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Leadership for Dummies. - Marshall Loeb, Stephen KindelYogi Berra said that leading is easy, the hard part is getting people to follow. Never were truer words spoken. As anybody who's ever been in a leadership position knows, eliciting cooperation from a group of people of any size--from a project team to an army--can be like trying to tap dance on quick sand. And while leadership definitely comes easier to some people, it isn't something you have to be born with. In fact, as the authors of this step-by-step guide to becoming a leader demonstrate, leaders are made, not born, and just about anybody can become an effective leader.Whether you aspire to
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November
The French Revolution - Alan ForrestThis book provides an interpretation of the French Revolution that is both thematic and accessible to the general reader. The discussion includes an analysis of the historiography of the subject, and reviews the range of literature produced around the recent Bicentenary. Insisting that the French Revolution had an important social dimension, Alan Forrest demonstrates that the revolutionaries, even the most extreme of them, were committed to an ordered society. He argues that in destroying the political institutions and the corporate structures of the Ancien Regime, they were conscious of the need
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November
A History of Archaeological Thought - Bruce G. TriggerThe development of archeological thought is analyzed by examining archeological history to determine to what extent its trends reflect archeologists' personal & collective interests. List of Illustrations Preface The relevance of archaeological history Classical archaeology & antiquarianism The beginnings of scientific archaeology The imperial synthesis Culture-historical archaeology Soviet archaeology Functionalism in Western archaeology Neo-evolutionism & the new archaeology The explanation of diversity Archaeology & its social context Bibliographical Essay References Index