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Legitimacy in the Academic Presidency

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Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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Legitimacy in the Academic Presidency by Book Resume:

This book focuses on the impetus for leading change. Bornstein draws on numerous sources for a theoretical perspective on the factors associated with the president's role in creating legitimate change.

Pandora's Book

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Author: David Birch
Publisher: John Hunt Publishing
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Pandora's Book by David Birch Book Resume:

Trees occupy a place of enormous significance, not only in our planet’s web of life but also in our psyche. A Spell in the Forest - Tongues in Trees is part love-song, part poetic guidebook, and part exploration of thirteen native sacred British tree species. Tongues in Trees is a multi-layered contribution to the current awareness of the importance and significance of trees and the resurgence of interest in their place on our planet and in our hearts.

Word Power Made Handy

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Author: Shalini Verma
Publisher: S. Chand Publishing
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Word Power Made Handy by Shalini Verma Book Resume:

This book is divided into four parts: 1. Part-I: Some common AREA SPECIFIC WORDS. 2. Part-II: 50 Word sets comprising more than 3500 HIGH FREQUENCY WORDS. 3. Part-III: 09 Appraisal set to assess learners' WORD POWER. 4. Part- IV: ANSWER KEY to all the exercises. 5. The book also gives a detailed listing of about 160 common ROOTS AND STEMS, along with their meanings.

Pandora's Box (Die Büchse der Pandora)

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Author: Pamela Hutchinson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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Pandora's Box (Die Büchse der Pandora) by Pamela Hutchinson Book Resume:

G.W. Pabst's 1929 silent classic Pandora's Box (Die Büchse der Pandora), stars Hollywood icon Louise Brooks as the enigmatic heroine whose erotic charms lead to disaster for the men drawn into her web. Despite failing commercially upon release, it has evolved into a cult film long after it should have been forgotten. Pandora's Box captivates audiences with its libidinous, violent story, and its mysterious heroine whose motivations, as well as whose guilt or innocence, are difficult to determine. It is a sophisticated adaptation of Frank Wedekind's Lulu plays, and indisputably Louise Brooks' finest performance on film. In her compelling study, Pamela Hutchinson traces Pandora's production history and the many contexts of its creation and afterlife, revisiting and challenging many assumptions made about the film, its lead character and its star. Analysing the film act by act, she explores the conflicted relationship between Brooks and the director G.W. Pabst, the film's historical contexts in Weimar Berlin, and its changing fortunes since its release.

Pandora's Lunchbox

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Author: Melanie Warner
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Pandora's Lunchbox by Melanie Warner Book Resume:

In the tradition of Fast Food Nation and The Omnivore’s Dilemma comes an “indispensable,” (New York Newsday) fascinating, and cutting-edge look at the scary truth about what really goes into our food. If a piece of individually wrapped cheese can retain its shape, color, and texture for years, what does it say about the food we eat and feed to our children? Former New York Times business reporter and mother Melanie Warner decided to explore that question when she observed the phenomenon of the indestructible cheese. She began an investigative journey that took her to research labs, university food science departments, and factories around the country. What she discovered provides a rare, eye-opening—and sometimes disturbing—account of what we’re really eating. Warner looks at how decades of food science have resulted in the cheapest, most abundant, most addictive, and most nutritionally inferior food in the world, and she uncovers startling evidence about the profound health implications of the packaged and fast foods that we eat on a daily basis. Combining meticulous research, vivid writing, and cultural analysis, Warner blows the lid off the largely undocumented—and lightly regulated—world of chemically treated and processed foods and lays bare the potential price we may pay for consuming even so-called healthy foods.

Pandora's Clock

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Author: John J. Nance
Publisher: Open Road Media
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Pandora's Clock by John J. Nance Book Resume:

A plane carrying a supervirus searches for a place to land in this “combination of The Hot Zone and Speed” by a New York Times–bestselling author (USA Today). On a snowy road in a German forest, Ernest Helms sees a man trying to break into his car. After a scuffle, Helms escapes with only a cut on his hand. Hours later, he collapses aboard a flight from Frankfurt to New York. The pilot, Capt. James Holland, radios London to plan an emergency landing to save Helms—and then the nightmare begins. Heathrow denies Holland permission to land: Helms has been stricken with an ultracontagious pathogen that threatens the entire planet. When Germany also refuses to let him land, Holland and his passengers are prisoners of the sky, caught between a deadly disease and a world that would rather shoot them down than risk contamination. Written by a former aviator known as the master of mile-high suspense, this is a pulse-pounding thriller about infectious disease in the tradition of Outbreak and The Andromeda Strain. Threatened by hostile governments on the ground and disease in the sky, Captain Holland is in for the flight of his life.

