The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate Discoveries from A Secret World

The Hidden Life of Trees What They Feel, How They Communicate―Discoveries from A Secret World

We read in fairy tales of trees with human faces, trees that can talk, and sometimes walk. This enchanted forest is the kind of place, I feel sure, that Peter Wohlleben inhabits. His deep understanding of the lives of trees, reached through decades of careful observation and study, reveals a world so astonishing that if […]

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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

Homo Deus A Brief History of Tomorrow

At the dawn of the third millennium, humanity wakes up, stretching its limbs and rubbing its eyes. Remnants of some awful nightmare are still drifting across its mind. ‘There was something with barbed wire, and huge mushroom clouds. Oh well, it was just a bad dream.’ Going to the bathroom, humanity washes its face, examines […]

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A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Human Story Retold Through Our Genes

A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived The Human Story Retold Through Our Genes

This is a story about you. It concerns the tale of who you are and how you came to be. It is your individual story, because the journey of life that alights at your existence is unique, as it is for every person who has ever drawn breath. And it’s also our collective story, because […]

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Sapiens A Brief History of Humankind

The Cost of Thinking Despite their many di􀀂erences, all human species share several de􀀁ning characteristics. Most notably, humans have extraordinarily large brains compared to other animals. Mammals weighing sixty kilograms have an average brain size of 200 cubic centimetres. The earliest men and women, 2.5 million years ago, had brains of about 600 cubic centimetres. […]

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Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

Daring Greatly How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

THE phrase Daring Greatly is from Theodore Roosevelt’s speech “Citizenship in a Republic.” The speech, sometimes referred to as “The Man in the Arena,” was delivered at the Sorbonne in Paris, France, on April 23, 1910. This is the passage that made the speech famous: “It is not the critic who counts; not the man […]

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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

Charles Bukowski was an alcoholic, a womanizer, a chronic gambler, a lout, a cheapskate, a deadbeat, and on his worst days, a poet. He’s probably the last person on earth you would ever look to for life advice or expect to see in any sort of self-help book. Which is why he’s the perfect place […]

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National Accounts Of OECD Countries, General Government Accounts

National Accounts Of OECD Countries, General Government Accounts

The data in sections Financial Account and Financial balance sheet are consolidated financial accounts, except for Canada, Chile, Japan, Korea, Mexico and the United States (Central Government and State Government) which transmit only non-consolidated financial accounts.

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the origins of political order: from prehuman times to the french revolution

the origins of political order from prehuman times to the french revolution

This book has two origins. The first arose when my mentor, Samuel Huntington of Harvard University, asked me to write a foreword to a reprint edition of his 1968 classic, Political Order in Changing Societies.1 Huntington’s work represented one of the last efforts to write a broad study of political development and was one I […]

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Fundamentals of Engineering Geology

Fundamentals of Engineering Geology

This text concerns itself with the basic principles or fundamentals of engineering geology. It therefore deliberately avoids those applied aspects of the subject such as site investigation, geophysical exploration, etc. One of the reasons for this is that the text has been written as a companion volume to the author’s Engineering Geology and Geotechnics (Butterworth, […]

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Cell and Molecular Biology Concepts and Experiments 7th Edition

Cell and Molecular Biology Concepts and Experiments 7th Edition

Before I began work on the first edition of this text, I drew up a number of basic guidelines regarding the type of book I planned to write. ● I wanted a text suited for an introductory course in cell and molecular biology that ran either a single semester or 1–2 quarters. I set out […]

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Cell and Molecular Biology: Concepts and Experiments 6th Edition

Cell and Molecular Biology Concepts and Experiments 6th Edition

Cells, and the structures they comprise, are too small to be directly seen, heard, or touched. In spite of this tremendous handicap, cells are the subject of hundreds of thousands of publications each year, with virtually every aspect of their minuscule structure coming under scrutiny. In many ways, the study of cell and molecular biology […]

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Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting: Concepts and Practices 7th Edition

Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting Concepts and Practices 7th Edition

The objectives of this, the seventh edition of Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting:Concepts and Practices, remain unchanged from those of the previous editions. Above all, the text aims to make students aware of the dynamism of government and not‐for‐profit accounting and of the intellectual challenges that it presents. Government and not‐for‐profit accounting has changed dramatically in […]

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