Mar a Annotated

Titre : Mar a Annotated
Auteur : Jorge Isaacs
Éditeur : BookRix
ISBN-13 : 9783736810792
Libération : 2014-05-12

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María is a novel written by Colombian writer Jorge Isaacs between 1864 and 1867. It is a costumbrist novel representative of the Spanish romantic movement. It may be considered a precursor of the criollist novel of the 1920s and 1930s in Latin America. Despite being Isaacs' only novel, María is considered one of the most important works of 19th century Spanish American literature. Alfonso M. Escudero characterized it as the greatest Spanish-language romantic novel.[1] The romantic style of the novel has been compared to the one of Chateaubriand's Atala. Notable are the description of the landscape and the artistic style of the prose. The novel has several autobiographical elements, such as both main characters being natives of Valle del Cauca, or Efraín's departure to Bogotá to pursue his studies. It has been claimed that Maria herself is based, at least in part, upon a cousin of the author.

Survive the Savage Sea

Titre : Survive the Savage Sea
Auteur : Dougal Robertson
Éditeur : Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN-13 : 0924486732
Libération : 1994-01

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Dougal Roberts is a writer and sailing enthusiast.

Nineveh and Babylon a Narrative of a Second Expedition to Assyria During the Years 1848 1850 and 1851

Titre : Nineveh and Babylon a Narrative of a Second Expedition to Assyria During the Years 1848 1850 and 1851
Auteur : Austen Henry Layard
Éditeur : Skinner Press
ISBN-13 : 9781444605617
Libération : 2009-03

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ... (6) Columns for Discount on Purchases and Discount on Notes on the same side of the Cash Book; (c) Columns for Discount on Sales and Cash Sales on the debit side of the Cash Book; (d) Departmental columns in the Sales Book and in the Purchase Book. Controlling Accounts.--The addition of special columns in books of original entry makes possible the keeping of Controlling Accounts. The most common examples of such accounts are Accounts Receivable account and Accounts Payable account. These summary accounts, respectively, displace individual customers' and creditors' accounts in the Ledger. The customers' accounts are then segregated in another book called the Sales Ledger or Customers' Ledger, while the creditors' accounts are kept in the Purchase or Creditors' Ledger. The original Ledger, now much reduced in size, is called the General Ledger. The Trial Balance now refers to the accounts in the General Ledger. It is evident that the task of taking a Trial Balance is greatly simplified because so many fewer accounts are involved. A Schedule of Accounts Receivable is then prepared, consisting of the balances found in the Sales Ledger, and its total must agree with the balance of the Accounts Receivable account shown in the Trial Balance. A similar Schedule of Accounts Payable, made up of all the balances in the Purchase Ledger, is prepared, and it must agree with the balance of the Accounts Payable account of the General Ledger." The Balance Sheet.--In the more elementary part of the text, the student learned how to prepare a Statement of Assets and Liabilities for the purpose of disclosing the net capital of an enterprise. In the present chapter he was shown how to prepare a similar statement, the Balance Sheet. For all practical...


Titre : Azerbaijan
Auteur : Mark Elliott
Éditeur : Trail Blazer Publications
ISBN-13 : 1873756798
Libération : 2004

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In 1999, the first edition of this book put Azerbaijan on the travel map. Packed with practical, cultural, and culinary information as well as scores of maps it helped visitors and residents alike to make the most of this beautiful, varied, and much under-estimated country. Caspian Business News praised the book as being in the "usual travel guide format but with an added feel for the country based on in-depth research". This expanded, thoroughly-updated third edition includes ever wilder excursions into the mystical mountains and reveals quaint old Pensar mosques, little-known 6th century church ruins, more bubbling mud volcanoes, and bizarre natural flares in the land where even water catches fire (at Archivan and Bärdä). Visitors can uncover a field full of rusting Soviet-era tanks and armored vehicles near Puta, take idyllic Caucasian hikes from the timeless village of Xinaliq, and explore 4WD routes to remote Allar and secret Sim. There are even more off-beat curiosities pinpointed such as the Perigala "fairy castle", the "hand tree" in Göychay, a cowpie pyramid near Agdash, and a grand disemboweled Lenin statue at Yevlax. Also featured in this fully revised third edition are:

