BMC Competitions Department Secrets Peter Browning 2016-11-15 Reprinted after a long absence! For the London to Sydney Marathon, team instructions included the recommendation that a firearm be carried by the crew of each car ... "A small pistol which can conveniently be located under cover in the car is what we have in mind" ...
Historic Santa Maria Valley Lucinda K. Ransick 2017-02-22 An illustrated history of California's Santa Maria Valley, paired with the histories of the companies and organizations that helped shape the region.
The Oxford Dictionary of Slang John Ayto 1998 Offers a topic-by-topic review of British, American, and Australian slang and includes a date the word first appeared in print, its origin, and an illustrative quotation
Official Prisoner Companion Matthew White 2009-11-01 It is called, with deceptive simplicity, The Village. It is the world of tomorrow, or today. A man known only as Number 6 enters its storybook-like confines. He will learn, over and over again, that inside it there is no freedom, and from it there is no escape. He is without defenses, except for one invisible weapon: his uncrushable spirit.
Maximum Mini Jeroen Booij 2009-03-15 This book focuses solely on the cars derived from the classic Mini. Small GTs, sports cars, roadsters and fun cars: Mini-derivatives that changed the specialist motoring market completely in the early sixties, and new designs kept it busy for nearly four decades. from the well known Mini Marcos and Unipower GT that raced at Le Mans, to the very obscure but as exciting Coldwell GT or Sarcon Scarab, almost 60 cars are thoroughly researched, described and photographed in this book.
A Dictionary of English Rhyming Slangs Antonio Lillo 2019-07-08 The Dictionary of English Rhyming Slangs is a comprehensive and authoritative survey of rhyming slangs in the anglophone world. With a scope ranging from the 1830s to the current decade, this prodigious collection of over 9,000 headwords reveals the
The Cult TV Book Stacey Abbott 2010-02-28 Cult TV is a very exciting area of contemporary television. "The Cult TV Book" is the companion reference to this TV phenomenon, whose shows push the boundaries and offer biting commentaries on society today. Cult TV is also changing. Where being cult used to mean being marginal with a small, loyal fan base, cult TV is now key to the television industry, fandom is global and online, cult status for a show is fostered by the networks, and cult series are noted for their spectacular special effects and sumptuous visual style. So, what is cult TV today? Leading scholars, writers and journalists redefine our understanding of cult TV, with new approaches to and case studies on: Cult TV aesthetics, History of cult TV, Cult TV & new media, The 'sub-cultural celebrity', Jane Espenson on how to write cult TV, Cult TV & the broadcast industry, Music, Innovation, Cult channels, Children's cult TV, Sex, Gender, Race, Cult audiences, Transgressive TV, Cult of cult TV, Nancy Holder on writing tie-ins, TV & Film Guide, Fan fiction, "Battlestar Galactica", "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", "Doctor Who", "The Avengers", "The Prisoner", "Quatermass", "The Sopranos", "Masters of Horror", "The Twilight Zone", "Twin Peaks", "Grey's Anatomy", "Bagpuss", "South Park", "The X Files", "Da Ali G Show", "Trailer Park Boys" and "Angel". Contributors include: Stacey Abbott, Sergio Angelini, Jes Battis, Stan Beeler, Miles Booy, Simon Brown, Bronwen Calvert, Jane Espenson, Dick Fiddy, Lincoln Geraghty, Janet K. Halfyard, Matt Hills, Nancy Holder, Catherine Johnson, Lorna Jowett, Roz Kaveney, Roberta Pearson, Denzell Richards, Hillary Robson, David Simmons, Sharon Sutherland, Paul Sutton, Sarah Swan, Donato Totaro, Rhonda V. Wilcox and Tat Wood.
