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August
Data Management: Databases and Organizations - Richard T. WatsonNow in a completely updated and revised fifth edition, this highly readable book emphasizes the core data management skills needed to succeed in today's business environment. The book presents a real-world, management perspective and offers fully integrated coverage of data modeling and SQL.
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August
Thinking in C++, Volume One: Introduction to Standard C++ - Bruce EckelIn the first edition of "Thinking in C++," Bruce Eckel synthesized years of C++ teaching and programming experience into a beautifully structured course in making the most of the language. It became an instant classic, winning the 1995 "Software Development Jolt Cola" Award for best book of the year. Now, Eckel has thoroughly rewritten "Thinking in C++" to reflect the final ANSI/ISO C++ standard. Every page has been revisited and rethought, with many new examples and exercises -- all designed to help you understand C++ "down to the bare metal," so you can solve virtually any problem. Eckel starts
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August
MKSAP for students 5 - American College of Physicians, American College of Physicians ClerkshipLike its best-selling predecessor, the fifth edition of this popular series contains over 450 multiple-choice questions, updated references, color photographs and ECG tracings. MKSAP for Students is intended for third-year students participating in their required internal medicine clerkship and for fourth-year students on an advanced medicine clerkship. All questions are formatted as clinical vignettes that resemble the types of questions students encounter on the examination at the end of the clerkship and on the USMLE licensing examination. Each question has a detailed answer critique that
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August
New Perspectives on Microsoft Office Access 2007: Comprehensive - Joseph J. Adamski, Kathy T. FinneganIn the New Perspective Series, this title takes a case-based, problem-solving approach to teaching Microsoft Access 2007 skills. Benefits: * NEW! Offers comprehensive coverage of the new Access 2007 features: database, table, and field templates; interactive form and report design capabilities; the Navigation Pane; the Access Trust Center; and changes to security features. * NEW! Allows students to begin creating databases in the first tutorial, giving them the opportunity to build databases right from the start. * NEW! Provides a Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2007 tutorial that gets
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August
Multivariable Calculus: Early Transcendentals - James StewartSuccess in your calculus course starts here! James Stewart's CALCULUS texts are world-wide best-sellers for a reason: they are clear, accurate, and filled with relevant, real-world examples. With CALCULUS: EARLY TRANCENDENTALS, Sixth Edition, Stewart conveys not only the utility of calculus to help you develop technical competence, but also gives you an appreciation for the intrinsic beauty of the subject. His patient examples and built-in learning aids will help you build your mathematical confidence and achieve your goals in the course!
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August
Programming Embedded Systems - Michael Barr, Anthony MassaIf you have programming experience and a familiarity with C--the dominant language in embedded systems--Programming Embedded Systems, Second Edition is exactly what you need to get started with embedded software. This software is ubiquitous, hidden away inside our watches, DVD players, mobile phones, anti-lock brakes, and even a few toasters. The military uses embedded software to guide missiles, detect enemy aircraft, and pilot UAVs. Communication satellites, deep-space probes, and many medical instruments would have been nearly impossible to create without embedded software. The first edition
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August
Freedom Summer: The Savage Season That Made Mississippi Burn and Made America a Democracy - Bruce WatsonA majestic history of the summer of '64, which forever changed race relations in America In the summer of 1964, with the civil rights movement stalled, seven hundred college students descended on Mississippi to register black voters, teach in Freedom Schools, and live in sharecroppers' shacks. But by the time their first night in the state had ended, three volunteers were dead, black churches had burned, and America had a new definition of freedom. This remarkable chapter in American history, the basis for the controversial film Mississippi Burning, is now the subject of Bruce Watson's
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August
Nuclear Engineering: Theory and Technology of Commercial Nuclear Power - Ronald Allen KniefThis textbook is a reprint of the second edition originally published in 1992. It provides broad subject-area coverage, application of theory to practical aspects of commercial nuclear power, and use of instructional objectives. It focuses on what distinguishes nuclear engineering from the other engineering disciplines. It also seeks to unravel key acronyms and other terminology, including occasional historical examples where the jargon has outlived the viability of underlying concepts.
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August
Struggles for Justice: Social Responsibility and the Liberal State - Alan DawleyIn this critique on the making of modern America, from 1890 until World War II, prize-winning historian Alan Dawley traces the group struggles of the nation's rise to power. Probing the dynamics of social change, he explores tensions between industrial workers and corporate capitalists, Victorian moralists and New Women, native Protestants and Catholic immigrants. Thoughtful analysis and lively narrative combine to make this book a challenge to earlier interpretations of the period.
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August
Battle Scars: Gender and Sexuality in the American Civil War - Catherine ClintonOver a decade ago, the publication of Divided Houses ushered in a new field of scholarship on gender and the Civil War. Following in its wake, Battle Scars showcases insights from award-winning historians as well as emerging scholars. This volume depicts the ways in which gender, race, nationalism, religion, literary culture, sexual mores, and even epidemiology underwent radical transformations from when Americans went to war in 1861 through Reconstruction. Examining the interplay among such phenomena as racial stereotypes, sexual violence, trauma, and notions of masculinity, Battle Scars