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Why Haiti Needs New Narratives: A Post-quake Chronicle

Mainstream news coverage of the catastrophic earthquake of January 12, 2010, reproduced longstanding narratives of Haiti and stereotypes of Haitians. Cognizant that this Haiti, as it exists in the public sphere, is a rhetorically and graphically incarcerated one, the feminist anthropologist and performance artist Gina Athena Ulysse embarked on a writing spree that lasted over two years. As an ethnographer and a member of the diaspora...

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The Cambridge History Of Latin America, Volume 3

A particularly commendable feature of this scholarly undertaking lies in the fact that the corps of historians who have contributed to these volumes have, in many cases, read one another's essays, and have commented critically and offered helpful suggestions as the project went forward. This has resulted in an optimum degree of competency and high level of scholarship. The material presented and the varying interpretaions offered com...

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Die Sanfte Heilkunde Der Tibeter: Traditionelle Alternativmedizin Im Geiste Des Buddhismus

Die sanfte Heilkunst der Tibeter Sanft und natürlich ist die tibetische Heilkunst - eine Alternativmedizin zur hochtechnisierten Medizin der Industrienationen. Ihre spirituelle Verbindung zum Buddhismus begründet die natürlichen Heilerfolge jahrhundertealter Methoden: Das Wurzel-Tantra, der Fünf-Elemente Kosmos, karmische Krankheiten, die berühmte Pulsdiagnose, die Apotheke der Natur, Methoden der Heilatmung, die wichtigsten Yogaübun...

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Childhood Obesity (mymodernhealth Faqs)

Provides questions and answers about the medical definitions and descriptions of child obesity Includes numerous in-text Web links to WebMD, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), USDA, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), pharmaceutical companies, YouTube, and other sites with animations, diets, practical case studies, and tools related to obesity and nutrition Includes a companion DVD with videos, animations, color figures from...

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The Art Of Checkmate By Georges Renaud

Thorough classification of 23 mating situations, including Legal's pseudo-sacrifice, the double check, smothered mate, Greco's mate, the Corridor mate, and many others. Learn from 127 games by Tartakower, Janowski, Rubinstein, Blackburne, others, illustrating positional maneuvers leading to these mates. Review quizzes test progress.

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Strength Training Past 50, 3rd Edition

Increase your strength to improve your health, your appearance, and your performance with Strength Training Past 50. Strength training offers many benefits for active adults, including enhanced athletic performance, reduced risk of disease, and decreased symptoms of arthritis, diabetes, and osteoporosis. Whether you are just getting started or have been training your entire life, Strength Training Past 50has you covered. In the third...

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Supplimentary Training For Endurance Sports By Dietmar Luchtenberg

Endurance sports are an increasingly popular way of keeping fit. However, overtraining can often cause physical symptoms of overloading. This volume shows readers how to optimize their performance without experiencing these types of problems. "Supplementary Training" features targeted programmes composed of stretching, strengthening, co-ordination and relaxation exercises. It also presents the typical symptoms of injuries caused by c...

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Making a Success of Marriage: Planning for Happily Ever After

More than 2 million Americans marry every year, each couple determined to live together happily ever after. Tragically, half of all first marriages fail, and subsequent attempts are even more likely to end in divorce. David Yount knows that lasting wedlock requires more than romantic love. Success depends on a couple's commitment and compatibility of heart and mind to survive the inevitable trials of facing life together. Drawing on ...

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Beyond (Straight and Gay) Marriage: Valuing All Families under the Law

"Polikoff mobilizes an impressive array of legal history and contemporary court cases to show how marriage, whether same-sex or heterosexual, has ceased to be the only place where people incur long-term obligations."—Stephanie Coontz, author of Marriage, a History: How Love Conquered MarriageBeyond (Straight and Gay) Marriage reframes the family-rights debate by arguing that marriage shouldn't bestow special legal privileges upon cou...