Just Ride: A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike by Grant Petersen

By Grant Petersen

Within the related means that Michael Pollan’s slender bestseller foodstuff ideas introduced a gust of good judgment to the typical job of consuming, simply experience is a revelation. disregard the ultralight, uncomfortable motorcycles, flashy jerseys, clunky sneakers that clip onto tiny pedals, the grinding out of unending miles. in its place, trip such as you did in the event you have been a kid—just get in your motorbike and realize the natural pleasure of using it. A reformed racer who’s commuted via motorbike each day on the grounds that 1980, whose writings and reviews look in significant bicycling and outside magazines, and whose corporation, Rivendell Bicycle Works, makes motorcycles for riders able to decide out of a tradition overrun by means of racing, provide Petersen stocks a life of unforeseen evidence, debatable reviews, professional recommendations, and his personal maverick philosophy. In 87 brief, two-to-three web page chapters, it covers: • driving: count number Days, no longer Miles; nook Like Jackie Robinson; Steer together with your Hips, Shift along with your Legs • Suiting Up: The footwear Ruse; Ponchos—the final Unracer’s Garment • defense: number one Rule—Be obvious; Helmets Aren’t All They’re Cracked as much as Be • well-being and health: Why driving Is awful All-Around workout; Saddles Don’t reason Impotence; Drink whilst You’re Thirsty—Not earlier than additionally comprises chapters on add-ons, maintenance, and Technicalities in addition to a last bankruptcy titled “Velosophy” that incorporates the basic, memorable idea: Your motorbike Is a Toy—Have enjoyable with It.

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Slumming: Sexual and Social Politics in Victorian London by Seth Koven

By Seth Koven

Within the Eighties, stylish Londoners left their based houses and golf equipment in Mayfair and Belgravia and crowded into omnibuses sure for dead night excursions of the slums of East London. a brand new observe burst into renowned utilization to explain those descents into the precincts of poverty to work out how the negative lived: slumming. during this beautiful publication, Seth Koven paints a brilliant portrait of the practitioners of slumming and their international: who they have been, why they went, what they claimed to have discovered, the way it replaced them, and the way slumming, in flip, powerfully formed either Victorian and twentieth-century understandings of poverty and social welfare, gender kinfolk, and sexuality.

The slums of late-Victorian London grew to become synonymous with all that was once improper with business capitalist society. yet for philanthropic women and men desirous to loose themselves from the starched conventions of bourgeois respectability and domesticity, slums have been additionally locations of non-public liberation and experimentation. Slumming allowed them to behave on their impossible to resist "attraction of repulsion" for the terrible and approved them, with society's approval, to get soiled and exhibit their very own "dirty" wishes for intimacy with slum dwellers and, occasionally, with one another.

Slumming elucidates the histories of a variety of preoccupations approximately poverty and concrete existence, altruism and sexuality that stay vital in Anglo-American tradition, together with the ethics of undercover investigative reporting, the connections among cross-class sympathy and same-sex hope, and the intermingling of the desire to rescue the negative with the impulse to eroticize and sexually take advantage of them.

By revealing the level to which politics and erotics, social and sexual different types overflowed their barriers and reworked each other, Koven recaptures the moral dilemmas that women and men confronted--and proceed to confront--in attempting to "love thy neighbor as thyself."

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Gene Therapy of Cancer: Methods and Protocols by Mario P. Colombo, Monica Rodolfo (auth.), Wolfgang Walther,

By Mario P. Colombo, Monica Rodolfo (auth.), Wolfgang Walther, Ulrike Stein (eds.)

Wolfgang Walther and Ulrike Stein survey the speedily evolving box melanoma gene remedy and supply a vast array of modern protocols for the supply of healing genes into tumors. defined in step by step type and enriched with each one author's personal useful suggestions, those with ease reproducible tools are at present being greatly utilized in melanoma gene remedy investigations, together with immunotherapy and tumor vaccination, suicide gene treatment, antioncogene treatment, and antisense and ribozyme gene remedy. consultant suggestions are supplied for gene focusing on and for viral or nonviral gene supply in melanoma remedy, in addition to an important variety of scientific protocols for the improvement of novel melanoma gene remedies. Gene remedy of melanoma deals simple and medical researchers a huge ranging assessment and selection of the latest advances in gene move recommendations. Written via best overseas experts, its conveniently reproducible, state of the art equipment represent modern-day most precious instruments for the research of melanoma gene treatment in either the laboratory and scientific trials.

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The Adlard Coles Book of Navigation by Tim Bartlett

By Tim Bartlett

The Adlard Coles e-book of Navigation is the proper reference for an individual following an RYA navigation direction, from Day Skipper via to Yachtmaster Offshore and for any seafarer requiring a data of navigation. This hugely sensible publication explains every thing the reader must comprehend to navigate a yacht or motorboat from one port to a different competently and competently. utilizing transparent diagrams, labored examples and color photos all through, Tim Bartlett explains every one degree of navigation, together with digital navigation.

