Download Before the Muses: An Anthology of Akkadian Literature, by Benjamin R. Foster PDF

By Benjamin R. Foster

2-volume set. includes annotated translations of over three hundred Babylonian and Assyrian literary compositions. between those works are compositions differently unavailable in English, formerly unpublished, or incorporating newly stumbled on fragments. one of the compositions incorporated are: Epic of production; Descent of Ishtar to the Netherworld; Atrahasis; Tukulti-Ninurta Epic; Adapa and the South Wind; Adapa and Enmerkar; Etana; Anzu; The Babylonian Theodicy; The discussion of Pessimism; The beginning Legend of Sargon of Akkad; The Gilgamesh Letter; discussion among a guy and His God; The Poem of the Righteous patient; A Sufferer's Salvation; knowledge of Ugarit; Sumero-Akkadian knowledge and Proverbs; Proverbs from Letters; Pious pupil; The Netherworld imaginative and prescient of an Assyrian Prince; Agushaya Poem; Sargon King of conflict; The Cuthaean Legend of Naram-Sin; Nergal and Eresh-kigal; Shulgi Prophecy; Agum-kakrime and the go back of Marduk; Nebuchadnezzar and Marduk; Marduk Prophecy; Antiochus Soter to Nabu; recommendation to a Prince; The King of Justice; In compliment of Babylon; Erra and Ishum; The terrible guy of Nippur; Lament for Tammuz; To Calm a child; To Recapture a Runaway Slave; To safe Brisk exchange at a Tavern; Love Lyrics of Nabu and Tashmetu; Elegy for a lady lifeless in Childbirth; Incantations opposed to ailment; Acrostic Hymn to Marduk; Prayers for Kings and Gods.

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Download Mr. Kafka: And Other Tales from the Time of the Cult by Bohumil Hrabal PDF

By Bohumil Hrabal

Terrific tales of Communist Prague by means of “the masterly Bohumil Hrabal” (The New Yorker) by no means ahead of released in English, the tales in Mr. Kafka and different stories from the Time of the Cult have been written usually within the Fifties and current the Czech grasp Bohumil Hrabal on the top of his powers. The tales seize a time whilst Czech Stalinists have been turning society the other way up, causing their social and political experiments on as a rule unwilling matters. those tales are set variously within the gas-lit streets of post-war Prague; at the raucous and hazardous manufacturing facility ground of the well-known Poldi steelworks the place Hrabal himself as soon as labored; in a cacophonous open-air dance corridor the place classical and renowned track come to blows; on the basement studio the place a crazed artist makes an attempt to model a countrywide icon; at the scaffolding round a decommissioned church. Hrabal captures women and men trapped in an eerily appealing nightmare, eager for an international the place “humor and metaphysical get away can reign supreme.” one hundred sixty p

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Download Retroviral Insertion and Oncogene Activation by H. J. Kung, C. Boerkoel, T. H. Carter (auth.), Hsing-Jien PDF

By H. J. Kung, C. Boerkoel, T. H. Carter (auth.), Hsing-Jien Kung, Peter K. Vogt (eds.)

An built-in retrovirus successfully turns into a part of the mobile genome, yet with the adaptation that the virus to a wide quantity keeps keep an eye on over its personal expression via nontranslated sequences within the lengthy terminal repeat (L TR). a few retroviruses additionally code for nonstructural proteins that additional control proviral expression. Integration alterations the mobilephone genome; it provides viral genes, and relating to transducing retroviruses additionally provides cell-derived oncogenes which have been included into the viral genome. Integration may also have results for mobile genes. The transcriptional signs in a provirus can turn on expression of neighboring mobile genes; the mixing even can disrupt and therefore inactivate mobile genes. those results of retroviral genomes happen in cis; they're often called insertional mutagenesis and are the topic of this quantity. nearly 10 years have handed on the grounds that W. Hayward, S. Astrin, and their colleagues chanced on that during B phone lymphomas of chickens, brought about through avian leukosis virus, transcription of the mobile proto-oncogene myc used to be upregulated in the course of the integration of a whole or partial provirus in its neighborhood. This landmark discovery advised a mechanism during which unfashionable­ viruses that don't hold mobile oncogenes of their genome ("nonacute retroviruses") could cause melanoma. It contributed the 1st proof for the carcinogen capability of oncogenes that aren't a part of a viral genome.

