* Over 3,500 internationally recognized trade finance terms * Concise, clear definitions * Includes personal finance as well as equity markets An essential summary of terms applicable to investing in financial markets around the world. Whether a broker, investor, company accountant, fund manager, or private investor this dictionary will provide an explanation of all main stock market terms, indices, and regulations. It includes terms in the field of personal finance as well as stocks and shares.
* Over 3,500 internationally recognized insurance terms * Concise, clear definitions * Now revised and updated A comprehensive reference dealing with the specialist terms of insurance and general finance for students and practitioners. It will also prove useful in assisting private investors. It covers all classes of insurance catering for commercial and personal concerns. All legal and regulatory classifications, agencies, and associations are also included.
Discusses plate tectonics and the causes of earthquakes and volcanoes, the features and formation of other geographical areas, and possible future changes in the earth's surface. Features projects throughout.
The legendary Greek figure Orpheus was said to have possessed magical powers capable of moving all living and inanimate things through the sound of his lyre and voice. Over time, the Orphic theme has come to indicate the power of music to unsettle, subvert, and ultimately bring down oppressive realities in order to liberate the soul and expand human life without limits. The liberating effect of music has been a particularly important theme in twentieth-century African American literature. The nine original essays in Black Orpheus examines the Orphic theme in the fiction of such African American writers as Jean Toomer, Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, James Baldwin, Nathaniel Mackey, Sherley An...