Analyzing Linguistic Data : a Practical Introduction to by R. H. Baayen

By R. H. Baayen

An easy advent to the statistical research of language facts, designed for college kids with a non-mathematical background.

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The Road To Kosovo: A Balkan Diary by Greg Campbell

By Greg Campbell

Up-to-date with new chapters from his newest 1999 journey to Kosovo, the writer observes the on-the-ground impression of the peace contract with Milosevic and the NATO peacekeepers efforts to fix the regionThis first-person, on-the-road trip event takes us via the most risky and hate-filled areas on earth-the former republics of Yugoslavia-and right into a land nonetheless reeling from months of brutal strive against. advised in a fast moving, rollicking variety thats humorous, unhappy, considerate, and from time to time scary, the line to Kosovo exhibits us conflict and the fight for peace during the eyes of a tender journalist. new concluding chapters, written after the authors 1999 stopover at to Kosovo, offer a unprecedented, on-the-ground overview of the effect of the NATO peacekeeping venture and the peace contract with Milosevic. The poignant scenes of dying, confusion, and hopelessness that Campbell observes -not from media tents yet from the houses of locals, of their bars, and at the part of the road-hearken ominously again to the 1st days of the peace project in Bosnia. A shiny, uneasy photo emerges of a area proof against lasting peace.

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Literacy, Economy, and Power: Writing and Research after by John Duffy, Visit Amazon's Julie Nelson Christoph Page,

By John Duffy, Visit Amazon's Julie Nelson Christoph Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Julie Nelson Christoph, , Eli Goldblatt, Nelson Graff, Visit Amazon's Rebecca S. Nowacek Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Rebecca S. Nowac

Following at the groundbreaking contributions of Deborah Brandt’s Literacy in American Lives—a literacy ethnography exploring how usual american citizens were tormented by adjustments in literacy, public schooling, and constructions of power—Literacy, economic system, and Power expands Brandt’s imaginative and prescient, exploring the relevance of her theoretical framework because it pertains to literacy practices in numerous present and historic contexts, in addition to in literacy’s increasing and worldwide destiny. Bringing together scholars from rhetoric, composition, and literacy reports, the publication bargains 13 engrossing essays that reach and problem Brandt’s observation at the dynamics among literacy and power.

The essays conceal many subject matters, together with the editor of the 1st local American newspaper, the function of a local Hawaiian in bringing literacy to his domestic islands, the impact of convents and academies on nineteenth-century literacy, and the way forward for globalized electronic literacies. members contain Julie Nelson Christoph, Ellen Cushman, Kim Donehower, Anne Ruggles Gere, Eli Goldblatt, Harvey J. Graff, Gail E. Hawisher, Bruce Horner, David A. Jolliffe, Rhea Estelle Lathan, Min-Zhan Lu, Robyn Lyons-Robinson, Carol Mattingly, Beverly J. Moss, Paul past, Cynthia L. Selfe, Michael W. Smith, and Morris younger. Literacy, financial system, and Power additionally positive factors an creation exploring the scholarly influence of Brandt’s paintings, written through editors John Duffy, Julie Nelson Christoph, Eli Goldblatt, Nelson Graff, Rebecca Nowacek, and Bryan Trabold. a useful instrument for literacy reports on the graduate or expert point, Literacy, financial system, and Power offers readers with a wide-ranging view of the paintings being performed in literacy stories this day and issues to methods researchers could technique the research of literacy within the future.

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Travel in the Byzantine World: Papers from the Thirty-Fourth by Ruth Macrides

By Ruth Macrides

This quantity within the SPBS sequence makes a extraordinary contribution to our realizing either one of the facts for trip, and of the realities and perceptions of communications within the Byzantine global. 4 features of go back and forth within the Byzantine international, from the sixth to the fifteenth century, are tested: technicalities of trip on land and sea, reasons of go back and forth, overseas viewers' perceptions of Constantinople, and the illustration of the commute event in photos and in written debts. assets used to light up those features contain descriptions of trips, pilot books, bilingual note lists, shipwrecks, monastic records, yet because the beginning paper exhibits the diversity of such assets may be a long way wider than as a rule meant. The members spotlight street and commute stipulations for horses and people, forms of ships and velocity of sea trips, the character of exchange within the Mediterranean, the continuity of pilgrimage to the Holy Land, and attitudes towards trip. styles of verbal exchange within the Mediterranean are printed via distribution of ceramic unearths, letter collections, and the unfold of the plague.

