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July
Hamlet - William Shakespeare, Richard Andrews, Rex GibsonVisually engages readers by placing the original dialogue on the left-hand side of the page, and a modern prose interpretations on the right. As a result, it is easy for readers to cross reference as they move through the play and finally "get" Shakespeare.
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Elements of Differential Geometry - Richard S. Millman, George D. ParkerThis text is intended for an advanced undergraduate (having taken linear algebra and multivariable calculus). It provides the necessary background for a more abstract course in differential geometry. The inclusion of diagrams is done without sacrificing the rigor of the material. For all readers interested in differential geometry.
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July
Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking - William JamesA profoundly influential figure in American psychology, William James (1842–1910) was also a philosopher of note, who used Charles S. Peirce's theories of pragmatism as a basis for his own conception of that influential philosophy. For James, this meant an emphasis on "radical empiricism" and the concept that the meaning of any idea — philosophical, political, social, or otherwise — has validity only in terms of its experiential and practical consequences. James propounded his theories of pragmatism in this book, one of the most important in American philosophy. In a sense, he wished to test
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July
An Introduction to Generalized Linear Models - Annette J. Dobson, Adrian G. BarnettContinuing to emphasize numerical and graphical methods, An Introduction to Generalized Linear Models, Third Edition provides a cohesive framework for statistical modeling. This new edition of a bestseller has been updated with Stata, R, and WinBUGS code as well as three new chapters on Bayesian analysis. Like its predecessor, this edition presents the theoretical background of generalized linear models (GLMs) before focusing on methods for analyzing particular kinds of data. It covers normal, Poisson, and binomial distributions; linear regression models; classical estimation and model fitting
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July
Thank You for Arguing: What Aristotle, Lincoln, and Homer Simpson Can Teach Us About the Art of Persuasion - Jay HeinrichsThank You for Arguing is your master class in the art of persuasion, taught by professors ranging from Bart Simpson to Winston Churchill. The time-tested secrets the book discloses include Cicero’s three-step strategy for moving an audience to actionÑas well as Honest Abe’s Shameless Trick of lowering an audience’s expectations by pretending to be unpolished. But it’s also replete with contemporary techniques such as politicians’ use of “code” language to appeal to specific groups and an eye-opening assortment of popular-culture dodges, including: The Eddie Haskell Ploy Eminem’s Rules of Decorum
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July
Anti-Semitism on the Campus: Past and Present - Eunice G. Pollack'Antisemitism on the Campus: Past & Present', edited by Eunice G. Pollack, is the first book of a multidisciplinary series on Antisemitism in America to be published by Academic Studies Press. In this volume, twenty-one leading scholars explore the roots and manifestations of antisemitism and anti- Zionism and the efforts to combat them at American, British, and South African colleges and universities in the 20th and 21st centuries. Topics such as antisemitism and anti-Zionism on individual campuses, in black militant groups, on the Far Left, and in academic organizations; students' exposure
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July
Driving the Soviets Up the Wall: Soviet-East German Relations, 1953-1961 - Hope M. HarrisonThe Berlin Wall was the symbol of the Cold War. For the first time, this path-breaking book tells the behind-the-scenes story of the communists' decision to build the Wall in 1961. Hope Harrison's use of archival sources from the former East German and Soviet regimes is unrivalled, and from these sources she builds a highly original and provocative argument: the East Germans pushed the reluctant Soviets into building the Berlin Wall. This fascinating work portrays the different approaches favored by the East Germans and the Soviets to stop the exodus of refugees to West Germany. In the wake of
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July
Philosophy of Religion: Thinking about Faith (Contours of Christian Philosophy) - C. Stephen EvansPhilosophy of Religion: Thinking About Faith, by C. Stephen Evans Paperback book published by InterVarsity Press, 13th printing, 1999
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July
Principi di microbiologia medica - Michele La Placa, Libero AjelloPREMESSA ALLA XII EDIZIONE Il consenso che “Principî di Microbiologia Medica” continua a riscuotere presso docenti e studenti, da quasi quaranta anni, ci impone anche un’impegnativa responsabilità. Per questo motivo abbiamo voluto rivedere una serie di argomenti, allo scopo di fornire agli studenti dei corsi di Microbiologia un testo che, oltre a presentare, in un unico contesto, tutto il materiale che è (o dovrebbe essere) previsto nei programmi di studio, fosse il più possibile completo ed aggiornato, nel tentativo di venire incontro alle aspettative di quegli studenti (e pensiamo siano ancora
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Brought to Justice: Osama Bin Laden's War on America and the Mission that Stopped Him - LIFE Magazine<!--StartFragment--> May 2, 2011 marked the completion of a mission that had begun even before the devastating day of September 11, 2001. BROUGHT TO JUSTICE is a riveting, dramatic, informed and sometimes surprising illustrated portrait of Osama bin Laden and America's efforts to find him and track him down. At pivotal moments in world events, readers have long looked to LIFE to tell the story. In BROUGHT TO JUSTICE, the editors have sought out the best and most distinctive and revealing photographs - including rarities - from the Department of Defense and the White Houses official