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Profiles In Polo

Author : Horace A. Laffaye
ISBN : 9781476662732
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This book profiles over 30 of the most influential polo players from history. The players covered were selected for inclusion based on their overall impact on the game rather than their prowess on the field, although many covered are considered all-time greats. With contributions from many of the world's leading polo journalists, each chapter covers an individual player, and players include early pioneers, those who played during the golden era (the years between World War I and World War II), superstars, game-changers, and great contemporaries. Includes numerous photographs and a foreword by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Polo In Argentina

Author : Horace A. Laffaye
ISBN : 9780786475681
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 89.47 MB
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This work--the first of its kind in more than sixty years--covers polo in Argentina, from its beginnings in the 1870s to the summer of 2013. The history of the early pioneers is constructed with data not previously published, gathered from contemporary sources. International competitions are covered and include the Olympic Games, the Cup of the Americas and the World Championships. Particular attention is given to the major clubs, the Argentine and Hurlingham Open Championships, and the National Handicap Tournament. Several of the elite players merit individual or family mini-biographies. Myths in Argentine polo are also debunked, based upon careful analysis of contemporary sources. Travels abroad by Argentine teams are fully described as are the foreign teams that competed in Argentina. The work is enhanced by the author's personal observation of significant events and friendship with many of the participants.
Category: Social Science

Profiles From History Volume 1

Author : Ashley M. Wiggers
ISBN : 9781931397575
Genre : History
File Size : 89.4 MB
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Profiles from History takes a fresh look a familiar faces. Along with beautiful illustrations and fascinating stories, this book encourages children to think about the motivations of twenty historical figures. Activities and discussion questions help students recognize the effect these individuals have had on history.
Category: History

Company Profiles For Students

Author : Amanda C. Quick
ISBN : 0787629383
Genre : Business enterprises
File Size : 63.34 MB
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Covers more than 400 prominent companies most studied by students. Entries follow a standard set of rubrics to facilitate comparison between companies. Also included are company logos, illustrations and ticker symbols, current market share, new products, and where to write for an annual report.
Category: Business enterprises

Profiles Of Popular Culture

Author : Ray Broadus Browne
ISBN : 0879728698
Genre : History
File Size : 21.17 MB
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From Hank Williams to hip hop, Aunt Jemima to the Energizer Bunny, scrap-booking to NASCAR racing, this volume—edited by a pioneer in the field-invites readers to reflect on a sampling of modern myths, icons, archetypes, and rituals. Ray B. Browne has mined both scholarly and mainstream media to bring together penetrating essays on fads and fashions, sports fandom, the shaping of body image, the marketing of food, vacationing and sightseeing, toys and games, genre fiction, post-9/11 entertainment, and much more.
Category: History

Profiles Of American Canadian Sports Stadiums And Arenas

Author : Gene W. Knupke
ISBN : 9781462836765
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 84.18 MB
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This book profiles histories of stadiums and arenas in America and Canada. How they came about and how they became known. Great performances, upsets, anecdotes, pageantry and traditions, all factors that glorifies these venues. Pageantry - Chief Osceloa intimidates Florida State Seminoles foes with flaming spear. Great performances - Don Larsons perfect no hit World Series conquest and UCLAs seven straight national basketball titles. Upsets - Jets downing Baltimore in Super Bowl III. Anecdotes - wrong-way run in football, sex as the main attraction and slinging octopus onto the rink. Statistics on 355 venues, 109 stories and 86 photographs makeup the book.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Ward S Private Company Profiles

Author : Jennifer Arnold Mast
ISBN : 0810391406
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 37.87 MB
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Provides insight into 150 US private companies. The directory contains articles from more than 150 sources, including trade and professional journals, business magazines, newspapers, investment reports and company brochures.
Category: Business & Economics

Blood Cells Advances In Research And Application 2012 Edition

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ISBN : 9781464993152
Genre : Medical
File Size : 54.75 MB
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Blood Cells—Advances in Research and Application: 2012 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Blood Cells. The editors have built Blood Cells—Advances in Research and Application: 2012 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Blood Cells in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Blood Cells—Advances in Research and Application: 2012 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at
Category: Medical

Profiles Of People In Power

Author : Roger East
ISBN : 9781317639398
Genre : Reference
File Size : 84.34 MB
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This new work of biographical reference presents succinct narrative biographies of every serving head of state and head of government. Its content covers approximately 200 countries and territories and provides over 300 biographical profiles. Each country section contains: * A brief explanation of its type of government and the roles of the head of state, the head of government and the legislature * Lists of the most recent heads of state and head of government, with dates of office * Biographical profiles of current head of state and government, and other recent incumbents of these positions who remain significant and active political leaders * A photographic section of a selection of the world's key political leaders * A full index by name, date of taking office, and source of authority.
Category: Reference

City Profiles Usa

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ISBN : UOM:49015002848050
Genre : Cities and towns
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Category: Cities and towns

Business Leader Profiles For Students

Author : Gale Group
ISBN : 0787629359
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 46.52 MB
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Profiles of significant contributors to business and industry, past and present, written especially for high school students.
Category: Business & Economics

City Profiles Usa

Author : Omnigraphics, Incorporated
ISBN : 0780806603
Genre : Travel
File Size : 86.62 MB
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Entries for the largest populated cities, the state and provincial capitals, and other important cities cover city facts, weather, important phone numbers, travel information, lodging and food, attractions, and other data.
Category: Travel

An Introduction To Online Competitive Intelligence Research

Author : Conor Vibert
ISBN : UCSC:32106017852283
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 39.1 MB
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Internet research can be quick, easy, and abundant — but also challenging. Research sites sometimes come and go, and sources can be questionable. The Business Research Solutions Series provides comprehensive business and financial research reference guides and online training manuals to bridge a major gap in the field of online research methodology. This resourceful and innovative eight-volume series of reference guides teaches readers how to approach a research problem, how to select the best online sources, and how to effectively use these sources. It also suggests alternate low-cost solutions for many standard questions and problems. A must-have for professionals involved in company research, these invaluable tools provide step-by-step advice on how to analyze, interpret, and present data for informed decision-making.Introduction to Online Competitive Analysis Research gives you the tools you need to stay ahead of your competitor's moves. Numerous typical problem scenarios with suggested research strategies are included. Step-by-step methodology takes you through the CI research process, including planning and direction, data collection, analysis and dissemination.Like all the titles in the Business Research Series, this book is conveniently divided into four sections containing a number of business research applications that can be used for both in-house research training and reference.
Category: Business & Economics

Ip Profiles

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ISBN : UCSD:31822035838085
Genre : Intellectual property
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Category: Intellectual property

Marco Polo Didn T Go There

Author : Rolf Potts
ISBN : 9781932361711
Genre : Travel
File Size : 30.20 MB
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Marco Polo Didn’t Go There is a collection of rollicking travel tales from a young writer USA Today has called “Jack Kerouac for the Internet Age.” For the past ten years, Rolf Potts has taken his keen postmodern travel sensibility into the far fringes of five continents for such prestigious publications as National Geographic Traveler,, and The New York Times Magazine. This book documents his boldest, funniest, and most revealing journeys—from getting stranded without water in the Libyan desert, to crashing the set of a Leonardo DiCaprio movie in Thailand, to learning the secrets of Tantric sex in a dubious Indian ashram. Marco Polo Didn’t Go There is more than just an entertaining journey into fascinating corners of the world. The book is a unique window into travel writing, with each chapter containing a “commentary track”—endnotes that reveal the ragged edges behind the experience and creation of each tale. Offbeat and insightful, this book is an engrossing read for students of travel writing as well as armchair wanderers.
Category: Travel