Hal Lifson's 1966!

A Personal View of the Coolest Year in Pop Culture History
Author: Hal Lifson
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
ISBN: 9781566251822
Category: History
Page: 219
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A collection of memorabilia from 2966, photographed with commentary.


The Year the Decade Exploded
Author: Jon Savage
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571277640
Category: Social Science
Page: 320
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The pop world accelerated and broke through the sound barrier in 1966. In America, in London, in Amsterdam, in Paris, revolutionary ideas slow-cooking since the late '50s reached boiling point. In the worlds of pop, pop art, fashion and radical politics -- often fueled by perception-enhancing substances and literature -- the 'Sixties', as we have come to know them, hit their Modernist peak. A unique chemistry of ideas, substances, freedom of expression and dialogue across pop cultural continents created a landscape of immense and eventually shattering creativity. After 1966 nothing in the pop world would ever be the same. The 7 inch single outsold the long-player for the final time. It was the year in which the ever lasting and transient pop moment would burst forth in its most articulate, instinctive and radical way. Jon Savage's 1966 is a monument to the year that shaped the pop future of the balance of the century. Exploring canonical artists like The Beatles, The Byrds, Velvet Underground, The Who and The Kinks, 1966 also goes much deeper into the social and cultural heart of the decade through unique archival primary sources.

Frank Sinatra

An American Legend
Author: Nancy Sinatra
Publisher: Stoddart
ISBN: 9781575441153
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 383
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Offers a detailed look at the film actor and singer's life by his daughter

Gathered From Coincidence

A Singular history of Sixties’ pop
Author: Tony Dunsbee
Publisher: M-Y Books via PublishDrive
ISBN: 1909908339
Category: Music
Page: 198
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Combining the personal memories and critical analysis of a self-confessed pop addict with a wealth of contemporary documentary evidence, Gathered From Coincidence reconstructs a truly momentous era to tell the story of the music of the Sixties year by year.By tracing in parallel the origins and development of the recording careers of major talents on both sides of the Atlantic – the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Beach Boys, Bob Dylan, Dusty Springfield and many more besides – this account shows how they traded creativity with one another.All the great Sixties’ hits – as well as a host of less well-known gems – are described in the context of the charts of the day, tracking the ups and downs of different trends as they came and went, such as: rock’n’roll, rhythm & blues, psychedelia, modern folk, the concept album or supergroups.But beyond this, each chapter also places the music in a broader historical and cultural setting of landmark events at home and abroad – the space race, the Profumo affair, the Cold War, Vietnam, the growth of satire – to show how, as the decade unfolded, the paths of pop and current affairs drew ever closer together.If you thought the Sixties were just about the fleeting dreams of hippies in the Summer of Love, then think again!This book will open your eyes to a far-reaching imaginative legacy and how it came to shape pop music as a dazzling art form in its own right.

Diet and Health

Implications for Reducing Chronic Disease Risk
Author: Arno G. Motulsky,National Research Council
Publisher: National Academies
Category: Medical
Page: 20
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Diet and Health examines the many complex issues concerning diet and its role in increasing or decreasing the risk of chronic disease. It proposes dietary recommendations for reducing the risk of the major diseases and causes of death today: atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases (including heart attack and stroke), cancer, high blood pressure, obesity, osteoporosis, diabetes mellitus, liver disease, and dental caries.

The Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity

Author: George A. Bray
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781597454315
Category: Science
Page: 304
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This book presents an up-to-date survey of the current scientific understanding of obesity and the metabolic syndrome, as well as an overview of the most significant changes to the field over the past 30 years. The book defines obesity and realistically assesses its prevalence. It further examines and evaluates the success of traditional cognitive behavioral treatment. This volume is a thorough reference for obesity and the metabolic syndrome.

The Best of Archie Comics: 75 Years, 75 Stories

Author: Archie Superstars
Publisher: Archie Comic Publications (Trade)
ISBN: 1627388117
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 640
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Archie Comics has always been representative of teenage life. And I should know a thing or two about being a teenager—after all, I’ve been one for 75 years! THE BEST OF ARCHIE: 75 YEARS, 75 STORIES gives fans the opportunity to take a look at some of my favorite stories from the past 75 years, one picked from every year since 1941. Along the way you’ll meet some of my friends (both off panel and on!), learn some behind-the-scenes info about the people who brought me to life, and get to learn about what was going on at the time the stories were made. Celebrate 75 years of entertainment, humor and fun with me, Archie Andrews! From the Trade Paperback edition.

