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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Role of Public-Private Partnerships and the Third Sector in Conserving Heritage Buildings, Sites, and Historic Urban Areas By The Getty Conservation Institute
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This publication focuses specifically on the use of PPPs for historic buildings and historic urban areas, and is targeted to those working in the cultural heritage sector. It draws on existing... More > literature, which it aims to make more accessible to those interested in cultural heritage conservation.< 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.
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
All In Diary 4th edition- with undated diary pages By Linda Richardson and Gill Price
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75 pages of clear, succinct summaries of humanitarian principles, standards and current good practice, integrated into an undated diary - a practical resource for field based humanitarian workers.... More > Including 4 new pages for 2014.< 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
String Sextets, Septets, Octets, Nonets, Decets and Larger String Ensembles By Nancy Price
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A bibliography of string sextets and larger string ensembles up to 20 players
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
Fretography Revised By Mark Newstetter
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Completely updated to include comprehensive diagrams of scales, arpeggios and chord forms along with a complete mapping of the diatonic symmetries of the fretboard in every key, this book is your... More > road map to the guitar. From music theory to easy to follow exercises, Fretography® takes you on a tour of the grid of frets and strings, revealing the hidden symmetries and organizing principles of the guitar. First published in 2004, the original edition of Fretography was unlike other guitar methods in its systematic approach to identifying and mapping essential diatonic structures on the fretboard. This revision goes further and incorporates ideas developed by the author since then. Intended for the intermediate to advanced guitarist, Fretography is a useful addition to any musician’s library. (Fretography is a registered trademark of Mark Newstetter)< 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
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
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
Sacred Geometry Design Sourcebook - Universal Dimensional Patterns By Bruce Rawles
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This 256 page resource has 221 full page black and white "line art" graphic images. The ready-to-use templates teach by "whole brain" play and creative exploration, with over 1300... More > smaller images surrounding the central full page image on each page, providing examples of countless variations for the creative explorer of this art form and science. In addition to a large collection of 2-dimensional patterns, a "coloring book for kids of all ages", there are 27 3-dimensional "fold-up" patterns which make it easier than ever before to create exquisite shapes revered by pioneers such as Plato, Pythagoras, and Leonardo daVinci. There is a brief introductory section on the philosophical perspective of universal proportions and symbols. The book also has extensive tables, World Wide Web links and bibliographic references for those whose interest and curiosity has been sparked by the hands-on, experiential majority of the book. It is a reference for serious students of geometry and its omnipresent purpose.< Less
Guide for the Care and use of Agricultural Animals in Research and Teaching, Third Edition By FASS Writing Committee
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The FASS Ag Guide serves as a primary reference document for meeting the needs and requirements of agricultural animals utilized in research and teaching.
Classical Baguazhang Vol. V - Yin Shi Baguazhang By Zhang Lie
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This book was written by Zhang Lie. The first part consists of the theory and principles of Yin Fu Style Baguazhang. The second part consists of the Baguazhang 64 Forms and the Stretching the... More > Tendons Maintenance Qigong. The 64 Forms is eight sets of eight palm changes. Sets 1,3, 5, and 7 concentrate on upper body techniques and sets 2, 4, 6, and 8 concentrate of kicking techniques. Stretching the Tendons Maintenance Qigong has nine palm changes designed for health maintenance.< Less
Air Conditioning and Refrigeration System Evaluation Guide By Mike Taitano
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This guide explains how to determine what the operating temperatures and pressures should be for standard air conditioning and refrigeration equipment, and reciprocating chilled water systems... More > equipped with TXV. In addition to the printed text; it includes illustrations.< Less
Classical Baguazhang Vol. XIII - Sun Style Baguazhang By Sun Lutang
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This is a translation of a of Sun Lutang's two books on Baguazhang, Bagua Quan Xue (the Study of Bagua Boxing) and Bagua Jian Xue (the Study of Bagua Sword). Bagua Quan Xue is a new translation with... More > copies of photos of Master Sun instead of drawings. Bagua Jian Xue is translated into English for the first time in this edition.< 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 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