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In Too Deep & One Enchanted Moment

By Lori Foster,Sarah Morgan
  • Writer : Lori Foster,Sarah Morgan
  • Isbn : 1488010153
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Number of Pages : 512
  • Category : Fiction
  • Review Counts : 961
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In Too Deep by New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster Private investigator Harry Lonnigan isn't fooled by Charlie Jones's boyish disguise. He knows she's all woman. And if she isn't careful, she'll blow his cover and get herself hurt in the process. But can Harry be Charlie's hero and still keep his secrets? Or has the irresistible woman already pulled him in too deep? One Enchanted Moment by USA TODAY bestselling author Sarah Morgan Life has just thrown Skylar Tempest a serious curveball. So she's returned home to Puffin Island to regroup among friends. Unfortunately, that means seeing Alec Hunter, who's become a big-deal TV historian. Sky's never liked the cynical Alec, and the feeling was mutual. But maybe that was then. And this is now…

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  • Pdf File: the-horror-in-the-museum.pdf

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“H. P. Lovecraft has yet to be surpassed as the twentieth century’s greatest practitioner of the classic horror tale.”—Stephen King Some tales in this collection were inspired by H. P. Lovecraft, others he revised, two he co-authored–but all bear the mark of the master of primordial terror. The Horror in the Museum: Locked up for the night, a man will discover the difference between waxen grotesqueries and the real thing. The Electric Executioner: Aboard a train, a traveler must match wits with a murderous madman. The Trap: This mirror wants a great deal more than your reflection. The Ghost-Eater: In an ancient woodland, the past comes to life with a bone-crunching vengeance. And twenty more stories of unspeakable evil! “Lovecraft’s fiction is one of the cornerstones of modern horror.”—Clive Barker

Lone Wolf Cowboy

By Maisey Yates
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  • Publisher : HQN Books
  • Isbn Code : 1488096864
  • Number of Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 668
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New York Times bestselling author Maisey Yates returns with this powerful romance. Will Gold Valley’s most reclusive cowboy finally find a reason to heal? As a former EMT and a wildland firefighter, there’s no one Jacob Dalton can’t rescue—except himself. Since his best friend’s tragic death, Jacob has isolated himself…until Vanessa Logan returns to Gold Valley. He saved her life during a medical call years ago, and he’s never forgotten her. The instant jolt of heat between them takes him by surprise, but he knows that giving in to it would only end in disaster… For Vanessa, returning home was about healing, not about exploring her attraction with Jacob. He is the guardian angel from her past—with strong, capable hands and an irresistible mouth. A temptation she knows she can’t afford. Until the chemistry between them explodes, and unites them in a way they could never have imagined… Don't miss Maisey Yates next book, Confessions from the Quilting Circle! An emotional and powerful look at the secrets that divide a family, and the love that can heal it. Read the entire Gold Valley series: 1. Smooth-Talking Cowboy 2. Untamed Cowboy 3. Good Time Cowboy 4. A Tall, Dark Cowboy Christmas 5. Unbroken Cowboy 6. Cowboy to the Core 7. Lone Wolf Cowboy 8. Cowboy Christmas Redemption 9. The Bad Boy of Redemption Ranch 10. The Hero of Hope Springs 11. The Last Christmas Cowboy

Most of All You

By Mia Sheridan
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  • Publisher : Forever
  • Isbn Code : 1538727323
  • Number of Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 298
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Archer's Voice comes an "uplifting story of two broken souls" (Corinne Michaels) in this "exquisite, beautifully written romance" (Samantha Young). A broken woman . . . Crystal learned long ago that love brings only pain. Feeling nothing at all is far better than being hurt again. She guards her wounded heart behind a hard exterior and carries within her a deep mistrust of men, who, in her experience, have only ever used and taken. A man in need of help . . . Then Gabriel Dalton walks into her life. Despite the terrible darkness of his past, there's an undeniable goodness in him. And even though she knows the cost, Crystal finds herself drawn to Gabriel. His quiet strength is wearing down her defenses and his gentle patience is causing her to question everything she thought she knew. Only love can mend a shattered heart . . . Crystal and Gabriel never imagined that the world, which had stolen everything from them, would bring them a deep love like this. Except fate will only take them so far, and now the choice is theirs: Harden their hearts once again or find the courage to shed their painful pasts.

