Itch, Clap, Pox: Venereal Disease in the Eighteenth-Century Imagination
A lively interdisciplinary study of how venereal disease was represented in eighteenth-century British literature and art
In eighteenth-century Britain, venereal disease was everywhere and nowhere: while physicians and commentators believed the condition to be widespread, it remained shrouded in secrecy,...
The ARTEMIS Mission
The ARTEMIS mission was initiated by skillfully moving the two outermost Earth-orbiting THEMIS spacecraft into lunar orbit to conduct unprecedented dual spacecraft observations of the lunar environment. ARTEMIS stands for Acceleration, Reconnection, Turbulence and Electrodynamics of the Moon's Interaction with the Sun. Indeed, this volume...
Managing NFS and NIS, 2nd Edition A modern computer system that's not part of a network is even more of an anomaly today than it was when we published the first edition of this book in 1991. But however widespread networks have become, managing a network and getting it to perform well can still be a problem.
Managing NFS and NIS, in a new edition based on Solaris 8,...
RSA Security's Official Guide to Cryptography
Learn how cryptography works--from the leading authority in e-security. Cryptography is one of the smartest ways to protect the information on your network and reduce the risk of security breaches and attacks from hackers. And because implementing cryptography is a complex process, you need the practical advice and proven techniques contained...
UNIX Network Programming, Volume 2: Interprocess Communications (2nd Edition) This book describes four different forms of IPC in detail:
- message passing (pipes, FIFOs, and message queues),
- synchronization (mutexes, condition variables, read-write locks, file and record locks, and semaphores),
- shared memory (anonymous and named), and
Space And Time
SPACE AND TIME BY EMILE BOREL Honorary Director of LEcole Normalc Supcrieure Professor of the Faculte des Sciences of Paris Member of the Institute BLACKIE SON LIMITED LONDON AND GLASGOW 1926 Preface The reader will not find here a didactic account of Einsteins theories. Such an account requires the use of the formulas of mathematical physics...
The Making of History's Greatest Star Map (Astronomers' Universe)
From prehistoric times, mankind has looked up at the night sky, and puzzled at the changing positions of the stars. How far away they are is a question that has confounded scientists for centuries. Over the last few hundred years, many scientific careers – and considerable resources – have been devoted to measuring their positions...
The Great Book of Questions and Answers: Over 1000 Questions and Answers
The universe is a huge open space made up of billions of galaxies and an even larger number of stars. Our galaxy is called the Milky Way. Our solar system, including the Sun, the planets and their moons, forms just a tiny part of the Milky Way.
The Great Book of Questions and Answers is a comprehensive, fact-packed reference book...
Operating systems are an essential part of any computer system. Similarly,
a course on operating systems is an essential part of any computer-science
education. This field is undergoing rapid change, as computers are now
prevalent in virtually every application, from games for children through the
most sophisticated planning...
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