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The Case for Books: Past, Present, and Future
The invention of writing was one of the most important technological, cultural, and sociological breakthroughs in human history. With the printed book, information and ideas could disseminate more widely and effectively than ever before—and in some cases, affect and redirect the sway of history. Today, nearly one million books are published each year. But is the era of the The invention of writing was one of the most important...

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Complete Poems
Banjo Paterson is one of Australia’s best-loved poets and his verse is among Australia’s enduring traditions. This complete collection of verse shows the bush balladeer at his very best with favorites such as “A Bush Christening,” “The Man from Ironbark,” “Clancy of the Overflow,” and the immortal “The Man from Snowy River.”A.B. Banjo Paterson was born in Australia in 1864 Banjo Paterson is...

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The Litigators
The partners at Finley & Figg—all two of them—often refer to themselves as “a boutique law firm.” Boutique, as in chic, selective, and prosperous. They are, of course, none of these things. What they are is a two-bit operation always in search of their big break, ambulance chasers who’ve been in the trenches much too long making way too little. Their specialties, so to The partners at Finley & Figg—all two of them—often...

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Verbmobil: Foundations of Speech-To-Speech Translation
In 1992 it seemed very difficult to answer the question whether it would be possible to develop a portable system for the automatic recognition and translation of spon taneous speech. Previous research work on speech processing had focused on read speech only and international projects aimed at automated text translation had just been terminated without achieving their obj In 1992 it seemed very difficult to answer the question whether it...

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My French Life
A beautifully photographed romantic book about French style and culture?and making a new home in Provence In 1999, Vicki Archer, with her husband and three children, made a lifelong dream a reality when she bought a seventeenth-century property in Saint-Remy-de-Provence. She spent three years lovingly restoring the farmhouse, bringing back to life the abandoned apple and p A beautifully photographed romantic book about French style and...

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The Sinner
Within the walls of a cloistered convent, a scene of unspeakable carnage is discovered. On the snow lie two nuns, one dead, one critically injured – victims of a seemingly motiveless, brutally savage attack. Medical examiner Maura Isles’ autopsy of the murder victim yields a shocking surprise, but the case takes a disturbing twist. The body of another woman has been found. Within the walls of a cloistered convent, a scene of...

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Macbeth
Folger Shakespeare Library: the world’s leading center for Shakespeare studies.Each edition includes: Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play; Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play; Scene-by-scene plot summaries; A key to famous lines and phrases; An introduction to reading Shakespeare’s language; An Folger Shakespeare Library: the world’s leading...

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Opinion Mining and Sentiment Analysis
An important part of our information-gathering behavior has always been to find out what other people think. With the growing availability and popularity of opinion-rich resources such as online review sites and personal blogs, new opportunities and challenges arise as people can, and do, actively use information technologies to seek out and understand the opinions of othe An important part of our information-gathering behavior has always...

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Collins German School Dictionary
This new, fully revised edition of the Collins German School Dictionary is ideal for secondary school students looking for a dictionary that is clear, easy to use, and in a handy format. Collins Gem German School Dictionary is specially designed for school students, and is ideal in the classroom, at home, and during exams. It contains all the words and phrases students wil This new, fully revised edition of the Collins German School...

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Easy Russian Phrase Book: Over 690 Basic Phrases for Everyday Use
Suitable for business or pleasure trips, this handy volume fosters instant communication. Nearly 700 basic phrases cover everyday topics as well astravel-related subjects, including terms involving restaurants, reservations,health and medical situations, and more. Includes a phonetic pronunciation guide and an index for quick and easy reference. Suitable for business or pleasure trips, this handy volume fosters instant communication. Nearly...