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The City Of London Volume 4

By David Kynaston
  • ISBN Code: : 144811232X
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 896
  • Category : Business & Economics
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The City of London. Vol IV: A Club No More is the fourth and final volume of David Kynaston's epic history of the square mile in the modern era. This lively and informative book takes the story from the post-war era, when the City was hemmed in by bombsites and austere Chancellors, through to very recent developments, such as the "Big-Bang" deregulation of 1986. This is as much a social history as a financial study, with interesting discussions of the changing class and complexion of the City, and with fascinating details on the early computerisation of the big companies. As with earlier volumes Kynaston's style is that of an anecdotal storyteller. Colourful characters, dramatic boardroom struggles and heated exchanges between politicians and bankers dominate the pages.

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Many of the greatest names in literature have visited or made their home in the colorful and diverse metropolis of London. From Charles Dickens to George Orwell, Virginia Woolf to Bernadine Evaristo, London’s writers have bought the city to life through some of the best known and loved stories and characters in fiction. This book takes you on an area-by-area journey through London to discover the stories behind the stories told in some of the most famous novels, plays and poems written in, or about, the city. * Find out which poet almost lost one of his most important manuscripts in a Soho pub. * Discover how Graham Greene managed to survive the German bomb that destroyed his Clapham home. * Climb down the dingy steps from London Bridge to Thames path below and imagine how it felt to be Nancy trying to save Oliver Twist, only to then meet her own violent death. * Drink in same pub Bram Stoker listened to the ghost stories that inspired Dracula, the plush drinking house where Noel Coward performed, and the bars and cafes frequented by modern writers. * Tour the locations where London’s writers, and their characters lived, worked, played, loved, lost and died. This is the first literature guide to London to be fully illustrated with beautiful color photographs throughout the book. This unique book can be used a guidebook on a physical journey through London, or as a treasury of fascinating, often obscure tales and information for book lovers to read wherever they are.

Japan and the City of London

By Sir Paul Newall
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  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Book Code : 1780939531
  • Total of Pages : 208
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 889
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Book Short Summary:

From an insider's position, Sir Paul Newall tells the story of Japan's links with the City of London and explains why the City was first chosen by Japan as the focal point for its overseas financial investment. This account draws upon the author's close contact with Japanese governmental and financial authorities both in the UK and Japan itself. It documents the evolution and development of this relationship, from the earliest beginnings of Japanese financial contact in the 1860s. Important to economic and financial historians, this account should also be of particular value to those dealing with Japanese companies and financial institutions, as well as to those Japanese who are working, or have worked in the City. First published in 1996, this title is part of the Bloomsbury Academic Collections series.

The Biography of a New Canadian Family Volume 4

By Joan Campbell-Delva,Pierre L. Delva
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  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 1479778745
  • Total of Pages : 337
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 634
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A Happy and Informative Present: at the new Universit de Sherbrooke, Pierre had developed a four-month teaching program for clinical nurses prior to their departure to the Canadian Far North where they would be in charge of a Nursing Station. In 1973, a group of them gave me as a parting gift the French translation of The Scalpel and the Sword by Ted Allen and Sydney Gordon (Toronto, 1952); the French version was by Jean Pare, 'Docteur Bethune' (Montreal, 1973). As new Canadians, we thought it odd that the French version should take 20 years to appear on the scene. We had been in Canada for 15 years.

Studies in the History of Tax Law, Volume 4

By John Tiley
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 1847315887
  • Total of Pages : 268
  • Category : Law
  • Members : 101
  • Pdf File: studies-in-the-history-of-tax-law-volume-4.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This work contains the full text of the papers presented at the fourth Tax Law History Conference in July 2008. The Conference was organised by the Cambridge Law Faculty's Centre for Tax Law. The matters discussed are broad and include the extent to which charges levied by the Court of Wards were seen as taxes, the seventeenth century poll tax, traders, the excise and the in early nineteenth century England and the right of the Crown's right to elect between different heads of charge to income tax. There are also chapters on taxation in the reign of King John and Stamp Duties in the 18th Century. International tax matters include a history of company residence and a paper on the first UK-Australia Double Tax Agreement. Papers concentrating on other countries include papers on the history of income tax in Malta (1641-1949), the history of land tax in Australia, the history of the legal definition of charity and its application to tax law and a paper on the psychology of taxation as shown by the 1936 US Election.

