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Dreamscapes Of Modernity: Sociotechnical Imaginaries And The Fabrication Of Power

Here is a volume that succeeds at the difficult task of treating all societies symmetrically, whether in the global north, south, east, and west. Through the lens of sociotechnical imaginaries the authors show us telling comparisons between Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas. The result is a convincing deconstruction of the standard image of modernization and an equally convincing plea to engage in constructive politics. This vol...

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Open Heart, Open Mind

From one of Canada’s most decorated Olympians comes a raw but life-affirming story of one woman’s struggle with depression. In a world where winning meant everything, her biggest competitor was herself. In 2006, when Clara Hughes stepped onto the Olympic podium in Torino, Italy, she became the first and only athlete ever to win multiple medals in both Summer and Winter Games. Four years later, she was proud to carry the Canadian flag...

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300 Mots Croisés, Fléchés Et Cachés En Vacances : 300 Grilles Et Leur Solution

Plus que tout autre sport, les mots croisés, mystérieuses mosaïques, ne nécessitent qu'un peu d'entraînement et un équipement fort simple : un crayon, une gomme et du temps libre. Telles sont les armes du cruciverbiste, champion d'une discipline bientôt centenaire, puisque la première grille apparut dans un journal américain... en 1913 ! Ce recueil de jeux de lettres instructifs et distrayants, conçus pour les amateurs d'énigmes et d...

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Men’s Health Push, Pull, Swing: The Fat-Torching, Muscle-Building Dumbbell, Kettlebell & Sandbag Program

No piece of exercise equipment is more convenient, reliable, versatile and effective at building lean muscle and boosting post-workout metabolic rate than the venerable dumbbell and its cousins the kettlebell and sandbag. Together, these are the tools that will reshape the way we think about fitness and this book will stand as the definitive guide to targeting the key muscles that men and women want to develop and tone. The beauty of...

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Get Fit with Video Workouts (Dance and Fitness Trends) (Dance & Fitness Trends)

This contemporary title explores video workout trends in today's health-oriented world. The young reader is exposed to the universe of the most popular DVD and video game workouts, like P90X, Insanity, Zumba Fitness, Wii Fit Plus, Kinect Sports, and Just Dance, and is encouraged to draw conclusions as to the appropriateness of the activity in his or her life. Safety issues are presented where appropriate. The Get Fit With Video Worko...

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Von Null auf Drei: Vom Kinderwunsch zum Wunschkind durch künstliche Befruchtung

Tabuthema künstliche Befruchtung Viele Hollywoodstars haben Zwillinge – und sie reden nicht darüber, wie sie zu diesem Glück gekommen sind. Sehr wahrscheinlich ist, dass sie sich entweder Hormonbehandlungen oder sogar einer künstlichen Befruchtung unterzogen haben. Ein neues weltweites Tabu, ähnlich den Schönheitsoperationen. Hinter dem Schweigen steckt oft ein Schamgefühl, das eigentlich nicht nötig sein müsste. Das Anliegen von Fra...

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The Good Wife's Guide: Embracing Your Role as a Help Meet

In The Good Wife's Guide New York Times best-selling author Darlene Schacht encourages women to joyfully serve their families. In doing so she offers reasons for achieving a well-managed home backed by scripture and gleaned from experience. As well she provides readers with detailed cleaning and organizing schedules for practical application. The Good Wife's Guide encourages women to make faith and family their first priorities from ...

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Encyclopedia Of The Gilded Age And Progressive Era

Spanning the era from the end of Reconstruction (1877) to 1920, the entries of this reference were chosen with attention to the people, events, inventions, political developments, organizations, and other forces that led to significant changes in the U.S. in that era. Seventeen initial stand-alone essays describe as many themes, including technolog

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To The Point: A Dictionary Of Concise Writing

Who doesn’t hate wading through wordy paragraphs? Unfortunately, many writers don’t realize when they are padding their sentences and obscuring their meaning. Enter To the Point, the essential guide to writing succinctly. Featuring hundreds of new entries, this freshly updated edition is complete with: • A guide to the basics of writing concisely, including how to reduce the number of words in a phrase, substitute a single word for a...