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July
Mind on Statistics - Jessica M. Utts, Robert F. HeckardEmphasizing the conceptual development of statistical ideas, MIND ON STATISTICS actively engages students and explains topics in the context of excellent examples and case studies. This text balances the spirit of statistical literacy with statistical methodology taught in the introductory statistics course. Jessica Utts and Robert Heckard built the book on two learning premises: (1) New material is much easier to learn and remember if it is related to something interesting or previously known; (2) New material is easier to learn if you actively ask questions and answer them for yourself. More
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July
Sherris Medical Microbiology - Kenneth J. Ryan, C. George RayThe leading microbiology text! Thoroughly revised and updated, this book provides students with a solid grasp of etiologic agents, pathogenic processes, epidemiology, and the basis of major therapy. Includes complete discussions of the major bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic pathogens. Highlighted marginal notes and clinical applications are included throughout.
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July
Mathematical Methods in the Physical Sciences - Mary L. BoasUpdates the original, comprehensive introduction to the areas of mathematical physics encountered in advanced courses in the physical sciences. Intuition and computational abilities are stressed. Original material on DE and multiple integrals has been expanded.
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July
Exploring the World The World of the Vikings - Richard HallA vivid picture of the Vikings that draws on the latest discoveries and augments written evidence with fine archaeological detail. Here is the complete story of the Vikings from their origins in Scandinavia during the early first millennium AD, through the incredible period of raiding, trading, and settling known as the Viking Age and the huge impact that the Vikings had on the course of European history, to the last surviving Viking settlements in fifteenth-century Greenland. The book explores Viking life and culture in detail, from their costumes and appearance to their longhouses and towns,
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July
Theatrical Design and Production: An Introduction to Scene Design and Construction, Lighting, Sound, Costume, and Makeup - J. Michael GilletteThis is a comprehensive survey of the technical and design aspects of play production, including scene design and construction, lighting, sound, costume, and makeup. Health and safety precautions for the backstage crew appear throughout in boxes labeled Safety Tips, and Design I
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July
Europe in the Contemporary World: 1900 to Present: A Narrative History with Documents - Bonnie G. SmithOffering a twenty-first century perspective on twentieth-century Europe, pre-eminent scholar Bonnie Smith's engaging new synthesis is the first text to provide both a thorough integration of social and cultural material with political history and substantive treatment of Europe's broader global context. Each of the twelve chapters combines compelling narrative with a wonderfully rich set of primary texts and picture essays, reinforcing for students the importance of primary sources to the study of history. Neither overtly triumphalist nor disparaging, this even-handed and thoughtful account takes
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July
Bride of New France - Suzanne DesrochersIn 1669, Laure Beausejour, an orphan imprisoned with prostitutes, the insane and other forgotten women in Paris’ infamous Salpetriere, is sent across the Atlantic to New France as a Fille du roi. Laure once dreamed with her best friend Madeleine of using her needlework stills to become a seamstress on the Rue Saint-Honoré and to one day marry a gentleman. The King, however, needs French women in his new colony and he finds a fresh supply in the city’s largest orphanage. Laure and Madeleine know little of the place called New France, except for stories of ferocious winters and men who eat the
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July
Chronicle of the Abbey of Bury St. Edmunds - Jocelin of Brakelond, Diana GreenwayJocelin of Brakelond was born in the middle of the twelfth century in Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. His name connects him with the quarter of the town called 'Brakelond' - there is still a street called 'Short Brackland'. In 1173 he became a monk of the great Benedictine abbey that dominated both the town and the surrounding region of West Suffolk. The abbey was an ancient and venerable Saxon foundation and was dedicated to the martyred East Anglian king, St. Edmund, who was buried within the church. Although Jocelin's career began promisingly - he became chaplain and close companion of the abbot for
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July
Elementary Korean - Ross  King, Jaehoon YeonIncludes 74-minute audio CD. This textbook offers a complete first year course for learning Korean. Loosely based on Beginning Korean by Martin and Lee, it includes updated dialogues, grammar notes, and transcription in the Han'gul character system. The main objective of this book is competence in spoken Korean through a streamlined introduction to the fundamental patterns of the language. Based on the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines, this book will provide students with an Intermediate-Low to Intermediate-Mid proficiency level. Reading passages enhance the lessons.