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Reign of Steel - 2876653035

95,82 zł

Reign of Steel Morgan Rice

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

""THE SORCERER'S RING has all the ingredients for an instant success: plots, counterplots, mystery, valiant knights, and blossoming relationships replete with broken hearts, deception and betrayal. It will keep you entertained for hours, and will satisfy all ages. Recommended for the permanent library of all fantasy readers." --Books and Movie Reviews, Roberto Mattos In A REIGN OF STEEL (BOOK #11 IN THE SORCERER'S RING), Gwendolyn must protect her people as she finds King's Court under siege. She strives to evacuate them from the Ring-but there is one problem: her people refuse to leave. As a power struggle ensues, Gwen finds her queenship under challenge for the first time-while the greatest threat to the Ring looms. Behind the McClouds lie the threat of Romulus and his dragons, who, with the Shield destroyed, embark on a catastrophic invasion, nothing left to stand between them and the complete annihilation of the Ring. Romulus, with Luanda at his side, is unstoppable while the moon lasts, and Gwen must fight for survival-for herself, for her baby, and for her people-amidst an epic battle of dragons, and of men. Kendrick leads the Silver in a valiant battle, and he is joined by Elden and the new Legion recruits, along with his brother Godfrey, who surprises everyone, including himself, with his acts of valor. But even so, it may not all be enough. Thor, meanwhile, embarks on the quest of his life in the Land of the Druids, trekking across a fearsome and magical land, a land unlike any other, with magical rules out of its own. Crossing this land will require every ounce of strength and training he has, will force him to dig deeper within, to become the great warrior-and Druid-he was meant to be. As he encounters monsters and challenges unlike ever before, he will have to lay down his life to try to reach his mother. Erec and Alistair journey to the Southern Isles, where they are greeted by all of his people, including his competitive brother and envious sister. Erec has a dramatic final meeting with his father, as the island prepares for him to ascend the throne as King. But in the Southern Isles, one must fight for the right to be King, and in an epic battle, Erec will be tested as never before. In a dramatic twist, we learn that treachery hides even here, in this place of noble and great warriors. Reece, embattled and surrounded on the Upper Isles, must fight for his life after his vengeance on Tirus. Desperate, he finds himself united with Stara, each wary of the other, yet untied in a quest to survive-one that will culminate in an epic battle at sea and will threaten the entire island. Will Gwen cross the sea to safety? Will Romulus destroy the Ring? Will Reece and Stara be together? Will Erec rise as King? Will Thor find his mother? What will become of Guwayne? Will anyone be left alive? With its sophisticated world-building and characterization, A REIGN OF STEEL is an epic tale of friends and lovers, of rivals and suitors, of knights and dragons, of intrigues and political machinations, of coming of age, of broken hearts, of deception, ambition and betrayal. It is a tale of honor and courage, of fate and destiny, of sorcery. It is a fantasy that brings us into a world we will never forget, and which will appeal to all ages and genders. "Grabbed my attention from the beginning and did not let go....This story is an amazing adventure that is fast paced and action packed from the very beginning. There is not a dull moment to be found." --Paranormal Romance Guild {regarding Turned} "

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David Hodgson - Buzz - 2880532449

55,38 zł

David Hodgson - Buzz

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Young people consistently say they want the same three things from life; to be happy, confident and successful. The Buzz shows them how to achieve all of these through a fantastic and illuminating journey of self-discovery. Complex theories and approaches are clearly presented in an easy to understand form. David Hodgson presents a unique and highly effective method of realising potential and making the best choices for those considering higher education or wondering what future career would suit them. The brain is an amazing thing. It is the most complicated known thing in the universe. Sometimes it helps make people believe they can do amazing things - great inventions, acts of incredible bravery - when they are at their best. It is better for people to understand how the brain works and control it for the life they really want, rather than stick to habits that hinder them. Most people use about 10 per cent of their potential. With The Buzz , they can access the other 90 per cent. How much of it will they dare use? The Buzz has been developed with and used by thousands of young people. It works.They have been surprised at how easy it can be to start living a great life, discover new strengths and skills, dream dreams, plan to make them happen and enjoy feeling great while moving in a positive direction that feels right. We can build a great life around our strengths, the things we enjoy and are good at. The Buzz also shows us simple ways in which we can alter our behaviour to succeed in the different situations and challenges we face. Advice includes tips on: how to get out of an argument, the power of laughter, talking to people you fancy, improving your sports performance, how to relax and reduce stress, building self-esteem, employability skills, learning and thinking better, choosing a course or career and understanding your personality. For 16 - 19 year-olds and the professionals working with them.

