American Landmarks: Miniature Models to Cut and Assemble Matt Bergstrom 2012-03-15 Sixteen miniature scale models of famous U.S. architectural landmarks will captivate young and old alike. Includes the Statue of Liberty, Space Needle, Gateway Arch, Chicago Water Tower, Lincoln Memorial, Boston's Faneuil Hall, and more.
The First Resort of Kings Richard T. Arndt 2011 A landmark study of the most-neglected tool of U.S. foreign policy.
The Toddler's Busy Book Trish Kuffner 2009-12-15 Fun and creative activities to stimulate your toddler every day of the year The Toddler's Busy Book contains 365 screen-free activities for one-and-a-half- to three-year-olds using things found around the home. It shows parents and daycare providers how to: Prevent boredom during the longest stretches of rainy days with ideas for indoor play, kitchen activities, and arts and crafts projects. Stimulate your child's natural curiosity with entertaining math, language, and motor-skills activities. Encourage your child's physical, mental, and emotional growth with fun music, food, water, and outdoor activities. Celebrate holidays and other occasions with special projects and activities. Keep toddlers occupied during long car trips or crosstown errands. The Toddler's Busy Book is written with warmth and sprinkled with humor and insight. It should be required reading for anyone raising or teaching toddlers.
The Craft of Research, Third Edition Wayne C. Booth 2009-05-15 With more than 400,000 copies now in print, The Craft of Research is the unrivaled resource for researchers at every level, from first-year undergraduates to research reporters at corporations and government offices. Seasoned researchers and educators Gregory G. Colomb and Joseph M. Williams present an updated third edition of their classic handbook, whose first and second editions were written in collaboration with the late Wayne C. Booth. The Craft of Research explains how to build an argument that motivates readers to accept a claim; how to anticipate the reservations of readers and to respond to them appropriately; and how to create introductions and conclusions that answer that most demanding question, “So what?” The third edition includes an expanded discussion of the essential early stages of a research task: planning and drafting a paper. The authors have revised and fully updated their section on electronic research, emphasizing the need to distinguish between trustworthy sources (such as those found in libraries) and less reliable sources found with a quick Web search. A chapter on warrants has also been thoroughly reviewed to make this difficult subject easier for researchers Throughout, the authors have preserved the amiable tone, the reliable voice, and the sense of directness that have made this book indispensable for anyone undertaking a research project.
The Meaning and Culture of Grand Theft Auto Nate Garrelts 2014-07-15 The immensely popular Grand Theft Auto game series has inspired a range of reactions among players and commentators, and a hot debate in the popular media. These essays from diverse theoretical perspectives expand the discussion by focusing scholarly analysis on the games, particularly Grand Theft Auto III (GTA3), Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (GTA:VC), and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (GTA:SA). Part One of the book discusses the fears, lawsuits, legislative proposals, and other public reactions to Grand Theft Auto, detailing the conflict between the developers of adult oriented games and various new forms of censorship. Depictions of race and violence, the pleasure of the carnivalistic gameplay, and the significance of sociopolitical satire in the series are all important elements in this controversy. It is argued that the general perception of digital changed fundamentally following the release of Grand Theft Auto III. The second section of the book approaches the games as they might be studied absent of the controversy. These essays study why and how players meaningfully play Grand Theft Auto games, reflecting on the elements of daily life that are represented in the games. They discuss the connection between game space and real space and the many ways that players mediate the symbols in a game with their minds, computers, and controllers.
The Comics of Chris Ware David M. Ball 2010 The Comics of Chris Ware: Drawing Is a Way of Thinking brings together contributions from established and emerging scholars about the comics of Chicago-based cartoonist Chris Ware (b. 1967). Both inside and outside academic circles, Ware's work is rapidly being distinguished as essential to the developing canon of the graphic novel. Winner of the 2001 Guardian First Book Prize for the genre-defining Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth, Ware has received numerous accolades from both the literary and comics establishment. This collection addresses the range of Ware's work from his earliest drawings in the 1990s in The ACME Novelty Library and his acclaimed Jimmy Corrigan, to his most recent works-in-progress, "Building Stories" and "Rusty Brown."
