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Beyond Old MacDonald: Funny Poems from Down on the FarmThe Undivided Self: Selected StoriesLonely Planet Edinburgh Encounter [With Pull-Out Map]Miller's: Collecting PorcelainThe Emperor's New Kilt: The Two Secret Histories of ScotlandCoercive Inducement and the Containment of International CrisesTime Eyewitness: 150 Years of PhotojournalismYou Can Teach Your Dog to Eliminate on CommandRansom SeabornCrack at Dusk: Crook of DawnScience and the Bible: Evidence-Based Christian BeliefGame Coding CompleteSeason of the MonsoonDakota FatherNorth and SouthThe ShroudSongs for the New DepressionHow to Do Everything Iphone 4sThe Reluctant EarlThe D'neeran FactorSouth Africa: A Modern HistoryGirl Reporter: Gender, Journalism, and the MoviesFlying the Light Retractables: A Guided Tour Through the Most Popular Complex Single-Engine AirplanesSouthern Sons: Becoming Men in the New NationShadow of a StarPaternalismPhysician to the World: The Life of General William C. GorgasTwo Generations on the Allegheny Portage Railroad: The First Railroad to Cross the Allegheny MountiansBurning IssyCardiac CT Imaging: Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disease [With CDROM]White Women, Rape, and the Power of Race in Virginia, 1900-1960When the People FellThe Perilous Prophecy of Guard and GoddessConquering Nature: The Enviromental Legacy of Socialism in CubaThe Legend of GrimJack: Volume 2Beta Math HandbookA Gull's Story, Part 2: Counting at the ShoreThe Middle of NowhereHamdenRenaissance and the Reformation, Encyclopedia of The, Revised EditionRobert Gwathmey: The Life and Art of a Passionate ObserverA Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary ArtOriana Fallaci: The Woman and the MythEncyclopedia of Weather and ClimateA Textbook of Clinical Pharmacology and TherapeuticsAfter the Holocaust: Rebuilding Jewish Lives in Postwar GermanyPhilosophy for Counselling and Psychotherapy: Pythagoras to PostmodernismCorporate Profit and Nuclear Safety: Strategy at Northeast Utilities in the 1990sFood Culture in IndiaCaptain Cook: Voyager Between Two WorldsHenry James at WorkBeyond Westphalia?: State Sovereignty and International InventionNew Dimensions in Body PsychotherapyThe ShadowsHoover Dam: The Photographs of Ben GlahaAtlas of Fashion DesignersGerman Essays on Music: Theodor W. Adorno, Ernst Bloch, Thomas Mann, and OthersContemporary Issues in Marketing and Consumer BehaviourCleanroom Software Engineering: Technology and ProcessDries Van Noten: Deconstructing FashionBacchae of EuripidesAsian Art at the Norton Simon Museum: Volume 3: Art from Sri Lanka and Southeast AsiaTiming Techniques for Commodity Futures Markets: Effective Strategy and Tactics for Short-Term and Long-Term TradersChasidismActing in Classroom Drama: A Critical AnalysisOxygen Uptake Kinetics in Sport, Exercise and MedicineAdvanced Java Game ProgrammingThe Rules of the Game: Jutland and British Naval CommandA Companion to the American WestDryden: Selected PoemsNursing the NeonateEmploying Bureaucracy: Managers, Unions, and the Transformation of Work in the 20th Century, Revised EditionHicks & Goo's Cases and Materials on Company LawChemistry for Nonchemists: Principles and Applications for Environmental PractitionersConsensus Politics from Attlee to MajorDyslexia in the Workplace: An Introductory GuideLiterary Journalism in the Twentieth CenturyChinese MultinationalsThe Business of Food: Encyclopedia of the Food and Drink IndustriesJewish-Christian DebatesMorality, Culture, and History: Essays on German PhilosophyThe Oxford Handbook of Corporate Social ResponsibilityA Nurse's Guide to Caring for Cardiac Intervention PatientsAge of InnocenceSecret ParisA Baker's Field Guide to Holiday Candy: Sweets Treats All Year LongPlanned Group Counseling Planned Group Counseling: An Alternative Group Method for Reluctant Chemically Dependean Alternative GrouGuitarControversial Cinema: The Films That Outraged AmericaRowing in Eden: Rereading Emily DickinsonBirth and After BirthPacemaker Classics: Julius Caesar Se 96c.FeetFactory-Constructed Housing Developments: Planning, Design, and ConstructionGerman Art NowMagnificent BastardsKorn Shell Programming by ExampleAncient ImagesThe Improbable First Century of Cosmopolitan MagazineLove in the Lakes


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Beyond Old MacDonald: Funny Poems from Down on the Farm

Product : Beyond Old MacDonald: Funny Poems from Down on the Farm
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Old MacDonald had a farm, but what did that oink-oink pig and honk-honk goose "really do? They had all sorts of escapades, as readers will discover in this collection of silly, rhyming poems about farm life. Charley Hoce taps his twenty-two years as a classroom teacher to write verse that is perfectly pitched to young children's (sometimes corny) sense of humor. And he's deliberately woven in language skills that young children need practice with (but don't tell them that). "Children love puns, homophones, idioms, and anything that turns convention upside down," says Charley. So a sheep goes on the lam, the cow wears a dress that makes her calves look small, a bull literary teeters in a China shop, and, well, you get the picture. And speaking of pictures, illustrator Eugenie Fernandes says she had a blast providing the art because it's always fun to be silly.
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Author : Hoce, Charles E. / Fernandes, Eugenie
Publisher : Wordsong
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The Undivided Self: Selected Stories

Product : The Undivided Self: Selected Stories
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Since the release of his first story collection in 1991, Will Self has been hailed as a master of the short story. Now, for the first time, selected stories from his five highly praised collections will be available in one volume, introduced by Rick Moody. These stories, drawn from "The Quantity Theory of Insanity," "Gray Area," "Tough, Tough Toys for Tough, Tough Boys," "Dr. Mukti and Other Tales of Woe," and "Liver"--plus one story never before published--give us unexpected comic twists, masterful language, and the ordinary colored by the absurd: a man who finds his mother walking in a London suburb ten months after her death; the odd nuances of a drab office worker's daily routine; and a send-up of the British elite that takes place after a carcinogenic fog blankets England. Compared favorably to Nabokov, Pynchon, Gaddis, Ballard, and DeLillo, Will Self is a bold satirist whose selected stories represent some of the best and most outrageous fiction of the last decade.
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Author : Self, Will / Moody, Rick
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Lonely Planet Edinburgh Encounter [With Pull-Out Map]

Product : Lonely Planet Edinburgh Encounter [With Pull-Out Map]
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : What Will Your Edinburgh Encounter Be? ...a drink or two in the atmospheric Cafe Royal Circle Bar ...catching your breath while admiring the views from Arthur's Seat ...ghost-hunting in Edinburgh's eerie underworld ...being king or queen for the day on the Royal Yacht Britannia ...some of the best vegetarian cuisine in the country at David Bann ...chuckling at your favorite new comedian at the Edinburgh Festival Discover Twice The City In Half The Time ...full-color pull-out map and detailed neighborhood maps for easy navigation ...our resident author recommends the very best sights, restaurants, shops and bars ...unique itineraries and highlights help you make the most of your trip ...local experts reveal Edinburgh's secrets from a real ale drinker's favorite pubs to a Tollcorss resident's tips for discovering the up-and-coming canal quarter
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Author : Wilson, Neil
Publisher : Lonely Planet
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Miller's: Collecting Porcelain

Product : Miller's: Collecting Porcelain
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : "Antiques Roadshow" expert John Sandon examines the many ways that porcelain can be collected: by style, decoration, maker, country of origin, object, or shape. He provides a comprehensive introduction to the invention of porcelain and its manufacture--including the factory processes--as well as details of what to look for and where to find it. Plus, Sandon uncovers fakes and reproductions so you won't get cheated, and offers helpful tips on caring for and displaying your collection.
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Author : Sandon, John
Publisher : Mitchell Beazley
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The Emperor's New Kilt: The Two Secret Histories of Scotland

Product : The Emperor's New Kilt: The Two Secret Histories of Scotland
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Did you know that a Scot landed in America a century before Columbus? Or that Scotland had electric lighting 70 years before Edison patented the light bulb? Probably not, because Scotland has two histories. The image of the Scots as whisky-drinking, tartan-sporting, tight-fisted kilt wearers is famous throughout the world. The image is manufactured. Yet Scotland's reputation for producing inventors, thinkers, and explorers--people who have changed the course of world history--is nowhere near as prevalent. The scale of Scottish influence has truly been underestimated. This book looks at the things Scots are famous for--and shouldn't be, and the things they aren't famous for--and should be. Jan-Andrew Henderson is the author of "The Town Below the Ground: Edinburghs Legendary Underground City".
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Author : Henderson, Jan-Andrew
Publisher : Mainstream Publishing Company
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Coercive Inducement and the Containment of International Crises

Product : Coercive Inducement and the Containment of International Crises
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : The concept of a "middle ground" between simple peace enforcement and traditional peacekeeping by lightly armed observers has been both ill defined and controversial. But the authors of this thoughtful yet challenging volume make a strong case for both the practicability and the desirability of such operations."Coercive inducement"-the term was suggested by Kofi Annan, when he was undersecretary general for peacekeeping-is a form of coercive diplomacy that relies more on the deployment and demonstration of military force than on the use of force per se. In the absence of such an option, the international community finds it hard to respond to a variety of crises, including ones that can spiral into genocide.After first laying out general principles, the book explores four recent UN operations (in Somalia, Rwanda, Bosnia, and Haiti) in which coercive inducement was particularly relevant, and then presents operational guidelines for its use. Clear-sighted and pragmatic throughout, the authors conclude by suggesting when and to what extent the international community should commit itself to undertake coercive inducement.
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Author : Daniel, Donald C. / Hayes, Bradd C. / De Jonge Oudraat, Chantal
Publisher : United States Institute of Peace Press
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Time Eyewitness: 150 Years of Photojournalism

Product : Time Eyewitness: 150 Years of Photojournalism
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Celebrate some of the most important and memorable images of photojournalism, from one of the first wars covered with a camera -- the Civil War -- to the compelling images from the Oklahoma City bombing. Along the way, see how photojournalism evolved technologically, and developed a conscience.
**** PRICE: USD 3.95
Author : Time-Life Books / Lacayo, Richard
Publisher : Time Life Medical
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You Can Teach Your Dog to Eliminate on Command

Product : You Can Teach Your Dog to Eliminate on Command
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Over 15,000 dogs have been trained with this remarkably easy and rapid technique If you normally walk your dog for elimination and exercise, the only extra time you will have to spend teaching PPC (Positive Potty Control) to your dog is the time it takes you to read these pages All of the actual teaching will take place during the normal walks you must take anyway. The entire training time needed to accomplish your goal is less than five minutes during the entire week.
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Author : Smith, Marjorie L. / Stibbard, Syd
Publisher : Seaworthy Publications Inc.
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Ransom Seaborn

Product : Ransom Seaborn
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : "Nobody who knows Bill Deasy's wonderful music will be surprised to find that this book is filled with soul. Deasy quietly explores the ties that bind, and the evolution of a heart that everyone will recognize, and root for" -- Jane McCafferty, author of "One Heart" --- Ransom Seaborn is an astonishing literary debut in the spirit of Gatsby and Holden Caulfield.
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Author : Deasy, Bill
Publisher : Velluminous Press
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Crack at Dusk: Crook of Dawn

Product : Crack at Dusk: Crook of Dawn
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : "In this universe, there are Good Spirits, Trickster Spirits, and Evil Spirits", announced Winona, the elderly Sioux medicine woman to psychologist Dr. Meggie O'Connor before departing to the Other Side. Whereas bestsellers Winona's Web and Compass of the Heart introduced the reader to the Good Spirits and the Trickster Spirits, "Crack at Dusk: Crook of Dawn" draws one into the vortex of evil. In this lyrical tale of love and healing, Winona's cousin Hawk and Meggie struggle to help Winona's grandson make sense of a terrible, traumatic experience. Love is always at the center, as "Crack at Dusk: Crook of Dawn" delves into the bicultural conflict between the medicine man and the psychologist struggling in their own ways to heal the boy. Together, Hawk and Meggie rediscover the healing power of the Sacred Pipe, stories, and the human imagination.
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Author : Cogan, Priscilla / Sings-Alone, Duncan
Publisher : Two Canoes Press
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Science and the Bible: Evidence-Based Christian Belief

Product : Science and the Bible: Evidence-Based Christian Belief
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Evidence is presented on: - Physical, geological and biological evolution, and their relation to the Genesis story of creation - Original sin, the origin of death, and the immortality of the soul, as described in Babylonian and other stories, including the Flood and the Tower of Babel - The resurrection and ascension of Jesus, incarnation and atonement - Free will and the nature of love - Miracles as described in the Bible - The evolution of belief - Meditation and prayer as a "conscious interchange of thoughts with God"
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Author : Burge, Ted
Publisher : Templeton Foundation Press
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Game Coding Complete

