His Life and Times

Author: F. Valentine Hooven, III

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 9780312113650

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 208

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When the definitive history of hte emergence of gay culture in the second half of the twentieth century is written, one individual artist is almost certain to be acknowledged for having singlehandedly shaped the erotic imaginations of generations of gay men: hte Scandinavian illustrator Tom of Finland. Working alone and in secret in a far-off land, the remarkable drawings that sprang from this artist's hands-leatherman-bikers, cowboys, cops, lumberjacks, hardhats, soldiers, and sailors -- become archetypal images that delineated the shape of homoerotic desire. With Tom's full cooperation in the years before his death, F. Valentine Hooven III hs written a full biography of the man, while tracing the evolution and impact of his art on the world.
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Author: Patti Smith

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408832305

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 96

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National Book Award-winner Patti Smith revisits her early years in this glittering memoir.
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Author: Oswald Spengler

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780195066340

Category: Philosophy

Page: 414

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Spengler's work describes how we have entered into a centuries-long "world-historical" phase comparable to late antiquity, and his controversial ideas spark debate over the meaning of historiography.
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Author: Tom Of Finland

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783959852906


Page: 14

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Tom of Finland, the ideal man times twelve! Not only since the state of Finland decided to print his iconic art pieces as postage stamps, Tom of Finland (born Touko Laaksonen) has a huge international following. THe artist created fantasies that photography cannot reproduce. WHat distinguishes Tom of Finland is that he created erotic works with an absolute masterstroke of his pencil. THe well-rounded Tom's man in this twelve-page wall calendar comes as he is - be it sailor, biker, cop, leatherman, or sportsman. A Must-have for all fans of Tom of Finland!
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Life and Work of a Gay Hero

Author: F. Valentine Hooven,Durk Dehner,S. R. Sharp

Publisher: Bruno Gmunder Verlag

ISBN: 9783867875929

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

View: 7411

Tom of Finland: Life and Work of a Gay Hero traces Tom's life and work from his childhood and student days in Finland to his successful career in advertising and his rise to cult status in the international gay community and beyond. Lushly illustrated with his drawings and including many seldom-seen photographs, this volume brings to life Tom of Finland - the man, the artist, the icon.
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A Road Map for All Canadians

Author: Greg Poelzer,Kenneth Coates

Publisher: University of British Columbia Press

ISBN: 9780774827539

Category: History

Page: 337

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Canada is a country founded on relationships and agreements between Indigenous people and newcomers. Although recent court cases have strengthened Aboriginal rights, the cooperative spirit of the treaties is being lost as Canadians engage in endless arguments about First Nations "issues." Greg Poelzer and Ken Coates breathe new life into these debates by looking at approaches that have failed and succeeded in the past and offering all Canadians - from policy makers to concerned citizens - realistic steps forward. The road ahead is clear: if all Canadians take up their responsibilities as treaty peoples, Canada will be a better place for all Canadians.
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Author: Miquel Porta,Sander Greenland,Miguel Hernán,Isabel dos Santos Silva,John M. Last

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199976724

Category: Medical

Page: 376

View: 2212

This sixth edition of A Dictionary of Epidemiology -- the most updated since its inception -- reflects the profound substantive and methodological changes that have come to characterize epidemiology and its associated disciplines. Sponsored by the International Epidemiological Association, this book remains the essential reference for anyone studying or working in epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, medicine, or the growing number health sciences in which epidemiologic competency is now required. More than just a dictionary, this text is an essential guidebook to the state of the science. It offers the most current, authoritative definitions of terms central to biomedical and public health literature -- everything from confounding and incidence rate to epigenetic inheritance and Number Needed to Treat. As epidemiology continues to change and grow, A Dictionary of Epidemiology will remain its book of record.
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Author: Eric C.R. Hehner