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Glass Spare - 2862361102

67,13 zł

Glass Spare Harper Collins Publishers

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Wilhelmina Heidle, the fourth child and only daughter of the king of the world's wealthiest nation, has grown up in the shadows. Kept hidden from the world in order to serve as a spy for her father - whose obsession with building his empire is causing a war - Wil wants nothing more than to explore the world beyond her kingdom, if only her father would give her the chance.Until one night Wil is attacked, and she discovers a dangerous secret. Her touch turns people into gemstone. At first Wil is horrified by her power - but as she tests its limits, she's drawn more and more to the strange and volatile ability. When it leads to tragedy, though, Wil is forced to face the destructive power within her and finally leave her home to seek the truth and a cure.But finding the key to her redemption puts her in the path of a cursed prince who has his own ideas for what to do with Wil's power.With a world on the brink of war, and a power of ultimate destruction, can Wil find a way to help the kingdom that's turned its back on her, or will she betray her past and her family forever?

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Never Eat Alone - 2877327176

57,06 zł

Never Eat Alone PENG

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

This is the bestselling business classic on the power of relationships, updated with in-depth advice for making connections in the digital world. "Don't walk...Run to your closest bookstore. The most extraordinary and valuable book I've come across in a long, long time". (Tom Peters). Do you want to get ahead in life? Climb the ladder to success? Master networker Keith Ferrazzi says the secret is in reaching out to others. As he discovered early in life, what distinguishes highly successful people is the way they use the power of relationships - so that everyone wins. Never Eat Alone: Expanded and Updated lays out the steps and mindset Ferrazzi uses to connect with thousands of colleagues, friends, and associates: people he has helped and who have helped him. This form of connecting to the world is based on generosity; Ferrazzi distinguishes gen-uine relationship-building from crude glad-handing. These practical, proven principles include: don't keep score (make sure other people get what they want, too); 'ping' constantly (reach out to your contacts all the time - not just when you need something); never eat alone ('invisibility' is a fate worse than failure); and become the 'king of content' (use social media to make meaningful connections). In this classic, globally bestselling book you'll discover the timeless strategies used by the world's most connected people, from Bill Clinton to the Dalai Lama. And you'll learn how to transform your own network, career and life. "A step-by-step way to build relationships with anyone. The tone is engaging and the advice practical". (New York Times). "Cleverly mixes anecdotes with cogent advice and suggests concrete steps readers can take toward improvement". (USA Today). Keith Ferrazzi is the founder and CEO of the training and con-sulting company Ferrazzi Greenlight and a contributor to Inc., the Wall Street Journal, and Harvard Business Review. Earlier in his career, he was the CMO of Deloitte Consulting and of Starwood Hotels and Resorts, and the CEO of YaYa Media. He lives in Los Angeles. Tahl Raz has written for Inc., the Jerusalem Post, the San Francisco Chronicle, and GQ. Raz lives in New York City.

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Visual Studio Tools for Office - 2875347064

221,01 zł

Visual Studio Tools for Office Pearson Education (US)