Product : Game Coding Complete
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Game Coding Complete takes programmers through the complete process of developing commercial quality games. From page one, Mike McShaffry, a leading programmer for Origin Systems (makers of Wing Commander and the Ultima Series) and Microsoft (Bicycle Casino), shows developers how to create and code the very best interactive games. With dozens of tips and code illustrations, plus extensive narration of critical non-code issues, this is the guide to orchestrating bug-free, high-quality game code that passes muster with leading publishers such as Electronic Arts and Microsoft. The book covers all critical facets of programming, working with teams, selecting the right game architecture, testing and debugging, code optimization, and more. It includes hundreds of insider tricks and techniques used by programmers who learned their craft on cutting edge titles such as Ultima Online. The C++ language is used throughout to explain specific programming concepts.
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Author : McShaffry, Mike
Publisher : Paraglyph Press
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Season of the Monsoon

Product : Season of the Monsoon
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : As a police detective in Bombay, Inspector George Sansi is used to struggling for order in one of the world's most exuberantly chaotic cities. But the mutilated corpse discovered in Bollywood?the Hollywood of India?taxes even Sansi's formidable skills. Could the murder have been a cult initiation gone hideously wrong? Was it the work of a serial killer? Was the victim killed as part of a political cover-up? Answering these questions will take Sansi from Bombay's teeming slums to the film community's palaces of excess and the menacing haunts of India's underworld. It will uncover a web of corruption that stretches from the powerful to the desperately powerless. And it will leave him running for his life.
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Author : Mann, Paul
Publisher : Felony & Mayhem
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Dakota Father

Product : Dakota Father
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : It broke Jenny Archibald's heart to lose her best friend, Lena, to a fever—Jenny's not about to let any harm come to two-year-old Meggie, Lena's orphaned daughter. Jenny "will" take Meggie to the girl's uncle in Dakota Territory. And if Jenny's parents won't let her leave without her promise to marry a man of their choosing on her return, then that's a trade Jenny's willing to make. But she never expected to lose her heart to Meggie, to the wild beauty of the frontier…or to Burke Edwards, Meggie's handsome uncle. Torn between her obligation to her parents and her own dreams of happiness, which will yield—her promise…or her heart?
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Author : Ford, Linda
Publisher : Harlequin
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North and South

Product : North and South
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Title: North and South.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known languages and formats: books, journals, newspapers, sound recordings, patents, maps, stamps, prints and much more. Its collections include around 14 million books, along with substantial additional collections of manuscripts and historical items dating back as far as 300 BC.The GENERAL HISTORICAL collection includes books from the British Library digitised by Microsoft. This varied collection includes material that gives readers a 19th century view of the world. Topics include health, education, economics, agriculture, environment, technology, culture, politics, labour and industry, mining, penal policy, and social order. ++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++ British Library Gaskell, Elizabeth; 1897. viii, 441 p.; 20 cm. 012625.i.32.
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Author : Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn
Publisher : Penguin Books, Limited (UK)
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The Shroud

Product : The Shroud
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : It is the near future, and a genetic research team from the NIH is asked by the Vatican to use the latest findings of the Human Genome Project to shed new light on the authenticity of the Shroud of Turin. The lead researcher, Robert Strickland M.D., is an agnostic with spiritual leanings. But as the inquiry proceeds, it appears that this is indeed the burial cloth of the historical Jesus-and the vestment's bloodstains open up the possibility of cloning. The ensuing investigative journey-from Washington D.C., to Israel, to Belize-has global repercussions, and transforms the lives of all involved."The Shroud" is an adventure novel in the vein of Carl Sagan's "Contact"-exploring many of today's news-making scientific, spiritual, and ethical questions. The story has no sectarian agenda. At bottom, the message is one of decoupling spirituality from religious dogma, while better exploring mystical and transcendent pursuits with cutting edge technology. "The Shroud" resonates with the works of Deepak Chopra, Michael Crichton, and Stephen Hawking.
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Author : Meloan, Steven / Meloan, Michael
Publisher : Neoteric Press
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Songs for the New Depression

Product : Songs for the New Depression
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : "Kergan Edwards-Stout infuses reality and hopefulness into a bittersweet story about compassion and personal growth. A distinctively entertaining novel written with moxie and bolstered by pitch-perfect perspectives." Kirkus Discoveries Gabriel Travers knows he's dying; he just can't prove it. Despite his doctor's proclamations to the contrary and rumors of a promising new HIV drug cocktail, all it takes is one glance into the mirror to tell Gabe everything he needs to know. His ass, once the talk of West Hollywood, now looks suspiciously like a Shar-Pei, prompting even more talk around town. Back in his 20's, life had been so easy. Caught up in the 1980's world of LOVE MONEY SEX , Gabe thought he'd have it all. But every effort to better himself ended in self-sabotage, and every attempt at love left him with only a fake number, scrawled on a realtor's notepad. The only happiness he could remember was in high school, where he'd met Keith, his first love. Only Keith had recognized the goodness within, and knew of the brutal attack Gabe had faced, the effects of which still rule his life today. Now almost 40, and with the clock ticking, Gabe begins to finally peel back the layers and tackle his demons - with a little help from the music of the Divine Miss M and his mom's new wife, a country music-loving priest. "Kergan Edwards-Stout has crafted a work of fiction reminiscent of some classic tales in "Songs for the New Depression." Even better, Edwards-Stout's debut boasts the kind of dark humor that made Augusten Burroughs a household name." Advocate.com "Kergan Edwards-Stout's Songs for the New Depression is a bold reminder that life, especially in its most difficult moments, is worth living. His characters are real and poignant, his writing is magical, and his message is timeless. Life is at its most precious when we are faced with our own mortality. It is an important book." Charles Perez, journalist, author of Confessions of a Gay Anchorman, and founder of the No Shame Project "Songs for the New Depression carries you away on waves of humor and sadness as we follow the protagonist as he deals with his search for love, acceptance and his battle with AIDS. Far from being maudlin, it is extremely sensitive and ennobling. A fine work that will leave you wanting more." Robert Michael Morris, star of TV's The Comeback and author of An American Scrapbook
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Author : Edwards-Stout, Kergan
Publisher : Circumspect Press
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How to Do Everything Iphone 4s

Product : How to Do Everything Iphone 4s
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Step-by-step coverage of the latest iPhone, plus iTunes and the App Store "How to Do Everything: iPhone 4S" covers all the smartphone features of this brand-new version of Apple's revolutionary device, as well how to use all of the iPhone's other capabilities. This hands-on guide explains how to video chat using FaceTime, load music, videos, and data onto the iPhone, use email, surf the web, keep up with social media accounts, take photos, create and edit business documents, and much more. Find out how to fully exploit the iPhone with both Windows PCs and Macs. "How to Do Everything: iPhone 4S" Contains clear instructions with screenshots and illustrations that guide you through everything from unboxing the iPhone and installing iTunes to troubleshooting hardware and software issues Includes "How To" and "Did You Know?" sidebars with extra information to help you with tricky issues and queries Explains how to use the iPhone 4S and iTunes with both Windows PCs and Macs, covering Windows 7 and Mac OS X 10.7 Lion Helps you get the most out of your iPhone for business or personal use Includes details on connecting to Microsoft Exchange servers as well as corporate networks through VPN Offers tips for building a comprehensive media library in iTunes and keeping it backed up
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Author : Hart-Davis, Guy
Publisher : McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media
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The Reluctant Earl

Product : The Reluctant Earl
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Caught in the Act Alone in a gentleman's bedchamber, rummaging through his clothing-governess Leah Vance risks social ruin. Only by selling political information can she pay for her sister's care. And the letter she found in Julian DeChambrelle's coat could be valuable-if the ex-sea captain himself had not just walked in. As a navy officer, Julian knew his purpose. As a new earl, he's plagued by trivialities and marriage-obsessed females. Miss Vance's independence is intriguing-and useful. In return for relaying false information, he will pay her handsomely. But trusting her, even caring for her? That would be pure folly. Yet when he sees the danger that surrounds her, it may be too late to stop himself....
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Author : Chase, C. J.
Publisher : Love Inspired
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The D'neeran Factor

Product : The D'neeran Factor
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.
**** PRICE: USD 3.95
Author : Adams, Terry A.
Publisher : DAW
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South Africa: A Modern History

Product : South Africa: A Modern History
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : This book is a comprehensive survey of the whole of South African history from pre-colonial times to 1999. It handles all major topics in some depth, with special focus on the dramatic changes in that country since 1990. It includes an important chapter on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and information on the recent South African elections. Both authors have long experience of university teaching in South Africa and have published widely in the field.
**** PRICE: USD 19.31
Author : Davenport, T. R. H. / Saunders, Christopher C. / Tutu, Desmond
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
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Girl Reporter: Gender, Journalism, and the Movies

Product : Girl Reporter: Gender, Journalism, and the Movies
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : A fresh and exciting look at a classic Hollywood role that supports the possibility that Torchy Blane, and other female film reporters and their real-world counterparts, are the grittiest girls around.
**** PRICE: USD 19.66
Author : Good, Howard
Publisher : Scarecrow Press
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Flying the Light Retractables: A Guided Tour Through the Most Popular Complex Single-Engine Airplanes

Product : Flying the Light Retractables: A Guided Tour Through the Most Popular Complex Single-Engine Airplanes
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : This authoritative reference takes airplane enthusiasts on a tour of 10 of the most popular high-performance, single-engine airplane models, commonly referred to as light retractables. Each plane's development history is accompanied by valuable insight into its design considerations, important evolutionary changes, the pros and cons of each model, and any noteworthy maintenance issues. A unique perspective on how the planes' technical and ergonomic aspects play out when in use is provided to potential owners and pilots; those same elements are also weighed against economic considerations for a balanced look at each plane. Stunning photography illustrates each aircraft discussed, including the Beech Bonanza 35, Cessna Cutlass RG, and Piper Comanche 180.
**** PRICE: USD 19.82
Author : Cook, LeRoy
Publisher : Aviation Supplies & Academics
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Southern Sons: Becoming Men in the New Nation

Product : Southern Sons: Becoming Men in the New Nation
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Between the generations of Thomas Jefferson and Jefferson Davis, the culture of white Southerners experienced significant changes, including the establishment of a normative male identity that exuded confidence, independence, and power. Southern Sons, the first work in masculinity studies to concentrate on the early South, explores how young men of the southern gentry came of age between the 1790s and the 1820s. Lorri Glover examines how standards for manhood came about, how young men experienced them in the early South, and how those values transformed many American sons into southern nationalists who ultimately would conspire to tear apart the republic they had been raised to lead. This was the first generation of boys raised to conceive of themselves as Americans, as well as the first cohort of self-defined southern men. They grew up believing that the fate of the American experiment in self-government depended on their ability to put away personal predispositions and perform prescribed roles. Because men faced demanding gender norms, boys had to pass exacting tests of manhood-in education, refinement, courting, careers, and slave mastery. Only then could they join the ranks of the elite and claim power in society. Revealing the complex interplay of nationalism and regionalism in the lives of southern men, Glover brings new insight to the question of what led the South toward sectionalism and civil war.
**** PRICE: USD 19.08
Author : Glover, Lorri
Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press
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Shadow of a Star

Product : Shadow of a Star
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Jim-Bob McClain was just a green kid -- even he thought so, secretly. But he figured he could handle as much trouble as any man around town, when you came right down to it. And so he could. He had picked up a lethal killer, and he had him well in hand. Until the townsmen decided Jim-Bob needed a little extra-legal help -- by way of a lynch rope. That was when Jim-Bob grew up for real.
**** PRICE: USD 13.99
Author : Kelton, Elmer
Publisher : G. K. Hall & Company
Tags: Shadow of a Star Kelton, Elmer

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Paternalism

Product : Paternalism
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : "Paternalism "was first published in 1984. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. Over a hundred years of controversy have established that the antipaternalistic principle so passionately argued by Mill in "On Liberty "is anything but simple. There are difficulties in interpreting the principle, in reconciling it with Mill's general utilitarian position, and defending it under any particular interpretation. The fourteen essays collected in "Paternalism " represent the shape philosophical discussions have taken in the past decade and include the classical contemporary statements as well as important new work. This book will provide philosophers, policymakers, doctors, lawyers, and students with all the major arguments that are part of the current controversy.
**** PRICE: USD 13.42
Author : Sartorius, Rolf
Publisher : University of Minnesota Press
Tags: Paternalism Sartorius, Rolf

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Physician to the World: The Life of General William C. Gorgas

