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- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 89.85
Warren J. Smith (Carlsbad, CA) is Chief Scientist at Kaiser Electro-Optics and an independent consultant. He is one of the most widely known writers and educators in optical design, the author of three editions of Modern Optical Engineering, as well as Modern Lens Design and Practical Optical System Layout. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 105.00
Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Automatic Lens Design: Managing the Lens Design Program Chapter 3: Improving a Design Chapter 4: Evaluation: How Good Is This Design? Chapter 5: Lens Design Data Chapter 6: Telescope Objectives Chapter 7: Eyepieces and Magnifiers Chapter 8: Cooke Triplet Anastigmats Chapter 9: Split Triplets Chapter 10: The Tessar,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 23.99
This groundbreaking book explores China's efforts to assimilate Tibet, in the process rewriting Tibetan history to conform to its own goals. Warren W. Smith Jr. argues that Beijing fears any genuine autonomy or dialogue with the Dalai Lama, convinced that it will fuel renewed nationalism in "China's Tibet," as the leadership calls its possession.... more...
- Albert Whitman & Company 2012; US$ 5.99
Everyone except me was going somewhere for spring break. So I thought I?d start my own business and spend my spring break taking care of lonely pets. But I didn?t plan on having awful Claire Plummer as my business partner AND having her stay in my own room. Now my spring break is broken for sure . . . more...
- Albert Whitman & Company 2012; US$ 15.99
Before I knew it, Thanksgiving had turned into a monster . . . Thanksgiving was supposed to be easy for Dad and Tyler and me?spending the day in our pajamas and eating pizza?but I wondered what it would be like to try something else this year. Maybe I?d fix Thanksgiving?and my messy family, too. I couldn?t help it. I started making lists . .... more...
- Albert Whitman & Company 2012; US$ 15.99
Summer?s not as sweet as I thought it would be. In fact, it?s pretty strange. My best friend is away on vacation, Dad says we might have to move to the city, and my next-door neighbor Claire is scheming to make our teacher Ms. Morgan her new mom! And then my mom is coming to town with her country music show. Will she ever want to come home... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 38.99
Warren W. Smith Jr. has emerged as the preeminent writer on Tibetan history and Sino-Tibetan relations. His newest work solidifies that position by offering the most comprehensive account available of Tibet's resistance during the buildup to the Beijing Olympics?an uprising that challenged China's claim that it has a legitimate right to colonize and... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 58.00
In January 1982, archaeologists conducting a pre-construction excavation at 175 Water Street in Lower Manhattan found the remains of an eighteenth-century ship. Uncertain of what they had found or what its value might be, they called in two nautical archaeologists?Warren Riess and Sheli Smith?to direct the excavation and analysis of the ship?s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
Science fiction can be seen as a diagnosis of the present, and a vision of possible futures. It therefore provides an excellent resource with which to interrogate both contemporary organizing processes and organizations as institutions. The marginal activity of science fiction has, however, been largely ignored in writing on organization theory. This... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 39.95
Describes landmark free speech decisions of the Supreme Court while highlighting the issues of language, rhetoric, and communication that underlie them. At the intersection of communication and First Amendment law reside two significant questions: What is the speech we ought to protect, and why should we protect it? The 20 scholars of legal... more...