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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 ...
Business Associations in a Nutshell, 3d (Nutshell Series)
This book gives students taking the introductory course in business associations a succinct but reliable overview of the principal legal issues that arise in business relationships over the life cycle of the business. The book explains the basic concepts that govern these relationships and provides specific examples of how they apply. It also explains similarities and dissimilarities in the business associations covered. Finally, the book ...
Nutshell Library (Caldecott Collection)
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; ...
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.
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.
Love in a Nutshell
St. Martin's Paperbacks
Janet Evanovich Love in a Nutshell The #1 bestselling Janet Evanovich teams up with award-winning author Dorien Kelly to deliver a sparkling novel of romantic suspense, small-town antics, secretive sabotage, and lots and lots of beer. Kate Appleton needs a job. Her husband has left her, she’s been fired as a magazine editor, and she’s got nothing left but the Nutshell—her parents’ summer house in Keene’s Harbor, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Einstein Gravity in a Nutshell (In a Nutshell (Princeton))
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 ...
Oil and Gas Law in a Nutshell, 5th Edition (Nutshell Series)
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.
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 ...
Sculling in a Nutshell
Technical Book on Sculling and Sweep Rowing for Beginners to Elite from the perspective of Stability and the Preservation of Momentum with sections on Drills and General Rowing Topics
Precalculus Mathematics in a Nutshell: Geometry, Algebra, Trigonometry:
George F. Simmons
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Patent Law in a Nutshell, 2d (In a Nutshell (West Publishing))
Martin J. Adelman
Randall R. Rader
This Nutshell provides a succinct description of the fundamentals of U.S. patent law. Ranging from the acquisition of patent rights to their enforcement, it contains an overview of relevant statutes, rules, and cases that collectively define this area of intellectual property law. Topics include claim construction, obviousness, anticipation, written description and enablement, infringement, remedies, and other notable doctrines. Patent law has ...
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 ...
Kane's Civil Procedure in a Nutshell, 7th (West Nutshell)
Mary Kay Kane
Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 4.9 x 0.4 inches ISBN-13: 978-0314285881
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. ...
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