Growing Up in a Land Called Honalee

The Sixties in the Lives of American Children
Author: Joel P. Rhodes
Publisher: University of Missouri Press
ISBN: 0826273858
Category: History
Page: 352
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This study examines how the multiple social, cultural, and political changes between John Kennedy’s inauguration in 1961 and the end of American involvement in Vietnam in 1973 manifested themselves in the lives of preadolescent American children. Because the preadolescent years are, according to the child development researchers, the most formative, Joel P. Rhodes focuses on the cohort born between 1956 and 1970 who have never been quantitatively defined as a generation, but whose preadolescent world was nonetheless quite distinct from that of the “baby boomers.” Rhodes examines how this group understood the historical forces of the 1960s as children, and how they made meaning of these forces based on their developmental age. He is concerned not only with the immediate imprint of the 1960s on their young lives, but with how their perspective on the era influenced them as adults.

The Complete Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics

Author: N.A
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439103348
Category: Music
Page: 512
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Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the most popular and enduring band ever: “Even the most hardcore Deadheads will be impressed by this obsessively complete look at the Grateful Dead’s lyrics” (Publishers Weekly). The Complete Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics is an authoritative text, providing standard versions of all the original songs you thought you knew forwards and backwards. These are some of the best-loved songs in the modern American songbook. They are hummed and spoken among thousands as counterculture code and recorded by musicians of all stripes for their inimitable singability and obscure accessibility. How do they do all this? To provide a context for this formidable body of work, of which his part is primary, Robert Hunter has written a foreword that goes to the heart of the matter. And the annotations on sources provide a gloss on the lyrics, which goes to the roots of Western culture as they are incorporated into them. An avid Grateful Dead concertgoer for more than two decades, David Dodd is a librarian who brings to the work a detective’s love of following a clue as far as it will take him. Including essays by Dead lyricists Robert Hunter and John Perry and Jim Carpenter’s original illustrations, whimsical elements in the lyrics are brought to light, showcasing the American legend that is present in so many songs. A gorgeous keepsake edition of the Dead’s official annotated lyrics, The Complete Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics is an absolute must-have for the fiftieth anniversary—you won’t think of this cultural icon the same way again. In fact, founding band member Bob Weir said: “This book is great. Now I’ll never have to explain myself.”

The Conscious

Catwoman Explains Life on Earth
Author: Julie Newmar
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781450731461
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 84
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Long-Term Studies in Ecology

Approaches and Alternatives
Author: Gene E. Likens
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461573580
Category: Science
Page: 214
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The Cary Conferences, as we have envisaged them, are different from most scientific meetings in that they provide a forum for major issues in ecology from a more philosophical point of view. It appears to many of us that ecologists have limited opportunities to come together in small groups to address in a more philosophical way some of the major questions and issues that matter very much to the future of humankind and to us as ecologists. Moreover, we hope that the setting ofthe Mary Flagler Cary Arboretum promotes strong interaction and dis cussion between Conference participants with a minimum of distraction. We are proud to make our facilities available for such meetings, and we hope that over the years these Conferences might provide direction and leadership for the whole field of ecology. We have the broad goal of attempting to advance the field of ecology by bringing together leading ecologists and other scientists to address major issues. The first Cary Conference, in 1985, considered the status and future of ecosystem science. This first Conference was rather loosely structured but was successful in stimulating discussion, ideas, and enthusiasm (Likens et al. , 1987). The goals for this second Cary Conference in 1987 were: 1. to identify the roles of long-term studies in ecology; 2. to identify the options for study of long-term ecological phenomena; 3.

The Enchanted World of Rankin/Bass

20th Anniversary Edition: a Portfolio
Author: Rick Goldschmidt
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780971308176
Page: N.A
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Arthur Rankin, Jr. and Jules Bass are best-known for producing some of themost popular animated holiday TV specials ever aired, including the longrunningRudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer, Frosty The Snowman, The YearWithout a Santa Claus and The Hobbit. They have also brought us animatedfeature films including Mad Monster Party and The Last Unicorn, and cartoonseries such as ThunderCats, The Jackson Five, and SilverHawks.This definitive, authorized history and celebration of Rankin/Bass animationdocuments every one of their productions with rare photographs, productionstills, concept drawings and memorabilia, along with extensive commentary byArthur Rankin, Jr. and dozens of the artists, actors and animators he worked with.The 20th Anniversary Edition contains pages of New and Rare Content.

