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If Venice Dies by Settis, Salvatore/ Naffis-sahely, Andr ̌(TRN)

If Venice Dies

Jul 19, 2016
How to love yourself (and sometimes other people) - spiritual advice for modern relationships by Watterson, Meggan, 1974-

How to love yourself (and sometimes other people) - spiritual advice for modern relationships

"How to Love Yourself (and Sometimes Other People) is a smart, hip guide for spiritual seekers who want to experience more love and stability in all forms of relationships. Told from the unique vantage points of authors Meggan Watterson and Lodro Rinzler, this book explores staying anchored in the foundation of self-love as you navigate the natural (and often stormy) cycle of a relationship. Their dual perspectives as teachers and scholars of Christian mysticism and Buddhism make for a rich and

Jul 19, 2016
How to Build Dry-stacked Stone Walls - Design and Build Walls, Bridges and Follies Without Mortar by Shaw-rimmington, John

How to Build Dry-stacked Stone Walls - Design and Build Walls, Bridges and Follies Without Mortar

Jul 19, 2016
Horse Owners' Essential Tips - Grooming, Care, Tack, Facilities, Riding, Pasture by Meyrier, Philippe

Horse Owners' Essential Tips - Grooming, Care, Tack, Facilities, Riding, Pasture

Jul 19, 2016
Homemade for hamsters - over 20 fun projects anyone can make, including tunnels, towers, dens, swings, ladders and more by Oliver, Carin, author.

Homemade for hamsters - over 20 fun projects anyone can make, including tunnels, towers, dens, swings, ladders and more

Jul 19, 2016
The Hidden Life of Trees - What They Feel, How They Communicate- Discoveries from a Secret World by Wohlleben, Peter/ Flannery, Tim (FRW)

The Hidden Life of Trees - What They Feel, How They Communicate- Discoveries from a Secret World

Jul 19, 2016
Healing Path - How the Hurts in Your Past Can Lead You to a More Abundant Life by Allender, Dan B.

Healing Path - How the Hurts in Your Past Can Lead You to a More Abundant Life

Jul 19, 2016
The great exception - the New Deal and the limits of American politics by Cowie, Jefferson, author.

The great exception - the New Deal and the limits of American politics

Jul 19, 2016
Global inequality - a new approach for the age of globalization by Milanovi, Branko, author.

Global inequality - a new approach for the age of globalization

"One of the world's leading economists of inequality, Branko Milanovic presents a bold new account of the dynamics that drive inequality on a global scale. Drawing on vast data sets and cutting-edge research, he explains the benign and malign forces thatmake inequality rise and fall within and among nations. He also reveals who has been helped the most by globalization, who has been held back, and what policies might tilt the balance toward economic justice. Global Inequality takes us back hundr

Jul 19, 2016
Giddy up, Eunice - because women need each other by Hudson, Sophie, author.

Giddy up, Eunice - because women need each other

A call to action for women to reach out to each other! The author urges you to step out of your comfort zone, seek out those with wisdom that comes from experience, and speak words of blessing and encouragement to girls who desperately need it.

Jul 19, 2016
Film Studies - An Introduction by Buckland, Warren

Film Studies - An Introduction

Jul 19, 2016
Firefly English visual dictionary - with definitions by Jourist, Igor, 1969- author.

Firefly English visual dictionary - with definitions

Packed with thousands of beautifully detailed and stunningly accurate illustrations, the Firefly Definitions Visual Dictionary is the ultimate guide to describing the world in which we live. Many of the illustrations are augmented with additional terms that explain the object's component parts. Readers can learn about every part of an aircraft carrier, a grand piano, a microscope, a bowling alley and thousands of other things. From everyday objects to highly specialized equipment, this unparalle

Jul 19, 2016
The Essential Home-Ground Flour Book - Learn Complete Milling & Baking Techniques by Becker, Sue

The Essential Home-Ground Flour Book - Learn Complete Milling & Baking Techniques

Jul 19, 2016
Fifty Ships That Changed the Course of History by Graham, Ian

Fifty Ships That Changed the Course of History

Jul 19, 2016
The Black Panthers - portraits from an unfinished revolution by Shih, Bryan/ Williams, Yohuru/ Joseph, Peniel E. (INT)

The Black Panthers - portraits from an unfinished revolution

"October 2016 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party. Photojournalist Bryan Shih, who has been interviewing and taking portraits of the surviving Panthers around the country for years, has partnered with Yohuru Williams, dean and history professor at Fairfield University, to deliver the definitive celebration of the Black Panthers. Part oral history, part scrapbook, this is a beautifully produced book of forty-five black-and-white portraits of the Panthers toda

Jul 19, 2016
Aphrodite and the rabbis - how the Jews adapted Roman culture to create Judaism as we know it by Visotzky, Burton L.

Aphrodite and the rabbis - how the Jews adapted Roman culture to create Judaism as we know it

"Hard to believe but true: - The Passover Seder is a Greco-Roman symposium banquet - The Talmud rabbis presented themselves as Stoic philosophers - Synagogue buildings were Roman basilicas - Hellenistic rhetoric professors educated sons of well-to-do Jews - Zeus-Helios is depicted in synagogue mosaics across ancient Israel - The Jewish courts were named after the Roman political institution, the Sanhedrin - In Israel there were synagogues where the prayers were recited in Greek. Historians have

Jul 19, 2016
Ancient echoes - the Anasazi book of chants by Summer Rain, Mary, 1945-

Ancient echoes - the Anasazi book of chants

Jul 19, 2016
American colonies by Taylor, Alan, 1955-

American colonies

With this volume, Alan Taylor challenges the traditional story of colonial history by examining the many cultures that helped make America. Transcending the usual Anglocentric version of our colonial past, he recovers the importance of Native American tribes, African slaves, and the rival empires of France, Spain, the Netherlands, and even Russia in the colonization of North America. Moving beyond the Atlantic seaboard to examine the entire continent, American Coloniesreveals a pivotal period in

Jul 19, 2016
Amber - The Natural Time Capsule by Ross, Andrew

Amber - The Natural Time Capsule

Jul 19, 2016
All quilt blocks are not square - innovative piecing and quilting of hexagons, triangles, curves, and more by Wagner, Debra.

All quilt blocks are not square - innovative piecing and quilting of hexagons, triangles, curves, and more

Jul 19, 2016