Pandora's Seed

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Author: Spencer Wells
Publisher: Random House
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Pandora's Seed by Spencer Wells Book Resume:

Ten thousand years ago, our species made a radical shift in its way of life: We became farmers rather than hunter-gatherers. Although this decision propelled us into the modern world, renowned geneticist and anthropologist Spencer Wells demonstrates that such a dramatic change in lifestyle had a downside that we’re only now beginning to recognize. Growing grain crops ultimately made humans more sedentary and unhealthy and made the planet more crowded. The expanding population and the need to apportion limited resources created hierarchies and inequalities. Freedom of movement was replaced by a pressure to work that is the forebear of the anxiety millions feel today. Spencer Wells offers a hopeful prescription for altering a life to which we were always ill-suited. Pandora’s Seed is an eye-opening book for anyone fascinated by the past and concerned about the future.

Pandora's Gift

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Author: Jen Katemi
Publisher: Flourish Books
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Pandora's Gift by Jen Katemi Book Resume:

Returned war veteran and single dad Flint is a man on the edge of darkness. He has seen the worst of humanity and measures his world only in shades of gray. Color, life and hope, simply do not exist in his reality. Artist and teacher Pandora is a free spirit who uses her innate magic to help guide troubled souls away from the darkness toward light. Toward life. Toward hope. These polar opposites are destined to collide in a blaze of passion, but their coupling initiates a struggle to save Flint’s soul — a struggle that threatens to pull them both down into the abyss of darkness that has become so familiar he is almost afraid to let it go. As Pandora becomes more deeply involved in Flint’s tortured journey toward healing, how will she protect her own heart from the dangerous lure of the dark? Please note: Pandora’s Gift contains content only suitable for mature readers, including references to military service and PTSD. Pandora's Gift was previously published by Red Sage.

Pandora's Breeches

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Author: Patricia Fara
Publisher: Random House
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Pandora's Breeches by Patricia Fara Book Resume:

'Had God intended Women merely as a finer sort of cattle, he would not have made them reasonable.' Writing in 1673, Bathsua Makin was one of the first women to insist that girls should receive a scientific education. Despite the efforts of Makin and her successors, women were excluded from universities until the end of the nineteenth century, yet they found other ways to participate in scientific projects. Taking a fresh look at history, Pandora's Breeches investigates how women contributed to scientific progress. As well as collaborating in home-based research, women corresponded with internationally-renowned scholars, hired tutors, published their own books and translated and simplified important texts, such as Newton's book on gravity. They played essential roles in work frequently attributed solely to their husbands, fathers or friends.

Pandora's Legions

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Author: Christopher Anvil
Publisher: Baen Publishing Enterprises
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Pandora's Legions by Christopher Anvil Book Resume:

IS IT TOO LATE TO NEGOTIATE A SURRENDER The Centran Empire was both benevolent and complacent. Benevolent, even as it overwhelmed every new inhabited planet it encountered with its military might¾but once the planet was pacified, its inhabitants were uplifted to Centran standards of living and the benefits of membership in the Empire. Complacent, because the Empire had long been expanding without encountering more than minor obstacles. And then they came across Pandora's Planet, that is, Earth.... In spite of the Centran superiority in technology, the conquest of Earth took over three months, when the invaders were used to wrapping things up in less than two weeks. But "conquest" might be too optimistic a term to use, since the locals were still waging guerrilla warfare and sabotage, and the Centrans were hanging on by their equivalent of fingernails. And then the Centran scientists tested a group of humans and found that the humans were more intelligent than the Centrans. One Centran leader had an idea that might save the Centrans from being ignominiously kicked off the planet again. Since the humans were good at war, why not put together teams of humans to go out to the fringes of Centran space and handle planets that were proving difficult The teams performed magnificently¾but back in the heart of the Empire, humans and their weird new ideas were spreading like wildfire, and if something weren't done soon, the humans would end up running the former Centran Empire.... At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management).

Pandora’s Box

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Author: Jörn Leonhard
Publisher: Harvard University Press
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Pandora’s Box by Jörn Leonhard Book Resume:

Winner of the Norman B. Tomlinson, Jr. Prize “The best large-scale synthesis in any language of what we currently know and understand about this multidimensional, cataclysmic conflict.” —Richard J. Evans, Times Literary Supplement In this monumental history of the First World War, Germany’s leading historian of the period offers a dramatic account of its origins, course, and consequences. Jörn Leonhard treats the clash of arms with a sure feel for grand strategy. He captures the slow attrition, the race for ever more destructive technologies, and the grim experiences of frontline soldiers. But the war was more than a military conflict and he also gives us the perspectives of leaders, intellectuals, artists, and ordinary men and women around the world as they grappled with the urgency of the moment and the rise of unprecedented political and social pressures. With an unrivaled combination of depth and global reach, Pandora’s Box reveals how profoundly the war shaped the world to come. “[An] epic and magnificent work—unquestionably, for me, the best single-volume history of the war I have ever read...It is the most formidable attempt to make the war to end all wars comprehensible as a whole.” —Simon Heffer, The Spectator “[A] great book on the Great War...Leonhard succeeds in being comprehensive without falling prey to the temptation of being encyclopedic. He writes fluently and judiciously.” —Adam Tooze, Die Zeit “Extremely readable, lucidly structured, focused, and dynamic...Leonhard’s analysis is enlivened by a sharp eye for concrete situations and an ear for the voices that best convey the meaning of change for the people and societies undergoing it.” —Christopher Clark, author of The Sleepwalkers