Bawdy Songbooks of the Romantic Period, Volume 4

By Patrick Spedding,Paul Watt,Ed Cray,David Gregory,Derek B Scott
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1000748081
  • Total of Pages : 512
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 706
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The songbooks of the 1830-40s were printed in tiny numbers, and small format so they could be hidden in a pocket, passed round or thrown away. Collectors have sought ‘these priceless chapbooks’, but only recently a collection of 49 songbooks has come to light. This collection represents almost all of the known songbooks from the period.

The Collected Works of Witness Lee, 1994-1997, volume 4

By Witness Lee
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  • Publisher : Living Stream Ministry
  • Book Code : 1536007048
  • Total of Pages : 563
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 494
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Read and download full book The Collected Works of Witness Lee, 1994-1997, volume 4

Biographia Navalis - Volume 4

By John Charnock
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  • Publisher : Andrews UK Limited
  • Book Code : 1781506051
  • Total of Pages : 446
  • Category : History
  • Members : 401
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Book Short Summary:

The only word to describe this work is monumental. It is a record of the services of more than 2200 naval officers across a span of nearly 140 years, drawn from the most authentic sources (according to the title page) and disposed in a chronological arrangement. Sometimes only one or two lines constitute the entry, in other cases there are several pages (Earl St Vincent takes ten pages). They are set out on a year by year basis, and within each year the names are arranged alphabetically. Charnock intended this to be a four-volume work but that wasn’t enough, two more were needed (V and VI) and these were subtitled The First and Second Volumes of the Continuation. Each of the six volumes has its own index.

The Collected Works of Witness Lee, 1988, volume 4

By Witness Lee
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  • Publisher : Living Stream Ministry
  • Book Code : 153600670X
  • Total of Pages : 616
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 348
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The Collected Works of Witness Lee, 1988, volume 4, contains messages given by Brother Witness Lee from October 8, 1988, through January 29, 1989. In early October 1988 Brother Lee visited Taipei, Taiwan, for one month before traveling to Seoul, South Korea, and then back to Taipei, where he remained until the middle of November. He then returned to Anaheim, California, and remained there until the middle of December. During his time in Anaheim he also ministered in Pasadena, San Gabriel, and Monterey Park, California. In mid-December he traveled to Irving, Texas, and remained there through the early days of January 1989. The contents of this volume are divided into seventeen sections, as follows: 1. Four messages given in Taipei, Taiwan, on October 8 through 10, 1988. These messages were previously published in Chinese and English in a book entitled A Timely Trumpeting and the Present Need and are included in this volume under the same title. 2. Five messages given in Taipei, Taiwan, on October 14 through November 12, 1988. These messages are included in this volume under the title The Goal and Learning for the Service in the New Way. 3. Four messages given in Taipei, Taiwan, on October 16 through November 13, 1988. These messages were previously published in Chinese and English in a book entitled The Perfecting of the Saints and the Building Up of the Body of Christ and are included in this volume under the same title. 4. Four messages given in Taipei, Taiwan, on October 17 through November 14, 1988. These messages are included in this volume under the title The Practice of the New Way and the Organic Building Up of the Body of Christ. 5. Four messages given in Taipei, Taiwan, on October 19 through November 16, 1988. These messages are included in this volume under the title Becoming Patterns of the Flock in Practicing the New Way for the Building Up of the Body of Christ. 6. Seven messages given in Taipei, Taiwan, on October 20 through November 17, 1988. These messages were previously published in Chinese and English in a book entitled Messages in Preparation for the Spread of the Gospel and are included in this volume under the same title. 7. Six messages given in Chinese in Seoul, South Korea, on November 5 through 8, 1988. These messages were previously published in Chinese and English in a book entitled The Economy of God and the Building Up of the Body of Christ and are included in this volume under the same title. 8. Two messages given in Taipei, Taiwan, on November 12, 1988. These messages are included in this volume under the title The Key to the Success of the Practice of the New Way and of the Gospelization of Taiwan. 9. A message given in Chinese in Seoul, South Korea, on November 8, 1988. This message is included in this volume under the title The World Situation and the Preaching of the Gospel. 10. Five messages given in Pasadena, California, on November 25 through 27, 1988. These messages were previously published in a book entitled Further Light concerning the Building Up of the Body of Christ and are included in this volume under the same title. 11. A message given in San Gabriel, California, on November 27, 1988. This message is included in this volume under the title A Brief Word concerning the New Way and God's Oracle. 12. Two messages given in Chinese in Anaheim, California, on December 3 and 10, 1988. These messages are included in this volume under the title The Life by Which We Must Serve the Lord. 13. Six messages given in Anaheim, California, on December 9, 1988, through January 21, 1989. These messages were previously published in a book entitled The Excelling Gift for the Building Up of the Church and are included in this volume under the same title. 14. A message given in Monterey Park, California, on December 11, 1988. This message is included in this volume under the title Fellowship concerning All Saints Prophesying. 15. Six messages given in Irving, Texas, on December 18 and 31, 1988, and in San Diego, California, on January 27 through 29, 1989. These messages were previously published in a book entitled The Present Advance of the Lord's Recovery and are included in this volume under the same title. 16. A message given in Irving, Texas, on December 19, 1988. This message is included in this volume under the title Fellowship with Serving Ones. 17. Three messages given in Irving, Texas, on December 31, 1988, through January 2, 1989. These messages were previously published in a book entitled The Way to Practice the Lord's Present Recovery. They are included in The Collected Works of Witness Lee, 1986, volume 3, as chapters 7 through 9 of Elders' Training, Book 9: The Eldership and the God-ordained Way (1). Therefore, they are not reprinted in this volume.

