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The Code Book: The Secrets Behind Codebreaking

By Simon Singh
  • ISBN Code: : 0375890122
  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Pages : 272
  • Category : Young Adult Nonfiction
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"As gripping as a good thriller." --The Washington Post Unpack the science of secrecy and discover the methods behind cryptography--the encoding and decoding of information--in this clear and easy-to-understand young adult adaptation of the national bestseller that's perfect for this age of WikiLeaks, the Sony hack, and other events that reveal the extent to which our technology is never quite as secure as we want to believe. Coders and codebreakers alike will be fascinated by history's most mesmerizing stories of intrigue and cunning--from Julius Caesar and his Caeser cipher to the Allies' use of the Enigma machine to decode German messages during World War II. Accessible, compelling, and timely, The Code Book is sure to make readers see the past--and the future--in a whole new way. "Singh's power of explaining complex ideas is as dazzling as ever." --The Guardian

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This thrilling tale has everything you could possibly want: murder, mystery, romance, scandal, and humor! It is set on one of the smaller Canary Islands off the northwest coast of Africa. Strange things are happening on this beautiful island of La Gomera. People are disappearing, fish are vanishing, businesses are failing, and lives are being wrecked. Maria’s family and friends unwittingly stumble across evidence of a very nasty crime in this quiet holiday paradise. Blackmail, corruption, fraud, and bribery have allowed the horrific scam to continue undetected for some considerable time. The local police are not remotely interested, so desperation forces them to take matters into their own hands. What terrible tragedy lurks beyond the black rocks? What horror is hidden in the deep ravines that dissect this beautiful island? As the story unfolds in various stunning locations, the net closes in ever more tightly around the criminals involved. Then when you think justice will finally prevail, there are two breathtaking twists in the jigsaw of crime, which thwart all the careful unraveling of the web of intrigue. You will be absolutely riveted until the very last sentence. Enjoy!

The Politics of Post-9/11 Music: Sound, Trauma, and the Music Industry in the Time of Terror

By Brian Flota
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1317020251
  • Total of Pages : 232
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 177
  • Pdf File: the-politics-of-post-9-11-music.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Seeking to extend discussions of 9/11 music beyond the acts typically associated with the September 11th attacks”U2, Toby Keith, The Dixie Chicks, Bruce Springsteen”this collection interrogates the politics of a variety of post-9/11 music scenes. Contributors add an aural dimension to what has been a visual conceptualization of this important moment in US history by articulating the role that lesser-known contemporary musicians have played”or have refused to play”in constructing a politics of protest in direct response to the trauma inflicted that day. Encouraging new conceptualizations of what constitutes 'political music,' The Politics of Post-9/11 Music covers topics as diverse as the rise of Internet music distribution, Christian punk rock, rap music in the Obama era, and nostalgia for 1960s political activism.

Muslims beyond the Arab World

By Fallou Ngom
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Book Code : 0190279885
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 115
  • Pdf File: muslims-beyond-the-arab-world.pdf

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Muslims beyond the Arab World explores the vibrant tradition of writing African languages using the modified Arabic script ('Ajami) alongside the rise of the Muridiyya Sufi order in Senegal. The book demonstrates how the development of the 'Ajami literary tradition is entwined with the flourishing of the Muridiyya into one of sub-Saharan Africa's most powerful and dynamic Sufi organizations. It offers a close reading of the rich hagiographic and didactic written, recited, and chanted 'Ajami texts of the Muridiyya, works largely unknown to scholars. The texts describe the life and Sufi odyssey of the order's founder, Shaykh Ahmadu Bamba Mbakke (1853-1927),his conflicts with local rulers and Muslim clerics and the French colonial administration, and the traditions and teachings he championed that permanently shaped the identity and behaviors of his followers. Fallou Ngom evaluates prevailing representations of the Muridiyya movement and offers alternative perspectives. He demonstrates how the Mur?ds used their written, recited, and chanted 'Ajami materials as an effective mass communication tool in conveying to the masses Bamba's poignant odyssey, doctrine, the virtues he stood for and cultivated among his followers-self-esteem, self-reliance, strong faith, work ethic, pursuit of excellence, determination, nonviolence, and optimism in the face of adversity-without the knowledge of the French colonial administration and many academics. Muslims beyond the Arab World argues that this is the source of the resilience, appeal, and expansion of Muridiyya, which has fascinated observers since its inception in 1883.

New Commentary on the Code of Canon Law

By John P. Beal,James A. Coriden,Thomas J. Green
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  • Publisher : Paulist Press
  • Book Code : 9780809140664
  • Total of Pages : 1952
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 446
  • Pdf File: new-commentary-on-the-code-of-canon-law.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A complete and updated commentary on the Code of Canon Law prepared by the leading canonists of North America and Europe. Contains the full, newly translated text of the Code itself as well as detailed commentaries by thirty-six scholars commissioned by the Canon Law Society of America.

