eBooks-share Latest eBooks https://www.books-share.com/rss Latest eBooks from Books-share.com en-us admin@ebooks-share.net admin@ebooks-share.net Mon, 18 Feb 2019 22:22:14 GMT Books-share.com https://www.books-share.com/images/logo.png https://www.books-share.com/ 158 57 Governance Reimagined: Organizational Design, Risk, and Value Creation (by David R. Koenig) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/governance-reimagined-organizational-design-risk-and-value-creation
Author(s): David R. Koenig
Categories: Business & Economics > Insurance, Business & Economics > Management, Business & Economics > Project Management
Publisher: Wiley
Publish date: 2012-05-08
ISBN-10: 0470598786
ISBN-13: 9780470598788
Language: English
Description: A timely guide for companies needing to grow equity and human capital after the recent economic turmoil. Written for leaders and students of for-profit, non-profit, political, and social organizations who are looking for a way to do their work more effectively. Most organizational leaders only partially understand the factors that affect the amount of value created by the activities of their organization and thus greatly under-deliver on the potential to achieve their objectives and serve their target audiences. Governance Reimagined has been written to fill in the missing pieces of this puzzle. It will help put your organization... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 22:22:14 GMT
Chemistry of Organo-hybrids: Synthesis and Characterization of Functional Nano-Objects (by Bernadette Charleux, Christophe Coperet, Emmanuel Lacote) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/chemistry-of-organo-hybrids-synthesis-and-characterization-of-functional-nano-objects
Author(s): Bernadette Charleux, Christophe Coperet, Emmanuel Lacote
Categories: Science > Chemistry, Science > Nanostructures, Technology & Engineering > Chemical & Biochemical
Publisher: Wiley
Publish date: 2015-02-09
ISBN-10: 1118379020
ISBN-13: 9781118379028
Language: English
Description: This book provides readers with a one-stop entry into the chemistry of varied hybrids and applications, from a molecular synthetic standpoint • Describes introduction and effect of organic structures on specific support components (carbon-based materials, proteins, metals, and polymers). • Chapters cover hot topics including nanodiamonds, nanocrystals, metal-organic frameworks, peptide bioconjugates, and chemoselective protein modification • Describes analytical techniques, with pros and cons, to validate synthetic strategies • Edited by internationally-recognized chemists from different... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 22:12:09 GMT
A New Companion to Victorian Literature and Culture (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture) (by Herbert F. Tucker) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/a-new-companion-to-victorian-literature-and-culture-blackwell-companions-to-literature-and-culture
Author(s): Herbert F. Tucker
Categories: History > Europe, Literary Collections > English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publish date: 2014-05-05
ISBN-10: 1118624491
ISBN-13: 9781118624494
Language: English
Description: The Victorian period was a time of rapid cultural change, which resulted in a huge and varied literary output. A New Companion to Victorian Literature and Culture offers experienced guidance to the literature of nineteenth-century Britain and its social and historical context. This revised and expanded edition comprises contributions from over 30 leading scholars who, approaching the Victorian epoch from different positions and traditions, delve into the unruly complexities of the Victorian imagination. Divided into five parts, this new companion surveys seven decades of history before examining the keys phases in a... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 22:12:07 GMT
Chemical Biology in Regenerative Medicine: Bridging Stem Cells and Future Therapies (by Charles C. Hong, Ada S. Ao, Jijun Hao) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/chemical-biology-in-regenerative-medicine-bridging-stem-cells-and-future-therapies
Author(s): Charles C. Hong, Ada S. Ao, Jijun Hao
Categories: Medical > Biochemistry, Medical > Emergency Medicine, Science > Biology
Publisher: Wiley
Publish date: 2014-09-15
ISBN-10: 1118349598
ISBN-13: 9781118349595
Language: English
Description: Chemical Biology in Regenerative Medicine: Bridging Stem Cells and Future Therapies The field of regenerative medicine has advanced at a rapid pace and this comprehensive summary of new developments is a timely contribution to the field as clinical trials have begun to assess the safety and efficacy of cell-based therapies. In Chemical Biology in Regenerative Medicine, an international team of experts provides an overview of progress towards clinical application in the areas of transplantation (allogenic and autologous), manipulation of niche environment and homing, and cell reprogramming (trans-differentiation and... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 22:12:05 GMT
Applying IFRS for SMEs (by Bruce Mackenzie, Danie Coetsee, Tapiwa Njikizana, Raymond Chamboko, Allan Lombard) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/applying-ifrs-for-smes
Author(s): Bruce Mackenzie, Danie Coetsee, Tapiwa Njikizana, Raymond Chamboko, Allan Lombard
Categories: Business & Economics > Accounting, Study Aids > CPA (Certified Public Accountant), Study Aids > Study Guides
Publisher: Wiley
Publish date: 2010-12-07
ISBN-10: 0470603372
ISBN-13: 9780470603376
Language: English
Description: An invaluable aid to companies and auditors involved in first-time adoption of the new SMEs standard Applying the IFRS for SMEs provides expert insights and explanations of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). This important book includes comprehensive coverage of this recently issued standard aimed at small and medium-sized businesses. Provides essential coverage for application of IFRS-now a necessity in the accounting world Includes Foreword by Paul Pacter, Director of Standards for SMEs, IASB... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 22:12:02 GMT
Message Not Received: Why Business Communication Is Broken and How to Fix It (by Phil Simon) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/message-not-received-why-business-communication-is-broken-and-how-to-fix-it
Author(s): Phil Simon
Categories: Business & Economics > Skills
Publisher: Wiley
Publish date: 2015-03-02
ISBN-10: 1119017033
ISBN-13: 9781119017035
Language: English
Description: George Bernard Shaw once famously said, "The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place." Although he died in 1950, Shaw's words live on, especially in the business world. Far too many executives, salespeople, consultants, and everyday employees suck at communicating. Some think that they're speaking and writing effectively when they drop ostensibly sophisticated terms like paradigm shift, synergy, net-net, form factor, and optics.  No doubt that you know the type. (Maybe you're even one of them and don't realize it.) These are the folks who regularly rely upon obscure acronyms, technobabble, jargon, and... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 22:02:07 GMT
