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Your Brain Knows More Than You Think by Niels Birbaumer
Our brains are more powerful than we ever realised. Too often, we humans tend to assume that nature is fixed, immutable—and this tendency is particularly strong when we think about matters of the mind and behaviour.
War and change in politics by Robert Gilpin
War and Change in World Politics introduces the reader to an important new theory of international political change. Arguing that the fundamental nature of international relations has not changed over the millennia, Professor Gilpin uses history, sociology, and economic theory to identify the forces causing change in the world order.
Trauma, Guilt and Reparation by Heinz Weiss
Trauma, Guilt and Reparation identifies the emotional barriers faced by people who have experienced severe trauma, as well as the emergence of reparative processes which pave the way from impasse to development.
Tinderbox by Megan Dunn
Megan Dunn was in a hole. Her attempt to write a fictional tribute to Fahrenheit 451 wasn’t going well. Borders, the bookseller she worked for, was going bust. Her marriage was failing. Her prospects were narrowing. The world wasn’t quite against her – but it wasn’t exactly helping either. Riffing on Ray Bradbury’s classic novel about the end of reading, Tinderbox is one of the most interesting books in decades about literary culture and its place in the world.
The Way It Was by Eliot Weisman
A candid and eye-opening inside look at the final decades of Sinatra’s life told by his longtime manager and friend, Eliot Weisman. By the time Weisman met Sinatra in 1976, he Download Educational Bookswas already the Voice, a man who held sway over popular music and pop culture for forty years, who had risen to the greatest heights of fame and plumbed the depths of failure, all the while surviving with the trademark swagger that women pined for and men wanted to emulate.
The State of the World Atlas, 10th Edition by Dan Smith
The State of the World Atlas is an accessible, unique visual survey of current events and global trends, highlighting the international scope and complexity of many challenges facing the humanity today. With a bold new design, this distinctive atlas presents the latest statistics on international trade and migration, Download Educational Booksthe globalization of work, aging and new health risks (up to and including the COVID-19 pandemic), food and water, energy resources and consumption, literacy, gender equality, wars and peacekeeping, and more.
The Single Helix by Steve Jones
Steve Jones’ barnstorming survey is science writing at its best, veering nimbly from the chemistry of gold to the failures of funding, the chaos in the heavens to the fight against creationism, the optical illusions of tartan plaid to the mathematics of elections. Witty and packed with human interest, it also features interviews with playwrights, poets, and film directors, along with plenty on the Double Helix and the author’s own specialty, the Snail Helix. In a hundred succinct pieces, he reveals the extraordinary breadth and the profound shallowness of scientific knowledge. Educational and entertaining, this is a brilliant meditation on modern science.
The Paramedic Companion by Arthur Hsieh
The Paramedic Manual is not a traditional workbook in that it goes beyond the simple “review and test” approach of most workbooks. Instead, this manual supports the students’ exploration of the art and science of prehospital medicine by providing a rich palette of learning tools, images, and even video to better explain concepts and techniques.
The Krzyz Conjecture by Ronen Peretz
This book is about one of the beautiful topics in mathematics. It describes an on-going research on bounded analytic functions which are defined on the unit disc. This is a very active topic that belongs to the theory of complex analysis in a single complex variable. Complex analysis is one of the classical chapters in Mathematics. It contains the analytic theory of functions, the geometric function theory among other theoretical areas, as well as many applications.
The Day Without Yesterday by John Farrell
Science biography of the Belgian priest and physicist who developed the first version of the Big Bang Theory in the 1930s.
The American Congress Reader by Steven S. Smith
The American Congress Reader provides a supplement to the popular and newly updated American Congress undergraduate textbook. By the same authors who drew upon Capitol Hill experience and nationally recognized scholarship to present a crisp introduction and analysis of Congress’s inner mechanics, the Reader compiles the best relevant scholarship on party and committee systems, leadership, voting, and floor activity to broaden and illuminate the key features of the text.
Terrorism and Global Disorder by Adrian Guelke
A valuable study of the nature and development of terrorism in all its forms in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Powerfully argued and thought-provoking, Terrorism and Global Disorder examines whether the world changed as a result of the events of 11 September 2001.New
Super Polluters by Don Grant
Power plants are essential to achieving the standard of living that modern societies demand and the social and economic infrastructure on which they depend. Yet their indispensability has allowed them to evade responsibility for their vast carbon emissions.
Satire and Politics by Jessica Milner Davis
This book examines the multi-media explosion of contemporary political satire. Rooted in 18th century Augustan practice, satire’s indelible link with politics underlies today’s universal disgust with the ways of elected politicians. This study interrogates the impact of British and American satirical media on political life, with a special focus on political cartoons and the levelling humour of Australasian satirists.
