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The Arabian Nights: Tales from a Thousand and One Nights - Anonymous, Richard Francis Burton, A.S. ByattFull of mischief, valor, ribaldry, and romance, The Arabian Nights has enthralled readers for centuries. These are the tales that saved the life of Shahrazad, whose husband, the king, executed each of his wives after a single night of marriage. Beginning an enchanting story each evening, Shahrazad always withheld the ending: A thousand and one nights later, her life was spared forever. This volume reproduces the 1932 Modern Library edition, for which Bennett A. Cerf chose the most famous and representative stories from Sir Richard F. Burton's multivolume translation, and includes Burton's
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The Art of Living: The Classical Manual on Virtue, Happiness and Effectiveness - Epictetus, Sharon LebellEpictetus was born into slavery about 55 C.E. in the eastern outreaches of the Roman Empire. Sold as a child and crippled from the beatings of his master, Epictetus was eventually freed, rising from his humble roots to establish an influential school of Stoic philosophy. Stressing that human beings cannot control life, only how they respond to it, Epictetus dedicated his life to outlining the simple way to happiness, fulfillment, and tranquility. By putting into practice the ninety-three witty, wise, and razor-sharp instructions that make up The Art of Living, readers learn to successfully meet
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Information Technology for Management: Transforming Organizations in the Digital Economy - Efraim Turban, Dorothy Leidner, James Wetherbe, Ephraim McLean, Christy Cheung, Daniel Tse, Maggie LewFrom Shanghai to San Francisco, IT is playing an increasingly vital role in helping organizations gain the competitive advantage around the globe. That's why the Fifth Edition of Information Technology for Management offers a global perspective on how IT is transforming business. In this comprehensive, up-to-date Fifth Edition, Efraim Turban, Ephraim McLean, James Wetherbe, and new coauthor Dorothy Leidner present late-breaking developments in the field, as well as a new chapter on Global Interorganizational Systems. IT's About Transformation: The text focuses on how organizations operate and