The 9 Principles for a Lean & Defined Body

Are you eating the proper foods to maintain a lean body? Do you know which training methods shape and define your body? Why is it so difficult to lose that stubborn belly fat? Are “cheat meals” really ok? If these issues concern you, you may have noticed…the sheer amount of available information is daunting, and so contradictory! No wonder Americans continue to fight fat with very poor results. 'The 9 Principles for a Lean & Defi...

Military Fitness: Trainieren Wie Die Kampfschwimmer. Maximale Kraft, Ausdauer Und Schnelligkeit

Die hohe körperliche Fitness ist weltweit eine wesentliche Voraussetzung für die Mitglieder von Spezialeinheiten beim Militär. Sie müssen nicht nur stark, schnell, ausdauernd und beweglich sein, sondern ebenfalls die Fähigkeit besitzen, über ihre jeweiligen Grenzen hinauszugehen, um für jegliche Situationen gewappnet zu sein. Um all diese Attribute im täglichen Trainingsplan unterzubringen, nutzen sie Techniken, die zeitsparend und e...

Dictionary Of Pagan Religions

Assembled here for the first time in one volume are the essential facts about the cults, rites and rituals associated with polytheistic religions that have existed from the Stone Age to the present. The aim of the book is to create and preserve a partial record of the pagan religions or cults that have flourished since the dawn of mankind and of their impact and influence throughout the world. This record includes many of the forgott...

Stitch Encyclopedia: Embroidery: An Illustrated Guide To The Essential Embroidery Stitches

This gorgeously illustrated stitch guide for embroidery is as timeless as the craft itself. The book presents the fundamental stitches for needlecraft in simple, easy-to-follow color illustrations. The encyclopedic, dip-in, dip-out approach is well-suited for beginners looking to build a foundation of stitch techniques as well as seasoned crafters who will love keeping these handsome reference guides on their shelves. Classically des...

150 Masterpieces of Drawing

This collection, never before published in the United States, presents art from the early fifteenth to the end of the eighteenth centuries. Selected with great care and impeccable taste by a highly respected artist and teacher, these drawings are the finest efforts of great masters of Western art, a rich and glowing collection that will be treasured by every art lover. The artists whose work is represented include world-famous greats...

NX 9 for Beginners – Part 1

Getting Started with NX 9 This chapter Introduces NX. The user interface and terminology are discussed in this chapter. • Introduction to NX 9 • Starting NX 9 • User Interface • Mouse Functions • Edit Background • Shortcut Keys • NX Help Sketch Techniques This chapter explores the sketching commands in NX. You will learn to create parametric sketches. • Sketching directly in the Part environment • Sketching in the Sketch Task environ...

Making Modern Japanese-style Painting: Kano Hogai And The Search For Images

Skillfully bridging the late Edo and Meiji periods, Foxwell has made a major contribution to new art historical scholarship. Questioning any facile overlay of political transformations onto the world of art, as well as conventional notions of Japanese cultural authenticity, she adeptly demonstrates that the highly diverse nineteenth-century Japanese art world was already undergoing massive changes that cannot simply be attributed to ...

The Complete Photo Guide To Clothing Construction

A technique-focused, how-to book that will guide any sewer, novice or experienced, in completing a professional-looking garment. Seamster Haynes has developed a new style of teaching clothing construction, one that’s not dependent on a specific pattern or style. Instead, she concentrates, first, on the basics, coding each photograph or illustration for easy reference—although, unfortunately, not all visuals are magnified well (such a...

Henry Miller: New Perspectives

Henry Miller: New Perspectives offers an exciting collection of essays that illuminate Miller and his work. The essays use a wide range of theoretical approaches and demonstrate that Miller's narratives definitely reward close reading. The volume also treats Miller holistically and considers a variety of his texts and concerns. Particularly absorbing is the way that the book combines fresh reexaminations of classic Miller themes with...

Reading Visual Narratives: Image Analysis Of Children’s Picture Books

Contemporary children's picture books provide a rich domain for developing theory and analysis of visual meaning and its relation to accompanying verbal text. This book offers new descriptions of the visual strand of meaning in picture book narratives as a way of furthering the project of 'multimodal' discourse analysis and of explaining the literacy demands and apprenticing techniques of children's earliest literature. Reading Visua...