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அம்பானி: Untersuchungen Zum Vokabular Der Galloromania Aufgrund Von Nichtliterarischen Texten; Mit Besonderer Berücksichtigung Mittellatein. Urkunden (Beihefte Zur Zeitschrift Für Romanische Philologie Ser. #115)

by என். சொக்கன்

"இந்தியாவில் தொழில்முனைவோராக விரும்புபவர்களுக்கெல்லாம் முக்கிய ஆதர்சமாகத் திகழ்பவர் திருபாய் அம்பானி. மிகச் சாதாரணப் பின்னணியிலிருந்து தொடங்கி படிப்படியாக முன்னேறி ரிலையன்ஸ் எனும் மாபெரும் சாம்ராஜ்ஜியத்தை உருவாக்கியவர் திருபாய் அம்பானி. துணிமணி வியாபாரத்திலிருந்து ஆரம்பித்து, அதன்பின் துணிகளைத் தயாரித்து, பின் பாலியெஸ்டர் வியாபாரம், பாலியெஸ்டர் உற்பத்தி, அதன்பின் பாலியெஸ்டர் உற்பத்திக்கான மூலப்பொருள்களை உருவாக்குவது, அந்த மூலப்பொருள்களின் ஆதாரமான பெட்ரோலிய சுத்திகரிப்பு, அங்கிருந்து பெட்ரோலையே தரையிலிருந்தும், கடலுக்கு அடியிலும் தோண்டுவது என்று படிப்படியாக, பார்த்துப் பார்த்து தன் தொழிற்சாலைகளைக் கட்டியவர். அம்பானி 70 mm அளவுக்கு விரிந்த திரையில் கனவு கண்டார். பிரம்மாண்டமாக மட்டுமே யோசித்தார். அதன் விளைவுதான் இன்று ரிலையன்ஸ் இந்தியாவிலேயே மிகப்பெரிய தனியார் நிறுவனமாக உள்ளது. ஆனால் இத்தனையும் அதிர்ஷ்டத்தால் வந்ததல்ல. உழைப்பால், தைரியத்தால், முயற்சியால் வந்தது. அதே சமயம் காலத்துக்குத் தகுந்தாற்போல அரசுகளையும் அதிகாரிகளையும் தனக்குச் சாதகமாக வளைத்துக் கொள்வதன் மூலமும் அரசு உத்தரவுகளை தன் வசதிக்கேற்றவாறு புரிந்துகொள்வதன் மூலமும் அம்பானி தன் நிறுவனத்தை வளர்த்தார். அம்பானி, தன்னை எதிர்ப்பவர்களை அவர்களது ஆயுதங்களைக் கொண்டே மழுங்கடித்தார். இன்றைய காலகட்டத்தில் திருபாய் அம்பானியின் சில செயல்கள் நமக்கு ஏற்புடையதாக இருக்காது. ஆனால் அவரது விடாமுயற்சி, தன்னம்பிக்கை, இந்தியா மீதான பற்று, சக ஊழியர்கள் மீதான மரியாதை, தொழில் மீதான ஆழ்ந்த பக்தி ஆகியவை இன்றைக்கும் நம் அனைவருக்கும் வழிகாட்டக் கூடியவை. இந்தப் புத்தகம் அம்பானியின் வாழ்க்கை வரலாறு மட்டுமல்ல, கடந்த நாற்பதாண்டுகளில் இந்தியாவின் தொழில்துறையின் வரலாறும் இதில் அடங்கியிருக்கிறது. எந்தவொரு சுய முன்னேற்ற நூலைக் காட்டிலும் பன்மடங்கு அதிகமான பலனை இந்தப் புத்தகத்தினைப் படிப்பதன் மூலம் ஒருவர் அடைய முடியும். இது நிஜமான வாழ்க்கை, வெறும் ஏட்டுச் சுரைக்காய் அல்ல." கிழக்கு பதிப்பகம் | Kizhakku pathippagam

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

by Mark Twain

Sail down the Mississippi with rascally Huck Finn! Huck Finn spits, swears, smokes a pipe and never goes to school. With his too-big clothes and battered straw hat, Huck is in need of 'civilising', and the Widow Douglas is determined to take him in hand. And wouldn't you know, Huck's no-good Pap is also after him and he locks Huck up in his cabin in the woods. But Huck won't stand too much of this, and after a daring escape, he takes off down the Mississppi on a raft with a runaway slave called Jim. But plenty of dangers wait for them along the river -- will they survive and win their freedom?

The Adventures of Pinocchio

by Carlo Collodi

The lonely woodcarver Geppetto carves himself a son—a mischievous puppet he names Pinocchio who learns that he can become a real boy by doing good deeds.

