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The Essentials of Living Aboard a Boat: The Definitive Guide for Liveaboards - Mark NicholasThe Essentials of Living Aboard a Boatspeaks to dreamers and explorers alike, presenting information about this wonderful and rewarding lifestyle. Mark Nicholas has combined his experience of life aboard with the advice of other liveaboards, marina owners, technicians, boat manufacturers, and advocates in order to detail the challenges and offer real advice for success. This lifestyle, typically thought to be out of reach or for other people, is now available to all who dream. Essentials explains, among other things, how to: Figure out your needs Choose the right boat Buy your boat Choose the
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Graphic Design Basics (with Premium Web Site Printed Access Card) - Amy E. ArntsonGRAPHIC DESIGN BASICS combines design principles, history, and current technology to present students a comprehensive introduction to the field of graphic design. Keeping pace with rapid changes in the field of design, while maintaining a consistently high academic quality, the text emphasizes design structure, visual perception and digital design, with a wide range of visuals from throughout design history, as well as the latest contemporary illustrations. Each chapter provides assignments with student sample solutions and critique sections to help students apply the concepts and assess their
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Interpreting Art: Reflecting, Wondering, and Responding - Terry BarrettInterpreting Art: Reflecting, Wondering, and Responding introduces readers to the varied methodologies of art interpretation without unnecessary jargon, presenting difficult and complex issues in an understandable way for beginning students without alienating more sophisticated readers.
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NOAA Diving Manual: Diving for Science and Technology - James T. JoinerThe NOAA Diving Program, which is recognized as one of the leading authorities on scientific diving and undersea technology, will soon release its revised, Fourth Edition of the NOAA Diving Manual. The manual contains the basic through advanced applied diving technologies needed to carry out scientific investigations and various tasks of the working diver. It is written in a non-technical style so it will be informative to all who are interested in safe diving techniques. More than 100 authors and reviewers, selected from a diverse spectrum of experts in recreational, commercial, military,
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Bad Science - Ben GoldacreFull of spleen, this is a hilarious, invigorating and informative journey through the world of Bad Science. When Dr Ben Goldacre saw someone on daytime TV dipping her feet in an 'Aqua Detox' footbath, releasing her toxins into the water, turning it brown, he thought he'd try the same at home. 'Like some kind of Johnny Ball cum Witchfinder General', using his girlfriend's Barbie doll, he gently passed an electrical current through the warm salt water. It turned brown. In his words: 'before my very eyes, the world's first Detox Barbie was sat, with her feet in a pool of brown sludge, purged of a
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Java in a Nutshell - David FlanaganWith more than 700,000 copies sold to date, "Java in a Nutshell" from O'Reilly is clearly the favorite resource amongst the legion of developers and programmers using Java technology. And now, with the release of the 5.0 version of Java, O'Reilly has given the book that defined the "in a Nutshell" category another impressive tune-up. In this latest revision, readers will find "Java in a Nutshell," 5th Edition, does more than just cover the extensive changes implicit in 5.0, the newest version of Java. It's undergone a complete makeover--in scope, size, and type of coverage--in order to more
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March
Renegade Women: Gender, Identity, and Boundaries in the Early Modern Mediterranean - Eric DurstelerThis book uses the stories of early modern women in the Mediterranean who left their birthplaces, families, and religions to reveal the complex space women of the period occupied socially and politically. In the narrow sense, the word "renegade" as used in the early modern Mediterranean referred to a Christian who had abandoned his or her religion to become a Muslim. With Renegade Women, Eric R Dursteler deftly redefines and broadens the term to include anyone who crossed the era's and region's religious, political, social, and gender boundaries. Drawing on archival research, he relates three
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The Idea of a Christian College - Arthur F. HolmesThis revised edition of a classic text provides a concise case for the role of the Christian college and its distinctive mission and contribution. Holmes has extensively revised several chapters and included two new chapters: Liberal Arts as Career Preparation and The Marks of an Educated Person.
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Beginning Syntax - Linda ThomasThis is an elementary introduction to syntactic analysis. Assuming no prior knowledge of the subject whatsoever, it is intended for students who are encountering such analysis for the first time. For those embarking on a longer term study of syntax, this will be a valuable and quickly assimilated foundation course. For students who will need to use syntax as a basic descriptive tool - such as trainee teachers, speech therapists or students of literacy style - the book provides a framework for their analysis and practice in its use. The book begins by looking at the use of generalizations in
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Lecture Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy - Edward E. Prather, Jeff Adams, Tim SlaterFunded by the National Science Foundation, Lecture-Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy is designed to help make large lecture-format courses more interactive with easy-to-implement student activities that can be integrated into existing course structures. The Second Edition of the Lecture-Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy contains nine new activities that focus on planetary science, system related topics, and the interactions of Light and matter. These new activities have been created using the same rigorous class-test development process that was used for the highly successful first edition.