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General Relativity - Robert M. Wald"Wald's book is clearly the first textbook on general relativity with a totally modern point of view; and it succeeds very well where others are only partially successful. The book includes full discussions of many problems of current interest which are not treated in any extant book, and all these matters are considered with perception and understanding."—S. Chandrasekhar "A tour de force: lucid, straightforward, mathematically rigorous, exacting in the analysis of the theory in its physical aspect."—L. P. Hughston, Times Higher Education Supplement "Truly excellent. . . . A sophisticated text
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Jesus Christ Our Lord - John F. WalvoordOf the life and work of Jesus, the apostle John said, "Even the world itself could not contain the books that should be written" (John 21:25). Acknowledging the size of the task, as well as its importance, Dr. John F. Walvoord has written this systematic presentation of the Person and work of Christ from eternity past to eternity future. Beginning with an analysis of modern trends in the study of Christology, Dr. Walvoord shows that "contemporary Christology has in many respects confused rather than clarified the extended revelation of the Word of God." The Word of God forms the solid basis for
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August
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide - Nicholas D. Kristof, Sheryl WuDunnFrom two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era’s most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women and girls in the developing world. With Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as our guides, we undertake an odyssey through Africa and Asia to meet the extraordinary women struggling there, among them a Cambodian teenager sold into sex slavery and an Ethiopian woman who suffered devastating injuries in childbirth. Drawing on the breadth of their combined reporting experience, Kristof and WuDunn depict our world with anger,
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The Crisis of Islamic Civilization - Ali A. AllawiIslam as a religion is central to the lives of over a billion people, but its outer expression as a distinctive civilization has been undergoing a monumental crisis. Buffeted by powerful adverse currents, Islamic civilization today is a shadow of its former self. The most disturbing and possibly fatal of these currents—the imperial expansion of the West into Muslim lands and the blast of modernity that accompanied it—are now compounded by a third giant wave, globalization. These forces have increasingly tested Islam and Islamic civilization for validity, adaptability, and the ability to hold on
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The Adult Learner: A Neglected Species - Malcolm Shepherd KnowlesThis edition reflects the latest work and advances in adult learning theory. Readers learn to develop meaningful programmes and use new techniques for effectively teaching adults.
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Equilibrium Thermodynamics - C.J. AdkinsThis third edition contains new material on fluctuations, solubility gaps and phase diagrams of simple alloy systems, and the fountain effect in liquid helium. Previously published by McGraw-Hill.
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August
Learn Brazilian Portuguese - Word Power 101 - Innovative LanguageMaster Brazilian Portuguese with Learn BrazilianPortuguese - Word Power 101. This e-book is a completely new way to learn Brazilian Portuguese vocabulary fast - and for free! Start speaking Brazilian Portuguese in minutes with the powerful learning methods you will master in this book. The vocabulary words you’ll find in Learn BrazilianPortuguese - Word Power 101 were hand selected by our Brazilian Portuguese language teachers as the top 101 most frequently used words in the Brazilian Portuguese language. With each entry, you’ll see the word and a vibrant image to help remember the meaning.
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Modern Physics - Jeremy Bernstein, Paul M. FishbaneThis comprehensive book provides the most complete coverage of general relativity and cosmology--with detailed discussions on the historical origins of topics. Its presentation is consistently linked to observation, and to the physical numbers as well, so that readers develop a sense of the magnitudes involved in the material being covered. Chapter topics include waves as particles and particles as waves; atoms and the Bohr Model; The Schrodinger Equation; barriers and wells; statistical physics; conductors, insulators, and superconductors; and elementary particle physics. A reference for today's
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From Boardbook to Facebook: Children's Services in an Interactive Age - Adele M. FasickExamines the impact of technologies on children's experiences of books and libraries, and demonstrates how librarians can adapt to technologies and integrate library services into the lives of today's children. This title draws on research to illuminate how children's use of media has changed.