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Oil and Gas Law in a Nutshell, 5th Edition (Nutshell Series) (In a Nutshell (West Publishing))
John S. Lowe
West Academic Publishing
This text provides authoritative coverage of the legal rules that govern the development of privately owned mineral rights, which often also apply to government-owned resources. It covers topics such as the nature, protection, and conveyance of oil and gas rights, leasing, and taxation.
The Universe in a Nutshell
Stephen William Hawking
Stephen Hawking’s phenomenal, multimillion-copy bestseller, A Brief History of Time , introduced the ideas of this brilliant theoretical physicist to readers all over the world. Now, in a major publishing event, Hawking returns with a lavishly illustrated sequel that unravels the mysteries of the major breakthroughs that have occurred in the years since the release of his acclaimed first book. The Universe in a Nutshell • Quantum ...
Nutshell Library: Alligators all around / Chicken Soup With Rice / One was Johnny / Pierre
Harper & Row
This 4-volume boxed set contains an alphabet book, a book of rhymes about each month, a counting book, and a cautionary tale all written and illustrated by Maurice Sendak. Includes the titles Alligators All Around, Chicken Soup with Rice, One Was Johnny, and Pierre. (Titles available separately in library and paperback editions.)
Torts in a Nutshell, 5th (Nutshell Series)
Edward J. Kionka
A clear, concise, current, and authoritative explanation of all of the most important U.S. tort law doctrines, including those covered in first-year torts courses in law schools. Coverage includes tort law origins and objectives; causation; strict liability; negligence liability and defenses; intentional tort liability and defenses; special liability rules (premises liability, products liability, employers, etc.); damages; tort and contract; ...
Contracts in a Nutshell, 7th (Nutshell Series) (In a Nutshell (West Publishing))
Claude D. Rohwer
Anthony M. Skrocki
Rohwer and Skrocki's Contracts in a Nutshell is a succinct summary of the fundamentals of contracts. Contains expert coverage on forming contracts, restitution, statute of frauds, contract interpretation, and modification. Also discusses remedies, performance, and third-party beneficiaries.
Real Property in a Nutshell, 6th (West Nutshell)
Roger H. Bernhardt
Most of the rules covered in standard real property casebooks are summarized in this concise work. For quick reference the text is divided into three sections. Part One overviews interests in land, such as adverse possession, common-law estates, and concurrent ownership. Part Two covers conveyances through real estate brokers, contract of sale, transfer of title by deed, and mortgages. Part Three concludes with a discussion on miscellaneous ...
The Law of Corporations in a Nutshell, 6th (Nutshell Series)
Robert W. Hamilton
Richard D. Freer
Completely revised and updated, conversational in tone, it features illustrative hypotheticals. Comprehensive but concise, with organization following the life-cycle of the corporation -- from formation through dissolution. Addresses the theory of the firm and the nuts-and-bolts of corporate law, including special issues raised in closely-held and public corporations. Up-to-date discussion of Sarbanes-Oxley and federal securities law provide ...
International Taxation in a Nutshell, 9th (In a Nutshell (West Publishing)) (Nutshell Series)
Richard L. Doernberg
This nutshell not only addresses the fundamentals of U.S. international taxation, but it also offers insight into tax planning considerations. Both the U.S. activities of foreign taxpayers, as well as the foreign activities of U.S. taxpayers are explored. In the truly global economy in which we live, it is crucial for those involved in business and investment activities to understand the tax consequences that impact cross-border flows. Building ...
C# 5.0 in a Nutshell: The Definitive Reference
When you have a question about C# 5.0 or the .NET CLR, this bestselling guide has precisely the answers you need. Uniquely organized around concepts and use cases, this updated fifth edition features a reorganized section on concurrency, threading, and parallel programming—including in-depth coverage of C# 5.0’s new asynchronous functions. Shaped by more than 20 expert reviewers, including Microsoft’s Eric Lippert, Stephen Toub, Chris ...
