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November
Computer Networks - Andrew S. TanenbaumFor courses in computer networking or introductions to networking at both the undergraduate and graduate level in computer science, engineering, CIS, MIS, and business departments. In this revision, the author takes a structured approach to explaining how networks function.
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November
Grid: A Modular System for the Design and Production of Newpapers, Magazines, and Books - Allen HurlburtOne of the most significant developments in contemporary graphic design has been the introduction of design grids and modular systems.
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November
For All the Tea in China: Espionage, Empire and the Secret Formula for the World's Favourite Drink - Sarah RoseRobert Fortune was a Scottish gardener, botanist, plant hunter - and industrial spy. In 1848, the East India Company engaged him to make a clandestine trip into the interior of China - territory forbidden to foreigners - to steal the closely guarded secrets of tea. For centuries, China had been the world's sole tea manufacturer. Britain purchased this fuel for its Empire by trading opium to the Chinese - a poisonous relationship Britain fought two destructive wars to sustain. The East India Company had profited lavishly as the middleman, but now it was sinking, having lost its monopoly to trade
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November
The Longman Anthology of British Literature, Volume 2B: The Victorian Age (4th Edition) - Kevin J.H. Dettmar, David Damrosch, William F. Sharpe, Heather HendersonResponding to major shifts in literary studies over the past thirty years, The Longman Anthology of British LIterature was the first collection to pay sustained attention to the contexts within which literature is produced, even as it broadened the scope of that literature to embrace the full cultural diversity of the British Isles. Within its pages, canonical authors mingle with newly visible writers; English accents are heard next to Anglo-Norman, Welsh, Gaelic, and Scottish ones; female and male voices are set in dialogue; literature from the British Isles is integrated with post-colonial
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November
The Doctrine of Fascism - Benito MussoliniThis article, co-written by Giovanni Gentile, is considered to be the most complete articulation of Mussolini's political views. This is the only complete official translation we know of on the web, copied directly from an official Fascist government publication of 1935, Fascism Doctrine and Institutions, by Benito Mussolini, Ardita Publishers, Rome, pages 7-42. This translation includes all the footnotes from the original.
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November
Prego!: An Invitation To Italian - Graziana Lazzarino, Janice Aski, Andrea DiniThis text provides an introduction to the fundamental structure of contemporary Italian language and its culture. This edition contains four new cultural collages which trace four topics, such as "The City", up to the present day. An accompanying audiotape for instructors is also available.
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November
Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces - Manfredo P. Do Carmo, Leny CavalcanteThis volume covers local as well as global differential geometry of curves and surfaces.
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November
Miracle at Philadelphia: The Story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September 1787 - Catherine Drinker BowenThis book is a history of the Federal Convention in Philadelphia that resulted in the Constitution of the United States.
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November
Literature and the Child - Bernice E. Cullinan, Lee GaldaA discussion on how children can read to respond, read to learn, and read to enjoy. This text provides evaluation criteria for selecting superior children's books. Booklists direct readers to quality literature and discussions of selected titles demonstrate the selection criteria. Multicultural literature is discussed throughout the text, with a separate chapter on more specific multicultural issues. The book also features author profiles.
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November
Optimization by Vector Space Methods - David G. LuenbergerEngineers must make decisions regarding the distribution of expensive resources in a manner that will be economically beneficial. This problem can be realistically formulated and logically analyzed with optimization theory. This book shows engineers how to use optimization theory to solve complex problems. Unifies the large field of optimization with a few geometric principles. Covers functional analysis with a minimum of mathematics. Contains problems that relate to the applications in the book.