How to Play the Electric Bass by Carol Kaye

By Carol Kaye

E-book and CD Set! First of many nice bass strains books via Carol Kaye, who at peak of number 1 name studio recording paintings in Hollywood, went again to instructing part-time and shaped her publishing co. named after her youngest daughter Gwyn Publishing Co. Inc. in '69. This booklet replaced the identify of Fender Bass to "Electric Bass" eternally. Has nice strains in Rock-Pop-Soul-Motown-Gospel even jazz traces, nice transcriptions of Carol's hit traces of Ray Charles' "I don't want No Doctor", OC Smith's Little eco-friendly Apples, Nancy Wilson's hit of Peace Of brain & Out of This global, a few BB's traces, Fills, blues, phonky funk, and wild traces yet inc. her well-known madeup Sonny & Cher line "The Beat is going On"....other high quality strains to profit from. a few fingerings aid and this comes with a CD too, sluggish and medium tempos of the entire bass traces. A Guitar CD with chordal rhythms heritage is usually on hand, see in other places.

This is the publication that introduced many bass gamers, inc. Sting, others into enjoying bass and outfitted a big co. of excellent academic tutors that often are nonetheless promoting sizzling. through Carol Kaye.

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Religious Difference in a Secular Age: A Minority Report by Saba Mahmood

By Saba Mahmood

The plight of non secular minorities within the heart East is usually attributed to the failure of secularism to take root within the quarter. non secular distinction in a mundane Age demanding situations this overview by way of analyzing 4 cornerstones of secularism—political and civil equality, minority rights, spiritual freedom, and the felony separation of personal and public domains.

Drawing on her wide fieldwork in Egypt with Coptic Orthodox Christians and Bahais—religious minorities in a predominantly Muslim country—Saba Mahmood exhibits how smooth secular governance has exacerbated non secular tensions and inequalities instead of decreased them. Tracing the ancient profession of secular criminal thoughts within the colonial and postcolonial heart East, she explores how contradictions on the very center of political secularism have irritated and amplified latest sorts of Islamic hierarchy, bringing minority kinfolk in Egypt to a brand new historic deadlock. via a detailed exam of Egyptian lawsuits and constitutional debates approximately minority rights, conflicts round kinfolk legislation, and controversies over freedom of expression, Mahmood invitations us to mirror at the entwined histories of secularism within the heart East and Europe.

A provocative paintings of scholarship, spiritual distinction in a mundane Age demanding situations us to reconsider the promise and bounds of the secular perfect of non secular equality.

Saba Mahmood is professor of anthropology on the collage of California, Berkeley. She is the writer of Politics of Piety: The Islamic Revival and the Feminist topic (Princeton) and the coauthor of Is Critique Secular? Blasphemy, damage, and unfastened Speech.

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The Fountains of Neptune (Four Elements, Book 3) by Rikki Ducornet

By Rikki Ducornet

"My sleep begun within the spring of 1914. I slept via either global Wars and the contaminated calm among. It was once as though I have been cursed via an evil fairy, pricked through an enchanted spinning wheel; an impenetrable briar had gripped my mind." hence starts Rikki Ducornet's remarkable lyric novel approximately Nicolas who, due to witnessing his mother's homicide, falls right into a decades-long coma. woke up in a seaport city in France, he reconstructs his prior via story-telling and fantasy, leading to an dazzling exploration of reminiscence and mind's eye.

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Histoire d'O by Pauline Réage

By Pauline Réage

Enfin une femme qui avoue ! Qui avoue quoi ? Ce dont les femmes se sont de tout temps défendues (mais jamais plus qu’aujourd’hui). Ce que les hommes de tout temps leur reprochaient : qu’elles ne cessent d’obéir à leur sang ; que tout est sexe en elles, et jusqu’à l’esprit. Qu’il faudrait sans cesse les nourrir, sans cesse les laver et les farder, sans cesse les battre. Qu’elles ont simplement besoin d’un bon maître, et qui se défie de sa bonté : vehicle elles emploient à se faire aimer autant par d’autres tout l’entrain, los angeles joie, le naturel qui leur vient de notre tendresse, sitôt qu’elle est déclarée. Bref, qu’il faut prendre un fouet quand on va les voir.Jean Paulhan O se dénude, O souffre, O adore. Histoire d’O est bien plus qu’un roman érotique. Souvent imité. Jamais égalé. Clara Dupont-Monod

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Synchronous Generators, Second Edition by Ion Boldea

By Ion Boldea

Synchronous Generators, the first of 2 volumes within the Electric turbines Handbook, deals an intensive advent to electricity and electrical energy new release, together with the fundamental rules of electrical turbines. The publication devotes a bankruptcy to the main consultant top mover types for transients utilized in energetic regulate of varied turbines. Then, person chapters discover huge- and medium-power synchronous generator topologies, regular nation, modeling, transients, keep watch over, layout, and checking out. quite a few case reviews, worked-out examples, pattern effects, and illustrations spotlight the concepts.