A History of the British Cavalry, 1899–1913

By Lord Anglesey
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  • Publisher : Pen and Sword
  • Book Code : 1473815010
  • Total of Pages : 565
  • Category : History
  • Members : 748
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Book Short Summary:

In the seventh, and second last, volume in t his historical work, Lord Anglesey shows how superior the Br itish cavalry was compared to those of the French and German s. He concentrates on the first five months of the War. '

City of Time and Magic

By Paula Brackston
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  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Book Code : 1250260701
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 261
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Book Short Summary:

Xanthe meets Brackston's most famous heroine, Elizabeth Hawksmith from The Witch's Daughter, in this crossover story with all the "historical detail, village charm, and twisty plotting" of the Found Things series (Publishers Weekly). City of Time and Magic sees Xanthe face her greatest challenges yet. She must choose from three treasures that sing to her; a beautiful writing slope, a mourning brooch of heartbreaking detail, and a gorgeous gem-set hat pin. All call her, but the wrong one could take her on a mission other than that which she must address first, and the stakes could not be higher. While her earlier mission to Regency England had been a success, the journey home resulted in Liam being taken from her, spirited away to another time and place. Xanthe must follow the treasure that will take her to him if he is not to be lost forever. Xanthe is certain that Mistress Flyte has Liam and determined to find them both. But when she discovers Lydia Flyte has been tracking the actions of the Visionary Society, a group of ruthless and unscrupulous Spinners who have been selling their talents to a club of wealthy clients, Xanthe realizes her work as a Spinner must come before her personal wishes. The Visionary Society is highly dangerous and directly opposed to the creed of the Spinners. Their actions could have disastrous consequences as they alter the authentic order of things and change the future. Xanthe knows she must take on the Society. It will require the skills of all her friends, old and new, to attempt such a thing, and not all of them will survive the confrontation that follows.

History of Technology

By A. Rupert Hall,Norman Smith
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 1350017582
  • Total of Pages : 192
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Members : 721
  • Pdf File: history-of-technology.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The annual collections in the History of Technology series look at the history of technological discovery and change, exploring the relationship of technology to other aspects of life and showing how technological development is affected by the society in which it occurred.

The Agency: Rivals in the City

By Y. S. Lee
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  • Publisher : Candlewick Press
  • Book Code : 076367270X
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 641
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Book Short Summary:

In a tale steeped in action, romance, and the gaslit intrigue of Victorian London, Mary Quinn’s detective skills are pitted against a cunning and desperate opponent. Mary Quinn has a lot on her mind. James Easton, her longtime love interest, wants to marry her; but despite her feelings, independent-minded Mary hesitates. Meanwhile, the Agency has asked Mary to take on a dangerous case: convicted fraudster Henry Thorold is dying in prison, and Mary must watch for the return of his estranged wife, an accomplished criminal herself who has a potentially deadly grudge against James. Finally, a Chinese prizefighter has arrived in town, and Mary can’t shake a feeling that he is somehow familiar. With the stakes higher than ever, can Mary balance family secrets, conflicting loyalties, and professional expertise to bring a criminal to justice and find her own happiness?