For those who are struggling with their faith, this book features stories of Christians in other countries who died for Jesus.
The author demonstrates that women played a far more active, aggressive role in Scottish life than has usually been deduced. Meticulously researched, crammed with curious information, this is a moving account of how the women of Scotland have more than held their own against unjust law and social prejudice.
Originally published in 1864, and published now with a new introduction by Paul Theroux, this volume is a powerful telling of Thoreau's journeys through a rugged and largely unspoiled land. It presents his fullest account of the wilderness.
The development of power semiconductors with greater ratings and improved characteristics has meant that the power industry has become more willing to develop new converter configurations. These new configurations take advantage of the higher controllability and switching frequencies of the new devices. The next few years will decide which of the proposed technologies will dominate future power transmission systems. Flexible ...
One of today's fastest growing investment and risk management mechanisms such as synthetic securitisations and structured products are revolutionizing the financial industry and changing the way banks, institutional investors, and securities traders do business both domestically and globally. While potentially beneficial, these important instruments are complex structures that are often misunderstood and frequently mishandled. This groundbreaking book offers a succinct ...
This system-level resource applies knowledge management principles, practices and technologies to the intelligence domain. It describes the essential principles of intelligence, from collection, processing and analysis to dissemination, for both national intelligence and business applications.
Punic Antiquities of Malta and Other Ancient Artefacts Held in Ecclesiastic and Private Collections
Stanovich considers the recent developments in cognitive science and biology that argue that humans are "robots"--merely replicating human genes--and proposes how to rescue our sense of ourselves as autonomous beings.
MATTERS of CONSEQUENCE is a comprehensive map of the human situation that explores what is really important in life, addresses our personal search for meaning and significance, and deals with humanity's future in a positive, solution-oriented way. It presents both a realistic vision of a better world and practical strategies for implementing that vision.
Declare your diving independenceNow that you've got your diver's certification, make the most of it! "The Certified Diver's Handbook" supplies all the advice and information you need to make diving an ongoing and rewarding part of your life. This definitive, real-world guide is packed with helpful facts and suggestions on everything from equipment, safety, and rescue procedures to techniques for ...
A novel about the tyranny of love over men and women and the unending trials of strength between good and evil in human nature. First published as "Varulven" in 1958, its main characters move against the backdrop of Norwegian society from World War I to the 1950s.
I first became interested in Husserl and Heidegger as long ago as 1980, when as an undergraduate at the Freie Universitat Berlin I studied the books by Professor Ernst Tugendhat. Tugendhat's at tempt to bring together analytical and continental philosophy has never ceased to fascinate me, and even though in more recent years other influences have perhaps been stronger, I ...
When the external Quinton-Scribner arteriovenous shunt was developed in 1960, and, a little later, the internal Brescia-Cimino arteriovenous fistula was developed as a vascular access for hemodialysis, thereby making possible regular dialysis therapy of chronic uremic patients, many nephrologists became surgeons, having learned the type of vascular surgery related to hemodialysis quite well. The same series of events occurred with ...
Analyses contemporary capitalism and its crises based on a theory of capitalist evolution known as the SSA theory.
An in-depth study of the fascinating relationship between new media and everyday life
In this edited collection we commemorate the 60th birthday of Prof. Christopher Byrnes and the retirement of Prof. Anders Lindquist from the Chair of Optimization and Systems Theory at KTH. These papers were presented in part at a 2009 workshop in KTH, Stockholm, honoring the lifetime contributions of Professors Byrnes and Lindquist in various fields of applied mathematics.
Following many years when a great deal of attention was directed towards the intracellular roles of purines, there is expanding interest in the field of extracellular purinergic signalling. In this book we focus on the actions of purines in cardiovascular biology, where it is clear that they play major roles in both normal and pathophysiological conditions. Activation of different purinoceptor ...