Sea Otters : A History
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Sea Otters : A History

"Histories of animals continue to proliferate with the ongoing "animal turn" in the humanities and social sciences. Ravalli's Sea Otters: A History joins these still-swelling ranks, contributing significantly to our understanding of the contingent nature of the historical experiences of one animal species and human's relationships with it. . . . Ravalli's deft reading of the history of the sea otter (Enhydra lutris) as a history of a...

Robert Delort, "Les animaux ont une histoire"
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Les animaux ont une histoire

Ils sont tout à la fois "nos pères, nos frères, nos enfants, nos dieux, nos maîtres, nos esclaves". Les relations entre les animaux et les hommes, qu'elles prennent la forme du parasitisme, de la prédation ou de la domestication ont toujours été très étroites. L'auteur les aborde à partir de sources très variées, archéologiques et écrites. Il ne s'en tient cependant pas à cette seule approche classique mais étudie les animaux pour eu...

Study Guide to Accompany NASM Essentials of Corrective Exercise Training
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Study Guide to Accompany NASM Essentials of Corrective Exercise Training

Published by the National Academy of Sports Medicine, this study guide is the perfect companion to NASM Essentials of Corrective Exercise Training. Designed as an innovative, systemic approach, NASM’s Corrective Exercise Continuum is used by thousands of health and fitness and sports performance professionals worldwide to help decrease the risk of injury and maximize training results. This study guide will help you evaluate your know...

Familie in Form: Schlank werden, schlank bleiben
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Familie in Form: Schlank werden, schlank bleiben

Weg mit dem Familienspeck! Gegen überflüssige Pfunde lässt sich sowieso nichts tun? Doch! Kinder brauchen beim Schlankwerden allerdings die Hilfe ihrer Eltern. Denn nur die konsequente Umstellung auf eine ausgewogene Ernährung und eine aktive Lebensweise können den langfristigen Erfolg garantieren. Dieses Buch zeigt Ihnen, wie das geht. Es leitet Sie an, damit Sie Ihre Kinder anleiten können. Es gibt Ihnen neue Impulse und versorgt S...

Fundamentals of Technical Graphics, Volume I
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Fundamentals of Technical Graphics, Volume I

Fundamentals of Technical Graphics concentrates on the main concepts and principles of technical graphics. The book is divided into two volumes: volume one contains chapters one to five, whereas volume two comprises of chapters six to ten. Volume one covers the topics of drafting guidelines, free hand sketching, computer design drafting (CDD) systems, geometric and shape construction, and standard multiview drawing creation. Volume t...

Emotionally Intelligent Design : Rethinking How We Create Products
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Emotionally Intelligent Design : Rethinking How We Create Products

As technology becomes deeply integrated into every aspect of our lives, we’ve begun to expect more emotionally intelligent interactions. But smartphones don’t know if we’re having a bad day, and cars couldn’t care less about compassion. Technology is developing more IQ, but it still lacks EQ. In this book, Pamela Pavliscak—design researcher and advisor to Fortune 500 companies—explores new research about emotion, new technology that ...

Thomas Jefferson and American Nationhood
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Thomas Jefferson and American Nationhood

This book describes Thomas Jefferson as the essential teller of what he once called the "American Story" and argues that his confidence about America's greatness was rooted less in his famously cosmic optimism than in his extensive empirical assessment of American character, which he believed made a unique democratic politics possible here. Jefferson's opposition to Hamilton, architect of America's fiscal-military state, was less an ...

Shibari You Can Use: Japanese Rope Bondage and Erotic Macramé
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Shibari You Can Use: Japanese Rope Bondage and Erotic Macramé

This has both pictures and descriptions and made knots very easy. It's beautifully illustrated and covers the most basic to intermediate knots. My favorite parts of this book is it was LGBTQ friendly (used same-sex couples in many of the pictures) and took into ALL body types and shapes. This book made me feel safe and comfortable with what both me and my top were doing.

The Joy of Reflexology: Healing Techniques for the Hands and Feet to Reduce Stress and Reclaim Life
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The Joy of Reflexology: Healing Techniques for the Hands and Feet to Reduce Stress and Reclaim Life

The ancient Chinese technique of reflexology is growing rapidly in popularity around the world. Author Ann Gillanders, one of the foremost leaders of the reflexology movement, presents a clear, step-by-step guide to this classic art of healing. Illustrated in full color throughout, The Joy of Reflexology shows how to relax, tone, stimulate, and strengthen the whole mind-body system. Ann Gillanders demonstrates how "reflex" zones on t...