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The Garden of Evening Mists

The Garden of Evening Mists

Canongate Books. 2013

The International Bestseller 'With ravishing sensuousness, it conjures up the lush landscapes and tea estates of Malaya during the 1950s Emergency . . . A haunting novel about memory' Sunday Times Books of the Year In the highlands of Malaya, a woman sets out to build a memorial to her sister, killed at the hands of the Japanese during the brutal Occupation of their country. Yun Ling's quest leads her to The Garden of Evening Mists, and to Aritomo, a man of extraordinary skill and...

How To Win Friends and Influence People

How To Win Friends and Influence People

Simon and Schuster. 2010

You can go after the job you want—and get it! You can take the job you have—and improve it! You can take any situation—and make it work for you! Dale Carnegie’s rock-solid, time-tested advice has carried countless people up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives. One of the most groundbreaking and timeless bestsellers of all time, How to Win Friends & Influence People will teach you: -Six ways to make people like you -Twelve ways to win people to your way of thinking...

The Mortgage Loans Industry and Market

The Mortgage Loans Industry and Market

Industrial Systems Research. 2021

This widely used study provides a detailed business economic account of mortgage lending and borrowing. The main focus is on the UK. However, the books examination of the factors affecting business growth and profitability, market competition, and innovation is relevant to mortgage lending in advanced industrial countries generally. The book surveys the main industrial commercial trends and issues. It analyses the policies and practices of the major lending organizations. Finally, it...

Imagined Communities

Imagined Communities

Verso. 2006

The definitive, bestselling book on the origins and development of nationalism...

Identity for Development in Asia and the Pacific

Identity for Development in Asia and the Pacific

Asian Development Bank. 2016

An integrated national identification (ID) system offers a means to fast-track the development process by providing the most efficient way to identify people in developing countries. This report seeks to help governments assess the maturity of a country's ID system and integrate it with development activities. A maturity model for a country's ID management is developed and applied to seven countries in Asia to assess the maturity of their ID systems. This report also provides a way forward...