High-profile big women expound on the joys of being fat in this controversial and hilarious anthology. Jo Brand, Jenni Murray, Kathryn Szrodecki, and many more explode the cult of thinness. All Cinderellas can go to the ball in a size 28 sequinned evening gown which fits like a glove!
Introduction to Wave Physics is a textbook that was developed out of a one-semester college course on Waves and Optics. It is designed to prepare the reader for work, research, or further study in areas that require a strong foundation in wave phenomena. It is therefore intended to be comprehensive and includes chapters on interference, reflection and transmission, cavities and waveguides, radiation, diffraction and scattering. It proceeds from simple to complex, employing one-dimensional waves to introduce major concepts in the first chapter, and extending each of those concepts to three dimensions in subsequent chapters for rectangular, spherical and cylindrical coordinates. Both scalar and vector waves are addressed, using acoustic waves as the primary example of the former and electromagnetic waves as the primary example of the latter.
Section 508 Compliant During the last few decades, there has been great interest in the problems of defining the extent and nature of kingship in the Mycenaean world. Questions concerning the degree of economic and religious power held by the king have been given special emphasis. This book surveys the conclusions drawn by individual scholars studying the Linear B tablets, contrasts their theories with our knowledge of the Mycenaean kingdoms as derived from the archaeological record, and finally compares this evidence with possible reflections in the oral tradition, specifically in the Iliad and Odyssey . This approach leads to the suggestion that the king in the Mycenaean period had only limited power over the society and its economy. Although the king appears to have controlled a large segment of the economy, it is argued here that other individuals and family groups within the kingdom also had a certain degree of economic independence.
IRE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation
Author: Institute of Radio Engineers. Professional Group on Antennas and Propagation
This volume contains selected papers of Lawrence R Klein in economics, econometric theory and applications in modeling, forecasting, macroeconomic analysis, international economics and public policy. Nobel Laureate Lawrence Klein's bibliography spans a half-century, including books, articles, and chapters in conference proceedings, festschriften, and thematic books. One such volume of solely scientific collections, mainly from his relatively early articles, has already been published. The present volume is different, it includes some articles, but largely chapters, or book excerpts that were mostly written since 1980, the approximate cut-off date of the prior volume, and the year of his Nobel Prize. Also, it includes things that were published in very limited or obscure editions. Thus it provides a more complete picture of his scholarly career and his current reflections on the state of economic science. All these writings are in the vanguard of thinking about economics in a global domain. The thirty-five-plus selections are organized in five parts, by major themes. An editorial commentary introduces each part. The introductory chapters include Klein's autobiographical research commentary, and his professional life philosophy. Contents: Introduction to the Series:More on “Forty Years of ‘Rigorous Observational Positivism’” and Years Beyond (K Marwah)An Autobiographical Research Commentary, Continued (L R Klein)My Professional Life Philosophy (L R Klein)Economic Theory ReconsiderationsEconometric Models and MethodologyApplied EconometricsPolicy FormulationClosing ReflectionsIndex Readership: Graduate students, advanced undergraduate students, and researchers in macroeconomic theory & analysis, econometric models, methodology & applications, forecasting, public policy and international economics. keywords:Macroeconomics: Theory, Policy Formation, Reconsiderations;Macroeconometric Models: Methodology, Forecasting, Debate, Prospects;International Economics: Capital Flows, Exchange Rates;Expectations