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August
The Practice of the Presence of God - Brother LawrenceBrother Lawrence was a man of humble beginnings who discovered the greatest secret of living in the kingdom of God here on earth. It is the art of "practicing the presence of God in one single act that does not end." He often stated that it is God who paints Himself in the depths of our soul. We must merely open our hearts to receive Him and His loving presence. For nearly 300 years this unparalleled classic has given both blessing and instruction to those who can be content with nothing less than knowing God in all His majesty and feeling His loving presence throughout each simple day.
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August
The Consequences of Modernity - Anthony GiddensIn this major theoretical statement, the author offers a new and provocative interpretation of institutional transformations associated with modernity. What is modernity? The author suggests, "As a first approximation, let us simply say the following: 'modernity' refers to modes of social life or organization which emerged in Europe from about the seventeenth century onwards and which subsequently became more or less worldwide in their influence." We do not as yet, the author argues, live in a post-modern world. The distinctive characteristics of our major social institutions in the closing years
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August
The Film Encyclopedia: The Most Comprehensive Encyclopedia of World Cinema in a Single Volume - Ephraim KatzA completely revised and udpated edition of the classic film reference which has sold nearly 150,000 copies in its previous editions. Ephraim Katz's The Film Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive one-volume encyclopedia on film and is considered the undisputed Bible of the movie industry. With up-to-date additions, this fifth edition features more than 7,000 A-Z entries on the artistic, technical, and commercial aspects of moviemaking, including: - Directors, producers, stars, screenwriters, and cinematographers - Styles, genres, and schools of filmmaking - Motion picture studios and film
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August
Grammar for Language Arts Teachers - Alice CalderonelloWith clear, accessible language and practical, concrete examples from real writing and teaching situations, "Grammar for Language Arts Teachers "(GLAT) provides a contextualized and comprehensive overview of English grammar. Unlike other advanced grammar textbooks, "GLAT "has been developed for pre-service teachers "from the ground up." The result is a practical and effective text that provides students with a solid foundation in grammar as well as classroom-tested strategies for applying these principles to students' own writing and teaching methods. Avoiding technical discussions that focus on
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August
An Introduction to Information Theory - Fazlollah M. RezaGraduate-level study for engineering students presents elements of modern probability theory, elements of information theory with emphasis on its basic roots in probability theory and elements of coding theory. Emphasis is on such basic concepts as sets, sample space, random variables, information measure, and capacity. Many reference tables and extensive bibliography. 1961 edition.
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August
Increasing Multicultural Understanding: A Comprehensive Model - Don C. LockeAll chapters in this Second Edition of Increasing Multicultural Understanding have been revised and updated, and there are two new chapters on Muslims and Jews in the United States. The author presents a model which helps counsellors understand culturally different groups and the role culture plays in shaping the way people think, feel and act, and which provides the tools necessary for fostering positive and productive relationships among culturally diverse populations.
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August
The Owl Service - Alan GarnerSomething is scratching around in the attic above Alison's room. Yet the only thing up there is a stack of grimy old plates. Alison and her stepbrother, Roger, discover that the flowery patterns on the plates, when traced onto paper, can be fitted together to create owls-owls that disappear when no one is watching. With each vanished owl, strange events begin to happen around Alison, Roger, and the caretaker's son, Gwyn. As the kids uncover the mystery of the owl service, they become trapped within a local legend, playing out roles in a tragic love story that has repeated itself for generations...
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August
The Egyptians (Ancient Peoples & Places) - Cyril Aldred, Aidan DodsonThe twin themes - the overwhelming importance of the Nile and the pharaoh - provide the unifying thread running through Cyril Aldred's classic text. Aidan Dodson has completely revised the book whilst carefully preserving its succinct and lucid qualities.
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August
Macroeconomics - Olivier J. BlanchardThis text was designed for courses in intermediate macroeconomics. Its fundamental goals are to provide an integrated view of macroeconomics, and to make close contact with current macroeconomic events.