Getting Here From There

Author: Margaret R. Miles
Publisher: Casemate Publishers
ISBN: 0718892631
Size: 10.41 MB
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Getting Here From There from the Author: Margaret R. Miles. This book of conversations between Margaret R. Miles and Hiroko Sakomura compares the experiences of two women who grew up in different societies, with different educations, different professions, and different religious orientations. Reflecting on the ways in which Japanese and American societies inhibited and enabled them, these two women share their struggles, difficulties, and achievements. All of this is set in the context of the feminist movement, one of the most radical social movements in the twentieth century, as women are gaining increments of equality with men in designing and administering the institutions of public life with opportunities, dangers, and rewards. This is a moment in which a critical mass of women 'want it all now' in the best sense of the phrase, seeking to preserve and reinterpret traditional values while exercising their capabilities and skills both in the home and in public life. This book is the memoir of two women's painful and joyful experiences in 'getting here from there'.

Follow That Arrow

Author: Gwen Van Velsor
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780692669440
Size: 78.22 MB
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Follow That Arrow from the Author: Gwen Van Velsor. After losing her center, her marriage, and her future in one stroke, Gwen Van Velsor set off to find a new path. She traveled across the United States before finding her way to the Camino de Santiago, a journey that would redefine her life. Her story is a reflection on love, faith and the food that got her here from there.

Atheism Explained

Author: David Ramsay Steele
Publisher: Open Court Publishing
ISBN: 0812696379
Size: 25.53 MB
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Atheism Explained from the Author: David Ramsay Steele. "Explains and evaluates the principal rationale for and against belief in God, and argues in favor of atheism"--Provided by publisher.

Nick S Story

Author: Nicholas Bilotti
Publisher: Archway Publishing
ISBN: 1480833606
Size: 34.65 MB
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Nick S Story from the Author: Nicholas Bilotti. Nick’s Story is a bittersweet retelling of family love, personal struggle and deceit, as well as unfortunate and unexpected betrayals in trust. The events take place in a tumultuous nine-year period in the author’s life, culminating in a remarkable ending.

Flying Saucers And Science

Author: STANTON T. FRIEDMAN
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1442971118
Size: 54.52 MB
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Flying Saucers And Science from the Author: STANTON T. FRIEDMAN.

Ufos Real Or Imagined

Author: Stanton T. Friedman
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 1448848385
Size: 28.34 MB
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Ufos Real Or Imagined from the Author: Stanton T. Friedman. Presents an investigation into UFO phenomena, discussing the explanations offered by various scientists, military organizations, and aviators for UFO sightings and evaluating the probability of alien life forms visiting Earth.

Imagining Creation

Author: Markham J. Geller
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 904742297X
Size: 18.43 MB
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Imagining Creation from the Author: Markham J. Geller. Imagining Creation discusses a wide selection of creation stories from different cultures, regions, and periods, from the Ancient Near East and India, Bible and Koran, to modern Africa and Europe.

Tales Of The Quantum

Author: Art Hobson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019938424X
Size: 70.40 MB
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Tales Of The Quantum from the Author: Art Hobson. Everybody has heard that we live in a world made of atoms. But far more fundamentally, we live in a universe made of quanta. Many things are not made of atoms: light, radio waves, electric current, magnetic fields, Earth's gravitational field, not to mention exotica such a neutron stars, black holes, dark energy, and dark matter. But everything, including atoms, is made of highly unified or "coherent" bundles of energy called "quanta" that (like everything else) obey certain rules. In the case of the quantum, these rules are called "quantum physics." This is a book about quanta and their unexpected, some would say peculiar, behavior--tales, if you will, of the quantum. The quantum has developed the reputation of being capricious, bewildering, even impossible to understand. The peculiar habits of quanta are certainly not what we would have expected to find at the foundation of physical reality, but these habits are not necessarily bewildering and not at all impossible or paradoxical. This book explains those habits--the quantum rules--in everyday language, without mathematics or unnecessary technicalities. While most popular books about quantum physics follow the topic's scientific history from 1900 to today, this book follows the phenomena: wave-particle duality, fundamental randomness, quantum states, superpositions (being in two places at once), entanglement, non-locality, Schrodinger's cat, and quantum jumps, and presents the history and the scientists only to the extent that they illuminate the phenomena.

The Five Books Of Abraham Moses

Author: Abraham M. Mann
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1491789174
Size: 52.40 MB
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The Five Books Of Abraham Moses from the Author: Abraham M. Mann. The Five Books of [Abraham] Moses: An Autobiographical Narrative gives voice to the honest and unpretentious recollections of Abraham M. Mann, born into a rabbinic family, educated at distinguished institutions, and seasoned by years of service as an Orthodox rabbi. In five books the author reveals his origins, shares the adventures of growing up, and takes stock of his adult years. As he tells his life’s story, he muses about his options: computer scientist or rabbi. He reasons that the former requires great labor and some luck to achieve respectability, but, he concludes, “As a rabbi, I would begin my professional life on a high. I would be top banana, king of the mountain, master of my domain. I would enjoy immediate respect. Decisions made might be challenged periodically, but in the end, I would win out. God was on my side. Why start at the bottom, when I could start at the top? The decision was simple enough. Practicality ruled the day.” From that pivotal moment, the direction of his life changes, bringing challenges and joys. The Five Books of [Abraham] Moses: An Autobiographical Narrative reveals the contours—the bumps and the vistas alike—of the terrain through which the author journeys. If you appreciate the details of a well told story, the honesty of an individual who shares willingly, and the humor that arises to make the difficulties in life surmountable, then this autobiography will reward you for reading its story.

Investment Banking

Author: S. Davis
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230001114
Size: 65.44 MB
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Investment Banking from the Author: S. Davis. As the global investment banking business enters its third year of lower revenues following the peak year of 2000, Bank management must address a host of issues: Business mix, Cost Management Risk, aligning interests of professionals with stockholders and attracting and leading a unique team of professionals. Based on an extensive interview series with over 50 banking professionals and independent experts, this book defines best practice in addressing each issue. It concludes with the outlook for the medium term expressed by interviewees as well as by the author's own views.