Meeting Globalization's Challenges Luís Catão 2019-11-05 "In the US, in Europe, and throughout the world, globalization, in tandem with technological progress, has left a massive number of people behind, feeling dispossessed, disenfranchised, and angry. Leading the charge of "hyperglobalization" during the second half of the last century, and enforcing the Western framework of austerity in the developing world has been the International Monetary Fund. Along with the World Bank and WTO, many consider the IMF one of the most consequential institutions to have pushed the world economy blindly towards excessive globalization, while not adequately considering its powerful negative consequences. In October 2017, however, the IMF convened with some of the world's most celebrated economists and experts on trade and globalization to have an honest discussion on the most pressing concerns the world faces today as a result of globalization, and how to address the extensive challenges it has created. Edited by chief economist Maurice Obstfeld and senior economist Luis Catao of the IMF, the book brings together a team of respected senior economists with the most promising younger scholars to address five major themes: how globalization affects economic growth and social welfare; potential political implications of an honest discussion of globalization, and that "free trade may not be politically viable"; free trade's role in global inequality; how workers adjust or not when they're dislocated by globalization; and how trade policy influences the way countries develop their economies and societies. The book could represent a historic milestone at which the world's top economists and policymakers have an unprecedented, honest debate about the real costs and consequences of globalization"--
Educational Research L R Gay 2015-10-08 A leader in Introduction to Educational Research courses, Educational Research: Competencies for Analysis and Applications, ninth edition, remains a practical text focused on the skills and procedures students need in order to become competent consumers and producers of educational research. The accessible writing style and light, humorous tone of this book helps to demystify and enliven this demanding course.The textuses a direct, step-by-step approach to theresearch process.Tasks are included throughout the text to guide students through the process of creating their own research report. Published research articles are now included in every research methods chapter to provide students with illustrations of exemplary qualitative and quantitative research.Key changes in the ninth edition include an expanded coverage of qualitative research through a new chapter on Case Study Research (Chapter 17), a new chapter on Survey Research (Chapter 7), an increased emphasis on ethical considerations in the conduct of educational research (Chapter 1), and significant updates to Descriptive Statistics (Chapter 12) and Inferential Statistics (Chapter 13) that increase the coverage of how to use technology in the research process."
Ace the IELTS Simone Braverman 2015-07-01 This excellent self-study book for intense General IELTS preparation in a few weeks is designed to help students achieve their best personal score. All the tips, techniques, strategies and advice are focused on maximizing students' score by increasing their task-solving speed and efficiency, and preventing typical mistakes. 'Ace the IELTS' is loved by teachers as well as students.
Forthcoming Books Rose Arny 2003
Ace the IELTS Simone Braverman 2021-05-27 Ace the IELTS: IELTS General Module - How to Maximize Your Score (Fourth Edition) was published in May 2021. This excellent self-study book for intense General IELTS preparation in a few weeks is designed to help students achieve their best personal score. All the tips, techniques, strategies and advice are focused on maximizing students' score by increasing their task-solving speed and efficiency, and preventing typical mistakes. 'Ace the IELTS' is loved by teachers as well as students. New! Covers paper-based and computer-delivered IELTS.
Beat the Gym Tom Holland 2011-04-12 “Tom Holland is the supportive and informative coach, the motivational voice and the personal touch that you crave when you start any workout regimen.” —Lucy Danziger, Editor-in-Chief, SELF magazine Tom Holland was voted one of the Top 10 Trainers in America by Women’s Health magazine and is a frequent fitness expert on TV’s Good Morning America. In Beat the Gym, he provides the inside scoop on how to get the most from your gym experience and reach your peak exercise and weight loss goals—offering personal trainer secrets without the personal trainer price tag. The first book of its kind, Beat the Gym offers essential tips and exclusive workouts to help you save thousands of dollars and still build the body of your dreams.
