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La révolution antillaise: Quelle place pour l'Outre-mer dans la République?

En janvier et février 2009, la " révolution antillaise " a bousculé le compromis républicain construit sur la départementalisation et convoqué les vieilles douleurs. Peu habituée à tant de colère, l'opinion publique s'est demandé alors ce qui se cachait derrière la carte postale des plages de sable blanc et les doudous créoles en robes colorées que photographient les touristes. Pour mieux comprendre la crise qui a eu lieu aux Antille...

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Pirc Alert!: A Complete Defense Against 1.e4

Win more games and enjoy chess more as you play and understand it better! Packed with surprise-weapons, Pirc Alert! gives you everything you need to know to defend against White's most popular way of starting the game. Alburt and Chernin explain both the winning ideas as well as the moves of the Pirc Defense, a dynamic system used by the world's chess elite. The perfect companion to Alburt's Comprehensive Chess Course, this book make...

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How to Think in Chess

Demystifies the techniques of chess thinking: don't just memorize moves, learn how to think in chess. This is more of a descriptive study and self-knowledge guide, with half of the book consisting of various tests and their solutions. Some of these tests are rather instructive, but IMHO they have little to do with the subject of training your chess thought. Of course, doing the excercises will improve your play.

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This is Nicotine (Addiction)

In this powerful and illuminating new series, a team of journalists was commissioned to analyze and comment on the major substances that are seen by society as addictive and ultimately bad for our health.

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Culture and System in Family Therapy

Starting with the MacPherson Report and its pronouncements on racism in Britain and in particular 'institutionalised racism', Dr Krause focuses on the practice of family therapy and draws on her expertise as both anthropologist and systemic family psychotherapist to formulate a cogent critical evaluation of the field.

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Friendship: A Book of Quotations

Over 400 quotations, some more familiar than others, but all thoughtfully and precisely expressed. Includes such timeless observations as "A true friend is one soul in two bodies" (Aristotle) and "Friendship is like money, easier made than kept" (Samuel Butler). Also, thought-provoking reflections by Socrates, Confucius, Mark Twain, Dorothy Parker, Ambrose Bierce, and many others.

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Shadow Banking in China: An Opportunity for Financial Reform

An authoritative guide to the rise of Chinese shadow banking and its systemic implications Shadow Banking in China examines this rapidly growing sector in the Chinese economy, and what it means for your investments. Written by two world-class experts in Chinese banking, including the Chief Advisor to the China Banking Regulatory Commission and former Chairman of the Securities and Futures Commission in Hong Kong, this book is unique ...

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Comportements humains et management

Afin de mieux éclairer les problématiques liées aux comportements dans le management des hommes et des équipes, cet ouvrage puise dans les apports essentiels des sciences humaines et sociales(psychologie, psychologie sociale, anthropologie, sociologie...), mais aussi de l'économie et de la théorie des organisations. Comportements humains et management offre un ancrage direct dans la réalité organisationnelle : il aborde la discipline...

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The Ancient Languages of Syria-Palestine and Arabia

This book, derived from the acclaimed Cambridge Encyclopedia of the World's Ancient Languages, describes the ancient languages of Syria-Palestine and Arabia, for the convenience of students and specialists working in that area. Each chapter of the work focuses on an individual language or, in some instances, a set of closely related varieties of a language. Providing a full descriptive presentation, each of these chapters examines th...

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The Wreck of Catalonia

This title examines the fate which overtook the principality of Catalonia in the fifteenth century, reducing it from the dominant power within the state of Aragon to a marginal role in the Iberian power created by the union of Aragon and Castile.

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Better Homes and Gardens Garden Fresh Meals

Make every meal a fresh and flavorful delight! These days, millions of people are discovering that cooking with vegetables, fruits, and herbs from their backyard gardens or local farmers’ markets is a great way to eat more healthfully. Garden Fresh Meals from Better Homes and Gardens offers delicious recipes that make the most of your seasonal bounty—from light summer salads to comforting autumn soups to hearty winter roasts. With a ...

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From a World Apart: A Little Girl in the Concentration Camps

“I’m frightened, Mother. Last year, I was seven years old. This year, I’m eight and so many years separate these two ages. I have learned that I am Jewish, that I am a monster, and that I must hide myself. I’m frightened all the time.”—Francine Christophe. Francine Christophe’s account begins in 1939, when her father was called up to fight with the French army. A year later he was taken prisoner by the Germans. Hearing of the Jewish ...

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Mutiny and Aftermath: James Morrison's Account of the Mutiny on the Bounty and the Island of Tahiti

The mutiny on the Bounty was one of the most controversial events of eighteenth-century maritime history. This book publishes a full and absorbing narrative of the events by one of the participants, the boatswain's mate James Morrison, who tells the story of the mounting tensions over the course of the voyage out to Tahiti, the fascinating encounter with Polynesian culture there, and the shocking drama of the event itself. In the aft...

