Rashid Khalidi - History - 2009 - 308 pages
PREFACE. The Cold War and how it played out in the Middle East have
fascinated me for many years. I began researching Soviet policy in the region in
the mid-1970s, and soon afterward began teaching about Soviet and American
Bart D. Ehrman - Religion - 2006 - 208 pages
More important, Ehrman gives the reader a complete and clear account of what the book teaches and he shows how it relates to other Gospel texts--both those inside the New Testament and those outside of it, most notably, the Gnostic texts of ...
Michael Winkelman - Medical - 2008 - 512 pages
Praise for Culture and Health "Winkelman amazes us once more with the quality and scope of his new book, Culture and Health: Applying Medical Anthropology, as he helps us understand the way that medical anthropology's biocultural approach ...
Clare Churcher - Computers - 2007 - 300 pages
This book offers numerous examples to help you avoid the many pitfalls that entrap new and not-so-new database designers.
Gregory Cochran, Henry Harpending - History - 2009 - 288 pages
A provocative and fascinating new look at human evolution that turns conventional wisdom on its head, The 10,000 Year Explosion reveals the ongoing interplay between culture and biology in the making of the human race.
Suzi Parker - Cooking - 2005 - 576 pages
Go from novice mixer to expert in no time Learn the ropes from bartender extraordinaire Suzi Parker -101 shot recipes for the perpetually 21 -Over 100 tropical drinks for your next backyard barbecue or beachfront luau -Recreate the ...
Brenda D. Phillips - House & Home - 2009 - 546 pages
Designed for professional and classroom use, this volume thoroughly covers the disaster recovery process, offering vital insight into the evolving field of emergency management.
Rod Stephens - Computers - 2010 - 552 pages
This book provides readers with proven methods and tools for designing efficient, reliable, and secure databases. Author Rod Stephens explains how a database should be organized to ensure data integrity without sacrificing performance.
Michael M. Gunter - History - 2009 - 426 pages
Maps, a chronology of Kurdish history, an introductory essay on the Kurds, a dictionary containing several hundred entries on various aspects of the Kurdish experience, and an extensive bibliography comprise this volume.
Sean M. Theriault - Political Science - 2008
This book examines more than 30 years of congressional history to understand how it is that the Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill have become so divided. It finds that two steps were critical for this development.
Paul S.P. Cowpertwait, Andrew V. Metcalfe - Mathematics - 2009 - 256 pages
This book gives the reader a step-by-step introduction to analyzing time series using the open source software R. Each time series model is illustrated through practical applications addressing contemporary issues, and is defined in ...