Product : Physician to the World: The Life of General William C. Gorgas
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : "Physician to the World "by John M. Gibson is a study of the career of William Crawford Gorgas, focusing primarily on the 22 years from the Spanish-American War until his death at the age of 65. The book details the medical community's gradual acceptance of the mosquito theory as the cause for yellow fever epidemics and follows Gorgas as his initial skepticism gave way to belief while he participated in Walter Reed's massive cleanup of Havana. From this success Gorgas moved to the Panama Canal Zone and a bureaucratic quagmire as he attempted to apply sanitary principles there to control yellow fever and malaria. As canal construction proceeded, assorted red-tape and critics repeatedly thwarted Gorgas's efforts. His particular nemesis was the imperious engineer George Goethals, who ruled the construction project with an iron hand. Gorgas's dogged persistence to make Panama healthy for both Americans and natives eventually succeeded, enabling the project to be completed with minimum loss of life. During World War I Gorgas became U.S. Surgeon General, and finally his reputation equaled his accomplishments. He traveled widely in Europe, South Africa, and South America on behalf of public health improvements and was about to begin another such journey when he died of complications from a stroke in London in 1920.
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Author : Gibson, John M. / Gibson, Virginia S. / Wiggins, Sarah Woolfolk
Publisher : University Alabama Press
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Two Generations on the Allegheny Portage Railroad: The First Railroad to Cross the Allegheny Mountians

Product : Two Generations on the Allegheny Portage Railroad: The First Railroad to Cross the Allegheny Mountians
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Description : During the early to mid-1800s, the railroad changed the transportation industry and dramatically impacted the nature of the American economy. Entire communities developed around railroad depots-some prospered, while others died with the fortunes of the transportation tycoons who invested all of their finances into railroad construction. Cambria County in western Pennsylvania was one such settlement. This remote mountain location was at the forefront of railroading technology and competition during the mid-19th century. The Pennsylvania Main Line Canal System sought a way to cross the Alleghenies. The system had to compete with the Erie and the Chesapeake & Ohio Canals to secure the lucrative western freight traffic. The Allegheny Portage Railroad, one of the first in the country, was not just part of the industrial age-it was the start of the industrial age in America.
**** PRICE: USD 12.40
Author : Lewie, Christopher Jon
Publisher : Burd Street Press
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Burning Issy

Product : Burning Issy
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Description : Issy doesn't know where she came from or who she is. Night after night, she has the same nightmare: she burns in a fire and at the heart of the flames is a face she dare not look at. Fear and superstition are everywhere. She must run from the Witch-finder, from the evil hag who wants her, from those she loves and maybe even from her own true nature.
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Author : Burgess, Melvin
Publisher : Andersen Press
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Cardiac CT Imaging: Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disease [With CDROM]

Product : Cardiac CT Imaging: Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Disease [With CDROM]
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Description : CT is an accurate technique for assessing cardiac structure and function, but advances in computing power and scanning technology have resulted in increased popularity. It is useful in evaluating the myocardium, coronary arteries, pulmonary veins, thoracic aorta, pericardium, and cardiac masses; because of this and the speed at which scans can be performed, CT is even more attractive as a cost-effective and integral part of patient evaluation. This book collates all the current knowledge of cardiac CT and presents it in a clinically relevant and practical format appropriate for both cardiologists and radiologists. The images have been supplied by an experienced set of contributing authors and represent the full spectrum of cardiac CT. As increasing numbers have access to cardiac CT scanners, this book provides all the relevant information on this modality. A CD-ROM is included containing a large number of cardiac CT images and videos, providing the reader with a dynamic primer in cardiac CT diagnosis. CD Contents: 1. Orientation to axial images (135 images) 2. Orientation to 3D images (119 images) 3. Coronary artery calcium axial images (2 images) 4. Ejection fraction/short axis (1 video) 5. Circulation time axial images and graph (3 images) 6. CT coronary angiography (8 videos) 7. Left atrial 3D anatomy (8 videos, 1 image) 8. Extracardiac vascular anatomy (4 videos) 9. Cardiac MRI (11 videos)
**** PRICE: USD 11.31
Author : Budoff, Matthew J. / Shinbane, Jerold S. / Achenbach, Stephan
Publisher : Springer
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White Women, Rape, and the Power of Race in Virginia, 1900-1960

Product : White Women, Rape, and the Power of Race in Virginia, 1900-1960
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Description : For decades, historians have primarily analyzed charges of black-on-white rape in the South through accounts of lynching or manifestly unfair trial proceedings, suggesting that white southerners invariably responded with extralegal violence and sham trials when white women accused black men of assault. Lisa Lindquist Dorr challenges this view with a careful study of legal records, newspapers, and clemency files from early-twentieth-century Virginia. White Virginians' inflammatory rhetoric, she argues, did not necessarily predict black men's ultimate punishment. While trials were often grand public spectacles at which white men acted to protect white women and to police interracial relationships, Dorr points to cracks in white solidarity across class and gender lines. At the same time, trials and pardon proceedings presented African Americans with opportunities to challenge white racial power. Taken together, these cases uncover a world in which the mandates of segregation did not always hold sway, in which whites and blacks interacted in the most intimate of ways, and in which white women and white men saw their interests in conflict. In Dorr's account, cases of black-on-white rape illuminate the paradoxes at the heart of segregated southern society: the tension between civilization and savagery, the desire for orderly and predictable racial boundaries despite conflicts among whites and relationships across racial boundaries, and the dignity of African Americans in a system dependent on their supposed inferiority. The rhetoric of protecting white women spoke of white supremacy and patriarchy, but its practice revealed the limits of both.
**** PRICE: USD 8.21
Author : Dorr, Lisa Lindquist
Publisher : University of North Carolina Press
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When the People Fell

Product : When the People Fell
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Description : A sweeping saga of the centuries to come, from the new dark age that followed a global war, to the new civilization that arose from the ashes to colonize the stars. At first, the colonists use ships with gigantic sails, cruising on the waves of starlight, their captains having to become something part human and part machine; then later moving by planoforming ships which travel faster than light, but must defend themselves against the malevolent, mind-devouring creatures lurking in the dark between the stars. Then came the reign of the all-powerful Lords of the Instrumentality, who ruled Earth and its colony worlds with ruthless benevolence, suffocating the human spirit for millennia--until the time of the Rediscovery of Man, when the strange, lost concept of freedom was reborn. . . . An extraordinary vision of a future unique in science fiction, praised by readers, critics, and major writers in the field. ?Read this. Cordwainer Smith is timeless.? --Terry Pratchett ?. . . a truly unforgettable writer...? --David Brin ?. . . a sophisticated, often poetic writer . . . these stories rank among the finest of all time. . . .?--"Publishers Weekly"
**** PRICE: USD 7.51
Author : Smith, Cordwainer / Pohl, Frederik / Davis, Hank
Publisher : Baen Books
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The Perilous Prophecy of Guard and Goddess

Product : The Perilous Prophecy of Guard and Goddess
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Description : The goddess Persephone begins her quest to be reincarnated with her true love, and more secrets of The Guard are revealed.
**** PRICE: USD 7.29
Author : Hieber, Leanna Renee
Publisher : Dorchester Publishing
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Conquering Nature: The Enviromental Legacy of Socialism in Cuba

Product : Conquering Nature: The Enviromental Legacy of Socialism in Cuba
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Description : "Conquering Nature" provides the only book-length analysis of the environmental situation in Cuba after four decades of socialist rule, based on extensive examination of secondary sources, informed by the study of development and environmental trends in former socialist countries as well as in the developing world. It approaches the issue comprehensively and from interdisciplinary, comparative, and historical perspectives. Based on the Cuban example, Diaz-Briquets and Perez-Lopez challenge the concept that environmental disruption was not supposed to occur under socialism since it was alleged that guided by scientific policies, socialism could only beget environmentally benign economic development. In reality, the socialist environmental record proved to be far different from the utopian view. Between the early 1960s and the late 1980s the environmental situation worsened despite Cuba's achieving one of the lowest population growth rates in the world and having eliminated extreme living standard differentials in rural areas, two of the primary reasons often blamed for environmental deterioration in developing countries. The government's approach was to "conquer nature" and under its central planning approach, it did not take local circumstances into consideration. This disregard for the environmental consequences of development projects continues to this day despite official allegations to the contrary--as the country pursues an economic survival strategy based on the crash development of the tourist sector and exploitation of natural resources. An underlying conclusion of the book is that the environmental legacy of socialism will present serious challenges to future Cubangenerations. "Conquering Nature "provides, for the first time, a relevant analysis of socialist environmental policies of a developing country. It will be of interest to students and scholars of Cuba and those interested in environmental issues in developing countries.
**** PRICE: USD 6.52
Author : Diaz-Briquets, Sergio / Perez-Lopez, Jorge F.
Publisher : University of Pittsburgh Press
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The Legend of GrimJack: Volume 2

Product : The Legend of GrimJack: Volume 2
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Description : IDW continues their re-presentation of the entire Grimjack saga, in order. This second volume containing the first seven classic issues of First Comics's Grimjack, written and drawn by creators John Ostrander and Timothy Truman, is now being offered as a special hardcover volume
**** PRICE: USD 6.58
Author : Ostrander, John / Gold, Mike / Truman, Timothy
Publisher : IDW Publishing
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Beta Math Handbook

Product : Beta Math Handbook
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Description : BETA Mathematics Handbook is a comprehensive, accessible reference compilation of all basic facts and information for pure and applied mathematics, probability and statistics, and numerical analysis and basic applications. It offers a unique blend of classical areas of mathematics such as algebra, geometry, and analysis with new, modern topics. As a result, the book is up to date with all the latest math information used frequently in science and engineering. Modern topics covered include: Discrete math, including graph theory Analytic geometry in space Transforms, including FFT and dynamical systems (filters) Optimization, including dynamic optimization Modern probability, including stochastic processes, simulation, and queuing systems Lebesgue integrals Each topic is given its own section for a more logical presentation and easier reference. For example, one variable and multivariable calculus appear in separate chapters. Separate chapters are devoted to vector analysis, probability, and statistics as well. The book also makes extensive use of summary charts, grids, and tables to succinctly convey information. These include: Methods of proof Survey of algebraic structures Summary of integral calculus functions Summary of methods of deriving Taylor series Summary table of power series expansions Differential geometry by concepts summary Summary chart of special Fourier series Special conformal mappings grid The wealth of special features and unique format make BETA Mathematics Handbook, Second Edition an essential reference for all students and professionals working in mathematics, science, engineering, and technology disciplines.
**** PRICE: USD 5.07
Author : Rade, Lennart / Westergren, Bertil / Westergren, B.
Publisher : CRC Press
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A Gull's Story, Part 2: Counting at the Shore

Product : A Gull's Story, Part 2: Counting at the Shore
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Description : This beautifully written and illustrated children's book is the companion volume and sequel to "A Gull's Story," the beloved ABC picture book of the Jersey Shore. "A Gull's Story, Part 2" teaches counting at the Shore, from 1 to 20, and revisits the Gull Family and ?Baby Gull? and their adventures along the Jersey Coast. Children will love Little Gull's counting journey at the Shore where he learns not only to count but also of the natural wonders, creatures, and landmarks that make up his world along the coast. Thoughtfully written by acclaimed poet/author Frank Finale ("A Gull's Story" and "To The Shore Once More, Volumes I & II") and once again exquisitely illustrated by children's book artist Margie Moore, this book will not only appeal to preschoolers learning their numbers but also to all children (through age 9) who want to learn about the Jersey Shore. The book includes a website where a comprehensive workbook for children and teachers can be downloaded for free.
**** PRICE: USD 4.76
Author : Finale, Frank / Moore, Margie
Publisher : Jersey Shore Pubn
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The Middle of Nowhere

Product : The Middle of Nowhere
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Description : The second installment in the acclaimed Star Wolf trilogy, this tale pits the captain of the limping Star Wolf space vessel against an "imp," a parasitic biocomputer that is creating havoc and pirating vital information from its position inside the ship. As the imp gathers information to aid the impending attack of the enemy Morthan fleet, Captain Korie struggles with both the internal problems caused by the imp, and the threat of an oncoming Morthan attack. Classics of military science fiction, the Star Wolf trilogy combines fast-paced action with powerful studies of the military character.
**** PRICE: USD 4.51
Author : Gerrold, David
Publisher : Benbella Books
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Hamden

Product : Hamden
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Description : Hamden is nicknamed "the Land of the Sleeping Giant" after the series of hills within its bounds that resemble a recumbent giant. But Hamden is much more than the resting place of the legendary "Hobbomock." The town's history is illustrated here in Hamden, which contains photographs dating from the 1840s through the late 1900s. These vintage images depict the contours of community life in Hamden. The collection highlights famous residents, including Eli Whitney and Thornton Wilder; local eccentrics, including the wandering Leatherman and William Beamish, a female printer who lived as a man; changes in the land from forest to farmland to suburbia; businesses, institutions, civic organizations, and churches; and people at play -- from skaters on Lake Whitney to hikers on the Sleeping Giant.
**** PRICE: USD 4.17
Author : Hamden Historical Society / Hamden Historical Society
Publisher : Arcadia Publishing (SC)
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Renaissance and the Reformation, Encyclopedia of The, Revised Edition

