Fans and Videogames

Fans and Videogames
Author: Melanie Swalwell,Angela Ndalianis,Helen Stuckey
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 242
Release: 2017-03-03
Genre: Social Science
ISBN: 9781317191919

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This anthology addresses videogames long history of fandom, and fans’ important role in game history and preservation. In order to better understand and theorize video games and game playing, it is necessary to study the activities of gamers themselves. Gamers are active creators in generating meaning; they are creators of media texts they share with other fans (mods, walkthroughs, machinima, etc); and they have played a central role in curating and preserving games through activities such as their collective work on: emulation, creating online archives and the forensic archaeology of code. This volume brings together essays that explore game fandom from diverse perspectives that examine the complex processes at work in the phenomenon of game fandom and its practices. Contributors aim to historicize game fandom, recognize fan contributions to game history, and critically assess the role of fans in ensuring that game culture endures through the development of archives.

The Country Gentleman

The Country Gentleman
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1912
Genre: Agriculture
ISBN: MINN:31951D00336875V

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Index Medicus

Index Medicus
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2004
Genre: Medicine
ISBN: OSU:32436011091871

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The War on Kids

The War on Kids
Author: Cara H. Drinan
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2017-11
Genre: Law
ISBN: 9780190605551

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In 2003, when Terrence Graham was sixteen, he and three other teens attempted to rob a barbeque restaurant in Jacksonville, Florida. Though they left with no money, and no one was seriously injured, Terrence was sentenced to die in prison for his involvement in that crime. As shocking as Terrence's sentence sounds, it is merely a symptom of contemporary American juvenile justice practices. In the United States, adolescents are routinely transferred out of juvenile court and into adult criminal court without any judicial oversight. Once in adult court, children can be sentenced without regard for their youth. Juveniles are housed in adult correctional facilities, they may be held in solitary confinement, and they experience the highest rates of sexual and physical assault among inmates. Until 2005, children convicted in America's courts were subject to the death penalty; today, they still may be sentenced to die in prison-no matter what efforts they make to rehabilitate themselves. America has waged a war on kids. In The War on Kids, Cara Drinan reveals how the United States went from being a pioneer to an international pariah in its juvenile sentencing practices. Academics and journalists have long recognized the failings of juvenile justice practices in this country and have called for change. Despite the uncertain political climate, there is hope that recent Supreme Court decisions may finally make those calls a reality. The War on Kids seizes upon this moment of judicial and political recognition that children are different in the eyes of the law. Drinan chronicles the shortcomings of juvenile justice by drawing upon social science, legal decisions, and first-hand correspondence with Terrence and others like him-individuals whose adolescent errors have cost them their lives. At the same time, The War on Kids maps out concrete steps that states can take to correct the course of American juvenile justice.

The Gardeners Chronicle and Agricultural Gazette

The Gardeners  Chronicle and Agricultural Gazette
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1853
Genre: Agriculture
ISBN: UIUC:30112071767138

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Astrophysics Is Easy

Astrophysics Is Easy
Author: Michael Inglis
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 302
Release: 2014-12-04
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9783319116440

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Astrophysics is often –with some justification – regarded as incomprehensible without the use of higher mathematics. Consequently, many amateur astronomers miss out on some of the most fascinating aspects of the subject. Astrophysics Is Easy! cuts through the difficult mathematics and explains the basics of astrophysics in accessible terms. Using nothing more than plain arithmetic and simple examples, the workings of the universe are outlined in a straightforward yet detailed and easy-to-grasp manner. The original edition of the book was written over eight years ago, and in that time, advances in observational astronomy have led to new and significant changes to the theories of astrophysics. The new theories will be reflected in both the new and expanded chapters. A unique aspect of this book is that, for each topic under discussion, an observing list is included so that observers can actually see for themselves the concepts presented –stars of the spectral sequence, nebulae, galaxies, even black holes. The observing list has been revised and brought up-to-date in the Second Edition.

The Exoplanet Handbook

The Exoplanet Handbook
Author: Michael Perryman
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 974
Release: 2018-08-31
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9781108419772

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A complete and in-depth review of exoplanet research, covering the discovery methods, physics and theoretical background.

