By Frontinus, R. H. Rodgers
Julius Frontinus was once appointed via the Emperor Nerva to the put up of water commissioner for town of Rome in ninety seven CE. In at the Water-Rights of town of Rome he files his tasks, tasks and accomplishments in the course of his first yr in workplace. He additionally sketches the background of the aqueducts and furnishes a wealth of technical info. this is often the main authoritative version of this paintings to be released to date.
"The version [R. H. Rodgers] has produced, longingly expected and warmly heralded through many water researchers for a few years now, is an impeccable instance of scholarship. Its arrival is to be celebrated, because it offers us a brand new and interesting milestone in Frontinus stories. the amount is wealthy in all types of aspect water student may well care to know."
- Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow, Brandeis collage, The Classical Bulletin
By Dharma Singh Khalsa, Cameron Stauth
From the authors of "Brain Longevity" comes a groundbreaking publication to assist the eighty million determined americans that suffer from power discomfort. Khalsa (Brain sturdiness, LJ 5/1/97), an integrative medication expert, is credited with constructing "the first holistic soreness administration software within the southwestern United States," combining drugs, foodstuff, actual cures, and psychological and religious ways. This booklet starts with an outline of the mechanism of ache and the way it will probably start up power soreness or power ache syndrome, a distinction the writer explains. subsequent, Khalsa devotes a bankruptcy to every point of his application. extra chapters specialize in particular painful stipulations (arthritis, fibromyalgia, headache). The appendixes use line drawings to demonstrate routines regarding meditation, yoga, respiring, and weight education.
By Barbara Mennel
Films approximately towns abound. they supply fantasies in the event you realize their urban and people for whom town is a far off dream or nightmare. How does cinema transform urban planners’ hopes and town dwellers’ fears of recent urbanism? Can an research of urban motion pictures solution a number of the questions posed in city reviews? What varieties of imaginative and prescient for the long run and pictures of the previous do urban motion pictures provide? What are the alterations that urban movies have gone through?
Cities and Cinema places city conception and cinema reports in discussion. The book’s first part analyzes 3 vital genres of urban movies that keep on with in ancient series, each one linked to a selected urban, relocating from town movie of the Weimar Republic to the movie noir linked to l. a. and a dead ringer for Paris within the cinema of the French New Wave. the second one part discusses socio-historical topics of city reports, starting with the connection of movie industries and person towns, carrying on with with the portrayal of struggle torn and divided towns, and finishing with the cinematic expression of utopia and dystopia in city technology fiction. The final part negotiates the query of identification and position in a world international, relocating from the portrayal of ghettos and barrios to the town as a surroundings for homosexual and lesbian wish, to finish with the illustration of the worldwide urban in transnational cinematic practices.
The ebook means that modernity hyperlinks urbanism and cinema. It bills for the numerous adjustments that urban movie has gone through via methods of globalization, within which the town has built from an icon in nationwide cinema to a privileged website for transnational cinematic practices. it's a key textual content for college kids and researchers of movie reports, city reports and cultural studies.
By Murat Aydemir
Within the West, as soon as it seems that innovative factors similar to sexual equality and lesbian and homosexual emancipation are more and more redeployed on the way to self-discipline and ostracize immigrant underclass matters, essentially Muslims. Gender and sexuality at the one hand and race, tradition, and/or ethnicity at the different are an increasing number of compelled into separate, at the same time specific geographical regions. That improvement can't yet undergo at the institution of queer and postcolonial stories as separate educational specializations, between whom kin are likely to be as cordial as they're detached. This quantity inquires into the probabilities and obstacles of a parceling out of gadgets substitute to the typical scheme, crude yet frequently apposite, during which Western sexual subjectivity is analyzed and criticized by way of queer idea, whereas postcolonial stories looks after non-Western racial subjectivity. intercourse, race: consistently already distinctive, but by no means fairly aside. Roderick A. Ferguson has defined liberal pluralism as an "ideology of discreteness" in that it disavows race, gender and sexuality's together formative function in political, social, and fiscal family members. it really is in that spirit that this quantity advocates the discreet, as a result sensible and circumspect, reconsideration of the (in)discrete realities of race and intercourse. members: Jeffrey Geiger, Merill Cole, Jonathan Mitchell and Michael O'Rourke, Jaap Kooijman, Beth Kramer, Maaike Bleeker, Rebecca wonderful Romanow, Anikó Imre, Lindsey Green-Simms, Nishant Shahani, Ryan D. Fong, and Murat Aydemir
By Ron Zemke
This all-new version of the seminal ebook on navigating the multigenerational office takes a clean examine a starting to be problem, now exacerbated by means of the youngest staff. With their micromanaged childhoods and tech addictions, Gen Yers require consistent feedback-frustrating for the Me new release that can't allow cross of the highlight, and demanding for Gen Xers, sandwiched among the 2. So how are you going to lead this motley crew with their usually incompatible paintings ethics, values, and types? "Generations at Work" lays naked the reasons of clash, and provides functional instructions for dealing with the variations, together with: in-depth interviews with individuals of every iteration; top practices from businesses bridging the new release hole; particular counsel for every iteration on tips on how to deal with the others; and, a box advisor for mentoring GenerationY. For an individual suffering to control a team with other ways of operating, speaking, and pondering, "Generations at Work" is the reply.
