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- The Floating Press 1861; US$ 3.99
The follow-up to the much-beloved Tom Brown's Schooldays, Thomas Hughes' novel Tom Brown at Oxford follows the rowdy but good-hearted protagonist as he leaves his school-boy days behind him and begins his academic career at university. Although the main character has matured, he still has the same proclivity for hijinks and finds himself entangled... more...
- The Floating Press 1857; US$ 3.99
Tom Brown's School Days follows a young boy through his early education at a British public school, and many regard it as one of the most influential books of the 19th century. Today, critics say its influence can be seen in works ranging from Billy Bunter's Greyfriars tales to J.K. Rowling's depiction of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 1.99
Young Tom Brown comes of age in Thomas Hughes? classic story Tom Brown?s School Days . Sent to a new private school part-way through the year, Tom Brown must navigate the complicated world of private-school pranks and alliances, and find a way to defeat the school bully, Harry Flashman. A Victorian ?school story,? Tom Brown?s School Days was highly... more...
- Free Press 2010; US$ 25.95
Over Lord is the fascinating story of how American tactical air power was developed by General Elwood "Pete" Quesada during World War II, including its decisive role in Operation OVERLORD and the liberation of Europe. Pete Quesada is one of World War II's unsung yet crucial heroes. With his famous "Ninth Tactical Air Command," Quesada established... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.95
"A rare insight into industrial planning on a huge scale...Excellent." -- The Economist Rescuing Prometheus is an eye-opening and marvelously informative look at some of the technological projects that helped shape the modern world. Thomas P. Hughes focuses on four postwar projects whose vastness and complexity inspired new technology, new organizations,... more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 33.99
This short guide to modern error analysis is primarily intended to be used in undergraduate laboratories in the physical sciences. No prior knowledge of statistics is assumed. The necessary concepts are introduced where needed and illustrated graphically. The book emphasises the use of computers for error calculations and data fitting. more...
- Oxford University Press 1989; US$ 8.99
A classic of Victorian literature, and one of the earliest books written specifically for boys, Tom Brown's Schooldays has long had an influence well beyond the middle-class, public school world that it describes. An active social reformer, Hughes wrote with a freshness, a lack of cant, and a kind, relaxed tolerance which keeps this novel refreshingly... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 32.95
Text for students without in-depth mathematical training, this text includes a comprehensive presentation and analysis of algorithms of time-dependent phenomena plus beam, plate, and shell theories. Solution guide available upon request. more...
- Trajectory Inc 2013; US$ 6.99
Tom Brown's Schooldays still appeals to modern readers. Like modern young adults, Tom and the other boys at Rugby suffer pangs of separation from family, stand up against peer bullies, ponder the ambiguities of friendship and the finality of death, and gradually assume adult responsibilities. Tom is no saint; like his American contemporary Huckleberry... more...