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Leadership the Outward Bound Way

Leadership the Outward Bound Way

Becoming a Better Leader in the Workplace, in the Wilderness, and in Your Community

  • Author: John Raynolds,Outward Bound USA
  • Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
  • ISBN: 9781594850332
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 430
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Dynamic and effective leadership skills from the organization that has spent decades helping people discover their own potential to lead

Branch-and-Bound Applications in Combinatorial Data Analysis

Branch-and-Bound Applications in Combinatorial Data Analysis

  • Author: Michael J. Brusco,Stephanie Stahl
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 9780387250373
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 221
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This book provides clear explanatory text, illustrative mathematics and algorithms, demonstrations of the iterative process, pseudocode, and well-developed examples for applications of the branch-and-bound paradigm to important problems in combinatorial data analysis. Supplementary material, such as computer programs, are provided on the world wide web. Dr. Brusco is an editorial board member for the Journal of Classification, and a member of the Board of Directors for the Classification Society of North America.

The Death-Bound-Subject

The Death-Bound-Subject

Richard Wright’s Archaeology of Death

  • Author: Abdul R. JanMohamed
  • Publisher: Duke University Press
  • ISBN: 0822386623
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Page: 342
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During the 1940s, in response to the charge that his writing was filled with violence, Richard Wright replied that the manner came from the matter, that the “relationship of the American Negro to the American scene [was] essentially violent,” and that he could deny neither the violence he had witnessed nor his own existence as a product of racial violence. Abdul R. JanMohamed provides extraordinary insight into Wright’s position in this first study to explain the fundamental ideological and political functions of the threat of lynching in Wright’s work and thought. JanMohamed argues that Wright’s oeuvre is a systematic and thorough investigation of what he calls the death-bound-subject, the subject who is formed from infancy onward by the imminent threat of death. He shows that with each successive work, Wright delved further into the question of how living under a constant menace of physical violence affected his protagonists and how they might “free” themselves by overcoming their fear of death and redeploying death as the ground for their struggle. Drawing on psychoanalytic, Marxist, and phenomenological analyses, and on Orlando Patterson’s notion of social death, JanMohamed develops comprehensive, insightful, and original close readings of Wright’s major publications: his short-story collection Uncle Tom’s Children; his novels Native Son, The Outsider, Savage Holiday, and The Long Dream; and his autobiography Black Boy/American Hunger. The Death-Bound-Subject is a stunning reevaluation of the work of a major twentieth-century American writer, but it is also much more. In demonstrating how deeply the threat of death is involved in the formation of black subjectivity, JanMohamed develops a methodology for understanding the presence of the death-bound-subject in African American literature and culture from the earliest slave narratives forward.

Canaan Bound

Canaan Bound

The African-American Great Migration Novel

  • Author: Lawrence Richard Rodgers
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press
  • ISBN: 9780252066054
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Page: 235
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Drawing on a wide range of major literary voices, including Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, and Toni Morrison, as well as lesser-known writers such as William Attaway (Blood on the Forge) and Dorothy West (The Living Is Easy), Rodgers conducts a kind of literary archaeology of the Great Migration. He mines the writers' biographical connections to migration and teases apart the ways in which individual novels relate to one another, to the historical situation of black America, and to African-American literature as a whole. In reading migration novels in relation to African-American literary texts such as slave narratives, folk tales, and urban fiction, Rodgers affirms the southern folk roots of African-American culture and argues for a need to stem the erosion of southern memory.

Bound Brook

Bound Brook

  • Author: Dorothy Stratford,Margaret McKay,McKay
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780738502793
  • Category: History
  • Page: 128
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One hundred pounds of trade goods was the price paid to the Lenape Indians in 1681 for the land where Bound Brook now stands. The town slowly took shape and by the time of the Revolutionary War, it had grown to 35 families. Toll roads, railroads, canals, industry, and commerce all began to evolve in Bound Brook which by 1891, had an established town government, as well as a swelling population and economy. Along with this tremendous growth, a library, a hospital, schools, churches, and hundreds of homes were built to accommodate the ever-increasing number of residents. Sadly, however, natural disaster tended to disrupt what was normally a prosperous but quiet life in Bound Brook. When the Raritan River flooded nearly every year, it caused severe damage to the center of town. In 1881, a disastrous fire destroyed all the buildings in one Main Street block. In 1896, flooding caused the lime at the L.D. Cook lumberyard to ignite by spontaneous combustion. Fortunately, after each disaster Bound Brook survived and rebuilt, emerging stronger and more united. Its history, people, and spirit have made Bound Brook one of the best places to live in New Jersey and have made Bound Brook an inspiring and unforgettable book. One hundred pounds of trade goods was the price paid to the Lenape Indians in 1681 for the land where Bound Brook now stands. The town slowly took shape and by the time of the Revolutionary War, it had grown to 35 families. Toll roads, railroads, canals, industry, and commerce all began to evolve in Bound Brook which by 1891, had an established town government, as well as a swelling population and economy. Along with this tremendous growth, a library, a hospital, schools, churches, and hundreds of homes were built to accommodate the ever-increasing number of residents. Sadly, however, natural disaster tended to disrupt what was normally a prosperous but quiet life in Bound Brook. When the Raritan River flooded nearly every year, it caused severe damage to the center of town. In 1881, a disastrous fire destroyed all the buildings in one Main Street block. In 1896, flooding caused the lime at the L.D. Cook lumberyard to ignite by spontaneous combustion. Fortunately, after each disaster Bound Brook survived and rebuilt, emerging stronger and more united. Its history, people, and spirit have made Bound Brook one of the best places to live in New Jersey and have made Bound Brook an inspiring and unforgettable book.