By Pauline Bartel
A Must-Have for Gone With the Wind Fans!
From Margaret Mitchell’s tattered manuscript to the film’s seventy-fifth anniversary, this e-book is a behind-the-scenes chronicle of Gone With the Wind—the booklet, the motion picture, and the phenomenon that maintains today.
Related in loving element are within tales of the writing and publishing of the radical; the Hollywood frenzy of reworking the ebook into movie, together with casting complications, on-set tensions, and jinxed scenes; the best; and the Academy Awards.
This up to date variation additionally includes the inside track at the book of 2 GWTW sequels; the disastrous debut of the Scarlett tv miniseries; the post–GWTW lives of forged individuals, equivalent to the scoop of Gable’s mystery lovechild; the recovery of 3 unique costumes in time for GWTW’s seventy-fifth anniversary; and masses, a lot more.
The reader-friendly format—fact-packed beneficial properties, profiles, quizzes, and photographs—will satisfaction any GWTW fan and make this the single e-book that no “Windie” can do with no.
By Deanne Panday
Are you under pressure? The place of work has turn into more and more aggressive, family members lifestyles has its endless problems, and should you step open air, you might want to care for heavy site visitors, aggression, and large pollutants. No ask yourself that you simply re stressful and agitated, have hyper reflexes and blood strain that s greater than the noon sunlight. yet you re no longer on my own. Fifty percentage of Indian execs be afflicted by rigidity with stress-related illnesses from melancholy to loss of fertility vastly at the upward thrust. In I m now not under pressure, Deanne Panday, one of many nation s major overall healthiness and health specialists, stocks with you her secrets and techniques to take on this looming way of life challenge. She tells you what pressure fairly capability, how one can understand when you've got a major case of it, and most significantly tips on how to care for it with via an easy plan of vitamin, workout, sleep, meditation, and respiring. With suggestion from top psychiatrists, cardiologists, endocrinologists, and celebrities who've to accommodate high-level pressure, I m now not under pressure is your mantra for enduring wellbeing and fitness and happiness.
By B. Ernest Frejer
The results of greater than fifteen years of analysis, this extraordinary reference paintings includes concise prices from the Edgar Cayce readings on 264 subject matters. It has an exhaustive index to assist readers and researchers locate wanted info speedy. important issues contain:
*Past and destiny global stipulations
*The objective of existence *Evolution of the soul
*Reincarnation and karma
*Religion, the Bible, and Jesus the Christ
*Health and vitamin
*Attitudes and feelings
Compiled for the newbie in addition to the professional, this reference quantity is the main huge source at the knowledge of the Edgar Cayce readings on hand in one quantity.
By Gavin de Becker
A carjacker lurking in a shopping center car parking zone. An abusive husband pounding at the door. A disgruntled worker brandishing a gun. nowadays, nobody is secure from the threat of violence. yet based on Gavin de Becker, all people can believe more secure, act more secure, be more secure -- in the event that they how you can hearken to their very own 6th experience approximately danger.
De Becker has made a occupation of shielding humans and predicting violent habit. His enterprise handles defense for plenty of of Hollywood's best celebrities -- Madonna, Michael J. Fox, Geena Davis, Brooke Shields, and John Travolta, between others, in response to press experiences -- and his automated risk-assessment method is helping learn threats to participants of Congress and the ideally suited court docket. Now, during this exceptional advisor, de Becker stocks his services with all people. masking all of the risky occasions humans generally face -- road crime, family abuse, violence within the place of work -- de Becker offers real-life examples and gives particular recommendation on restraining orders, self-defense, and extra. however the key to self-protection, he demonstrates, is studying how one can belief -- and act on -- our personal intuitions. for everybody who's ever felt threatened, this publication is key interpreting.
By Mark Sanborn
Grab the opportunity to be extraordinary.
Who has made the most important distinction on your existence? Whose phrases and activities have uplifted and stimulated you to excel? likelihood is it used to be somebody like Fred the postman--so impressive in his carrier that Mark Sanborn learned this mail service might be an instance for any one desirous to be extraordinary.
The “Fred factor” is summarized through 4 ideas that may free up clean power, enthusiasm, and creativity on your profession and existence:
• Make a Difference
• construct Relationships
• Create Value
• Reinvent Yourself
You, too, can follow The Fred Factor to complement the lives of shoppers, co-workers, buddies, and relations, in addition to achieve new degrees of non-public good fortune your self. Sanborn additionally indicates the way to observe and advance different “Freds.
Why no longer turn into a “Fred” your self? you are going to flip the standard moments of lifestyles into amazing possibilities to make a distinction on the earth.