Operation Tabarin: Britain’s Secret Wartime Expedition to Antarctica 1944-46 by Stephen Haddelsey [PDF]

Operation Tabarin: Britain’s Secret Wartime Expedition to Antarctica 1944-46 by Stephen Haddelsey [PDF]

Publisher: Spellmount (July 1, 2014) Full of extraordinary characters, this tale of a secret mission is based upon previously unpublished diarires, letters, and reports In 1943, with Rommel’s Afrika Korps in full retreat after El Alamein, Churchill’s War Cabinet met to discuss the opening of a new front. Its battles would be fought not on […]

Argentinian Street Food by Enrique Zanoni [PDF]

Argentinian Street Food by Enrique Zanoni [PDF]

Publisher: Murdoch Books (July 3, 2014) Bringing you authentic recipes that sit at the heart of the Argentina’s cuisine, Argentinian Street Food is divided into chapters that focus on different aspects of Argentinian food and how best to recreate it at home. There are chapters with traditional recipes for empanadas stuffed with meat, fish, cheese, […]

Preparing Classroom Teachers to Succeed with Second Language Learners: Lessons from a Faculty Learning Community by Thomas Levine [PDF]

Preparing Classroom Teachers to Succeed with Second Language Learners: Lessons from a Faculty Learning Community by Thomas Levine [PDF]

Publisher: Routledge (July 11, 2014) This volume identifies resources, models, and specific practices for improving teacher preparation for work with second language learners. It shows how faculty positioned themselves to learn from resources, experts, preservice teachers, their own practice, and each other. The teacher education professionals leverage their experience to offer theoretical and practical insights […]

Consult the Oracle: A Victorian Guide to Folklore and Fortune Telling by Gabriel Nostradamus [PDF]

Consult the Oracle: A Victorian Guide to Folklore and Fortune Telling by Gabriel Nostradamus [PDF]

Publisher: Old House (July 22, 2014) The Victorian era is renowned for its fascination with the superstitious and the spiritual; the theatrics of the magician, the fortune-teller and the seance astounded nineteenth-century audiences. This illustrated book, first published in 1900, offers a layman s guide to “matters magical and mysterious”, including how to interpret dreams, […]

Zombies Have Issues by Greg Stones [PDF]

Zombies Have Issues by Greg Stones [PDF]

Publisher: Chronicle Books (July 15, 2014) As we know from Greg Stones’s first breakout hit book, zombies hate stuff. It’s less understood that the undead also struggle with the stuff of everyday life usually navigated by the breathing. Zombies have issues with yoga, bad hair days, chopsticks, the morning commute, touch-screen technology, and more. They […]

High-Frequency Financial Econometrics by Yacine A t-Sahalia [PDF]

High-Frequency Financial Econometrics by Yacine A t-Sahalia [PDF]

Publisher: Princeton University Press (July 21, 2014) High-frequency trading is an algorithm-based computerized trading practice that allows firms to trade stocks in milliseconds. Over the last fifteen years, the use of statistical and econometric methods for analyzing high-frequency financial data has grown exponentially. This growth has been driven by the increasing availability of such data, […]