The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Opera

By William Berger

Significant composers together with Mozart, Wagner, Verdi, Puccini, and Strauss * mythical singers from the good divas to the 3 Tenors * What to seem for and hear on the opera * The background of opera and why it endures * Stylistic diversifications and easy theoretical underpinnings * Appreciating the artwork shape * Biographies of the opera's maximum artists * A survey of vintage operas

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HTML5 Web Application Development By Example

By J. M. Gustafson

HTML5's new good points have made it a true program improvement platform with common adoption in the course of the for this goal. with the ability to create one software that could run on almost any equipment from cellphone to machine has made it the 1st selection between builders. even though JavaScript has been round for your time now, it wasn’t till the advent of HTML5 that we have got been capable of create dynamic, feature-rich functions rivaling these written for the desktop.

HTML5 internet software improvement through instance provides you with the data you must construct wealthy, interactive net purposes from the floor up, incorporating the preferred HTML5 and CSS3 positive factors on hand right away. This ebook is filled with counsel, instruments, and instance purposes that might get you began writing your individual purposes today.

HTML5 internet program improvement by means of instance indicates you the way to put in writing internet functions utilizing the preferred HTML5 and CSS3 good points. This publication is a realistic, hands-on advisor with a number of real-world and correct examples.

you are going to how to use neighborhood garage to avoid wasting an application’s country and include CSS3 to make it glance nice. additionally, you will find out how to use customized info attributes to enforce information binding. We’ll use the recent Canvas API to create a drawing program, then use the Audio API to create a digital piano, ahead of turning all of it right into a game.

The time to begin utilizing HTML5 is now. And HTML5 net software improvement by means of instance provide you with the information and knowledge to get started.

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Through a Dog's Eyes: Understanding Our Dogs by Understanding How They See the World

By Jennifer Arnold

A “transformative,”* inspiring e-book with the facility to alter the way in which we comprehend and converse with our dogs.
 
Few everyone is extra certified to discuss the talents and power of canines than Jennifer Arnold, who for two decades has educated carrier canines for individuals with actual disabilities and particular wishes. via her targeted realizing of canine’ intelligence, sensitivity, and extrasensory talents, Arnold has built an exemplary education strategy that's in response to kindness and encouragement instead of worry and submission, and her effects are extraordinary.

To Jennifer Arnold, canines are neither wolves wanting a pack chief nor infants wanting coddling; particularly, they're tremendous trusting beings attuned to their proprietors’ wishes, they usually objective to thrill. tales from Arnold’s lifestyles and the lives of the canine who have been her maximum academics offer convincing and compelling testimony to her selection instructing procedure and make Through a Dog’s Eyes an unforgettable booklet that may ceaselessly swap your dating along with your dog.
 
*Publishers Weekly

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Tea of the Sages: The Art of Sencha

By Patricia Jane Graham

The japanese tea rite is mostly pointed out with "chanoyu" and its bowls of whipped, powdered eco-friendly tea served in atmosphere encouraged by way of the tenets of Zen Buddhism. it is a examine of the choice tea culture of "sencha", at which gatherings steeped eco-friendly leaf tea is ready in an environment indebted to the humanistic values of the chinese language sages and the materialistic tradition of elite chinese language society in the course of the Ming and Qing dynasties. This illustrated quantity explores sencha's philosophy and humanities from the seventeenth century to the tip of the 20 th century.

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Atlante di Anatomia

By Adriana Rigutti

Come funziona il corpo Umano?
Un viaggio affascinante nel mondo sconosciuto e nascosto del corpo umano attraverso pagine ricche di informazioni funzionali e strutturali in keeping with conoscere come siamo fatti e trovare una risposta alle nostre domande. Alle pagine introduttive di carattere storico e generale, seguono sixty two schede anatomiche modulari devote agli elementi strutturali del nostro corpo. Delle oltre six hundred immagini a colori, 380 sono tavole che riassumono le principali caratteristiche anatomiche e funzionali di ciascun organo e sistema fisiologico. Nei forty eight field di approfondimento, 21 dei quali a carattere medico, vengono descritti il funzionamento dell'organo o dell'apparato anatomico a cui l. a. scheda si riferisce, o vengono date informazioni generali su problemi medici o sulle domande più frequenti. Il glossario e l'indice analitico consentono sia di chiarire velocemente eventuali problemi legati alla terminologia disciplinare, sia di reperire facilmente qualsiasi argomento voluto.

