Foundation

Foundation Author Eric Goodman
ISBN-10 9781609617714
Year 2011-05-10
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Rodale
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A sense of fatigue dogs the fitness world. Many of the new programs that are tagged as groundbreaking are actually recycled ideas. Foundation offers something completely different for novices and athletes alike: a simple program with powerful and proven results that will remedy bad posture, alleviate back pain, and help readers break through fitness challenges and plateaus. Dr. Eric Goodman, a brilliant and dynamic young chiropractor, teams up with Peter Park, one of the top trainers in the United States, to radically redefine the core--shifting the focus from the front of the body to the back. Their groundbreaking approach works to strengthen the lower back and the full posterior chain and correct poor movement patterns by addressing mechanical imbalances and weaknesses. Foundation training involves simple movement patterns and is equipment free, creating maximum power, flexibility, and endurance. Word-of-mouth enthusiasm has inspired both Hollywood luminaries and world-class athletes to make Foundation training the core of their fitness programs. Eric and Peter's client list has grown exponentially to include Lance Armstrong, NBA star Derek Fisher, world-champion surfer Kelly Slater, and actor Matthew McConaughey.

Foundation

Foundation Author Isaac Asimov
ISBN-10 055390034X
Year 2004-06-01
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Spectra
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For twelve thousand years the Galactic Empire has ruled supreme. Now it is dying. But only Hari Sheldon, creator of the revolutionary science of psychohistory, can see into the future--to a dark age of ignorance, barbarism, and warfare that will last thirty thousand years. To preserve knowledge and save mankind, Seldon gathers the best minds in the Empire--both scientists and scholars--and brings them to a bleak planet at the edge of the Galaxy to serve as a beacon of hope for a fututre generations. He calls his sanctuary the Foundation. But soon the fledgling Foundation finds itself at the mercy of corrupt warlords rising in the wake of the receding Empire. Mankind's last best hope is faced with an agonizing choice: submit to the barbarians and be overrun--or fight them and be destroyed.

Book Love

Book Love Author Penny Kittle
ISBN-10 0325042950
Year 2012-10-26
Pages 174
Language en
Publisher Heinemann Educational Books
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Presents strategies for getting students to read, and offers advice on building a school culture around a love of reading, helping students deepen their understanding of what they read, and balancing independent reading and text study.

Foundation

Foundation Author Joseph G. Schloss
ISBN-10 0199715319
Year 2009-03-05
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Oxford University Press
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B-boying is a form of Afro-diasporic competitive dance that developed in the Bronx, NY in the early 1970s. Widely - though incorrectly - known as "breakdancing," it is often dismissed as a form of urban acrobatics set to music. In reality, however, b-boying is a deeply traditional and profoundly expressive art form that has been passed down from teacher to student for almost four decades. Foundation: B-boys, B-girls and Hip-Hop Culture in New York offers the first serious study of b-boying as both unique dance form and a manifestation of the most fundamental principles of hip-hop culture. Drawing on anthropological and historical research, interviews and personal experience as a student of the dance, Joseph Schloss presents a nuanced picture of b-boying and its social context. From the dance's distinctive musical repertoire and traditional educational approaches to its complex stylistic principles and secret battle strategies, Foundation illuminates a previously unexamined thread in the complex tapestry that is contemporary hip-hop.

Saint Paul

Saint Paul Author Alain Badiou
ISBN-10 0804744718
Year 1997
Pages 111
Language en
Publisher Stanford University Press
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This book revisits and revises some of the most basic concepts of time in the Judeo-Christian tradition, drawing on St. Paul's writings to rethink a new kind of radical faith in truth as an event, as the advent of the incalculable, a modality that remakes the pairing religious/secular.

Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World

Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World Author René Girard
ISBN-10 9780826468536
Year 2003
Pages 469
Language en
Publisher A&C Black
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Presenting an original global theory of culture, Girard explores the social function of violence and the mechanism of the social scapegoat. His vision is a challenge to conventional views of literature, anthropology, religion and psychoanalysis. Rene Gerard is the Andrew B. Hammond Professor Emeritus of French Language, Literature and Civilization at Stanford University, USA.

Foundations of IT

Foundations of IT Author Dhiraj Sharma
ISBN-10 8174465898
Year 2009-01-01
Pages 492
Language en
Publisher Excel Books India
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Today, every member of a business entity, at all the levels of management, has to deal with technology while performing his or her job responsibilities. As a result, from entry level executive to the level of CEO, all the members of an organization encounter technology on a daily basis. Today's students and tomorrow's executives have to take the advantage of technology; they must know how to use technology efficiently and effectively. Appropriate application of IT is one of the primary keys to efficient and effective business operation as we are into the 21st century. The present book attempts to provide the required foundation in the area of Information Technology. 'Foundations of I.T.' is designed for computer and management students with no particular background in Computers or Information Technology. The book not only covers the basic and fundamentals of IT but also deals with advance concepts and structures comprehensively. The present book will be useful in understanding the fundamentals, applications and major roles, IT play in various walks of life daily. The present text also focuses on the technological changes and trends that are revolutionizing the various knowledge areas under business management. The role and applications of information technology in business have been extensively discussed in the present book. Attempt has been made to follow 'non-technical' and 'simple-to-understand' approach throughout the text. The present text also serves as a course and textbook particularly for the papers of Information Technology and Computer Fundamentals of MBA, BBA, MCA, BCA, B. Sc. (IT), PGDCA, M.Com etc., being run by various colleges and universities.

