The Anatomy of Blackness

The Anatomy of Blackness Author Andrew S. Curran
ISBN-10 9781421402307
Year 2011-08-11
Pages 328
Language en
Publisher JHU Press
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Penetrating and comprehensive, The Anatomy of Blackness shows that, far from being a monolithic idea, eighteenth-century Africanist discourse emerged out of a vigorous, varied dialogue that involved missionaries, slavers, colonists, naturalists, anatomists, philosophers, and Africans themselves.

Anatomy of a Miracle

Anatomy of a Miracle Author Patti Waldmeir
ISBN-10 0813525829
Year 1998
Pages 289
Language en
Publisher Rutgers University Press
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The late 1980s were a dismal time inside South Africa. Mandela's African National Congress was banned. Thousands of ANC supporters were jailed without charge. Government hit squads assassinated and terrorized opponents of white rule. Ordinary South Africans, black and white, lived in a perpetual state of dread. Journalist Patti Waldmeir evokes this era of uncertainty in Anatomy of a Miracle, her comprehensive new book about the stunning and-historically speaking-swift tranformation of South Africa from white minority oligarchy to black-ruled democracy. Much that Waldmeir documents in this carefully researched and elegantly written book has been well reported in the press and in previous books. But what distinguishes her work is a reporter's attention to detail and a historian's sense of sweep and relevance. . . .Waldmeir has written a deeply reasoned book, but one that also acknowledges the power of human will and the tug of shared destiny."-Philadelphia Inquirer

Anatomy and Physiology For Dummies

Anatomy and Physiology For Dummies Author Erin Odya
ISBN-10 9781119345305
Year 2017-03-08
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Learn about the human body from the inside out Some people think that knowing about what goes on inside the human body can sap life of its mystery—which is too bad for them. Anybody who's ever taken a peak under the hood knows that the human body, and all its various structures and functions, is a realm of awe-inspiring complexity and countless wonders. The dizzying dance of molecule, cell, tissue, organ, muscle, sinew, and bone that we call life can be a thing of breathtaking beauty and humbling perfection. Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies combines anatomical terminology and function so you'll learn not only names and terms but also gain an understanding of how the human body works. Whether you're a student, an aspiring medical, healthcare or fitness professional, or just someone who's curious about the human body and how it works, this book offers you a fun, easy way to get a handle on the basics of anatomy and physiology. Understand the meaning of terms in anatomy and physiology Get to know the body's anatomical structures—from head to toe Explore the body's systems and how they interact to keep us alive Gain insight into how the structures and systems function in sickness and health Written in plain English and packed with beautiful illustrations, Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies is your guide to a fantastic voyage of the human body.

Anatomy and Physiology

Anatomy and Physiology Author Lippincott
ISBN-10 1582551804
Year 2002
Pages 245
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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This new Second Edition contains general and specific information on human anatomy and physiology and thoroughly explains and demonstrates normal structures and functions in all body systems. As a quick reference it provides both a systems and functional approach, and is organized in a logical body-system arrangement. Overview chapters define important terms, describe basic cell and tissue types, and detail the body's chemical makeup. Features include comprehensive explanations of physiologic processes; key terms italicized for easy access; and clear illustrations of major body structures and processes, with 32 pages in full color. Its portable size and lie-flat binding provide an easy and convenient read anywhere. Compatibility: BlackBerry(R) OS 4.1 or Higher / iPhone/iPod Touch 2.0 or Higher /Palm OS 3.5 or higher / Palm Pre Classic / Symbian S60, 3rd edition (Nokia) / Windows Mobile(TM) Pocket PC (all versions) / Windows Mobile Smartphone / Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP/Vista/Tablet PC

Anatomy of the New Testament

Anatomy of the New Testament Author Robert A. Spivey
ISBN-10 9780800699710
Year 2013-10-01
Pages 544
Language en
Publisher Fortress Press
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This broadly adopted textbook weds literary and historical approaches to focus on the New Testaments structure and meaning. Anatomy of the New Testament is systematic, critical, and reliable in its scope and content. This seventh edition has been revised throughout, to take account of current trends in scholarship and to discuss important interpretative issues, such as the Gospel of Thomas. Each chapter includes two new features: Have You Learned It? offering questions for analysis and synthesis; What Do They Mean? presenting definitions of key terms to enhance student comprehension and critical thinking.

Anatomy and Drawing

Anatomy and Drawing Author Victor Perard
ISBN-10 9780486141770
Year 2012-03-08
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Courier Corporation
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Excellent line drawings and annotations of anatomical structure provide the beginning artist with just about everything one needs to know about drawing all parts of the human anatomy. 179 black-and-white illustrations.

