By Edward Jay Epstein
President Bush has made the struggle opposed to medicines the number 1 factor at the modern American political time table. during this revised variation of his vintage e-book, to be had for the 1st time in paperback, Edward Jay Epstein argues that the president has followed the tactic of his forbear, Richard Nixon, in utilizing the medication struggle responsible foreigners for the quandary in America's towns, and to supply a smokescreen for unrelated political task designed to reinforce govt energy. the medication crackdown has noticeable a nearly hundredfold elevate within the federal price range for narco-politics within the fifteen years considering that organization of worry used to be first released, whereas facts on drug-running were massaged. Epstein issues out that, regardless of the large budgets and public family members brouhaha, drug importation, as measured opposed to wholesale rate, has in reality grown.
By Carla Neggers
Inside an historical damage, Keira discovers the mythic stone angel she seeks—but additionally senses a malevolent presence…just earlier than the ruins cave in round her.
Search-and-rescue veteran Simon Cahill unearths Keira within the rubble simply as she's approximately to unfastened herself. Simon holds no inventory in myths or magic, so he is not stunned that there is no hint of her stone angel.
But there is facts of startling violence and—whatever the source—the chance to Keira is sort of genuine. The long-forgotten legend that captivated her has additionally aroused a killer…a calculating predator who will keep on with them again to Boston, decided to kill again.
If you search to stem this tide of chaos at its resource, keep on with my lead--I set out for the scary Abyss at the morrow.
--Lord Amgar the daring, Paladin of Bahamut
The planes have consistently been a spot of serious secret and possibility within the Dungeons & Dragons Roleplaying video game, and the recent array of planes debuting in 4th version proceed that grand culture. domestic to gods and devils, demons and genies, fey and titans, those unusual dimensions provide limitless event possibilities for Dungeon Masters and their players.
This worthwhile trip advisor additionally turns out to be useful for gamers trying to conflict demons, devils, elementals, and different iconic D&D monsters local to the planes.
By Dayton Ward
Open secrets and techniques is the fourth instalment of the compelling new leading edge sequence, which returns to the unique celebrity Trek period, yet with a completely new point of view. those novels run parallel to Captain Kirk's unique five-year misson, yet characteristic all-original characters who discover the hidden secrets and techniques and flesh-out the complicated relationships among the allies and enemies first featured within the unique celebrity Trek sequence. Open secrets and techniques starts off on an area station within the titanic and distant quarter of area referred to as Taurus succeed in. a brand new commander has taken regulate of Starbase forty seven whereas his predecessor stands trial for treason. in the meantime, the station's intelligence officer fights for her lifestyles and her very brain, whereas the ubiquitous stress with the Klingons escalates into all-out battle. construction upon the drama of its leading edge predecessors, obtain the Whirlwind, Summon the Thunder and Harbinger, Open secrets and techniques uncovers new truths and contours all-new characters to supply a very new tackle the vintage big name Trek period.
By Colleen McCullough
With incomparable storytelling ability, New York Times bestselling writer Colleen McCullough brings Rome alive in all her majesty—and illuminates the realm of these preferred via the gods at birth.
In a time of cataclysmic upheaval, a daring new new release of Romans vied for greatness amid the disintegrating remnants in their loved Republic. They have been the chosen...and the cursed—blessed with wealth and privilege but pressured by way of the dictates of future in a savage fight for strength that will depart 1000s beaten and destroyed. yet there has been one that may tower above them all—a impressive and lovely boy whose ambition used to be extraordinary, whose love was once legend, and whose glory was once Rome's: a boy they'd sooner or later name "Caesar."
