From a memoir recounting the relationship between the author and his childhood maid to the story of Ahfa Wang, a young man striving to improve his financial status in Shanghai, to the author's recollections of friends caught in a heinous segment of China's history, From Ahma to Tsarina's Necklace is a fascinating trilogy which depicts the profound changes in Chinese lifestyle that took place during the twentieth century.
In the midst of an international oil crisis, Keith Connors, a British industrialist is murdered. In accordance with procedures the police investigate his family and acquaintances. The professional nature of Keith's killing is never in doubt. However, when the victim's wife absconds, a pattern of sinister events unfolds.
Showing students that the act of writing is connected to everyday living, THE COMPOSITION OF EVERYDAY LIFE emphasizes invention while helping student writers rediscover concepts, uncover meaning, and rethink the world around them. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
The central argument of On Being Normal and Other Disorders is that psychic identity is acquired through one's primary intersubjective relationships. Thus, the diagnosis of potential pathologies must also be founded on this relation. Given that the efficacy of all forms of treatment depends upon the therapeutic relation, a diagnostic of this sort has wide-ranging applications.Paul Verhaeghe's critical evaluation of the contemporary DSM-diagnostic shows that the lack of reference to and governing metapsychology impinges on the therapeutic value of the DSM categories. In response to this problem, the author sketches out the foundations of such a metapsychology by combining a Freudo-Lacanian ap...
This book, which includes 308 tune transcriptions, is organized around individual fiddlers who typically combine Appalachian-style fiddling with rags, pop standards, Midwest-style fiddling and sometimes a touch of Western swing to create a style often identifiable as Ozarks. Thirty Ozarks fiddlers and their lives are highlighted with biographical sketches, photographs, and tune histories. Another 50 great Ozarks fiddlers are presented in a similar manner but with less detail. the book and accompanying CD (with 37 tunes, many recorded in the field) emphasize the older fiddling traditions connected to the square dances and community events more than those connected to bluegrass music and moder...
A complete guide to freezing 30 Meals in One Day. Discover a new source of freedom! Change your life! With a freezer full of delicious dinners, you can always say "Dinner is Ready." More than 150 delicious, family-friendly, "freezer-worthy" recipes.
Learn the proper techniques in creating and applying a tattoo stencil through an illustrated step-by-step guide. A gallery of original illustrations created by the authors for their clients, displays the new direction of skin art from an artist's perspective. This takes the reader on a journey of the designs in the street shop tattoo studio looking at Old School designs, New School, and New Old School styles that have driven tattoo design to a new level that combines styles to create new forms. Skulls, crosses, hearts, flames, knives, creatures, machines and adaptive designs are featured here.