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Vestavia Hills (Images of America)
Rebecca Cybulsky Walden

Arcadia Publishing, 2014

In response to the explosive growth of industry in Birmingham, entrepreneurs and young families sought quieter areas to call home. The search led them to Shades Mountain, an area replete with flowering dogwood and pink honeysucklepure wilderness. There were no paved roads, no public services, and no merchants nearer than Homewood. Still, those seeking respite from the soot (of the steel mills) lingering over the Magic City persevered, ...
  
  











  



  
Images & Shadows: Part of a Life (Nonpareil Book, 82)
Iris Origo

Nonpareil Books, 2014

"Fascinating...thought-provoking...colorful...and written in exquisite style." - Kirkus Reviews Like an American heiress in a tale by Henry James, Iris Origo (1902-1988) was born into a world of "unfair advantages of education, money, environment, and opportunity." She used her birthright wisely, traveling the world, studying art with Berenson, and, with her Italian husband, improving the land and the lot of peasants in the Val d'Orcia of ...
  
  











  



  
Images of Organization
Gareth Morgan

SAGE Publications, Inc, 2006

Since its first publication over twenty years ago, Images of Organization has become a classic in the canon of management literature. The book is based on a very simple premise—that all theories of organization and management are based on implicit images or metaphors that stretch our imagination in a way that can create powerful insights, but at the risk of distortion. Gareth Morgan provides a rich and comprehensive resource for exploring ...
  
  











  



  
Images You Should Not Masturbate To
Graham Johnson, Rob Hibbert

Perigee Trade, 2011

Better than a cold shower-and a lot funnier. Choke the chicken, spank the monkey, charm the snake-however you refer to it, none of the images in this book will encourage you to pleasure yourself. This deceptively simple and strangely addictive book presents a laugh-out-loud collection of random pictures virtually guaranteed to dampen the urge of even the strongest libido.  
  
  











  



  
The Image
Jean de Berg

Grove Press, 1966

An edition of the erotic classic that shocked America when it was first translated and published by the notorious Grove Press.
  
  











  



  
The Body Image Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help Girls Develop a Healthy Body Image in an Image-Obsessed ...
Julia V. Taylor MA

Instant Help, 2014

Like most teens, you want to feel good about the way you look. But what happens when the way you look just doesn’t feel good enough? Whether it’s online, on TV, or in magazines, images of impossibly perfect—and mostly Photoshopped—young women are everywhere.  As a result, you may feel an intense pressure to look a certain way.  Your friends feel the pressure too, which often creates a secret comparison competition that can make you feel ...
  
  











  



  
Prospect Park (Images of America Series)
Ronald P. Verdicchio, the Prospect Park Community Study Group

Arcadia Publishing, 2014

Rooted in Dutch traditions, Prospect Park was established in 1901. With a view of what would become the New York City skyline, Prospect Park evolved into a community that placed an emphasis on family values and character. Children would often be seen on the streets jumping rope or playing together at the Hayfields, which later became Hofstra Park. Parents worked locally in the borough and neighboring Paterson, known as Silk City. Families ...
  
  











  



  
Images: The Ultimate Coloring Experience
Roger Burrows

Running Press Kids, 2010

IMAGES is more than a coloring book—it’s an activity book that stimulates your visual creativity! And now, almost 20 years after their first publication, these successful backlist titles are now being combined into 2 big bind-ups with new and exciting covers. Each volume in the series of ready-to-color pattern books stimulates the imagination with an infinite number of forms nested within complex geometric shapes. There is no age limit to the ...
  
  











  



  
Images
David Lynch

Hyperion, 1994

A collection of the controversial film director's private paintings, photographs, and fiction, made public here for the first time, offers a new glimpse into the disturbed, perverse imagination behind such movies as Blue Velvet. 15,000 first printing.
  
  











  



  
Images 2: The Ultimate Coloring Experience
Roger Burrows

Running Press Kids, 2010

IMAGES is more than a coloring book—it’s an activity book that stimulates your visual creativity! And now, almost 20 years after their first publication, these successful backlist titles are now being combined into 2 big bind-ups with new and exciting covers. Each volume in the series of ready-to-color pattern books stimulates the imagination with an infinite number of forms nested within complex geometric shapes. There is no age limit to the ...
  