Forbidden Friendships Michael Rocke 1998-03-05 "This is a superb work of scholarship, impossible to overpraise.... It marks a milestone in the 20-year rise of gay and lesbian studies."--Martin Duberman, The Advocate The men of Renaissance Florence were so renowned for sodomy that "Florenzer" in German meant "sodomite." In the late fifteenth century, as many as one in two Florentine men had come to the attention of the authorities for sodomy by the time they were thirty. In 1432 The Office of the Night was created specifically to police sodomy in Florence. Indeed, nearly all Florentine males probably had some kind of same-sex experience as a part of their "normal" sexual life. Seventy years of denunciations, interrogations, and sentencings left an extraordinarily detailed record, which author Michael Rocke has used in his vivid depiction of this vibrant sexual culture in a world where these same-sex acts were not the deviant transgressions of a small minority, but an integral part of a normal masculine identity. Rocke roots this sexual activity in the broader context of Renaissance Florence, with its social networks of families, juvenile gangs, neighbors, patronage, workshops, and confraternities, and its busy political life from the early years of the Republic through the period of Lorenzo de' Medici, Savonarola, and the beginning of Medici princely rule. His richly detailed book paints a fascinating picture of Renaissance Florence and calls into question our modern conceptions of gender and sexual identity.
MINI 50 Years Rob Golding 2007-04-15 It's not the size that matters, Austin Powers tells his son as they look over the MINI, "but how you use it." And the diminutive MINI has made it big -- from the beginning. This book tells the full story of the iconic car from its initial launch in the late 1950s through its current super-hip BMW-built incarnation -- right up to the revised version set for release in 2006. Packaged in a clever "under the hood" flap with magnetic clasp (the front flap opens to show the engine), MINI 50 Years captures both the sense of fun and style that have made Mini one of the most popular compacts in the history of the automotive industry. The threads that tie together the original MINI and today's are numerous and fascinating, and as interesting as the differences that set the two cars apart. MINI 50 Years follows them all. From the swingin’ star of movies—immortalized in the original film The Italian Job in 1961 and again in the 2003 remake, as well as in The Bourne Identity—to the racing champ and now the 21st-century hipster vehicle of choice, Minis are small, fun, memorable, and cool. Author and mini expert Rob Golding treats readers to every thrill that marks the MINI.
Kawaii Nightmare The Perfect Present Planners & Journals 2019-12-15 Kawaii Nightmare 2 Year (24 Months) Weekly Planner & Daily Gratitude Diary - 110 Pages 8" x 10" This super cute kawaii nightmare anime girl has her Halloween pumpkins & bats ready to go - along with an awesome Halloween look with a cute witch hat! Awesome Kawaii themed gift for the holidays! This awesome 2020 & 2021 weekly planner is templated to give you room for planning, journaling notes, working on a to-do list & taking the time to write down your gratitudes for the day! Perfect size for a backpack or to fit in your purse! Amazing Christmas present idea for both men & women alike!
Mini Christy Campbell 2016-03-17 From its birth in 1959, the Mini grew to become a national treasure and huge success: Princess Margaret owned one, as did Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, the Beatles, Peter Sellers and Marianne Faithfull. Its popularity with women in particular marked it out from the crowd, and sales soared as the car was taken up by the new urban elite and took a starring role in The Italian Job. But there was trouble - the basic Mini sold for less than it cost to produce, and by the early eighties the miracle machine had become a symbol of manufacturing incompetence. The end came in 2000, but a new generation of Mini was just around the corner, and today this motoring pin-up is as iconic as ever. Mini features contributions from those who have known and loved this troubled star, as well as its scornful critics. Full of fascinating facts and vivid stories, this is a fabulous celebration of a living national treasure that reads more like the life story of a wayward royal than a machine.
The Annenbergs John E. Cooney 1982 The dual biography of Moses Louis Annenberg and his son, Walter, details their colorful, entrepreneurial lives and careers, from the father's racketeering fortune building and tax-evasion prosecution to the son's current publishing and political ventures
Alec Issigonis Jonathan Wood 2012-04-01 Alec Issigonis, the brilliant British designer of the Morris Minor and the Mini, is one of the commanding figures in the history of automobile design and engineering. This book offers a rounded portrait of his life and work. Issigonis's ingenious and effe
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Propaganda Jacques Ellul 1968
The Photomontages of Hannah Höch Santiago Piedrafita 1996 Here, in the first comprehensive survey of her work by an American museum, authors Peter Boswell, Maria Makela, and Carolyn Lanchner survey the full scope of Hoch's half-century of experimentation in photomontage - from her politically charged early works and intimate psychological portraits of the Weimar era to her later forays into surrealism and abstraction.
