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Giovanni and Lusanna: Love and Marriage in Renaissance Florence - Gene A. BruckerThis compelling account of a wronged woman in Renaissance Florence, first published in 1986, is a fascinating view of Florentine society and its attitudes on love, marriage, class, and gender. Lusanna was a beautiful woman from a middle-class background who, in 1455, brought suit against Giovanni, her aristocratic lover, when she learned he had contracted to marry a woman of his own class. Blending scholarship with insightful narrative, the book portrays an extraordinary woman who challenged the unwritten codes and barriers of the social hierarchy and dared to seek a measure of personal
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Numbers, Hypotheses and Conclusions: A Course in Statistics for the Social Sciences - Colin Tredoux, Kevin DurrheimThis textbook provides an overview of entry- and intermediate-level statistics. Topics include a review of basic mathematics, normal distribution theory and practice, factorial and repeated measures ANOVA, and meta-analysis. Useful information on research methods includes how to use spreadsheets, the Internet, and the statistical software packages SPSS and STATISTICA to facilitate, analyze, and interpret research. With an emphasis on developing skills through practice, both the text and the web-based CD-ROM provide extensive examples, exercises, and tests.
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Pervasive and Smart Technologies for Healthcare: Ubiquitous Methodologies and Tools - Antonio Coronato, De Pietro GiuseppePervasive healthcare is an emerging discipline concerning the application of wireless, mobile, and intelligent technologies to certain healthcare issues. Such issues within healthcare systems include the increased incidence of lifestyle-related diseases and chronic illnesses, the need to educate individuals on the management of their own health, the rise of consumerism in healthcare, and also the need to provide direct access to healthcare services, irrespective of time and place. Pervasive and Smart Technologies for Healthcare: Ubiquitous Methodologies and Tools provides insight from members of
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August
Research Methods for Social Work, 6th Edition - Allen Rubin, Earl Robert BabbieThis best-selling text that has empowered more than 100,000 students just like you! Considered the best social work research methods resource, RESEARCH METHODS FOR SOCIAL WORK balances essential content with enlightening examples, consistently revealing the important connections between real research and true-to-life social work practice.
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Regulation of Lawyers: Problems of Law and Ethics - Stephen Gillers, Stephen GillersAn exceptionally popular casebook, Regulation of Lawyers is a sophisticated, lively mix of up-to-date materials, realistic problems and relevant examples that covers the full range of professional responsibility issues. Author Gillers goes ""beyond the rules"" to get at the subtle differences between proper and improper conduct in the real world. Drawing from an excellent selection of case law, legal literature, challenging notes and examples from current headlines, this accessible text helps students understand the rules, regulations and code of ethics that will govern their professional
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C. S. Lewis and a Problem of Evil: An Investigation of a Pervasive Theme - Jerry Root, David Paul ParrisDescription: C. S. Lewis was concerned about an aspect of the problem of evil he called subjectivism: the tendency of one's perspective to move towards self-referentialism and utilitarianism. In C. S. Lewis and a Problem of Evil, Jerry Root provides a holistic reading of Lewis by walking the reader through all of Lewis's published work as he argues Lewis's case against subjectivism. Furthermore, the book reveals that Lewis consistently employed fiction to make his case, as virtually all of his villains are portrayed as subjectivists. Lewis's warnings are prophetic; this book is not merely an
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Veterinary Pediatrics: Dogs And Cats From Birth To Six Months - Johnny D. HoskinsThis concise, informative book is still the only one of its kind, and remains an indispensable resource for veterinarians and veterinary students worldwide. It is a unique combination of state-of-the-art information from previous editions and new information from the latest developments in clinical veterinary medicine. Each topic is described in a succinct manner so that the text can serve as a quick reference resource of dogs and cats from birth to six months of age, whether healthy or afflicted with a congenital or acquired illness.
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August
Superman: Birthright - Mark Waid, Alfred Gough, Miles Millar, Dave McCaig, Gerry Alanguilan, Leinil Francis YuThe entire modern day retelling of Superman — from his early days in Smallville with Lana Lang and Lex Luthor, to his first meeting with Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen and Perry White in Metropolis — is recounted in this lavish hardcover collection by writer Mark Waid and artists Leinil Francis Yu and Gerry Alanguilan! SUPERMAN: BIRTHRIGHT collects the best-selling, critically acclaimed 12-issue maxiseries of the same name and features an introduction by Smallville television producers Al Gough and Miles Millar, plus a sketchbook section showcasing Yu's development work in addition to notes by Waid.
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Principles Of Corporate Finance - Richard A. Brealey, Stewart C. MyersTexto ampliamente reconocido en la materia con un profundo rigor matemático. • Mayor énfasis en la administración financiera internacional debido a la globalización. • se actualizaron algunos temas, tales como: presupuestos de capital riesgo de capital
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Physical Properties of Foods - Serpil Şahin, Servet Gülüm SumnuWe have been teaching an undergraduate course of Physical Properties of Foods in Department of FoodEngineeringinMiddleEastTechnicalUniversityforfouryears.Wehavehaddif?cultyin?nding asuitabletextbookforundergraduatestudentssincestandardphysicalpropertiesoffoodsbooksdonot coverallthephysicalpropertiessuchassize, shape, volumeandrelatedphysicalattributes, rheological properties, thermal properties, electromagnetic properties, water activity and sorption properties, and surface properties together. In addition, engineering concepts and physical chemistry knowledge are not combined in these books. We