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- St. Martin's Press 2006; US$ 20.99
Most of the denizens of the Antarctic penguin colony sneer at Fred, the quiet but observant scout who detects worrying signs that their home, an iceberg, is melting. Fred must cleverly convince and enlist key players, such as Louis, the head penguin; Alice, the number two bird; the intractable NoNo the weather expert; and a passle of school-age... more...
- Free Press 2006; US$ 18.95
Why have there been no terrorist attacks in the United States since 9/11? It is ridiculously easy for a single person with a bomb-filled backpack, or a single explosives-laden automobile, to launch an attack. So why hasn't it happened? The answer is surely not the Department of Homeland Security, which cannot stop terrorists from entering the country,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 44.99
Aimed squarely at the experienced developer who has worked with COM and is beyond the basics of COM+. Shows how COM+ can be used in both the general and enterprise programming environments. Presents five critical and fully functional programming examples that demonstrate a wide variety of potential COM+ uses. Covers the two new features of the COM+... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 14.99
Since the end of World War Two, the use of nuclear weapons has been America's-and the world's-worst nightmare. But they have never actually been used, despite the fact that an ever-increasing number of countries have obtained them. Our fear levels remain as high as ever today, but are they justified? Eminent international relations scholar... more...
- Princeton University Press 2001; US$ 39.95
Democracy is overrated. Capitalism, on the other hand, doesn't get enough credit. In this provocative and engaging book, John Mueller argues that these mismatches between image and reality create significant political and economic problems--inspiring instability, inefficiency, and widespread cynicism. We would be far better off, he writes, if we recognized... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
This book collects the key essays, together with updating notes and commentary, of Professor John Mueller on war and the role of ideas and opinions. Mueller has maintained that war (and peace) are, in essence, merely ideas, and that war has waned as the notion that 'peace' is a decidedly good idea has gained currency. The first part of the book... more...
- Pearson Education 2001; US$ 31.99
John guides the reader through the new and unfamiliar Windows interface, while introducing the new features. The book provides information in several formats, all integrated with theory, tutorials, procedures, tips and comprehensive. Topics range from: * Installation of Windows XP * Whether to upgrade and if so, how to do it * Configuring... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 49.99
Be Right at Home in the World's Most Powerful Web Development Environment For large-scale web application development, Visual Studio 2005 is the most capable product around. This book shows team members and leaders how to use its power in several key dimensions. You'll master dozens of built-in features for creating a large, high-performance website... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 49.99
The only complete reference for Windows command line utilities Instant results for time-crunched IT professionals The last thing you want as a busy systems administrator is to click endlessly through the Windows GUI every time you need to perform a simple task. Want a better solution? Windows Administration at the Command Line reacquaints you with... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 49.99
The .NET Framework offers new, more effective ways to secure your Web and LAN-based applications. .NET Development Security Solutions uses detailed, code-intensive examples—lots of them—to teach you the right techniques for most scenarios you're likely to encounter. This is not an introduction to security; it's an advanced cookbook that... more...