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Chase S Calendar Of Events 2016

Author : Editors of Chase's
ISBN : 9781598888089
Genre : Reference
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Chase's Calendar of Events is the most comprehensive and authoritative reference available on special events, holidays, federal and state observances, historic anniversaries, astronomical phenomena, and more. Published since 1957, Chase's is the only guide to special days, weeks, and months.

2016 Arkansas

Author : Tim Ernst
ISBN : 1882906837
Genre : Photography
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The 2016 ARKANSAS scenic wall calendar from Tim Ernst shows 14 full color scenes of the "The Natural State" in all seasons (including an extra bonus photo inside). This is a premium wall calendar printed on heavy paper, and the quality of each photograph is so good they are suitable for framing!

Abraham Lincoln S Religion

Author : Stephen J. Vicchio
ISBN : 9781532641619
Genre : History
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This work is a summary and analysis of Abraham Lincoln's religion. This study begins with a description of the earliest relations Mr. Lincoln had with religion, his parents' dedication to a sect known as the "Separate Baptists." By late adolescence, Lincoln began to reject his parents' faith, and he appears to have been a religious skeptic until his marriage to Mary Todd. After his marriage, he attended Protestant services with his wife and family, but there was little evidence that he was deeply religious in that time. Lincoln knew the Scriptures quite well, but it was not until the death of his two sons, Eddie in 1850 and Willie in 1862, that as the sixteenth president put it, "He became more intensely concerned with God's Plan for human kind."

Patent Wars

Author : Thomas F. Cotter
ISBN : 9780190244453
Genre : Law
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Patents are ubiquitous in contemporary life. Practically everything we use incorporates one or more patented inventions, and recent years have witnessed epic disputes over such matters as the patenting of human genes, the control of smartphone design and technology, the marketing of patented drugs, and the conduct of "patent trolls" accused of generating revenue from nuisance litigation. But what exactly is a patent? Why do governments grant them? Can patents simultaneously encourage new invention, while limiting monopoly and other abuses? In Patent Wars, Thomas Cotter, one of America's leading patent law scholars, offers an accessible, lively, and up-to-date examination of the current state of patent law, showing how patents affect everything from the food we eat to the cars we drive to the devices that entertain and inform us. Beginning with a general overview of patent law and litigation, the book addresses such issues as the patentability of genes, medical procedures, software, and business methods; the impact of drug patents and international treaties on the price of health care; trolls; and the smartphone wars. Taking into account both the benefits and costs that patents impose on society, Cotter highlights the key issues in current debates and explores what still remains unknown about the effect of patents on innovation. An essential one-volume analysis of the topic, Patent Wars explains why patent laws exist in the first place and how we can make the system better.

Honest History Volume Five

Author : Garrison Clifford Gibson
ISBN : 9781329867598
Genre : History
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In this last volume of Honest History the author's individual take of current events the better part of a year-2015-2016, are recorded in the essays published at his blog.

A Brief History Of The Cold War

Author : Lee Edwards
ISBN : 9781621575412
Genre : History
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A book to challenge the status quo, spark a debate, and get people talking about the issues and questions we face as a country!

Rise Of The Machines

Author : Thomas Rid
ISBN : 9781925307603
Genre : History
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Thomas Rid’s revelatory history of cybernetics pulls together disparate threads in the history of technology, from the invention of radar and pilotless flying bombs in World War Two to today’s age of CCTV, cryptocurrencies and Oculus Rift, to make plain that our current anxieties about privacy and security will be emphatically at the crux of the new digital future that we have been steadily, sometimes inadvertently, creating for ourselves. Rise of the Machines makes a singular and significant contribution to the advancement of our clearer understanding of that future – and of the past that has generated it. PRAISE FOR THOMAS RID ‘A fascinating survey of the oscillating hopes and fears expressed by the cybernetic mythos.’ The Wall Street Journal ‘Thoughtful, enlightening … a mélange of history, media studies, political science, military engineering and, yes, etymology … A meticulous yet startling alternate history of computation.’ New Scientist

Born In The Gdr

Author : Hester Vaizey
ISBN : 9780198718741
Genre : History
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The changes that followed the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989 were particularly dramatic for East Germans. With the German Democratic Republic effectively taken over by West Germany in the reunification process, nothing in their lives was immune from change and upheaval: from the way they voted, the newspapers they read, to the brand of butter they bought. But what was it really like to go from living under communism one minute, to capitalism the next? What did the East Germans make of capitalism? And how do they remember the GDR today? Are their memories dominated by fear and loathing of the Stasi state, or do they look back with a measure of fondness and regret on a world of guaranteed employment and a relatively low cost of living? This is the story of eight citizens of the former German Democratic Republic, and how these dramatic changes affected them. All of the people in the book were born in East Germany after the Berlin Wall was put up in August 1961, so they knew nothing other than living in a socialist system when the GDR fell apart. Their stories provide a fascinating insight not only into everyday life in East Germany, but about how this now-vanished state is remembered today, a quarter of a century after the fall of the Wall.

The Triumph Of Empire

Author : Michael Kulikowski
ISBN : 9780674659612
Genre : History
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Michael Kulikowski takes readers into the political heart of imperial Rome, beginning with the reign of Hadrian, who visited the farthest reaches of his domain and created stable frontiers, to the decades after Constantine the Great, who overhauled the government, introduced a new state religion, and founded a second Rome.

Flashpoints In History

Author : Ben Hubbard
ISBN : 0753728370
Genre : History, Modern
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Presented with colourful timelines and a mixture of bright illustrations and photography, Flashpoints in History is an accessible introduction into the major events of modern history and the characters involved. Divided into chapters covering Politics, Science, Sports, Celebrity, and War, the book highlights the moments that turned the tide of public opinion, the points of no return, and recognize the exact flashpoint that defined eras, people and events. With bite-sized overviews, easy-to-follow timelines and the historical flashpoints helpfully identified and explored in greater depth, the book focuses on major historical events such as the Russian Revolution, the Wall Street Crash and the moon landings, as well as the characters involved, from JFK to Bob Dylan, Einstein to Usain Bolt. When did Jessie Owens become more than just a sportsman and Winston Churchill more than a politician? How did Beatlemania begin? Could the First World War have been avoided? All of these and many more questions are explained and answered.

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