Download E-books The Official Guide to Christmas in the South: Or, If You Can't Fry It, Spraypaint It Gold PDF

By David C. Barnette

No position celebrates Christmas like Dixie, and with this fascinating, funny advisor, an individual can the right way to deck the halls, Southern style

It's the single time of the yr while either the divine and debutantes take middle level in an ideal hurricane of scorching glue and cheese grits: Christmas. yet effectively navigating throughout the vacation season might be extra complicated than Santa's dead night trip. There are pitfalls warmer than any chimney -- and social events extra slippery than any roof! yet now The legit consultant to Christmas within the South has arrived to bare the finer and occasionally unstated information of Dixie etiquette.

Perfect for a real Southerner's espresso desk or an imposter's survival advisor, The reliable consultant to Christmas within the South is the reward that may keep it up regifting season after season.

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Download E-books Hungarian Rhapsodies: Essays on Ethnicity, Identity, and Culture PDF

By Richard Teleky

Just like the popular American author Edmund Wilson, who started to examine Hungarian on the age of sixty five, Richard Teleky all started his examine of that tough language as an grownup. in contrast to Wilson, he's a third-generation Hungarian American with a powerful wish to know how his ethnic heritage has affected the process his existence. He writes with readability, belief, and humor a few topic of significance to many North american citizens - reconciling their modern id with a history from one other kingdom. yet greater than a suite of essays on ethnicity by way of a skilled author, the e-book is dependent to percentage with the reader insights on language, literature, artwork, and group from a cultural viewpoint. The ebook can also be unified by means of the author's realization to yes issues, together with the which means of multiculturalism, the ability of a language to form one's considering, the patience of anti-Semitism, the importance of displacement and nostalgia in emigration, the significance of figuring out the earlier, the necessity for a story culture within the writing of fiction, and the facility of books in imperative Europe. as a result of its interdisciplinary nature, the ebook makes a contribution to numerous fields: vital eu and Hungarian experiences; North American immigrant and ethnic stories; modern literature; comparative literature; and pop culture.

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Download E-books Beyond the Founders: New Approaches to the Political History of the Early American Republic PDF

In pursuit of a extra subtle and inclusive American background, the participants to Beyond the Founders suggest new instructions for the learn of the political historical past of the republic earlier than the Civil battle. In methods formal and casual, symbolic and tactile, this political global encompassed blacks, ladies, marketers, and local american citizens, in addition to the Adamses, Jeffersons, and Jacksons, all suffering of their personal how one can form the recent state and convey their rules of yank democracy.

Taking notion from the hot cultural and social histories, those political historians express that the early historical past of the USA was once not only the made from a number of "founding fathers," yet used to be additionally marked through common and passionate renowned involvement; print media extra politically effective than that of later eras; and political conflicts and impacts that crossed strains of race, gender, and class.

Contributors:
John L. Brooke, The Ohio kingdom collage
Andrew R. L. Cayton, Miami collage (Ohio)
Saul Cornell, The Ohio kingdom University
Seth Cotlar, Willamette University
Reeve Huston, Duke collage
Nancy Isenberg, college of Tulsa
Richard R. John, collage of Illinois at Chicago
Albrecht Koschnik, Florida country collage
Rich Newman, Rochester Institute of Technology
Jeffrey L. Pasley, collage of Missouri, Columbia
Andrew W. Robertson, urban collage of recent York
William G. coloration, Lehigh University
David Waldstreicher, Temple University
Rosemarie Zagarri, George Mason University

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Download E-books D. H. Lawrence and the Phallic Imagination: Essays on Sexual Identity and Feminist Misreading PDF

By Peter Balbert

This publication goals to interpret 5 fictional works of D.H. Lawrence in the course of the novelist's primary notions approximately sexual id and self-definition. Peter Balbert considers similar styles of what he calls feminist misreadings and a few suggestive speculations by way of Norman Mailer on a recognizable dialectic of affection, intercourse and ego in Lawrence's artwork. the writer makes an attempt to reply to the revisionist assaults on Lawrence and to spotlight the profundity of his fulfillment.

