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Celtic Christianity: A Sacred Tradition, a Vision of Hope - Timothy J. JoyceThis fascinating book introduces the mysterious and extraordinary world of Celtic Christianity. Timothy Joyce, a Benedictine monk of Irish descent, evokes the distinctive spirituality that drew on pre-Christian beliefs and culture. He shows how this style of Christianity changed, was subordinated, and gave way to the larger Roman church, and yet how elements endured. Finally, he explores what Celtic spirituality has to offer today to the church as well as spiritual seekers.Celtic spirituality is holistic -- a joyful, mystically-inclined spirituality that affirms the goodness of creation, urges
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Programming and Customizing the PIC Microcontroller - Myke PredkoMASTER PIC MICROCONTROLLER TECHNOLOGY AND ADD POWER TO YOUR NEXT PROJECT! Tap into the latest advancements in PIC technology with the fully revamped Third Edition of McGraw-Hill's "Programming and Customizing the PIC Microcontroller." Long known as the subject's definitive text, this indispensable volume comes packed with more than 600 illustrations, and provides comprehensive, easy-to-understand coverage of the PIC microcontroller's hardware and software schemes. With 100 experiments, projects, and libraries, you get a firm grasp of PICs, how they work, and the ins-and-outs of their most
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June
Business Law Today: Comprehensive (with Online Legal Research Guide) - Roger LeRoy Miller, Gaylord A. JentzImmersing students in the excitement of intriguing new cases and the latest developments in the field, the Seventh Edition of this successful textbook brings real-world energy to the study of business law-without sacrificing the legal credibility and comprehensive coverage that instructors want in a textbook. Students respond to each chapter's visually engaging, carefully-crafted learning tools, which illustrate how law is applied to real-world business problems-and how landmark cases, statutes, and other laws are having a significant impact on the way businesses operate in the United States and
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Running Linux - Matt Welsh, Lar KaufmanOnce a little-known productivity boost for personal computers, Linux is now becoming a central part of computing environments everywhere. This operating system now serves as corporate hubs, Web servers, academic research platforms, and program development systems. All along it's also managed to keep its original role as an enjoyable environment for personal computing, learning system administration and programming skills, and all-around hacking. This book, now in its third edition, has been widely recognized for years in the Linux community as the getting-started book people need. It goes into
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Fit to Be Tied: Sterilization and Reproductive Rights in America, 1950-1980 - Rebecca M. Kluchin, Rima D. Apple, Janet GoldenThe 1960s revolutionized American contraceptive practice. Diaphragms, jellies, and condoms with high failure rates gave way to newer choices of the Pill, IUD, and sterilization. Fit to Be Tied provides a history of sterilization and what would prove to become, at once, socially divisive and a popular form of birth control.During the first half of the twentieth century, sterilization (tubal ligation and vasectomy) was a tool of eugenics. Individuals who endorsed crude notions of biological determinism sought to control the reproductive decisions of women they considered "unfit" by nature of race or
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Independence in Spanish America: Civil Wars, Revolutions, and Underdevelopment (Dialogos) - Jay KinsbrunerIn overturning Spain's control of the Americas, such great military leaders as Simon Bolivar and Jose de San Martin unleashed both civil wars and revolutions between 1810 and 1824. Sixteen nations emerged from these violent and cataclysmic wars. The liberators set themselves up to govern the new states they created but quickly failed as rulers. They succumbed, in part, to changes resulting from independence itself-a new political order. Military campaigns directed against Spain split the colonists into royalists and patriots, resulting in a decade of civil wars. The newly formed nations
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Technology in Action - Alan Evans, Kendall Martin, Mary Anne PoatsyFor introductory courses in computer concepts or computer literacy often including instruction in Microsoft Office.A Computer Concepts Text Focused on Today’s Student!Technology in Action engages students by combining a unique teaching approach with rich companion media.
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Looking at Movies: An Introduction to Film - Richard BarsamShaped by Richard Barsam's more than twenty years of classroom experience, "Looking at Movies" uses students' natural enthusiasm for the subject as a foundation for going beyond enjoyment toward intelligent, analytical understanding of movies. Professor Barsam's clear writing, thorough presentation of fundamental film principles, and unique pedagogical additions to the traditional introductory text-- including an entire chapter devoted to analytical writing-- ensure that students approach screenings and writing assignments equipped with the analytical tools necessary to be active, insightful
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The Colonizer and the Colonized - Albert Memmi, Jean-Paul Sartre, Susan Gilson MillerFirst published in English in 1965, this timeless classic explores the psychological effects of colonialism on colonized and colonizers alike.
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History of Art - H.W. Janson, Anthony F. JansonHorst Woldemar Janson (October 4, 1913 – September 30, 1982), who published as H.W. Janson, was an American scholar of art history best known for his History of Art, which was first published in 1962 and has sold more than two million copies in fifteen languages.