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Mythology - C. Scott LittletonThis is a comprehensive, illustrated anthology of more than 300 myths from around the world which have shaped humankind's collective experience.
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Making Progress in Russian: A Second Year Course - Arna Bronstein, Aleksa FleszarThis proficiency based book helps readers expand and deepen their knowledge of Russian grammar; acquire greater command of vocabulary; and increase their ability to understand, speak and read Russian.
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Student Solutions Manual For Gustafson/Karr/Massey's Beginning And Intermediate Algebra: An Integrated Approach, 6th - Rosemary Karr, Marilyn MasseyThe Student Solutions Manual provides worked-out solutions to the odd-numbered problems in the textbook.
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New Worlds, Ancient Texts: The Power of Tradition and the Shock of Discovery - Anthony GraftonDescribing an era of exploration during the Renaissance that went far beyond geographic bounds, this book shows how the evidence of the New World shook the foundations of the old, upsetting the authority of the ancient texts that had guided Europeans so far afield. What Grafton recounts is a war of ideas fought by mariners, scientists, publishers and rulers over a period of 150 years. Using vignettes, published debates and illustrations, this work portrays these men and their contemporaries trying to make sense of their discoveries as they sometimes confirm, sometimes contest, and finally displace
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Software Engineering: Principles and Practice - Hans Van VlietThis second edition challenges the learner to appreciate the issues, design trade-offs and team/project-based nature of software development. It aims to provide the reader with sound engineering principles, whilst embracing relevant industry practices and technologies, such as object orientation and requirements engineering.
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The Song of Roland - Anonymous, Dorothy L. SayersNowhere in literature is the medieval code of chivalry more perfectly expressed than in this masterly & exciting poem, translated here by Dorothy L. Sayers, an expert in medieval literature perhaps best know for her sixteen crime novels. Introduction Poem Feudal picture Vassalage Tokens Chivalry Rules of battle Nurture & companionage Horses & swords Verse & the translation Acknowledgements Note on costume Song of Roland Note on Laisse 50
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Principles of Optics: Electromagnetic Theory of Propagation, Interference and Diffraction of Light - Max Born, Emil WolfPrinciples of Optics is one of the classic science books of the twentieth century, and probably the most influential book in optics published in the past forty years. This edition has been thoroughly revised and updated, with new material covering the CAT scan, interference with broad-band light and the so-called Rayleigh-Sommerfeld diffraction theory. This edition also details scattering from inhomogeneous media and presents an account of the principles of diffraction tomography to which Emil Wolf has made a basic contribution. Several new appendices are also included. This new edition will be
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English Grammar for Students of Spanish: The Study Guide for Those Learning Spanish - Emily SpinelliENGLISH GRAMMAR FOR STUDENTS OF SPANISH explains the grammatical terms that are in Spanish textbooks and shows students how they relate to English grammar. Once students have understood the terms and concepts in their own language, it is easier for them to understand their textbook. With simple explanations and numerous examples, this brief handbook compares English and Spanish grammar and points out the similarities and differences.
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Game Theory. Analysis of conflict - Roger B. MyersonEminently suited to classroom use as well as individual study, Roger Myerson's introductory text provides a clear and thorough examination of the models, solution concepts, results, and methodological principles of noncooperative and cooperative game theory. Myerson introduces, clarifies, and synthesizes the extraordinary advances made in the subject over the past fifteen years, presents an overview of decision theory, and comprehensively reviews the development of the fundamental models: games in extensive form and strategic form, and Bayesian games with incomplete information. Game Theory will
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The Codebreakers: The Comprehensive History of Secret Communication from Ancient Times to the Internet - David KahnThe magnificent, unrivaled history of codes and ciphers—how they're made, how they're broken, and the many and fascinating roles they've played since the dawn of civilization in war, business, diplomacy, and espionage—updated with a new chapter on computer cryptography and the Ultra secret. Man has created codes to keep secrets and has broken codes to learn those secrets since the time of the Pharaohs. For 4,000 years, fierce battles have been waged between codemakers and codebreakers, and the story of these battles is civilization's secret history, the hidden account of how