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The Evolution of Useful Things: How Everyday Artifacts-From Forks and Pins ... - Page 5

Henry Petroski - Science - 2010 - 304 pages
ma". Wd. no \f f\l'\/ Fl» xi“ -AR This damascened blade of a thousand-year-old
Saxon scramasax is inscribed, “Gebereht owns me.” Early knives were proud
personal possessions and they served many functions; the pointed blade not
only ...
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Are You Smart Enough to Work at Google?: Trick Questions, Zen-like Riddles ...

William Poundstone - Business & Economics - 2012 - 304 pages
The book covers the importance of creative thinking, ways to get a leg up on the competition, what your Facebook page says about you, and much more.
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The New Nobility: The Restoration of Russia's Security State and the ...

Andreĭ Soldatov, Irina Borogan - History - 2010 - 301 pages
In The New Nobility, two courageous Russian investigative journalists open up the closed and murky world of the Russian Federal Security Service.
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E-commerce 2013

Kenneth C. Laudon, Carol Guercio Traver - Business & Economics - 2012 - 880 pages
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book.
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The New Leader's 100-Day Action Plan: How to Take Charge, Build Your Team ...

George B. Bradt, Jayme A. Check, Jorge E. Pedraza - Business & Economics - 2011 - 352 pages
Leaders who use this book can expect impressive business and culture-building results." —JON BONITO, Senior Vice President, Bank of America; formerly of Coach and Pfizer "One of the most basic, yet comprehensive books I've read regarding ...
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Guillaume Apollinaire, Dorothea Eimert, Anatoliĭ Podoksik - Art - 2010 - 199 pages
Transforming natural forms into cylinders and cubes, painters like Juan Gris and Robert Delaunay, driven by Braque and Picasso, imposed a new vision upon the world, in total opposition to the principles of the Impressionists.
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Gothic Art

Victoria Charles, Klaus H. Carl - Art - 2008 - 199 pages
Gothic art finds its roots in the powerful architecture of the cathedrals of northern France.
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Nathalia Brodskaia - Art - 2010 - 199 pages
Rich in its variety and in the singularity of its artists, Post-Impressionism was a passage taken by the well-known figures of 20th-century painting, including Van Gogh, Cezanne, and Seurat.
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Romanesque Art

Victoria Charles, Klaus H. Carl - Art - 2008 - 199 pages
In art history, the term Romanesque distinguishes the period between the eleventh and the thirteenth
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Ashley Bassie - Art - 2008 - 199 pages
This reference collection invites us to discover the main artistic movements that have left a lasting mark on the Art Century consists of five already published titles - 'Renaissance Art', 'Naive Art', 'Art Nouveau', 'Symbolism' and ...
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Crochet Stitches VISUAL Encyclopedia

Robyn Chachula - Crafts & Hobbies - 2011 - 288 pages
Patterns are represented in both charts and words to suit individual crocheters’ preferences A detailed color photo accompanies each stitch pattern Hardcover packaging makes the book durable for a lifetime of use Whether you're a beginner ...
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Victoria Charles, Klaus H. Carl - Art - 2010 - 199 pages
This volume charts the rise and fall of the Rococo movement, from the beginning of the 18th century to its plunge into obscurity, before being restored to the radiance of its golden age a century later.
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The New Old World

Perry Anderson - Political Science - 2009
The book ends by tracing ideas of European unity from the Enlightenment to the present, and their bearing on the future of the Union.
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The Pre-Raphaelites

Robert de La Sizeranne - Art - 2008 - 199 pages
In Victorian England, with the country swept up in the Industrial Revolution, the Pre-Raphaelite
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The Pencil: A History of Design and Circumstance

Henry Petroski - Technology & Engineering - 2011 - 448 pages
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The Detox Mono Diet: The Miracle Grape Cure and Other Cleansing Diets

Christopher Vasey, N.D. - Health & Fitness - 2006 - 176 pages
Despite their different nutritive approaches and resulting healing benefits, all these diets work the same way: They help the body “burn” the waste products it contains to cleanse the internal cellular environment.
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Inception and Philosophy: Ideas to Die For

Thorsten Botz-Bornstein - Performing Arts - 2013 - 402 pages
What is the nature of the world? Are there dreams within dreams?. Inception abounds with flashing insights, many of which have been bo.
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The New Oxford Book of Food Plants

John Vaughan, Catherine Geissler - Science - 2009 - 288 pages
This is a new edition of a classic book -- fully updated with the latest nutritional research, as well as beautiful new plates and descriptions of many exotic edible plants that have only recently found their way into our markets and onto ...
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