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September
Introductory Plant Biology - Kingsley R. SternThis introductory text assumes little prior scientific knowledge on the part of the student. It includes sufficient information for some shorter introductory botany courses open to both majors and nonmajors, and is arranged so that certain sections can be omitted without disrupting the overall continuity of the course. Stern emphasizes current interests while presenting basic botanical principles.
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September
Basic German Vocabulary: A Learners Dictionary divided into subject categories with example sentences (Langenscheidt Reference) - Bock, HEIKOVia topically oriented lists and contextual sentence usage, both in English and German, the students learn the most important 4000 words in the German language. Handy size for study anywhere: at home, on the beach or on the bus. Text has accompanying workbook.
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September
Man and Citizen: (De Homine and De Cive) - Thomas HobbesA reprint of the 1972 Doubleday edition. Contains the most helpful version of Hobbes's political and moral philosophy available in English. Includes the only English translation of De Homine, chapters X-XV. Features the English translation of De Cive attributed to Hobbes.
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September
Simplified Stair Building - A. RiechersPREFACE In publishing his book it is my desire to explain the principles and rules of stair building in a plain and simple manner, so that the apprentice, or the experienced craftsman may understand the interesting craft of stair building. For the sake of greater clarity, technical terms have been avoided wherever possible, and in the strictest sense perhaps “loosely used” in some places. For many years I have been a practical stair builder and have built almost every kind of stairs, from cellar stairs to circular stairs. I therefore wish to pass on to my readers the knowledge I have gained in
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September
Who's Afraid of Postmodernism?: Taking Derrida, Lyotard, and Foucault to Church (The Church and Postmodern Culture) - James K.A. SmithBuilds on the work of Brian McLaren, Robert Webber, and others in assessing the contemporary church scene discovering what postmodernity has to say to the church.
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September
Discourse on Method - René Descartes, Donald A. CressBy far the most widely used translation in North American college classrooms, Donald A. Cress's translation from the French of the Adam and Tannery critical edition is prized for its accuracy, elegance, and economy. The translation featured in the Third Edition has been thoroughly revised from the 1979 First Edition and includes page references to the critical edition for ease of comparison.
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September
Intermediate Algebra - Alan S. Tussy, R. David GustafsonOffering a uniquely modern, balanced approach, INTERMEDIATE ALGEBRA, 4e integrates the best of traditional drill and practice with the best elements of the reform movement. To many developmental math students, algebra is like a foreign language. They have difficulty translating the words, their meanings, and how they apply to problem solving. Emphasizing the "language of algebra," the text's fully integrated learning process is designed to expand students' reasoning abilities and teach them how to read, write, and think mathematically. It blends instructional approaches that include vocabulary,
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September
Wisdom of the Elders: Sacred Native Stories of Nature - Peter S. Knudtson, David SuzukiThe ecological answers and solutions we need to our current global environmental crisis are embedded in this living mosaic of profound indigenous insights into the workings of the natural world. These ancestral and contemporary natural perspectives and stories can save our lives and our planet.
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September
Richard III - William Shakespeare, John JowettRichard III is one of Shakespeare's most popular plays on the stage and has been adapted successfully for film. This new and innovative edition recognizes the play's pre-eminence as a performance work: a perspective that informs every aspect of the editing. Challenging traditional practice, the text is based on the 1597 Quarto which, brings us closest to the play as it would have been staged in Shakespeare's theater. The introduction, which is illustrated, explores the long performance history from Shakespeare's time to the present. The commentary gives detailed explanation of matters of language,