50 Mathematical Ideas You Really Need to Know

By Tony Crilly

--Newly up to date and optimised for Kindle units (March 2013)--

Just the point out of arithmetic is sufficient to strike worry into the hearts of many, but with out it, the human race couldn't be the place it truly is this present day. via exploring the topic via its 50 key insights - from the straightforward (the no 1) and the delicate (the invention of 0) to the delicate (proving Fermat's final theorem) - this ebook indicates how arithmetic has replaced the best way we glance on the global round us.

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Encyclopedia of Time: Science, Philosophy, Theology, & Culture

By H. James Birx

"With a robust interdisciplinary method of a subject matter that doesn't lend itself simply to the reference structure, this paintings would possibly not appear to help at once educational courses past normal examine, however it is a extra thorough and updated therapy than Taylor and Francis's 1994 Encyclopedia of Time. hugely recommended."
―Library magazine STARRED Review

Surveying the foremost evidence, techniques, theories, and speculations that infuse our current comprehension of time, the Encyclopedia of Time: technological know-how, Philosophy, Theology, & Culture explores the contributions of scientists, philosophers, theologians, and artistic artists from precedent days to the current. by means of drawing jointly into one assortment rules from students all over the world and in quite a lot of disciplines, this Encyclopedia will offer readers with a better figuring out of and appreciation for the elusive phenomenon skilled as time.


  • Surveys historic thought of time, together with these principles that emerged in historical Greece, early Christianity, the Italian Renaissance, the Age of Enlightenment, and different periods
  • Covers the unique and lasting insights of evolutionary biologist Charles Darwin, physicist Albert Einstein, thinker Alfred North Whitehead, and theologian Pierre Teilhard de Chardin 
  • Discusses the importance of time within the writings of Isaac Asimov, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Fyodor M. Dostoevsky, Francesco Petrarch, H. G. Wells, and diverse different authors
  • Contains the contributions of naturalists and religionists, together with astronomers, cosmologists, physicists, chemists, geologists, paleontologists, anthropologists, psychologists, philosophers, and theologians
  • Includes artists' portrayals of the fluidity of time, together with painter Salvador Dali's The endurance of Memory and The Discovery of the US by means of Christopher Columbus, and writers Gustave Flaubert's The Temptation of Saint Anthony and Henryk Sienkiewicz's Quo Vadis
  • Provides a very interdisciplinary procedure, with discussions of Aztec, Buddhist, Christian, Egyptian, Ethiopian, Hindu, Islamic, Navajo, and lots of different cultures' conceptions of time

Key Themes

  • Biography
  • Biology/Evolution
  • Culture/History
  • Geology/Paleontology
  • Philosophy
  • Physics/Chemistry
  • Psychology/Literature
  • Religion/Theology
  • Theories/Concepts

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Gastrointestinal Tract Sonography in Fetuses and Children (Medical Radiology / Diagnostic Imaging)

Sonography of the gastrointestinal tract in fetuses, neonates and kids includes no recognized organic hazard, allows serial scanning and will supply details unobtainable with the other imaging modality. This ebook presents a finished account of the present state-of-the-art relating to sonography during this context. An introductory bankruptcy compares the advantages of sonography and magnetic resonance imaging of the fetal gastrointestinal tract. next chapters concentrate on the method, pitfalls and findings in a large choice of functions, together with antropyloric ailments bowel obstruction, bowel wall thickening, colitis, appendicitis, intussusception, a few belly wall and umbilical abnormalities, intraperitoneal tumors, and trauma. In each one case the sonographic morphology is taken into account extensive by using fine quality illustrations. A concluding bankruptcy contains a quiz in response to 15 case experiences. "Gastrointestinal Tract Sonography in Fetuses and kids" might be of worth to all with an curiosity during this field.

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An Insider's Guide to Publishing

By David Comfort

"Perseverance is far extra vital than expertise. simply because such a lot of proficient humans fall by means of the wayside."
--James Michener

The heritage of writing is filled with authors striving to achieve a hyper-competitive publishing global, contending with brokers, editors, publishers, critics, and occasionally the best problem of all - in a single day luck. For all the extaordinary adjustments that experience lately taken position, besides the fact that, there are some things that stay an analogous. Getting released nonetheless calls for endurance, guidance, and smarts, in addition to an realizing of the way the company works, the place it has been, and the place it truly is going.

An Insider's advisor to Publishing pulls again the curtain for hundreds of thousands of released and aspiring authors, revealing Hemingway's well-known feuds, Poe's raving insanity, Capote's vengeful wit, and masses extra. With smart insights and darkish humor to spare, David convenience, a thirty-year veteran of the publishing trenches, explores the achivements and faultures of literary masters and editorial workaholics to teach readers how they, too, can:

  • Use their creativity and composure to beat publishing pitfalls.
  • Work with brokers, editors, publishers, and critics like a pro.
  • Deal with rejection - and luck - whereas keeping off the madhouse.
  • Navigate the professionals and cons of either conventional and self-publishing.

An Insider's consultant to Publishing stocks the depraved wit and knowledge of a few of the craziest and so much formidable authors and editors of all time - proving that even the proficient want good fortune, pluck, patience, and the interior scoop in this speedily altering so that it will succeed!

