The Art and Making of Hannibal The Television Series

The Art and Making of Hannibal  The Television Series Author Jesse McLean
ISBN-10 1783295759
Year 2015-02-03
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Titan Books
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The Art & Making of Hannibal: The Television Series is a detailed look at the making of this highly original, critically lauded, and visually stunning series. Released ahead of the start of the 3rd season, this book will bring Fannibals into the world of secrets, lies, and intrigue of their beloved show. With stars including Mads Mikkelsen, Hugh Dancy, Laurence Fishburne, Caroline Dhavernas and guest spots by Gillian Anderson, Eddie Izzard and Michael Pitt, Hannibal is one of the most elegant, engrossing and deliciously haunting shows on television today. The Art & Making of Hannibal: The Television Series celebrates all aspects of this unique show. A highly stylized illustrated book featuring extracts of the shooting scripts of the first and second seasons, exclusive cast and crew interviews, behind-the-scenes photography, production notes, storyboards, alongside Hannibal's sketches and music notations. Hannibal Lecter was a brilliant psychiatrist in the employ of the FBI. His task: to help an unusually gifted criminal profiler, Will Graham, who is haunted by his ability to see into the minds of serial killers.

Hannibal Lecter and Philosophy

Hannibal Lecter and Philosophy Author Joseph Westfall
ISBN-10 9780812699135
Year 2015-12-15
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Open Court
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Sixteen philosophers come at Hannibal the way he comes at his victims—from unexpected angles and with plenty of surprises thrown in. Hannibal is a revolting monster, and yet a monster with whom we identify because of his intelligence, artistry, and personal magnetism. The chapters in this book pose many questions—and offer intriguing answers—about the enigma of Hannibal Lecter. What does the the relationship between Hannibal and those who know him—particularly FBI investigator Will Graham—tell us about the nature of friendship and Hannibal’s capacity for friendship? Does Hannibal confer benefits on society by eliminating people who don’t live up to his high aesthetic standards? Can upsetting experiences in early childhood turn you into a serial killer? Why are we enthralled by someone who exercises god-like control over situations and people? Does it make any difference morally that a killer eats his victims? Can a murder be a work of art? Several chapters look at the mind of this accomplished killer, psychiatrist, and gourmet cook. Is he a sociopath or a psychopath, or are these the same: Is he lacking in empathy: Apparently not, since he has a quick understanding of what other people think and feel. Maybe what he lacks is a conscience.

Dissecting Hannibal Lecter

Dissecting Hannibal Lecter Author Benjamin Szumskyj
ISBN-10 9780786432752
Year 2008-01-08
Pages 239
Language en
Publisher McFarland
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"This book focuses on Harris's internationally known antihero Hannibal Lecter in the classic novels Red Dragon, Silence of the Lambs, and Hannibal. The work examines several themes within Harris' trilogy, including the author's artistic exploration of repressed desires, his refinement of neo-noir themes and the serial killer motif, and his developing perceptions of feminine gender roles"--Provided by publisher.

The Portlandia Cookbook

The Portlandia Cookbook Author Fred Armisen
ISBN-10 9780804186117
Year 2014-10-28
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Clarkson Potter
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The companion cookbook to the hit show Portlandia by the Emmy-nominated stars and writers Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, with 50 delicious recipes for every food lover, freegan, organic farmer, and food truck diehard. Food plays a very special role in Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein’s award-winning satire Portlandia. Here are recipes for the dishes that define the show, from cult-raised chicken and Stu’s stews to pickled veggies and foraged green salads. Complete with new full-color finished food photographs and illustrations, humorous stories and sidebars from the loveable food-obsessed Portlandia characters (such as Mr. Mayor, Peter and Nance, and Colin the chicken), and advice on how to choose a bed and breakfast and behave at a communal table, this is a funny cookbook—with serious recipes—for anyone who loves food. And yes, the chicken’s local.

Hannibal

Hannibal Author Richard A. Gabriel
ISBN-10 9781597976862
Year 2011-02-28
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Potomac Books, Inc.
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The Romans' destruction of Carthage after the Third Punic War erased any Carthaginian historical record of Hannibal's life. What we know of him comes exclusively from Roman historians who had every interest in minimizing his success, exaggerating his failures, and disparaging his character. The charges leveled against Hannibal include greed, cruelty and atrocity, sexual indulgence, and even cannibalism. But even these sources were forced to grudgingly admit to Hannibal's military genius, if only to make their eventual victory over him appear greater. Yet there is no doubt that Hannibal was the greatest Carthaginian general of the Second Punic War. When he did not defeat them outright, he fought to a standstill the best generals Rome produced, and he sustained his army in the field for sixteen long years without mutiny or desertion. Hannibal was a first-rate tactician, only a somewhat lesser strategist, and the greatest enemy Rome ever faced. When he at last met defeat at the hands of the Roman general Scipio, it was against an experienced officer who had to strengthen and reconfigure the Roman legion and invent mobile tactics in order to succeed. Even so, Scipio's victory at Zama was against an army that was a shadow of its former self. The battle could easily have gone the other way. If it had, the history of the West would have been changed in ways that can only be imagined. Richard A. Gabriel's brilliant new biography shows how Hannibal's genius nearly unseated the Roman Empire.

