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Deux Mondes:  A Communicative Approach Student Edition With Online Center Bind In Card - Tracy D. Terrell"Deux mondes" is widely regarded as the most communicative text available for beginning French courses. Based on the Natural Approach developed by Tracy Terrell and Stephen Krashen, this text offers beginning language students a way to develop language proficiency (especially in listening and speaking) that allows them to participate in real conversations at a very early stage. The Natural Approach in general, and "Deux mondes," Fifth Edition in particular, present material inductively (so that the activities drive the grammar), students quickly become excited about their rapid growth in
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Making America: A History of the United States, Volume I: To 1877 - Carol Berkin, Christopher L. Miller, Robert W. ChernyWith an accessible reading style, abundant pedagogy, and reasonable price tag, Making America, Brief, is the perfect choice for inexperienced students and cost-conscious professors.The Second Edition features a new full-color design, making its pedagogy, map, and art programs more appealing and accessible than other brief texts. Chapter-opening maps, timelines, and chronology charts emphasize key developments, enhance geographical awareness, and highlight political events. Each chapter opener contains critical-thinking questions linked to major headings of the chapter, while key terms and concepts
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The Organic Machine: The Remaking of the Columbia River - Richard White, Eric FonerThe Hill and Wang Critical Issues Series: concise, affordable works on pivotal topics in American history, society, and politics. In this pioneering study, White explores the relationship between the natural history of the Columbia River and the human history of the Pacific Northwest for both whites and Native Americans. He concentrates on what brings humans and the river together: not only the physical space of the region but also, and primarily, energy and work. For working with the river has been central to Pacific Northwesterners' competing ways of life. It is in this way that White comes to
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African American Psychology: From Africa to America - Faye Z. Belgrave, Kevin W. AllisonThis core textbook provides students with comprehensive coverage of African merican psychology as a field. Each chapter integrates African and American influences on the psychology of African Americans, thereby illustrating how contemporary values, beliefs, and behaviors are derived from African culture translated by the cultural socialization experiences of African Americans in this country. Key FeaturesEmphasizes the importance of culture in understanding behavior by providing accessible descriptions of concepts and research specifically relevant to African American cultureOffers a broad,
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Splat Boom POW!: The Influence of Cartoons in Contemporary Art - Valerie Cassel, Roger SabinSplat--ouch--Boom--ouch--Pow! That hurts. Presenting work by 35 nationally and internationally recognized contemporary artists who have incorporated the imagery, technique, or style of the comics in their work, Splat Boom Pow! makes evident the shift from traditional literary narratives to a visual language of myth as seen in comic strips over the last 40 years. Taking an in-depth look at the current phenomenon of cartoon-referencing work, its connection to the pop art movement of the 1960s, and the social and cultural factors that have shaped our understanding of the comics as a form of popular
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Electrical Motor Controls for Integrated Systems - Gary Rockis, Glen MazurFrom back cover - Electrical Motor Controls for Integrated Systems, is the industry-leading reference, and provides the architecture for acquiring the knowledge and skills required to meet the needs of the advanced manufacturing environment. Starting with basic electrical and motor theory, this text builds on circuit fundamentals and reinforces comprehension with industrial applications and troubleshooting concepts. (Description by http-mart)
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Myths and Legends of China - E.T.C. WernerIn this fascinating and comprehensive collection of Chinese myths and legends, E. T. C. Werner drew upon material readily available to him as a member of the Chinese government's' Historiographical Bureau in Peking. A former barrister and British consul in Foochow, Werner presents a wealth of information illuminating the ideas and beliefs that governed the daily lives of the Chinese people long before the revolutions of the 20th century. Offering a provocative glimpse into a world dominated by traditional rules of etiquette and inhabited by demons, dragon-gods, and spirits, the volume opens with
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The Trial and Death of Socrates - Plato, G.M.A. Grube, John M. CooperThe third edition of The Trial and Death of Socrates presents G. M. A. Grube's distinguished translations, as revised by John Cooper for Plato, Complete Works (Hackett, 1997). A number of new or expanded footnotes are also included along with a select bibliography.
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Ethics: Theory and Practice - Jacques P. Thiroux, Keith W. KrasemannWith a clear presentation, Ethics: Theory and Practice educates readers about ethical theory and has them apply what they learn to specific classic and contemporary moral problems (lying, cheating, establishing ethical business practices, honoring ethical obligations in medicine, etc.).Jacques P. Thiroux first wrote this text 1977 in order to educate readers about ethical theory and its applications in a way that beginning students could understand. The result was an accessible text that isn't too technical and doesn't plunge into complex readings without sufficient background. The text is fully