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  • Biographical Dictionary of Literary Influences: The Nineteenth Century, 1800-1914by John Powell

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 153.00

    Over the past two decades, the process of cultural development and, in particular, the role of reading has been of growing interest, but recent research has been episodic and idiosyncratic. In this biographical dictionary, research devoted specifically to the reading habits of 19th century individuals who shaped Western culture is brought together... more...

  • How Music Worksby John Powell

    Little, Brown and Company 2010; US$ 11.99

    What makes a musical note different from any other sound? How can you tell if you have perfect pitch? Why do 10 violins sound only twice as loud as one? Do your Bob Dylan albums sound better on CD or vinyl? John Powell, a scientist and musician, answers these questions and many more in HOW MUSIC WORKS, an intriguing and original guide to acoustics.... more...

  • How Music Worksby John Powell

    Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 20.78

    ·What is the difference between a musical note and any other sort of sound? ·What is harmony, and why does it sound good? ·Why is it easy to tell the difference between a flute and a clarinet even if they are playing exactly the same note? ·Why do ten violins sound only twice as loud as one? ·What is perfect pitch, and do I have it? Discover... more...

  • Racing to Justiceby john a. powell

    Indiana University Press 2012; US$ 27.99

    Renowned social justice advocate john a. powell persuasively argues that we have not achieved a post-racial society and that there is much work to do to redeem the American promise of inclusive democracy. Culled from a decade of writing about social justice and spirituality, these meditations on race, identity, and social policy provide an outline... more...

  • CO2 Laser Cuttingby John Powell

    Springer London 2012; US$ 99.00

    One of the only books available on this subject Successfully combines solid information with a readable, accessible style Is both practical and technical - giving it appeal to both hands-on operators and researchers more...

  • CO2 Laser Cuttingby John Powell

    Springer London 2012; US$ 99.00

    1. The Basic Principles.- 1.1 The Cutting Process.- 1.1.1 Cutting Parameters.- 1.2 How Materials Respond to Laser Light.- 1.3 How CO2 Lasers Work.- 1.3.1 The Storage and Release of Energy from a CO2 Molecule.- 1.3.2 Lasing.- 1.3.3 The Role of Nitrogen.- 1.3.4 The Role of Helium.- 1.3.5 Gas Mixture Cooling.- 1.3.6 Gas Recirculation.- 1.3.7 A Summary... more...

  • Was Sie schon immer über Musik wissen wolltenby John Powell

    Rogner & Bernhard 2013; US$ 14.19

    Mit der Musik ist es ähnlich wie mit der Liebe. Die meisten Menschen empfinden sie als äußerst angenehm, aber kaum einer weiß etwas über ihre Regeln und Prinzipien. Schon bei den einfachsten Fragen ziehen wir Experten zurate oder lassen uns von Grafiken und Tabellen in Fachbüchern noch mehr verwirren. In seiner kurzweiligen, spannenden und aufschlussreichen... more...

  • Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into Texasby Bathroom Readers' Institute; William Dylan Powell

    Portable Press 2011; US$ 15.95

    Howdy! As you?re heading down the lonesome trail, there?s no better pardner than Uncle John?s Bathroom Reader Plunges into Texas . Since 1987, the Bathroom Readers? Institute has led the movement to stand up for those who sit down and read in the bathroom (and everywhere else for that matter). With more than 11 million books in print, the Uncle... more...

  • Exploring the Colorado Riverby John Wesley Powell; John Cooley

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95

    When geologist Powell and his party of explorers first assayed the Colorado in 1869, it was North America's longest stretch of uncharted river. This is the story of that three-month, thousand-mile excursion, told in the words of the men who negotiated and mapped the river, through their journals, accounts, and letters. Black-and-white illustrations.... more...

  • Galen: On the Properties of Foodstuffsby Galen; Owen Powell; John Wilkins

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 48.00

    Full translation together with detailed introduction, commentary and discussion of terminology. more...