Damn Fine Cherry Pie

Damn Fine Cherry Pie Author Lindsey Bowden
ISBN-10 9781784722845
Year 2016-11-03
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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Enjoy the taste of the cult classic TV series Twin Peaks with more than 100 recipes inspired by the show's scenes and characters - including Maple Ham Pancakes, Coffee Donuts, Icelandic Hangikjot, Percolator Fish Supper and Chocolate Chestnut Log. Along the way you'll discover fun facts and features - such as how to tie cherry stems in your mouth, and how to fold origami owls - and a diner jukebox selection inspired by the show that you can enjoy with a slice of damn fine cherry pie. This publication has not been prepared, approved or licensed by any entity or individual that created or produced the well-known TV programme Twin Peaks.

Uneven Roads

Uneven Roads Author Todd Shaw
ISBN-10 9781483320946
Year 2014-10-29
Pages 536
Language en
Publisher CQ Press
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No other book on the market maps U.S. race and ethnic politics with the same breadth and scope as Todd Shaw, Louis DeSipio, Dianne Pinderhughes, and Toni-Michelle C. Travis’s Uneven Roads; it explores when, why, and how race and ethnicity matter in U.S. politics. The book begins with an introduction to broad political racialization and the roots of modern interpretations of race and ethnicity. Historical chapters on each of the five groups identified in the U.S. Census—Native American, African American, Latino, Asian American, and White—offer an engaging narrative on race, prejudice, equal rights and opportunity up to the 1960s. Policy and social issue chapters carry the story up to the present day, providing a wide lens on topics including voting rights, political representation, education and criminal justice policies, and the immigrant experience. A final chapter on intersectionality examines how groups go beyond the boundaries of race and ethnicity to come together on matters of class, gender, and sexuality. “Uneven Roads is truly excellent. There is no doubt in my mind that this book will impact the field for many years to come. Authors Shaw, DeSipio, Pinderhughes, and Travis are all eminent scholars in political science, and the way that this book is written shows why! It is well-written, engaging, and provides the reader with thoughtful analyses of some of the most important questions in racial and ethnic politics in America.” — Alvin B. Tillery, Jr., Northwestern University “Uneven Roads is extremely well-written and easy to understand – it introduces students to important concepts and ideas without a lot of jargon. It is also very thorough and weaves contemporary issues and current events throughout the text.” — Atiya Stokes-Brown, Bucknell University “The biggest strength of Uneven Roads is its ambitious and long-overdue attempt at filling a gap in the textbook market where no other book takes such a long and broad look at race and ethnicity in our history.” — Anirudh V.S. Ruhil, Ohio State University

Mammalogy

Mammalogy Author George A. Feldhamer
ISBN-10 9781421415888
Year 2015-01-01
Pages 768
Language en
Publisher JHU Press
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Reflecting the expertise and perspective of five leading mammalogists, the fourth edition of Mammalogy: Adaptation, Diversity, Ecology significantly updates taxonomy, includes a new chapter on mammalian molecular phylogenetics, and highlights several recently described species. There are close to 5,500 species in the class Mammalia, including the blue whale—the largest animal that has ever lived—and the pygmy shrew, which weighs little more than a penny. The functional diversity of mammals has allowed them to play critical roles in every ecosystem, whether marine, freshwater, alpine, tundra, forest, or desert. Many mammal species are critically endangered and present complex conservation and management challenges. This book touches on those challenges, which are often precipitated by overharvesting and habitat loss, as well as emerging threats, such as the impact of wind turbines and white nose syndrome on bats and chronic wasting disease on deer. Among the updates and additions to the fourth edition of Mammalogy are numerous new photos, figures, and cladograms, over 4,200 references, as well as • A completely new chapter on mammalian phylogeny and genomics• Current taxonomy—including major changes to orders, suborders, and superfamilies of bats and rodents• An explanation of the recent inclusion of whales with terrestrial even-toed ungulates• Updates on mammalian structural, functional adaptations, and fossil history• recent advances in our understanding of phylogeny, biogeography, social behavior, and ecology• A discussion of two new orders and thirteen newly recognized extant families • Reflections on the implications of climate change for mammals• Thorough examinations of several recently described species, including Durrell’s vontsira ( Salanoia durrelli) and the Laotian rock rat ( Laonastes aenigmamus)• An explanation of mammalian biomechanics, such as that seen in lunge feeding of baleen whales• Breakout boxes on unique aspects of mammals, including the syntax of bat songs, singing mice, and why there are no green mammals (unless we count algae-covered sloths) Maintaining the accessible, readable style for which Feldhamer and his coauthors are well known, this new edition of Mammalogy is the authoritative textbook on this amazingly diverse class of vertebrates.

