Death In Springtime

Autore: Magdalen Nabb
Editore: Soho Press
ISBN: 1569478171
Grandezza: 40,46 MB
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Two foreign girls are abducted from a Florence piazza in broad daylight. The unusual March snowfall has distracted everyone, even Marshal Guarnaccia, who is unsure of what he has actually witnessed. One of the girls turns up in a village in the Chianti, claiming the kidnappers have released her to propose a ransom for the other victim. But the marshal thinks she’s lying. Italian law forbids paying ransom to criminals, and the marshal must find the second girl before her kidnappers decide to end her life. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Don T Make Me Think Revisited

Autore: Steve Krug
Editore: New Riders
ISBN: 0133597261
Grandezza: 73,36 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 5545
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Since Don’t Make Me Think was first published in 2000, hundreds of thousands of Web designers and developers have relied on usability guru Steve Krug’s guide to help them understand the principles of intuitive navigation and information design. Witty, commonsensical, and eminently practical, it’s one of the best-loved and most recommended books on the subject. Now Steve returns with fresh perspective to reexamine the principles that made Don’t Make Me Think a classic–with updated examples and a new chapter on mobile usability. And it’s still short, profusely illustrated…and best of all–fun to read. If you’ve read it before, you’ll rediscover what made Don’t Make Me Think so essential to Web designers and developers around the world. If you’ve never read it, you’ll see why so many people have said it should be required reading for anyone working on Web sites. “After reading it over a couple of hours and putting its ideas to work for the past five years, I can say it has done more to improve my abilities as a Web designer than any other book.” –Jeffrey Zeldman, author of Designing with Web Standards

Forgotten Heroes

Autore: Roy Dutton
Editore: Infodial Ltd
ISBN: 0955655404
Grandezza: 22,60 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
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First hand accounts of the men who took part in the heroic and tragic Charge of the Light Brigade at the Battle of Balaclava on the 25th October 1854. Previously unpublished biographies of the men and photographs bring their stories to life. What became of our heroes? Some died penniless while others found fame and fortune. Set within an unrelenting and cruel military campaign, where many would perish, unravelling the myths to find many of the missing Chargers was a massive undertaking.

The Political Pope

Autore: George Neumayr
Editore: Center Street
ISBN: 1455570141
Grandezza: 62,72 MB
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The untold story of the left's efforts to politicize the Vatican and the battle to stop it-before the Catholic Church as we know it is destroyed. Pope Francis is the most liberal pope in the history of the Catholic Church. He is not only championing the causes of the global Left, but also undermining centuries-old Catholic teaching and practice. In the words of the late radical Tom Hayden, his election was "more miraculous, if you will, than the rise of Barack Obama in 2008." But to Catholics in the pews, his pontificate is a source of alienation. It is a pontificate, at times, beyond parody: Francis is the first pope to approve of adultery, flirt with proposals to bless gay marriages and cohabitation, tell atheists not to convert, tell Catholics to not breed "like rabbits," praise the Koran, support a secularized Europe, and celebrate Martin Luther. At a time of widespread moral relativism, Pope Francis is not defending the Church's teachings but diluting them. At a time of Christian persecution, he is not strengthening Catholic identity but weakening it. Where other popes sought to save souls, he prefers to "save the planet" and play politics, from habitual capitalism-bashing to his support for open borders and pacifism. In THE POLITICAL POPE, George Neumayr gives readers what the media won't: a bracing look at the liberal revolution that Pope Francis is advancing in the Church. To the radical academic Cornel West, "Pope Francis is a gift from heaven." To many conservative Catholics, he is the worst pope in centuries.

Materada

Autore: Fulvio Tomizza
Editore: Northwestern University Press
ISBN: 9780810117587
Grandezza: 75,74 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
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Francesco Koslovic--even his name straddles two cultures. And during the spring of 1955, in the village of Materada on the Istrian Peninsula, his two worlds are coming apart. Materada, the first volume of Fulvio Tomizza's celebrated Istrian Trilogy, depicts the Istrian exodus of the hundreds of thousands who had once thrived in a rich ethnic mixture of Italians and Slavs. Complicating Koslovic's own departure is his attempt to keep the land that he and his brother have worked all their lives. A picture of a disappearing way of life, a tale of feud and displacement, and imbued with the tastes, tales, and songs of his native Istria, Koslovic's story is a testament to the intertwined ethnic roots of Balkan history.

La Vita Militare

Autore: Edmondo De Amicis
Editore: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781530803293
Grandezza: 44,81 MB
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This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.

Rehabilitation Of Rivers For Fish

Autore: Ian G. Cowx
Editore: Food & Agriculture Org.
ISBN: 9780852382479
Grandezza: 42,74 MB
Formato: PDF
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Value can be added to projects for restoring the aesthetic appeal of modified waterways at very little extra cost if the needs of the living components of the system are taken into account. This manual was prepared by the European Inland Fisheries Advisory Commission (EIFAC) to provide guidelines and techniques for the rehabilitation of rivers for fish. It is intended for the use of fisheries managers, fisheries and wildlife biologists, land and water use planners, and civil engineers working on projects involving the protection and rehabilitation of inland running waters. While the primary orientation of the manual is towards rivers of the temperate zone, the techniques described can be applied to the restoration of rivers of similar dimensions in other climatic areas.

Dancing With Words

Autore: Marilyn Daniels
Editore: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780897897235
Grandezza: 79,85 MB
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Daniels proposes that teaching signing skills to typical hearing children, especially children with special needs, will help improve their literacy.

Shadows On The Hudson

Autore: Isaac Bashevis Singer
Editore: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780374531225
Grandezza: 73,77 MB
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Boris Makaver, a wealthy Jewish businessman living in New York City after the Holocaust, endures the tribulations of his daughter, Anna, as she makes many unfortunate decisions in her love life. 25,000 first printing.

The Crimean War 1853 1856

Autore: Winfried Baumgart
Editore: Hodder Arnold
ISBN: 9780340614655
Grandezza: 32,86 MB
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The Crimean War was the only conflict of European dimensions in the century between the Napoleonic Wars and World War 1. This text considers the origins and diplomacy of the war, the war aims and general attitudes of the belligerent powers.