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The rest is noise - listening to the twentieth century by Ross, Alex, 1968- The rest is noise - listening to the twentieth century

The scandal over modern music has not died--while paintings by Picasso and Pollock sell for millions of dollars, works from Stravinsky's Rite of Spring onward still send ripples of unease through audiences. Yet the influence of modern music can be felt everywhere. Avant-garde sounds populate the soundtracks of Hollywood thrillers. Minimalist music has had a huge effect on rock, pop, and dance music from the Velvet Underground onward. Music critic Alex Ross shines a bright light on this secret wo

Jan 17, 2017
Recaptured Africans - surviving slave ships, detention, and dislocation in the final years of the slave trade by Fett, Sharla M., author. Recaptured Africans - surviving slave ships, detention, and dislocation in the final years of the slave trade

"In the years just before the Civil War, during the most intensive phase of American slave-trade suppression, the U.S. Navy seized roughly 2,000 enslaved Africans from illegal slave ships and brought them into temporary camps at Key West and Charleston. In this study, Sharla Fett reconstructs the social world of these "recaptives" and recounts the relationships they built to survive the holds of slave ships, American detention camps, and, ultimately, a second transatlantic voyage to Liberia"--

Jan 17, 2017
Rebel raider - the life of General John Hunt Morgan by Ramage, James A. Rebel raider - the life of General John Hunt Morgan

Jan 17, 2017
Quinoa, flakes, flour and seeds by Patten, Rena, author. Quinoa, flakes, flour and seeds

COOKERY / FOOD & DRINK ETC. Quinoa, flakes, flour and seeds; four essential elements that make up a healthy diet. Quinoa is a grain, but not just any grain. It is considered to be almost a complete food. It is very high in protein, full of vitamins, gluten and wheat free, cholesterol-free and usually organic. And it is simply delicious. In the kitchen, quinoa, flakes, flour and seeds have a huge range of uses and lend themselves beautifully to so many dishes. When cooked, they have a very delica

Jan 17, 2017
Prom - the big night out by Zimmerman Rutledge, Jill S., author. Prom - the big night out

Jan 17, 2017
Programming Arduino - getting started with Sketches by Monk, Simon, author. Programming Arduino - getting started with Sketches

"This thoroughly updated guide shows, step-by-step, how to quickly program all Arduino models--including the Arduino Uno R3. Written by hobbyist and electronics guru Simon Monk, Programming Arduino: Getting Started with Sketches, Second Edition, features easy-to-follow explanations, fun examples, and downloadable sample programs. Discover how to write basic sketches, use Arduino's modified C language, store data, and interface with the Web. You will also get hands-on coverage of C++, library wri

Jan 17, 2017
Practical paleo - a customized approach to health and a whole-foods lifestyle by Sanfilippo, Diane, author. Practical paleo - a customized approach to health and a whole-foods lifestyle

This book explains why avoiding both processed foods and foods commonly marketed as "healthy"--Like grains, legumes, and pasteurized dairy--will improve how people look and feel and lead to lasting weight loss. This second edition has been updated to include new information, answer common questions, and make it even easier for you to customize your diet to meet your personal health goals. Includes two new chapters, three new 30-day meal plans, 40+ new recipes, a new guide to special ingredients

Jan 17, 2017
Practical machine learning with H2O - powerful, scalable techniques for deep learning and AI by Cook, Darren, author. Practical machine learning with H2O - powerful, scalable techniques for deep learning and AI

Learn how to construct machine learning and data analysis scalable for big data using H2O software, using sample data sets and several machine-learning techniques including deep learning, random forests, unsupervised learning and ensemble learning.

Jan 17, 2017
POWERbowls - all you need in one healthy bowl by Turner, Kate, author. POWERbowls - all you need in one healthy bowl

Jan 17, 2017
Power reading - the best course on speedreading and comprehension improvement ever developed! by Ostrov, Rick. Power reading - the best course on speedreading and comprehension improvement ever developed!

Jan 17, 2017
The picky eater project - 6 weeks to happier, healthier family mealtimes by Muth, Natalie Digate, author. The picky eater project - 6 weeks to happier, healthier family mealtimes

Jan 17, 2017
The Paris bath & beauty book - embrace your natural beauty with timeless secrets and recipes from the French by Callahan, Chrissy, author. The Paris bath & beauty book - embrace your natural beauty with timeless secrets and recipes from the French

Jan 17, 2017
Paleo primer - a second helping, fitter - happier - healthier by Marsden, Keris author. Paleo primer - a second helping, fitter - happier - healthier

The Paleo Primer: A Second Helping brings you more quick, healthy meals that require minimal ingredients, logistics or preparation time, yet taste awesome. As with the original, the front section of the book is dedicated to educating you about the latest nutrition science, including hot topics like gut health, the hormonal effects of food and exercise, and the Top 10 nutrition myths disqualified by the latest research. In their inimitable style, Keris and Matt explain complex topics with simple

Jan 17, 2017
The Paleo journey - recipes for weight loss, allergies, and superior health-the natural way by McGrath, Simone. The Paleo journey - recipes for weight loss, allergies, and superior health-the natural way

"Enthusiasm in "going paleo" continues to grow as more people embrace the diet our ancestors thrived on. However, choosing paleo is more than just a diet--it's a lifestyle. And this is more than just a cookbook. In The Paleo Journey, Simone McGrath will teach you about various lifestyle components, such as the hard facts about the diet, what's taboo, and what's up for debate. It highlights the many benefits of the paleo lifestyle and addresses exercise, dining out, and stress factors, to name a

Jan 17, 2017
Overview - a new perspective of Earth by Grant, Benjamin, author, photographer. Overview - a new perspective of Earth

Jan 17, 2017
Overcoming acute and chronic pain - keys to treatment based on your emotional type by Micozzi, Marc S., 1953- author. Overcoming acute and chronic pain - keys to treatment based on your emotional type

""Find the holistic treatment that will work best for you based on your emotional type and specific pain condition"--Provided by publisher"--

Jan 17, 2017
Nurturing your child's math and literacy in pre-K--fifth grade - the family connection by Mueller, Mary (Education professor), author. Nurturing your child's math and literacy in pre-K--fifth grade - the family connection

Jan 17, 2017
Nourish - whole food recipes featuring seeds, nuts and beans by Cronish, Nettie, 1954- author. Nourish - whole food recipes featuring seeds, nuts and beans

Jan 17, 2017
Nonprofit kit for dummies by Hutton, Stan. author. Nonprofit kit for dummies

Offers advice on starting and running a nonprofit organization, including tips on recruiting paid and volunteer staff, raising money, and writing tax reports.

Jan 17, 2017
Near abroad - Putin, the West, and the contest over Ukraine and the Caucasus by Toal, Gerard, author. Near abroad - Putin, the West, and the contest over Ukraine and the Caucasus

" Vladimir Putin's intervention into the Georgia/South Ossetia conflict in summer 2008 was quickly recognized by Western critics as an attempt by Russia to increase its presence and power in the "near abroad", or the independent states of the former Soviet Union that Russia still regards as its wards. Though the global economic recession that began in 2008 moved the incident to the back of the world's mind, Russia surged to the forefront again six years later when they invaded the heavily Russia

Jan 17, 2017

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