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Viticulture - An introduction to commercial grape growing for wine production By Stephen Skelton MW
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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GROWING VINES IN 123 PAGES. This book is a basic introduction to growing grapes and aimed at the serious student in the wine trade, WSET Diploma student or Master of Wine... More > candidate. It is also very useful for those thinking of setting up vineyards as it answers a lot of the basic questions. Has sold over 3,500 copies now and received LOTS of emails saying how helpful it has been. "Couldn't have become an MW without your book" was the latest endorsement!< Less
Professional Helicopter Pilot Studies - JAA BW By Phil Croucher
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Based on the author's EASA approved ATPL(H) modular distance learning course, this book provides all the material required for the EASA exams, including the PPL(H), CPL(H) and ATPL(H), plus a few... More > extras, like the Instrument Rating. The book has been specially designed for the needs of professional or military pilots seeking to gain an alternative licence, but newcomers to the industry can use it, too, since it assumes no previous knowledge.< Less
The Electroherbalism Frequency Lists By Brian McInturff
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The Electroherbalism Frequency Lists, Third Edition, contains frequencies that people use for electrotherapy instruments such as EMEMs, Rife machines, Rife-Bare devices, function generator pad... More > devices, Hulda Clark function generators, Tesla therapy devices, and other alternative bioelectronic instruments. This compilation includes the Consolidated Annotated Frequency List and the Non-Consolidated Frequency List, also known as the CAFL and NCFL, and the newly revised CAFL Cross Reference List (CAFL XREF) as well as the chapters "Introduction to Alternative Bioelectronic Therapy Devices," "Electrical and Frequency Effects on Pathogens," and James Bare's "Understanding Our Frequencies Through Harmonic Associations." The Electroherbalism frequency lists are some of the most-used references for frequency researchers the world over.< Less
Farming Bamboo By Daphne Lewis, Dr. Carol Miles, Heiko Miles
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"Farming Bamboo" tells farmers and gardeners in the Pacific Northwest what they need to know to raise bamboo as a farm crop. The bamboo is farmed in order to sell bamboo shoots for food and... More > poles for wood. The botany of bamboo is described for a background to making decisions about caring for the bamboo. An encyclopedia describes 27 species of the genus Phyllostachys.< Less
The Taskmasters By okechukwu jones Asuzu
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The project offers considered reasons why there is political leadership failure in Nigeria at a huge national and international cost to humanity.Simply, its supply base: largely Northern Nigeria and... More > her Southern Nigeria collaborators, is not good enough. Find out the why!< Less
Keeping a Few Free Range Pigs By Lee McCosker
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This book is a plain english guide to raising a few pigs outdoors in Australia. Free Range Pig farming is becoming very popular as people discover how easy it is to incorporate pigs into a... More > sustainable farming system for the benefit of their land, animal welfare and the wholesome pork such conditions will produce. Lee McCosker has been farming free range pigs for over fifteen years on a commercial scale and during that time she has always shared her experiences with others in an effort to promote free range farms. Many of the enquiries have come from people just wishing to keep a few pigs for the freezer or just for their own enjoyment and not on a large scale. The questions people ask are very similar so Lee has put together a collection of questions and answers that will bring together all aspects of buying, growing, housing and breeding pigs along with tips on producing the best tasting pork ever.< Less
Critical Thinking and Intelligence Analysis By David T. Moore
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This National Defense Intelligence College publication defines critical thinking in the context of intelligence analysis, explains how it influences the entire intelligence process, explores how it... More > toughens the art of intelligence analysis, suggests how it may be taught, and deduces how analysts can be persuaded to adopt this habit. "David Moore has added his powerful voice to those calling for America's intelligence analysts to be more self-conscious about their methods and more venturesome in applying more formal methods." - Gregory F. Treverton, Rand Corp. "...a valuable initiative on behalf of the Intelligence Community" - Francis J. Hughes, National Defense Intelligence College.< Less
The Nankin Bantam By Mark Fields
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Diminutive in size but large in spirit, for over 150 years the Nankin bantam has been poised on the brink of extinction. To many, it may seem remarkable that this rare and ancient fowl still exists... More > at all. But those few committed stewards who have cared for the breed through the ages have known first-hand that the stranger contemplation is that the breed ever became rare at all. Just as rare as the Nankin bantam itself are modern scholarly works on poultry breeds. Mark Fields has included in this book all available current and historic information, allowing the reader to trace the Nankin bantam’s course through time and events. This book represents the most complete compilation of information ever amassed for this wonderful and ancient breed of chicken. Learn about the history of the breed’s name, its historic uses, and its arrival to the United States, as well as the fine points of breeding and identifying purebred Nankins.< Less
