How to Lie with Maps Originally published to wide acclaim, this lively, cleverly illustrated essay on the use and abuse of maps teaches us how to evaluate maps critically and promotes a healthy skepticism about these easy-to-manipulate models of reality. Monmonier shows that, despite their immense value, maps lie. In fact, they must.
Don't Panic with Mechanics! The ultimate companion in classical horror discipline of engineering science! Contents of the book are the basics of mechanics as treated in engineering and physical sciences: Statics, Elastostatics, Kinematics & Kinetics in unconventional, humorous presentation with many cartoons, funny explanations and a chapter containing several exercises...
Understanding Tcp/ip: A Clear And Comprehensive Guide This book covers in detail the Open System Interconnection (OSI) reference model and the TCP/IP protocols that operate that different layers. Its coverage includes various application protocols. The authors explain in an easy-to-read style networking concepts and protocols, with examples that make the book a practical guide in addition to its... Don't Let Me Down: A Memoir
A fierce, vivid memoir about a father-daughter relationship steeped in God, rebellion, and the Beatles.
Erin Hosier’s coming-of-age was full of contradiction. Born into the turbulent 1970s, she was raised in rural Ohio by lapsed hippies who traded 1960s rock ‘n’ roll for 1950s-era Christian hymns....
Secrets of the Cat: Its Lore, Legend, and Lives
What is really going on behind those luminous feline eyes?
Affectionate yet aloof, intelligent and inquisitive yet dangerously careless, the more-or-less domesticated house cat intrigues us as no other animal can. Now Barbara Holland offers cat lovers a fascinating, funny, and refreshingly candid look at their feline companions:...
The Engaging Leader: Winning with Today's Free Agent Workforce
During the summer of 1999, I was reading about the collapse of
the Colorado Rockies baseball team under manager Jim Leyland.
Leyland came to Colorado as a high-priced savior, but he and the
team never meshed. Things got so bad that he announced his resignation
before the first season was over. This came as a mystery to
the... Google Hacking for Penetration Testers, Volume 2 A self-respecting Google hacker spends hours trolling the Internet for juicy stuff. Firing off search after search, they thrive on the thrill of finding clean, mean, streamlined queries and get a real rush from sharing those queries and trading screenshots of their findings. I know because Ive seen it with my own eyes. As the founder of the Google...
Student's Guide to Calculus I
This Student Guide i s exceptional, maybe even unique, among such guides in that its author, Fred Soon, was actually a student user of the textbook during one of the years we were writing and debugging the book. (He was one of the best students that year, by the way.) Because of h i s background, Fred has taken, i n the Guide, the point of...
There's No Manual: Honest and Gory Wisdom About Having a Baby
The info-packed, truth-telling guide expectant and new mothers have been screaming into their pillows for.
So you're making a person...and no one will stop telling you what to do about it. Your friends, your neighbors, your Uber driver--everyone is giving you unsolicited advice, to which Beth and Jackie...
Quicken 2006 for Starters : The Missing Manual
Intuit's Quicken is one of today's most popular and convenient ways to keep track of personal finances, and Quicken 2006 For Starters: The Missing Manual is the indispensable guide to using the program to simplify your finances and make the most of your money.
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