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Unfamiliar Familiars

Author : Megan Lynn Kott
ISBN : 9781797200804
Genre : Humor
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Unfamiliar Familiars is a comprehensive and humorous handbook to finding and caring for the unconventional animal companion. This guide will help you find the animal best suited to your personality and particular magical needs. Animals include a narwhal (strong in clairvoyance and fencing), an albatross (best for sea-faring witches), or an earthworm (for garden-based magic and fish summoning). • Features real-world facts with a playful, magical spin • Includes a helpful quiz for finding your own familiar • Brimming with suggested names, strengths, weaknesses, and more Forget the toads and black cats: Every witch is unique, so shouldn't you have a familiar as one-of-a-kind and extraordinary as yourself? Unfamiliar Familiars is an entertaining and educational guide to a menagerie of magical, less-appreciated creatures that may just become your ideal partner in the arcane arts. • Filled with quirky, charming watercolor illustrations • Perfect for anyone who wants to find their own familiar, just as they love learning about their own horoscope, zodiac reading, or Pottermore Patronus • Sure to delight animal lovers who have a sense of humor • You'll love this book if you love books like Sad Animal Facts by Brooke Barker; Basic Witches: How to Summon Success, Banish Drama, and Raise Hell with Your Coven by Jaya Saxena and Jess Zimmerman; and The Wild Unknown Animal Spirit Deck and Guidebook by Kim Krans.

Making The Familiar Unfamiliar

Author : Zygmunt Bauman
ISBN : 9781509542321
Genre : Social Science
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Shortly before his death, Zygmunt Bauman spent several days in conversation with the Swiss journalist Peter Haffner. Out of these conversations emerged this book in which Bauman shows himself to be the pre-eminent social thinker for which he became world renowned, a thinker who never shied away from addressing the great issues of our time and always strove to interrogate received wisdom and common sense, to make the familiar unfamiliar. As in Bauman’s work more generally, the personal and the political are interwoven in this book. Bauman’s life, which followed the same trajectory as the social and political upheavals of the 20th century, left its trace on his thought. Bauman describes his upbringing in Poland, military service in the Red Army, working for the Polish Secret Service after the war and expulsion from Poland in 1968, providing personal accounts of the historical events on which he brings his social and political insights to bear. His reflections on history, identity, Jewishness, morality, happiness and love are rooted in his own personal journey through the turbulent events of the 20th century to which he bore witness. These last conversations shed new light on one of the greatest social thinkers of our time, offering a more personal perspective on a man who changed our way of thinking about the modern world.

Unfamiliar Familiars

Author : Linnea Nierman
ISBN : OCLC:1054111281
Genre : Familiars (Spirits)
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Describes the desirable traits of several animals which might serve as a witch's familiar, from common choices to more unusual creatures.

The Unfamiliar Familiar

Author : Martha Ronk
ISBN : 8874901615
Genre : Poetry
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A Way Of Music Education

Author : C. Victor Fung
ISBN : 9780190234461
Genre : Music
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The Familiar And The Unfamiliar In Twentieth Century Architecture

Author : Jean La Marche
ISBN : 025202785X
Genre : Architecture
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Matching the texts the architects wrote with the buildings they were designing contemporaneously, he focuses on the language employed in discussing the subject to reveal the author-architects' distinct voices and points of view."--BOOK JACKET.

Reported Decisions Of The Social Security And Child Support Commissioners And Of The Courts On Appeal From And On Reference By The Commissioners

Author : Great Britain: Office of the Social Security and Child Support Commissioners
ISBN : 0117035394
Genre : Social security courts
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Reported decisions of the Social Security and Child Support Commissioners and of the courts on appeal from, and on reference by, the Commissioners : Vol. 21: 2004

The Way To Improve The Memory

Author : Edwin Horatio Fairchild
ISBN : BL:A0022114670
Genre : Memory
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Getting Familiar With The Unfamiliar Workbook

Author : T. Roxborogh
ISBN : 0170415961
Genre : Reading comprehension
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Learning Robotics With Robotics By Robotics

