"Once in a very great while, historical scholarship produces a book which makes one immediately begin re-thinking many of one's major suppositions about the thought systems of the past. Professor Yates has given us such a book."--Norman D. Hinton, The Modern Schoolman
The Art of Memory is the classic study of how people learned to retain vast stores of knowledge before the invention of the printed page. In it, Frances A. Yates traces the art of memory from its treatment by Greek orators, through its Gothic transformations in the Middle Ages, to the occult forms it took in the Renaissance, and finally to its use in the seventeenth century. This book, the first to relate the art of memory to the history of culture as a whole, was revolutionary when it first appeared and continues to mesmerize readers with its lucid and revelatory insights.
Tissue and Organ Regeneration in Adults
Tissue engineering is the first discipline of bioengineering which explicitly integrates molecular biology with physics and chemistry. It emphasizes research in the synthesis of new tissues and organs in vivo and in vitro. The treatment is uniform and deliberately directed toward the different backgrounds of students from the physical and...
A Practical Guide for SystemVerilog Assertions
When Gateway Design Automation, Inc. created Verilog in the mid-
1980's, the process of integrated circuit design was very different than it is
today. The role of Verilog, as well as its capability, has evolved since its
inception into today's SystemVerilog.
SystemVerilog language consists of three categories of...
pring Into Linux(R) The fastest route to true Linux mastery!You know your way around Windows (or maybe a Mac, or even UNIX). Now, you're ready for Linux.And you don't have a minute to waste.Welcome. This book's for you.Janet Valade has spent thirteen years helping new users master Linux and related technologies. She knows the "magic words" that'll help... 3D Animation Essentials
The essential fundamentals of 3D animation for aspiring 3Dartists
3D is everywhere--video games, movie and television specialeffects, mobile devices, etc. Many aspiring artists and animatorshave grown up with 3D and computers, and naturally gravitate tothis field as their area of interest. Bringing a blend of studioand...
XML in Flash (Sams Other) XML in Flash is an excellent introduction to creating state-of-the-art Flash applications with XML. XML is quickly becoming the most popular way to store and manage data. Flash's XML Socket makes it possible to network Flash front-ends to an application server. This allows developers to use a Flash interface for applications such as message boards,...