The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death
Corinne May Botz
The Monacelli Press
The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death offers readers an extraordinary glimpse into the mind of a master criminal investigator. Frances Glessner Lee, a wealthy grandmother, founded the Department of Legal Medicine at Harvard in 1936 and was later appointed captain in the New Hampshire police. In the 1940s and 1950s she built dollhouse crime scenes based on real cases in order to train detectives to assess visual evidence. Still used in ...
Meditation in a Nutshell
Girish Haridas, 2013
This book offers a concise exposition on meditation, suitable for beginners.
Administrative Law and Process: In a Nutshell (Nutshell Series)
Ronald M. Levin
This book offers a concise, knowledgeable guide to the laws governing administrative agencies. In straightforward, readable prose, the authors not only summarize the dominant statutes and case law in the area, but also discuss informal administrative processes and the background realities of the regulatory state. Students can use the book as a complement to any major casebook, and practitioners will also find it an excellent brief introduction ...
R in a Nutshell (In a Nutshell (O'Reilly))
If you’re considering R for statistical computing and data visualization, this book provides a quick and practical guide to just about everything you can do with the open source R language and software environment. You’ll learn how to write R functions and use R packages to help you prepare, visualize, and analyze data. Author Joseph Adler illustrates each process with a wealth of examples from medicine, business, and sports. Updated for R ...
Python in a Nutshell, Second Edition (In a Nutshell)
This book offers Python programmers one place to look when they need help remembering or deciphering the syntax of this open source language and its many powerful but scantily documented modules. This comprehensive reference guide makes it easy to look up the most frequently needed information--not just about the Python language itself, but also the most frequently used parts of the standard library and the most important third-party extensions. ...
Einstein Gravity in a Nutshell
Princeton University Press
This unique textbook provides an accessible introduction to Einstein's general theory of relativity, a subject of breathtaking beauty and supreme importance in physics. With his trademark blend of wit and incisiveness, A. Zee guides readers from the fundamentals of Newtonian mechanics to the most exciting frontiers of research today, including de Sitter and anti-de Sitter spacetimes, Kaluza-Klein theory, and brane worlds. Unlike other books on ...
In a Nutshell (Sharing Nature with Children Books)
Here, in luminous illustrations, is the life cycle of an oak--and how it supports life even after it is gone. An acorn drops from a great oak and grows. Animals nibble at it, a fire threatens it, but overcoming many challenges it eventually towers high in the forest, observing the changing human scene below. Eventually its energy passes into many other life forms--even the cherry pie enjoyed by the boy in the house below.
Leadership in a Nutshell: Leadership Theory and Practice
Amazon.de Bestseller in three categories! Max Cesar King, who holds a Master of Arts in International Business and Economics and is famous for his practical approach to leadership and management brings it in this book to the point of what's really important. Leadership, which seems to be a mystery to many is explained here with a very direct and professional style. All information is well investigated and eye-opening to the reader. This book ...
Government Contracts in a Nutshell, 5th (West Nutshell Series)
W. Noel Keyes
Steven W. Feldman
Summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation System (FARS), improper business practices and personal conflicts of interest, publicizing contract actions, outsourcing/privatization, and competition requirements. Addresses acquisition plans, contractor qualifications, contract delivery, and performance. Explains socio-economic policies, commercial items, options, sealed bidding, and negotiation. Reviews general contracting requirements, ...
Unix in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition
As an open operating system, Unix can be improved on by anyone and everyone: individuals, companies, universities, and more. As a result, the very nature of Unix has been altered over the years by numerous extensions formulated in an assortment of versions. Today, Unix encompasses everything from Sun's Solaris to Apple's Mac OS X and more varieties of Linux than you can easily name. The latest edition of this bestselling reference brings Unix ...
Immigration Law and Procedure in a Nutshell, 6th (West Nutshell Series) (In a Nutshell (West Publishing))
This compact, comprehensive title offers an expert overview of the history, constitutional authority, statutory provisions, regulations, structure, procedure, administrative process, and ethical principles of immigration law and practice.
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