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Hidden Harmonies: The Lives and Times of the Pythagorean Theorem
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Hidden Harmonies: The Lives and Times of the Pythagorean Theorem

Ellen Kaplan, Robert Kaplan

A sparkling, widely praised history of the most famous formula in mathematics and what it illustrates about the nature of human reasoning, now in paper

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The Selected Letters of Robert Creeley
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The Selected Letters of Robert Creeley

Robert Creeley, Rod Smith, Peter Baker, Kaplan Harris

The author is one of the most celebrated and influential American poets. A stylist of the highest order, he imbued his correspondence with the literary artistry he brought to his poetry. This title deals with his works.

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The Art of the Infinite: The Pleasures of Mathematics
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The Art of the Infinite: The Pleasures of Mathematics

Robert Kaplan, Ellen Kaplan

This is mathematics for the soul-just the way it should be. -New Scientist

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Out of the Labyrinth: Setting Mathematics Free
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Out of the Labyrinth: Setting Mathematics Free

Robert Kaplan, Ellen Kaplan

Out of the Labyrinth rejoices in the serious play of mathematics and explains how to think about math as a truly common pursuit... full of fun and full of the wisdom of a lifetime of teaching... -- Barry Mazur, Gerhard Gade...

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Chances Are: Adventures in Probability
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Chances Are: Adventures in Probability

Ellen Kaplan, Robert Kaplan

Combining philosophical and historical background, Chances Are is a lay person's journey into the realm of probability--from poker to politics, weather to war, Monte Carlo to mortality. Illustrations.

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Hidden Harmonies: The Lives and Times of the Pythagorean Theorem
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Hidden Harmonies: The Lives and Times of the Pythagorean Theorem

Ellen Kaplan, Robert Kaplan

With wit, verve, and clarity, the authors trace the life of the Pythagorean theorem, from ancient Babylon to the present.

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 Special priceAsia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific
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Asia’s Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific

Robert D. Kaplan

From Robert D. Kaplan, named one of the world's Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine, comes a penetrating look at the volatile region that will dominate the future of geopolitical conflict.

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The Power Behind Your Eyes: Improving Your Eyesight with Integrated Vision Therapy
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The Power Behind Your Eyes: Improving Your Eyesight with Integrated Vision Therapy

Roberto Kaplan, Robert-Michael Kaplan

Dr. Kaplan addresses eyesight problems from a holistic and psychospiritual perspective, empowering readers to begin a self-healing journey.

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Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific
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Asia’s Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific

Robert D. Kaplan

From Robert D. Kaplan, named one of the world's Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine, comes a penetrating look at the volatile region that will dominate the future of geopolitical conflict.

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The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate
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The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate

Robert D. Kaplan

In this provocative, startling book, Robert D. Kaplan, the bestselling author of Monsoon and Balkan Ghosts, offers a revelatory new prism through which to view global upheavals and to understand what lies ahead for continents and...

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Cuidado Con Tus Virtudes!
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Cuidado Con Tus Virtudes!

Robert Kaplan (Harvard Business School), Dr Robert Kaiser

Nationally recognized leadership experts Bob Kaplan and Rob Kaiser have conducted thousands of assessments of senior executives designed to determine when their strengths serve them well, versus betray them. In this groundbreaking...

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Balkan Ghosts: A Journey Through History
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Balkan Ghosts: A Journey Through History

Robert D Kaplan

From the assassination that triggered World War I to the ethnic warfare in Serbia, Bosnia, and Croatia, the Balkans have been the crucible of the twentieth century, the place where terrorism and genocide first became tools of...

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Fear Your Strengths: What You are Best at Could be Your Biggest Problem
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Fear Your Strengths: What You are Best at Could be Your Biggest Problem

Robert E. Kaplan, Robert B. Kaiser

As a leader, your strengths can work against you. Many leaders know this on some intuitive level, but they tend not to accept it in practice. This work offers a practical psychology of leadership - a better way for leaders to get...

