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Libricide: The Regime-Sponsored Destruction of Books and Libraries in the Twentieth Century - Rebecca KnuthWhere they have burned books, they will end in burning human beings, declared German poet Heinrich Heine. This book identifies the regime-sponsored, ideologically driven, and systemic destruction of books and libraries in the 20th century that often served as a prelude or accompaniment to the massive human tragedies that have characterized a most violent century. Using case studies of libricide committed by Nazis, Serbs in Bosnia, Iraqis in Kuwait, Maoists during the Cultural Revolution in China, and Chinese Communists in Tibet, Knuth argues that the destruction of books and libraries by
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Wuthering Heights - Emily Brontë, Richard J. DunnFor the Fourth Edition, the editor collated the 1847 text with the two modern texts (Norton s William J. Sale collation and the Clarendon), and found a great number of variants, including accidentals. This discovery led to changes in the body of the Norton Critical Edition text that are explained in the preface. New to "Backgrounds and Contexts" are additional letters, a compositional chronology, related prose, and reviews of the 1847 text. "Criticism" collects five important assessments of Wuthering Heights, three of them new to the Fourth Edition, including Lin Haire-Sargeant s essay on film
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Black's Law Dictionary - Bryan A. GarnerBuilding on the strength of previous editions, this edition includes an extensive appendix on legal abbreviations plus 17000 new definitions, explanation of more than 1000 law-related abbreviations and acronyms, and is enhanced with West Key Numbers for research reference.
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Metaphysics - William HaskerWhat is ultimately real? What is God like? Do human beings have minds and souls or only brains in bodies? Are humans free agents or are all human acts determined by prior circumstances? Through insightful analysis and careful evaluation, William Hasker helps readers answer these questions and thereby construct a world view to make sense of the universe and the people in it.
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An Introduction to Tissue-Biomaterial Interactions - Kay C. Dee, David A. Puleo, Rena Bizios"An Introduction to Tissue-Biomaterial Interactions" acquaints an undergraduate audience with the fundamental biological processes that influence these sophisticated, cutting-edge procedures. Chapters one through three provide more detail about the molecular-level events that happen at the tissue-implant interface, while chapters four through ten explore selected material, biological, and physiological consequences of these events. The importance of the body's wound-healing response is emphasized throughout. Specific topics covered include: Structure and properties of biomaterials Proteins
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The Promise of Sleep: A Pioneer in Sleep Medicine Explores the Vital Connection Between Health, Happiness, and a Good Night's Sleep - William C. Dement, Christopher VaughanSleep better, live longer with the groundbreaking information and step-by-step program in this revolutionary book. Healthful sleep has been empirically proven to be the single most important factor in predicting longevity, more influential than diet, exercise, or heredity. And yet we are a sleep-sick society, ignorant of the facts of sleep--and the price of sleep deprivation. In this groundbreaking book, based on decades of study on the frontiers of sleep science, Dr. William Dement, founder and director of the Stanford University Sleep Research Center, explains what happens when we sleep, when
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Introduction to Error Analysis: The Study of Uncertainties in Physical Measurements - John R. TaylorThis text introduces error analysis through simple and familiar examples from carpentry and well-known historic experiments where an understanding of errors was crucial to the success of the experiment. It is designed as a reference for students in the physical sciences and engineering.
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Night - Elie Wiesel, Marion WieselNight is a work by Elie Wiesel about his experience with his father in the Nazi German concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald in 1944–1945, at the height of the Holocaust and toward the end of the Second World War. In just over 100 pages of sparse and fragmented narrative, Wiesel writes about the death of God and his own increasing disgust with humanity, reflected in the inversion of the father–child relationship as his father declines to a helpless state and Wiesel becomes his resentful teenage caregiver. Penetrating and powerful, as personal as The Diary Of Anne Frank, Night awakens
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Gunfight: The Battle over the Right to Bear Arms in America - Adam WinklerGunfight promises to be a seminal work in its examination of America's four-centuries-long political battle over gun control and the right to bear arms. In the tradition of Gideon's Trumpet, Adam Winkler uses the landmark 2008 case District of Columbia v. Heller, which invalidated a law banning handguns in the nation's capital, as a springboard for a groundbreaking historical narrative. From the Founding Fathers and the Second Amendment to the origins of the Klan, ironically as a gun control organization, the debate over guns has always generated controversy. Whether examining the Black Panthers'
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Jawetz, Melnick, & Adelberg's Medical Microbiology - George F. BrooksThe classic text on the medical aspects of medical microbiology! This comprehensive and authoritative text covers the basic and clinical aspects of microbiology. Thoroughly updated and revised, this edition continues to focus on the microbiology concepts that are essential to the diagnosis of clinical infections. Features review questions in USMLE format at the end of each chapter as well as a clinical correlations chapter that offers case studies focusing on the differential diagnosis and management of microbial infections.