Polina

Titre : Polina
Auteur : Bastien Vivès
Éditeur : Random House
ISBN-13 : 9781448130122
Libération : 2014-01-16

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As a very young girl, Polina Oulinov is taken on as a special pupil by the famous ballet teacher Professor Bojinsky. He is very demanding and refuses to adapt his standards to the talents of his pupils, and Polina has to work hard and make great sacrifices in order to reach the level Bojinsky senses she has the talent for. When she graduates and is admitted to the official theatre school, she discovers that Bojinsky’s view of ballet is only one of many and that she can’t adapt to new rules, new visions. She flees Russia for Berlin, where she meets a group of drama students. Together they create a new form of theatre – and conquer the world. Brilliantly drawn, Polina is a moving and intimate story of self-discovery. It confirms Bastien Vivès as one of the most exciting talents at work in the graphic novel field today.

Creative Time and Space

Titre : Creative Time and Space
Auteur : Rice Freeman-Zachery
Éditeur : North Light Books
ISBN-13 : 9781600613227
Libération : 2009-10-14

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"Discover ways to keep the creative part of your brain engaged even during activities such as shopping or doing "business work" on the computer. Learn how to budget your time by spending less of it surfing the internet and more time sketching out your next creative project. Pull yourself out of a creative rut with ideas from reorganizing your studio to remembering that mistakes can be fun to forcing yourself to try a new color palette. Obtain an insider look into the studios of several successful artist and get a glimpse of where they get to go to work every day and the rituals they use to get the juices flowing. Try out jump-starting exercises for your brain andunleash an entirely new creative direction" -- back cover.

Weight Training Today

Titre : Weight Training Today
Auteur : Robert O'Connor
Éditeur : Thomson Learning
ISBN-13 : 0314689516
Libération : 1989

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See Adams Racquetball Today for description.

Psychology Concepts and Applications

Titre : Psychology Concepts and Applications
Auteur : Jeffrey Nevid
Éditeur : Cengage Learning
ISBN-13 : 9781111835491
Libération : 2012-01-01

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PSYCHOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS, Fourth Edition, offers a concept-based approach supported by a unique pedagogical framework. Author Jeff Nevid provides a broad view of psychology that includes history, major theories, research methods, and important research findings as well as applications of contemporary research to the problems and challenges faced in everyday life. Nevid developed the effective teaching devices in this text based on a comprehensive system derived from research on learning and memory as well as his own research on textbook pedagogy. The text’s successful modular format organizes each chapter into manageable instructional units that help students focus on one topic at a time within the context of a larger chapter structure. The material also incorporates four goals that Nevid refers to as the Four E’s of Effective Learning: Engaging Student Interest, Encoding Information, Elaborating Meaning, and Evaluating Progress. In the Fourth Edition, Nevid employs a new IDEA Model of Course Assessment--unique to this text--which maps specific learning goals (tied to APA goals) to measurable skills students acquire in their first exposure to psychology. Executed throughout each chapter, the model presents learning objectives that are expressed in the form of active learning verbs, and linked to measurable learning outcomes. The model is integrated with the test-item file, making it easy for instructors to select items measuring these particular outcomes. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Celtic Ring

Titre : The Celtic Ring
Auteur : Björn Larsson
Éditeur : Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN-13 : 157409114X
Libération : 2000

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On a dark night in the Danish harbour of Dragor, Ulf is handed a logbook by a lone sailor who then disappears. The bizarre events recorded in the log lead to a harrowing winter crossing of the North Sea.

The Nature Connection

Titre : The Nature Connection
Auteur : Clare Walker Leslie
Éditeur : Storey Publishing
ISBN-13 : 9781603425315
Libération : 2010

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A guide to exploring and discovering the natural world.

Probability and Measure Theory

Titre : Probability and Measure Theory
Auteur : Robert B. Ash
Éditeur : Academic Press
ISBN-13 : 0120652021
Libération : 2000

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Probability and Measure Theory, Second Edition, is a text for a graduate-level course in probability that includes essential background topics in analysis. It provides extensive coverage of conditional probability and expectation, strong laws of large numbers, martingale theory, the central limit theorem, ergodic theory, and Brownian motion. * Clear, readable style * Solutions to many problems presented in text * Solutions manual for instructors * Material new to the second edition on ergodic theory, Brownian motion, and convergence theorems used in statistics * No knowledge of general topology required, just basic analysis and metric spaces * Efficient organization

Waves in the Ocean and Atmosphere

Titre : Waves in the Ocean and Atmosphere
Auteur : Joseph Pedlosky
Éditeur : Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN-13 : 3540003401
Libération : 2003-06-25

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For over twenty years, the Joint Program in Physical Oceanography of MIT and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution has based its education program on a series of core courses in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics and Physical Oceanography. One of the central courses in the Core is one on wave theory, tailored to meet the needs of both physical oceanography and meteorology students. I have had the pleasure of teaching of years, and I have particularly enjoyed the response of the the course for a number students to their exposure to the fascination of wave phenomena and theory. This book is a reworking of course notes that I have prepared for the students, and I was encouraged by their enthusiastic response to the notes to reach a larger audience with this material. The emphasis, both in the course and in this text, is twofold: the de velopment of the basic ideas of wave theory and the description of specific types of waves of special interest to oceanographers and meteorologists. Throughout the course, each wave type is introduced both for its own intrinsic interest and importance and as a ve hicle for illustrating some general concept in the theory of waves. Topics covered range from small-scale surface gravity waves to large-scale planetary vorticity waves.

100 Best Spas of the World

Titre : 100 Best Spas of the World
Auteur : Bernard Burt
Éditeur : Gpp Travel
ISBN-13 : 0762734361
Libération : 2006

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Want to be pampered, revitalized, and refreshed? Select from 100 carefully chosen spas in more than thirty countries. From detailed descriptions of facilities and services to contact information and rates, this guidebook provides everything new and experienced spa-goers need to know to get the most out of their spa experience.

The Dramatic Symphony and the Forms of Art

Titre : The Dramatic Symphony and the Forms of Art
Auteur : Andrei Biely
Éditeur : Grove Press
ISBN-13 : 0802131220
Libération : 1989-01-01

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Contains a lyrical tale stressing the crisis of the individual caught between the two irreconcilable extremes of revolution and evolution, and an essay summarizing the author's views of art synthesis