English Crosswords

Titre : English Crosswords
Auteur : Patricia Barrière
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 2266188798
Libération : 2010

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50 grilles de mots croisés spécialement créées pour le public francophone. Les mots croisés sont un moyen amusant et efficace de vérifier et développer votre vocabulaire. Les mots proposés dans les 50 grilles de ce recueil ont été sélectionnés parmi les 1000 mots les plus employés en anglais, auxquels s'ajoutent des noms propres et géographiques faisant partie de la culture anglo-saxonne.

Missed Connections

Titre : Missed Connections
Auteur :
Éditeur : Workman Publishing
ISBN-13 : 9780761169673
Libération : 2011-09-22

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"Missed Connections is a collection of illustrated love stories. There's "We Shared a Bear Suit." "If Not for Your Noisy Tambourine." "Hairy Bearded Swimmer." Each is told in the shorthand of a "missed connection," and then illustrated in Chinese ink and watercolor. The anonymous messages are hopeful and hopeless, funny and sad"--

Song of Myself

Titre : Song of Myself
Auteur : Walt Whitman
Éditeur : Courier Corporation
ISBN-13 : 9780486113173
Libération : 2012-03-02

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It was with this first version of "Song of Myself," from the 1855 edition of Leaves of Grass, that Whitman first made himself known to the world. Readers of revised editions will find this version surprising, and often superior. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Lazily Crazily Just a Bit Nasally

Titre : Lazily Crazily Just a Bit Nasally
Auteur : Brian P. Cleary
Éditeur : Millbrook Press
ISBN-13 : 9780822578482
Libération : 2008-01-01

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Rhyming words and illustrations exemplify adverbs and their functions.

An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Traditional Symbols

Titre : An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Traditional Symbols
Auteur : J. C. Cooper
Éditeur : Thames & Hudson
ISBN-13 : 9780500770917
Libération : 1987-03-17

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In nearly 1500 entries, many of them strikingly and often surprisingly illustrated, J. C. Cooper has documented the history and evolution of symbols from prehistory to our own day. With over 200 illustrations and lively, informative and often ironic texts, she discusses and explains an enormous variety of symbols extending from the Arctic to Dahomey, from the Iroquois to Oceana, and coming from systems as diverse as Tao, Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Islam, Tantra, the cult of Cybele and the Great Goddess, the Pre-Columbian religions of the Western Hemisphere and the Voodoo cults of Brazil and West Africa.

Spanish Phrases For Dummies

Titre : Spanish Phrases For Dummies
Auteur : Susana Wald
Éditeur : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN-13 : 9781118054291
Libération : 2011-06-01

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The fun and easy way to speak Spanish With Mexico the #1 international destination for Americans, over 14 million secondary school students enrolled in Spanish classes, and Spanish the primary language in many neighborhoods from L.A. to Miami, this should easily be the most popular title in our new phrase book series, following in the footsteps of Spanish For Dummies (0-7645-5194-9), which has sold more than 300,000 copies. Susana Wald is a writer, teacher, and translator.

Dinner Pieces

Titre : Dinner Pieces
Auteur : Leon Battista Alberti
Éditeur : Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015006599784
Libération : 1987-01

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Leon Battista Alberti A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Dinner Pieces Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Machinery Failure Analysis and Troubleshooting

Titre : Machinery Failure Analysis and Troubleshooting
Auteur : Heinz P. Bloch
Éditeur : Gulf Professional Publishing
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015040613583
Libération : 1997

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This newly expanded edition shows plant engineers and maintenance personnel how to systematically analyze and troubleshoot machinery distress and component problems. You will find complete coverage of gears, rolling-element bearings, sliding bearings, bolting, couplings, and mechanical seals, with more on pumps, compressors, electric motors, steam turbines, and similar equipment. Eliminate just the symptoms, and not the root cause, and you will again face equipment downtime and component failure. This book documents and analyzes actual failure events to give you the know-how to discover not just the problem, but its underlying cause. A new chapter examines root cause analysis and shows how to pursue the cause-and-effect relationship. Details on the practical aspects of metallurgical failure analysis have been added and the chapter on vibration analysis has been thoroughly updated. Reliability professionals, process engineers, plant operators, and repair and maintenance personnel will value this new edition as the standard authority on the subject.

Pop art and vernacular cultures

Titre : Pop art and vernacular cultures
Auteur : Kobena Mercer
Éditeur : The MIT Press
ISBN-13 : 0262633507
Libération : 2007-09-30

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How does pop art translate across cultures? What does pop art look like through a postcolonial lens? In the global marketplace of images, artists have long challenged the discourse of officialdom by turning to dissident elements in the languages of vernacular culture. This volume casts new light on the aesthetics and politics of pop by taking a cross-cultural perspective on what happens when everyday objects are taken out of one context and repositioned in the language of art. Pop Art and Vernacular Cultures examines practices that range from the recycling of consumerist waste in Chicano "rasquachismo" to the painterly pastiche of Hindu "photo-gods," exploring the semiotic transformations that arise when art reveals unexpected antagonisms in the social life of images. Showing how boundaries marking "high" and "low" are further corroded by strategies that question categories of "folk," "nation," and "people" in the global culture of modernity, this book breaks new ground in understanding pop art's ambiguous reaction to (and compliance with) the dynamics of high capitalism. When Mao goes pop, should we see the results as avant-garde, anti-modern, or postmodern? Who "owns" popular culture in South Africa or Brazil? The critical revision proposed by this third volume in the Annotating Art's Histories series dramatically expands the world map of the period from which our definitions of contemporary art are drawn. Contributors: Holly Barnet-Sanchez, Gavin Butt, Geeta Kapur, Martina Koppel-Yang, Kobena Mercer, Colin Richards, and Sonia Salzstein

Information Mechanism and Meaning

Titre : Information Mechanism and Meaning
Auteur : Donald MacCrimmon MacKay
Éditeur : MIT Press (MA)
ISBN-13 : WISC:89037591187
Libération : 1969

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Introduction: 1. Bakground; Part I. Three introductory talks: 2. Measuring information; 3. Meaning and mechanism; 4. What makes a question? Part II. 5. In search of basic symbols; 6. Operational aspects of somes fundamental concepts of human communication; 7. The place of "Meaning" in the theory of Information; 8. The informational analysis of questions and commands; 9. Communication and meaning - a functional approach; 10. Linguistic and Non-linguistic "Understanding" of linguistic tokens; 11. Comprehension of utterances - some concluding notes; 12. Generators of information; 13. Inderterminancy, uncertainty and information-content.