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Although this is a textbook written for young people, its applications are much broader: the person thinking about career change; the young parent; the new grandparent; the spiritual leader/planner. "Charting Your Course is based on Seven Health Principles. Each principle identifies a vital area of life and presents a healthy orientation toward that area. The seven areas are attitude, personal values, holistic health, relationships, community, the natural world, and service to others."
The Vietnam War remains a major point of reference in discussions of U.S. foreign policy and national character. The lessons and legacies of the most divisive event in U.S. history in the twentieth century are hotly debated to this day. Written by a renowned scholar of the conflict, The Columbia Guide to the Vietnam War provides students and researchers with the materials to think seriously about the conflict's many paradoxes and ramifications.
Lively, surprising, yet filled with solid economic content, Economics by Example is for students who want to understand why they should study economics while in the process of learning it This concise paperback introduces economic principles in the context of real-life applications, with much to say about how the economic way of thinking can improve students' decisions. Economics by Example was created to support traditional texts but it can also be used on its own, in courses requiring minimal mathematics or graphical analysis.
"A remarkable account of Britain's last stand in Kenya. This is imperial history at its very best."--John Hope Franklin In "a gripping narrative that is all but impossible to put down" (Joseph C. Miller), Histories of the Hanged exposes the long-hidden colonial crimes of the British in Kenya. This groundbreaking work tells how the brutal war between the colonial government and the insurrectionist Mau Mau between 1952 and 1960 dominated the final bloody decade of imperialism in East Africa. Using extraordinary new evidence, David Anderson puts the colonial government on trial with eyewitness testimony from over 800 court cases and previously unseen archives. His research exonerates the Kikuyu rebels; hardly the terrorists they were thought to be; and reveals the British to be brutal aggressors in a "dirty war" that involved leaders at the highest ranks of the British government. This astonishing piece of scholarship portrays a teetering colonial empire in its final phase; employing whatever military and propaganda methods it could to preserve an order that could no longer hold.
Krugman's Microeconomics for AP* combines the successful storytelling, vivid examples, and clear explanations of Paul Krugman and Robin Wells with the AP* expertise of Margaret Ray and David Anderson. In this exciting new AP text, Ray and Anderson successfully marry Krugman's engaging approach and captivating writing with content based on The College Board's AP Economics Course outline, all while focusing on the specific needs and interests of high school teachers and students.
This book presents the goals that drive the developers of the best-known peer-to-peer systems, the problems they've faced, and the technical solutions they've found. The contributors are leading developers of well-known peer-to-peer systems, such as Gnutella, Freenet, Jabber, Popular Power, SETI@Home, Red Rover, Publius, Free Haven, Groove Networks, and Reputation Technologies. Topics include metadata, performance, trust, resource allocation, reputation, security, and gateways between systems.
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