Autobiographical Poems (Cambridge Medieval Classics, Volume by Gregory of Nazianzus

By Gregory of Nazianzus

The autobiographical poems of Gregory of Nazianzus, fourth-century Father of the Greek Church, are outstanding not just for a hugely person photo of the Byzantine global but additionally for moments which are intimate, passionate and relocating. This publication includes Greek textual content and dealing with English translation of a range from his 100 or so surviving poems.

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Reviving Citizen Engagement: Policies to Renew National by Larry N. Gerston

By Larry N. Gerston

Whereas our country was united in function, this present day it truly is bitterly divided. Why? Racial discrimination, diminishing academic possibilities, terrible fiscal mobility, grasping businesses, and an unresponsive federal executive have mixed to create Americas. awarded in Gerston’s attribute, no-holds-barred variety of wit and candor, Reviving Citizen Engagement: rules to resume nationwide Community casts a harsh gentle at the present kingdom of yank public coverage. It then deals ways to therapeutic a number of the country’s such a lot urgent problems.

The booklet starts with an overview of the level to which the USA has develop into a fractured society and the residual harm from the social implosion. It then examines the delicate situation of the twenty first century citizens and a political process the place inner most energy too usually has conquer values meant to guard the general public sturdy. the writer argues it isn’t American entitlement run amok, yet indicates there quite is a robust disconnect. the massive variety of americans who've been omitted of the process are not any longer engaged voters.

This improvement represents a huge risk to American democracy, for our democracy can be successful provided that its humans think they've got the chance to prevail. This e-book not just offers facts of our frayed society but additionally contains suggestions for strengthening America’s social textile. It info the stairs we can—and must—take to fix, rebuild, and renew American society. Gerston contends they're inside our succeed in if we're keen to make the sacrifices lengthy past due in what traditionally has been well-known because the world’s strongest and winning kingdom.

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From al-Andalus to Khurasan (Islamic History and by Sijpesteijn, P. (ed.), Petra M. Sijpesteijn, Lennart

By Sijpesteijn, P. (ed.), Petra M. Sijpesteijn, Lennart Sundelin, Sofía Torallas Tovar, Amalia Zomeno

This quantity collects papers given on the convention ""Documents and the historical past of the Early Islamic Mediterranean World"", together with variants of unpublished files and historic stories, which utilize documentary proof from al-Andalus, Sicily, Egypt, the Arabian Peninsula, Syria and Khurasan.

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Piers the Ploughman (Penguin Classics) by William Langland

By William Langland

Piers the Ploughman, a mixing of prophecy and satirical comedy, is the good consultant English poem of the past due heart Ages.

The paintings of an vague fourteenth-century cleric, Piers the Ploughman is worried with the most important of all poetic issues, the which means of man's existence on the subject of his final future. This religious allegory is decided opposed to a colourful history of teeming medieval existence among the 'Tower of Truth' and the 'Dungeon of Falsehood'. With an advent, Notes and a book-by-book statement at the allegory, J.F. Goodridge's smooth translation of the poem captures the flavor of Langland's shiny photographs and vernacular expressions.

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The Rebecca Code: Rommel's Spy in North Africa and Operation by Mark Simmons

By Mark Simmons

Researched utilizing formerly unstudied MI5 and MI6 records, this research reveals the half performed through count number Laszlo Almasy, the protagonist of the movie The English Patient

John Eppler concept himself to be the fitting secret agent. Born to German mom and dad, he grew up in Egypt, followed by way of a filthy rich kin and used to be knowledgeable in Europe. Fluent in German, English, and Arabic, he made the Hadj to Mecca yet used to be extra at domestic in excessive society or touring the wasteland on camelback together with his followed Bedouin tribe. After becoming a member of the German mystery carrier in 1937, in 1942 he was once despatched around the barren region to Cairo by way of box Marshal Rommel. His advisor was once the explorer and Hungarian aristocrat Laszlo Almasy, a guy made recognized by way of the e-book The English Patient. Eppler's challenge used to be to infiltrate British military Headquarters and become aware of the 8th Army's troop activities and conflict plans. This book reveals the tale of Operation Condor and its comedy of error and the way it was once foiled by way of significant A.W. "Sammy" Sansom of the British box safety carrier. it's a story of the barren region, of the hotbed of intrigue that was once Forties Cairo, and the secret agent who used to be to ship his studies utilizing a code according to Daphne du Maurier's novel Rebecca.

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Time Series: Data Analysis and Theory by David R. Brillinger

By David R. Brillinger

Meant for college students and researchers, this article employs uncomplicated recommendations of univariate and multivariate information for the research of time sequence and signs. It offers a wide choice of theorems, putting the innovations on company theoretical flooring. The thoughts, that are illustrated by means of information analyses, are mentioned in either a heuristic and a proper demeanour, making the publication priceless for either the utilized and the theoretical employee. an intensive set of unique routines is incorporated. Time sequence: facts research and idea takes the Fourier remodel of a stretch of time sequence facts because the uncomplicated volume to paintings with and exhibits the facility of that process. It considers moment- and higher-order parameters and estimates them both, thereby dealing with non-Gaussian sequence and nonlinear structures at once. The incorporated proofs, that are quite often brief, are in keeping with cumulants.

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Optical Networks. A Practical Perspective by Ramaswami

By Ramaswami

  • ''This ebook is not just thorough in protecting the physics and the purposes of optical communications, however it discusses the relevance of expertise to the rising clever optical networking revolution. this could be obligatory examining for each expert in our business.''
    —Desh Deshpande, Chairman, Sycamore Networks, Inc.


    ''This variation of Optical Networks will drastically reduction every person within the enterprise of making switch and aid them comprehend the technological know-how at the back of and the functions of an optical world.''
    —Mike Perusse, Senior vice chairman of Engineering and expertise, Qwest


    ''Rajiv Ramaswami is the industry's top instructor on optical know-how, and this ebook is the main lucid, scholarly, and enlightening advisor to wavelength department multiplexing released to date.''
    —George Gilder, Editor, Gilder know-how file and writer of Telecosm

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