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The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach
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The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach

Alice Kaplan

Robert Brasillach was executed in 1945 for what he wrote during the Nazi occupation of France. The author raises the question of whether he was condemned for his writing, or singled out as a homosexual; and why he was shot, when...

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The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach
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The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach

Alice Kaplan

Robert Brasillach was executed in 1945 for what he had written during the Nazi occupation of France. The author raises the question of whether he was condemned for his writing, or singled out as a homosexual; and why he was shot,...

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The American Judaism of Mordecai M. Kaplan (POD)
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The American Judaism of Mordecai M. Kaplan (POD)

Emanuel S. Goldsmith, Mel Scult, Robert M. Seltzer

A selection of appreciative yet critical essays giving an historical context for the life and works of Mordecai Kaplan. Kaplan's metaphysics, his interpretation of the Bible, his views on education, economic justice and the role...

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Advanced Management Accounting
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Advanced Management Accounting

Robert Steven Kaplan, Anthony A. Atkinson

The third edition of this work offers coverage of innovative management accounting issues faced by major companies throughout the world. It provides a systematic, management-oriented approach to advanced management topics.

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Warrior Politics
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Warrior Politics

Robert Kaplan

The author of Balkan Ghosts draws on the historical wisdom of Sun-Tzu, Thucydides, Hobbes, Machiavelli, and other great thinkers to provide valuable guidelines for modern-day world leaders--in both politics and business...

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Language Planning in Europe: Cyprus, Iceland and Luxembourg
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Language Planning in Europe: Cyprus, Iceland and Luxembourg

Robert B. Kaplan, Richard B. Baldauf, Jr., Nkonko M. Kamwangamalu

This volume focuses on language planning in Cyprus, Iceland and Luxembourg, explaining the linguistic diversity, historical and political contexts and current language situation (including language-in-education planning), the role...

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Medical Murder: Disturbing Cases of Doctors Who Kill
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Medical Murder: Disturbing Cases of Doctors Who Kill

Robert M. Kaplan

The Hippocratic Oath commands all doctors to 'first do no harm' - what then makes a doctor cross that line to murder? A fascinating study of doctors on the wrong side of the law.

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The Exceptional Brain: and How it Changed the World
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The Exceptional Brain: and How it Changed the World

Robert M. Kaplan

From da Vinci to van Gogh, Hitler to Howard Hughes, this is a fascinating investigation into how brain diseases and conditions like epilepsy, syphilis, schizophrenia and tumours have made their sufferers both famous and ...

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 Read reviewMonsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Battle for Supremacy in the 21st Century
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Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Battle for Supremacy in the 21st Century

Robert D. Kaplan

Kaplan shows how the rise of India, Pakistan, China, Indonesia and Oman, among others, represents a crucial shift in the global balance of power. It is in 'Monsoon Asia' that the fight for democracy, energy independence and...

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Time-Driven Activity-Based Costing: A Simpler and More Powerful Path to Higher Profits
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Time-Driven Activity-Based Costing: A Simpler and More Powerful Path to Higher Profits

Robert Steven Kaplan, Steven R. Anderson

Provides a solution to the problems associated with large-scale ABC implementation. This book offers a model where managers can estimate the resource demands imposed by each transaction, product, or customer, rather than rely on...

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What to Ask the Person in the Mirror: Critical Questions for Becoming a More Effective Leader and Reaching Your Potential
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What to Ask the Person in the Mirror: Critical Questions for Becoming a More Effective Leader and Reaching Your Potential

Robert Steven Kaplan

Successful leaders know that leadership is less often about having all the answers and more often about asking the right questions. This title presents a process for asking the big questions that enables you to diagnose problems,...

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What You're Really Meant to Do: A Road Map for Reaching Your Unique Potential
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What You’re Really Meant to Do: A Road Map for Reaching Your Unique Potential

Robert Steven Kaplan

Kaplan describes a specific and actionable roadmap for helping readers define their own success and reach their unique potential. This effort requires several key steps in an integrated process, as well as a high level of...

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Educational Foundations
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Educational Foundations

William A. Owings, Leslie Kaplan, Robert J. Marzano

Makes educational foundations topics relevant and personally meaningful to both young learners and mature adult learners - while also offering the comprehensive scope, scholarly depth, and conceptual analysis of contemporary...

