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Anthropology: Appreciating Human Diversity
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
A leading name in anthropology, Conrad Philip Kottak continues to define student learning in the general anthropology course. Anthropology: Appreciating Human Diversity offers an up-to-date holistic introduction to general anthropology from the four-field perspective. Key themes of appreciating the experiences students bring to the classroom, appreciating human diversity , and appreciating the field of anthropology are showcased throughout ...
Crawling Back To Start
Biter understands animals; he’s a zoologist, after all. It’s humans that confuse him. And this whole being tied down ’til death do us part thing really has him confounded. So, in the wake of breaking up with his girlfriend, when he’s supposed to introduce a recently captured wolverine into its new cage at the zoo, Biter sees a chance to share his own newfound freedom with the animal kingdom—or at least with this one particular animal. ...
Powdered Donuts on Monday: Appreciating Life's Simple Pleasures in Times of Adversity
RELINQUISHING CONTROL TO GOD AND RELYING ON HIS STRENGTH WHEN FACED WITH ADVERSITY When you are faced with adversity, what is your response? To whom do you go for strength? Life isn't always going to happen as we planned. We sometimes have to endure the hardships before we can understand why God has allowed them. Lesha has been faced with several life threatening health issues, including a diagnosis of a potentially fatal heart condition, ...
Parenting Adopted Adolescents: Understanding and Appreciating Their Journeys (Hollywood Nobody)
Gregory C Keck
In his newest release, Dr. Gregory C. Keck offers new insights and parenting strategies relative to adolescents, especially adopted adolescents. Parents will find humor and relief as they realize their role in their child’s journey in the adoption process.
Appreciate Your Life: The Essence of Zen Practice (Shambhala Classics)
Here is the first major collection of the teachings of Taizan Maezumi Roshi (1931-1995), one of the first Japanese Zen masters to bring Zen to the West and founding abbot of the Zen Center of Los Angeles and Zen Mountain Center in Idyllwild, California. These short, inspiring readings illuminate Zen practice in simple, eloquent language. Topics include zazen and Zen koans, how to appreciate your life as the life of the Buddha, and the essential ...
The World of the Salt Marsh: Appreciating and Protecting the Tidal Marshes of the Southeastern Atlantic Coast
University of Georgia Press
Brunello di Montalcino: Understanding and Appreciating One of Italy's Greatest Wines
University of California Press
For fans of Italian wine, few names command the level of respect accorded to Brunello di Montalcino. Expert wine writer Kerin O’Keefe has a deep personal knowledge of Tuscany and its extraordinary wine, and her account is both thoroughly researched and readable. Organized as a guided tour through Montalcino’s geography, this essential reference also makes sense of Brunello’s complicated history, from its rapid rise to the negative and ...
From Persia to Tehr Angeles: A Contemporary Guide to Understanding and Appreciating Ancient Persian Culture
Morgan James Publishing
More than 1.5 million Persians have left Iran for the United States alone. Of course, an estimated 700,000 to 800,000 have relocated in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, causing this population to be dubbed “Tehr Angeles.” And this term has stuck, even when they live in other parts of the United States. For those who have made the journey from Persia to Tehr Angeles, much has gotten lost in translation. The younger generation may ...
Love Your Body: Positive Affirmation Treatments for Loving and Appreciating Your Body
On this wonderful CD program, Louise L. Hay narrates the positive affirmation treatments from her book of the same name, which are designed to help you manifest a beautiful, healthy, happy body. To receive the optimal benefit from this audio experience, it’s best to listen to it often—especially if you are challenged by a particular area of your body—and allow the ideas to permeate your consciousness.
Hooked In The Heart: Appreciating the Artistry of God in Everyday Life
In these inspirational stories, Scott C. Grant writes of his own experience with the artistry of God and charts a course for becoming attentive to the ways of God. God doesn't beat us over the head with his presence. He intrigues us, surprises us, and finally captivates us. He reveals himself in ways that delight our hearts. God hooks us. He gets our attention and pulls us away from our concerns to show us his perspective and take our breaths ...
