Charting The Classics

Author: Tim Lihoreau
Publisher: Elliott & Thompson
ISBN: 9781783960996
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Charting The Classics from the Author: Tim Lihoreau. A witty and fun graphic depiction of the classical music world With this fun and lighthearted book, readers can see the world of classical music as it’s never been seen before. Using flow charts, pie charts, Venn diagrams, checklists, graphs, and other ingenious graphics, the authors have neatly represented many favorite pieces of classical music, musicians, and composers, along with insights on orchestras, concert etiquette, and much more, in nearly 100 simple and amusing images. Music fans will be delighted by this alternative representation of the classical music world, surprised by some of the connections, and, yes, stumped by the occasional puzzle—but immensely satisfied once they have worked them all out. This humorous collection is a must for both classical music fans and puzzle enthusiasts—it’s also a witty and fun gift for music lovers of all stripes.

Classics In Cartography

Author: Martin Dodge
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119957370
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Classics In Cartography from the Author: Martin Dodge. Classics in Cartography provides an intellectually-driven reinterpretation of a selection of ten touchstone articles in the development of mapping scholarship over the last four decades. The ‘classics’ are drawn exclusively from the international peer-review journal Cartographica and are reprinted in full here. They are accompanied by newly commissioned reflective essays by the original article authors, and other eminent scholars, to provide fresh interpretation of the meaning of the ideas presented and their wider, lasting impact on cartographic research. The book provides an equal balance of influential articles from the past and current commentaries which highlight their impact and current context. Read in combination the original ‘classic’ articles and these new reflective essays demonstrate how cartography works as a powerful representational form and explores how various different aspects of mapping practice have been conceptualized by an influential set of academic researchers. Collates ‘classic’ articles from four decades of the journal Cartographica Brings key articles up-to-date with contemporary interpretative essays by the leading scholars in mapping research Themes covered are the epistemological of mapping practice, the ontological underpinnings of cartographic representation, and the contested societal implications of maps Evaluates the progression of the field of cartographic research and demonstrates how new theoretical ideas originate, develop and circulate Provides a signpost for students and new researchers on the key articles in cartography to read and reflect upon

Charting An American Republic

Author: Jude M. Pfister
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476662312
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Charting An American Republic from the Author: Jude M. Pfister. With the American revolutionaries in discord following victory at Yorktown and the Paris Peace Treaty of 1783, the proposed federal Constitution of 1787 faced an uncertain future when it was sent to the states for ratification. Sensing an historic moment, three authors--Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay--circulated 85 essays among their fellow statesmen, arguing for a strong federal union. Next to the Constitution itself, The Federalist papers are the most referenced statement of the Founding Fathers' intentions in forming the U.S. government. This book takes a fresh look at the papers in the context of the times in which they were created.

Devilliers And Taylor On Point And Figure Charting

Author: Victor DeVilliers
Publisher: Harriman House Limited
ISBN: 1905641524
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Devilliers And Taylor On Point And Figure Charting from the Author: Victor DeVilliers. Little is known about the personal lives of each of these authors, but in surveying their other books and writings, a more informed picture emerges of their capabilities in their chosen field, stock and futures market analysis. From the quality and clearness of the writings in this and other of his works, it soon becomes apparent that Victor DeVilliers was not only very knowledgeable on the markets but he had the uncommon talent to put it into written words. (Most market authors are generally better traders and investors than writers.) On the other hand Owen Taylor was certainly extremely capable, being more the expert on the technical aspects of market analysis, something easily ascertainable from the Technical Analysis subjects that he presented in his own books and booklets. It is to the credit of both authors that they recognized just how valuable to investors and traders the Point and Figure method could be and that they saw fit to produce this fascinating work on a subject that in its essence is just putting small "Xs" on graph paper. But how to put them to graph paper and how to read their meanings is what can separate the trading and investing boys from the trading and investing men. Surveying all of the writings that have been published over the years, we find there have been and are a number of good, very good and excellent books on the Point and Figure methodology and its star attributes. However, every once in a while someone comes along and writes what is easily the seminal work, the finest on its particular subject. Some 65 years later we can attest to the fact that Victor DeVilliers and Owen Taylor rule the roost on their chosen subject with the two volumes republished here, which taken together, have to be considered the ultimate - "The Bible of Point and Figure Charting."

Duel For The Crown

Author: Linda Carroll
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476733228
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Duel For The Crown from the Author: Linda Carroll. A gripping look at the great duel between Affirmed, the last horse to win the Triple Crown—comprised of the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont Stakes—and his archrival, Alydar. From the moment they first galloped head-to-head in Saratoga Springs, the two chestnut colts showed they were the stuff of racing legend. Alydar, all muscle with a fearsome closing kick, was already the popular favorite to win the Kentucky Derby. Affirmed, deceptively laid-back streamlined elegance, was powered forward by his steely determination not to settle for second place. In the Sport of Kings, the Triple Crown is the most valued prize, requiring a horse to win not just one race, but three: the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont Stakes. And 1978 would not be just for the record books, but also one of the greatest dramas ever played out in the racing world. There were names to conjure with, worthy of the Sport of Kings. The bloodline of Native Dancer. The teen wonderboy jockey Steve Cauthen. The once unbeatable Calumet Farm—the Damn Yankees of the racing world—now in eclipse and hoping for a comeback. The newcomer Harbor View Farm—owned by brash financier Louis Wolfson, who wouldn’t let even a conviction and a prison sentence for securities violations stand in the way of his dreams of glory. And the racetracks themselves: Belmont, Saratoga, Pimlico. And, of course, Churchill Downs. It has been thirty-five years since Affirmed and Alydar fought for the Triple Crown, thirty-five years when no other horse has won it. Duel for the Crown brings this epic battle to life. Not just two magnificent Thoroughbreds but the colorful human personalities surrounding them, caught up in an ever-intensifying battle of will and wits that lasted until the photo finish of the final Triple Crown race . . . and Alydar and Affirmed leaped into the history books.