The Production of Space Henri Lefebvre 1992-04-08 Henri Lefebvre has considerable claims to be the greatest living philosopher. His work spans some sixty years and includes original work on a diverse range of subjects, from dialectical materialism to architecture, urbanism and the experience of everyday life. The Production of Space is his major philosophical work and its translation has been long awaited by scholars in many different fields. The book is a search for a reconciliation between mental space (the space of the philosophers) and real space (the physical and social spheres in which we all live). In the course of his exploration, Henri Lefebvre moves from metaphysical and ideological considerations of the meaning of space to its experience in the everyday life of home and city. He seeks, in other words, to bridge the gap between the realms of theory and practice, between the mental and the social, and between philosophy and reality. In doing so, he ranges through art, literature, architecture and economics, and further provides a powerful antidote to the sterile and obfuscatory methods and theories characteristic of much recent continental philosophy. This is a work of great vision and incisiveness. It is also characterized by its author's wit and by anecdote, as well as by a deftness of style which Donald Nicholson-Smith's sensitive translation precisely captures.
A Saint in Seattle David P. Jackson 2003 A Saint in Seattle is the inspiring and unlikely life story of a modern buddha. In 1960, the Tibetan lama Dezhung Rinpoche (1906-87) arrived in Seattle after being forced into exile from his native land by the Communist Chinese. Already a revered master of the teachings of all Tibetan Buddhist schools, he would eventually become a teacher of some Western Buddhism's most noted scholars.
Globalance Christoph Stückelberger 2020-07-30
War Production in 1942 United States. War Production Board 1943
Hendrix John McDermott 1994 Seven years in the making, this is the complete account of the career, music and legacy of Jimi Hendrix, based entirely on first-person recollections and new, exclusive photographs and documents. Since his death in 1970 at the age of twenty-seven, Jimi Hendrix has been mythologised as a risk-taker who lost it all - and not the serious musician whose sole desire was to play and write great music. Now, authors John McDermott and Eddie Kramer (Jimi's long-time producer) set the record straight. From Jimi's Greenwich Village days to his Electric Ladybird nights, they chronicle the innovative techniques of a pioneer who painstakingly worked to perfect the sounds others couldn't even imagine, despite being modest to the point of shyness about his own singing talent. Key figures in his inner circle such as his manager Chas Chandler shed light on Jimi's whirlwind three-and-a-half year career. Hendrix: Setting the Record Straight is the definitive biography of a legend whose recording career transformed the essence of rock and roll.
American Soldier: Combat and Its Aftermath 2014-09-16
Acting in Musical Theatre Joe Deer 2015-09-07 Acting in Musical Theatre remains the only complete course in approaching a role in a musical. It covers fundamental skills for novice actors, practical insights for professionals, and even tips to help veteran musical performers refine their craft. Updates in this expanded and revised second edition include: A brand new companion website for students and teachers, including Powerpoint lecture slides, sample syllabi, and checklists for projects and exercises. Learning outcomes for each chapter to guide teachers and students through the book’s core ideas and lessons New style overviews for pop and jukebox musicals Extensive updated professional insights from field testing with students, young professionals, and industry showcases Full-colour production images, bringing each chapter to life Acting in Musical Theatre’s chapters divide into easy-to-reference units, each containing group and solo exercises, making it the definitive textbook for students and practitioners alike.
Rumba Under Fire Irina Dumitrescu 2016-02-29 A professor of poetry uses a deck of playing cards to measure the time until her lover returns from Afghanistan. Congolese soldiers find their loneliness reflected in the lyrics of rumba songs. Survivors of the siege of Sarajevo discuss which book they would have never burned for fuel. A Romanian political prisoner writes her memoir in her head, a book no one will ever read. These are the arts of survival in times of crisis. Rumba Under Fire proposes we think differently about what it means for the arts and liberal arts to be "in crisis." In prose and poetry, the contributors to Rumba Under Fire explore what it means to do art in hard times. How do people teach, create, study, and rehearse in situations of political crisis? Can art and intellectual work really function as resistance to power? What relationship do scholars, journalists, or even memoirists have to the crises they describe and explain? How do works created in crisis, especially at the extremes of human endurance, fit into our theories of knowledge and creativity? The contributors are literary scholars, anthropologists, and poets, covering a broad geographic range - from Turkey to the United States, from Bosnia to the Congo. Rumba Under Fire includes essays, poetry and interviews by Tim Albrecht, Carla Baricz, Greg Brownderville, William Coker, Andrew Crabtree, Cara De Silva, Irina Dumitrescu, Denis Ferhatovic, Susannah Hollister, Prashant Keshavmurthy, Sharon Portnoff, Anand Taneja, and Judith Verweijen.
