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The Truth about Syria by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics(5.00 from 1 review)
A stock figure of modern political literature is the Latin American dictator, a beribboned generalissimo, overweight, corrupt, propping up rich landlords who live in luxury on the back of impoverished peasants, using the language of anti-Communism to justify crushing any possibility of reform. Clearly, such people were seen as villains.
The Courier Industry in Kenya: An In-depth Analysis by Eugene Orunga
Price: Free! Words: 8,090. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Essay » Business
The courier industry in Kenya has been experiencing exponential growth since its inception in the pre- independence era when it was being run by the East African British Government. The industry has grown to attract international firms operating together with local courier companies, security firms and bus service companies as they deliver items around the country. The level of use of technology h
James Joyce Reincarnated: The WordGuru, Glen Kealey by Don A Lashomb
Price: Free! Words: 29,900. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh(5.00 from 1 review)
In Canada there lives a most interesting man whose creativity, radical use of language, strange themes and wide range of thought are comparable only to James Joyce in his late period. But what is the difference and the value of Joyce having been a playful, literary author rather than a serious, deadpan guru? This study investigates.
Star Gods: Book Four of Seeds of a Fallen Empire by Anne Spackman
Price: Free! Words: 129,210. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 1 review)
In Star Gods, the action returns to an alien home world, where the alien Alessia is raised. Her mentor, Hinev, creates the immortality serum and tests it on his pupil, Alessia, who becomes one of her planet's intergalactic explorers. The explorers eventually visit the Earth of the ancient past on their long journey in space.
Istanbul Intrigues by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This is the story of Istanbul--but also of Turkey, the Balkans, and the eastern Mediterranean--during World War II, based on extensive interviews and the use of archives, especially those of the OSS, which I was the first to see for this region. The book is written as a cross between a scholarly work and a real-life thriller.
A new algorithm for developing multiobjective models with utility function in fuzzy environment for distribution centers location problem by mjafarian
Price: Free! Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Essay » Business
A new algorithm for developing multiobjective models with utility function in fuzzy environment for distribution centers location problem
Information Literacy in the Wild by Kristin Fontichiaro
Price: Free! Words: 43,580. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Essay » Technology
Edited by Kristin Fontichiaro. Foreword by Jeffrey MacKie-Mason. A collection of essays on the topic of information and digital literacy from multiple perspectives.
Norrköpingsandan, texter från Norrköpings Tidningar by Mats Granberg
Price: Free! Words: 53,510. Language: Swedish. Published: September 16, 2012 by Norrköpings Stadsbibliotek. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » General reference » Bibliographies & indices
In Norrköpingsandan, Mats Granberg gathered the best of his articles written for Norrköping Newspapers.
Plug-in and Live: Voices from the Digital Natives by Alecea Standlee
Price: Free! Words: 25,620. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Plug-in and Live: Voices from the Digital Natives is a collection of essays by 7 college students at Concord University. Through their guided examination of the cultural context of technology, video gaming culture, and social media, they share what it is like to be a digital native in the US. Compiled by Dr. Alecea Standlee, these essays provide a glimpse into the techno world of college students.
Small is Beautiful: 10 Years of Mini-ITX by VIA
Price: Free! Words: 16,850. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011 by MetaPlume. Categories: Essay » Technology
November 6th 2011 marks the 10 year anniversary of when VIA Technologies Inc. unveiled the VT6010 Mini-ITX reference design created by Robert Kuo. To mark the occasion we have put together the free "eBook title" eBook as a celebration of the past 10 years of innovation and creation inspired by the Mini-ITX form factor.
The Birthday by Ingrid Christensen
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Essay » Literature(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Harriet is in denial over her daughter turning sixteen. She does everything to avoid accepting the day finally arriving - including unwittingly casting a spell. Realising her mistake and in desperation she tries to fix what is no longer in her hands.
Essays in Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning by Gerry Stahl
Price: Free! Words: 70,940. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Software Development & Engineering / Tools
“Essays in CSCL” reflects on CSCL as a research field, situating Stahl’s work on the Virtual Math Teams Project and his theory of group cognition within CSCL. It describes the VMT research approach, technology, pedagogy and analysis methods. It presents findings that have emerged from the VMT Project about the nature of online interaction in CSCL. It concludes with reports of current work.
Long War for Freedom by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 98,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics(5.00 from 1 review)
This book foresaw the “Arab Spring” of 2011. It was obvious years before that the old Arab nationalist dictatorships had failed and were being challenged by two forces: liberal democracy advocates and revolutionary Islamists. While the Long War for Freedom focuses on the moderates, it also, by necessity, presents the worldview and strategy of the Islamists.