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Beautiful: The Life of Hedy Lamarr
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Beautiful: The Life of Hedy Lamarr

Stephen Michael Shearer, Robert Osborne

Beautiful separates the truth from the rumors about Hedy Lamarr's life and highlights her astonishing role as an inventor of a technology that has become an essential part of everything from military weaponry to cell phones.

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Hedy Lamarr: The Most Beautiful Woman in Film
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Hedy Lamarr: The Most Beautiful Woman in Film

Ruth Barton

Hedy Lamarr's life was punctuated by salacious rumors and public scandal, but it was her stunning looks and classic Hollywood glamour that continuously captivated audiences. Born Hedwig Kiesler, she escaped an unhappy marriage...

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Glory of Batik: The Danar Hadi Collection
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Glory of Batik: The Danar Hadi Collection

Judi Achjadi

The Glory of Batik explores the fabulous collection of Javanese batik brought together over the course of forty years by H. Santosa Doellah. The Danar Hadi Collection amounts to some 10,000 pieces spanning a century and a half,...

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Hedy's Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World
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Hedy’s Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World

Richard Rhodes

What other book brings together 1920's Paris, player pianos, Nazi weaponry, and digital wireless into one satisfying whole? In its juxtaposition of Hollywood glamour with the reality of a brutal war, Hedy's Folly is a riveting...

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Hedy Lamarr: The Most Beautiful Woman in Film
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Hedy Lamarr: The Most Beautiful Woman in Film

Ruth Barton

In Hedy Lamarr: The Most Beautiful Woman in Film, Ruth Barton explores the many facets of the screen legend, including her life as an inventor. Working with avant-garde composer and film scorer George Antheil, Lamarr helped to...

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Al-Tabari: Volume 2, The Son and Grandsons of Al-Mansur: The Reigns of Al-Mahdi, Al-Hadi and Harun Al-Rashid: The Early Abbasi Empire
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Al-Tabari: Volume 2, The Son and Grandsons of Al-Mansur: The Reigns of Al-Mahdi, Al-Hadi and Harun Al-Rashid: The Early Abbasi Empire

John Alden Williams, Al-Tabari

This 1989 second volume of Professor Williams' translation of al-Tabari's vivid account of the early 'Abbasi empire focuses on its 'Golden Prime'.

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Speed Spectrum: Hedy Lamarr and the Mobile Phone
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Speed Spectrum: Hedy Lamarr and the Mobile Phone

Rob Walters

This popular book was updated in 2013 just thirteen years after the death of the glamourous film star Hedy Lamarr. She was a famous Hollywood star and the first woman to appear naked on film. George Antheil was a piano player and...

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Films of Hedy Lamarr
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Films of Hedy Lamarr

Christopher Young

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Hedy's Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World
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Hedy’s Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World

Richard Rhodes, Bernadette Dunne

What do Hedy Lamarr, avant-garde composer George Antheil, and a cell phone have in common? The answer is spread-spectrum radio: a revolutionary invention based on the switching of communications signals among different...

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Web Commerce Security: Design and Development
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Web Commerce Security: Design and Development

Hadi Nahari, Ronald L. Krutz

A top-level security guru for both eBay and PayPal and a best-selling information systems security author show how to design and develop secure Web commerce systems. Whether it's online banking or ordering merchandise using your...

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It's Always Possible: One Woman's Transformation of India's Prison System
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It’s Always Possible: One Woman’s Transformation of India’s Prison System

Kiran Bedi, Dalai Lama XIV

Tells of the transformation of one of Asia's largest jails - Tihar Prison. This book presents a detailed account of the situation Kiran Bedi found when first appointed as warden. It then describes the process of Human Interaction...

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The History of al-Tabari: The 'Abbasid Caliphate in Equilibrium: the Caliphates of Musa al-Hadi and Harun al-Rashid A.D. 785-809/A.H. 169-193
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The History of al-Tabari: The ‘Abbasid Caliphate in Equilibrium: the Caliphates of Musa al-Hadi and Harun al-Rashid A.D. 785-809/A.H. 169-193

Abu Ja'far Muhammad Bin Jarir Al-Tabari, C. E. Bosworth

This volume of al-Tabari's History covers nearly a quarter of a century, and after covering the very brief caliphate of al-Hadi, concentrates on that of Harun al-Rashid. During these years, the caliphate was in a state of balance...

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A Guide to Visual Multi-Level Interface Design From Synthesis of Empirical Study Evidence
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A Guide to Visual Multi-Level Interface Design From Synthesis of Empirical Study Evidence

Heidi Lam, Tamara Munzner, David Ebert

Displaying multiple levels of data visually has been proposed to address the challenge of limited screen space. Although many previous empirical studies have addressed different aspects of this question, the information...

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The New German Cookbook: More Than 230 Contemporary and Traditional Recipes
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The New German Cookbook: More Than 230 Contemporary and Traditional Recipes

Jean Anderson, Hedy Wuerz (Director of Public Relations North America, German National Tourist Office, USA), Lamar Elmore

A complete cookbook of German food, with 230 contemporary and traditional recipes from the country's best young chefs and best home cooks. The book takes readers on a flavourful journey through Germany, from the back roads of...

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