Rapunzel s World Book

Rapunzel s World


  • Author : RH Disney
  • Publisher : RH/Disney
  • Release Date : 2017-12-19
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 0736438173

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Rapunzel s World Excerpt :

A full-color guide to Rapunzel's adventures from Disney Tangled: The Series! Rapunzel is about to assume the throne as the Princess of Corona, but that won't stop her from having more adventures with friends Eugene, Cassandra, Pascal, and Maximus. Jump into her world in this guidebook based on Disney Tangled: The Series! This full-color book is perfect for children ages 6 to 9. The long blond hair is back with Disney Tangled: The Series, an animated series that continues the fantastic adventures of Rapunzel and Eugene that began in Disney's 50th animated classic, Tangled.

The Tangled World Book

The Tangled World


  • Author : Gerald Ashley
  • Publisher : Harriman House Limited
  • Release Date : 2011-11-07
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 45
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857191748

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The Tangled World Excerpt :

Every form of life in the world is connected: individuals, groups, businesses, governments. There is no such thing as total isolation. Many of these connections are plain to see, and it is a commonplace to say we live in a global village. Crucially, though, the various links and relationships have been difficult for classical analysis to understand and predict. As networks and connectivity are central to the human experience, there has been a long history of trying to understand these linkages and to predict their influences and impacts; but the traditional approaches have yielded unsatisfactory explanations. Many attempts at analysis have centred round ideas of describing the world in terms of free independent agents. But it is agents' 'linkages', both strong and weak, that underpin much of human activity. Whether it is stock market moves, sudden adoption of new technologies, or the unexpected consequences of long chains of events, the inter-connectivity of life appears to defy simple explanation. In this revealing work the authors draw on multiple sources to uncover the answers to the big questions about group behaviour, connections and the complex relationships that drive our world. In particular: - What happens when agents interact? - Is it possible to make sense of all these connections? - Why are some connections more important than others? - In a world of hugely complex and intricate links, what are 'super spreaders', and why are they critical? - Can we measure and model 'emergence'? - What are the new approaches and thinking we need to embrace and understand the world around us?

The Tangled Chain Book

The Tangled Chain


  • Author : Ruth A. Fox
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021-01-08
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9780520337176

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The Tangled Chain Excerpt :

This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press's mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand technology. This title was originally published in 1976.

The Tangled Bank Book

The Tangled Bank


  • Author : Michael S Hogue
  • Publisher : ISD LLC
  • Release Date : 2010-07-29
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 282
  • ISBN 10 : 9780227903520

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In response to the confluence of moral uncertainty with the increase of human power to alter nature, and through critical integration of the philosophical naturalism of Hans Jonas and the critical religious naturalism of James M. Gustafson, The Tangled Bank argues for an ecotheological ethics of responsible participation. By making the case that the moral pressures of our time call for a vision that is as deeply naturalistic as it is deeply theological, a critical perspective is advanced that is attuned to human embeddedness within nature as well as to human distinctiveness. In support of this, a moral anthropological method is deployed as a creative new way to integrate the comparative, critical, and constructive tasks of theological ethics. The insights of Hans Jonas and James M. Gustafson, interpreted comparatively for the first time, are critically drawn together to suggest new directions for scholarship and teaching in theology and religion and science studies.

Tangled Worlds Book

Tangled Worlds


  • Author : Tom Eames Hughes
  • Publisher : Institute of Southeast Asian
  • Release Date : 1980
  • Genre: Adoption
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN 10 : 9789971902124

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The Tangled Web Book
Score: 2.5
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The Tangled Web


  • Author : Michal Zalewski
  • Publisher : No Starch Press
  • Release Date : 2011-11-15
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781593273880

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The Tangled Web Excerpt :

