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Champions Of Illusion

Author : Susana Martinez-Conde
ISBN : 9780374718398
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A full-color celebration of stunning visual illusions and the science behind them In Champions of Illusion, Susana Martinez-Conde and Stephen Macknik present a smorgasbord of mystifying images, many selected from their Best Illusion of the Year Contest. Whether it’s false motion, tricks of perspective, or shifting colors, Champions of Illusion is packed with adventures in visual perception. If you have ever found yourself face-to-face with an utterly bewildering illusion, you know the powerful effect such images have on the mind. The question we often ask ourselves is, How is that possible? Martinez-Conde and Macknik, who study the intersection of neuroscience, illusions, and stage magic, explain just why we think we see the things we see. The Best Illusion of the Year Contest draws entries from vision scientists, artists, magicians, and mathematicians bent on creating today’s most beguiling illusions. Featuring the contest’s most bizarre effects and unbelievable mind tricks, along with classic illusions and illuminating descriptions of what is actually going on in your brain when you are deceived by visuals on the page, Champions of Illusion is an electrifying mix of science and magic that you will not soon forget.

Grand Illusion

Author : John B. Judis
ISBN : 0374165947
Genre : History
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Focusing on the "American Century," the author explores the myths and realities of American power and discusses the role of the nation as a new century dawns. By the author of William F. Buckley, Jr.: Patron Saint of the Conservatives.

A Lost Illusion

Author : Leslie Keith
ISBN : OSU:32435029207321
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Through Nature To Christ Or The Ascent Of Worship Through Illusion To The Truth

Author : Edwin Abbott Abbott
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Beginning with the belief that religion is a natural human activity, the author draws on art, science and morality to make a case for the truth of Christianity.

The Samoyed

Author : Anna Katherine Nicholas
ISBN : 0866229345
Genre : Pets
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The Champion Of The Faith Against Current Infidelity Ed By J Mccann

Author : James McCann
ISBN : OXFORD:591088820
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The Milk Board Journal

Author : New South Wales. Milk Board
ISBN : UCAL:C2709805
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The Other Great Illusion

Author : James William Petavel
ISBN : WISC:89089959068
Genre : Social classes
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Ball State University Forum

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ISBN : UCLA:31158009054296
Genre : American literature
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Dangerous Illusion

Author : Melissa James
ISBN : 0373273584
Genre : Fiction
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Dangerous Illusion by Melissa James released on Mar 25, 2004 is available now for purchase.

Top 100 Pro Wrestlers Of All Time

Author : John F. Molinaro
ISBN : PSU:000050017157
Genre : Performing Arts
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Covers the lives and careers of top pro wrestlers, including Ric Flair, Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant, Steve Austin, and Bruno Sanmartino.

The Strategic Illusion

Author : Ian Hamill
ISBN : STANFORD:36105039450221
Genre : Social Science
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Kingdom Of Illusion

Author : Edward R. F. Sheehan
ISBN : STANFORD:36105047953174
Genre : English fiction
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The Illusion Of Inclusion

Author : Rodolfo Rosales
ISBN : UVA:X004393216
Genre : History
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"Imaginative and rich political science. . . . Rosales' analysis of middle-class Chicano activism in the early postwar era is both a new and an important contribution to our knowledge of San Antonio's and Texas' recent political history. . . . Also, the clarity of the book's writing and structure make it a good candidate for use in intermediate undergraduate urban and/or minority politics classes." -Sidney Plotkin, Professor and Chair of Political Science, Vassar College To many observers, the 1981 election of Henry Cisneros as mayor of San Antonio, Texas, represented the culminating victory in the Chicano community's decades-long struggle for inclusion in the city's political life. Yet, nearly twenty years later, inclusion is still largely an illusion for many working-class and poor Chicanas and Chicanos, since business interests continue to set the city's political and economic priorities. In this book, Rodolfo Rosales offers the first in-depth history of the Chicano community's struggle for inclusion in the political life of San Antonio during the years 1951 to 1991, drawn from interviews with key participants as well as archival research. He focuses on the political and organizational activities of the Chicano middle class in the context of post-World War II municipal reform and how it led ultimately to independent political representation for the Chicano community. Of special interest is his extended discussion of the role of Chicana middle-class women as they gained greater political visibility in the 1980s. Rodolfo Rosales is Associate Professor of Social and Policy Sciences at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Center for Mexican American Studies History, Culture, and Society Series

The Politics Of Illusion

Author : Henry Patterson
ISBN : STANFORD:36105070726950
Genre : History
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This is the first comprehensive study of the IRA's attempts to create a 'social republicanism', a marriage between militant nationalism and the politics of the left. Henry Patterson analyses the various failed attempts to marry two fundamentally incompatible ideologies.


Author : Andrew Neiderman
ISBN : 0373970447
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Jillian Caldwell, an executive in a New York public relations firm, falls in love with Ron Cutler, a new client, but when he disappears she has only a ring for a clue to his whereabouts

The Last Illusion

Author : Hershel D. Meyer
ISBN : UOM:39015074188106
Genre : African Americans
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The Ideological Illusion

Author : John Harms
ISBN : IND:30000104165869
Genre : Civilization, Modern
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Errata slip inserted. "References and notes": pages 527-539.

Livestock Bulletin

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924070535012
Genre : Dairy cattle
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