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Ces plantes qui ont marqué l'Histoire
Author: Hélène Tierchant
ISBN: 2841388530
Pages: 191
Year: 2016-09-22
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Bienvenue dans les jardins de l'Histoire ! Qui se souvient que des fanatiques invoquèrent l'aubépine pour perpétrer les massacres de la Saint-Barthélémy ? Et que sous le règne de Louis XIV un ingénieur mit au point une bombe à l'aconit comme arme chimique à utiliser au cours des sièges ? Que le pavot provoqua la chute de l'Empire chinois ? Sait-on que fleurs, plantes ou arbres ont depuis l'aube des temps joué un rôle historique ? Qu'ils ont servi de symboles religieux, d'emblèmes politiques, de signes de ralliement ou de communion ? Qu'ils ont été des objets d'études pour les scientifiques, des sources d'inspiration pour les artistes ? Et parfois aussi l'enjeu d'épineuses tractations diplomatiques, d'âpres rivalités économiques, et la cause de bien des guerres... ? De l'aconit napel au yucca de Josué, l'historienne Hélène Tierchant a retrouvé la trace de toutes ces plantes qui ont défrayé la chronique au fil des siècles.
North Carolina
Author: Tanya Lloyd Kyi
Publisher: Whitecap Books Limited
ISBN: 1940416205
Pages: 96
Year: 2014-04-14
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Here's to the land of the long leaf pine," begins the old toast to North Carolina. The land where you can root along with the Tar Heels at UNC in Chapel Hill. The land where you can play country music in a jam session at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The land where you can have a daring adventure boulder-hopping across waterfalls in the Outer Banks or hiking the breathtaking alpine trails through the Appalachian Mountains and its foothills. Toast North Carolina with these beautiful photographs! "The blessed land, the best land, the Old North State!
Author: Richard Awlinson
ISBN: 0140126309
Pages: 341
Year: 1990
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Twelve Years A Slave (Illustrated)
Author: Solomon Northup
ISBN: 2765903190
Pages: 300
Year: 2014-08-22
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Twelve Years a Slave (1853) is a memoir and slave narrative by Solomon Northup, as told to and edited by David Wilson. Northup, a black man who was born free in New York, details his kidnapping in Washington, D.C. and subsequent sale into slavery. After having been kept in bondage for 12 years in Louisiana by various masters, Northup was able to write to friends and family in New York, who were in turn able to secure his release. Northup's account provides extensive details on the slave markets in Washington, D.C. and New Orleans and describes at length cotton and sugar cultivation on major plantations in Louisiana.
The Dictator and the Hammock
Author: Daniel Pennac
Publisher: Harvill Press
ISBN: 1843431890
Pages: 276
Year: 2006
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Manuel Pereira da Ponte Martins, beloved dictator of the state of Teresina in Brazil, develops agoraphobia the day a fortune-teller predicts he will die being torn limb from limb by an angry mob. His life becomes unbearable and he decides to hire a double to stand in while he set off to enjoy himself in the fleshpots of Europe. A few years later, the barber-turned-dictator also grows tired of running the country and employs the same trick as his predecessor to leave for Hollywood. On the boat there, he introduces himself as Charlie Chaplin. But everyone is convinced that he is none other than Rudolph Valentino disguised as Chaplin. When he arrives in New York, both the real actors are waiting for him... Back in Teresina, the doubles follow one another, fooling the people with ease. Then Pereira comes back. He is astonished to discover that his stand-in doesn't look anything like him and reacts in a way that can only precipitate his meeting with Fate. The Dictator and The Hammock is wildly original and extremely funny.
Entertainment Computing and Serious Games
Author: Ralf Dörner, Stefan Göbel, Michael Kickmeier-Rust, Maic Masuch, Katharina A Zweig
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319461524
Pages: 541
Year: 2016-10-15
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The aim of this book is to collect and to cluster research areas in the field of serious games and entertainment computing. It provides an introduction and gives guidance for the next generation of researchers in this field. The 18 papers presented in this volume, together with an introduction, are the outcome of a GI-Dagstuhl seminar which was held at Schloß Dagstuhl in July 2015.
