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May
Our Undiscovered Universe: Introducing Null Physics: The Science of Uniform and Unconditional Reality - Terence WittA presentation of null physics, which seeks to explain the mysteries of the universe and its origins. A controversial topic.
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May
Salsa Dancing Into the Social Sciences: Research in an Age of Info-Glut - Kristin Luker""You might think that dancing doesn't have a lot to do with social research, and doing social research is probably why you picked this book up in the first place. But trust me. Salsa dancing is a practice as well as a metaphor for a kind of research that will make your life easier and better."" Savvy, witty, and sensible, this unique book is both a handbook for defining and completing a research project, and an astute introduction to the neglected history and changeable philosophy of modern social science. In this volume, Kristin Luker guides novice researchers in: knowing the difference between
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May
An Introduction to Laplace Transforms and Fourier Series - Phillip P.G. Dyke, Phillip P.G. DykeThis a self-contained introduction to Laplace Transforms and Fourier Series emphasises the applications of Laplace transforms throughout. It also provides coverage of the underlying pure mathematical structures. Alongside the Laplace transform, the notion of Fourier series is developed from first principles. Exercises are provided to consolidate understanding of the concepts and techniques, and only a knowledge of elementary calculus and trigonometry is assumed.
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May
Teach Yourself Gaelic Dictionary - Boyd RobertsonStudents of Gaelic at all levels will consider this bilingual dictionary a welcome addition to their reference bookshelf. New to the Teach Yourself dictionary series, this title provides the user with a comprehensive vocabulary for working Gaelic, the Celtic language of Scotland. With more than 30,000 words from Gaelic to English and from English to Gaelic contained within its covers, this handy resource offers extensive coverage in a portable package. In addition to vocabulary, special sections round out language learning with concise overviews of grammar and idiomatic usage.
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May
Geography: A Visual Encyclopedia - John WoodwardCreated in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution, Geography: A Visual Encyclopedia explores every aspect of our world, from the North to the South Pole, and from the outer atmosphere to the fiery core and from natural processes to human impact. Discover terrifying earthquakes, priceless gemstones, and storms that can destroy buildings. Understand how weather works, what causes the seasons, and the power of water to shape the landscape. Explore life on Earth, and countries and cultures from all around the world. Packed with facts, maps, explanations, illustrations, and photographs,
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May
Peter, Paul & Mary Magdalene: The Followers of Jesus in History & Legend - Bart D. EhrmanEhrman deals with three followers of Jesus who are the most significant: Peter, his closest disciple: Paul, his most important apostle; and Mary Magdalene, his most prominent female follower. This book explains what we can know about each of these figures as real people, and what legends emerged about them after their deaths.
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May
Quantitative EEG, Event-Related Potentials and Neurotherapy - Juri KropotovWhile the brain is ruled to a large extent by chemical neurotransmitters, it is also a bioelectric organ. The collective study of Quantitative ElectroEncephaloGraphs (QEEG-the conversion of brainwaves to digital form to allow for comparison between neurologically normative and dysfunctional individuals), Event Related Potentials (ERPs - electrophysiological response to stimulus) and Neurotherapy (the process of actually retraining brain processes to) offers a window into brain physiology and function via computer and statistical analyses of traditional EEG patterns, suggesting innovative
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May
American Government, Brief: Power & Purpose - Theodore J. Lowi, Benjamin Ginsberg, Kenneth A. ShepsleThis work combines authoritative, concise coverage of the central topics in American politics with smart pedagogical features designed to get students thinking analytically.