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Download E-books Reason and Education: Essays in Honor of Israel Scheffler PDF

By Harvey Siegel (auth.), Harvey Siegel (eds.)

Israel Scheffler is the pre-eminent thinker of schooling within the English-speaking international this day. This quantity collects seventeen unique, invited papers on Scheffler's philosophy of schooling through students from all over the world. The papers tackle the big variety of themes that Scheffler's paintings in philosophy of schooling has addressed, together with the goals of schooling, cognition and emotion, instructing, the language of schooling, technology schooling, ethical schooling, spiritual schooling, and human power. each one paper is through a reaction from Scheffler himself.
the gathering is vital interpreting for an individual all in favour of modern scholarship in philosophy of schooling, or with where of this singularly vital writer in it.

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Download E-books Causality, Method, and Modality: Essays in Honor of Jules Vuillemin (The Western Ontario Series in Philosophy of Science) PDF

Deservedly so, Jules Vuillemin is extensively revered and vastly sought after. it isn't easily that he has produced a wide physique of exceptional paintings, in lots of various parts of philosophy. Or that he combines to an strange measure rigorous criteria with a truly huge standpoint. or maybe that during his path-breaking bills of algebra, of !)escartes, of Kant and of Russell, he confirmed in new and profound methods how the histories of technology and philosophy may be used to light up one another. it's also that he has pursued the applying of formal strategies and the protection of liberal associations with an extraordinary singlemindedness and braveness. In a time and position the place the previous have been normally overlooked and the latter usually attacked, he carried on, at a few own fee, embodying a standard and perfect notion of the philosophical lifestyles, bridging nationwide adjustments. those that understand him additionally treasure his friendship. consistently curious, he delights in new evidence and new stories, and consistently heightens the belief of these round him. virtually each year, on the university de France he brought fresh classes consistently with clean and fruitful inSights. incredibly solicitous, he follows the lives of the households round him in nice element. The devotion of his scholars is legend. His own strength can be legend. many people have him bounding up the steps at a time or throughout the gardens of the Luxembourg, his wit and irony apace.

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Download E-books Voting Power and Procedures: Essays in Honour of Dan Felsenthal and Moshé Machover (Studies in Choice and Welfare) PDF

By Rudolf Fara, Dennis Leech, Maurice Salles

This selection of essays honouring Dan Felsenthal and Moshé Machover reconsiders foundational elements of the size of balloting energy. the explicit case of vote casting energy in two-tier platforms - for example the USA method and the european approach - is analysed. in addition significant strength indices - Penrose, Banzhaf, Shapley-Shubik and others are revisited. The e-book proposes new vote casting tactics and experiences famous systems and/or apportionment tools both from a technical or ancient standpoint.

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Download E-books Essays on Mathematical Robotics PDF

By Anuradha M. Annaswamy, Mandayam A. Srinivasan (auth.), John Baillieul, Shankar S. Sastry, Hector J. Sussmann (eds.)

The chapters during this ebook current a great exposition of modern advancements in either robotics and nonlinear keep watch over centering round "hyper-redundancy", hugely oscillatory inputs, optimum regulate, external differential platforms, and using common loops. The significant issues coated within the booklet are: adaptive keep watch over for a category of nonlinear structures, event-based movement making plans, nonlinear keep an eye on synthesis and direction making plans in robotics with designated emphasis on nonholonomic and "hyper-redundant" robot platforms, keep an eye on layout and stabilization of driftless affine keep watch over structures (of the kind bobbing up within the kinematic keep watch over of nonholonomic robot systems), regulate layout tools for Hamiltonian platforms and external differential platforms. The bankruptcy overlaying external differential platforms includes a particular advent to using external differential tools, together with the Goursat and prolonged Goursat general varieties and their software to direction making plans for nonholonomic platforms.

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