Karma City -
Author: Gabrion
Publisher: Europe Comics
Pages: 176
Year: 2017-02-15T00:00:00+01:00
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Karma City. A town of virtue governed by the universal laws of karma, where the public interest always comes before that of the individual. Emma List presents herself at the gates of the "white zone" of the capital city. She is authorized entry despite a slightly negative karma. A few minutes later she suffers and AVC and has a fatal car crash. What initially appears to be a routine case for agents Cooper, Napoli and Askuvi soon transforms into a wide-ranging investigation. It turns out that Emma, a paleontology researcher, had moved into the grey zone in search of an engraved mandala, evidence of the existence of pre-karmic societies...
The Ones
Author: Daniel Sweren-Becker
Publisher: Imprint
ISBN: 125008315X
Pages: 320
Year: 2016-09-06
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We are not all created equal. Seventeen-year-old Cody and her boyfriend, James, were two of the lucky ones randomly selected before birth to receive genetic engineering. Known as the Ones, this one percent of the population is healthy, beautiful, and talented...and to some that's not fair. Mounting fear and jealousy of the Ones’ success leads to the creation of the Equality Movement, which quickly gains enough political traction to demote Cody, James, and others like them to second-class citizens. Cody knows even before the brick smashes through her window that it's going to be bad. As their school, the American government, and even family and friends turn against them, Cody begins to believe they have no other choice but to protect their own. She draws closer to a group of radical Ones led by the passionate and fevered Kai, and James begins to question just how far she is willing to go for the cause... Themes of justice, discrimination and terrorism mix with actual science to create a frightening version of our near future in Daniel Sweren-Becker's pulse-pounding thriller. An Imprint Book
Theology of Law and Authority in the English Reformation
Author: Joan Lockwood O'Donovan
ISBN: 1555406297
Pages: 168
Year: 1991
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DIARY - Dice
Author: Campus Elysium
ISBN: 1540555283
Pages: 388
Year: 2016-11-22
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An approx. size A5 diary (5.5" x 8.5" or 13.97cm x 21.59cm) with each day on a page, Saturdays and Sundays included, 365 / 366 days. Can be used as an appointment maker, meeting scheduler, or as a personal organizer. Each day has half hourly slots from 8am to 7pm, with an evening section as well. The diary also has a year planner, monthly planner, a calendar, and a section at the back for personal notes. The diary is soft with a glossy cover. Would make a great seasonal gift for a friend or a family member. (COVER : Dice). Approximately 388 pages in all. Why not get the complete stationery collection ? DIARY, NOTEBOOK and ADDRESS BOOK !
Cadillac Jukebox
Author: James Lee Burke
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501122126
Pages: 416
Year: 2016-02-23
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A Louisiana farmer is jailed for the murder, 30 years earlier, of a black civil rights leader. The farmer claims he is innocent and asks Dave Robicheaux, the sheriff's deputy, to help him prove it. Not easy, as it suits a lot of people to have the case closed.
Spinal Vascular Malformations
Author: Daniel L. Barrow, Issam A. Awad
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 1879284545
Pages: 187
Year: 1999-01-01
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Spinal Vascular Malformations is a comprehensive text detailing the historical perspective and evolution of current understanding of the various vascular malformations involving the spinal cord. Contributing authors are recognized experts in the fields of anatomy, pathophysiology, hemodynamics, imaging and the surgical and endovascular treatment of vascular malformations of the spinal cord. (Distributed by Thieme for the American Association of Neurological Surgeons)
Scale Studies - Book 1
Author: Robert Cavally
Publisher: Robert Cavally Editions
ISBN: 148033331X
Pages: 104
Year: 2013-07-01
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(Robert Cavally Editions). These highly anticipated volumes from the studio of legendary flutist Robert Cavally represent a wealth of pedagogy from a beloved teacher and performer of the flute. Published in three series and four levels, the Developmental and Progressive Studies for Flute join Cavally's famous Melodious and Progressive Studies as some of the most important repertoire available to student and professional flutists. Use all three books in a level for the maximum development. * Tone Studies - Primer HL00119343 * Scale Studies - Primer HL00114956 * Velocity Studies - Primer HL00119360 * Tone Studies - Book 1 HL00119355 * Scale Studies - Book 1 HL00117659 * Velocity Studies - Book 1 HL00119361 * Tone Studies - Book 2 HL00119356 (available summer 2014) * Scale Studies - Book 2 HL00119358 (available summer 2014) * Velocity Studies - Book 2 HL00119362 (available summer 2014) * Tone Studies - Book 3 HL00119357 (available summer 2014) * Scale Studies - Book 3 HL00119359 (available summer 2014) * Velocity Studies - Book 3 HL00119363 (available summer 2014)