Epidemiology: Beyond The Basics (by Moyses Szklo, Javier Nieto) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/epidemiology-beyond-the-basics
Author(s): Moyses Szklo, Javier Nieto
Categories: Health & Fitness > General, Medical > Biostatistics, Medical > Reference, Medical > Research, Reference > General
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publish date: 2006-08-21
ISBN-10: 0763729272
ISBN-13: 9780763729271
Language: English
Description: Written for those who are familiar with the basic strategies of analytic epidemiology, Epidemiology: Beyond the Basics takes readers through a more rigorous discussion of key epidemiologic concepts and methods such as study design, measures of association, research assessment, and more. With real-life examples throughout, the book avoids complex statistical formulations and is an invaluable resource for intermediate students and practicing epidemiologists who wish to expand their knowledge of epidemiology and its role in the medical and public health sciences. This thorough revision features end-of-chapter exercises as well an entirely new chapter... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 21:56:10 GMT
The Medical Device R&D Handbook, Second Edition (by Theodore R. Kucklick) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-medical-device-randd-handbook-second-edition-1
Author(s): Theodore R. Kucklick
Categories: Medical > Biotechnology, Medical > Instruments & Supplies, Reference > General
Publisher: CRC Press
Publish date: 2012-12-05
ISBN-10: 143981189X
ISBN-13: 9781439811894
Language: English
Description: Exploring the practical, entrepreneurial, and historical aspects of medical device development, this second edition of The Medical Device R&D Handbook provides a how-to guide for medical device product development. The book offers knowledge of practical skills such as prototyping, plastics selection, and catheter construction, allowing designers to apply these specialized techniques for greater innovation and time saving. The author discusses the historical background of various technologies, helping readers understand how and why certain devices were developed. The text also contains interviews with leaders in the... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 21:56:07 GMT
Parties and Party Systems: Structure and Contest (by Campbell Sharman, Richard Johnston) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/parties-and-party-systems-structure-and-contest
Author(s): Campbell Sharman, Richard Johnston
Categories: Non-Classifiable > Non-Classifiable
Publisher: UBC Press
Publish date: 2015-11-10
ISBN-10: 0774829559
ISBN-13: 9780774829557
Language: English
Description: Party systems. Party organization. For too long, scholars researching in these two areas have worked in isolation. This book bridges the divide by bringing together political scientists from both traditions to examine the intersection of rules, society, and the organization of parties within party systems. Blending theory and case studies, Parties and Party Systems builds upon the work of R. Kenneth Carty to examine how parties weather the organizational challenge of appealing to a dispersed membership while maintaining a degree of central direction. This volume will provoke theoretical reconsideration and inspire research at the... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 21:56:02 GMT
Chemistry of Metalloproteins: Problems and Solutions in Bioinorganic Chemistry (Wiley Series in Protein and Peptide Science) (by Joseph J. Stephanos, Anthony W. Addison) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/chemistry-of-metalloproteins-problems-and-solutions-in-bioinorganic-chemistry-wiley-series-in-protein-and-peptide-science
Author(s): Joseph J. Stephanos, Anthony W. Addison
Categories: Medical > Biochemistry, Science > Chemistry, Science > Biology
Publisher: Wiley
Publish date: 2014-08-04
ISBN-10: 1118470443
ISBN-13: 9781118470442
Language: English
Description: Addresses the full gamut of questions in metalloprotein science Formatted as a question-and-answer guide, this book examines all major families of metal binding proteins, presenting our most current understanding of their structural, physicochemical, and functional properties. Moreover, it introduces new and emerging medical applications of metalloproteins. Readers will discover both the underlying chemistry and biology of this important area of research in bioinorganic chemistry. Chemistry of Metalloproteins features a building block approach that enables readers to master the basics and then advance to more... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 21:52:09 GMT
A History of a cGMP Medical Event Investigation (by Michael A. Brown) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/a-history-of-a-cgmp-medical-event-investigation
Author(s): Michael A. Brown
Categories: Medical > Chemotherapy, Technology & Engineering > General
Publisher: Wiley
Publish date: 2012-12-10
ISBN-10: 1118396618
ISBN-13: 9781118396612
Language: English
Description: Case study details the right way and the wrong way to successfully develop and market a new drug Beginning with the untimely death of a young mother, A History of a cGMP Medical Event Investigation unfolds a fictitious case study that captures how unchecked human flaws during the development and launch of a new drug can lead to disastrous consequences. Moreover, it illustrates how and why Six Sigma principles and methods should be applied to fully comply with FDA regulations at every stage of drug development and commercialization. From initial transgenic mouse studies to the FDA fatality investigation, this case study... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 21:52:06 GMT
Advanced Charting Techniques for High Probability Trading: The Most Accurate And Predictive Charting Method Ever Created (by Joseph R. Hooper, Aaron R. Zalewski, Edwin L. Watanabe) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/advanced-charting-techniques-for-high-probability-trading-the-most-accurate-and-predictive-charting-method-ever-created
Author(s): Joseph R. Hooper, Aaron R. Zalewski, Edwin L. Watanabe
Categories: Business & Economics > Investments & Securities
Publisher: Wiley
Publish date: 2013-02-18
ISBN-10: 1118435796
ISBN-13: 9781118435793
Language: English
Description: An all-star team of trading experts describe an array of proven charting techniques to bolster any portfolio *Purchase includes a 30-day free trial of Advanced Charting Platinum Selections software and generate returns of up to 3 percent per day.* There are over 175 recognized technical indicators that have been developed by traders, mathematicians and chartists to help traders make more accurate predictions about the price movements of individual securities, asset classes and the market as a whole. These technical indicators are never used alone but applied in various combinations. Developed and tested over many years by... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 21:52:04 GMT
Food Allergen Testing: Molecular, Immunochemical and Chromatographic Techniques (by George Siragakis, Dimosthenis Kizis) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/food-allergen-testing-molecular-immunochemical-and-chromatographic-techniques
Author(s): George Siragakis, Dimosthenis Kizis
Categories: Health & Fitness > Allergies, Technology & Engineering > Agriculture