SOMMARIO :

FISIOLOGIA:SCIENZA ANTICA E MODERNA ALLA SCOPERTA DEL CORPO UMANO
Le origini
A Roma
Il rinascimento
La rivoluzione di Andrea Vesalio
Verso l' anatomia moderna
Specializzazione
MODERNE TECNOLOGIE NELLO STUDIO ANATOMICO UGUALI E DIVERSI
Bambino e bambina
Ragazzo e ragazza
Uomo e donna
LE BASI CELLULARI DELL' ANATOMIA
Gli strumenti di osservazione
I microscopi
Preparare e osservare i tessuti
Tessuto epiteliale
Tessuto muscolare
Tessuto nervoso
Tessuto connettivo
Le parole dell'anatomia
SCHELETRO E MUSCOLI:SOSTEGNO, PROTEZIONE E MOVIMENTO
LO SCHELETRO O SISTEMA SCHELETRICO
Suddivisione dello scheletro
Le ossa
Le articolazioni
Il cranio
La colonna vertebrale
La gabbia toracica
Il cinto scapolare e gli arti superiori
Bacino e arti inferiori
I MUSCOLI O SISTEMA MUSCOLARE
I muscoli scheletrici
I muscoli involontari
Muscoli del cranio
Muscoli dorsali
Muscoli del tronco
Cinto scapolare e arti superiori
Bacino e arti inferiori
Un' organo tipicamente umano: los angeles mano
I punti chiave della postura eretta: anca, ginocchio e piede
Fratture
NERVI E GHIANDOLE ENDOCRINE, PENSIERO E CONTROLLO DELLE ATTIVITà
IL SISTEMA NERVOSO
La struttura del sistema nervoso
Nervi
Circuiti nervosi
IL SISTEMA NERVOSO CENTRALE E GLI ORGANI DI SENSO
Gli organi di senso
Il cervello
Il cervelletto
Il tronco cerebrale
Il sistema limbico
L'ipotalamo
L'occhio e l. a. vista
L'orecchio:udito ed equilibrio
Naso e bocca: gusto e olfatto
Le sensazioni della pelle
Midollo spinale e nervi
IL SISTEMA NERVOSO PERIFERICO
Il sistema parasimpatico
Il sistema ortosimpatico
I nervi cranici
Nervi toracico-addominali
Nervi degli arti superiori
Nervi degli arti inferiori
IL SISTEMA ENDOCRINO
Un sistema che coinvolge tutto il corpo
L'attività endocrina dell' encefalo: ipotalamo, ipofisi ed ipifisi
Tiroide e paratiroidi
Il pancreas
Le pill surrenali
Le gonadi
La biopsicologia
DIGESTIONE E RESPIRAZIONE
IL SISTEMA DIGERENTE
La bocca
L'esofago
Lo stomaco
Il fegato
Il pancreas
L'intestino
IL SISTEMA RESPIRATORIO
Le strutture del sistema respiratorio
L'inspirazione
L'espirazione
La respirazione
Bocca e naso
Faringe e laringe
Trachea e bronchi
I polmoni
La dentizione
CIRCOLAZIONE SANGUIGNA E LINFATICA, DISTRIBUZIONE RACCOLTA E DIFESA
IL SISTEMA CIRCOLATORIO E IL SISTEMA LINFATICO
Il sangue e los angeles linfa
Arterie, vene e vasi linfatici
Il cuore
La circolazione nel cranio
La circolazione nel torace e nell'addome
La circolazione negli arti superiori
La circolazione negli arti inferiori
La circolazione fetale
La rete linfatica
La milza e il timo
L'infarto
PELLE E RENI, ESPULSIONE DEI RIFIUTI E OMEOSTASI
IL SISTEMA ESCRETORE
La lovely, o pelle
Reni e vie urinarie
La pelle e il sudore
I reni e le vie urinarie
I calcoli urinari
RIPRODUZIONE
UOMO E DONNA
Somiglianze strutturali
Differenze funzionali
L'apparato riproduttore maschile
L'apparato riproduttore femminile
Caratteri sessuali secondari
Spermatozoi, ovuli e ciclo ovarico
Fecondazione, gravidanza e allattamento
Sterilità
L'UOMO BIONICO

