documentary Heavy Metal in Baghdad featuring the members of Iraq’s only heavy metal band—Acrassicauda—and their daily struggle to survive and rock on even as their country fell into a bloody insurgency. Acrassicauda (Latin for a deadly black scorpion) is Iraq’s only heavy metal band. Inspired by groups like Metallica, Slayer, and Slipknot, the band began writing and playing metal in 2001, performing a handful of shows before the war started in 2003. With increased security precautions throughout Iraq, it became difficult to practice or even get through a show without serious problems. When they began receiving death threats from insurgent groups and religious fundamentalists accused ...
'Water Law and Policy' examines water management in Europe and the difficulties involved in creating integrated water management institutions. The book concentrates on institutional development, norms and guiding principles, implementation strategies, and public participation mechanisms at the local, EU and global levels.
This volume, in honour of Peter L. Forey, is about fishes as palaeobiogeographic indicators in the Mesozoic and Cenozoic. The last 250 million years in the history of Earth have witnessed the break-up of Pangaea, affecting the biogeography of organisms. Fishes occupy almost all freshwater and marine environments, making them a good tool to assess palaeogeographic models. The volume begins with studies of Triassic chondrichthyans and lungfishes, with reflections on Triassic palaeogeography. Phylogeny and distribution of Late Jurassic neoselachians and basal teleosts are broached, and are followed by five papers about the Cretaceous, dealing with SE Asian sharks, South American ray-finned fishes and coelacanths, European characiforms, and global fish palaeogeography. Then six papers cover Tertiary subjects, such as bony tongues, eels, cypriniforms and coelacanths. There is generally a good fit between fish phylogenies and the evolution of the palaeogeographical pattern, although a few discrepancies question details of current palaeogeographic models and/or some aspects of fish phylogeny.
The Enchanted Tree House is the story of two boys Jeremy and Ron who are best friends through and through. There hang out place is there Tree House which just happens to be enchanted and magical. They have the wildest adventures while they are in there Tree House. Most kids growing up especially boys have places where they hang out and play out all sorts of adventures and stories. The Enchanted Tree House is that place, the boys vehicle to all of there new fabulous stories. Jeremy and Ron get to be superheroes, use James Bond like gadgets and save the world. What more could two ten year old boys ask from an Enchanted Tree House.
Before his glorious retreat to Provence, delightfully chronicled in his best-sellers A Year in Provence and Toujours Provence, Peter Mayle made his career in advertising, beginning as a copywriter and finishing thirteen years later as a creative director ("I think I was also a vice president, " he writes "but I never had the cards printed"). Up the Agency is his caustic valentine to the culture of Madison Avenue, where the tribal customs and rituals are as wondrous to behold as the sights on any anthropological expedition. Treading fearlessly and wittily where no one without a customized BMW and matching Armani suit has gone before, Mayle dissects this odd and endlessly fascinating industry - where the speed of a new talent's ascent can be matched only by his shocking fall months later. Whether describing the perfect ad man, the frenzy and desperation of putting together a new campaign, or the treachery of the fickle product-buying public, Mayle brings his insightful eye to bear on this very funny business, which brings both pleasure and pain to millions - and millions to a few.
Listed by the DSA as essential reading for the ADI exams, Practical Teaching Skills for Driving Instructors is an indispensable guide for all new and established driving instructors. Fully revised to cover all changes to the ADI exams in 2016/17, it also provides all the necessary advice for the conscientious instructor keen to communicate effectively with their pupils. Containing essential guidance on teaching, communication and coaching skills, Practical Teaching Skills for Driving Instructors is ideal for both existing and trainee driving instructors. It investigates how and why people learn and the different teaching and learning processes that are involved. With sections on structuring lessons and problem solving, it covers the whole teaching process, from early stage lessons to the final practical test. The companion title to the popular best-seller, The Driving Instructor's Handbook, this is your practical guide to developing and improving your ability to teach driving as a lifetime skill.
Both witty and thought-provoking, this book offers a colorful history of one man's experience in the psychiatric profession. Observations and insights about particular cases, conditions, and aspects of the field abound in this highly enjoyable book.
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