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Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global ...
Erik M. Conway
"Merchants of Doubt should finally put to rest the question of whether the science of climate change is settled. It is, and we ignore this message at our peril."-Elizabeth Kolbert "Brilliantly reported andwritten with brutal clarity."-Huffington Post Merchants of Doubt was one of the most talked-about climate change books of recent years, for reasons easy to understand: It tells the controversialstory of how a loose-knit group of ...
The Merchant of Venice (Signet Classics)
The Merchant of Venice has been performed more often than any other comedy by Shakespeare. This edition pays special attention to the expectations of its first audience, and to our modern experience of seeing and hearing the play. Mahood explores
Missing A Story of American Merchant Mariners in World War II
"Missing" in World War II meant death for thousands of U. S. Merchant Mariners who fell victim to U-boat wolf packs. Missing: A Story of American Merchant Mariners in World War II describes one merchant ship, the Esso Williamsburg, that disappeared in 1942 in the North Atlantic. From newly commissioned oil tanker to possible derelict, the ship and its crew emerge from the pages of this book as haunting representatives of the plight of ...
The Merchant of Venice
Prospekt LLC, 2012
William Shakespeare's tragic comedy fulfilled with humor and sadness at the same time.
The Merchant of Venice (SparkNotes No Fear Shakespeare)
No Fear Shakespeare gives you the complete text of The Merchant of Venice on the left-hand page, side-by-side with an easy-to-understand translation on the right. Each No Fear Shakespeare contains The complete text of the original play A line-by-line translation that puts Shakespeare into everyday language A complete list of characters with descriptions Plenty of helpful commentary
The Merchant's Daughter
An unthinkable danger. An unexpected choice. Annabel, once the daughter of a wealthy merchant, is trapped in indentured servitude to Lord Ranulf, a recluse who is rumored to be both terrifying and beastly. Her circumstances are made even worse by the proximity of Lord Ranulf’s bailiff—a revolting man who has made unwelcome advances on Annabel in the past. Believing that life in a nunnery is the best way to escape the escalation of the ...
Merchants of Grain: The Power and Profits of the Five Giant Companies at the Center of the World's Food Supply
The first and only book to describe the seven secretive families and five far-flung companies that control the world's food supplies. Little has changed their central role since Morgan's best-selling book first appeared in 1979.
The Merchant Emperor (The Symphony of Ages)
The long awaited seventh book in Elizabeth Haydon’s critically-acclaimed epic fantasy series, the Symphony of Ages. The war that they had feared is now upon them. Ashe and Rhapsody, leaders of the Cymrian Alliance, are gathering their allies to combat the machinations of Talquist, who will soon be crowned emperor of Sorbold. Gwydion Navarne remains by Ashe’s side. Anborn, Lord Marshal, has taken to the field. And Rhapsody has been ...
The Merchant of Venice (Folger Shakespeare Library)
Simon & Schuster
Folger Shakespeare Library The world's leading center for Shakespeare studies Each edition includes: • Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play • Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play • Scene-by-scene plot summaries • A key to famous lines and phrases • An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language • An essay by an outstanding scholar ...
The Merchant of Death: A Mayan Mystery (The Cycle of Xhól, a historical murder mystery series Book 1)
Cécile Chabot, 2014
A corpse. A wrongly accused hunter. A crippled painter with an unquenchable thirst for justice. In the year 679 AD, Xhól, a painter, a sculptor...and a cripple, discovers the dead body of a wealthy merchant just returned from a trade expedition to the North. Quickly, Xhól and Thirteen Jaguar, the shrewd high priest, discover that poison has been used. Unwittingly Xhól directs suspicion on an innocent man, One Hunter. He then feels ...
Merchant & Mills Sewing Book: Hand Sewing Techniques / Machine Know-How / Tools / Notions / Projects / ...
Carolyn N. K. Denham
With an emphasis on quality materials, careful craftsmanship, and simplicity, Merchant & Mills Sewing Book presents 15 functional, beautiful projects. Crafters and aspiring designers will master hand- and machine-sewing techniques, learn about fundamental tools and materials, and improve their tailoring skills before sewing timeless projects such as a maker's apron, bolster cushion, flight bag, classic shirt, and more. Reflecting the ...
