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Finite Fields (Encyclopedia of Mathematics and its Applications)
Rudolf Lidl, Harald Niederreiter

Cambridge University Press, 2008

The theory of finite fields is a branch of algebra with diverse applications in such areas as combinatorics, coding theory and the mathematical study of switching circuits. This updated second edition is devoted entirely to the theory of finite fields, and it provides comprehensive coverage of the literature. Bibliographical notes at the end of each chapter give a historical survey of the development of the subject. Worked examples and lists of ...


Clinical Casebook of Couple Therapy

The Guilford Press, 2010

An ideal supplemental text, this instructive casebook presents in-depth illustrations of treatment based on the most important couple therapy models. An array of leading clinicians offer a window onto how they work with clients grappling with mild and more serious clinical concerns, including conflicts surrounding intimacy, sex, power, and communication; parenting issues; and mental illness. Featuring couples of varying ages, cultural ...


Empire of Nations: Ethnographic Knowledge and the Making of the Soviet Union (Culture and Society after ...
Francine Hirsch

Cornell University Press, 2005

When the Bolsheviks seized power in 1917, they set themselves the task of building socialism in the vast landscape of the former Russian Empire, a territory populated by hundreds of different peoples belonging to a multitude of linguistic, religious, and ethnic groups. Before 1917, the Bolsheviks had called for the national self-determination of all peoples and had condemned all forms of colonization as exploitative. After attaining power, ...


The Turkish Letters of Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq, Imperial Ambassador at Constantinople, 1554-1562: ...
Ogier Ghislain de Busbecq

Louisiana State University Press, 2005

A native of western Flanders, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq served in several posts as diplomatic representative for the Habsburg ruler Ferdinand I (King of Bohemia and Hungary, 1526–64, and Holy Roman Emperor, 1556–64). Busbecq’s most famous mission was undoubtedly to the Ottoman Empire at the zenith of its power and glory during the reign of Suleiman the Magnificent. In four letters to his friend Nicholas Michault—who had been Busbecq’s ...


Counseling and Therapy for Couples
Lynn L. Long, Mark E. Young

Cengage Learning, 2006

Prepare for couples work with COUNSELING AND THERAPY FOR COUPLES! This counseling text includes wide coverage of topics in couples counseling, giving you exposure to the key issues and the varieties of couples with which you will be working. Numerous case examples and role-play scenarios illustrate the application of concepts to real-life situations. The integrative model discussed in the text encourages you to identify workable goals and lead ...


Solution Building in Couples Therapy
Elliott Connie

Springer Publishing Company, 2012

At the core of this step-by-step guide to solution focused therapy is a real-life evolving case study, offering readers a highly detailed panorama of couples therapy in action. Beginning with a clear explanation of the assumptions and tenets required for the practice of solution focused therapy, the book presents a step-by-step breakdown of exactly how to conduct solution-focused sessions with couples. Each chapter highlights a different part of ...


Three Voyages

University Alabama Press, 2001

This translation of an eyewitness account by a major participant offers valuable information about all three attempts to establish a French colony on the south Atlantic coast of North America. Rene Laudonniere's account of the three attempts by France to colonize what is now the United States is uniquely valuable because he played a major role in each of the ventures—first, in 1562, as second in command during the founding of the ill-fated ...


Monarchy and Matrimony: The Courtships of Elizabeth I
Susan Doran

Routledge, 1996

Monarchy and Matrimony is the first comprehensive study of Elizabeth I's courtships. Susan Doran argues that the cult of the `Virgin Queen' was invented by her ministers, and that Elizabeth was forced into celibacy by political necessity. Doran's detailed examination of the different suits is based on extensive archival research across Europe. Rather than focusing on Elizabeth's personality and image, she views the question within a wider ...


France in the Sixteenth Century
Frederic J. Baumgartner

Palgrave Macmillan, 1995

Both the golden age of the Renaissance state and the catastrophic era of the Wars of Religion, this fascinating period in French history has been oddly neglected by English-language historians. Professor Baumgartner's book fills a major gap in the textbook market: an accessible, fully current account which covers the principal political, economic and cultural themes from Francois I's successful centralization of the state, through France's near ...