The Murder of the Middle Class

The Murder of the Middle Class
Author: Wayne Allyn Root
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 390
Release: 2014-07-14
Genre: Business & Economics
ISBN: 9781621572329

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The great American middle class is dying—and not from natural causes. The Murder of the Middle Class exposes the crime and indicts the conspirators, from the Obama administration to their willing accomplices in big business, big media, and big unions—naming names and pointing out their misdeeds. Bestselling author Wayne Allyn Root doesn't just prove the crime and profile the suspects, he provides bold solutions to save American capitalism, the middle class, the GOP . . . and YOU! This middle class warrior gives you the game plan and the weapons to fight back.

The Peaches of New York Illustrations

The Peaches of New York  Illustrations
Author: U. P. Hedrick
Publsiher: ALBANY J. B. LYON COMPANY, PRINTERS
Total Pages: 617
Release: 2014-11-18
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 9182736450XXX

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Example in this ebook The present volume is the fifth in the plan of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station to make a more or less complete record of all of the different fruits grown in this region. This work differs from the preceding fruit-books but little or not at all in nature and purposes, yet a statement of its contents, even though it be almost identical with that in the prefaces of the preceding volumes, is necessary for those who may not have the other books and may be a convenience to those who have all of the series. The title implies that The Peaches of New York is written for the confines of a state; but all varieties of the peach grown in North America, as well as many known only in other continents, Europe especially, have been considered, under the supposition that all might be grown in New York and are therefore of interest to the peach-growers of the State. Broadly speaking, then, the design is to make the book as complete a record as possible of the development of the peach, wherever grown, up to this time. The book contains: An account of the history and uses of the peach; a discussion of the botanical characters of the species of cultivated peaches; an account of the peach-regions and of peach-growing in New York with the most important statistics relating to this fruit; and, lastly and in greatest detail, the synonymy, bibliography, economic status, and full descriptions of all the most important cultivated peaches, with briefer notices of varieties of minor importance and of those appearing in peach-literature which are now no longer grown. In foot-notes running through the text, biographical sketches are published of the persons who have done most in America toward improving the peach. Incidentally, all that was thought would be helpful in breeding peaches was included. So, too, whatever appeared to be of interest to students of ecology has been given a place. As in the preceding books, color-plates occupy prominent places in this volume. Pains and expense have not been spared in the attempt to make the plates the best possible with the present knowledge of reproduction in colors. All who have seen the plates in this and the first four fruit-books of the series will agree that the reproductions of peaches are more accurate than those of the apples, grapes, plums or cherries, and yet these are not as exact as might be wished. Although most carefully selected, an illustration of one or two fruits does not give an adequate picture of a variety. Neither does the camera take colors quite as the eye sees them nor can the plate-maker quite reproduce what the camera takes. The illustrations are of life-size as the peaches grow on the grounds of this Station and represent specimens of average size and color. The fruits, as shown in the plates, look small for the reason that a flat picture of a round object minifies size. To be continue in this ebook

Dietary Strategies for Healthy Aging Caloric Restriction and Beyond

Dietary Strategies for Healthy Aging     Caloric Restriction and Beyond
Author: Sebastian J. Hofer,Sergio Davinelli
Publsiher: Frontiers Media SA
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022-03-21
Genre: Medical
ISBN: 9782889747405

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Cumulated Index Medicus

Cumulated Index Medicus
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1991
Genre: Medicine
ISBN: OSU:32436010178620

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United States Plant Patents

United States Plant Patents
Author: United States. Patent and Trademark Office
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2014-05
Genre: Plants, Cultivated
ISBN: WISC:89113279194

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The Cultivator Country Gentleman

The Cultivator   Country Gentleman
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1869
Genre: Agriculture
ISBN: UCAL:C2641263

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Tree Book

Tree Book
Author: British Columbia. Ministry of Forests,Roberta Parish,Sandra Thomson,Canada-British Columbia Partnership Agreement on Forest Resource Development: FRDA II.,Canadian Forest Service
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 183
Release: 1994
Genre: Trees
ISBN: 0772621594

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Trees, identification.

Florist Nursery Exchange

Florist   Nursery Exchange
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1916
Genre: Floriculture
ISBN: MINN:31951D00341500L

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