The Greatest Story Never Told Lana Corrine Cantrell 1988
"We are the Mods" Christine Jacqueline Feldman 2009 "Drawing on archival research, oral history interviews, and participant observation, this examination of the adoption and adaptation of Mod style across geographic space also maps its various interpretations over time, from the early 1960s to the present. The book traces the Mod youth culture from its genesis in the dimly lit clubs of London's Soho. where it began as a way for young people to reconfigure modernity after the chaos of World War II, to its contemporary, country-specific expressions. By examining Mod culture in the United States, Germany, and Japan alongside the United Kingdom, "We Are the Mods" contrasts the postwar development of Mod in those countries that lost the war with those that won. The book illuminates the culture's fashion, music, iconography, and gender aesthetics, to create a compelling portrait of a transnational subculture." --Book Jacket.
The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang John Ayto 2005-01-01 A dictionary of modern slang draws on the resources of the "Oxford English Dictionary" to cover over five thousand slang words and phrases from throughout the English-speaking world.
Not A Number Rupert Booth 2011-11-04 When Patrick McGoohan first starred in “Danger Man” in 1960 and as ‘Number 6’ in cult show “The Prisoner”, industry insiders hailed the arrival of an enigmatic genius and Hollywood beckoned. But who was this man who worked as a chicken farmer and bank clerk before becoming a hugely successful actor simply by chance? In this up-to-date biography Rupert Booth reveals the true character of a man whose off-screen behaviour matched his fiery on-screen persona. Why was he so puritanical, refusing even to kiss a woman for any part he played? Why was he so controlling over his work in “The Prisoner” and other productions? A timely exploration of the man whose declaration ‘I will not be pushed, filed, stamped, indexed, briefed, de-briefed or numbered!’ continues to resonate with audiences decades after it was first uttered with such conviction.
Migrants, Asylum Seekers, and Refugees Chigozie Nnebedum 2021-02-12 This book is a call for solidarity, to stand with all people facing the many challenges of forced migration. Based on a qualitative methodology, sources within the book are taken from a European setting, focusing on African migrants, with special attention to the Nigerian community. The response of the Catholic Church to problems caused by migrations is analyzed and discussed with reference to Sollicitudo Rei Socialis, which presents the required alertness and stimuli actions to be taken by all.
1000 Historic Automobile Sites Mike Varey 2003 At last, a comprehensive reference book featuring 1000 of the world's most interesting historic automobile sites. The sites include automobile museums and collections, homes and birthplaces of world famous auto pioneers, plus old car factories and racing circuits. (Transportation)
The Prisoner Tim Palgut 2003 Number 6 might have had better luck escaping from The Village if he'd had access to this book. In it are top secret Village plans, blueprints and files; detailed schematics of Village buildings, devices and equipment; hidden camera placements; personnel lists, interrogation techniques and more.