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publish date: 2014-03-24
ISBN-10: 1118519205
ISBN-13: 9781118519202
Language: English
Description: An in-depth review of the current scientific knowledge on food allergens testing, covering the major methodologies and techniques used to detect food allergens. Food allergens are a series of agents, mainly proteins, which cause various unpleasant and sometimes clinical symptoms in humans through consumption of foods. Perhaps surprisingly, there are no treatments against food allergies which have been found to be 100% effective. The scope for individual difference in terms of how a person reacts to a given allergen is massive, making it incredibly difficult and complex to try and medicate against allergies. Food Allergens... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 21:52:02 GMT
A Companion to Celebrity (by Sean Redmond, P. David Marshall) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/a-companion-to-celebrity
Author(s): Sean Redmond, P. David Marshall
Categories: Social Science > General
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publish date: 2015-12-14
ISBN-10: 1118475011
ISBN-13: 9781118475010
Language: English
Description: Companion to Celebrity presents a multi-disciplinary collection of original essays that explore myriad issues relating to the origins, evolution, and current trends in the field of celebrity studies. Offers a detailed, systematic, and clear presentation of all aspects of celebrity studies, with a structure that carefully build its enquiry Draws on the latest scholarly developments in celebrity analyses Presents new and provocative ways of exploring celebrity’s meanings and textures Considers the revolutionary ways in which new social media have impacted on the production and consumption of celebrity 
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 21:46:02 GMT
Fundamentals of Modern Unsteady Aerodynamics (by Ülgen Gülçat) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/fundamentals-of-modern-unsteady-aerodynamics
Author(s): Ülgen Gülçat
Categories: Mathematics > General, Science > Astronomy, Science > Mechanics, Technology & Engineering > Aeronautics & Astronautics, Technology & Engineering > Mechanical
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2015-12-02
ISBN-10: 9811000166
ISBN-13: 9789811000164
Language: English
Description: In this book, the author introduces the concept of unsteady aerodynamics and its underlying principles. He provides the readers with a comprehensive review of the fundamental physics of free and forced unsteadiness, the terminology and basic equations of aerodynamics ranging from incompressible flow to hypersonics. The book also covers modern topics related to the developments made in recent years, especially in relation to wing flapping for propulsion. The book is written for graduate and senior year undergraduate students in aerodynamics and also serves as a reference for experienced researchers. Each chapter includes ample... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 21:12:10 GMT
Solar Technology: The Earthscan Expert Guide to Using Solar Energy for Heating, Cooling and Electricity (by David Thorpe) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/solar-technology-the-earthscan-expert-guide-to-using-solar-energy-for-heating-cooling-and-electricity
Author(s): David Thorpe
Categories: Business & Economics > Development, Business & Economics > Environmental Economics, Political Science > Public Policy, Reference > General, Technology & Engineering > General
Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2011-10-12
ISBN-10: 1849711097
ISBN-13: 9781849711098
Language: English
Description: Solar energy is free, abundant and sustainable, with many methods existing to harness it. This guide is the essential introduction to the subject, explaining how the technologies work, how best they should be employed, and the costs and benefits of using them. It provides detailed yet accessible coverage of: passive solar building solar water heating solar space heating other solar thermal applications (such as cooling and desalination) grid-connected photovoltaics stand-alone photovoltaics. It also introduces the reader to larger scale applications such as concentrating solar power. Highly... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 21:12:08 GMT
Biomedical Device Technology: Principles And Design (by Anthony Y. K. Chan) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/biomedical-device-technology-principles-and-design
Author(s): Anthony Y. K. Chan
Categories: Medical > Biotechnology
Publisher: Charles C Thomas Pub Ltd
Publish date: 2007-10-30
ISBN-10: 0398076995
ISBN-13: 9780398076993
Language: English
Description: For many years, the tools available to physicians were limited to a few simple handpieces such as stethoscopes, thermometers and syringes; medical professionals primarily relied on their senses and skills to perform diagnosis and disease mitigation. Today, diagnosis of medical problems is heavily dependent on the analysis of information made available by sophisticated medical machineries such as electrocardiographs, ultrasound scanners and laboratory analyzers. Patient treatments often involve specialized equipment such as cardiac pacemakers and electrosurgical units. Such biomedical instrumentations play a critical and indispensable role in modern... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 21:12:02 GMT
The Complete Hogan: A Shot-by-Shot Analysis of Golf's Greatest Swing (by Jim McLean) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-complete-hogan-a-shot-by-shot-analysis-of-golfs-greatest-swing
Author(s): Jim McLean
Categories: Sports & Recreation > Golf
Publisher: Wiley
Publish date: 2012-01-01
ISBN-10: 0470876247
ISBN-13: 9780470876244
Language: English
Description: Top golfing instructor Jim McLean uses rare film footage of Ben Hogan to break down the greatest swing of all time Golf legend Ben Hogan had the perfect golf swing, but how exactly it worked has long been a mystery—until now. Using footage from three never-before analyzed films of Hogan at his very best, Jim McLean analyzes the crucial motions of Hogan's entire golf swing and shows you how to integrate his mechanics into your own game. You'll study Hogan's blend of club head, club shaft, hands, ankles, knees, hops, shoulders, and head motion—a symphony of movements with an ideal sequential development... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 21:06:07 GMT
1001 Algebra Problems (by LearningExpress Editors) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/1001-algebra-problems
Author(s): LearningExpress Editors
Categories: Mathematics > Algebra, Study Aids > Study Guides
Publisher: Learningexpress, Llc
Publish date: 2011-01-16
ISBN-10: 1576857646
ISBN-13: 9781576857649
Language: English
Description: 1001 Algebra Problems offers those with math anxiety and others who need tutoring the hands-on practice they need. This useful manual providers users the tools they need to master algebra. This title helps users to prepare for exams, develop m/c strategies, apply algebra rules to application problems and build problem solving skills. Includes the most common algebra concepts from expressions to linear equalities to functions.