ACE Personal Trainer Manual American Council on Exercise 2003-01-01 The ACE Personal Trainer Manual is an essential study tool for the ACE Personal Trainer Certification Exam and an excellent fitness and exercise resource students will use throughout their health and fitness careers.This Third Edition reflects the latest research findings and industry guidelines in the field of health and fitness. Revised and updated by the original authors and enhanced by the addition of a new chapter on health behavior and psychology, this text covers every aspect of personal training, from anatomy and physiology to injury prevention and legal issues.
Methods of Group Exercise Instruction Mary M. Yoke 2019-06-03 In the constantly evolving world of fitness and exercise, it is challenging to become—and remain—an effective group exercise instructor. Methods of Group Exercise Instruction, Fourth Edition With Online Video, offers expert guidance in a variety of group exercise formats so current and aspiring instructors can hone their skills and create demand for their services. The authors—who have dozens of years of experience—thoroughly explain group exercise training principles, correction and progression techniques, and safety tips. They also have taught this course within a university setting. This research-based text will enhance the skills of group exercise leaders and prepare them to lead more dynamic, safe, and effective classes for clients of differing ages, abilities, and interests. Methods of Group Exercise Instruction, Fourth Edition, goes beyond theory to help fitness instructors and managers understand the why behind class and program design, the proper way to cue participants, and the variety of modalities they can use in their teaching. Revised and reorganized based on current industry best practices, this edition includes the following: Over 100 minutes of online video demonstrating warm-ups, routines, drills, and 15 new class formats A new chapter dedicated specifically to instructing older adults New coverage of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) Two additional sample class plans for featured group exercise formats The text also features a number of additional learning aids to help readers retain and apply the content. Pro Tips offer insights and expertise from industry veterans; boxes and sidebars highlight important topics, research findings, and technique and safety checks; practice drills offer opportunities to apply the information; and evaluation forms are provided to self-assess teaching success. Methods of Group Exercise Instruction, Fourth Edition, will prepare any group fitness instructor for a successful career. Students will gain a strong foundation to earn their group fitness certification, and veteran instructors will be able to refine their skills to increase their marketability and success.
Case Studies in Health Information Management Patricia Schnering 2017-07-26 Get more out of your lessons with CASE STUDIES IN HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, 3rd Edition! More than a collection of fascinating case scenarios, this versatile worktext helps you apply theories to practices in the modern healthcare environment. Case topics cover everything from data management and security to compliance and statistics, while a handy correlation grid highlights the latest RHIA and RHIT domains and competencies to help you prepare for certification exams. The prefect companion for any HIM textbook or simply a reliable desk reference, CASE STUDIES IN HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, 3rd Edition offers realistic forms and spreadsheets to develop your skills, deepen your understanding of the HIM role, and lay the groundwork for your professional success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Resources in Education 1998
Varcarolis' Foundations of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Margaret Jordan Halter 2013 Rev. ed. of: Foundations of psychiatric mental health nursing / [edited by] Elizabeth M. Varcarolis, Margaret Jordan Halter. 6th ed. c2010.
ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription ACSM 2013-02-01 The flagship title of the certification suite from the American College of Sports Medicine, ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription is a handbook that delivers scientifically based standards on exercise testing and prescription to the certification candidate, the professional, and the student. The 9th edition focuses on evidence-based recommendations that reflect the latest research and clinical information. This manual is an essential resource for any health/fitness and clinical exercise professional, physician, nurse, physician assistant, physical and occupational therapist, dietician, and health care administrator. This manual give succinct summaries of recommended procedures for exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased patients.
The Big, Fancy Set of Kids' Activities Coloring Book Edition Bobo's Children Activity Books 2016-09-15 Coloring is a most enjoyable activity that has several benefits. It helps boost your child's focus and concentration. The more complex the patterns are, the more that your child will be careful with every stroke of the crayon. He/she will become too focused in the moment that frustrations and other negative emotions will soon be forgotten. Grab a copy now!
