The Early Years of Television and the BBC


English | 2022 | ISBN: 978-0748637867 | 210 pages | True PDF EPUB | 16.71 MB
The British journalist C. P. Scott once said of television, ‘Not a nice word. Greek and Latin mixed. Clumsy.’ From its earliest days, when people began to discover ways of ‘seeing at a distance’ through to the multi-platform media environment of today, television has shown itself to be a resilient and adaptable method of communication.

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The Dragon Roars Back Transformational Leaders and Dynamics of Chinese Foreign Policy


English | 2022 | ISBN: 1503634140 | 339 pages | True EPUB | 5.52 MB
China is unique in modern world history. No other rising power has experienced China’s turbulent history in its relations with neighbors and Western countries. Its sheer size dominates the region. With leader Xi Jinping’s political authority unmatched, Xi’s sense of mission to restore what he believes is China’s natural position as a great power drives the current course of the nation’s foreign policy. When China was weak, it was subordinated to others. Now, China is strong, and it wants others to subordinate, at least on the issues involving what it regards as core national interests.

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The Doctor’s World The Life and Times of Claver Morris, 1659 – 1727


English | 2022 | ISBN: 1032367652 | 309 pages | True PDF | 35.63 MB
This is the story of the extraordinary life of Claver Morris and the society in which he lived. After his marriage at Chelsea in 1685, Claver Morris moved to Somerset where he established an outstanding reputation for his work as a physician. His diaries show us how he worked with apothecaries and surgeons, and travelled widely to treat all kind of patients, from the children of the poor to those of the landed gentry. The diaries also tell us about the joys and pains of Claver’s personal and family life, and of his various intrigues.

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The Creative Instigator’s Handbook A DIY Guide to Making Social Change through Art


English | 2022 | ISBN: 1551528754 | 389 pages | True EPUB | 166.24 MB
Flash mobs come and go, but purposeful creativity can change communities. Are you a creative (aspiring or otherwise) who is curious about how you can apply your skills to activist, socially engaged art projects? Whether you paint, sew, sing, build, weld, or rhyme, Make It Meaningful explores how to take that big project you’ve been dreaming about and actually make it a happen.

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The Costume Designer’s Toolkit The Process of Creating Effective Design


English | 2022 | ISBN: 0367858282 | 371 pages | True PDF | 122.38 MB
The Costume Designer’s Toolkit explores the wide-ranging skills required to design costumes for live performance in theatre, dance, opera, and themed entertainment. Arranged in chronological order to create a design, each chapter describes tools, strategies, and techniques costume designers use to create lively and believable characters within a story environment. The book provides a step-by-step outline of the costume design process beginning with developing as an artist and creating an artistic vision for a script. It covers a wide range of topics, including:

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The Corporation of the Future


English | 2022 | ISBN: 1032025085 | 244 pages | True PDF | 5.04 MB
Although largely unseen, the industrial revolution taking place before us is picking up steam ─ dramatically. Dissolution of traditional global trading partnerships, the effect of COVID-19 on supply chains and the formation of new trading blocks, such as China’s Belt and Road initiatives, are creating turmoil and rapid change in the international business domain. Continual advances in technology, health treatments, political and societal change are underpinning these transformations. It is unclear just how this revolution will unfold or what the role of the corporation will be in the long run. This book helps us navigate through these challenging times by identifying areas where opportunities will develop.

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