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The History of English Law

By: Sir Frederick Pollock

Economic Theory Literature

Excerpt: PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION. IN this edition the first chapter, by Prof. Maitland, is new. In Book II., c iI. 12, on 'Corporations and Churches (formerly 'Fictitious Persons '), and c. iii. 8, on ' The Borough, have been recast. There are no other important alterations: but we have to thank our learned critics, and especially Dr Brunner of Berlin, for various observations by which we have endeavoured to profit. We have thought it convenient to note the paging ...

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No-Fault Motor Vehicle Insurance, Hearings before the Subcommittee...

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Melanges de Grammaire Francaise Offerts a M. Maurice Grevisse Pour...

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Weaver's Wisdom

By: Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami

Hindu Publication

Excerpt: About Weaver's Wisdom. Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, a living legend and international spiritual treasure with followers in over 40 countries, recognized the immense value of the Tirukural in 1949 as a young seeker in Sri Lanka. Decades later, he instructed two of his monastic?s to translate it from Tamil into American English, and had an Indian artist illustrate the chapters. We are now privileged to enjoy the fruit of that effort the gentle, profound world ...

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A Risk/Return Paradox for Strategic Management

By: Bowman, Edward H; Sloan School of Management

Subject: Stuart, House of

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Corporations : A Study of the Origin and Development of Great Business

By: John P. Davis

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Preface: As the following pages are about to be given to the public I am reminded of the story told of a professor in one of the German universities. He had announced for the semester a course of lectures on the political institutions of the Middle Ages; when the end of the semester was reached he had only just finished his introductory remarks. A few years ago I projected a study of the modern ?corporation question,? and intended to clear the ground for the subject by a...

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An Answer to the Question : What Is Enlightenment?

By: Immanuel Kant

Konigsberg in Prussia, 30th September, 1784. Enlightenment is man's emergence from his self-incurred immaturity. Immaturity is the inability to use one's own understanding without the guidance of another. This immaturity is self-incurred if its cause is not lack of understanding, but lack of resolution and courage to use it without the guidance of another. The motto of enlightenment is therefore: Sapere aude! Have courage to use your own understanding!

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Public Finance

By: Robinson, M. E

Subject: Taxation; Finance, Public -- Great Britain

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Internal Audit Manual

By: Susan J. Crawford

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: This Manual provides general guidance on the standards and policies to be followed by D.O.D. internal auditors in the performance of their audit mission, and prescribes procedures, where applicable, to ensure uniformity of implementation.

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Securities and Exchange Commission Human Capital Challenges Requir...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Results in Brief 2 -- Background 3 -- Compensation Was the Primary Factor in Employee Turnover, but -- Other Issues Were Also Important 6 -- SEC Has Placed Greater Emphasis on Compensation-Based -- Programs Than on Noncompensation Flexibilities 16 -- SEC Has Taken Steps to Address Strategic Human Capital -- Management but Faces Challenges 22 -- Conclusions 27 -- Recommendations 28 -- Agency Comments and Our Evaluation 29 -- Appendixes -- Appendix I: Scope and Me...

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Fuel Cell Vehicles : Race to a New Automotive Future

Technical Reference Publication

Foreword: Hydrogen fuel cells represent one of the most promising emerging technologies in the innovation age. The ability to efficiently and cost-effectively harness hydrogen for energy will reshape industries, improve lives, and even impact many nations? wealth and strategies for success.

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The History of English Law

By: Sir Frederick Pollock

Economic Theory Literature

Excerpt: CHAPTER TI. INHERITANCE p,p . 240-363. 1. Antiquities, pp. 240-260. The history of the family: a controversial theme, 240. The family as a unit, 240. No clans in England, 241. No permanent organization of the blood-feud group, 242. That group not a permanent legal unit, 243. The kindred as a local group, 243. Land-owning groups, 244. The kindred no corporation, 244 The household and land-ownership, 245. Forms of co-ownership, 245. Relative antiquity of co-owners...

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The Man Who Shook the Earth

By: Tom Stephens

Excerpt: THE man looked as tough as sin. But he was crying. He whimpered. He bubbled at the mouth like a child half crazed with horror and fear. He perspired, although the night was cold.

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The Jungle

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Ja 265 Consumer Law Guide

By: Department of Justice

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Preface: This publication is one of a series prepared and distributed by the Legal Assistance Branch of the Administrative and Civil Law Department of The Judge Advocate General's School, U.S. Army (TJAGSA) to assist legal assistance attorneys in the delivery of legal assistance. The law changes much more rapidly than this publication can be updated and distributed. For this reason, use this publication only as a guide and not as final authority on any specific law or re...

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Alice in Wonderland

By: Lewis Carroll

Alice is about to pick daisies when a white rabbit approaches her, but this rabbit is not like any other rabbit she has seen. Her curious nature forces her to follow the rabbit for a wonderful adventure.

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Nanotechnology and Nanoengineering

By: William A. Suk

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Excerpt: Nanotechnology is defined as the creation of functional materials, devices, and systems through the control of matter at a scale of 1?100 nanometers, as well as the exploitation of novel properties and phenomena developed at that scale. Although the word ?nanotechnology? is new, the processes are not. Photography and catalysis are examples of nanotechnology that were developed through the process of trial and error and that have been around for a while. Nature i...

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Fiscal Policy after the War

By: Robertson, J. M. (John Mackinnon), 1856-1933
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Seventeen-year-old Laylah Le Croix has a rich father, mansion, and servants. Yet she is lonely and neglected. Her father would rather work than speak to her. At the academy she is bullied and mistreated. When Weres attempt to kidnap Laylah, she is saved by the mysterious Donil Silentshadow. Donil rouses feelings in Laylah that make her question her life and her father's animosity toward her handsome rescuer. Confused by these emotions, she seeks answers from those close...

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