By Terry Pratchett

ISBN-10: 0061059064

ISBN-13: 9780061059063

It isn't a lot of an island that rises up one moonless evening from the depths of the Circle Sea -- quite a few sq. miles of silt and a few previous ruins. regrettably, the traditionally disputed lump of land referred to as Leshp is once more floating without delay among Ankh-Morpork and the town of Al-Khali at the coast of Klatch -- that is spark adequate to ignite that wonderful overseas hobby referred to as "war." Pressed into patriotic carrier, Commander Sam Vimes thinks he will be best his dependable watchmen, girl watchdwarf, and girl werewolf into conflict opposed to neighborhood malefactors instead of opposed to uncomfortably well-armed strangers within the Klatchian wilderness. yet conflict is, in any case, easily the best of all crimes -- and it's Sir Samuel's sworn responsibility to find legal masterminds anyplace they're hiding ... and lock them away ahead of they could do any genuine harm. Even those on his personal side.

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61 The issue becomes more vexed, however, with the tools, toys, and gear associated with smaller companion animals, such as pet collars, tug toys, food dishes, and litter boxes, technologies into which innovations are introduced 18 Hedonizing Technologies every year. Are not these artifacts intended to enhance our enjoyment of companion animals? There is no doubt that a horse collar is technology; the issue is cloudier, however, with collars for cats and dogs. A >sh tank in the home is clearly a technological artifact—indeed, many are complex biochemical and mechanical systems requiring signi>cant commitments to daily care.

90 Both the ability to stock and manage a still-room and the skills of confectioners were highly prized in households a

Com. uences, artisan crafts-as-work underwent a two-century revolution in production techniques in which textiles were one of the vanguard industries. ”1 Although Taunton does not say so, the abundance of these collectibles is at least in part an artifact of the increase in supply of these tools, and of their materials as well, in the early modern period. Survival of these artifacts is, of course, subject to the biases of collecting and connoisseurship described in Appendix A. While I have postulated that some medieval and early modern embroiderers were hobbyists in the modern sense, from the late seventeenth century forward, consumers’ love of tools and materials for leisure activities and hobby artisanship is clearly and unambiguously documented.

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