Dr Adriaan

Author: Louis Couperus
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1776584759
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Dr Adriaan from the Author: Louis Couperus. The final volume of Dutch writer Louis Couperus' sweeping, multi-generational Small Souls series, Dr. Adriaan brings the epic to a satisfying conclusion, with the sole survivors of the wealthy Van Lowe family picking up the pieces and finding their place in the brave new world that began to emerge as the nineteenth century drew to a close.

Dr Adriaan

Author: Couperus Louis
Publisher: Hardpress Publishing
ISBN: 9781318951178
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Dr Adriaan from the Author: Couperus Louis. Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.

Dr Adriaan Primary Source Edition

Author: Louis Couperus
Publisher: Nabu Press
ISBN: 9781293355916
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Dr Adriaan Primary Source Edition from the Author: Louis Couperus. This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

Transforming Masculinities In African Christianity

Author: Dr Adriaan van Klinken
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1472401522
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Transforming Masculinities In African Christianity from the Author: Dr Adriaan van Klinken. Studies of gender in African Christianity have usually focused on women. This book draws attention to men and constructions of masculinity, particularly important in light of the HIV epidemic which has given rise to a critical investigation of dominant forms of masculinity. These are often associated with the spread of HIV, gender-based violence and oppression of women. Against this background Christian theologians and local churches in Africa seek to change men and transform masculinities. Exploring the complexity and ambiguity of religious gender discourses in contemporary African contexts, this book critically examines the ways in which some progressive African theologians, and a Catholic parish and a Pentecostal church in Zambia, work on a 'transformation of masculinities'.

Sermons By Jonathan Edwards On The Matthean Parables Volume I

Author: Ken Minkema
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1621893596
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Sermons By Jonathan Edwards On The Matthean Parables Volume I from the Author: Ken Minkema. This first volume of Sermons by Jonathan Edwards on the Matthean Parables contains a previously unpublished series by Edwards on Jesus' Parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins, as found in Matthew 25. Edwards preached these sermons in 1737-38, in the lull between the Connecticut Valley Revival of 1734-35 and the Great Awakening, which started in Massachusetts in late 1740. Not only does this series have significance for its place in the Protestant evangelical awakening of the eighteenth century, but it is also an important index of Edwards' developing thought on the nature of sainthood and related topics of theoretical and practical Christianity, particularly in the context of widespread spiritual renewal. To assist the reader, preceding the series are two introductions that describe Edwards' preaching style and method and provide an historical context for the series itself. Prepared from the original manuscripts by the staff of the Jonathan Edwards Center at Yale University, this series represents a significant addition to the available Edwards corpus that will be of interest to scholars, religious leaders, and general readers.

The Human Zoo

Author: Desmond Morris
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409020622
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The Human Zoo from the Author: Desmond Morris. This study concerns the city dweller. Morris finds remarkable similarities with captive zoo animals and looks closely at the aggressive, sexual and parental behaviour of the human species under the stresses and pressures of urban living.

Liquid Crystals And Biological Structures

Author: Glenn Brown
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0323160301
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Liquid Crystals And Biological Structures from the Author: Glenn Brown. Liquid Crystals & Biological Structures covers analogies between biological structures and behavior of living cells to liquid crystalline structures and their behavior. It emphasizes that the physical state of the matter involved in life processes is to a great extent liquid crystalline. The first chapters discuss the physical, chemical, structural, and optical properties of liquid crystals, as well as the structure of the principal molecules associated with life systems. The core chapters cover selected cellular structures exhibiting liquid crystalline behavior to emphasize the nature of various cellular membranes, from the cell membranes to the receptors and effectors. The book also considers differentiated organelles of the cell that are specialized for photoreception, including chloroplasts for photosynthesis, the retinal photoreceptors of the eye, and the rods and cones for visual excitation. This book is suited for students and bioscientists who are interested in the potential of the liquid crystalline state in exploring a variety of biological phenomena.

Technology And The Decline In Demand For Unskilled Labour

Author: Mark Sanders
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 9781781959039
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Technology And The Decline In Demand For Unskilled Labour from the Author: Mark Sanders. The position of low skilled workers in the labor market has deteriorated significantly over the past three decades. What has caused this deterioration in low skilled labor demand and what can explain the different labor market responses throughout the OECD? Mark Sanders addresses these questions and evaluates proposed policies to improve upon the present situation and prevent further deterioration in the future. The author develops a theoretical framework that produces two hypotheses to explain the shift in relative demand as well as the different ways in which this shift has manifested itself. The framework is then extended by introducing unemployment, and additional hypotheses are proposed to explain the main EU-US differences. The dynamics thus uncovered yield somewhat unorthodox policy implications on income-, labor market and technology policies in Europe and the US. This comprehensive book will appeal to both scholars and academics, while graduate and PhD-students looking for an accessible introduction to modeling the dynamics of technical change and its interactions with the labor market will find it of great interest.

Thought And Choice In Chess

Author: Adriaan D. de Groot
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9053569987
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Thought And Choice In Chess from the Author: Adriaan D. de Groot. Annotation. What does a chessmaster think when he prepartes his next move? How are his thoughts organized? Which methods and strategies does he use by solving his problem of choice? To answer these questions, the author did an experimental study in 1938, to which famous chessmasters participated (Alekhine, Max Euwe and Flohr). This book is still usefull for everybody who studies cognition and artificial intelligence. This title can be previewed in Google Books - http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN9789053569986.

Die Breinchirurg Se Dieet

Author: Dr. Adriaan Liebenberg
Publisher: Random House Struik
ISBN: 0143531360
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Die Breinchirurg Se Dieet from the Author: Dr. Adriaan Liebenberg. In ’n mark wat oorspoel is met kitsoplossings vir gewigsverlies en idees vir ’n gesonde leefstyl, bring dr. Adriaan Liebenberg, internasionaal gerekende breinchrirurg, ’n maklike, veilige en gesonde alternatief: span jou brein in en skud daardie ekstra ponde permanent af. Nadat hy sy lewe lank vet – en ongelukkig – was, het dr. Liebenberg sy professionele kennis gebruik om uit te werk watter kossoorte sy breinchemie so sou aanpas dat dit sy metabolisme sal versnel en sy houding teenoor kos verander. Dit het gewerk. Hy het 70 kg verloor en handhaaf sy nuwe gewig al vir byna drie jaar lank. Die breinchirurg se dieet vertel dr. Liebenberg se inspirerende verhaal in eenvoudige, reguit taal. Dié gids wys hoe ons ons breinkrag kan gebruik om ons eetgewoontes aan te pas op ’n natuurlike manier. Dit bemagtig mens met kennis oor kossoorte wat jou maer en gesond hou, en sit stap-vir-stap uiteen hoe jy beheer oor jou welstand kan neem sonder om staat te maak op modediëte of eetlusdempers. Dié sakpasboekie verskaf volledige inligting oor die energiewaardes van kossoorte en bevat heerlike maaltydplanne wat help met gewigsverlies sonder lyding en skuldgevoelens.