D azur aux besants d or Audouin IV le diffam
Février 1446 en Périgord : Dans la sombre crypte de ses ancêtres, Audouin V assiste avec sa mère aux funérailles de son oncle et parrain assassiné, Audouin IV Joumard "le diffamé". Il se retrouve par cet héritage à la tête de la vicomté de la Brangelie et n'aura de cesse que de retrouver et châtier le ou les meurtriers de cet oncle craint et maudit par tant de monde... Cette longue quête mêlant la petite et la grande Histoire sera jalonnée de crimes, de rencontres et d'amitiés et le mènera en Normandie, en Aquitaine, dans le Bordelais, en Ile de France et en Bretagne. Alors que le royaume tente de se libérer du joug anglais et que sous l'impulsion des rois Valois, la France se transforme et sort progressivement de la féodalité, Audouin V, né dans un Moyen Age enténébré et violent, finira au milieu des siens sa riche existence dans les débuts d'une Renaissance lumineuse.
Penrose made his first flight in 1919 with Alan Cobham in an AVRO 504K. There followed a career in aviation mainly as a test pilot, where he flew many unusual types such as the tail-less Pterodactyl and the Whirlwind. This work describes flights in Airymouse which he bought in his retirement.
Statutes and Their Interpretation in the First Half of the Fourteenth Century
Originally published in 1922, this book examines legal statutes and their interpretation in English courts during the reigns of Edward I, Edward II and Edward III. Distinguished legal historian Theodore Plucknett presents problems such as mistranslations, ignorance among lawyers and, in some instances, outright refusal by the courts to enforce certain statutes, and how these errors in enforcement changed the role of the government in lawmaking and legal practice. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in British legal history.
Camus at Combat
For the first time in English, "Camus at Combat" presents all of Camus' World War II resistance and early postwar writings published in "Combat," the resistance newspaper where he served as editor-in-chief and editorial writer between 1944 and 1947.
The Programmer s Guide to SQL
This guide combines the proven tutorial approach to teaching SQL with a collection of major SQL statements with example code for five major database systems: SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, MySQL and Access.
In this volume Mitrokhin presents two dictionaries produced by the KGB itself to define their activities in both offensive and defensive intelligence work. The translated documents tell the story of the KGB's methods and targets and should interest the general public as well as the specialist.
Analysis of Social Media and Ubiquitous Data
This book constitutes the joint thoroughly refereed post-proceedings of The Modeling Social Media Workshop, MSM 2010 held in Toronto, Canada in June 2010 and the International Workshop on Mining Ubiquitous and Social Environments, MUSE 2010, held in Barcelona, Spain in September 2010. The eight revised full papers included were carefully reviewed and selected after two rounds of reviewing and revision. The papers address various aspects of the analysis and engineering of socio-computational systems in which social, ubiquitous and computational processes are interdependent and tightly interwoven
Human Resources Management in the Hospitality Industry
A comprehensive guide to managing human resources in the hospitality industry Managing human resources in the hospitality industry presents special challenges, including highly diverse employee backgrounds and roles, an ever-present focus on guest services, and organizational structures that often diverge from generic corporate models. By making such industry-specific concerns the cornerstone of its approach, "Human Resources Management in the Hospitality Industry" provides the definitive guide to successfully employing people in a hospitality organization. The book approaches hospitality human resource (HR) management as a decision-making practice that affects the performance, quality, and legal compliance of the hospitality business as a whole. Beginning with a foundation in the hospitality industry, employment law, and HR policies, the coverage includes recruitment, training, compensation, performance appraisal, environmental and safety concerns, ethics and social responsibility, and special issues. Throughout the book, "Human Resources Management in the Hospitality Industry" focuses on unique HR dilemmas faced by managers in the hospitality industry, including: Understanding the needs of a broad employee group, from hourly workers with tip credit eligibility questions to high-level accountants ensuring Sarbanes-Oxley compliance How hospitality managers who must act as one-person HR departments can make effective decisions and understand the consequences to themselves, their workers, and employers Working with labor unions in the hospitality industry using the labor-related legislation that affects the industry Managing employees in a global hospitality enterprise Practical and realistic case studies and numerous examples from various hospitality operations bring the material alive. Internet activities, learning objectives, "It's the Law" features, current events discussions, review questions, and other important features also help create a dynamic learning experience for readers. Written by two authors experienced in both hospitality management and education, "Human Resources Management in the Hospitality Industry" represents the most comprehensive, technically accurate, and valuable resource available on the topic.
Ethics in Marketing and Communications
This book takes an international perspective on the topical issues of marketing ethics and ethical communications. The contributors are professors of business in various European institutions who bring their international background and experience to this body of work.
The third book in Kristeva's trilogy on female genius, Colette interlaces commentary on the life and work of this notorious French novelist who made it possible for women to write erotic literature. The result is an elegant and sophisticated critique filled with psychoanalytic insight.