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Dreamweaver in a Nutshell is a quick desktop reference for both new and experienced Dreamweaver developers. It covers everything from the basics to advanced topics, including navigation bars, image maps, modifications with XML, style sheets, positioning elements, HTML cleanup tools, and ways to extend Dreamweaver functions and functionality. The book's quick style and compact format make it indispensable for web site professionals who use Dreamweaver daily.
As the Web's popularity continues to skyrocket, so does that of Macromedia Dreamweaver, one of the most elegant and powerful Web-page creation programs available. Dreamweaver offers a rich, well-designed, WISYWYG environment for building cross-platform, cross-browser Web sites; but unlike most visual editors, it doesn't clutter up the underlying HTML programming by inserting unnecessary HTML tags that make large Web sites difficult to manage. Dreamweaver is a favorite of multimedia designers, thanks to its smooth integration with other Macromedia applications, like Flash and Shockwave. Dreamweaver MX (for Mac OS 9, Mac OS X, and Windows) marks the historic union of Dreamweaver and Dreamweaver UltraDev, a package of Web-database language modules once sold separately. The new, unified program offers even more power--and Dreamweaver MX: The Missing Manual offers even more easily understood, witty lessons for harnessing it. As in his highly regarded Dreamweaver 4: The Missing Manual , author McFarland livens the book with unique,live examples,that let the reader see and test--on the Internet, itself--real Web pages that follow the development progress of the book's chapters. There's even a step-by-step tutorial for creating an interactive Web database using Microsoft's ASP programming language, new to Dreamweaver MX. In collaboration with Missing Manual series editor David Pogue, McFarland brings Dreamweaver MX to life with clarity, authority, and good humor. Armed with this book, the first-time or experienced Web designer will have little difficulty using DreamWeaver to create stunning, interactive Web sites.
The dream of the twentieth century was the construction of mass utopia. As the century closes, this dream is being left behind; the belief that industrial modernization can bring about the good society by overcoming material scarcity for all has been challenged by the disintegration of European socialism, capitalist restructuring, and ecological constraints. The larger social vision has given way to private dreams of material happiness and to political cynicism. Developing the notion of dreamworld as both a poetic description of a collective mental state and an analytical concept, Susan Buck-Morss attempts to come to terms with mass dreamworlds at the moment of their passing. She shows how dreamworlds became dangerous when their energy was used by the structures of power as an instrument of force against the masses. Stressing the similarities between the East and West and using the end of the Cold War as her point of departure, she examines both extremes of mass utopia, dreamworld and catastrophe. The book is in four parts. "Dreamworlds of Democracy" asks whether collective sovereignty can ever be democratic. "Dreamworlds of History" calls for a rethinking of revolution by political and artistic avant-gardes. "Dreamworlds of Mass Culture" explores the affinities between mass culture's socialist and capitalist forms. An "Afterward" places the book in the historical context of the author's collaboration with a group of Moscow philosophers and artists over the past two tumultuous decades. The book is an experiment in visual culture, using images as philosophy, presenting, literally, a way of seeing the past. Its pictorial narratives rescue historical data that with the end of the Cold War are threatened with oblivion and challenge common conceptions of what this century was all about.
Harriet Beecher Stowe's second antislavery novel was written partly in response to the criticisms of Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) by both white Southerners and black abolitionists. In Dred (1856), Stowe attempts to explore the issue of slavery from an African American perspective. Through the compelling stories of Nina Gordon, the mistress of a slave plantation, and Dred, a black revolutionary, Stowe brings to life conflicting beliefs about race, the institution of slavery, and the possibilities of violent resistance. Probing the political and spiritual goals that fuel Dred's rebellion, Stowe creates a figure far different from the acquiescent Christian martyr Uncle Tom. In his introduction to the novel, Robert S. Levine outlines the contemporary antislavery debates in which Stowe had become deeply involved before and during her writing of Dred. In addition to its significance in literary history, the novel remains relevant, Levine argues, to present discussions of cross-racial perspectives.
From the author of "Uncle Tom's Cabin," comes this book showing Stowe's view of the downfall of society from slavery. This is Vol. I of II. British spellings throughout.
For decades it has been assumed that the Allied bombing of Dresden -- a cultured city famous for its china, chocolate, and fine watches -- was militarily unjustifiable, an act of retribution for Germany's ceaseless bombing of London and other parts of England. Now, Frederick Taylor's groundbreaking research offers a completely new examination of the facts and reveals that Dresden was a highly militarized city actively involved in the production of military armaments and communications. Incorporating first-hand accounts, contemporaneous press material and memoirs, and never-before-seen government records, Taylor proves unequivocally the very real military threat Dresden posed -- and how a legacy of propaganda shrouded the truth for sixty years.