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1441985964

Category: Computers

Page: 247

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There are several theories of programming. The first usable theory, often called "Hoare's Logic", is still probably the most widely known. In it, a specification is a pair of predicates: a precondition and postcondition (these and all technical terms will be defined in due course). Another popular and closely related theory by Dijkstra uses the weakest precondition predicate transformer, which is a function from programs and postconditions to preconditions. lones's Vienna Development Method has been used to advantage in some industries; in it, a specification is a pair of predicates (as in Hoare's Logic), but the second predicate is a relation. Temporal Logic is yet another formalism that introduces some special operators and quantifiers to describe some aspects of computation. The theory in this book is simpler than any of those just mentioned. In it, a specification is just a boolean expression. Refinement is just ordinary implication. This theory is also more general than those just mentioned, applying to both terminating and nonterminating computation, to both sequential and parallel computation, to both stand-alone and interactive computation. And it includes time bounds, both for algorithm classification and for tightly constrained real-time applications.
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Author: R. Bonita,R. Beaglehole,Tord Kjellström,World Health Organization

Publisher: World Health Organization

ISBN: 9241547073

Category: Medical

Page: 213

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Basic epidemiology provides an introduction to the core principles and methods of epidemiology, with a special emphasis on public health applications in developing countries. This edition includes chapters on the nature and uses of epidemiology; the epidemiological approach to defining and measuring the occurrence of health-related states in populations; the strengths and limitations of epidemiological study designs; and the role of epidemiology in evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of health care. The book has a particular emphasis on modifiable environmental factors and encourages the application of epidemiology to the prevention of disease and the promotion of health, including environmental and occupational health.
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Design, Measurement, and Analysis

Author: Scott Menard

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080554228

Category: Education

Page: 680

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Longitudinal research is a broad field in which substantial advances have been made over the past decade. Unlike many of the existing books that only address the analysis of information. The Handbook of Longitudinal Research covers design and measurement as well as the data analysis. Designed for use by a wide-ranging audience, this Handbook not only includes perspective on the methodological and data analysis problems in longitudinal research but it also includes contributors' data sets that enable readers who lack sophisticated statistics skills to move from theories about longitudinal data into practice. As the comprehensive reference, this Handbook has no direct competition as most books in this subject area are more narrowly specialized and are pitched at a high mathematical level. Contributors and subject areas are interdisciplinary to reach the broadest possible audience (i.e., psychology, epidemiology, and economics research fields) Summary material will be included for less sohisticated readers Extensive coverage is provided of traditional advanced topics
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Author: Jack Pierson,Roger Bywater

Publisher: Bywater Bros Editions

ISBN: 9780993856754

Category: Photography

Page: 120

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"Tomorrow’s Man 3 amplifies the work of just four artists. Richard Tinkler’s delicate geometric abstractions are highlighted once again, working in concert with Pierson’s recent series of figure studies; activist text works by Peter Fend that cry out for environmental justice; and a short story by Veralyn Behenna entitled ‘The Flavor of Your Wish’ in which an expatriate woman contemplates masculine beauty in a Grecian taverna. This is the first time Tomorrow’s Man has included previously unpublished work by Pierson." -- Publisher's web site (view 28 March 2016).
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Supporting Disadvantaged Students and Schools

Author: OECD

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9264130853


Page: 168

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Across OECD countries, almost one in every five students does not reach a basic minimum level of skills. This book presents a series of policy recommendations for education systems to help all children succeed.
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El informe de la Comisión Mundial sobre el Medio Ambiente y el Desarrollo

Author: World Commission on Environment and Development

Publisher: IICA Biblioteca Venezuela

ISBN: 9780192820808

Category: Nature

Page: 383

View: 1102

Discusses population growth, food production, energy, industry, and urban development, and suggests ways to promote economic growth while protecting the environment.
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Author: Julian Schnabel,Max Hollein,María de Corral,Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt,Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía

