Jane Dolinger

Jane Dolinger Author: L. Abbott
Publisher: Springer
Summary: For almost forty years, Jane Dolinger traveled the world and wrote about her adventures, from the Amazon jungle to the sands of the Sahara. She produced eight books and more than a thousand articles between 1955 and 1995, and she also earned a reputation as a glamorous celebrity and model. Jane Doli...

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Solutions Using R and Bioconductor

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Solutions Using R and Bioconductor Author: Robert Gentleman,Vincent Carey,Wolfgang Huber,Rafael Irizarry,Sandrine Dudoit
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Summary: Full four-color book. Some of the editors created the Bioconductor project and Robert Gentleman is one of the two originators of R. All methods are illustrated with publicly available data, and a major section of the book is devoted to fully worked case studies. Code underlying all of the computatio...

Middleton

Middleton Author: Shirley Paul Raynard,Middleton Historical Society
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Summary: Middleton was first settled in 1651. The town derives its name from its location midway between Danvers and Andover, on a road well traveled in early times. It was once known as Will’s Hill, an outlying part of Salem Village. In 1692, Middleton lost one of its residents to a witch hunt. The town g...

Combinatorics and Finite Geometry

Combinatorics and Finite Geometry Author: Steven T. Dougherty
Publisher: Springer Nature
Summary: This undergraduate textbook is suitable for introductory classes in combinatorics and related topics. The book covers a wide range of both pure and applied combinatorics, beginning with the very basics of enumeration and then going on to Latin squares, graphs and designs. The latter topic is closely...

Lost Ecstasy

Lost Ecstasy Author: June McDaniel
Publisher: Springer
Summary: This book is a study of religious ecstasy, and the ways that it has been suppressed in both the academic study of religion, and in much of the modern practice of religion. It examines the meanings of the term, how ecstatic experience is understood in a range of religions, and why the importance of r...

How Financial Slack Affects Corporate Performance

How Financial Slack Affects Corporate Performance Author: Bernadette Gral
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Summary: Bernadette Gral examines the relationship between financial slack and corporate performance in the European pharmaceutical industry during the financial crisis of 2007 to 2010. Her investigation includes correlational and regression analyses as well as the qualitative content analysis of newspaper a...

The Last Alchemist

The Last Alchemist Author: Iain McCalman
Publisher: Harper Collins
Summary: Freemason ... Shaman ... Prophet ... Seducer ... Swindler ... Thief ... Heretic Who was the mysterious Count Cagliostro? Depending on whom you ask, he was either a great healer or a dangerous charlatan. Internationally acclaimed historian Iain McCalman documents how Cagliostro crossed paths -- and o...

Conflict And Commerce On The Rio Grande

Conflict And Commerce On The Rio Grande Author: John A. Adams
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
Summary: Laredo is a city at the crossroads of North American history. Founded by the Spanish in 1755, it has stood at the intersection of regional commerce since its earliest days. Now, John A. Adams, Jr. provides the first-ever panoramic business and economic history of Laredo. He traces the evolution of t...

The Key Muscles of Yoga

The Key Muscles of Yoga Author: Ray Long
Publisher: Bandha Yoga Publications LLC
Summary: Looks at fifty-five fundamental poses from an anatomical perspective to describe their function in the practice of hatha yoga....

Cultures of Child Health in Britain and the Netherlands in the Twentieth Century

Cultures of Child Health in Britain and the Netherlands in the Twentieth Century Author: Marijke Gijswijt-Hofstra,Hilary Marland
Publisher: Rodopi
Summary: The health and welfare of children became an area of concern and action in the early decades of the twentieth century. This concern would develop an ever-broader remit during the course of the century, moving from anxiety about high death rates, physical health and the 'unfit', to embrace all childr...