Professional Automated Trading

Theory and Practice
Author: Eugene A. Durenard
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118419294
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 384
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An insider's view of how to develop and operate an automated proprietary trading network Reflecting author Eugene Durenard's extensive experience in this field, Professional Automated Trading offers valuable insights you won't find anywhere else. It reveals how a series of concepts and techniques coming from current research in artificial life and modern control theory can be applied to the design of effective trading systems that outperform the majority of published trading systems. It also skillfully provides you with essential information on the practical coding and implementation of a scalable systematic trading architecture. Based on years of practical experience in building successful research and infrastructure processes for purpose of trading at several frequencies, this book is designed to be a comprehensive guide for understanding the theory of design and the practice of implementation of an automated systematic trading process at an institutional scale. Discusses several classical strategies and covers the design of efficient simulation engines for back and forward testing Provides insights on effectively implementing a series of distributed processes that should form the core of a robust and fault-tolerant automated systematic trading architecture Addresses trade execution optimization by studying market-pressure models and minimization of costs via applications of execution algorithms Introduces a series of novel concepts from artificial life and modern control theory that enhance robustness of the systematic decision making—focusing on various aspects of adaptation and dynamic optimal model choice Engaging and informative, Proprietary Automated Trading covers the most important aspects of this endeavor and will put you in a better position to excel at it.

Archie's Christmas Stocking

Author: Dan Parent
Publisher: Archie Comic Publications
ISBN: 1619881764
Category: Humor
Page: 96
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Archie's Christmas Stocking is filled with enough holiday cheer to keep you warm longer than any lump of coal... though given the mischief, mayhem and mistletoe in these stories, coal may be exactly what some of Archie's pals 'n' gals should expect! Plus, here's your Christmas bonus—a brand new Betty and Veronica Spectacular holiday story! So join Archie, Jughead, Betty, Veronica and all their families and friends for Christmas in Riverdale!

Sonic Universe

Treasure team tango
Author: Ian Flynn
Publisher: Archie Comics
ISBN: 9781936975723
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 102
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The race is on for the missing Sol Emeralds as the heroic Amy Rose teams up with the fiery Blaze the Cat and the charming Cream the Rabbit.

Handbook of Urban Health

Populations, Methods, and Practice
Author: Sandro Galea,David Vlahov
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387258221
Category: Medical
Page: 600
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The editors are two of the most prominent researchers in this area. Both are at the Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies. David Vlahov is particularly visible and known as the editor of the Journal of Urban Health. Sandro Galea is very prominent for his research on urban health; in particularly, research done on PTSD and children post-9/11. Thorough analysis of different populations in urban settings and specific health considerations Useful section on methods for the research audience. Applied in nature with section on prevention and interventions There are over 100 urban health centers in North America and there are no thorough, up-to-date ressources.

Essential Urologic Laparoscopy

The Complete Clinical Guide
Author: Stephen Y. Nakada,Sean Hedican
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781603278201
Category: Medical
Page: 368
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In Essential Urologic Laparoscopy: The Complete Clinical Guide, Second Edition, editors Sean P. Hedican and Stephen Y. Nakada provide a complete update of their critically acclaimed first edition while adding new material related to Hand Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Cystectomy, Laparoscopic Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection and Laparoscopic Assisted Renal Ablation. The authors offer clear, concise chapters focusing on getting started, laparoscopic instrumentation, and step-by-step procedural adult laparoscopy. Each chapter is organized so that the reader can easily identify key points and pitfalls, providing user-friendly text that describes the essential equipment necessary for performing urologic laparoscopy. Authorative and highly practical, Essential Urologic Laparoscopy: The Complete Clinical Guide, Second Edition provides a comprehensive guide to performing effective and cutting-edge urologic laparoscopy and is a must have for any urologist looking to create, maintain, or expand a successful practice in minimally invasive urologic surgery.

Denying the Holocaust

The Growing Assault on Truth and Memory
Author: Deborah E. Lipstadt
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476727481
Category: History
Page: 288
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The denial of the Holocaust has no more credibility than the assertion that the earth is flat. Yet there are those who insist that the death of six million Jews in Nazi concentration camps is nothing but a hoax perpetrated by a powerful Zionist conspiracy. Sixty years ago, such notions were the province of pseudohistorians who argued that Hitler never meant to kill the Jews, and that only a few hundred thousand died in the camps from disease; they also argued that the Allied bombings of Dresden and other cities were worse than any Nazi offense, and that the Germans were the “true victims” of World War II. For years, those who made such claims were dismissed as harmless cranks operating on the lunatic fringe. But as time goes on, they have begun to gain a hearing in respectable arenas, and now, in the first full-scale history of Holocaust denial, Deborah Lipstadt shows how—despite tens of thousands of living witnesses and vast amounts of documentary evidence—this irrational idea not only has continued to gain adherents but has become an international movement, with organized chapters, “independent” research centers, and official publications that promote a “revisionist” view of recent history. Lipstadt shows how Holocaust denial thrives in the current atmosphere of value-relativism, and argues that this chilling attack on the factual record not only threatens Jews but undermines the very tenets of objective scholarship that support our faith in historical knowledge. Thus the movement has an unsuspected power to dramatically alter the way that truth and meaning are transmitted from one generation to another.