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The Secret to Skinny

The Secret to Skinny

Twin trainers and nutritionists will help women blast their bellies with their 4-week diet plan: delicious salt-slashing meals that not only shed pounds but add years to your life by regulating blood pressure and returning salt-saturated cells back to health.

27,50 CHF

Fear and Domestic Architecture

Fear and Domestic Architecture

Traditionally, practices of domestic sanctificationin Thailand (i.e. rituals of housebuilding and domestic remedies)employed the house as a device to prevent ill fortune, to promotehealth and prosperity, and to repair breaches in the system ofdefence. Modernised Thais associate these traditionalpractices with an outlook, which is superstitious and irreconcilablewith that of urban modernity. Nevertheless, Thais are struggling toovercome their fear and these ...

107,00 CHF

The case of the missing perpetrator

The case of the ...

This book analyses the introduction, development andreification of the concepts of 'children witnessing'and mothers 'failing to protect' as powerful andcurrently dominant child welfare ideas in the UnitedKingdom and Canada. Discourse analysis methods froma number of sources were drawn on to reveal andinterpret how and why the discourse of 'failure toprotect' has emerged, how it shapes and informs childprotection practice and ...

107,00 CHF

Weak Courts, Strong Rights

Weak Courts, Strong Rights

Shows how creating weaker forms of judicial review may actually allow for stronger social welfare rights under American constitutional law. This book describes how weak-form review works in Great Britain and Canada and discusses the extent to which legislatures can be expected to enforce constitutional norms on their own.

42,50 CHF

The Best Laid Schemes: Selected Poetry and Prose of Robert Burns

The Best Laid Schemes: ...

This is an excellent, comprehensive, and authoritative selection of the writings of one of the world's major poets, and it is likely to become the standard edition for general readers and students."--Ian Duncan, University of California, Berkeley

26,90 CHF

Strange Fatality

Strange Fatality

On a spring morning in 1813 the largest amphibious force in American history to that point -- 6, 000 troops aboard 140 vessels -- stormed ashore near the mouth of the Niagara River, routed the British garrison and captured Fort George. It was a textbook operation by determined amateurs, the second consecutive American victory and a promising sign that events ...

35,90 CHF

Treason in the Northern Quarter

Treason in the Northern ...

Treason in the Northern Quarter" is an impressive study that presents the true nature of the Dutch Revolt and the horror that civil war and revolution bring to ordinary people."--Geoffrey Parker, author of "The Thirty Years' War" and "The Grand Strategy of Philip II

75,00 CHF

Boom and Bust

Boom and Bust

The book describes the responses of animals and plants to environmental variability and stress. It is also a cultural concept, capturing the patterns of change wrought by humans in Australia, where landscapes began to become cultural about 55, 000 years ago as ecosystems responded to Aboriginal management. In 1788, the British settlement brought, almost simultaneously, both agricultural and industrial revolutions ...

55,90 CHF

Community of Scholars

Community of Scholars

Grief-stricken at the death of his wife and unborn child, Political Science Professor A. J. Ferinelli buries himself in his teaching and scholarly research...that is, until Math Instructor Sam Pomerantz shows up accusing the Academic Dean of sexual harassment. Drawn into her quest for justice, A.J. finds himself caught up in a firestorm of intrigue, betrayal and violence that threatens ...

26,90 CHF

The Remnant

The Remnant

With the fate of the Catholic Church hanging in the balance, a debut thriller of religious ambition gone horribly wrong.

23,90 CHF

Great Depression

Great Depression

An insightful collection of essays focused on American men, women, and children from a range of economic classes and ethnic backgrounds during the Great Depression.

126,00 CHF

Forbes Guide to the Markets

Forbes Guide to the ...

From the leader in financial information, a fully updated guide to investing in today's markets This accessible book is a practical guide to the financial markets.

31,90 CHF

Mala hierba

Mala hierba

Integrante de la trilogía «La lucha por la vida» ¿ciclo que, pese a narrar de forma unitaria la adolescencia y juventud de su protagonista en el Madrid hormigueante del tránsito entre los siglos XIX y XX, admite sin problema la lectura independiente de cada una de sus partes¿, MALA HIERBA es la segunda novela de la serie. En ella, Manuel ...

25,50 CHF

Central Issues of Philosophy

Central Issues of Philosophy

Comprising 20 free-standing chapters written by specialists in their respective fields, "Central Issues of Philosophy" provides novice readers with the ideal accessible introduction to all of philosophy's core issues.An accessible introduction to the central issues of philosophyOrganized around key philosophical issues - ranging from truth, knowledge and reality to free will, ethics and the existence of GodProvides beginning students with ...

43,50 CHF

The Unbounded Home - Property Values Beyond Property Lines

The Unbounded Home - ...

The Unbounded Home" grapples with a core modern reality -- that the value and meaning of a home extend beyond its property lines to schools, shops, parks, services, neighbors, neighborhood aesthetics, and market conditions. The resulting tension between the homeowner's desire for personal autonomy at home and the impulse to control everything that could affect the home's value fuels continual ...

47,90 CHF