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Head First Object-Oriented Analysis and Design: A Brain Friendly Guide to OOA&D - Brett D. McLaughlin, David West, Gary Pollice"Head First Object Oriented Analysis and Design is a refreshing look at subject of OOAD. What sets this book apart is its focus on learning. The authors have made the content of OOAD accessible, usable for the practitioner." Ivar Jacobson, Ivar Jacobson Consulting "I just finished reading HF OOA&D and I loved it! The thing I liked most about this book was its focus on why we do OOA&D-to write great software!" Kyle Brown, Distinguished Engineer, IBM "Hidden behind the funny pictures and crazy fonts is a serious, intelligent, extremely well-crafted presentation of OO Analysis and
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What Is Philosophy? - José Ortega y Gasset, Mildred AdamsA work powerful and pervading in its implications not only for metaphysics but also for art, political science, and the philosophy of history.
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The Essential Galileo - Galileo Galilei, Maurice A. FinocchiaroFinocchiaro's new and revised translations have done what the Inquisition could not: they have captured an exceptional range of Galileo's career while also letting him speak--in clear English. No other volume offers more convenient or more reliable access to Galileo's own words, whether on the telescope, the Dialogue, the trial, or the mature theory of motion. --Michael H. Shank, Professor of the History of Science, University of Wisconsin–Madison
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Sundials: Their Theory and Construction - Albert WaughHave you every wanted to build a sundial or to understand how one works? Then you have probably been frustrated as you search vainly for help. Most books on the subject are either rare out-of-print works published centuries ago and available only in highly specialized collections, or highly complicated treatises whose information is hidden behind frightening arrays of involved formulas. But now your search is over. This book is designed to meet sundialing needs at either the simple or the sophisticated level. Albert E. Waugh, professor and administrator at the University of Connecticut for 40
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A History of US: Book One: The First Americans (Prehistory-1600) - Joy HakimThousands of years--way before Christopher Columbus set sail--wandering tribes of hunters made their way from Asia across the Bering land bridge to North America. They didn't know it, but they had discovered a New World. The First Americans is a fascinating re-creation of pre-Columbian Native American life, and it's an adventure of a lifetime! Hunt seals with the Inuit; harvest corn on a cliff-top mesa; hunt the mighty buffalo; and set sail with Leif Erickson, Columbus, and all the early great explorers--Cabot, Balboa, Ponce de Leon, Cortes, Henry the Navigator, and more--in this brilliantly told
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Optimality Theory: An Overview - Diana Archangeli, D. Terence LangendoenThis volume provides the first general introduction to optimality theory -- arguably " the linguistic theory of the 1990s. The book leads the reader to an understanding of optimality theory via the exploration and resolution of specific problems in phonology, morphology, and syntax, but presumes virtually no background knowledge in linguistics.
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March
Wives of Henry VIII - Antonia FraserThe six wives of Henry VIII - Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anna of Cleves, Katherine Howard and Catherine Parr – have become defined in a popular sense not so much by their lives as by the way these lives ended. But, as Antonia Fraser conclusively proves, they were rich and feisty characters. They may have been victims of Henry's obsession with a male heir, but they were not willing victims. On the contrary, they displayed considerable strength and intelligence at a time when their sex supposedly possessed little of either. Inevitably there was great rivalry between them, and
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The Superman Chronicles, Vol. 1 - Jerry Siegel, Joe ShusterPresenting an exciting new way to experience the rich history of the Man of Steel -- affordable trade paperback collection that will ultimately collect every Superman adventure, in color, in chronological order!THE SUPERMAN CHRONICLES VOL. 1 reprints the earliest stories from ACTION COMICS and SUPERMAN, featuring the first several adventures of the Man of Steel by Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.
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Working in America: Continuity, Conflict, and Change - Amy S. WhartonDrawing from a wide range of classic writings and contemporary empirical selections, Wharton examines important topics in the field and exposes students to examples of sociological research and different theoretical approaches to studying the world of work.
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Life and Health Insurance, 13th Edition - Kenneth Black Jr., Harold D. Skipper Jr.This current, accurate and detailed industry guide for financial service professionals examines life and health insurance "simultaneously from the viewpoints of the buyer, the advisor, and the insurer"--providing a comprehensive and unbiased treatise on individual and group life; a forthright appraisal of life and health insurance industry products with careful consideration of the environment; and a complete examination of life insurance company operations and regulation. Bases financial treatment of life insured operations on modern financial theory, and devotes entire chapters to the economics