The 12 Pillars of Project Excellence: A Lean Approach to Improving Project Results
Adil F. Dalal
Asking tough questions about the current state of project management, The 12 Pillars of Project Excellence: A Lean Approach to Improving Project Results provides groundbreaking techniques to achieve excellence in project leadership that can result in six sigma type results or failure-free projects. It unveils novel solutions and breakthrough concepts—including project culture analysis, the five powers of project leadership, the power of ...
Looking for the Good Stuff: A Guide to Enjoying and Appreciating Life
Not unlike "The Secret" and the Law of Attraction, "Looking for the Good Stuff" is about bringing the good things in your life in to clear focus. What you focus on is what you get. The questions you ask determine the answers you will receive. This universal law is born out by quantum physics and by Dr. Emoto's "Messages From The Water". We simply need to shift from the bad news of the day to "Looking for the Good Stuff."
Beverage Basics: Understanding and Appreciating Wine, Beer, and Spirits
Robert W. Small
An all-inclusive guide to wine, beer, and spirits As people develop more sophisticated tastes, a basic understanding of wine, beer, and distilled spirits is more important than ever for chefs, servers, bartenders, and restaurant managers. And for anyone who simply wants to get more out of enjoying wine, beer, and spirits, developing an appreciation for the history, production methods, and techniques for evaluating alcoholic beverages is an ...
Your Man is Wonderful: How to Appreciate Your Partner, Romance Your Differences, and Love the One You've Got
Noelle C. Nelson
"Here's a secret about your man: He wants to please you. He wants to be your knight in shining armor. He wants to see the smile on your face that tells him he's worthy. He wants to be your wonderful man." This is what Dr. Noelle Nelson has discovered about a lot of men in relationships: they want to be there for their women and create the mutually supportive, fulfilling partnerships women dream of. The problem is, many women haven't learned how ...
Every Woman's Guide to Auto Racing: Understanding and Appreciating the Rules, Language, and Obsession with ...
For women who feel out of the loop, this guide teaches the basics of the sport - how it began, the distinctive types of racing, the different tracks around the world. It explains terms like "splash 'n' go" and "booger up," and profiles some of the more famous modern-day drivers.
I Like Being Me: Poems for Children About Feeling Special, Appreciating Others, and Getting Along
Free Spirit Publishing, 2007
From the author of Make Someone Smile , this delightful collection of 26 rhyming poems is perfect for reading aloud. The themes—being kind, solving problems, learning from mistakes, telling the truth, dealing with feelings, making decisions, being a friend, and more—are clear, understandable, and relevant to the everyday lives of young children.
Appreciating Mom Through the Lens of Alzheimer's: A Care Giver's Story
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Appreciating Mom through the Lens of Alzheimer’s is an inspirational memoir that chronicles the challenges and cherished moments one man and his family share as they care for his mother in her final months. Uplifting, despite its subject matter, this is a delightful read even for those fortunate enough not to have experienced Alzheimer's in anyone close; yet it is extremely informative for those who are caregivers for a member of the family ...
Appreciating Life As It Is: Living Well With Multiple Sclerosis
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013
The idea of appreciating life as it is may be new or even counterintuitive to some people. Appreciating has subtle shades of meaning, but I define it here as clarity and depth of understanding rather than evaluation. Synonymous with perceiving, recognizing, and realizing, it is the very opposite of denying, misinterpreting, and misunderstanding. It is simple, unadorned perception of whatever is, just as it is and nothing more. Multiple sclerosis ...
BAPTISM & COMMUNION - Appreciating God's Artistry
Baptism and the Lord's Supper are two stunning pictures painted by the Master Artist. Due to disagreements within the Christian Church as to the nature of these symbols, we sometimes allow the debate to sidetrack us from gazing at their enormous beauty. BAPTISM & COMMUNION is a short book that clearly explains the Biblical issues, but then goes on to explore many of the facets of God's artistry displayed ...
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