The Path to Passing the Exam to Become Board Certified in ABA Bret Kernoff 2015-09-04 This practical guide grew out of author Bret Kernoff's own experience in preparing for the BCBA certification exam. After pursuing certification in applied behavior analysis, he recognized the tremendous value of a study guide designed to give applicants insight into the science of applied behavior analysis. This guide is directly aligned with the BACB 4th Edition Task List. Based on study guides he created in preparation for his certification exam, this book provides the foundational science of applied behavior analysis as well as specific examples applicants can use to help learn how to pass the certification exam. This 2nd edition is identical to 1st edition except for the title. This new title complies with BACB standards. Also published by Bret Kernoff, Med, CAGS, BCBA is the "Teacher's Guide to Applied Behavior Analysis." This text is written in plain english using many classroom examples to explain to science of ABA!
ACE Personal Trainer Practice Test Ascencia 2020-10-16 Just in time for the 2021 exam, Ascencia Test Prep's unofficial NEW ACE Personal Trainer Practice Test: Exam Prep with 450 Practice Questions for the American Council on Exercise CPT Examination is different from other practice test books for the ACE Personal Trainer Test. Our healthcare test prep isn't like other study materials because ACE Personal Trainer Practice Test offers you the up-to-date, real examples, graphics, and information you need for a quick but full review of everything on the exam! Our convenient materials will give you the edge you need to pass your exam the first time. NCCA was not involved in the creation or production of this product, is not in any way affiliated with Ascencia Test Prep, and does not sponsor or endorse this product. Ascencia Test Prep's ACE Personal Trainer Practice Test will quiz you on: Client Interviews and Assessments Program Design and Implementation Progression and Modifications Professional Conduct, Safety and Risk Management About Ascencia Test Prep With healthcare fields such as nursing, pharmacy, emergency care, and physical therapy becoming the fastest and largest growing industries in the United States, individuals looking to enter the healthcare industry or rise in their field need high quality, reliable resources. Ascencia Test Prep's study guides and test preparation materials are developed by credentialed, industry professionals with years of experience in their respective fields. Every Ascencia book includes a comprehensive overview of the content knowledge that will be tested, along with practice questions for each section to enhance understanding. Full practice tests at the end of every book accurately reflect the exam, helping test takers determine if they are thoroughly prepared. Additionally, all Ascencia study materials offer exclusive tips from healthcare professionals to help readers thrive in their field beyond test day. Ascencia recognizes that healthcare professionals nurture bodies and spirits, and save lives. Ascencia Test Prep's mission is to help healthcare workers grow.
ACE Personal Trainer Manual Cedric X. Bryant 2014
Facilitated Stretching Robert E. McAtee 2007 The text provides a useful overview of PNF stretching - safe and easy-to-use method that involves stretching the muscle, contracting it isometrically against resistance, then stretching it again to a new range of motion. Whether you're a fitness professional, therapist, coach, athlete, or student, Facilitated Stretching, Third Edition, will help you assess current muscle function, improve range of motion, increase strength, reduce overuse injuries, and enhance performance.
Political Philosophy Adam Swift 2013-11-25 Politicians invoke grand ideas: social justice, democracy, liberty, equality, community. But what do these ideas really mean? How can politicians across the political spectrum appeal to the same values? This new edition of Adam Swift's highly readable introduction to political philosophy answers these important questions, and includes new material on global justice, feminism, and method in political theory, as well as updated guides to further reading. This lively and accessible book is ideal for students, but it also brings the insights of the world's leading political philosophers to a wide general audience. Using plenty of examples, it equips readers to think for themselves about the ideas that shape political life. Democracy works best when both politicians and voters move beyond rhetoric to think clearly and carefully about the political principles that should govern their society. But clear thinking is difficult in an age when established orthodoxies have fallen by the wayside. Bringing political philosophy out of the ivory tower and within the reach of all, this book provides us with tools to cut through the complexities of modern politics. In so doing, it makes a valuable contribution to the democratic process and this new edition will continue to be essential reading for students of political philosophy and theory.