Classic Connections

Author: Holly Koelling
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781591580720
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Classic Connections from the Author: Holly Koelling. Getting teens to read, much less "enjoy" classic literary fiction is an on-going challenge for educators and librarians. However, Holly Koelling--author, YA librarian, and booktalker extraordinaire-offers a variety of techniques for rising to that challenge and successfully selecting, presenting, and connecting teens with great literature in the library and in school. This book defines classics and discusses why they are important, then provides a step-by-step process for finding the hooks that attract teens, educating yourself about classic literature, and motivating and inspiring readers. This is an upbeat, information-packed guide that anyone working with teen readers will refer to again and again. Readers' advisory techniques employing the genre approach, appeal features, and other lures are discussed along with a variety of programs and promotions that will help teens more deeply appreciate the classics they read--from booktalks, booklists, and displays to readers' theatre, teen book clubs, and reviews. Brimming with anecdotes and practical examples, "Classic Connections" also includes an extensive bibliography of classics for teens and professional resources. This is an upbeat, information-packed guide, and if you work with teen readers, you'll refer to it again and again. When you're through, you might just have the teens fighting over these important works

Investor S Guide To Charting

Author: Alistair Blair
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780273662037
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Investor S Guide To Charting from the Author: Alistair Blair. "Without question, some people have made astonishing amounts of money from studying share price charts and foretelling whether share prices would rise or fall. It is equally certain that further astonishing amounts of money have been lost in the same exercise." Alistair BlairCharting is a complex and sometimes derided world, but one that nonetheless commands an enormous following. Some basic knowledge of charting is essential for any keen investor, and this fully revised and updated edition of Alistair Blair's Guide to Charting is the independent, introductory overview of technical analysis for the private investor.Guide to Chartingis packed with purpose-drawn charts and worked examples, and explains in detail how charting theories work. Written with the private investor's viewpoint in mind the book's coverage will give you all that you need to start practising technical analysis and, unlike other books on the subject, will also interest the more sophisticated, experienced practitioner by: Comparing technical analysis with fundamental analysis Examining the records of some of charting's most renowned exponents Applying technical analysis to recent FTSE company price charts Providing alternative interpretations of 'live' charts Identifying both successful and failed recommendations by professional chartists

Charting An Empire

Author: Lesley B. Cormack
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226116077
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Charting An Empire from the Author: Lesley B. Cormack. Cormack argues that the study of geography played a crucial role in shaping England's imperial ambitions. Cormack demonstrates that geography was part of the Arts curriculum between 1580 and 1620, read at university by a broad range of soon-to-be political, economic, and religious leaders. By teaching these young Englishmen to view their country in a global context, and to see England playing a major role on that stage, geography helped develop a set of shared assumptions about the feasibility and desirability of an English empire. The study of geography also provided new research methods and assumptions about natural philosophy, as well as a threefold approach to the formerly unified field of geography itself. Through its new subdivisions - mathematical geography, descriptive geography, and chorography (local history) - geography encouraged quantification of the world, an inductive methodology, and an ideology that prized utilitarian knowledge above all else.

Charting The Future Of Translation History

Author: Georges L. Bastin
Publisher: University of Ottawa Press
ISBN: 0776615610
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Charting The Future Of Translation History from the Author: Georges L. Bastin. Over the last 30 years there has been a substantial increase in the study of the history of translation. Both well-known and lesser-known specialists in translation studies have worked tirelessly to give the history of translation its rightful place. Clearly, progress has been made, and the history of translation has become a viable independent research area. This book aims at claiming such autonomy for the field with a renewed vigour. It seeks to explore issues related to methodology as well as a variety of discourses on history with a view to laying the groundwork for new avenues, new models, and new methods. It aspires to challenge existing theoretical and ideological frameworks. It looks toward the future of history. It is an attempt to address shortcomings that have prevented translation history from reaching its full disciplinary potential. From microhistory, archaeology, periodization, to issues of subjectivity and postmodernism, methodological lacunae are being filled. Contributors to this volume go far beyond the text to uncover the role translation has played in many different times and settings such as Europe, Africa, Latin America, the Middle-east and Asia from the 6th century to the 20th. These contributions, which deal variously with the discourses on methodology and history, recast the discipline of translation history in a new light and pave the way to the future of research and teaching in the field.

Charting Change In France Around 1540

Author: Marian Rothstein
Publisher: Susquehanna University Press
ISBN: 9781575911083
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Charting Change In France Around 1540 from the Author: Marian Rothstein. During the decade or so surrounding 1540, there is a change in French thinkers' assumptions about themselves, their country, and their place in the world. This evolutionary change is examined from multidisciplinary points of view, providing readers with tools for interpreting, defining, and understanding it in a broader sense. The character of the change being explored here is neither rupture nor revolution. It is a displacement of center that contributes to, or in some cases actually creates, a changed relation between past and mid-sixteenth-century present as well as between that present and attitudes toward the future. During the period around 1540, French thinkers and French perceptions opened to the notion that what-had-never-been now could be, what for lack of a better term, called the new, often accompanied by a nationalism proclaiming it for France. This brings a fresh understanding of what it means to be French - in language, in music, even in food. It brings an expansion of categories to be treated as part of the French economy, like Canadian fish, or more surprisingly, leisure, or music. Marian Rothstein is Professor of French at Carthage College.