Pandora's DNA

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Author: Lizzie Stark
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
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Pandora's DNA by Lizzie Stark Book Resume:

2015 ALA Notable Book Would you cut out your healthy breasts and ovaries if you thought it might save your life? That's not a theoretical question for journalist Lizzie Stark's relatives, who grapple with the horrific legacy of cancer built into the family DNA, a BRCA mutation that has robbed most of her female relatives of breasts, ovaries, peace of mind, or life itself. In Pandora's DNA, Stark uses her family's experience to frame a larger story about the so-called breast cancer genes, exploring the morass of legal quandaries, scientific developments, medical breakthroughs, and ethical concerns that surround the BRCA mutations, from the troubling history of prophylactic surgery and the storied origins of the boob job to the landmark lawsuit against Myriad Genetics, which held patents on the BRCA genes every human carries in their body until the Supreme Court overturned them in 2013. Although a genetic test for cancer risk may sound like the height of scientific development, the treatment remains crude and barbaric. Through her own experience, Stark shows what it's like to live in a brave new world where gazing into a crystal ball of genetics has many unintended consequences.

Pandora's Boy

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Author: Lindsey Davis
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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Pandora's Boy by Lindsey Davis Book Resume:

'Lindsey Davis has seen off all her competitors to become the unassailable market leader in the 'crime in Ancient Rome' genre . . . Davis's squalid, vibrant Rome is as pleasurable as ever' - Guardian 'For fans of crime fiction set in the ancient world, this one is not to be missed' - Booklist Private investigator Flavia Albia is always drawn to an intriguing puzzle - even if it is put to her by her new husband's hostile ex-wife. On the Quirinal Hill, a young girl named Clodia has died, apparently poisoned with a love potion. Only one person could have supplied such a thing: a local witch who goes by the name of Pandora, whose trade in herbal beauty products is hiding something far more sinister. The supposedly sweet air of the Quirinal is masking the stench of loose morality, casual betrayal and even gangland conflict and, when a friend of her own is murdered, Albia determines to expose as much of this local sickness as she can - beginning with the truth about Clodia's death. **************** Praise for Lindsey Davis and the Flavia Albia series 'Davis's prose is a lively joy, and Flavia's Rome is sinister and gloriously real' The Times on Sunday 'Davis's books crackle with wit and knowledge . . . She has the happy knack of making the reader feel entirely immersed in Rome'

Pandora's Box

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Author: Alan Davis
Publisher: iUniverse
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Pandora's Box by Alan Davis Book Resume:

Unlike the typical novels, PANDORA’S BOX TRILOGY are hybrid books combining fiction and history. The fictional story revolves around life lessons and my past experiences. The trilogy I've created is unique because it doesn't matter what order they’re read in. Each book can stand on its own and provides enough detail that knowledge of the other books isn't necessary. Although they have some of the same main characters throughout the series, each book has a story and writing style different from the rest. As readers move on to the other books in the series they’ll find connections that are very stimulating and give them a deeper understanding of the characters and life lessons they previously learned. ___________________ PANDORA’S BOX: TRIFORCE is an alternative-world fiction book. Darth goes on a quest for the Infinity Stone. Unforeseen circumstances occur that cripples and almost kills him. He ends up in a foreign land that’s been plagued by evil. While recovering his health, Darth greatly improves the quality of life for the people. The royals get wind of him and haul Darth away to become an indentured servant. They do everything in their power to break him. Sunita Lady of the Berkana arrives soon after as the sage representative. With her magic and wisdom, Sunita helps prepare for the Sacred Ordeal to rid the land of evil. With the help of Darth, she also reveals the corruption destroying the kingdom!

Pandora's Legion

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Author: Harold Coyle,Barrett Tillman
Publisher: Forge Books
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Pandora's Legion by Harold Coyle,Barrett Tillman Book Resume:

In this explosive new series from New York Times bestseller Harold Coyle and noted military author Barrett Tillman, a new type of war is being fought by private paramilitary companies at the beck and call of the highest bidder. With the military and intelligence agencies spread thin, the US is constantly calling upon the services of these organizations--and Strategic Solutions Inc. is among the best. Members of Al-Qaida have set in place a vicious biological attack. Men and women infected with the highly communicable and deadly Marburg virus have been sent to major cities and sensitive locations throughout the world in hopes of creating a deadly, global epidemic. The dedicated men and women of SSI, led by former Rear Admiral Michael Derringer, are consummate professionals, nearly all ex-police or military, and are the among the best in the world at what they do. But the mastermind behind the living bio-weapons, Dr. Saeed Sharif, is more deadly than anyone could have possibly imagined. Spread throughout the globe and thwarting attacks on their home facilities the staff at SSI soon find themselves engaged in a frontline game of ground warfare. And to make matters worse, two infected Marburg carriers are heading straight for the United States. Using every resource it has, SSI launches an all-out search for the walking plague carriers before thousands more become infected and die. Posing a frightening scenario that could become all too real in the near future, and filled with the details of the military world that have made Coyle's books bestsellers, Pandora's Legion hits the front lines of the new war against terrorism in this engrossing, high-stakes novel. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Pandora's Hope

