The Quest

The Quest Author Daniel Yergin
ISBN-10 9781101563700
Release 2011-09-20
Pages 832
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This long-awaited successor to Daniel Yergin’s Pulitzer Prize-winning The Prize provides an essential, overarching narrative of global energy, the principal engine of geopolitical and economic change A master storyteller as well as a leading energy expert, Daniel Yergin continues the riveting story begun in his Pulitzer Prize–winning book, The Prize. In The Quest, Yergin shows us how energy is an engine of global political and economic change and conflict, in a story that spans the energies on which our civilization has been built and the new energies that are competing to replace them. The Quest tells the inside stories, tackles the tough questions, and reveals surprising insights about coal, electricity, and natural gas. He explains how climate change became a great issue and leads readers through the rebirth of renewable energies, energy independence, and the return of the electric car. Epic in scope and never more timely, The Quest vividly reveals the decisions, technologies, and individuals that are shaping our future.



The Quest

The Quest Author Nelson DeMille
ISBN-10 9780751553253
Release 2013-09-19
Pages 464
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Mankind's greatest mystery lies in wait... Civil war rages in Ethiopia. A priest waits to die in a parched prison cell; he has not seen daylight for four decades. But then a mortar shell hits the compound, and the prisoner and his secret are free. Two reporters and a beautiful photographer save this wounded man, who tells them something too incredible to believe: the location of the Holy Grail. Thus begins an impossible quest that will pit them against murderous tribes, deadly assassins, fanatical monks, and ultimately, themselves. The Quest is a breakneck search for an ancient legend amid a dangerous jungle war - and no one's coming out unscathed.



The Quest

The Quest Author Wilbur Smith
ISBN-10 1429921595
Release 2007-05-15
Pages 512
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A stunning, heart-pounding, journey into the lost world of the Pharaohs. Wilbur Smith has earned international acclaim for his bestselling River God, The Seventh Scroll, and Warlock. Now, the unrivaled master of adventure returns with the eagerly awaited sequel to his thrilling Egyptian series with his most fantastic story yet. The Quest continues the story of the Warlock, Taita, wise in the lore of the gods and a master of magic and the supernatural. Egypt has been struck by a series of terrible plagues, killing its crops and crippling its people. Then the ultimate disaster befalls the kingdom. The Nile fails. The waters that nourish and sustain the land dry up. Something catastrophic is taking place in the distant and totally unexplored depths of Africa, from where the mighty river springs. In desperation the Pharaoh sends Taita, the only man who might be able to find his way through the hazardous territory to the source of the Nile and discover the cause of all their woes. But not even Taita can have any idea of what a terrible enemy waits in ambush in those dark lands at the end of their world. No other author can conjure up the violence and mystery of Ancient Egypt like Wilbur Smith. The Quest marks his stirring return to the acclaimed series and proves once again why fans such as Stephen King praise him as the world's "best historical novelist."



The Quest

The Quest Author Mircea Eliade
ISBN-10 0226203867
Release 1984-05-15
Pages 180
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In The Quest Mircea Eliade stresses the cultural function that a study of the history of religions can play in a secularized society. He writes for the intelligent general reader in the hope that what he calls a new humanism "will be engendered by a confrontation of modern Western man with unknown or less familiar worlds of meaning." "Each of these essays contains insights which will be fruitful and challenging for professional students of religion, but at the same time they all retain the kind of cultural relevance and clarity of style which makes them accessible to anyone seriously concerned with man and his religious possibilities."—Joseph M. Kitagawa, Religious Education



The Quest

The Quest Author Frederik van Eeden
ISBN-10 UOM:39015010468307
Release 1911
Pages 519
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The Quest has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Quest also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Quest book for free.



