Yiddish Language and Culture: Then and Now by Philip M. and Ethel Klutznick Chair in Jewish Civilization.

By Philip M. and Ethel Klutznick Chair in Jewish Civilization. Symposium, Leonard Jay Greenspoon, Creighton University. Center for the Study of Religion and Society

Yiddish language and literature performed a big function within the lives of hundreds of thousands of jap ecu Jews, either of their homelands and within the facilities to which they immigrated in the USA. points of that tradition have endured to be loved and explored by means of Jews and non-Jews alike in lots of "translated" contexts. Yiddish, then, basically has a previous and and whatever of a gift. Its destiny, doubtful in line with a few, might be vivid, if significantly replaced, within the opinion of others. those are one of the subject matters and matters addressed during this sequence of papers, which be capable to be scholarly, lyrical, difficult, and evocative all while.

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Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of by Steven D. Levitt (Author) Stephen J. Dubner (Author)

By Steven D. Levitt (Author) Stephen J. Dubner (Author)

That's extra harmful, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in universal? How a lot do mom and dad actually matter? those won't sound like ordinary questions for an economist to invite. yet Steven D. Levitt isn't really a regular economist. He stories the riddles of daily life—from dishonest and crime to parenting and sports—and reaches conclusions that flip traditional knowledge on its head. Freakonomics is a groundbreaking collaboration among Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, an award-winning writer and journalist. They got down to discover the interior workings of a crack gang, the reality approximately genuine property brokers, the secrets and techniques of the Ku Klux Klan, and masses extra. via forceful storytelling and wry perception, they exhibit that economics is, at root, the research of incentives—how humans get what they wish or want, particularly while other folks wish or want an identical factor.

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Nanolubricants (Tribology in Practice Series) by Jean Michel Martin, Nobuo Ohmae

By Jean Michel Martin, Nobuo Ohmae

The expertise curious about lubrication by way of nanoparticles is a quickly constructing medical sector and one who has been watched with curiosity for the previous ten years. Nanolubrication bargains an answer to many difficulties linked to conventional lubricants that include sulphur and phosphorus; and even though for your time the construction of nanoparticles was once limited through the applied sciences to be had, this present day synthesis equipment were better to one of these point that it's attainable to provide huge amounts rather affordably and efficiently.Nanolubricants develops a brand new notion of lubrication, according to those nanoparticles, and besides the authors’ personal examine it synthesises the data to be had regarding nanolubrication from present literature and provides it in a concise form. Describes the numerous merits and strength functions of nanotechnology within the tribological field.Offers a whole assessment of the state of the art in addition to a lot unique study that's but unpublished.Includes sections on boundary lubrication by way of collo?dal structures, nanolubricants made up of steel dichalcogenides, carbon-based nanolubricants, overbased detergent salts, nanolubricants made from metals and boron-based good nanolubricants and lubrication additives.Authored via very hot specialists within the box with contributions from prime overseas academics.Nanolubricants will entice postgraduate scholars, lecturers and researchers in mechanical engineering, chemical engineering and fabrics technological know-how. it may even be of curiosity to working towards engineers with petroleum businesses and mechanical brands.

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