• Rare Books Uncovered: True Stories of Fantastic Finds in Unlikely Places

    By Rebecca Rego Barry

    Feed your internal bibliophile with this quantity on unearthed infrequent and antiquarian books.

    Few creditors are as passionate or as dogged within the pursuit in their quarry as creditors of infrequent books. In Rare Books Uncovered, professional on infrequent and antiquarian books Rebecca Rego Barry recounts the tales of outstanding discoveries from the realm of booklet collecting.

    Read in regards to the family members whose discovery of their attic of a replica of motion Comics No. 1--the first visual appeal of Superman-saved their domestic from foreclosures. Or the Salt Lake urban bookseller who volunteered for an area fundraiser--and stumbled on a 500-year-old reproduction of the Nuremberg Chronicle. Or the collector who, whereas searching his neighborhood thrift store, stumbled on a collectible reproduction of Calvary in China--inscribed via the writer to the collector's grandfather. those stories and so on will entertain and encourage informal creditors and hardcore bibliomaniacs alike.

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  • Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions: The Global Struggle for Palestinian Rights

    By Omar Barghouti

    “I were to Palestine the place I’ve witnessed the racially segregated housing and the humiliation of Palestinians at army roadblocks. I can’t aid yet be mindful the stipulations we skilled in South Africa below apartheid. shall we no longer have completed our freedom with out assistance from humans world wide utilizing the nonviolent technique of boycotts and divestment to compel governments and associations to withdraw their aid for the apartheid regime. Omar Barghouti’s lucid and morally compelling publication is completely timed to make an enormous contribution to this urgently wanted worldwide crusade for justice, freedom and peace.”
    —Archbishop Desmond Tutu

    THIRTY YEARS in the past, a global circulate using boycott, divestment, and sanction (BDS) strategies rose in cohesion with these pain below the brutal apartheid regime of South Africa. The ancient acts of BDS activists from worldwide remoted South Africa as a pariah country and heralded the tip of apartheid.

    Now, as wisdom of the apartheid nature of the nation of Israel maintains to develop, Omar Barghouti, founding member of the Palestinian Civil Society Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) crusade opposed to Israel, provides a renewed name to motion. geared toward forcing the kingdom of Israel to uphold overseas legislations and common human rights for the Palestinian humans, here's a manifesto for change.

    “No one has performed extra to construct the highbrow, felony and ethical case for BDS than Omar Barghouti. the worldwide Palestinian team spirit stream has been reworked and is at the cusp of significant new breakthroughs.”
    —Naomi Klein, writer of The surprise Doctrine and No Logo

    "There isn't any extra accomplished and persuasive case than his for boycott, divestment, and sanctions to finish the Israeli career and identify the moral declare of Palestinian rights.”
    —Judith Butler, collage of California at Berkeley

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  • The Lost Dogs: Michael Vick's Dogs and Their Tale of Rescue and Redemption

    By Jim Gorant

    The bestselling tale of survival and our robust bond with man's ally, within the aftermath of the nation's such a lot infamous animal cruelty case. that includes a brand new Afterword with updates at the Vick canines.

    Animal fans and activities fanatics have been stunned whilst the tale broke approximately NFL participant Michael Vick's brutal dog-fighting operation. yet what grew to become of the fifty-one canine who survived? As acclaimed author Jim Gorant finds, their tale is the really newsworthy point of this case. The misplaced Dogs lines the trouble to deliver Vick to justice and turns the highlight on those notorious pit bulls, that have been stored from euthanasia by way of an outpouring of public appeals coupled with a court docket order that Vick pay approximately 1000000 money in "restitution" to the dogs.

    As an ASPCA-led staff evaluated every one, they discovered a number of hardened opponents, yet such a lot have been cute, pleasant creatures determined for compassion. In The misplaced Dogs, we meet those extraordinary animals, lots of whom now stay in loving houses and paintings in remedy courses. The misplaced Dogs exposes the poor perform of puppy struggling with and indicates us that even after being subjected to heartbreaking abuse, above all, a puppy nonetheless desires to be man's top friend.

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  • Homemade Cleaners: Quick and Easy, Toxic-Free Recipes

    By Dionna Ford

    Uncomplicated STEPS TO A certainly fresh HOME
    Toxic chemical substances are present in just about all advertisement cleaners—the very items you purchase to make your house hygenic and fit. home made Cleaners deals a greater resolution. Its information, tips and formulation warrantly to make your house gleaming and germ-free.
    Homemade Cleaners good points over one hundred fifty recipes that are:

    • Toxin-Free
    • basic and Affordable
    • hugely Effective
    • Environmentally Sound
    • child and child Friendly
    Using materials like vinegar, baking soda, or even vodka, the authors take on the nitty-gritty of every little thing from countertop cleaners to air-purifying crops so that you keep away from utilizing advertisement items which can reason unwanted side effects together with dermis inflammation, bronchial asthma and critical fearful procedure harm.

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  • Storey's Guide to Raising Beef Cattle: Health/Handling/Breeding

    By Heather Smith Thomas

    Storey’s advisor to elevating pork Cattle is the go-to reference for brand new and skilled farm animals ranchers, delivering professional recommendation on every thing from breed choice, calving, feeding, and housing, to humane dealing with and slaughter practices.
    The third version, now with 125,000 copies in print comprises new and accelerated features:
    • up to the moment insurance of ailments and vaccination options
    • entire details on elevating grass-fed animals
    • tips on how to determine and take care of poisonous pasture plants

    Storey's consultant to elevating sequence is the fundamental animal husbandry info from the relied on resource. With a mixed overall of 1.7 million copies in print.

