Prostitution in the Eastern Mediterranean World: The Economics of Sex in the Late Antique and Medieval Middle East
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Prostitution in the Eastern Mediterranean World

'Gary Leiser's book is based on an exhaustive examination and interrogation of primary texts and secondary studies. His lively coverage of prostitution and sex in the Near East coverage is both broad and probing. He ranges across a very long period that encompassed several profound political shifts and cultural transformations. His impressive command of the specialized vocabulary requisite to accurate translations is apparent through...

Men Who Sell Sex: International Perspectives on Male Prostitution and HIV/AIDS (Social Apsects of AIDS)
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Men Who Sell Sex: (Social Apsects of AIDS)

Men Who Sell Sex is the first comprehensive international account of male prostitution and AIDS. While much is known about female prostitution and sex work, relatively little is known about men who sell sex - either to women or other men. This book brings together an authoritative collection of essays from different countries and examines sexual behaviour, the reasons men sell sex, the meanings involved, and implications for HIV prev...

Motor Control and Learning: A Behavioral Emphasis 6th Edition
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Motor Control and Learning: A Behavioral Emphasis 6th Edition

Motor Control and Learning, Sixth Edition With Web Resource, focuses on observable movement behavior, the many factors that influence quality of movement, and how movement skills are acquired. The text examines the motivational, cognitive, biomechanical, and neurological processes of complex motor behaviors that allow human movement to progress from unrefined and clumsy to masterfully smooth and agile. This updated sixth edition buil...

Wattmessung im Radsport und Triathlon
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Wattmessung im Radsport und Triathlon

Hunter Allen und Dr. Andrew Coggan erläutern in diesem Buch die zentralen Aspekte des wattgesteuerten Trainings. Sie stellen verschiedene Wattmesssysteme und Auswertungsprogramme für ambitionierte Radsportler aller Leistungsstufen vor und erklären, wie damit das Training optimiert werden kann. Anhand von Leistungs- und Ermüdungsprofilen kann jeder Fahrer seine individuellen Stärken und Schwächen identifizieren und gezielt trainieren....

Working Images: Visual Research and Representation in Ethnography
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Working Images: Visual Research and Representation in Ethnography

Visual methods such as drawing, painting, video, photography and hypermedia offer increasingly accessible and popular resources for ethnographic research. In Working Images, prominent visual anthropologists and artists explore how old and new visual media can be integrated into contemporary forms of research and representation. Drawing upon projects undertaken both 'at home' in their native countries and abroad in locations such as E...

Hesiod: The Shield. Catalogue of Women. Other Fragments
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Hesiod: The Shield. Catalogue of Women. Other Fragments

This volume, which completes the new Loeb Classical Library edition of Hesiod, contains The Shield and extant fragments of other poems, including the Catalogue of Women, that were attributed to Hesiod in antiquity. None of these is now thought to be by Hesiod himself, but all have considerable literary and historical interest. The Catalogue of Women is a systematic presentation in five books of a large number of Greek legendary heroe...

St. Paul's Outside the Walls: A Roman Basilica, from Antiquity to the Modern Era
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St. Paul's Outside the Walls

This is the touchstone monograph for one of Rome's most influential buildings: the principal basilica dedicated to St Paul. Nearly two thousand years of transformations recount the process of building the church and its interdependence with Christianity, institutions, and the arts.

Eleven Exercises in the Art of Architectural Drawing: Slow Food for the Architect's Imagination
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Eleven Exercises in the Art of Architectural Drawing

"Woven among the poetic sketches of these eleven lessons is a simple but profound message. Drawing is an embodied act of imagination and a creative way of thinking. It is a metaphoric power that has seduced architects since the first fragment of a design idea was drawn with a stick in the sand. While architecture schools today scurry to add still another software to their visual media, Frascari reminds us that what is being lost is q...

Pumping Ions: Games and Exercises to Flex Your Mind
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Pumping Ions: Games and Exercises to Flex Your Mind

1988, Canadian trade paperback edition, Doubleday Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 248 pages. Images / illustrations throughout. This interesting title, written by a brainy fellow indeed, discusses the fact that our minds wander and most of us have trouble remembering names, dates, facts. The author states that much of this has to do with the fact that our minds suffer from lack of exercise. We need to flex, tone, strengthen and coo...

Penetration Testing: A Hands-On Introduction to Hacking
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Penetration Testing: A Hands-On Introduction to Hacking

A great introduction to penetration testing. I love the hands on approach to learning. You more than likely will have issues running all the examples in the book verbatim due to later versions of the various software involved or the lack of access to old windows operating systems for the labs; but if you focus on the content rather than being able to work out everything exactly in the book, it lays out a great foundation to learn abo...