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Hidden Harmonies: The Lives and Times of the Pythagorean Theorem
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Hidden Harmonies: The Lives and Times of the Pythagorean Theorem

Ellen Kaplan, Robert Kaplan

A sparkling, widely praised history of the most famous formula in mathematics and what it illustrates about the nature of human reasoning, now in paper

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The Art of the Infinite: The Pleasures of Mathematics
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The Art of the Infinite: The Pleasures of Mathematics

Robert Kaplan, Ellen Kaplan

This is mathematics for the soul-just the way it should be. -New Scientist

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The Selected Letters of Robert Creeley
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The Selected Letters of Robert Creeley

Robert Creeley, Rod Smith, Peter Baker, Kaplan Harris

The author is one of the most celebrated and influential American poets. A stylist of the highest order, he imbued his correspondence with the literary artistry he brought to his poetry. This title deals with his works.

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Chances Are: Adventures in Probability
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Chances Are: Adventures in Probability

Ellen Kaplan, Robert Kaplan

Combining philosophical and historical background, Chances Are is a lay person's journey into the realm of probability--from poker to politics, weather to war, Monte Carlo to mortality. Illustrations.

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What You Really Need to Lead: The Power of Thinking and Acting Like an Owner
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What You Really Need to Lead: The Power of Thinking and Acting Like an Owner

Robert S. Kaplan

WHAT MAKES A LEADER? CAN YOU REALLY LEARN TO LEAD? You might believe that leaders are born, not made. Perhaps you think that you need to hold an important job to be a leader--that you need permission to lead. Leadership is one of...

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The Power Behind Your Eyes: Improving Your Eyesight with Integrated Vision Therapy
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The Power Behind Your Eyes: Improving Your Eyesight with Integrated Vision Therapy

Roberto Kaplan, Robert-Michael Kaplan

Dr. Kaplan addresses eyesight problems from a holistic and psychospiritual perspective, empowering readers to begin a self-healing journey.

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Out of the Labyrinth: Setting Mathematics Free
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Out of the Labyrinth: Setting Mathematics Free

Ellen Kaplan, Robert Kaplan

Out of the Labyrinth rejoices in the serious play of mathematics and explains how to think about math as a truly common pursuit... full of fun and full of the wisdom of a lifetime of teaching... -- Barry Mazur, Gerhard Gade...

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Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific
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Asia’s Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific

Robert D. Kaplan

Originally published in hardcover: [New York]: Random House, an imprint and division of Random House LLC, 2014.

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The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate
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The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate

Robert D. Kaplan

In this provocative, startling book, Robert D. Kaplan, the bestselling author of Monsoon and Balkan Ghosts, offers a revelatory new prism through which to view global upheavals and to understand what lies ahead for continents and...

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Balkan Ghosts: A Journey Through History
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Balkan Ghosts: A Journey Through History

Robert D Kaplan

From the assassination that triggered World War I to the ethnic warfare in Serbia, Bosnia, and Croatia, the Balkans have been the crucible of the twentieth century, the place where terrorism and genocide first became tools of...

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What You're Really Meant to Do: A Road Map for Reaching Your Unique Potential
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What You’re Really Meant to Do: A Road Map for Reaching Your Unique Potential

Robert S. Kaplan

A road map for redefining "success" and reaching your unique potential through a tough discipline of specific steps and exercises that will help you take control of your career, understand yourself far more deeply, and build your...

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El Poder Detras de Sus Ojos: Mejore Su Vista Mediante La Terapia de Vision Integral
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El Poder Detras de Sus Ojos: Mejore Su Vista Mediante La Terapia de Vision Integral

Robert-Michael Kaplan, O.D., O D Kaplan

Good vision is more than the ability to see 20/20 on an eye chart. Any vision problem is a message alerting us to an unbalanced inner state. Eyeglasses, medications, and surgery may correct poor vision but they cannot correct this...

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Reading and Rhetoric (Classic Reprint)
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Reading and Rhetoric (Classic Reprint)

Robert B Kaplan

Excerpt from Reading and Rhetoric There are already a great many readers on the market, and it hardly seems necessary to add to the abundance with one more effort. This reader is designed for a particular purpose which, it seems...

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The American Judaism of Mordecai M. Kaplan
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The American Judaism of Mordecai M. Kaplan

Emanuel S. Goldsmith, Mel Scult, Robert M. Seltzer

A selection of appreciative yet critical essays giving an historical context for the life and works of Mordecai Kaplan. Kaplan's metaphysics, his interpretation of the Bible, his views on education, economic justice and the role...

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Cuidado Con Tus Virtudes!
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Cuidado Con Tus Virtudes!

Robert Kaplan (Harvard Business School), Dr Robert Kaiser

Nationally recognized leadership experts Bob Kaplan and Rob Kaiser have conducted thousands of assessments of senior executives designed to determine when their strengths serve them well, versus betray them. In this groundbreaking...

