This excellent analysis of the famous 'Gunpowder Plot' by Thomas Lathbury has been specially formatted for today's e-readers. The account details the full history of one of England's most famous historical periods, including information about the characters involved, the political situation at the time and of course what happened to those involved. It is a fantastic account which will appeal both to those interested in history and of course lovers of intrigue and suspense.
There are increasingly strident calls from many sectors of society for the tourism industry, the world’s largest industry, to adopt a more ethical approach to the way it does business. In particular there has been an emphasis placed on the need for a more ethical approach to the way the tourism industry interacts with consumers, the environment, with indigenous peoples, those in poverty, and those in destinations suffering human rights abuses.
An indispensable reference for students enrolled in any business and economics program, Ragan: Economics builds on a rich legacy of success in teaching and learning. Ragan: Economics provides students with an introduction to the major issues facing the world’s economies, to the methods that economists use to study those issues, and to the policy problems that those issues create.
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Elsa Maxwell's life was one of great self-invention. Built like a bulldog, with a face to match, she rose from simple beginnings as an only child in San Francisco to take New York City society - at its most mid-century cosmopolitan - by storm. In London, Paris, Venice, and Monte Carlo, royalty, both genuine and aspiring, clamoured for invitations to Elsa's legendary parties. At those glamorous happenings the titled, the talented, the monied, and those on the make all mixed together in let-'er-rip gaiety. Her guests expected the unexpected: black ties and paper plates, murder parties, treasure hunts, elephants, elaborate costumes.
A self-help guide for youth, Juvenile Arthritis: The Ultimate Teen Guide is also useful to family members, friends, and caregivers of those suffering from the disease. Author Kelly Rouba has prepared a truly comprehensive resource without making it overwhelming, in order to help those who have the disease lead the best life possible. As someone diagnosed with a severe form of juvenile arthritis at the age of two, Rouba is very familiar with how difficult—physically and emotionally—it can be to live with this chronic illness.