Spectroscopic Properties of Inorganic and Organometallic Compounds

By G Davidson
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  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Isbn Code : 1847555101
  • Number of Pages : 502
  • Category : Science
  • Reviews : 256
  • Pdf File: spectroscopic-properties-of-inorganic-and-organometallic-compounds.pdf

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Spectroscopic Properties of Inorganic and Organometallic Compounds provides a unique source of information on an important area of chemistry. Divided into sections mainly according to the particular spectroscopic technique used, coverage in each volume includes: NMR (with reference to stereochemistry, dynamic systems, paramagnetic complexes, solid state NMR and Groups 13-18); nuclear quadrupole resonance spectroscopy; vibrational spectroscopy of main group and transition element compounds and coordinated ligands; and electron diffraction. Reflecting the growing volume of published work in this field, researchers will find this Specialist Periodical Report an invaluable source of information on current methods and applications. Specialist Periodical Reports provide systematic and detailed review coverage in major areas of chemical research. Compiled by teams of leading experts in their specialist fields, this series is designed to help the chemistry community keep current with the latest developments in their field. Each volume in the series is published either annually or biennially and is a superb reference point for researchers. www.rsc.org/spr

Cognitive and Linguistic Aspects of Geographic Space

By Martin Raubal,David M Mark,Andrew U. Frank
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Isbn Code : 3642343597
  • Number of Pages : 296
  • Category : Science
  • Reviews : 628
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20 years ago, from July 8 to 20, 1990, 60 researchers gathered for two weeks at Castillo-Palacio Magalia in Las Navas del Marques (Avila Province, Spain) to discuss cognitive and linguistic aspects of geographic space. This meeting was the start of successful research on cognitive issues in geographic information science, produced an edited book (D. M. Mark and A. U. Frank, Eds., 1991, Cognitive and Linguistic Aspects of Geographic Space. NATO ASI Series D: Behavioural and Social Sciences 63. Kluwer, Dordrecht/Boston/London), and led to a biannual conference (COSIT), a refereed journal (Spatial Cognition and Computation), and a substantial and still growing research community. It appeared worthwhile to assess the achievements and to reconsider the research challenges twenty years later. What has changed in the age of computational ontologies and cyber-infrastructures? Consider that 1990 the web was only about to emerge and the very first laptops had just appeared! The 2010 meeting brought together many of the original participants, but was also open to others, and invited contributions from all who are researching these topics. Early-career scientists, engineers, and humanists working at the intersection of cognitive science and geographic information science were invited to help with the re-assessment of research needs and approaches. The meeting was very successful and compared the research agenda laid out in the 1990 book with achievements over the past twenty years and then turned to the future: What are the challenges today? What are worthwhile goals for basic research? What can be achieved in the next 20 years? What are the lessons learned? This edited book will assess the current state of the field through chapters by participants in the 1990 and 2010 meetings and will also document an interdisciplinary research agenda for the future.