Palatal Sound Change in Romance Languages by Andre Zampaulo
This book presents a thorough investigation of the main diachronic changes that have taken place in the palatal sounds of the Romance languages, as well as their current patterns of synchronic variation. André Zampaulo draws on extensive data not only from diachronic sources, but also from a range of current phonetic, phonological, and dialectal studies to motivate a formal, constraint-based account of palatal sound change.
Rebel Witch by Kelly-Ann Maddox
A truly contemporary take on how to be a witch, Rebel Witch is an antidote to the cookie-cutter witchcraft agenda that gives a new perspective on the craft, asking each reader to create a powerful, personalized practice that taps into the current mood of female empowerment and spiritual rebellion.
Quantum Physics and Integrative by Antonio C.Demanboro
Classical physics also teaches us that by dividing the whole into smaller and smaller parts, we can understand reality, the world and matter. We learned that everything moves according to fixed laws within a three-dimensional space and within a limited time, and that the body and the world are like a mechanical clock in operation.
Nevanlinna Theory and Diophantine Approximation by Min Ru
This book describes the theories and developments in Nevanlinna theory and Diophantine approximation. Although these two subjects belong to the different areas: one in complex analysis and one in number theory, it has been discovered that a number of striking similarities exist between these two subjects. A growing understanding of these connections has led to significant advances in both fields. Outstanding conjectures from decades ago are being solved.
Natural Parasite Control for Livestock by Wendy Lombardi
Everything you need to know about natural parasite control for livestock, all in one place! This concise book is loaded with valuable information about ridding livestock of their unwanted guests. Whether you’re raising sheep, pigs, horses, cows, chickens, goats, or other farm animals, this book will teach you how to keep them healthy and parasite free through organic systems and without the use of harsh chemicals.
Motivation and Self-Regulation by Jutta Heckhausen
In the past two decades, an approach to the study of motivation has emerged that focuses on specific cognitive and affective mediators of behavior, in contrast to more general traits or motives. This “social-cognitive” approach grants goal-oriented motivation its own role in shaping cognition, emotion and behavior, rather than reducing goal-directed behavior to mere information processing or to an enactment of a personality type. This book adds a developmental perspective to this process-oriented approach.
Mathematics of Classical and Physics by Frederick W. Byron
This textbook is designed to complement graduate-level physics texts in classical mechanics, electricity, magnetism, and quantum mechanics. Organized around the central concept of a vector space, the book includes numerous physical applications in the body of the text as well as many problems of a physical nature. It is also one of the purposes of this book to introduce the physicist to the language and style of mathematics as well as the content of those particular subjects with contemporary relevance in physics.
Moon Shot by Dan Parry
SUMMARY: On July 20, 1969 more than 500 million people across the globe watched as the first man in history stepped onto the face of another planet. The triumph of the Apollo 11 mission was a momentous pinacle that followed years of construction, planning, and training, all of which is conveyed in this captivating history that uses official accounts to tell the real, untold story.
Last Words by Sebastian Sobecki
No medieval text was designed to be read hundreds of years later by an audience unfamiliar with its language, situation, and author. By ascribing to these texts intentional anonymity, we romanticise them and misjudge the social character of their authors. Instead, most medieval poems and manuscripts presuppose familiarity with their authorial or scribal maker. Last Words: The Public Self and the Social Author in Late Medieval England attempts to recover this familiarity and understand the literary motivation behind some of most important fifteenth-century texts and authors.
Handbook of Switchgears by Bhel
The handbook further addresses the issue of protection of switchgears, including protection schemes for medium voltage switchgears, generator protection for large generators, EHV transmission system control and protection, and integrated protection and control systems for sub-stations.
Handbook of Language, Gender, and Sexuality by Jo Angouri
The Routledge Handbook of Language, Gender, and Sexuality provides an accessible and authoritative overview of this dynamic and growing area of research. Covering cutting-edge debates in eight parts, it is designed as a series of mini edited collections, enabling the reader, and particularly the novice reader, to discover new ways of approaching language, gender, and sexuality.
Galileo’s New Universe by Stephen P. Maran
The story of how Galileo’s telescope transformed the heavens—and contemporary astrophysics: A “lively history . . . ideal for armchair scientists and stargazers” (Publishers Weekly). In the fall of 1609, Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei turned his modified spyglass toward the sky—and greatly expanded the scope of human understanding.
Genesis by Guido Tonelli
A breakout bestseller in Italy, now available for American readers for the first time, Genesis: The Story of How Everything Began is a short, humanistic tour of the origins of the universe, earth, and life—drawing on the latest discoveries in physics to explain the seven most significant moments in the creation of the cosmos.
