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Homer and the Good Ruler in Antiquity and Beyond

Homer and the Good Ruler in Antiquity and Beyond

  • Author: Jacqueline Klooster,Baukje van den Berg
  • Publisher: BRILL
  • ISBN: 9004365850
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Page: 394
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Homer and the Good Ruler in Antiquity and Beyond focuses on the important question of how and why later authors employ the Homeric epics to reflect on various types and aspects of leadership.

The Tao of Jack Bauer

The Tao of Jack Bauer

What Our Favorite Terrorist Buster Says About Life, Love, Torture, and Saving the World 24 Times in 24 Hours With No Lunch Break

  • Author: Steven Keslowitz
  • Publisher: iUniverse
  • ISBN: 9781440120633
  • Category: Performing Arts
  • Page: 268
  • View: 9428
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As the preeminent post-9/11 television thriller, 24 has addressed critical issues relating to striking the proper balance between maintaining our civil liberties and ensuring our national security. The show continues to have a profound impact on the way in which we view the world. The Tao of Jack Bauer is an insightful study of Jack Bauer's influence in society. What does Jack Bauer teach us about torture? Does 24 glorify torture or does the series take a more nuanced approach to the issue? How can we maintain our civil liberties in the age of terrorism? How can we best fight terrorists while maintaining our core values? Is Jack Bauer a lawbreaker or a lawmaker? How do we analyze the countless moral and ethical dilemmas presented on 24? What is the "Jack Bauer effect"? How do government agents make use of technology to fight terrorism? The Tao of Jack Bauer tackles all of these issues and many more. The book also contains a fun quiz that measures how similar you are to Jack Bauer. So sit back, relax, and explore the world of 24 in a fresh, new light. As Jack Bauer would say: open the book "now, damn it!"

Trauma

Trauma

Resuscitation, Perioperative Management, and Critical Care

  • Author: William C. Wilson,Christopher M. Grande,David B. Hoyt
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 1420015265
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 2296
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Compiled by internationally recognized experts in trauma critical care, this set discusses the entire gamut of critical care management of the trauma patient.

The Doctors' Dictionary, 2nd edition

The Doctors' Dictionary, 2nd edition

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors

  • Author: Joseph C Segen
  • Publisher: BookBaby
  • ISBN: 1617926744
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 1200
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This book provides thousands of nuggets of information about nearly everything that impacts on medicine, with a particular emphasis on jargon and terminology that we use daily but can.t find under one roof.

Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit

Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit

  • Author: Yuval Noah Harari
  • Publisher: DVA
  • ISBN: 364110498X
  • Category: History
  • Page: 528
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Krone der Schöpfung? Vor 100 000 Jahren war der Homo sapiens noch ein unbedeutendes Tier, das unauffällig in einem abgelegenen Winkel des afrikanischen Kontinents lebte. Unsere Vorfahren teilten sich den Planeten mit mindestens fünf weiteren menschlichen Spezies, und die Rolle, die sie im Ökosystem spielten, war nicht größer als die von Gorillas, Libellen oder Quallen. Vor 70 000 Jahren dann vollzog sich ein mysteriöser und rascher Wandel mit dem Homo sapiens, und es war vor allem die Beschaffenheit seines Gehirns, die ihn zum Herren des Planeten und zum Schrecken des Ökosystems werden ließ. Bis heute hat sich diese Vorherrschaft stetig zugespitzt: Der Mensch hat die Fähigkeit zu schöpferischem und zu zerstörerischem Handeln wie kein anderes Lebewesen. Anschaulich, unterhaltsam und stellenweise hochkomisch zeichnet Yuval Harari die Geschichte des Menschen nach und zeigt alle großen, aber auch alle ambivalenten Momente unserer Menschwerdung.

The Geopolitics of Drugs

The Geopolitics of Drugs

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Drug control
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Encyclopedia of Sociology

Encyclopedia of Sociology

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Sociology
  • Page: 330
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The Listener

The Listener

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Radio broadcasting
  • Page: N.A
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Die 4-Stunden-Woche

Die 4-Stunden-Woche

Mehr Zeit, mehr Geld, mehr Leben

  • Author: Timothy Ferriss
  • Publisher: Ullstein eBooks
  • ISBN: 3843704457
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 352
  • View: 5325
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Warum arbeiten wir uns eigentlich zu Tode? Haben wir nichts Besseres zu tun? Und ob! - sagt Timothy Ferriss. Der junge Unternehmer war lange Workaholic mit 80-Stunden-Woche. Doch dann erfand er MBA - Management by Absence - und ist seitdem freier, reicher, glücklicher. Mit viel Humor, provokanten Denkanstößen und erprobten Tipps erklärt Ferriss, wie sich die 4-Stunden-Woche bei vollem Lohnausgleich verwirklichen lässt. Der Wegweiser für eine Flucht aus dem Hamsterrad und ein Manifest für eine neue Gewichtung zwischen Leben und Arbeiten.

Media Review Digest

Media Review Digest

  • Author: C. Edward Wall
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Audio-visual materials
  • Page: N.A
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Congressional Record

Congressional Record

Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress

  • Author: United States. Congress
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Law
  • Page: N.A
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The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)

Encyclopedia of World Crime: A-C

Encyclopedia of World Crime: A-C

  • Author: Jay Robert Nash
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780923582012
  • Category: Cant
  • Page: 852
  • View: 1136
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A Complete Concordance to the Old and New Testament

A Complete Concordance to the Old and New Testament

Or, A Dictionary and Alphabetical Index to the Bible ... : to which is Added, a Concordance to the Apocrypha; with a Compendium of the Bible and a Brief Account of Its History and Excellency

  • Author: Alexander Cruden
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Bible
  • Page: 719
  • View: 2874
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Gardens Illustrated

Gardens Illustrated

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Gardens
  • Page: N.A
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The American School Board Journal

The American School Board Journal

  • Author: William George Bruce,William Conrad Bruce
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Education
  • Page: N.A
  • View: 596
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The Works of John Ruskin

The Works of John Ruskin

  • Author: John Ruskin
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category:
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Theater Week

Theater Week

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Theater
  • Page: N.A
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The Washington Post Index

The Washington Post Index

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Newspapers
  • Page: N.A
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Books in Print 2009-2010

Books in Print 2009-2010

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780835250214
  • Category: Publishers' catalogs
  • Page: N.A
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