Atlas of Human Anatomy for the Artist

Atlas of Human Anatomy for the Artist Author Stephen Rogers Peck
ISBN-10 0195000528
Year 1951
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Oxford University Press on Demand
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The comprehensive reference on the structure and depiction of the human form is comprised of technical information and numerous drawings and photographs

The Anatomy of Fascism

The Anatomy of Fascism Author Robert O. Paxton
ISBN-10 9780307428127
Year 2007-12-18
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Vintage
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What is fascism? By focusing on the concrete: what the fascists did, rather than what they said, the esteemed historian Robert O. Paxton answers this question for the first time. From the first violent uniformed bands beating up “enemies of the state,” through Mussolini’s rise to power, to Germany’s fascist radicalization in World War II, Paxton shows clearly why fascists came to power in some countries and not others, and explores whether fascism could exist outside the early-twentieth-century European setting in which it emerged. "A deeply intelligent and very readable book. . . . Historical analysis at its best." –The Economist The Anatomy of Fascism will have a lasting impact on our understanding of modern European history, just as Paxton’s classic Vichy France redefined our vision of World War II. Based on a lifetime of research, this compelling and important book transforms our knowledge of fascism–“the major political innovation of the twentieth century, and the source of much of its pain.”

The Anatomy of Tort Law

The Anatomy of Tort Law Author Peter Cane
ISBN-10 9781901362091
Year 1997
Pages 243
Language en
Publisher Hart Publishing
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Written to be accessible to all readers with a basic knowledge of tort law, this book adopts an approach which is both easily comprehended, yet also innovative and illuminating. It sets out a new and theoretically stimulating analysis of the law of tort, in which the subject is reconceived as a system of ethical rules and principles of personal responsibility. As such it can be viewed as a series of relationships between protected interests, sanctioned conduct and sanctions. These are the "building blocks" of tort law. Beyond affording a means of comprehending the fragmentary nature of tort law, the book, equally importantly, seeks to develop understanding of its relationship with other areas of the law of obligations. It also permits clearer understanding of the relationship between common law and statutory torts and throws fresh light on the links between tort law and its functions.

The Anatomy of Violence

The Anatomy of Violence Author Adrian Raine
ISBN-10 9780307907783
Year 2013-04-30
Pages 528
Language en
Publisher Vintage
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With a 4-page full-color insert, and black-and-white illustrations throughout Why do some innocent kids grow up to become cold-blooded serial killers? Is bad biology partly to blame? For more than three decades Adrian Raine has been researching the biological roots of violence and establishing neurocriminology, a new field that applies neuroscience techniques to investigate the causes and cures of crime. In The Anatomy of Violence, Raine dissects the criminal mind with a fascinating, readable, and far-reaching scientific journey into the body of evidence that reveals the brain to be a key culprit in crime causation. Raine documents from genetic research that the seeds of sin are sown early in life, giving rise to abnormal physiological functioning that cultivates crime. Drawing on classical case studies of well-known killers in history—including Richard Speck, Ted Kaczynski, and Henry Lee Lucas—Raine illustrates how impairments to brain areas controlling our ability to experience fear, make good decisions, and feel guilt predispose us to violence. He contends that killers can actually be coldhearted: something as simple as a low resting heart rate can give rise to violence. But arguing that biology is not destiny, he also sketches out provocative new biosocial treatment approaches that can change the brain and prevent violence. Finally, Raine tackles the thorny legal and ethical dilemmas posed by his research, visualizing a futuristic brave new world where our increasing ability to identify violent offenders early in life might shape crime-prevention policies, for good and bad. Will we sacrifice our notions of privacy and civil rights to identify children as potential killers in the hopes of helping both offenders and victims? How should we punish individuals with little to no control over their violent behavior? And should parenting require a license? The Anatomy of Violence offers a revolutionary appraisal of our understanding of criminal offending, while also raising provocative questions that challenge our core human values of free will, responsibility, and punishment. From the Hardcover edition.

The Anatomy of Influence

The Anatomy of Influence Author Harold Bloom
ISBN-10 9780300179903
Year 2011
Pages 357
Language en
Publisher Yale University Press
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Bloom leads readers through the labyrinthine paths which link the writers and critics who have informed and inspired him for so many years.

The Anatomy of National Fantasy

The Anatomy of National Fantasy Author Lauren Berlant
ISBN-10 0226043770
Year 1991-08-13
Pages 269
Language en
Publisher University of Chicago Press
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Examining the complex relationships between the political, popular, sexual, and textual interests of Nathaniel Hawthorne's work, Lauren Berlant argues that Hawthorne mounted a sophisticated challenge to America's collective fantasy of national unity. She shows how Hawthorne's idea of citizenship emerged from an attempt to adjudicate among the official and the popular, the national and the local, the collective and the individual, utopia and history. At the core of Berlant's work is a three-part study of The Scarlet Letter, analyzing the modes and effects of national identity that characterize the narrator's representation of Puritan culture and his construction of the novel's political present tense. This analysis emerges from an introductory chapter on American citizenship in the 1850s and a following chapter on national fantasy, ranging from Hawthorne's early work "Alice Doane's Appeal" to the Statue of Liberty. In her conclusion, Berlant suggests that Hawthorne views everyday life and local political identities as alternate routes to the revitalization of the political and utopian promises of modern national life.