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The Call: Finding and Fulfilling the Central Purpose of Your Life - Os Guinness"The Call" continues to stand as a classic, reflective work on life's purpose. Best-selling author Os Guinness goes beyond our surface understanding of God's call and addresses the fact that God has a specific calling for our individual lives. "Why am I here? What is God's call in my life? How do I fit God's call with my own individuality? How should God's calling affect my career, my plans for the future, my concepts of success?" Guinness now helps the reader discover answers to these questions, and more, through a corresponding workbook - perfect for individual or group study. According to
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Fooling with Words: A Celebration of Poets and Their Craft - Bill MoyersA Celebration of Poets and Their CraftColeman Barks Lorna Dee Cervantes Mark Doty Deborah Garrison Jane Hirshfield Stanley Kunitz Kurtis Lamkin Shirley Geok-Lin Lim Paul Muldoon Marge Piercy Robert Pinsky
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Nineteenth Century European Art - Petra ten-Doesschate ChuThis refreshingly direct study addresses 19th-century European art along with the forces that informed it. After introducing historical events and cultural and artistic trends from about 1760 that would exert their influence well into the new century, author Petra ten-Doesschate Chu discusses the advent of Modernism and its many interpretations. She considers the changing relationship between artist and audience; evolving attitudes toward the depiction of nature; and the confrontation of European artists with non-Western art due to expanding trade and travel. An impressive 550 illustrations -- 200
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Creative Writing: Four Genres in Brief - David   StarkeyHow can students with widely varied levels of literary experience learn to write poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and drama — over the course of only one semester? In Creative Writing: Four Genres in Brief, David Starkey offers some solutions to the challenges of teaching the introductory creative writing course: (1) concise, accessible instruction in literary basics; (2) short models of literature to analyze, admire and emulate; (3) inventive and imaginative assignments that inspire and motivate.
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A History of US: Book 8: An Age of Extremes 1880-1917 - Joy HakimFor the captains of industry, men like Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, J. P. Morgan, and Henry Ford, the Gilded Age was a time of big money. Technology boomed with the invention of trains, telephones, electric lights, harvesters, vacuum cleaners, and more. But for millions of immigrant workers, it was a time of big struggles, with adults and children alike working 12 to 14 hours a day under extreme, dangerous conditions. The disparity between the rich and the poor was dismaying, which prompted some people to action. In An Age of Extremes , you ll meet Mother Jones, Ida Tarbell, Big Bill
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Restaurant Financial Management Basics - Raymond S. Schmidgall, David K. Hayes, Jack D. NinemeierOne of the keys to a successful restaurant business is strong financial management. This volume in the Wiley Restaurant Basics Series provides restaurateurs with the tools necessary to manage their food-based operation by explaining basic accounting principles such as pricing, budgeting, cost control, payroll, and cash flow.
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On the Genealogy of Morals - Friedrich Nietzsche, Douglas SmithOn the Genealogy of Morals (1887) is a book about the history of ethics and about interpretation. Nietzsche rewrites the former as a history of cruelty, exposing the central values of the Judaeo-Christian and liberal traditions - compassion, equality, justice - as the product of a brutal process of conditioning designed to domesticate the animal vitality of earlier cultures. The result is a book which raises profoundly disquieting issues about the violence of both ethics and interpretation. Nietzsche questions moral certainties by showing that religion and science have no claim to absolute truth,
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The Key Poses of Hatha Yoga: Your Guide to Functional Anatomy in Yoga - Ray Long, Chris MacivorThis is the second volume in the Scientific Keys Series from Bandha Yoga. The Key Poses of Hatha Yoga by Ray Long MD FRCSC is a learning tool for fully understanding the muscular anatomy of Hatha Yoga and integrating this knowledge with experience of the poses. Synergistic muscles that contract during a posture are clearly shown in varying shades of blue based on how strong their action is during the pose. Antagonistic muscles which relax during the posture are shown in varying shades of red. In the text Dr. Long suggests we use a particular muscle as a focus during practice so that naming it and
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Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry - David SempleThe Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry is a new book directed at medical students, doctors coming to psychiatry for the first time, psychiatric trainees, and other professionals who may have to deal with patients with psychiatric problems. It is written by a group of experienced, middle-grade psychiatrists and is designed to provide easy access to the information required by psychiatry trainees on the wards or on-call. It closely follows the familiar format of the other Oxford Handbooks, and provides coverage that is comprehensive, evidence based and practical. The content of the handbook is written in
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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.