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Download The Raffles Megapack: The Complete Tales of the Amateur by E. W. Hornung, John Kendrick Bangs PDF

By E. W. Hornung, John Kendrick Bangs

This great compilation of Raffles works provides 26 brief stories—all the stories from the unique three collections, The novice Cracksman, The Black masks, and A Thief within the Night—plus the radical Mr. Justice Raffles. additionally incorporated are 20 extra, comparable tales by way of E.W. Hornung and John Kendrick Bangs (including the adventures of Raffles' son), plus introductions, e-book covers, and notes. no matter if you're a longtime fan of the "amateur cracksman" or a newcomer to E.W. Hornung's vintage gentleman-thief, you'll locate whatever new and unique during this volume!

incorporated are:

THE IDES OF MARCH

a dressing up PIECE

gents AND PLAYERS

LE finest PAS

WILFUL MURDER

9 issues OF THE LAW

THE go back MATCH

THE reward OF THE EMPEROR

NO SINECURE

A JUBILEE PRESENT

THE destiny OF FAUSTINA

THE final LAUGH

TO seize A THIEF

AN previous FLAME

the incorrect HOUSE

THE KNEES OF THE GODS

OUT OF PARADISE

THE CHEST OF SILVER

the remainder CURE

THE CRIMINOLOGISTS' CLUB

the sector OF PHILLIPI

a nasty NIGHT

A seize TO seize A CRACKSMAN

THE SPOILS OF SACRILEGE

THE RAFFLES RELICS

THE final WORD

MR. JUSTICE RAFFLES

A VOICE within the WILDERNESS

THE BLACK gap OF GLENRANALD

"TO THE VILE DUST"

A BUSHRANGER AT BAY

THE TAKING OF STINGAREE

the honour OF THE ROAD

THE PURIFICATION OF MULFERA

A DUEL within the DESERT

THE VILLAIN-WORSHIPPER

THE MOTH AND THE STAR

the journey OF THE DORRINGTON RUBY SEAL

the journey OF MRS. BURLINGAME'S DIAMOND STOMACHER

the journey OF THE lacking PENDANTS

the journey OF THE BRASS CHECK

the journey OF THE employed BURGLAR

THE REDEMPTION OF younger BILLINGTON RAND

THE NOSTALGIA OF NERVY JIM THE SNATCHER

the journey OF ROOM 407

THE MAJOR-GENERALS PEPPER-POTS

And don't omit to go looking this book shop for "Wildside Megapack" to determine extra entries within the Megapack sequence, overlaying secret, technology fiction, westerns, and masses, even more!

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Download The Time Traveller's Almanac: The Ultimate Treasury of Time PDF

The Time Traveller's Almanac is the most important, so much definitive selection of time trip tales ever assembled. accrued into one quantity via intrepid chrononauts and world-renowned anthologists Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, here's over a century's worthy of literary travels into earlier and the longer term.

The anthology covers thousands of years of Earth’s background - from the age of the dinosaurs to unusual and engaging futures, via to the top of Time itself. The Time Traveler’s Almanac will reacquaint readers with cherished classics and introduce them to exciting modern examples of the time trip style.

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Download Gabbe: Obstetrics - Normal and Problem Pregnancies by Steven G. Gabbe MD, Jennifer R. Niebyl MD, Joe Leigh Simpson PDF

By Steven G. Gabbe MD, Jennifer R. Niebyl MD, Joe Leigh Simpson MD, Mark B Landon MD, Henry L Galan MD, Eric R. M. Jauniaux MD PhD FRCOG, Deborah A Driscoll MD, Vincenzo Berghella MD, William A Grobman MD MBA

After 30 years, Obstetrics: general and challenge Pregnancies remains your go-to selection for authoritative guidance on coping with today’s obstetric sufferer. International specialists put the latest wisdom during this distinctiveness at your fingertips, with present and suitable details on every thing from fetal origins of grownup illness, to bettering international maternal health and wellbeing, to big subject matters in day by day obstetrical perform. Highly readable, well-illustrated, and simple to understand, this bestselling obstetrics reference is a perfect device for citizens and clinicians.