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Fear Your Strengths: What You are Best at Could be Your Biggest Problem
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Fear Your Strengths: What You are Best at Could be Your Biggest Problem

Robert E. Kaplan, Robert B. Kaiser

As a leader, your strengths can work against you. Many leaders know this on some intuitive level, but they tend not to accept it in practice. This work offers a practical psychology of leadership - a better way for leaders to get...

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The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach
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The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach

Alice Kaplan

Robert Brasillach was executed in 1945 for what he wrote during the Nazi occupation of France. The author raises the question of whether he was condemned for his writing, or singled out as a homosexual; and why he was shot, when...

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The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach
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The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach

Alice Kaplan

Robert Brasillach was executed in 1945 for what he had written during the Nazi occupation of France. The author raises the question of whether he was condemned for his writing, or singled out as a homosexual; and why he was shot,...

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Computeralgebra
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Computeralgebra

Robert Kaplan

Schon seit den 50-er Jahren versucht man, neben rein numerischen Re- nungen auch algebraische Umformungen mit Computern zu erledigen. H- ausgekommen sind dabei kleine und grosse Computeralgebra-Systeme, in - nen teilweise Hunderte...

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Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific
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Asia’s Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific

Robert D. Kaplan

Originally published in hardcover: [New York]: Random House, an imprint and division of Random House LLC, 2014.

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Warrior Politics
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Warrior Politics

Robert Kaplan

The author of Balkan Ghosts draws on the historical wisdom of Sun-Tzu, Thucydides, Hobbes, Machiavelli, and other great thinkers to provide valuable guidelines for modern-day world leaders--in both politics and business...

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An Empire Wilderness: Travels into America's Future
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An Empire Wilderness: Travels into America’s Future

Robert Kaplan

The author of Balkan Ghosts describes his journey westward from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, in search of the large-scale political, economic, social, and cultural changes affecting America, in an incisive portrait of America's...

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Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific
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Asia’s Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific

Robert D. Kaplan

Originally published in hardcover: [New York]: Random House, an imprint and division of Random House LLC, 2014.

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Fear Your Strengths: What You are Best at Could be Your Biggest Problem
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Fear Your Strengths: What You are Best at Could be Your Biggest Problem

Robert B. Kaiser, Robert E. Kaplan

Once you've discovered your strengths, you need to discover something else: your strengths can work against you. You can have too much of a good thing. Many leaders know this on some intuitive level, and they see it in others. But...

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: A Kaplan SAT Score-raising Classic
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: A Kaplan SAT Score-raising Classic

Robert Louis Stevenson

Features: the tale of the classic novel, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde ; more than 200 vocabulary words frequently tested on the SAT highlighted throughout the text; definitions for each highlighted word on the facing page; a...

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Language Planning: From Practice to Theory
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Language Planning: From Practice to Theory

Robert B. Kaplan, Richard B. Baldauf, Jr.

Reviewing the field of language policy and planning, this text sets out current practice and ways of thinking about language policy and planning, looking at methodology and the key areas of education, literacy and economics. Case...

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Medical Murder: Disturbing Cases of Doctors Who Kill
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Medical Murder: Disturbing Cases of Doctors Who Kill

Robert M. Kaplan

The Hippocratic Oath commands all doctors to 'first do no harm' - what then makes a doctor cross that line to murder? A fascinating study of doctors on the wrong side of the law.

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Medical Murder: Disturbing Cases of Doctors Who Kill
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Medical Murder: Disturbing Cases of Doctors Who Kill

Robert M. Kaplan

Dr Harold Shipman told his unsuspecting patients he was conducting blood tests as he injected them with a massive dose of heroin; they were dead within minutes. The author analyses the chilling paradox of why these trusted...

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The Oxford Handbook of Applied Linguistics
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The Oxford Handbook of Applied Linguistics

Robert B. Kaplan

Systematically encompassing the major areas of applied linguistics, the editors and contributors to The Oxford Handbook of Applied Linguistics provide a panoramic and comprehensive look at this complex and vigorous field.

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 Read reviewMonsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Battle for Supremacy in the 21st Century
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Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Battle for Supremacy in the 21st Century

Robert D. Kaplan

Kaplan shows how the rise of India, Pakistan, China, Indonesia and Oman, among others, represents a crucial shift in the global balance of power. It is in 'Monsoon Asia' that the fight for democracy, energy independence and...

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The Exceptional Brain: and How it Changed the World
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The Exceptional Brain: and How it Changed the World

Robert M. Kaplan

From da Vinci to van Gogh, Hitler to Howard Hughes, this is a fascinating investigation into how brain diseases and conditions like epilepsy, syphilis, schizophrenia and tumours have made their sufferers both famous and ...

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Advanced Management Accounting
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Advanced Management Accounting

Robert S. Kaplan, Anthony A. Atkinson

Suitable for upper level advanced management or cost accounting courses at the undergraduate or MBA/graduate level, this book provides treatment of innovative management accounting issues used by major companies throughout the...

