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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by David Day (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 35 MB Overview: This gorgeous 150th anniversary edition of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland "is also a revelatory work of scholarship. "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland"--published 150 years ago in 1865--is a book many of us love and feel we know well. But it turns out we have only scratched the surface. Scholar David Day has spent many years down...

Authors of Science Fiction & Fantasy by Jeanne Nagle (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 6.9MB Overview: Fantastical realms, enchanted creatures, and imaginative technologies are but a few of the many elements that draw readers to the science fiction and fantasy genres of literature. Great science fiction and fantasy authors are skilled at blending the unfamiliar with the familiar, making their imaginative tales both grounded and, in some cases, prescient....

Underdog by Sue-Ann Levy (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 0.8 MB Overview: Hold onto your hats: popular and controversial Toronto city journalist Sue-Ann Levy -- a self-described nice, chubby, Jewish, gay, conservative girl -- takes on the establishment and establishment thinking in this provocative, honest, and insightful memoir that will surprise her fans and foes alike. Genre: Non-Fiction, Political Science Download link 1...

75 Classical Myths Condensed by David Mulroy (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 14.8 mb Overview: 75 Classical Myths Condensed from their Primary Sources is designed to familiarize students with these stories in the most economical and accessible way possible. This text provides condensed versions of the essential myths and legends of the Greeks and Romans, as told by their primary sources. The streamlined stories, which retain much of the drama,...

The Anatomy of Disgust by William Ian Miller (.PDF)

Requirements: pdf reader, 17.34 MB Overview: William Miller embarks on an alluring journey into the world of disgust, showing how it brings order and meaning to our lives even as it horrifies and revolts us. Our notion of the self, intimately dependent as it is on our response to the excretions and secretions of our bodies, depends on it. Cultural identities have frequent recourse to its...

The Girl in the Spider's Web by Daily Books (.ePUB)(.MOBI)+

Requirements: ePUB, MOBI, PDF or AZW3 Reader , 1.4MB Overview: The Girl in the Spider's Web, Eleven years after the sudden death of Stieg Larsson in 2004, David Lagercrantz agreed to take over the Millennium book series. The series, featuring the unforgettable character of Lisbeth Salander, will live on in The Girl in the Spider’s Web. Follow Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist as they...

Arrested Development by David C. Couper (.ePUB)+

Requirements: .ePUB .MOBI .AZW3 Reader | 3.4 MB Overview: Public protests crushed by police officers who look and act more like robots than peacekeepers. Gassing and pepper-spraying non-violent protesters. Racial profiling. Millions of dollars paid by cities each year to settle police misconduct cases. What is happening to our nation's police and what can we do about it? In this hard-hitting...

The Assessment of Learning... by John Heywood (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 3.20 mb Overview: Explores how we judge engineering education in order to effectively redesign courses and programs that will prepare new engineers for various professional and academic careers * Shows how present approaches to assessment were shaped and what the future holds * Analyzes the validity of teaching and judging engineering education * Shows the integral role...

The Age of Irreverence by Christopher Rea (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB reader, 27.3 MB Overview: The Age of Irreverence tells the story of why China’s entry into the modern age was not just traumatic, but uproarious. As the Qing dynasty slumped toward extinction, prominent writers compiled jokes into collections they called “histories of laughter.” In the first years of the Republic, novelists, essayists and illustrators alike...

Language Policy by Elisabeth Barakos, Johann W. Unger (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 7.5 MB Overview: This book brings together the fields of language policy and discourse studies from a multidisciplinary theoretical, methodological and empirical perspective. The chapters in this volume are written by international scholars active in the field of language policy and planning and discourse studies. The diverse research contexts range from education in...

The Soul, The Mind, and...by David Rosenfeld (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 2 MB Overview: Available for the first time in a single volume, this collection of papers by David Rosenfeld illuminates his thoughts and experiences about his fascinating, complicated and demanding work as a psychoanalyst. This book is based on various cases whose common factor is how the psychoanalytic setting is created: the internalization and realization inside the...

Why It Is Good to Be Good by John H. Riker (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 1 MB Overview: In Why It Is Good to be Good, John H. Riker argues that modernity, by undermining traditional religious and metaphysical grounds for moral belief, has left itself no way to explain why it is personally good to be a morally good person. Furthermore, modernity's regnant concept of the self as an independent agent organized around the optimal satisfaction of...

Project Based Learning by John Larmer (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 5.41 MB Overview: Project based learning (PBL) is gaining renewed attention with the current focus on college and career readiness and the performance-based emphases of Common Core State Standards, but only high-quality versions can deliver the beneficial outcomes that schools want for their students. It's not enough to just do projects. Today's projects need to be...

IMF & the World Bank by Ariel Buira (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 3 MB Overview: The papers included in this book cover different aspects of the governance of the Bretton Woods institutions. They explore different options for reform and show that enhancing the participation of developing and emerging market countries in resolving the major monetary and financial problems confronting the world economy, would improve global economic...

Smart Power by Ted Galen Carpenter (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 2 MB Overview: Foreign policy expert Ted Galen Carpenter confronts the global challenges America faces, outlining a practical strategy that protects America's security while avoiding unnecessary and unrewarding military adventures. Genre: Non-Fiction > Education Download link 1 Download link 2...

The Long Game by Derek Chollet (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1 MB Overview: Authoritative and original, The Long Game is a controversial assessment of President Obama's foreign policy legacy. Too often, critical discussions concerning American foreign policy are divorced from the political reality in which leaders face choices and make decisions. Here, consummate White House insider Derek Chollet corrects common misperceptions to...

Electronic Structure Calculations by Ross C. Walker (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 8mb Overview: "Electronic Structure Calculations on Graphics Processing Units: From Quantum Chemistry to Condensed Matter Physics provides an overview of computing on graphics processing units (GPUs), a brief introduction to GPU programming, and the latest examples of code developments and applications for the most widely used electronic structure methods. The book...

Handbook of Battery Materials by Claus Daniel et al (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 28mb Overview: A one-stop resource for both researchers and development engineers, this comprehensive handbook serves as a daily reference, replacing heaps of individual papers.This second edition features twenty percent more content with new chapters on battery characterization, process technology, failure mechanisms and method development, plus updated information on...

Quantum Theory by Christopher Norris (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 1.11 MB Overview: This book is a critical introduction to the long-standing debate concerning the conceptual foundations of quantum mechanics and the problems it has posed for physicists and philosophers from Einstein to the present. Quantum theory has been a major infulence on postmodernism, and presents significant problems for realists. Keeping his own realist...

Constraint Satisfaction Problems by Khaled Ghedira (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 3mb Overview: Constraint Satisfaction Problems (CSP) continues to receive increased attention because of both their high complexity and their omnipresence in academic, industrial and even real life problems. That is why they are the subject of intense research in both artificial intelligence and operations research. This book introduces the classic CSP and details...

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