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Author: Bruno Latour
Publisher: Harvard University Press
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Pandora's Hope by Bruno Latour Book Resume:

A scientist friend asked Bruno Latour point-blank: “Do you believe in reality?” Taken aback by this strange query, Latour offers his meticulous response in Pandora’s Hope. It is a remarkable argument for understanding the reality of science in practical terms. In this book, Latour, identified by Richard Rorty as the new “bête noire of the science worshipers,” gives us his most philosophically informed book since Science in Action. Through case studies of scientists in the Amazon analyzing soil and in Pasteur’s lab studying the fermentation of lactic acid, he shows us the myriad steps by which events in the material world are transformed into items of scientific knowledge. Through many examples in the world of technology, we see how the material and human worlds come together and are reciprocally transformed in this process. Why, Latour asks, did the idea of an independent reality, free of human interaction, emerge in the first place? His answer to this question, harking back to the debates between Might and Right narrated by Plato, points to the real stakes in the so-called science wars: the perplexed submission of ordinary people before the warring forces of claimants to the ultimate truth.

Pandora's Box Opened

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Author: Roy A. Harrisville
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
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Pandora's Box Opened by Roy A. Harrisville Book Resume:

For many, the historical-critical method has released a host of threats to Christian faith and confession. In Pandora's Box Opened, however, Roy Harrisville argues that despite the evils brought upon biblical interpretation by the historical-critical method, there is still hope for it as a discipline. Harrisville begins by describing the emergence and use of the historical-critical method. He then attends to the malaise that has come over the method, which he says still persists. Finally, Harrisville commends the historical-critical method, though shorn of its arrogance. He claims that the method and all its users comprise a "Pandora's Box" that, when opened, releases "a myriad other pains," but hope still remains.

Opening Pandora's Box

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Author: Ferdie Addis
Publisher: Michael O\'Mara Books
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Opening Pandora's Box by Ferdie Addis Book Resume:

It has been one of those days. You've worked like a Trojan, displaying titanic strength and stoic endurance to overcome the Herculean labours that have faced you in order to meet that deadline. We regularly employ classically-derived expressions in our everyday language, yet many of us have little understanding of the origin of these common phrases. But an incomplete classical education need no longer be your Achilles heel. Opening Pandora's Box offers a light-hearted yet fascinating look at the stories behind the expressions. For example, did you know that the phrase 'the face that launched a thousand ships' originates from the story of the kidnapping of Helen of Troy, but the actual line comes from a poem by Christopher Marlowe? Opening Pandora's Box provides a useful introduction to classical mythology as well as giving an insight into our language.

The Pandora's Box Trilogy

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Author: Adam Teachout
Publisher: AuthorHouse
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The Pandora's Box Trilogy by Adam Teachout Book Resume:

In the concluding volume of The Pandora’s Box Trilogy, Lucy struggles with the choice to leave her own happy afterlife in order to save those she’s left behind. Upon seeing apparitions bearing a striking resemblance to her friend Billy, Lucy wonders if he has truly gone. Lucy’s mother also lies in agony, terrified and alone. To save her, Lucy’s heart must break one last time as she prepares to let go of what she loves the most... Waiting for Lucy at the end of every road is Pandora, now relentless in her thirst for dominance over the Void, but also fighting to understand the hazy memories that plague her mind. And the mysterious Sphinx plays her final card by showing Lucy Pandora’s horrific past. Now tormented with the truth, Lucy devises a plan—not to defeat Pandora, but to save her. Even with the help of Fishface, Little Psycho, and Icky, the nightmare of Lucy’s future is laid out before her, and she is sure of only one thing—her story will not have a happy ending.

Extinction Chronicles - Pandora's Box

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Author: E. Thomas Palmer
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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Extinction Chronicles - Pandora's Box by E. Thomas Palmer Book Resume:

Extinction Chronicles – Pandora’s Box Ellen and Jonathan Crenshaw are paleontologists. Every summer they take Jonathan’s students to a dig in the Dakota Badlands. They use this experience to see if the students want to remain in the program. This year, they offer their best student, Steve, the lead on the dig. After Steve accepts the position, the Crenshaw’s step away and search for their own dig site. The Crenshaw’s soon discover an ancient metal box incased in sixty-five-million-year-old sedimentary rock. After removing the surrounding debris, they discover it was created by dinosaurs. When the box was unintentionally opened, an Army defense satellite recorded an unexpected electrical burst. The military immediately assumed a terrorist group was organizing in the Badlands. The box is secreted away while the military tracks down all leads to capture these supposed terrorists. A friend offered a safe haven and a place to examine the box. While exploring the technology, the team of experts they brought in, begin stealing bits of the new technology as it’s revealed. The Crenshaw’s are on the run. Along the way, they discover new and inventive ways to avoid capture. Despite the thefts, and the problems with the military, the box holds more secrets than even the Crenshaw’s can imagine.