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

"With the application development community so focused on the Smart Client revolution, a book that covers VSTO from A to Z is both important and necessary. This book lives up to big expectations. It is thorough, has tons of example code, and covers Office programming in general terms-topics that can be foreign to the seasoned .NET developer who has focused on ASP.NET applications for years. Congratulations to Eric Lippert and Eric Carter for such a valuable work!" -Tim Huckaby, CEO, InterKnowlogy, Microsoft regional director "This book covers in a clear and concise way all of the ins and outs of programming with Visual Studio Tools for Office. Given the authors' exhaustive experiences with this subject, you can't get a more authoritative description of VSTO than this book!" -Paul Vick, technical lead, Visual Basic .NET, Microsoft Corporation"Eric and Eric really get it. Professional programmers will love the rich power of Visual Studio and .NET, along with the ability to tap into Office programmability. This book walks you through programming Excel, Word, InfoPath, and Outlook solutions." -Vernon W. Hui, test lead, Microsoft Corporation "This book is an in-depth, expert, and definitive guide to programming using Visual Studio Tools for Office 2005. It is a must-have book for anyone doing Office development." -Siew Moi Khor, programmer/writer, Microsoft Corporation "We don't buy technical books for light reading. We buy them as a resource for developing a solution. This book is an excellent resource for someone getting started with Smart Client development. For example, it is common to hear a comment along the lines of, 'It is easy to manipulate the Task Pane in Office 2003 using VSTO 2005,' but until you see something like the example at the start of Chapter 15, it is hard to put 'easy' into perspective. This is a thorough book that covers everything from calling Office applications from your application, to building applications that are Smart Documents. It allows the traditional Windows developer to really leverage the power of Office 2003." -Bill Sheldon, principal engineer, InterKnowlogy, MVP "Eric Carter and Eric Lippert have been the driving force behind Office development and Visual Studio Tools for Office 2005. The depth of their knowledge and understanding of VSTO and Office is evident in this book. Professional developers architecting enterprise solutions using VSTO 2005 and Office System 2003 now have a new weapon in their technical arsenal." -Paul Stubbs, program manager, Microsoft Corporation "This book is both a learning tool and a reference book, with a richness of tables containing object model objects and their properties, methods, and events. I would recommend it to anyone considering doing Office development using the .NET framework, especially people interested in VSTO programming." -Rufus Littlefield, software design engineer/tester, Microsoft Corporation Visual Studio Tools for Office is both the first and the definitive book on VSTO 2005 programming, written by the inventors of the technology. VSTO is a set of tools that allows professional developers to use the full power of Visual Studio .NET and the .NET Framework to put code behind Excel 2003, Word 2003, Outlook 2003, and InfoPath 2003. VSTO provides functionality never before available to the Office developer: data binding and data/view separation, design-time views of Excel and Word documents inside Visual Studio, rich support for Windows Forms controls in a document, the ability to create custom Office task panes, server-side programming support against Office, and much more. Carter and Lippert cover their subject matter with deft insight into the needs of .NET developers learning VSTO. This book * Explains the architecture of Microsoft Office programming and introduces the object models * Teaches the three basic patterns of Office solutions: Office automation executables, Office add-ins, and code behind a document * Explores the ways of customizing Excel, Word, Outlook, and InfoPath, and plumbs the depths of programming with their events and object models * Introduces the VSTO programming model * Teaches how to use Windows Forms in VSTO and how to work with the Actions Pane * Delves into VSTO data programming and server data scenarios * Explores .N ET code security and VSTO deployment Advanced material covers working with XML in Word and Excel, developing COM add-ins for Word and Excel, and creating Outlook add-ins with VSTO. The complete code samples are available on the book's Web page.

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Discrimination by Design - 2862115711

115,55 zł

Discrimination by Design University of Illinois Press

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Discrimination by Design is a fascinating account of the complex social processes and power struggles involved in building and controlling space. Leslie Kanes Weisman offers a new framework for understanding the spatial dimensions of gender and race as well as class. She traces the social and architectural histories of the skyscraper, maternity hospital, department store, shopping mall, nuclear family dream house, and public housing high rise. Her vivid prose is based on exhaustive research and documents how each setting, along with public parks and streets, embodies and transmits the privileges and penalties of social caste. In presenting feminist themes from a spatial perspective, Weisman raises many new and important questions. When do women feel unsafe in cities, and why? Why do so many homeless people prefer to sleep on the streets rather than in city-run shelters? Why does the current housing crisis pose a greater threat to women than to men? How would dwellings, communities, and public buildings look if they were designed to foster relationships of equality and environmental wholeness? And how can we begin to imagine such a radically different landscape? In exploring the answers, the author introduces us to the people, policies, architectural innovations, and ideologies working today to shape a future in which all people matter. Richly illustrated with photographs and drawings, Discrimination by Design is an invaluable and pioneering contribution to our understanding of the issues of our time--health care for the elderly and people with AIDS, homelessness, racial justice, changing conditions of work and family life, affordable housing, militarism, energy conservation, and thepreservation of the environment. This thoroughly readable book provides practical guidance to policymakers, architects, planners, and housing activists. It should be read by all who are interested in understanding how the built environment shapes the experiences of their daily lives

