Flowering In The Shadows

📒Flowering In The Shadows ✍ Marsha Smith Weidner

✏Book Title : Flowering in the Shadows
✏Author : Marsha Smith Weidner
✏Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
✏Release Date : 1990
✏Pages : 315
✏ISBN : 0824811496
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Flowering in the Shadows Book Summary : For well over a thousand years Chinese and Japanese women created, commissioned, collected and used paintings, yet until recently this fact has scarcely been acknowledged in the study of East Asian art by Westerners.

📒Constructing Shadows ✍ Peter Petschek

✏Book Title : Constructing Shadows
✏Author : Peter Petschek
✏Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
✏Release Date : 2011-01-01
✏Pages : 248
✏ISBN : 9783034610735
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Constructing Shadows Book Summary : Trees are ideal sources of shade; where they cannot be used, their function is taken over by tents, pergolas, and pavilions. In the context of global warming, shade-providing construction is becoming an increasingly important building task. In Part One of this book, specialists in the field present the typical forms of shade-providing construction as well as the design approach associated with each. Part Two presents easily consultable overviews of 140 plants that have proven to be effective givers of shade in temperate, subtropical, and tropical zones. Part Three presents thirty built projects by celebrated architects and landscape architects from five continents. These constructions illustrate a wide variety of functions and scales and cover various climatic zones and cultural contexts. All structures are constructionally and systematically analyzed with texts, true-to-scale drawings, and photographs from their foundations to their connections and the shadows they cast.

📒The Valley Of Shadows ✍ Francis Grierson

✏Book Title : The Valley of Shadows
✏Author : Francis Grierson
✏Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
✏Release Date : 1970
✏Pages : 223
✏ISBN : 0808403109
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Valley of Shadows Book Summary :

✏Book Title : Flower Shadows Behind the Curtain
✏Author : Ko lien hua ying
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 1959
✏Pages : 432
✏ISBN : UVA:X000222975
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Flower Shadows Behind the Curtain Book Summary :

✏Book Title : Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women
✏Author : Cheris Kramarae
✏Publisher : Routledge
✏Release Date : 2004-04-16
✏Pages : 2050
✏ISBN : 9781135963156
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women Book Summary : For a full list of entries and contributors, sample entries, and more, visit the Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women website. Featuring comprehensive global coverage of women's issues and concerns, from violence and sexuality to feminist theory, the Routledge International Encyclopedia of Women brings the field into the new millennium. In over 900 signed A-Z entries from US and Europe, Asia, the Americas, Oceania, and the Middle East, the women who pioneered the field from its inception collaborate with the new scholars who are shaping the future of women's studies to create the new standard work for anyone who needs information on women-related subjects.

📒Gender In History ✍ Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

✏Book Title : Gender in History
✏Author : Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks
✏Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
✏Release Date : 2011-06-24
✏Pages : 248
✏ISBN : 1444351729
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Gender in History Book Summary : Updated with new material to reflect the latest developments in the field, Gender in History: Global Perspectives, 2nd Edition, provides a concise overview of the construction of gender in world cultures from the Paleolithic era to modern times. Includes examples drawn from the most recent scholarship relating to a diverse range of cultures, from Ancient Mesopotamia to post-Soviet Russia, and from the Igbo of Nigeria, to the Iroquois of north eastern North America. Reflects new developments in the field with added coverage of primates, slavery, colonialism, masculinity, and transgender issues Features significant discussion of the Paleolithic and Neolithic periods, an important trend in the study of world history Lays out key theoretical and methodological issues in an introduction that is written in accessible language Supplementary material for instructors and students available at www.wiley.com/go/wiesnerhanks

📒Dancing With Shadows ✍ Shiraz Pradhan

✏Book Title : Dancing with Shadows
✏Author : Shiraz Pradhan
✏Publisher : Partridge Publishing
✏Release Date : 2014-09-30
✏Pages : 342
✏ISBN : 9781482835953
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Dancing with Shadows Book Summary : Scientific determinism, Tarot cards, Cinema, Music, Love, and Quantum Physics. The narrator negotiates love, murder, and war in this captivating philosophical journey. Pradhan is exceptional in showing the narrator's holistic approach to understanding. Quantum physics and love. A united theory of everything? It is an idealistic adolescent goal, and this is what makes Dancing with Shadows so interesting. This is a coming of age story of a young man in East Africa whose intuition tells him that these things are all connected. In his growing self-awareness and world weariness, he is obsessed with connecting the dots of his life in order to reveal some profound significance (i. e. the "music of God"). Who hasn't pondered such questions? How is my life unique or significant? How much more would life mean to me if I understood, say, the music of God...and what is the music of God? Although he is a young man continually preoccupied with sex and love, he is essentially a philosopher. He wants to understand things such as the life application of a quantum wave collapse or the difference between sex and love. This story is a Hamlet-esque self-portrait in his constant questioning. It echoes the uncertain and awkward, yet outwardly confident manner of Holden Caulfield. But above all, this story made me think of the kind quest for mystical self-importance that I recall from Joyce's narrator in "Araby."

