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the visual display of quantitative information by edward r. tufte

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  • Political Control of the Economy

    Speculations about the effects of politics on economic life have a long and vital tradition, but few efforts have been made to determine the precise relationship between them. Edward Tufte, a political scientist who covered the 1976 Presidential election for Newsweek, seeks to do just that. His sharp analyses and astute observations lead to an eye-opening view of the impact of political life on ... Read more

    $30.99 USD

  • Secrets of the Snow

    Visual Clues to Avalanche and Ski Conditions

    The surface of fallen snow�its contours and texture�can tell the interested observer much about the forces that shaped it and about its stability and what it is likely to do. Will it be good for skiing or for packing as a snowball? Will it slide? Is it dangerous?Secrets of the Snow is an overview of the easily visible aspects of snow in the alpine mountain landscape, serving as a companion volume ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Public Display Of Submission: The Dom Next Door #1

    by Erika Masten ...
    Book 1 - The Dom Next Door Short Domination Erotica
    From Bestselling Erotica Author Erika MastenPublic Display of Submission: The Dom Next Door #1An Explicit Erotic Short StoryIf Sommer thinks that her neighbor Cade is a safe, sweet, boring guy just because he is soft-spoken and controlled, she’s got another thing coming. She’s about to find out, quite publicly, that the boy next door is more Dom than all her bad boys combined.Light, romantic ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • War as Spectacle

    Ancient and Modern Perspectives on the Display of Armed Conflict

    War as Spectacle examines the display of armed conflict in classical antiquity and its impact in the modern world. The contributors address the following questions: how and why was war conceptualized as a spectacle in our surviving ancient Greek and Latin sources? How has this view of war been adapted in post-classical contexts and to what purpose?This collection of essays engages with the motif ... Read more

    $36.99 USD

  • Public Display Of Desire, My Brother's Best Friend

    The One She Grew Up With

    by Mya Moyst ...
    series The One She Grew Up With
    Jessica is afraid of crowds. But her long-time hidden crush,Jason Henderson, needs a big favor. He's also her brother's best friend. The three of them had grown up together.What's the favor?Jason is doing a exposee on the local couples only club and he needs a companion.To make matters worse, Jessica has a fear of crowds. And now her high school crush wants to take her to a place where crowds of ... Read more

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  • Magic Dance

    The Display of the Self-Nature of the Five Wisdom Dakinis

    by Thinley Norbu ...
    This is a unique and powerful presentation of the teachings of Tibetan Buddhism on the five elements: earth, water, air, fire, and space. In their gross and subtle forms, these elements combine to make up the infinite illusory display of phenomenal existence. Through teachings, stories, and his distinctive use of language, Thinley Norbu Rinpoche relates how the energies of the elements manifest ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • For the Display of His Splendor

    Stepping Out to Meet the Needs of Our Generation

    Is your heart touched by the emotional distress, mental illness, hopelessness, despair, addiction, fear, anxiety, uncertainty, and fatigue that characterizes our day? Within the foundations of despair and hopelessness is the cry, “Can someone help me? Can someone call on God for me?”God is not deaf to the cries of this generation—He created you with this generation in mind. He is counting on you ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Making Culture Visible

    The Public Display of Photography at Fairs, Expositions and Exhibitions in the United States, 1847-1900

    Book 3 - Routledge Library Editions: Art and Culture in the Nineteenth Century
    First published in 2001. Making Culture Visible provides a fresh focus on the history of nineteenth-century photography. The narrative moves from a close focus on several selected events between 1847 and 1900, beginning with six industrial fairs of the 1840s-1860s to the looming presence of the Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition in the mid-1870s. The last two chapters deal with the exhibition work ... Read more

    $39.99 USD

  • Museum Skepticism

    A History of the Display of Art in Public Galleries

    by David Carrier ...
    In Museum Skepticism, art historian David Carrier traces the birth, evolution, and decline of the public art museum as an institution meant to spark democratic debate and discussion. Carrier contends that since the inception of the public art museum during the French Revolution, its development has depended on growth: on the expansion of collections, particularly to include works representing non ... Read more

    $20.99 USD

  • Controversial Bodies

    Thoughts on the Public Display of Plastinated Corpses

    Controversial, fascinating, disturbing, and often beautiful, plastinated human bodies—such as those found at Body Worlds exhibitions throughout the world—have gripped the public's imagination. These displays have been lauded as educational, sparked protests, and drawn millions of visitors. This book looks at the powerful sway these corpses hold over their living audiences everywhere.Plastination ... Read more

    $32.99 USD

  • The Export Cult

    A Global Display Of Economic Distortions

    by Alex Rubner ...
    This book deals with several general themes and the analytical tools, the most important of which is VALAD. It discusses the impact of export subsidies on the economy and evaluates the evidence and conjectures on the role of OECD exports in the nineties. ... Read more

    $49.99 USD