The Heart of a Continent

A narrative of travel in Manchuria across the Gobi desert through the Himalayas the Pamirs and Hanza (1884-1894) (Reprint 1904 edn.) 1993 edn.

Author: Francis Edward Younghusband

Publisher: Asian Educational Services

ISBN: 812060850X

Category: History

Page: 332

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A narrative of travel in Manchuria across the Gobi desert through the Himalayas the Pamirs and Hanza (1884-1894) (Reprint 1904 edn.) 1993 edn.
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The Heart of Alchemy

The cost be damned. Can Otto overcome the forces arrayed against him and take the next step down the road to immortality? Find out in The Heart of Alchemy, the sixth book in the Portal Wars Saga.

Author: James E Wisher

Publisher: Sand Hill Publishing

ISBN: 9781945763861

Category: Fiction

Page: 310

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With the Chamber of Eternity secure, Otto must now recover the second piece of the Immortality Engine. But that task will be far from easy. For the second piece, The Heart of Alchemy, lies far to the east in the fabled Celestial Empire. Assassins, undead, monstrous beast, and demon worshippers all stand between Otto and his prize. And even more daunting, Valtan, the last living arcane lord, is determined to stop him. The cost be damned. Can Otto overcome the forces arrayed against him and take the next step down the road to immortality? Find out in The Heart of Alchemy, the sixth book in the Portal Wars Saga.
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The Heart of the Goddess

Goddess imagery from the Ice Age to the present.

Author: Hallie Iglehart Austen

Publisher:

ISBN: UCSC:32106015299495

Category: Religion

Page: 174

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Goddess imagery from the Ice Age to the present.
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Kosovo

This book is a comprehensive survey of the Kosovo question from social, political, historical, literary, and documentary perspectives.

Author: Robert Elsie

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015041535884

Category: History

Page: 593

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The breakup of Yugoslavia and the ensuing Balkan conflict both have deep roots in Kosovo, where the Albanian population struggles for autonomy and independence. This book is a comprehensive survey of the Kosovo question from social, political, historical, literary, and documentary perspectives.
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A Hole in the Heart of the World

Offers a multigenerational series of portraits that follows individuals in their struggle to salvage a heritage devastated by Communism

Author: Jonathan Kaufman

Publisher: Penguin Group USA

ISBN: UOM:39076002857311

Category: History

Page: 328

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Offers a multigenerational series of portraits that follows individuals in their struggle to salvage a heritage devastated by Communism
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In the Heart of the Seas

In the Heart of the Seas is a sophisticated fantasy that tells the story of a pilgrimage of a group of Hasidim to the Holy Land.

Author: Shmuel Yosef Agnon

Publisher: Terrace Books

ISBN: 0299207048

Category: Fiction

Page: 128

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In the Heart of the Seas is a sophisticated fantasy that tells the story of a pilgrimage of a group of Hasidim to the Holy Land. During an early decade of the nineteenth century in Bucsacz, S.Y. Agnon's actual birthplace, a small group of pious townspeople decides to sell their property and belongings, put aside their business affairs, and make their way to the Holy Land to spend the remainder of their days in study and prayer. The pilgrims are joined by a simple Jew by the name of Hananya, who carries all of his possessions in a kerchief and who has encountered many obstacles and privations in his longstanding efforts to reach Jerusalem. He not only completes their minyan but also drives one of the wagons and provides the practical know-how that enables the faithful to negotiate the long journey from Eastern Europe to Constantinople. Along the way many Jewish settlements are encountered and described and many legends about the Holy Land are told. Hananya is late to the ship's departure from Constantinople to the Holy Land because he is busy reading the Agunah, and unaware of his absence, the faithful embark upon the tempest-tossed voyage without him. When they arrive in Jaffa, Hananya is there before them, having flown over the seas transported on his "magical" kerchief. Settled in Jerusalem, the members of the group experience a mixture of fates, and it is only Hananya who lives to a contented old age. Named by Harper San Francisco one of "The 100 Best Spiritual Books of the Twentieth Century" and among Harold Bloom's selections for The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages. The Wisconsin edition is not for sale in the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, or the traditional British Commonwealth (excluding Canada.)
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In the Heart of the Desert

Father John's inspiring introduction to the spirituality of the Desert Fathers and Mothers brings their words to life for the modern reader.