The Quest for Voice

The Quest for Voice Author Lydia Goehr
ISBN-10 0520214129
Release 1998
Pages 237
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"This is the work of a distinguished philosopher and a well-trained musician with a sophisticated sense of history. If the musical and the musicological world were inhabited by Goehrs, it would be a far, far better place. The message of this book deserves the widest possible dissemination."--Richard Taruskin, author of "Stravinsky and the Russian Traditions"



The Quest for Cosmic Justice

The Quest for Cosmic Justice Author Thomas Sowell
ISBN-10 9780743215077
Release 2001-06-30
Pages 224
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This book is about the great moral issues underlying many of the headline-making political controversies of our times. It is not a comforting book but a book about disturbing and dangerous trends. The Quest for Cosmic Justice shows how confused conceptions of justice end up promoting injustice, how confused conceptions of equality end up promoting inequality, and how the tyranny of social visions prevents many people from confronting the actual consequences of their own beliefs and policies. Those consequences include the steady and dangerous erosion of fundamental principles of freedom -- amounting to a quiet repeal of the American revolution. The Quest for Cosmic Justice is the summation of a lifetime of study and thought about where we as a society are headed -- and why we need to change course before we do irretrievable damage.



The Quest for Compromise

The Quest for Compromise Author Howard Louthan
ISBN-10 0521027128
Release 2006-06-22
Pages 208
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The Quest for Compromise is an interdisciplinary study of the imperial court in late sixteenth-century Vienna, and a detailed examination of a fascinating moment of religious moderation. Against a backdrop of rising religious and confessional dogmatism, the Emperor Maximilian II (1564–1576) assembled a remarkable cast of courtiers who resisted extremes of both Reformation and Counter-Reformation. This book investigates the rise and fall of an irenic movement through four individuals whose work at the imperial court reflected the ideals of religious compromise and moderation. An Italian artist (Jacopo Strada), a Silesian physician (Johannes Crato), a Dutch librarian (Hugo Blotius) and a German soldier (Lazarus von Schwendi) sought peace and accommodation through a wide range of cultural, intellectual and political activity.



The Quest

The Quest Author Tom Dongo
ISBN-10 0962274828
Release 1993-08-01
Pages 171
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This book is a sequel to the first two. It contributes an added dimension to my earlier information. Sedona seems to reflect the best qualities, or perhaps I should say “combined†qualities, the essences and elements, of the Great Pyramids, Glastonbury, Stonehenge, Ayers Rock, Mount Shasta, the South American Pyramids, Peru, Tibet, Nepal, India, Lourdes, and many other power places around the world. How can I make such a claim? For the reason that I interact on a regular basis with individuals from virtually every corner of the Earth who have spent time in those sacred and mysterious places. Through these travelers, I have learned that there is simply no other place like Sedona.



The Quest for the Diamond Sword

The Quest for the Diamond Sword Author Winter Morgan
ISBN-10 9781471143939
Release 2015-03-26
Pages 128
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Steve is happy living on his wheat farm where he has everything he could need. If he doesn't have something he can visit the village to trade his wheat. But on one village visit he finds there's been a devastating Zombie siege, so, to protect himself and the remaining villagers Steve must go on a quest to mine for forty diamonds to craft into a diamond sword to shield the village from the Zombies. On his quest he meets a trio of treasure hunters who are eager to join Steve on his quest. Facing treacherous mining conditions, a thunderstorm and attacks from hostile mobs, these four friends soon begin to question if it's better to be a single player than a multiplayer. Will Steve find the diamonds? Should he trust his new friends or will they help his quest? And will he get back in time to save the villagers?



The Quest for the Tomb of Alexander the Great

The Quest for the Tomb of Alexander the Great Author Andrew Michael Chugg
ISBN-10 9780955679001
Release 2007
Pages 317
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In 2004 the author's first book, The Lost Tomb of Alexander the Great, was published to the accompaniment of international media attention, since it reported the first credible suggestion as to the current whereabouts of the long-vanished corpse of the illustrious conqueror. In the intervening years, direct progress on testing of the candidate remains has been thwarted by the Church authorities, yet much new information has emerged, casting the enigma in an ever more probing light. It may turn out to be the greatest archaeological story of the century, for nobody has yet been able to refute the author's novel suggestion that the body stolen from Alexandria in AD828 and now in Venice may have acquired a false identity in the 4th century AD. This updated and extended account lays bare the forgotten secrets of one of the greatest mysteries bequeathed to us by the ancient world. Includes the author's several published academic articles on the subject as Appendices. Over 80 illustrations.



