BOOKSTORE

Dead or Alive

  Tom Clancy
Rating
(0 )

It is called the Campus. Secretly created under the administration of President Jack Ryan, its sole purpose is to hunt down, locate, and eliminate terrorists and those who protect them at will, without sanction or oversight. A self-sufficient entity, it has no official connection to the American government—a necessity in a time when those in power consider themselves above such arcane ideals as loyalty, justice, and right or wrong.

Inside the Third Reich

  Albert Speer
Rating
(0 )

752 inside 3rd reichFrom 1946 to 1966, while serving the prison sentence handed down from the Nuremburg War Crimes tribunal, Albert Speer penned 1,200 manuscript pages of personal memoirs. Titled Erinnerungen ("Recollections") upon their 1969 publication in German, Speer's critically acclaimed personal history was translated into English and published one year later as Inside the Third Reich. Long after their initial publication, Speer's memoir continues to provide one of the most detailed and fascinating portrayals of life within Hitler's inner circles, the rise and fall of the third German empire, and of Hitler himself.

Rating
(0 )

753 theory money creditBy one of the preeminent theorists of the Austrian school of economics, "The Theory of Money and Credit" represents a major contribution to the science of economics. Von Mises examines the value of money, how it can be measured, and the effects of credit and monetary policy at the nation-state level. Von Mises is well known for advocating a return to the gold standard as a way to eliminate the growth and recession cycles. Given the current economic crises, many people who want a better understanding of economic theory are turning back to this classic work in order to become informed on the role of monetary and credit policy.

Rating
(0 )

857 crusadesIn The Oxford Illustrated History of the Crusades, the story of the Crusades is told as never before in an engrossing, authoritative, and comprehensive history that ranges from the preaching of the First Crusade in 1095 to the legacy of the crusading ideals and imagery that continues today. Here are the ideas of apologists, propagandists, and poets about the Crusades, as well as the perceptions and motives of the crusaders themselves and the means by which they joined the movement.

Infantry Attacks

  Erwin Rommel
Rating
(0 )

878 infantry attacksField Marshal Erwin Rommel exerted an almost hypnotic influence not only over his own troops but also over the Allied soldiers of the Eighth Army in World War II. Even when the legend surrounding his invincibility was overturned at El Alamein, the aura surrounding Rommel himself remained unsullied. In this classic study of the art of war, Rommel analyzes the tactics that lay behind his success.

Atlas of Gastroenterology

  Tadataka Yamada
Rating
(2 )

873 gastrenterologyAccurate, high-quality images are especially vital for gastrointestinal therapy.

The Atlas of Gastroenterology is a gold-standard tool that provides specialists with an outstanding array of images covering all facets of the field. With endoscopic ultrasonographs, computed tomography scans, magnetic resonance images, radionuclide images, and angiograms demonstrating every clinical condition from liver abscess, to endocrine neoplasms of the pancreas, to motility disorders of the esophagus, this atlas is simply a must-own resource for all gastroenterologists.

Autopsy Pathology: A Manual and Atlas

  Walter E. Finkbeiner MD PhD, Philip C. Ursell MD, Richard L. Davis MD
Rating
(0 )

827 autopsyThis how-to guide presents today's most complete coverage of performing, interpreting, and reporting post-mortem examinations. In addition to discussing the basics of the specialty, this lasting and useful reference features information on the performance of specialized autopsy procedures.

The Spartans

  Paul Cartledge
Rating
(0 )

784 spartansThe Spartans were a society of warrior-heroes who were the living exemplars of such core values as duty, discipline, self-sacrifice, and extreme toughness. This book, written by one of the world's leading experts on Sparta, traces the rise and fall of Spartan society and explores the tremendous influence the Spartans had on their world and even on ours.

The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies

  Elizabeth Jeffreys, John Haldon, Robin Cormack
Rating
(0 )

833 byzantine studiesThe Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies presents discussions by leading experts on all significant aspects of this diverse and fast-growing field. The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies deals with the history and culture of the Byzantine Empire, the eastern half of the Late Roman Empire, from the fourth to the fourteenth century. Its centre was the city formerly known as Byzantium, refounded as Constantinople in 324 CE, the present-day Istanbul.

The Byzantine Empire

  Sir Charles William Chadwick Oman
Rating
(0 )

832 byzantine empireThe Byzantine Empire centered at the city of Constantinople grew from a small Greek colonial village into the capital of the Eastern Roman empire. Ultimately, Byzantium represented what remained of Roman power in late antiquity. Established as the seat of Constantine the Great in 328 AD, the empire grew and matured over the centuries, reaching its pinnacle in the sixth century during the reign of Justinian and his loyal general, Belisarius.

TOP RATED BOOKS

The Iliad

One of the foremost achievements in Western literature, Homer's Iliad tells the story of the darkest episode of the Troj...

Atlas of Gastroenterology

Accurate, high-quality images are especially vital for gastrointestinal therapy. The Atlas of Gastroenterology is a gol...

War and Peace

Widely considered the greatest novel ever written in any language, War and Peace has as its backdrop Napoleon's invasion...

The trial and death of Socrates

The trial of Socrates refers to the trial and the subsequent execution of the Athenian philosopher Socrates in 399 BC. S...

The History of the Peloponnesian War

Thucydides, an Athenian, wrote the history of the war between the Peloponnesians and the Athenians; he began at the mome...

MOST POPULAR BOOKS

Wastewater Engineering: Treatment and Reuse, 4th edition (Metcalf …

Wastewater Engineering: Treatment and Reuse, 4/e is a thorough update of McGraw-Hill's authoritative book on wastewater ...

The Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings is the third best-selling novel ever written, with over 150 million copies sold, while the fourth ...

The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable

A black swan is a highly improbable event with three principal characteristics: It is unpredictable; it carries a massiv...

The Big One

It is the summer of 1947 and Europe is being torn apart by a war nobody can win. Nazi Germany occupies everything from t...

Engineering and Technology in Ancient Greece

The ancient Greeks had made a remarkable advancement, in the field of Engineering and Technology. Their achievements, fr...