Frustrated Democracy in Post Soviet Azerbaijan

Frustrated Democracy in Post Soviet Azerbaijan Author Audrey L. Altstadt
ISBN-10 9780231801416
Year 2017-01-31
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Columbia University Press
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Frustrated Democracy in Post-Soviet Azerbaijan follows a newly independent oil-rich former Soviet republic as it adopts a Western model of democratic government and then turns toward corrupt authoritarianism. Audrey L. Altstadt begins with the Nagorno-Karabagh War (1988–1994) which triggered Azerbaijani nationalism and set the stage for the development of a democratic movement. Initially successful, this government soon succumbed to a coup. Western oil companies arrived and money flowed in—a quantity Altstadt calls “almost unimaginable”—causing the regime to resort to repression to maintain its power. Despite Azerbaijan’s long tradition of secularism, political Islam emerged as an attractive alternative for those frustrated with the stifled democratic opposition and the lack of critique of the West’s continued political interference. Altstadt’s work draws on instances of censorship in the Azerbaijani press, research by embedded experts and nongovernmental and international organizations, and interviews with diplomats and businesspeople. The book is an essential companion to her earlier works, The Azerbaijani Turks: Power and Identity Under Russian Rule and The Politics of Culture in Soviet Azerbaijan, 1920–1940.

G teaux

G  teaux Author Christophe Felder
ISBN-10 0847858650
Year 2017-02-14
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher Rizzoli International Publications
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As a follow-up to his spectacular Patisserie, master pastry chef Christophe Felder presents Gâteaux, a beautifully illustrated guide to executing perfect cakes, from delightful small bites to showstopping centerpieces. Classic French pastry represents the pinnacle of control, elegance, and technique. From jewellike canelés and madeleines in a window case to burnished brioches at the boulangerie to showstopper centerpiece desserts at five-star restaurants, everyone loves a perfect bake. Precise instructions and step-by-step photo- graphs guide bakers through 150 mouthwatering recipes, including one-bite delights, simple cakes, Sunday breads, celebration cakes, and tarts. Felder includes French classics such as sablés, éclairs, Saint-Honoré cake, tarte tatin, and croquembouche, regional recipes from Alsace, Brittany, and Provence, as well as his own twists on Belgian (Speculoos), German (Black Forest cake), and Australian (Pavlova) desserts. Each beautiful photograph will inspire bakers of all levels while step-by-step pictures clearly illustrate techniques such as making fondant flowers, constructing a charlotte, and braiding a brioche. To build younger bakers' skills and confidence, Felder includes a section of easy recipes for the whole family--which don't short on proper technique.

Marcus at Home

Marcus at Home Author Marcus Wareing
ISBN-10 9780008184490
Year 2016-09-22
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher HarperCollins
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Marcus Wareing is a brilliant chef. His restaurant group Marcus Wareing Restaurants includes three critically-acclaimed restaurants – the two Michelin-starred Marcus at The Berkeley, as well as The Gilbert Scott and Tredwell’s.

Short Pulse Laser Interactions with Matter

Short Pulse Laser Interactions with Matter Author Paul Gibbon
ISBN-10 9781860941351
Year 2005-01-01
Pages 312
Language en
Publisher
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This book represents the first comprehensive treatment of the subject, covering the theoretical principles, present experimental status and important applications of short-pulse laser-matter interactions. Femtosecond lasers have undergone dramatic technological advances over the last fifteen years, generating a whole host of new research activities under the theme of ?ultrafast science?. The focused light from these devices is so intense that ordinary matter is torn apart within a few laser cycles. This book takes a close-up look at the exotic physical phenomena which arise as a result of this new form of ?light-matter? interaction, covering a diverse set of topics including multiphoton ionization, rapid heatwaves, fast particle generation and relativistic self-channeling. These processes are central to a number of exciting new applications in other fields, such as microholography, optical particle accelerators and photonuclear physics.

Kitchen Overlord s Dead Delicious Horror Cookbook

Kitchen Overlord s Dead Delicious Horror Cookbook Author Chris-Rachael Oseland
ISBN-10 1539685268
Year 2016-10-22
Pages 110
Language en
Publisher Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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You don't need to be a zombie to enjoy the illusion you're feasting on human flesh! The 69 Gore-Met recipes within will cover your table with so many eyes, ears, guts, and brains your kitchen will look like a serial killer's crime scene. Whether you're into slasher flicks, shambling zombies, vampire drama, or good old fashioned mad science, you can safely sate your bloodlust with everything from edible strings of human ears to looping guts meant to be pulled apart at the table to half a dozen entire torsos you wouldn't be ashamed to serve Hannibal Lector. Best of all, you can terrify everyone at your table with dozens of recipes tailored to Paleo, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian, and Vegan diets. Let your friends know that this year, everyone is one the menu!