Mythology
Score: 3.5
From 246 Ratings

Mythology


  • Author: Edith Hamilton, Aphrodite Trust & Apollo Trust
  • Release Date : 2012-06-25
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • File Size: 9555397 Bytes


The world-renowned classic that has enthralled and delighted millions of readers with its timeless tales of gods and heroes.Edith Hamilton's mythology succeeds like no other book in bringing to life for the modern reader the Greek, Roman and Norse myths that are the keystone of Western culture-the stories of gods and heroes that have inspired human creativity from antiquity to the present.We follow the drama of the Trojan War and the wanderings of Odysseus. We hear the tales of Jason and the Golden Fleece, Cupid and Psyche, and mighty King Midas. We discover the origins of the names of the constellations. And we recognize reference points for countless works for art, literature and culture inquiry-from Freud's Oedipus complex to Wagner's Ring Cycle o...

Trust
Score: 4.5
From 11 Ratings

Trust


  • Author: Iyanla Vanzant
  • Release Date : 2015-12-08
  • Genre: Self-Improvement
  • File Size: 4270555 Bytes


"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult lessons. That’s because trust is not a verb; it’s a noun. But what if the real problem is not that we can’t trust other people; it’s that we can’t trust ourselves?"In this compelling volume, filled with illuminating and heartrendingly powerful stories of broken trust, betrayal, and triumph, Iyanla demonstrates why the four essential trusts—Trust in Self, Trust in God, Trust in Others, and Trust in Life—are like oxygen: without them, none of us can survive. Mastering these four essential trusts requires both a process and a practice: Life gives you the process through your experiences; people provide you the opportunity to practice.Iyanla explores what trust really is and reveals why som...

Changing the Situs of a Trust

Changing the Situs of a Trust


  • Author : Robert A. Hendrickson
  • Publisher : Law Journal Press
  • Release Date : 2017-07-28
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1588520145


Changing the Situs of a Trust Book Description :

This book covers suggested clauses for both inter vivos and testamentary instruments and examines court reactions to a petition for change when the trust instrument does not specifically give one....

Extending the Boudaries of Trust and Similar Ring Fenced Funds

Extending the Boudaries of Trust and Similar Ring Fenced Funds


  • Author : David Hayton
  • Publisher : Kluwer Law International B.V.
  • Release Date : 2002-07-19
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9789041198792


Extending the Boudaries of Trust and Similar Ring Fenced Funds Book Description :

Virtually every jurisdiction today is busy developing private international law rules to deal with trusts and similar ring-fenced structures. With the increasing impact of globalisation, business interests throughout the world are intent on maximising the potential of such structures for raising funds, lowering risks, and cutting costs. As a result, numerous complex issues involving the traditional categories of settlor, beneficiary, and fiduciary are being radically transformed. Extending the Boundaries of Trusts and Similar Ring-Fenced Funds offers valuable analyses, by sixteen well-known authorities in the field, of a broad range of trust-related issues. The many important insights in this book reveal the workings of such issues as the following: ...

Handbook of Trust Research

Handbook of Trust Research


  • Author : Reinhard Bachmann
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2006-01-01
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1847202810


Handbook of Trust Research Book Description :

In recent times, research on trust has become a major field in the domain of management and in the social sciences as a whole. The Handbook of Trust Research presents a timely and comprehensive account of the most important work undertaken in this lively and emerging field over the past ten to fifteen years. Presenting a broad range of approaches to issues on trust, the Handbook features 22 articles from a variety of disciplines on the study of trust in both organizational and societal contexts. With contributions from some of the most eminent names in the field of trust research, this international collaboration is an imaginative and informative reference tool to aid research in this engaging area for years to come. The Handbook contributes to an ar...

Special Needs Trust Administration Manual

Special Needs Trust Administration Manual


  • Author : Richard S. Blank
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780595331062


Special Needs Trust Administration Manual Book Description :

The Special Needs Trust Administration Manual is an invaluable guide for anyone who is managing a Special Needs Trust for a person with disabilities. in guiding trustees through the complicated rules of Special Needs Trusts. In clear and easy to understand language, the authors explain how a trustee can use trust funds to meet the financial needs of a person with disabilities while complying with the complex rules of government benefit programs. The Special Needs Trust Administration Manual covers a multitude of topics, including what trustees need to know about: who wants to know more about disability trusts and public benefits....

Trusts Law
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Trusts Law


  • Author : Graham Moffat
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2005-09-29
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1139445286


Trusts Law Book Description :

With its unique contextual emphasis and authoritative commentary, Trusts Law: Text and Materials is a book that no serious undergraduate on trust law courses can afford to be without. The book is divided into four main parts: trusts and the preservation of family wealth; trusts and family breakdown; trusts and commerce; and trusts and non-profit activity. Within each of these parts, leading cases, statutes, and historical and research materials are placed alongside the narrative of the author's text to give emphasis both to general theories of trust concepts and to the practical operation of trusts. Attention is also given to important themes such as the developing relationship between trusts law and other areas of private law such as the Law of Rest...

Breach of Trust
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Breach of Trust


  • Author : Peter Birks
  • Publisher : Hart Publishing
  • Release Date : 2002-07-05
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781841131740


Breach of Trust Book Description :

This book, written by a team of leading lawyers from a number of common law jurisdictions, investigates the principal aspects of breach of trust....

Equity and Trusts

Equity and Trusts


  • Author : Alastair Hudson
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1859419771


Equity and Trusts Book Description :

Equity and Trusts has quickly established itself as a market leader due to it clarity, insight and accessibility in what is perhaps the most complex of legal areas. Hudson's scholarly account of the subject makes this text sufficiently authoritative for trust practitioners but also provides a comprehensible introduction for a student audience. As in previous editions, the traditional doctrines are analyzsed in the context of current issues and the book's progressive approach intersperses discussion of the core ideas with clear examples. This fourth edition has been extensively rewritten and includes new chapters on: understanding the trust certainty in the creation of express trusts the rights of beneficiaries and the beneficiary principle, formaliti...

Democracy and Trust

Democracy and Trust


  • Author : Mark E. Warren
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1999-10-28
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0521646871


Democracy and Trust Book Description :

Explores the implications for democracy of declining trust in government and between individuals....

Trust Within and Between Organizations

Trust Within and Between Organizations


  • Author : Christel Lane
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 1998-06-25
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780191584176


Trust Within and Between Organizations Book Description :

In the current turbulent business environment, there is a premium on trust. It has become a much desired resource in business organizations, but at the same time it has remained a very elusive idea. How to build and preserve trust, how to cope with opportunism and distrust, and how they affect organizational performance are crucial problems. This original book is the first to offer a wide-ranging study of trust within and between organizations from the perspective of several social and management sciences. The specially commissioned contributionsmany from well-known expertscombine theoretical analysis of problems around trust with empirical study in a range of different organizations in contexts such as China, Japan, India, the US, as well as several...

The Complete Guide to Creating Your Own Living Trust

The Complete Guide to Creating Your Own Living Trust


  • Author : Steven D. Fisher
  • Publisher : Atlantic Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781601381132


The Complete Guide to Creating Your Own Living Trust Book Description :

If you want to protect your assets and make sure they are distributed according to your wishes, think about establishing a living trust. It can be designed to manage your investments now and provide broader financial management later to make provisions for a surviving spouse, children, or others, and reduce the impact of estate taxes or avoid probate. This book explains the complicated issues, terminology, and planning strategies of living trusts to the layperson. When you meet with a qualified attorney you will be well prepared, versed in the language, and ready to discuss issues and strategies, which saves time, legal fees, and ensures peace of mind. Get started today!...