Christmas Papercraft Editors of Thunder Bay Press 2019-09-10 Lovely and detailed papercraft projects that will brighten your home at Christmastime. Each of the ten intricate papercraft projects in this book will add a special touch to your next Christmas. Cut out the shapes and assemble them to create gorgeous decorations and ornaments for your home, or to give as gifts. Projects include nativity lanterns, pop-out greeting cards, and an elaborate cityscape to display on your mantle. Step-by-step instructions will guide you through the process of crafting each project, and suggestions for how to add a personal touch to each piece are included as well.
The Nativity Set Tamara Menges 2020-08-08 The Nativity Set is a joyful children's book that awakens creativity while learning of the birth of Jesus.
Face Recognition Across the Imaging Spectrum Thirimachos Bourlai 2016-02-12 This authoritative text/reference presents a comprehensive review of algorithms and techniques for face recognition (FR), with an emphasis on systems that can be reliably used in operational environments. Insights are provided by an international team of pre-eminent experts into the processing of multispectral and hyperspectral face images captured under uncontrolled environments. These discussions cover a variety of imaging sensors ranging from state-of-the-art visible and infrared imaging sensors, to RGB-D and mobile phone image sensors. A range of different biometric modalities are also examined, including face, periocular and iris. This timely volume is a mine of useful information for researchers, practitioners and students involved in image processing, computer vision, biometrics and security.
Guns in the Hands of Artists Jonathan Ferrara 2016-11-01 In the 1990s, the New Orleans murder rate exploded. In 1996, 350 people were killed—the highest number in the city’s history, and the highest rate in the nation. In response to this crisis, gallery owner and artist Jonathan Ferrara and artist Brian Borrello, launched a powerful project: Guns in the Hands of Artists. Over sixty artists, including painters, glass artists, sculptors, photographers, and poets, used decommissioned guns taken off the city streets via a gun buyback program to express a thought, make a statement, open a discussion, and to stimulate thinking about guns and gun violence in America. As gun violence continues to devastate the nation on a daily basis, Guns in the Hands of Artists reemerged in 2012 as a community-based social activist art project that has since traveled to six cities across the US. Using art as a mirror for life and interweaving the works of thirty diverse artists with the voices of seventeen national thought leaders, this book is an important outgrowth of the exhibition and an extension of its efforts to employ art as a vehicle for dialogue, as a call to action, and—ultimately—as an agent of change. Essays by: Walter Isaacson, Senator Tim Kaine, Lupe Fiasco, Richard Ford, Joe Nocera, Trymaine Lee, Lolis Eric Elie, John M. Barry, Dan Cameron, Lucia McBath, Harry Shearer, Jonathan Ferrara, Brian Borrello, Maria Cuomo Cole, Michael Waldman, E. Ethelbert Miller, Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and Captain Mark Kelly.
Frank Lloyd Wright Paper Models 2017-07-03 Frank Lloyd Wright (1867–1959) is the most renowned and popular architect and designer in America. His buildings, including Fallingwater and New York's Guggenheim Museum, are iconic landmarks. Now you can create 14 of his best loved buildings using the art of kirigami (cutting and folding). Each project features step-by-step instructions and a template that you remove from the book. You follow the lines on the template, cutting and folding to make your own model. All you need is a craft knife, a cutting mat, and a ruler. Clear cutting tips help you with the tricky stages, while photos of the finished model show you the final design. To make things easier, the most intricate parts of the templates are pre-die-cut. Then simply display your finished model and admire your handiwork. Suitable for folding experts and beginners alike, Frank Lloyd Wright Paper Models is a must for Wright fans and architectural model enthusiasts.
