Oxford Latin Course

Author: Maurice Balme
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199122288
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Genre: Latin language

Provides teachers and students alike with a modern, inviting and structured way to sustain interest and excellence in Latin. Based on the reading of original texts, the course is structured around a narrative detailing the life of the poet Horace, which helps students to develop an understanding of the times of Cicero and Augustus.

Readings and vocabulary

Author: Maurice Balme
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199862974
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Literary Collections

Adapted to better meet the needs of American college students, The Oxford Latin Course, College Edition, retains its trademark reading-based approach, but does so now in two companion volumes--Readings and Vocabulary and Grammar, Exercises, Context--that cover all of the topics essential to a first-year Latin course. OTHER NEW FEATURES: * Streamlined organization that focuses more closely on the life of the Roman poet Horace * Additional and more robust grammar explanations * Revised cartoons--completely redrawn for a college audience--that illustrate grammar points and provide students with "visual vignettes" * A revised narrative that corresponds to customary U.S. usage and Americanized spelling * A Companion Website at www.oup.com/us/morwood containing grammar and syntax drills, flashcards for vocabulary review, phonetic pronunciations, and instructional materials

The Oxford Handbook of Banking

Author: Allen N. Berger
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199688500
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Business & Economics

The Oxford Handbook of Banking, Second Edition provides an overview and analysis of developments and research in banking written by leading researchers in the field. This handbook will appeal to graduate students of economics, banking and finance, academics, practitioners, regulators, and policy makers. Consequently, the book strikes a balance between abstract theory, empirical analysis, and practitioner, and policy-related material. The Handbook is split into five parts. Part I, The Theory of Banking, examines the role of banks in the wider financial system, why banks exist, how they function, and their corporate governance and risk management practices. Part II deals with Bank Operations and Performance. A range of issues are covered including bank performance, financial innovation, and technological change. Aspects relating to small business, consumer, and mortgage lending are analysed together with securitization, shadow banking, and payment systems. Part III entitled Regulatory and Policy Perspectives discusses central banking, monetary policy transmission, market discipline, and prudential regulation and supervision. Part IV of the book covers various Macroeconomic Perspectives in Banking. This part includes a discussion of systemic risk and banking and sovereign crises, the role of the state in finance and development as well as how banks influence real economic activity. The final Part V examines International Differences in Banking Structures and Environments. This part of the Handbook examines banking systems in the United States, European Union, Japan, Africa, Transition countries, and the developing nations of Asia and Latin America.

Introduction to Sport Marketing

Author: Aaron C.T. Smith
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317691457
Release Date: 2014-12-17
Genre: Business & Economics

Introduction to Sport Marketing is an accessible and engaging introduction to key concepts and best practice in sport marketing. Aimed at students with little or no prior knowledge of marketing, the book outlines a step-by-step framework for effective sport marketing, from conducting market analysis and developing a strategy, through to detailed planning and implementation. The book has a wider scope than other sport marketing textbooks, recognising that students are just as likely to have to employ their marketing skills in community sport or the not-for-profit sector as in professional sport, and therefore represents the most realistic and useful sport marketing text currently available. Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, the book has expanded coverage of digital and social media, product innovation, services and relationship marketing, and key contemporary issues such as social responsibility and sustainability. It features a much wider range of international cases and examples, covering North America, Europe, and the vibrant and rapidly developing sport markets in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Latin America. Every chapter includes a range of useful features to help the reader to engage with fundamental principles and applied practice, such as problem-solving exercises and review questions. Introduction to Sport Marketing is an essential textbook for any degree-level sport marketing course.

Microclimate for Cultural Heritage

Author: D. Camuffo
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080536530
Release Date: 1998-04-09
Genre: Science

This is a useful microphysics handbook for conservators and specialists in physics, chemistry, architecture, engineering, geology and biology dealing with the environment and works of art. A rigourous treatment and a background familiarity with the underlying physics behind mathematics are covered, giving a detailed description and interpretation of the main microphysical phenomena, removing unsound popular beliefs. The basis are given for non-destructive diagnostics to evaluate causes of damage determined by atmoshpheric factors, as well as negative consequences of the unsound use of technology and mass tourism. To this aim, suggestions are given on the fundamental principles in designing heating, air conditioning, lighting and in reducing the deposition of pollutants on works of art. Theory and experience are coupled to describe the complex condensation mechanisms and the fundamental role played by water in the stone deterioration and the formation of crusts on monuments. Urban meteorology, air-surface interactions, atmospheric stability, dispersion and deposition of airborne pollutants are also key topics of this book, for which the main aim has been to make comprehensible to a wider audience a matter that is only familiar to a few specialists. This book combines a theoretical background with many years of accurate laboratory research, field surveys and practice. The first part, devoted to applied theory, is a concise treatise on microphysics, which includes a survey on the basic ideas which are necessary for environmental diagnostic and conservation. The second part of the book focuses on the practical utilisation and shows in detail how field surveys should be performed, with many suggestions and examples and the indication of some common errors that should be avoided.

