Empire: A New History of the World
A dazzling new history of the world told through the ten major empires of human civilization.
Eminent historian Paul Strathern opens the story of Empire with the Akkadian civilization, which ruled over a vast expanse of the region of ancient Mesopotamia, then turns to the immense Roman Empire,...
Seduction: A History From the Enlightenment to the Present
A brilliantly original history that explores the shifting cultural mores of courtship, told through the lives of remarkable women and men throughout history.
If sex has generally been a private matter, seduction has always been of intense public interest. Whether the stuff of front-page tabloid news, the...
Computer Programming Concepts and Visual Basic
Hardware refers to the machinery in a computer system (such as the monitor, keyboard, and
CPU) and software refers to a collection of instructions, called a program (or project), that
directs the hardware. Programs are written to solve problems or perform tasks on a computer.
Programmers translate the solutions or tasks into a... The Essential Family Guide to Caring for Older People
No one wants to think about getting older. It's true. At any age, when things are moving along normally day to day and everyone seems fit and well, there seems no reason to think about future problems that your friends and relatives might (and probably will) come across as they age. In fact, it might even seem a little morbid to...
Belief and Beyond: Adventures in Consciousness from the Upanishads to Modern Times
Belief and Beyond delves into the realm of the mystic - Adi Sankara, Allama Prabhu, Kabir, Nagarjuna, Gaudapada, Akka Mahadevi, Lalleshwari, Anandamayi Ma, Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, Sri Aurobindo, Ramana Maharshi, Nisargadatta Maharaj, Jiddu Krishnamurti, U.G. Krishnamurti, and the Buddha - bringing to life their spiritual quests and the...
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