Author : Ilaria Gaudiello
ISBN : 9781119335733
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The relationship between technological and pedagogical innovation has recently created a new field of research at the crossroads between Psychology, Educational Sciences and Artificial Intelligence: Educational Robotics (ER). Through analysis of the achievable educational goals based on the technological status and specific learning modes of different types of robots, it is possible to define three pedagogical paradigms: learning robotics, learning with robotics, and learning by robotics. In this book we address these three paradigms through three themes: human representations of robots, the acceptance and trust shown when interacting with a humanoid, and learning favored by the development and programming of robots in an educational context. These themes allow the authors to fully explore, define and delimit this novel field of research for future application in educational and social contexts. Finally, the book discusses contributions and limitations which have emerged from different methodologies of research, potential educational applications, and concepts of human–robot interaction for the development of the above paradigms.

Thingamajigs And Whatchamacallits

Author : Rod L. Evans Ph.D.
ISBN : 9781101515921
Genre : Reference
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Have you been guilty of catachresis* at work? Have you defenestrated* your dictionary in frustration? Do you have phloem bundles* stuck in your diastema*? Scratching your occiput* now? Rod L. Evans's Thingamajigs and Whatchamacallits will help take the mystery out of some of our most obscure words. Containing hundreds of words from agitron (the phenomenon of wiggly lines in comic strips indicating that something is shaking) to zarf (the holder for a paper cone coffee cup), this lively reference will enable you to easily locate your thingamajig or whatchamacallit, be it animal, vegetable, mineral, or punctuation mark. Leave no linguistic oddity unexamined-your brain will thank you. *catachresis: strained, paradoxical, or incorrect use of a word; *defenestrate: to throw out a window; *phloem bundles: stringy bits between the skin and the edible parts of a banana; *diastema: the gap between teeth in a jaw; *occiput: the back part of the head or skull

The Gregg Shorthand Magazine

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ISBN : IND:30000111687996
Genre : Shorthand
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Proceedings Of The 2nd National Conference On Emerging Trends In Information Technology Eit 2007

Author : Amol C. Goje
ISBN : 9788189866631
Genre : Data transmission systems
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Information Technology skill standards provide a common language for industry and education. It provides increased portability depending on attitude and performance of the professionals. The industry recognizes IT education programs that build competency among the students to perform the best in the new emerging trends in Information Technology. like Human Computer Interactions, Biometrics, Bioinformatics, Signal Processing. So this conference is organized to bring together leading academicians, industry experts and researchers in the area of emerging trends in Information Technology and facilitate personal interaction and discussions on various aspects of Information Technology. It also aims to provide a platform for the post-graduate students and research students to express their views about the emerging trends in Information Technology with interaction and exchange of ideas among the researchers and students from allover India. With this focus Technical/research papers are invited from the students of MCA/ M.Sc (CS) / M.Sc.(IT)/ MCM and research students on the following topics. * Biometrics * Data Communication and Security * Digital Image and Image Processing * Human Computer Interaction * Internet Technologies and Service Oriented Architecture * Artificial Intelligence and Its Applications


Author : Vlad P. Glaveanu
ISBN : 9781350085169
Genre : Education
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This book is dedicated to wonder and wondering, mundane phenomena that, despite their great value for education and other spheres of human experience, often go unnoticed both inside and outside the classroom. Praised as the origin of philosophy in ancient times, the concern for understanding and educating wonder has been present throughout history. It is not only the case that this basic psychological process opens our everyday experience to what is possible, what lies beyond the here-and-now, but does so with extraordinary consequences. Wonder transforms our experience of the world from early childhood onwards. It is ever-present in children's play and games, it offers constant opportunities for learning and it fuels our creativity. And yet, we know little about this phenomenon, its biological, psychological, social and cultural underpinning, and even less about how to foster it and harness its benefits in education. This book fills this gap and gives a scientific yet accessible account of wondering. It proposes a new way of understanding wonder, while at the same time offering practical tools for cultivating wonder within ourselves, our interpersonal relations, and within educational practice.

