This is the one guide that anyone who writes--whether student, business person, or professional writer--should put on the desk beside pencil, pen, typewriter, or word processor. Filled with professional tips and a wealth of instructive examples, this valuable, easy-to-use handbook can help you solve..
An invaluable tool for public speaking, writing, and anyone wishing to make a memorable impact with or be inspired by words, this handsomely illustrated volume is conveniently organized to facilitate finding the perfect words for any occasion. This is the perfect book for those looking for words fro..
``Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is exhausting for children to have to provide explanations over and over again.`` from The Little Prince What does it mean to be a grown-up? How do we find happiness, joyful friendships, and love that lasts? Culled from the full works of ..
Written in 1643 at a time of great turmoil between Native Americans and the English settlers, A Key into the Language of America is a study of American Indian life, religion, and language. Written by an advocate of Native American rights and treatment, the book presents a number of ideas that seem a..
Years before he was Secretary of State and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, Henry Kissinger wrote A World Restored to understand and explain one of history's most important and dramatic periods-a time when Europe went from political chaos to a balanced peace that lasted for almost a hundred years. A..
A new edition for Paper 2, World History Topic 11: Causes and effects of 20th century warsThe renowned IB Diploma History series, combining compelling narratives with academic rigor.An authoritative and engaging narrative, with the widest variety of sources at this level, helping students to develop..
Contenido Con su nueva vision del alma humana, el Pastor Robert Emerick, devela la fuente de la salud mental y social, actualmente tan deteriorada; encuentra sorprendente mente, mucho terreno comun con al medico psiquiatra Orlando Garcia. Comentario `` Que es el alma? La esencia y reflejo de Dios..
American Studies has long been a home for adventurous students seeking to understand the culture and politics of the United States. This welcoming spirit has found appeal around the world, but at the heart of the field is an identity crisis. Nearly every effort to articulate an American Studies meth..
This meticulously researched book examines the origins and evolution of the early battleships, from the Gloire and Warrior through to the Erzherzog class, with a country-by-country visual guide to all of the major vessels and classes of the pre-Dreadnought era. The book provides vivid accounts of th..
`` D]emocracy isn't a spectator sport. America isn't about 'yes he will.' It's about 'yes we can.'`` --Barack ObamaExperience the powerful oratory of our 44th president Obama's skill at expressing deep empathy and thoughtful idealism made him a bestselling author at an early age. These selections h..
More than 150 years after its original publication, BARTLETT'S FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS has been completely revised and updated for its eighteenth edition. BARTLETT'S showcases a sweeping survey of world history, from the times of ancient Egyptians to present day. New authors include Warren Buffett, the ..
Periodista cardinal y siempre dispuesto a desafiar las modas politicas del momento con inteligencia y humor, Andres Oppenheimer demuestra en este libro que mejorar sustancialmente la educacion, la ciencia, la tecnologia y la innovacion no es tarea imposible. Pero si tremendamente necesaria. La razon..
A new field of collective intelligence has emerged in the last few years, prompted by a wave of digital technologies that make it possible for organizations and societies to think at large scale. This ``bigger mind``--human and machine capabilities working together--has the potential to solve the gr..
Anatomically correctAn unsurpassed treatise of the human bodyWe owe a great debt to Jean Baptiste Marc Bourgery (1797-1849) for his Atlas of Anatomy, which was not only a massive event in medical history, but also remains one of the most comprehensive and beautifully illustrated anatomical treatises..
How come I can never find my keys? Why don't I sleep as well as I used to? Why do my friends keep repeating the same stories? What can I do to keep my brain sharp? Scientists know. Brain Rules for Aging Well, by developmental molecular biologist Dr. John Medina, gives you the facts?and the prescript..
Conventions are a vital element of bidding in bridge. Unless they are easily and clearly understood they can be destructively dangerous. This book contains the most common conventions you are likely to encounter at the duplicate table, together with defensive measures you can take, plus countermeasu..