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Gift of Battle (Book #17 in the Sorcerer's Ring) - 2869418240

105,55 zł

Gift of Battle (Book #17 in the Sorcerer's Ring) Morgan Rice

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

"THE SORCERER'S RING has all the ingredients for an instant success: plots, counterplots, mystery, valiant knights, and blossoming relationships replete with broken hearts, deception and betrayal. It will keep you entertained for hours, and will satisfy all ages. Recommended for the permanent library of all fantasy readers."-Books and Movie Reviews, Roberto Mattos (regarding A Quest of Heroes)THE GIFT OF BATTLE (Book #17) is the finale of the Bestselling series THE SORCERER'S RING, which begins with A QUEST OF HEROES (book #1)! In THE GIFT OF BATTLE, Thor meets his greatest and final challenge, as he quests deeper into the Land of Blood to attempt to rescue Guwayne. Encountering foes more powerful than he ever imagined, Thor soon realizes he is up against an army of darkness, one for which his powers are no match. When he learns a sacred object may give him the powers he needs-an object which has been kept secret for ages-he must embark on a final quest to retrieve it before it is too late, with the fate of the Ring hanging in the balance.Gwendolyn keeps her vow to the King of the Ridge, entering the tower and confronting the cult leader to learn what secret he is hiding. The revelation sends her to Argon, and ultimately to Argon's master-where she learns the greatest secret of all, one which may alter the destiny of her people. When the Ridge is discovered by the Empire, the invasion begins and, under attack by the greatest army known to man, it falls on Gwendolyn to defend, and to lead her people on one final, mass exodus.Thor's Legion brothers, on their own, face unimaginable risks, as Angel is dying from her leprosy. Darius fights for his life beside his father in the Empire capital, until a surprise twist prods him, with nothing left to lose, to finally tap his own powers. Erec and Alistair reach Volusia, battling their way upriver, and they continue on their quest for Gwendolyn and the exiles, as they face unexpected battles. And Godfrey realizes that he must ultimately make a decision to be the man he wants to be. Volusia, surrounded by all the power of the Knights of the Seven, must put herself to the test as goddess and discover if she alone has the power to crush men and rule the Empire. While Argon, faced with his end of days, realizes the time has come to sacrifice himself.As good and evil hang in the balance, one final, epic battle-the greatest battle of all-will determine the outcome of the Ring for all time.With its sophisticated world-building and characterization, THE GIFT OF BATTLE is an epic tale of friends and lovers, of rivals and suitors, of knights and dragons, of intrigues and political machinations, of coming of age, of broken hearts, of deception, ambition and betrayal. It is a tale of honor and courage, of fate and destiny, of sorcery. It is a fantasy that brings us into a world we will never forget, and which will appeal to all ages and genders. THE GIFT OF BATTLE is the longest of all the books in the series, at 93,000 words!"Action-packed .... Rice's writing is solid and the premise intriguing."-Publishers Weekly (regarding A Quest of Heroes)

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Science of Intelligent Achievement - 2869554092

