All of us and everything around us are made of elementary particles of energy. Not only is your body made of these particles, which author Ilchi Lee has dubbed LifeParticles, but so is your consciousness. When you view the world as LifeParticles through meditation, you take on the consciousness of that fundamental level. Its one of oneness, vastness, and limitless creative potential-the consciousness that has been achieved by meditation masters for centuries. With that consciousness, you can use LifeParticles, and what you picture becomes reality with the added power of your focused action. You are naturally a creator, says author Ilchi Lee. Its who you are. Lee brings the ultimate meditation state of the masters to you in a simple and accessible way. A meditation book like no other, LifeParticle Meditation provides targeted visualization techniques for waking up your minds abilities and making the changes you want in your life. Rather than being dragged by lifes inevitable flow of change, the meditations and ideas in this book allow you to understand, manage, and direct that flow. Join Ilchi Lee and thousands of other LifeParticle Meditation practitioners in using LifeParticles to: *improve your health *strengthen your relationships *make better choices *give and receive more love *experience profound self-transformation *manifest your dreams and desires *help society and the planet Based on a lifetime of meditation experience, with examples from the realms of science and spirituality and stories from practitioners of LifeParticle Meditation around the world, Ilchi Lee opens up for you a new world of LifeParticles-a world of wonder, creativity, love, and peace.
In the ten years immediately following the Second World War, some 170 000 immigrants from Europe and Britain arrived in Australia. First published in 1988, this unique book recreates the experiences of those who fled a ravaged Europe to seek a new life in far-distant Australia. Their stories are told in the words of the people themselves, supplemented with photographs, documents, press reports and memorabilia.These stories of over 100 Australians, New and Old, stories sometimes humorous and often very moving, provide a fascinating insight into a significant moment in Australian history. As the first definitive examination of life in the migrant camps, it documents a part of Australian history in danger of vanishing without trace.Never before has there been such a collection of intensely personal accounts of what it was like to pass through the immigration centres and workers hostels on the way to building new lives and to shaping present-day Australia.
Taking a unique approach to systems analysis and design, this insightful book provides learners with a critical personal framework for considering and developing knowledge and practice of systems analysis and design. Each chapter begins by highlighting what can be learned on its completion and ends with a critical skills development section containing activities, tasks and discussion questions. Chapters cover: * systems analysis and design in concept and action* structured data modelling* making systems analysis and design inclusive. Although the discussion and examples in this text are drawn primarily from business information systems, the lessons apply to both government and healthcare information systems and to systems development in general. Critical Systems Analysis and Design makes a complex area of study accessible and relevant and as such is an indispensable textbook for both advanced students and professionals concerned with the innovation of information systems.
Sampling is a fundamental topic in the engineering and physical sciences. This new edited book focuses on recent mathematical methods and theoretical developments, as well as some current central applications of the Classical Sampling Theorem. The Classical Sampling Theorem, which originated in the 19th century, is often associated with the names of Shannon, Kotelnikov, and Whittaker; and one of the features of this book is an English translation of the pioneering work in the 1930s by Kotelnikov, a Russian engineer.Following a technical overview and Kotelnikovs article, the book includes a wide and coherent range of mathematical ideas essential for modern sampling techniques. These ideas involve wavelets and frames, complex and abstract harmonic analysis, the Fast Fourier Transform (FFT), and special functions and eigenfunction expansions. Some of the applications addressed are tomography and medical imaging.Topics and features: Relations between wavelet theory, the uncertainty principle, and sampling Multidimensional non-uniform sampling theory and algorithms The analysis of oscillatory behavior through sampling Sampling techniques in deconvolution The FFT for non-uniformly distributed data Filter design and sampling Sampling of noisy data for signal reconstruction Finite dimensional models for oversampled filter banks Sampling problems in MRI.Engineers and mathematicians working in wavelets, signal processing, and harmonic analysis, as well as scientists and engineers working on applications as varied as medical imaging and synthetic aperture radar, will find the book to be a modern and authoritative guide to sampling theory.
One of the more interesting volumes in the SPHD series as the subjects are a diverse lot. The intricacies of the GE switchers, purchased for various specialized assignments, are especially interesting. The chapter on the Alco C-415 offers many insights into the failings of the design which were new to me, even after reading considerable material about these locomotives.
