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June
The Science of Pranayama - Sivananda SaraswatiPranayama is an important Anga in Ashtanga Yoga.It is equally necessary for all in their daily life, for good health, success and prosperity in every walk of life.How it is so, is explained in the book. The science of relaxation is a very valuable gift for the readers and would benefit all. The book has photographs of the various pranayama posture
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June
Extraordinary Relationships - Roberta M. GilbertRelationships—how people who are important to each other interact—may be the most important area for human understanding today. They are of prime importance in determining our quality of life and even health. They have a huge impact on productivity and efficiency in the workplace. They start and stop wars between nations. "Extraordinary Relationships", based upon the observations and theory developed by Dr. Murray Bowen, shows us how emotions affect relationships and how to work on our own part of any relationship—the only part we have the power to change. Through this work, the relationship
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June
The Glass House: The Life of Theodore Roethke - Allan SeagerThe first detailed biography of this renowned American poet
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June
On Combat: The Psychology and Physiology of Deadly Conflict in War and in Peace - Dave Grossman, Loren W. Christensen, Gavin de BeckerOn Combat looks at what happens to the human body under the stresses of deadly battle ? the impact on the nervous system, heart, breathing, visual and auditory perception, memory - then discusses new research findings as to what measures warriors can take to prevent such debilitations so they can stay in the fight, survive, and win. A brief, but insightful look at history shows the evolution of combat, the development of the physical and psychological leverage that enables humans to kill other humans, followed by an objective examination of domestic violence in America. The authors reveal the
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June
How to Prepare for the SAT II Biology E/M - Maurice BleifeldIntensive preparation for the SAT II Biology E/M test includes a mini-diagnostic test and four full-length practice tests, all with answers and explanations. Two of the practice tests include core questions in general biology plus questions specifically relating to Biology E (Ecology). The other two tests include core questions and questions relating specifically to Biology M (Molecular Biology). An extensive subject review covers all test topics. They include: the cell and molecular biology; disease and the body's protective mechanisms; reproduction in lower organisms, plants, and animals;
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June
Learn Multimedia Management - Carol JavesCarol Javes is an experienced librarian and library educator, who teaches the use, maintenance and management of audiovisual hardware and software and the wide array of other equipment found in libraries. She combines a sound understanding of her subject with practical guidance about what non-technicians need to know and be able to do in a school or library setting. TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1. Multimedia Equipment 2. Occupational Health And Safety 3. Audio Systems 4. Projection Systems 5. Video Projection Systems 6. Projection Screens 7. Computers, Peripherals and Other Equipment 8.
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June
State and Local Politics: The Great Entanglement - Robert S. LorchAn accurate, comprehensive and fun-to-read picture of state and local government politics. This book is unique in its informal and entertaining writing style. It covers the fundamentals that the 50 states have in common, while recognizing and accounting for the multitude of differences. Though entirely fictional, the conversations in the book are based on actual conversations or on data acquired in other ways. This book examines how the mass media covers state and local governments, explores why federal power has grown, discusses whether the election system dictates election outcomes, provides an
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June
Zapata and the Mexican Revolution - John WomackOriginal publication and copyright date: 1968.
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June
Relativity for the Questioning Mind - Daniel F. StyerTo those of us who are not mathematicians or physicists, Einstein’s theory of relativity often seems incomprehensible, exotic, and of little real-world use. None of this is true. Daniel F. Styer’s introduction to the topic not only shows us why these beliefs are mistaken but also shines a bright light on the subject so that any curious-minded person with an understanding of algebra and geometry can both grasp and apply the theory. Styer starts off slowly and proceeds carefully, explaining the concepts undergirding relativity in language comprehensible to nonscientists yet precise and accurate
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June
Man and the Natural World: Changing Attitudes in England 1500-1800 - Keith ThomasThroughout the ages man has struggled with his perceived place in the natural world. The idea of humans cultivating the Earth to suit specific needs is one of the greatest points of contention in this struggle. For how would have civilization progressed, if not by the clearance of the forests, the cultivation of the soil, and the conservation of wild landscape into human settlement? Yet what of the healing powers of unexploited nature, its long-term importance in the perpetuation of human civilization, and the inherent beauty of wild scenery? At no time were these questions addressed as pointedly