Описание: In Charles Munch, D. Kern Holoman provides the first full biography of this giant of twentieth-century music, tracing his dramatic survival in occupied Paris, his triumphant arrival at the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and his later years, when he was a leading cultural figure in the United States, a man known and admired by Presidents Truman, Eisenhower, and Kennedy.
Описание: This book examines how citizens judge whether government is abusing its power when making use of eminent domain. Debbie Becher argues that neither a belief in property rights nor a desire for growth guide popular evaluations of government legitimacy. Instead, community residents, businesses, government bureaucrats, and politicians all appeal to a shared notion of investment to justify policy.
Описание: Could low-level exposure to polluting chemicals be analogous to exercise - a beneficial source of stress that strengthens the body? Some scientists studying the phenomenon of hormesis (beneficial or stimulatory effects caused by low-dose exposure to toxic substances) claim that that this may be the case.s A Little Pollution Good For You? critically examines the current evidence for hormesis.
Описание: One March morning, writer Floyd Skloot was inexplicably struck by an attack of unrelenting vertigo that ended 138 days later as suddenly as it had begun. With body and world askew, everything familiar had transformed. Nothing was ever still. Revertigo is Skloot`s account of that unceasingly vertiginous period, told in an inspired and appropriately off-kilter form.
Описание: Focuses on pediatric disorders in dogs and cats. This title includes topics such as: clinical pathology of dogs and cats, pediatric neutering, pediatric immunization, nutrition, seizure disorders, canine pediatric dentistry, pediatric feline upper respiratory disease, neonatal fading syndrome, holistic pediatric medicine, and urinary ectopia.
Описание: Presents available data and estimates of GDP at both current and constant prices, in addition to the consolidated national accounts for each Arab Region member country during a five year period, and the estimated real GDP growth for the year of publication. It is a reference for accurate, reliable data and statistical indicators from national sources covering the entire Arab region.
Описание: The Quintons have lived in the old house in Cork for hundreds of years. Though Anglo-Irish Protestant, they sympathize with the cause of independence and secretly fund Michael Collins` fighters. But one of their workers is an informer, and when he`s murdered on their land, though they know nothing of it, the Black and Tans come seeking revenge.
Описание: This vibrant collected volume considers the question: how, exactly, did the relationship between trade and religion develop historically? Examining a wide range of commercial exchanges across religious boundaries around the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic and Indian Oceans during the second millennium, it offers a variety of perspectives on this intriguing and surprisingly neglected subject.
Описание: Dr. Joseph Bartges has assembled an expert panel of authors on the topic of Urology. Articles include: Urinalysis, Diagnostic imaging of lower urinary tract disease, Cystoscopy, Interventional urology, Congenital lower urinary tract diseases, Urinary tract infections, Feline idiopathic cystitis, Complementary and alternative therapies for lower urinary tract diseases, and more!
Описание: Drawing upon over one thousand pages of letters and scores, Teaching Stravinsky examines the extent to which Boulanger played a foundational role in defining, defending, and ultimately consecrating Stravinsky`s canonical identity, and considers how the quotidian events in the lives of these two icons of modernism informed both their art and their professional decisions.
Описание: Dr. MaryAnn Radlinsky has assembled an expert team of authors on the topic of Small Animal Endoscopy. Articles include: Advances in equipment and instrumentation for endoscopic surgery, Anesthesia for endoscopy, Advances in laparoscopy, Assisted laparoscopic procedures, Advances in flexible endoscopy, Advances in otoscopy, Advances in urinary tract endoscopy, and more!
Описание: Speculates - with humour, tenderness, and a brutal precision - on a character that Flannery O`Connor envisioned but did not live long enough to write: "an angular intellectual proud woman approaching God inch by inch grinding her teeth." Original illustrations by Julie Franki further illuminate Reese`s imaginative verse biography of a modern-day hillbilly saint.
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