The Promise of Happiness

Author Sara Ahmed ISBN-10 0822347253 ISBN-13 9780822347255 Year 2010-04-06 Pages 328 Language English Publisher Duke University Press Books Download Link Click Here The Promise of Happiness is a provocative cultural critique of the imperative to be happy It asks what follows when we make our desires and even our own happiness conditional on the happiness of others I just want you to be happy Im happy if youre happy Combining philosophy and feminist cultural studies Sara Ahmed reveals the affective and moral work performed by the happiness duty the expectation that we will be made happy by taking part in that which is deemed good and that by being happy ourselves we will make others happy Ahmed maintains that happiness is a promise that directs us toward certain life choices and away from others Happiness is promised to those willing to live their lives in the right way Ahmed draws on the intellectual history of happiness from classical accounts of ethics as the good life through seventeenth century writings on affect and the passions eighteenth century debates on virtue and education and nineteenth century utilitarianism She engages with feminist antiracist and queer critics who have shown how happiness is used…

Me Before You: A Novel (Movie Tie-In)

Author Jojo Moyes ISBN-10 0143130153 ISBN-13 9780143130154 Year 2016-04-26 Pages 448 Language English Publisher Penguin Books Download Link Click Here 1New York Times bestseller andmajor motion picture Read the sequel After You andJojos new book Paris for One They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary lifesteady boyfriend close familywho has barely been farther afield than their tiny village She takes a badly needed job working for exMaster of the Universe Will Traynor who is wheelchair bound after an accident Will has always lived a huge lifebig deals extreme sports worldwide traveland now hes pretty sure he cannot live the way he is Will is acerbic moody bossybut Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected When she learns that Will has shocking plans of his own she sets out to show him that life is still worth living A Love Story for this generationand perfect for fans of John Greens The Fault in Our Stars Me Before You brings to life two people who couldnt have less in commona heartbreakingly romantic novel that asks…

Biochemistry (Lippincott Illustrated Reviews Series)

Author Denise R. Ferrier PhD ISBN-10 1451175620 ISBN-13 9781451175622 Year 2013-06-01 Pages 560 Language English Publisher LWW Download Link Click Here Lippincotts Illustrated Reviews Biochemistry is the long established first and best resource for the essentials of biochemistry Students rely on this text to help them quickly review assimilate and integrate large amounts of critical and complex information For more than two decades faculty and students have praised LIR Biochemistrys matchless illustrations that make concepts come to life NEW extensive revisions and updated content integrative and chapter based cases new and updated figures new questions bonus online chapter on Blood ClottingPlus all the hallmark features you count on from Lippincotts Illustrated Reviews Outline format perfect for both concise review and foundational learning Annotated full color illustrations visually explain complex biochemical processes Chapter overviews and summaries reinforce your study time Clinical boxes take students quickly from the classroom to the patient associating key concepts with real world scenarios More than 200 review questions in the book FREE with purchase A comprehensive online exam featuring 500 practice questions plus fully searchable eBook

The 10 Pillars of Wealth: Mind-Sets of the World’s Richest People

Author Alex Becker ISBN-10 1612549209 ISBN-13 9781612549200 Year 2016-05-17 Pages 200 Language English Publisher Brown Books Publishing Group Download Link Click Here Think like a multimillionaire leave the 9 to 5 behind The world has led you to believe that financial freedom is not something you can willfully create in your life You have been taught to view wealth as something that happens only to a lucky few who win a random business lottery or are blessed with unimaginable talent The TRUTH is that creating excessive financial wealth does not come down to luck or talent It comes down simply to your beliefs understanding and views the pillars that reinforce your every action Alex Becker not only breaks down the most important pillars for you but also shows you how to bring them into your life TODAY to begin generating lifelong financial freedom Discover how to Successfully quit your 9 to 5 and take back your life without taking massive financial risks Separate your time from money so that you are constantly getting paid even in your sleep Understand the lessons multimillionaires have learned through years of trial and error Map out the exact steps needed to build million dollar…

Wreck This Journal (Red) Expanded Ed.

Author Keri Smith ISBN-10 0399162720 ISBN-13 9780399162725 Year 2012-08-07 Pages 224 Language English Publisher Penguin Books Download Link Click Here Special limited red mesh covereditionof the internationally bestselling phenomenon with over 7 million copies sold Paint poke create destroy and wreckto create a journal as unique as you areFor anyone who s ever had trouble starting keeping or finishing a journal or sketchbook comes this expanded edition ofWreck This Journal a subversive illustrated book that challenges readers to muster up their best mistake and mess making abilities to fill the pages of the bookor destroy them Through a series of creative and quirky prompts acclaimed guerilla artist Keri Smith encourages journalers to engage in destructive actspoking holes through pages adding photos and defacing them painting pages with coffee coloring outside the lines and morein order to experience the true creative process With Smith s unique sensibility readers are introduced to a new way of art and journal making discovering novel ways to escape the fear of the blank page and fully engage in the creative process To create is to destroy Happy wrecking

