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The Captain of All Pleasures by Kresley Cole

The Captain of All Pleasures by Kresley Cole

By Kresley Cole

In her exhilarating debut novel, Kresley Cole captures the drama, ardour, and boundless event of the excessive seas -- as one fiery lass unearths herself stuck in a tide of torrid romance. Raised as a loose spirit aboard her American sea captain father's majestic clipper send, willful Nicole Lassiter hasn't ever encountered a drawback she could not triumph over -- until eventually she meets Captain Derek Sutherland. His hot kisses depart her longing, yet when they proportion an evening of ardour, his next disdain makes her blood boil. Nicole vows to take her revenge -- through assisting her father beat Sutherland in a high-stakes festival: the good Circle Race from England to Australia. Nicole's scheme is thrown overboard after her father is improperly imprisoned, but she continues to be undaunted -- taking to the excessive seas together with her father's send. yet a hurricane wrecks her plans, and she or he unearths herself a digital prisoner aboard Sutherland's vessel. And whereas her brain tells her she should still get away, her physique urges her to surrender...

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The Logico-Algebraic Approach to Quantum Mechanics: Volume by Garrett Birkhoff, John Von Neumann (auth.), C. A. Hooker

The Logico-Algebraic Approach to Quantum Mechanics: Volume by Garrett Birkhoff, John Von Neumann (auth.), C. A. Hooker

By Garrett Birkhoff, John Von Neumann (auth.), C. A. Hooker (eds.)

The 20th century has witnessed a amazing transformation within the un­ derstanding of the theories of mathematical physics. There has emerged in actual fact the concept actual theories are considerably characterised through their summary mathematical constitution. this can be towards the tradi­ tional opinion that one should still glance to the categorical functions of a conception that allows you to know it. One may perhaps with cause now espouse the view that to appreciate the deeper personality of a thought one needs to understand its summary constitution and comprehend the importance of that struc­ ture, whereas to appreciate how a thought can be changed in mild of its experimental inadequacies one has to be in detail accustomed to the way it is utilized. Quantum idea itself has undergone a improvement this century which illustrates strikingly the moving standpoint. From a suite of intuitive actual maneuvers below Bohr, via a formative level during which the mathematical framework was once bifurcated (between Schrödinger and Heisenberg) to a chic end result in von Neumann's Hilbert house formula the trouble-free concept moved, flanked even on the later level by means of the ill-understood formalisms for the relativistic model and for the field-theoretic altemative; after that we've got a steady, yet consistent, elaboration of these kinds of quantal theories as summary mathematical struc­ tures (their element of departure being von Neumann's formalism) until eventually today theoretical paintings is seriously preoccupied with the manip­ ulation of only summary structures.

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An Overview of Tropical Diseases by Amidou Samie

An Overview of Tropical Diseases by Amidou Samie

By Amidou Samie

Tropical illnesses have an effect on hundreds of thousands of individuals through the international and especially within the constructing international locations. The millennium improvement ambitions had in particular distinct HIV/AIDS and Malaria for significant relief in addition to Tuberculosis whereas many different tropical illnesses were ignored. the recent sustainable improvement targets haven't made such contrast and feature detailed all illnesses for removing for the advance of the standard of lifetime of people on the earth. the current ebook used to be built to supply an replace on matters suitable to the therapy of chosen tropical ailments akin to tuberculosis, malaria, leishmaniasis, schistosomiasis and ectoparasites akin to chiggers that are extensively dispensed during the global. The regulate of those infections has been hampered via the improvement of drug resistance and the shortcoming of the improvement of recent and more desirable medicinal drugs. the certainty of the biochemical strategies underlying drug job is hence crucial for the capability removing of those infections.

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American Masculinities: A Historical Encyclopedia by Bret Carroll

American Masculinities: A Historical Encyclopedia by Bret Carroll

By Bret Carroll

"This is a hugely suggested buy for undergraduate, medium-sized, and big public libraries wishing to supply a considerable advent to the sector of men's studies."
--Reference & consumer companies Quarterly

"Pleasing format and strong cross-references make Carroll's compendium a welcome boost to collections serving readers of every age. hugely recommended."
--CHOICE

"An first-class index, well-chosen pictures and illustrations, and an in depth bibliography upload extra worth. American Masculinities is worth what may otherise be too hefty a cost for plenty of libraries simply because no different encyclopedia comes with regards to masking this transforming into box so well."
--American Reference Books Annual

American Masculinities: A historic Encyclopedia is a first-of-its-kind reference, detailing advancements within the turning out to be box of men's reports. This updated analytical evaluation serves as a marker of ways the sector has advanced over the past decade, specially because the 1993 booklet of Anthony Rotundo's American Manhood. This seminal booklet opened new vistas for exploration and study into American background, society, and culture.

Weaving the cloth of yankee historical past, American Masculinities illustrates how American political leaders have frequently used the rhetoric of manliness to underscore the presumed ethical righteousness and ostensibly protecting reasons in their rules. Seeing U.S. historical past by way of gender archetypes, readers will achieve a richer and deeper knowing of America's democratic political method, family and international rules, and capitalist economy, in addition to the "private" sphere of the house and household life.

The individuals to American Masculinities proportion the idea that men's lives were grounded essentially in gender, that's, of their know-how of themselves as men. Their process is going past scholarship which typically seems to be at males (and girls) when it comes to what they do and the way they've got motivated a given box or period. quite, this crucial paintings delves into the mental middle of manhood that is formed not just through biology, but additionally through historical past, society, and culture.

Encapsulating the present nation of scholarly interpretation in the box of Men's reviews, American Masculinities: A ancient Encyclopedia is designed to aid scholars and students increase their reports, enhance new questions for study, and stimulate new methods of exploring the background of yankee life.

