The Holy Quran is saturated with rhymes, rhythms and literary, poetic patterns peculiar to almost all its unique verses. If a translation into another language does not do justice to these divine-originated delicate, impressive, fine points and tries only to carry out the 'meaning', then half of the job of a good translation is left undone, as a literary masterpiece is an inseparable combination of content and form; and the Quran is a literary masterpiece even in the eyes of non-Muslim academic scholars. The learned translator's effort has, therefore, been intended to possibly carry over, into the English language, some of the beauty, sublimity, elegance, eloquence of the original and to echo those captivating, little nuances, which in the Quranic verses, lie somewhere between prose and poetry, despite the fact that they are neither; this unique style could only be termed Quranic.
The molecular age has brought about dramatic changes in medical microbiology, and great leaps in our understanding of the mechanisms of infectious disease. Molecular Medical Microbiology is the first book to synthesise the many new developments in both molecular and clinical research in a single comprehensive resource. This timely and authoritative 3-volume work is an invaluable reference source of medical bacteriology. Comprising over 100 chapters, organised into 17 major sections, the scope of this impressive work is wide-ranging. Written by experts in the field, chapters include cutting edge information, and clinical overviews for each major bacterial group, in addition to the latest updates on vaccine development, molecular technology and diagnostic technology. * The first comprehensive and accessible reference on Molecular Medical Microbiology * Two color presentation throughout * Full colour plate section * Fully integrated and meticulously organised * In depth discussion of individual pathogenic bacteria in a system-oriented approach * Includes a clinical overview for each major bacterial group * Presents the latest information on vaccine development, molecular technology and diagnostic technology * Extensive indexing and cross-referencing throughout * Over 100 chapters covering all major groups of bacteria * Written by an international panel of authors expert in their respective disciplines * Over 2300 pages in three volumes
Due to government cuts, the benefits system is currently a hot topic. In this timely book, a Citizen’s Income (sometimes called a Basic Income) is defined as an unconditional, non-withdrawable income for every individual as a right of citizenship. This much-needed book, written by an experienced researcher and author, is the first for over a decade to analyse the social, economic and labour market advantages of a Citizen's Income in the UK. It demonstrates that it would be simple and cheap to administer, would reduce inequality, enhance individual freedom and would be good for the economy, social cohesion, families, and the employment market. It also contains international comparisons and links with broader issues around the meaning of poverty and inequality, making a valuable contribution to the debate around benefits. Accessibly written, this is essential reading for policy-makers, researchers, teachers, students, and anyone interested in the future of our society and our economy
Author: Richard O. Duda
Release Date: 2001
This edition has been completely revised, enlarged and formatted in two colour. It is a systematic account of the major topics in pattern recognition, based on the fundamental principles. It includes extensive examples, exercises and a solutions manual.