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  • The Earth Is the Lord'sby Abraham Joshua Heschel

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1979; US$ 6.79

    Earth Is The Lords is a riveting portrayal of a bygone culture of Jews in Eastern Europe by one of the foremost Jewish thinkers of the century. more...

  • The Sabbathby Abraham Joshua Heschel; Ilya Schor; Susannah Heschel

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005; US$ 11.90

    Elegant, passionate, and filled with the love of God's creation, Abraham Joshua Heschel's The Sabbath has been hailed as a classic of Jewish spirituality ever since its original publication--and has been read by thousands of people seeking meaning in modern life. In this brief yet profound meditation on the meaning of the Seventh Day, Heschel, one... more...

  • Subtle is the Lordby Abraham Pais

    OUP Oxford 1982; US$ 21.99

    Subtle is the Lord is recognized as the definitive scientific biography of Albert Einstein, written by an award-winning physicist turned historian who knew Einstein personally in the last years of his life. Pais illuminates the man through his science, with authority, precision, and liveliness. more...

  • Niels Bohr's Timesby Abraham Pais

    OUP Oxford 1991; US$ 12.99

    BL The definitive scientific biography Niels Bohr's life spanned a time of revolutionary change in science and its impact on society. Along with Einstein, he can be considered the major driving force behind the new mathematical and philosophical descriptions of the atom, the nucleus, and their subsequent repercussions. more...

  • J. Robert Oppenheimerby the late Abraham Pais; Robert P. Crease

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 21.99

    Pais introduces us to a precocious youth who sped through Harvard in three years, made signal contributions to quantum mechanics while in his twenties, and was instrumental in the growth of American physics in the decade before the Second World War. He paints a revealing portrait of Oppenheimer's life in Los Alamos, where in twenty remarkable, feverish... more...

  • Industrialized and Automated Building Systemsby Abraham Warszawski

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 262.26

    Industrialized and Automated Building Systems presents a detailed and balanced evaluation of the benefits and drawbacks of industrialized building systems, and considers technological, managerial and economical aspects of industrialization, automation in the industrialized building process in production, construction and design, and information technologies... more...

  • The Image of the Black in Jewish Cultureby Abraham Melamed

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.88

    The evolving image of the Black in the history of Jewish culture is being traced here in the conceptual framework of recent post-modern theories of the 'other'. The study focuses on the mechanisms by which an ethno-religious minority group considered by the dominant majority to be the inferior 'other' identifies its own inferior other. While until... more...

  • The Last Days in Israelby Abraham Diskin

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 53.75

    During the 1990s many dramatic changes influenced the basic characteristics of the Israeli democracy. This volume examines the challenges and circumstances the country has faced and addresses both the public's and leadership's singular goal of "peace and security". The book also investigates the renewed constitutional framework which attempted to... more...

  • Chinese Phrases For Dummiesby Wendy Abraham

    Wiley 2005; US$ 8.99

    Hundreds of useful phrases at your fingertips Speak Chinese - instantly! Traveling to China but don't know Chinese? Taking Chinese at school but need to kick up your conversation skills? Don't worry! This handy little phrasebook will have you speaking Chinese in no time. Discover how to Get directions, shop, and eat out Talk numbers, dates,... more...

  • Sustainability Science and Engineeringby Martin A. A. Abraham

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 225.00

    Sustainable development is commonly defined as "development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs." Sustainability in engineering incorporates ethical and social issues into the design of products and processes that will be used to benefit society as a whole. Sustainability... more...