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Retailing in Leeds - Consumer Shopping preferences
Leeds is a major city in the UK and as such is a magnet for shoppers from the surrounding region. Around 1.7 to 1.9 million people are in the catchment area as shoppers in Leeds city centre. Consequently retail is an important business for Leeds. John Temperley Senior Lecturer in Marketing in the Business School and a retail specialist, explains the choices that face consumers and what their preferences are, based on research by students sponsored by Leeds city centre management. The results ar
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1.4.10 Unfinished business

When people die suddenly we can never be sure that they have done and said what they want and are able to do. Meg’s long term-illness gave her a lot of time for reflection and preparation, so that while her death was sudden and she was unable to see her younger son, she also had the opportunity for conversations with people about her death. However, there may have been last-minute wishes that Meg was unable to express.

Li’s sudden stroke may have left her with things unsaid, but her
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The Ancient Olympics: Bridging past and present
This free course, The Ancient Olympics: Bridging past and present, highlights the similarities and differences between our modern Games and the Ancient Olympics and explores why today, as we prepare for future Olympics, we still look back at the Classical world for meaning and inspiration. First published on Fri, 01 Jul 20
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1.1.3 Searching for information on society

How well does the following statement match what you do when you begin a new search for information?

Before I begin a new search for information [maybe for an assignment, or to help you choose your next holiday destination], I spend some time thinking about what I already know, what the gaps in my knowledge are, and the best types of information to meet my needs.

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21L.488 Contemporary Literature (MIT)
This semester, Contemporary Literature (21L.488) deals with Irish literature, a subject broad and deep. To achieve a manageable volume of study, the course focuses primarily on poetry and prose, at drama's expense, and on living writers, at the expense of their predecessors. Each class session follows a discussion format, often with students assigned to lead-off or summarize the day's topic.
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5 Conclusion

Photographs can be used as documentary data in the social sciences. Although they may seem to have a special relation to the events they depict, the social processes of image construction must be considered when we look at photographs as documents. Photographs are depictions of what took place, but are produced through a series of operations that must be understood in terms of their social organisation.

Only by understanding these operations, their social, economic, political and psycho
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5001 BILINGUAL CAESAR'S INVASION OF BRITAIN
Book V De Bello Gallico Caesar's Invasion of Britain Chapter 8 of book V ...the story continues......
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Rita Braver looks back at the life and career of President George Herbert Walker Bush, who spent most of his life in service to his country, and who is remembered for his sense of honor, decency and fair play. In addition to reviewing highlights from his years as a World War II Navy pilot, businessman, Congressman, diplomat, Vice President and President, Braver talks with former Secretary of State Jim Baker, historian David McCullough, and former CBS News White House correspondent Bill Plante. (
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3.7.4 Explaining

You need to be able to think of things from your reader's point of view. The reader cannot see into your mind so you have to explain your points quite fully and carefully. You need to give examples to illustrate what you are talking about and to justify what you say. In other words, you need a sense of your ‘audience’ and you have to work out how to ‘speak’ to these readers in the right ‘tone of voice’.


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2.2 Informal and formal conversations

The process of conversation is, of course, interactive. It requires listening (Figure 5) and feeding back. In human conversations the interactive process is largely enabled through a shared language. In conversing with nature the challenge is in formulating the right ‘language’, in terms of both ‘listening’ and ‘feeding back
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The Body as Inspiration

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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand why and how innovation is important

  • recognise the benefits which innovation can confer on an innovating organisation.


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Grateful acknowledgement is ma
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2.7.2 Vingt-quatre heures

The 24-hour clock is commonly used in France for timetables (for example train timetables, television programmes, opening times).

It is expressed like this: 13 h 15. The letter ‘h’ stands for heure(s). To say it you simply read the numbers as they appear: treize heures quinze. N.B. You will need to make a liaison between the first number and heure(s).

  • deux heures

  • trois heures


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This subject studies the changing structure of American politics, economics, and society from the end of the Civil War to the present. We will consider secondary historical accounts and primary documents to examine some of the key issues in the development of modern America: industrialization and urbanization; U.S. emergence as a global power; ideas about rights and equality; and the changing structures of gender, class, and race. This subject also examines the multiple answers that Americans ga
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