Prometheus Bound

Prometheus Bound

  • Author: Aeschylus
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 9780199840465
  • Category: Drama
  • Page: 144
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For readers accustomed to the relatively undramatic standard translations of Prometheus Bound, this version by James Scully, a poet and winner of the Lamont Poetry Prize, and C. John Herington, one of the world's foremost Aeschylean scholars, will come as a revelation. Scully and Herington accentuate the play's true power, drama, and relevance to modern times. Aeschylus originally wrote Prometheus Bound as part of a tragic trilogy, and this translation is unique in including the extant fragments of the companion plays.

The impacts of Upward Bound final report for phase I of the national evaluation : final report

The impacts of Upward Bound final report for phase I of the national evaluation : final report

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: DIANE Publishing
  • ISBN: 1428927018
  • Category:
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Bound for Your Good Health

Bound for Your Good Health

A Collection of Age Pages

  • Author: Barry Leonard
  • Publisher: DIANE Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781422315170
  • Category:
  • Page: 206
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A collection of fact sheets that offer practical advice on health-related topics for adults in their middle & older years. Includes info. on subjects, such as: arthritis, cancer, depression, diabetes, high blood pressure, menopause, osteoporosis, stroke, prostate problems, dietary supp., exercise, foot care, good nutrition, stop smoking, taking care of your teeth & mouth, getting a good night¿s sleep, safely using medications, choosing a doctor, & hospital hints. Includes a section on how to protect yourself now & plan for the future: crime & older people; getting your affairs in order; hypothermia; choosing the right place for long-term care; older drivers; preventing falls & fractures; there¿s no place like home -- for growing old; understanding risk; & Alzheimer¿s disease. Illus.

Rightward Bound

Rightward Bound

Making America Conservative in the 1970s

  • Author: Bruce J. Schulman,William E Huntington Professor of History Bruce J Schulman,Julian E. Zelizer
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • ISBN: 9780674027572
  • Category: History
  • Page: 373
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Often considered a lost decade, a pause between the liberal Sixties and Reaganâe(tm)s Eighties, the 1970s were indeed a watershed era when the forces of a conservative counter-revolution cohered. These years marked a significant moral and cultural turning point in which the conservative movement became the motive force driving politics for the ensuing three decades. Interpreting the movement as more than a backlash against the rampant liberalization of American culture, racial conflict, the Vietnam War, and Watergate, these provocative and innovative essays look below the surface, discovering the tectonic shifts that paved the way for Reaganâe(tm)s America. They reveal strains at the heart of the liberal coalition, resulting from struggles over jobs, taxes, and neighborhood reconstruction, while also investigating how the deindustrialization of northern cities, the rise of the suburbs, and the migration of people and capital to the Sunbelt helped conservatism gain momentum in the twentieth century. They demonstrate how the forces of the right coalesced in the 1970s and became, through the efforts of grassroots activists and political elites, a movement to reshape American values and policies. A penetrating and provocative portrait of a critical decade in American history, Rightward Bound illuminates the seeds of both the successes and the failures of the conservative revolution. It helps us understand how, despite conservatismâe(tm)s rise, persistent tensions remain today between its political power and the achievements of twentieth-century liberalism.

Culture Bound

Culture Bound

Bridging the Cultural Gap in Language Teaching

  • Author: Valdes
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • ISBN: 9780521310451
  • Category: Foreign Language Study
  • Page: 222
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This book is designed to give language teachers a basis for introducing a cultural component into their teaching. The paperback edition is a collection of selected essays that attempts to provide language teachers with a basis for introducing a cultural component into their teaching. It includes essays written especially for the volume, as well as some that have been previously published.