The Dictionary of Magic & Mystery

By Melusine Draco

Every strong reference e-book is either a product and a mirrored image of its time. The Dictionary of Magic & Mystery isn't just one other compendium or dictionary of occultism: it's a jumping-off aspect for additional study. the following, the reader will locate the traditional and sleek interpretation for magical and mystical phrases, including causes for the variations among the numerous (and frequently conflicting) ways to magic.

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Mixed Integer Nonlinear Programming (The IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications)

Many engineering, operations, and medical purposes comprise a mix of discrete and non-stop determination variables and nonlinear relationships concerning the choice variables that experience a reported influence at the set of possible and optimum ideas. Mixed-integer nonlinear programming (MINLP) difficulties mix the numerical problems of dealing with nonlinear capabilities with the problem of optimizing within the context of nonconvex features and discrete variables. MINLP is without doubt one of the such a lot versatile modeling paradigms to be had for optimization; yet simply because its scope is so vast, within the such a lot basic situations it's hopelessly intractable. still, an increasing physique of researchers and practitioners ― together with chemical engineers, operations researchers, commercial engineers, mechanical engineers, economists, statisticians, laptop scientists, operations managers, and mathematical programmers ― have an interest in fixing large-scale MINLP instances.

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German For Dummies, (with CD)

By Paulina Christensen

The enjoyable and straightforward solution to examine the attention-grabbing language of German with built-in audio clips!  

German For Dummies, more suitable Edition  uses the well known Berlitz method of get you up and working with the language-and having enjoyable too! Designed for the whole newbie, this consultant introduces you to uncomplicated grammar after which quickly has you making dialog. built-in audio clips allow you to pay attention and study as you pay attention pronunciations and real-life conversations. enjoyable and video games sections ease your means into German fluency, phonetic spellings following expressions and vocabulary increase your pronunciation, and precious bins and sidebars conceal cultural quirks and factoids.

  • Master the nuts and bolts of German grammar
  • Learn words that make you sound German-and be aware of what never to assert in German

Whether you are simply searching for a greeting along with "Guten tag" otherwise you are looking to develop into a foreign currency echange scholar, this more advantageous variation of German For Dummies promises what you want to study the language-as a lot as you love, as speedy as you like!

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Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age

By Douglas Rushkoff

The debate over even if the web is sweet or undesirable for us fills the airwaves and the blogosphere. yet for the entire warmth of declare and counter-claim, the argument is largely inappropriate: It’s the following; it’s far and wide. the genuine query is, will we direct expertise, or can we permit ourselves be directed by way of it and those that have mastered it? “Choose the former,” writes Rushkoff, “and you achieve entry to the keep watch over panel of civilization. decide on the latter, and it can be the final actual selection you get to make.”

In ten chapters, composed of ten “commands” followed by way of unique illustrations from comedian artist Leland Purvis, Rushkoff presents cyber fanatics and technophobes alike with the information to navigate this new universe.

In this lively, obtainable poetics of recent media, Rushkoff selections up the place Marshall McLuhan left off, assisting readers come to acknowledge programming because the new literacy of the electronic age––and as a template by which to determine past social conventions and tool buildings that experience vexed us for hundreds of years. it is a pleasant little ebook with a huge and actionable message.

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Save Your Life

By Sam Biser, Richard Schulze

This publication used to be create from interviews with the typical healer, Dr. Richard Schulze.

Dr. Richard Schulze earned his PhD from Dr. John Christopher's university of usual therapeutic as a tender guy after therapeutic himself of middle illness and a hand burned thoroughly with 4th measure burns.

From the 70s and during the 90s, he ran an underground health center and observed over 20,000 sufferers with the worst of the worst illnesses, from A-Z.

This guide is a compendium of his traditional therapeutic wisdom.

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Jacques Tourneur: The Cinema of Nightfall

By Chris Fujiwara

No less than 3 of director Jacques Tourneur's films--Cat humans, I Walked with a Zombie and The Leopard Man--are famous as horror classics. but his contributions to those movies are usually minimized by means of students, with lots of the credits going to the flicks' manufacturer, Val Lewton. an in depth exam of the director's complete physique of labor unearths that these components most obvious within the Tourneur-Lewton collaborations--the loss of monsters and the stylized use of prompt violence--are both obvious in Tourneur's movies prior to and after his paintings with Lewton. secret and sensuality have been hallmarks of his type, and he possessed a hugely inventive visible and aural variety. This insightful severe learn examines every one of Tourneur's motion pictures, in addition to his huge paintings on MGM shorts (1936-1942) and in tv. What emerges is facts of a hugely coherent directorial kind that runs all through Tourneur's works.