Product : Renaissance and the Reformation, Encyclopedia of The, Revised Edition
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Description : Exploring the period of transition from medieval to modern times
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Author : Bergin, Thomas Goddard / Jennifer Speake and Thomas G Bergin/ Market House
Publisher : Facts on File
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Robert Gwathmey: The Life and Art of a Passionate Observer

Product : Robert Gwathmey: The Life and Art of a Passionate Observer
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Description : American artist Robert Gwathmey (1903-1988) was a leading member of the Social Realist movement that flourished from the 1930s through the 1950s. Like his fellow Social Realists, Gwathmey sought to use his art to expose privilege and pretense, demand social justice, and call for major changes in the prevailing socioeconomic system. Gwathmey was an eighth-generation Virginian of Welsh heritage, and throughout his life his main artistic themes were race relations and his native South. He is perhaps best remembered as the first white American painter to depict African Americans in an unromanticized, respectful manner. Using a unique style that combined a deliberate two-dimensional flatness with deep and vivid colors, Gwathmey illuminated the inherent dignity of the tenant farmers and sharecroppers who were his subjects. As a lifelong activist against injustice, Gwathmey was kept under surveillance by the FBI for nearly thirty years. Using Gwathmey's FBI file, along with numerous interviews and archival records, Michael Kammen crafts a compelling portrait of an engaging American painter in the midst of dramatic social and political change.
**** PRICE: USD 4.05
Author : Kammen, Michael G.
Publisher : University of North Carolina Press
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A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

Product : A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art
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Description : From Finnish architect Alvar Aalto to French sculptor Jacques Zwobada, this highly popular reference work captures the vast world of modern and contemporary art. This handy volume has been completely updated and expanded, and now contains more than 2,000 entries, including 300 new articles. Readers will find clear and concise definitions of movements, styles, techniques, artists, dealers, schools, and galleries throughout the world. The authors provide completely international coverage, and include capsule biographies, in-depth entries for key topics (Cubism, for example, and abstract art), suggestions for further reading, identification of private and public collections for individual works, and recommended websites, whose links are kept fully up-to-date on the Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art companion website. Perhaps most important in the fast-changing art world, this dictionary is packed with up-to-date information about recent artists, works, collections, galleries, and more. It is a superb resource for students and teachers of art and art history, artists, gallery visitors, and all art lovers.
**** PRICE: USD 3.98
Author : Chilvers, Ian / Glaves-Smith, John
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
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Oriana Fallaci: The Woman and the Myth

Product : Oriana Fallaci: The Woman and the Myth
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Description : Based on his own extensive personal interviews with the writer, Santo L. Arico provides the definitive biography of Oriana Fallaci, a popular and flamboyant Italian journalist, war correspondent, and novelist who, in the public imagination, approaches mythical proportions and who, with every work she produces, creates and re-creates that myth. Pushing the boundaries of biography, Arico maps out Fallaci's personal psychological journey through life, paying particular attention to her ongoing and painstaking attempts to establish her own mythical status. He first examines her formation as a literary journalist, emphasizing the high quality of her writing throughout her career. From there, he concentrates on the way in which Fallaci's personal image began to emerge in her writings as well as the way in which, through her powerful narratives, she catapulted herself into the public eye as her own main character. Arico shows how Fallaci is born and reborn in each work and how with each work she takes on a slightly different shape. She became the heroine of her first novel, and even in her reportage on NASA and her interviews with astronauts, she became the star. She kept the spotlight on herself as a war correspondent in Vietnam. In her articles on Mexico's suppression of student protests during the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, she starred as a champion of liberty and bitter foe of totalitarianism. Her greatest starring roles, however, came in interviews with such political mammoths as Gandhi, Walesa, and Kissinger. In telling the story of how Fallaci built her own myth, Arico explains the theory of mythmaking in general, showing how it motivated her writing. He explains how her childhood in Florence laid the foundation for her entire career and how at the start of that career, she often blurred the distinction between journalism and fiction. Drawn to acting--especially in her Hollywood stories--she managed to become the leading lady in all she wrote. Arico concludes that Fallaci's literary, journalistic writings intimately fuse with her theatrics, forming a combination that relentlessly propelled her embellished, edited image before the public eye.
**** PRICE: USD 5.41
Author : Arico, Santo L.
Publisher : Southern Illinois University Press
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Encyclopedia of Weather and Climate

Product : Encyclopedia of Weather and Climate
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Description : From the Introduction: The weather we experience today is different from that of the Little Ice Age of the 17th century and of the Middle Ages...Today, though, there are fears that the climate may be changing faster than it has done for thousands of years and that the gases we release into the air, from our cars, factories, domestic fires, power stations, farming, and forest clearance may be accelerating that change...If we are to make informed decisions about climate change and the possibility that our activities may be partly responsible for it, we need to know something of the way the atmosphere works, of how our weather is produced.-Michael Allaby For most of history
**** PRICE: USD 5.69
Author : Allaby, Michael / Garratt, Richard
Publisher : Facts on File
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A Textbook of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Product : A Textbook of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
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Description : If you understand how drugs work (pharmacodynamics), how they are handled by the body (pharmacokinetics), how they interact with each other, and how drug treatments are assessed, then you will become a better prescriber. A Textbook of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics gives you that understanding. Fully revised throughout and extensively illustrated, the fifth edition of this well-established textbook has been streamlined to focus on what medical students and junior doctors really need to know in order to understand the implications of prescribing one drug over, or in combination with, another. The text provides current information on all areas of drug prescribing with updated discussion and guidance on such topics as adverse drug reactions, personalized medicine, gene and cell-based therapy, advances in cancer therapy, and mechanisms of drug action and treatment guidelines in HIV and mycobacterial infections therapy. A new chapter on alternative medicines and nutraceuticals has been introduced and Further Reading lists have been updated to include key medical websites. All medical students and junior doctors who read this book will learn not only how to use drugs safely and effectively, but, importantly, the rationale behind effective prescribing decisions.
**** PRICE: USD 54.58
Author : Ritter, James M. / Lewis, Lionel D. / Mant, Timothy Gk
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
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After the Holocaust: Rebuilding Jewish Lives in Postwar Germany

Product : After the Holocaust: Rebuilding Jewish Lives in Postwar Germany
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Description : This landmark book is the first comprehensive account of the lives of the Jews who remained in Germany immediately following the war. Gathering never-before-published eyewitness accounts from Holocaust survivors, Michael Brenner presents a remarkable history of this period. While much has been written on the Holocaust itself, until now little has been known about the fate of those survivors who remained in Germany. Jews emerging from concentration camps would learn that most of their families had been murdered and their communities destroyed. Furthermore, all Jews in the country would face the stigma of living, as a 1948 resolution of the World Jewish Congress termed it, on "bloodsoaked German soil." Brenner brings to life the psychological, spiritual, and material obstacles they surmounted as they rebuilt their lives in Germany. At the heart of his narrative is a series of fifteen interviews Brenner conducted with some of the most important witnesses who played an active role in the reconstruction--including presidents of Jewish communities, rabbis, and journalists. Based on the Yiddish and German press and unpublished archival material, the first part of this book provides a historical introduction to this fascinating topic. Here the author analyzes such diverse aspects as liberation from concentration camps, cultural and religious life among the Jewish Displaced Persons, antisemitism and philosemitism in post-war Germany, and the complex relationship between East European and German Jews. A second part consists of the fifteen interviews, conducted by Brenner, with witnesses representing the diverse background of the postwar Jewish community. While most of them were camp survivors, others returned from exile or came to Germany as soldiers of the Jewish Brigade or with international Jewish aid organizations. A third part, which covers the development of the Jewish community in Germany from the 1950s until today, concludes the book.
**** PRICE: USD 33.33
Author : Brenner, Michael / Harshav, Barbara
Publisher : Princeton University Press
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Philosophy for Counselling and Psychotherapy: Pythagoras to Postmodernism

Product : Philosophy for Counselling and Psychotherapy: Pythagoras to Postmodernism
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Description : This fascinating and thought-provoking book provides much-needed philosophical background for counselors, therapists, and healthcare workers looking for broader, deeper foundations in the struggle to help and make sense of others. While examining the best among 20th century philosophy it shows the wealth of inspiration of earlier centuries, and demonstrates with remarkable clarity the way in which the ideas of, and the relations between, these philosophers can inspire, inform, and underpin much of counseling and psychotherapy.
**** PRICE: USD 32.84
Author : Howard, Alex
Publisher : Palgrave MacMillan
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Corporate Profit and Nuclear Safety: Strategy at Northeast Utilities in the 1990s

Product : Corporate Profit and Nuclear Safety: Strategy at Northeast Utilities in the 1990s
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Description : Northeast Utilities Company adopted an ambitious new competitive strategy in the mid-1980s, seeking to become the low-cost supplier in New England electric power markets bracing for deregulation. Given its high-cost nuclear facilities, doing so required a corporate turnaround. For a decade Northeast faced increasing public and employee resistance to cost cutting at its nuclear plants. Though management achieved many of its goals, curtailing outlays on nuclear operations meant high risk that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission would close the plants because of frequent, prolonged outages. This is just what happened in 1996. Did management's deliberate cost-containment strategy take nuclear operations to an inevitable regulatory shutdown, and if so, why? Was it the pursuit of executive compensation tied to cost containment that caused undue risk of regulatory shutdown? Paul MacAvoy and Jean Rosenthal describe ten years of corporate performance preceding the shutdown, detailing aggressive executive decisions, mounting regulatory actions in response to increasingly severe operational failures, and--at the same time--overall improvement in corporate earnings, stock prices, and executive pay packages. They relate the complexities of managing declining nuclear plant operations under ever more pressing budgetary targets. Their discussion of the increasing risk of outages raises the issue of the tradeoff of profit and conservative management of hazard operations. All the more timely in light of the massive 2003 East Coast blackout, Corporate Profit and Nuclear Safety represents a powerful and cautionary commentary on industrial practices that goes to the heart of effective corporate governance.
**** PRICE: USD 32.03
Author : MacAvoy, Paul W. / Rosenthal, Jean W.
Publisher : Princeton University Press
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Food Culture in India

Product : Food Culture in India
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Description : The extreme diversity of Indian food culture-including the dizzying array of ingredients and dishes-is made manageable in this groundbreaking reference. India has no national dish or cuisine; however, certain ingredients, dishes, and cooking styles are typical of much of the subcontinent's foodways. There are also common ways of thinking about food. The balanced coverage found herein covers many states ignored by previous food writers. Students will find much of cultural interest here to complement country studies and foodies will discover fresh perspectives. From prehistoric times there has been considerable mixing of cultures and cuisines within India. Today, the endless variations in cuisine reflect religious, community, regional, and economic differences and histories. Sen, a noted author on Indian cuisine, consummately encapsulates the foodways in historical context, including the influence of the British period (the Raj). Among the topics covered are the restrictions of various religions and castes and the northern wheat-based vs. the southern rice-based cuisine, with an extensive review of each regional cuisine with typical meals. She characterizes the only-recent restaurant culture, with mention of Indian fare offered abroad. In addition, the Indian sweet tooth so apparent in the dishes made for many festivals and celebrations is highlighted. The roles of diet and health are also explained, with an emphasis on Ayruveda, which is gaining support in Western countries. A plethora of recipes for different regions and occasions complements the text.
**** PRICE: USD 32.45
Author : Sen, Colleen Taylor
Publisher : Greenwood Press
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Captain Cook: Voyager Between Two Worlds

Product : Captain Cook: Voyager Between Two Worlds
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Description : Captain James Cook was a supreme navigator and explorer. Born in North Yorkshire in 1728, when Cook entered the world of the peoples of the South Pacific, the gulf between the two cultures was not nearly as vast as it was a century later, when ships made of metal and powered by steam were able to expand and enforce European Empires. In their different ways both the English and the peoples of the Pacific had to battle the seas and its moods with timber vessels powered by sail and human muscle. Captain James Cook represented - in those places to which he voyaged - English attitudes in the eighteenth century. In his voyages he came across peoples with hugely different systems of thought and cultures. John Gascoigne explores what happened when the two systems met, and how each side interpreted the other in terms of their own beliefs and experiences.>
**** PRICE: USD 30.97
Author : Gascoigne, John
Publisher : Hambledon & London
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Henry James at Work

