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Beautiful: The Life of Hedy Lamarr
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.
Glory of Batik: The Danar Hadi Collection
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,...
Hedy’s Folly: the Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World
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...
Hedy’s Folly: The Life and Breakthrough Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, the Most Beautiful Woman in the World
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...
Hedy Lamarr: The Most Beautiful Woman in Film
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...
Hedy Lamarr and a Secret Communication System
Tells the story of how Hollywood star Hedy Lamarr came up with the idea for a secret communication system, which would much later become the basis for wireless technology. Written in graphic-novel format.
Web Commerce Security: Design and Development
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...
It’s Always Possible: One Woman’s Transformation of India’s Prison System
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...
Tiny Talks Vol.11
The New German Cookbook: More Than 230 Contemporary and Traditional Recipes
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...