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The Oxford Handbook of Applied Linguistics
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The Oxford Handbook of Applied Linguistics

Robert B. Kaplan

Systematically encompassing the major areas of applied linguistics, the editors and contributors to The Oxford Handbook of Applied Linguistics provide a panoramic and comprehensive look at this complex and vigorous field.

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Imperial Grunts: On the Ground with the American Military, from Mongolia to the Philippines to Iraq and Beyond
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Imperial Grunts: On the Ground with the American Military, from Mongolia to the Philippines to Iraq and Beyond

Robert D Kaplan

A veteran correspondent for The Atlantic explores how American imperialism is pursued and how the global war on terrorism is fought worldwide by America's elite military forces.

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The Coming Anarchy: Shattering the Dreams of the Post Cold War
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The Coming Anarchy: Shattering the Dreams of the Post Cold War

Robert D. Kaplan

Debunking overly optimistic theories of an idyllic post-Cold War world, the author of Balkan Ghosts predicts that war, ethnic conflict, random violence, and fear will be hallmarks of the next century. Reprint. 30,000 first...

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Mediterranean Winter: The Pleasures of History and Landscape in Tunisia, Sicily, Dalmatia, and the Peloponnese
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Mediterranean Winter: The Pleasures of History and Landscape in Tunisia, Sicily, Dalmatia, and the Peloponnese

Robert D Kaplan

Artful and intelligent . . . . Kaplan's book has made its own mark. . . I am able to feel the sense of an exotic and timeless part of the world. -- Bob Hoover, Pittsburg Post-Gazette [Kaplan] helps the distant past...

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Hog Pilots, Blue Water Grunts: The American Military in the Air, at Sea, and on the Ground
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Hog Pilots, Blue Water Grunts: The American Military in the Air, at Sea, and on the Ground

Robert D Kaplan

In this extraordinary book, Kaplan allows readers to experience the worldwide American military at sea, in the air, and on land. Throughout, Kaplan conveys not only the vast scope of the military's commitments, but also how these...

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Eastward to Tartary
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Eastward to Tartary

Robert D. Kaplan

Takes the reader on a journey through the Balkans, the Middle East, and the Caucasus, describing the history, business, and people.

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The Arabists: The Romance of an American Elite
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The Arabists: The Romance of an American Elite

Robert D. Kaplan

This work provides a history of the Arabists , a group of US expatriates who spent much of their lives living and working in the Arab world, in areas such as education and intelligence. It demonstrates their profound influence on...

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Athene Palace: Hitler's  New Order  Comes to Rumania
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Athene Palace: Hitler’s New Order Comes to Rumania

R. G. Waldeck, Robert D. Kaplan

A striking combination of social intimacy and distinterested political analysis, this title evokes the elegance and excitement of the dynamic international community in Bucharest before the world had come to grips with the horrors...

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Forgotten Crisis: The Fin-de-siecle Crisis of Democracy in France
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Forgotten Crisis: The Fin-de-siecle Crisis of Democracy in France

Robert Elliot Kaplan

Examines, in detail, the battle over the income tax which was the main political issue in France during the 1890s but which is virtually absent from histories of the period. It also explains how the Dreyfus Affair has mistakenly...

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The Balanced Scorecard: Translating Strategy into Action
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The Balanced Scorecard: Translating Strategy into Action

Robert Steven Kaplan, David P. Norton

Provides the management system for companies to invest in the long term - in customers, in employees, in product development, and in systems - rather than managing the bottom line to pump up short-term earnings. This title...

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The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate
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The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate

Robert D. Kaplan

The insights, discoveries, and theories of great geographers and geopolitical thinkers of the past look back at critical pivots in history and then look forward at the evolving global scene.

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Imitators of Epilepsy
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Imitators of Epilepsy

P.W. Kaplan, Robert S. Fisher

This volume provides a review of the differential diagnosis of seizures: how do the imitators of epilepsy present clinically, what are their particular distinguishing historical features, and what tests are helpful with...

