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The De-Textbook
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Cracked.com,
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-29 - Publisher: Penguin

You are an idiot. Don't get defensive! It's not your fault. For decades your teachers, authority figures and textbooks have been lying to you. You do not have five senses. Your tongue doesn't have neatly segregated taste-bud zones. You don't know what the pyramids really looked like. You're even pooping
The Textbook as Discourse
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Eugene F. Provenzo, Jr., Annis N. Shaver, Manuel Bello
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-24 - Publisher: Routledge

The central assumption of The Textbook as Discourse is this: interpreted in the flow of history, textbooks can provide important insights into the nature and meaning of a culture and the social and political discourses in which it is engaged. This book is about the social, political and cultural content
How to Fight Presidents
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Daniel O'Brien
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-18 - Publisher: Crown

Make no mistake: Our founding fathers were more bandanas-and-muscles than powdered-wigs-and-tea. As a prisoner of war, Andrew Jackson walked several miles barefoot across state lines while suffering from smallpox and a serious head wound received when he refused to polish the boots of the soldiers who had taken him captive.
De Sitter Invariant Special Relativity
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Mu-Lin Yan
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-24 - Publisher: World Scientific

Einstein's Special Relativity (E-SR) is the cornerstone of physics. De Sitter invariant SR (dS/AdS-SR) is a natural extension of E-SR, hence it relates to the foundation of physics. This book provides a description to dS/AdS-SR in terms of Lagrangian-Hamiltonian formulation associated with spacetime metric of inertial reference frames. One of
Ex Libris
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Mu-Lin Yan
Categories: Bookplates
Type: BOOK - Published: 1896 - Publisher:

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