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Download E-books The World's Oldest Literature (Culture and History of the Ancient Near East) PDF

By William W. Hallo

Literature starts off at Sumer, we may well say. on condition that this old crossroads of tin and copper produced not just bronze and the total Bronze Age, but in addition through necessity, the 1st process of record-keeping and the means of writing. Scribal faculties served to propagate the hot process and their curriculum grew to create, protect and transmit all demeanour of artistic poetry. In a life of learn, the writer has studied a number of elements of this so much old literary oeuvre, together with such questions as chronology and bilingualism, in addition to contributing basic insights into particular genres resembling proverbs, letter-prayers and lamentations. furthermore, he has drawn conclusions for the comparative or contextual method of biblical literature. His stories, largely scattered in assorted guides for almost fifty years, are right here assembled in handy one-volume layout, made extra elementary by way of vast cross-references and indices.

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Download E-books The Daily Telegraph: Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals& Herbal Supplements PDF

A bewildering variety of nutrition, mineral and natural supplementations are actually to be had, yet laws signifies that information regarding their wellbeing and fitness advantages can't be given on packaging because it might represent a well-being declare.

Using a A - Z layout Dr Sarah Brewer's advisor information every little thing you want to find out about the most nutrition, mineral and natural vitamins. It describes their advantages, attainable unwanted side effects and contra-indications, including learn proof to again their effectiveness.

The moment 1/2 the e-book offers with over a hundred and fifty person illnesses, together with irritable bowel syndrome, menopause indicators, persistent fatigue and arthritis, and indicates which supplementations tend to help.

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Download E-books CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2015 PDF

By Stephen J. McPhee

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A Doody's middle identify for 2015.

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Download E-books Heart Valve Surgery: An Illustrated Guide PDF

By Jan Dominik

T e 4 center valves live within the middle of the guts. T is shows their the most important function in cardiac functionality. Fau- much less functionality of the valves is a prerequisite for unidir- tional ahead stream of the blood, and such functionality is important to help the ef orts of the cardiac atria and ventricles. fit center valves functionality gracefully and of er mechanical sturdiness. Bioengineers need to surprise on the biomechanical evolution of those completely put valves. center valves will be interested in pathological approaches, even if, and simply then can we detect simply how essential they are surely. At one time, critical valve issues was once an issue of existence and demise for sufferers. basically in fresh many years have surgeons been capable of opposite the ominous process middle valve disorder and of er sufferers a top quality of existence and lifestyles span similar to that of fit individuals. T e tale of this ef ort begun nearly a hundred years in the past, and this day center valve surgical procedure is a considerable subspecialty of cardiac surgical procedure, with accrued event in symptoms, methods, hazards, and results. T e target of this publication is to offer a richly illustrated compendium of the current wisdom relating to center valve surgical procedure, in accordance with the scientific services of the authors in addition to the latest remedy modalities. T e authors thank Dr. Alireeza Matloobi from the Mayo sanatorium for his assist in preparating the publication.

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Download E-books Bubble Gum and Hula Hoops: The Origins of Objects in Our Everyday Lives PDF

By Harry Oliver

The interesting and humorous origins of daily objects-bliss for historical past hounds, language fans and trivialities buffs.

during this pleasant quantity, Harry Oliver finds the main strange and unforeseen tales in the back of the loved ones must haves, toys, universal gadgets, technological advances, and daily goods all of us take without any consideration. Who hasn't puzzled:

?Whether Thomas Crapper fairly invented the lavatory

?What coincidence resulted in the discovery of the microwave

?Why it took approximately 20 years for somebody to eventually choose to slice bread

?How laziness ended in the discovery of the dishwasher

?Which discovery made the milkshake attainable

?Which king's fancy for his mistress encouraged the 1st elevator

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Download E-books The Surgery of Childhood Tumors PDF

Beginning with the clinical foundation of tumors, "The surgical procedure of early life Tumors" offers updated details on epidemiology, cytogenetics and molecular biology, earlier than present remedies, integrating surgical procedure, neoadjuvant and adjuvant chemotherapy and radiation treatment. also, a bankruptcy on counseling displays the book's holistic method of treating childrens with melanoma.

The chapters are written via world-renowned overseas specialists on pediatric melanoma from significant kid's melanoma teams within the united kingdom, Europe and the U.S.. participants talk about geographical adaptations in remedy for every form of tumor. first-class full-colour images and particular line drawings illustrate all facets of handling adolescence tumors, together with technical information of operation that are usually missed in different texts. This accomplished publication presents a latest procedure for pediatric, basic and urological surgeons facing youth tumors. New chapters during this moment version give you the most up-to-date advancements and techniques in pediatric surgical oncology.

