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Fooled By Randomness : Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets (05 Edition)
Fooled By Randomness : Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets (05 Edition)
by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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Finally in paperback, the word-of-mouth sensation that will change the way you think about the markets and the world. This book is about luck: more precisely how we perceive luck in our personal and professional experiences. Set against the backdrop... (read more)

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Earth System (3RD 10 Edition)
Earth System (3RD 10 Edition)
by Lee R. Kump
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The first book of its kind to address the issues of global change from a true Earth systems perspective, The Earth System offers a solid emphasis on lessons from Earth's history that may guide decision-making in the future. The authors' systems... (read more)

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Living the Martial Way
Living the Martial Way
by Forrest E. Morgan
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A step-by-step approach to applying the Japanese warrior's mind set to martial training and daily life.... (read more)

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Fundamentals of Complex Analysis With Applications To Engineering, Science, and Mathematics (3RD 03 Edition)
Fundamentals of Complex Analysis With Applications To Engineering, Science, and Mathematics (3RD 03 Edition)
by Edward B. Saff
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*Early introduction of Euler's formula. *Applications to real world engineering problems. *Linear systems analysis used as a recurring application. *Thorough coverage of the uses of residue theory in evaluating integrals. *Applications of complex algebra... (read more)

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Dao of Taijiquan : Way To Rejuvenation ((Rev)01 Edition)
Dao of Taijiquan : Way To Rejuvenation ((Rev)01 Edition)
by Jou Tsung Hwa
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In The Dao of Taijiquan, the author, Jou, Tsung Hwa, himself bears witness to the ability of Tai-Chi to relieve the body of pent-up tension and rejuvenate the spirit in a thorough study of the techniques and classical texts of this ancient martial art... (read more)

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T'Ai Chi Ch'uan for Health and Self-Defense
T'Ai Chi Ch'uan for Health and Self-Defense
by Tt Liang
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For the student who has already mastered the basic postures, this book addresses itself to the philosophy behind the system of movements and to all the variations possible.... (read more)

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Combinatorial Optimization (98 Edition)
Combinatorial Optimization (98 Edition)
by Christos H. Papadimitriou
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This clearly written, mathematically rigorous text includes a novel algorithmic exposition of the simplex method and also discusses the Soviet ellipsoid algorithm for linear programming; efficient algorithms for network flow, matching, spanning trees... (read more)

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Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
by Simon Winchester
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Krakatoa is the eloquent narrative of the cataclysmic destruction in 1883 of the volcanic island of the same name. Killing nearly 40,000 people (mostly from the resultant tsunamis), this violent eruption was "the most violent explosion ever recorded and... (read more)

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Weeds ((Rev)87 Edition)
Weeds ((Rev)87 Edition)
by Alexander C. Martin
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This handy identification guide to the plants that cause billions of dollars annually in crop loss and control measures include information on: -The harm that weeds cause -Benefits from weeds -Major weed habitats Accurate full-color illustrations and... (read more)

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The Way of Analysis
The Way of Analysis
by Robert S Strichartz
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The Way of Analysis gives a thorough account of real analysis in one or several variables, from the construction of the real number system to an introduction of the Lebesgue integral. The text provides proofs of all main results, as well as motivations... (read more)

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Earth: Portrait of a Planet-text Only (4TH 12 Edition)
Earth: Portrait of a Planet-text Only (4TH 12 Edition)
by Stephen Marshak
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The Fourth Edition of Earth: Portrait of a Planet provides the perfect balance between an authoritative, yet accessible text and a stunning narrative art program. This makes it the book of choice for instructors and students, who all have their own... (read more)

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Spectrometric Identification of Organic Compounds (7TH 05 Edition)
Spectrometric Identification of Organic Compounds (7TH 05 Edition)
by Robert M. Silverstein
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Originally published in 1962, this was the first book to explore teh identification of organic compounds using spectroscopy. It provides a thorough introduction to the three areas of spectrometry most widely used in spectrometric identification: mass... (read more)

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Conceptual Physical Science (4TH 08 - Old Edition)
Conceptual Physical Science (4TH 08 - Old Edition)
by Paul G. Hewitt
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Conceptual Physical Science, 4/e  takes learning physical science to a new level by combining Hewitt's leading conceptual approach with a friendly writing style, stronger integration of the sciences, more quantitative coverage, and a... (read more)

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What Is a P-value Anyway? (10 Edition)
What Is a P-value Anyway? (10 Edition)
by Andrew Vickers
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What is a p-value Anyway? offers a fun introduction to the fundamental principles of statistics, presenting the essential concepts in thirty-four brief, enjoyable stories. Drawing on his experience as a medical researcher, Vickers blends insightful... (read more)

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Intermediate Algebra with Applications & Visualization
Intermediate Algebra with Applications & Visualization
by Gary K Rockswold
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The Rockswold/Krieger algebra series fosters conceptual understanding by using relevant applications and visualization to show students why math matters. It answers the common question “When will I ever use this?” Rockswold teaches students... (read more)

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Taekwondo : State of the Art (99 Edition)
Taekwondo : State of the Art (99 Edition)
by Sung Chul Whang
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A comprehensive instructional guide to the world's most popular martial art. 16-pp. photo insert. 350 illustrations. Media attention.... (read more)

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Introductory Mycology (4TH 96 Edition)
Introductory Mycology (4TH 96 Edition)
by Constantine J. Alexopoulos
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Revised and updated in accordance with modern taxonomic proposals, this edition offers a well-documented, logical and clear explanation of the structure and classification of fungi along with an introduction to physiological, biochemical, genetic and... (read more)

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Proofs and Refutations: The Logic of Mathematical Discovery
Proofs and Refutations: The Logic of Mathematical Discovery
by Imre Lakatos
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Proofs and Refutations is essential reading for all those interested in the methodology, the philosophy and the history of mathematics. Much of the book takes the form of a discussion between a teacher and his students. They propose various solutions to... (read more)

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Seacoast Life : an Ecological Guide To Natural Seashore Communities in North Carolina (80 Edition)
Seacoast Life : an Ecological Guide To Natural Seashore Communities in North Carolina (80 Edition)
by Judith M. Spitsbergen
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Designed primarily for field study, this book introduces the variety of species living in our diverse coastal setting, from sand dunes to salt marshes. Among the organisms identified are salt meadow hay, comb jellies, pipe fish, ghost crabs, sea... (read more)

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First Course in Stochastic Processes (2ND 75 Edition)
First Course in Stochastic Processes (2ND 75 Edition)
by Samuel Karlin
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The purpose, level, and style of this new edition conform to the tenets set forth in the original preface. The authors continue with their tack of developing simultaneously theory and applications, intertwined so that they refurbish and elucidate each... (read more)

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