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Preventing Illness among People with Coronary Heart Disease
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Preventing Illness among People with Coronary Heart Disease

John D. Piette, Robert M. Kaplan, Joseph R. Ferrari

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the leading cause of death and illness in the United States, and though much progress has been made in reducing cardiac risk factors, obesity and diabetes mellitus are on the rise. Preventing...

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What to Ask the Person in the Mirror
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What to Ask the Person in the Mirror

Robert S Kaplan (Harvard Business School)

Traditional Chinese edition of What to Ask the Person in the Mirror: Critical Questions for Becoming a More Effective Leader and Reaching Your Potential. Kaplan is a professor of management practice at Harvard Business School and...

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Management Accounting:Information for Decision-making and Strategy Execution
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Management Accounting:Information for Decision-making and Strategy Execution

Anthony A. Atkinson, Robert Steven Kaplan, Ella Mae Matsumura, S. Mark Young

For upper level undergraduate and MBA Management Accounting courses. The author presents state-of-the-art thinking on all of the major topics in management accounting including activity-based management, the Balanced Scorecard,...

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Student Workbook for Kaplan/Saccuzzo's Psychological Testing: Principles, Applications, and Issues, 8th
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Student Workbook for Kaplan/Saccuzzo’s Psychological Testing: Principles, Applications, and Issues, 8th

Robert M Kaplan (Univ Of Calif San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA), Dennis P Saccuzzo, Kaplan, Saccuzzo

More than a traditional study guide, the Student Workbook--written by Katherine Nicolai of Rockhurst University--truly helps students understand the connections between abstract measurement concepts and the development,...

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Theory and Practice of Writing: An Applied Linguistic Perspective
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Theory and Practice of Writing: An Applied Linguistic Perspective

William Grabe, Robert B. Kaplan

This text explores the varieties of writing, different purposes for learning to write extended text, and cross-cultural variation among second language writers. The authors provide an overview of textlinguistics, the different...

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Chosen Soldier: The Making of a Special Forces Warrior
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Chosen Soldier: The Making of a Special Forces Warrior

Dick Couch, Robert D Kaplan

Dick Couch offers a fascinating inside look at the mentally and physically grueling education of the Army Special Forces--a vivid portrait of the process that forges America's most versatile and valuable fighting force.

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Language Planning in Primary Schools in Asia
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Language Planning in Primary Schools in Asia

Richard B. Baldauf, Jr. (University of Queensland), Robert B. Kaplan, Knonko Kamwangamalu, Pauline Bryant

In foreign language education, decisions must be taken on what languages to teach, who will teach them, in which schools, in which grades, the number of hours a week, and the cost involved. This book explores the answers to these...

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Il Manuale Merck Dei Segni E Sintomi: Una Guida Sintetica E Pratica All'eziopatogenesi, All'iter Diagnostico E Al Trattamento
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Il Manuale Merck Dei Segni E Sintomi: Una Guida Sintetica E Pratica All'eziopatogenesi, All'iter Diagnostico E Al Trattamento

Robert S Porter, Justin L Kaplan, Barbara P Homeier

Il Manuale Merck dei sintomi una guida concisa e maneggevole che sar di sostegna al medico nella valutazione accurata del paziente e nella scelta del trattamento volto ad alleviare i suoi sintomi. Adatto a essere portato nella...

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Management Accounting: Information for Decision-making and Strategy Execution Plus New MyAccountingLab with Pearson Etext
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Management Accounting: Information for Decision-making and Strategy Execution Plus New MyAccountingLab with Pearson Etext

Anthony A. Atkinson, Robert Steven Kaplan, Ella Mae Matsumura, S. Mark Young

An approach to management accounting from the perspective of a business manager. Management Accounting: Information for Decision-Making and Strategy Execution explains how business managers can estimate and manage the cost and...

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Soldiers of God
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Soldiers of God

Robert D. Kaplan

The author relates his time spent with Afghanistan's mujahidin during their fight against Soviet invaders and provides insight into the circumstances that led to the rise of the Taliban.

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