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Technology for Adaptive Aging

Technology for Adaptive Aging

Emerging and currently available technologies offer great promise for helping older adults, even those without serious disabilities, to live healthy, comfortable, and productive lives. What technologies offer the most potential benefit? What challenges must be overcome, what problems must be solved, for this promise to be fulfilled? How can federal agencies like the National Institute on Aging best use their ...

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Biotechnology Research in an Age of Terrorism

Biotechnology Research in an ...

Seven types of risky studies would require approval by the Institutional Biosafety Committees that already oversee recombinant DNA research at some 400 U.S. institutions. These of concern and include making an infectious agent more lethal and rendering vaccines powerless.

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The Role of Experimentation in Building Future Naval Forces

The Role of Experimentation ...

The Department of Defense is in the process of transforming the nation's armed forces to meet the military challenges of the 21st century. Currently, the opportunity exists to carry out experiments at individual and joint service levels to facilitate this transformation. Experimentation, which involves a spectrum of activities including analyses, war games, modeling and simulation, small focused experiments, and large ...

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People of the Peyote: Huichol Indian History, Religion, and Survival

People of the Peyote: ...

People of the Peyote" explores the Huichol Indians of Mexico, who are best known for their worship of the peyote cactus. Ritually harvested each year, the peyote flower plays a central role in most Huichol observances of the annual ceremonial round. The Huichols have been the most culturally persistent indigenous group in Mexico and have maintained their pre-Christian religion with ...

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A Woman's Spiritual Retreat: Teachings, Meditations, and Rituals to Celebrate Your Authentic Feminine Wisdom

A Woman's Spiritual Retreat: ...

Women are different. Not just in our bodies, but in the ways that we think, feel, and connect with spirit, teaches Joan Borysenko. In celebration of those differences, you are invited to A Woman's Spiritual Retreat, a full-length audio course that shows you how to create a daily personal practice rich in meditations, prayers, and sacred rituals to enter the ...

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A William Maxwell Portrait: Memories and Appreciations

A William Maxwell Portrait: ...

Writers who knew and were inspired by William Maxwell--revered as one of the 20th century's great American writers--offer intimate essays, most specifically written for this volume.

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A Complete Life of Gen. George A. Custer

A Complete Life of ...

George Armstrong Custer (December 5, 1839 - June 25, 1876) was a United States Army officer and cavalry commander in the American Civil War and the American Indian Wars. Raised in Michigan and Ohio, Custer was admitted to West Point in 1857, where he graduated last in his class in 1861. With the outbreak of the Civil War, Custer was ...

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People of the Book

People of the Book

In this book David Lyle Jeffrey seeks to characterize illustratively the historical commitment of Christianity to the literacy and literature of Western culture. Against postmodernist tendencies to deride the historical commitment to meaning in Western art and literature as a regressive "logocentrism, " Jeffrey argues that the biblical tradition-the cultural and literary identity forged among Western Christians by virtue of ...

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Studies of Shakespeare in the plays of King John, Cymbeline, Macbeth, As you like it, Much ado about nothing, Romeo and Juliet: with observations on the criticism and the acting of those plays

Studies of Shakespeare in ...

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into ...

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The Crisis of the Old Order, 1919-1933

The Crisis of the ...

The Crisis of the Old Order, 1919-1933, volume one of Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and biographer Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.&, #39, s Age of Roosevelt series, is the first of three books that interpret the political, economic, social, and intellectual history of the early twentieth century in terms of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the spokesman and symbol of the period. Portraying the ...

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Women at Worship

Women at Worship

These diverse but unified descriptions of original ceremonies, liturgies, and rites offer suggestions for revitalizing traditional liturgical expressions in relation to women's experiences, and are drawn from the perspectives of Christian, Jewish, African-American, Native American, and Hispanic women.

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Type Form & Function

Type Form & Function

Type, Form, and Function "is a useful, comprehensive typography resource that both students and professional designers should have in their library. It looks at the influences of modern typography and symbols going back through time and examines certain type treatments and movements in design and logo types. It focuses on how type works and emphasizes typographic fundamentals, while touching on ...

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The Gospel of Paul

The Gospel of Paul

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into ...

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People: Legends in Life and Art

People: Legends in Life ...

Photographs by Roloff Beny - passionate traveler, acclaimed photographer and creator of sixteen remarkable books - have until now conjured up timeless images of classical art and architecture, the beauty of nature and the exotic ritual of far-away lands. Here, at last, springs to life Beny's best-kept secret, buried deep in the archive at his home in Rome since his ...

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The Other Half of My Heart

The Other Half of ...

The close relationship of a pair of biracial twins is tested when their grandmother enters them in a pageant for African-American girls in this new story from Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award winner Frazier.

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