Addressing Cultural Complexities in Practice Pamela A. Hays 2016 In an increasingly diverse society, psychotherapists must be able to work effectively with a wide variety of clients, each of whom has been shaped by a different mix of cultural and social influences. Pamela Hays' popular bestseller invites readers to move beyond a one-dimensional view of identity to a nuanced understanding of the factors that enable therapist and client to interact productively. Her ""ADDRESSING"" framework encompasses Age and generational influences Developmental or other Disability Religion and spirituality Ethnic and racial identity Socioeconomic status Sexual orientation Indigenous heritage National origin Gender The book discusses cultural considerations as therapists typically encounter them, that is, during the chronological flow of clinical work. The author's integrated approach, grounded in the research literature, considers the complexities of real-life clinical practice. In this new edition, readers will find up-to-date information on the DSM-5, ICD-10, and upcoming ICD-11, as well as new sections on working with people in poverty, children, and transgender people; trauma-informed care; and the applications of mindfulness. The practical suggestions and tools in this book apply to assessment, testing, diagnosis, and psychotherapy and are illustrated with a rich variety of case examples. Each chapter ends with a Key Ideas summary and a Practice Exercise that can be used in education and supervision.
ACSM's Resources for the Personal Trainer American College of Sports Medicine 2013-03-22 ACSM’s Resources for the Personal Trainer provides a broad introduction to the field of personal training, covering both basic science topics and practical application. It was originally designed to help people prepare for the ACSM Personal Training Certification Exam. It continues to serve that function, but the market for it has expanded to practitioners in the field looking for an additional resource, as well as in an academic setting where the book is a core text for personal training programs.
The Ultimate Guide to Getting Into Physician Assistant School, Fourth Edition Andrew J. Rodican 2017-10-23 Give yourself the competitive edge when applying to physician assistant school The Ultimate Guide to Getting into Physician Assistant School is a unique, step-by-step blueprint for succeeding at every stage of the PA application process. Written by Andrew Rodican, a former member of Yale University School of Medicine’s Admissions Committee, this is the best book available on how to maximize your chance of acceptance into the PA school of your choice. Completely updated to include coverage of the Central Application Service for Physician Assistants (CASPA), Getting Into the Physician Assistant School of Your Choice covers all the essentials – from selecting a program all the way through to acing the interview. Clear and candid, this book provides insights, information, and advice you won’t find anyplace else – but may well make the difference between the acceptance or rejection of your application. Make-or-break advice on: What PA programs look for in an applicant Setting goals Selecting a program Completing the application Writing a quality essay Impressing on the interview Getting financial aid Using the internet for PA school application New to this edition: New interview types and techniques: mini-interviews and round table interviews Updates to questions and scenarios Admission requirements and recommendation updates Features an updated list of all the Physician Assistant programs in the US
Introductory Statistics Barbara Illowsky 2017-12-19 Introductory Statistics is designed for the one-semester, introduction to statistics course and is geared toward students majoring in fields other than math or engineering. This text assumes students have been exposed to intermediate algebra, and it focuses on the applications of statistical knowledge rather than the theory behind it. The foundation of this textbook is Collaborative Statistics, by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean. Additional topics, examples, and ample opportunities for practice have been added to each chapter. The development choices for this textbook were made with the guidance of many faculty members who are deeply involved in teaching this course. These choices led to innovations in art, terminology, and practical applications, all with a goal of increasing relevance and accessibility for students. We strove to make the discipline meaningful, so that students can draw from it a working knowledge that will enrich their future studies and help them make sense of the world around them. Coverage and Scope Chapter 1 Sampling and Data Chapter 2 Descriptive Statistics Chapter 3 Probability Topics Chapter 4 Discrete Random Variables Chapter 5 Continuous Random Variables Chapter 6 The Normal Distribution Chapter 7 The Central Limit Theorem Chapter 8 Confidence Intervals Chapter 9 Hypothesis Testing with One Sample Chapter 10 Hypothesis Testing with Two Samples Chapter 11 The Chi-Square Distribution Chapter 12 Linear Regression and Correlation Chapter 13 F Distribution and One-Way ANOVA
Step-up to USMLE Step 2 CK Jonathan P. Van Kleunen 2014 The third edition packs illustrations, Next Steps, Mnemonics, and Quick Hits in a single, ingenious tool. Each element is tailored for immediate content absorption, and an all-new full-color interior differentiates elements for faster, more efficient review.