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Aggression in Children and Youth: Advanced Study Institute : Papers
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Aggression in Children and Youth: Advanced Study Institute : Papers

Robert M. Kaplan, V.J. Konecni, Raymond W. Novaco

Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute, Maratea, Italy, June 17-28, 1981

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Disease, Diagnoses, and Dollars
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Disease, Diagnoses, and Dollars

Robert M. Kaplan

The US spends more per capita on health care than any other country, yet it ranks last among comparison nations on the major health indicators. Here, Kaplan analyzes what can be done to turn this situation around and provides...

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Behavioral Epidemiology and Disease Prevention
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Behavioral Epidemiology and Disease Prevention

Robert M. Kaplan, Michael H. Criqui

In the l~nited States and in Europe~ there has been an increasing interest in the relationship between individual behavior and disease. The American National Academy of Sciences (Hamberg, Elliott, and Parron, 1982)' through its...

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Preventing Illness among People with Coronary Heart Disease
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Preventing Illness among People with Coronary Heart Disease

John D. Piette, Robert M. Kaplan, Joseph R. Ferrari

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the leading cause of death and illness in the United States, and though much progress has been made in reducing cardiac risk factors, obesity and diabetes mellitus are on the rise. Preventing...

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Forgotten Crisis
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Forgotten Crisis

Robert Elliot Kaplan

Examines, in detail, the battle over the income tax which was the main political issue in France during the 1890s but which is virtually absent from histories of the period. It also explains how the Dreyfus Affair has mistakenly...

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Language Planning and Policy Europe: Finland, Hungary and Sweden
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Language Planning and Policy Europe: Finland, Hungary and Sweden

Robert B. Kaplan, Richard B. Baldauf, Jr.

This text covers the language situation in Hungary, Finland, and Sweden explaining linguistic diversity, historical and political contexts, including language-in-education planning; and the roles of the media, of religion, and of...

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Aggression in Children and Youth
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Aggression in Children and Youth

Robert M. Kaplan

Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute, Maratea, Italy, June 17-28, 1981

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Disease, Diagnoses, and Dollars: Facing the Ever-expanding Market for Medical Care
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Disease, Diagnoses, and Dollars: Facing the Ever-expanding Market for Medical Care

Robert M. Kaplan

The US spends more per capita on health care than any other country, yet it ranks last among comparison nations on the major health indicators. Here, Kaplan analyzes what can be done to turn this situation around and provides...

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The Balanced Scorecard: Translating Strategy into Action
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The Balanced Scorecard: Translating Strategy into Action

Robert S. Kaplan, David P. Norton

Provides the management system for companies to invest in the long term - in customers, in employees, in product development, and in systems - rather than managing the bottom line to pump up short-term earnings. This title...

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Language and Language-in-education Planning in the Pacific Basin
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Language and Language-in-education Planning in the Pacific Basin

Robert B. Kaplan, Richard B. Baldauf

Examines and reviews the ecological context of language planning in 14 countries in the Pacific basin such as: Japan, the two Koreas, Taiwan, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam, Singapore, Australia, New...

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What to Ask the Person in the Mirror: Critical Questions for Becoming a More Effective Leader and Reaching Your Potential
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What to Ask the Person in the Mirror: Critical Questions for Becoming a More Effective Leader and Reaching Your Potential

Robert S. Kaplan

Successful leaders know that leadership is less often about having all the answers and more often about asking the right questions. This title presents a process for asking the big questions that enables you to diagnose problems,...

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Time-Driven Activity-Based Costing: A Simpler and More Powerful Path to Higher Profits
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Time-Driven Activity-Based Costing: A Simpler and More Powerful Path to Higher Profits

Robert Steven Kaplan, Steven R. Anderson

Provides a solution to the problems associated with large-scale ABC implementation. This book offers a model where managers can estimate the resource demands imposed by each transaction, product, or customer, rather than rely on...

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Social Deviance: Testing a General Theory
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Social Deviance: Testing a General Theory

Howard B. Kaplan, Robert J. Johnson

Presents a comprehensive theoretical statement about the social and social psychological processes involved in the onset and course of deviant behavior.

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Social Deviance: Testing a General Theory
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Social Deviance: Testing a General Theory

Howard B. Kaplan, Robert J. Johnson

Presents a comprehensive theoretical statement about the social and social psychological processes involved in the onset and course of deviant behavior.

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What You Re Really Meant to Do: A Road Map for Reaching Your Unique Potential
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What You Re Really Meant to Do: A Road Map for Reaching Your Unique Potential

Robert Steven Kaplan, Wes Talbot

How do you create your own definition of success and reach your unique potential? Building a fulfilling life and career can be a daunting challenge. It takes courage and hard work. Too often, we charge down a path leading to...

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The Arabists: The Romance of an American Elite
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The Arabists: The Romance of an American Elite

Robert D. Kaplan

This work provides a history of the Arabists , a group of US expatriates who spent much of their lives living and working in the Arab world, in areas such as education and intelligence. It demonstrates their profound influence on...

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