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September
Poema de Mio Cid - AnonymousPoema épico, se trata del texto más representativo del arte de los juglares españoles de la edad media. El poema fue escrito por primera vez en 1110, inmediatamente después de sucedidos los hechos a los que se refiere. El poema, dividido en tres partes o cantares, narra el injusto destierro y las aventuras del Cid, Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar. El tema del deshonor y la recuperación de la honra, constituyen el eje central de la obra que describe la mentalidad y los valores éticos de la época. Muchos de los personajes y hechos que nos muestra están atestiguados lo cual le confiere un gran valor
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September
Teach Yourself Sanskrit - Michael Coulson, James D. BensonLearn a language from the comfort of your own home With Teach Yourself Sanskrit Complete Course, the series brings to life this ancient language, allowing you not only to learn the literary and classical tongue of India but also to be able to decipher Sanskrit text. It also presents numerous passages of original Sanskrit writing. Includes: Extensive exercises so readers can review what they have learned An overview of the culture surrounding the language, giving travelers and students an understanding of how it is used in context Expertise from authors with strong scholarship in each language
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September
Nonlinear Optics - Robert W. BoydThe Optical Society of America (OSA) and SPIE The International Society for Optical Engineering have awarded Robert Boyd with an honorable mention for the Joseph W. Goodman Book Writing Award for his work on Nonlinear Optics, 2nd edition. Nonlinear optics is essentially the study of the interaction of strong laser light with matter. It lies at the basis of the field of photonics, the use of light fields to control other light fields and to perform logical operations. Some of the topics of this book include the fundamentals and applications of optical systems based on the nonlinear interaction of
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September
Basic Histology: Text & Atlas - Luiz Carlos Junqueira, José CarneiroThe leading text of medical histology and microscopic anatomy A Doody's Core Title With a full-color design and OVER 600 photomicrographs and illustrations, this book continues to be the most authoritative histology text on the market. Revised to reflect the latest research in the field, this book emphasizes the relationships and concepts that link cell and tissue structures with their functions. A bonus image library CD-ROM featuring all the photos and illustrations from the text with "zoom in" and "zoom out" capability is also included.
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September
North and South - Elizabeth GaskellWhen her father leaves the Church in a crisis of conscience, Margaret Hale is uprooted from her comfortable home in Hampshire to move with her family to the north of England. Initially repulsed by the ugliness of her new surroundings in the industrial town of Milton, Margaret becomes aware of the poverty and suffering of the local mill workers and develops a passionate sense of social justice. This is intensified by her tempestuous relationship with the mill-owner and self-made man, John Thornton, as their fierce opposition over his treatment of his employees masks a deeper attraction. In North
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September
Emotional Intelligence 2.0 - Travis Bradberry, Jean Greaves, Patrick Lencioni, Travis Bradberry, Jean Greaves, Patrick Lencioni"Emotional Intelligence 2.0 succinctly explains how to deal with emotions creatively and employ our intelligence in a beneficial way." --THE DALAI LAMA For the first time ever in a book, TalentSmart's revolutionary program helps people identify their EQ skills, build these skills into strengths, and enjoy consistent performance in the pursuit of important life objectives. The book contains proven strategies from a decade-long effort to accurately measure and increase emotional intelligence. Trusted by upper-echelon leaders inside companies worldwide, these strategies will enable you to capitalize
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September
Changing Race: Latinos, the Census, and the Histrory of Ethnicity in the United States - Clara RodriguezLatinos are the fastest growing population group in the United States.Through their language and popular music Latinos are making their mark on American culture as never before. As the United States becomes Latinized, how will Latinos fit into America's divided racial landscape and how will they define their own racial and ethnic identity? Through strikingly original historical analysis, extensive personal interviews and a careful examination of census data, Clara E. Rodriguez shows that Latino identity is surprisingly fluid, situation-dependent, and constantly changing. She illustrates how the
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September
Cold Mountain - Charles FrazierCold Mountain is a novel about a soldier’s perilous journey back to his beloved near the Civil War's end. At once a love story & a harrowing account of one man’s long walk home, Cold Mountain introduces a new talent in American literature. Based on local history & family stories passed down by Frazier’s great-great-grandfather, Cold Mountain is the tale of a wounded Confederate soldier, Inman, who walks away from the ravages of the war & back home to his prewar sweetheart, Ada. His odyssey thru the devastated landscape of the soon-to-be-defeated South interweaves with Ada’s struggle
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September
Cursor 05 Franks, Northmen, and Slavs, Garipzanov: Identities and State Formation in Early Medieval Europe - Ildar H. Garipzanov, Patrick J. GearyIn recent decades, historians attempting to understand the transition from the world of late antiquity with its unitary imperial system to the medieval Europe of separate kingdoms have become increasingly concerned with the role of early medieval gentes, or peoples, in the end of the former and the constitution of the latter. Eleven specialists examine here the role of ethnic identity in the formation of medieval polities on the periphery of the Frankish world in the eighth through eleventh centuries. In particular, they explore the intertwined issues of ethnic identity and state formation in