The Cultural World of Eleonora di Toledo: Duchess of Florence and Siena

Ashgate Pub Ltd, 2004

Eleonora di Toledo was a powerful and influential woman who, over the course of nearly a quarter century (1539-62), contributed profoundly to the cultural flowering of ducal Florence. Her patronage of some of the leading artists of the time, her support of newly arrived Jesuit preachers, her involvement in charitable activities, her unfailing devotion to her husband and his policies, not to mention her successful farming and business ventures ...


Renaissance and Reformation France: 1500-1648 (Short Oxford History of France)

Oxford University Press, 2002

This volume brings together an international team of experts who have synthesized and summarized the most recent research on French history of the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Using a topical approach to provide broad thematic coverage of the period from 1500 to 1660, each chapter focuses on a specific area of French history: politics and the state, the economy, society and culture, religion, gender and the family, and France's ...


The 72 Hour Rule: A Do-It-Yourself Couples Therapy Book!
Margot Brown

Brown & Brown Enterprises, 2011

The 72 Hour Rule focuses on helping adult individuals and couples to communicate more effectively. This book helps the reader identify their own thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Then, the reader is guided through a series of topics, and real-time stories and exercises that will help them achieve successful communication with their partner. This book provides easy-to-use step-by-step exercises to help couples improve their relationship. This ...


The age of Catherine de Medici
J. E Neale

Barnes & Noble, 1960


Witch Hunting in Southwestern Germany, 1562-1684: The Social and Intellectual Foundations
H. Midelfort

Stanford University Press, 1972

This book is an analysis of witchcraft and witch hunting as they appeared in southwestern Germany in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Starting from a short analysis of some basic problems in the interpretation of European witchcraft, it proceeds to a study of the shifting denominational views regarding witches and the growth of Catholic orthodoxy. That theoretical vantage yields insight into the patterns in time, space, and confession ...


Adrian Willaert: A Guide to Research (Routledge Music Bibliographies)

Routledge, 2004

This key text will be the first full-length research tool on Adrian Willaert, the Renaissance composer of motets and madrigals who came to prominence in the first part of the sixteenth century, and should prove invaluable to researchers and students.


Massacre Inlet
Edward Seccomb Fox

Doubleday, 1965


Achille Bocchi and the Emblem Book as Symbolic Form
Elizabeth See Watson

Cambridge University Press, 1994

Achille Bocchi and the Emblem Book as Symbolic Form is an introductory study of the Symbolicae Quaestiones, published in Bologna in 1555, in which Elizabeth See Watson argues that the context of the Symbolicae Quaestiones reflects the intellectual and cultural currents of the university and the literary academies rather than the hidden heresies of the sixteenth century. In order to make Bocchi's work more accessible to readers, the first part of ...


French castaways at Old Cape Canaveral: A case for the existence of self-exiled survivors from the 1565 ...
Douglas R Armstrong

D.R. Armstrong, 1996

Wrecked on a foreign shore, hunted like animals by the Spanish and hostile Indians alike, a small group of French Huguenots managed to exist for an undetermined period in the wilds of present-day Cape Canaveral. 'French Castaways at Old Cape Canaveral' is a candid and very plausible account of those long lost adventurers, who would otherwise remain unknown in Florida's documented history. This book is a brief recollection of the events ...


The New World: The First Pictures of America
Stefan Lorant

Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1946

This book has 292 pages. The pictures are black and white.


That Men Would Praise the Lord: The Triumph of Protestantism in Nimes, 1530-1570
Allan Tulchin

Oxford University Press, 2010

That Men Would Praise the Lord breaks apart the process of mass conversion in the sixteenth century to explain why the Reformation occurred, using Nîmes, the most Protestant town in France, as a case study. Protestantism was overwhelmingly successful in Nîmes (since most people converted), but the process culminated in two bloody massacres of Nîmes's remaining Catholics. Beginning in 1559, Nîmes went through a revolutionary period ...



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