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- The Floating Press 1920; US$ 5.95
The Americanization of Edward Bok is an autobiography, told in the third person, that shares the life of a little Dutch boy unceremoniously set down in America unable to make himself understood or even to know what persons were saying; his education extremely limited, practically negligible; and yet, by some curious decree of fate, he was destined... more...
- mitp 2015; Not Available
Die größte Herausforderung bei der Entwicklung von Spielen ist die Komplexität der Software. Der Autor stellt in diesem Buch bewährte Patterns zusammen, die er über Jahre bei der Spieleprogrammierung zusammengestellt und eingesetzt hat. Die Patterns sind in Form unabhängiger Rezepte organisiert. Dabei werden die wichtigsten Probleme berücksichtigt... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 19.99
Everywhere you look in 1970s American cinema, you find white working-class men. They bring a violent conclusion to Easy Rider, murdering the film's representatives of countercultural alienation and disaffection. They lurk in the Georgia woods of Deliverance, attacking outsiders in a manner that evokes the South's recent history of racial violence... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95
This book covers Joan Newton Cuneo's life and her role (from 1905 to 1915) as the premier female racer in the United States and spokeswoman for women drivers and good roads. Beginning with her family history and marriage to Andrew Cuneo, it traces her life in New York society, the birth of her children, and Joan's growing interest in automobile touring... more...
- O'Reilly Media 2007; US$ 9.99
This Short Cut introduces you to how SQL injection vulnerabilities work, what makes applications vulnerable, and how to protect them. It helps you find your vulnerabilities with analysis and testing tools and describes simple approaches for fixing them in the most popular web-programming languages. This Short Cut also helps you protect your live... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2006; US$ 4.99
Are ya? bovvered? Are you sick of school or work and unimpressed with life in general? Are you fed up with people expecting unreasonable things from you - like having a wash, getting out of bed, paying for stuff? ARE YA? BOVVERED? has all the answers you need to justify doing bugger all (provided you can be bothered to read the book). more...
- Coach House Books 2005; US$ 13.95
The word ‘eunoia,? which literally means ‘beautiful thinking,? is the shortest word in English that contains all five vowels. Directly inspired by the Oulipo (l?Ouvroir de Littérature Potentielle), a French writers? group interested in experimenting with different forms of literary constraint, Eunoia is a five-chapter book in which each chapter... more...
- Canongate Books 2008; US$ 12.46
?Eunoia?, which means ?beautiful thinking?, is the shortest word in the English language to contain all five vowels. This book also contains them all, but never at the same time. Each of Eunoia?s five chapters is univocalic: that is, each chapter uses only one vowel. A triumphant feat, seven years in the making, this uncanny work of avant-garde literature... more...
- Princeton University Press 1998; US$ 31.00
Can we reconcile the idea that we are free and responsible agents with the idea that what we do is determined according to natural laws? For centuries, philosophers have tried in different ways to show that we can. Hilary Bok takes a fresh approach here, as she seeks to show that the two ideas are compatible by drawing on the distinction between practical... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 19.95
Higher Education in America is a landmark work--a comprehensive and authoritative analysis of the current condition of our colleges and universities from former Harvard president Derek Bok, one of the nation's most respected education experts. Sweepingly ambitious in scope, this is a deeply informed and balanced assessment of the many strengths... more...