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Tourism, Travel, And Blogging

RRP $240.99

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Travel often inspires the creation of narratives about journeys and destinations, more so with the increasing availability of online platforms, applications for smartphones and tablets, and various other social media technologies. This book examines travel blogs and their associated social media as a form of self-presentation that negotiates the tensions between discourses of travel and tourism. As such, it addresses how contemporary travellers use online platforms to communicate their experiences of journeys and destinations, and how the traveller/tourist dichotomy finds expression in these narratives. Addressing the need for more in-depth analysis through a study of blogs, this exploration of networked narratives of an individual's travel experience considers personal motivations, self-promotion, and self-presentation as key factors in the creation of both personal and commercial travel blogs. As this text applies concepts such as self-presentation and heteroglossia, it will be of interest to both students and scholars of tourism, new media, sociology, cultural studies, and discourse studies.


Air Travel And Health - A Systems Perspective

RRP $228.99

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Providing a detailed examination of the issues that affect the long term health of aircrew, cabin crew and passengers, <i>Air Travel and Health</i> offers guidance to engineers designing aircraft in the difficult field of legislation and product liability. Examining the facts, anecdotes and myths associated with health and travel, Seabridge and Morgan draw balanced conclusions on which the aircraft operations and design communities can act to provide cost-effective solutions. The authors present a useful reference for aircrew, regulatory authorities, engineers and managers within the aerospace industry, and medical and human factor specialists, as well as an informative resource for undergraduate and graduate students.


Free As The Dolphins Travel

RRP $18.99

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This is a guide to methods and strategies for free travel by air, sea and land for people who want to travel for free or nearly for free. Want to learn French or English? This book is part of an educational series teaching travel vocabulary, compare and contrast, etc. A teaching guide can be found in the French "Voyager gratuitement ... ou presque" photo edition and at our Facebook page: "Free as the dolphins travel." We also offer the contents in French as a series of talking books available at amazon.com MP3. They are called "Voyager gratos" and "auto-stop la planete." However, this edition of "Free as the dolphins travel" covers road travel in Russia, France, the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada. It is a kind of users guide to findacrew.net and couchsurfing.org Dumpster Diving, free food and Woofing is discussed along with how to work abroad without a visa by using websites like freelancer.com, Elance.com and oDesk.com For students of French we recommend purchasing both this free travel guide in English and the companion photo edition found at https: //www.createspace.com/3717823 (Voyager gratuitement ... ou presque - edition photo). The talking books can be purchased on a chapter by chapter basis and cost about 89 cents a chapter. There are 17 chapters divided into 2 talking books. "Voyager gratos" covers boat hitching, cargo hitching and air hitching, while "auto-stop la planete" covers woofing, couchsurfing and hitch-hiking. We are currently recording an English language talking book edition, due 2013. It will teach English language travel vocabulary. Visiting Facebook page "Free as the dolphins travel" is another way to see the Lassed Tarhouni / nom@d photos found in the photo editions. The Facebook page also offers loads of other free travel related links (for those learning French, the Fcebook page is called: "Voyager gratos comme les dauphins"). The same "Free as the dolphins travel" text can be found in paperback, and as an eBook, with the title "Marine Paradise Killing Cover-up." Readers may find it cheaper to purchase the book using the alternate title name. "Marine Paradise Killing Cover-up" offers a few extra chapters not available in French because of copyright issues. However, students of French or English may find this interesting as a research project. Most of the additional material is available on-line in French."


Chemistry For Engineering Students

RRP $305.99

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Reflecting Cengage Learning's commitment to offering flexible teaching solutions and value for students and instructors, this new hybrid version features the instructional presentation found in the printed text while delivering all the end-of chapter exercises online in OWLv2, the leading online learning system for chemistry. The result - a briefer printed text that engages students online! Help your students improve their grades and understanding of concepts with this value-packed Hybrid Edition. An access code to OWLv2 with MindTap Reader, is included with the text, providing students with powerful online resources that include tutorials, simulations, randomized homework questions, videos, a complete interactive electronic version of the textbook, and more! Enhanced with a remarkable number of new problems and applications, the Third Edition of Chemistry for Engineering Students provides a concise, thorough, and relevant introduction to chemistry that prepares students for further study in any engineering field. Updated with even more questions and applications specifically geared toward engineering students, the book emphasizes the connection between molecular properties and observable physical properties and the connections between chemistry and other subjects studied by engineering students, such as mathematics and physics. This new edition is now fully supported by OWL, the most widely-used online learning system for chemistry.


A Time Travel Story

RRP $16.99

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Three best friends that went fishing and ended time traveling to strange and beautiful new place. Having an adventure and put into dangerous situations.



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