Rubbings of Ancient Maya Sculpture by Joan W. Patten (softcover color edition)
American Sculptor Joan W. Patten (1924-2005) lived and traveled extensively throughout Guatemala from 1965-1982. The... More > Guatemalan government granted Joan official, carte blanche permission to make molds, casts and replicas of ancient Preclassic (1500 BC-250 AD) and Classic (250-900 AD) Maya relief sculpture. Her replicas of Maya stelae currently stand in Guatemala’s Museo Nacional de Arqueología y Etnología, the National Zoo and at the Museo Popol Vuh gardens at Francisco Marroquín University. In addition to the replicas, she executed hundreds of rubbings in oils on colored fabric. With a sculptor’s touch and infinite patience, she rendered images onto cloth that are remarkably sharp in detail and line. The rubbings include images that preserve an abundance of information about Maya sculptural traditions, iconography, hieroglyphic writing, mythology and history.< Less
This book tries to show beginning biology majors
how mathematics, computer science and biology can
be usefully and pleasurably intertwined.
After the necessary start up costs to develop... More > some
essential calculus tools, we use a few select models to illustrate how these three fields influence each other in interesting and useful ways. Indeed, we believe that the three must be considered as part of a larger whole and that the use of these ideas is perhaps best described as an emergent phenomena! And we must always be careful to make sure our use of mathematics gives us insight. This fourth edition again adds a bit more biology and polishes the mathematical and numerical discussions. In addition,more exercises have been added and additional typographical errors have been found and corrected.< Less
An illustrated technical guide to the Boeing 737 aircraft. Containing extensive explanatory notes, facts, tips and points of interest on all aspects of this hugely successful airliner and showing its... More > technical evolution from its early design in the 1960s through to the latest advances in the re-engined MAX.
The book provides detailed descriptions of systems, internal and external components, their locations and functions, together with pilots’ notes a detailed guide to airtesting and technical specifications. It is illustrated with over 500 black & white photographs, diagrams and schematics.
Chris Brady has written this book after many years developing the highly successful and informative Boeing 737 Technical Site, known throughout the world by pilots, trainers and engineers as the most authoritative open source of information freely available about the 737.
THIS IS THE POCKET B&W VERSION. FOR FULL COLOUR, FULL SIZE, HARDBACK OR EPUB VERSIONS PLEASE SEE OTHER LISTINGS.< Less
"What You Wish You Knew About Men" is one of a kind guide to understanding men and finding out how your actions, behavior, and beliefs make your relationships work or fail with the men you... More > meet.
From learning how to become a more attractive woman and meeting more quality men today, making the most out of your dating life, building fulfilling relationships and avoiding mistakes with men, to learning how to handle break-ups, deal with jealousy, possessiveness and many other typical problems - this fascinating guide will lead you through all of the above and much more by teaching you proven to be effective strategies that you can use to turn your dating life around.
Get an invaluable, bluntly honest insight into the reasons behind some of the most typical behaviors of men and how you can use that knowledge to your advantage.
Don't date another guy before you read this guide!
To find out more about this book, visit www.PracticalHappiness.com< Less