Free Range Pig Farming - Starting Out in Pastured Pigs By Lee McCosker
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This introductory level book covers all aspects of raising pigs outdoors on pasture for the serious small producer. An invaluable resource for anyone contemplating, or new to free range pig farming.... More > Feeding, breeding, farrowing, weaning, herding and marketing free range pigs are discussed from the small producers point of view. Tips for a safe, harmonious and profitable free range piggery that can only come from hands on experience. Pastured pig production encompasses animal husbandry and management skills as well as the care of the environment in which we farm. This book brings them all together with guides for a safe and sustainable free range farm to help you avoid the pitfalls of starting out on a pasture based pig business venture.< Less
PRISM Teams By Kathleen Harman
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In PRISM Teams, Kathleen Harman shares her approach for coaching teams to high performance and self-management. Written expressly for coaches, PRISM Teams offers techniques to: -Start up teams in a... More > way that greatly shortens the storming phase - Develop a group of individuals into a Team Entity that rocks - Work through team conflicts - Facilitate team decision making - Effectively use team activities based on the team personality - Regularly review and celebrate the team's achievements, leading to constant improvement - Successfully close out the team, resulting in exponential team effectiveness within the company Filled with real-life examples, this book can be used by novice and experienced team coaches to energize their coaching approach. Whether you are fully trained in the ICF Coaching Competencies or have simply been given a team to coach with little prior experience, PRISM Teams will give you a whole new perspective on helping your teams achieve greatness.< Less
The Excellence Engine Tool Kit By Chester D. Rowe, Stephen M. Davis
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This revised workbook introduces new tools and software that support the Cause Road Map© . The Cause Road Map© is a multi-function event cause investigation tool that provides a structured... More > approach to finding the underlying causes for events. It will provide a comprehensive taxonomy for EVERY cause investigation including root cause, apparent cause, equipment cause, and common cause. This workbook guides the reader through the use of various investigation analysis and event modeling tools, including the Excellence Engine’s Cause Road Map©. Following the discussion on various investigation and modeling tools, the authors show why integrating multiple tools with the Cause Road Map© is necessary to reveal latent causal factors. This revised workbook also includes discussions on many other topics key to the success event investigations.< Less
The Elements of Subtitles, Third Edition: A Practical Guide to the Art of Dialogue, Character, Context, Tone and Style in Film and Television Subtitling By D Bannon
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Good subtitles don't just transfer words from one language to another. They are as funny, scary, witty and compelling as the original. The Elements of Subtitles is a practical guide on how to get... More > subtitling right. Translators working from any language into English will learn how to write vibrant dialogue, develop character profiles, find dramatic and comic equivalents, use dialect and slang, avoid common mistakes and understand tone, style and context in film. Filled with examples from screenplays across the globe, this is an indispensable reference on the nuts and bolts of creating accurate and exciting subtitles. Since its publication, The Elements of Subtitles has become a primary resource for film translation. Fully updated with revisions, an index and new content for the third edition, "The Elements of Subtitles is a must for anyone who wants to get into the world of translation," (Midwest Book Review) and "The definitive guide for all working subtitle translators." (Tom Larsen, YA Entertainment)< Less
American Celebration By Erin Lale
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Thoroughly researched, American Celebration analyzes and discusses the various components of holidays, festivals, and celebrations. Why do brides wear white? Why do new fathers pass out cigars?... More > These, and many more questions are answered in depth and detail. Learn how our modern holidays evolved from their predecessors, and why they were originally celebrated. Learn the origins of many common holidays and their symbols.< Less
New a, c & e Series Installation and operation instructions (81337-10) - ENGLISH (EN) By Raymarine UK Limited
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Installation and operation instructions for Raymarine a65, a67, a68, a75, a78, e7, e7D, c95, c97, c125, c127, e95, e97, e125, e127, and e165 multifunction displays (New a Series, New c Series, New e... More > Series). Covers LightHouse 2, software release version 10.< Less
Blue Water Cruising Club 2014 Yearbook By Paul Haven
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2014 Yearbook for the Blue Water Cruising Club including membership and calendar.
Toward The One By SHIMSHAI
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Play along with Shimshai on his 2nd studio album 'Toward the One' complete with music, guitar chords, and lyrics.