Product : Henry James at Work
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Description : A new edition of the delightful 1924 memoir by James's longtime secretary, with a biographical essay and excerpts from her diaries Theodora Bosanquet was Henry James's secretary from 1907 until his death in 1916, one of the most significant periods of his long writing career. Her memoir "Henry James at Work," originally published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf's Hogarth Press in 1924, recounts Bosanquet's association with James and provides a lively and engaging commentary on James's milieu, preferences, and attitudes, as well as on his process of writing and revision. Bosanquet is an intelligent and observant witness and reporter, and her objective and comparatively unbiased point of view makes the memoir especially valuable. This enlarged and annotated edition rescues Bosanquet from the shadows of literary history and shows her to be a fascinating figure in her own right, a skilled writer and editor, an early feminist, and a contemporary of the Bloomsbury literary community. The book is enhanced by an essay about Bosanquet and her circle, and fascinating snippets from her diaries and letters, now in the Harvard University archives. Soon after Henry James hired Theodora Bosanquet in 1907, the well-educated and dedicated Bosanquet became indispensable to James. In addition to the memoir "Henry James at Work" she published two other books, critical studies on Harriet Martineau and Paul Valery. Following James's death she became Executive Secretary of the International Federation of University Women and traveled extensively in support of the women's suffrage movement. From 1935 to 1958 she was literary editor, then director, of the publication "Time and Tide." Lyall H. Powers is Professor of English Emeritus at the University of Michigan and author of numerous books, including "Alien Heart: The Life and Work of Margaret Laurence." Praise for "Henry James at Work: """ "She's savvy, she's snappy, and there's usually a touch of sass . . . . T]his 'salty, hearty' lady . . . worked so hard to keep 'a lonely old artist man'--Henry James--from being interrupted." --Larry McMurtry "I'm sure your book] ought to have a success with anyone who cared for Henry James and his work, and I think we are very lucky to get it." --Letter from Virginia Woolf to Theodora Bosanquet, 1924 "It's fascinating to encounter, in the era just before high modernism, a female intellectual like Bosanquet--one as fully engaged in the life of ideas and cultural production as her male counterparts--making as much of her putatively secondary status as she possibly could. The book is important as a primary document in its own right as well as a gloss on the methods and material of the magisterial James." --Jonathan Freedman, University of Michigan
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Author : Bosanquet, Theodora / Powers, Lyall H.
Publisher : University of Michigan Press
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Beyond Westphalia?: State Sovereignty and International Invention

Product : Beyond Westphalia?: State Sovereignty and International Invention
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Description : Under the Westphalian system of international order, each nation is understood to be sovereign and its borders are seen as inviolate. But with the emergence of worldwide problems and the increasing interdependence of nations, it is clear that what happens (or does not happen) in one country can have seriousrepercussions elsewhere. Beyond Westphalia? brings together a distinguished group of scholars to explore the question of whether recent political changes have shifted the balance between the sovereign rights of states and the authority of the larger international community. Contributors are Jarat Chopra, Ken Conca, Jack Donnelly, Robert H. Jackson, Stephen D. Krasner, Friedrich Kratochwil, Gene M. Lyons, Michael Mastanduno, Janne E. Nolan, Nicholas Onuf, James N. Rosenau, and Thomas G. Weiss.
**** PRICE: USD 30.99
Author : Lyons, Gene Martin / Mastanduno, Michael
Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press
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New Dimensions in Body Psychotherapy

Product : New Dimensions in Body Psychotherapy
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Description : There is currently an explosion of interest in the field of body psychotherapy. This is feeding back into psychotherapy and counselling in general, with many practitioners and trainees becoming interested in the role of the body in holding and releasing traumatic patterns. This collection of ground-breaking work by practitioners at the forefront of contemporary body psychotherapy enriches the whole therapy world. It explores the leading edge of theory and practice, including: Neuroscientific contributions Embodied countertransference Movement patterns and infant development Freudian and Jungian approaches Continuum Movement Embodied-Relational Therapy Process Work Body-Mind Centering(R) Developmental Somatic Psychotherapy Trauma work New Dimensions in Body Psychotherapy is an essential contribution to the 'turn to the body' in modern psychotherapy. Contributors: Jean-Claude Audergon, Katya Bloom, Roz Carroll, Emilie Conrad, Ruella Frank, Linda Hartley, Gottfried Heuer, Peter Levine, Yorai Sella, Michael Soth, Nick Totton, David Tune.
**** PRICE: USD 30.18
Author : Totton, Nick
Publisher : Open University Press
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The Shadows

Product : The Shadows
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Description : Unabridged CDs, 4 CDs, 5 hours Read by TBA In the tradition of Roald Dahl and Neil Gaiman, Jacqueline West weaves a tale at turns haunting, moving, whimsical, and darkly funny, full of characters the readers won't soon forget.
**** PRICE: USD 34.33
Author : West, Jacqueline / Fridell, Lexy
Publisher : Penguin Audiobooks
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Hoover Dam: The Photographs of Ben Glaha

Product : Hoover Dam: The Photographs of Ben Glaha
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Description : Hoover Dam was constructed during one of the most depressed economic climates in American history, in a remote desert canyon where temperatures ranged from single to triple digits. In order to visually document the project, the Bureau of Reclamation assigned employee Ben Glaha to photograph all aspects of the dam's construction. Glaha's photographs were used in press releases, periodicals, books, pamphlets, and slide shows to demonstrate that the dam was structurally sound and that government funds were being used wisely. "Hoover Dam: The Photographs of Ben Glaha" is the first detailed examination of Glaha's images of the project, some of which have never before been published. Glaha photographed every aspect of the construction process--from details of how the dam was assembled to the overall progress as the dam rose from the bottom of the dry riverbed. Glaha not only provided the Bureau with the photographs it required, he also employed his own artistic abilities to produce images of the dam that were exhibited in museums and galleries as works of art. Because Glaha was able to create a selection of Hoover Dam photographs worthy of exhibition, he was unique among government documentary photographers. Art historian Barbara Vilander's text places Glaha's efforts within the historical context of western landscape exploration and development and reveals how his particular qualifications led to his selection as the project photographer. Vilander then examines the many publications and venues in which the Bureau used Glaha's photographs to create support for the project. She also discusses how Glaha was recognized in his own era as an influential artist and teacher, and compares his work with that of other contemporary landscape photographers addressing western water management. Glaha's Hoover Dam images were widely published, although in accordance with Bureau policy he was not usually given personal credit and therefore his name remains largely unknown. Vilander's book corrects that oversight by giving Glaha the technical and artistic credit he is due within the context of one of the most ambitious projects in American history.
**** PRICE: USD 40.84
Author : Vilander, Barbara / Glaha, Ben D.
Publisher : University of Arizona Press
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Atlas of Fashion Designers

Product : Atlas of Fashion Designers
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Description : More than 150 fashion designers are featured from around the world Current fashion is a complex phenomenon. In a constant state of constant flux, contemporary fashion combines a mix of the different cultural aspects that inform the modern individual. "Atlas of Fashion Designers" is born out of this proposition, and features a compilation of the most important fashion designers and their work in the past five years, selected from a multi-disciplinary perspective that display the heterogeneous mix of today's fashion world. Featured designers all have one trait in common: they were singled out, not only for the quality of their work, but also because they illustrate different perspectives in their approach to fashion. This book includes designers with a wide array of visions, from classical haute couture to those who experiment with developing fields such as anthropology, new textiles, high technology, architecture, art, or recycling. From Ricardo Tiscci, Nicholas Ghesquiere to Sybilla, to artists who are primarily concerned with pure fashion such as Lucy Orta, or to those investigators who concern themselves with innovation in the fields of textile research and technology, such as Issey Miyake or Hussein Chalayan. "Atlas of Fashion Designers" is a very relevant and useful reference in a hybrid society, which is composed of ever increasing heterogeneous elements. By offering a synthetic, fluid and diverse approach to the subject, the "Atlas" draws a map of the complex world of fashion at present time, and looks forward to what it may be tomorrow.
**** PRICE: USD 39.39
Author : Eceiza, Laura
Publisher : Rockport Publishers
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German Essays on Music: Theodor W. Adorno, Ernst Bloch, Thomas Mann, and Others

Product : German Essays on Music: Theodor W. Adorno, Ernst Bloch, Thomas Mann, and Others
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Description : Up to the end of the nineteenth century, Germany largely perceived itself as "the nation of poets and philosophers." But with the enormous popularity of Schubert and Wagner, this began to change. Suddenly, composers also began to play a greater role in theories of national identity, and music theory became and important element of German thought. The essays in this volume reflect this, and are by a range of writers: Adorno, Bloch, Thomas Mann, Wachenroder, Herder, E. T. A. Hoffmann, Hegel, Bettina von Arnim, Nietzsche, Max Weber, Brecht, and others.>
**** PRICE: USD 38.94
Author : Adorno, Theodor Wiesengrund / Hermand, Jost / Gilbert, Michael
Publisher : Continuum
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Contemporary Issues in Marketing and Consumer Behaviour

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Description : An exciting new book that covers all the latest buzzwords within marketing and consumer behavior: building brand cultures; gender; ethics; sustainable marketing; the green and the global consumer among many more. Importantly, "Contemporary Issues in Marketing and Consumer Behaviour" makes clear links between theory and practice in marketing. It also locates the recent development of both marketing ideas and applications within the wider global, social and economic contexts. Written by a team of experts in the field, this title fills a gap in a growing market interested in these contemporary issues. It provides a complete off-the-shelf teaching package for Masters, MBA and advanced undergraduate modules in marketing and consumer behavior and a useful resource for dissertation study at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. * Unique: only book designed as a complete resource for contemporary issues in marketing courses to keep you up to date * Course mapped: specially structured for a 10-12 week module; reviews recent scholarship theory and links theory to practice using case studies to help you pass your exams * Pedagogical features: reading lists of key writers, case studies, web links, discussion questions and seminar activities guide you through the text
**** PRICE: USD 42.57
Author : Parsons, Elizabeth / Maclaran, Pauline
Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
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Cleanroom Software Engineering: Technology and Process

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Description : The concept of Cleanroom software engineering greatly reduces defects even before the software testing stage. This formalized software development process, created at IBM, allows software project participants to examine software mathematically and remove bugs prior to coding. Cleanroom software engineering allows companies to gain a competitive industry advantage by increasing productivity, reducing costs, and delivering extremely reliable software. Written by the creators and preeminent practitioners of Cleanroom software engineering, this book provides an introduction and in-depth description of the topic. Following an explanation of Cleanroom theory and basic practice, the authors draw on their extensive experience in industry to elaborate in detail on the Cleanroom development and certification process, and show how this process is compatible with the Software Engineering Institute's Capability Maturity Model (CMM). The book is particularly valuable for its many examples and its large-scale case study illustrating proven best practices in Cleanroom software engineering.
**** PRICE: USD 43.39
Author : Prowell, Stacy / Trammell, Carmen J. / Poore, Jesse H.
Publisher : Addison-Wesley Professional
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Dries Van Noten: Deconstructing Fashion

Product : Dries Van Noten: Deconstructing Fashion
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Description : In the funky yet elegant, wild yet wearable eclectic collections of this Belgian designer, East meets West, masculine meets feminine, and color, pattern, and layering are used to supreme effect.
**** PRICE: USD 41.38
Author : Tucker, Andrew
Publisher : Watson-Guptill Publications
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Bacchae of Euripides

Product : Bacchae of Euripides
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Description : The Bacchae is the last and greatest of Euripides' plays. Its theme of the cost of resisting the gods who reside in human nature itself is still of immediate interest to audiences and readers and has inspired modern interpretations. Professor Kirk has made a translation which is both accurate and readable. This he supports with an analytic commentary and a substantial introductory essay which provide the Greek-less reader with essential background information and offer interpretation of a kind usually found only in Greek editions. This is a translation for students of Greek tragedy, particularly in courses on classics in translations or classical civilisation. It will also be useful for students of drama and of English and other literatures.
**** PRICE: USD 41.14
Author : Euripides / Kirk, G. S.
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
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Asian Art at the Norton Simon Museum: Volume 3: Art from Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia

Product : Asian Art at the Norton Simon Museum: Volume 3: Art from Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia
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Description : This gorgeously illustrated book completes a three-volume series cataloguing the Asian art collection at the Norton Simon Museum. The volume includes approximately 180 religious artworks from Sri Lanka, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Burma and Laos, as well as Ban Chiang pottery and rain drums. Stone and metal sculptures from Cambodia and Thailand are an area of particular strength in this collection. A substantial introduction to the volume provides pertinent information about the cultural milieu that inspired the creation of these artworks. Each object is then illustrated and discussed in detail in the catalogue section of the book. Published in association with the Norton Simon Art Foundation
**** PRICE: USD 52.32
Author : Pal, Pratapaditya
Publisher : Norton Simon Distribution
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Timing Techniques for Commodity Futures Markets: Effective Strategy and Tactics for Short-Term and Long-Term Traders