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

by Arthur Conan Doyle

Venture back in time to Victorian London to join literature's greatest detective team — the brilliant Sherlock Holmes and his devoted assistant, Dr. Watson — as they investigate a dozen of their best-known cases. Contents: A Scandal in Bohemia -- The Red-Headed League -- A Case of Identity -- The Boscombe Valley Mystery -- The Five Orange Pips -- The Man With the Twisted Lip -- The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle -- The Adventure of the Speckled Band -- The Adventure of the Engineer’s Thumb -- The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor -- The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet -- The Adventure of the Copper Beeches.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

by Mark Twain

A nostalgic return to the world of 19th-century rural Missouri—a world of endless summers and desperate adventures, seen through the eyes of that most lovable of American heroes. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer recalls the joy and abandon of youth and hearkens back to a simpler time. This is a bona fide American classic.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

by Mark Twain

The mischievous Tom Sawyer and his friends embark on many adventures, including treasure hunts, escapades down the Mississippi River, and even get caught up in a murder case.

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: Las Aventuras De Huck Finn (Mobi Classics Ser.)

by Mark Twain Richard Peck

On the banks of the Mississippi, Tom Sawyer and his friends seek out adventure at every turn. Then one fateful night they witness a murder. The boys swear never to reveal the secret and run away to be pirates and search for hidden treasure. But when Tom gets trapped in a cave with the murderer, can he escape unharmed?Richard Peck is an American novelist known for his young adult books. He was awarded American's highly prestigious Newbery Medal in 2001 for his novel A Year Down Yonder.

The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer: Las Aventuras De Huck Finn (Mobi Classics Ser.)

by Mark Twain John Seelye

A boy made for mischief, Tom constantly grieves his Aunt Polly with his cunning tricks to get out of school and to lead an idle life of swimming and larking by the banks of the Mississippi. His scrapes vary from whitewashing a fence to witnessing a murder and from running away to be a pirate to hunting by night for buried treasure - but each episode ends with Tom ingeniously on top, as the hero of the village and the envy of all the other boys.

Aesop's Fables

by Aesop

It is believed that Aesop was a slave who lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 B.C. This illustrated collection contains 110 of his celebrated fables.

Aesop's Fables

by Aesop

It is believed that Aesop was a slave who lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 B.C. This illustrated collection contains 110 of his celebrated fables.

Aesop's Fables

by Aesop Arthur Rackham V. S. Vernon Jones

Aesop's Fables is a collection of instructive short stories, typically ending with a moral lesson. Some fables, such as "The Fox and the Crow" or "The North Wind and the Sun", have been popular for centuries.

Africa: The Future of Management Education (Harcourt Horizons Ser.)

by Howard Thomas Dr Michelle Lee Dr Lynne Thomas Alexander Wilson

Africa is commonly perceived as a global growth region and a continent on the move, with a huge demand for managerial skills to ensure sustainable economic growth. In order to gain a comprehensive understanding of the challenges to management education development in Africa, it is important to understand the diverse cultures, histories and contexts underlying the 54 member states. With this is mind, this book explores the future of management education, considering the differing scenarios for change and the practical realities of developing management education in VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous) environments. This is the second of two volumes, written with strong support from the EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development) and the GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council), aimed at understanding and examining the challenges of developing management education across Africa. The authors, through a fine-tuned, face-to-face interview process, explore the perspectives and interactions between management educators and other business and government stakeholders as they look to the future of management education in Africa.

Afrikaans Huistaal Graad 5

by Siyavula

A South African textbook.

Ali-A Adventures: Game On!

by Cavan Scott Ali-A Aleksandar Sotirovski

It's launch time for the hotly anticipated video game Alien Liberator 2, and who better to invite along than top gamer Ali-A? Ali is promised the biggest game launch ever - but what he doesn't count on is just how real the action is about to get! When a merciless band of aliens turns up to spoil the party, it's up to Ali to transform from gaming icon to real-life hero. Can he defeat the end-of-game boss and save the day? With a little help from his fans and a very special dog named Eevee, he's going to give it his best shot!

Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass (Macmillan Collector's Library)

by Lewis Carroll

On a glorious summer's afternoon, young Alice happens upon a smartly dressed rabbit looking at his watch and muttering 'I'm too late!' This being an unexpected occurrence, she follows him down a nearby rabbit hole and falls in Wonderland.Lewis Carroll's timeless children's stories Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There are magically brought to life in this new adaptation by Adrian Mitchell, specially commissioned for a Christmas production by the RSC. The amazing Lobster Quadrille, the Queen of Hearts' infamous croquet match and the Mad Hatter's Tea Party are just a few of the remarkable events and characters in this enchanting play.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

by Lewis Carroll

Alice is a young, curious girl who is stumbles in to fantastical Wonderland after following the White Rabbit down a rabbit hole. Once in Wonderland, Alice finds encounters an array of memorable characters such as the Cheshire Cat, the Mad Hatter, the Caterpillar and the Queen of Hearts as she tries to navigate through a strange land where absurdity and nonsense reign supreme. A delightful tale that has entertained adults and children for over 150 years it is also the basis for numerous plays and films.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass (Everyman's Library Children's Classics #23)

by Lewis Carroll

A curious child, Alice cannot resist the lure of a mysterious and wondrous land that she first visits by way of a rabbit's hole ... <P><P>Then, having found her way home at the end of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, she soon returns to the land of marvelous creatures in Through the Looking-Glass.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass: And, Through The Looking Glass (Puffin + Pantone Ser.)