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 21:06:04 GMT
The Craft of Knowledge: Experiences of Living with Data (by A. James, C. Smart, J. Hockey) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-craft-of-knowledge-experiences-of-living-with-data
Author(s): A. James, C. Smart, J. Hockey
Categories: Business & Economics > Information Management, History > Europe, History > Historiography, Political Science > Government, Social Science > Criminology
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish date: 2014-09-29
ISBN-10: 1137287330
ISBN-13: 9781137287335
Language: English
Description: This book is a contribution to contemporary debates on social research with a unique focus on the relationship between methods and the crafting of knowledge. Nine experienced researchers from different disciplines have come together to explore what really matters to them in the process of doing qualitative research.
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 21:06:02 GMT
Infectious Diseases: Expert Consult: Online and Print - 2 Volume Set, 3e (Infectious Diseases (Armstrong/ Mosby)) (by Jonathan Cohen M Sc FRCP FRCPath FRCPE FMedSci, William G. Powderly MD, Steven M. Opal MD) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/infectious-diseases-expert-consult-online-and-print-2-volume-set-3e-infectious-diseases-armstrong-mosby
Author(s): Jonathan Cohen M Sc FRCP FRCPath FRCPE FMedSci, William G. Powderly MD, Steven M. Opal MD
Categories: Medical > Diseases, Medical > Immunology, Medical > Infectious Diseases, Medical > Tropical Medicine
Publisher: Mosby
Publish date: 2010-05-24
ISBN-10: 0323045790
ISBN-13: 9780323045797
Language: English
Description: Infectious Diseases, 3rd edition by Jonathan Cohen, MB, BS, FRCP, FRCPath, FRCPE, FMedSci, William G. Powderly, MD, FRCPI, and Steven M. Opal MD, provides comprehensive, practical, highly visual guidance to help you effectively overcome the latest clinical infectious disease challenges. The comprehensively updated 3rd Edition features brand-new information on new strains of the swine (H1N1) and avian influenza viruses, SARS, nosocomial infections, HIV/AIDS, and many other timely topics. Online access at expertconsult.com lets you reference the complete contents from any computer. Find a diagnosis quickly with the popular... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 21:02:02 GMT
The Naked Trader: How Anyone Can Still Make Money Trading Shares (by Robbie Burns) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-naked-trader-how-anyone-can-still-make-money-trading-shares
Author(s): Robbie Burns
Categories: Business & Economics > Economics, Business & Economics > Investments & Securities
Publisher: Harriman House
Publish date: 2008-02-01
ISBN-10: 1905641516
ISBN-13: 9781905641512
Language: English
Description: In this revealing new book, the follow-up to the bestselling first edition, top trader Robbie Burns cuts through the jargon to give you the lowdown on the strategies you need to make money from share dealing. Robbie, aka the Naked Trader, is an expert and highly entertaining guide to the sometimes baffling world of the stock market. In between cups of tea, rounds of toast and the occasional 'cuddle' with Mrs Naked Trader, he describes the straightforward techniques that have enabled him to succeed in the markets and escape the rat race. The book kicks off with the basics such as: the best websites, magazines and newspapers to... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 20:56:02 GMT
Digital Design (4th Edition) (by M. Morris Mano, Michael D. Ciletti) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/digital-design-4th-edition
Author(s): M. Morris Mano, Michael D. Ciletti
Categories: Computers > Computer Science, Computers > Programming, Computers > Programming Languages, Reference > General, Technology & Engineering > Engineering (General)
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publish date: 2006-12-25
ISBN-10: 0131989243
ISBN-13: 9780131989245
Language: English
Description: For sophomore courses on digital design in an Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science department.   Digital Design, fourth edition is a modern update of the classic authoritative text on digital design.  This book teaches the basic concepts of digital design in a clear, accessible manner. The book presents the basic tools for the design of digital circuits and provides procedures suitable for a variety of digital applications.