Brant's Little Book of Trivia By Brant Entrekin
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13-year-old trivia whiz Brant Entrekin scoured the world of trivia to bring facts and tid-bits on over 40 different subjects, from the telephone to owls. Any trivia buff will enjoy this book, and... More > anyone who reads will walk away feeling like a brainiac.< Less
Musings of a Modern Man: Essays and Research Papers By Robert Milton Underwood, Jr.
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This book is a collection of essays and research papers on a wide variety of subject, including philosophy, computers, drama, poetry, literature, history, art, music, theology, networking,... More > mathematics, business economics, transmission media and databases.< Less
JUBA By VALERIE COLEMAN
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Juba for flute choir gives homage to its namesake: a style of hand clapping, leg-slapping, rhythmic word dance found in the origins of both African-American and West African cultures. With the... More > purchase of the score on Lulu, individual parts are included but will sent separately as a pdf file directly from the composer.< Less
English Learner's Guide to Homophones and Heteronyms-Paperback By S. J. Lieberman
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Ewes use yews for shade. The price for fare was fair at the county fair. He does not see the does. These examples demonstrate why pronunciation and spelling can be difficult for English... More > learners. English has many words that sound the same -- or almost the same -- but are spelled differently (homophones). There are also words that sound differently and have different meanings but are spelled the same (heteronyms). Collected here are many of these words along with International Pronunciation Alphabet (IPA) pronunciations, definitions and parts of speech. Section I contains more than 1,100 homophone groups, each having two or more words, for a total of more than 2,400 words. Section II contains over 200 heteronyms. The IPA pronunciations are those most likely heard in everyday American speech. Many synonyms are provided with usage examples. Some words are used more often than others -- some you may never need to use.< Less
2014 Reprint Postal Freedom Index By CPC
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Information resource created by the U.S. Consumer Postal Council about the provision of postal services in different nations. The index takes into account such factors as market liberalization,... More > government or private ownership of providers, level of competition within markets, and universal service.< Less
HISTORY and MEANING of the IZZO, EZZO and AZZO SURNAME By Dizzo
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EZZO / IZZO : " Derived from a Germanic name Azzo, based on the element z , which originates debated; between the various hypotheses are: ipocoristico of other names for the starting or for... More > at-to- derived from the element athal ("nobility", "seed") derived from the element atta ("father") derived from the root Ansuz ("god") The name had a certain spread in Italy in the Middle Ages, when it was carried by at least a dozen members of the House of Este. One of its variants Germanic, Adso, is quite well known for being used by Umberto Eco for his character of The Name of the Rose, Adso of Melk (whose name was chosen by the similarity with Eco Watson. the same element name also dates back to the Ezzelino, which is reported by some sources as a variant of Azzo." Book cover: Azzo and his Vassals, from the cover of the 13th century Zwettl Abbey manuscript with commemorative stamp.< Less
Creating A Transparent Democracy: A New Model By Shamar Rinpoche
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It is generally believed that democracy, though not perfect, is yet the best form of government created by man. However, with all its merits, democracy leaves room for improvement. This book is an... More > attempt to point out and remove the defects of democracy. Decentralization is necessary for social justice and participation in decision-making. People must be provided political literacy. It is unrealistic to expect illiterate and ill-informed people to understand political and economic issues rationally and comprehensively. Furthermore, democracy without accountability means little. As such, all those who exercise political power, must be accountable for their decisions. Among rights, the freedom of expression is of fundamental importance.< Less
ROS By Example HYDRO - Volume 1 By R. Patrick Goebel
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A Do-It-Yourself Guide to the Robot Operating System - System Requirements: ROS HYDRO, Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10 or 13.04. NOTE: This book covers the SAME MATERIAL as the original; however, it is written... More > for ROS HYDRO. Code samples are written in Python.< Less
ROS By Example Volume 2 - HYDRO By R. Patrick Goebel
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ROS By Example VOLUME 2 - for ROS HYDRO. "Packages and Programs for Advanced Robot Behaviors" All programming samples are written in Python. Topics include task managers such as SMACH... More > and behavior trees, creating URDF models, controlling Dynamixel servos, arm navigation using MoveIt!, ROS diagnostics, dynamic reconfigure, AR Tags for object tracking, topic multiplexing, head tracking in 3D, the Gazebo simulator, and creating a web GUI for your robot. Many working sample programs are included and explained in excruciating detail.< Less