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Byzance: L'Empire Romain D'Orient

By Jean-Claude Cheynet

L'Empire romain d'Orient a vu le jour sur les rives du Bosphore, lorsque Constantin, greatest empereur chrétien, fonda los angeles Nouvelle Rome, Constantinople, plus tard appelée Byzance. Pendant un millénaire, marquant l. a. remarquable continuité de l'État romain, une civilisation brillante s'y est développée. Au carrefour de l'Europe et de l'Asie, et affirmant un exceptionnel esprit d'adaptation aux nouvelles stipulations stratégiques par des réformes permanentes, Byzance a influencé aussi bien ses voisins que ses héritiers, l. a. Grèce et les can pay balkaniques, l. a. Russie et les will pay slaves, les can pay du Caucase, los angeles Géorgie et l'Arménie. Elle a ainsi participé à los angeles formation de l'Europe moderne. En conservant un État qui, ailleurs, s'était décomposé, en transmettant le droit, à l'origine de los angeles renaissance des études juridiques en Occident, en maintenant tant bien que mal des kinfolk avec le monde méditerranéen chrétien et musulman. Mais surtout, malgré les crises, en forgeant un modèle politique, celui de los angeles monarchie chrétienne de droit divin. L'Empire byzantin a laissé un triple héritage, temporel, qui passa aux Turcs, spirituel, qui resta aux peuples orthodoxes, et intellectuel, dont profita surtout l'Occident. Politique, militaire, économique, religieuse, intellectuelle et artistique, c'est toute los angeles richesse de cet Empire que s'attache à présenter ici Jean-Claude Cheynet.

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The Unbeatable Boys' Book: How to be the Ultimate Champion

"The Unbeatable Boys' booklet" indicates boys in all places find out how to turn into the final word champion. it really is written by way of a qualified activities trainer. For the boy who likes to be the easiest at each game he attempts, this ebook comprises guidance and tips to support him imagine like a winner and accomplish champion prestige. It allows you to find out how to practice stunts from diverse activities - from athletics, biking, baseball and tennis to orienteering, triathlon and soccer. Be the simplest, beat the remaining!

This e-book exhibits: tips on how to spin a ball like a professional; the right way to burp louder than a motor vehicle horn; the right way to ideal a half-pipe; the way to throw a ball competently; the best way to excellent a racing dive; the best way to trainer your soccer crew; easy methods to turn into a world-record holder; how one can supply a winner's interview; how you can excellent a baton swap; the way to be the speediest pace skater; and, find out how to do the haka.

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The Big Book of Baby Names: Every Parent's Inspirational Guide to Naming Their New Child

Determining the identify of your baby is without doubt one of the most vital early judgements you may make as a father or mother. a few mom and dad are looking to decide upon a extra conventional identify, whereas others need a well known modern identify. Others want for a more odd identify that no different baby within the school room has, whereas an ever-increasing quantity are trying to find a reputation with specific which means – be it a Biblical identify, a reputation from Roman or Greek mythology, or perhaps one linked to a selected position, color or plant.

The checklist of necessities will be unending. fortunately the alternatives are unlimited too, as you will find from the 2 finished A-Z sections of boys’ and women’ names during this easy-to-use consultant. no matter what identify you're looking for, the massive ebook of child Names is the appropriate better half that can assist you on your job.

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Ever Yours: The Essential Letters

In addition to his many outstanding work and drawings, Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) left in the back of a desirable and voluminous physique of correspondence. This hugely obtainable booklet incorporates a huge collection of 265 letters, from a complete of 820 in lifestyles, that concentrate on Van Gogh’s relentless quest to discover his future, a seek that led him to develop into an artist; the shut bond along with his brother Theo; his fraught courting along with his father; his innate craving for popularity; and his nice love of artwork and literature. The correspondence not just bargains certain insights into Van Gogh’s complicated internal lifestyles, but additionally re-creates the area during which he lived and the creative avant-garde that was once taking carry in Paris.
The letters are observed by way of a common advent, ancient relations images, and reproductions of 87 genuine pages of letters that include sketches by way of Van Gogh. chosen from the significantly acclaimed 6-volume set of letters released by way of the Van Gogh Museum in 2009, Ever Yours is the basic booklet on Van Gogh’s letters, which each and every artwork and literature lover must personal.  

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