Geographical and Environmental Epidemiology

This book is the first to address both the theoretical and practical issues which arise when describing the geographical distribution of disease and investigating apparent disease clusters. Requirements in terms of population data, disease incidence and mortality are considered and related to the scale at which a study is being carried out. Statistical methods are reviewed for large scale correlation studies, intermediate scale smoothing...

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Black Sabbath

Fronted by irrepressible, idiosyncratic, and frequently death-defying singer Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath began its bumpy road to fame with a sound that rocked harder, deeper, and “uglier” than anybody else’s. Albums like Black Sabbath and Paranoid warped the sensibilities of several generations and are regarded as two of the finest rock records ever made. The years since their ascent have seen fights and reconciliations, crazy...

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GURPS Atomic Horror 2ed

Watch the Skies! Alien invaders! Giant lizards from another age! Flesh-eating zombies! Colossal insects! Mad scientists! Blobs! Only you can defend humanity, civilization, and the American Way from these terrible horrors. GURPS Atomic Horror contains everything you need to roleplay the science-fiction and horror movies of the 1950s. The campaign can be as scary as The Thing, as dramatic as The Day the Earth Stood Still, as strange as...

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Studying the British Crime Film

Ever since its inception, British cinema has been obsessed with crime and the criminal. One of the first narrative films to be produced in Britain, the Hepworth's 1905 short "Rescued by Rover," was a fast-paced, quick-edited tale of abduction and kidnap, and the first British sound film, Alfred Hitchcock's "Blackmail" (1930), centered on murder and criminal guilt. For a genre seemingly so important to the British cinematic character, there is...

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Hitchcock and the Cinema of Sensations

When we talk of "seeing" a film, we do not refer to a purely visual experience. Rather, to understand what we see on screen, we rely as much on non-visual senses as we do on sight. This new book rethinks the body in the cinema seat, charting the emergence of embodied film theory and drawing on developments in philosophy, neuroscience, body politics and film theory. Through the prism of Alfred Hitchcock's films, we explore how our bodies and...

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Kiss

Fuelled by an explosive mix of make-up, costumes, and attitude, Kiss burst on the music scene over thirty years ago and has become a rock institution. The band has sold more than eighty million records, has broken every concert attendance record set by Elvis Presley and the Beatles, and stands behind the Beatles alone in number of gold records in history. Kiss: Pledge Allegiance to the State of Rock and Roll features an in-depth interview...

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The Riverton Project

The Riverton Project asks the question, "How much are you, as American citizens, willing to give up to stop the insanity and return to a world of safety?" "Would you be willing to give up your citizenship, your constitutional, legal and inalienable rights?" The answer, of course, is a resounding, "No!" But the citizens of Riverton, Ohio were not given that choice. These men and women woke up one morning to find their community had overnight...

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