Water+Ink Coloring Book Winter 2020 Kim Winberry 2019-07-22 I begin my paintings with a sketch and application of colorful/bright pigment and water to the paper. I disrupt the blends with salt or water, watching as one color blossoms in water, as another color starts to travel across the paper. I utilize India Ink to demarcate changes, also adding add swirls other artifacts, in the aim to achieve whimsy. My coloring books are my paintings! I run the paintings through filters and drop the color from them, leaving the lines so that you can add your own color. But wait, there's more... I've added an Augmented Reality component to this. Wonder what colors I used for that piece in the corner there? Take out your phone, download the Zappar app from your app store and "zap" the code. What happens? At the very least an image of the original painting will pop up and you can see what it looks like, side by side with the coloring page. Beyond that, you'll meet Mist, my liaison to the AR world. She will be a recurring character in all my AR work. Stay tuned and enjoy.
Le Corbusier Paper Models Marc Hagan-Guirey 2020-02-04 Le Corbusier is a Modernist icon whose buildings and theories have influenced structures the world over. Now you can create 10 of his most important works using the art of kirigami (cutting and folding). Each project features step-by-step instructions, cutting tips, and a template that you can remove from the book. Photos of each finished model show the final design. All you need is a craft knife, a cutting mat, and a ruler. When you are done, simply display your model and admire your handiwork. Le Corbusier Paper Models is a must for Corb fans and architectural model enthusiasts.
The Australian Official Journal of Trademarks 1907
Wheelock's Latin, 6th Edition Revised Frederic M. Wheelock 2010-10-12 The classic, single–volume introductory Latin textbook, introduced in 1956 and still the bestselling and most highly regarded textbook of its kind. Wheelock's Latin, sixth edition, revised, has all the features that have made it the best–selling single–volume beginning Latin textbook, many of them revised and expanded: o 40 chapters with grammatical explanations and readings based on ancient Roman authors o Self–tutorial exercises with an answer key for independent study o An extensive English–Latin/ Latin–English vocabulary section o A rich selection of original Latin readings –– unlike other textbooks which contain primarily made–up Latin texts o Etymological aids Also includes maps of the Mediterranean, Italy and the Aegean area, as well as numerous photographs illustrating aspects of classical culture, mythology, and historical and literary figures presented in the chapter readings. o The leading self–tutorial Latin program. Also great for college and accelerated high school courses. o Wheelock's Latin is the top–selling Latin reference in the US. o Interest and enrolments in Latin have been steadily rising in the U.S. for the past 20 years. One–half million people are currently enrolled in Latin classes, and at least 10,000 teachers, professors and graduate assistants are teaching the language in America.
Paper Treasures Lilly Horigan 2020-05-04 After finally graduating high school, Paige McKinnon is ready to embark on the journey she had been planning for years. Alone, she makes her way to Las Vegas to find her mentally ill and homeless mother. A young woman of faith, she uses only the prompting of God's Spirt and the advice of her aunt to find a place to stay, work, and search for her mother's whereabouts. Her unplanned, but hopeful, trip leads to a quiet community with a big heart in the outskirts of Vegas. Paige meets a woman of faith who encourages and supports her, but Paige hides her reason for being in Vegas even as she accepts a job and assistance from the woman. Paige is amazed by the generosity and vibrancy of the woman. She feels at home around her, but is caught off guard by the woman's loving and good looking son who seems to be at every turn. The young man's life is pleasantly distracted by Paige's beauty and presence, and he hopes to get to know the mysterious girl who is becoming an indirect and daily part of his life. Yet Paige has a specific purpose for being in Vegas and it is not romance. Paige plans her days to find new ways to meet and search the homeless people of Vegas. With the help of her family, letters, and trust in God's sovereignty, she places herself in the midst of the homeless and, at times, risks her safety to find any information on her mother's whereabouts. Not knowing where Paige goes every day after work, the community she is getting to know well grows concerned about her consistent and mysterious leaving for unknown destinations that seem to end in tears.
