Fringe Players And The Diplomatic Order

Author: Jozef Bátora
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137314699
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Fringe Players And The Diplomatic Order from the Author: Jozef Bátora. This book analyzes ways how three fringe players of the modern diplomatic order - the Holy See, the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, and the EU – have been accommodated within that order, revealing that the modern diplomatic order is less state-centric than conventionally assumed and is instead better conceived of as a heteronomy.

Waugh S Way

Author: Roland Perry
Publisher: Random House Australia
ISBN: 1740511824
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Waugh S Way from the Author: Roland Perry. This is the story of how a battling fringe Test player reinvented himself as one of the greats in Australian cricket history by courage, skill and application. Steve Waugh was fast-tracked into the Test arena when Australia reached its lowest ebb in half a century. Not only was he under-prepared, he didn't find the atmosphere inviting. His captain, Allan Border, was frustrated in managing 'a bunch of losers', who were not as skilful or committed as the leader. But Border had faith in Waugh. He had a bit of 'mongrel' in him that was essential for sustained success at the top. Waugh absorbed the shock and humiliation at being beaten by most teams, including New Zealand, in the mid-to-late 1980s. He just maintained his place as an all-rounder, who was not quite a Test standard batsman or bowler. But there were bright spots, including a win in the 1988 World Cup, in which Waugh, bowling at the 'death' in matches, earned the sobriquet, 'the ice-man' for his bowling under pressure. In 1989, Steve Waugh came of age as a star Test batsman with dominant big innings against England during the 1989 Ashes. After that Waugh slumped and was dropped---to make way for his brother Mark. Yet Steve's experience in England demonstrated-most importantly to himself---that he had the ability at the highest level. After 18 months in the cricket wilderness he reclaimed his place and never lost it again. He designated himself a number six (later five) batsman who minimised risks and created big scores. Waugh overnight became a batsman who always worked within his self-imposed limitations, and who never ever sold his wicket cheaply. His batting average lifted from 37 for the first six years to more than 60 for the rest of his career. In 1995 his grit and application came off as he peaked with a fine series and magnificent double century against the West Indies. His efforts did most to secure the series and so take the 'World's Best Test Team' title away from the Caribbean side for the first time seventeen years. For the next four years, Australia, with Waugh and his brother Mark the most prolific batsmen, and Glenn McGrath and Shane Warne the most effective bowlers, remained at the top of World Cricket. Early in 1999, Waugh took over from Mark Taylor as Test captain. After a shaky start he maintained Australia at the top of Test cricket, led the country in a sensational World Cup campaign, and returned the biggest winning runs in history in both forms of the game. Roland Perry, biographer of Sir Donald Bradman (The Don) and Shane Warne (Bold Warnie) delivers a compelling narrative that has drama and pace. The book explores the character, warts and all, of the person with the most high profile job in Australian sport. This mass market edition has been updates to include all the drama from the summer of 2001-2002 and the triumphant Australian tour of South Africa, as well as the controversy surrounding the shocking announcement that Waugh wouls be dropped as both captain and player of the One-Day side.

European Public Diplomacy

Author: Mai'a K. Davis Cross
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137315148
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European Public Diplomacy from the Author: Mai'a K. Davis Cross. Do the various aspects of Europe's multi-leveled public diplomacy form a coherent overall image, or do they work against each other to some extent? European Public Diplomacy pushes the literature on public diplomacy forward through a multifaceted exploration of the European case.

Beyond Cairo

Author: Darrell Ezell
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137048492
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Beyond Cairo from the Author: Darrell Ezell. The US's once-enthusiastic commitment to restore trustworthy relations with the Muslim world has dwindled considerably since Obama's 2009 Cairo speech. This book tackles Washington's lagging engagement with the Muslim world and provides a roadmap for how the US can use public diplomacy to re-engage it.