  • Take benefit of the collective knowledge of world specialists within the box,
  • including new editors― Drs. Vincenzo Berghella and William Grobman -- and approximately 30 new participants.

  • Gain a brand new perspective 
  • on a variety of trendy key issues - all evidence-based and simple to learn.

  • Sweeping updates throughout
  • together with 4 new chapters: ‘Vaginal beginning after Cesarean Delivery’; ‘Placenta Accreta’; ‘Obesity’; and ‘Improving international Maternal healthiness: demanding situations and Opportunities’

  • 11 videos
  • strengthen bankruptcy content material and increase studying in parts equivalent to cesarean supply and operative vaginal supply

  • New
  • Glossary of the main usually used key abbreviations for simple reference

  • Expanded use of bolded statements and key points in addition to extra tables, stream diagrams, and bulleted lists enables and enhances the mastery of every chapter
  • More than a hundred photographs within the Obstetrical Ultrasound bankruptcy supply an incredible source for regular and irregular fetal anatomy

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Download Pocket Atlas of Cytology, Histology and Microscopic Anatomy by Wolfgang Kuhnel, H. M. Beier PDF

By Wolfgang Kuhnel, H. M. Beier

This undying pocket atlas is the appropriate visible spouse to histology and cytology textbooks. First released in 1950 and translated into 8 languages, Kuehnel's Pocket Atlas of Cytology, Histology and Microscopic Anatomy is a confirmed classic.

The absolutely revised and up to date fourth version comprises 745 full-color illustrations - virtually two hundred greater than have been integrated within the 3rd variation. fantastic, high quality microphotographs and pathologic stains are followed by means of legends, informative texts, and diverse cross-references.

Key beneficial properties of the up to date fourth edition:

  • More than seven-hundred high quality illustrations utilizing complicated ideas in histology and electron microscopy
  • Practical, information
  • Concise and targeted text
  • Key recommendations and concepts illustrated in below 550 pages

Ideal for examination instruction, this world-class e-book is an vital visible learn software for scientific, dental and biology scholars. it could actually additionally function an exceptional overview and refresher text.

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Download Atlas of Histology with Functional and Clinical Correlations by Dongmei Cui MS, William Daley MD, Jonathan D. Fratkin MD, PDF

By Dongmei Cui MS, William Daley MD, Jonathan D. Fratkin MD, Duane E. Haines PhD, James C. Lynch PhD, John P. Naftel PhD, Gongchao Yang MD

A entire histology atlas...with EXTRAS! the original Atlas of Histology with useful and medical Correlations covers primary histology subject matters, integrates this crucial details with medical concerns, and offers a number of possibilities for scholar assessment. Explanatory textual content in each one bankruptcy combines with improved determine legends to supply an atlas that may truly be learn.

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Download The Apocalypse Reader by Justin Taylor PDF

By Justin Taylor

Those are the methods the realm ends. Thirty-four new and chosen Doomsday eventualities: a charming selection of paintings by means of canonical literary figures, modern masters, and some emerging stars, all of whom have regarded into the longer term and located it lacking. throughout limitations of position and time, those writers have a good time the range and energy of the quick tale as a kind by means of writing their very own conclusions to the tale of the realm. Obliteration hasn't ever harm so stable. individuals comprise Grace Aguilar, Steve Aylett, Robert Bradley, Dennis Cooper, Lucy Corin, Elliott David, Matthew Derby, Carol Emshwiller, Brian Evenson, Neil Gaiman, Jeff Goldberg, Theodora Goss, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Jared Hohl, Shelley Jackson, Ursula okay. Le Guin, Stacey Levine, Tao Lin, Kelly hyperlink, H.P. Lovecraft, Gary Lutz, Rick Moody, Michael Moorcock, Adam Nemett, Josip Novakovich, Joyce Carol Oates, Colette Phair, Edgar Allan Poe, Terese Svoboda, Justin Taylor, Lynne Tillman, Deb Olin, Unferth, H.G. Wells, Allison Whittenberg, and Diane Williams.</Div>

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