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The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State - Friedrich Engels, Ernest Untermann�An eternal being created human society as it is today, and submission to �superiors� and �authority� is imposed on the �lower� classes by divine will.� This suggestion, coming from the pulpit, platform and press, has hypnotized the minds of men and proves to be one of the strongest pillars of exploitation. The history of the family dates from 1861, the year of the publication of Bachofen�s �Mutterrecht� (maternal law) Engles makes the following propositions: 1. That in the beginning people lived in unrestricted sexual intercourse, which he dubs, not very felicitously, hetaerism. 2. That such an
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Microbiology: An Introduction - Gerard J. TortoraWith this Ninth Edition, the Number One best-selling non-majors microbiology text extends its trusted and reliable approach with improved disease chapters that feature efficient new Disease in Focus boxes, a thoroughly revised immunity chapter (17), new options for the Microbiology Place website/CD-Rom, and a new Media Manager instructor presentation package with 30 multi-step animations.
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Schaum's Outline of Advanced Calculus - Murray R. Spiegel-- First edition (1968) sold more than 347,000 copies and was translated into nine languages -- Advanced calculus is a required course for over 163,000 students, including all math majors and many science and engineering majors -- Important new chapters, on Topology and LaPlace Transforms enhance the book's cross-disciplinary usage -- Contains essential new theorems with explanatory proofs
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Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians - Crystal M. England, Marg Brown, Crystal M. EnglandWritten by vet techs for vet techs, this comprehensive review tool offers coverage of basic science, clinical science, diagnostics, applications, and professional areas. It concisely presents a review of the curriculum, starting at the basics learned first and progressing to the advanced concepts learned at the end. A true review format, this book features tools such as chapter outlines, learning outcomes, a glossary, and multiple-choice questions to aid readers' comprehension of material.
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Endgame - Samuel Beckett'Endgame is a one-act play with four characters. It was originally written in French as Fin de partie. As was his custom, Beckett translated it into English. Published in '57, it's one of his most important works. Its protagonists are Hamm, an aged blind master who cannot stand, & his servant Clov, who cannot sit. They exist in a tiny house by the sea, though dialog suggests there's nothing left outside—no sea, no sun, no clouds. Mutually dependent, they've fought for years & continue to do so. Clov always wants to leave but seems unable. Also present are Hamm's legless parents Nagg &
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Islam: A Very Short Introduction - Malise RuthvenIslam features widely in the news, often in its most militant versions, but few people in the non-Muslim world really understand the nature of Islam. Malise Ruthven's Very Short Introduction contains insights into issues such as why Islam has such major divisions between movements such as the Shi'ites, the Sunnis, and the Wahhabis, and the central importance of the Shar'ia (Islamic law) in Islamic life. It also offers fresh perspectives on contemporary questions: Why is the greatest Jihad (holy war) now against the enemies of Islam, rather than the struggle against evil? Can women find fulfilment
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Essentials of Electrical and Computer Engineering [With Removable Reference Cards] - David V. Kerns, J. David IrwinWith sound, practically-oriented coverage of all the basic concepts in electrical engineering, the second edition of this book represents the best balanced general introduction to the field available. It superbly integrates conceptual discussions with current, relevant technological applications. This text clearly presents the fundamentals in the context of various applications from all engineering fields. It also introduces and utilizes the latest technologies to illustrate how modern technologies are interdisciplinary. Chapter topics include circuits, transient analysis, steady state power
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Introduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths - Eva M. Thury, Margaret K. DevinneyIntroduction to Mythology: Contemporary Approaches to Classical and World Myths introduces students to a wide range of myths from various critical perspectives. Featuring original texts from sources around the world, it includes readings from Greek and Roman classics (by Homer, Hesiod, Ovid, and other writers); Nordic mythology (by Snorri Sturluson); Hindu culture (The Ramayana; and from such ancient works as The Epic of Gilgamesh and the Bible. Selections from Native-American sources and fairy tales and stories from Africa, Germany, and the United States are also included. classical myths and
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The Timetables of History: A Horizontal Linkage of People and Events - Bernard Grun, Daniel J. BoorstinTimetables Of History: The New Third Revised Edition, by Grun, Bernard
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Computational Science and Engineering - Gilbert StrangThis book presents the full range of computational science and engineering -- the equations, numerical methods, and algorithms with MATLAB codes. The author has taught this material to thousands of engineers and scientists. The book is solution-based and not formula-based: it covers applied linear algebra and fast solvers, differential equations with finite differences and finite elements, Fourier analysis, optimization, and more.