The Story Of The Iliad: A Dramatic Retelling Of Homer’s Epic And The Last Days Of Troy

The first paragraph warns you what you're getting into: the ancient and the modern, mercilessly fused. The first scene was shocking to me -- I expected lofty language from such august historical figures -- but as the story unfolds I came to realize that it's about a brutal war. We elevate the Iliad by shrouding it in mythology and legend, and now Armitage holds it in front of us in unambiguous language as a nasty, terrible war fought...

Masculinity And Irish Popular Culture: Tiger's Tales

Masculinity and Irish Popular Culture is an interdisciplinary collection of essays by established and emerging scholars, analysing the shifting representations of Irish men across a range of popular culture forms in the period of the Celtic Tiger and beyond. From the self-stylings of GAA star Paul Galvin to theatrical depictions of an Irish masculinity in crisis, the essays firmly situate these diverse images of Irish manhood within ...

Zend Framework 1 To 2 Migration Guide: A Php[architect] Guide

Zend Framework 1 was one of the first major frameworks for PHP 5 and, for many, introduced object-oriented programming principles for writing PHP applications. Many developers looking to embrace a well-architected and supported framework chose to use it as the foundation for their applications. However, the first version was not without its faults. Zend Framework 2 is a significant improvement over its predecessor. It re-designed key...

Die Psychologie Der Untreue: Rebuilding Trust An Recovering Your Sanity After Infidelity

Affären gibt es in praktisch allen Beziehungen. Etwa 25 % aller Frauen und 40 % aller Männer sind ihrem Partner schon untreu gewesen. Besonders der Arbeitsplatz und das Internet schaffen Gelegenheiten für Freundschaften, die sich langsam und unaufhaltsam zu Liebesaffären entwickeln. Dies ist ein Buch für alle, - die einen Seitensprung oder Ehebruch hinter sich haben, - die wissen wollen, wie sie einem Seitensprung keine Chance geben,...

Die Menschen Von A Bis Z: Ein Ratgeber

Das perfekte Geschenk ... für alle Menschen   Ein Ratgeber für »Erdenunkundige« und überhaupt alle, die sich in menschlichen Dingen manchmal verheddern. Enthält, alphabetisch sortiert, allerlei nützliche Informationen über die Spezies Mensch. Witzig, unterhaltsam und voller kleiner (und manchmal auch großer) Wahrheiten. Die Spezies Mensch (Aus dem Inhalt) A Angst Unvermeidbares Ergebnis des Nachdenkens. App Hilfsmittel zur Verme...

Ornament Of Reason: The Great Commentary To Nagarjuna’s Root Of The Middle Way

In the Root of the Middle Way, Nagarjuna presents a magical method of reasoning, inviting everyone who encounters these lucid and fearless contemplations to follow him on a journey to the heart of transcendent insight. Inspired by the Buddha's teachings on profound emptiness in the Prajnaparamita Sutras, Nagarjuna sets out to probe what appears to be the most fundamental facts of the world, challenging us to question even our most de...

Cybersecurity Dilemmas: Technology, Policy, And Incentives

Individuals, businesses, governments, and society at large have tied their future to information technologies, and activities carried out in cyberspace have become integral to daily life. Yet these activities - many of them drivers of economic development - are under constant attack from vandals, criminals, terrorists, hostile states, and other malevolent actors. In addition, a variety of legitimate actors, including businesses and g...

Spacewalker: My Journey In Space And Faith As Nasa’s Record-setting Frequent Flyer

  An insider’s account of the U.S. Space Shuttle program, from before its first launch through the final landing, and the building of the International         Space Station. ·       A firsthand account of life in space from the first human to fly seven missions.       ·       An inspirational story of a personal journey from rural Indiana to outer space, powered by a deep Christian faith.

Cryptology Unlocked

Cryptology includes data encryption (cryptography), cryptographic protocols and code breaking to provide the fundamentals of data security. This new book introduces cryptography in a unique and non-mathematical style. Cryptology Unlocked explains encryption, crypto analysis (classic and modern algorithms), cryptographic protocols, digital standards and much more. This innovative book will reveal some of the dangers of code breaking, ...