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January
The Celtic Knotwork - Iain Bain"This is the most comprehensive work on this subject. Covers the history of Celtic knot art, complete with illustrations of original stone work. Easy-to-follow layouts are easy to copy for one's own enjoyment....a source of inspiration."—The Irish Family Names Society. "Iain Bain has admirably succeeded."—The Irish Herald. 136 pages (8 in color), 528 b/w illus., 6 1/2 X 9 1/4.
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January
Basic Notions of Condensed Matter Physics - Philip W. AndersonBasic Notions of Condensed Matter Physics is a clear introduction to some of the most significant concepts in the physics of condensed matter. The general principles of many-body physics and perturbation theory are emphasised, providing supportive mathematical structure. This is an expansion and restatement of the second half of Nobel Laureate Philip Anderson’s classic Concepts in Solids.
11
January
The Metamorphosis and Other Stories - Franz Kafka, Jason Baker, Donna FreedThe Metamorphosis and Other Stories, by Franz Kafka, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics: All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls together a constellation of influences—biographical, historical, and literary—to
09
January
Writing and Analysis Workbook to Accompany The Complete Musician: Workbook 1 - Steven G. LaitzFeatures of Workbook 1: Writing and Analysis * Accompanied by a CD (packaged FREE with workbook) containing high-quality MP3 recordings of nearly all the music in the workbook (performances range from solo piano to full orchestra) * Presents a variety of written and analytical activities including figured bass, melody harmonization, model composition, and analysis * Includes more-focused and shorter assignments (each chapter is organized into discrete assignments, usually four assignments per chapter) * Contains carefully graduated exercises, ranging from basic, introductory tasks, to more active
09
January
The European Union: How does it work? - Elizabeth Bomberg, John Peterson, Alexander StubbThe edition of this introductory text de-mystifies the European Union's structures and operation. Blending scholarly expertise and practitioners' experience, the authors introduce and analyse the EU's key actors, processes and developments.
09
January
Hydrology and Hydraulic Systems - Ram S. GuptaComprehensive and up-to-date, this newly revised Third Edition extends the tradition of excellence established in earlier volumes. With its broad selection of subject material, abundant illustrations, and ample example problems, Hydrology and Hydraulic Systems offers students an outstanding, authoritative treatment of the quantitative elements involved in the development of water resources. The Third Edition features a major revision of all hydraulic-related material. The principles of hydraulics and the basic concepts underlying the application of those principles have been included in a new
09
January
AAEVT's Equine Manual for Veterinary Technicians - Deborah Reeder, Sheri Miller, Deeann Wilfong, Midge Leitch, Dana Zimmel"AAEVT's Equine Manual for Veterinary Technicians" offers a compendium of information on the care and treatment of horses for equine veterinary technicians. Highly accessible and easy to use, the book builds on the basics of equine care to provide a complete reference for equine nursing and technical skills. "AAEVT's Equine Manual for Veterinary Technicians" is an invaluable guide for qualified equine veterinary technicians and assistants, particularly those earning their equine certification, vet tech students, and equine practices.
09
January
Bridgman's Life Drawing - George B. BridgmanLife Drawing is not so much a unique system of drawing the human form as it is a new way of conceptualizing it. To draw the figure, the artist must "have an idea of what the figure to be drawn is doing" — he must "sense the nature and condition of the action, or inaction." In this book, Mr. Bridgman, who for nearly 50 years lectured and taught at the Art Students League of New York, explains in non-technical terms and illustrations in hundreds of finely rendered anatomical drawings how best to find the vitalizing forces in human forms and how best to realize them in drawing. Mr. Bridgman begins by
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January
Medicine River - Thomas KingWhen Will returns to Medicine River, he thinks he is simply attending his mother's funeral. He doesn't count on Harlen Bigbear and his unique brand of community planning. Harlen tries to sell Will on the idea of returning to Medicine River to open shop as the town's only Native photographer. Somehow, that's exactly what happens. Through Will's gentle and humorous narrative, we come to know Medicine River, a small Albertan town bordering a Blackfoot reserve. And we meet its people: the basketball team; Louise Heavyman and her daughter, South Wing; Martha Oldcrow, the marriage doctor; Joe Bigbear,