Energy Choices by Keith Thayer, Phil Grossweiler
This booklet is intended to give the reader some information to better understand the complexities of the energy world and its ongoing evolution. It provides a context for our total energy future – as we know it today. Energy Choices: A Guide to Facts and Perspectives is the result of the efforts of numerous members and associates of the ASME who have unique professional and technical backgrounds that are directly relevant to this undertaking. Their inputs are intended to provide an overview of energy issues at a elatively non-technical level. It is directed at the general public and other stakeholders who want more knowledge of energy sources, energy conversion, and energy end use and their challenges and limitations.
Economic and Social Development by Yasuyuki Sawada
This book discusses Bangladesh’s economic and social development that may be called a “miracle” since the country has achieved remarkable development progress under several unfavorable situations: weak governance and political instabilities, inequality, risks entailed in rapid urbanization, and exposure to severe disaster risks. The authors examine what led to this successful economic development, and the potential challenges that it presents, aiming to elicit effective policy interventions that can be adapted by other developing countries.
Democracy and Fake News by Serena Giusti
This book explores the challenges that disinformation, fake news, and post-truth politics pose to democracy from a multidisciplinary perspective. The authors analyse and interpret how the use of technology and social media as well as the emergence of new political narratives has been progressively changing the information landscape, undermining some of the pillars of democracy.
EU Regional Trade Agreements by Maryna Rabinovych
This book unveils the potential of utilizing EU Regional Trade Agreements (RTAs) as an instrument of promoting the rule of law to third states. In doing so, the book combines development economics, foreign policy and legal perspectives at three levels of analysis of four sectors to introduce the concept of “EU value-promoting RTAs”. The book demonstrates that the EU RTAs bear considerable potential to be strategized as instruments of promoting the rule of law in third states, requiring, however, overcoming strict divides between EU political and economic cooperation, and values and acquis conditionality in its relations with third countries.
Chemistry Student Solutions Manual, 10th ed. by Raymond Chang
This book supplement contains detailed solutions and explanations for all even-numbered problems in the main text (Chemistry) by Raymond Chang.
Democracy and Ethnic Conflict by Adrian Guelke
Democracy and Ethnic Conflict addresses the problem of establishing durable democratic institutions in societies afflicted by ethnic conflict. While the holding of multi-party elections usually plays a role in the ending of conflict, consolidating democracy presents a much larger challenge, as does preventing the perversion of democracy through the dominance of a particular ethnic group.
Bots and Bods by John Andrews
What do humans and robots have in common? Find out in this intriguing illustrated nonfiction book that encourages kids to discover their inner robot. Bots and Bods is an illustrated guide for kids looking to explore anatomy and technology and how they’re related. How do we both move or sense the world? How does robot intelligence compare to our own? Middle-grade readers will find these answers and more among the four sections:Body structures Muscle and movement Senses and sensors Thinking and feeling An accessible guide with exciting illustrations, fun facts, and special feature spreads about robots in the real world explains why “bots” can sometimes do a better job than “bods” and vice versa.
Annotation by Remi Kalir, Antero Garcia
An introduction to annotation as a genre—a synthesis of reading, thinking, writing, and communication—and its significance in scholarship and everyday life. Annotation—the addition of a note to a text—is an everyday and social activity that provides information, shares commentary, sparks conversation, expresses power, and aids learning. It helps mediate the relationship between reading and writing. This volume in the MIT Press Essential Knowledge series offers an introduction to annotation and its literary, scholarly, civic, and everyday significance across historical and contemporary contexts. It approaches annotation as a genre—a synthesis of reading, thinking, writing, and communication—and offer examples of annotation that range from medieval rubrication and early book culture to data labeling and online reviews.
Casting the Parthenon Sculptures by Emma M. Payne
Through the 19th century, as archaeology started to emerge as a systematic discipline, plaster casting became a widely-adopted technique, newly applied by archaeologists to document and transmit discoveries from their expeditions. The Parthenon sculptures were some of the first to be cast. In the late 18th century and the first years of the 19th century, the French artist Fauvel and Lord Elgin’s men conducted campaigns on the Athenian Acropolis.
Bestseller by Robert McParland
Whether curled up on a sofa with a good mystery, lounging by the pool with a steamy romance, or brooding over a classic novel, Americans love to read. Despite the distractions of modern living, nothing quite satisfies many individuals more than a really good book. And regardless of how one accesses that book—through a tablet, a smart phone, or a good, old-fashioned hardcover—those choices have been tallied for decades. In Bestseller: A Century of America’s Favorite Books, Robert McParland looks at the reading tastes of a nation—from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present day.