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By Barbara Plester

This e-book discusses limitations for organizational humour in addition to the jokers and jesters that liven up sleek offices. It has lengthy been approved that humour and tragedy can occupy a similar house and that's eloquently verified during this ebook. utilizing ethnographic learn suggestions, a range of reports, ruminations, cartoons, and narratives of occasions is mixed with theoretical conceptions of humour and enjoyable to create a finished research of the great, the undesirable, and the downright grotesque in organizational humour.

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By Frances A. Karnes Ph.D., Suzanne M. Bean Ph.D.

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Download E-books Science Awakening II: The Birth of Astronomy PDF

By Bartel Van Der Waerden

Whoever desires to comprehend the genesis of recent technology has to persist with 3 strains of improvement, all beginning in antiquity, that have been introduced jointly within the paintings of ISAAC NEWTON, specifically 1. old arithmetic => DESCARTES 2. old Astronomy => COPERNICUS: I=> NEWTON three. historic Mechanics => GALILEO => HUYGENS In technological know-how Awakening I (Dutch variation 1950, first Eng1ish version 1954, moment 1961, first German variation 1956, moment 1965) i've got the 1st 1ine, giving an summary of the improvement of arithmetic in Egypt, Babylonia, and Greece. quantity II, facing Egyptian and Baby1onian Astronomy first seemed in German lower than the name 'Die Anfange der Astronomie' (Noordhoff, Groningen 1965 and Birkhau ser, Basel 1968). the amount used to be written in collaboration with PETER HUBER (Swiss Federal institution of know-how, Zurich). HUBER has written massive components of Chap ters three and four, specifically all transcriptions of cuneiform texts in those chapters. I additionally had a lot support from ERNST WEIDNER (Graz), MARTIN VERMASEREN (Amsterdam), JOSEF JANSEN (Leiden) and MANU LEUMANN (Zurich).

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By Bruce Elbert

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