Washington's Circle

By David S. Heidler,Jeanne T. Heidler
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  • Publisher : Random House
  • Isbn Code : 0679603832
  • Number of Pages : 560
  • Category : History
  • Reviews : 628
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History enthusiasts and admirers of Team of Rivals will rejoice in this magisterial account of the extraordinary Americans who served the nation’s first chief executive: Together, they created the presidency for a country disgusted by crowns and the people who would wear them. In 1789, as George Washington became the first president of the United States, the world was all but certain that the American experiment in liberty and representative government would founder. More than a few Americans feared that the world was right. In Washington’s Circle, we see how Washington and his trusted advisers, close friends, and devoted family defied the doomsayers to lay the foundation for an enduring constitutional republic. This is a fresh look at an aloof man whose service in the Revolutionary War had already earned him the acclaim of fellow citizens. Washington was easy to revere, if difficult to know. David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler reveal Washington’s character through his relationship with his inner circle, showing how this unlikely group created the office of the presidency. Here is a story of cooperation, confrontation, triumph, and disappointment, as the president, Congress, and the courts sorted out the limits of executive power, quarreled over funding the government, coped with domestic strife, and faced a world at war while trying to keep their country at peace. Even more, it is a story of remarkable people striving for extraordinary achievements. Many of these characters are familiar as historic icons, but in these pages they act and speak as living individuals: the often irked and frequently irksome John Adams, in the vice presidency; the mercurial Alexander Hamilton, leading the Treasury Department; the brilliant, deceptively cunning Thomas Jefferson, as secretary of state; James Madison, who was Washington’s advocate—and his eyes and ears—in Congress; and Washington’s old friend and former brother-in-arms Henry Knox, at the administration’s beleaguered War Department. Their stories mingle with those of Edmund Randolph, John Jay, Gouverneur Morris, and the others who stood with a self-educated Virginia farmer to forge the presidency into an institution protective of its privileges but respectful of congressional prerogatives. Written with energy, wit, and an eye for vivid detail, Washington’s Circle is the fascinating account of the people who met the most formidable challenges of the government’s earliest hours with pluck, ability, and enviable resourcefulness. When the world said they would fail, they rolled up their sleeves. This is their story. Praise for Washington’s Circle “A fine, readable history of the first presidency . . . [David and Jeanne Heidler] provide not only a lively history but a group portrait of Washington and the various figures vying to influence him.”—The Wall Street Journal “Washington’s Circle positively glows with narrative exuberance. This is a book that will make even the most jaded student of the American Revolution bark little laughs of pure delight while reading.”—Open Letters Monthly “Traditional accounts portray Washington as a solitary actor in the drama of American nationhood, as chilly and featureless as the marble shaft that dominates his namesake capitol. In fact, he was the intensely human lead in one of history’s most colorful, and contentious, ensembles. David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler bring the whole cast to unforgettable life in this character study–cum–group portrait–cum–old-fashioned page-turner.”—Richard Norton Smith, author of On His Own Terms

Methods in Membrane Biology

By Edward Korn
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Isbn Code : 1461340365
  • Number of Pages : 390
  • Category : Science
  • Reviews : 262
  • Pdf File: methods-in-membrane-biology.pdf

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Many of the methods now in general use in membrane biology, and not already discussed in satisfactory detail elsewhere, have been covered in the eight previously published volumes of this series. Much of this ninth volume is occupied by one authoritative chapter, an unusually thorough and critical review of a relatively new and highly specialized technology that has gained rapid acceptance: immunofluorescence and immunoelectron microscopy. These are powerful experimental tools applicable in fields much broader than membrane research and employing methods drawn from widely diverse disciplines such as organic chemistry, protein chemistry, immunology, and fluorescence and electron microscopy. The temptation to use these super ficially, and deceptively, simple but fundamentally complex methods un critically is almost overwhelming. The chapter by de Petris, a pioneer in the field, is as necessary as it is rigorous, and it should long be the standard in this area of research. The second chapter in this volume is a more specialized review by Matus of the procedures for the preparation and characterization of the highly differentiated junctional regions of brain plasma membranes. These methods are central to the rapidly growing field of neurobiochemistry membrane biochemistry at perhaps its most intricate.

Not War, Not Peace?

By George Perkovich,Toby Dalton
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Isbn Code : 0199089701
  • Number of Pages : 310
  • Category : Political Science
  • Reviews : 956
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The Mumbai blasts of 1993, the attack on the Indian Parliament in 2001, Mumbai 26/11—cross-border terrorism has continued unabated. What can India do to motivate Pakistan to do more to prevent such attacks? In the nuclear times that we live in, where a military counter-attack could escalate to destruction beyond imagination, overt warfare is clearly not an option. But since outright peace-making seems similarly infeasible, what combination of coercive pressure and bargaining could lead to peace? The authors provide, for the first time, a comprehensive assessment of the violent and non-violent options available to India for compelling Pakistan to take concrete steps towards curbing terrorism originating in its homeland. They draw on extensive interviews with senior Indian and Pakistani officials, in service and retired, to explore the challenges involved in compellence and to show how non-violent coercion combined with clarity on the economic, social and reputational costs of terrorism can better motivate Pakistan to pacify groups involved in cross-border terrorism. Not War, Not Peace? goes beyond the much discussed theories of nuclear deterrence and counterterrorism strategy to explore a new approach to resolving old conflicts.

