Risk Management: 10 Principles,
Risk Management: 10 Principles,...
The Architecture of Historic Hungary
The Architecture of Historic Hungary...
Architecture in France in the Eighteenth Century
Architecture in France in the Eighteenth Century...
A Month by the Lake and Other Stories
Seventeen stories deal with a middle-aged romance, a child's pain, a man living in the past, pilots during World War II, and an absent-minded old man....
First Person – New Media as Story, Performance and Game
First Person – New Media as Story, Performance and Game...
Jazz – A History 2e
Since his work first appeared in Poetry, Robert Fitzgerald's controlled yet lyric voice, his intimacy with the classic tradition, have gained for him a distinguished reputation as poet and translator. Boylston Professor of Rhetoric at Harvard since 1965, Fitzgerald spends a part of each year with his family near Perugia, Italy, where he does most of his writing. He has received many honors in recent years, among them fellowship in the National Institute of Arts and Letters (1962) and the National Academy of Arts and Sciences (1963) and the first Bollingen Translation Award (1961) for his Odyssey....
Some Account of the Public Life, and a Selection from the Unpublished Writings, of the Earl of Macartney 2 Volume Set (Cambridge Library Collection - Travel and Exploration)
The British statesman George Macartney (1737-1806) had a long and distinguished career, holding posts including the governorships of Grenada and Madras. He also undertook high-profile diplomatic missions to Russia and China. This two-volume 1807 biography was based on official records and Macartney's own writings....
HBR's 10 Must Reads on Leadership
If you read nothing else on leadership, read these articles:
- "What Makes a Leader?" by Daniel Goleman
- "What Leaders Really Do" by John P. Kotter
- "The Work of Leadership" by Ronald A. Heifetz and Donald L. Lurie
- "Why Should Anyone Be Led by You?" by Robert Goffee and Gareth Jones
- "Crucibles of Leadership" by Warren G. Bennis and Robert J. Thomas
- "Level 5 Leadership: The Triumph of Humility and Fierce Resolve" by Jim Collins
- "Seven Transformations of Leadership" by David Rooke and William R. Torbert
The series is designed to bring today's managers and professionals the fundamental information they need to stay competitive in a fast-moving world. From the preeminent thinkers whose work has defined an entire field to the rising stars who will redefine the way we think about business, here are the leading minds and landmark ideas that have established the Harvard Business Review as required reading for ambitious business people in organizations around the globe....
Remediation: Understanding New Media
Media critics remain captivated by the modernist myth of the new: they assume that digital technologies such as the World Wide Web, virtual reality, and computer graphics must divorce themselves from earlier media for a new set of aesthetic and cultural principles. In this richly illustrated study, Jay David Bolter and Richard Grusin offer a theory of mediation for our digital age that challenges this assumption. They argue that new visual media achieve their cultural significance precisely by paying homage to, rivaling, and refashioning such earlier media as perspective painting, photography, film, and television. They call this process of refashioning "remediation," and they note that earlier media have also refashioned one another: photography remediated painting, film remediated stage production and photography, and television remediated film, vaudeville, and radio....