Product : Timing Techniques for Commodity Futures Markets: Effective Strategy and Tactics for Short-Term and Long-Term Traders
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Description : In just a few years, futures trading has grown from a specialized area to a major sector that is attracting pension funds, hedge funds, and other capital pools. Technological advances have led to increased globalization and around-the-clock trading, which has generated huge volumes that can be traded at minimal cost. "In Timing Techniques for Commodity Futures Markets," expert stocks and futures advisor Colin Alexander explains how to make money in all market conditions. He shows you how to set up monthly and weekly charts with indicators that determine which markets may be worth trading. Then he shows daily and intraday charts tell you when to pull the trigger and get into a trade and stay until market action generates an exit signal. With Alexander's proven approach to evaluating markets, you'll learn how to avoid high-risk and marginal trades without sacrificing the high-potential ones. And, you'll see how informed applications of today's most effective indicators-including MACD, moving averages, stochastics, and Bollinger Bands-can help identify markets with the potential for extended moves. Through a focused examination of how money determines markets, Timing Techniques for Commodity Future Markets shows you how to: Define a trend Interpret who trades what and how much Set stops and get out of trades Fine-tune short-term trading Along with expert advice on such fundamental practices as building charts and reading candlestick charts, "Timing Techniques for Commodity Futures Markets" provides an insider's edge with rare information on the best chart patterns for all time frames, cyclical and seasonal forces and price rules for knowing when to pull the trigger on a trade. To illustrate real-time use, the Alexander includes two revealing case studies--one based on a prospective long position on gasoline and one based on a short position in copper.
**** PRICE: USD 51.07
Author : Alexander, Colin
Publisher : McGraw-Hill
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Chasidism

Product : Chasidism
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Description : An examination of the ethos of chasidism, the important axioms of chasidic mystical theology, and the compatibility of chasidic views with normative human experience and Jewish religious values.
**** PRICE: USD 48.61
Author : Gurary, Natan / Gurary, Noson
Publisher : Jason Aronson
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Acting in Classroom Drama: A Critical Analysis

Product : Acting in Classroom Drama: A Critical Analysis
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Description : ."..relevant for every teacher who is serious about using drama in the classroom." - Brian EdmistonClassroom drama is now a widespread component of the language arts, either on its own or in support of cross-curricular goals. Yet there has not been an overall analysis of theory, practice, and assessment until the publication of this book by Gavin Bolton. "Acting in Classroom Drama," by an acknowledged expert in the field, analyzes acting from an historical perspective. Each chapter presents an account of significant pioneers and trends in drama education. Bolton also argues convincingly for a reformation of classroom acting behaviors. He espouses diversity, exposing false dichotomies between "process" and "product," "play" versus "drama," "drama" versus "theater." While acknowledging conceptual differences, Bolton exposes overlooked and highly significant commonalities. Given that our work ranges along a continuum between improvisation and staged plays, his approach is immediately useful - a reformulation that makes a case for embracing many kinds of acting behaviors, from "stage" acting to acting out. We recommend this book to all those engaged in any aspect of drama education.
**** PRICE: USD 48.68
Author : Bolton, Gavin M. / Bolton, Gavin / Bolton
Publisher : Heinemann Drama
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Oxygen Uptake Kinetics in Sport, Exercise and Medicine

Product : Oxygen Uptake Kinetics in Sport, Exercise and Medicine
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Description : In recent years there has been an enormous increase in the study of the features of the VO2 kinetic response to exercise physiologists, this is the first text entirely dedicated to this topic. It includes material in the following areas: an historical overview of research in VO2 kinetics; practical guidance on the measurement of VO2 kinetics for research or diagnosis; the practical application of research in VO2 kinetics in the understanding of exercise tolerance and athletic performance; and the effect of age, fitness and disease on VO2 kinetics By bringing together cutting-edge research with guidance on the assessment and significance of oxygen uptake kinetics in a range of practical settings, this book represents an invaluable resource for students and researchers in exercise physiology, as well as for respiratory physiologists and pulmonary clinicians.
**** PRICE: USD 50.27
Author : Jones, Andrew M. / Poole, David C. / Jones Andrew, M.
Publisher : Routledge
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Advanced Java Game Programming

Product : Advanced Java Game Programming
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Description : "Advanced Java Game Programming" teaches you how to create desktop and Internet computer games using the latest Java programming language techniques. Whereas other Java game programming books focus on introductory Java material, this book covers game programming for experienced Java developers. David Wallace Croft, founder of the Game Developers Java Users Group (GameJUG), has assembled an open source reusable game librarya Swing animation engine that allows developers to use these techniques and put out new games very rapidly. The open source game library also includes a reusable game deployment framework and a multiplayer networking library with HTTP firewall tunneling capability for applets. All of the code is open source, including the example games. The animation has been scrupulously tested and optimized in the Swing environment, and Croft clearly explains how the code works in great detail. The graphics and audio libraries used in the examples are public domain and may also be used royalty-free for creating new games.
**** PRICE: USD 44.78
Author : Croft, David Wallace
Publisher : Apress
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The Rules of the Game: Jutland and British Naval Command

Product : The Rules of the Game: Jutland and British Naval Command
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Description : At the Battle of Jutland in May 1916 the British were victorious over the Germans but at a high cost in ships and men. This book goes beyond describing the battle to focus on what the author calls a fault-line between two incompatible styles of tactical leadership within the Royal Navy, illustrated by the failure of Admirals Beatty and Evan-Thomas to act in unison.
**** PRICE: USD 49.40
Author : Gordon, Andrew / Gordon, G. A. H.
Publisher : US Naval Institute Press
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A Companion to the American West

Product : A Companion to the American West
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Description : A Companion to the American West is a rigorous, illuminating introduction to the history of the American West. Twenty-five essays by expert scholars synthesize the best and most provocative work in the field and provide a comprehensive overview of themes and historiography. Covers the culture, politics, and environment of the American West through periods of migration, settlement, and modernization Discusses Native Americans and their conflicts and integration with American settlers
**** PRICE: USD 51.44
Author : Deverell, William / Deverell, William
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
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Dryden: Selected Poems

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Description : Dryden's genius is unveiled through the extensive annotations in this celebrated edition of his work.
  • Incorporates ubstantial explanatory annotation to the poems, comprising explanations of contemporary references and literary allusions
  • Provides a carefully modernised text of the poems
  • Compiled by an experienced author team

**** PRICE: USD 41.18
Author : Hammond, Paul / Hopkins, David
Publisher : Longman Publishing Group
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Nursing the Neonate

Product : Nursing the Neonate
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Description : Written by a multidisciplinary team of medical and nursing experts, this fully-updated second edition provides evidence-based coverage of all frequently seen neonatal conditions. Divided into chapters based on body-systems, each section includes discussion of relevant embryology, anatomy and physiology. Designed for real-life practice in the ward, each chapter includes clear guidelines for procedure and discussion of best practice. Case studies are used throughout to aid discussion of specific equipment, conditions, and situations. An essential resource for neonatal nursing and midwifery students, as well as practicing neonatal nurses, this acclaimed text may also be of use to junior doctors beginning neonatology. - Evidence-based theory clearly linked to application in the ward with case studies throughout - Procedure and equipment guidelines included, with specific recommendations for practice - Accessible format designed for easy reading and reference - Highly illustrated with relevant diagrams and pictures
**** PRICE: USD 41.68
Author : Meeks, Maggie / Hallsworth, Maggie / Yeo, Helen
Publisher : Blackwell Publishers
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Employing Bureaucracy: Managers, Unions, and the Transformation of Work in the 20th Century, Revised Edition

Product : Employing Bureaucracy: Managers, Unions, and the Transformation of Work in the 20th Century, Revised Edition
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Description : Deftly blending social and business history with economic analysis, "Employing Bureaucracy" shows how the American workplace shifted from a market-oriented system to a bureaucratic one over the course of the 20th century. Jacoby explains how an unstable, haphazard employment relationship evolved into one that was more enduring, equitable, and career-oriented. This revised edition presents a new analysis of recent efforts to re-establish a market orientation in the workplace. This book is a definitive history of the human resource management profession in the United States, showing its diverse roots in engineering, welfare work, and vocational guidance. It explores the recurring tension between the new professional order and traditional line management. Using a variety of sources, Jacoby analyzes the complex relations between personnel managers, labor unions, and government from the late 19th century to the present. "Employing Bureaucracy: " *analyzes the origins of the modern employment relationship's distinctive features; *combines a variety of disciplinary perspectives, from business and labor history to economics, sociology, and management; *shows the transformation of the American workplace over the course of the 20th century, from market-oriented to bureaucratic to recent efforts to move back to a market orientation; and *provides the single-best and most sophisticated history of the origins and development of the modern "HR" profession. For historians, social scientists, and practitioners, this book is a readable and rewarding study. With the future of work currently under debate, it is critical that the historical process that produced the modern American workplace is understood. Read the "Workforce Management Magazine" review about "Employing Bureaucracy" at www.erlbaum.com.
**** PRICE: USD 43.38
Author : Jacoby, Sanford M. / Jacoby, Tim
Publisher : Psychology Press
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Hicks & Goo's Cases and Materials on Company Law

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Description : Hicks & Goo's Cases and Materials on Company Law guides students through the complexities of company law with a broad selection of source materials, extracts from governmental and non-governmental sources as well as traditional cases and materials, that are placed in context with clear commentary. It covers all the principal areas of company law including corporate governance issues and securities and insolvency. The book concentrates on how the law facilitates and regulates the operation of companies, both large and small, reflecting the realities of current practice. Each section is preceded by a concise introduction to help students understand the significance of the material presented. Similarly, each case is preceded by a statement of its legal significance and a summary of the main facts. The book has been fully updated to include classic materials whilst retaining the breadth of sources. The contents have been restructured to reflect the way the course is taught and chapter introductions have been developed to place each chapter in context and examine how these relate to the subject as a whole.
**** PRICE: USD 43.99
Author : Dignam, Alan
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
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Chemistry for Nonchemists: Principles and Applications for Environmental Practitioners

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Description : Chemistry for Nonchemists provides environmental, health and safety professionals with an introductory reference book that will help them to understand the fundamental principles of chemistry and to understand those principles as they apply to the environmental compliance programs that regulate workplace activity. The book uses easy-to-understand language, keeps the science and mathematical language to a minimum, and provides numerous resources for enhancing the learning process.
**** PRICE: USD 40.67
Author : Spellman, Frank R.
Publisher : Government Institutes
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Consensus Politics from Attlee to Major

Product : Consensus Politics from Attlee to Major
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Description : Margaret Thatcher's departure from office and the arrival of her successor, John Major, have had a profound impact on the way Britain is governed - and in this new edition of " Consensus Politics, the authors examines the legacy of Thatcherite "conviction politics" and assesses the state of consensus in Britain's government today. This chronicle of the rise and fall of the post-war consensus in five key policy areas - the mixed economy, full employment, trade unions, welfare and foreign policy - remains a superb introduction to one of the major debates of recent political history.
**** PRICE: USD 37.99
Author : Kavanagh, Dennis / Morris, Peter / Seldon, Anthony
Publisher : Blackwell Publishers
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Dyslexia in the Workplace: An Introductory Guide

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Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : The second edition of "Dyslexia in the Workplace" is a comprehensive guide to how dyslexic adults in employment can improve their skills, and how their employers and other professionals can help. Offers invaluable insights for overcoming obstacles to success, enhancing workplace efficiency and ensuring that dyslexic employees achieve their full potential Written in an accessible style that is perfect for professionals and dyslexic individuals alike Covers related syndromes such as dyspraxia, attention deficit disorder and visual stress Explores the legal obligations and other issues that are important to workplace managers, especially human resources professionals Provides authoritative guidance on recent case law relating to dyslexia
**** PRICE: USD 36.42
Author : Bartlett, Diana / Moody, Sylvia / Kindersley, Katherine
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
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Literary Journalism in the Twentieth Century

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Description : In 1953, Mary McCarthy published an article in Harper's entitled "Artists in Uniform" telling the story of a woman who encountered an anti-Semitic colonel on a train. Readers approached the tale as fiction, finding symbolic meaning in everything from what the Colonel ate to the clothes the woman wore. Soon after its appearance, McCarthy wrote a sequel called "Settling the Colonel's Hash" in which she explained that "there were no symbols in this story; no deeper level": it had been simply a fragment of memoir. But critics immediately took issue with McCarthy's assumption that two literary arenas exist--that there is a clear difference between autobiographical and fictional narrative--and the incident has become a classic illustration of the fascinating and nebulous borderlands that lie between fact and fiction. From the experiments of Hutchins Hapgood, W.E.B. Du Bois, James Agee, and Joe Mitchell to the challenges posed by the New Journalists and contemporary literary journalists such as John McPhee, this collection explores the fine line between fiction and nonfiction from both historical and critical perspectives. What motives led Ernest Hemingway to return to extended narrative nonfiction after becoming a successful novelist? Why did John Steinbeck write The Grapes of Wrath as a novel rather than a work of journalism? How does the "plain style" of writers like Swift, Defoe, and Orwell affect the reader's sense of what is true and what is "made up"? In what way does the Mary McCarthy episode illuminate the ways in which we approach fiction and nonfiction? Raising a wealth of intriguing questions, Literary Journalism in the Twentieth Century offers a forum fordiscussion, involving the reader in what becomes an active definition of literary journalism. The book assembles essays by such well-known critics as Tom Connery, Ron Weber, William Howarth, Norman Sims, John Pauly, Shelley Fisher Fishkin, Hugh Kenner, David Eason, Kathy Smith, and Darrel Mansell. Lively and unique, Literary Journalism in the Twentieth Century concerns the very essence of literature itself, showing how writers have reshaped styles to permit passage across the borders between fact and fiction, in the process investigating what these borders might be, and if they exist at all.
**** PRICE: USD 34.02
Author : Sims, Norman / Hartsock, John
Publisher : Northwestern University Press
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Chinese Multinationals

