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September
Principles of Sedimentology and Stratigraphy - Sam Boggs Jr.This concise treatment of the fundamental principles of sedimentology and stratigraphy highlights the important physical, chemical, biological, and stratigraphic characteristics of sedimentary rocks. It emphasizes the ways in which the study of sedimentary rocks is used to interpret depositional environments, changes in ancient sea level, and other intriguing aspects of Earth’s history.
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September
The Double and The Gambler - Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Richard Pevear, Larissa VolokhonskyThe award-winning translators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky have given us the definitive version of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s strikingly original short novels, The Double and The Gambler. The Double is a surprisingly modern hallucinatory nightmare–foreshadowing Kafka and Sartre–in which a minor official named Goliadkin becomes aware of a mysterious doppelganger, a man who has his name and his face and who gradually and relentlessly begins to displace him with his friends and colleagues. The Gambler is a stunning psychological portrait of a young man's exhilarating and destructive addiction to
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September
Winesburg, Ohio - Sherwood AndersonWinesburg, Ohio (1919) is Sherwood Anderson's masterpiece, a cycle of short stories concerning life in a small town at the end of the nineteenth century. At the center is George Willard, a young reporter who becomes the confidant of the town's solitary figures. Anderson's stories influenced countless American writers including Hemingway, Faulkner, Updike, Oates and Carver. This new edition corrects errors made in earlier editions and takes into account major criticism and textual scholarship of the last several decades.
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September
Elementary Statistics (7th Edition) - Neil A. WeissElementary Statistics, Seventh Edition, is appropriate for someone learning introductory statistics who has experience with algebra. Elementary Statistics is thorough and precise, and uses real data extensively. Readers find the book readable and clear, and they appreciate that the math level is right for a diverse population. The book thoroughly explains then illustrates concepts through an abundance of worked-out examples. The Nature of Statistics; Descriptive Statistics; Organizing Data; Descriptive Measures; Descriptive Methods in Regression and Correlation; Probability and Random Variables;
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September
Exploring Social Psychology - David G. MyersBased on the bestselling text, "Social Psychology, 10th Edition, Exploring Social Psychology, 6th Edition" succinctly explores social psychological science and its applications to contemporary issues and everyday life. Thirty-one short modules--each readable in a single sitting--introduce students to important social phenomena and to how scientists discover and explain such phenomena. Throughout, students are challenged to think critically about such issues as: - How does our thinking - both conscious and unconscious - drive our behavior? - What leads people sometimes to hurt and sometimes to
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September
Playing with the Boys: Why Separate Is Not Equal in Sports - Eileen McDonagh, Laura PappanoFrom small-town life to the national stage, from the boardroom to Capitol Hill, athletic contests help define what we mean in America by "success." And by keeping women from "playing with the boys" on the grounds that they are inherently inferior to men, society relegates them to second-class status in American life. In this forcefully argued book, Eileen McDonagh and Laura Pappano show in vivid detail how women have been unfairly excluded from participating in sports on an equal footing with men. Using dozens of powerful examples from the world of contemporary American athletics--girls and women
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September
Foundations Of Governance For Museums In Non Museum Parent Organizations: Resource Pack - Roxana AdamsIs your museum a part of a larger organization (e.g., government, university, corporation)? Does the governance structure enable your museum to reach its potential? This Resource Pack addresses the foundations of governance for government museums at all levels; university and college museums; and museums in foundations, associations, and the for-profit sector. Seventy sample foundation documents from a wide variety of museums cover enabling legislation; statements relating to permanence, structure, and advisory groups; delegation of authority, bylaws of separately incorporated supporting
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September
Calculus of Several Variables - Thomas P. DickThis text represents materials for the third semester of calculus, and is the product of one of several NSF-funded calculus curriculum projects, known also as the "Oregon State Calculus Connections" program. "Calculus of a Single Variable", published in 1994, represented the first two semesters' work in calculus from this same program. These materials were also used by thousands of high school and college students in a preliminary edition. Like other "reform" calculus texts, this book assumes that the student has access to graphing calculators or computers, but it is not tied to any particular
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September
A Survey of Modern Algebra (AKP Classics) (Akp Classics) - Garrett Birkhoff, Saunders Mac LaneThis classic, written by two young instructors who became giants in their field, has shaped the understanding of modern algebra for generations of mathematicians and remains a valuable reference and text for self study and college courses.
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September
The Humanities, Volume II - Ronald G. Witt, Frank Tirro, Charlotte Brown, Roberta DunbarThis introductory text presents an overview of the liberal arts--literature, art, music, philosophy, and history--with a particular emphasis on literature. The unique selection of works from each culture provides students with a global understanding of the humanities. Several pedagogical features of the Seventh Edition, such as chapter objectives, key terms, art images, and summary questions, help students understand the major concepts of the text. Each volume begins with a "Chronicle of Events" that provides a timetable of key events in world history. "Continuities" sections focus on the lasting