Author: John Chryssavgis

Publisher: World Wisdom, Inc

ISBN: 9781933316567

Category: Religion

Page: 180

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Father John's inspiring introduction to the spirituality of the Desert Fathers and Mothers brings their words to life for the modern reader. These key figures of the early church chose lives of hardship and solitude, where they could point their hearts away from the outward world and toward an introspective path of God's calling in a deliberate and individual way. Contains a Foreword by Metropolitan Kallistos Ware, the second highest ranking Orthodox Bishop in England.
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The Heart of Mathematics

New to this Edition: * A new chapter, Deciding Wisely: Applications of Rigorous Thought, provides a thought-provoking capstone. * Expanded and improved statistics and probability content in Chapter 7, Taming Uncertainty. * Enhanced ...

Author: Edward B. Burger

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1931914419

Category: Mathematics

Page: 760

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Hallmark features include: * A focus on the important ideas of mathematics that students will retain long after their formal studies are complete. * An engaging and humorous style, written to be read and enjoyed. * Ten Life Lessons that readers will apply beyond their study of mathematics. * Use of a variety of visualization techniques that direct students to model their thinking and to actively explore the world around them. New to this Edition: * A new chapter, Deciding Wisely: Applications of Rigorous Thought, provides a thought-provoking capstone. * Expanded and improved statistics and probability content in Chapter 7, Taming Uncertainty. * Enhanced Mindscapes at the end of each section which ask the reader to review, apply and think deeply about the ideas presented in the chapter. * Radically superior ancillary package.
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The Heart of Wellness

Praise: "[The Heart of Wellness] is a must-read for anyone who wants to truly understand what it means to live whole-heartedly—regardless of one's state of health."—Christiane Northrup, MD, New York Times bestselling author of Goddesses ...

Author: Kavitha M Chinnaiyan

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 9780738754949

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 288

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Discover the Healing Power of Bliss Rx Transform your relationship with habits, lifestyle, and disease using Dr. Kavitha Chinnaiyan's remarkable approach to health. Integrating modern medicine and the ancient wisdom of Yoga, Vedanta, and Ayurveda, The Heart of Wellness shows you how to break free of the false assumption that disease is something you need to fight. Instead, you'll explore the mind-body connection and your true nature so that you can end suffering and embrace the unlimited bliss of who you are. You'll begin by examining the nature of disease: the causative and risk factors, the role of diet, exercise, and medication, and how Eastern and Western medical practices can come together. A holistic and self-paced practice is outlined, based on the author's successful Heal Your Heart Free Your Soul program. With it you'll learn to reduce stress, attend to inner needs with meditation and breathwork, declutter your outer life, increase forgiveness and gratitude, and so much more. Praise: "[The Heart of Wellness] is a must-read for anyone who wants to truly understand what it means to live whole-heartedly—regardless of one's state of health."—Christiane Northrup, MD, New York Times bestselling author of Goddesses Never Age "Along with her expert modern medical knowledge, [Kavitha] has brought compassion, gratitude, and Vedic wisdom in a clinical, helpful way to bring about total heath."—Vasant Lad, BAMS, MASc, Ayurvedic physician and author of The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies
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The Heart of the Monster

THE HEART OF THE MONSTER consists of a 130-page essay by David James Duncan and a 130-page novella by Rick Bass.