Changing Our Minds Miles Myers 1996 Suggesting that the United States' dominant form of literacy is contingent and historical, not permanent and absolute, this book asserts that when a society changes its definition of literacy, it also changes its models of mind and its models for teaching English. The book challenges the assumption that the public schools are a failure, arguing instead that public school teachers have met every literacy challenge put to them by parents and government. The book introduces a new standard of literacy ("translation/critical literacy"), and discusses how the new standard affects the English and language arts curriculum, the tools and methods of learning, and the conceptualization of assessment of knowledge. Chapters in the book are: (1) Shifting Social Needs: From Clocks to Thermostats; (2) From Oracy (or Face-to-Face Literacy) to Signature Literacy: 1660-1776; (3) Signature and Recording Literacy: 1776-1864; (4) Recitation and Report Literacy: 1864-1916; (5) A Literacy of Decoding, Defining, and Analyzing: 1916-1983; (6) The Transition to a New Standard of Literacy: 1960-1983; (7) The Event-Based Features of Translation/Critical Literacy; (8) Embodied Knowledge: Self-Fashioning and Agency; (9) Distributed Knowledge: The Technology of Translation/Critical Literacy; (10) Negotiated and Situated Knowledge: Translating among Sign Systems; (11) Negotiated and Situated Knowledge: Translating among Speech Events; (12) Negotiated, Situated, and Embodied Knowledge: Translating among the Modes; (13) Negotiated and Situated Knowledge: Translating between Stances; (14) Style and Worldviews in Literature and Public Discourse; and (15) Conclusion: "I Think It Happened Again." (RS)
Patched Jarrod Gilbert 2013-11-01 For more than five decades, gangs have played a pivotal role in New Zealand crime life, beginning with the bodgies and widgies of the 1950s. Based on 10 years of gang research, this book chronicles the rise of the Hell's Angels and other bike gangs in the 1960s, the growth of the Mongrel Mob and Black Power in the 1970s, and organized crime during the last decade. With descriptions of such events as the Devil's Henchmen throwing Molotov cocktails at the Epitaph Riders in Christchurch's first gang war and Black Power members surrounding Prime Minister Rob Muldoon at Wellington's Royal Tiger Tavern, it also discusses the significance of colors and class. With accounts from gang members, police, and politicians, this violent and sometimes horrifying book transports its readers to a tough yet revealing part of New Zealand life.
Mini Moke Ultimate Portfolio R.M. Clarke 2005-09-18 A portfolio of contemporary articles that are drawn from the leading motoring journals of four continents. Trace the progress of the robust, versatile Mini Moke from its pre-production in 1964. Off-road, racing, touring, restoration articles and sales literature are included for a car that has reached cult status. Models covered include: • The original English Moke • Australian • Portuguese • Cagiva
Armored Cav Tom Clancy 1994 Going behind the scenes of an armored cavalry regiment, an insider's view includes photographs, illustrations, and diagrams of tanks, helicopters, and artillery systems, interviews with high-ranking officers, and future roles the armored cavalry might play. Original.
The Prisoner's Dilemma Jonathan Blum 2005
Collecting Dinky Toys Mike Richardson 2001-05-01 This comprehensive listing, with 400 full-color photos, references all Dinky Toys made. Collectors will find toy vehicles conveniently categorized by type for easy reference, a valuable identification and valuation guide, which lists dates made, colors, and prices, as well as a descriptive history of Dinky Toy production.
Work 1961-73 Yvonne Rainer 1974 On a shopping trip to the department store, Max's determination to get a dragon shirt leads him away from his distracted sister and into trouble.
Complete Classic Mini, 1959-2000 Chris Rees 2003 A comprehensive model identification guide to the 5,387,862 MINIs built between 1959 and 2000. Production of the original MINI has finally ended, but the enthusiasm for this motoring icon, turned affordable classic, continues to flourish and the market for well-preserved examples is stronger than ever. This book describes all you need to know about the vast number of different models produced over more than 41 years--how to identify one type from another, their equipment, performance, technical specification, options, production dates, color choices and much more. An essential owner's and restorer's guide to model identification, originality and authenticity. Austin - Morris - Cooper - Riley - Wolseley - Moke - Special Editions - International MINIs--they are all covered in this comprehensive review of Sir Alec Issigonis' brilliant design concept, which at the Millennium won the title of European Car of the Century.
Quest for the Killers GOODFIELD 2013-06-29 The five stories in this book are tales about human beings and the human condition in which they find themselves. They are stories of scientists - but not of white-coated laboratory figures, happy to leave to others the practical application of their discoveries. In the circumstances I recount, the scientists were brought face to face, sometimes in dramatic confrontations, with the very people whose problems their work might help solve. As I came to realize, there now exists an international network of unusual scientists whose members are concerned individuals, deter mined that their scientific work should help alleviate the human condition. This book was conceived as an account of some exciting epi sodes in contemporary biomedicine. But during the four years it took to complete, several other themes emerged. First, each story illustrates aspects of the relation between Western science and technology and those major health problems which are often of dreadful significance for the Third World. In this relation the fruits of Western research are not simply applied to global health problems. Rather the relation is reciprocal, for scientific research, whether prompted by the medical problems of the Third World or actually conducted there, is yielding vital clues to many fundamental aspects of human biology, as well as pointing toward possible therapies for the serious diseases of Western society, such as cancer or the dementi as of old age. After I had written the first draft a second theme emerged.

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