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  1. Women And Money

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    Frances Leonard

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    By the time women reach their 40s, they are often shockingly unprepared for the financial realities that await them. Attorney Frances Leonard offers readers advice that will mobilize them to action, giving the straight facts about retirement benefits, pension plans, and health insurance needs; property rights and divorce law; and wage, age and sex discrimination…

  2. Learning All The Time

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    John Holt

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    How small children begin to read, write, count, and investigate the world, without being taughtThe essence of John Holt's insight into learning and small children is captured in Learning All The Time. This delightful book by the influential author of How Children Fail and How Children Learn shows how children learn to read, write, and…

  3. Shyness

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    Philip G. Zimbardo

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    Dr. Philip G. Zimbardo's ground-breaking studies have found that there are more than 84 million shy people in America today, including such "secretly shy" celebrities as Carol Burnett, Barbara Walters, and Johnny Carson. In this best-selling book, Dr. Zimbardo analyzes shyness with a personal understanding of the emotions involved. He then presents advice, exercises, and…

  4. Healthy Pleasures

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    Discover the proven medical benefits of pleasure and live a longer, healthier lifeImagine a medical treatment that can decrease heart disease, boost immune function, relieve depression, and block pain-whose only side effect is that it makes you feel good. It's safe, inexpensive, and readily available. No, it's not a miracle drug; rather, these benefits come…

  5. Molecular Evolution on Rugged Landscapes

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    Rugged fitness landscapes, and emerging area of biological science, underline both molecular and morphological evolution. Mathematical descriptions of such landscapes can be expected to lead to new experimental studies that actually test and establish their structure. In addition, current experimental techniques now allow one to carry out applied molecular evolution in the laboratory, opening up…

  6. Computers and DNA

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    Thomas Marr, George I. Bell

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    The fields of molecular biology and genetics are faced with an enormous accumulation of information: DNA sequencing, associated sequences of amino acids in proteins, genetics, macromolecular structures and other sets have created a quantitative backlog of data which needs to be organized and analyzed. Moreover, the rate of data acquisitions is accelerating as improved technologies…

  7. Introduction To The Theory Of Neural Computation

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    John A. Hertz, Anders S. Krogh, Richard G. Palmer

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    Comprehensive introduction to the neural network models currently under intensive study for computational applications. It also provides coverage of neural network applications in a variety of problems of both theoretical and practical interest.

  8. An Introduction To Quantum Field Theory

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    Michael E. Peskin, Daniel V. Schroeder

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    An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory is a textbook intended for the graduate physics course covering relativistic quantum mechanics, quantum electrodynamics, and Feynman diagrams. The authors make these subjects accessible through carefully worked examples illustrating the technical aspects of the subject, and intuitive explanations of what is going on behind the mathematics. After presenting the…

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  9. Upsizing The Individual In The Downsized Corporation

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    Robert Johansen, Rob Swigart

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    Upsizing the Individual in the Downsized Organization tells managers not only how to survive today's business turbulence, but how to structure companies large and small for a global, wired environment. As technology creates a world in which work must be done anytime and anyplace, a company's competitive edge will be how it interconnects its people.…

  10. A Year In The Maine Woods

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    Bernd Heinrich

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    Escapist fantasies usually involve the open road, but Bernd Heinrich's dream was to focus on the riches of one small place—a few green acres along Alder Brook just east of the Presidential Mountains. The year begins as he settles into a cabin with no running water and no electricity, built of hand-cut logs he dragged…

  11. Dreams Of Trespass

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    Fatima Mernissi

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    This "wonderful and enchanting" memoir tells the revelatory true story of one Muslim girl's life in her family's French Moroccan harem, set against the backdrop of World War II (The New York Times Book Review). "I was born in a harem in 1940 in Fez, Morocco . . . " So begins Fatima Mernissi in…

  12. Jobshift

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    William Bridges

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    "Provides strategies for dealing with the shift away from 'good, steady jobs' to an era of temporary, free-lance, and consulting positions."--Detroit NewsThe source of Fortune's widely discussed cover story "The End of the Job," JobShift breaks open our traditional work world. For all employees, executives, and entrepreneurs it reveals the new employment realities and uncovers…

  13. The Quest For Life In Amber

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    George Poinar

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    George Poinar began collecting amber specimins over thirty years ago, but it was only recently that he, Roberta Poinar, and the rest of his research team astounded the scientific community with the news that they had obtained ”live” DNA strands from an insect over 40 million years old. The news was so significant that it…

  14. They Say You're Crazy

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    Paula J. Caplan

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    The inside story of the process by which the mental-health elite judge us allHow are decisions made about who is normal? As a former consultant to those who construct the "bible of the mental-health professions," the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders), Paula Caplan offers and insider's look at the process by which…

  15. How Children Fail

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    John Holt

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    First published in the mid 1960s, How Children Fail began an education reform movement that continues today. In his 1982 edition, John Holt added new insights into how children investigate the world, into the perennial problems of classroom learning, grading, testing, and into the role of the trust and authority in every learning situation. His…

  16. All Grown Up And No Place To Go

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    David Elkind

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    Once our society set aside time for adolescents to grow from children to adults, to become accustomed to their expanding bodies and minds. Now the markers that defined passage—differences in dress, behavior, and responsibilities—have vanished. The institutions that guarded adolescence, such as family and schools, now expect “young adults” to deal with adult issues. Those…

  17. Adaptive Individuals In Evolving Populations

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    Richard K. Belew, Melanie Mitchell

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    The theory of evolution has been most successful explaining the emergence of new species in terms of their morphological traits. Ethologists teach that behaviors, too, qualify as first-class phenotypic features, but evolutionary accounts of behaviors have been much less satisfactory. In part this is because maturational ”programs” transforming genotype to phenotype are ”open” to environmental…

  18. Principles Of Applied Mathematics

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    James P. Keener

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    This book is written for beginning graduate students in applied mathematics, science, and engineering, and is appropriate as a one-year course in applied mathematical techniques (although I have never been able to cover all of this material in one year). We assume that the students have studied at an introductory undergraduate level material on linear…

  19. Principles Of Applied Mathematics

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    James P. Keener

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    Principles of Applied Mathematics provides a comprehensive look at how classical methods are used in many fields and contexts. Updated to reflect developments of the last twenty years, it shows how two areas of classical applied mathematics—spectral theory of operators and asymptotic analysis—are useful for solving a wide range of applied science problems. Topics such…

  20. Shadow Of The Panther

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    Hugh Pearson

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    The first complete and balanced history of the Black Panther Party--powerful and provocative"Until The Shadow of the Panther there have been no serious book-length attempts to examine the Panthers' history and to evaluate their significance. . . . A Notable Book of the Year."--New York Times Book Review (front page)"A keenly observed, often brilliant, Panther-busting…

  21. Out Of Control

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    Kevin Kelly

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    Out of Control chronicles the dawn of a new era in which the machines and systems that drive our economy are so complex and autonomous as to be indistinguishable from living things.