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 20:46:02 GMT
A Legal Guide for Lesbian & Gay Couples (Legal Guide for Lesbian and Gay Couples) (by Emily Doskow Attorney, Denis Clifford Attorney, Frederick Hertz Attorney) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/a-legal-guide-for-lesbian-and-gay-couples-legal-guide-for-lesbian-and-gay-couples
Author(s): Emily Doskow Attorney, Denis Clifford Attorney, Frederick Hertz Attorney
Categories: Law > Family Law, Law > Reference, Political Science > General, Reference > General
Publisher: Nolo
Publish date: 2012-05-04
ISBN-10: 1413316816
ISBN-13: 9781413316810
Language: English
Description: This practical guide is updated with the latest legal information and legislation that will help you and your same-sex partner protect and exercise your rights, and make sound decisions as a couple. A Legal Guide for Lesbian & Gay Couples covers these important subjects, and many more: . making practical decisions about living together . planning for medical emergencies -- making medical decisions for one another and taking care of each other's finances when one partner is incapacitated . domestic partner benefits and how to obtain them . buying property together . providing for each other upon death . practical and legal aspects of having and... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 20:36:06 GMT
From Christ to Confucius: German Missionaries, Chinese Christians, and the Globalization of Christianity, 1860-1950 (by Albert Monshan Wu) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/from-christ-to-confucius-german-missionaries-chinese-christians-and-the-globalization-of-christianity-1860-1950
Author(s): Albert Monshan Wu
Categories: History > Asia, Religion > Christianity, Religion > Confucianism, Religion > History
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish date: 2016-11-22
ISBN-10: 0300217072
ISBN-13: 9780300217070
Language: English
Description: A bold and original study of German missionaries in China, who catalyzed a revolution in thinking among European Christians about the nature of Christianity itself In this accessibly written and empirically based study, Albert Wu documents how German missionaries—chastened by their failure to convert Chinese people to Christianity—reconsidered their attitudes toward Chinese culture and Confucianism. In time, their increased openness catalyzed a revolution in thinking among European Christians about the nature of Christianity itself. At a moment when Europe’s Christian population is falling behind those of South... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 20:26:05 GMT
Noise-Shaping All-Digital Phase-Locked Loops: Modeling, Simulation, Analysis and Design (Analog Circuits and Signal Processing) (by Michael Peter Kennedy, Francesco Brandonisio) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/noise-shaping-all-digital-phase-locked-loops-modeling-simulation-analysis-and-design-analog-circuits-and-signal-processing
Author(s): Michael Peter Kennedy, Francesco Brandonisio
Categories: Non-Classifiable > Non-Classifiable
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2014-01-08
ISBN-10: 3319036580
ISBN-13: 9783319036588
Language: English
Description: This book presents a novel approach to the analysis and design of all-digital phase-locked loops (ADPLLs), technology widely used in wireless communication devices. The authors provide an overview of ADPLL architectures, time-to-digital converters (TDCs) and noise shaping. Realistic examples illustrate how to analyze and simulate phase noise in the presence of sigma-delta modulation and time-to-digital conversion. Readers will gain a deep understanding of ADPLLs and the central role played by noise-shaping. A range of ADPLL and TDC architectures are presented in unified manner. Analytical and simulation tools are discussed in detail. Matlab code is... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 20:26:02 GMT
Heart of Africa (by Stewart) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/heart-of-africa
Author(s): Stewart
Categories: Non-Classifiable > Non-Classifiable
Publisher:
Publish date: 2016
ISBN-10: 1118336968
ISBN-13: 9781118336960
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 20:16:05 GMT
Lee Lozano: Dropout Piece (AFTERALL) (by Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/lee-lozano-dropout-piece-afterall
Author(s): Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer
Categories: Non-Classifiable > Non-Classifiable
Publisher: Afterall Books
Publish date: 2014-02-28
ISBN-10: 1846381320
ISBN-13: 9781846381324
Language: English
Description: The artist Lee Lozano (1930--1999) began her career as a painter; her work rapidly evolved from figuration to abstraction. In the late 1960s, she created a major series of eleven monochromatic Wave paintings, her last in the medium. Despite her achievements as a painter, Lozano is best known for two acts of refusal, both of which she undertook as artworks: Untitled (General Strike Piece), begun in 1969, in which she cut herself off from the commercial art world for a time; and the so-called Boycott Piece, which began in 1971 as a month-long experiment intended to improve communication but became a permanent hiatus from... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 20:12:03 GMT
How Mathematicians Think: Using Ambiguity, Contradiction, and Paradox to Create Mathematics (by William Byers) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/how-mathematicians-think-using-ambiguity-contradiction-and-paradox-to-create-mathematics
Author(s): William Byers
Categories: Mathematics > General
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish date: 2007-05-07
ISBN-10: 0691127387
ISBN-13: 9780691127385
Language: English
Description: To many outsiders, mathematicians appear to think like computers, grimly grinding away with a strict formal logic and moving methodically--even algorithmically--from one black-and-white deduction to another. Yet mathematicians often describe their most important breakthroughs as creative, intuitive responses to ambiguity, contradiction, and paradox. A unique examination of this less-familiar aspect of mathematics, How Mathematicians Think reveals that mathematics is a profoundly creative activity and not just a body of formalized rules and results. Nonlogical qualities, William Byers shows, play an essential role in... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 20:06:02 GMT
Copyrights and Copywrongs: The Rise of Intellectual Property and How it Threatens Creativity (by Siva Vaidhyanathan) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/copyrights-and-copywrongs-the-rise-of-intellectual-property-and-how-it-threatens-creativity
Author(s): Siva Vaidhyanathan