Key Features

- Reader's advisor allows looking via subject and simple entry to details

- wide identify, position, and proposal index provides clients an extra technique of finding subject matters of interest

- greater than 250 entries, each one with feedback for extra reading

- pass references direct clients to similar information

- complete bibliography encompasses a checklist of resources geared up through different types within the field

Topics Covered

- Arts, Literature, and renowned Culture

- physique, well-being, and Sexuality

- type, Ethnic, Racial, and non secular Identities

- strategies and Theories

- relations and Fatherhood

- common History

- Icons and Symbols

- rest and Work

- pursuits and Organizations

- People

- Political and Social Issues

About the Editor

Bret E. Carroll is affiliate Professor of heritage at California country collage, Stanislaus. He got his Ph.D. from Cornell college in 1991. he's writer of The Routledge historic Atlas of faith in America (1997), Spiritualism in Antebellum America (1997), and a number of other articles on nineteenth-century masculinity.

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Historical Dictionary of the Discovery and Exploration of by Alan Day

Historical Dictionary of the Discovery and Exploration of by Alan Day

By Alan Day

The Northwest Passage was once again and again looked for over 4 centuries. From the 1st test within the past due fifteenth century to Roald Amundsen's recognized voyage of 1903-1906 the place the feat was once first comprehensive to expeditions within the overdue Forties via the Mounties to find an excellent extra northern path, writer Alan Day covers all points of the continued quest that excited the mind's eye of the area. This compendium of explorers, navigators, and expeditions tackles this extensive subject with a handy, yet broad cross-referenced dictionary. A chronology lines the lengthy succession of treks to discover the passage, the creation is helping clarify what prompted them, and the bibliography offers a method for these wishing to find additional information in this interesting topic.

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The autobiography of Harry S. Truman by Harry S. Truman, Robert H. Ferrell

The autobiography of Harry S. Truman by Harry S. Truman, Robert H. Ferrell

By Harry S. Truman, Robert H. Ferrell

 The Autobiography of Harry S. Truman is a compilation of autobiographical writings composed through Truman among 1934 and 1972. Taken without delay from his personal manuscript fabric, the quantity provides the ideas and emotions of the guy himself. The ebook touches on info in Truman’s lifestyles from his days as a boy till commencement from Independence highschool in 1901 to the vice presidency of the U.S. and past. there's additionally a memorandum written by way of Truman in regards to the Pendergast laptop in Kansas urban telling the way it was once attainable to paintings with the laptop and never be dirty through it. The Autobiography concludes with many of the retired president’s ideas approximately politics and the needs of public lifestyles.

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Philosophical Ethics: An Historical And Contemporary by Stephen Darwall

Philosophical Ethics: An Historical And Contemporary by Stephen Darwall

By Stephen Darwall

Why is ethics a part of philosophy? Stephen Darwall’s Philosophical Ethics introduces scholars to ethics from a distinctively philosophical point of view, person who weaves jointly critical moral questions comparable to “What has value?” and “What are our ethical obligations?” with primary philosophical matters resembling “What is value?” and “What can an ethical legal responsibility consist in?”With one eye on modern discussions and one other on classical texts, Philosophical Ethics exhibits how Hobbes, Mill, Kant, Aristotle, and Nietzsche all did moral philosophy—how, for instance, they sought to realize perception into what has price via realizing what worth itself is. After an introductory part, and one on major ways to metaethics, chapters talk about “modern” philosophical moralists—Hobbes, Mill, and Kant—and pre- and postmodern philosophical methods to ethics in Aristotle, Nietzsche, and the ethics of care.Throughout, the reader is invited to do—rather than simply learn about—philosophical ethics and, in doing so, to imagine via questions that face all considerate people. subject matters comprise the character of worth and ethical legal responsibility, freedom and selection, human flourishing, excellence and advantage, radical evaluations of morality, and the significance of relationships for human life.</Div>

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Highland Groom (Zebra Historical Romance) by Hannah Howell

Highland Groom (Zebra Historical Romance) by Hannah Howell

By Hannah Howell

Sir Diarmot MacEnroy, determining his illegitimate childrens want a mom and his preserve wishes a formal girl, now stands prior to the altar with a gradual bride he hopes is simply too shy to disrupt his existence or holiday his middle. The nuptials, although, are interrupted via the looks of a flame-haired attractiveness wearing infants, boldly claiming that she is his spouse and mom of his dual youngster sons. Armed together with her seven huge brothers, she has come to call for her dues. Having waited 365 days for the go back of the good-looking laird who wed her, bedded her, then disappeared, Ilsa Campbell MacEnroy takes issues into her personal fingers and units out to reclaim the fellow she in brief and passionately enjoyed. surprised by way of his denial, her middle softens while she learns of the damage that has ravaged his reminiscence. Now, she faces the approximately very unlikely job of conquering his previous - and his fierce reluctance to percentage his center. although hope flares sizzling and wild among them, it is going to take extra to win his belief. it's going to take the magic contact of a lady in love.

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Unfinished Gift, The by Dan Walsh

Unfinished Gift, The by Dan Walsh

By Dan Walsh

Patrick Collins is seven years outdated, and on his Christmas record are just 3 goods. He desires the military to discover his father. He desires to go away his grandfather's condominium. And, for purposes even he does not comprehend, he desires the soldier that is tucked away in his grandfather's attic. Set at Christmastime in 1943, the incomplete present tells in an interesting, basic sort the tale of a relatives, and reminds us of the miraculous issues that have an effect on strong switch in our hearts--like a tender boy's prayers, a shoebox packed with love letters, or even an outdated wood soldier, lengthy forgotten. This nostalgic tale of forgiveness will interact readers all over.

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