Frommer's New Orleans 2011 (Frommer's Complete Guides)
New Orleans should come with a warning label. No,
no, not about hurricanes. Forget that. That’s like
solely identifying San Francisco and Los Angeles
with earthquakes. No, this is about the city itself. See,
there’s this group of residents whom locals call the “never
lefts.” They are the people who... Electromagnetic Wave Scattering from Random Rough Surfaces: Asymptotic Models
Electromagnetic wave scattering from random rough surfaces is an active, interdisciplinary area of research with myriad practical applications in fields such as optics, acoustics, geoscience and remote sensing.
Focusing on the case of random rough surfaces, this book presents classical asymptotic models used to describe...
Air and Spaceborne Radar Systems (Radar, Sonar, Navigation and Avionics)
The history of airborne radar is almost as old as that of radar itself. The improvement in detection range provided by an airborne platform was realised early during the Second World War, and the development of the cavity magnetron at almost the same time allowed higher radar frequencies and, hence, directive antennas to be used. Nowadays,...
Serial Killer Investigations
In 1977, FBI Special Agent Robert Ressler first used the term ‘serial killer’ after a visit to Bramshill Police Academy, near London, where someone referred to a ‘serial burglar’. The inspired coinage was soon in general use to describe killers such as necrophile Ed Kemper (ten victims), schizophrenic Herb Mullin (14),...
Vegan Lunch Box: 130 Amazing, Animal-Free Lunches Kids and Grown-Ups Will Love!
If you think vegan lunchtime means peanut butter and jelly day after day, think again! Based on the wildly popular blog of the same name, Vegan Lunch Box offers an amazing array of meat-free, egg-free, and dairy-free meals and snacks. All the recipes are organized into menus to help parents pack quick, nutritious, and irresistible...
The Gift in Antiquity
The Gift in Antiquity presents a collection of 14 original essays that apply French sociologist Marcel Mauss’s notion of gift-giving to the study of antiquity.
• Features a collection of original essays that cover such wide-ranging topics as vows in the Hebrew Bible; ancient Greek wedding gifts;...
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