The Quest for National Efficiency a Study in British Politics and Political Thought 1899 1914

The Quest for National Efficiency  a Study in British Politics and Political Thought  1899 1914 Author Geoffrey Russell Searle
ISBN-10 0520017943
Release 1971-01-01
Pages 286
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The Quest for National Efficiency a Study in British Politics and Political Thought 1899 1914 has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Quest for National Efficiency a Study in British Politics and Political Thought 1899 1914 also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Quest for National Efficiency a Study in British Politics and Political Thought 1899 1914 book for free.



The Quest for Global Dominance

The Quest for Global Dominance Author Anil K. Gupta
ISBN-10 0470278447
Release 2008-03-11
Pages 356
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Anil K. Gupta, Vijay Govindarajan, and Haiyan Wang are among the most distinguished experts in the field of globalization. In The Quest for Global Dominance they present the lessons from their twenty-year study of over two hundred corporations. They argue that, in order for a company to create and maintain its position as a globally dominant player, executives must ensure that their company leads its industry in the following four essential tasks: Identifying market opportunities worldwide and pursuing them by establishing the necessary presence in all key markets Converting global presence into global competitive advantage by identifying and developing the opportunities for value creation that global presence offers Cultivating a global mindset by viewing cultural and geographic diversity as an opportunity, not just a challenge Leveraging the rise of emerging markets especially China and India to transform the company's growth prospects, global cost structure, and pace of innovation



The Quest

The Quest Author Daniel Yergin
ISBN-10 9780143121947
Release 2012
Pages 820
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Demonstrates how the competition to solve pressing energy problems has become an engine of political and economic change, and shares inside stories of current and developing energy sources from different world regions.



The Quest for a General Theory of Leadership

The Quest for a General Theory of Leadership Author George R. Goethals
ISBN-10 9781847202932
Release 2007-01-01
Pages 272
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This book represents a most robust look at the study of leadership while representing multiple disciplines in a quest to find agreement about leadership and theory. Russ Volckmann, International Leadership Review In this compelling book, top scholars from diverse fields describe the progress they have made in developing a general theory of leadership. Led by James MacGregor Burns, Pulitzer Prize winning author of the classic Leadership (1978), they tell the story of this intellectual venture and the conclusions and questions that arose from it. The early chapters describe how, in order to discuss an integrative theory, the group first wrestled with the nature of theory as well as basic aspects of the human condition that make leadership necessary and possible. They then tackle topics such as: the many faces of power woven into the leadership fabric; crucial elements of group dynamics and the leader follower relationship; ethical issues lying at the heart of leadership; constructivist perspectives on leadership, causality, and social change; and the historical and cultural contexts that influence and are influenced by leadership. The book concludes with a commentary by Joanne Ciulla and an Afterword by James MacGregor Burns. The contributors thorough coverage of leadership, as well as their approach to this unique undertaking, will be of great interest to leaders, students and scholars of leadership.



The Quest for Meaning

The Quest for Meaning Author Marcel Danesi
ISBN-10 9780802095145
Release 2007
Pages 193
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"The Quest for Meaning" is designed as a guide to basic semiotic theory and practice, discussing and illustrating the main trends, ideas, and figures of semiotics.



The Quest

The Quest Author Susan Kearney
ISBN-10 0765354497
Release 2006-06-27
Pages 352
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Assigned to eliminate the Federation's deadliest enemy, psi warrior Kirek of Rystan enlists the assistance of Captain Angel Taylor, a sexy space pilot, to take on the evil Zin empire, but they soon discover that the biggest battle may be that of their own hearts. Original.