Categories: History > United States, Law > Intellectual Property, Reference > General
Publisher: NYU Press
Publish date: 2003-04-01
ISBN-10: 0814788076
ISBN-13: 9780814788073
Language: English
Description: Copyright reflects far more than economic interests. Embedded within conflicts over royalties and infringement are cultural values—about race, class, access, ownership, free speech, and democracy—which influence how rights are determined and enforced. Questions of legitimacy—of what constitutes “intellectual property” or “fair use,” and of how to locate a precise moment of cultural creation—have become enormously complicated in recent years, as advances in technology have exponentially increased the speed of cultural reproduction and dissemination. In Copyrights and Copywrongs, Siva Vaidhyanathan tracks the... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 19:56:02 GMT
Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (2nd US Edition) (by Nivaldo J. Tro) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/chemistry-a-molecular-approach-2nd-us-edition
Author(s): Nivaldo J. Tro
Categories: Reference > General, Science > Chemistry
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publish date: 2010-01-15
ISBN-10: 0321651782
ISBN-13: 9780321651785
Language: English
Description: This innovative text explains difficult concepts in a relevant, student-oriented manner.  Chemistry is presented visually through multi-level images—macroscopic, molecular and symbolic representations—helping you see the connections among the formulas (symbolic), the world around you (macroscopic), and the atoms and molecules that make up the world (molecular). Among other revisions, the Second Edition offers a crisp new design, adds more challenging problems, and significantly revises coverage of electrochemistry.   This is just the standalone book if you want the book/access kit order:... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 19:52:03 GMT
Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character (by Jonathan Shay) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/achilles-in-vietnam-combat-trauma-and-the-undoing-of-character
Author(s): Jonathan Shay
Categories: Medical > Mental Health
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish date: 1995-10-01
ISBN-10: 0684813211
ISBN-13: 9780684813219
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 19:36:16 GMT
An Introduction to Mechanical Engineering (by Jonathan Wickert, Kemper Lewis) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/an-introduction-to-mechanical-engineering
Author(s): Jonathan Wickert, Kemper Lewis
Categories: Technology & Engineering > Engineering (General), Technology & Engineering > Mechanical
Publisher: CL Engineering
Publish date: 2012-01-01
ISBN-10: 1111576807
ISBN-13: 9781111576806
Language: English
Description: AN INTRODUCTION TO MECHANICAL ENGINEERING introduces students to the ever-emerging field of mechanical engineering, giving an appreciation for how engineers design the hardware that builds and improves societies all around the world. Intended for students in their first or second year of a typical college or university program in mechanical engineering or a closely related field, the text balances the treatments of technical problem-solving skills, design, engineering analysis, and modern technology.
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 19:32:02 GMT
Squeak: Learn Programming with Robots (Technology in Action) (by Stéphane Ducasse) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/squeak-learn-programming-with-robots-technology-in-action
Author(s): Stéphane Ducasse
Categories: Computers > Artificial Intelligence, Computers > Programming, Reference > General, Computers > Development, Computers > Software
Publisher: Apress
Publish date: 2005-06-28
ISBN-10: 1590594916
ISBN-13: 9781590594919
Language: English
Description: Are you completely new to programming? Do you want to have fun learning to program? Squeak: Learn Programming with Robots will teach you core programming concepts based on simple, visual problems that involve manipulation of robots, or "turtles." You will learn basic programming concepts like loops, abstractions, composition, and conditionals. Each chapter is structured so that it can be turned into a one- or two-hour lab session. And while the structured content explains solid principles of object-oriented programming, you’ll just have fun going through the sequence of easy examples with the turtle. And be sure... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 19:06:02 GMT
23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism (by Ha-Joon Chang) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/23-things-they-dont-tell-you-about-capitalism-1
Author(s): Ha-Joon Chang
Categories: Business & Economics > Economics, Business & Economics > Free Enterprise
Publisher: Bloomsbury Press
Publish date: 2011-01-04
ISBN-10: 1608191664
ISBN-13: 9781608191666
Language: English
Description: Thing 1: There is no such thing as free market. Thing 4: The washing machine has changed the world more than the Internet. Thing 5: Assume the worst about people, and you get the worst. Thing 13: Making rich people richer doesn't make the rest of us richer. If you've wondered how we did not see the economic collapse coming, Ha-Joon Chang knows the answer: We didn't ask what they didn't tell us about capitalism. This is a lighthearted book with a serious purpose: to question the assumptions behind the dogma and sheer hype that the dominant school of neoliberal economists-the apostles of the freemarket-have spun since... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 18:46:05 GMT
Student Companion to Accompany Fundamentals of Biochemistry (by Donald Voet, Judith G. Voet, Charlotte W. Pratt, Akif Uzman, Jerry Johnson, Wiliam Widger, Joseph Eichberg) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/student-companion-to-accompany-fundamentals-of-biochemistry
Author(s): Donald Voet, Judith G. Voet, Charlotte W. Pratt, Akif Uzman, Jerry Johnson, Wiliam Widger, Joseph Eichberg
Categories: Medical > Biochemistry, Reference > General, Science > Biology
Publisher: Wiley
Publish date: 2012-01-18
ISBN-10: 1118218272
ISBN-13: 9781118218273
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 18:16:02 GMT
Globalization and Diversity: Geography of a Changing World (2nd Edition) (by Lester Rowntree, Martin Lewis, Marie Price, William Wyckoff) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/globalization-and-diversity-geography-of-a-changing-world-2nd-edition
Author(s): Lester Rowntree, Martin Lewis, Marie Price, William Wyckoff
Categories: Business & Economics > Economic Conditions, Business & Economics > Economics, Reference > General, Science > Earth Sciences
