Children's World Atlas

This revised version of DK's groundbreaking 2003 atlas has been refreshed with attractive, brilliant, new maps, a topical introductory part, and an interactive CD.

Facts, maps, satellite tv for pc photos, and native tales make this ebook an international but own adventure taking the reader at the final around the international trip from Bolivia's bustling markets to carnival time in Venice.

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Football For Dummies

Even if you need to provoke associates and co-workers with new-found soccer knowledge, brush up on info you are uncertain approximately (the offside rule, anyone?) or increase your sensible abilities, this can be the e-book for you! protecting all of the fundamentals of the sport, ideas and strategies, in addition to giving an in-depth background of the game and the way it has developed to the current day, this fundamental consultant gets you on top of things at the preferred online game on the earth very quickly. With dream workforce formations, pointers on soccer making a bet and assisting, crucial insurance at the global Cup, and stats on present groups, gamers and bosses either at domestic and in a foreign country, soccer professional and Guardian journalist Scott Murray retains it enjoyable, clean and a professional to get you thru the most important tournaments and past.

Football For Dummies includes:

bankruptcy 1: The naked essentials
bankruptcy 2: A wealthy history
bankruptcy three: Get your boots on - the equipment you need

PART 2: taking part in THE GAME
Chapter four: Laying down the laws
bankruptcy five: Positions and tactics
bankruptcy 6: Honing your skills
bankruptcy 7: gifted training
bankruptcy eight: training, dealing with and leadership
bankruptcy nine: placing all of it into practice

PART three: the realm OF FOOTBALL
Chapter eleven: the area Cup
bankruptcy 12: The foreign scene
bankruptcy thirteen: The British membership scene
bankruptcy 14: taking over the world
bankruptcy 15: Women's football

PART four: fanatics ENCLOSURE
Chapter sixteen: Going to the match
bankruptcy 17: learn all approximately it...
bankruptcy 18: Compulsive viewing: soccer on television (and movie, and DVD...)
bankruptcy 19: becoming a member of in (sort of...)

PART five: THE a part of TENS
Chapter 20: nice players
bankruptcy 21: nice managers
bankruptcy 22: nice matches
bankruptcy 23: undesirable behaviour

Appendix 1: Appendix A: Honour Boards
Appendix 2: Glossary
Appendix three: Key soccer Organisations

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American Museum of Natural History Birds of North America Western Region

Overlaying 580 species present in the us and Canada west of the one centesimal Meridian, the American Museum of common historical past Birds of North the United States Western Region is the one consultant to exploit an absolutely built-in photographic method of profile the extreme variety of birds normally visible west around the nice Plains and West Coast.

Ideal for birdwatchers and fowl enthusiasts of all ages, and together with details on habit, nesting, and habitat, the American Museum of average historical past Birds of North the US Western Region comprises distinctive sections on species chanced on basically within the Southwest and for species which are unusual or quite restricted in distribution.

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Illustrated Dictionary Of Symbols In Eastern And Western Art

By James Hall

A better half quantity to James Hall’s perennial vendor Dictionary of topics and emblems in Art, which bargains with the topic of Christian and Western paintings, the current quantity contains the artwork of Egypt, the traditional close to East, Christian and classical Europe, India and the some distance East. corridor explores the language of symbols in artwork, exhibiting how work, drawings, and sculpture show many colours of that means from uncomplicated, daily hopes and fears to the profoundest philosophical and non secular aspirations. The booklet explains and translates symbols from many cultures, and over six hundred illustrations make clear and supplement the text.

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CRC Handbook of Medicinal Spices

By James A. Duke

"Let nutrients be your medication, medication your food."
-Hippocrates, 2400 B.C.

When the "Father of medication" uttered these well-known phrases, spices have been as vital for drugs, embalming, keeping nutrition, and overlaying undesirable odors as they have been for extra mundane culinary issues. writer James A. Duke predicts that spices comparable to capsicum, cinnamon, garlic, ginger, onion, and turmeric will think quite extra medicinal significance back, because the fiscal charges and information of the side-effects of prescription prescription drugs elevate. finally, every one spice comprises hundreds of thousands of beneficial phytochemicals. prescription drugs often include just one or two.