Beyond the Closet

By Steven Seidman
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1135321914
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 422
  • Pdf File: beyond-the-closet.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Gay life has become increasingly open in the last decade. In Beyond the Closet , Steven Seidman, a well-known author and leading scholar in sexuality, is the first to chronicle this lifestyle change and to look at the lives of contemporary gays and lesbians to see how their "out" status has changed. This compelling, well-written, and smart account is an important step forward for the gay and lesbian community.

The Codes of the Constitution

By Andrew Blick
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 1509904093
  • Total of Pages : 272
  • Category : Law
  • Members : 419
  • Pdf File: the-codes-of-the-constitution.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book describes an astounding feat of constitutional writing and publication. For a number of decades, officials working across different branches of the United Kingdom (UK) constitution have been engaged in a series of separate projects. Taken in their totality, they amount to a vast enterprise. Yet, until now, no-one has fully recognised or critically analysed what has taken place. There has been a proliferation in the UK of publicly available codes, normally lacking a basis in statute, providing official accounts of a variety of different features of UK constitutional rules and principles. They cover institutions ranging from the Cabinet to the Civil Service to the judiciary, and relationships between entities such as central government and the devolved executives; and between the UK executive and the Westminster Parliament. Among them are prominent texts such as the Ministerial Code, the Cabinet Manual, the Guide to Judicial Conduct and the devolution Memorandum of Understanding – as well as more obscure documents that nonetheless contain important stipulations regarding the operation of the system. Similar developments have taken place in countries including Australia, Canada and New Zealand. The author explores the history of this phenomenon in the UK, how it functions today here and elsewhere in the Commonwealth, and its implications for the UK constitution.

The Future of Work

By R. Donkin
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 0230274196
  • Total of Pages : 272
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 114
  • Pdf File: the-future-of-work.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The forces that are shaping the future of employment are examined in this new book. The author presents a cohesive argument for a fundamental change in attitudes to work, both from policymakers and employers if we are to create a healthier society capable of meeting the expectations and concerns of a developing economy.

Beyond the Resources of Poverty

By Sebnem Eroglu
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1317174496
  • Total of Pages : 296
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 897
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This groundbreaking volume researches the lives of gecekondu settlers in the capital city of Turkey in order to understand how households cope with poverty and why some households are more successful than others in reducing their deprivation. It takes a critical stance towards existing conceptions such as household survival, livelihood and coping strategy and develops an alternative model based on four types of household response to poverty: income generation, income allocation, consumption and investment. In explaining household responses and their outcomes for poverty, the book demonstrates the role of different resources beyond income including social, economic and cultural capital. It emphasises broader structural factors such as labour market processes and state policies which influence the availability and/or benefit delivery capacity of household resources, and thereby moves beyond the dominant view which overemphasises the resilience of the poor. Gender divisions within the household are also examined. The book adopts an innovative method for measuring poverty. The new method combines 'objective' and subjective dimensions of deprivation to develop a unique way of addressing two central questions: what are those standards of living whose absence indicates deprivation, and how can the value of each standard of living be determined?

The 49th Mystic (Beyond the Circle Book #1)

By Ted Dekker
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  • Publisher : Revell
  • Book Code : 1493414011
  • Total of Pages : 432
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 403
  • Pdf File: the-49th-mystic.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Some say the great mystery of how one can live in two worlds at once died with Thomas Hunter many years ago. Still others that the gateway to that greater reality was and is only the stuff of dreams. They are wrong. In the small town of Eden, Utah, a blind girl named Rachelle Matthews is about to find out just how wrong. When a procedure meant to restore Rachelle's sight goes awry, she begins to dream of another world so real that she wonders if Earth might only be a dream experienced when she falls asleep in that reality. Who is a simple blind girl to have such strange and fantastic dreams? She's the prophesied one who must find and recover five ancient seals--in both worlds--before powerful enemies destroy her. If Rachelle succeeds in her quest, peace will reign. If she fails, both worlds will forever be locked in darkness. So begins a two-volume saga of high stakes and a mind-bending quest to find an ancient path that will save humanity. The clock is ticking; the end rushes forward. Ready? Set? Dream.

Beyond the Mirror

By Arun Bhattacharya
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  • Publisher : YEESHOP
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 64
  • Category : Poetry
  • Members : 241
  • Pdf File: beyond-the-mirror.pdf

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Transparency, Power, and Control

By Christoph A. Hafner,Anne Wagner
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1317006666
  • Total of Pages : 278
  • Category : Law
  • Members : 553
  • Pdf File: transparency-power-and-control.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book brings together academics and practitioners from a range of disciplines from more than twenty countries to reflect on the growing importance of transparency, power and control in our international community and how these concerns and ideas have been examined, used and interpreted in a range of national and international contexts. Contributors explore these issues from a range of overlapping concerns and perspectives, such as semiotic, sociolinguistic, psychological, philosophical, and visual in diverse socio-political, administrative, institutional, as well as legal contexts. The collection examines the ways in which 'actors' in our society - legislators, politicians, activists, and artists - have provoked public discourses to confront these issues.