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Mission Mongolia: Two Men, One Van, No Turning Back by David Treanor

By David Treanor

Review"'The advisor ebook warns that if you happen to force over a lifeless marmot the fleas which hold the plague are published into the vehicle's air flow system.' Geoff's voice had risen a number of octaves as he pondered the perils which lay forward. 'Well, all i will recommend is that we force around them. And you would greater make certain your will is in order.' I chuckled. Geoff did not. 'I already have,' he replied." Product Description'It was once an empty panorama now with large horizons in each course, a compressed, steam-rollered desolate tract the place guy had no position . We lacked the abilities to hold out even easy fixes. If the van stopped operating we have been caught. nobody knew the place we have been and our final cellphone sign were one hundred fifty miles away.' Fifty-something and bored with arguing with John Humphrys over the day's headlines, newshounds Geoff Stayton and David Treanor came upon themselves eagerly volunteering for redundancy. yet instead of easing into retirement with the peculiar around of golfing, they made up our minds to shop for a van and force off to Mongolia. good, it gave the impression of a good suggestion on the time - In an epic trip via Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Siberia and around the Gobi barren region, they realize extra approximately one another in a couple of weeks than they did sharing an workplace for years. mendacity in wait are crooked law enforcement officials, bent border guards and dodgy mechanics, but additionally welcoming and curious locals, desirous to aid the pair on their challenge.
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Alternate Realities: Mathematical Models of Nature and Man by John L. Casti

By John L. Casti

Compliment for exchange Realities Mathematical types of Nature and guy "???covers the foremost issues thoroughly and safely in the context of present wisdom. certainly, to my wisdom, there isn't any ebook which does so approximately as thoroughly and well." ???George Leitmann, collage of California, Berkeley "Surveys an intensive quantity of contemporary mathematics???introduces and descriptions a few of these uncomplicated sleek rules for the non-specialist." ???Donald G. Saari, Northwestern college "A refined and glossy textual content on mathematical modelling???much extra complete than any of its opponents presently at the market." ???George Klir, nation collage of recent York at Binghamton "Casti???s method is courageous in developing conceptual mappings among truth and mathematical notions. The booklet is pioneering in nature." ???Myron B. Allen, college of WyomingAn Instructor's handbook featuring precise recommendations to the entire difficulties within the ebook is accessible from the Wiley editorial division.

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Environmental Health and Safety for Hazardous Waste Sites by Richard C Barth, Patricia D. George, Ronald H. Hill

By Richard C Barth, Patricia D. George, Ronald H. Hill

This useful program of OSHA laws for dangerous waste websites is a superb place to begin for knowing and controlling chemical dangers. significant issues contain federal rules in 29 CFR 1910.120; the fundamentals of chemical attractiveness, overview, and safeguard, and alertness of the fundamental rules. Charts, graphs, and pictures make this perfect for the study room.
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Of worlds beyond; the science of science fiction writing by Heinlein, Robert Anson; Eshbach, Lloyd Arthur

By Heinlein, Robert Anson; Eshbach, Lloyd Arthur

Seven recognized technology fiction authors current essays at the technological know-how and artwork of writing technology fiction. they give beneficial information and insights to the author breaking into technological know-how fiction, and provides the overall reader interesting behind-the-scenes info on how tales are constructed.

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Wild as it Gets: Wanderings of a Bemused Naturalist by Don Pinnock

By Don Pinnock

What is your cat as much as when you are no longer round? Do dragons exist? Are clouds alive? Why did 3 males probability their lives for a unmarried penguin egg? those are only some of the questions and tales wondered over through award-winning go back and forth author and naturalist Don Pinnock during this assortment assembled from years of wandering round Africa. A humorous, pleasing and thought-provoking publication.

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