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Southeast Asia / Vietnam By Farrukh Khan
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It is possible to argue that the past century was one of intellectual, physical and emotional violence that is without parallel in world history. Efforts at colonial domination, wars for freedom, the... More > First and the Second World Wars and the struggle between communism and capitalism kept many nations involved. Vietnam and Southeast Asia were to witness many conflicts and the Vietnam War was to present a devastated nation to the world that had been a battlefield between global superpowers with conflicting ideology. However, it is possible to find the roots of the conflict in Vietnam in the stark social disparities that even the French colonialists were not interested in addressing. This essay presents a discussion about Vietnam, its colonial exploitation, attempts at social transformation, religious and cultural influences and the flawed American military intervention in the region.< Less
NO BULLSHIT guide to LINEAR ALGEBRA By Ivan Savov
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Linear algebra is the foundation of science and engineering. Knowledge of linear algebra is a prerequisite for studying statistics, machine learning, computer graphics, signal processing, chemistry,... More > economics, and quantum mechanics. Indeed, linear algebra offers a powerful toolbox for modelling the world. The NO BULLSHIT guide to LINEAR ALGEBRA shows the connections between the computational techniques of linear algebra, their geometric interpretations, and the theoretical foundations. This university-level textbook contains lessons on linear algebra written in a style that is precise and concise. Each concept is illustrated through definitions, diagrams, explanations, and examples of real-world applications. Readers build their math superpowers by solving practice problems and learning to use the computer algebra system SymPy. The author combines 15 years of tutoring experience with a B.Eng. in electrical engineering, an M.Sc. in physics, and a Ph.D. in computer science from McGill University.< Less
NO BULLSHIT guide to LINEAR ALGEBRA By Ivan Savov
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Linear algebra is the foundation of science and engineering. Knowledge of linear algebra is a prerequisite for studying statistics, machine learning, computer graphics, signal processing, chemistry,... More > economics, and quantum mechanics. Indeed, linear algebra offers a powerful toolbox for modelling the world. The NO BULLSHIT guide to LINEAR ALGEBRA shows the connections between the computational techniques of linear algebra, their geometric interpretations, and the theoretical foundations. This university-level textbook contains lessons on linear algebra written in a style that is precise and concise. Each concept is illustrated through definitions, diagrams, explanations, and examples of real-world applications. Readers build their math superpowers by solving practice problems and learning to use the computer algebra system SymPy. The author combines 15 years of tutoring experience with a B.Eng. in electrical engineering, an M.Sc. in physics, and a Ph.D. in computer science from McGill University.< Less
The Incredibles Scoobobell and Spartacus Volume 2 By Paolo Nana
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In this second installment, the super trios, Scoobobell, meet a new friend, Spartacus who asks them to free his dog-fighter friends from a compound. The Incredibles Scoobobell is a cartoon series... More > with a positive and moral message infused with humor. The main characters are three adopted dogs with secret superpowers. At night, they go around the city on a mission to protect animals in danger, and sometimes people too. THE MAKING OF SCOOBOBELL " How Everything Started" is the true story of how I ended up owning three Boston terriers, and how they inspired me to write the book series called "The Incredible Scoobobell" The 20 drawings-intro is included in the fictional book. This brief biography is packed with sweet and emotional feelings, especially for all of you who love their pets. < Less
The Inaugural Addresses from the Presidents of the United States of America: The Inauguration Speeches - From George Washington to Donald Trump (1789 - 2017) (Hardcover) By US Presidents
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This superb book contains every address ever delivered by a newly elected or reelected President of the United States of America. Taken as a whole, this collection offers a comprehensive history of... More > leadership in the USA, as well as a catalog of major challenges and milestones in the country's history. The journey of the USA from its hard-won independence to its prominence as global superpower was long and arduous; as these addresses make clear, this is a nation tested time and again by war, disaster, hardship. The inaugural addresses often refer to the political climate and events ensuing in their time, and the aspirations of each President. We witness in these speeches George Washington introducing the new country to the world, Abraham Lincoln grappling with the Civil War that divided the nation, Franklin D. Roosevelt tackling first the Great Depression and then the horrors of war. Throughout, we hear of crises encountered and overcome; of victories hard fought; of a people steadfast and determined.< Less
