Every Arsenal fan will find something to cheer about in TheOfficial Arsenal FC Annual 2008. For Arsenal, 2007 promises to be yet another monumental year, with the move to Emirates Stadium completed, the Gunners going well in the Champions League, chasing down Manchester United and Chelsea in the Premiership and reaching the last four of the Carling Cup. In addition to events off the field with new signings and old friends departing, the 2007-08 season is certain be full of excitement and interest. In addition to a review of 2006-07, there are player profiles and interviews, reviews, reports, fun, games, puzzles, in fact all a Junior Gunner could ever want in 64 pages!
Author: Nick Hornby
Publisher: Penguin UK
Release Date: 2005-05-05
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
A famous account of growing up to be a fanatical football supporter. Told through a series of match reports, FEVER PITCH has enjoyed enormous critical and commercial success since it was first published in 1992. It has helped to create a new kind ofsports writing, and established Hornby as one of the finest writers of his generation.
Author: John J. Mearsheimer
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release Date: 2007-09-04
Genre: Political Science
The Israel Lobby," by John J. Mearsheimer of the University of Chicago and Stephen M. Walt of Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, was one of the most controversial articles in recent memory. Originally published in the London Review of Books in March 2006, it provoked both howls of outrage and cheers of gratitude for challenging what had been a taboo issue in America: the impact of the Israel lobby on U.S. foreign policy. Now in a work of major importance, Mearsheimer and Walt deepen and expand their argument and confront recent developments in Lebanon and Iran. They describe the remarkable level of material and diplomatic support that the United States provides to Israel and argues that this support cannot be fully explained on either strategic or moral grounds. This exceptional relationship is due largely to the political influence of a loose coalition of individuals and organizations that actively work to shape U.S. foreign policy in a pro-Israel direction. Mearsheimer and Walt provocatively contend that the lobby has a far-reaching impact on America's posture throughout the Middle East—in Iraq, Iran, Lebanon, and toward the Israeli-Palestinian conflict—and the policies it has encouraged are in neither America's national interest nor Israel's long-term interest. The lobby's influence also affects America's relationship with important allies and increases dangers that all states face from global jihadist terror. Writing in The New York Review of Books, Michael Massing declared, "Not since Foreign Affairs magazine published Samuel Huntington's ‘The Clash of Civilizations?' in 1993 has an academic essay detonated with such force." The publication of The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy is certain to widen the debate and to be one of the most talked-about books in foreign policy.
Author: Mel Charles
Publisher: John Blake
Release Date: 2009-07-31
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
But then came Wales' one and only appearance at the World Cup finals at Sweden in 1958—and a quarter-final tussle with Pelé and Brazil. Mel Charles was voted the best center-half of the tournament, and a record-breaking transfer to Arsenal followed. Mel found himself enjoying the London high life alongside movie stars and singers. Injuries would blight his Highbury career, before he found happier times with Cardiff and the Welsh League. He went on to win 31 caps for Wales, including trips to Mexico and Brazil, and scored all four goals in one memorable international game. Always the joker, and the more outgoing of the Charles brothers, larger-than-life Mel embarked on some harebrained but hilarious business ventures after his football career ended, before watching son Jeremy become a Welsh international and letting his pub team play in Pelé's prized shirt in Sunday league matches. Now 74, but still celebrated by Welsh football fans as one of the heroes of 1958, "Charlo" tells his own uplifting story for the first time.
This is the eleventh in the series on EU Competition Law and Policy produced by the Robert Schuman Centre of the European University Institute in Florence. The volume reproduces the materials of the roundtable debate which examined the enforcement of the prohibition on cartels. The workshop participants - senior representatives of the Commission and the national competition authorities of some EC Member States, renowned international academics and legal practitioners - discussed the economic and legal issues that arise in this particular area, including: 1) unearthing cartels: the evidence; 2) the institutional framework and 3) tools of enforcement.
Author: John Tjia
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2004-01-10
Genre: Business & Economics
Financial modeling is essential for determining a company's current value and projecting its future performance, yet few books explain how to build models for accurately interpreting financial statements. Building Financial Models is the first book to correct this oversight, unveiling a step-by-step process for creating a core model and then customizing it for companies in virtually any industry. Covering every aspect of building a financial model, it provides a broad understanding of the actual mechanics of models, as well as their foundational accounting and finance concepts.
Author: Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Foreign Affairs Committee
Publisher: The Stationery Office
Release Date: 2007-11-19
Genre: Political Science
This report is the Committee's annual review of how the FCO is managing its resources. This year a key area off interest has been the 2007 Comprehensive Spending Review because the Committee think it is one of the tightest in Whitehall and it risks jeopardising some of the FCO's important work. Apart from this the other subjects covered are: measuring performance; operational efficiency; management and leadership; FCO services; diplomatic representation overseas; transparency and openness; public diplomacy; British council; BBC World Service.
The factual, concise and first-choice guide for the real fan. Now in its 65th year, PLAYFAIR FOOTBALL ANNUAL includes all the Champions League and Europa League details; a compact directory for English and Scottish clubs; English and Scottish league and cup match results; stats on how English league clubs have fared over the last 25 years; and week-by-week domestic, European and international fixtures for the 2012-2013 season. A pocket-size treat - this is the ideal book to take to matches and settle arguments before, during and after!
Author: Don Tapscott
Release Date: 2008-04-17
Genre: Business & Economics
The acclaimed bestseller that's teaching the world about the power of mass collaboration. Translated into more than twenty languages and named one of the best business books of the year by reviewers around the world, Wikinomics has become essential reading for business people everywhere. It explains how mass collaboration is happening not just at Web sites like Wikipedia and YouTube, but at traditional companies that have embraced technology to breathe new life into their enterprises. This national bestseller reveals the nuances that drive wikinomics, and share fascinating stories of how masses of people (both paid and volunteer) are now creating TV news stories, sequencing the human gnome, remixing their favorite music, designing software, finding cures for diseases, editing school texts, inventing new cosmetics, and even building motorcycles.
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'Wrighty's characteristic honesty means his book is far more engrossing than most bland football memoirs' Sunday Times Ian Wright, Arsenal legend, England striker and TV pundit extraordinaire, is one of the most interesting and relevant figures in modern football. His journey from a South London council estate to national treasure is everybody's dream. From Sunday morning football directly to Crystal Palace; from 'boring, boring Arsenal' to inside the Wenger Revolution; from Saturday afternoons on the pitch to Saturday evenings on primetime television; from a week in prison to inspiring youth offenders, Ian will reveal all about his extraordinary life and career. Ian will also frankly discuss how retirement affects footballers, why George Graham deserves a statue, social media, why music matters, breaking Arsenal's goal-scoring record, racism, the unadulterated joy of playing alongside Dennis Bergkamp and, of course, what he thinks of Tottenham. Not a standard footballer's autobiography, Ian Wright's memoir is a thoughtful and gripping insight into a Highbury Hero and one of the greatest sports stars of recent years.