Modern web applications are built on a tangle of technologies that have been developed over time and then haphazardly pieced together. Every piece of the web application stack, from HTTP requests to browser-side scripts, comes with important yet subtle security consequences. To keep users safe, it is essential for developers to confidently navigate this landscape. In The Tangled Web, Michal Zalewski, one of the world’s top browser security experts, offers a compelling narrative that explains exactly how browsers work and why they’re fundamentally insecure. Rather than dispense simplistic advice on vulnerabilities, Zalewski examines the entire browser security model, revealing weak points and providing crucial information for shoring up web application security. You’ll learn how to: –Perform common but surprisingly complex tasks such as URL parsing and HTML sanitization –Use modern security features like Strict Transport Security, Content Security Policy, and Cross-Origin Resource Sharing –Leverage many variants of the same-origin policy to safely compartmentalize complex web applications and protect user credentials in case of XSS bugs –Build mashups and embed gadgets without getting stung by the tricky frame navigation policy –Embed or host user-supplied content without running into the trap of content sniffing For quick reference, "Security Engineering Cheat Sheets" at the end of each chapter offer ready solutions to problems you’re most likely to encounter. With coverage extending as far as planned HTML5 features, The Tangled Web will help you create secure web applications that stand the test of time.

The Tangled Brain Book

The Tangled Brain


  • Author : Dick Pitt
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2009-07
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 388
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440138300

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The Tangled Brain Excerpt :

Part of being human is to learn new ideas, reject them or modify them and pass them on. What we choose to do with an idea depends on who we are; our gender, ethnicity, earlier ideas, what we do for a living, etc. That is, ideas spread to our minds depending on whether they are fit for the environment or not. Descent with modification and selection is the central feature of both biological and ideological evolution. An evolutionary approach helps us to understand such issues as changes in Christianity over time, the mimicry of colonial regimes, the cycles of corruption that are followed by purges in the police and business, and much more. This approach can even shed a light on the belief that the end of the world is nigh. However, there are major differences between ideological and biological evolution. The roles played by consciousness and powerful individuals or groups cannot be ignored. The book contains examples that highlight the similarities and differences between biological and ideological evolution. We have a rich ideological flora and fauna in our minds. Hopefully, an understanding of how they got there will help us distinguish between beautiful flowers and pernicious weeds.

Understanding Organization as Process Book

Understanding Organization as Process


  • Author : Tor Hernes
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2007-09-27
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134081370

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Understanding Organization as Process Excerpt :

Organization takes place in a tangled world, intermeshed by changing markets, products, standards, technologies, institutions and social groups. Coming to grips with the complexity and fluidity of organization and management is a persistent problem for scholars and practitioners alike, which is why process issues have received renewed interest in r

The Tangled Fire of William Faulkner Book

The Tangled Fire of William Faulkner


  • Author : William Van O'Connor
  • Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
  • Release Date : 1954
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 182
  • ISBN 10 : 0816659974

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The Tangled Fire of William Faulkner Excerpt :

The Tangled Fire of William Faulkner was first published in 1953. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. Out of the tangled fire that is the genius of William Faulkner's fiction, this critical study draws as coherent and highly original view of the writer's achievement. By placing Faulkner in his Mississippi background and analyzing his novels and short stories in chronological sequence, O'Conner demonstrates a major thesis that sets this apart from other studies. It is his interpretation that Faulkner's fiction is not all of a piece, does not merely develop the conviction of the legend of the Old South, but is, rather, marked by diversity of theme.

Disney Princess  Belle  The Charming Gift Book
Score: 2
From 1 Ratings

Disney Princess Belle The Charming Gift


  • Author : Disney Book Group
  • Publisher : Disney Electronic Content
  • Release Date : 2012-12-18
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 9781423180951

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Disney Princess Belle The Charming Gift Excerpt :

The Belle of the ball stars in her second Disney Princess chapter book! When Mrs. Potts tells Belle about a winter ball that she used to attend years ago, Belle suggests they plan their very own dance at the castle! But although Belle is excited, she wishes that she could wear the special charm bracelet that her father made for her. The Enchanted Objects (along with the help of the Beast!) decide to surprise Belle and make a bracelet for her. Will they finish it in time?