My name is Lenni and this is my rap about me, a new teacher, and a dress code flap. This teacher says, "You only get three tries. No blue jeans, no T-shirts.". She says I have to start dressing like a lady. If she keeps it up she'll drive me crazy.
Long before celebrity stylists became as renowned as the Oscar-winning film stars they advise, the legendary costume designer Edith Head was dressing Hollywood's most fashionable women and men on screen and off-and lending her sartorial wisdom to women across the country on radio and television. In 1959, she published a best-selling memoir and style guide, The Dress Doctor, in which she shared tips on style and dozens of entertaining anecdotes on Hollywood's A-list with her fans. Now, The Dress Doctor has returned in this special edition of the original volume, an alphabetical romp through the art of getting dressed and dressing Hollywood, with specially commissioned illustrations and the best advice and stories culled word for word from the original book. From Audrey Hepburn to Zooture, The Dress Doctor is filled with Head's timeless tips: her expertise on developing a personal style, dressing to flatter one's figure, building a wardrobe, and judging quality. Her prescriptions for dressing properly for various activities from archery to house cleaning to roller skating are a charming mix of perennially chic and, now, with the passing of time, tongue in chic. Fashion illustrator Bil Donovan's stunning re-creations of Head's most famous gowns, along with illustrations of myriad other stylish ensembles, bring the designer's work vividly to life again, along with Hollywood icons Grace Kelly, Katharine Hepburn, Mae West, Cary Grant, and many others. This irresistible, elegant volume is a unique treasure for those who love film, style, and the glamour of Old Hollywood.
Megan's preparing to walk down the aisle with her triplet sisters as her bridesmaids when their long-lost grandfather Darkheart interrupts with staggering news: they are heirs of an ancient vampire-slaying legacy. One of them is a natural-born slayer. One is a healer. One will become a vampire. And they're all in imminent danger from the vamp who murdered their mother. With a fiancé out for blood, a bodyguard as wild as he is wolf and a dreamy detective on her trail, Megan is unnerved and deeply conflicted. If the prophecy is true, she may be her sisters' deadliest enemy. But if it's not, who will save them all from a world turned vamp?
Nancy may not be into fashion, but this is one case she's ready to size up.Hot young designer Alicia Adams is opening a boutique in her hometown of River Heights. The opening is being celebrated with a one-day discount, and the press is all over the event. When the big day comes, tons of people show up, and when the crowd presses forward, the store window is smashed, and people are injured! Later, Alicia's most expensive dress is destroyed and her store is vandalized.
The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safeby Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
The life Kamila Sidiqi had known changed overnight when the Taliban seized control of the city of Kabul. After receiving a teaching degree during the civil war - a rare achievement for any Afghan woman - Kamila was subsequently banned from school and confined to her home. When her father and brother were forced to flee the city, Kamila became the sole breadwinner for her five siblings. Armed only with grit and determination, she picked up a needle and thread and created a thriving business of her own. The Dressmaker of Khair Khana tells the incredible true story of this unlikely entrepreneur who mobilized her community under the Taliban. Former ABC News reporter Gayle Tzemach Lemmon spent years on the ground reporting Kamila's story, and the result is an unusually intimate and unsanitized look at the daily lives of women in Afghanistan. These women are not victims; they are the glue that holds families together; they are the backbone and the heart of their nation. Afghanistan's future remains uncertain as debates over withdrawal timelines dominate the news. The Dressmaker of Khair Khana moves beyond the headlines to transport you to an Afghanistan you have never seen before. This is a story of war, but it is also a story of sisterhood and resilience in the face of despair. Kamila Sidiqi's journey will inspire you, but it will also change the way you think about one of the most important political and humanitarian issues of our time.
Previously published in the print anthology The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories. Alicia Coombe manages her very smart dressmaking business with the help of her young assistant, Sybil. One day, a doll appears in the shop--a floppy, long-legged doll that sits itself on the best sofa. But where did it come from, and why does it appear to watch them?