The Art of the Italian Renaissance Rolf Toman 2015-06-01 A comprehensive and richly illustrated introduction to the Italian Renaissance
A Comprehensive Guide to Wheelock's Latin Dale A. Grote 2011
Roman Art 2007 A complete introduction to the rich cultural legacy of Rome through the study of Roman art ... It includes a discussion of the relevance of Rome to the modern world, a short historical overview, and descriptions of forty-five works of art in the Roman collection organized in three thematic sections: Power and Authority in Roman Portraiture; Myth, Religion, and the Afterlife; and Daily Life in Ancient Rome. This resource also provides lesson plans and classroom activities."--Publisher website.
The Roman Theatre of Verona Margherita Bolla 2017
Sicily in Shadow and in Sun Maud Howe 1911
The Endurance of Mexican Amate Paper Citlalli López Binnqüist 2003
The Discovery of India Jawaharlal Nehru 2004 Gives an understanding of the glorious intellectual and spiritual tradition of (a) great country.' Albert Einstein Written over five months when Jawaharlal Nehru was imprisoned in the Ahmadnagar Fort, The Discovery of India has acquired the status of a classic since it was first published in 1946. In this work of prodigious scope and scholarship, one of the greatest figures of Indian history unfolds the panorama of the country's rich and complex past, from prehistory to the last years of British colonial rule. Analysing texts like the Vedas and the Arthashastra, and personalities like the Buddha and Mahatma Gandhi, Nehru brings alive an ancient culture that has seen the flowering of the world's great traditions of philosophy, science and art, and almost all its major religions. Nehru's brilliant intellect, deep humanity and lucid style make The Discovery of India essential reading for anyone interested in India, both its past and its present.
Paper Dandy's Horrorgami Marc Hagan-Guirey 2015-09-01 Paper Dandy's Horrorgami features 20 kirigami (cut-and-fold) designs based around haunted houses and scenes from horror films by the creator of the successful Horrorgami blog and exhibition. Each project features step-by-step instructions and a template that you remove from the book. You then follow the lines on the template, cutting and folding to make your own kirigami model. All you need is a scalpel, a cutting mat and a ruler. Clear cutting tips help you with the tricky stages and give you an order in which to complete your work, while photos of the finished model show you the final design. Suitable for folding experts and beginners alike, Paper Dandy's Horrorgami makes the perfect Halloween activity.
The Cross and the Towel Tony Baron 2011-02 There is a crisis in church leadership today. Because of widespread scandals, significant power struggles within denominations and local churches, and self-serving clergy and laity, society has lost confidence in the Church as a moral voice. What is the solution? "The Cross and the Towel" provides an ancient prophetic voice in overcoming the sins within the church. It is a guidebook for pastors and church leaders who have a sincere desire to achieve God's true mission in the world. About the Author Tony Baron holds a double doctorate in psychology and theology and currently serves as president of Servant Leadership Institute at Datron World Communications, Inc., headquartered in Vista, California. An ordained Anglican priest and canon within the Anglican Mission in the Americas, Dr. Baron teaches leadership, pastoral ministry, and Anglican studies at Azusa Pacific University School of Theology. A past regional director within the Order of St. Luke Healing Ministry, Dr. Baron is board certified in forensic medicine, is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychological Specialties, and consults with leaders around the world on how to live for the sake of others. He is also the author of "The Art of Servant Leadership: Designing Your Organization for the Sake of Others."
Star Wars Paper Models Bill Scollon 2021-10-26 This keepsake book includes pieces to build 25 detailed paper models of Star Wars vehicles from across all 9 episodes of the Skywalker saga! Each model also has a corresponding trading card that includes captivating information about each vehicle. This combination model kit and keepsake book will take you on an adventure through the entire Skywalker saga. Inside, you’ll find beautifully illustrated and highly detailed punch-out pieces and step-by-step instructions for constructing 25 iconic Star Wars vehicles, including the Millennium Falcon, a TIE fighter, and an X-wing. A collectible keepsake fact book contains fascinating story synopses and vehicle details, so you’ll discover little-known tidbits about each vehicle as you build the models. Each vehicle also comes with a collectible trading card. Star Wars fans across the spectrum will enjoy assembling and displaying this collection of replica vehicles from a galaxy far, far away.