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publish date: 2007-03-01
ISBN-10: 0131756958
ISBN-13: 9780131756953
Language: English
Description: Globalization and Diversity is an exciting contemporary approach to World Regional Geography that explicitly acknowledges the geographic changes that accompany today's rapid rate of globalization. Organizes each regional chapter into five thematic sections: Environmental Geography; Population and Settlement; Cultural Coherence and Diversity; Geopolitical Framework; Economic and Social Development. Features approximately 15 standardized maps in each regional chapter, including a chapter-opening map with countries and place names; a physical map, showing landforms hydrology, and tectonic boundaries; a climate map, with climograph call-outs giving... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:56:02 GMT
Atlas of Genetic Diagnosis and Counseling (by Harold Chen) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/atlas-of-genetic-diagnosis-and-counseling-1
Author(s): Harold Chen
Categories: Medical > Diagnosis, Medical > Genetics, Medical > Pathology, Reference > General, Science > Biology
Publisher: Springer
Publish date: 2012-02-17
ISBN-10: 1461410363
ISBN-13: 9781461410362
Language: English
Description: Dr. Chen shares his almost 40 years of clinical genetics practice in a comprehensive pictorial atlas of almost 250 genetic disorders, malformations, and malformation syndromes. The author provides a detailed outline for each disorder, describing its genetics, basic defects, clinical features, diagnostic tests, and counseling issues, including recurrence risk, prenatal diagnosis, and management. Numerous color photographs of prenatal ultrasounds, imagings, cytogenetics, and postmortem findings illustrate the clinical features of patients at different ages, patients with varying degrees of severity, and the optimal diagnostic strategies. The... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:32:14 GMT
A Companion to Marx's Capital (by David Harvey) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/a-companion-to-marxs-capital-1
Author(s): David Harvey
Categories: Business & Economics > Economics, Political Science > Political Ideologies, Political Science > Public Policy
Publisher: Verso
Publish date: 2010-03-01
ISBN-10: 1844673596
ISBN-13: 9781844673599
Language: English
Description: The radical geographer guides us through the classic text of political economy. “My aim is to get you to read a book by Karl Marx called Capital, Volume 1, and to read it on Marx’s own terms…” The biggest financial crisis since the Great Depression has generated a surge of interest in Marx’s work in the effort to understand the origins of our current predicament. For nearly forty years, David Harvey has written and lectured on Capital, becoming one of the world’s most foremost Marx scholars. Based on his recent lectures, this current volume aims to bring this depth of learning to a broader audience, guiding first-time readers... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:32:11 GMT
Male, Female: The Evolution of Human Sex Differences (by David C. Geary) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/male-female-the-evolution-of-human-sex-differences-1
Author(s): David C. Geary
Categories: Medical > Physiology, Medical > Psychiatry, Psychology > Clinical Psychology, Social Science > Gender Studies
Publisher: American Psychological Association (APA)
Publish date: 2009-11-01
ISBN-10: 1433806827
ISBN-13: 9781433806827
Language: English
Description: Why do girls tend to earn better grades in school than boys? Why are men still far more likely than women to earn degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics? And why are men on average more likely to be injured in accidents and fights than women? These and many other questions are the subject of both informal investigation in the media and formal investigation in academic and scientific circles. In his landmark book Male, Female: The Evolution of Human Sex Differences, author David Geary provided the first comprehensive evolutionary model to explain human sex differences. Using the principles of sexual selection such... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:32:08 GMT
Mushrooms Demystified (by David Arora) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/mushrooms-demystified
Author(s): David Arora
Categories: Medical > Microbiology, Nature > Mushrooms, Science > Environmental Science, Science > Biology
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Publish date: 1986-10-01
ISBN-10: 0898151694
ISBN-13: 9780898151695
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:32:05 GMT
The Quantum Universe (And Why Anything That Can Happen, Does) (by Brian Cox, Jeff Forshaw) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-quantum-universe-and-why-anything-that-can-happen-does
Author(s): Brian Cox, Jeff Forshaw
Categories: Science > Quantum Theory
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Publish date: 2012-01-31
ISBN-10: 0306819643
ISBN-13: 9780306819643
Language: English
Description: In The Quantum Universe, Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw approach the world of quantum mechanics in the same way they did in Why Does E=mc2? and make fundamental scientific principles accessible—and fascinating—to everyone.The subatomic realm has a reputation for weirdness, spawning any number of profound misunderstandings, journeys into Eastern mysticism, and woolly pronouncements on the interconnectedness of all things. Cox and Forshaw’s contention? There is no need for quantum mechanics to be viewed this way. There is a lot of mileage in the “weirdness” of the quantum world, and it often leads to confusion and, frankly, bad science. The... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:26:01 GMT
The Ecg in Practice (by Unknown) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-ecg-in-practice
Author(s): Unknown
Categories: Non-Classifiable > Non-Classifiable
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
Publish date:
ISBN-10: 0443072515
ISBN-13: 9780443072512
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:22:02 GMT
The Archaeology of Northeast China: Beyond the Great Wall (by Sarah Milledge Nelson) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-archaeology-of-northeast-china-beyond-the-great-wall-1
Author(s): Sarah Milledge Nelson
Categories: History > Americas (North Central South West Indies), History > Asia, History > World, Social Science > Archaeology
Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 1995-03-07
ISBN-10: 0415117550
ISBN-13: 9780415117555
Language: English
