Biographical Sketch of Rollin Q Tenney Classic Reprint

Author: Ansel Watrous
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 0260456969
Release Date: 2017-11-07
Genre: Reference

Excerpt from Biographical Sketch of Rollin Q. Tenney Macauley, the noted English historian, is quoto ed as saying that the history of a country is best told in a record of the lives of its people. This being true, the subject of the appended sketch. Rollin Q. Tenney, has been of marked assistance in shaping the material, intellectual, and moral history of Fort Collins, the home of his adoption. He has done this through his energy and activity, through his progressive ideas and spirit, through the service he has rendered the public and through the example set before his fellowmen as a loyal, honorable and upright citizen, therefore, no apology is offered in presenting this biographical sketch of a worthy man and estimable citizen. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Biographical Sketch of Rollin Q Tenney

Author: Watrous Ansel
Publisher: BiblioBazaar, LLC
ISBN: 1113400102
Release Date: 2009-08
Genre: History

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

The Electric Kool Aid Acid Test

Author: Tom Wolfe
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 031242759X
Release Date: 2008-08-19
Genre: History

Describes the escapades of Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters, a drug-saturated group of hippies who get in and out of trouble with the law.

Introduction to Probability

Author: Charles Miller Grinstead
Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.
ISBN: 9780821894149
Release Date: 2012-10
Genre: Probabilities

This text is designed for an introductory probability course at the university level for sophomores, juniors, and seniors in mathematics, physical and social sciences, engineering, and computer science. It presents a thorough treatment of ideas and techniques necessary for a firm understanding of the subject. The text is also recommended for use in discrete probability courses. The material is organized so that the discrete and continuous probability discussions are presented in a separate, but parallel, manner. This organization does not emphasize an overly rigorous or formal view of probability and therefore offers some strong pedagogical value. Hence, the discrete discussions can sometimes serve to motivate the more abstract continuous probability discussions. Features: Key ideas are developed in a somewhat leisurely style, providing a variety of interesting applications to probability and showing some nonintuitive ideas. Over 600 exercises provide the opportunity for practicing skills and developing a sound understanding of ideas. Numerous historical comments deal with the development of discrete probability. The text includes many computer programs that illustrate the algorithms or the methods of computation for important problems. The book is a beautiful introduction to probability theory at the beginning level. The book contains a lot of examples and an easy development of theory without any sacrifice of rigor, keeping the abstraction to a minimal level. It is indeed a valuable addition to the study of probability theory. --Zentralblatt MATH

The Fluxus Reader

Author: Ken Friedman
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: UOM:39015048773132
Release Date: 1998-11-18
Genre: Art

The Fluxus Reader offers the first comprehensive overview on this challenging and controversial group. Fluxus began in the 1950s as a loose, international community of artists, architects, composers and designers. By the 1960s, Fluxus had become a laboratory of ideas and an arena for artistic experimentation in Europe, Asia and the United States. Described as 'the most radical and experimental art movement of the 1960s', Fluxus challenged conventional thinking on art and culture for over four decades. It had a central role in the birth of such key contemporary art forms as concept art, installation, performance art, intermedia and video. Despite this influence, the scope and scale of this unique phenomenon have made it difficult to explain Fluxus in normative historical and critical terms.

Electrochemical Immunosensors and Aptasensors

Author: Paolo Ugo
Publisher: MDPI
ISBN: 9783038424062
Release Date: 2018-03-23
Genre: Science

This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue "Electrochemical Immunosensors and Aptasensors" that was published in Chemosensors

The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies

Author: Eduardo Navas
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134748815
Release Date: 2014-11-27
Genre: Social Science

The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies comprises contemporary texts by key authors and artists who are active in the emerging field of remix studies. As an organic international movement, remix culture originated in the popular music culture of the 1970s, and has since grown into a rich cultural activity encompassing numerous forms of media. The act of recombining pre-existing material brings up pressing questions of authenticity, reception, authorship, copyright, and the techno-politics of media activism. This book approaches remix studies from various angles, including sections on history, aesthetics, ethics, politics, and practice, and presents theoretical chapters alongside case studies of remix projects. The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies is a valuable resource for both researchers and remix practitioners, as well as a teaching tool for instructors using remix practices in the classroom.

Film Culture Reader

Author: Adams P. Sitney
Publisher: Cooper Square Press
ISBN: 9781461732013
Release Date: 2000-10-17
Genre: Performing Arts

This compilation from Film Culture magazine—the pioneering periodical in avant-garde film commentary—includes contributors like Charles Boultenhouse, Erich von Stroheim, Michael McClure, Stan Brakhage, Annette Michelson, Arthur Miller, Dylan Thomas, Andrew Sarris, Rudolph Arnheim, Jonas Mekas, and Parker Tyler. This collection covers a range of topics in twentieth century cinema, from the Auteur Theory to the commercial cinema, from Orson Welles to Kenneth Anger.

How I Paid for College

Author: Marc Acito
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9780767919609
Release Date: 2004-09-07
Genre: Fiction

A deliciously funny romp of a novel about one overly theatrical and sexually confused New Jersey teenager’s larcenous quest for his acting school tuition It’s 1983 in Wallingford, New Jersey, a sleepy bedroom community outside of Manhattan. Seventeen-year-old Edward Zanni, a feckless Ferris Bueller–type, is Peter Panning his way through a carefree summer of magic and mischief. The fun comes to a halt, however, when Edward’s father remarries and refuses to pay for Edward to study acting at Juilliard. Edward’s truly in a bind. He’s ineligible for scholarships because his father earns too much. He’s unable to contact his mother because she’s somewhere in Peru trying to commune with Incan spirits. And, as a sure sign he’s destined for a life in the arts, Edward’s incapable of holding down a job. So he turns to his loyal (but immoral) misfit friends to help him steal the tuition money from his father, all the while practicing for his high school performance of Grease. Disguising themselves as nuns and priests, they merrily scheme their way through embezzlement, money laundering, identity theft, forgery, and blackmail. But, along the way, Edward also learns the value of friendship, hard work, and how you’re not really a man until you can beat up your father—metaphorically, that is. How I Paid for College is a farcical coming-of-age story that combines the first-person tone of David Sedaris with the byzantine plot twists of Armistead Maupin. It is a novel for anyone who has ever had a dream or a scheme, and it marks the introduction to an original and audacious talent.

Time Travel and Other Mathematical Bewilderments

Author: Martin Gardner
Publisher: W H Freeman & Company
ISBN: 0716719258
Release Date: 1988
Genre: Mathematical recreations.

Describes puzzles involving time travel paradoxes, hexes, stars, cards, anamorphic art, magic squares, and polygons