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Variety Film Reviews, 1921-1925
Variety Film Reviews, 1921-1925
Hardcover      ISBN: 0824052013
The Phoenix Program
The Phoenix Program
Paperback      ISBN: 0595007384
Teach Yourself to Sing: Everything You Need to Know to Start Singing Now
Teach Yourself to Sing
Everything You Need to Know to Start Singing Now
Paperback      ISBN: 0882846655
Learn at your own pace with this proven course for beginners. Learn proper breathing, posture, and warm-up techniques that will keep you singing for a lifetime with confidence and in a variety of styles. Includes practice exercises, demonstrations by professional singers and motivating accompaniments to sing along with.
Pilgrims and Pilgrimage in the Medieval West
Pilgrims and Pilgrimage in the Medieval West
Paperback      ISBN: 1860646492
Pilgrimage was an integral part of both medieval religion and medieval life, and from its origins in the fourth-century Mediterranean world it spread rapidly to Northern Europe as a pan-European devotional phenomenon. Concentrating on the medieval Latin West, this book covers the period spanning the growth in pilgrimage during the seventh century to the Protestant Reformation in the 16-century, when pilgrimage ceased to be a vital part of European Christian culture. It draws extensively upon original source materials accounts of pilgrimage, guidebooks, chronicles, wills, covert memos, and state documents, thereby seeking to uncover the motives of the pilgrims themselves as well as details of and attitudes towards their preparations, journeys, shrines, and eventual destinations (particularly Jerusalem, Compostela, and Rome).
The Marathon Monks of Mount Hiei
The Marathon Monks of Mount Hiei
Paperback      ISBN: 0877734151
Traces the history of the Hiei Marathon, discusses the way of Tendai Buddhism, and describes the Tendai monks' fasts and ritual running
Young Men With Unlimited Capital
Young Men With Unlimited Capital
Paperback      ISBN: 0553347292
Art of Spanking
Art of Spanking
Paperback      ISBN: 156163090x
Sexual Key to Tarot
Sexual Key to Tarot
Hardcover      ISBN: 0806502428
The Unified Neutral Theory of Biodiversity and Biogeography
The Unified Neutral Theory of Biodiversity and Biogeography
Paperback      ISBN: 0691021287
Despite its supreme importance and the threat of its global crash, biodiversity remains poorly understood both empirically and theoretically. This ambitious book presents a new, general neutral theory to explain the origin, maintenance, and loss of biodiversity in a biogeographic context. Until now biogeography (the study of the geographic distribution of species) and biodiversity (the study of species richness and relative species abundance) have had largely disjunct intellectual histories. In this book, Stephen Hubbell develops a formal mathematical theory that unifies these two fields. When a speciation process is incorporated into Robert H. MacArthur and Edward O. Wilson's now classical theory of island biogeography, the generalized theory predicts the existence of a universal, dimensionless biodiversity number. In the theory, this fundamental biodiversity number, together with the migration or dispersal rate, completely determines the steady-state distribution of species richness and relative species abundance on local to large geographic spatial scales and short-term to evolutionary time scales. Although neutral, Hubbell's theory is nevertheless able to generate many nonobvious, testable, and remarkably accurate quantitative predictions about biodiversity and biogeography. In many ways Hubbell's theory is the ecological analog to the neutral theory of genetic drift in genetics. The unified neutral theory of biogeography and biodiversity should stimulate research in new theoretical and empirical directions by ecologists, evolutionary biologists, and biogeographers.
The Godwin Sideboard
The Godwin Sideboard
Paperback      ISBN: 0345333713
With the help of beautiful American Marianne Gray, art expert and amateur sleuth Tim Simpson sets out to find a Godwin sideboard and his friend's killer