A First Course in Database Systems

By Jeffrey D. Ullman, Jennifer Widom

<P style="MARGIN: 0px" soNormal></B> Written via recognized laptop scientists, this obtainable and succinct creation to database platforms specializes in database layout and use. It offers in-depth insurance of databases from the viewpoint of the database dressmaker, person, and alertness programmer. <B> The authors supply an summary of vital programming platforms (e.g., SQL, JDBC, PSM, CLI, Hypertext Preprocessor, XQuery, etc.) and the highbrow framework to place them into context.  For software program engineers, database engineers, and programmers.

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Remarkable Plants of Texas: Uncommon Accounts of Our Common Natives (Corrie Herring Hooks)

By Matt Warnock Turner

With a few 6,000 species of vegetation, Texas has impressive botanical wealth and variety. studying to spot crops is step one in figuring out their very important function in nature, and lots of box courses were released for that goal. yet to totally savor how Texas's local crops have sustained humans and animals from prehistoric instances to the current, you would like Remarkable vegetation of Texas.

In this interesting publication, Matt Warnock Turner explores the little-known facts—be they archaeological, ancient, fabric, medicinal, culinary, or cultural—behind our accepted botanical panorama. In sixty-five entries that hide over 80 of our commonest local crops from timber, shrubs, and wildflowers to grasses, cacti, vines, and aquatics, he lines our giant array of connections with vegetation. Turner seems to be at how humans have used vegetation for nutrition, guard, medication, and financial subsistence; how crops have figured within the old list and in Texas folklore; how crops nourish natural world; and the way a few crops have strange ecological or organic features. Illustrated with over 100 colour images and arranged for simple reference, Remarkable crops of Texas can functionality as a advisor to person species in addition to an stress-free average heritage of our such a lot interesting local plants.

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Conservation of Leather and Related Materials (Conservation and Museology)

By Marion Kite

The conservation of dermis, leather-based and comparable fabrics is a space that, previously, has had little illustration via the written be aware in publication shape. Marion Kite and Roy Thomson, of the leather-based Conservation Centre, have ready a textual content that's either authoritative and complete, together with contributions from the best experts of their fields, comparable to Betty Haines, Mary Lou Florian, Ester Cameron and Jim Spriggs.

The e-book covers all features of pores and skin and leather-based renovation, from Cuir Bouillie to Bookbindings. there's major dialogue of the technical and chemical components beneficial in conservation, which means that pro conservators will locate the e-book an integral part in their assortment.

As a part of the Butterworth-Heinemann Black sequence, the e-book incorporates the stamp of approval of the prime figures on the planet of Conservation and Museology, and as such it's the simply booklet to be had at the subject sporting this speedy mark of authority.

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Spike Lee's America

By David Sterritt

Spike Lee has directed, written, produced, and acted in dozens of flicks that current an expansive, nuanced, proudly opinionated, and richly multifaceted portrait of yankee society. because the purely African-American filmmaker ever to set up a world-class occupation, Lee has paid acute consciousness to the reports of racial and ethnic minorities. yet white women and men additionally play very important roles in his videos, and his curiosity at school, race, and concrete existence hasn’t avoided his motion pictures from ranging over vast swaths of the yankee scene in tales as varied because the audiences who view them. His defining trait is a willingness to elevate not easy questions on modern the United States with no pretending to have effortless solutions; his photos are designed to problem and impress us, no longer ease our minds or pacify our feelings. the hole phrases of his 1989 masterpiece Do the best Thing current his center message in emphatic syllables: “Wake up!”

Spike Lee’s America is a colourful and provocative engagement not just with the paintings of a good filmmaker, but additionally with American society and politics.

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Library World Records, 2d ed.

By Godfrey Oswald

What are the titles of the most important and smallest books on the earth? that's the library with the biggest price range? while have been the 1st 10 college libraries in Asia based? the place can one locate the oldest surviving library construction on the earth? What are the names of the 1st 3 books to comprise pictures? the place is the tallest bookshop and library construction on the planet? What are the names of the most important artwork libraries, historical past databases, engineering libraries, and geography databases? This up-to-date and elevated version offers solutions to countless numbers of recent questions about libraries, periodicals, books, and reference databases. The e-book has greater than 380 entries prepared via nationwide libraries; public and subscription libraries; collage and educational libraries; uniqueness libraries and data; books, periodicals, and bookstores; catalogs, databases, and expertise; details technology corporations; and library structures.

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Fiske Countdown to College: 41 To-Do Lists and a Plan for Every Year of High School

By Bruce G. Hammond

Unique, easy method of the complex collage prep method, from the major authority in university admissions.