A Hidden History of Film Style

Titre : A Hidden History of Film Style
Auteur : Christopher Beach
Éditeur : Univ of California Press
ISBN-13 : 9780520959927
Libération : 2015-04-30

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The image that appears on the movie screen is the direct and tangible result of the joint efforts of the director and the cinematographer. A Hidden History of Film Style is the first study to focus on the collaborations between directors and cinematographers, a partnership that has played a crucial role in American cinema since the early years of the silent era. Christopher Beach argues that an understanding of the complex director-cinematographer collaboration offers an important model that challenges the pervasive conventional concept of director as auteur. Drawing upon oral histories, early industry trade journals, and other primary materials, Beach examines key innovations like deep focus, color, and digital cinematography, and in doing so produces an exceptionally clear history of the craft. Through analysis of several key collaborations in American cinema from the silent era to the late twentieth century—such as those of D. W. Griffith and Billy Bitzer, William Wyler and Gregg Toland, and Alfred Hitchcock and Robert Burks—this pivotal book underlines the importance of cinematographers to both the development of cinematic technique and the expression of visual style in film.

Feed the Belly

Titre : Feed the Belly
Auteur : R. D. Frances Largeman-Roth
Éditeur : Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN-13 : 9781402241604
Libération : 2009-05-01

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"Feed the Belly is overdue! If you are pregnant or living with someone who is, you will find this book to be invaluable to the pregnancy. It has knowledgeable information, great anecdotes, recipes and tips for navigating the challenges and surprises of pregnancy. Feed the Belly can help in creating a happier, healthier journey for the whole family." --Cat Cora, the first female Iron Chef and author of Cooking from the Hip If you've got a bun in the oven... Feed the Belly is your healthy eating guidebook. The only eating guide for expectant moms that helps indulge cravings while giving baby--and mom--the essential nutrients they need, Feed the Belly offers a complete look at healthy eating for all nine months. Written by new mom and Health magazine editor and dietitian Frances Largeman-Roth, Feed the Belly covers: What to eat to get pregnant How to pick the right foods to make your baby smarter Where to get the nutrients you and your baby need Which are the safest seafood picks and when to choose organic How to choose the best fast food and easy on-the-go snacks Stay-fit secrets (yoga poses included!) Get started with a seven-day tear-out eating plan! With answers to all your pregnancy questions on nutrition, weight gain, food safety, and much more, Feed the Bellyoffers expectant moms something to sink their teeth into. Includes a foreword by Food Network Star Robin Miller and more than 65 easy-to-make recipes, organized by craving, including favorites from top chefs like Mark Bittman and Gale Gand

Statics and Mechanics of Materials

Titre : Statics and Mechanics of Materials
Auteur : Russell C. Hibbeler
Éditeur : Pearson
ISBN-13 : 9780134382876
Libération : 2016-05-24

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in introductory combined Statics and Mechanics of Materials courses found in ME, CE, AE, and Engineering Mechanics departments. Statics and Mechanics of Materials represents a combined abridged version of two of the author’s books, namely Engineering Mechanics: Statics, Fourteenth Edition and Mechanics of Materials, Tenth Edition. It provides a clear and thorough presentation of both the theory and application of the important fundamental topics of these subjects that are often used in many engineering disciplines. The development emphasizes the importance of satisfying equilibrium, compatibility of deformation, and material behavior requirements. The hallmark of the book remains the same as the author’s unabridged versions with a strong emphasis on drawing a free-body diagram and on the importance of selecting an appropriate coordinate system and an associated sign convention whenever the equations of mechanics are applied. Throughout the book, many analysis and design applications are presented, which involve mechanical elements and structural members often encountered in engineering practice. Also available with MasteringEngineering™ MasteringEngineeringis an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Interactive, self-paced tutorials provide individualized coaching to help students stay on track. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts. The text and MasteringEngineering work together to guide students through engineering concepts with a multi-step approach to problems. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MasteringEngineering, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. 0134380703 / 9780134380704 Statics and Mechanics of Materials Plus MasteringEngineering with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 5/e Package consists of: 0134395107 / 9780134395104 MasteringEngineering with Pearson eText 0134382897 / 9780134382890 Statics and Mechanics of Materials, 5/e