Subtle Is The Lord

Author: Abraham Pais
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780192806727
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Subtle is the Lord is widely recognized as the definitive scientific biography of Albert Einstein. The late Abraham Pais was a distinguished physicist turned historian who knew Einstein both professionally and personally in the last years of his life. His biography combines a profound understanding of Einstein's work with personal recollections from their years of acquaintance, illuminating the man through the development of his scientific thought.Pais examines the formulation of Einstein's theories of relativity, his work on Brownian motion, and his response to quantum theory with authority and precision. The profound transformation Einstein's ideas effected on the physics of the turn of the century is here laid out for the serious reader. Pais also fills many gaps in what we know of Einstein's life - his interest in philosophy, his concern with Jewish destiny, and his opinions of great figures from Newton to Freud. This remarkablevolume, written by a physicist who mingled in Einstein's scientific circle, forms a timeless and classic biography of the towering figure of twentieth-century science.

Handbook For Health Care Research

Author: Robert L. Chatburn
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 0763778052
Size: 11.74 MB
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"Handbook for Health Care Research, Second Edition, provides step-by-step guidelines for conducting and analyzing research, teaching students and practitioners how to implement research protocols and evaluate the results even if they lack experience or formal training in the research process. Features include easy reference of basic research procedures and definitions as well as information on how to determine the proper test to use and how to format information for computer entry. Statistical procedures and published findings are illustrated with real-world examples from health care practice in this user-friendly resource. Readers will also learn the research basics necessary to understand scientific articles in medical journals and discover how to write abstracts that will pass peer review. Handbook for Health Care Research, Second Edition, is an excellent tool to help students and practitioners become "educated consumers" of research and apply the principles of scientific analysis to provide a sound basis for patient care." --Book Jacket.

Security Interests In Personal Property

Author: Grant Gilmore
Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
ISBN: 9781886363816
Size: 17.48 MB
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Gilmore, Grant. Security Interests in Personal Property. Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1965. Two volumes. xxxiv, 651; xiii, 653-1508 pp. Reprinted 1999 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 99-10258. ISBN 1-886363-81-1. Cloth. $195. * Written by the late Grant Gilmore, Co-Reporter for Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code, this landmark work, often cited, is extremely well respected as an acknowledged authority in this area. Combines an engrossing account of the drafting of Article 9 as it emerged in its final form with important interpretive data relating to security interests. This title is the recipient of both the Order of the Coif and the James Barr Ames award. Now back in print and of continued relevance today.

How I Paid For College

Author: Marc Acito
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9780767919609
Size: 16.93 MB
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A deliciously funny romp of a novel about one overly theatrical and sexually confused New Jersey teenager’s larcenous quest for his acting school tuition It’s 1983 in Wallingford, New Jersey, a sleepy bedroom community outside of Manhattan. Seventeen-year-old Edward Zanni, a feckless Ferris Bueller–type, is Peter Panning his way through a carefree summer of magic and mischief. The fun comes to a halt, however, when Edward’s father remarries and refuses to pay for Edward to study acting at Juilliard. Edward’s truly in a bind. He’s ineligible for scholarships because his father earns too much. He’s unable to contact his mother because she’s somewhere in Peru trying to commune with Incan spirits. And, as a sure sign he’s destined for a life in the arts, Edward’s incapable of holding down a job. So he turns to his loyal (but immoral) misfit friends to help him steal the tuition money from his father, all the while practicing for his high school performance of Grease. Disguising themselves as nuns and priests, they merrily scheme their way through embezzlement, money laundering, identity theft, forgery, and blackmail. But, along the way, Edward also learns the value of friendship, hard work, and how you’re not really a man until you can beat up your father—metaphorically, that is. How I Paid for College is a farcical coming-of-age story that combines the first-person tone of David Sedaris with the byzantine plot twists of Armistead Maupin. It is a novel for anyone who has ever had a dream or a scheme, and it marks the introduction to an original and audacious talent.

The Print Revolution

Author: Tamasin Doe
Publisher: Gingko PressInc
ISBN: 1584235330
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The sudden flurry of color and rapid spread of busy prints is the result of the new ease of computer printing in fabric design. Pioneered by Brazilian/British design duo Basso & Brooke, the hyper-real digital technique has spread not just among the small experimental studios, but also to household name design houses like Chanel and Armani, and has been featured on popular television shows such as Project Runway. Following a discussion of how the current techniques have revolutionized hundreds of years of screen-printing, The Print Revolution is organized by an A-Z of keynote designers operating at this cutting edge of fashion. Highlights include selections from Lee Alexander McQueens last full show, a look at Mary Katrantzous innovative and exciting designs, the elegant work of celebrity favorite Prabal Gurung, and Erdem Moralioglus feminine and romantic designs. Accompanied by fashion photography, catwalk imagery, and close-up details of prints and patterns, and crucially supplemented by the designers own notebooks, impressions, quotations and influences, the book is an invaluable reference as well as a visual delight of the inspirations and creations that have given rise to the current explosion of interest in textile design. Tamasin Doe began her career as deputy fashion editor at the Evening Standard. She later became the fashion director of InStyle magazine and coauthored Patrick Cox: Wit, Irony, and Footwear.