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72 unnumbered pages : 25 illustrations ; 32 cm
"This series of images was created from 1993-2000 after the engraver discovered the wealth of non-native species housed in the desert collection at the Huntington Gardens, San Marino, California."-- From prospectus.
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193 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • 1. What, Why, and How? 2. Origins and Background: A Brief History of English Football and the FIFA World Cup 3. Political Capital and International Diplomacy: North Korea and Beyond 4. The FA, FIFA, and the 1966 FIFA World Cup 5. The World Cup as a Temporary Show? 6. The World Cup, Minister? 7. The World Cup and the Provinces: A Tourism Boom that Never Came 8. Legacy and Impact of the Tournament 9. Discussion and Conclusions.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138645202 20170109
2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the 1966 FIFA World Cup, hosted in England. Unlike previous literature, which has tended to focus activities on the field, this book brings an institutional level approach to organizing the 1966 FIFA World Cup and examines the management process in the buildup and execution of the event. This intriguing new volume looks at the first significant UK government intervention in football and how this created a significant legacy as the government started to take a real interest in leisure facilities and stadium safety as policy areas after this competition. Foundations of Managing Sporting Events will be of considerable interest to research academics working on aspects of post war British, Imperial, and World history including sport, social, business, economic, and political history.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138645202 20170109
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1 volume (unpages)
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Volumes.
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xvi, 190 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Xbox videogamer cholo cyberpunks. Infants who read before they talk. Vatos locos, romancing abuelos, border crossers and border smugglers, transvestites, drug kingpins, Latina motorbike riders, philosophically musing tweens, and so much more. The stories in this dynamic bilingual prose-art collection touch on the universals of romance, family, migration and expulsion, and everyday life in all its zany configurations. Each glimpse into lives at every stage-from newborns and children to teens, young adults, and the elderly-further submerges readers in psychological ups and downs. In a world filled with racism, police brutality, poverty, and tensions between haves and have-nots, these flashes of fictional insight bring gleaming clarity to life lived where all sorts of borders meet and shift. Frederick Luis Aldama and graphic artists from Mapache Studios and illustrator Jaime Hernandez give shape to ugly truths in the most honest way, creating new perceptions, thoughts, and feelings about life in the borderlands of the Americas. Each bilingual prose-art fictional snapshot offers an unsentimentally complex glimpse into what it means to exist at the margins of society today. These unflinching and often brutal fictions crisscross spiritual, emotional, and physical borders as they give voice to all those whom society chooses not to see.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780816533978 20170213
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Critical theory and popular wisdom are rife with images of surveillance as an intrusive, repressive practice often suggestively attributed to eastern powers and opposed to western liberalism. Hollywood-dominated global media has long promulgated a geopoliticized east-west axis of freedom vs. control. This book focuses on Asian and Asia-based films and cinematic traditions obscured by lopsided western hegemonic discourse and-more specifically-probes these films' treatments of a phenomenon that western film often portrays with neo-orientalist hysteria. Exploring recent and historical movies made in post-social and anti-Communist societies such as China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Vietnam and South Korea, the book picks up on the political and economic concerns implicitly underlying Sinophobic and anti-Communist Asian images in Hollywood films while also considering how these societies and states depict the issues of centralization, militarization and technological innovation so often figured as distinctive of the difference between eastern despotism and western liberalism.
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4 posters
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3 posters
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6 posters
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24 pages.
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5 different toys.
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9 volumes
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1 volume (unpadged
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46 pages and frontispiece (1 package)
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16. Aurora teardrops [2016]

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8 unnumbered pages, 52 pages, 4 unnumbered pages, 13 unnumbered leaves of plates : colour illustrations, music ; 23 cm
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17. Baru y sus gallos [2016]

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1 volume (unpaged)
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1 volume (unpaged)
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19. Bitter chocolate [2016]

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1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 38 x 9 cm
  • 1. Unsweetened
  • 2. Untempered.
Narrative about a fictional goddess of chocolate, "Cacao Woman, " a character loosely adapted from the Popul Vuh, the Mayan Book of Council. It is interspersed with historical and contemporary facts about chocolate production and consumption, as well as vignettes from the author's personal history with chocolate.
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110 foldes plates of pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Borges, Unamuno y El Quijote
  • El derby de los penúltimos.
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