I lived. I died. I wasnt impressed so I came back. I am still not impressed. You kids with your Smartphones, iPads, and fire. Life before fire was much more interesting. Yes, Im old. I remember when the Great Pyramid was just the Mediocre Trapezoid. Methuselah used to call me the old broad.What can I tell you? I dont drive and I dont eat bacon. Whatd you expect? After growing up in a log cabin in the foothills of the Bushwhack Mountains, where she spent her days whittling new teeth for her grandfather, young Alphya made her way to the big city. Well, forget it. Im too boring to mention. Just read my books. Thanks.
Living and Surviving in Harms Way: A Psychological Treatment Handbook for Pre- And Post-Deployment of Military Personnel
Sharon Morgillo Freeman
In Living and Surviving in Harms Way, experts investigate the psychological impact of how warriors live and survive in combat duty. They address the combat preparation of servicemen and women, their support systems, and their interpersonal and intrapersonal experiences. The text maintains a focus on cognitive-behavioral interventions for treating various combat-related disorders, and addresses psychological health and adjustment after leaving the battlefield. The text is logically organized for easy reading and reference, and covers often overlooked topics such as preparation and training of service personnel, women in combat, and the indirect effects of combat stress on family. This book is written by clinicians who have in some ways experienced what they write about, and resonates with mental health professionals, servicemen and women, and their families. Any clinician hoping to treat a serviceman or woman effectively cannot afford to overlook this book.
Sovereignty and Social Reform in India: British Colonialism and the Campaign Against Sati, 1830-1860
The British prohibition of sati (the funeral practice of widow immolation) in 1829 has been considered an archetypal example of colonial social reform. It was not the end of the story, however, as between 1830 and 1860, British East India Company officials engaged in a debate with the Indian rulers of the Rajput and Maratha princely states of North West India about the prohibition and suppression of sati in their territories. This book examines the debates that brought about legislation in these areas, arguing that they were instrumental in setting the terms of post-colonial debates about sati, and more generally, in defining the parameters of British involvement in Indian social and religious issues.This book provides a reinterpretation of the major themes of sovereignty, authority and social reform in colonial South Asian history by examining the shifting pragmatic, political, moral and ideological forces which underpinned British policies on and attitudes to sati. The author illuminates the complex ways in which East India Company officials negotiated the limits of their own authority in India, their conceptions of nature and the extent of Indian princely sovereignty, and argues that and the so-called civilising mission was often dependent on local circumstances and political expediencies rather than overarching imperial principles; the book also evaluates Indian responses to the supposed modernising Enlightenment discourse.This book will be of great interest to students and scholars of South Asian history as well as British colonial studies.
Student scientist Wilmer Dooley and his friends—and enemies—are back with another hilarious mystery to solve in this zany, action-packed sequel to The Contagious Colors of Mumpley Middle School.Wilmer Dooley can’t wait to be a seventh grader. But first, he really can’t wait for the 45th Annual State Science Fair and Consortium. It will be a blissful summer weekend spent hanging out with Ernie and impressing Roxie with his dazzling project on bacteria.But Wilmer’s dreams come crashing down when he arrives at the dilapidated Sac � Puces Palladium, Lodge, and Resort-Like Hotel. First, his old biology teacher, Mrs. Padgett, is a chaperone—and she absolutely despises Wilmer. Next he learns that the fair’s final activity involves being stranded in the dark woods and trying not to get eaten by bears. And worst of all, his arch nemesis, Claudius, is there—and he’s brought along his equally rotten cousin Vlad.Wilmer quickly begins to suspect that the two are planning something horribly sinister. But as he grows more and more concerned, the other kids begin behaving more and more strangely...almost as if they’re being brainwashed. And when Wilmer discovers the diabolical scheme that’s afoot, it’s even more terrible than he had imagined—and he may be too late to stop it.
This volume focuses on key conceptual issues in the social sciences, such as Winchs idea of a social science, structuralism, Malinowski and Evans-Pritchard, and the concept of kinship. In particular it deals with such problems as the relationship of nature and culture, the relevance of concepts drawn from within a given society to its understanding, and the relation of theory to time.