With once-exotic ingredients now readily available, eating around the globe has never been so easy. Spicy curries, mouth-watering pizzas and chargrilled kebabs are all at the top of our favourite food lists, so whether you want to re-create food eaten on your travels, or just be inspired to try some..
This rich selection of John Fuller s poems, made by the author himself, is taken from his last eight collections and spans over twenty-five years of work.'Everything goes back to earth,' writes Fuller, 'But first it must dance / Dance to exhaustion.' His poems, brilliant in their dexterity and virtu..
Top Tips is a charming accompaniment to the daytime Gardeners' World strand that collects the most fascinating and useful hints and tips from 40 years of Gardeners' World, to help you make the very best of your garden.Divided into chapters covering Flowers, Food, Containers, Design and a miscellaneo..
The Book of Golf Quotations is simply the best collection of quoted wit and wisdom on the game of golf, the sport that has defined generations of politicians, footballers, celebrities and ordinary folk with plenty of spare time and a bewildering array of equipment and brightly-coloured clothing. And..
This collection of nine Lost Tribe of the Sith stories is for fans of the NewYork Times bestselling Fate of the Jedi series, as it features the origin storyof the tribe of Sith that play such a crucial role in those novels.The bestselling Fate of the Jedi novels introduce the Star Wars universe to a..
The Ancient Greeks called it trauma . During the First World War it was known as shellshock . Only since Vietnam have we begun to understand the symptoms and causes of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. And to realise that it threatens us all.From victims of 9/11 and the London bombings, to soldiers ..
'MacDonald had a huge influence on me . . . Reacher is like a fully detached version of Travis McGee' LEE CHILD Travis McGee isn t your typical knight in shining armour. He only works when his cash runs out, and his rule is simple: He ll help you find whatever was taken from you, as long as he can k..
Masterful and macabre short fiction from the New York Timesbestselling author of Swan Song. Father John has lived his whole life without knowing a woman's touch. Hard at first, his self-denial grew easier over time, as he learned to master his urges with a regimen of prayer, cold showers, and jigsaw..
A friend's murder takes Cuddy back to the dark days of VietnamAs military policemen, John Francis Cuddy and Al Sachs bonded while patrolling the wild streets of American-occupied Saigon. Over a decade later, Cuddy is a private detective making a living in Boston's back alleys. Awoken by a ringing ph..
The Civil War is over, but the Kent family's good fortune is suddenly threatened in this novel by the #1 New York Timesbestselling author of North and South. The penultimate volume in John Jakes's stirring Kent Family Chronicles finds America booming in its postwar prosperity. With this newly secure..
From a #1 New York Timesbestselling author: Amanda Kent heads west to build a family dynasty in the era of the Gold Rush. Opening twenty-two years after the events of The Seekers, John Jakes's fourth Kent Family novel spans the blood-soaked era of America's relentless expansion into the West. Amanda..
In rural Canada, a woman dies after eating from a jar of tainted green beansand a Mountie must preserve the evidence. In a quiet small town in New Brunswick, old Agatha Treadway makes one last cranky complaint to her niece before dying on her kitchen floor. The cause seems to be a jar of contaminate..
The Urinary System, 2nd Edition provides a concise and highly visual approach to the basic sciences and clinical pathology of the kidney, bladder, and ureters. This volume in The Netter Collection of Medical Illustrations (the CIBA "e;Green Books"e;) has been expanded and revised by Drs. Chr..
The icon and legend at last tells his story his way -- without the boring bits Paul Hogan first appeared on Australia's screens in 1971 as a 'tap-dancing knife thrower' on TV talent show New Faces. The then father of four and Sydney Harbour Bridge rigger from Granville did it as a dare, but when the..
"e;This portrait of Japanese country life reminds us that at its core, a happy and healthy life is based on the bonds of food, family, tradition, community, and the richness of nature"e; John Einarsen, Founding Editor and Art Director of Kyoto JournalWhat would it be like to move to Japan, l..
Cook delicious, authentic Jamaican food with this easy-to-follow Jamaican cookbook. Jamaica is the mountainous Caribbean island famed for its coffee and its beaches. But with its abundance of homegrown ingredients and its many cultural influences, it has developed a remarkable cuisine all its own. T..
This comprehensive Cajun and Creole cookbook presents over seventy recipes from all the top New Orleans restaurants. From Brennan's and Emeril to Commanders Palaceproviding all the heady Cajun and Creole flavors of this fabulous food city in one handy volume. Author John DeMers is one of New Orleans..
A review of clashes between global and local economics, reveals a new insight for anticipating the economic future.Paradigm Theory and Policy Making is a wideranging and thoughtprovoking treatise on the forces that have shaped the political economies of the developed and developing world since World..
"e;A mouth-watering culinary tour of southeast Asia's most scrumptious food."e; Travelife Magazine Cook delicious and healthy dishes from Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia, and all across the region with this easy-to-follow Southeast Asian cookbook. Few Westerners know the sen..
The essence of Japan is captured right here in this beautiful Japanese cookbook! More than any other cuisine in the world, Japanese food is a complete aesthetic experiencea delight for the eyes, the nose and the palate. The desire to enhance rather than to alter the essential quality of fresh season..