Soulmate, Stage Right

By Bixby Jones
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  • Publisher : Wider Sky Press
  • Isbn Code : 1005990972
  • Number of Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 254
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Drama teacher Abby Devlin has always dreamed of being a world-famous actress. While stardom has, so far, proven elusive, she has made quite a name for herself at McMillan Playhouse, where she’s just been cast in a self-written production. Her triumph quickly turns to dread, however, when she learns that McMillan has cast a soap star as her new leading man. After a painful divorce, Dean Altman, former soap star and a single dad, readjusted his priorities, moving back home to Galveston, Texas with his young daughter, Preslie. It doesn’t take long for him to feel the itch to dust himself off and step back into the acting world, which brings him to McMillan’s stage…and Abby’s attention. There is a fire between Abby and Dean when they meet in rehearsal, and not the good kind. Sizzling tension leads to drama both on and off-stage, but when they are forced to work together for the sake of the play, they slowly begin to give in to the undeniable chemistry between them. Before they truly have a chance to understand what they might have, however, an opportunity presents itself to Dean—one that could make or break what they have come to find in one another. Soulmate, Stage Right is an enemies-to-lovers, single dad romance, with quick progression and high-stakes emotion. It will appeal to contemporary romance fans, as well as fans of Hallmark movies. It is low on the heat, but high on the sweet, and can best be described as a romantic dramedy.

Nanostructured Photocatalysts

By Hiromi Yamashita,Hexing Li
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn Code : 3319260790
  • Number of Pages : 544
  • Category : Science
  • Reviews : 327
  • Pdf File: nanostructured-photocatalysts.pdf

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While books on semiconductor TiO2 photocatalysis are legion, nanostructured controlled photocatalysts are attractive beyond standard semiconductors, and this book is devoted to the many novel uses of advanced TiO2 and MOF-based photocatalysts. Details on synthesis, characterization, and reaction applications of nanostructured photocatalysts are summarized. Other new materials discussed in this book are Bi- W- oxides, metal complexes, and unique porous materials. This book contains methods of preparation and characterization of unique nanostructured photocatalysts, and details about their catalytic action. Contributors to this volume are leading Asian researchers in Photocatalysis. It will appeal to researchers wishing to know how to design new types of photocatalysts with controlled nanostructures.

The Other Dr. Gilmer

By Benjamin Gilmer
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  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Isbn Code : 0593355172
  • Number of Pages : 304
  • Category : True Crime
  • Reviews : 182
  • Pdf File: the-other-dr-gilmer.pdf

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A powerful true story about a shocking crime and a mysterious illness that will forever change your notions of how we punish and how we heal—an expansion on one of the most popular This American Life episodes of all time “A remarkable medical detective story–cum–memoir, grippingly told . . . I was drawn in by every part of it.”—Atul Gawande, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Being Mortal Fresh out of medical residency, Dr. Benjamin Gilmer joined a rural North Carolina clinic only to find that its previous doctor shared his last name. Dr. Vince Gilmer was loved and respected by the community—right up until he strangled his ailing father and then returned to the clinic for a regular week of work. Vince’s eventual arrest for murder shocked his patients. How could their beloved doctor be capable of such violence? The deeper Benjamin looked into Vince’s case, the more he became obsessed with discovering what pushed a good man toward darkness. When Benjamin visited Vince in prison, he met a man who appeared to be fighting his own mind, constantly twitching and veering into nonsensical tangents. Sentenced to life in prison, Vince had been branded a cold-blooded killer and a “malingerer”—a person who fakes an illness. But it was obvious to Benjamin that Vince needed help. Alongside This American Life journalist Sarah Koenig, Benjamin resolved to understand what had happened to his predecessor. Time and again, the pair came up against a prison system that cared little about the mental health of its inmates—despite more than a third of them suffering from mental illness. The Other Dr. Gilmer takes readers on a riveting and heart-wrenching journey through our shared human fallibility, made worse by a prison system that is failing our most vulnerable citizens. With deep compassion and an even deeper sense of justice, Dr. Benjamin Gilmer delves into the mystery of what could make a caring doctor commit a brutal murder. And in the process, his powerful story asks us to answer a profound question: In a country with the highest incarceration rates in the world, what would it look like if we prioritized healing rather than punishment?