Lessons in Hope George Weigel 2017-09-19 A preeminent authority on the Catholic Church and papal biographer describes what he learned from chronicling the life of Pope John Paul II In Lessons in Hope, George Weigel tells the story of his unique friendship with St. John Paul II. As Weigel learns the pope "from inside," he also offers a firsthand account of the tumult of post-Vatican II Catholicism and the Cold War's endgame, introducing readers to the heroes who brought down European communism. Later, he shows us the aging pope grappling with the post-9/11 world order and teaching new lessons in dignity through his own suffering. A deeply humane portrait of an eminent scholar learning a saint, Lessons in Hope is essential reading for anyone seeking a fuller understanding of a world-changing pope.
American Book Publishing Record 1965
European Elites and Ideas of Empire, 1917-1957 Dina Gusejnova 2016-06-16 Explores European civilisation as a concept of twentieth-century political practice and the project of a transnational network of European elites. Available as Open Access.
How to Survive a Brazilian Betrayal: A Mother-Daughter Memoir Ehris Urban 2019-05-07 A kooky, gregarious mother and perceptive, poised daughter introduce readers to their offbeat Connecticut family, who follow their hearts to rural Brazil. Broke and broken, they're forced to return to the United States, and navigate their rebirth in a foreclosed 1770 New England farmhouse. Hilariously honest and heart-wrenching - blurbed by Christiane Northrup, M.D., author of Mother-Daughter Wisdom.
Profiles in Operations Research Arjang A. Assad 2011-06-28 Profiles in Operations Research: Pioneers and Innovators recounts the development of the field of Operations Research (OR), the science of decision making. The book traces the development of OR from its military origins to a mature discipline that is recognized worldwide for its contributions to managerial planning and complex global operations. Over the past six decades, OR analyses have impacted our daily lives: when making an airline or hotel reservation, waiting in line at a bank, getting the correctly blended fuel at the gas station, and ensuring that the book you are holding arrived at its destination on time. OR originated in the late 1930s when British scientists from various disciplines joined Royal Air Force officers to determine the most effective way to employ new radar technology for intercepting enemy aircraft. During World War II, similar applied research groups were formed to study, test, and evaluate military operations on both sides of the Atlantic. Their work resulted in great improvements—OR helped the Allies win the war. The scientific field that emerged from these studies was called operational research in the U.K. and operations research in the U.S. Today, OR provides a broad and powerful science to aid decision making. Profiles describes the lives and contributions of 43 OR pioneers and innovators and relates how these individuals, with varying backgrounds and diverse interests, were drawn to the nascent field of OR. The profiles also describe how OR techniques and applications expanded considerably beyond the military context to find new domains in business and industry. In addition to their scientific contributions, these profiles capture the life stories of the individuals—interwoven with personal tales, vivid vignettes, family backgrounds, and views of the mission and future of OR. Collectively, the profiles recount the fascinating story of the growth and development of a field enriched by the convergence of different disciplines. The Editors: Arjang A. Assad is Dean of the School of Management, University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Saul I. Gass is Professor Emeritus, Department of Decision, Operations & Information Technologies, Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park. From the Reviews Profiles In Operations Research: Pioneers and Innovators. Book Review by Nigel Cummings: U.K. OR Society's e-journal, Inside OR., Sept 2011. "I can thoroughly recommend this book. I found it both enlighteningand undeniably gripping, so much so in fact, you may find it difficultto put it down once you have commenced reading it. Arjang A. Assad and Saul I. Gass have created a masterwork whichwill serve to immortalise [stet] the pioneers of O.R. for many years to come." *For a list of all known typos, plus further discussion on the book, please visit http://profilesinoperationsresearch.com.
