Blending music, dance, visual arts and drama seamlessly to create one of the most interesting art forms in the world is what opera is all about. Its 400 year old history is rich with instances of rise and fall of opera. With its roots in the Renaissance period, opera gradually spread across the world and today it has become a highly acclaimed form of art which is enjoyed by numerous people. There is no doubt that opera has gone through many changes in the course of time.
How to manage a business, know the business, know how to plan, control spending, and set prices are constant daily concerns of every manager. It doesn't matter if one manager is involved or many, the principle is the same; having financial organization is fundamental. The financial team will drive the success of a company or not. The manager makes decisions and views the actual financial situation of your business.
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The idea of engineering has been present since prehistoric times when humans started shaping important creations like the lever, wheel and pulley. Every invention is described with the contemporary explanation of basic engineering principles of mechanics.
Not being up-to-speed on tax practices and procedures can lead to errors that cost businesses thousands of dollars in fines and penalties every year. Small Business Taxes helps owners of small businesses with important issues of tax planning. For the expected 21 million small business owners in the US, the country's tax codes continue to change and increase in complexity.
Real estate management is an increasingly essential function for the proper performance of any real estate market, and there should be reasonable knowledge of the structures and segmentation involved. One of the best-known sub-segments of real estate management in Portugal is condominium management. However, many condominium managers are unfamiliar with this sub-area, or with the wider area of real estate management. It is essential to have a deep understanding.
Do you love traveling and exploring the world? Well, if you do, then you must make sure that you get travel insurance as well because it is going to help you in getting rid of half the problems. Here, in this book, you are going to get to know everything about traveling and travel insurance and the advantages that it has.
Today the prodigious complexity of calculations, as well as the whole set of activities with no apparent relationship to numbers, is made by sophisticated "electronic brains" called computers. Experts are rushing to point out that a computer is a brain, is just another tool, another machine designed to reduce work or extend our dominion over the world. In this book you will learn more about the science of computing through subtle explanations and summarized chapters.
The significance of the study of the history of Asia requires no exceptional prominence, principally with the rise of China, India, and Japan as main supremacies of this continent. The Asian history could be seen as the combined history of many diverse outlying littoral regions such as South Asia, East Asia, and the Middle East connected by the internal frame of the Eurasian steppe.
A General Intelligence Quotient (IQ) score is derived from a statistical number that indicates similar and relative capabilities that can be used to obtain data on a person's academic and practical knowledge. Everyone has hundreds of specific mental abilities. Some of these capabilities can be accurately measured. Some of these actions can be reliable predictors of academic achievement of an individual.
Microbiology, along with mathematics, chemistry, and physics, is one of the fundamental branches of basic sciences. The knowledge and detailed study of microorganisms and their functions can establish its use in a variety of applications, from medical, food and environmental, to the agricultural and industrial fields. Thus, microbiology is consolidated as one of the pillars of biotechnology.
There is no single definition of artificial intelligence (AI), but several. The ultimate goal of the research on this topic is to develop a machine that can simulate some human skills and to replace them with some activities. Listen to this book to know more about Artificial Intelligence.
Chemistry is the science that studies the composition and structure of matter and the changes it undergoes. Because everything in the universe is composed of matter, chemistry is the study of our material world. The chemical touches our lives and influences our activities in many ways that are often called the nuclear science.
Gini Graham Scott reexamines some of the most high-profile cases of the century, those involving America's most prominent public figures, including: Texas oil tycoon T. Cullen Davis, Kennedy kin Michael Skakel, the Menendez brothers of Beverly Hills, blonde Miami bombshell Candy Mossler, and more. As seductive as the accused killers themselves, this book will shock, engage, and enrage true crime fans.
In 2004, almost 46 million Americans had no health insurance. Spending on health care can be very high, and even the cost of the most basic health insurance increases continuously. Employers usually take on most health insurance expenses, but even so, policyholders are paying more and more every year. What are you paying for exactly? What will your monthly payment be if you do not get sick or go to the doctor? What do you do if you are not working or are self-employed?
The advance of genetics completely changed the modern world, making it possible to, for example, create clones, resistant transgenic crops to pests, perform paternity tests and solve crimes, map diseases, and perform genetic counseling. In this book on genetics, you will check the prepared topics below to see what's new in the field of genetics and to understand the principles that guide this biology field.
Twilight for the Gods: The Art and History of Film Editing is a passionate exploration of the important role played by editing in the process of filmmaking and a functional guide to using editing most effectively. The book explains how an editor is, in many ways, responsible for the final rewriting of a script - and that editing is in reality a pictorial form of writing.
The 20th century saw several political and military conflicts. The 20th century can be thought of as a century of long lasting political conflicts, which combined with the doctrines of modern warfare, took a greater death toll than can be imagined at any time before. The history of civilization is filled up with wars; some have been on a global scale while others might get forgotten.
War is always a negative entity that is associated with a lot of bloodshed, loss of life and destruction of infrastructure. Wars have always led civilizations to go back by several centuries. Children become orphans, the country becomes bankrupt and the whole scenario changes from a happy one to a highly depressed one. This depression is not merely mental but also economic and financial because it drains the people and their country of resources.
With the globalization process, which resulted in an intense exchange between the countries, the stock market is becoming increasingly important in the international financial scene. Following this trend, developing countries seek to open their economies to receive foreign investments. Thus, the more developed an economy, the more active its capital market. Listening to this book will be the first step for those who want to participate in this market.
The Internet is perhaps one of the most prestigious indispensable tools of modern times where people simply cannot imagine a life without it, or even the world without it. It is one of the primary tools of technological evolution. Every era has had its own indispensable tool - for us in these modern times, it is none other than the Internet.