Writing Reaction Mechanisms in Organic Chemistry, Third Editionis an invaluable guide to understanding the movements of atoms and electrons in the reactions of organic molecules. Expanding on the successful book by Miller and Solomon, this new edition further enhances your understanding of reactions. The whole book has been extensively revised with new material including a completely new chapter. To further aid understanding, all illustrations have been redrawn with the use of color to clearly indicate how each reaction works. This book illustrates that understanding organic reactions is based on applying general principles rather than memorizing unrelated processes. This approach helps you understand that writing mechanisms is a practical method of applying knowledge of previously encountered reactions and reaction conditions to new reactions. After simply explaining basic principles, this book then examines each type of reaction. A clear background and explanation is provided for each reaction, followed by an example of the reaction in use. At the end of each section is a series of problems, with a wider range of challenging questions, to test your understanding of the mechanism, with answers to check that you are right. Students and research chemists alike will find this revised book useful to organize what may seem an overwhelming quantity of information into a set of simple general principles and guidelines for determining and describing organic reaction mechanisms.
Extensively rewritten and reorganized with a completely new chapter on oxidation and reduction reactions including stereochemical reactions
Essential for those who need to have mechanisms explained in greater detail than most organic chemistry textbooks provide
Now illustrated with hundreds of colorful chemical structures to help you understand reaction processes more easily
New and extended problem sets and answers to help you understand the general principles and how to apply this to real applications
New information boxes throughout the text to provide useful background to reactions and the people behind the discovery of a reaction
Chandar Bhan Brahman and the Cultural World of the Indo-Persian State Secretary
University of California Press, 2015.
Título de la serie/colección:South Asia Across the Disciplines.
Resumen (en inglés): Writing Self, Writing Empireexamines the life, career, and writings of the Mughal state secretary, or munshi, Chandar Bhan "Brahman" (d. c.1670), one of the great Indo-Persian poets and prose stylists of early modern South Asia. Chandar Bhan's life spanned the reigns of four different emperors, Akbar (1556-1605), Jahangir (1605-1627), Shah Jahan (1628-1658), and Aurangzeb Alamgir (1658-1707), the last of the Great Mughals whose courts dominated the culture and politics of the subcontinent at the height of the empire's power, territorial reach, and global influence. As a high-caste Hindu who worked for a series of Muslim monarchs and other officials, forming powerful friendships along the way, Chandar Bhan's experience bears vivid testimony to the pluralistic atmosphere of the Mughal court, particularly during the reign of Shah Jahan, the celebrated builder of the Taj Mahal. But his widely circulated and emulated works also touch on a range of topics central to our understanding of the court's literary, mystical, administrative, and ethical cultures, while his letters and autobiographical writings provide tantalizing examples of early modern Indo-Persian modes of self-fashioning. Chandar Bhan's oeuvre is a valuable window onto a crucial, though surprisingly neglected, period of Mughal cultural and political history.
Licencia de uso: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
Literature, Postmodernism, and the Ethics of Representation
University of Toronto Press, 2017.
Colección: Directory of Open Access Books
Resumen (en inglés): In Writing the Yugoslav Wars, Dragana Obradović analyses how the Yugoslav wars of secession helped shape the region’s literary culture. Obradović argues that the crisis of the country’s disintegration posed an ethical challenge to self-identified postmodernists. This book takes a transnational approach to literatures of the former Yugoslavia that have been, since the 1990s, studied separately, in line with geopolitical divisions. This post-socialist conflict was one of the moments that reshaped postmodernism for both local and international thinkers, much in the same way modernism was shaped by World War I and the advent of mechanized warfare.