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- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 52.00
A principal theme of the book is a plea for ' real venture capital', with the venture capitalist adding substantial value to companies and their founders through a wide knowledge of business, in contrast to the purely financial skills required in other sectors of the private equity field, such as leveraged buy-outs. more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 9.99
Herman Jackson chose St. Paul as his place of permanent exile from Detroit after his former life as a bookie got too hot. Now he leads a respectable, low-profile life as a bail bondsman, selling second chances to losers and looking over his shoulder. When a young woman named Amy Cox leaves Jackson a priceless antique violin as security for her brother's... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2009; US$ 59.95
It has been said that the moral test of a society is how it treats its most vulnerable citizens. Those who enter the field of child life daily encounter those in our society who are among the most vulnerable . . . vulnerable because of their age and their ways of interpreting the world, vulnerable because of their physical circumstances, vulnerable... more...
- Charles C Thomas 1985; US$ 43.95
By Richard H. Thompson, Wyler Children's Hospital, Chicago. CONTENTS: Focus of the Literature Review; Children's Responses to Hospitalization and Health Care; Children's Conceptions of Hospitalization, Illness, and Medical Care; Research on Specific Procedures and Environments; Separation and Rooming-In; Parent and Sibling Responses to... more...
- Random House Struik 2011; US$ 11.00
This explores some of Nature's most intriguing mysteries. Drawing on the African landscape, the author looks at the biology and physiology of animals and plants, and their adaptations to change. Chapters cover, among other topics, mass extinctions, predators and prey, FIV in lions, communication and animal consciousness. With playful line drawings,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Neural Mechanisms of Goal-Directed Behavior and Learning provides information pertinent to the neuronal mechanisms of motivation and learning. This book focuses on the theoretical frameworks within which researchers analyze specific problems. Organized into six parts encompassing 39 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the problem of goal-directed... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 23.99
A New York Times Notable Book of the Year What do hurricane Katrina victims, millionaire rappers buying vintage champagne, and Ivy League professors waiting for taxis have in common? All have claimed to be victims of racism. But these days almost no one openly defends bigoted motives, so either a lot of people are lying about their true beliefs,... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 18.99
A New York Times Notable Book for 2011 Since the 1960s, ideas developed during the civil rights movement have been astonishingly successful in fighting overt discrimination and prejudice. But how successful are they at combating the whole spectrum of social injustice?including conditions that aren?t directly caused by bigotry? How do they... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 69.95
Quartz crystal-a technology that changed the tide of World War II Some of the defining leaps in technology in the twentieth century occurred during the Second World War, from radar to nuclear energy. Often left out of historical discussions are quartz crystals, which proved to be just as pivotal to the Allied victory-and to post-war development-as... more...
- CRC Press 2005; US$ 184.95
Fluorescence-based sensing is a significant technique used in prominent fields such as fluorescence-activated cell sorting, DNA sequencing, high-throughput screening, and clinical diagnostics. Fluorescence Sensors and Biosensors emphasizes the most recent developments and emerging technologies with the broadest impacts. The text begins with the... more...