📒The Rise Of The Shadows ✍ Kelly Hunt Collins

✏Book Title : The Rise of the Shadows
✏Author : Kelly Hunt Collins
✏Publisher : Strategic Book Publishing
✏Release Date : 2010-04
✏Pages : 390
✏ISBN : 9781609113162
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Rise of the Shadows Book Summary : Two modern day wizards, Ian and Helen Kelly, find themselves in a battle between good and evil that will forever change their lives. They transcend into the Fey Realm to discover that they are part of an ancient prophecy that puts the fate of the Fey Realm in their hands. With the help of Master Scorra and the Fey warriors, the pair must learn to control their magick in order to defeat the shadows that attack the Fey Realm. While Ian and Helen train, the evil shape shifter Calimnus manages to turn the Fey Council against Master Scorra and send him into exile. Now the pair must set out to free Master Scorra before Calimnus can eliminate him once and for all. Will these two novices find the strength to defeat the shape shifter and secure the safety of their new friends? Kelly Hunt Collins resides in Kentucky with her husband James. She is an artist, a musician, a paranormal investigator, a magus, and a psychic-medium. Collins also holds honorary doctorates in metaphysics and divinity. She hosts a weekly psychic internet show called "The Awakening" with her husband, who also assisted in the writing of this book. Currently, she is working on the next two installments of the Fey Chronicles series. Publisher's website: www.strategicpublishinggroup.com/title/TheRiseOfTheShadows-TheFeyChronicles-Book1.html

📒Genius In The Shadows ✍ William Lanouette

✏Book Title : Genius in the Shadows
✏Author : William Lanouette
✏Publisher : Skyhorse
✏Release Date : 2013-09-01
✏Pages : 604
✏ISBN : 9781628734775
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Genius in the Shadows Book Summary : Well-known names such as Albert Einstein, Enrico Fermi, J. Robert Oppenheimer, and Edward Teller are usually those that surround the creation of the atom bomb. One name that is rarely mentioned is Leo Szilard, known in scientific circles as “father of the atom bomb.” The man who first developed the idea of harnessing energy from nuclear chain reactions, he is curiously buried with barely a trace in the history of this well-known and controversial topic. Born in Hungary and educated in Berlin, he escaped Hitler’s Germany in 1933 and that first year developed his concept of nuclear chain reactions. In order to prevent Nazi scientists from stealing his ideas, he kept his theories secret, until he and Albert Einstein pressed the US government to research atomic reactions and designed the first nuclear reactor. Though he started his career out lobbying for civilian control of atomic energy, he concluded it with founding, in 1962, the first political action committee for arms control, the Council for a Livable World. Besides his career in atomic energy, he also studied biology and sparked ideas that won others the Nobel Prize. The Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California, where Szilard spent his final days, was developed from his concepts to blend science and social issues.

✏Book Title : Shadows Before the Sun
✏Author : Kelly Gay
✏Publisher : Simon and Schuster
✏Release Date : 2012-07-31
✏Pages : 352
✏ISBN : 9781451625509
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Shadows Before the Sun Book Summary : Between life and death lies a chasm of pain beyond imagining. . . . Elysia may be a heavenly off-world destination, but beyond it, in the siren city of Fiallan, the Circe have punished Charlie Madigan’s partner, Hank, into a torturous state between life and death. With all the proper legal channels cleared, Charlie heads to Elysia, not knowing what she’ll find, or if she’ll ever see the siren again . . . while at home, jinn crime boss Grigori Tennin has begun an all-out hunt for the divine being Ahkneri. Tennin’s tactics set off a chain reaction that puts Charlie in the crosshairs of the shadowy creature known as Death, and stirs Ahkneri from her long sleep—and if Vengeance awakes, Atlanta will never be the same.