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September
Seven Theories of Human Nature - Leslie Forster StevensonWith over a quarter of a million copies sold, Seven Theories of Human Nature has established itself as the classic introduction to Western intellectual theory. Ranging from Plato's Republic to Edward O. Wilson's On Human Nature, and drawing on philosophy, psychology, sociology, politics, biology, and theology, this admirably lucid volume compresses into a small space the essence of such thinkers as Karl Marx, Sigmund Freud, Jean-Paul Sartre, B.F. Skinner, and Konrad Lorenz. Stevenson juxtaposes the ideas of these and other thinkers in a way that helps us to understand how humanity has struggled
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September
Pure Mathematics 1 And 2 (Cambridge Advanced Level Mathematics) - Hugh Neill, Douglas QuadlingPart of the Cambridge Advanced Level Mathematics series, this text has been written specifically for the OCR modular mathematics syllabus. Each book or half-book corresponds exactly to one module. Pure Mathematics 1 & 2 contains the material for modules P1 and P2 in separate halves of the book. It has chapters on algebra, functions, graphs, trigonometry and exponentials, and it introduces calculus. Each chapter starts with a short list of learning objectives, and mathematical ideas are explained carefully and clearly, with many worked examples. There are plenty of exercises throughout, along
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September
Tourism: Concepts and Practices - John Walker, Josielyn T. WalkerCapturing the taste of the industry, Tourism: Concepts and Practices explores this exciting field using a systems approach. Building on the author’s experience, it looks at the characteristics of tourism and the demand side first, then organizing tourism, followed by the operating sectors. Full-color photographs, industry profiles, and a career emphasis reveal the opportunities tourism holds for both consumers and professionals. Special geography spotlights examine the reasons people travel and the places people go.
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September
Introductory Chemistry Essentials - Nivaldo J. TroIntroductory Chemistry Essentials, Third Edition is designed for a one-semester, introductory or preparatory chemistry course. Students taking this course need to develop problem-solving skills—but they also must see why these skills are important to them and to their world. Introductory Chemistry extends chemistry from the laboratory to the student’s world. It motivates students to learn chemistry by demonstrating how it plays out in their daily lives. Introductory Chemistry Essentials, Third Edition is intended for all readers interested in preparatory chemistry.
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September
The Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures - Michael D. CooganLucidly written by a leading biblical scholar, this balanced, engaging, and up-to-date introduction to the Hebrew scriptures distills the best of current scholarship. Employing the narrative chronology of the Bible itself and the history of the ancient Near East as a framework, author Michael D. Coogan covers all the books of the Hebrew Bible, along with the deuterocanonical books included in the Bible used by many Christians. He treats every book of the canon with careful attention to its historical context, its particular genre, and its distinctive features. Dealing in detail with ancient Near
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September
Fundamentals of Thermodynamics - Richard E. SonntagNow in its seventh edition, Fundamentals of Thermodynamics continues to offer a comprehensive and rigorous treatment of classical thermodynamics, while retaining an engineering perspective. With concise, applications-oriented discussion of topics and self-test problems the text encourages students to monitor their own comprehension. The seventh edition is updated with additional examples, homework problems, and illustrations to increase student understanding. The text lays the groundwork for subsequent studies in fields such as fluid mechanics, heat transfer and statistical thermodynamics, and
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September
Natural Resource Economics: An Introduction - Barry C. FieldPeople make decisions regarding the use of natural resources every day, from the individual recycling a sheet of paper to governments of large nations creating energy policy. Those decisions ultimately affect people around the world. Their motivation and results are best framed and analyzed using the tools of natural resource economics. Field presents the methods and applications of the discipline in the latest edition of his popular text. The updated book retains its successful structure, first presenting basic economic principles as they apply to natural resource use and then examining the
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September
Introduction to Analysis - William R. WadeOffering readability, practicality and flexibility, Wade presents Fundamental Theorems from a practical viewpoint. Introduces central ideas of analysis in a one-dimensional setting, then covers multidimensional theory. Offers separate coverage of topology and analysis. Numbers theorems, definitions and remarks consecutively. Uniform writing style and notation. Practical focus on analysis. For those interested in learning more about analysis.
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September
Economics - Richard G. Lipsey, Paul N. CourantThe goal of this book has always been to provide readers with a solid introduction to the economic issues facing the world today, using the methods economists use to study those issues, and the policy problems that those issues create. This revision includes updated information on such key issues as health care, distribution of income, unemployment, labor, and monetary policy. The authors have also greatly increased the focus on the international economy and economic growth.
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September
The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano: Written by Himself - Olaudah Equiano, Robert J. AllisonWidely admired for its vivid accounts of the slave trade, Olaudah Equiano's autobiography -- the first slave narrative to attract a significant readership -- reveals many aspects of the eighteenth-century Western world through the experiences of one individual. The second edition reproduces the original London printing, supervised by Equiano in 1789. Robert J. Allison's introduction, which places Equiano's narrative in the context of the Atlantic slave trade, has been revised and updated to reflect the heated controversy surrounding Equiano's birthplace, as well as the latest scholarship on