Provides an in-depth analysis of the cognitive science of mathematical ideas that argues that conceptual metaphor plays a definitive role in mathematical ideas, exploring such concepts as arithmetic, algebra, sets, logic, and infinity. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.
This is an essential handbook for research scientists that use, or plan to use, flow cytometers. Provides an introduction and guide for those new to the field while serving as a valuable reference for experienced users who want to investigate new applications. Aimed especially at the research scientist wishing to explore the applications of flow cytometry in a wide range of scientific fields, this bool covers basic principles, instrumentation, data analysis, molecular cytometry, DNA analysis, and many practical applications. Fully illustrated throughout with a compre hensive index and useful appendices.
In this major revision of the Borzoi Book Dictatorship in Spanish America, editor Hugh Hamill has presented conflicting interpretations of caudillismo in twenty-seven essays written by an international group of historians, anthropologists, sociologists, political scientists, journalists, and caudillos themselves. The selections represent revisionists, apologists, enemies, and even a victim of caudillos. The personalities discussed include the Mexican priest Miguel Hidalgo, the Argentinian gaucho Facundo Quiroga, the Guatemalan Rafael Carrera, the Colombian Rafael Núñez, Mexico’s Porfirio Díaz, the Somoza family of Nicaragua, the Dominican "Benefactor" Rafael Trujillo, the Argentinians Juan Perón and his wife Evita, Paraguay’s Alfredo Stroessner - called "The Tyrannosaur," Chile’s Augusto Pinochet, and Cuba’s Fidel Castro.
"Revised PhD dissertation examines from a regional perspective the social, economic, and political development of the departments of Bolivar, Magdalena, Atlantico, and Guajira between 1870-1950. Topics include agriculture, cattle, rural and urban enviro