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Books On Friendship

  • Cicero introduces the Roman concept of friendship through a dialogue between Laelius and his two sons-in-law, one of them being Cicero¬ís teacher who later recounted the dialogue to him. Laelius, bereaved by the recent death of his close friend Scipio, describes various aspects of friendship. Cicero has captured the emotions and actualities brilliantly....

    Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
    published : 2006
  • " On Friendship , with its total of one hundred sayings, is the perfect gift for friends."& mdash;Feng Yingjing, renowned scholar and civic official, 1601 Matteo Ricci (1552-1610) is best known as the Italian Jesuit missionary who brought Christianity to China. He also published a landmark text on friendship& mdash;the first book to be written...

    Publisher : Columbia University Press
    published : 2009
  • From the 100-part Penguin Great Ideas series comes a rumination on relationships, courtesy of one of the most influential French Renaissance philosophers. † Michel de Montaigne was the originator of the modern essay form; in these diverse pieces he expresses his views on friendship, contemplates the idea that man is no different from any animal,...

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 2005
  • Friendships are one of the most powerful forces in our culture and should be one of your most enduring possessions. Yet almost one third of Americans acknowledge that they're 'trying to find a few good friends' and say they are starving for a meaningful friendship.

    Publisher : Thomas Nelson
    published : 2008
  • Friends are a constant feature of our lives, yet friendship itself is difficult to define. Even Michel de Montaigne, author of the seminal essay Of Friendship,? found it nearly impossible to account for the great friendship of his life. Why is something so commonplace and universal so hard to grasp? What is it about the nature of friendship that proves...

    Publisher : Basic Books
    published : 2016
  • A David and Goliath story, On The Books is the first-hand comic strip account of the labor struggle at NYC?s legendary Strand bookstore in the summer of 2012. Told by Greg Farrellan employee of the store who interviewed numerous other members of the staffthe book examines the motives and actions of those involved, including the store, the staff,...

    Publisher : Microcosm Publishing
    published : 2014
  • Whether you're looking for fun party food or sophisticated canapes, this fabulous collection of more than 30 recipes will have you planning your get-together in no time! Party On has an array of appetizers and finger foods. From Mini Crab Cakes to Thai Chicken Balls, Beef Skewers to Sushi Cones, this little book has it all!. Available from the...

    Publisher : Allen & Unwin
    published : 2003
  • With charming baby animals in the wild, this ebook set is sure to engage curious toddlers.

    Publisher : Chronicle Books LLC
    published : 2013
  • Friends-they are generous and cooperative with each other in ways that appear to defy standard evolutionary expectations, frequently sacrificing for one another without concern for past behaviors or future consequences. In this fascinating multidisciplinary study, Daniel J. Hruschka synthesizes an array of cross-cultural, experimental, and ethnographic...

    Publisher : University of California Press
    published : 2010
  • The Book on Management is a step-by-step description of what management really is and what it is not. This book describes in detail the processes of hiring the best employees, building and empowering teams, and creating an ideal environment and organizational structure where employees can achieve personal fulfillment. With real-world examples and applications,...

    Publisher : Haworth Press
    published : 2004