The Foundations of Statistics

The Foundations of Statistics Author Leonard J. Savage
ISBN-10 0486623491
Year 1972
Pages 310
Language en
Publisher Courier Corporation
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Classic analysis of the subject and the development of personal probability; one of the greatest controversies in modern statistcal thought. New preface and new footnotes to 1954 edition, with a supplementary 180-item annotated bibliography by author. Calculus, probability, statistics, and Boolean algebra are recommended.

The Christmas Foundation

The Christmas Foundation Author Rudolf Grosse
ISBN-10 0919924239
Year 1984
Pages 158
Language en
Publisher SteinerBooks
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An introduction to the spiritual and historical conditions prevailing at the refounding of the General Anthroposophical Society in 1923. The author's main purpose was to learn to see Rudolf Steiner within the overall process of world history and so come to recognize his spiritual mission and to experience the nature of the Christmas Conference of 1923.

Prelude to Foundation

Prelude to Foundation Author Isaac Asimov
ISBN-10 9780553900958
Year 2012-03-14
Pages 512
Language en
Publisher Spectra
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It is the year 12,020 G.E. and Emperor Cleon I sits uneasily on the Imperial throne of Trantor. Here in the great multidomed capital of the Galactic Empire, forty billion people have created a civilization of unimaginable technological and cultural complexity. Yet Cleon knows there are those who would see him fall - those whom he would destroy if only he could read the future. Hari Seldon has come to Trantor to deliver his paper on psychohistory, his remarkable theory of prediction. Little does the young Outworld mathematician know that he has already sealed his fate and the fate of humanity. For Hari possesses the prophetic power that makes him the most wanted man in the Empire... the man who holds the key to the future - an apocalyptic power to be know forever after as the Foundation.

Foundation Engineering

Foundation Engineering Author S. Hansbo
ISBN-10 9780444598370
Year 1994-01-14
Pages 550
Language en
Publisher Newnes
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The object of this book is to shed light on the most important design aspects encountered in foundation engineering and to present basic design principles representative of the developed part of the world. Modern geotechnical investigation methods and their interpretation are exemplified. The philosophy of the new European code for geotechnical design is presented. The most important and practical aspects of ground modification techniques are included. This book can be used as a textbook for senior undergraduate and graduate students. It can also serve as a combined text- and handbook for professional engineers working in the field of geotechnical engineering. Line drawings and photographs accompany the text.

Foundation and Anchor Design Guide for Metal Building Systems

Foundation and Anchor Design Guide for Metal Building Systems Author Alexander Newman
ISBN-10 9780071766340
Year 2012-09-22
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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MEET THE COMPLEX CHALLENGES OF METAL BUILDING SYSTEMS FOUNDATION DESIGN Expand your professional design skills and engineer safe, reliable foundations and anchors for metal building systems. Written by a practicing structural engineer, Foundation and Anchor Design Guide for Metal Building Systems thoroughly covers the entire process--from initial soil investigation through final design and construction. The design of different types of foundations is explained and illustrated with step-by-step examples. The nuts-and-bolts discussion covers the best design and construction practices. This detailed reference book explains how the design of metal building foundations differs from the design of conventional foundations and how to comply with applicable building codes while avoiding common pitfalls. COVERAGE INCLUDES: Metal building and foundation design fundamentals Soil types, properties, and investigation Unique aspects of foundation design for metal building systems Design of isolated column footings Foundation walls and wall footings Tie rods, hairpins, and slab ties Moment-resisting foundations Slab with haunch, trench footings, and mats Deep foundations Anchors in metal building systems Concrete embedments in metal building systems

Judgments of Responsibility

Judgments of Responsibility Author Bernard Weiner
ISBN-10 0898628431
Year 1995
Pages 301
Language en
Publisher Guilford Press
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Presenting a general theory of social motivation, this compelling work integrates research on achievement evaluation, stigmatization, helping behavior, aggression, and impression management. Bernard Weiner examines how responsibility inferences are reached, the manner in which such judgments affect emotions, and the role that "cold" judgments of responsibility versus "hot" feelings, such as anger, play in producing both pro- and antisocial behaviors. Ideal for students as well as researchers and mental health practitioners, the book includes experiments for the reader to complete that illustrate the main points of the text.