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Ten Letters: The Stories Americans Tell Their President

By Eli Saslow

In this inspiring and robust examine the problems dealing with americans this day, reporter Eli Saslow creates vibrant graphics of the lives of ten voters who corresponded with President Obama. Their letters, and the president’s handwritten responses, inform of the private struggles in the back of every little thing from healthcare to immigration to conflict. One mom writes to specific her fears in regards to the health of a son at the moment deployed in Afghanistan. a tender woman in Kentucky stocks her frustrations whereas attending one of many country’s worst colleges, and the president is determined by her tale in his push for schooling reform. What those ten letters exhibit in regards to the courting among a president and the folk he governs is deeply affecting, and what finally emerges from in the tales is the exceptional patience and optimism of the yank people.

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Iran: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

Iran has hardly ever been out of the headlines. but media curiosity and wide insurance has tended to prevent instead of aid our knowing of Iran as an concept, an identification, and a humans, resulting in a superficial realizing of what's a fancy and nuanced political tradition and civilization.

This Very brief Introduction provides an intensive reinterpretation of Iranian historical past and politics, putting the Islamic Revolution within the context of a century of political switch and social transformation. by way of contemplating many of the components that experience contributed in the direction of the development of the belief of Iran and the advanced identification of Iranians themselves, Ali Ansari steers a transparent course in the direction of a extra life like knowing for us all.

ABOUT THE sequence: The Very brief Introductions sequence from Oxford collage Press comprises countless numbers of titles in virtually each topic quarter. those pocket-sized books are definitely the right strategy to get forward in a brand new topic fast. Our professional authors mix proof, research, viewpoint, new principles, and exuberance to make fascinating and demanding issues hugely readable.

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Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

By Christopher Harvie, H. C. G. Matthew

The 19th century used to be a time of huge development for Britain. In 1800 it used to be overwhelmingly rural, agrarian, multilingual, and nearly half-Celtic. A century later it was once principally city and English. the results of the economic Revolution triggered towns to swell drastically. London, for instance, grew from approximately 1 million humans to over 6 million. in a foreign country, the British Empire used to be achieving its apex, whereas at domestic the realm got here to wonder on the nice Exhibition of 1851 with its crowning achievement--the Crystal Palace. Historians Christopher Harvie and Colin Matthew current a complete and authoritative consultant to the social, financial, and political occasions that marked the period on which many believed the sunlight may by no means set.

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Clinical Biochemistry Made Ridiculously Simple (Medmaster)

By Stephen Goldberg

Emphasizes the metabolic pathways (carbohydrates, lipids, amino acids) and their illnesses, for clinical scholars and different wellbeing and fitness execs. features a huge foldout Biochemistryland Map. clinical scholars frequently whinge that their biochemistry classes don't specialize in medical relevance. This publication, whereas no longer a reference booklet or a dissertation on all points of biochemistry, selects the main clinically correct fabric that each clinician may still be aware of, and provides it in a fashion that permits the scholar to speedy see the topic as a conceptual entire.

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Energy Efficient Servers: Blueprints for Data Center Optimization

By Corey Gough, Ian Steiner, Winston A. Saunders

Energy effective Servers: Blueprints for information heart Optimization introduces engineers and IT pros to the facility administration applied sciences and methods utilized in power effective servers. The publication incorporates a deep exam of other good points utilized in processors, reminiscence, interconnects, I/O units, and different platform elements. It outlines the facility and function impression of those positive aspects and the function firmware and software program play in initialization and regulate. utilizing examples from cloud, HPC, and firm environments, the publication demonstrates how numerous energy administration applied sciences are applied throughout a number of server usage. It teaches the reader find out how to video display, learn, and optimize their setting to top swimsuit their wishes. It stocks optimization suggestions utilized by information heart directors and method optimization specialists on the world’s so much complicated info centers.

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