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Smoke Mirrors

Author : Rob Cunningham
ISBN : 0889367558
Genre : Medical
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Smoke and Mirrors: The Canadian tobacco war
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Smoke And Mirrors

Author : James Robert Brown
ISBN : 9781134873579
Genre : Philosophy
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Realism is an enlightening story, a tale which enriches our experience and makes it more intelligible. Yet this wonderful picture of humanity's best efforts at knowledge has been badly bruised by numerous critics. James Robert Brown in Smoke and Mirrors fights back against figures such as Richard Rorty, Bruno Latour, Michael Ruse and Hilary Putnam who have attacked realist accounts of science. But this volume is not wholly devoted to combating Rorty and others who blow smoke in our eyes; the second half is concerned with arguing that there are some amazing ways in which science mirrors the world. The role of abstraction, abstract objects and a priori ways of getting at reality are all explored in showing how science reflects reality. Smoke and Mirrors is a defence of science and knowledge in general as well as a defence of a particular way of understanding science. It is of interest to all those who wish or need to know how science works.
Category: Philosophy

Smoke And Mirrors

Author : Mike Costa
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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From the company that brought you Locke & Key and Memorial! Mike Costa (COBRA, Blackhawks) teams with sleight-of-hand artist Jon Armstrong (also a consulting Imagineer for Disney) and acclaimed artist Ryan Browne (God Hates Astronauts)! A stage magician is thrust into a world where magic-not technology-rules, and forced to use trickery and illusions to survive!
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Smoke And Mirrors

Author : Elly Griffiths
ISBN : 9780544527980
Genre : Fiction
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“Another great series.” — San Jose Mercury News “A dazzlingly tricky mystery.” — Kirkus Reviews “A tremendous skein of red herrings, sharp and thorough police work, [and] mysterious connections.” — Bookgasm It’s Christmastime in Brighton, and the city is abuzz about magician Max Mephisto’s star turn in Aladdin. But the holiday cheer is lost on DI Edgar Stephens. He’s investigating the murder of two children, Annie and Mark, who were found in the woods alongside a trail of candy—a horrifying scene eerily reminiscent of “Hansel and Gretel.” Edgar has plenty of leads. Annie, a dark child, wrote gruesome plays based on the Grimms’ fairy tales. Does the key to the case lie in her final script? Or does the macabre staging of the bodies point to the theater and the capricious cast of Aladdin? Edgar enlists Max’s help in penetrating the shadowy world of the theater. But is this all just classic misdirection? “Excellent . . . Evoking both the St. Mary Mead of Agatha Christie and the theater world of Ngaio Marsh.” — Booklist
Category: Fiction

Beyond Smoke And Mirrors

Author : Douglas S. Massey
ISBN : 087154590X
Genre : Business & Economics
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Argues that U.S. immigration policies that were enacted between 1986 and 1996 are harmful to the interests of both the United States and Mexico.
Category: Business & Economics

Smoke And Mirrors

Author : Frank P. Harvey
ISBN : 0802089488
Genre : Political Science
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Frank P. Harvey mounts a powerful case for American unilateralism. He addresses the relationship between globalization, terrorism, and unilateralism, and provides a systematic explanation for, and defense of, Washington's response to threats of terrorism and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
Category: Political Science

Smoke And Mirrors

Author : Stephanie Urso Spina
ISBN : 0847695611
Genre : Education
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Jacksonville, FL, USMC Facility, Time: 0643Each figure stood in the morning's darkness frozen and silhouetted by the defused rays of early sunlight, each man looked at the same distant point. Stricken into silence, Mitchell's eyes widened and unconsciously he wet his pants while stark fear covered each of the other's faces. While the terrified man evacuated, the surrounding figures took in the panoramic and held their breaths when seeing in the distance, outlined in Jacksonville's sky, a mushroom cloud.This is the day's beginning for a group of military and civilians finding after the horrific event, in order to survive they must learn to fight through the devastation now surrounding them. Coupled with driving off the escalating malevolence and lunacy of an instantly created new leader, the group must seek out clues to stop a suicidal and murderous traitor - a traitor whose only task is to right his bombing error and complete his timetable for laying the next nuclear device on them all.
Category: Education

Smoke And Mirrors

Author : Cynthia Thorson
ISBN : 9780977146703
Genre : Self-Help
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Smoke and Mirrors shows how quitting smoking can be an opportunity for spiritual and personal growth. It is not a health book, there are enough of those, nor a book filled with techniques. Rather, it invites the reader to see his or her habit in a nonjudgmental mirror, and to transcend it. The playful tone and drawings make it a pleasant read.
Category: Self-Help

Smoke And Mirrors

Author : E. Melanie Dupuis
ISBN : 9780814719619
Genre : Law
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From the sixteenth to early-nineteenth century, four times more Africans than Europeans crossed the Atlantic Ocean to the Americas. While this forced migration stripped slaves of their liberty, it failed to destroy many of their cultural practices, which came with Africans to the New World. In Working the Diaspora, Frederick Knight examines work cultures on both sides of the Atlantic, from West and West Central Africa to British North America and the Caribbean. Knight demonstrates that the knowledge that Africans carried across the Atlantic shaped Anglo-American agricultural development and made particularly important contributions to cotton, indigo, tobacco, and staple food cultivation. The book also compellingly argues that the work experience of slaves shaped their views of the natural world. Broad in scope, clearly written, and at the center of current scholarly debates, Working the Diaspora challenges readers to alter their conceptual frameworks about Africans by looking at them as workers who, through the course of the Atlantic slave trade and plantation labor, shaped the development of the Americas in significant ways.
Category: Law