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The Man with the Iron Heart

By Harry Turtledove
  • ISBN Code: : 0345507770
  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Pages : 544
  • Category : Fiction
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What if V-E Day didn’t end World War II in Europe? What if, instead, the Allies had to face a potent, even fanatical, postwar Nazi resistance? Such a movement, based in the fabled Alpine Redoubt, was in fact a real threat, ultimately neutralized by Germany’s flagging resources and squabbling officials. But had SS Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich, the notorious Man with the Iron Heart, not been assassinated in 1942, fate might have taken a different turn. We might likely have seen a German guerrilla war launched against the conquerors, presaging by more than half a century the protracted conflict with an unrelenting enemy that now engulfs the United States and its allies in Iraq. How might today’s clash of troops versus terrorists have played out in 1945? In this imagined world, Nazi forces resort to unconventional warfare, using the quick and dirty tactics of terrorism–booby traps, time bombs, mortar and rocket strikes in the night, assassinations, even kamikaze-style suicide attacks–to overturn what seemed to be a decisive Allied victory. In November 1945, a truck bomb blows up the Nuremberg Palace of Justice, where high-ranking Nazi officials are about to stand trial for war crimes. None of the accused are there when the bomb goes off, but their judges, all of them present and accounted for, are annihilated. Worse acts of terrorism follow all over Europe. Suddenly the Allies–especially the United States–must battle an invisible enemy and sacrifice countless lives in a long, seemingly pointless, unwinnable conflict. On the home front, patriotism corrodes, political fortunes are made and lost in the face of an antiwar backlash, and a once-proud country wonders how the righteous fight for freedom overseas has collapsed into a hopeless quagmire. At once a novel of thrilling military suspense, intriguing alternate history, and profound insight into contemporary affairs, The Man with the Iron Heart is a tour de force by a storyteller of exceptional imaginative power.

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This book refines the features of a variety of different common law and civil law systems down to a recognizable standard CIT system, identifying in the process the system’s core strengths and problems, as well as the factors that determine its impact on corporate behavior. The author offers insightful perspectives on such crucial issues as the following: corporate group members versus corporate groups as taxable entities; anti-abuse rules and developments in judicial anti-abuse doctrines; costs associated with, e.g., valuation of assets, compliance, and administration; how certain core CIT concepts are independent of tax law; efficiency, equity, and the protection of existing property rights; the firm’s reaction to behavioral control instruments; limitations on the use of losses; depreciation and amortization rules; manipulation of legal characterization; and transfer of assets and income. The work has an interdisciplinary approach drawing on the literatures of tax law, economics, corporate law, accounting, and business management. It concludes with a set of policy guidelines that should be considered when approaching the traditionally cumbersome interaction between tax systems and corporate groups. Especially valuable to the practitioner are the book’s extensive graphic design solutions illustrating the subtleties of the operation of corporate tax laws. Analyzing the taxation of corporate groups in a user-friendly form not available in any other source, this book greatly enhances the development of advanced tax planning methods that do not disrupt the economic operation of businesses. Its comprehensive conceptual framework will greatly facilitate the work of those, from practitioners to researchers, interested in developing a practical approach to corporate income taxation applicable at a global level.

The Dynamics of Law

By Michael S Hamilton,George W Spiro
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1317457439
  • Total of Pages : 217
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 455
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Book Short Summary:

Thoroughly revised and updated, this widely used text offers a concise introduction to the American legal system for students without a legal background. The book's coverage is cross-disciplinary, informed by the literature of law, business administration and the social sciences, especially public administration and policy. Its goal is to give non-lawyers in all these areas a lucid overview of the workings of the American legal system as it may affect individuals and organizations in their interactions with each other and the environment.Unlike longer, more expensive competing works, "The Dynamics of Law" presents its subject with clarity and precision, and minimal use of legal terms. It offers clear explanations of how to brief a case and how statutes and regulations are codified in the United States. Study problems and review questions in each chapter, drawn from legal literature as well as general interest articles and books, are designed to stimulate classroom discussion.

The Influence of Antibiotics on the Host-Parasite Relationship II

By Dieter Adam,Helmut Hahn,Wolfgang Opferkuch
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Book Code : 3642707483
  • Total of Pages : 298
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 927
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Book Short Summary:

The Second International Symposium on "The Influence of Antibiotics on the Host Parasite Relationship" was held in Munich, F. R. G. , from March 28 to 30,1985. The topics of the meeting dealt with the aspects of changes in bacterial metabolism and structure which occur under the influence of antibiotics, and with the effects of such changes on the antibacterial host resistance. The influence on pathogenicity factors, changes in the outer membrane of bacteria, as well as the influence on the individual components of the defence system were analysed in detail. In addition, these studies showed that antibiotics proved to be an excellent tool for the examination of bacterial physiology, so that, 50 years after the introduction of antibiotics, additional important knowledge can be gained about the effect of these substances on bacteria. Considering the observations reported, it appears justifiable to postulate that new antibiotics should be routinely tested with respect to their possible effects on antiinfectious resistance. Of course, a consensus will have to be found on which to base methods and criteria employ€d. The symposium documented an increasing interest of microbiologists and clini cians for this field of research. It would not have been possible to organize it without the substantial support of the Paul Ehrlich Society as well as of Squibb-Von Heyden Pharma, Inc. Particular help concerning the organization has been given by Werner Kremer of Squibb-Von Heyden Pharma.