A successful school makerspace needs an enthusiastic maker community, school-wide participation, and staff support. How do you build this type of learning at your school? The innovative team behind Challenge-Based Learning in the School Library Makerspace addresses common questions and concerns and ..
Modeled on Aczel's successful Fermat's Last Theorem, this book gives readers the tools to minimize, or maximize, chance's effect on their lives. Aczel explores probability theory and its daily, practical applications, while relating stories of gamblers who also happen to be mathematical geniuses. NU..
Have you ever wondered why we celebrate Christmas the way we do? In this whimsical book, Jonathan Green tells you all about the fascinating stories behind our most beloved holiday traditions. Make yourself cozy by the fireplace, open up this fully illustrated treasure trove, and learn: Why we sing ..
The first century of British automobiles from veteran and vintage through to modern-day classic marques. NUME CARTE: Classic British CarsISBN: 9781780194608PRET EDITURA: 44.00AUTOR(i): Graham Robson, Michael WareEDITURA: Southwater PublishingCOPERTA: BrosataDATA PUBLICARE: 2017FORMAT: 168X208..
It's a common complaint that a presidential candidate's style matters more than substance and that the issues have been eclipsed by mass-media-fueled obsession with a candidate's every slip, gaffe, and peccadillo. This book explores political communication in American presidential politics, focusing..
After years of relative neglect, culture is finally receiving due recognition as a key factor in the evolution and resolution of conflicts. Unfortunately, however, when theorists and practitioners of conflict resolution speak of culture, they often understand and use it in a bewildering and unhelpfu..
Now that we 'curate' even lunch, what happens to the role of the connoisseur in contemporary culture? 'Curate' is now a buzzword, applied to everything from music festivals to artisanal cheese. Inside the art world, the curator reigns supreme, acting as the face of high-profile group shows and bienn..
Hundreds of years ago, warriors identified themselves in battle by using certain colors and symbols on their shields. Later, these distinguishing marks also appeared on surcoats worn over armor. Thus, the term ``coat of arms`` was born.Now, with genealogist Rosemary Chorzempa's fascinating new book,..
If you're curious about The Walt Disney Company, this comprehensive encyclopedia is your one-stop guide Filled with significant achievements, short biographies, historic dates, and tons of trivia-worthy tidbits and anecdotes, this newly updated collection covers all things Disney-from A to Z-throug..
When times are particularly difficult, and you are likely to slip into despair, some of the greatest pop songs can provide true comfort to make it through the pain. The problem with advice in general is that we often don't take it. The great thing about advice songs is that you can kick back and lis..
In the tradition of Being Digital and The Tipping Point, Steven Johnson, acclaimed as a ``cultural critic with a poet's heart`` (The Village Voice), takes readers on an eye-opening journey through emergence theory and its applications. A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOKA VOICE LITERARY SUPPLEMENT TOP 2..
Today, cyber warfare affects everyone--from governments that need to protect sensitive political and military information, to businesses small and large that stand to collectively lose trillions of dollars each year to cyber crime, to individuals whose privacy, assets, and identities are subject to ..
When she was only nine, Dayani Baldelomar left her Nicaraguan village with nothing more than a change of clothes. She was among tens of thousands of rural migrants to Managua in the 1980s and 1990s. After years of homelessness, Dayani landed in a shantytown called The Widows, squeezed between a drai..
The Everyday Mathematics (EM) program was developed by the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project (UCSMP) and is now used in more than 185,000 classrooms by almost three million students. Its research-based learning delivers the kinds of results that all school districts aspire to. Yet des..
Exalting Jesus in John is part of the Christ-Centered Exposition Commentary series. Edited by David Platt, Daniel L. Akin, and Tony Merida, this new commentary series, projected to be 48 volumes, takes a Christ-centered approach to expositing each book of the Bible. Rather than a verse-by-verse appr..
In places such as Iraq, Lebanon, and Israel, moving a few feet in a territorial boundary can be a matter of life or death, dramatically highlighting the connections between place and politics. Even far away from these "danger zones"- in Europe or the US for example - geopolitics remains an important..
