Abstract Algebra

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Author: Dan Saracino
Publisher: Waveland Press
ISBN: 1478610131
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Abstract Algebra by Dan Saracino


Original Title: Abstract Algebra

The Second Edition of this classic text maintains the clear exposition, logical organization, and accessible breadth of coverage that have been its hallmarks. It plunges directly into algebraic structures and incorporates an unusually large number of examples to clarify abstract concepts as they arise. Proofs of theorems do more than just prove the stated results; Saracino examines them so readers gain a better impression of where the proofs come from and why they proceed as they do. Most of the exercises range from easy to moderately difficult and ask for understanding of ideas rather than flashes of insight. The new edition introduces five new sections on field extensions and Galois theory, increasing its versatility by making it appropriate for a two-semester as well as a one-semester course.

E Study Guide For Abstract Algebra A First Course Textbook By Dan Saracino

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Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1467279277
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Original Title: E Study Guide For Abstract Algebra A First Course Textbook By Dan Saracino

Never Highlight a Book Again! Just the FACTS101 study guides give the student the textbook outlines, highlights, practice quizzes and optional access to the full practice tests for their textbook.

Clothing

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Author: Michele Saracino
Publisher: Fortress Press
ISBN: 1451424418
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Clothing by Michele Saracino


Original Title: Clothing

Reinhold Niebuhr argued that one of the fundamental challenges to human existence is the anxiety caused by our desire to be perfect and godlike while knowing we are limited and mortal. This book explores how human adornment practices negotiate anxieties about our finitude. Through our clothing, we often shield ourselves from feeling our human frailty and from having others detect our emotional, physical, and spiritual vulnerabilities. Looking at the incarnation as a form of dress, Saracino claims that getting naked with Jesus or embracing our vulnerability is our only hope at creating life-giving relationships with God and others in the global world.

The Singing Of Swans

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Author: Mary Saracino
Publisher: Pearlsong Press
ISBN: 1597190373
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The Singing Of Swans by Mary Saracino


Original Title: The Singing Of Swans

2007 Lambda Literary Awards finalist The Singing of Swans tells the story of Madalene Ross, a thirty-year-old American who "lives in her head," cut off from her body, her heart, and her sense of purpose in the world. En route to and from her job as a computer programmer in Minneapolis, Madalene is hounded on the downtown streets by a homeless woman who asks "Got a match?" At night bizarre dreams haunt her sleep. Women fly through rooftops, chant in ancient temples, paint tongues of fire on vivid white canvases. Madalene's story is interwoven with the lives of three women: Rosalina, a priestess of Persephone in 70 B.C.E. Sicily; Ziza, a strega (Italian witch) in 16th century northeastern Italy, and Ibla, an herbalist and painter in 18th century southern Italy. Sicily's Lake Pergusa and the Black Madonna also act as a portal to the rich tradition of pre-Christian spirituality that lies beneath Church dogma. The Singing of Swans takes readers on a multi-century journey to uncover long-silenced traditions, crack Madalene's spiritual code and reclaim her soul. Elements of magical realism dovetail with historical storytelling as this compelling tale of redemption unfolds. "The Singing of Swans is a remarkable narrative calling -- even compelling -- us to connect with our own ancestral roots, to seek our own inner wisdom, and to reclaim, our own inner voices," says Margaret Starbird, author of The Woman with the Alabaster Jar & Mary Magdalene: Bride in Exile. "The Roman poet Ovid sang of the beautiful Sicilian lake where Persephone descended to the otherworld -- a lake now dying from overdevelopment," says Patricia Monaghan, author of The Goddess Path and The Red-Haired Girl from the Bog. "No siren's song could be more commanding than this novel centered on that magical lake. Generations of women of the streghe tradition -- call them pagans, call them witches -- join their voices in this tightly wrought magical chorus."

Being About Borders

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Author: Michele Saracino
Publisher: Liturgical Press
ISBN: 9780814680056
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Being About Borders by Michele Saracino


Original Title: Being About Borders

In an age of globalization, where borders seem to be disappearing everywhere 'between nations, religions, and even within families 'it is easy to believe our reactions to difference are vanishing as well. Bringing together the latest insights from constructive theology, contemporary continental theory, and trauma studies, Michele Saracino shows how deceiving and even deadly this assumption can be. She argues that, in the post '9/11 era, Christians are obligated now more than ever to be vigilant about difference, to be attentive to the emotional dissonance that encountering others incites, and to acknowledge it before border disputes escalate into violence. We are neither so different that we have nothing to talk about nor so similar that we have everything to celebrate. Instead, for Saracino, we are caught in the middle at porous borders, at in-between spaces, which cause consternation, fear, anger, and even rage. By embracing these conflicting emotions that accompany border life, Saracino claims that Christians can honor the person and work of Jesus Christ and the mystery of the incarnation, and perhaps become living memorials to those who have suffered trauma al in the name of their being different. Michele Saracino is an associate professor of religious studies at Manhattan College in Riverdale, New York. She is the author of On Being Human: A Conversation with Lonergan and Levinas and researches and teaches on the intersections between theology and culture.

The Gentrification Debates

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Author: Japonica Brown-Saracino
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134725647
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The Gentrification Debates by Japonica Brown-Saracino


Original Title: The Gentrification Debates

Before the Second World War landscape architect Christopher Tunnard was the first author on Modernism in Landscape in the English language, but later became alarmed by the destructive forces of Post-war reconstruction. Between the 1950s and the 1970s he was in the forefront of the movement to save the city, becoming an acclaimed author sympathetic to preservation. Ironically it was the Modernist ethos that he had so fervently advocated before the war that was the justification for the dismemberment of great cities by officials, engineers and planners. This was not the first time that Tunnard had to re-evaluate his principles, as he had done so in the 1930s in rejecting Arts-and-Crafts in favour of Modernism. This book tracks his changing ideology, by reference to his writings, his colleagues and his work. Christopher Tunnard is one of the most influential figures in Landscape Architecture and his journey is one that still resonates in the discipline today. His leading role in first embracing the tenets of Modernism and then moving away from to embrace a more conservationist approach can be seen in the success and impact on the professionof those with whom he worked and taught."

The Monster Diaries

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Author: Luciano Saracino
Publisher: Parragon
ISBN: 9781472318992
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The Monster Diaries by Luciano Saracino


Original Title: The Monster Diaries

The Federation of Fright brings you a sneak peek into the real, everyday lives of the world's scariest monsters! Meet the Mummy, The Werewolf, the Vampire, and many more memorable monsters from myths and legends in this scarily stunning, horribly hilarious story from author Luciano Saracino. Vibrant illustrations and fun text make this a book that both kids and grown-ups will love.

Brutal Nature

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Author: Luciano Saracino
Publisher: IDW Publishing
ISBN: 1684060826
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Brutal Nature by Luciano Saracino


Original Title: Brutal Nature

A collection of masks transforms a young man known as Ich into innumerable beasts and monsters. Using this ancient power, he embarks on a battle that pits the indigenous people of Colombia against the encroaching Spanish empire. But can one man hope to beat back the massive forces of the conquering Spaniards? Luciano Saracino and Ariel Olivetti bring readers a stunningly illustrated story of beasts and men fighting for the soul of a nation!

Finding Grace

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Author: Mary Saracino
Publisher: Spinsters Ink Books
ISBN: 9781883523336
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Finding Grace by Mary Saracino


Original Title: Finding Grace

A girl narrates the destruction of her family. The mother elopes with a former priest, taking three daughters and leaving two sons with the father. One son commits suicide, the father enters a monastery, the former priest becomes abusive, the narrator and a sister flee. A sequel to No Matter What.

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