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August
Chomsky's Universal Grammar: An Introduction - Vivian Cook, Mark NewsonChomsky's Universal Grammar introduces both the general concepts of the theory, particularly its goals of describing the knowledge of language and of accounting for how it is acquired, and the main areas of syntax such as X-bar theory, movement and government.
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Mni Sota Makoce: The Land of the Dakota - Gwen Westerman, Bruce  White, Glenn WasicunaMuch of the focus on the Dakota people in Minnesota rests on the tragic events of the 1862 U.S.–Dakota War and the resulting exile that sent the majority of the Dakota to prisons and reservations beyond the state’s boundaries. But the true depth of the devastation of removal cannot be understood without a closer examination of the history of the Dakota people and their deep cultural connection to the land that is Minnesota. Drawing on oral history interviews, archival work, and painstaking comparisons of Dakota, French, and English sources, Mni Sota Makoce tells the detailed history of the Dakota
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Introduction to Quantum Mechanics - David J. GriffithsThis book first teaches learners how to "do" quantum mechanics, and then provides them with a more insightful discussion of what it "means." Fundamental principles are covered, quantum theory presented, and special techniques developed for attacking realistic problems. The book s two-part coverage organizes topics under basic theory, and assembles an arsenal of approximation schemes with illustrative applications. For physicists and engineers. "
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August
Criminology: An Interdisciplinary Approach - Anthony WalshThis unique text offers an interdisciplinary perspective on crime and criminality by integrating the latest theories, concepts, and research from sociology, psychology, and biology. Offering a more complete look at the world of criminology than any other existing text, authors Anthony Walsh and Lee Ellis first present criminological theory and concepts in their traditional form and then show how integrating theory and concepts from the more basic sciences can complement, expand, strengthen, and add coherence to them.
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August
The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women: The Traditions in English, Vol. 2 - Sandra M. Gilbert, Susan GubarNow, the much-anticipated Third Edition responds to the wealth of writing by women across the globe with the inclusion of 61 new authors (219 in all) whose diverse works span six centuries. A more flexible two-volume format and a versatile new companion reader make the Third Edition an even better teaching tool. "As diversity itself has shaped the evolution of feminist criticism, from its early preoccupation with women's shared experiences to its more recent absorption in the complex issues and assumptions informing English-language texts by women writers of diverse geographical, cultural, racial,
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August
Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities: Design Strategies for the Post Carbon World - Patrick M. Condon, Robert YaroQuestions of how the design of cities can respond to the challenge of climate change dominate the thoughts of urban planners and designers across the U.S. and Canada. With admirable clarity, Patrick Condon responds to these questions. He addresses  transportation, housing equity, job distribution, economic development, and ecological systems issues and synthesizes his knowledge and research into a simple-to-understand set of urban design recommendations. No other book so clearly connects the form of our cities to their ecological, economic, and social consequences. No other book takes on this
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August
Orientalism - Edward W. SaidIn this highly acclaimed seminal work, Edward Said surveys the history and nature of Western attitudes towards the East, considering Orientalism as a powerful European ideological creation – a way for writers, philosophers and colonial administrators to deal with the ‘otherness’ of Eastern culture, customs and beliefs. He traces this view through the writings of Homer, Nerval and Flaubert, Disraeli and Kipling, whose imaginative depictions have greatly contributed to the West’s romantic and exotic picture of the Orient. In his new preface, Said examines the effect of continuing Western imperialism
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August
Perfect Cocktails: The Essential Guide - Marthe Le VanA toast to the cocktail, with its perfect combination of flavors to tempt the palate. No wonder the highball, martini, and aperitif have become stylish again! Teach yourself bartending and sample the delights of cocktails both classic and contemporary. From the ingredients and basic blends to the glassware and garnishes, here's the recipe for mixing distinctive drinks that complement any event. Stock up on indispensable liquors; seasonings and sweeteners; and tools. Then, ladies and gentlemen, start your mixing with a simple Collins, Eggnog, Fizz, Julep, and Sour and move on to the rich Brandy
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August
Discrete Mathematics: Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning - Susanna S. EppSusanna Epp's DISCRETE MATHEMATICS: AN INTRODUCTION TO MATHEMATICAL REASONING provides a clear introduction to discrete mathematics and mathematical reasoning in a compact form that focuses on core topics. Renowned for her lucid, accessible prose, Epp explains complex, abstract concepts with clarity and precision, helping students develop the ability to think abstractly as they study each topic. In doing so, the book provides students with a strong foundation both for computer science and for other upper-level mathematics courses.