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- Atlantic Books 2016; US$ 14.57
On January 7, 1980, in the run-up to the publication of Thy Neighbor's Wife , Gay Talese received an anonymous letter from a man in Colorado. 'Since learning of your long awaited study of coast-to-coast sex in America,' the letter began, 'I feel I have important information that I could contribute to its contents or to contents of a future book.'... more...
- Pearson Education 2000; US$ 23.99
Linux Socket Programming by Example begins with a very basic introduction to the fundamentals of socket level programming. As the chapters progress, you are introduced to related concepts, such as forming network addresses, Ipv6, the TCP/IP protocol suite and options, writing servers, and creating secure applications. You will also learn about socket... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 41.95
How were early Christians influenced by contemporary assumptions about ethnic and colour differences? Why were early Christian writers so attracted to the subject of Blacks, Egyptians, and Ethiopians? Looking at the neglected issue of race brings valuable new perspectives to the study of the ancient world; now Gay Byron's exciting work is the first... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95
As She Likes It is the first attempt to tackle head on the enduring question of how to perform those unruly women at the centre of Shakespeare's comedies. Unique amongst both Shakespearian and feminist studies, As She Likes It asks how gender politics affects the production to the comedies, and how gender is represented, both in the text and on... more...
- University of California Press 2000; US$ 12.95 US$ 10.36
In the first book to examine the industry of reproductive technology from the perspective of the consumer, Gay Becker scrutinizes the staggering array of medical options available to women and men with fertility problems and assesses the toll?both financial and emotional?that the quest for a biological child often exacts from would-be parents. Becker... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 52.95
Moving Words provides a direct line into the most pressing issues in contemporary dance scholarship, as well as insights into ways in which dance contributes to and creates culture. Instead of representing a single viewpoint, the essays in this volume reflect a range of perspectives and represent the debates swirling within dance. The contributors... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 17.00
The inner workings of a writer?s life, the interplay between experience and writing, are brilliantly recounted by a master of the art. Gay Talese now focuses on his own life?the zeal for the truth, the narrative edge, the sometimes startling precision, that won accolades for his journalism and best-sellerdom and acclaim for his revelatory books about... more...
- ISTE 2005; US$ 117.00
This book features four workshops from the INTEROP-ESA international conference, organized by the INTEROP NoE (Interoperability Research for Networked Enterprises Applications and Software Network of Excellence). It highlights key topics related to interoperability of enterprise applications and software. The workshops are related to the conference... more...
- Australian Council for Educational Research 2006; US$ 34.95
Becoming a grandparent is something that most people look forward to. There is the joy of the birth and anticipation of the fun the grandparents will have with the new grandchild, without the responsibility that being a parent involves. However, it is the grandparent's relationship with the generation in between, and events in that family, which... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 45.00
This work provides readers with answers to some of the most basic questions about the world's disappearing rainforests and serves as a guide to further exploration of the subject. It examines the reasons for the forests' destruction and the effects of deforestation on indigenous plants and animals. more...