Product : Chinese Multinationals
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : This book examines the rise of Chinese companies in international markets during the last two decades of rapid expansion of the Chinese economy. The fruit of a collaboration between two leading business schools, HEC Paris and the School of Economics and Management of Tsinghua University, it provides a comprehensive overview of the strategies of Chinese multinationals in terms of international marketing and branding, M&As and international joint ventures, management of technology, organization and human resource management, etc. The strategies of several well-known companies are described in detail, including Baosteel, Bird, Haier, Hisense, Huawei Technologies, Lenovo, Nuchtech, Petrochina, TCL, Tsingtao Brewery, Wahaha, Wanxiang, etc.
**** PRICE: USD 34.95
Author : Larcon, Jean-Paul / Chuanzhi, Liu
Publisher : World Scientific Publishing Company
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The Business of Food: Encyclopedia of the Food and Drink Industries

Product : The Business of Food: Encyclopedia of the Food and Drink Industries
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Description : The business of food and drink is for better and worse the business of our nation and our planet, and to most consumers how it works remains largely a mystery. This encyclopedia takes readers as consumers behind the scenes of the food and drink industries. The contributors come from a wide range of fields, and the scope of this encyclopedia is broad, covering from food companies and brands to the environment, health, science and technology, culture, finance, and more. The more than 150 essay entries also cover those issues that have been and continue to be of perennial importance. Historical context is emphasized and the focus is mainly on business in the United States. Most entries include Further Reading. The frontmatter includes an Alphabetical List of Entries and a Topical List of Entries to allow the reader to quickly find subjects of interest. Numerous cross-references in the entries and blind entries provide other search strategies. The person and subject index is another in-depth search tool. Sample entries: Advertising, Agribusiness, Altria, Animal Rights, Betty Crocker, Celebrity Chefs, Chain Restaurants, Commodities Exchange, Cooking Technology, Culinary Tourism, Eco-terrorism, Environmental Protection Agency, Ethnic Food Business, European Union, Flavors and Fragrances, Food Safety, Food Service Industry, Genetic Engineering, Internet, Labor and Labor Unions, Marketing to Children, McDonald's, Meat Packing, North American Free Trade Agreement, Nutrition Labeling, Organic Foods, Poultry Industry, Slow Food, SPAM, Television, Trader Joe's, Tupperware, TV Dinners, Whole Foods, Williams-Sonoma, Wine Business
**** PRICE: USD 30.71
Author : Allen, Gary / Albala, Ken / Nestle, Marion
Publisher : Greenwood Press
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Jewish-Christian Debates

Product : Jewish-Christian Debates
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Two eminent scholars, each expert in his own tradition, take Jewish-Christian dialogue to a new level. Aiming at neither mere description nor conversion, each presents the classical elements of his traditions understanding of three fundamental, common religious questions: where to meet God, how to live, and what to hope for. The other then responds. Neusner and Chilton's analytic comparisons of two great traditions intertwined at the roots serves as a primer on the defining energies of both traditions. The reader is invited to identify the traditions' unity of questions and the equally strong differences in answers and thereby illumine one's own faith commitments about belief, piety, and the purpose of human life.
**** PRICE: USD 30.35
Author : Neusner, Jacob / Chilton, Bruce
Publisher : Augsburg Fortress Publishers
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Morality, Culture, and History: Essays on German Philosophy

Product : Morality, Culture, and History: Essays on German Philosophy
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Description : Raymond Geuss is the author of The Idea of a Critical Theory (CUP 1981), a now classic study of the philosophy of the Frankfurt School, and has been a distinctive contributor to the analysis and evaluation of German philosophy and to recent debates in ethics. In this new collection he treats a variety of topics in ethics, aesthetics, and the philosophy of history with special reference to the work of Hegel, Nietzsche, and Adorno.
**** PRICE: USD 32.99
Author : Geuss, Raymond
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
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The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Social Responsibility

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Description : Business schools, the media, the corporate sector, governments, and non-governmental organizations have all begun to pay more attention to issues of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in recent years. These issues encompass broad questions about the changing relationship between business, society and government, environmental issues, corporate governance, the social and ethical dimensions of management, globalization, stakeholder debates, shareholder and consumer activism, changing political systems and values, and the ways in which corporations can respond to new social imperatives. This Oxford Handbook is an authoritative review of the academic research that has both prompted, and responded to, these issues. Bringing together leading experts in the area, it provides clear thinking and new perspectives on CSR and the debates around it. The Handbook is divided into seven key sections: * Introduction, * Perspectives on CSR, * Critiques of CSR, * Actors and Drivers, * Managing CSR, * CSR in Global Context, * Future Perspectives and Conclusions About the Series Oxford Handbooks in Business & Management bring together the world's leading scholars on the subject to discuss current research and the latest thinking in a range of interrelated topics including Strategy, Organizational Behavior, Public Management, International Business, and many others. Containing completely new essays with extensive referencing to further reading and key ideas, the volumes, in hardback or paperback, serve as both a thorough introduction to a topic and a useful desk reference for scholars and advanced students alike.
**** PRICE: USD 33.13
Author : Crane, Andrew / McWilliams, Abagail / Matten, Dirk
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
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A Nurse's Guide to Caring for Cardiac Intervention Patients

Product : A Nurse's Guide to Caring for Cardiac Intervention Patients
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Cardiac intervention is a fast expanding field of medicine that is reducing the need for cardiac surgery. "A Nurse's Guide to Caring for Cardiac Intervention Patients" will enable nurses to fully prepare their patients and families for various cardiac intervention procedures. Coverage includes: Explanations of what the heart condition is and how the procedure may relieve that condition Descriptions of what the patient can expect to happen before, during and after the procedure What nurses should observe for post procedure, and how to address any complications that may occur Guidelines for discharge advice Outlines for a pre and post care plan for each procedure - based on the latest research and experience. Nurses will find the book informative on common interventional procedures, but it is also designed as a tool to be dipped into when caring for patients with more unusual procedures. This practical book includes chapters on: cardiac catheterisation; percutaneous coronary intervention; percutaneous balloon mitral valvuloplasty; removal of femoral sheaths; cardioversion; temporary and permanent pacemakers.
**** PRICE: USD 53.88
Author : O'Grady, Eileen
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
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Age of Innocence

Product : Age of Innocence
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Wordsworth Classics covers a huge list of beloved works of literature in English and translations. This growing series is rigorously updated, with scholarly introductions and notes added to new titles.
**** PRICE: USD 5.65
Author : Wharton, Edith / Wharton, E.
Publisher : Wordsworth Classics
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Secret Paris

Product : Secret Paris
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : A priest who blesses animals, wine producing firement, a tree in a church, an inverted phallus at a famous entrance, an atomic bomb shelter under the Gare de l'Est, a real Breton lighthouse near Montparnasse, unsuspected traces of former brothels, a patron saint of motorists, royal monograms hidden in the Louvre courtyard, the presentation of Christ's crown of thorns, a prehistoric merry-go-round, a sundial designed by Dali, war-wounded palm trees, bullet holes at the ministry, biblical plants in a priest's garden, a mysterious monument to freemasonry at the Champs-de-Mars, a solid gold sphere in parliament, a Chinese temple in a parking lot, the effect of the Bievre river on Parisian geography, a blockhouse in the Bois de Boulogne... For those who thought they know Paris well, the city is still teeming with unusual and secret places that are easily accessible.
**** PRICE: USD 6.13
Author : Garance, Jacques / Ratton, Maud / Rivoal, Stephanie
Publisher : Jonglez Publishing
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A Baker's Field Guide to Holiday Candy: Sweets Treats All Year Long

Product : A Baker's Field Guide to Holiday Candy: Sweets Treats All Year Long
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Description : Bittersweet Chocolate Truffles, Spiced Pumpkin Pecan Fudge, Salt Water Taffy, Italian Nougat . . . there's something for everyone to love in this offering from Dede Wilson, author of A Baker's Field Guide to Christmas Cookies, A Baker's Field Guide to Chocolate Chip Cookies, and A Baker's Field Guide to Cupcakes. Wilson has gathered 75 recipes from around the world in this collection of festive and fun homemade treats to be enjoyed year-round. As in the previous books, each delicacy is photographed in full color, and there's a clear description of how the candy should turn out and how each can be stored (she even notes which ones will survive best in the mail). A Baker's Field Guide to Holiday Candy & Confections is arranged chronologically by holiday (including some holidays that you may never have heard of, such as National Licorice Day), to help bakers choose what to make for which occasion. But these sweets should not be saved only for holiday celebrations. Recipes include both classic candies and new twists on old favorites. Parents can make treats from their past (such as Sugarplums and Ribbon Candy) with their kids, as well as more "adult" morsels (like Chocolate Walnut Rum Balls) for themselves. Each recipe is broken down into simple, easy-to-follow steps, and the tone is cheerful and encouraging, allowing cooks of all levels to succeed. The creative can try Good Luck Marzipan Pig and Rainbow Chocolate Fish, the romantic can enjoy Champagne and Cherry Heart Lollipops, and everyone will agree that the Star-Shaped Marshmallows taste far better than anything bought in a bag at the grocery store Armed with this book and a few simple ingredients, bakers everywhere can create unexpected, inspired delights for any occasion.
**** PRICE: USD 6.12
Author : Wilson, Dede
Publisher : Harvard Common Press
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Planned Group Counseling Planned Group Counseling: An Alternative Group Method for Reluctant Chemically Dependean Alternative Grou

Product : Planned Group Counseling Planned Group Counseling: An Alternative Group Method for Reluctant Chemically Dependean Alternative Grou
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Description : This book presents a detailed description of a new group method called Planned Group Counseling (PGC). This method was created to cope with the very reluctant behaviors found in chemically dependent and psychiatric patients: lateness, irregular attendance, premature termination, and non-compliance with therapeutic directives. The book provides the readers with a step-by-step guide for implementing PGC, including plans and psychological exercises that are designed to further develop intra-and interpersonal skills. Detailed descriptions of interventions are also included to help the group leader with a variety of difficult behaviors.
**** PRICE: USD 5.42
Author : Biancoviso, Anthony N. / Bishop-Towle, Wandajune / Fuertes, Jairo N.
Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
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Guitar

Product : Guitar
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : After an introduction covering the history of the guitar, this book uses its super large format to look closely at the main types of guitars. Large-format images are allied to information boxes covering guitar specifications, manufacturing companies, and famous guitarists, many with photographs in concert.
**** PRICE: USD 4.03
Author : Heatley, Michael
Publisher : Chartwell Books
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Controversial Cinema: The Films That Outraged America

Product : Controversial Cinema: The Films That Outraged America
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Description : At the heart of any history of controversial films is a strange paradox: while films, especially popular and mainstream films, are often portrayed as meaningless products of popular culture, those popular films involved in public controversies become the focal point of enormous cultural energy, political attention, and profoundly conflicting sets of principles. The ongoing culture wars continue to shape the American political landscape, and controversial films continue to be a major point of conflict. "Controversial Cinema: The Films that Outraged America" traces the history of controversial films and offers insights into why it is that certain films spark controversies, and how Americans typically react to controversial moviemaking. Since the widespread banning of DW Griffith's "The Birth of a Nation," the American film industry has found itself embroiled in one political controversy after another. These controversies have centered on everything from the portrayal of the past, as in Griffith's film, to depictions of sex and sexuality, to the use of graphic violence, and issues of race, religion, and politics. In turn, segments of the American public have been driven to boycott, picket, and even censor those films they felt challenged their sense of decency. At the heart of this history of controversial films is a strange paradox: while films, especially popular and mainstream films, are often portrayed as meaningless products of popular culture, popular films involved in public controversies become the focal point of enormous cultural energy and political attention. The ongoing culture wars thus continue to shape the American political landscape, and controversial films continue to be a major point of conflict. In the course of this wide-ranging work, Kendall Phillips offers insights into the kinds of films that spark controversies, and the ways that Americans typically react to them. Organized around broad controversial themes and with particular attention to mainstream films since the dissolution of the Motion Picture Production Code in the mid-1960s, "Controversial Cinema" explores why films spark broad cultural controversies, how these controversies play out, and the long-term results. The four broad areas of controversy examined in the work are: Sex and Sexuality, Violence, Race, and Religion. Each chapter offers a broad overview of the history of these topics in controversial American films as well as more in-depth examinations of recent examples, including "The Silence of the Lambs, Natural Born Killers, Do the Right Thing," and "The Passion of the Christ." A final section of the book considers the broader issues of cultural politics in light of the long history of controversial cinema.
**** PRICE: USD 3.76
Author : Phillips, Kendall R.
Publisher : Praeger Publishers
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Rowing in Eden: Rereading Emily Dickinson