69,81 zł

Science of Intelligent Achievement CAPS

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Smart strategies for pragmatic, science-based growth and sustainable achievement. The Science of Intelligent Achievement teaches you the scientific process of finding success through your most valuable assets: Selective focus - how selective are you with who and what you let into your life? Creative ownership - how dependent are you on others for your happiness and success? Pragmatic growth - how consistently and practically are you growing daily? First, this book will show you how to develop your focus by being very selective with where you spend your mental energy. If you've failed to reach an important goal because you were distracted, misinformed, or overcommitted, then you know the role focus and selectivity play in achievement. Second, you will learn how to stop allowing your happiness and success to be dependent on other people and instead, start taking ownership over your life through creative work. Finally, you will learn the art of changing your life through pragmatic decisions and actions. Self-improvement is not the result of dramatic changes. Instead, science has shown that personal and professional change is initiated and sustained by consistent, practical changes. To grow, you must leverage the power of micro-decisions, personality responsibility, and mini-habits. Your own biology will not let you improve your life in any other way. What do you currently value? What are working to attain? Have you been taught to value your job title or your relationship with some other person above all else? Have you been convinced that the most valuable things in life are your paycheck, the number of people who say 'hello' to you at the office, and the number of people who say 'I need you' at home? Or, have you become so passive in what you value that you let anyone and anything into your life, as long as whatever you let in allows you to stay disconnected from the cold hard truth that when things really go wrong in your life, the only person who will be able to fix it and the only person will be responsible for it is you. If so...welcome to fake success. Passivity, dependence, and the sacrifice of practical thinking and personal responsibility to fuzzy, grandiose ideals and temporary feelings -- these are markers of fake success. Intelligent Achievement, on the other hand, is not a moving target. It's not empty either. Instead, it's sturdy, full, and immovable. It's not something that's just handed to you. It's not something you're nudged to chase or coerced into wanting. Intelligent Achievement comes from within you. It's a collection of values that are aligned with who you are--values you have to protect and nurture. These values do not increase your dependence on other people and things. Instead, they relieve you of dependence. This kind of achievement is something that you have a part in building from the ground up--you know what's in it--you chose it, someone else didn't choose it for you. Achieving real success means you must focus, create, and grow daily. The Science of Intelligent Achievement will show you how.

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Foundations of Data Science - 2869405542

217,82 zł

Foundations of Data Science Pearson Education (US)

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Data science underlies Amazon's product recommender, LinkedIn's People You Know feature, Pandora's personalized radio stations, Stripe's fraud detectors, and the incredible insights arising from the world's increasingly ubiquitous sensors. In the future, the world's most interesting and impactful problems will be solved with data science. But right now, there's a shortage of data scientists in every industry, traditional schools can't teach students fast enough, and much of the knowledge data scientists need remains trapped in large tech companies. This comprehensive, practical tutorial is the solution. Drawing on his experience building Zipfian Academy's immersive 12-week data science training program, Jonathan Dinu brings together all you need to teach yourself data science, and successfully enter the profession. First, Dinu helps you internalize the data science "mindset": that virtually anything can be quantified, and once you have data, you can harvest amazing insights through statistical analysis and machine learning. He illuminates data science as it really is: a holistic, interdisciplinary process that encompasses the collection, processing, and communication of data: all that data scientists do, say, and believe. With this foundation in place, he teaches core data science skills through hands-on Python and SQL-based exercises integrated with a full book-length case study. Step by step, you'll learn how to leverage algorithmic thinking and the power of code, gain intuition about the power and limitations of current machine learning methods, and effectively apply them to real business problems. You'll walk through: Building basic and advanced models Performing exploratory data analysis Using data analysis to acquire and retain users or customers Making predictions with regression Using machine learning techniques Working with unsupervised learning and NLP Communicating with data Performing social network analyses Working with data at scale Getting started with Hadoop, Spark and other advanced tools Recognizing where common approaches break down, and how to overcome real world constraints Taking your next steps in your study and career Well-crafted appendices provide reference material on everything from the basics of Python and SQL to the essentials of probability, statistics, and linear algebra -- even preparing for your data science job interview!

