Jiu Jiu

Autore: Touya Tobina
Editore: VIZ Media LLC
ISBN: 1421559188
Grandezza: 67,74 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 3924
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Takamichi’s Jiu Jiu Obedience Training Goals 1. Don’t run away before a critical meeting of the Hunter Clans. (If only there were leash laws for Jiu Jiu...) 2. Speak now or forever hold your peace. 3. Get along with other shape-shifting familiars, little doggies. -- VIZ Media

Jiu Jiu

Autore: Touya Tobina
Editore: VIZ Media LLC
ISBN: 1421556278
Grandezza: 45,73 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 2480
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Takamichi’s Jiu Jiu Obedience Training Goals 1. Defend your mistress from a pig. Or a child vampire. Or a... What is that thing, anyway?! 2. Defend your mistress from a ghost. Or a... Sigh... Whatever it is that’s haunting the sea resort she’s trying to vacation in! 3. Celebrate your mistress’s birthday—properly. 4. Snuggle. -- VIZ Media

Intoxicating Manchuria

Autore: Norman Smith
Editore: UBC Press
ISBN: 077482431X
Grandezza: 51,83 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 9437
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Intoxicating Manchuria reveals how the powerful alcohol and opium industries in Northeast China were altered by warlord rule, Japanese occupation, political conflict, and a vigorous anti-intoxicant movement. Through the lens of the Chinese media's depictions of alcohol and opium, Norman Smith examines how intoxicants and addiction were understood in this society, the role the Japanese occupation of Manchuria played in the portrayal of intoxicants, and the efforts made to reduce opium and alcohol consumption. This is the first English-language book-length study to focus on alcohol use in modern China and the first dealing with intoxicant restrictions in the region.

Financial Jiu Jitsu

Autore: Scott Ford
Editore: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470910757
Grandezza: 66,95 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 6874
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A unique approach to personal finance that tackles money like a jiu-jitsu fighter would tackle an opponent In martial arts and personal finance, fundamentals are important. But while failing in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu may be disappointing, it's nothing compared to failing to build wealth and creating a better future for your family. Nobody understands this better than Scott Ford, a top-ranked financial advisor and Jiu-Jitsu enthusiast. Now, in Financial Jiu-Jitsu, he shows you how to overcome your emotions and state of mind to excel at your investing endeavors. Along the way, Ford teaches you fundamental skills such as automating your savings and investments, the importance of paying yourself first, and managing credit wisely. Compares the patience and practice of the martial arts, specifically Jiu-Jitsu, to investing Offers an approach to adapting to financial change as you move through life, while maintaining the same guiding principles Author Scott Ford is ranked in the top one percent of all financial advisors The guiding principles in this book are the foundation of your financial fight plan and the keys to reaching your financial dreams. No matter what punches the market or the economy throws at you, if you follow these principles you'll always react well in the face of adversity.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Autore: Greg Roza
Editore: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 1448869706
Grandezza: 35,96 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 3230
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With its roots in early 20th century, the Japanese art of Kodokan judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is noted for its submission grappling and ground fighting techniques. This book will give readers a different perspective of a sport that is often portrayed as brutal and violent in popular culture. Contrarily, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can be used for self-defense, exercise, and personal growth. This title provides step-by-step instructions with photo images of signature moves, and offers readers tips on how to practice in a safe and healthy manner.

Psychology Of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Autore: Bakari Akil II, Ph.D.
Editore: Academic Group Publishing (BRAII-owner)
Grandezza: 33,97 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 3713
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Grappling is a smash-mouth activity. It is a put your beer down and let’s settle this type of martial art. Man vs. man, woman vs. man, child vs. man, it is one of the ultimate ‘prove it’ combat sports. Yet, once you get past the rough and challenging aspect of submission wrestling it’s easy to see that grappling is much more than that. It is also a very cerebral activity. Psychology is the study of mental processes and behaviors. By studying our psyches we hope to learn how to successfully navigate our world and become more capable in our endeavors. As the goal of theory is explanatory and predictive power, using psychology theories can help us to understand some of the existential questions behind our art and can help us to create better models for training and success. In other instances, it is just plain fun to think about. The application of psychology to submission wrestling is relatively new and in many cases non-existent, so this book is more of an exploration of what is possible. It covers a broad range of topics and doesn’t hesitate to introduce counterintuitive thought for the reader to ponder and digest. "Psychology of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu" will whet your appetite to see how psychology can be applied to grappling and not just in a generic sports psychology sense. Through the use of essay, "Psychology of BJJ" talks about what it’s like to be the new guy, problems with warm-ups, success by default, immersive environments, why you can’t always be nice in practice and even asks outright, “Are you happy?” If that is not enough, it also discusses why you absolutely must not avoid better grapplers, tells you what type of grappler you are and why your team is just as important as your coach. Additionally, "Psychology of BJJ" delves into the unconscious mind and talks about easy ways to improve by taking simple steps you probably never thought about before. It also discusses quirky, but valid, psychological theory, based on new research that can make a difference in your grappling game.