    Praise for the book:
    "I discovered your publication to be the Bible for elevating pork livestock, and may proceed to consult it whereas operating our 160-head natural pork operation." - Jonathan, Plainfield, IN

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  • Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers, The

    By Martin Evening

    Adobe Photoshop Lightroom was once designed from the floor up with electronic photographers in brain, delivering robust enhancing positive aspects in a streamlined interface that shall we photographers import, variety, and set up photos. This thoroughly up to date bestseller was once additionally written with photographers in brain. writer Martin night describes gains in Lightroom four intimately from a photographer’s point of view. As a longtime advertisement and style photographer, Martin is aware firsthand what photographers desire for an effective workflow. He has additionally been operating with Lightroom from the start, tracking the product’s improvement and offering valued suggestions to Adobe. consequently, Martin is familiar with the software program inside and outside, from picture choice to picture modifying to picture administration. during this publication you’ll find out how to:

    • paintings successfully with photos shot within the uncooked or JPEG structure

    • Import images conveniently and type them in line with your workflow

    • Create and deal with a private snapshot library

    • practice tonal alterations to a number of photos quickly

    • combine Lightroom with Adobe Photoshop

    • Export photos for print or internet as electronic touch sheets or own portfolios

    • utilize new positive factors in Lightroom four, resembling the digicam uncooked strategy 2012 simple panel tone controls

    Photographers will locate Lightroom 4–and The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom four Book–indispensable instruments of their electronic darkrooms.

    This book’s better half web site, www.thelightroombook.com, bargains video tutorials, articles, pattern photos, and updates from writer Martin Evening.

    “With Martin’s professional advice, you’ll quickly locate that you've got exactly the instruments you want to flip your focus again the place it belongs–on making greater pictures!”

    –George Jardine, electronic images consultant

     “As a photographer himself, Martin night is aware what instruments photographers have to detect their artistic imaginative and prescient. during this publication, he exhibits not just how Adobe Photoshop Lightroom works but additionally why it's going to develop into a necessary a part of any photographer’s workflow.”

    –Greg Gorman, photographer

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  • Designing Autonomous Mobile Robots: Inside the Mind of an Intelligent Machine

    By John M. Holland

    Designing independent cellular Robots introduces the reader to the basic innovations of this advanced box. the writer addresses the entire pertinent issues of the digital and software program of cellular robotic layout, with specific emphasis at the tougher difficulties of keep watch over, navigation, and sensor interfacing.

    overlaying issues similar to complex sensor fusion, regulate platforms for a big selection of program sensors and instrumentation, and fuzzy good judgment functions, this quantity is vital examining for engineers venture robotics initiatives in addition to undergraduate and graduate scholars learning robot engineering, synthetic intelligence, and cognitive technological know-how. Its cutting-edge therapy of center techniques in cellular robotics is helping and demanding situations readers in exploring new avenues in a thrilling box. The accompanying CD-ROM offers software program exercises for the examples brought up in addition to an digital model of the textual content.

    *Authored through a well-know pioneer of cellular robotics
    *Learn how you can method the layout of and complicated regulate process with self belief

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  • Programming Entity Framework: Code First

    By Julia Lerman, Rowan Miller

    Take benefit of the Code First facts modeling strategy in ADO.NET Entity Framework, and the way to construct and configure a version in response to current periods on your enterprise area. With this concise ebook, you’ll paintings hands-on with examples to benefit how Code First can create an in-memory version and database via default, and the way you could exert extra keep watch over over the version via extra configuration.

    Code First offers a substitute for the database first and version first methods to the Entity info version. study some great benefits of defining your version with code, no matter if you’re operating with an present database or development one from scratch. when you paintings with visible Studio and comprehend database administration fundamentals, this publication is for you.

    • Learn precisely what Code First does—and does not—enable you to do
    • Understand how estate attributes, relationships, and database mappings are inferred out of your sessions by means of Code First
    • Use info Annotations and the Fluent API to configure the Code First info model
    • Perform complicated suggestions, corresponding to controlling the database schema and overriding the default version caching

    This booklet is a continuation of writer Julia Lerman’s Programming Entity Framework, well known because the top booklet at the topic.

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  • Google Apps: Mastering Integration and Customization

    Written in direct and fast moving sort, this booklet is stuffed with examples and how to assist you make your migration to Google Apps easier and swifter. After migration, this e-book might help you wake up and operating along with your new site. This ebook is for somebody who needs to take advantage of and customise Google Apps of their workplace atmosphere.

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  • Advanced Joomla! (Expert's Voice in Web Development)

    Advanced Joomla! teaches you complex recommendations for customizing a Joomla! CMS, together with developing templates, management, and development extensions. it is going to give you the technical information and a bonanza of knowledge that would let you take your Joomla! websites to the following point.

    Written via bestselling Beginning Joomla! writer Dan Rahmel, Advanced Joomla! selections up correct the place Beginning Joomla! left off. among different issues, it indicates you ways to combine complex positive factors into your Joomla! website, together with social networking, running a blog, and Google and Yahoo! net companies; build complex Joomla! templates that use a number of stylesheets; use complicated management strategies; and hire MySQL information reporting, distant deployment, and quality controls utilizing automatic testing. 

    complicated Joomla!

    assists content material companies and internet builders in all points of Joomla! content material construction. For picture artists and internet designers, the pro template options and placement association details will turn out beneficial. For builders who're weary of the usually Byzantine documentation and starvation for transparent equipped details, Advanced Joomla! holds the main to unlocking the treasures of this complicated CMS system.

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