We can learn to speak other languages, but do we truly understand what we are saying? How much detail should we offer when someone asks how we are? How close should we stand to our conversational partners? Is an invitation genuine or just pro forma? So much of communication depends on culture and co..
When it was first published, Globalization and Its Discontents quickly became a bestseller and a touchstone in the globalization debate. Renowned economist and Nobel Prize winner Joseph E. Stiglitz argued that the International Monetary Fund and other major institutions put the interests of Wall Str..
'Globalization' has become one of the defining buzzwords of our time - a term that describes a variety of accelerating economic, political, cultural, ideological, and environmental processes that are rapidly altering our experience of the world. It is by its nature a dynamic topic. This Very Short I..
Includes quotations from such leaders as George Washington, Mahatma Gandhi, Margaret Thatcher, Golda Meir, George Patton, and John F. Kennedy. NUME CARTE: Great Quotes from Great Leaders, PaperbackISBN: 1564142868PRET EDITURA: 36.99AUTOR(i): Peggy AndersonEDITURA: Career PressCOPERTA: BrosataDATA PU..
Includes quotations from such women as Eleanor Roosevelt, Harriet Tubman, Katherine Hepburn, Gloria Steinem, Rosa Parks, and Mother Teresa. NUME CARTE: Great Quotes from Great Women, PaperbackISBN: 1564142884PRET EDITURA: 41.99AUTOR(i): SuccessoriesEDITURA: Career PressCOPERTA: BrosataDATA PUBLICARE..
From the global authority in record-breaking comes the 11th edition of the world's best-selling videogames annual. Packed with the latest records, coolest stars and the biggest games, the Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition is the go-to bible for every gaming fan. Just ask the five million reader..
Descubre un mundo de records increibles Quien es el perro con mas seguidores en Instagram? Que es mas grande: el mayor huevo de Pascua o el dinosaurio mas alto? Quien construyo el mayor museo del lavabo? Que causa mas muertes: los tiburones o los selfis? Encuentra las respuestas a estas preguntas y..
Mastering Internet research skills is a must for today's information professionals and LIS students, as well as for educators and all high school and college students. But without specific instruction in how to conduct online research, people are destined to waste time in their Internet queries or t..
The backbone of Henle Latin Second Year is intensive language study, including review of the first year plus new materials. Separated into four parts, Henle Latin Second Year includes readings from Caesar's Commentaries, extensive exercises, and Latin-English vocabularies. Humanistic insight and li..
Reflections on how institutions inform art, curatorial, educational, and research practices while they shape the world around us.Contemporary art and curatorial work, and the institutions that house them, have often been centers of power, hierarchy, control, value, and discipline. Even the most prog..
and acknowledgments Self-organized criticality is a new way of viewing nature. The basic picture is one where nature is perpetually out of balance, but organized in a poised state-the critical state-where anything can happen within well-defined statistical laws. The aim of the science of self-organi..
Have you ever looked at a car and wondered how it worked? Maybe an airplane piqued your curiosity, or a building, or a piece of everyday technology like your phone.With full color cross sections, How Things Work, finally answers these questions. More than 100 things are dissected so that one can exa..
Is your attorney working for you or against you? If you feel like you're being taken for a ride by the very person whom you trusted to protect and defend you, then it's about time to regain control. McArthur Helm, who fell prey to deadbeat attorneys one too many times, has learned to fight back and ..
Stop wandering, start acting Find out how museum guards can be to your advantage. Learn the rule of thumb to distinguish good art from bad art. How to Visit an Art Museum is a short, fun, and rewarding read, full of tips and inspiring illustrations to get the most out of your museum visit. NUME CAR..
``Damn good`` fiction is dramatic fiction, Frey insists, whether it is by Hemingway or Grisham, Le Carre or Ludlum, Austen or Dickens. Despite their differences, these authors' works share common elements: strong narrative lines, fascinating characters, steadily building conflicts, and satisfying co..