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Intel® 64 and IA-32 Architectures Software Developer's Manual, Volume 1: Basic Architecture By Intel Corporation
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Revision 57. Describes the architecture and programming environment of processors supporting IA-32 and Intel 64 Architectures.
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
Post-Tensioned Concrete: Principles and Practice, Second Edition By K. Dirk Bondy, Bryan Allred
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Textbook and design guide for the structural design of post-tensioned concrete.
2015 – 2016 Advisory List of International Educational Travel & Exchange Programs By CSIET
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CSIET’s (The Council on Standards for International Educational Travel’s) Advisory List features the international student exchange organizations accepted for listing for the 2015-16... More > academic year, including specific listing status (Full, Provisional, Conditional), contact information, and countries served. The programs listed in this book were found to be in compliance with CSIET Standards based on the information available to CSIET and/or a compliance audit process conducted by independent certified public accountants. Listing is neither an endorsement of an organization nor a guarantee of the quality of its programs. In addition, listing by CSIET does not suggest that only listed organizations are legitimate. CSIET membership does not denote acceptance for listing in the Advisory List.< Less
Introduction to Rigging: Bar Apparatus By Steven Santos
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This textbook is intended to be used as the primary text in a semester long class on rigging bar based aerial apparatus for circus and aerial dance. At more than 650 pages, this book contains a... More > wealth of information on bar apparatus that would take most riggers years to learn and a lifetime to master.< Less
Multiculturalism In Canada: Evidence and Anecdote By Andrew Griffith
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With over 20 percent of the population foreign-born, and with more than 250 ethnic origins, Canada is one of the world’s most multicultural societies. Canada’s ethnic and religious... More > diversity continues to grow alongside immigration. Yet how well is Canada’s model of multiculturalism and citizenship working, and how well are Canadians, whatever their ethnic or religious origin, doing? Will Canada’s relative success compared to other countries continue, or are there emerging fault lines in Canadian society? Canadian Multiculturalism: Evidence and Anecdote undertakes an extensive review of the available data from Statistics Canada, Citizenship and Immigration Canada operational statistics, employment equity and other sources to answer these questions and provide an integrated view covering economic outcomes, social indicators, and political and public service participation. Over 200 charts and tables are used to engage readers and substantiate the changing nature of Canadian diversity.< Less
2016 WGI Color Guard Adjudication Manual & Rule Book By WGI Sport of the Arts
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This informative book contains all the necessary information instructors and judges need for the 2016 indoor color guard season. The easy-to-read format has an extensive list of answers to... More > "Frequently Asked Questions" that all instructors ask and walks the reader through the process of creating a color guard show as well as translates that process into the scoring system. Detailed philosophy for each caption (General Effect, Design Analysis, Equipment & Movement) as well as samples of each score sheet makes this mandatory reading for all those involved in creating or judging color guard shows.< Less
ROS By Example Volume 2 - INDIGO By R. Patrick Goebel
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ROS By Example VOLUME 2 - for ROS INDIGO. "Packages and Programs for Advanced Robot Behaviors" All programming samples are written in Python. Topics include task managers such as SMACH and... More > 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. NOTE: The content is the same as the ROS HYDRO edition but updated for ROS INDIGO.< Less
The Esoteric Codex: Freemasonry By Adam Prinkleton
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The Esoteric Codex: Freemasonry collects curated articles regarding historical and contemporary Freemasonry.
Local Elections 2014 By Seán Donnelly
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A complete guide to the Local elections in Ireland in 2014, including comprehensive background & historical information.