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Culture.Com - 2873912069

108,07 zł

Culture.Com John Wiley and Sons

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

We are living in a .com world. The old rules are changing, but it is not yet clear what the new rules are. Everything is in flux, and the speed and complexity of the changes are difficult for many of us to absorb. Futurists, historians, and social scientists tell us the transition to a networked economy is the biggest shift in the way the world functions since the Industrial Revolution. The people working today are the bridge generation, spanning the gap between the old and new ways of doing business. The business and professional world is working feverishly to learn how to change its business strategies to capitalize on this .com world. A great deal of attention is directed at the external business issues of designing, marketing, selling, and delivering goods and services in the networked environment. But the internal infrastructure and culture changes that are needed to deliver on those new business strategies have received very little attention so far. Culture.com tackles the question of how to create a corporate culture that matches the new .com business strategy. It explains how a company' s internal culture must adapt to complement, support, and be properly aligned with the organization's external business strategy. And it shows how failure to adapt can undermine, or even destroy, a company's ability to carry out its objectives. Culture.com is a highly practical guide to the pressing corporate culture issues that face every e--business, from .com start--ups to traditional organizations making the transition into the clicks--and--mortar world. * Explains the 9 key characteristics of a .com culture that are vital for all organizations. * Offers practical tips and strategies to ensure that your corporate culture can be a competitive advantage, rather than a liability, in the .com world. * Provides hands--on advice on changing your corporate culture to reflect the new realities of e--business: debugging on the fly, rapid risk taking and decision making, developing a culture of collaboration, building corporate culture in virtual organizations, and much more. * Shows how to break old organizational habits that no longer fit in the world of e--business, and how to learn now ways to think, believe, and behave. * Features examples and interviews from a wide range of companies, government settings, and not--for--profits. Praise for Culture.com "What a simple, yet profound, understanding of culture! This is a wise, practical and important guide in navigating todaya s a dot coma whitewater world." -- Dr. Stephen R. Covey, the author of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People "At last someone has paid attention to that most powerful force called a culturea at just the right time. As has always been the case, either we manage culture or it manages us. As we go deeper into this new world of bricks and clicks, it is imperative that we rededicate ourselves to the creation and survival of exceptional business cultures." -- Jim Hammock, CEO and Chairman, Hire.com "Fast--paced and readable, Culture.com combines examples from successful .com companies with practical tips to guide executives struggling to build lasting corporations in the virtual settings of the global economy. The authors are well ahead of most business school research." -- David O. Porter, Professor of Management and former Dean, School of Management, University of Alaska, Fairbanks; Founding Director of the Idaho Department of Commerce "Competing in the e--business world requires companies to shape their corporate culture to implement their business strategies. The authors of Culture.com have recognized this reality and provide practical tips, real--world stories, and smart guidance vital to executives, managers, and employees alike." -- J.W. Marriott, Jr., Chairman and CEO, Marriott International "Culture.com is a much--needed, practical, and complete guide to help companies make the transition in todaya s workplace in order to survive and succeed. Focusing on the use of every individuala s creative power, talents, and experience has been lacking, is needed, and this book shows the way." -- John D. Baker, President, John D. Baker & Associates, and retired Vice President, Commercial, Mars, Inc. "With the speed and complexity of the business environment today, Culture.com is a lighthouse beacon offering direction out of the fog and uncertainty. It provides all of us who are journeying to new places a solid bearing and sage advice to chart a safe course." -- Janice Wismer, Vice President, Human Resources, Canadian Tire Retail "No matter where you are in an organization, or who you work for, having a a livinga corporate culture in place that supports the values of what you believe in--and is demonstrated every day in your actions--is key to the degree of your success. It is the deciding factor between just succeeding, and being great. Developing and living those values that are at the core of your culture, is the challenge we all face. It requires continuous learning and change. Culture.com can help you with this." -- Bruce Freeman, Vice President and Information Officer, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway

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Technical English. Grammar. - 2619308231