By Soumitra Dutta
This booklet provides a world viewpoint on analyzing and placing into perform new techniques in technology schooling. The chapters are geared up into 3 components, each one of which addresses a key zone in technology schooling learn. half I of this publication (Students' conceptual realizing of technological know-how) addresses concerns on the topic of the identity of scholars' technological know-how thoughts, and the effect of daily understandings at the building of technology innovations. half II (Making technology techniques believable for college students) addresses the pedagogical issues of academics in making technological know-how principles believable and logical for his or her scholars. half III (Science instructor studying) stories on technological know-how instructor studying in Australia and Hong Kong. the point of interest is at the interplay among learn and implementation, or how thought should be discovered in school room perform, with contributions from either non-Western and non-English-speaking contexts and Western and English conversing international locations. Taken jointly, the papers have a standard specialise in the connection or integration of idea and perform in technological know-how schooling. They show a priority to handle schooling reform instructions, placing into perform options from technology schooling learn, and enhancing the standard of technological know-how schooling. The individuals of this booklet come from seven varied parts worldwide. those contributions were crucial in making the discussions during this e-book multi-perspective and appropriate to a global viewers, therefore permitting it to emerge to affix the foreign discourse on enhancing technological know-how schooling. The reviews suggested during this booklet supply insights for destiny examine addressing technological know-how schooling reform instructions, scholars' studying wishes and diverse lecture room contexts. The discussions and the findings pronounced are appropriate to technology educators, lecturers, scholar academics, graduate scholars in schooling, curriculum builders and people liable for schooling coverage.
By Josip Novakovich
Ivan Dolinar is born in Tito's Yugoslavia on April Fool's Day, 1948 -- the auspicious starting of a lifestyles that would be derailed by means of backfiring sturdy intentions in an international of propaganda and paranoia. At age nineteen, an blameless prank cuts the younger Croatian's budding clinical profession brief and lands him in a infamous exertions camp. published at the eve of civil struggle, Ivan is drafted into the inaccurate military, turning into a pawn in an absurd clash within which the principles and loyalties shift all of sudden and unexpectedly. yet even in a global long past mad, one plan of action is still eminently sane: survival.
instructed with bitingly darkish humor and a deep tenderness, April Fool's Day is either a devastating political satire and a razor-sharp parody of struggle.
By Rick Warren
On hand for the 1st time, Rick Warren's#1 big apple instances bestseller now contains 40 specific QR Codes that hyperlink to unique movies of Rick Warren. those QR Code and video-based improvements offer a state of the art, interactive adventure that can assist you stay out God's goal in your lifestyles: decreasing your pressure, focusing your power, simplifying your judgements, giving desiring to your existence, and, most significantly, getting ready you for eternity. A blueprint for Christian dwelling within the twenty first century, Warren bargains his vintage phrases of wish using twenty first century cellular and video expertise for an entire new point of studying and engagement. learn, give some thought to, pay attention, and spot Warren as he is helping you find the reply to life's basic query: What on the earth am I the following for? it is a clean technique to engage with a valuable booklet of wish that might be learn, watched, and re-watched by way of you and by way of generations to return.
Drawing on postmodernist skepticism approximately what we all know and the way we all know it, and on contemporary advancements within the philosophy of technological know-how and feminist conception, 5 leaders in feminist psychology supply a brand new standpoint at the that means of gender, one who isn't really made up our minds through the normal specialize in male-female adjustments. "These amazing and provocative essays step again from the trees-the thousands of reports of intercourse and gender distinction, non-differences, and meta-differences-and convey us as an alternative a fashion throughout the wooded area: the meanings and innovations of gender in smooth existence. This ebook is needs to examining for psychologists, however it is so lucidly written that students in different fields will make the most of it to boot. it is a brilliant book."-Carol Tavris "This publication merits to be learn, and reread, specially by means of these such a lot immune to feminist notion and beliefs. . . . The gauge of actual scholarship is the facility of a piece to generate severe and empirical debate and to foster swap. This new e-book does so, in actual fact and with power."-Choice "Beautifully written and argued essays via leaders in feminist concept and learn. . . . The members supply interesting proof that feminist demanding situations to outdated paradigms are commencing to remodel our view of a gendered panorama right into a peopled one."-Nia Lane Chester, lecturers university checklist "This booklet . . . makes . . . major theoretical concerns available and suitable to the troubles and assumptions of such a lot psychologists. . . . . each feminist excited about feminism and psycholoby should still learn [it]."-Mary Brown Parlee, Psychology of girls Quarterly
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