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A Gift of Fire: Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues for Computing Technology, 4th Edition

A Gift of Fire: Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues for Computing Technology, 4e is ideal for courses in Computer Ethics and Computers and Society. It is also a useful reference for computer science professionals or anyone interested in learning more about computing technology and its overarching impact. Sara Baase explores the social, legal, philosophical, ethical, political, constitutional, and economic implications of computing and ...

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The Military Conquest of the Prairie

The Military Conquest of the Prairie is a study on the final wars on the prairie from the Native American perspective. When the reservation system took hold about one-third of tribes stayed permanently there, one-third during the harsh winter months, and the last third remained on what the government termed unceded territory, which Native Americans had the right to occupy by treaty. For the Federal government it was completely unacce...

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Der Prophet der Deutschen

Das Buch bietet eine kritische Literaturgeschichte der Lutherbilder von der Reformationszeit bis zur Gegenwart. Fünf Jahrhunderte lang haben sich viele Autoren über das welthistorische Individuum Martin Luther geäußert und es literarisch darzustellen versucht, von Hans Sachs über Herder, Goethe und Kleist bis hin zu Thomas Mann, Dieter Forte und Rolf Hochhuth. Luther wurde mit den verschiedensten literarischen Mitteln und Effekten in...

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Variations on the Canon

Charles Rosen, the pianist and man of letters, is perhaps the single most influential writer on music of the past half-century. While Rosen's vast range as a writer and performer is encyclopedic, it has focused particularly on the living "canonical" repertory extending from Bach to Boulez. Inspired in its liveliness and variety of critical approaches by Charles Rosen's challenging work, Variations on the Canon offers original essays ...

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Economic Issues Today: Alternative Approaches, Eighth Edition

Written in non-technical, everyday language that is accessible to the undergraduate audience, and requiring no background in economic analysis, this acclaimed text provides a unique approach to understanding what the practice of economics is all about. The authors address fourteen current economic issues, covering both micro- and macro-economics, and offer analyses and proposed solutions for each from Conservative, Liberal, and Radic...

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Mythical Monsters in Classical Literature

This engaging, readable yet impeccably scholarly investigation of monsters in Classical literature will entertain and stimulate as well as inform. It covers all the major mythical monsters mentioned by Greek and Roman authors (Medusa, Polyphemus, the Minotaur, Sphinx, Harpies, Sirens, Cerberus, Chimaera, and many more) along with Classical precursors of vampires, werewolves and the living dead. Versions of these creatures that appear...

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Exploring Integrated Science

Why is rubber elastic? Why are leaves green? Why can a gecko climb a wall? Answering these and a myriad of other puzzles of nature, Exploring Integrated Science shows how the simplest questions that arise from our daily experiences can lead us through a chain of reasoning that explains some of the most fascinating principles of science. Written in a non-technical, entertaining style to engage those without a science background while ...

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Next Steps in Machine Quilting—Free-Motion & Walking-Foot Designs

Free-motion quilters, rejoice! Natalia Bonner is back, with a book that boasts 50 new modern, sophisticated designs for quilters of all skill levels. Natalia's tips on supplies, embellishments, layering, and basting open up a world of endless possibilities. From a variety of simpler straight-line and free-motion motifs to intricate designs that modernize more traditional patterns, you're sure to find a project to dive into that will ...

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Ice Cream Happy Hour

INTOXICATINGLY DELICIOUS ICE CREAM Perfect for a fun party treat or special occasion dessert, these homemade frozen delights not only taste amazing, they also serve up a surprising kick—the shot of booze in each cup. Follow the authors’ clever technique by adding a generous pour of spirits to your homemade ice cream and you’ll soon be impressing family, friends and party guests with the coolest of 21-and-over desserts. Ice Cream Happ...

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A Week in the Zone: A Quick Course in the Healthiest Diet for You

A national bestseller for more than three years in hardcover, The Zone has introduced millions of people worldwide to a breakthrough approach to dieting based on Novel Prize–winning scientific research. Treating food as the most powerful drug available, The Zone plan shows how food, when used unwisely, can be toxic. Used wisely however, it will take anyone into the Zone, a state of exceptional health familiar to champion athletes. No...