Claire Dalbe

Author: Sophie Cottin
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781530958085
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Claire Dalbe from the Author: Sophie Cottin. Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited ( as a Public Domain Book, if you have any inquiries, requests or need any help you can just send an email to [email protected] This book is found as a public domain and free book based on various online catalogs, if you think there are any problems regard copyright issues please contact us immediately via [email protected]

Overcoming Math Anxiety

Author: Sheila Tobias
ISBN: 9781439571637
Size: 51.29 MB
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Overcoming Math Anxiety from the Author: Sheila Tobias. A former math avoider demystifies the math experience so that those who believe they are hopelessly incompetent can conquer their fears and deal effectively with math problems

Does My Head Look Big In This

Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah
Publisher: Scholastic UK
ISBN: 1407148125
Size: 29.61 MB
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Does My Head Look Big In This from the Author: Randa Abdel-Fattah. Don't panic - I'm Islamic! Amal is a 16-year-old Melbourne teen with all the usual obsessions about boys, chocolate and Cosmo magazine. She's also a Muslim, struggling to honour the Islamic faith in a society that doesn't understand it. The story of her decision to "shawl up" is funny, surprising and touching by turns.

The Baby Name Wizard Revised 3rd Edition

Author: Laura Wattenberg
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 077043648X
Size: 79.96 MB
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The Baby Name Wizard Revised 3rd Edition from the Author: Laura Wattenberg. Yes, your baby’s perfect name is out there. The trick is finding it. The perfect baby name will speak to your heart, give your child a great start in life—and maybe even satisfy your relatives. But you can't expect to just stumble on a name like that in an A to Z dictionary or on a trendy list. That’s why you need The Baby Name Wizard. Created by a name-searching mom, it uses groundbreaking research and computer generated models to pinpoint each name’s image, examine its usage and popularity over the last 100 years, and suggest other promising ideas. A perfect guide to the modern world of names, The Baby Name Wizard will engage you from the first name you look up and keep you enchanted through your journey to the just-right name for your baby.

White Oleander

Author: Janet Fitch
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1405528966
Size: 26.91 MB
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White Oleander from the Author: Janet Fitch. White Oleander is a painfully beautiful first novel about a young girl growing up the hard way. It is a powerful story of mothers and daughters, their ambiguous alliances, their selfish love and cruel behaviour, and the search for love and identity.Astrid has been raised by her mother, a beautiful, headstrong poet. Astrid forgives her everything as her world revolves around this beautiful creature until Ingrid murders a former lover and is imprisoned for life. Astrid's fierce determination to survive and be loved makes her an unforgettable figure. 'LIQUID POETRY' - Oprah Winfrey 'Tangled, Complex and extraordinarily moving' - Observer


Author: Claire de Durfort Duras (duchesse de)
Publisher: Modern Language Association
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Ourika from the Author: Claire de Durfort Duras (duchesse de). During the French Revolution, an African girl raised in an aristocratic family in France becomes aware of the prejudices against her race and struggles to accept her life as a Black woman

Pigment Compendium Optical Microscopy Of Historical Pigments

Author: Nicholas Eastaugh
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136373780
Size: 68.56 MB
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Pigment Compendium Optical Microscopy Of Historical Pigments from the Author: Nicholas Eastaugh. This is an essential purchase for all painting conservators and conservation scientists dealing with paintings and painted objects. It provides the first definitive manual dedicated to optical microscopy of historical pigments. Illustrated throughout with full colour images reproduced to the highest possible quality, this book is based on years of painstaking research into the visual and optical properties of pigments. Groundbreaking and comprehensive, the Pigment Compendium is a major addition to the study and understanding of historic pigments.


Author: Victoria Finlay
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9780307430830
Size: 19.51 MB
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Color from the Author: Victoria Finlay. In this vivid and captivating journey through the colors of an artist’s palette, Victoria Finlay takes us on an enthralling adventure around the world and through the ages, illuminating how the colors we choose to value have determined the history of culture itself. How did the most precious color blue travel all the way from remote lapis mines in Afghanistan to Michelangelo’s brush? What is the connection between brown paint and ancient Egyptian mummies? Why did Robin Hood wear Lincoln green? In Color, Finlay explores the physical materials that color our world, such as precious minerals and insect blood, as well as the social and political meanings that color has carried through time. Roman emperors used to wear togas dyed with a purple color that was made from an odorous Lebanese shellfish–which probably meant their scent preceded them. In the eighteenth century, black dye was called logwood and grew along the Spanish Main. Some of the first indigo plantations were started in America, amazingly enough, by a seventeen-year-old girl named Eliza. And the popular van Gogh painting White Roses at Washington’s National Gallery had to be renamed after a researcher discovered that the flowers were originally done in a pink paint that had faded nearly a century ago. Color is full of extraordinary people, events, and anecdotes–painted all the more dazzling by Finlay’s engaging style. Embark upon a thrilling adventure with this intrepid journalist as she travels on a donkey along ancient silk trade routes; with the Phoenicians sailing the Mediterranean in search of a special purple shell that garners wealth, sustenance, and prestige; with modern Chilean farmers breeding and bleeding insects for their viscous red blood. The colors that craft our world have never looked so bright. From the Hardcover edition.

Linguistic Typology

Author: Jae Jung Song
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780582312210
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Linguistic Typology from the Author: Jae Jung Song. "Linguistic Typology will be essential reading for students involved in linguistic typology and language universals, comparative morphology and syntax, historical linguistics, first or second language acquisition, and language and cognition."--BOOK JACKET.