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Literary Miscellany: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Literature (Books of Miscellany)

By Alex Palmer

Wouldn’t it's nice to be a fly at the wall because the nice writers took pen to paper (or hands to keyboard)? whereas interpreting this paintings, you’ll be simply that. listed below are behind-the-book tales and evidence approximately authors, publishing and every little thing literary that may entertain either informal and severe readers. one of the questions requested and spoke back:

     • whilst Did Literature eventually Get Sexy?
     • Is espresso or Opium higher for Literary Creativity?
     • Why Are the easiest Autobiographies so Embarrassing?
     • Why do a little Detectives Use Their Minds and Others Their Fists?

Who knew that bestseller lists and children’s books may be the resource of excessive controversy? Or that even the most important writers needed to scrape through, with extraordinary jobs and innovations just like the Mark Twain Self-Pasting Scrapbook? In Literary Miscellany, learn the fad of “fake memoirs,” with a listing of who lied approximately what, and a rogues’ gallery of hoaxers relationship again centuries. From epic poetry and Homer to pulp fiction and Harry Potter, Literary Miscellany is a breezy journey in the course of the literature of at the present time and the day gone by, jam-packed with sufficient fascinating evidence to entertain either the erudite professor and enjoyment reader.

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The Old Farmer's Almanac 2015

As without doubt because the solar rises within the east and maple leaves flip colour in autumn, The previous Farmer's Almanac is back—and it truly is greater than ever!

Recognized for generations by means of its generic yellow hide, America's most sensible enjoyed annual and oldest consistently released peridocial (now in its 223rd year!) delivers to be "useful, with a delightful measure of humor," hence once more either pleasing the project set forth by way of its founder Robert B. Thomas and readers' expectancies. This version is jam-packed with wit, knowledge, assistance, recommendation, proof, enjoyable, and recipes, together with . . .
• frequently eighty percent-accurate climate forecasts
• creatures from hell
• readers' wacky coincidences
• making sausages at domestic
• wildfires' impact on climate
• love potions
• attractiveness secrets and techniques
• odds of just about every thing
• unmasked mysteries of plant seed dispersal

 Plus, Moon levels and different celestial sightings, tides, gardening tables, top days, and an excessive amount of extra to say.

 Added worth this 12 months:
• ninety six full-color pages—16 greater than ever!
• full-color iciness and summer season climate maps
• up-to-date Reference part

The outdated Farmer's Almanac is frequently imitated, yet by no means equaled. settle for no substitutes!

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Colour Atlas of Anatomical Pathology, 3e

By Robin A. Cooke

This publication provides a complete number of images of anatomical (gross) pathology. nearly all of pictures are of unfixed specimens as noticeable at post-mortem. For this new 3rd version a few imaging, scientific photos and endoscopic photos has been brought to set the pathology in medical context.

  • Comprehensive number of outstanding gross pathology photos
  • Give entry to a major variety of pathological appearances which are nearly most unlikely to discover elsewhere.
  • For the 1st time endoscopic images and imaging integrated to set pathology in larger medical context.
  • Explanatory captions elevated to emphasize medical studying points.

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Medical Physiology: The Big Picture (LANGE The Big Picture)

Get the large photograph of scientific body structure -- and concentrate on what you really want to know to ace the direction and board exams!

4-Star Doody's Review!
"This very good, no-frills method of body structure techniques is designed to aid clinical scholars and different wellbeing and fitness professions scholars assessment the elemental suggestions linked to body structure for the scientific occupation. the data is concise, actual and timely."

If you do not have limitless learn time Medical body structure: the massive Picture is precisely what you wish! With an emphasis on what you “need to grasp” as opposed to “what's great to know,” and stronger with 450 full-color illustrations, it bargains a centred, streamlined evaluate of scientific body structure. you will find a succinct, basic presentation designed to make even the main advanced ideas comprehensible in a quick quantity of time.

With simply the appropriate stability of knowledge to offer you the sting at examination time, this specified blend textual content and atlas features:

  • A “Big photo” viewpoint on accurately what you need to comprehend to ace your direction paintings and board checks
  • assurance of all of the crucial components of body structure, together with normal, Neurophysiology, Blood, Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, Renal and Acid Base, Gastrointestinal, and Reproductive
  • 450 categorised and defined full-color illustrations
  • one hundred ninety board exam-style questions and solutions -- together with an entire perform try out on the finish of the ebook
  • distinct icon highlights vital medical information

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Tinnitus: A Multidisciplinary Approach

By Don McFerran, Laurence McKenna

Tinnitus: A Multidisciplinary Approach presents a wide account of tinnitus and hyperacusis, detailing the most recent examine and advancements in medical administration, incorporating insights from audiology, otology, psychology, psychiatry and auditory neuroscience. It promotes a collaborative method of therapy that would profit sufferers and clinicians alike.

The second variation has been completely up to date and revised in keeping with the very newest advancements within the box. The e-book comprises forty% new fabric together with fresh chapters on neurophysiological types of tinnitus and rising remedies; and the addition of a word list in addition to appendices detailing remedy protocols to be used in an audiology and psychology context respectively.

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