Calcium and vitamin D are essential nutrients for the human body. Establishing the levels of these nutrients that are needed by the North American population is based on the understanding of the health outcomes that calcium and vitamin D affect. It is also important to establish how much of each nutrient may be "too much." Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D provides reference intake values for these two nutrients. The report updates the DRI values defined in Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium, Phosphorous, Magnesium, Vitamin D, and Fluoride, the 1997 study from the Institute of Medicine. This 2011 book provides background information on the biological functions of each nutrient, reviews health outcomes that are associated with the intake of calcium and vitamin D, and specifies Estimated Average Requirements and Recommended Dietary Allowances for both. It also identifies Tolerable Upper Intake Levels, which are levels above wish the risk for harm may increase. The book includes an overview of current dietary intake in the U.S. and Canada, and discusses implications of the study. A final chapter provides research recommendations. The DRIs established in this book incorporate current scientific evidence about the roles of vitamin D and calcium in human health and will serve as a valuable guide for a range of stakeholders including dietitians and other health professionals, those who set national nutrition policy, researchers, the food industry, and private and public health organizations and partnerships.
Guide to the craft of dried flowers -- growing the flowers, drying and arranging them.
The DrifterChase Lavette-A New York trucker turned cowboy. A loner, who avoids commitment of any kind. But when his one-time lover, Amanda Drake, comes out to visit the True Love Ranch, Chase knows his roamin' days are over....His LadyAmanda Drake-A New York advertising executive. She's feisty, proud and determined to make it on her own. But before she can get on with her life she must do one thing-introduce Chase to his son.
Charlie Templeton is a certified wanderer. In his career as an adventure journalist, he's crossed every continent, climbed the highest mountains...and dated some of the hottest women. And he's done it all without a trace of fear.But one thing scares him-the chance that he's permanently lost the woman he loved, the woman he left. So he's going home. And Eve Keller better be ready for him.Eve's ready, all right. Ready to follow in Charlie's bootsteps. She's tried settling down. Now she wants to experience everything-travel, adventure...great sex.And Charlie's more than willing to help her out. After all, everybody knows the best adventures start in the bedroom....
Ever since the Montgolfier's hot air balloon carried a chicken, a goat, and a duck into the Parisian skies, scientists have dreamed of contraptions to explore the atmosphere. With the advent of the space age, new airborne inventions were needed. From the Soviet Venus balloons to the advanced studies of blimps and airplanes for the atmospheres of Mars and Titan, Drifting on Alien Winds surveys the many creative and often wacky ideas for exploring alien skies. Through historical photographs and stunning original paintings by the author, readers also explore the weather on planets and moons, from the simmering acid-laden winds of Venus to liquid methane-soaked skies of Titan.
Night is falling, and so is the snow. As the blizzard buries the ground, it uncovers the resentments, hopes, and aches of a small town in northeastern Arkansas, where, like in any Southern small town, there are unwanted pregnancies to agonize over, surgeries to be paid for and love to be made.Julie's two daughters have just run off to Hollywood to be famous when she suddenly finds herself, at forty-six, unexpectedly expectant. She's not sure she can bear to be a mother again. And her husband, Charlie, won't come home to talk it over with her.Charlie wants another child more than anything, but he doesn't know how to deal with Julie. His affair with Wilson, his best friend, is over, but he's found a different and unusual kind of intimacy.Wilson works in the Singer factory that keeps the town alive. She wants more than anything to be loved, but she knows that Charlie wasn't the way to get there. She's in love with Dol.Dol is a transsexual, a divorced father of two children, who can't afford the transition that would make his body make sense - although the doctors visiting from Atlanta might change that.Their very different voices converge as the blizzard gathers force, their stories violently mapping in the snow the ways that memory, gender, and history carve themselves upon our bodies. The Drifts is dexterously told, a cacophony of four affecting voices melding into one exquisite chord.
Driftwood & the Necessary Forest Book Four of the Driftwood Saga. Hans Blekansit, estranged father of the young sorceress Driftwood Ellesmere andruthless businessman, is aggressively logging the Stoltmann Wilderness Area. AsDriftwood and her friends fight to defend the land near Camp Magee, she is magicallytransported to Atlatopia, the planet of the Necessary Forest and eventual victim tothe evilly efficient systems of the Poison Tree of Bureaucracy. On this wild newworld Driftwood encounters many entities including famed philosopher Sir ThomasMore, Morphaleafus the Dreaming Tree and an unlikely ghost from her past. Willthese diverse beings be able to assist the adept magician at thwarting the PoisonTree's ruthless grip that threatens to uproot the joy from this plant paradise? The Driftwood Saga chronicles the magical quests of a young girl and her attempts tounderstand and solve various world problems including child labour, endangeredspecies and the military industrial complex. Driftwood & the Necessary Forest, thepenultimate fourth volume, is written by James Davidge (Mathemagick & Mystiphysics, The Duchess Ranch of Old John Ware) with illustrations by Eric Jordan (DriftwoodSaves the Whales).