The Merchant of Venice (Shakespeare Made Easy)
Barron's Educational Series
Here are the books that help teach Shakespeare plays without the teacher constantly needing to explain and define Elizabethan terms, slang, and other ways of expression that are different from our own. Each play is presented with Shakespeare's original lines on each left-hand page, and a modern, easy-to-understand "translation" on the facing right-hand page. All dramas are complete, with every original Shakespearian line, and a full-length ...
Fantastic Facts About Albatrosses: Illustrated Fun Learning For Kids
Thought Junction Publishing, 2014
Welcome to the Fantastic Facts Book Series! TODAY ONLY - Get 4 Books for the price of 1! To thank you for downloading this book today - we will give you 3 MORE books for FREE! Full details on how to claim, are inside the book! Bestselling children’s author Miles Merchant presents “Fantastic Facts About Albatrosses”. This book uses captivating images and expertly written words to teach children about “Albatrosses” Perfect ...
The Merchant of Death (Pendragon)
Bobby Pendragon is a seemingly normal fourteen-year-old boy. He has a family, a home, and even Marley, his beloved dog. But there is something very special about Bobby. He is going to save the world. And not just Earth as we know it. Bobby is slowly starting to realize that life in the cosmos isn't quite what he thought it was. And before he can object, he is swept off to an alternate dimension known as Denduron, a territory inhabited by ...
Merchant Kings: When Companies Ruled the World, 1600--1900
Stephen R. Bown
Thomas Dunne Books
Commerce meets conquest in this swashbuckling story of the six merchant-adventurers who built the modern world It was an era when monopoly trading companies were the unofficial agents of European expansion, controlling vast numbers of people and huge tracts of land, and taking on governmental and military functions. They managed their territories as business interests, treating their subjects as employees, customers, or competitors. The leaders ...
Merchants of Speed: The Men Who Built America's Performance Industry
Paul D. Smith
Hot rodding has always been about taking something that Detroit built and making it leaner and faster. At the epicenter of the movement was a cast of driven men who designed and manufactured the parts that made it all possible. This book takes an appreciative look back at the early hot rodders who worked out of their garages, basements, and backyards, and the “speed equipment” they developed. In this mammoth ...
The Merchant of Venice (The Modern Shakespeare: The Original Play with a Modern Translation)
The Modern Shakespeare, 2014
Enjoy and understand The Merchant of Venice as you never thought you could. With The Modern Shakespeare edition, which includes the original play plus a modern translation, you will delight in the richness of Shakespeare's writing without ever getting bogged down by archaic and incomprehensible language. With The Modern Shakespeare edition you can read the original play and the modern translation simultaneously, or read the original play by ...
Merchant Services Sales Pro: How to Successfully Sell Merchant Services
'Merchant Services Sales Pro' is the most comprehensive guide to selling merchant services out there. This book gets straight to the point, explaining how a merchant account works, where to find leads from, and even includes examples of scripts and rebuttals to common objections. For anyone wanting to sell merchant services, or grow their monthly revenue, this is a great guide.
The Merchant and the Thief: A Folktale from India
When Raj left the room, Mohan tiptoed over to his belongings and searched hurriedly under Raj’s pillow. Again he found nothing. Mohan longs for Raj’s treasure. He plots and he schemes and his plan seems perfect! But along the way, he discovers an important lesson about wanting what someone else has … and about the most important treasure of all. From bestselling author Ravi Zacharias comes a retelling of a classic Indian folktale that ...
Merchants of Culture: The Publishing Business in the Twenty-First Century
John B. Thompson
"All you need to know about the industry at a time of momentous change." -Drake McFeely, chairman and president, W.W. Norton & Company For nearly five centuries, the world of book publishing remained largely static. But at the dawn of the twenty-first century, the industry faces a combination of economic pressures and technological change that is forcing publishers to alter their practices and think hard about the future of the book. ...
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