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- Wiley 2015; US$ 47.23
Metric Pattern Cutting for Women's Wear provides a straightforward introduction to the principles of form pattern cutting for garments to fit the body shape, and flat pattern cutting for casual garments and jersey wear. This sixth edition remains true to the original concept: it offers a range of good basic blocks, an introduction to the basic... more...
- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 25.95
In 2000, the U.S. passed a major aid package that was going to help Colombia do it all: cut drug trafficking, defeat leftist guerrillas, support peace, and build democracy. More than 80% of the assistance, however, was military aid, at a time when the Colombian security forces were linked to abusive, drug-trafficking paramilitary forces. Drugs, Thugs,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 67.95
This descriptive grammar provides a uniquely comprehensive description of Maori, the East Polynesian language of the indigenous people of New Zealand. Today, the language is under threat and it seems likely that the Maori of the future will differ quite considerably from the Maori of the past. Winifred Bauer offers a wide-ranging and detailed description... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2002; US$ 19.00
In Spiritual Genius , journalist Winifred Gallagher, the acclaimed author of Working on Go d, asks Rabbi Lawrence Kushner to define holiness. "Standing in the presence of God," he says. "Everyone has it, but some people seem to have more of a knack for accessing it." Like holiness, the gift that Gallagher calls "spiritual genius"--which she defines... more...
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2004; US$ 35.52
Metric Pattern Cutting was first published in 1975 to provide a straightforward introductory book for students beginning courses in flat pattern cutting. The fourth edition continues to offer an introduction to the basic principles of pattern cutting, with a range of good basic blocks and examples of their application to garments. However, the great... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 14.99
Inspired by the idealism of the civil rights movement, the women who launched the radical second wave of the feminist movement believed, as a bedrock principle, in universal sisterhood and color-blind democracy. Their hopes, however, were soon dashed. To this day, the failure to create an integrated movement remains a sensitive and contested issue.... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1993; US$ 72.00
Through readings of some of the best-known texts in Algerian literature in French, Woodhull both challenges the separation between French and Francophone literatures and cultures in the academy and explores the ways in which ?femininity? has been represented in the texts of North African and French writers since the mid-1950s. more...
- University of California Press 2007; US$ 34.95
At a time when a global consensus on human rights standards seems to be emerging, this rich study steps back to explore how the idea of human rights is actually employed by activists and human rights professionals. Winifred Tate, an anthropologist and activist with extensive experience in Colombia, finds that radically different ideas about human rights... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 49.39
Metric Pattern Cutting for Women’s Wear , first published in 1975, provides a straightforward introductory book for students beginning courses in flat pattern cutting. This fifth edition continues to offer an introduction to the principles of pattern cutting, with a range of good basic blocks and examples of their application to garments.... more...
- Touchstone 1995; US$ 17.95
Here's a fast, down and dirty guide that offers you sound advice and solid information for anything?and everything?you could possibly want to buy. Smart shopping takes on a whole new meaning with Trade Secrets , an all-encompassing, fact-filled compendium on how to make the right buying decisions every time. From minute details about dozens of products... more...