Mutiny On the Bounty & Pandora's Box

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Author: David G Williams
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
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Mutiny On the Bounty & Pandora's Box by David G Williams Book Resume:

This is a new approach to the complete story of the Bounty, from its disastrous crew selection, the Mutiny, incitement of Polynesian wars, trials, executions, pardons, kidnaps, rapes and enslavement to the brutal island murders. Make no mistake,it may have been the beginning of the Romantic Age but there was nothing romantic about the Mutiny on the Bounty, why did Fletcher Christian choose oblivion over common sense on that hot sunny morning so long ago? Was it because far from freeing the crew from a perceived oppression he was actually mentally unstable? Where exactly was Peter Heywood and why did half the crew choose certain death in an open boat rather than sail away with the mutineers? Just some of the questions answered in this book, for the first time the whole story, the complete story, including the voyage of the Pandora, sent to capture the men that dared steal one of His Majesties ships.

The Risen Empire

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Author: Scott Westerfeld
Publisher: Tor Books
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The Risen Empire by Scott Westerfeld Book Resume:

From the acclaimed author of Fine Prey, Polymorph, and Evolution's Darling (Philip K. Dick Award special citation and a New York Times Notable Book) comes a sweeping epic, The Risen Empire, Scott Westerfeld's dazzling hardcover debut. The undead Emperor has ruled his mighty interstellar empire of eighty human worlds for sixteen hundred years. Because he can grant a form of eternal life, creating an elite known as the Risen, his power has been absolute. He and his sister, the Child Empress, who is eternally a little girl, are worshiped as living gods. No one can touch them. Not until the Rix, machine-augmented humans who worship very different gods: AI compound minds of planetary extent. The Rix are cool, relentless fanatics, and their only goal is to propagate such AIs throughout the galaxy. They seek to end, by any means necessary, the Emperor's prolonged tyranny of one and supplant it with an eternal cybernetic dynasty of their own. They begin by taking the Child Empress hostage. Captain Laurent Zai of the Imperial Frigate Lynx is tasked with her rescue. Separated by light-years, bound by an unlikely love, Zai and pacifist senator Nara Oxham must each in their own way, face the challenge of the Rix, and they each will hold the fate of the empire in their hands. The Risen Empire is the first great space opera of the twenty-first century. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

A Casebook on the Law of Succession

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Author: William Musyoka
Publisher: African Books Collective
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A Casebook on the Law of Succession by William Musyoka Book Resume:

This text broadly and comprehensively covers the area of law of succession in Kenya. It exposes the substantive succession legal regime applying in Kenya as well as the Kenyan probate practice. It is tailored specifically for the legal practitioner, the Magistrate and Judge and the law student William Musyoka holds L.L.B and LL.M degrees from the University of Nairobi. He is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and a law lecturer. He has taught the law of succession at the Kenya School of Law and is currently teaching the subject at the School of Law, University of Nairobi.

Boxing Pandora

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Author: Timothy William Waters
Publisher: Yale University Press
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Boxing Pandora by Timothy William Waters Book Resume:

A timely and provocative challenge to the foundations of our global order: why should national borders be unchangeable? The inviolability of national borders is an unquestioned pillar of the post–World War II international order. Fixed borders are believed to encourage stability, promote pluralism, and discourage nationalism and intolerance. But do they? What if fixed borders create more problems than they solve, and what if permitting borders to change would create more stability and produce more just societies? Legal scholar Timothy Waters examines this possibility, showing how we arrived at a system of rigidly bordered states and how the real danger to peace is not the desire of people to form new states but the capacity of existing states to resist that desire, even with violence. He proposes a practical, democratically legitimate alternative: a right of secession. With crises ongoing in the United Kingdom, Spain, Ukraine, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, and many other regions, this reassessment of the foundations of our international order is more relevant than ever.


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Author: AJ Adams
Publisher: Ellen Whyte
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Pandora by AJ Adams Book Resume:

Pandora drew herself up. “Right, let’s get down to brass tacks. I can’t stay, that has to be obvious.” Xavier’s smile slipped and vanished. “Right. I see. Wait a minute.” He went off and came back with two glasses of wine and another Mars bar cut in half. When Pandora eyeballed it derisively, he tucked it into her hand. “Go on. Caramel goes great with wine.” Mindlessly Pandora ate it. She ignored the Chardonnay. She’d had enough for Dutch courage, but she didn’t want to get drunk. “Can’t you see that this isn’t right?” she said carefully. “You can’t just go about kidnapping people.” “You’ve said this already.” “And I’m saying it again,” Pandora snapped. “I made a mistake but I have a life, you know.” He sat down and watched her. “Don’t you like the wine?” “Did you hear what I said?” “Yes. I heard you the other time too.” Pandora thought she could have handled rage or threats better than this calm response. He was exasperating. How could she get through to him? “You’re even more beautiful than I thought,” Xavier murmured. “You have the most wonderful skin. And I love the way your hair curls around your face.” “Xavier, listen to me: I want to go home,” Pandora said tartly. He shrugged. “That’s impossible, Panda.” She could have screamed. “I. Don’t. Want. To. Be. Here,” she enunciated. His eyes flickered. “You’ll change your mind.” “I won’t! I want to go home!” To her surprise, her words sounded like echoes. “Something’s weird,” she whispered. “My voice is all strange in my head.” “I spiked your Mars bar,” Xavier said calmly. *** Framed for treason and abducted, Pandora’s fate lies in the hands of a man who can destroy lives from his laptop. Is Xavier her captor or saviour? In a passionate story of intrigue and espionage, Pandora is about to discover nothing can be assumed about anyone. Even herself.