Author: David James Duncan

Publisher:

ISBN: 0615425933

Category: Environmental policy

Page: 256

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THE HEART OF THE MONSTER consists of a 130-page essay by David James Duncan and a 130-page novella by Rick Bass. Duncan's essay, entitled "The Heart of the Monster," is a protest of the plan by oil corporations and politicians to turn the Northwest's and Northern Rockies' rivers, roads and wilderness into a tentacle of the largest and most destructive petroleum project in history: the Alberta Tar Sands. Bass's novella, "A Short History of Montana, is a portrait of the backward evolution of a fictitious political figure as Big Oil and Big Energy's concepts of power begin to stew in his head and eat away his heart.
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Ecology at the Heart of Faith

Denis Edwards helps the general reader, the preacher, the spiritual director, the student, and the theologian tear down the walls that too often separate mysticism, theology, prophecy, poetry, and science." -- Book jacket.

Author: Denis Edwards

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105114450880

Category: Nature

Page: 146

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"In a world born of the "big bang," Edwards shows that humanity and the world are together being made into the image of God. The heart of faith is an ecological communion that holds together and grows in love toward the fullness of life imaged in the Resurrection of Jesus. Denis Edwards helps the general reader, the preacher, the spiritual director, the student, and the theologian tear down the walls that too often separate mysticism, theology, prophecy, poetry, and science." -- Book jacket.
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The Heart of a Chief

On an Indian reservation divided over gambling and conservation issues, sixth-grader Chris Nicola finds himself spearheading a movement to save an endangered island and wondering if one kid can really make a difference. Reprint.

Author: Joseph Bruchac

Publisher: Puffin

ISBN: 014131236X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 153

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On an Indian reservation divided over gambling and conservation issues, sixth-grader Chris Nicola finds himself spearheading a movement to save an endangered island and wondering if one kid can really make a difference. Reprint.
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The Heart of Change

Offers real-life sucess and failure stories and introduces the "see-feel-change" dynamic for changing feelings, rather than just the thought process.

Author: John P. Kotter

Publisher: Harvard Business Press

ISBN: 9781422187333

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 188

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Offers real-life sucess and failure stories and introduces the "see-feel-change" dynamic for changing feelings, rather than just the thought process.
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Heart of Darkness

Considered by many Conrad's finest, most enigmatic story. In Conrad's haunting tale, Marlow, a seaman and wanderer, recounts his physical and psychological journey in search of the enigmatic Kurtz.

Author: Joseph Conrad

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486264645

Category: Fiction

Page: 72

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Dark allegory describes the narrator's journey up the Congo River and his meeting with, and fascination by, Mr. Kurtz, a mysterious personage who dominates the unruly inhabitants of the region. Masterly blend of adventure, character development, psychological penetration. Considered by many Conrad's finest, most enigmatic story.
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The Heart of Long term Care

This book challenges the current dominance of nursing homes as the principal institution of long-term care.

Author: Rosalie A. Kane

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0195122380

Category: Medical

Page: 328

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Long-term care in the United States has taken the nursing home as its benchmark, but the monetary, social, and psychological costs of nursing home care are all too high. This book challenges the current dominance of nursing homes as the principal institution of long-term care. It offers a series of alternative models where both services and housing can be provided in a way that allows long-term consumers to enjoy dignified, "normal" lifestyles. It addresses the political and economic consequences of making this decision. The authors start with the premise that long-term care is designed to assist people who lack the capacity to function fully independently. They argue that no disabled person of any age should be required to forsake his/her humanity in exchange for care. The book rejects the artificial dichotomy between social and medical care, asserting that both play important roles in psychological and physical well-being of long-term care patients. The authors consider the need for competent and compassionate medicine and discuss the methods for improving both its coordination of care and its effectiveness. The book redefines the meaning of safety and protection in long-term care, and how this goal can be accomplished without sacrificing quality of living. As the new millennium and the aging of baby boomers approaches, more creative approaches to providing better long-term care are required. This volume outlines a useful framework for the provision of effective and humane community-based programs that are both feasible and affordable. It will be an invaluable guide for geriatricians, public health professionals, family physicians, nurses and others who care for elderly patients.
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At the Heart of Leadership

Where other books tell you about emotional intelligence, this book provides the roadmap to put it in action.