The Amazing Origin of Driftwood Ellesmere Book One of the Driftwood Saga. Not until she is sixteen does Driftwood leave Ellesmere Island, the most northernland in the world, for the first time to begin working as a counselor at Camp Mageein British Columbia. Her fun with her new camp friends is interrupted when the lastsession of kids arrive all entirely addicted to small video game boxes. None willdo a single outdoor activity. They growl and try to bite if anyone interrupts theirplaying of their repetitive consoles. Why is a shy young northern girl the besthope in finding a way to free the children from their electronic chains?This is how a wondrous story begins that tells both of how Driftwood grew uplearning magical things in Arctic isolation and of her first exciting adventure offthe island. Traveling with her new best friend Rose to New York City, the GrandCayman Islands and beyond Driftwood tackles the problems of the world head on. Onher journey she ever learns more about her mysterious past and her truly amazingpotential. The first tale in the five volume epic, Driftwood's Crusade is an engagingly modernfantasy written by James Davidge (Mathemagick & Mystiphysics, The Duchess Ranch ofOld John Ware) and featuring illustrations by Judd Palmer, creator of the GovernorGeneral's Literary Award nominated Preposterous Fables for Unusual Children.
Driftwood Saves the Whales Book Three of the Driftwood Saga. Angering the Inuit sea goddess Sedna brings about powerful visions and overwhelmingabilities for the young sorceress Driftwood Ellesmere. Giants created by HansBlekansit continue to spew Blekan-Marts all over the world. Odin, Thor and otherNorse Gods return to Earth to conduct illegal whaling. A surprise reunion helpsHarry Blekansit finally get off the toilet. Amidst all the chaos Driftwood and Rosebecome celebrities caught up in a strange merchandizing deal. And to top things offDriftwood never seems to having any success talking to Tide, the boy she likes fromCamp Magee. Will our heroine ever figure out how to cope with the wild world aroundher?The Driftwood Saga chronicles the magical quests of a young girl and her attemptsto understand and solve various world problems including child labour, excessivelogging and the military industrial complex. Driftwood Saves the Whales, theexciting third volume, is written by James Davidge (Mathemagick & Mystiphysics, TheDuchess Ranch of Old John Ware) with illustrations by Eric Jordan.
Driftwood's Crusade Book Two of the Driftwood Saga. The Driftwood Saga continues in an exciting adventure full of ghosts, goddesses, giants, magical creatures, time travel and camp games. Summoned by the ghost of a slain boy, Driftwood the young magician and her bestfriend, Rose, journey to Africa to free children from a slave cocoa farm. Anothertortured spirit then leads them to China in an attempt to free young factoryworkers. Meanwhile, Hans Blekansit, Driftwood's evil father, is turning hisemployees into giants that roam the country eating forests and mountains to spew outBlekan-Marts, stores which are selling cheap products created by enslaved children. Will Driftwood be able to grapple with the complex problems and monstrous forcesthat confront her at every turn? The second tale in the five volume epic, Driftwood's Crusade is a powerful and funfantasy written by James Davidge (Mathemagick & Mystiphysics, The Duchess Ranch ofOld John Ware) and featuring illustrations by Judd Palmer, creator of the GovernorGeneral's Literary Award nominated Preposterous Fables for Unusual Children.
Driftwood's War Book Five of the Driftwood Saga. To increase profits, Hans Blekansit is threatening to bring the world into ahorrible war. Meanwhile, Driftwood struggles with the rigourous magic instructionat the Regimental Conservatory of the Order of the Good and True but gets equallyfrustrated with the peaceful yet aimless nature of the Free Spirit Gathering. Ontop of all that, she never seems to have anytime to spend with Tide, even after heasked her out. Finding it difficult to fit in anywhere, how will our youngsorceress tackle the overwhelming might of the military industrial complex? The Driftwood Saga chronicles the magical quests of a young girl and her attempts tounderstand and solve various world problems including child labour, endangeredspecies and aggressive logging practices. Driftwood's War, the fifth and finalvolume, is written by James Davidge (Mathemagick & Mystiphysics, The Duchess Ranchof Old John Ware) with illustrations by Eric Jordan(Driftwood Saves the Whales, Driftwood & the Necessary Forest).
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