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September
The Return of Martin Guerre - Natalie Zemon DavisThe clever peasant Arnaud du Tilh had almost won his case, when a man with a wooden leg swaggered into the French courtroom, denounced du Tilh, and reestablished his claim to the identity, property, and wife of Martin Guerre. This book, by the noted historian who served as a consultant for the film, adds new dimensions to this famous legend.
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September
Introduction to Aegean Art - Philip P. BetancourtThis textbook is a compilation of the author's more than 35 years of teaching and excavation experience in the field of Aegean Bronze Age art history and archaeology. It is geared toward an audience of undergraduate and graduate students as an introduction to the Bronze Age art objects and architecture that have been uncovered on Crete, the Greek peninsula, and the Cycladic Islands.
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September
The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 Book for Digital Photographers - Scott KelbySince Lightroom first launched, Scott Kelby's "The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book for Digital Photographers" has been the world's #1 best-selling Lightroom book (it has been translated into a dozen different languages), and in this latest version for Lightroom 4, Scott uses his same award-winning, step-by-step, plain-English style and layout to make learning Lightroom easy and fun. Scott doesn't just show you which sliders do what (every Lightroom book will do that). Instead, by using the following three simple, yet brilliant, techniques that make it just an incredible learning tool, this book
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September
Sociology in Our Times [With Infotrac] - Diana KendallThis mainstream text is noted for its especially strong coverage of current social issues with the integration of race, class and gender perspectives. This includes diverse theoretical viewpoints, including feminist theory. Each chapter incorporates the recent research of new scholars (especially women and people of color). A social issue or application opens each chapter providing topics for boxes and many examples which are carried throughout the chapter. The author has the most vivid personal writing style in the market, using compelling everyday examples which make sociology particularly
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September
Developing Writing Skills in German - Uwe BaumannOriginally developed to accompany the Open University's second-level German course, this material is designed to improve the reading and writing skills of intermediate students of German. Presenting a wide range of authentic written materials, the course aims to develop reading strategies and the ability to write texts of various types (e.g. essay, articles, reviews) while imparting some understanding of important aspects of German society. Each chapter focuses on a different theme and concentrates on particular skills; all conclude with a task appropriate to the skills focus of the section.
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September
Adolescence: Continuity, Change, and Diversity - Nancy J. CobbNancy Cobb's Adolescence, recognized as one of the leading texts in the field, provides an up-to-date and thorough review of current research and theory. Praised for its clear and engaging writing style, this highly acclaimed text is distinguished by its excellent coverage of gender, ethnicity, and identity, and for its treatment of differences between early and late adolescence. Research Focus Boxes in each chapter provide comprehensive coverage of developmental research methods. Additionally, In More Depth boxes on topics of special interest to students extend the coverage of each chapter.
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September
More than Night: Film Noir in its Contexts - James Naremore"Film noir" evokes memories of stylish, cynical, black-&-white movies from the 40s & 50s--melodramas about private eyes, femmes fatales, criminal gangs & lovers on the run. More Than Night discusses such pictures. It also shows that the central term is more complex & paradoxical than realized. Film noir refers both to an important cinematic legacy & to an idea projected onto the past. This wide-ranging cultural history offers an original approach to the subject, as well as new production information & commentary on scores of films, including Double Indemnity, The Third Man,
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September
Introduction to Ocean Sciences - Douglas A. Segar, Elaine S. SegarThe text provides students with a basic understanding of the scientific questions, complexities, and uncertainties that are involved in ocean use, the role and importance of oceans in nurturing and sustaining life on the planet by focusing on 17 key scientific concepts. The text is structured to easily accommodate a course that concentrates on either the physical/geological aspects or the physical/biological aspects of ocean science.
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September
Kaplan MCAT Practice Tests 2010 Edition - Kaplan Inc.While 18,036 students were accepted to medical school in 2008, more than 42,000 applied. Since the MCAT is the top factor admissions committees consider when reviewing applicants for medical school, MCAT Practice Tests is the ideal guide for the most test-like practice. It is the only guide on the market with updated content and tests that actually mirror what students will see on test day, and includes strategies for each test section: Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Organic Chemistry, General Chemistry, and Verbal. More men and women are admitted to medical school with a Kaplan MCAT
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September
Totally Wired: What Teens and Tweens Are Really Doing Online - Anastasia Goodstein"A must read for parents (and future parents) of teenagers. Consider Anastasia Goodstein as the daughter you totally 'get' - explaining all the behaviors of the daughter you totally don't 'get.' Consider this a parent/teen dictionary. Brilliant and lifesaving!" - Atoosa Rubenstein, former editor in chief of Seventeen magazine "Totally Wired is both an awakening and a comfort for adults who feel lost in the infinite alleys of cyberspace. Goodstein gives it to us straight - honestly examining the threats to kids, but also including fresh insights into the positive ways young people use the wired