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Download E-books The Element Encyclopedia of Secret Societies: The Ultimate A-Z of Ancient Mysteries, Lost Civilizations and Forgotten Wisdom PDF

By John Michael Greer

Subsequent within the renowned aspect Encyclopedia sequence, comes the total A–Z of different historical past. observe every thing you ever desired to find out about mystery societies just like the Freemasons, the old secret of Atlantis, why King Arthur, Leonardo da Vinci and Hitler are key figures, plus conspiracy theories, forgotten sciences and old wisdom.

A whole and informative A–Z for probably the most well known genres to have emerged in recent years – the hidden heritage of the final 10,000 years. This encyclopedia solutions your whole questions about the extra debatable matters being debated:

• Conspiracies and mystery societies, e.g. Knights Templars, the Rosicrucians, the Freemasons, the Bavarian Illuminati, the Hellfire membership, the Ku Klux Klan, and the Priory of Sion. it is usually mystery traditions, hidden bloodlines, extraterrestrial intervention, drawing close apocalypse, and the Mayan calendar prophecies.
• historic knowledge and forgotten sciences, e.g. alchemy, prophecy, sacred geometry, ley strains, and magic, in addition to aiding proof for complex applied sciences in precedent days e.g. the mysteries of Stonehenge and the good Pyramids.
• Unsolved historic mysteries, e.g. the positioning of Atlantis, the early heritage of Christianity, the Holy Grail, the destiny of the Knights Templars, the authorship of Shakespeare's performs, the explanations of the French Revolution, and the occult roots of Nazism.
• Key figures in hidden heritage – Pythagoras, Jesus of Nazareth, Leonardo da Vinci, King Arthur, Roger Bacon, John Dee, Alessandro Cagliostro, the Comte de St.-Germain, Benjamin Franklin, and Adolf Hitler.

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Download E-books Wildlife of the Caribbean (Princeton Pocket Guides) PDF

This is the 1st entire illustrated consultant to the flora and fauna of the Caribbean islands. It includes six hundred vibrant colour photographs that includes 451 species of vegetation, birds, mammals, fish, seashells, and masses extra. whereas the consultant basically seems on the so much conspicuous and common species one of the islands, it's also hardly ever visible creatures--such because the Rhinoceros Iguana and Cuban Solenodon--giving readers a distinct experience of the region's various wildlife.

Each species is represented by way of a number of colour images or illustrations; info relating to its id, prestige, and distribution; and engaging elements of its existence historical past or dating to people. furthermore, an introductory part makes a speciality of the original features of the Caribbean's fauna and vegetation, the threats confronted by way of either, and a few of the stairs being taken to maintain the area's remarkable ordinary heritage.

Wildlife of the Caribbean is the fundamental box consultant for studying in regards to the dwelling wonders during this sector of the realm.

  • The merely advisor of its style for the Caribbean islands
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  • Straightforward descriptions appropriate for basic audience
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Download E-books Encyclopedia of Parallel Computing PDF

Containing over three hundred entries in an A-Z structure, the Encyclopedia of Parallel Computing offers effortless, intuitive entry to appropriate details for execs and researchers seeking entry to any element in the extensive box of parallel computing. themes for this finished reference have been chosen, written, and peer-reviewed through a world pool of amazing researchers within the field.  The Encyclopedia is extensive in scope, overlaying computer association, programming languages, algorithms, and applications.  inside each one sector, techniques, designs, and particular implementations are presented.  The highly-structured essays during this paintings contain synonyms, a definition and dialogue of the subject, bibliographies, and hyperlinks to comparable literature. broad cross-references to different entries in the Encyclopedia help effective, straight forward searchers for instant entry to helpful information.

 Key options awarded within the Encyclopedia of Parallel Computing contain; legislation and metrics; particular numerical and non-numerical algorithms; asynchronous algorithms; libraries of subroutines; benchmark suites;  functions; sequential consistency and cache coherency; computing device sessions reminiscent of clusters, shared-memory multiprocessors, special-purpose machines and dataflow machines; particular machines akin to Cray supercomputers, IBM’s mobilephone processor and Intel’s multicore machines; race detection and vehicle parallelization; parallel programming languages, synchronization primitives, collective operations, message passing libraries, checkpointing, and working systems. 

 Topics lined: Speedup, potency, Isoefficiency, Redundancy, Amdahls legislation, computing device structure strategies, Parallel laptop Designs, Benmarks, Parallel Programming techniques & layout, Algorithms, Parallel applications.

 This authoritative reference should be released in codecs: print and online.  the net variation positive factors links to cross-references and to extra major learn.

 Related Subjects:  supercomputing, high-performance computing, disbursed computing

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