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Alexander Shlyapnikov, 1885-1937: Life of an Old Bolshevik by Barbara C. Allen

By Barbara C. Allen

In Alexander Shlyapnikov, 1885-1937: lifetime of an outdated Bolshevik, Barbara Allen recounts the political formation and positions of Russian Communist and exchange unionist, Alexander Shlyapnikov. As chief of the Workers’ competition (1919–21), Shlyapnikov referred to as for exchange unions to grasp workers’ mastery over the economic climate. regardless of defeat, he endured to suggest specified perspectives at the Soviet socialist venture that supply a counterpoint to Stalin’s imaginative and prescient. Arrested throughout the nice Terror, he refused to admit to fees he proposal illogical and unsupported by way of facts. not like the traditional ancient and literary depiction of the previous Bolshevik, Shlyapnikov contested Stalin's and the NKVD's build of the appropriate celebration member. Allen carried out broad examine in information of the Soviet Communist celebration and mystery police.

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SCF Receptor by Linnckin D., Keller J.R.

By Linnckin D., Keller J.R.

The stem phone issue receptor (SCFR) is a member of the receptor tyrosine kinase superfamily. it's expressed on numerous telephone kinds, together with hematopoietic cells, germ cells, neural cells, melanocytes, and the interstitial cells of Cajal within the gut. The absence of useful murine SCFR is deadly in utero. Mutations leading to diminished expression, or functionality, of the SCFR bring about abnormalities in hematopoiesis, pigmentation, and copy in mice. irrelevant expression or activation of the SCFR is linked to numerous ailments, together with mastocytosis in people. additional, downregulation of the SCFR may possibly play a job in metastatic cancer. the significance of the SCFR in either basic and pathophysiology has ended in vast examine of its mechanism of motion. contemporary paintings shows that the SCFR prompts a number of sign transduction pathways, together with the Ras/ Raf MAP kinase cascade, the JAK/STAT pathway, phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase, and Src relations. This evaluate will offer an outline of the constitution, biology, and mechanism of motion of the SCFR.

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The Spartans by Paul A. Cartledge

By Paul A. Cartledge

The Spartan legend has encouraged and captivated next generations with facts of its legacy present in either the Roman and British Empires. The Spartans are our ancestors, each piece up to the Athenians. yet whereas Athens promoted democracy, individualism, tradition and society, their nice competitors Sparta embodied militarism, totalitarianism, segregation and brutal repression. As ruthless as they have been self-sacrificing, their devastatingly profitable warfare rituals made the Spartans the last word battling strength, epitomized through Thermopylae. whereas slave masters to the Helots for over 3 centuries, Spartan girls, comparable to Helen of Troy, have been unfastened to take pleasure in schooling, dance and game. Interspersed with the non-public biographies of top figures, and in line with 30 years' study, The Spartans tracks the folks from 480 to 360 BC charting Sparta's development from the good energy of the Aegean Greek global to its final dying.

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CYA Securing IIS 6.0 by Cheah Ch.H., Schaefer K.

By Cheah Ch.H., Schaefer K.

In home windows Server 2003, the IIS 6.0 net server is switched off through default, for safety purposes. but when you have to flip it on and use it, you've a few hardening to do. The quickest resolution: purchase this publication and do what it tells you.Start by way of hardening home windows Server itself (including oft-neglected steps like retaining log records so crackers cannot hide). the right way to set up IIS with purely the providers you wish; configure MIME forms and IP deal with regulations; organize SSL and authentication; safe FTP, NNTP, and POP3 or SMTP mail prone, WebDAV, FrontPage extensions, and more.With checklists all through - and "reality tests" that display a few an important gotchas - this publication could be pretty well vital to operating IIS 6.0 directors.

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The 10 Habits of Happy Mothers: Reclaiming Our Passion, by Meg Meeker

By Meg Meeker

Moms are anticipated to do all of it: bring up megastar children, glance nice, make solid salaries, maintain an immaculate apartment, be the precise spouse. during this rallying cry for swap, Meg Meeker, M.D., makes use of her twenty-five years’ event as a practising pediatrician and counselor to teach why moms be afflicted by the emerging strain to excel and the toll it takes on their emotional, actual, psychological, and non secular healthiness. entire with an all-new device package of health counsel and routines, Dr. Meeker’s e-book finds the ten such a lot confident and impactful behavior of fit, satisfied moms, including
• making acquaintances with those that recognize the which means of friendship
• checking out what funds should buy (and what it cannot)
• lightening the overload—and doing much less extra often
• studying religion and studying easy methods to belief it
• taking a few by myself time and reviving yourself
By enforcing Dr. Meeker’s key innovations, you'll be satisfied, hopeful, and will train your kids to be the easiest they could be—and isn’t that the main useful gift of motherhood?

Now with well being advice and exercises!

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