With its clear defined photos and easy to read recipes, Healthy and Simple Asian Recipes contains everything you need to know to create over 50 delicious, easy, and authentic vegetarian dishes. This cookbook contains recipes for a variety of dishes that are both healthy and appetizing. Healthy and S..
Thai Cooking Made Easy brings over 60 magnificent Thai treats into your kitchen. Thai food is one of the world's most exciting cuisines, a work of art that pleases the most discerning taste buds. From fiery hot soups to tangy seafood dishes, this beautifully illustrated Thai cookbook captures the s..
Tropical Style showcases thirty-five contemporary Malaysian homes and resorts that feature the use of indigenous cultural forms and cross-cultural influences in new and exciting ways. The elegant and often breathtaking houses, apartments and resorts presented here evoke the essence of the modern tr..
A classic tale that will captivate lovers of Japan, history, and epic adventure alike. Japan's most celebrated tale of chivalry, loyalty and revengeand the basis for a Hollywood feature film starring Keanu Reaves47 Ronin is the epic tale of a heroic band of Samurai warriors who defy the Japanese Emp..
**2012 Creative Child Magazine Preferred Choice Award Winner**Perfect for educators or parents wishing to teach kids about different Asian cultures, this new book in the Tuttle All About Asia series includes favorite games, foods, special holiday times and after-school activities unique to Korea. Al..
Sun Tzu's The Art of War is still one of the world's most influential treatises on strategic thought. Applicable everywhere from the boardroom to the bedroom, from the playing field to the battlefield, its wisdom has never been more highly regarded. Now available in its complete form, including the ..
Here they are, available for the first time in one collection, Bruce Lee's conversations with the press from 1958 to 1973.Words of the Dragon is an anthology of rare newspaper and magazine interviews with Bruce Lee, many not previously published in the United States, revealing new words and explanat..
Fly high with paper models of some of the most astonishing aircraft and spacecraft ever designed!The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum hosts seven million visitors annuallya testament to our enduring fascination with flight. Noted origami artist John Szinger has created this unique collect..
A ';hilarious' novel of a rock and roll dream gone awry (The New York Times Book Review). The Wonderkids are living the dream: sold-out concerts, screaming fans, TV shows, number-one hits. Unfortunately, it's because the lead singer, Blake Lear, made a dealwild success in exchange for transforming..
';A fantastically tightly written, read-every-word novel... As a psychological thriller, it's as close to wonderful as anything I've recently read' (The Guardian). In the winter of 1881, John Stannard, a young architect, is in self-imposed exile in a remote English village, carrying out repairs to ..
In examining the founding of New England towns during the seventeenth century, John Frederick Martin investigates an old subject with fresh insight. Whereas most historians emphasize communalism and absence of commerce in the seventeenth century, Martin demonstrates that colonists sought profits in..
The eleven essays in this volume probe multicultural interactions between Indians, Europeans, and Africans in eastern North America's frontier zones from the late colonial era to the end of the early republic. Focusing on contact points between these groups, they construct frontiers as creative aren..
This engaging collection surveys and clarifies the complex issue of federal and state recognition for Native American tribal nations in the United States. Den Ouden and O'Brien gather focused and teachable essays on key topics, debates, and case studies. Written by leading scholars in the field, inc..
In Tomatoes, Miriam Rubin gives this staple of southern gardens the passionate portrait it deserves, exploring the tomato's rich history in southern culture and inspiring home cooks to fully enjoy these summer fruits in all their glorious variety. Rubin, a prominent food writer and tomato connoisseu..
In the summer of 1937, Thomas Wolfe was in the North Carolina mountains revising a piece about a party and subsequent fire at the Park Avenue penthouse apartment of the fictional Esther and Frederick Jack. He wrote to his agent, Elizabeth Nowell, 'I think it is now a single thing, as much a single t..
John Tone recounts the dramatic story of how, between 1808 and 1814, Spanish peasants created and sustained the world's first guerrilla insurgency movement, thereby playing a major role in Napoleon's defeat in the Peninsula War. Focusing on the army of Francisco Mina, Tone offers new insights into t..
Of the wave of labor strikes that swept through the South in 1929, the one at the Loray Mill in Gastonia, North Carolina, is perhaps the best remembered. In Gastonia 1929 John Salmond provides the first detailed account of the complex events surrounding the strike at the largest textile mill in the ..
Southeastern Geographer VOLUME 54, NUMBER 2 : SUMMER 2014 Table of Contents Cover Art The Buddha Abides in Mississippi Mark M. Miller Introduction to Southeastern Geographer, Volume 54, Number 2 Carl A. Reese and David M. Cochran Part I: Papers The Geography of Non-Earned Income in the Piedmont Mega..
Southeastern GeographerVOLUME 54, NUMBER 1 : SPRING 2014Table of ContentsIntroduction to Southeastern Geographer, Volume 54, Number 1David M. Cochran and Carl A. ReesePart I: PapersThe Great Lakes-to-Florida Highway: A Politics of Road Space in 1920s West Virginia and Virginia Jessey GilleyDo Incen..