Fully revised and up to date to mirror the final decade’s worthy of development within the box, this Second Edition provides new sections that:

  • Discuss high-power wind turbines with fewer or no everlasting magnets (PMs)
  • Cover PM-assisted DC-excited salient pole synchronous generators
  • Present multiphase synchronous desktop inductances through the winding functionality method
  • Consider the keep watch over of self sustaining synchronous generators
  • Examine extra optimization layout issues
  • Illustrate the optimum layout of a giant wind generator by means of the Hooke–Jeeves method
  • Detail the magnetic identical circuit population-based optimum layout of synchronous generators
  • Address on-line id of synchronous generator parameters
  • Explain the small-signal injection on-line technique
  • Explore line switching (on or off) parameter identity for remoted grids
  • Describe artificial back-to-back load trying out with inverter supply

The promise of renewable, sustainable strength rests on our skill to layout leading edge energy platforms which are in a position to harness power from a number of resources. Synchronous turbines, moment Edition offers state of the art instruments essential to layout, validate, and installation the perfect energy new release applied sciences to meet tomorrow's complicated power needs.

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Handbook of OR/MS Models in Hazardous Materials by Rajan Batta, Visit Amazon's Changhyun Kwon Page, search

By Rajan Batta, Visit Amazon's Changhyun Kwon Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Changhyun Kwon,

The Pipeline and unsafe fabrics security management of the U.S. division of Transportation defines detrimental fabrics (hazmat) as a substance or fabric able to posing an unreasonable possibility to wellbeing and fitness, security, or estate whilst transported in trade. Hazmat injuries may end up in major influence to the inhabitants (death, accidents) and harm to the surroundings (destroyed or broken constructions and infrastructure). extra, hazmat, particularly explosive fabrics, can very likely be utilized by terrorists to assault civilians or to ruin severe infrastructure. This instruction manual presents versions from Operations learn and administration technological know-how that research a number of actions concerning hazmat transportation: possibility evaluate, path making plans, position judgements, evacuation making plans, and emergency making plans for terrorist attacks.

There are very important learn parts in hazmat transportation which are largely studied within the literature: possibility review and cargo making plans. within the probability evaluate region, vital matters comprise dimension of twist of fate possibilities and outcomes in hazmat shipping. instance works within the chance evaluate quarter contain modeling chance likelihood distribution over given parts, contemplating hazmat varieties and delivery modes, and environmental conditions.

The first 1/2 this guide covers the 2 fields of danger evaluation and cargo making plans, whereas the second one 1/2 this guide offers priceless types and insights on different vital concerns together with place difficulties for bad amenities, community interdiction, terrorist assault, and evacuation.

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The Mall of Cthulhu by Seamus Cooper

By Seamus Cooper

At a Delaware collage in 1993, geeky folklore pupil Ted took out a nest of vampires with an awl and a Zippo, saving scorching lesbian coed Laura. A decade later, he's nonetheless haunted via his supernatural adventure, dwelling off the hush cash from the college whereas operating as a barista and stalking Laura, now an FBI agent. while Ted learns of a racist cult plotting to convey again the outdated Ones, the 2 acquaintances examine, and a few supernatural shenanigans and carnage happen. Cooper's characters verge at the whiny and adolescent, however the Lovecraft jibes by no means fairly put on skinny. Diehard enthusiasts of the quick tale name of Cthulhu will possibly not just like the unflattering photo in their idol, yet people with a passing familiarity will locate the pages turning quickly due to the foolish motion.

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The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True by William Goldman

By William Goldman

William Goldman's sleek myth vintage is a straightforward, extraordinary tale approximately quests—for riches, revenge, strength, and, in fact, actual love—that's exciting and timeless.

Anyone who lived in the course of the Eighties may well locate it impossible—inconceivable, even—to equate The Princess Bride with whatever except the candy, celluloid romance of Westley and Buttercup, however the movie is simply a fragment of the creative storytelling you'll locate in those pages. wealthy in personality and satire, the unconventional is decided in 1941 and framed cleverly as an “abridged” retelling of a centuries-old story set within the fabled state of Florin that's domestic to “Beasts of all natures and outlines. ache. dying. courageous males. Coward males. most powerful males. Chases. Escapes. Lies. Truths. Passions.”

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Challenging Gender Inequality in Tax Policy Making: by Kim Brooks, Ã…sa Gunnarsson, Lisa Philipps, Maria Wersig

By Kim Brooks, Ã…sa Gunnarsson, Lisa Philipps, Maria Wersig

This quantity takes a severe examine the gender inequality of tax coverage world wide. The book's members - dependent in 8 varied nations - learn the profound results that gender norms and practices have had in shaping tax legislations and coverage, and the way taxation in flip affects the chances for equality alongside the traces of gender, race, classification, sexuality, and different. The chapters discover: how the gendered financial nation can be theorized * how structural offerings approximately premiums and bases in tax coverage are designed to give a contribution to gender inequality * how tax coverage impacts relations configurations and perceptions of what constitutes a family members * how economic structures impression rate reductions and wealth accumulation by way of men and women * the function of other coverage making techniques and associations in occluding and occasionally demanding those styles. most importantly, the e-book explores those questions in a global body, traversing international locations and continents. The book's end is that monetary coverage has deep-rooted, long-standing gender implications that impact nearly each point of individual's social, political, and financial lives. (Series: Onati overseas sequence in legislations and Society)

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