill the wine,” this book brings to life the Catholic Church’s role in world history, particularly in the realm of diplomacy. Former U.S. ambassador to the Holy See Francis Rooney provides a comprehensive guide to the remarkable path the Vatican has navigated to the present day, ...
Global Business Today
Charles W. L. Hill
Charles Hill's Global Business Today, 8e has become the most widely used text in the International Business market because its: Current –it is comprehensive and up-to-date. Application Rich –it goes beyond an uncritical presentation and shallow explanation of the body of knowledge. Relevant –it focuses on managerial implications. Integrated –it maintains a tight, integrated flow between chapters, and ...
Brick City: Global Icons to Make from LEGO
Barron's Educational Series
Brick City is a model builder's festival in book form. What lends special distinction to the models is the way they're constructed. Each is made entirely of LEGO bricks! Known for decades as a favorite children's toy, LEGO bricks have entered the adult model builder's repertoire in recent years. Author and model maker Warren Elsmore presents instructions for neophyte LEGO modelers plus plans for constructing specific buildings and landmarks, ...
Created by Entertainment Weekly "It" writer, Global Frequency is a worldwide rescue organization that offers the last shred of hope when all other options have failed. Manned by 1001 operatives, the Frequency is made up of experts in fields as diverse as bio-weapon engineering and Le Parkour Running. Each agent-equipped with a special mobile vid-phone-is speciffically chosen by Miranda Zero, enigmatic leader of the Global Frequency, based ...
Global Shot (The Hypershot Series)
Salvo Press, 2012
Four years after Chad Hunter and Frank Baldwin secured the most successful small arms weapon system in American history, the Hypershot, they are thrust back into a new adventure that propels them from Southeast Alaska to Scandinavia and back to the wilderness. Sirena, an American spy, is undercover in Copenhagen when her contact is killed right in front of her, before she can get the information she needs. Now she is suddenly propelled on a ...
Global Model Village: The International Street Art of Slinkachu
Blue Rider Press
All of life is here in Global Model Village— from the lowest low-rise views of Manhattan to the scorched flagstones of Marrakech, from West London to the West Bank. A tiny mother and child bustle through a dusty township in Cape Town, while a miniature informant whispers in a telephone booth in Beijing. Thumb-size riot police climb the Acropolis in Athens, while an inch-high woman pole-dances around a lamppost in a Hong Kong red-light ...
Global History and Geography (Barron's Regents Exams and Answers Books)
Barron's Educational Series
This edition includes the most recent Global Studies/Global History and Geography Regents tests through August 2012. These ever popular guides contain study tips, test-taking strategies, score analysis charts, and other valuable features. They are an ideal source of practice and test preparation. The detailed answer explanations make each exam a practical learning experience.
Global Economic History: A Very Short Introduction
Robert C. Allen
Oxford University Press
Why are some countries rich and others poor? In 1500, global income differences were small, but disparities have grown dramatically since Columbus reached America. In this Very Short Introduction , Robert C. Allen shows how the interplay of geography, globalization, technological change, and economic policy has determined the wealth and poverty of nations. Allen shows how the industrial revolution was Britain's path-breaking response to the ...
The Global Contemporary and the Rise of New Art Worlds
The MIT Press
The geography of the visual arts changed with the end of the Cold War. Contemporary art was no longer defined, exhibited, interpreted, and acquired according to a blueprint drawn up in New York, London, Paris, or Berlin. The art world distributed itself into art worlds. With the emergence of new art scenes in Asia and the Middle East and the explosion of biennials, the visual arts have become globalized as surely as the world economy has. This ...
Global Dexterity: How to Adapt Your Behavior Across Cultures without Losing Yourself in the Process
Harvard Business Review Press
I wrote this book because I believe that there is a serious gap in what has been written and communicated about cross-cultural management and what people actually struggle with on the ground .”From the Introduction What does it mean to be a global worker and a true citizen of the world” today? It goes beyond merely acknowledging cultural differences. In reality, it means you are able to adapt your behavior to conform to new cultural ...
Mike W. Peng
Created through a "student-tested, faculty-approved" review process with feedback from both students and faculty, GLOBAL is an engaging and accessible solution designed to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners. GLOBAL takes a strategic and truly global approach as it answers the pressing question, "What determines the success and failure of firms around the globe?" This up-to-date presentation from renowned international ...
The Global Oil & Gas Industry: Management, Strategy and Finance
Michael H. Moffett
Despite its size and importance, a surprising lack of basic knowledge exists about the oil and gas industry. With their timely new book, authors Andrew Inkpen and Michael H. Moffett have written a nontechnical book to help readers with technical backgrounds better understand the business of oil and gas. They describe and analyze the global oil and gas industry, focusing on its strategic, financial, and business aspects and addressing a wide ...
Global Baby Girls (Global Fund for Children)
The Global Fund for Children
Appealing photographs of baby girls from around the globe celebrate diversity, as well as the potential within all girls. No matter where they are born, baby girls can grow up to change the world.
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