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Statistical Mechanics - R.K. Pathria'This is an excellent book from which to learn the methods and results of statistical mechanics.' Nature 'A well written graduate-level text for scientists and engineers... Highly recommended for graduate-level libraries.' ChoiceThis highly successful text, which first appeared in the year 1972 and has continued to be popular ever since, has now been brought up-to-date by incorporating the remarkable developments in the field of 'phase transitions and critical phenomena' that took place over the intervening years. This has been done by adding three new chapters (comprising over 150 pages and
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September
Paul Wilmott Introduces Quantitative Finance - Paul WilmottPaul Wilmott Introduces Quantitative Finance, Second Edition is an accessible introduction to the classical side of quantitative finance specifically for university students. Adapted from the comprehensive, even epic, works Derivatives and Paul Wilmott on Quantitative Finance, Second Edition, it includes carefully selected chapters to give the student a thorough understanding of futures, options and numerical methods. Software is included to help visualize the most important ideas and to show how techniques are implemented in practice. There are comprehensive end-of-chapter exercises to test
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September
Technical Communication: A Reader-Centered Approach - Paul V. AndersonThousands of students have successfully improved their writing and design skills using Anderson's TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION: A READER-CENTERED APPROACH. Known for its treatment of the rhetorical situation and coverage of usability and persuasion, this edition contains new chapters and an innovative, visually oriented design that will engage today's students.
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September
Criminology - John E. ConklinUnique in its approach, this book introduces students to criminology by examining broad-based concepts instead of just types of crimes. Using an extensive research base, the author discusses concepts such as social control and neutralization of the law; factors that facilitate crime; criminal careers; and the organization of criminal behavior. Real-life examples and special feature boxes appear throughout and address crime and the media, crime on campus, cross-cultural perspectives and critical issues. Figures, tables and in-depth review questions are included and help students understand the
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September
America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction - Jon Stewart, Ben Karlin, David Javerbaum, Rich Bloomquist, Steve Bodow, Tim Carvell, Eric Drysdale, J.R. Havlan, Scott Jacobson, Tom Johnson, Rob Kutner, Chris Regan, Jason Reich, Jason Ross, SJon Stewart, host of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning The Daily Show, and his coterie of patriots, deliver a hilarious look at American government.American-style democracy is the world's most beloved form of government, which explains why so many other nations are eager for us to impose it on them. But what is American democracy? In America (The Book), Jon Stewart and The Daily Show writing staff offer their insights into our unique system of government, dissecting its institutions, explaining its history and processes, and exploring the reasons why concepts like one man, one vote, government by
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September
Boundless Horizons: Marie Clay's Search for the Possible in Children's Literacy - Barbara WatsonMarie Clay pursued a tantalizing quest: What is possible for children with reading problems? What would have to change? Boundless Horizons tells the story of how, by observing young readers in ordinary classrooms, Clay uncovered explanations that led to the development of Reading Recovery. Boundless Horizons is written for all professionals who seek better possibilities for children struggling to read and write. It focuses on both Clay s enduring commitment to the child becoming an independent reader and writer, and how she extended her inquiries to teachers. It shows how she connected research,
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September
GNU EMACS Manual - Richard M. StallmanThe GNU Emacs Manual documents the use and simple customization of the popular Emacs editor. GNU Emacs is a member of the Emacs editor family. There are many Emacs editors, all sharing common principles of organization. This is primarily a reference manual, but can also be used as a primer. For complete beginners, it is a good idea to start with the on-line, learn-by-doing tutorial, before reading this manual. This way you can learn Emacs by using Emacs on a specially designed file which describes commands, tells you when to try them, and then explains the results you see. iUniverse.com Computer
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September
The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus - Gary R. Habermas, Michael R. Licona". . . a phenomenal resource that is both user-friendly and up-to-date, [and will] equip believers to defend this crucial issue." --Josh McDowell. Includes an interactive CD in a game show format t
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September
Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics and MasteringPhysics (2nd Edition) - Randall D. Knight0321513339 / 9780321513335 Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics and MasteringPhysics� Package consists of 0321513576 / 9780321513571 Student Workbook for Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics 0321516397 / 9780321516398 MasteringPhysics� with E-book Student Access Kit for Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach 0805327363 / 9780805327366 Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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September
Exploring The Dimensions Of Human Sexuality - Jerrold S. Greenberg, Clint E. Bruess, Sarah C. ConklinExploring the Dimensions of Human Sexuality, Fourth Edition addresses all aspects of sexuality biological, spiritual, psychological, and sociocultural and presents the information both factually and impartially. Throughout the text, students will find an emphasis on health and well-being based on the assumption that we are all sexual beings and that sexuality should be viewed in its totality. Students are encouraged to explore the varied dimensions of human sexuality and see how each affects their own personal sexuality, sexual health, and sexual responsibility.