The Inaugural Addresses from the Presidents of the United States of America: The Inauguration Speeches - From George Washington to Donald Trump (1789 - 2017) By US Presidents
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This superb book contains every address ever delivered by a newly elected or reelected President of the United States of America. Taken as a whole, this collection offers a comprehensive history of... More > leadership in the USA, as well as a catalog of major challenges and milestones in the country's history. The journey of the USA from its hard-won independence to its prominence as global superpower was long and arduous; as these addresses make clear, this is a nation tested time and again by war, disaster, hardship. The inaugural addresses often refer to the political climate and events ensuing in their time, and the aspirations of each President. We witness in these speeches George Washington introducing the new country to the world, Abraham Lincoln grappling with the Civil War that divided the nation, Franklin D. Roosevelt tackling first the Great Depression and then the horrors of war. Throughout, we hear of crises encountered and overcome; of victories hard fought; of a people steadfast and determined.< Less
A Romance Reader: Short Stories From New Voices By J. R. Kruze et al.
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Being able to escape into the wonderful world of romance is always a pleasure. This set of six short stories are an amusing way to find yourself into new worlds, with new lovers working out their... More > difficulties and eventually end up with their happily-ever-after result. Some are ghosts, some introspective writers, some CIA-government types, a couple of futurists, some socially disadvantaged, and a young couple with hidden abilities. All in contemporary settings (for the most part) and perhaps something you can relate to (well, we can always want the superpowers, anyway.) Lose yourself in these worlds and become young at heart again with these short reads to fit into any schedule... Get Your Copy Now.< Less
Unwarranted Influence By Tom Law
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‘Unwarranted Influence’ were two pertinent words contained in President Eisenhower’s departing speech in January 1961. Tom Law’s latest book is about contemporary wars and... More > the evil of the armaments industries where profit looms large over human lives. But mostly, it is about the urgent need to eliminate nuclear weapons. There have been many organisations across the world with the same intent but always to be frustrated by the superpowers and their generals! Tom is vehement in his argument that change will only come about by the dedicated application of international humanitarian law at the United Nations General Assembly. International law and a constant ‘demand’ by people is the best way forward to bring this goal to fruition. Time is short if humanity is to avert some final catastrophic conflict ending civilisation upon the planet.< Less
Unwarranted Influence By Tom Law
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‘Unwarranted Influence’ were two pertinent words contained in President Eisenhower’s departing speech in January 1961. Tom Law’s latest book is about contemporary wars and... More > the evil of the armaments industries where profit looms large over human lives. But mostly, it is about the urgent need to eliminate nuclear weapons. There have been many organisations across the world with the same intent but always to be frustrated by the superpowers and their generals! Tom is vehement in his argument that change will only come about by the dedicated application of international humanitarian law at the United Nations General Assembly. International law and a constant ‘demand’ by people is the best way forward to bring this goal to fruition. Time is short if humanity is to avert some final catastrophic conflict ending civilisation upon the planet.< Less
The Black Superhero Anthology By Teejay LeCapois
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Fly Girl is the alter ego of Ottawa-based policewoman Maia Lucien, who fights crime in a dystopian future where the Canadian Capital is under Quarantine. Solomon Jethro is a security guard in Boston... More > whose abilities are revealed when he stops gunmen at the Copley Mall. Solomon thus becomes America's first openly Bisexual Superhero as The Enforcer. Adam Tilahun and Evelyn Armand are super-powered fugitives on the run from gun-toting bigots. Tay, genetically engineered to be a weapon by the nefarious Dr. Yasimoto only wants to be reunited with those he thinks of as his family...relatives of his deceased genetic template Tevin Kensington. These unlikely heroes must unite not only to survive but also to stop the all too human monster who created them from destroying Mankind. These are their stories.< Less

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What May Come What May Come By Robert Grant
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