  











  



  
Interviews with the Image Masters: Behind the Scenes with the Legends of Beauty, 2014

Have you ever wanted to learn the inside secrets from seven of the worlds best and highest paid celebrity makeup artists? Have you ever desired to become a world famous, leading makeup artist? Well, now you can by learning the inside secrets of the beauty business in Interviews with the Image Masters: Behind the Scenes with the Legends of Beauty , Philippe revisits what he used to do with a series of interviews with some of the world's ...
  
  











  



  
The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume V: The Twentieth Century, Part 2: The Rise of Black Artists

Belknap Press, 2014

In the 1960s, art patrons Dominique and Jean de Menil founded an image archive showing the ways that people of African descent have been represented in Western art from the ancient world to modern times. Highlights from the image archive, accompanied by essays written by major scholars, appeared in three large‐format volumes, consisting of one or more books, that quickly became collector’s items. A half‐century later, Harvard University ...
  
  











  



  
Independence (Images of America)
Andy Taylor

Arcadia Publishing, 2014

Independence, Kansas, is the perfect picture of Americana. Where else can one find a small town that holds an annual theatre festival named in honor of one of its own natives, William Inge, or celebrates the early settlers in the Little House on the Prairie novels? Where can one find the site of the first-ever night game in organized baseball or the first team of one of baseballs most prolific hitters, Mickey Mantle? What other town in America ...
  
  











  



  
Image Transfer Workshop: Mixed-Media Techniques for Successful Transfers
Darlene Olivia McElroy, Sandra Duran Wilson

North Light Books, 2009

No Fear Transfers If you have never tried image transfers or have experienced image transfer mishaps, then Image Transfer Workshop is for you. This book presents step-by-step techniques for 35 image transfer processes, extensive tips for fixing mishaps and examples of how to combine transfers in finished pieces of mixed-media art. This comprehensive guide features: 35 Techniques: This book focuses exclusively on making transfers—from ...
  
  











  



  
Yoga and Body Image: 25 Personal Stories About Beauty, Bravery & Loving Your Body
Melanie Klein, Anna Guest-Jelley

Llewellyn Publications, 2014

In this remarkable, first-of-its-kind book, twenty-five contributors—including musician Alanis Morissette, celebrity yoga instructor Seane Corn, and New York Times bestselling author Dr. Sara Gottfried—discuss how yoga and body image intersect. Through inspiring personal stories you’ll discover how yoga not only affects your physical health, but also how you feel about your body. Offering unique perspectives on yoga and how it has ...
  
  











  



  
Images
David Hamilton

Crescent, 1988
  
  











  



  
Image-Music-Text
Roland Barthes

Hill and Wang, 1978

These essays, as selected and translated by Stephen Heath, are among the finest writings Barthes ever published on film and photography, and on the phenomena of sound and image. The classic pieces "Introduction to the Structural Analysis of Narrative" and "The Death of the Author" are also included.
  
  











  



  
Selma (Images of America)
Sharon J. Jackson

Arcadia Publishing, 2014

On April 2, 1865, one of the last battles of the Civil War destroyed nearly three-fourths of Selma and effected tremendous change in the lives of its people. At the wars beginning, Selma became a transportation center and one of the main manufacturing centers supporting the Souths war effort. Its foundries produced much-needed supplies and munitions, and its naval yard constructed Confederate warships. A century later, Selma again became the ...
  
  











  



  
Vandenberg Air Force Base (Images of America Series)
Joseph T. Page II

Arcadia Publishing, 2014

A historical cornucopia ranging from native tribal lands and ranch living to infantry training grounds and missile launch site, the location currently known as Vandenberg Air Force Base has held an amazing legacy that continues today. Stretching over 45 miles of pristine California coastline and covering over 99,000 acres, the base has been the vanguard for the United States' space and missile program. Showcasing over 1,900 launches since 1957, ...
  
  











  



  
Image and Video Compression: Fundamentals, Techniques, and Applications
Madhuri A. Joshi, Mehul S. Raval, ...

Chapman and Hall/CRC, 2014

Image and video signals require large transmission bandwidth and storage, leading to high costs. The data must be compressed without a loss or with a small loss of quality. Thus, efficient image and video compression algorithms play a significant role in the storage and transmission of data. Image and Video Compression: Fundamentals, Techniques, and Applications explains the major techniques for image and video compression and demonstrates ...
  
  











  








   



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