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June
Fundamentals Of Solid State Engineering - Manijeh RazeghiFundamentals of Solid State Engineering, 2nd Edition, provides a multi-disciplinary introduction to Solid State Engineering, combining concepts from physics, chemistry, electrical engineering, materials science and mechanical engineering. Basic physics concepts are introduced, followed by a thorough treatment of the technology for solid state engineering. Topics include compound semiconductor bulk and epitaxial thin films growth techniques, current semiconductor device processing and nano-fabrication technologies. Examples of semiconductor devices and a description of their theory of operation are
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June
America's Longest War: The United States and Vietnam, 1950-1975 (Fourth Edition) - George C. HerringComprehensive yet concise, America�s Longest War provides a complete and balanced history of the Vietnam War. It is not mainly a military history, but seeks to integrate military, diplomatic, and political factors in order to clarify America�s involvement and ultimate failure in Vietnam. While it focuses on the American side of the equation, it provides sufficient consideration of the Vietnamese side to make the events comprehensible.
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Children And Their Development - Robert V. KailThis text is designed for undergraduate, topically-organized courses in child development offered in departments of psychology, human ecology, education, early childhood education, nursing and social work. Illustrating both the splendor of child development and the strides that researchers have made in understanding developmental psychology, this text presents the core research, theory and application of this field in a clear and engaging style. Written by a noted researcher in cognitive development using a modular format, students are encouraged to focus on the main concepts through the use of
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June
Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum - Laurence M. BehrensRemaining one of the best-selling interdisciplinary composition texts for over twenty-five years, "Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum" helps readers learn to write effectively for college.
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Practice Makes Perfect: German Pronouns and Prepositions (Practice Makes Perfect Series) - Ed SwickBuild your German language skills by mastering pronouns and prepositions in no time at all! Practice Makes Perfect: German Pronouns and Prepositions gives you a quick, painless way to master two essential building blocks of German language fluency. Using numerous everyday examples, it demystifies German pronouns and prepositions and provides dozens of skill-building exercises in a variety of formats, including fill-in-the-blanks, sentence rewrites, and translations.
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America's Constitution: A Biography - Akhil Reed AmarIn America’s Constitution, one of this era’s most accomplished constitutional law scholars, Akhil Reed Amar, gives the first comprehensive account of one of the world’s great political texts. Incisive, entertaining, and occasionally controversial, this “biography” of America’s framing document explains not only what the Constitution says but also why the Constitution says it. We all know this much: the Constitution is neither immutable nor perfect. Amar shows us how the story of this one relatively compact document reflects the story of America more generally. (For example, much of the
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June
Probability and Statistics for Computer Scientists - Michael BaronIn modern computer science, software engineering, and other fields, the need arises to make decisions under uncertainty. Presenting probability and statistical methods, simulation techniques, and modeling tools, Probability and Statistics for Computer Scientists helps students solve problems and make optimal decisions in uncertain conditions, select stochastic models, compute probabilities and forecasts, and evaluate performance of computer systems and networks. After introducing probability and distributions, this easy-to-follow textbook provides two course options. The first approach is a
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June
Building Happiness, Resilience and Motivation in Adolescents: A Positive Psychology Curriculum for Well-Being - Ruth MacConvilleBuilding Happiness, Resilience and Motivation in Adolescents Positive psychology focuses on building strengths and developing creative thinking in order to boost happiness, well-being and achievement. Suitable for teachers, counsellors, psychologists, and others working with young people, this title provides a programme to promote well-being in young people and help them flourish in their lives. Full description
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June
Manifest Destiny: American Expansion and the Empire of Right - Anders StephansonStephanson explores the origins of Manifest Destiny--the American idea of providential and historical chosenness--and shows how and why it has been invoked over the past three hundred years. He traces the roots of Manifest Destiny from the British settlement of North America and the rise of Puritanism through Woodrow Wilson's efforts to "make the world safe for democracy" and Ronald Reagan's struggle against the "evil empire" of the Soviet Union. The result is a remarkable and necessary book about how faith in divinely ordained expansionism has marked the course of American history.
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Understanding Syntax - Maggie TallermanAssuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, it discusses and illustrates all the major terms and concepts essential to the study of sentence structure in the world's languages. 'Noun' and 'verb' are explained, and the properties of these categories are discussed. The reader discovers what a finite verb is, what 'first person singular' means and what relative clauses look like. Concepts such as 'subject', 'object', 'gender', 'case', and 'subordination' are introduced and exemplified.Initial illustration is from English whenever possible, with extensive additional material from several other