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Fermat's Enigma: The Epic Quest to Solve the World's Greatest Mathematical Problem - Simon Singhxn + yn = zn, where n represents 3, 4, 5, ...no solution "I have discovered a truly marvelous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain." With these words, the seventeenth-century French mathematician Pierre de Fermat threw down the gauntlet to future generations.  What came to be known as Fermat's Last Theorem looked simple; proving it, however, became the Holy Grail of mathematics, baffling its finest minds for more than 350 years.  In Fermat's Enigma--based on the author's award-winning documentary film, which aired on PBS's "Nova"--Simon Singh tells the
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Bruchko: The Astonishing True Story of a 19-Year-Old American, His Capture by the Motilone Indians and His Adventures in Christianizing the Stone Age Tribe - Bruce OlsonWhat happens when a nineteen-year-old boy leaves home and heads into the jungles to evangelize a murderous tribe of South American Indians? For Bruce Olson, it meant capture, disease, terror, loneliness, and torture. But what he discovered by trial and error has revolutionized then world of missions. Bruchko, which has sold more than 300,000 copies worldwide, has been called “more fantastic and harrowing than anything Hollywood could concoct.” Living with the Motilone Indians since 1961, Olson has won the friendship of four presidents of Colombia and has made appearances before the United Nations
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May
Chinese Paradise The Fun Way To Learn Chinese (Student's Book 1 A) - Liu FuhuaIntended for English speaking children, 10-12 years old (4-6th grades), who are beginning Chinese. Each of the three levels consists of:
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Bioquímica - Richard A. Harvey, Denise R. FerrierNueva edicion totalmente actualizada que incluye en cada capitulo recuadros con informacion clinica y casos de estudio con el objetivo de ayudar a las instituciones clinicas. Con nuevas ilustraciones que consiguen hacer esta obra más visual para los estudiantes y con capítulos actualizados sobre biología molecular. Además, se incluyen preguntas y se repasan y se resumen las ideas más importantes para entenderlas y fijarlas de forma definitiva.
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Contemporary Abstract Algebra - Joseph A. GallianJoseph Gallian is a well-known active researcher and award-winning teacher. His Contemporary Abstract Algebra, 6/e, includes challenging topics in abstract algebra as well as numerous figures, tables, photographs, charts, biographies, computer exercises, and suggested readings that give the subject a current feel and makes the content interesting and relevant for students.
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May
The Manual of Museum Exhibitions - Barry LordThis is a guide to the process of planning, designing, producing and evaluating exhibitions for museums. Subjects range from traditional displays of art, artifacts and specimens from the permanent collection to the latest developments in virtual reality, online exhibitions, and big-screen reality.
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Experiencing Poverty: Voices from the Bottom - D. Stanley EitzenEXPERIENCING POVERTY is unique in its comprehensive understanding of poverty. The readings incorporate the experiences of the impoverished in many situations, including people who are homeless, housed, working, non-working, single, married, urban, rural, born in the United States, first generation Americans, young and old. Most significantly, the crucial dimensions of inequality - race and gender - are interwoven throughout the selected readings.
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May
The Official Guide to the GRE Revised General Test [with CD-ROM] - Educational Testing ServiceGet the only official guide to the GRE(R) revised General Test that comes straight from the test makers If you're looking for the best, most authoritative guide to the GRE revised General Test, you've found it "The Official Guide to the GRE revised General Test" is the only GRE guide specially created by ETS--the people who actually make the test. It's packed with everything you need to do your best on the test--and move toward your graduate or business school degree. Only ETS can show you exactly what to expect on the test, tell you precisely how the test is scored, and give you hundreds of
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Divergent Capitalisms: The Social Structuring and Change of Business Systems - Richard WhitleyThe late twentieth century has witnessed the establishment of new forms of capitalism in East Asia as well as new market economies in Eastern Europe. Despite the rhetoric of globalization, they are continuing to diverge because of significant differences in dominant institutions. This book presents the comparative business systems framework for describing and explaining the major differences in economic organization between market economies.