Lexicon Of Reconstructed Pronunciation

Autore: Edwin G. Pulleyblank
Editore: UBC Press
ISBN: 9780774803663
Grandezza: 42,55 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 3314
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Known for his pioneering work in Chinese historical phonetics, Edwin Pulleyblank has compiled this Lexicon to present in convenient dictionary form the result of his researches on the phonology of Middle Chinese and its evolution to Mandarin. The Lexicon complements Pulleyblank's earlier book, Middle Chinese, by providing reconstructed pronunciation for approximately 8,000 Chinese characters at three historical stages. Early Middle Chinese is the language of the Qieyun rhyme dictionary of AD 601, which codified the standard literary language of both North and South China the preceding period of division. Pulleyblank's reconstruction is a thorough reworking of that of Bernhard Karlgren, completed in the twenties, and in some respects differs radically from it. Late Middle Chinese is the standard language of the High Tang Dynasty, based on the dialect of the capital, Chang'an. It has not been reconstructed previously as a separate stage but is of special importance, since it is the ancestor of most modern dialects. Early Mandarin represents the speech of the Yuan capital, Dadu (present Beijing), around the year 1300, for which Pulleyblank's reconstruction differs considerably from that of Hugh M. Stimson. The sources and methods used in these reconstructions were fully discussed in Middle Chinese, but recent developments in phonological theory have led to some modifications in detail. The entries are arranged alphabetically according to the Pinyin system with an index, by the traditional Kangxi radical and stroke numbers. The Morohashi number is also given for each character, enabling easy reference to this important Chinese thesaurus. Another useful feature of the Lexicon is the inclusion of the numbers in Karlgren's Grammata Serica for characters that are included in that work. Concise English equivalents for the Chinese words are also provided. Reconstructed forms are given in the International Phonetic Alphabet. Though this requires a number of phonetic signs and diacritical marks, these are carefully explained in the introduction. Every effort has been made to provide a useful tool for students of Chinese literature and China's relations with foreign countries, as well as for specialists in Chinese linguistics.

Handbook Of Food Science Technology And Engineering 4 Volume Set

Autore: Y. H. Hui
Editore: CRC Press
ISBN: 146650787X
Grandezza: 80,64 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 945
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Advances in food science, technology, and engineering are occurring at such a rapid rate that obtaining current, detailed information is challenging at best. While almost everyone engaged in these disciplines has accumulated a vast variety of data over time, an organized, comprehensive resource containing this data would be invaluable to have. The Handbook of Food Science, Technology, and Engineering, 4 Volume Set is that resource, presenting the latest information available in a thorough, straightforward format.

Applied Molecular Genetics Of Filamentous Fungi

Autore: J.R. Kinghorn
Editore: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780751400588
Grandezza: 61,97 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 8968
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This book, written by an international team of authors, provides a comprehensive overview of recent developments in the molecular biology of filamentous fungi and the application of these developments to a wide range of commercially useful fungi. Problems, successes, and future prospects are examined.

Basic Chinese

Autore: Po-ching Yip
Editore: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415160377
Grandezza: 22,41 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 7655
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Basic Chinese introduces the essentials of Chinese syntax. Each of the 25 units deals with a particular grammatical point and provides associated exercises. Features include: a clear, accessible format many useful language examples jargon-free explanations of grammar ample drills and exercises a full key to exercises. All Chinese entries are presented in both Pinyin romanization and Chinese characters, and are accompanied, in most cases, by English translations to facilitate self-tuition as well as classroom teaching in both spoken and written Chinese. Basic Chinese is designed for students new to the language. Together with its sister volume, Intermediate Chinese, it forms a compendium of the essentials of Chinese syntax.