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Description : Emily Dickinson wrote a "letter to the world" and left it lying in her drawer more than a century ago. This widely admired epistle was her poems, which were never conventionally published in book form during her lifetime. Since the posthumous discovery of her work, general readers and literary scholars alike have puzzled over this paradox of wanting to communicate widely and yet apparently refusing to publish. In this pathbreaking study, Martha Nell Smith unravels the paradox by boldly recasting two of the oldest and still most frequently asked questions about Emily Dickinson: Why didn't she publish more poems while she was alive? and Who was her most important contemporary audience? Regarding the question of publication, Smith urges a reconception of the act of publication itself. She argues that Dickinson did publish her work in letters and in forty manuscript books that circulated among a cultured network of correspondents, most important of whom was her sister-in-law, Susan Huntington Gilbert Dickinson. Rather than considering this material unpublished because unprinted, Smith views its alternative publication as a conscious strategy on the poet's part, a daring poetic experiment that also included Dickinson's unusual punctuation, line breaks, stanza divisions, calligraphic orthography, and bookmaking--all the characteristics that later editors tried to standardize or eliminate in preparing the poems for printing. Dickinson's relationship with her most important reader, Sue Dickinson, has also been lost or distorted by multiple levels of censorship, Smith finds. Emphasizing the poet-sustaining aspects of the passionate bonds between the two women, Smith shows that their relationship was both textual and sexual. Based on study of the actual holograph poems, Smith reveals the extent of Sue Dickinson's collaboration in the production of poems, most notably "Safe in Their Alabaster Chambers." This finding will surely challenge the popular conception of the isolated, withdrawn Emily Dickinson. Well-versed in poststructuralist, feminist, and new textual criticism, Rowing in Eden uncovers the process by which the conventional portrait of Emily Dickinson was drawn and offers readers a chance to go back to original letters and poems and look at the poet and her work through new eyes. It will be of great interest to a wide audience in literary and feminist studies.
**** PRICE: USD 4.20
Author : Smith, Martha Nell
Publisher : University of Texas Press
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Birth and After Birth

Product : Birth and After Birth
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Description : Comedy / 3m, 2f / Int. Newly revised Recently produced in 2006 at the Atlantic Theatre Company in New York City, this witty and sophisticated satire by the author of One Shoe Off and other popular comedies, this play takes place during a child's fourth birthday party. The boy's parents have invited another couple, anthropologists renowned for their international studies of childhood behavior. The adults become so involved in debating various theories of child rearing and telling each other stories that they forget to actually be parents. A stunning theatrical experience that explores the magic and madness in family dynamics. - Main Line Times An antic farce and a poignant drama ... that is laugh out loud funny and disturbingly sober.... It's a pearl. Metropolitan D.C. Times. One of Tina Howe's] significant works.... Will be remembered as the high point of Philadelphia's annual Theatre Week. TheatreWeek.
**** PRICE: USD 5.39
Author : Howe, Tina
Publisher : Samuel French
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Pacemaker Classics: Julius Caesar Se 96c.

Product : Pacemaker Classics: Julius Caesar Se 96c.
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Description : With its high-interest adaptations of classic literature and plays, this series inspires reading success and further exploration for all students.These classics are skillfully adapted into concise, softcover books of 80-136 pages. Each retains the integrity and tone of the original book. Interest Level: 5-12 Reading Level: 3-4
**** PRICE: USD 6.53
Author : Globe Fearon / Hutchinson, Emily / Fearon
Publisher : Fearon
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Feet

Product : Feet
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Description : Rookie Readers "RM" have provided entertaining, high-quality introductions to reading for more than a generation. Each title features full-color, often hilarious illustrations and engaging stories that always involve a young child figuring out concepts or solving problems on his or her own. Every new title contains a Word List and a color-coded reading-level key on the back cover.
**** PRICE: USD 7.49
Author : Rau, Dana Meachen / Stromoski, Rick
Publisher : Children's Press(CT)
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Factory-Constructed Housing Developments: Planning, Design, and Construction

Product : Factory-Constructed Housing Developments: Planning, Design, and Construction
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Description : An attractive, lower-cost alternative to site-built homes, factory-constructed housing is becoming increasingly popular. New, more sophisticated methods of construction and strict federal, state, and local codes have resulted in safer, more attractive, and more affordable homes. Written by a specialist with over 20 years of experience in the field, Factory-Constructed Housing Developments: Planning, Design, and Construction fills the gaps in existing literature on the subject. Although some information on the design of small subdivisions and manufactured home communities can be found scattered throughout various government documents, until now there has been no single guide to the creation of new developments. This reference assembles and cites the existing literature, and adds to it useful information from the author's two decades of practical field experience. This one-stop reference explains the planning, development, and construction processes for factory-constructed housing, including everything from the roles of municipal boards, to roads and development configurations, to water and sewerage. The book also considers factors unique to manufactured home communities and modular home subdivisions. No other single volume contains the information in this book.
**** PRICE: USD 7.57
Author : Albern, William F. / Morris, M. D.
Publisher : CRC Press
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German Art Now

Product : German Art Now
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Description : "German Art Now focuses on the group of artists who defined the German response to their country's destruction, division, division and reconstruction after World War II. Beginning with Joseph Beuys and continuing with Georg Baselitz, Jo Immendorf, Anselm Kiefer, Markus Lupertz, A.R. Penck, Sigmar Polke and Gerhard Richter, it features those artists who, through their work, have confronted issues of national identity, defeat and recovery, mythology and the burdens of history, and the responsibilities of art in society. Bernd and Hilla Becher taught a generation of German photographers whose monumental presentations and technical prowess convey both the ambiguities of subject-matter and the ambitions of the medium. Andreas Gursky, Candida Hofer, Thomas Ruff and Thomas Struth are internationally recognized artists whose works are included in the permanent collections and major exhibitions of contemporary art in Europe and the United States. This book focuses on pivotal works by these fourteen German artists who first came to recognition in the 1960s and 1970s, and who, with the exception of Joseph Beuys (who died in 1986), continue to create compelling art. "Gennan Art Now illustrates the amazing range and powerful aesthetic that they defined.
**** PRICE: USD 8.19
Author : Homburg, Cornelia / Rainbird, Sean / Manchanda, Catharina
Publisher : Merrell
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Magnificent Bastards

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Description : From Emmy Award-winning comedian Rich Hall, a hilarious short story collection From the grouchy, deadpan, comic genius and brilliantly witty author of "Otis Lee Crenshaw: I Blame Society" and "Things Snowball" comes this wonderful new collection of stories of magnificent bastards and lost souls. Meet the man who vacuums bewildered prairie dogs out of their burrows; a smug, carbon-neutral ecocouple; a teenage girl who invites 45,000 MySpace friends to a house party; the author of a business book entitled "Highly Successful Secrets to Standing on a Corner Holding Up a Golf Sale Sign;" and a man whose attempts to teach softball to a group of indolent advertising executives sparks an international crisis. With his trademark humor, this is guaranteed to delight his loyal fanbase as well as draw in new readers.
**** PRICE: USD 11.31
Author : Hall, Rich
Publisher : Little, Brown Young Readers
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Korn Shell Programming by Example

Product : Korn Shell Programming by Example
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Description : "Korn Shell Programming by Example" is a straight-forward, nuts and bolts book that will become a standard in the libraries of Unix administrators everywhere because of its real-life examples, progressive style, and lack of unnecessary fluff. Based on the Korn shell, it is an essential reference for administrators on how to program their system, and it is also beneficial for those new to Unix who need to know how to automate their system. Most of all, "Korn Shell Programming by Example" teaches and arms readers with the ability to solve problems they might encounter.
**** PRICE: USD 11.32
Author : O'Brien, Dennis / Pitts, David
Publisher : Que
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Ancient Images

Product : Ancient Images
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Description : A lost horror film holds the key to terrifying secrets. The legends have persisted for decades of a lost horror film starring Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi that was never released. Rumor has it that, for reasons long forgotten, powerful forces suppressed the film and burned all known prints. Nobody now living has seen the finished film. But that might no longer be true... Film researcher Sandy Allan is invited to a screening of a newly discovered sole-surviving print, but then the film disappears and the real horror begins. Sandy's search for the film leads her to Redfield, a rural community known for its rich soil, fertilized by blood from an ancient massacre. But Redfield guards its secrets closely, with good reason. During every step of her search, Sandy is watched, shadowed by strange figures. Is it paranoia, or is someone-or something-determined to keep the lost film and the secrets it reveals buried forever?
**** PRICE: USD 8.25
Author : Campbell, Ramsey
Publisher : Samhain Publishing
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The Improbable First Century of Cosmopolitan Magazine

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Description : Today, monthly issues of "Cosmopolitan" magazine scream out to readers from checkout counters and newsstands. With bright covers and bold, sexy headlines, this famous periodical targets young, single women aspiring to become the quintessential ""Cosmo" girl." "Cosmopolitan" is known for its vivacious character and frank, explicit attitude toward sex, yet because of its reputation, many people don't realize that the magazine has undergone many incarnations before its current one, including family literary magazine and muckraking investigative journal, and all are presented in "The Improbable First Century of "Cosmopolitan "Magazine." The book boasts one particularly impressive contributor: Helen Gurley Brown herself, who rarely grants interviews but spoke and corresponded with James Landers to aid in his research. When launched in 1886, "Cosmopolitan" was a family literary magazine that published quality fiction, children's stories, and homemaking tips. In 1889 it was rescued from bankruptcy by wealthy entrepreneur John Brisben Walker, who introduced illustrations and attracted writers such as Mark Twain, Willa Cather, and H. G. Wells. Then, when newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst purchased "Cosmopolitan" in 1905, he turned it into a purveyor of expose journalism to aid his personal political pursuits. But when Hearst abandoned those ambitions, he changed the magazine in the 1920s back to a fiction periodical featuring leading writers such as Theodore Dreiser, Sinclair Lewis, and William Somerset Maugham. His approach garnered success by the 1930s, but poor editing sunk "Cosmo"'s readership as decades went on. By the mid-1960s executives considered letting "Cosmopolitan" die, but Helen Gurley Brown, an ambitious and savvy businesswoman, submitted a plan for a dramatic editorial makeover. Gurley Brown took the helm and saved "Cosmopolitan "by publishing articles about topics other women's magazines avoided. Twenty years later, when the magazine ended its first century, "Cosmopolitan "was the profit center of the Hearst Corporation and a culturally significant force in young women's lives. "The Improbable First Century of "Cosmopolitan "Magazine "explores how "Cosmopolitan" survived three near-death experiences to become one of the most dynamic and successful magazines of the twentieth century. Landers uses a wealth of primary source materials to place this important magazine in the context of history and depict how it became the cultural touchstone it is today. This book will be of interest not only to modern "Cosmo" aficionadas but also to journalism students, news historians, and anyone interested in publishing.
**** PRICE: USD 10.07
Author : Landers, James
Publisher : University of Missouri Press
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Love in the Lakes

Product : Love in the Lakes
Catalog : Better World Books Product Catalog
Description : Award-winning original fiction for learners of English. On holiday in the Lake District with her new jet-skiing boyfriend, Nick, Laura meets the local vet, Robert. Robert dislikes both Laura and Nick on sight. However, Laura soon discovers why Robert hates people from the city. Slowly Laura and Robert get to know each other better, and she soon has to make a choice: Nick or Robert?
**** PRICE: USD 11.34
Author : Hancock, Penny
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
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RAW Rolling Paper Roach Filter Tips Chlorine Free Filter tips / Roach Book
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TINTIN COLLECTION OF 24 FRIDGE MAGNET BOOK COVERS IMANES NEVERA
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Francia Louis V dit Le Fainéant - King of France serial by Caqué - 1838
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Francia Louis Philippe I - Birth of Count of Paris by Borrel - 1838
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The Emperor Protects - Collected Visions 1987-2017 NEW SEALED
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Francia Louis III et Carloman II - King of France serial by Caqué - 1839
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Francia Louis XIV - King of France serial by Caqué - around 1840
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Francia Clodion dit Le Chevelu - King of France serial by Caqué - 1840
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Francia Charles II dit le Chauve - King of France serial by Caqué - 1839
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Francia Louis X dit Le Hutin - King of France serial by Caqué - around 1840
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Francia Robert II dit Le Pieux - King of France serial by Caqué - 1838
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Francia Charles III dit le Gros - King of France serial by Caqué - 1839
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Francia Charles VII - King of France serial by Caqué - 1836
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Francia Louis II dit Le Begue - King of France serial by Caqué - 1839
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Francia Childeric II - King of France serial by Caqué - 1840
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