Successful Water Fitness Programs IDEA Health & Fitness 2001
Apley and Solomon's Concise System of Orthopaedics and Trauma, Fourth Edition Louis Solomon 2014-05-30 Apley and Solomon’s Concise System of Orthopaedics and Trauma is firmly established as the leading introductory textbook of orthopaedic practice and the principles of fracture management. Praised in previous editions for its systematic approach, balanced content and easy-to-read style, the fourth edition has been brought fully up to date with more than 800 illustrations, many new to this edition, providing an invaluable pictorial account of this highly visual subject. Key features of the Fourth Edition: Reflects the changing pattern of musculoskeletal disease around the world Focuses on actual diseases and clinical signs, with additional coverage of anatomy where appropriate—ideal for the medical student and junior surgeon Provides helpful guidance on simple procedures without unnecessary operative detail Includes revised and expanded sections on developments in molecular biology and genetics—reflecting the growing clinical significance of these important areas Demonstrates new imaging technologies Retains popular features such as handy check points and text boxes—ideal for rapid assimilation during a clinical placement or exam revision This text remains the first choice for medical students, trainee surgeons and other health professionals seeking a concise introduction to this large and complex subject. It is a natural preface to the more detailed coverage offered by the parent book, Apley’s System of Orthopaedics and Trauma.
Books in Print 1991
Real Estate License Exams For Dummies John A. Yoegel 2012-06-28 Every year, thousands of Americans make the leap to an exciting, rewarding new career in real estate. If real estate is your dream career, passing the real estate license exam is the first step to success. With real estate basics and unbeatable study tips, Real Estate License Exams For Dummies will help you pass the test with flying colors — and get your new career off to a great start. If you want to get the best possible score on the exam, you need the kind of practical test preparation guidance you’ll find here — all at a much cheaper price than you’d pay for a test preparation seminar or class. Real Estate License Exams For Dummies covers all the basics on: How — and what — to study Knowing what to expect on test day Developing the math skills you’ll need Understanding your state’s license laws and procedures Different exam formats In addition to helping you get a great score on the test and get licensed, this handy guide also covers the basics of the real estate business itself — from legal issues to taxes to contracts. For anyone preparing for the license exam, or just thinking about taking it, this unbeatable study guide answers all your most vital questions on: Careers and job opportunities in real estate How commissions and other forms of payment work Working independently or for an agency Federal fair housing laws you should know Land and ownership rights Owning through partnerships, cooperatives, and corporations Deeds, mortgages, and closings Types of real estate contracts and agreements Environmental regulations Valuation and property appraisal Financing and taxes Using real estate as an investment vehicle Plus, two practice exams with answers and explanations let you test your knowledge before you take the exam, so you’ll know if you’re ready or not. Real Estate License Exams For Dummies is a helpful, straightforward resource that puts future real estate professionals on track for success.
The Giver Lois Lowry 2014-07-01 Living in a "perfect" world without social ills, a boy approaches the time when he will receive a life assignment from the Elders, but his selection leads him to a mysterious man known as the Giver, who reveals the dark secrets behind the utopian facade.