Current Issues in Cognitive Processes

By Chizuko Izawa
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  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Book Code : 131778376X
  • Total of Pages : 440
  • Category : Psychology
  • Members : 198
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Book Short Summary:

The first book-length collection of papers presented at a Flowerree Symposium, this volume provides an in-depth analysis of a variety of the newest and most critical empirical and theoretical issues in the study of human cognition. These include models of human category learning, models of memory, implicit memory and knowledge, dynamic decision behavior, effects of test and item presentation methods, visual inputs, and contexts. An essential reference for professionals and ideal for use as a textbook by both advanced undergraduate and graduate students.

Business Law and Ethics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

By Management Association, Information Resources
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  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Book Code : 1466681969
  • Total of Pages : 1500
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 341
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Book Short Summary:

In modern business environments, ethical behavior plays a crucial role in success. Managers and business leaders must pay close attention to the ethics of their policies and behaviors to avoid a reputation-crushing scandal. Business Law and Ethics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications explores best practices business leaders need to navigate the complex landscape of legal and ethical issues on a day-to-day basis. Utilizing both current research and established conventions, this multi-volume reference is a valuable tool for business leaders, managers, students, and professionals in a globalized marketplace.

Researching Property Law

By Sarah Blandy,Susan Bright
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 113748618X
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Law
  • Members : 667
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Book Short Summary:

For those embarking on or engaged in property law research, this is a unique resource which includes contributions from twelve international scholars who each analyse a different research approach, addressing its value, associated methodology and the challenges involved in pursuing it.

The Complete Yes Prime Minister

By Jonathan Lynn,Sir Anthony Jay
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  • Publisher : Random House
  • Book Code : 144641650X
  • Total of Pages : 512
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 793
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Book Short Summary:

'Scalpel-sharp in observation, deceptively simple in construction... at its frequent best Yes Prime Minister exhibits the classical perfection of a Mozart sonata' - Richard Last in The Times 'Its closely observed portrayal of what goes on in the corridors of power has given me hours of pure joy' - Rt Hon. Margaret Thatcher MP 'Yes Prime Minister... is not only a continuing marvel of editing by Jonathan Lynn and Antony Jay but also a collector's must' - John Coldstream in the Daily Telegraph 'Yes Prime Minister is a comedy in a class of its own' - Celia Brayfield in The Times

Aboriginal Customary Law: A Source of Common Law Title to Land

By Ulla Secher
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 1782253769
  • Total of Pages : 534
  • Category : Law
  • Members : 425
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Book Short Summary:

Described as 'ground-breaking' in Kent McNeil's Foreword, this book develops an alternative approach to conventional Aboriginal title doctrine. It explains that aboriginal customary law can be a source of common law title to land in former British colonies, whether they were acquired by settlement or by conquest or cession from another colonising power. The doctrine of Common Law Aboriginal Customary Title provides a coherent approach to the source, content, proof and protection of Aboriginal land rights which overcomes problems arising from the law as currently understood and leads to more just results. The doctrine's applicability in Australia, Canada and South Africa is specifically demonstrated. While the jurisprudential underpinnings for the doctrine are consistent with fundamental common law principles, the author explains that the Australian High Court's decision in Mabo provides a broader basis for the doctrine: a broader basis which is consistent with a re-evaluation of case-law from former British colonies in Africa, as well as from the United States, New Zealand and Canada. In this context, the book proffers a reconceptualisation of the Crown's title to land in former colonies and a reassessment of conventional doctrines, including the doctrine of tenure and the doctrine of continuity. 'With rare exceptions ... the existing literature does not probe as deeply or question fundamental assumptions as thoroughly as Dr Secher does in her research. She goes to the root of the conceptual problems around the legal nature of Indigenous land rights and their vulnerability to extinguishment in the former colonial empire of the Crown. This book is a formidable contribution that I expect will be influential in shifting legal thinking on Indigenous land rights in progressive new directions.' From the Foreword by Professor Kent McNeil (to read the Foreword please click on the 'sample chapter' link).

Tiley’s Revenue Law

By Glen Loutzenhiser
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 1509959459
  • Total of Pages : 1456
  • Category : Law
  • Members : 847
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Book Short Summary:

This is the 10th edition of John Tiley's classic textbook on revenue law, covering the UK tax system, income tax, capital gains tax, inheritance tax and corporation tax, as well as incorporating sections dealing with international and European tax, savings, charities, and - new to this edition - value added tax and stamp duties. The new edition has been comprehensively revised and fully updated with the latest case law, statutory and other developments, including the Finance Act 2021. The book's companion website provides bonus chapters on investment intermediaries, pensions, charities, and the UK's value added tax and stamp duties. The companion website will also supply annual updates to the print edition as well as study questions to help students navigate this complex subject. The book is designed for students taking modules in tax law in the final year of their law degree, or for more advanced courses. It is also a valuable resource for academics and professionals in the field. It provides an account of the rules as well as citation of the relevant literature from legal periodicals and some discussion of, or reference to, the background material in terms of policy, history or other countries' tax systems to give readers a contextual overview of the subject. Accompanying online resources for this title can be found at bloomsbury.pub/tileys-revenue-law. These resources are designed to support teaching and learning when using this textbook and are available at no extra cost.