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Papertoy Monsters Brian Castleforte 2010-12-29 A breakthrough paper-folding book for kids—paper airplanes meet Origami meets Pokemon. Papertoys, the Internet phenomenon that’s hot among graphic designers and illustrators around the world, now comes to kids in the coolest new book. Created and curated by Brian Castleforte, a graphic designer and papertoy pioneer who rounded up 25 of the hottest papertoy designers from around the world (Indonesia, Japan, Australia, Italy, Croatia, Chile, even Jackson, Tennessee), Papertoy Monsters offers 50 fiendishly original die-cut designs that are ready to pop out, fold, and glue. The book interleaves card stock with paper stock for a unique craft package; the graphics are colorful and hip, combining the edginess of anime with the goofy fun of Uglydolls and other collectibles. Plus each character comes with its own back-story. And the results are delicious: meet Pharaoh Thoth Amon, who once ruled Egypt but is now a mummy who practices dark magic in his sarcophagus. Or Zumbie the Zombie, who loves nothing more than a nice plate of brains and yams. NotSoScary, a little monster so useless at frightening people that he has to wear a scary mask. Yucky Chuck, the lunchbox creature born in the deepest depths of your school bag. Plus Zeke, the monster under your bed, Nom Nom, eater of cities, and Grumpy Gramps, the hairy grandpa monster with his very own moustache collection.
Paper Gifts Jennifer Sanderson 2014-07 This easy to follow introduction to the art of paper-folding will teach you how to make classic origami models and brand new crafts. Each fun project is illustrated with clear, step-by-step photographs. Inside you will learn how to make lots of different gifts, from home-made bookmarks and envelopes to paper flowers.
The American Skyscraper Roberta Moudry 2005-05-09 Publisher Description
Say It With Paper Hattie Newman 2018-09-04 There are many things you can do with paper but what can paper do for you? Discover paper's true potential with this book full of exciting projects that enable you to discover new paper arts, such as pop ups, papercuts and 3-D shapes. Learn how paper can be used to communicate ideas, how it can be photographed and lit to great effect and even how it can be animated. Develop skills in construction, tessellation, model making and scene creating, while also working with scale and moving parts. Paper has never been more fun and more intriguing. Projects include: animal masks, ice creams, shadow puppets, tropical island, Ferris wheel, 3-D pig, car, lantern, geometric mobile, paper food, pop-up greetings card, paper theatre, giant pencil, and many more.
Paper Robots Nick Knite 2013-10-15 25 robots to assemble in a wild and unusual design and each with its own interesting and unique background story.
Victorian Cottage Residences Andrew Jackson Downing 2013-01-17 This incredibly rich, firsthand source for the most popular styles of 19th-century Victorian architecture presents 26 cottage designs — including Gothic, bracketed, Italianate, "rustic," more — and 155 illustrations (includes floor plans).
The Hidden Mia Roth Čerina 2019 What constitutes the invisible layers of an architecture school? The EAAE Annual Conference of 2019 is titled ?The Hidden School?, aiming to discuss an architecture school?s true character, the substance and the quality of architectural education in the broadest sense, and that which is beyond the stated curricula, yet ? whether concretely manifested or subliminally perceived ? embodies the culture of the school.0The conference, hosted in 2019 by the Faculty of Architecture in Zagreb, focuses upon the subliminal quality of architectural education, that which is beyond the stated curricula and is hard to document through quality evaluation procedures. It can be observed through several indicative aspects, often contributing to the identification of what makes the ?true? spirit or substantial quality of the school and uniqueness or peculiarity of its educational path. It can also be the tacit meaning situated between the lines of the syllabus, or generated by the students that contribute to it and the educators that personify it, the various shapes of informal learning, or the spaces it takes place in.0Scientific committee: Oya Atalay Franck, Roberto Cavallo, Johan De Walsche, Harriet Harriss, Sini?a Justic, Mia Roth-Cerina, Sally Stewart, Tadeja Zupancic.
Skyscrapers George H. Douglas 2004-08-05 This history of skyscrapers examines how these tall buildings affected the cityscape and the people who worked in, lived in, and visited them. Much of the focus is rightly on the architects who had the vision to design and build America's skyscrapers, but attention is also given to the steelworkers who built them, the financiers who put up the money, and the daredevils who attempt to "conquer" them in some inexplicable pursuit of fame. The impact of the skyscraper on popular culture, particularly film and literature, is also explored.

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