Anarchists, Beats and Dadaists By Jim Burns
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This seventh collection of essays and reviews kicks off with a survey of some overlooked British poets from the 1940s who, through a network of little magazines with anarchist inclinations, attempted... More > to offer an alternative to the MacSpaunDay generation’s sensibilities. Another piece considers how British writers were monitored by MI5 and local police forces, while a third switches attention to the USA and looks at the still-controversial case of Alger Hiss and his alleged role as a spy who passed information to Russia. There are essays about lesser-known Beat-related writers like Bob Kaufman and Brion Gysin, inspections of some little magazines of the 1950s and 1960s, and two long reviews which consider the effect that Dadaism had and the role played in the movement by Tristan Tzara. Walt Whitman, Woody Guthrie, and Malcolm Cowley also make an appearance.< Less
Maintaining the Italian Roadster By Bradley Artigue
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A reference guide for owners and enthusiasts of the 1966 – 1985 FIAT 124 Spider, Maintaining the Italian Roadster provides a unique approach to owner maintenance. Covers identification,... More > evolution, controls and instruments, body and interior, carburetion, fuel injection, and all major mechanical systems. Maintaining the Italian Roadster consists of 20 chapters; 18 are technically oriented to the major sections of the Spider: 1. Introduction 2. Identification 3. Model evolution 4. Driver controls 5. Interior 6. Exterior 7. Weber Carburetors 8. Bosch Fuel Injection 9. Electrical System 10. Cooling system 11. Lubrication 12. Drivetrain 13. Suspension 14. Powerplant 15. Braking system 16. Tune up 17. Convertible top 18. Performance 19. Paint 20. Figures A typical chapter consists of descriptions of how devices function, interoperability between devices, failure states, diagnostics, and servicing. Covers the generally available cars - the ones people own today - types AS, BS, BS1, CS, CS1, CS2, CS0, and DS.< Less
Intel® 64 and IA-32 Architectures Software Developer's Manual, Volume 2A: Instruction Set Reference A-M By Intel Corporation
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Revision 57. Describes the format of the instruction and provides reference pages for instructions (from A to M). This volume also contains the table of contents for Volumes 2A, 2B, and 2C.
Licensed to Carry 2016 - SOUTH CAROLINA By Elbert T. Landreth, Jr.
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Licensed to Carry 2016 - SOUTH CAROLINA is a training and reference guide for the South Carolina Concealed Weapon Permit applicant or existing permit holders, and a firearms education and safety... More > course for new gun owners as well. "A Concealed Weapon Permit does not authorize you to use a weapon, it only authorizes you to carry it. The use or actual firing of a firearm is regulated by other state laws and you must be familiar with those laws in order to keep from violating them, so you can stay on the right side of the law."< Less
The Accident of Purpose (Standard Edition) By Eric Lunde
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A short monograph examining the role of chance and accident in the creation and realization of the self and the social.
Learn the Lingo of Houses 2016 (paperback) By Regina Brown
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This book is designed for real estate sales agents, home stagers, property managers, interior designers, and home inspectors. It is a reference manual with hundreds of real estate industry phrases... More > defined in one handy guide. Illustrations are included with the jargon. Appendix includes glossary of transaction terms and a chart with acronym definitions.< Less
The Star Wars LEGO Minifigure Catalog By Christoph Bartneck
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This catalog presents high quality photographs of all Star Wars LEGO Minifigures. The around 650 Minifigures are organized by an innovative nomenclature that makes it easy to identify Minifigures.... More > Moreover, the catalog contains a price guide and detailed photographs of the Minifigures’ heads. This catalog is the essential guide for all Star Wars Minifigure collectors and enthusiasts. This 4th Edition features many extensions and corrections, including the 2014 Star Wars Minifigures and a name index.< Less
Conflicts of Fitness: Islam, America, and Evolutionary Psychology By A.S. Amin
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In Conflicts of Fitness: Islam, America, and Evolutionary Psychology, A.S. Amin examines various aspects of Islamic tradition through a Darwinian framework. Islam’s allowance of polygamy and... More > the underlying reasons for the subordination of women in many Muslim societies are among the important issues this book addresses. Amin also offers original insight into many aspects of American society and history. Through the filter of biologically based theories, he explores the reasons behind the monumental changes in sexual mores that have occurred in the United States over the past century, the underpinnings of feminism, and the differences between liberals and conservatives. An astute and entertaining work that compares and contrasts American culture with that of the Muslim world from a perspective inspired by evolutionary psychology, Conflicts of Fitness presents many thought-provoking tools to those in search of greater understanding of these two dynamic cultures and worlds.< Less