Screening Love and Sex in the Ancient World

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Author: Monica S. Cyrino
Publisher: Springer
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Screening Love and Sex in the Ancient World by Monica S. Cyrino Book Resume:

This dynamic collection of essays by international film scholars and classicists addresses the provocative representation of sexuality in the ancient world on screen. A critical reader on approaches used to examine sexuality in classical settings, contributors use case studies from films and television series spanning from the 1920s to the present.


Pandora [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Ken Down
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
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Pandora by Ken Down Book Resume:

When IT expert and involuntary time traveller James Powell finds himself in possession of a beautiful young girl - and discovers that slavery is legal in his new home - there can be only one outcome. His struggle to provide for himself and his household of female slaves is interrupted by the most important battle ever fought, but as the years pass, he finds another battle in his own household. This one is between the beautiful but reluctant Pandora and her self-appointed rival - and Jim's slowly awakening conscience.


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Author: Anne Rice
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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Pandora by Anne Rice Book Resume:

Anne Rice, creator of the Vampire Lestat, the Mayfair witches and the amazing worlds they inhabit, now gives us the first in a new series of novels linked together by the fledgling vampire David Talbot, who has set out to become a chronicler of his fellow Undead. The novel opens in present-day Paris in a crowded café, where David meets Pandora. She is two thousand years old, a Child of the Millennia, the first vampire ever made by the great Marius. David persuades her to tell the story of her life. Pandora begins, reluctantly at first and then with increasing passion, to recount her mesmerizing tale, which takes us through the ages, from Imperial Rome to eighteenth-century France to twentieth-century Paris and New Orleans. She carries us back to her mortal girlhood in the world of Caesar Augustus, a world chronicled by Ovid and Petronius. This is where Pandora meets and falls in love with the handsome, charismatic, lighthearted, still-mortal Marius. This is the Rome she is forced to flee in fear of assassination by conspirators plotting to take over the city. And we follow her to the exotic port of Antioch, where she is destined to be reunited with Marius, now immortal and haunted by his vampire nature, who will bestow on her the Dark Gift as they set out on the fraught and fantastic adventure of their two turbulent centuries together. Look for Anne Rice’s new book, Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis, coming November 29, 2016.


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Author: Jilly Cooper
Publisher: Random House
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Pandora by Jilly Cooper Book Resume:

'Cooper's sheer exuberance and energy are contagious' The Times No picture ever came more beautiful than Raphael's Pandora. Discovered by a dashing young lieutenant, Raymond Kelvedon in a Normandy Chateau in 1944, she had cast her spell over his family - all artists and dealers - for fifty years. Hanging in a turret of their lovely Cotswold house, Pandora witnessed Raymond's tempestuous wife Galena both entertaining a string of lovers, and giving birth to her four children: Jupiter, Alizarin, Jonathan and superbrat Sienna. Then an exquisite stranger rolls up, claiming to be a long-lost daughter of the family, setting the three Belvedon brothers at each other's throats. Accompanying her is her fatally glamorous boyfriend, whose very different agenda includes an unhealthy interest in the Raphael. During a fireworks party, the painting is stolen. The hunt to retrieve it takes the reader on a thrilling journey to Vienna, Geneva, Paris, New York and London. After a nail-biting court case and a record-smashing Old Masters sale at Sotheby's, passionate love triumphs and Pandora is restored to her rightful home.

Pandora's Closet

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Author: Martin H. Greenberg,Jean Rabe
Publisher: Penguin
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Pandora's Closet by Martin H. Greenberg,Jean Rabe Book Resume:

Nineteen original tales of the Pandora legend-as no one has ever imagine it before. When Pandora's Box was opened, so the ancient tale goes, all the evils that would beset humanity were released into the world. When the box was all but empty, the only thing that remained was hope. Now some of fantasy's finest writers have taken on the task of opening Pandora's closet. It is naturally chock full of an assortment of items, including a ring that can bring its wearer infinite health, a special helmet found in the most unlikely of places, a mysterious box that holds a legendary piece of cloth, and a red hoodie that transforms a woman's world. These stories are of items claimed by people, but only at their own peril. After indulging in these stories, readers will certainly look at their own closets in a whole new light.

European Silent Films on Video

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Author: William B. Parrill
Publisher: McFarland
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European Silent Films on Video by William B. Parrill Book Resume:

This book is a critical encyclopedia of silent European films currently available on DVD, laser disc, and VHS. It provides concise and accurate summaries of the films, evaluates the quality of the prints, discusses the changing reputations of both films and filmmakers, and considers how the techniques developed during the silent period continue to influence filmmaking today. The book cites contemporary and recent criticism of the films and includes an extensive bibliography as well as a list of films by director. Numerous photos are also included.