Tools Der Titanen

Author: Tim Ferriss
Publisher: FinanzBuch Verlag
ISBN: 3960920334
Size: 60.54 MB
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Tools Der Titanen from the Author: Tim Ferriss. "Ich habe dieses Buch, mein ultimatives Notizbuch voller nützlicher Werkzeuge, für mich selbst kreiert. Es hat mein Leben verändert und ich hoffe, dir wird es genauso helfen." TIM FERRISS "In den letzten zwei Jahren habe ich beinahe 200 Weltklasse-Performer interviewt. Die Bandbreite der Gäste reicht von Stars (Jamie Foxx, Arnold Schwarzenegger) und Topathleten bis hin zu legendären Kommandanten von Spezialeinheiten und sogar Schwarzmarkt-Biochemikern. Viele meiner Gäste akzeptierten erstmals in ihrer Karriere ein Zwei-bis-drei-Stunden-Interview. Dieses Buch enthält unverzichtbare Tools, Taktiken und Insiderwissen, die anderswo nicht zu finden sind, außerdem neue Tipps von früheren Gästen und Lebensweisheiten neuer Gäste, die du noch nicht kennst." Was das Buch so außergewöhnlich macht, ist der unablässige Fokus auf leicht umsetzbare Details: - Was tun diese Titanen in den ersten 60 Minuten an jedem Morgen? - Wie sieht ihre Trainingsroutine aus und warum? - Welches Buch haben sie am häufigsten an andere Menschen verschenkt? - Was betrachten sie als die größten Zeitverschwender? - Welche Nahrungsergänzungsmittel nehmen sie täglich? "Alles, was du auf diesen Seiten liest, habe ich in meinem Leben bereits auf die eine oder andere Weise angewandt. Ich habe Dutzende der dargestellten Taktiken bei kritischen Verhandlungen, in riskanter Umgebung oder bei großen Deals eingesetzt. Die Lektionen haben mir zu Millionen von Dollar verholfen und mich vor Jahren verschwendeter Bemühungen und Frustration bewahrt." TIM FERRISS

Rise Of The Federation A Choice Of Futures

Author: Christopher L. Bennett
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476706751
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Rise Of The Federation A Choice Of Futures from the Author: Christopher L. Bennett. An original novel set in the universe of Star Trek: Enterprise! A new nation has arisen from the ashes of the Romulan War: the United Federation of Planets, an unprecedented union of diverse species cooperating for the good of all. Admiral Jonathan Archer—the former captain of the Earth starship Enterprise, whose efforts made this union possible—envisions a vibrant Fed­eration promoting galactic peace and a multispecies Starfleet dedicated to exploring strange new worlds. Archer’s former crewmates, including Captain T’Pol of the U.S.S. Endeavour and Captain Malcolm Reed of the U.S.S. Pioneer, work with him to secure that bright future. Yet others within the Federation see its purpose as chiefly military, a united defense against a dangerous galaxy, while some of its neighbors view that military might with suspicion and fear. And getting the member nations, their space fleets, and even their technologies to work together as a unified whole is an ongoing challenge. When a new threat emerges from a force so alien and hostile that negotiation seems impossible, a group of unaligned worlds asks Starfleet to come to its defense, and the Federation’s leaders seize the opportunity to build their reputation as an interstellar power. But Archer fears the conflict is building toward an unnec­essary war, potentially taking the young nation down a path it was never meant to follow. Archer and his allies strive to find a better solution...but old foes are working secretly to sabotage their efforts and ensure that the great experiment called the Federation comes to a quick and bloody end. ™, ®, & © 2013 CBS Studios, Inc. STAR TREK and related marks are trademarks of CBS Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Licht Aus Dem Osten

Author: Peter Frankopan
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3644122814
Size: 67.94 MB
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Licht Aus Dem Osten from the Author: Peter Frankopan. «‹Eine neue Geschichte der Welt› – dieses Buch verdient den Titel voll und ganz.» Peter Frankopan lehrt uns, die Geschichte neu zu sehen – indem er nicht Europa, sondern den Nahen und Mittleren Osten zum Ausgangspunkt macht. Hier entstanden die ersten Hochkulturen und alle drei monotheistischen Weltreligionen; ein Reichtum an Gütern, Kultur und Wissen, der das Alte Europa seit jeher sehnsüchtig nach Osten blicken ließ. Frankopan erzählt von Alexander dem Großen, der Babylon zur Hauptstadt seines neuen Weltreichs machen wollte; von Seide, Porzellan und Techniken wie der Papierherstellung, die über die Handelswege der Region Verbreitung fanden; vom Sklavenhandel mit der islamischen Welt, der Venedig im Mittelalter zum Aufstieg verhalf; von islamischen Gelehrten, die das antike Kulturerbe pflegten, lange bevor Europa die Renaissance erlebte; von der Erschließung der Rohstoffe im 19. Jahrhundert bis hin zum Nahostkonflikt. Schließlich erklärt Frankopan, warum sich die Weltpolitik noch heute in Staaten wie Syrien, Afghanistan und Irak entscheidet. Peter Frankopan schlägt einen weiten Bogen, und das nicht nur zeitlich: Er rückt zwei Welten zusammen, Orient und Okzident, die historisch viel enger miteinander verbunden sind, als wir glauben. Ein so fundiertes wie packend erzähltes Geschichtswerk, das wahrhaft die Augen öffnet.