Author: Joshua M. Freedman

Publisher:

ISBN: 0971677271

Category: Emotional intelligence

Page: 264

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Where other books tell you about emotional intelligence, this book provides the roadmap to put it in action. Includes case for EQ, background, and detailed explanation of the Six Seconds EQ Model and how to use it to improve leadership -- and a free code to test your EQ strengths online.There are a handful of people in the world who have proven experience raising organizational performance with emotional intelligence. Freedman is one of the leaders.Using stories and data from his work around the world with organizations such as the US Marine Corps, Schlumberger, and FedEx, Freedman provides a practical guide to this critical topic.At the Heart of Leadership delivers a compelling case for leaders to attend to their own and their people's emotions as a critical asset for optimal performance. Then it shows you how.You'll learn the Six Seconds EQ Model, a practical three-step process to become more effective with emotions -- plus use the code in the back of the book for a free assessment of your EQ strengths.This book will show you how to lead more effectively by engaging your own and your people's emotions.
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The Heart of Buddhist Meditation

I do not know of any book which could be compared to this work as a guide to meditation.” Erich Fromm

Author: Nyanaponika Thera

Publisher: Buddhist Publication Society

ISBN: 9789552401008

Category: Buddhism

Page: 250

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In print for more than fifty years and translated into some ten languages, Nyanaponika Thera’s The Heart of Buddhist Meditation has attained the stature of a modern spiritual classic. Combining deep personal insight with the power of clear exposition, the author guides the reader into the essential principles making up the Buddha’s Way of Mindfulness. Besides offering a lucid account of the basic practices of insight meditation, the book contains a complete translation of the Great Discourse on the Foundations of Mindfulness, the Satipatthana Sutta, the Buddha’s own instructions on the practice. “A work of unique importance ... written with great depth, extraordinary knowledge, deep humanity... I do not know of any book which could be compared to this work as a guide to meditation.” Erich Fromm
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The Heart of the World

The Christian heritage contains rich contemplative wisdom, literature, and practice, and this volume is written for those who would like to find enrichment in spiritual practices grounded in non-Christian religions while retaining basic ...

Author: Thomas Keating

Publisher:

ISBN: 0824524950

Category: Religion

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Back in print with a new Introduction. The freshness of this approach to the practice of prayer is as valuable today as it was when first published in 1981.
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Heart of Joy

Heart of Joy gathers together Mother Teresa's thoughts on such themes as hunger for God, the generosity of the poor, the temptations of comfort, the love of God, total self-giving, and the privilege of suffering with Christ.

Author: Mother Teresa

Publisher: Servant Publications

ISBN: 0892833424

Category: Religion

Page: 149

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Heart of Joy gathers together Mother Teresa's thoughts on such themes as hunger for God, the generosity of the poor, the temptations of comfort, the love of God, total self-giving, and the privilege of suffering with Christ. It is a book that will bring you closer to the secret of Mother Teresa, to the source of her happiness, her energy, and her dedication. Most of all, it will inspire you to abandon your life more fully to God, to know the joy that comes from giving yourself to him and saying yes to whatever He asks.
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In the Heart of the Sea

The Number One best-selling, epic true-life story of one of the most notorious maritime disasters of the 19th century, beautifully reissued alongside Philbrick's new paperback, Sea of Glory.

Author: Nathaniel Philbrick

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 9780006531203

Category: Essex (Whaleship)

Page: 302

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The sinking of the Nantucket whaleship Essex by an enraged spermwhale far out in the Pacific in November 1820 set in train one of the most dramatic sea stories of all time. Accounts of the unprecedented whale attack inspired Herman Melville's mighty novel Moby Dick, but In the Heart of the Sea goes beyond these events to describe what happened when the twenty mixed-race crewmen took to three small boats and what, three months later, the whaleship Dauphin, cruising of the coast of South America, discovered when it spotted a tiny boat sailing erratically across the open ocean.
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