14,00 zł

Technical English. Grammar. Politechnika Gdańska

JĘZYKI OBCE > Angielski

Niniejszy skrypt przeznaczony jest dla studentów i absolwentów uczelni technicznych, którzy pragną usystematyzować i pogłębić znajomość gramatyki języka angielskiego. Skrypt składa się z 13 rozdziałów, słownika angielsko-polskiego trudniejszych wyrazów zawartych w tekstach i ćwiczeniach oraz klucza, w którym zostały umieszczone rozwiązania większości ćwiczeń. Każdy rozdział zajmuje się innym zagadnieniem gramatycznym i zawiera: - przykładowe zdania lub teksty z różnych dziedzin nauki i techniki ilustrujące dane zagadnienie, - teorię konieczną do zrozumienia tego zagadnienia, - różnego typu ćwiczenia pozwalające na zastosowanie go w praktyce. Spis treści zawiera nie tylko zagadnienia gramatyczne omówione w skrypcie, lecz również główną tematykę tekstów i ćwiczeń poszczególnych rozdziałów. Zagadnienia gramatyczne omówione w skrypcie zostały wybrane pod kątem ich przydatności dla ludzi nauki i techniki. Teksty i niektóre przykładowe zdania zostały wybrane i zaadaptowane z czasopism, podręczników, encyklopedii oraz Internetu. Pragnę wyrazić podziękowanie mgr Renacie Nowakowskiej-Kłusak za cenne wskazówki i pomoc w wydaniu skryptu, mgr Wiesławie Burak za korektę językową oraz mgr Ewie Wawocznej za pomoc w zgromadzeniu tekstów technicznych. Spis treści: CONTENTS  Od Autora    1 . ARTICLES   Famous People: Marie Sklodowska-Curie, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Amelia Earhart, R. Amundsen, R.F. Scott, Jerry Yang, Bernie Ebbers, Orville & Wilbur Wright.    2. TENSES   Cars, Galileo Galilei, Power Stations, Cell phones, NASA Mission, Wood, Gold Fever.    3. PASSIVE FORMS   Central-heating Systems, Engineering, Storage Cells, Ship Building, Money, Fractional Distillation, The Refining of Sugar.    4. CONDITIONALS   Basic Electricity, Renewable Energy, Orbitals in an Atom.    5. INVERSION, EMPHASIS   Mechanical Engineering, A. Einstein, Transport Engineering, Electricity as a Source of Power, The Wright Brothers, Recovery-oriented Computing.    6. MODALS   Arithmetic Progression, Safety Regulations on the Ship, Neutron Stars, Quantum Gravity, Sources of Energy, Computer Chips, The Ammeter, The Voltmeter, Measurements.    7. ADJECTIVES and ADVERBS   Electric Current, Magnetic Field, European Countries.    8. RELATIVE CLAUSES   The Suez Canal, Bulk Carriers, Decontamination of Africa, Earth-moving Machines.    9. COUNTABLE and UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS    10. CONNECTIVES, TEXT ORGANISERS   Ship Building, Types of Cargo, The Mammoth Virus, Rotation of Molecules, Spherical Tops, Diamagnetism, Spectrophotometry, An Internal-combustion Engine.    11. COMMONLY CONFUSED VERBS - Raise/Rise; Lay/Lie  Radio, Cool Gas, Innovation, Bridges, Magnet, Used Tyres.    12. GERUND and INFINITIVE   Magnetic Fields - Dangerous? Transatlantic Telephone Cables, Earthquakes. 13. FURTHER INFORMATION FILE    SŁOWNIK ANGIELSKO-POLSKI  ANSWER KEY  BIBLIOGRAPHY

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The Age of Spectacle [Dyckhoff Tom] - 2872937572

32,99 zł

The Age of Spectacle [Dyckhoff Tom] Windmill Books

Kultura i sztuka

'A great storyteller . . . you would be hard pushed to find a more knowledgeable or entertaining [guide]' Icon 'Such an interesting book . . . I cannot recommend it enough.' Lauren Laverne In Dubai, a luxury apartment block is built in the shape of a giant iPod. In China, President Xi Jinping denounces the trend of constructing `bizarre' new buildings in wacky shapes and colours. In Cincinnati, celebrity architect Zaha Hadid is paid millions to design a single `iconic' structure - with the hope of single-handedly transforming the region's ailing fortunes. These incidents are all part of the same story: the rise of the age of spectacle. Over the last fifty years, there has been a revolution in how our cities operate. In The Age of Spectacle, Tom Dyckhoff tells the story of how architecture became obsessed with the flashy, the monumental and the ostentatious - and how we all have to live with the consequences. Exploring cityscapes from New York to Beijing, and from Bilbao to Portsmouth, Dyckhoff shows that we are not just witnessing a new kind of building: we are living through a fundamental transformation in how our urban spaces work. The corporate explosion of the last few decades has fundamentally shifted the relationship between architects, politicians and cities' inhabitants, fostering innovative new kinds of engineering and design, but also facilitating ill-conceived vanity projects and commercial power-grabs. Timely, passionate and bursting with new ideas, The Age of Spectacle is both an examination of how twenty-first century cities work, and a manifesto for a radically new kind of urbanism. Our cities, Dyckhoff shows, can thrive in the age of spectacle - but only if they engage us not just with dazzling structures, but by responding to the needs of the people who inhabit them. 'Engaging . . . The "iconic" building is the most obvious architectural phenomenon of our age yet, somehow, no one has quite done what Tom Dyckhoff does with The Age of Spectacle, which is to tell its story clearly and plainly.' Rowan Moore, Observer 'First class. Finally, a book that nails the iconic movement - Tom Dyckhoff's The Age of Spectacle is the book that I wish I had written.' Simon Jenkins 'Unusually accessible [and] well argued.' Evening Standard Podtytuł: Adventures in Architecture and the 21st-Century City ISBN: 9780099538233 Kod paskowy: 9780099538233 Autorzy: Dyckhoff Tom Rok wydania: 2018 Kod wydawcy: 43828 Liczba stron: 384 Oprawa: Miękka PKWiU: 58.11.19.0 Format: 12.9x19.8cm Głębokość (mm): 27 Waga: 0.372 Języki: angielski Grupa towarowa: Książka