The Tangled Tree Book
Score: 3.5
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The Tangled Tree


  • Author : David Quammen
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2018-08-14
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476776644

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In this New York Times bestseller and longlist nominee for the National Book Award, “our greatest living chronicler of the natural world” (The New York Times), David Quammen explains how recent discoveries in molecular biology affect our understanding of evolution and life’s history. In the mid-1970s, scientists began using DNA sequences to reexamine the history of all life. Perhaps the most startling discovery to come out of this new field—the study of life’s diversity and relatedness at the molecular level—is horizontal gene transfer (HGT), or the movement of genes across species lines. It turns out that HGT has been widespread and important; we now know that roughly eight percent of the human genome arrived sideways by viral infection—a type of HGT. In The Tangled Tree, “the grandest tale in biology….David Quammen presents the science—and the scientists involved—with patience, candor, and flair” (Nature). We learn about the major players, such as Carl Woese, the most important little-known biologist of the twentieth century; Lynn Margulis, the notorious maverick whose wild ideas about “mosaic” creatures proved to be true; and Tsutomu Wantanabe, who discovered that the scourge of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is a direct result of horizontal gene transfer, bringing the deep study of genome histories to bear on a global crisis in public health. “David Quammen proves to be an immensely well-informed guide to a complex story” (The Wall Street Journal). In The Tangled Tree, he explains how molecular studies of evolution have brought startling recognitions about the tangled tree of life—including where we humans fit upon it. Thanks to new technologies, we now have the ability to alter even our genetic composition—through sideways insertions, as nature has long been doing. “The Tangled Tree is a source of wonder….Quammen has written a deep and daring intellectual adventure” (The Boston Globe).

The Tangled Path to Glory Book

The Tangled Path to Glory


  • Author : Russell S. Oyer
  • Publisher : Trafford Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-09
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 124
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466958531

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The Tangled Path to Glory Excerpt :

It's the journey, not the destination. Russ Oyer took his final step on this tangled path in March 2012 and now is a permanent resident in heaven. In this work, Russ shares how God revealed Himself to him throughout his adolescent years. As many do, Russ tried to find fulfillment through a variety of vices, adventures, scholarships, friendships, humor, etc., but found that none had the long-lasting meaning he was looking for. He kept saying to himself, "Is this all there is?" Join Russ through thoughtful and funny years of seeking the ultimate thrill, a tangled path to life everlasting with Christ Jesus.

The Tangled Ways of Zeus Book

The Tangled Ways of Zeus


  • Author : Alan H. Sommerstein
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2010-05-13
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9780191614224

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The Tangled Ways of Zeus Excerpt :

The Tangled Ways of Zeus is a collection of studies written over the last twenty years by the distinguished classicist Alan Sommerstein about various aspects of ancient Greek tragedy (and, in some cases, other related genres). It complements his recent collection of studies in Greek comedy, Talking about Laughter (OUP, 2009). Some of the essays have not been published previously, others have appeared in books or journals hard to find outside major academic libraries. Each chapter deals with its own topic, but between them they build up a multifaceted picture of the dramatists (especially Aeschylus and Sophocles), the genre, and its interactions with the society, culture, and religion of classical Athens.

Rapunzel Book

Rapunzel


  • Author : Chloe Perkins
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-03-21
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 24
  • ISBN 10 : 9781481490733

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Rapunzel Excerpt :

The classic story of Rapunzel gets a fresh twist in this vibrant Indian spin on the beloved fairy tale! Once upon a time, there was a girl with long, long hair, who lived in a tall, tall tower... The classic tale of Rapunzel gets a fresh twist in this third book of a brand-new board book series, Once Upon a World. With India as the backdrop, and vibrant artwork from illustrator Archana Sreenivasan, Rapunzel is still the same girl who lets down her beautiful hair—but she’s totally reimagined. Once Upon a World offers a multicultural take on the fairy tales we all know and love. Because these tales are for everyone, everywhere.

More Heat than Life  The Tangled Roots of Ecology  Energy  and Economics Book

More Heat than Life The Tangled Roots of Ecology Energy and Economics


  • Author : Jeremy Walker
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-07-14
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 374
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811539367

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More Heat than Life The Tangled Roots of Ecology Energy and Economics Excerpt :

This book traces the interacting histories of the disciplines of ecology and economics, from their common origin in the ancient Greek concept of oikonomia, through their distinct encounters with energy physics, to the current obstruction of neoliberal economics to responses to the ecological and climate crisis of the so-called Anthropocene. Reconstructing their constitution as separate sciences in the era of fossil-fuelled industrial capitalism, the book offers an explanation of how the ecological sciences have moved from a position of critical collision with mainstream economics in the 1970s, to one of collusion with the project of permanent growth, in and through the thermal crisis of the biosphere.