Discover the technology at the back of the Folklore

Spices are very important medications that experience withstood the empirical checks of millennia. approximately 5,000 years in the past Charak, the daddy of Ayurvedic medication, claimed that garlic lightens the blood, reduces tumors, and is an aphrodisiac tonic. at the present time scientists say it thins the blood, prevents melanoma, and raises libido. for hundreds of years humans around the world have used spices to therapy a myriad of diseases and to maintain meals. Now technology is proving that those spices may well defend us with their antioxidant and antiseptic actions. prepared through medical identify, the CRC instruction manual of Medicinal Spices offers the technological know-how at the back of the folklore of over 60 well known spices. for every spice, it lists:

Scientific name
Common name
Medicinal actions and indications
Multiple activities
Other makes use of, specially culinary
Important phytochemical materials and their activities

The instruction manual additionally comprises industry and import information, culinary makes use of, ecology and cultural details, and discusses at size using spices as antiseptics and antioxidants.

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An Atlas of Back Pain

The explanations of again ache, the most typical of all consultations, range drastically, for that reason making actual analysis specially vital. Written through a workforce of very popular scientists with an unlimited adventure of the topic, An Atlas of again ache not just explains how you can make sure the underlying reasons of your sufferers' stipulations but additionally describes a few of the therapies available.

This colour atlas will give you an simply available consultant to all points of again discomfort and its differential analysis. Richly illustrated, it comprises greater than a hundred thirty X-rays, CT scans, MRI photos, and colour images of either pathology and surgical procedure. It presents supportive textual content that expertly describes the ideas and systems and precise captions for every representation that improve the book's worth as an atlas-text for instructing, residency education, and medical perform. those positive aspects and extra make An Atlas of again discomfort the source you'll achieve for should you want info quick.

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Catwatching: The Essential Guide to Cat Behaviour

By Desmond Morris

The character of the cat is an engaging mix of affection, domesticity and energetic independence. you might imagine you recognize your cat as he purrs on your lap, yet stumble upon your puppy on the street on a gloomy evening and also you may well imagine that Bagpuss suffers from a twin character. each pussycat puppy includes an inheritance of wonderful sensory capacities, vocal utterances, physique language and territorial monitors. by means of answering such questions as 'what does a cat sign with its ears? 'why does a cat rub up opposed to your leg?' and 'why does a cat swing its head back and forth while observing its prey?', Desmond Morris decodes the personal global of the cat. Your cat is stuffed with surprises and our most interesting zoologist is ready to bare their secrets and techniques during this fantastically repackaged variation of a far enjoyed bestseller.

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Who? What? Why? Where?: The Guardian Book of Questions (Guardian Shorts 1)

Start asking a query of Google, and a few fascinating insights into the inner-conflicts of the collective human brain emerge. kind “how …” and of the preferred offerings are “how to make pancakes” and “how to drop pounds fast”. yet there's additionally a heartening point of ask yourself on the global round us: sort “why …” and the head 10 record is bookended with “why is the sky blue?” and “why are manhole covers round?”.

We did a few of our personal study into the main commonly asked questions about the father or mother website and what you discover during this e-book is our makes an attempt to respond to the most attention-grabbing, taxing and weird. every little thing from 'What is quantative easing?' to 'What does human flesh flavor like?'. And right here it truly is – eclectic, discursive, and never regularly correct. That, within the electronic age, turns out a motto to be pleased with. We don’t have all of the solutions, yet we are going to by no means cease asking questions, and we are hoping you don’t both.

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Now I Know More: The Revealing Stories Behind Even More of the World's Most Interesting Facts

By Dan Lewis

"Every tale within the ebook is attention-grabbing, and Lewis contains a 'bonus truth' on the finish of every tale, that's a mini brain bender on its own." --BoingBoing

"A mind-tickling encyclopedia...Now I Know is a deal with in its oasis of studying approximately what you do not but know...but are completely satisfied you found." --Brain Pickings

Dan Lewis, author of the Webby Award–winning Now i do know e-newsletter, is again with one zero one unbelievable-but-true tales to blow your brain. prepare to determine the true deal at the back of a brand new choice of interesting evidence. From purple camouflaged fighter planes to mystery Harry Potter characters, Now i do know More covers every thing from historical past and technological know-how to activities and dad culture.

You'll find out about made-up cities that made their method onto genuine maps, the time 3 MLB groups squared off in one video game, and ninety-nine extra curious circumstances of outstanding trivialities. And it is all precise. With this booklet, you actually will recognize more!

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The Hidden Web: A Sourcebook

By William O. Scheeren

Google is unquestionably an invaluable web seek instrument for common issues, yet many of the info on hand at the Invisible internet cannot be came upon via Google. This e-book explains the worth of the Invisible internet and the way to entry it.

• Covers greater than two hundred of the main worthwhile web pages and gives an outline of what each one comprises

• Introductory chapters discover the idea that of the Invisible net and its worth to librarians and students

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