Pandora's Senses

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Author: Vered Lev Kenaan
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
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Pandora's Senses by Vered Lev Kenaan Book Resume:

The notorious image of Pandora haunts mythology: a woman created as punishment for the crimes of man, she is the bearer of hope yet also responsible for the Earth’s desolation. She binds together perpetuating dichotomies that underlie the most fundamental aspects of the Western canon: beauty and evil, body and soul, depth and superficiality, truth and lie. Speaking in multiplicity, Pandora emerges as the first sign of female complexity. In this compelling study, Vered Lev Kenaan offers a radical revision of the Greek myth of the first woman. She argues that Pandora leaves a decisive mark on ancient poetics and shows that we can unravel the profound impact of Pandora’s image once we recognize that Pandora embodies the very idea of the ancient literary text. Locating the myth of the first woman right at the heart of feminist interrogation of gender and textuality, Pandora’s Senses moves beyond a feminist critique of masculine hegemony by challenging the reading of Pandora as a one-dimensional embodiment of the misogynist vision of the feminine. Uncovering Pandora as a textual principle operating outside of the feminine, Lev Kenaan shows the centrality of this iconic figure among the poetics of such central genres as the cosmological and didactic epic, the Platonic dialogue, the love elegy, and the ancient novel. Pandora’s Senses innovates our understanding of gender as a critical lens through which to view ancient literature.

Pandora: Contagion

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Author: Eric L. Harry
Publisher: Rebel Base Books
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Pandora: Contagion by Eric L. Harry Book Resume:

MADNESS HAS GONE VIRAL The world is not the same since the Pandoravirus outbreak changed the essence of human nature. Those affected by the disease are consumed by adrenal rage. They erupt in violence with the slightest provocation. And now, infected scientist Emma Miller is forging them into an army of merciless killers marching across America. Emma’s twin sister, neuroscientist Isabel Miller, is desperate to avert the chaos that threatens to engulf civilization. But her team has its hands full staying one step ahead of the civil unrest that’s ravaging the country. Noah Miller, the twins’ brother, thought he had created a safe haven for his family in the mountains of Virginia—until the arrival of Emma and her infected followers proved the folly of his plans. The Millers’ conflict is just one of many sweeping the nation. A nation divided into factions. A nation on the precipice of all-out civil war . . . Praise for Eric L. Harry and Pandora: Outbreak “Like Crichton and H.G. Wells, Harry writes stories that entertain roundly while they explore questions of scientific and social import.” —Publishers Weekly “Harry’s vision of an apocalyptic plague is as chilling as it is plausible. This masterful thriller will leave you terrified, enthralled, and desperate for the next entry in the series.” —Kira Peikoff, author of No Time to Die and Die Again Tomorrow “After a devastating epidemic that changes the very nature of humans, two sisters, an epidemiologist and a neurobiologist, hold the key to humanity's survival.” —Library Journal

Pandora: Outbreak

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Author: Eric L. Harry
Publisher: Rebel Base Books
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Pandora: Outbreak by Eric L. Harry Book Resume:

“Harry’s vision of an apocalyptic plague is as chilling as it is plausible. This masterful thriller will leave you terrified, enthralled, and desperate for the next entry in the series.” —Kira Peikoff, author of No Time to Die and Die Again Tomorrow “After a devastating epidemic that changes the very nature of humans, two sisters, an epidemiologist, and a neurobiologist hold the key to humanity's survival.”—Library Journal BEGINNING OF THE END They call it Pandoravirus. It attacks the brain. Anyone infected may explode in uncontrollable rage. Blind to pain, empty of emotion, the infected hunt and are hunted. They attack without warning and without mercy. Their numbers spread unchecked. There is no known cure. Emma Miller studies diseases for a living—until she catches the virus. Now she’s the one being studied by the U.S. government and by her twin sister, neuroscientist Isabel Miller. Rival factions debate whether to treat the infected like rabid animals to be put down, or victims deserving compassion. As Isabel fights for her sister's life, the infected are massing for an epic battle of survival. And it looks like Emma is leading the way . . . “Harry has a first-rate speculative mind, well grounded in current science. The ideas he puts forth are extremely engaging.” —Kirkus Reviews “A good storyteller . . . harrowing stuff!” —The New York Times Book Review “Like Crichton and H.G. Wells, Harry writes stories that entertain roundly while they explore questions of scientific and social import.” —Publishers Weekly

Pandora: Resistance

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Author: Eric L. Harry
Publisher: Rebel Base Books
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Pandora: Resistance by Eric L. Harry Book Resume:

THE BATTLE LINES ARE DRAWN Scientist Emma Miller was the first American infected in the Pandoravirus pandemic, which triggers violent rages and sociopathic homicide. No longer fettered by morality or emotion, she has attracted millions of followers, both infected and uninfected. But is she America’s worst nightmare—or its only hope? Emma’s twin sister Isabel and brother Noah struggle against the threats posed by rampant infection, deadly civil unrest, and desperate government measures. Their—and humanity’s—only chance for a future may lie in an alliance with Emma and her expanding community. Will it be peace between Infecteds and Uninfecteds, or eradication of one group by the other? While cities burn and social order crumbles, one family’s fight to survive will determine the future of civilization. Praise for Eric L. Harry and Pandora: Outbreak “Like Crichton and H.G. Wells, Harry writes stories that entertain roundly while they explore questions of scientific and social import.” —Publishers Weekly “Harry’s vision of an apocalyptic plague is as chilling as it is plausible. This masterful thriller will leave you terrified, enthralled, and desperate for the next entry in the series.” —Kira Peikoff, author of No Time to Die and Mother Knows Best “After a devastating epidemic that changes the very nature of humans, two sisters, an epidemiologist and a neurobiologist, hold the key to humanity's survival.” —Library Journal

Quest Pandora

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Author: Derrick John Wiggins
Publisher: Author House
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Quest Pandora by Derrick John Wiggins Book Resume:

“Has such a range of genres that you can’t pigeon hole it into one, therefore it held my attention. The shadowy love story between the main characters’, it spoke about technology from a whole new perspective. The description alone in the book allowed you to image the scenes as if you were walking through the novel with the characters.” —LaShawn CIA field operative Matthew Roger Harris, called out of his two year retirement on request of his dying stepfather’s final aspiration. His stepfather, curious to find out once and for all; can scientists generate a new self-sustaining sun. Harris, following the lead of a murdered scientist, directs him to the project, Pandora, a device that could harness the power of a star stronger than our sun. Who else could fashion such a thing but the Chelsea Company. Who else could help Harris find Pandora other than this Company who heads the world in technology. Harris has to make peace with Nzingha Chelsea, CEO of the Chelsea Company who he betrayed on his last mission two years earlier, and fight secret assassins, all in search of Pandora in order to complete his father’s dying wish. His father is slipping away fast and Harris’s time is running out. “Ambitious book with a large scope that doesn’t disappoint. The pace is fast and cinematic, yet Wiggins attention to detail and character gives the book depth and focus. There’s action, there’s romance, there’s science fiction there’s intrigue, there’s politics, and there’s a message.” —Sermons

Transforming Pandora

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Author: Carolyn Mathews
Publisher: John Hunt Publishing
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Transforming Pandora by Carolyn Mathews Book Resume:

Transforming Pandora is Book One in the Pandora Series. The full series is: Transforming Pandora - Pandora Series - Book One - pISBN 9781780997452 - Roundfire - 2013; Squaring Circles - Pandora Series - Book Two -pISBN 9781782797050 - Roundfire - 2014; Pandora's Gift - Pandora Series - Book Three - pISBN 9781785351754 - Roundfire - 2015.

The Pandora Key

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Author: Lynne Heitman
Publisher: Diversion Books
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The Pandora Key by Lynne Heitman Book Resume:

“A thriller with suspense, intelligence, and compassion” (Alafair Burke, New York Times–bestselling author of The Wife). Alex Shanahan has left the airline industry behind and is focused on her investigation business. When her partner’s shady ex-wife, Rachel, shows up unannounced—and uninvited—she will be dragged into a cold case with international implications . . . Soon after, Alex’s partner disappears. The search for Harvey thrusts Alex into a world of European mobsters, terrorism, fraud, and a mystery halfway around the world that no one wants her to solve. The key to unraveling the mystery lies in the darkest corners of Harvey and Rachel’s past life together. Finding it could save Harvey’s life—and cost Alex her own. “[A] fast-paced thriller . . . Heitman has created a complex, human heroine in Alex—smart, heroic and loyal, but no superwoman—and strong supporting characters to match . . . A taut, satisfying conclusion.” —Publishers Weekly

Pandora Gets Lazy

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Author: Carolyn Hennesy
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
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Pandora Gets Lazy by Carolyn Hennesy Book Resume:

Pandora and her BFFs are off to the Atlas Mountains in search of the next of the seven evils she released into the world. But before she finds a hint of Laziness, Pandy is separated from her friends and left totally alone in the middle of nowhere! With the fate of the world (still) in her hands, Pandy must rely on her own strengths (and a little help from Olympus to capture Laziness. Humor, light fantasy, and Pandora's newfound confidence feature in this third adventure from Carolyn Hennesy

The Pandora Gambit

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Author: Levi Samuel
Publisher: Eldarlands Publishing
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The Pandora Gambit by Levi Samuel Book Resume:

Cops and Robbers to Magic and Monsters. The world just got a lot more complicated for Detective Ray Bradley. The streets of Miami are flooded with a mysterious drug that has the populace seeing monsters. Ray Bradley is the undercover narcotics detective assigned to work the case. However, things quickly get out of hand when a secretive DEA agent shows up with the credentials to take over. Ray soon finds himself immersed in a world he no longer understands. A world of myth and legend. A world of Elves and Orcs. But, what's more odd than that. It seems they've been here the entire time, living among us. Heralded as Miami Vice meets Lord of the Rings, The Pandora Gambit is a low magic, low fantasy, epic, set in modern day. Dust off your blazer and grab a cocktail. The Pandora Gambit is going to take you for a ride!