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July
Fundamentals of Algorithmics - Gilles BassardThis is an introductory-level algorithm book. It includes worked-out examples and detailed proofs. Presents Algorithms by type rather than application. Includes structured material by techniques employed, not by the application area, so readers can progress from the underlying abstract concepts to the concrete application essentials. It begins with a compact, but complete introduction to some necessary math. And it approaches the analysis and design of algorithms by type rather than by application.
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July
The Hero With a Thousand Faces - Joseph CampbellThe first popular work to combine the spiritual and psychological insights of modern psychoanalysis with the archetypes of world mythology, the book creates a roadmap for navigating the frustrating path of contemporary life. Examining heroic myths in the light of modern psychology, it considers not only the patterns and stages of mythology but also its relevance to our lives today--and to the life of any person seeking a fully realized existence. Myth, according to Campbell, is the projection of a culture's dreams onto a large screen; Campbell's book, like Star Wars, the film it helped inspire,
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July
Criminal Procedure - Joel SamahaPresenting legal issues in a methodical manner, this text should help the student grasp the complexities of the criminal justice system and the law, presenting all sides of an issue equally. It is a legally-oriented text, focusing on the law as it is written, not from a layperson's point of view.
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July
Crossing Boundaries with Children's Books - Doris GebelThis annotated bibliography organized geographically by world region and country, describing nearly 700 books representing 73 countries is a valuable resource for librarians, teachers, and anyone else seeking to promote international understanding through children's literature. It is the third volume sponsored by the United States Board on Books for Young People. The first, Carl M. Tomlinson's Children's Books from Other Countries (1998) is a compendium of international children's literature with annotations of both in and out of print books published between 1950 and 1996. Susan Stan's The World
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July
Resolving Conflicts at Work: Eight Strategies for Everyone on the Job - Kenneth Cloke, Joan GoldsmithHere is a completely updated edition of the best-selling "Resolving Conflicts at Work." This definitive and comprehensive work provides a handy guide for resolving conflicts, miscommunications, and misunderstandings at work and outlines the authors' eight strategies that show how the inevitable disputes and divisions in the workplace actually provide an opportunity for greater creativity, productivity, enhanced morale, and personal growth. This new edition includes current case studies that put the focus on leadership, management, and how organizations can design systems to change a culture of
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July
Practical Guide To Home Landscaping - Reader's Digest AssociationThe classic guide that explains every aspect of improving and enhancing the property around a house. Covering homes of every size and in any location, it includes inspiring ideas and practical solutions to common problems in every part of the garden.
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July
An Introduction to Active Galactic Nuclei - Bradley M. PetersonThe study of AGN is one of the most dynamic areas of contemporary astronomy, involving one-fifth of all research astronomers. This textbook provides a systematic review of the observed properties of AGN across the entire electromagnetic spectrum, examines the underlying physics, and shows how the brightest AGN--quasars--can be used to probe the farthest reaches of the Universe. This timely textbook is a clear, comprehensive and self-contained introduction to active galactic nuclei (AGN)--for advanced undergraduates and graduate students in astronomy and physics.
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July
Hydrology: An Introduction - Wilfried BrutsaertWater in its different forms has always been a source of wonder, curiosity and practical concern for humans everywhere. Hydrology: An Introduction presents a coherent introduction to the fundamental principles of hydrology, based on the course that Wilfried Brutsaert has taught at Cornell University for the last thirty years. Hydrologic phenomena are dealt with at spatial and temporal scales at which they occur in nature. The physics and mathematics necessary to describe these phenomena are introduced and developed, and readers will require a working knowledge of calculus and basic fluid
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July
Scientific Teaching - Jo Handelsman, Sarah Miller, Christine PfundSeasoned classroom veterans, pre-tenured faculty, and neophyte teaching assistants alike will find this book invaluable.   HHMI Professor Jo Handelsman and her colleagues at the Wisconsin Program for Scientific Teaching (WPST) have distilled key findings from education, learning, and cognitive psychology and translated them into six chapters of digestible research points and practical classroom examples. The recommendations have been tried and tested in the National Academies Summer Institute on Undergraduate Education in Biology and through the WPST.   Scientific Teaching is not a prescription
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July
Voices Into Choices: Acting On The Voice Of The Customer - Gary BurchillAbout the Author: Oriel Incorporated and Center for Quality of Management (CQM) combined their areas of expertise, along with Gary Burchill and Christina Hepner Brodie, to write Voices Into Choices.  The book embodies the core philosophies of each organization the development of resources and methods that enable customers to achieve andstyle="mso-tab-count: 3"> sustain excellence, and the spirit of organizations benefiting from mutual learning.style="mso-spacerun: yes">  CQM offers its member organizations educational programs, advising services, research initiatives, and networking