Athenaze

Author: Maurice Balme
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0190607688
Release Date: 2015-12-24
Genre:

Combining the best features of traditional and modern methods, Athenaze: An Introduction to Ancient Greek, Revised Third Edition, provides a unique course of instruction that allows students to read connected Greek narrative right from the beginning and guides them to the point where they can begin reading complete classical texts. This student workbook includes self-correcting exercises, cumulative vocabulary lists, periodic grammatical reviews, and additional readings for the material covered by Athenaze, Book I, Revised Third Edition.

Leviathan

Author: Thomas Hobbes
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486122144
Release Date: 2012-10-03
Genre: Philosophy

Written during a moment in English history when the political and social structures were in flux and open to interpretation, Leviathan played an essential role in the development of the modern world.

Reading Latin

Author: Peter Jones
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107618701
Release Date: 2016-09-30
Genre: Foreign Language Study

A bestselling Latin course designed to help mature beginners read classical Latin fluently and intelligently. The Text and Vocabulary presents a series of carefully graded original classical Latin texts, initially adapted but later unadulterated. It accompanies the Grammar and Exercises volume, but could be used as a self-standing beginner's reader.

The Oxford English Dictionary

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: 0198611862
Release Date: 1989
Genre: English language

In addition to current definitions, provides an historical treatment to words and idioms included.

The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State

Author: Bent Greve
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780415682923
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Business & Economics

'The welfare state' in all its many forms has had a profound role in many countries around the world since at least the Second World War. The Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State explores the classical issues around the welfare state, but also investigates its key concepts, along with how these can be used and analysed. Over forty contributions from renowned international specialists in the field provide readers with expert analysis of the core issues related to the welfare state, including regional depictions of welfare states around the globe. The book combines essays on methodologies, core concepts and central policy areas to produce a comprehensive picture of what 'the welfare state' means around the world. In the midst of the credit crunch, the Handbook addresses some of the many questions about the welfare state. It will be an invaluable reference book for students and scholars throughout the social sciences, particularly in sociology, social policy, public policy, international relations, politics, and gender studies.

The Oxford Latin Minidictionary

Author: James Morwood
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: UCSC:32106013894156
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Latin language

This brand new addition to the Minidictionary series is a revised edition of the Routledge Latin Dictionary. It has been updated and revised to meet the needs of both students of Latin, and those with an interest in the classical world. Offering 50,000 entries and over 120,000 translations, the dictionary now reflects recent developments in the study of Latin, such as pronunciation and grammar. The most up-to-date and comprehensive dictionary of its size, it includes complete grammatical information about each Latin word, and indicates differences in meaning, style, and context in cases of ambiguity. In addition, it provides details of conjugation for Latin verbs, comprehensive markings of vowel length as a guide to classical Latin pronunciation, and detailed appendices of historical personalities and mythological characters, and geographical names, with English explanations of who they were. A handy resource for anybody with an interest in the Latin language or ancient history, The Oxford Latin Minidictionary is also an invaluable reference for word-origin enthusiasts.

Cambridge Latin Course Unit 3 Student Text North American edition

Author: North American Cambridge Classics Project
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521782309
Release Date: 2002-07-22
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

The North American Cambridge Latin Course is a well-established four-part Latin program whose approach combines a stimulating, continuous storyline with grammatical development, work on derivatives, and cultural information. There is also a complete Language Information section, plus numerous color photographs illustrating life in the Roman world. The Course has now been fully revised and updated in the light of feedback from user schools, and includes the very best in new research. The Fourth Edition continues to offer teachers and students alike a stimulating, reading-based approach to the study of Latin.

The Craft of Research Third Edition

Author: Wayne C. Booth
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226062648
Release Date: 2009-05-15
Genre: Reference

With more than 400,000 copies now in print, The Craft of Research is the unrivaled resource for researchers at every level, from first-year undergraduates to research reporters at corporations and government offices. Seasoned researchers and educators Gregory G. Colomb and Joseph M. Williams present an updated third edition of their classic handbook, whose first and second editions were written in collaboration with the late Wayne C. Booth. The Craft of Research explains how to build an argument that motivates readers to accept a claim; how to anticipate the reservations of readers and to respond to them appropriately; and how to create introductions and conclusions that answer that most demanding question, “So what?” The third edition includes an expanded discussion of the essential early stages of a research task: planning and drafting a paper. The authors have revised and fully updated their section on electronic research, emphasizing the need to distinguish between trustworthy sources (such as those found in libraries) and less reliable sources found with a quick Web search. A chapter on warrants has also been thoroughly reviewed to make this difficult subject easier for researchers Throughout, the authors have preserved the amiable tone, the reliable voice, and the sense of directness that have made this book indispensable for anyone undertaking a research project.