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Dada and Surrealism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short by David Hopkins

By David Hopkins

The avant-garde pursuits of Dada and Surrealism proceed to have an enormous impression on cultural perform, specially in modern paintings, with its obsession with sexuality, fetishism, and surprise strategies. during this new remedy of the topic, Hopkins makes a speciality of the numerous debates surrounding those routine: the Marquis de Sade's Surrealist deification, problems with caliber (How stable is Dali?), the belief of the 'readymade', attitudes in the direction of the town, the impression of Freud, attitudes to girls, fetishism, and primitivism. The foreign nature of those routine is tested, masking the towns of Zurich, manhattan, Berlin, Cologne, Barcelona, Paris, London, and lately came upon examples in japanese Europe.

Hopkins explores the massive diversity of media hired by means of either Dada and Surrealism (collage, portray, chanced on gadgets, functionality artwork, images, movie) , when whilst setting up the cultured transformations among the routine. He additionally examines the Dadaist obsession with the body-as-mechanism in terms of the Surrealists' go back to the fetishized/eroticized physique.

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A, B, Sea. A Loose-Footed Lexicon by Jack Lagan

By Jack Lagan

A, B, Sea is an exciting, entire advisor to the language and lore of 21st-century seafarers. This playful mariner's word list of nautical phrases contains definitions for and cross-references to every little thing from aft to zenith, brass monkey to tuna tower. This moment variation comprises many new entries, a few in simple terms from the swashbuckler vernacular, and others for critical sailors. jam-packed with useful suggestion, it is a dictionary with a distinction: many phrases are illustrated by means of passages from vintage books of the ocean, others through the author's reports aboard an American schooner with a ecu engine and bins of instruments. pattern entries from this informative and interesting dictionary contain:

Bermuda Triangle: Given a call among alien creatures and undesirable climate mixed with inept seamanship and navigation, you'll want to vote for the latter at any time when. the USA Coast defend definitely does.
carry away, to: while any a part of the status rigging or a spar breaks it...

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A Grouse Hunter's Almanac: The Other Kind of Hunting by Mark Parman

By Mark Parman

''There are types of searching: traditional searching, and ruffed-grouse hunting.''—Aldo Leopold, from A Sand County Almanac

 

Like that previous grouse hunter Aldo Leopold, Mark Parman takes to the woods whilst the aspens are smoky gold. right here, in an evocative almanac that chronicles the early season of the grouse hunt via its result in the snows of January, Parman follows his puppy throughout the altering timber and foliage, thrills to the surprising flush of thrashing wings, and holds a chicken in hand, grateful for the meal it's going to supply. Distilling twenty seasons of grouse looking into those essays, he writes of previous canine and gun lust, hide and transparent slicing, weather switch, partners female and male, flora and fauna artwork, and stumps. A Grouse Hunter’s Almanac delves into the brain of a hunter, exploring the Northwoods with a watch for greater than simply game.

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Advances in Peritoneal Surface Oncology by Paul H. Sugarbaker MD, FACS, FRCS (auth.), Santiago

By Paul H. Sugarbaker MD, FACS, FRCS (auth.), Santiago González-Moreno MD, PhD (eds.)

S. González-Moreno (Ed. ) Advances in Peritoneal floor Oncology With forty five Figures in fifty seven Separate Illustrations, 12 in colour and 19 Tables 123 IV Preface Santiago González-Moreno, MD, PhD division of Surgical Oncology Centro Oncológico MD Anderson foreign España Calle Gómez Hemans 2 28033 Madrid Spain sgonzalez@mdanderson. es Library of Congress keep an eye on quantity: 2006937141 ISSN 0080-0015 ISBN 978-3-540-30759-4 Springer Berlin Heidelberg long island This paintings is topic to copyright. All rights are reserved, no matter if the entire or a part of the cloth is worried, speci? ?cally the rights of translation, reprinting, reuse of illustrations, recitations, broadcasting, replica on micro? ?lm or in the other means, and garage in info banks. Duplication of this e-book or components thereof is allowed merely less than the provisions of the German Copyright legislation of September nine, 1965, in its present model, and permission to be used should always be got from Springer-Verlag. Violations are chargeable for prosecution below the German Copyright legislation. Springer is a part of Springer Science+Business Media http//www. springer. com Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007 revealed in Germany using basic descriptive names, emblems, and so on. during this book doesn't suggest, even within the absence of a speci? ?c sta- ment, that such names are exempt from the correct protecting legislation and rules and for that reason loose for common use. Product legal responsibility: The publishers can't warrantly the accuracy of any information regarding dosage and alertness contained during this ebook. In each case the consumer needs to cost such details by way of consulting the suitable literature.

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