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- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 298.99
A commentary on the first eleven speeches of the Athenian orator Lysias, based on a close reading of the Greek text. The volume includes the text itself (reproduced from Carey's new Oxford Classical Text), extensive introductions to each of the speeches, and a detailed commentary on individual phrases. - ;Lysias was the leading Athenian speech-writer... more...
- CRC Press 2009; US$ 94.95
Focusing on both univariate and multivariate nonnormal data generation, this book presents techniques for conducting a Monte Carlo simulation study. It shows how to use power method polynomials for simulating univariate and multivariate nonnormal distributions with specified cumulants and correlation matrices. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2000; US$ 19.99
C. Wright Mills is best remembered for his highly acclaimed work The Sociological Imagination, in which he set forth his views on how social science should be pursued. Hailed upon publication as a cogent and hard-hitting critique, The Sociological Imagination took issue with the ascendant schools of sociology in the United States, calling for a humanist... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.95
At some time around 200 A.D., the Stoic philosopher and teacher Cleomedes delivered a set of lectures on elementary astronomy as part of a complete introduction to Stoicism for his students. The result was The Heavens (Caelestia), the only work by a professional Stoic teacher to survive intact from the first two centuries A. more...
- RAND Corporation 2007; US$ 9.95
Virtually every action, message, and decision of a military force shapes the opinions of an indigenous population: strategic communication, treatment of civilians at vehicle checkpoints, and the accuracy or inaccuracy of aerial bombardment. Themes of U.S. goodwill mean little if its actions convey otherwise. Consequently, a unified message in both... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 85.00
This book offers examples from both Christian and secular democratic institutions of higher education and then responds to possible criticisms about how moral education in a comprehensive humanist moral tradition may short change diversity, autonomy and critical thinking. more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 65.00
For more than ten thousand years, Native Americans from Alaska to southern California relied on aquatic animals such as seals, sea lions, and sea otters for food and raw materials. Archaeological research on the interactions between people and these marine mammals has made great advances recently and provides a unique lens for understanding the human... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 218.95
Ecological Aspects of Nitrogen Acquisition covers how plants compete for nitrogen in complex ecological communities and the associations plants recruit with other organisms, ranging from soil microbes to arthropods. The book is divided into four sections, each addressing an important set of relationships of plants with the environment and how this... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 169.99
Millions of trees live and grow all around us, and we all recognize the vital role they play in the world's ecosystems. Publicity campaigns exhort us to plant yet more. Yet until recently comparatively little was known about the root causes of the physical changes that attend their growth. Since trees typically increase in size by three to four... more...