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April
Early Medieval Art - Lawrence NeesIn the first millennium, a rich and distinctive artistic tradition emerged in Europe. Early Medieval Art explores this tradition and tracks its development from c. 300 AD through c. 1000 AD, revealing forms of artistic expression ranging from brilliant illuminated manuscripts to decorative chairs, rich embroidery, and precious metalwork. Nees explores issues of artist patronage, craftsmanship, holy men and women, monasteries, secular courts, and the expressive and educational roles of artistic creation. Instead of treating early Christian art in the late Roman tradition and the arts of the newly
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April
The Politics of Race in Canada: Readings in Historical Perspectives, Contemporary Realities, and Future Possibilities - Maria Wallis, Augie FlerasThe Politics of Race in Canada is a collection of readings for both one-semester and full-year sociology of race & ethnicity courses dealing with the history and future of race in Canada. The aim of this text is to introduce students to the important scholarship on this topic and help them to analyse and think about its history and its application to contemporary related issues.
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April
The Medieval Spains - Bernard F. ReillyThis book traces the political evolution of the lberian peninsula from a collection of late Roman imperial provinces to the Spanish and Portuguese monarchies of the fifteeth century. That evolution is explained initially as a product of the interaction of the geography of Iberia and the successive invasions of it by the Visigoths in the fifth and sixth centuries and the Muslim invasion of the eighth century. The character of the Muslim organization of peninsular society is discussed and its failure to achieve a stable political order is assessed. The rival cultures of Iberia came increasingly
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April
My Parrot, My Friend: An Owner's Guide to Parrot Behavior - Bonnie Munro Doane, Thomas QualkinbushMy Parrot, My Friend is a straightforward book that addresses a growing need for parrot owners and their birds. When difficulties develop in the home, or a clash in avian and human natures makes for unhappy birds and angry owners, many times the sad consequence is painful termination of what could have been a long-term, joyful relationship. Happily, there is an effective remedy and it lies in a program of behavior modification. That program is fully detailed in this well-written, wonderfully detailed text. In addition, the text helps readers to find the right bird so problems can be sidestepped
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April
The Early Church - Henry ChadwickExamines the beginning of the Christian movement during the first centuries AD, and the explosive force of its expansion throughout the Roman world.
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April
Simple Spanish - Eileen Mc AreeHere is the perfect book to get you started on your way to speaking Spanish! This inexpensive, easy to use book presents five basic themes of Spanish vocabulary: Colors, Numbers, Shapes, Animals, Our Neighborhood and Basic Conversation. Each word or phrase is presented with an pronunciation guide. Charming illustrations accompany each new vocabulary word or phrase. Simple Spanish belongs at the fingertips of anyone who wants to begin teaching or learning the Spanish language!
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April
Thai Massage: A Traditional Medical Technique - Richard GoldThis practical and highly illustrated introduction to the principles and techniques of Thai massage discusses the theories of Thai medicine and its Chinese and Ayurvedic influences. It offers clear and easy-to-follow descriptions for all Thai massage techniques accompanied by full color photographs and drawings, with arrows to indicate direction of movement. Basic explanations describe how massage therapists can use elements of these techniques and apply them immediately in their own practice. The book includes a DVD with 45 minutes of video showing techniques and routines in real time, to
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April
Delmar's Mini Guide to Pediatric Drugs - George R. SprattoAll the information you need, right at your fingertips! Quick access to essential drug information for pediatric patients is available with the portable, pocket-sized Delmar's MINI GUIDE TO PEDIATRIC DRUGS. Benefits: * Provides the essential, basic drug information that is commonly used but rarely memorized. * Includes approximately 200 of the most commonly used drugs, organized alphabetically A - Z. * Includes basic information such as medication administration, dosage calculation formulas, conversion charts and common lab values. * Part of a series of three Mini Drug Guides: Pediatric,
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April
Disenchantment: George Steiner & the Meaning of Western Culture After Auschwitz - Catherine D. ChatterleyGeorge Steiner has enjoyed international acclaim as a distinguished cultural critic for many years. The son of central European Jews, he was born in France, fled from the Nazis to New York in 1940, and became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1944. Through his many books, voluminous literary criticism, and book review articles published in the New Yorker, the Times Literary Supplement, and the Guardian, Steiner has played a major role in introducing the works of prominent continental writers and thinkers to readers in North America and Great Britain. Having escaped the Nazis as a child, Steiner vowed
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April
Psychoanalytic Case Formulation - Nancy McWilliamsWhat kinds of questions do experienced therapists ask themselves when facing a new client? How can clinical expertise be taught? From the author of the landmark Psychoanalytic Diagnosis, this book takes clinicians step-by- step through developing an understanding of each client's unique psychology and using this information to guide and inform treatment decisions. McWilliams shows that while seasoned practitioners rely upon established diagnostic categories for record-keeping and insurance purposes, their actual clinical concepts and practices reflect more inferential, subjective, and intuitive