Guide for Aviation Medical Examiners 1992
Occupational Therapy Practice Framework American Occupational Therapy Association 2008-01-01 The Framework, an official AOTA document, presents a summary of interrelated constructs that define and guide occupational therapy practice. The Framework was developed to articulate occupational therapy's contribution to promoting the health and participation of people, organizations, and populations through engagement in occupation. The revisions included in this second edition are intended to refine the document and include language and concepts relevant to current and emerging occupational therapy practice. Implicit within this summary are the profession's core beliefs in the positive relationship between occupation and health and its view of people as occupational beings. Numerous resource materials include a glossary, references and a bibliography, as well as a table of changes between the editions.
Ignite the Fire Jonathan Goodman 2015-01-13 "A look at personal training that goes beyond the textbooks." - Muscle & Fitness Now in a revised, expanded, and upgraded edition, Ignite the Fire is the highly practical approach to personal training already relied on by thousands of trainers Worldwide. Repeatedly called one of the "best books for personal trainers", it provides a clear road map teaching you how to become a personal trainer, to getting a personal trainer certification, to building your career from the bottom up so you can build a clientele, your reputation, and income. HAVE YOU EVER wanted to know the best, high-integrity techniques to get more clients, run a fitness business, or have a solid system for selling personal training? You're not alone. For years Jon's been asked these questions so he read, watched, researched and interviewed the best in the world to compile Ignite the Fire. This powerful book for certified personal trainers will show you how to: Find your dream job in the fitness industry (pg 26) Find, market to, and sell your ideal client while seamlessly dealing with objections (pg 64) Build amazing workouts for beginners (pg 124) Deal with difficult client types (pg 160) Develop multiple income streams while maintaining your reputation (pg 202) Ignite the Fire provides a clear road map to building your career from the bottom up so you can build a clientele, your reputation, and income.
Anyone Can Intubate Christine E. Whitten 1997
White Fragility Robin DiAngelo 2018-06-26 The New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality. In this “vital, necessary, and beautiful book” (Michael Eric Dyson), antiracist educator Robin DiAngelo deftly illuminates the phenomenon of white fragility and “allows us to understand racism as a practice not restricted to ‘bad people’ (Claudia Rankine). Referring to the defensive moves that white people make when challenged racially, white fragility is characterized by emotions such as anger, fear, and guilt, and by behaviors including argumentation and silence. These behaviors, in turn, function to reinstate white racial equilibrium and prevent any meaningful cross-racial dialogue. In this in-depth exploration, DiAngelo examines how white fragility develops, how it protects racial inequality, and what we can do to engage more constructively.
Occupational Safety and Health in the Emergency Services includes Navigate Advantage Access James S. Angle 2021-03-25 Designed for use within courses based on the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Occupational Safety and Health for Emergency Services model curriculum, Occupational Safety and Health in the Emergency Services, Fifth Edition provides a comprehensive overview of the many components of occupational safety and health for the emergency services.
How to "ace" the Physician Assistant School Interview Andrew J. Rodican 2011 Give yourself the Competitive Edge at the Physician Assistant School InterviewHow to "Ace" the Physician Assistant School Interview is a unique, step-by-step blueprint covering the entire PA school interview process. Written by Andrew Rodican, a former member of the Yale University School of Medicine PA Program Admissions Committee, and author of the best- selling book, The Ultimate Guide to Getting Into Physician Assistant School, How to "Ace" the Physician Assistant School Interview covers the entire interview process. It will boost your confidence, arm you with knowledge, and you'll know exactly what to expect: Master strategies to answer the toughest PA school interview questions: Behavioral Questions Traditional Questions Ethical Questions Situational Questions Illegal QuestionsDevelop your Unique Selling Proposition (USP) that will help you stand out from the crowd and create a positive impression on the admissions committeeUnderstand the PA school interview scoring system and how to target your interview answers to meet the scoring criteria.Prepare answers to over 100 key interview questions.If you plan to stand out from the crowd at your PA school interview, this book is a must buy!
NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training 2008 Developed by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), this book is designed to help people prepare for the NASM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) Certification exam or learn the basic principles of personal training using NASM's Optimum Performance Training (OPT) model. The OPT model presents NASM's protocols for building stabilization, strength, and power. More than 600 full-color illustrations and photographs demonstrate concepts and techniques. Exercise color coding maps each exercise movement to a specific phase on the OPT model. Exercise boxes demonstrate core exercises and detail the necessary preparation and movement. Other features include research notes, memory joggers, safety tips, and review questions.
Health (4th Edition) Linda Westwood 2019-07-12 Get Your Hands On 139 Health Tips Scientifically PROVEN to WORK (41 Of Them Are GUARANTEED to Surprise You!) From the best selling author, Linda Westwood, comes Health (4th Edition): 139 POWERFUL & Scientifically PROVEN Health Tips to Boost Your Health, Shed Pounds & Live Longer! This book will help you start changing your life and your health forever! If you are trying to lose weight, but can't see any results... If you're constantly feeling tired, lazy, or lethargic throughout the day... Or do you want to feel and look more healthy than you have in years... THIS BOOK IS FOR YOU! This book provides you with a HUGE 139 health tips that have been specially collected to powerfully work on your body in days, NOT weeks or months! (41 of them are also scientifically proven and guaranteed to surprise you!) It comes with tons of information, explanations of why the tips are recommended, and all the actionable steps that you need to implement the tips IMMEDIATELY into your life! If you successfully implement JUST A FEW of these health tips, you will... - Start losing weight without working out as hard - Begin burning all that stubborn fat, especially belly fat, thigh fat and butt fat - Say goodbye to inches off your waist and other hard-to-lose areas - Learn how you can live a healthier lifestyle without trying - Transform your body and mind in less than 3 weeks - Get excited about eating healthy and working out - EVERY TIME!
Making Machu Picchu Mark Rice 2018-08-17 Speaking at a 1913 National Geographic Society gala, Hiram Bingham III, the American explorer celebrated for finding the "lost city" of the Andes two years earlier, suggested that Machu Picchu "is an awful name, but it is well worth remembering." Millions of travelers have since followed Bingham's advice. When Bingham first encountered Machu Picchu, the site was an obscure ruin. Now designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Machu Picchu is the focus of Peru's tourism economy. Mark Rice's history of Machu Picchu in the twentieth century—from its "discovery" to today's travel boom—reveals how Machu Picchu was transformed into both a global travel destination and a powerful symbol of the Peruvian nation. Rice shows how the growth of tourism at Machu Picchu swayed Peruvian leaders to celebrate Andean culture as compatible with their vision of a modernizing nation. Encompassing debates about nationalism, Indigenous peoples' experiences, and cultural policy—as well as development and globalization—the book explores the contradictions and ironies of Machu Picchu's transformation. On a broader level, it calls attention to the importance of tourism in the creation of national identity in Peru and Latin America as a whole.
Learning Python Mark Lutz 2013-06-12 Get a comprehensive, in-depth introduction to the core Python language with this hands-on book. Based on author Mark Lutz’s popular training course, this updated fifth edition will help you quickly write efficient, high-quality code with Python. It’s an ideal way to begin, whether you’re new to programming or a professional developer versed in other languages. Complete with quizzes, exercises, and helpful illustrations, this easy-to-follow, self-paced tutorial gets you started with both Python 2.7 and 3.3— the latest releases in the 3.X and 2.X lines—plus all other releases in common use today. You’ll also learn some advanced language features that recently have become more common in Python code. Explore Python’s major built-in object types such as numbers, lists, and dictionaries Create and process objects with Python statements, and learn Python’s general syntax model Use functions to avoid code redundancy and package code for reuse Organize statements, functions, and other tools into larger components with modules Dive into classes: Python’s object-oriented programming tool for structuring code Write large programs with Python’s exception-handling model and development tools Learn advanced Python tools, including decorators, descriptors, metaclasses, and Unicode processing
An Elementary Introduction to Probability Warren Gordon 2016-07-29 This text examines both discrete and continuous random variables, assuming a knowledge of one semester of calculus.