Passionate okra lovers crave this bright green, heat-loving vegetable, whether fried, grilled, steamed, roasted, boiled, broiled, pickled, raw, whole, sliced, or julienned. With Okra, Virginia Willis provides "e;the key that unlocks the door of okra desire"e; to okra addicts and newcomers to..
Prussian-born cartographer Oscar Hinrichs was a key member of Stonewall Jackson's staff, collaborated on maps with Jedediah Hotchkiss, and worked alongside such prominent Confederate leaders as Joe Johnston, Richard H. Anderson, and Jubal Early. After being smuggled along the Rebel Secret Line in so..
In March 1961, President John F. Kennedy announced the formation of the Alliance for Progress, a program dedicated to creating prosperous, socially just, democratic societies throughout Latin America. Over the next few years, the United States spent nearly $20 billion in pursuit of the Alliance's go..
As the most populous country in Eastern Europe as well as the birthplace of the largest anticommunist dissident movement, Poland is crucial in understanding the end of the Cold War. During the 1980s, both the United States and the Soviet Union vied for influence over Poland's politically tumultuous ..
In May 1861, Virginian Thomas Henry Carter (18311908) raised an artillery battery and joined the Confederate army. Over the next four years, he rose steadily in rank from captain to colonel, placing him among the senior artillerists in Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. During the war, Carte..
In 1937, The Lost Colony, Paul Green's dramatic retelling of the founding and mysterious disappearance of the Roanoke Island colony, opened to standing-room-only audiences and rave reviews. Since then, the beloved outdoor drama has played to more than 3 million people, and it is still going strong. ..
Conventional wisdom holds that John F. Kennedy was the first celebrity president, in no small part because of his innate television savvy. But, as Kathryn Cramer Brownell shows, Kennedy capitalized on a tradition and style rooted in California politics and the Hollywood studio system. Since the 1920..
Was Western civilization founded by ancient Egyptians and Phoenicians? Can the ancient Egyptians usefully be called black? Did the ancient Greeks borrow religion, science, and philosophy from the Egyptians and Phoenicians? Have scholars ignored the Afroasiatic roots of Western civilization as a r..
In 1928 New York native Muriel Earley Sheppard moved with her mining engineer husband to the Toe River Valley -- an isolated pocket in North Carolina between the Blue Ridge and Iron Mountains. Sheppard began visiting her neighbors and forming friendships in remote coves and rocky clearings, and in..
The South often seems like a foreign country to newcomers from other parts of the United States. And for people from other countries, Southern customs and lifestyle can be even more bewildering. For anyone who has ever wondered why the style of conducting busines in the South is different or why s..
This is the first critical history of Christian Reconstruction and its founder and champion, theologian and activist Rousas John Rushdoony (19162001). Drawing on exclusive access to Rushdoony's personal papers and extensive correspondence, Michael J. McVicar demonstrates the considerable role Recons..
Well before the Jamestown settlers first sighted the Chesapeake Bay or the Mayflower reached the coast of Massachusetts, the first English colony in America was established on Roanoke Island. David Stick tells the story of that fascinating period in North Carolina's past, from the first expedition s..
In the nineteenth century, the colonial territories of California and Hawai'i underwent important cultural, economic, and ecological transformations influenced by an unlikely factor: cows. The creation of native cattle cultures, represented by the Indian vaquero and the Hawaiian paniolo, demonstrate..
In the early years of the twentieth century, newcomer farmers and migrant Mexicans forged a new world in South Texas. In just a decade, this vast region, previously considered too isolated and desolate for large-scale agriculture, became one of the United States' most lucrative farming regions and o..
North Carolina possesses one of the longest, most treacherous coastlines in the United States, and the waters off its shores have been the scene of some of the most dramatic episodes of piracy and sea warfare in the nation's history. Now, Lindley Butler brings this fascinating aspect of the state's ..
In this highly original work, Thomas D. Wilson offers surprising new insights into the origins of the political storms we witness today. Wilson connects the Ashley Cooper Plan--a seventeenth-century model for a well-ordered society imagined by Anthony Ashley Cooper (1st Earl of Shaftesbury) and his ..
Pushing back against the idea that the Slave Power conspiracy was merely an ideological construction, Alice Elizabeth Malavasic argues that some southern politicians in the 1850s did indeed hold an inordinate amount of power in the antebellum Congress and used it to foster the interests of slavery. ..
In his captivating study of faith and class, John Hayes examines the ways folk religion in the early twentieth century allowed the South's poor--both white and black--to listen, borrow, and learn from each other about what it meant to live as Christians in a world of severe struggle. Beneath the wel..
The American Revolution was not only a revolution for liberty and freedom, it was also a revolution of ethics, reshaping what colonial Americans understood as "e;honor"e; and "e;virtue."e; As Craig Bruce Smith demonstrates, these concepts were crucial aspects of Revolutionary America..
Eleven battles and seventy-three skirmishes were fought in North Carolina during the Civil War. Although the number of men involved in many of these engagements was comparatively small, the campaigns and battles themselves were crucial in the grand strategy of the conflict and involved some of the m..