Our Village

Titre : Our Village
Auteur : Mary Russell Mitford
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 1297230353
Libération : 2015-02-18

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Nanoparticles Nanocomposites Nanomaterials

Titre : Nanoparticles Nanocomposites Nanomaterials
Auteur : Dieter Vollath
Éditeur : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN-13 : 9783527670727
Libération : 2013-11-14

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Meeting the demand for a readily understandable introduction to nanomaterials and nanotechnology, this textbook specifically addresses the needs of students - and engineers - who need to get the gist of nanoscale phenomena in materials without having to delve too deeply into the physical and chemical details. The book begins with an overview of the consequences of small particle size, such as the growing importance of surface effects, and covers successful, field-tested synthesis techniques of nanomaterials. The largest part of the book is devoted to the particular magnetic, optical, electrical and mechanical properties of materials at the nanoscale, leading on to emerging and already commercialized applications, such as nanofluids in magnetic resonance imaging, high-performance nanocomposites and carbon nanotube-based electronics. Based on the author's experience in teaching nanomaterials courses and adapted, in style and level, for students with only limited background knowledge, the textbook includes further reading, as well as information boxes that can be skipped upon first reading.

The Caucasian Knot

Titre : The Caucasian Knot
Auteur : Levon Chorbajian
Éditeur : Zed Books
ISBN-13 : 1856492885
Libération : 1994

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As the Soviet Union entered its death throes, the self-determination of the nations within its republics became an issue over which people were prepared to die. When Azerbaijan declared its independence, the Armenian enclave of Nagorno-Karabagh followed suit. Before long, pogrom and war were the order of the day, resulting in thousands of Armenian and Azeri casualties. This book examines the history of Mountainous Karabagh, the ancient Artsakh of the Armenians, and assesses the mass of archaeological material and documentary evidence supporting the conflicting Azeri and Armenian claims. The authors follow the populations of the area from antiquity through periods of Mongol, Turkmen and Persian occupation, on to Turkey's and Russia's entry onto the scene, the period of Bolshevik rule, perestroika and, finally, the war with Azerbaikjan. This book highlights the Armenian culture of the enclave, traces Karabagh's demographic evolution and situates the current hostilities in terms of the interests of neighbouring Russia, Iran and Turkey. The picture that emerges of a clash of nationalistic passions and of Russian economic, military and diplomatic calculation is a signpost for future conflicts on both sides of the Caucasus. The assertion of Armenian and Azeri identity and culture remain at the heart of this tragedy. This book helps us to understand why the Armenians feel so strongly that Artsakh is theirs and is worth dying for.

Truth and Beauty

Titre : Truth and Beauty
Auteur : S. Chandrasekhar
Éditeur : University of Chicago Press
ISBN-13 : 9780226162775
Libération : 2013-11-15

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"What a splendid book! Reading it is a joy, and for me, at least, continuing reading it became compulsive. . . . Chandrasekhar is a distinguished astrophysicist and every one of the lectures bears the hallmark of all his work: precision, thoroughness, lucidity."—Sir Hermann Bondi, Nature The late S. Chandrasekhar was best known for his discovery of the upper limit to the mass of a white dwarf star, for which he received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1983. He was the author of many books, including The Mathematical Theory of Black Holes and, most recently, Newton's Principia for the Common Reader.

The Management Control Function

Titre : The Management Control Function
Auteur : Robert Newton Anthony
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : UCSD:31822004926630
Libération : 1988

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Robert Newton Anthony A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de The Management Control Function Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

French books in print

Titre : French books in print
Auteur : Electre
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 276540867X
Libération : 2003

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Electre A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de French books in print Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

On Becoming a Counselor

Titre : On Becoming a Counselor
Auteur : Eugene C. Kennedy
Éditeur : Crossroad 8 Avenue
ISBN-13 : 0824519132
Libération : 2001-01

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Revised and expanded, this book has become an indispensable resource for all those who, without extensive psychological training, must deal with troubled individuals.

Development in Context

Titre : Development in Context
Auteur : Robert H. Wozniak
Éditeur : Psychology Press
ISBN-13 : 9781317783350
Libération : 2014-02-04

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This book examines the emergence of gender consciousness among women as a significant force in American politics. The author bases her argument on an in-depth empirical analysis of data derived from the U.S. biennial National Election studies of 1974 to 1984, the year of the emergence of the so-called gender gap. The author discusses the fact that while feminism is central to womens' political orientation, the simple awareness of gender differences and group consciousness is a powerful force of change.

The Parrot s Theorem

Titre : The Parrot s Theorem
Auteur : Denis Guedj
Éditeur : Macmillan
ISBN-13 : 9781466851672
Libération : 2013-08-20

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Mr. Ruche, a Parisian bookseller, receives a bequest from a long lost friend in the Amazon of a vast library of math books, which propels him into a great exploration of the story of mathematics. Meanwhile Max, whose family lives with Mr. Ruche, takes in a voluble parrot who will discuss math with anyone. When Mr. Ruche learns of his friend's mysterious death in a Brazilian rainforest, he decides that with the parrot's help he will use these books to teach Max and his brother and sister the mysteries of Euclid's Elements, Pythagoras's Theorem and the countless other mathematical wonders. But soon it becomes clear that Mr. Ruche has inherited the library for reasons other than enlightenment, and before he knows it the household is racing to prevent the parrot and vital, new theorems from falling into the wrong hands. An immediate bestseller when first published in France, The Parrot's Theorem charmingly combines a straightforward history of mathematics and a first-rate murder mystery.

New Kind of Science

Titre : New Kind of Science
Auteur : Stephen Wolfram
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 1579550193
Libération : 2002-12-01

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Stephen Wolfram A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de New Kind of Science Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.