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The Behind the Book Lecture Series : The Analects Confucius (Kǒng ...

By: Behind the Book

Behind the Book Presents: The Lecture Series Discover the stories behind history's greatest books. Find more great books at eBookLibrary.org

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Aging in Place : Liberty through Technology: Liberty through Techn...

By: Katie Wright

We are in a time that allows us to benefit greatly from technology. These benefits can be for all ages and types of people. This technology can also be a double-edged sword as there are ways to expose your private and financial information to those that with to exploit, steal, or scam. The best way to benefit from technology is to understand the basics. Senior citizens can specifically take advantage of modern technology by using it to enrich their lives and, in keeping...

Security is perhaps the biggest issue when it comes to the IoT. A world where cars, city infrastructure, healthcare, companies and homes are all connected creates a perfect storm for cyber vulnerability. As billions of devices become connected, the devastation hackers and cyber-attacks can create increases. In the home, Americans are worried about the possibility of someone stealing their personal information. Researchers have been able to hack IoT devices, which means...

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The Early Mapping of Hawai'I

By: Gary L. Fitzpatrick

The cartographic history of Hawaii began with the arrival of Captain James Cook, the famous explorer and chartmaker, in 1778. Between then and the mid-19th century, visitors to HawaiI produced a rich assortment of charts and maps depicting the shores, harbors, towns, and volcanoes of the various islands. This volume traces the story of the mapping of HawaiI during the pivotal years in which the indigenous society was radically transformed by the peoples and ideas imp...

The Early Mapping of Hawaii is an overview of the history of the mapping of Hawaii from the time of European discovery in 1778 through the mid-19th century. Mapmaking was not an art indigenous to Hawaii; foreigners were responsible for the introduction of mapmaking in the islands. For well over seventy years, mapping in Hawaii was largely carried out by Europeans or Americans, and the early maps of Hawaii were mostly made to serve the needs of those foreigners.

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He Pule Hoolaa Alii (A Prayer Consecrating a Chief)

By: Hawaiian Historical Society

O ka Walewale hookumu honua ia; O ke kumu o ka lipo i lipo ai; O ke kumu o ka Po i po ai; O ka Lipolipo, o ka lipolipo; O ka lipo o ka La, o ka lipo o ka Po; Po wale ho—i.; Hanau ka po; Hanau Kumulipo i ka po he kane; Hanau Poele i ka po he wahine; Hanau ka Uku koakoa, hanau kana he akoakoa puka; Hanau ke Koe enuhe eli hoopuu honua; Hanau kana he Koe puka; Hanau ka Pea, ka peapea kana keikipuka; Hanau ka Weli, he weliweli kana keiki puka.; Hanau ka Ina ka Ina; Hanau kana...

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Esoteric Islam : A Hermetic Perspective on Islamic Traditions

By: Sachal Smith

'ESOTERIC ISLAM' includes the interpretation of Islamic traditions by use of the hermetic arts of Astrology and Alchemy.

The extraordinary perfection in the design of universe has flabbergasted human intelligence since time immemorial. Notwithstanding the immense complexity of living organisms in nature, the indefatigable human spirit of enquiry led to the comprehension of definite principles for satiating the need for clarity in their affairs; because out of all creatures, humans have always wanted to be the smartest by grasping the knowledge of everything, and thereby controlling the ver...

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