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Influencing Up - 2869647941

98,34 zł

Influencing Up John Wiley & Sons

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

The authors of the classic Influence Without Authority explain the unique challenges of influencing powerful people Learn to overcome your difficulties with a boss who is uninterested in your concerns, or resistant to giving needed support. Or discover how to win the cooperation of senior managers who are hard to reach, and hard to sell on your ideas, products, or services. In their classic book, Influence Without Authority , Allan Cohen and David Bradford provided a universal model of how to influence someone you don't control. Influencing Up applies those ideas to problematic bosses and other powerful people, with sophisticated tactics for building partnerships with them. If you're afraid of retaliation or just unclear as to how to change a senior person's behavior, don't stay paralyzed. Influencing Up gives you the tools to bridge the power gap. Offers practical advice about how to turn your relationship with your boss into a partnership in which both parties benefit Explains what powerful people care about Shows how to overcome power gaps by developing more partner-like relationships Learn what a great partnership with your boss can do for your career-and your mental health!

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In Castle and Cabin - 2862111698

76,14 zł

In Castle and Cabin Forgotten Books

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Excerpt from In Castle and Cabin: Or Talks in Ireland To this long continuance of social confusion are due the facts that especially characterize the Irish Land Question the low standard of living among the peas autry; the absence of improvements by the landlords; and the limitation of industry to agriculture. The potato, introduced in the early part of the seventeenth century, soon became the popular crop of the country, for it was easily raised, the yield was great, and the produce was too bulky to be carried away by plunderers. Improvements by a landlord are the result of agree ment or contract, and as the tenants came in only by custom or favor they were naturally neither expected nor demanded. Moreover, in the tribal period the chiefs certainly made no improvements, building no fences for their people, for the people were too little civilized to need more than they could do themselves; and in the later period the new landlords made no improvements, for they were often needy adventurers, and even a rich man would be beggared by building houses and fences for a tenantry so numerous and with such small holdings. Manufactures were naturally slow to arise in such a society. Even in England, manufactures were confined chieży to the northern counties, to the neighborhood of the large coal fields, and in Ireland coal of a good quality is not to be found. Two manufactures only attained prosperity, those of linen and of wool, for the climate and soil of Ulster were peculiarly suited to the growth of żax, and the wool of the Irish sheep was unusually fine but the woollen industry was practically destroyed by Act of Parliament under the inżuence of the mistaken political economy of the eighteenth century. During the French and the Peninsular wars farming became exceptionally profitable, and under the protective tariff the Irish farmers enjoyed almost a monopoly, at artificial prices, in supplying English markets. Between 1780 and 1846 żour mills sprang up like magic wherever there was water-power, and great quantities of wheat and Wheaten żour were exported. In the south of Ireland the grass-lands were broken up and planted with this lucrative crop. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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Community Drama - 2880523414

59,74 zł

Community Drama Forgotten Books

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Excerpt from Community Drama: Suggestions for a Community Wide Program of Dramatic Activities "The Drama," says Professor Arvold, "is a medium through which America must inevitably express its highest form of democracy... When it can be used as an instrument to get people to express themselves in order that they may build up a bigger and better community life it will then have performed a real service to society." The conception of the play, the pageant, of all forms of the drama as a fundamental and vital means of self-expression for the individual and the community, has come into its own. From the Little Theatre of North Dakota, the Carolina Play Makers of the University of North Carolina, to the neighborhood theatres of New York and other large cities, small and large communities are everywhere discovering the power of the drama in developing inner resources, in creating an expressive art life, in interpreting people to one another and in building up a bigger and better community life. This booklet has been prepared with the purpose of making available for dramatic workers, community groups and all interested in building up community drama in arty of its phases, information and suggestions based on experience and successful accomplishment. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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