Tricks of the Burglar Alarm Trade

Is your property truly safe from intruders? Don't take any chances. This book explains the ins and outs of burglar alarms, helps you find and fix weaknesses in your system and shows you countermeasures to defeat burglars who try to bypass it.

How To Draw Cartoons

Brian Platt is an internationally recognised cartoonist who has taught cartoon workshops for many years. His work has appeared in the National Press, "Punch" magazine and overseas. Fun, simple and entertaining - this book will help the complete novice turn out professional looking cartoons in minutes. It is suitable for all age groups.

MARCO POLO Reiseführer Oslo

Kompakte Informationen, Insider-Tipps, Erlebnistouren und digitale Extras: Erleben Sie mit MARCO POLO die norwegische Hauptstadt intensiv vom Frühstück bis zum Nightcap. Mit dem MARCO POLO Reiseführer kommen Sie sofort in Oslo an und wissen garantiert, „wohin zuerst“. Erfahren Sie, welche Highlights Sie neben dem spektakulären Operahuset und Festung und Schloss Akershus nicht verpassen dürfen, warum Sie am Monolithen im Vigelandspark...

Strobist Photo Trade Secrets, Volume 2: Portrait Lighting Techniques

Strobist Photo Trade Secrets volumes one and two are all about giving you the inspiration and tools to help make your photographs the best they can be. It doesn't take hundreds of pages of instructions or piles of complicated theories to take great photographs. Photo Trade Secrets uses microlessons--each with a simple-to-understand diagram, tips, and a clear description accompanying an inspiring image--so you can spend less time read...

The Last Great American Picture Show: New Hollywood Cinema in the 1970s

The French Connection, The Last Picture Show, M.A.S.H., Harold and Maude–these are only a few of the iconic films made in the United States during the 1970s. Originally considered a "lost generation," the 1970s are increasingly recognized as a crucial turning point in American filmmaking, and many films from the era have resurfaced from oblivion to become a reference for new directorial talents. The Last Great American Picture Show e...

Audubon : The Kentucky Years

Kentucky attracted an amazing variety of would-be settlers in pioneer days, but none with brighter talent than John James Audubon. Although his years in the state came long before publication of the monumental Birds of America, he was already painting the scenes from nature that were to make him famous. Audubon: The Kentucky Years is the captivating account of Audubon's sojourn in Kentucky from his arrival in in 1807 as a gregarious ...

Hammarskjöld: A Life

After his mysterious death, Dag Hammarskjöld was described by John F. Kennedy as the "greatest statesman of our century." Second secretary-general of the United Nations (1953 - 61), he is the only person to have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize posthumously. Through extensive research in little explored archives and personal correspondence, Roger Lipsey has produced the definitive biography of Dag Hammarskjöld. Hammarskjöld: A Life...

Mixed or Single-sex School? Volume 3: Attainment, Attitudes and Overview

Originally published in 1974. This final volume in the trilogy is concerned primarily with comparing the academic progress made by pupils of near-equal ability in the two types of school. It considers attainment in different subjects but also attitudes to different subjects and then follows up with a study of university students from both types of school background.

The Dealer (CHERUB)

CHERUB agents are highly trained, extremely talented--and all under the age of seventeen. For official purposes, these agents do not exist. They are sent out on missions to spy on terrorists, hack into crucial documents, and gather intel on global threats—all without gadgets or weapons. It is an extremely dangerous job, but these agents have one critical advantage: adults never suspect that teens are spying on them. In THE DEALER Jam...

Running Mechanics and Gait Analysis: Enhancing Performance and Injury Prevention

Running Mechanics and Gait Analysis With Online Video is the premier resource dedicated to running mechanics and injury prevention. Running continues to be one of the most popular sports, despite the fact that up to 70 percent of runners will sustain overuse injuries during any one-year period. Therefore, it is imperative for health care professionals, coaches, and runners themselves to be informed on injury prevention and optimal tr...