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Eris vs. Aemulatio

Eris vs. Aemulatio

Valuing Competition in Classical Antiquity

  • Author: Cynthia Damon,Christoph Pieper
  • Publisher: BRILL
  • ISBN: 9004383972
  • Category: History
  • Page: 384
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Eris vs. Aemulatio examines the functioning and effect of competition in ancient society, in both its productive and destructive aspects.

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: 2108
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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!"

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.

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 Geopolitics of Drugs

The Geopolitics of Drugs

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Drug control
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Gardens Illustrated

Gardens Illustrated

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  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Gardens
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Encyclopedia of Sociology

Encyclopedia of Sociology

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  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Sociology
  • Page: 330
  • View: 7791
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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
  • View: 2319
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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)

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
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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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