Description: An up-to-date synthesis of the archaeology and prehistory of the region called Dongbei by the Chinese, but known in the west as Manchuria. Based on recent archaeological discoveries, the book presents evidence to show that far from being a backwater palely reflecting the glories of central China, Manchuria in prehistory had both its own developmental trajectory, parallel to but different from that of China, and contributed to the formation of the characteristics of what came to be Chinese. New information on the Northeast region of China indicates that it was not populated exclusively by nomadic peoples, but that some of the earliest farming sites... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:16:02 GMT
Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen (by Christopher McDougall) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/born-to-run-a-hidden-tribe-superathletes-and-the-greatest-race-the-world-has-never-seen
Author(s): Christopher McDougall
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Ethnic Cultures, Health & Fitness > Exercise, Social Science > General, Sports & Recreation > Track & Field
Publisher: Vintage
Publish date: 2011-03-29
ISBN-10: 0307279189
ISBN-13: 9780307279187
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:12:08 GMT
Critical Theory Today: A User-Friendly Guide (by Lois Tyson) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/critical-theory-today-a-user-friendly-guide
Author(s): Lois Tyson
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines > General, Literary Criticism > General
Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2006-08-16
ISBN-10: 0415974100
ISBN-13: 9780415974103
Language: English
Description: This new edition of the classic guide offers a thorough and accessible introduction to contemporary critical theory. It provides in-depth coverage of the most common approaches to literary analysis today: feminism, psychoanalysis, Marxism, reader-response theory, new criticism, structuralism and semiotics, deconstruction, new historicism, cultural criticism, lesbian/gay/queer theory, African-American criticism, and postcolonial criticism. The chapters provide an extended explanation of each theory, using examples from everyday life, popular culture, and literary texts; a list of specific questions critics who use that theory ask about literary... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:56:12 GMT
ECG-2014-Pocket Brain (Expanded) (by Ken Grauer) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/ecg-2014-pocket-brain-expanded
Author(s): Ken Grauer
Categories: Medical > Cardiology
Publisher: KG/EKG Press
Publish date: 2013-09-01
ISBN-10: 1930553250
ISBN-13: 9781930553255
Language: English
Description: The 2014 (6th Edition) of the ECG Pocket Brain is out! (September, 2013). We have greatly enhanced and more than doubled the content of ECG-2011 PB. ECG-2014-PB (Expanded) retains its pocket size - adds spiral binding - and now contains 260 pages (plus ~ 200 illustrations). Written in the same user-friendly style that is Dr. Grauer's trademark - this 6th Edition takes ECG education to a new level. Aimed for beginning, novice AND experienced interpreters (acclaimed by students, nurses, physician extenders, EMS personnel, residents, and clinicians in practice of all specialties). Ideal for use on the ward, in the office or ED - and/or as a... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:56:08 GMT
Kitchener's Men: The King's Own Royal Lancasters On The Western Front 1915-1918 (by John Hutton) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/kitcheners-men-the-kings-own-royal-lancasters-on-the-western-front-1915-1918
Author(s): John Hutton
Categories: History > World
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant
Publish date: 2014-10-27
ISBN-10: 1459688082
ISBN-13: 9781459688087
Language: English
Description: In Kitchener's Men John Hutton provides a absorbing account of the raising, training and fighting experiences of the Service and Territorial battalions of the King's Own Royal Lancasters in France during the Great War. His book gives a graphic insight into the daily routine and grim reality of warfare on the Western Front for men who were mostly recruited from the Furness area of the North - West. They came from the steel mills, shipyards and engineering workshops of this heavily industrialised part of Britain. They responded to the call to defend their country and its values at a critical moment in the nation's history, and the endured incredible... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:46:13 GMT
Oxford Desk Reference: Critical Care (by Carl Waldmann, Neil Soni, Andrew Rhodes) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/oxford-desk-reference-critical-care
Author(s): Carl Waldmann, Neil Soni, Andrew Rhodes
Categories: Medical > Critical Care, Reference > General
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish date: 2009-02-15
ISBN-10: 0199229589
ISBN-13: 9780199229581
Language: English
Description: Critical care medicine is an evolving specialty in which the amount of available information is growing daily and spread across a myriad of books, journals, and websites. This essential guide brings together this information in an easy-to-use format. Up-to-date, relevant, and evidence-based information on the management of the critically ill is combined in one resource, ideal for the use of Intensive Care Units, High Dependency Units, acute medical or surgical wards, Accident and Emergency departments, and operating theatres. The book is designed such that each subject forms a self-contained topic in its own right, laid out across two or four... more...
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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:46:10 GMT
THE LIFE AND FATE OF VASILY GROSSMAN (by John Garrard, Carol Garrard) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-life-and-fate-of-vasily-grossman
Author(s): John Garrard, Carol Garrard
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Editors, Journalists, Publishers, History > Military
Publisher: Pen and Sword
Publish date: 2012-10
ISBN-10: 178159001X
ISBN-13: 9781781590010
Language: English
Description: Vasily Grossman (1905-64), one of the greatest authors of the twentieth century, served for over 1,000 days with the Red Army as a war correspondent on the Eastern front. He was present during the street-fighting at Stalingrad, and his 1944 report 'The Hell of Treblinka', was the first eyewitness account of a Nazi death camp. Though he finished the war as a decorated lieutenant colonel, his epic account of the battle of Stalingrad, Life and Fate, was suppressed by Soviet authorities, and never published in his lifetime. Declared a 'non-person', Grossman died in obscurity. Only in 1980, with the posthumous publication in Switzerland of Life and Fate... more...
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