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Ayurveda. La scienza della pienezza della vita. Un antico insegnamento sulla medicina - Ernesto IannacconeErnesto Iannaccone, che opera da anni nel campo della medicina ayurvedica, presenta un'antologia da due grandi trattati ayurvedici dell'antichità, la Charaka Samhita e l'Ashtanga Hridaya. Queste due opere racchiudono l'essenza della dottrina ayurvedica e costituiscono, oggi come in passato, il punto di riferimento indispensabile per quanti intraprendono lo studio dell'Ayurveda per fini professionali o per cultura personale.
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Exploring Language Structure: A Student's Guide - Thomas E. PayneDesigned for those beginning to study linguistics, this is a lively introduction to two key aspects of the structure of language: syntax (the structure of sentences) and morphology (the structure of words). It shows students in a step-by-step fashion how to analyze the syntax and morphology of any language, by clearly describing the basic methods and techniques, and providing almost 100 practical exercises based on data from a rich variety of the world's languages. Written in an engaging style and complete with a comprehensive glossary, Exploring Language Structure explains linguistic concepts by
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April
Fundamentals of Physics, Part 5, Chapters 39-45 - David Halliday, Robert Resnick, Jearl WalkerPart 5 of the fifth edition of this introduction to physics. This text addresses the issue of building bridges of reason, so that students may move from qualitative understanding of any given physics concept to making decisions about how to solve a problem involving that concept.
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Making Australian Foreign Policy - Allan Gyngell, Michael WesleyOutlining practical and theoretical approaches in the making of Australian foreign policy, this text analyzes the processes, structures and calculations involved in policy initiation in an increasingly tense and dangerous international environment. Revealing changes caused by the impact of the various manifestations of globalization, this book is essential for students of Australian foreign policy. It will also be of interest to anyone concerned with foreign policy, diplomacy and international relations.
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The Oxford Illustrated History of Opera - Roger ParkerIn its lavish amalgam of theatrical and musical resources, its flamboyant charm, its extravagant appeal to the heart and the mind, and its seemingly inexhaustible power to move and astonish us, opera is clearly the most spectacular of all the arts. Now, in this beautifully illustrated, oversized volume--boasting over 250 pictures, 30 in full color--eleven leading authorities chronicle the full sweep of this stunning musical genre, ranging from the earliest known works to such recent experimental efforts as Robert Wilson and Philip Glass's Einstein on the Beach. The contributors--including such
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Who Owns Antiquity?: Museums and the Battle Over Our Ancient Heritage - James CunoWhether antiquities should be returned to the countries where they were found is one of the most urgent and controversial issues in the art world today, and it has pitted museums, private collectors, and dealers against source countries, archaeologists, and academics. Maintaining that the acquisition of undocumented antiquities by museums encourages the looting of archaeological sites, countries such as Italy, Greece, Egypt, Turkey, and China have claimed ancient artifacts as state property, called for their return from museums around the world, and passed laws against their future export. But in
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Alfred's Basic Piano Course Lesson Book, Bk 2 - Willard A. PalmerThis easy step-by-step method emphasizes correct playing habits and note reading through interval recognition. Lesson Book 2 continues where Level 1B finishes. This book introduces dotted half notes and dotted quarter notes, plus intervals of 6ths, 7ths and octaves. Teaches greater movement of the hands, including crossing two over one and scalework. Students will also learn more about triads, primary chords, and blocked and broken chords. Songs Include: 18th Century Dance * Alouette * Blue Scales * Calypso Carnival * The Can-Can * Cockles and Mussels * The Galway Piper * Get Away! * Got Lotsa
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Women and Gender: A Feminist Psychology - Mary Crawford, Rhoda UngerThis best-selling text is intended for undergraduate courses in Psychology of Women, Sex and Gender, or Sex Roles offered by Psychology departments. Known for its engaging, never oversimplified style, Women and Gender features an integrated thematic organization throughout the book that is synthesized in its final chapter. The authors, well-known, active scholars in the field, take a feminist point of view, advocating basic equality of women and men socially, economically, and politically, while objectively reporting research findings.
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Multivariable Calculus - William L. Briggs, Lyle CochranDrawing on their decades of teaching experience, William Briggs and Lyle Cochran have created a calculus text that carries the teacher's voice beyond the classroom. That voice-evident in the narrative, the figures, and the questions interspersed in the narrative-is a master teacher leading readers to deeper levels of understanding. The authors appeal to readers' geometric intuition to introduce fundamental concepts and lay the foundation for the more rigorous development that follows. Comprehensive exercise sets have received praise for their creativity, quality, and scope. Note: This is the
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Dos Mundos: En Breve: Comunicacion y Comunidad - Tracy D. Terrell, Magdalena Andrade, Elías Miguel Muñoz, Jeanne EgasseDos mundos made its name as a pioneer in Beginning Spanish, and has maintained its spirit of innovation through many successful editions: today, it continues to be one of the best-selling beginning Spanish language textbooks in the nation. Based on the communicative approach, Dos mundos stresses the use of engaging activities in a natural and spontaneous classroom atmosphere. In this research-based approach to learning language, the development of communicative language skills is the central goal, with formal grammar presentation and practice at the service of communication.