Publisher: Hatje Cantz Pub


Category: Art

Page: 175

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Julian Schnabel, who was born in 1951 in Brooklyn, New York, was among the young artists who were celebrated enthusiastically in the eighties for having helped revive painting, a genre which had been declared dead. His highly expressive large-format paintings soon made him a star of Neo-Expressive painting. Schnabel often uses unusual supports for his paintings - such as used army tarpaulins, porcelain plates, Mexican pottery, or animal skins - and his experimentation with materials is reflected in his painting as well. His works, which unite oil painting and collage, fluctuate between abstract and figurative, and are sometimes dominated by letters or words. This book presents sixty-five works from the past twenty-five years in full-page or double-page color illustrations. Photographs by Schnabel himself provide a look at the painter's opulent surroundings in his house and studio. The publication is completed by a detailed biography and essays by prominent authors.
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A Top-Down Approach

Author: James F. Kurose,Keith W. Ross

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131365483

Category: Computer networks

Page: 888

View: 5568

Building on the successful top-down approach of previous editions, this edition continues with an early emphasis on application-layer paradigms and application programming interfaces, encouraging a hands-on experience with protocols and networking concepts.
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Author: Robert Henry Mizer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783836550291

Category: Photography

Page: 1048

View: 9266

It's Raining Men: Two volumes and two decades of top physique models In 1945 Bob Mizer began taking photographs of strapping young men on Muscle Beach in Venice, California. In December of that year he formed the Athletic Model Guild to market his photos, and "physique photography" was born. Before Mizer there were body builders and men who photographed them, but AMG photos, even those of the same men, were different, subtly provocative, discretely aimed at a gay audience. They weren't nude, but showed as much as the law allowed in 1945. In 1951 Mizer launched Physique Pictorial, America's first indisputably gay magazine, bringing his photos of top straight body builders to grateful readers worldwide. By the late '50s Mizer had photographed over 1,000 men, moving from the beach to his quirky Los Angeles studio, where he introduced props including Greek columns, Roman headdresses, rear projection, and famously, his mother's glassware, for theatrical Hollywood effect. In 1957 he published a catalog featuring all his men, titled 1000 Model Directory. In 1968 a second 1000 Model Directory followed, with the men photographed in the intervening years. The little 98-page books became instant collectibles, but the photos were so small, 12 to a page, that they were as frustrating to view as they were titillating. TASCHEN's two-volume edition of 1000 Model Directory contains prints from Mizer's original 4 x 5 negatives to present these handsome hunks in stunning clarity. Editor Dian Hanson trawled through a quarter million male nudes to select this lineup of top models, including movie stars Sammy Jackson, Richard Harrison, and Ed Fury. Glenn Corbett of TV's 77 Sunset Strip is also here, as well as Nick Adams, star of The Rebel, and top body builders Chris Dickerson, Dick Dubois, Vince Gironda, Bill Grant, Zabo Koszewski, Henry Lenz, Don Peters, Bob Shealy, Charles Stroeder, Armand Tanny, and John Tristram. An hour-long DVD is also included, containing 18 films made by Bob Mizer between 1954 and 1968, in black and white and color, all edited specifically for this book. They range from simple posing routines by bodybuilding stars Keith Stephan and AMG favorites Forrester Millard, John Davidson and Steve Buono, to sword and sandal star Ed Fury's first physique film, to gladiator extravaganzas, wrestling adventures, crime dramas, and-a Bob specialty-humorous morality tales, starring Jim Paris, John Tristram, Monte Hanson and other models featured in the book. Mizer's take on Dr. Frankenstein's Monster, in posing straps, is a stand-out. Text in English, French, and German
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Global Report on Surveillance

Author: World Health Organization

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789241564748

Category: Medical

Page: 232

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Summary report published as technical document with reference number: WHO/HSE/PED/AIP/2014.2.
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Author: Silvia Prada

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780997444643

Category: Artists' books

Page: 44

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Prada creates drawings in conversation with Tom's personal collages and archives -- opening the narrative to understand new nuances of sexuality through the perspective of a woman. Includes writings by Michael Bullock, Melissa Anderson and Aimee Goguen.
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