The Oxford Handbook Of Comparative Cognition

Author : Thomas R. Zentall
ISBN : 9780199930661
Genre : Psychology
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In the past decade, the field of comparative cognition has grown and thrived. No less rigorous than purely behavioristic investigations, examinations of animal intelligence are useful for scientists and psychologists alike in their quest to understand the nature and mechanisms of intelligence. Extensive field research of various species has yielded exciting new areas of research, integrating findings from psychology, behavioral ecology, and ethology in a unique and wide-ranging synthesis of theory and research on animal cognition. The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Cognition contains sections on perception and illusion, attention and search, memory processes, spatial cognition, conceptualization and categorization, problem solving and behavioral flexibility, and social cognition processes including findings in primate tool usage, pattern learning, and counting. The authors have incorporated findings and theoretical approaches that reflect the current state of the field. This comprehensive volume will be a must-read for students and scientists who want to know about the state of the art of the modern science of comparative cognition.

Quantitative Psychological Research

Author : David Clark-Carter
ISBN : 9781135431082
Genre : Psychology
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Quantitative Psychological Research: A Student's Handbook is a thoroughly revised and updated version of David Clark-Carter's extremely successful Doing Quantitative Psychological Research: From Design to Report. This comprehensive handbook verses the reader in a wide range of statistical tools in order to ensure that quantitative research and the analysis of its findings go beyond mere description towards sound hypothesis formulation and testing. The entire research process is covered in detail, from selection of research design through to analysis and presentation of results. Core topics examined include: * variables and the validity of research designs * summarizing and describing data: numerous practical examples are given of both graphical and numerical methods * reporting research both verbally and in writing * univarate and bi-varate statistics: multivariate analysis and meta-analysis also benefit from dedicated chapters. This catch-all reference book will prove invaluable to both undergraduate and postgraduate students, bringing clarity and reliability to each stage of the quantitative research process.

How German Is It

Author : Walter Abish
ISBN : 0811207765
Genre : Fiction
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Ulrich Hargenau testifies against fellow members of a German terrorist group in order to save himself and his wife, Paula, and contemplates the nature of his German heritage.

Poor Reception

Author : Barrie Gunter
ISBN : 9780805810103
Genre : Performing Arts
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The whole volume is very well organized and indexed. No comparable work exists that accomplishes so much in one volume. An extremely valuable review and analysis of literature, this book is recommended not only for students and researchers, but also for television news presenters inclined to gloat in their self- perceived importance. -CHOICE

Journal Of Business Research

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ISBN : UCAL:B4945732
Genre : Business
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The Mechanics Of Writing

Author : Dona J. Young
ISBN : 9781598588170
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Do Commas Matter? Consider the story about my friends were heir to Uncle Josef's estate. Well, Josef wasn't really anyone's uncle, but that's what everyone called him. Uncle Josef's Last Will and testament read, I leave my entire estate to my dear friends Robert, Rosie, Charley and Sophie. The problem? Robert and Rosie filed a lawsuit staring that Charley and Sophie together were due a third of Uncle Josef's estate. Why? Uncle Josef hadn't placed a comma between Charley and Sophie. The judge agreed. Anyone who ever know uncle Josef has been careful about their pauses ever since. At last! A book on punctuation that is not a mere reference book: rather, this book invites readers on a personal journey... meant to be read cover-to-cover, this book effectively takes he mystery out of punctuation and provides practice on essential writing skills. --Elisabeth Anderson, Writing Instructor, College of DuPage A straight-forward handbook that has been infinitely more useful than any handbook or workbook I've used in college. --Dominie Schiralli, Fine Arts Major, Indiana University Northwest Students who used this method had a much easier time with composition. Because they understood grammar and mechanics, they could focus on building their writing skills. This is a great method producing fantastic results. --Peggy Patlan, Former Director of Education, Fox College The Mechanics of Writing is a manual of basic rules that actually builds writing skills, and my composition students who have used the unique method this book presents sing its praises! --Erika Mikkall, Writing Instructor, Indiana University Northwest

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