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- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 110.00
The Latest Advances in Optical Engineering and Lens Technology Long-established as the definitive optics text and reference, Modern Optical Engineering has been completely revised and updated to equip you with all the latest optical and lens advances. The Fourth Edition now contains cutting-edge information on optical engineering theory, design,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 110.00
Unlike the first edition, which was more a collection of lens designs for use in larger projects, the 2nd edition of Modern Lens Design is an optical ?how-to.? Delving deep into the mechanics of lens design, optics legend Warren J. Smith reveals time-tested methods for designing top-quality lenses. He deals with lens design software, primarily OSLO,... 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 38.99
This deeply knowledgeable book offers the first sustained analysis of the 2008 uprising in Tibet, which revealed much about Tibetan nationalism and even more about Chinese nationalism. Retracing the complex history between China and Tibet, noted expert Warren W. Smith Jr. describes the uprising itself and explores its broader significance for Chinese-Tibetan... 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$ 5.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 48.95
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$ 32.95
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...