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Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Photographers: A Professional Image Editor's Guide

Martin Evening's Adobe Photoshop for Photographers titles have become classic reference sources for photographers at all skill levels. Whether you are an accomplished user or just starting out, the Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Photographers book contains a wealth of practical advice, hints and tips to help you achieve professional-looking results. Adobe Photoshop CS4 for Photographers begins with an overview of the Photoshop interface and...

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Petit Collage: 25 Easy Craft and Décor Projects for a Playful Home

From the beloved design brand for nurseries, playrooms, and every space in between, Petit Collage shows you how to make 25 of their bestselling paper and wooden accessories for your home. Customize toy chests, create cheerful name plaques, build bunny clocks, and more, with artist and owner Lorena Siminovich. Breaking down each project with simple, illustrated step-by-step instructions, Siminovich presents easy tips on how to persona...

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DuMont BILDATLAS Schwarzwald Norden: Wälder, Wein, Wellness, 2. Auflage

DuMont Bildatlas Schwarzwald Norden - die Bilder des Fotografen Markus Kirchgessner zeigen faszinierende Panoramen und ungewöhnliche Nahaufnahmen. Sechs Kapitel, gegliedert nach regionalen Gesichtspunkten, geben einen Einblick in das Paradies für Naturliebhaber, Feinschmecker und Aktive. Die Texte liefert Cornelia Tomaschko, die Sie kenntnisreich und kritisch durch die sechs Kapitel begleitet und einen Überblick über die Sehenswürdig...

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DuMont BILDATLAS Schweiz: Im Reich der Berge, Auflage: 3

"DuMont Bildatlas Schweiz - die Bilder des Fotografen Roland Gerth zeigen faszinierende Panoramen und ungewöhnliche Nahaufnahmen. Sechs Kapitel, gegliedert nach regionalen Gesichtspunkten, geben einen Überblick über das sympathische Nachbarland. Zu jedem Kapitel gehören Hintergrundreportagen und Specials, die aktuelle und interessante Themen aufgreifen. Eines der DuMont Themen berichtet über die Auswirkungen des Klimawandels auf die ...

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Cannes Memories - La grande histoire du festival de Cannes (1939-2017)

Placée sous le parrainage de Monica Bellucci, maîtresse de cérémonie en 2003 et membre du jury de la 59e édition du Festival en 2006, cette édition suivra une chronologie inversée de l’histoire du Festival scindée en deux grandes parties : “Festival d’aujourd’hui” Le Festival dans son siècle : de 2017 à 2000 “La Saga du Festival” au XXe Siècle de 1999 à 1939 Placée sous le parrainage de Monica Bellucci, deux fois maîtresse de cérémon...

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Who's Who in the Zoo?: An Inside Story of Corruption, Crooks and Killers

A first-hand account of Domenico “Mick” Cacciola’s life as an Australian detective over the course of three decades, this thrilling memoir captures the color and grit of policing in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley, which, in its heyday, was the sleazy epicenter of gambling and prostitution. From making the arrest in Australia’s first televised siege, the hijacking of the Seaworld helicopter, to being expected to chauffeur Commissioner Te...

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Philip Larkin and His Audiences

Philip Larkin, one of England's greatest and most popular twentieth-century poets, is nonetheless widely regarded as a misanthropic, provincial recluse. This volume re-examines that critical view and argues that Larkin's poetry, far from demonstrating his misanthropy, highlights his profound awareness of and concern for readers.

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Cinzia Tani - Mia per sempre. Quando lui uccide per rabbia, vendetta, gelosia (2013)

Si chiamano Anna, Chiara, Stefania, Tiziana, Rita, Enza, Serena e l'elenco potrebbe continuare a lungo. Solo nel 2012, in Italia, sono state 120 le donne uccise dal proprio ex, senza contare quelle scomparse e di cui non si hanno più notizie. L'omicidio all'interno della coppia non è un fenomeno nuovo, ma rispetto al passato a colpire è la tragica escalation nel numero e nella ferocia, e il fatto che le vittime sono quasi tutte donne...

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Survival Hacks: Over 200 Ways to Use Everyday Items for Wilderness Survival

Turn everyday items into survival necessities! Would you be prepared if you needed to survive in the wilderness? Survival expert Creek Stewart shares his cache of practical, easy-to-follow tricks to help you transform everyday items into valuable gear that can save your life. Survival Hacks takes you step-by-step through transforming simple objects like soda tabs and plant leaves into essential survival tools. This rough-and-rugged g...

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Adventure Sports Coaching

Coaching adventure sports is part of the core work of many adventure educators but has been largely neglected in the adventure studies literature. This is the first book to link contemporary sports coaching science with adventure sports practice. It examines the unique set of challenges faced by adventure sports coaches, such as the dynamic natural environment and the requirement to train athletes to levels of high performance outsid...

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High-powered Plyometrics, 2nd edition

Plyometrics is an essential part of strength and conditioning programs for the top athletes in nearly every sport. High-Powered Plyometrics provides the most systematic, comprehensive, and practical study of plyometrics available and can give you performance gains you never thought possible through 77 advanced exercises for explosive sports training. This book gives you a complete plyometric-based training program that really works. ...