Getting prepared for faculty is a sophisticated and complicated procedure - how have you learnt while to take the SAT? while do you begin making use of to faculties? What periods if you be taking to aid organize you for college-level paintings? Is there something you might want to do ahead of excessive school?

Fiske Countdown to varsity is a finished selection of easy, easy-to-use checklists that designate every thing you want to do in each one 12 months of highschool to make training for school a breeze. There are 28 "to-do" lists for folks and scholars, ten "don't" lists, 3 "top 10" lists, and glossaries, divided through yr, that stroll you thru highschool to varsity. charges from scholars, mom and dad, and counselors supply suggestion and aid from humans who have been via all of this before.

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Surgical Treatment of Pancreatic Diseases (Updates in Surgery)

Pancreatic ailments are a vital factor not just as a result of their epidemiological value, and their anatomical and metabolic complexity, but in addition a result of various cures to be had and their implications for surgical procedure.

Due to the gradual yet regular elevate within the prevalence of pancreatitis and pancreatic melanoma, those illnesses are this day a true problem for the health professional. This quantity offers the cutting-edge of surgical procedure within the therapy of inflammatory and neoplastic pancreatic ailments, describing intimately the various techniques and their such a lot suitable technical features. additionally defined are traditional and interventional radiology, operative endoscopy and endoscopic ultrasonography (which has lately got a diagnostic role), and adjuvant and neoadjuvant treatment for remedy or palliation: for just a multidisciplinary process can produce a world imaginative and prescient, a successful procedure for the optimization of results.

Along with the texts, all written via specialists, the amount comprises colour pictures and drawings. it's going to end up itself a really useful gizmo in scientific practice.

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Philosophical Ethics: An Historical And Contemporary Introduction (Dimensions of Philosophy)

Why is ethics a part of philosophy? Stephen Darwall’s Philosophical Ethics introduces scholars to ethics from a distinctively philosophical standpoint, person who weaves jointly principal moral questions reminiscent of “What has value?” and “What are our ethical obligations?” with basic philosophical matters comparable to “What is value?” and “What can an ethical legal responsibility consist in?”With one eye on modern discussions and one other on classical texts, Philosophical Ethics exhibits how Hobbes, Mill, Kant, Aristotle, and Nietzsche all did moral philosophy—how, for instance, they sought to achieve perception into what has price via realizing what worth itself is. After an introductory part, and one on major ways to metaethics, chapters talk about “modern” philosophical moralists—Hobbes, Mill, and Kant—and pre- and postmodern philosophical techniques to ethics in Aristotle, Nietzsche, and the ethics of care.Throughout, the reader is invited to do—rather than simply learn about—philosophical ethics and, in doing so, to imagine via questions that face all considerate people. topics contain the character of price and ethical legal responsibility, freedom and selection, human flourishing, excellence and advantage, radical reviews of morality, and the significance of relationships for human life.

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Evolutionaries: Unlocking the Spiritual and Cultural Potential of Science's Greatest Idea

By Carter Phipps

“Carter Phipps brilliantly expands our realizing of evolution by means of exhibiting us new technological know-how is emerging—one that may holistically combine our knowing of awareness, cosmology, and evolution.”
—Deepak Chopra

Blending state-of-the-art rules with incisive non secular insights, Evolutionaries is the 1st renowned presentation of an rising university of proposal known as “evolutionary spirituality.” Carter Phipps, the previous govt editor of EnlightenNext journal, asserts that evolution isn't just a systematic but additionally a religious notion in a booklet whose message has the ability to convey new which means and objective to existence as we all know it. Readers should be interested and enlightened by means of Evolutionaries, a publication which Deepak Chopra, the world-renowned writer of The Seven religious legislation of Superheroes, Jesus, and Buddha, says “is going to aid create a worldview that might impression our imaginative and prescient of the longer term course of evolution and likewise our function in consciously partaking in it.”

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Terrorism in American Cinema: An Analytical Filmography, 1960-2008

By Robert Cettl

The yankee cinema of terrorism, even supposing coming to prominence essentially within the Seventies amidst high-profile Palestinian terrorist job, truly dates again to the beginnings of the chilly struggle. yet this early terrorist cinema, situated mostly round the Bomb--who had it, who could use it, and when--differs tremendously from the terrorist cinema that might persist with. altering international occasions quickly broadened the cinema of terrorism to handle rising foreign conflicts, together with Black September, pre-9/11 heart jap conflicts, and the post-9/11 "War on Terror." This analytical filmography of yank terrorist motion pictures establishes terrorist cinema as a different subgenre with exact thematic narrative and stylistic tendencies. It covers all significant American movies facing terrorism, from Otto Preminger's Exodus (1960) to Ridley Scott's Body of Lies (2008).

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