[NTLK] New Newton e-book just finished! (Mayan Math and Scientific Ac

From: DJ Vollkasko (DJ_Vollkasko_at_gmx.net)
Date: Mon Dec 06 2004 - 00:05:02 PST

> From: MKow1234_at_aol.com
> Date: Sun, 5 Dec 2004 13:20:30 EST
> Subject: [NTLK] New Newton e-book just finished! (Mayan Math and=20
> Scientific Ac
> Hello Everybody:
> In the past, I have "created" dozens of Newton e-books by converting
> copyright-free text files via Newton Press. Today, I am releasing my=20=

> first
> self-authored e-book, Mathematical and Scientific Achievements of the=20=

> Mayan
> Civilization. This modest volume is based on a research paper that I=20=

> wrote for a grad
> level History of Mathematics course way back in 1994. It contains=20
> lots of useful
> information and little-known facts about the Maya and their=20
> technological
> capabilities. A number of unique illustrations are included, as is a=20=

> complete
> bibliography, for those wishing to conduct further research on the=20
> Maya. This book
> is not intended only for math geeks -- anybody who can freely use both=20=

> sides
> of their brain will enjoy it. :O)

Wow - that's the second *original* Newton book release within a month=20
after the knots book! May I say that I'm very impressed?

> I'm conducting a bit of an experiment, to see if I can help reduce=20
> passivity
> among some quarters of the membership.

Yeah - end the drudgery, bookish Newtonians of the World - unite and=20
take over!

> Thank you for humoring me.

Always a pleasure, Matt, always a pleasure.



P.S.. What with you guys upping the ante all the time, I guess I gotte=20=

see I come up with something nice myself, soon... Hehe, gonna see if=20
you'll better me there....

P.P.S.: Paging Victor Rehorst, the godfather of stuffs repository -=20
pls. let me know if the thing you talked to me about the other day will=20=

be available soonish. Tried to mail you, but appearantly your SPAM=20
filter ate my mail and the book I'd sent along.


  The Original DJ Vollkasko's(TM) Newton eBook Editions

  *** Get it here or from a www.UNNA.org near you! ***

  Adorno, Theodor W. - On Popular Music (1941)

  New! Balzac, Honor=E9 de, and Amphiteatrof, Alexander - Folk-Tales of=20=

Napoleon (1902)

  New! Blackbird, Andrew J - History of the Ottawa and Chippewa Indians=20=

of Michigan (1887)

  New! Cooper, Michael D. - Starman 2 - The Runaway Asteroid (2004)

  New! Darrow, Clarence - Crime, Its Cause and Treatment (1922)

  Debord, Guy - Introduction to a Critique of Urban Geography (1955),=20
English/German (Situationiste International)

  Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan - Adventures of Etienne (1903) (Napoleonic=20
Tales of Etienne Gerard)
  Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan - Exploits of Brigadier Gerard (...more=20
Napoleonic Tales of Etienne Gerard)
  New! Doyle, Arthur Conan - The Great Shadow and Other Napoleonic Tales
  Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan - The Final Problem (S. Holmes feat. Moriarty)
  Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan - The Valley of Fear (S. Holmes, Moriarty=20
  Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan - When the World Screamed (1929) (feat.=20

  Dunsany, Lord - 51 Tales (1915)
  Dunsany, Lord - Book of Wonders
  Dunsany, Lord - The Emperor's Crystal

  New! Gratacap, L.P. - The Certainty of a Future Life in Mars (1903)

  Haggard, Henry Rider (1856-1925) - A Tale of Three Lions

  Howard, Robert E. (1906-1936) - Rogues in the House (Conan the=20
Cimmerian goes Newton!)
  Howard, Robert E. (1906-1936) - Shadows in Zamboula (1935, Conan =
  Howard, Robert E. (1906-1936) - The Devil in Iron (1934, Conan yet=20
  Howard, Robert E. (1906-1936) - The Tower of Elephant (...and still=20
more Conan!)

  Knigge, Adolph Freiherr von - =DCber den Umgang mit Menschen (1788)

  Lovecraft, Howard Phillips (1889-1937) - Herbert West, Reanimator=20
  Lovecraft, Howard Phillips (1889-1937) - Pickman's Model (1926)
  Lovecraft, Howard Phillips (1889-1937) - The Call of Cthulhu (1926)
  Lovecraft, Howard Phillips (1889-1937) - The Cats of Ulthar (1920)
  Lovecraft, Howard Phillips (1889-1937) - The Picture in the House=20

  New! Mackey, Albert G. - The Principles of Masonic Law (1856)

  New! Tietjens, Eunice - Profiles from China (1917)

  Vague, Tom - Boy Scout's Guide to the Situationist International: The=20=

Effect The S.I. Had On Paris '68 And All That, Through The Angry=20
Brigade And King Mob To The Sex Pistols

  New! Wallace, Alfred Russel - Is Mars habitable? (1907)

  Whibley, Charles - A Book of Scoundrels (Highway men and other=20
criminals of classic Britain)

  Wilde, Oscar - The Picture of Dorian Gray

  New! Yarrow, H.C. - Mortuary Customs of the North American Indians

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