Spree Killers: Practical Classifications for Law Enforcement and Criminology

By Mark Safarik,Katherine Ramsland
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Isbn Code : 1000727459
  • Number of Pages : 272
  • Category : Law
  • Reviews : 608
  • Pdf File: spree-killers.pdf

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Spree Killers: Practical Classifications for Criminology and Law Enforcement is the only exhaustive, up-to-date analytical book on spree killers, standing apart from those dedicated to mass murderers and serial killers. Multicides have traditionally been categorized as double, triple, mass, serial and spree— while, mass and serial have been further divided into subcategories. Spree killing, which involves the killing of at least three persons at two or more locations due to a precipitating incident that fuels the urge to kill, remains a poorly defined concept. In the United States, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) eliminated this term from its multicide nomenclature in 2005, but the authors examination of 159 incidents involving 186 spree killers from 26 countries shows that not only is there enough diversity among spree killers to form classifications—similar to those devised for mass and serial—but also that subtypes offer distinct utility for identification, tracking, and warning potential targets. Spree Killers outline the designation of spree killer specifically and thoroughly. In addition to looking at existing literature, specific cases, and the behavioral patterns, it offers a fully worked up profile for the typology. The behaviors and motives for spree killers align in six categories, which are detailed in full. The book provides unique insight for police, forensic, and investigative personnel into what to look for to respond to, and—in some cases identify and stopping—certain types of spree killings.

Fluorescent Materials for Cell Imaging

By Fu-Gen Wu
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Isbn Code : 981155062X
  • Number of Pages : 247
  • Category : Medical
  • Reviews : 292
  • Pdf File: fluorescent-materials-for-cell-imaging.pdf

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This book focuses on the latest fluorescent materials for cell imaging. Cell imaging is a widely used basic technique that helps scientists gain a better understanding of biological functions through studies of cellular structure and dynamics. In the past decades, the development of a variety of new fluorescent materials has significantly extended the applications of cellular imaging techniques. This book presents recently developed fluorescent materials, including semiconductor quantum dots, carbon dots, silicon nanoparticles, metal nanoclusters, upconversion nanoparticles, conjugated polymers/polymer dots, aggregation-induced emission (AIE) probes, and coordination compounds, used for various cellular imaging purposes. It will appeal to cell biologists and other researchers in academia, industry and clinical settings who are interested in the technical development and advanced applications of fluorescence imaging in cells, tissues and organisms to explore the mechanisms of biological functions and diseases.

The Future of the Euro

By Matthias Matthijs,Mark Blyth
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Isbn Code : 0190266449
  • Number of Pages : 368
  • Category : Political Science
  • Reviews : 546
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In The Future of the Euro, a group of the world's top political economists analyze the fundamental causes of the euro crisis, determine how it can be fixed, and consider what likely futures lie ahead for the currency. The book makes three interrelated arguments emphasizing the primacy of political over economic factors. First, the original plan for the euro focused on monetary union, but omitted a financial and banking union, mutually supporting institutions of fiscal union and economic government, and a legitimate political union. Second, the euro's unfinished design led to economic divergence-quietly altering the existing distribution of economic and political power within Europe prior to the crisis-which in turn determined the EU's crisis response. The book highlights how the euro's four most important member states-Germany, France, Italy and Spain-each changed once they adopted the euro, why the crisis affected them so differently, and how each has since struggled to live with the commitments the euro necessitates. Third, the book examines three possible "euro futures" through the lens of the politics of its reluctant leader Germany; through the lens of the EU's capacity to move forward through crises; and through the geopolitical lens of the international monetary system. Any successful long-term solution to the euro's predicament will need to start with the political foundations of markets.