by Lewis Carroll

'"Curiouser and curiouser!" cried Alice (she was so surprised, that for the moment she quite forgot how to speak good English). "Now I'm opening out like the largest telescope that ever was! Goodbye, feet!"''I had sent my heroine straight down a rabbit-hole ... without the least idea what was to happen afterwards,' wrote Lewis Carroll, describing how Alice was conjured up one 'golden afternoon' in 1862 to entertain his child-friend Alice Liddell. His dream worlds of nonsensical Wonderland and the back-to-front Looking Glass kingdom depict order turned upside-down: a baby turns into a pig, time is abandoned at a disorderly tea-party and a chaotic game of chess makes a seven-year-old girl a Queen. But amongst the anarchic humour and sparkling word play, puzzles and riddles, are poignant moments of nostalgia for lost childhood.The Penguin English Library - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass: An Illustrated Classic (An\illustrated Classic Ser. #No. 23)

by Lewis Carroll John Tenniel

Bored on a hot afternoon, Alice follows a White Rabbit down a rabbit-hole - without giving a thought about how she might get out. And so she tumbles into Wonderland: where animals answer back, a baby turns into a pig, time stands still at a disorderly tea party, croquet is played with hedgehogs and flamingos, and the Mock Turtle and Gryphon dance the Lobster Quadrille. In a land in which nothing is as it seems and cakes, potions and mushrooms can make her shrink to ten inches or grow to the size of a house, will Alice be able to find her way home again?

All The Weyrs Of Pern: Nerilka's Story; Dragonsdawn; All The Weyrs Of Pern; The Renegades Of Pern (The Dragon Books #11)

by Anne McCaffrey

A science fiction classic from a master of the genreWhen AIVAS -- the Artificial Intelligence Voice Address System -- was first discovered at Landing, the entire planet of Pern was awed at the knowledge it divulged. All the history of the people of Pern was there. Dragonholders, Lord Holders and Craftmasters crowded into the tiny inner room to learn the secrets of their beginnings. Ana AIVAS had other gifts to offer -- stored information of old crafts that had been forgotten, of medicine, music and technology.Bu the greatest promise AIVAS offered was the chance to rid Pern of Thread forever. All the great ones of Pern began the long and arduous task of learning just how to operate the incredible plan -- a plan of such daring and epic proportions that both dragons and riders would be put at risk.Anne McCaffrey was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She graduated cum laude from Radcliffe College, majoring in Slavonic Languages and Literatures. A prolific bestselling author, she is best known for her handling of broad themes and the worlds of her imagination, particularly in her tales of the Talents and the novels about the Dragonriders of Pern. Anne McCaffrey lives in a house of her own design, Dragonhold-Underhill, in County Wicklow, Ireland. Visit the author's website at

Anne Frank and Children of the Holocaust

by Carol Ann Lee

The life story of Anne Frank set chronologically against the significant events of the Holocaust, e.g. Kristallnacht, the Kindertransports and D-Day. Spanning Anne's short life from 1929 to 1945, and the early rise of Hitler to the liberation of the concentration camps, this highly moving account examines both the fate of the Frank family and the wider picture of the Holocaust. Photographs illustrate this engaging yet ultimately harrowing biography, together with short extracts from autobiographies, diaries and letters of other young people who had personal experience of the Holocaust, providing a contrast to Anne's life in hiding.

Anne Frank's Story: Her Life Retold For Children

by Carol Ann Lee

The life story of Anne Frank, from her early happy childhood in Frankfurt, growing up in Amsterdam, her two years in hiding and the last few months of her life in the concentration camps. Narrated in six clearly written chapters, this biography for children answers the many detailed questions about Anne that readers of the Diary often have, and includes interesting anecdotes from friends who survived her. There is an Historical Note at the beginning of the book and a map of Europe, so that children will be able to understand the situation at the time, and an Introduction by Anne Frank's cousin, Buddy Elias.

Anne of Avonlea

by L. M. Montgomery

The second book in the Anne Shirley series. "Having adventures comes natural to some people," said Anne serenely. "You just have a gift for them or you haven't." Five years ago, Anne arrived at Avonlea a skinny orphan without a friend in the world; now it would be impossible to imagine Green Gables without her. Anne's high spirits and warm heart have won her a family and friends who love her. But when she starts a job as a teacher at her old school, the real test of her character begins: at 'half past sixteen', she's not much older than her pupils and has a lot to prove. How can she inspire a love of learning in young minds - especially when some of her students are even naughtier than she ever was?

Anne of Avonlea: Avonlea School Won't Be The Worse For A Little New Blood (Avonlea Ser. #No. 2)

by L. M. Montgomery

The second story in the ever-popular Anne of Green Gables series.Now Anne is half past sixteen and she's ready to begin a new life teaching in her old school. She's as feisty as ever and is fiercely determined to inspire young hearts with her own ambitions. But some of her pupils are as boisterous and high-spirited as Anne, and so life in her Avonlea classroom becomes a lesson in discovery and adventure . . .

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