At Knit’s End Meditations for Women Who Knit Too Much

At Knit’s End Meditations for Women Who Knit Too Much Like golfing, fishing, and gardening, knitting is an obsession. It’s an activity fraught with guilt, frustration, over-optimism, sly deception, and compulsion, along with passionate moments of creative enlightenment. Not to mention heaps of yarn you really think you’ll knit someday. Stephanie Pearl-McPhee totally understands. In… Continue reading At Knit’s End Meditations for Women Who Knit Too Much

Fundamentals of Building Contract Management

Fundamentals of Building Contract Management Stripping contracts of their legal mystique and jargon, this reference offers essential information on the entire contract administration process. Divided into three sections, this easy-to-use guide covers potential issues from project inception to finish and includes sample contracts as well as an overview of the most recent statutory legislation. Comprehensive and practical, this… Continue reading Fundamentals of Building Contract Management

The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants: Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications

The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants: Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications The most comprehensive guide to the botany, history, distribution, and cultivation of all known psychoactive plants• Examines 414 psychoactive plants and related substances• Explores how using psychoactive plants in a culturally sanctioned context can produce important insights into the nature of reality• Contains 797 color photographs… Continue reading The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants: Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications

Unsafety: Disaster Management, Organizational Accidents, and Crisis Sciences for Sustainability (Translational Systems Sciences)

Unsafety: Disaster Management, Organizational Accidents, and Crisis Sciences for Sustainability (Translational Systems Sciences) This is the first book to examine the linkages among natural and organizational accidents and disasters in the modern era and clarifies the mechanisms involved and the significance of emerging problems, from the aging of vital infrastructure for the supply of water,… Continue reading Unsafety: Disaster Management, Organizational Accidents, and Crisis Sciences for Sustainability (Translational Systems Sciences)

On the Shape of Mathematical Arguments (Lecture Notes in Computer Science)

On the Shape of Mathematical Arguments (Lecture Notes in Computer Science) This book deals with the presentation and systematic design of mathematical proofs, including correctness proofs of algorithms. Its purpose is to show how completeness of argument, an important constraint especially for the correctness of algorithms, can be combined with brevity. The author stresses that… Continue reading On the Shape of Mathematical Arguments (Lecture Notes in Computer Science)

My Journey to Web Design with Passion {not-with-code}

My Journey to Web Design with Passion {not-with-code} Dahlia’s parents want her to become a lawyer or an accountant. Dahlia wants to be a street artist. Can she learn to blaze a path with her passion, while facing reality as well? Will she have the guts and courage to embark on an entirely new direction… Continue reading My Journey to Web Design with Passion {not-with-code}

Postmodern Belief: American Literature and Religion since 1960

How can intense religious beliefs coexist with pluralism in America today? Examining the role of the religious imagination in contemporary religious practice and in some of the best-known works of American literature from the past fifty years, Postmodern Belief shows how belief for its own sake–a belief absent of doctrine–has become an answer to pluralism… Continue reading Postmodern Belief: American Literature and Religion since 1960