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December
Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation - John CarlinA thrilling, inspiring account of one of the greatest charm offensives in history--Nelson Mandela's decade-long campaign to unite his country, beginning in his jail cell and ending with a rugby tournament. In 1985, Nelson Mandela, then in prison for twenty-three years, set about winning over the fiercest proponents of apartheid, from his jailers to the head of South Africa's military. First he earned his freedom and then he won the presidency in the nation's first free election in 1994. But he knew that South Africa was still dangerously divided by almost fifty years of apartheid. If he couldn't
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Современная логика - Виктор СветловЦель учебного пособия — дать представление о современной логике, раскрыть ее познавательный и методологический потенциал. В книге представлены традиционная, классическая и неклассическая символическая логика, а также теория и техника логического анализа задач в естественном и формализованном языках. На многочисленных примерах показано использование оригинальной техники решения логических задач. Учебное пособие подготовлено на основе авторских курсов по логике для специалистов самого разного профиля и соответствует требованиям Госстандарта. Адресовано студентам, аспирантам, преподавателям, а
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December
Language Development: Foundations, Processes, and Clinical Applications - Brian Shulman, Nina CaponeYour ideal textbook for undergraduate speech-language curriculum courses in language development and language acquisition! This comprehensive resource, written by experts in the field, offers an accessible overview of language development to the undergraduate student. Key features of the text are clinical practice applications, which will help your students prepare for the clinical challenges they will face in their professional careers.
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December
Using Eviews for Principles of Econometrics - R. Carter Hill, Guay C. LimThis book is a supplement to "Principles of Econometrics, 4th Edition" by R. Carter Hill, William E. Griffiths and Guay C. Lim (Wiley, 2011). It is designed for students to learn the econometric software package EViews at the same time as they are using "Principles of Econometrics "to learn econometrics. It is not a substitute for "Principles of Econometrics," nor is it a stand-alone computer manual. It is a companion to the textbook, showing how to do all the examples in "Principles of Econometrics" using EViews Version 7. For most students, econometrics only has real meaning after they are able
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December
The Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939 - Antony BeevorA fresh and acclaimed account of the Spanish Civil War by the bestselling author of Stalingrad and The Fall Of Berlin 1945 To mark the 70th anniversary of the Spanish Civil War's outbreak, Antony Beevor has written a completely updated and revised account of one of the most bitter and hard-fought wars of the twentieth century. With new material gleaned from the Russian archives and numerous other sources, this brisk and accessible book (Spain's #1 bestseller for twelve weeks), provides a balanced and penetrating perspective, explaining the tensions that led to this terrible overture to World
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December
The Sunset Limited - Cormac McCarthyA startling encounter on a New York subway platform leads two strangers to a run-down tenement where a life or death decision must be made. In that small apartment, Black and White, as the two men are known, begin a conversation that leads each back through his own history, mining the origins of two fundamentally opposing world views. White is a professor whose seemingly enviable existence of relative ease has left him nonetheless in despair. Black, an ex-con and ex-addict, is the more hopeful of the men though he is just as desperate to convince White of the power of faith as White is desperate
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December
Complex Analysis - Serge LangThis is the fourth edition of Serge Lang's Complex Analysis. The first part of the book covers the basic material of complex analysis, and the second covers many special topics, such as the Riemann Mapping Theorem, the gamma function, and analytic continuation. Power series methods are used more systematically than in other texts, and the proofs using these methods often shed more light on the results than the standard proofs do. The first part of Complex Analysis is suitable for an introductory course on the undergraduate level, and the additional topics covered in the second part give the
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December
Grundkurs Theoretische Physik 2: Analytische Mechanik - Wolfgang NoltingDer beliebte Grundkurs Theoretische Physik deckt in sieben Banden alle fur das Diplom mageblichen Gebiete ab. Jeder Band vermittelt gut durchdacht das im jeweiligen Semester notige theoretische-physikalische Rustzeug. Zahlreiche Ubungsaufgaben mit ausfuhrlichen Losungen dienen der Vertiefung des Stoffes. Der zweite Band behandelt die Mechanik in der Lagrange-, Hamilton- und Hamilton-Jacobi-Formulierung. Die vorliegende neue Auflage wurde grundlegend uberarbeitet und enthalt neue Aufgaben. Sie ermoglicht durch die neue zweifarbige Darstellung einen sehr ubersichtlichen und schnellen Zugriff auf
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December
Hands-On Ethical Hacking and Network Defense - Michael T. SimpsonWith the threats of cyber terrorism and corporate espionage increasing, the need for trained network security professionals continues to grow. This book describes penetration-testing tools and techniques that ethical hackers and security testers use to protect computer networks. This book offers a structured knowledge base for preparing security professionals to discover vulnerabilities and recommend solutions for tightening network security and protecting data from potential attackers.
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The Modern Age: From Victoria's Empire to the End of the USSR - Susan Wise BauerWhere was the Crystal Palace? Who was the Sick Man of Europe? And how did cow fat start a revolution? Now more than ever, other countries and customs affect our everyday lives—and our children need to learn about the people who live all around the world. Susan Wise Bauer has provided a captivating guide to the history of modern nations all around the world. Written in an engaging, straightforward manner, the final volume of the popular Story of the World series weaves world history into a storybook format, covering major historical events in the years 1850-2000. From the Middle East