High Magnetic Fields in Semiconductor Physics

By Yong-Jie Wang,Lloyd Engel,Nicholas Bonesteel
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  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Isbn Code : 9814480568
  • Number of Pages : 444
  • Category : Science
  • Reviews : 937
  • Pdf File: high-magnetic-fields-in-semiconductor-physics.pdf

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This comprehensive volume covers the latest research on high magnetic fields in semiconductor physics presented at the 16th International Conference (SemiMag 16), held in Tallahassee, Florida, August 2–8, 2004. The book features papers from more than 130 participants including the work of the foremost experts in the fields. Much of the most cutting-edge research is covered by the contributions as well as a special focused session on the recently discovered microwave-induced zero resistance effect. Contents:Microwave Induced Zero Resistance EffectNanotubes and Aharonov-Bohm EffectFractional Quantum Hall EffectInteger Quantum Hall EffectGeneral TransportCoupled SystemsMagnetic and II-VI SemiconductorsMagneto-OpticsSpin and Phonon Excitations Readership: Academics at institutes and universities that conduct high magnetic field research in semiconductor physics, professionals in industrial companies and graduate students. Keywords:High Magnetic Fields;Semiconductor Physics;International Conference;NHMFL;Tallahassee

Markets

By William A. Jackson
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn Code : 1317385640
  • Number of Pages : 250
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reviews : 366
  • Pdf File: markets.pdf

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Defining markets has never been an easy task. Despite their importance for economic theory and practice, they are hard to pin down as a concept and economists have tended to adopt simplified axiomatic models or rely on piecemeal case studies. This book argues that an extended range of theory, social as well as economic, can provide a better foundation for the portrayal of markets. The book first looks at the definition of markets, their inadequate treatment in orthodox economic theory, and their historical background in the pre-capitalist and capitalist eras. It then assesses various alternatives to orthodox theory, categorised as social/cultural, structural, functional and ethical approaches. Among the alternatives considered are institutionalist accounts, Marxian views, network models, performativity arguments, field theories, Austrian views and ethical notions of fair trade. A key finding of the book is that these diverse approaches, valuable as they are, could present a more effective challenge to orthodoxy if they were less disparate. Possibilities are investigated for a more unified theoretical alternative to orthodoxy. Unlike most studies of markets, this book adopts a fully interdisciplinary viewpoint expressed in accessible, non-technical language. Ideas are brought together from heterodox economics, social theory, critical realism, as well as other social sciences such as sociology, anthropology and geography. Anybody seeking a broad critical survey of the theoretical analysis of markets will find this book useful and it will be of great interest to economists, social scientists, students and policy-makers.

Biological Interactions on Materials Surfaces

By David A. Puleo,Rena Bizios
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Isbn Code : 9780387981611
  • Number of Pages : 429
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Reviews : 843
  • Pdf File: biological-interactions-on-materials-surfaces.pdf

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Success or failure of biomaterials, whether tissue engineered constructs, joint and dental implants, vascular grafts, or heart valves, depends on molecular-level events that determine subsequent responses of cells and tissues. This book presents the latest developments and state-of-the-art knowledge regarding protein, cell, and tissue interactions with both conventional and nanophase materials. Insight into these biomaterial surface interactions will play a critical role in further developments in fields such as tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, and biocompatibility of implanted materials and devices. With chapters written by leaders in their respective fields, this compendium will be the authoritative source of information for scientists, engineers, and medical researchers seeking not only to understand but also to control tissue-biomaterial interactions.

Homo Deus

By Yuval Noah Harari
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  • Publisher : Signal
  • Isbn Code : 0771038690
  • Number of Pages : 450
  • Category : History
  • Reviews : 955
  • Pdf File: homo-deus.pdf

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International Bestseller From the author of the international bestseller Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind comes an extraordinary new book that explores the future of the human species. Yuval Noah Harari, author of the bestselling Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, envisions a not-too-distant world in which we face a new set of challenges. In Homo Deus, he examines our future with his trademark blend of science, history, philosophy and every discipline in between. Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the twenty-first century – from overcoming death to creating artificial life. It asks the fundamental questions: Where do we go from here? And how will we protect this fragile world from our own destructive powers? This is the next stage of evolution. This is Homo Deus. War is obsolete You are more likely to commit suicide than be killed in conflict Famine is disappearing You are at more risk of obesity than starvation Death is just a technical problem Equality is out – but immortality is in What does our future hold?