Practical Antenna Handbook 5/e

Author Joseph Carr ISBN-10 0071639586 ISBN-13 9780071639583 Year 2011-11-15 Pages 784 Language English Publisher McGraw-Hill Education TAB Download Link Click Here THE DEFINITIVE ANTENNA REFERENCE FULLY REVISED AND EXPANDED Design and build your own antennas with the help of this unique guide Updated and revised to provide clear answers to questions frequently asked by hobbyists and electronics technicians Practical Antenna Handbook Fifth Edition blends theoretical concepts with hands on experience requiring only high school mathematics Reorganized to flow logically from broad physical principles to specific antenna design and construction techniques the book begins by covering the fundamentals Then the half wave dipole is discussed both as an excellent antenna in its own right and as a conceptual tool for predicting the performance of other designs Transmission line impedance matching techniques and a companion Smith chart tutorial lead into must have accessories for tuning monitoring and troubleshooting antenna system performance Other tools such as antenna modeling software and network analyzer add ons for PCs and Macs are addressed and concluding chapters offer fresh insights into support structures and installation techniques NEW TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE Characteristics of all driven and parasitic arrays Beverages and small MF HF receiving loops Top loaded shunt…

Water Storage: Tanks, Cisterns, Aquifers, and Ponds for Domestic Supply, Fire and Emergency Use–Includes How to Make Ferrocement Water Tanks

Author Art Ludwig ISBN-10 0964343363 ISBN-13 9780964343368 Year 2009-03-01 Pages 125 Language English Publisher Oasis Design Download Link Click Here This do it yourself guide is an invaluable resource for designing building and maintaining water tanks cisterns and ponds and sustainably managing groundwater storage It will assist you with handling your independent water system fire protection setup and disaster preparedness plan while keeping costs low and incorporating ecologically sound designs It also includes building instructions for several styles of ferro cement water tanks

Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality: Gay People in Western Europe from the Beginning of the Christian Era to the Fourteenth Century

Author John Boswell ISBN-10 0226067114 ISBN-13 9780226067117 Year 1981-01-01 Pages 442 Language English Publisher University of Chicago Press Download Link Click Here John Boswell s highly acclaimed study of the history of attitudes toward homosexuality in the Christian West challenges received opinion and our own preconceptions about the Church s past relationship to its gay members among whom were priests bishops and even canonized saints The historical breadth of Boswell s research from the Greeks to Aquinas and the variety of sources consulted legal literary theological artistic and scientific make this one of the most extensive treatments of any single aspect of Western social history The product of ten years of research and analysis of records in a dozen languages this book opens up a new area of historical inquiry and helps elucidate the origins and operations of intolerance as a social force Christianity Social Tolerance and Homosexuality won the National Book Award in 1981 What makes this work so exciting is not simply its content fascinating though that is but its revolutionary challenge to some of Western culture s most familiar moral assumptions Jean Strouse Newsweek Truly groundbreaking work Boswell reveals unexplored phenomena with an unfailing erudition Michel Foucault…

Juvenile Delinquency (9th Edition)

Author Clemens Bartollas ISBN-10 0132987317 ISBN-13 9780132987318 Year 2013-03-15 Pages 504 Language English Publisher Pearson Download Link Click Here A sociological exploration of the causes and consequences of delinquent behavior Juvenile Delinquency Ninth Edition explores what delinquency is its causes and influences and strategies for delinquency prevention Beyond simply analyzing the problems of delinquency in American society the authors also examine what can be done about delinquent behavior The text follows a strong sociological focus and discusses how delinquency develops across a life course including how it begins persists and or how it terminates in the lives of individuals The text is unified by the theme of delinquency prevention and offers evidence based policy recommendations and suggestions for possible treatment interventions

Adult Coloring Book: Animal Kingdom: Animals Out The Wazoo

Author Two Hoots Coloring ISBN-10 0692584277 ISBN-13 9780692584279 Year 2015-11-19 Pages 102 Language English Publisher Two Hoots Coloring Download Link Click Here Limited Winter Sale Stock up on Two Hoots coloring books for that cozy day indoors Usually 5 99 50 unique animal coloring pagesOne sided pages only one picture printed on each sheetHigh resolution imagesA comfortable and convenient 8 x 10 sizeLet your imagination frolic in the wild kingdom of animal life where you will find legions of furry feathered and scaly creatures awaiting your colorful touch to bring them to life Enjoy the delightful stress relieving benefits of coloring for adults with Animal Kingdom Be sure to check check back soon for more titles from Two Hoots Coloring Co