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Questions and Answers for Physicians: A Medieval Arabic Study Manual by Abd Al-Aziz Al-Sulami (Sir Henry Wellcome Asian Series)

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This book consists of a collage of images that attempts to convey the transformation of consumer culture and how it is related to the urban reshaping of the city of Cairo to meet with the demands of globalisation. Analyzing the shift from socialist economy to the opening up of Egypt's economy, and how this has affected everyday life of the middle classes, the author touches on various themes such as the general changing lifestyles and conspicuous consumption, the spread of mobile phones, and coffee shops, the gated communities and secondary resorts. The "folklorisation of culture" through the flowering tourist industry, the expansion of local crafts, plastic surgery and the body as a site of consumption are all analysed. Although being influenced by the discourse of the Frankfurt school on the culture industry, this work attempts to highlight the paradoxes pertaining to the democratising effects of consumer culture without denying the growing flagrant class polarisation.

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Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science
Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science

As the discipline of computer science has matured, it has become clear that a study of discrete mathematical topics is an essential part of the computer science major. The course in discrete structures has two primary aims. The first is to introduce students to the rich mathematical structures that naturally describe much of the content of...

Basic English Grammar: For English Language Learners: Book 1
Basic English Grammar: For English Language Learners: Book 1
Grammar is a very old field of study. Did you know that the sentence was first divided into subject and verb by Plato, the famed philosopher from ancient Greece? That was about 2,400 years ago! Ever since then, students all over the world have found it worthwhile to study the structure of words and sentences. Why? Because...
Python Algorithms: Mastering Basic Algorithms in the Python Language
Python Algorithms: Mastering Basic Algorithms in the Python Language

Python Algorithms, Second Edition explains the Python approach to algorithm analysis and design. Written by Magnus Lie Hetland, author of Beginning Python, this book is sharply focused on classical algorithms, but it also gives a solid understanding of fundamental algorithmic problem-solving techniques.

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The Art, Science, and Craft of Great Landscape Photography
The Art, Science, and Craft of Great Landscape Photography

The Art, Science, and Craft of Great Landscape Photography teaches photographers how to convert their visual peak experiences-moments of extraordinary natural beauty that evoke a sense of wonder and awe-into stunning images that elicit the same awestruck emotion in their viewers. Randall is an experienced wilderness...

Calculus Concepts: An Informal Approach to the Mathematics of Change (Textbooks Available with Cengage Youbook)
Calculus Concepts: An Informal Approach to the Mathematics of Change (Textbooks Available with Cengage Youbook)

This innovative text features a graphing calculator approach, incorporating real-life applications and such technology as graphing utilities and Excel spreadsheets to help students learn mathematical skills that they will use in their lives and careers. The texts overall goal is to improve learning of basic calculus concepts by involving...

Handbook of Applied Algorithms: Solving Scientific, Engineering, and Practical Problems
Handbook of Applied Algorithms: Solving Scientific, Engineering, and Practical Problems

Although vast activity exists, especially recent, the editors did not find any book that treats applied algorithms in a comprehensive manner. The editors discovered a number of graduate courses in computer science programs with titles such as “Design and Analysis of Algorithms, “Combinatorial Algorithms” “Evolutionary...

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