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July
Early Childhood Experiences in Language Arts: Early Literacy - Jeanne M. MachadoThe primary audience is community college and university-level early childhood education majors, as well as early childhood vocational programs. Parents and professionals would also benefit from the book.
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July
Personal Finance - Jack R. Kapoor, Robert J. Hughes, Les R. DlabayFinancial planning for life -- from career strategies and consumer credit to investments and taxes to retirement and estate planning -- this handbook covers everything for making those all-important decisions.
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July
The Travels of A T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power, and Politics of World Trade - Pietra Rivoli"The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy" takes the reader on a fascinating, around-the-world journey to reveal the economic and political lessons from the life story of a simple t-shirt. Over five years, business professor Pietra Rivoli traveled from a Texas cotton field to a Chinese factory to a used clothing market in Africa, to investigate compelling questions about the politics, economics, ethics, and history of modern business and globalization. Using the story of the t-shirt to illustrate the major issues of the globalization debate, this uniquely entertaining business book offers a
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July
The Making of England to 1399 - C. Warren Hollister, Robert C. StaceyThis text, which is the first volume in the best-selling History of England series, tells how a small and insignificant outpost of the Roman empire evolved into a nation that has produced and disseminated so many significant ideas and institutions.
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July
The Practice of Creative Writing: A Guide for Students - Heather SellersThe Practice of Creative Writing is designed for all students in the introductory course, including those who may never take another writing class. Its message is, simply put: you can do this, and it's worthwhile to try. Heather Sellers, who writes in multiple genres herself, has developed an approach that focuses on the habits and strategies that produce good writing in any genre. These habits and strategies make it possible for students to focus, to generate lots of writing, and to get to the good stuff -- the powerful imagery and the stories they really want to tell. She makes creative writing
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July
Management Basics for Veterinarians - Lowell J. AckermanAt one time, it was almost anathema for veterinarians to accept profit and the art of practicing medicine as being part of the same mission. However, the two are inextricably linked. It is only possible to practice exceptional state-of-the-art veterinary medicine if there are sufficient revenues to fund continuing education, the purchase of needed equipment, and the adequate remuneration of hard-working staff. This book takes the mystery out of running a veterinary practice that is well organized, well managed, and that provides exceptional value to its clientele. Running a successful veterinary
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July
Introduction to Metadata - Murtha BacaPraise for the First Edition: "An excellent starting point for information professionals to gain a basic understanding of fundamental concepts, then move ahead with a guided path for further research and study." --Art Documentation Metadata, literally "data about data," provides a means of indexing, accessing, preserving, and discovering digital resources. The volume of digital information available over electronic networks has created a pressing need for standards that assist in locating, retrieving, and managing this vast and complex universe of information. This revised edition of
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July
Business Data Communications and Networking - Jerry FitzGerald, Alan DennisOver the past few years, many fundamental changes have occurred in data communications and networking that will shape the future for decades to come.Updated with the latest advances in the field, Jerry FitzGerald and Alan Dennis' 10th Edition of Business Data Communications and Networking continues to provide the fundamental concepts and cutting-edge coverage applications that students need to succeed in this fast-moving field. Authors FitzGerald and Dennis have developed a foundation and balanced presentation from which new technologies and applications can be easily understood, evaluated, and
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July
Daniel: An Exegetical and Theological Exposition of Holy Scripture - Stephen R. MillerTHE NEW AMERICAN COMMENTARY is for the minister or Bible student who wants to understand and expound the Scriptures. Notable features include: * commentary based on THE NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION; * the NIV text printed in the body of the commentary; * sound scholarly methodology that reflects capable research in the original languages; * interpretation that emphasizes the theological unity of each book and of Scripture as a whole; * readable and applicable exposition.