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October
Makers of Rome: Nine Lives - Plutarch, Ian Scott-KilvertThese nine biographies illuminate the careers, personalities and military campaigns of some of Rome's greatest statesmen, whose lives span the earliest days of the Republic to the establishment of the Empire. Selected from Plutarch's Roman Lives, they include prominent figures who achieved fame for their pivotal roles in Roman history, such as soldierly Marcellus, eloquent Cato and cautious Fabius. Here too are vivid portraits of ambitious, hot-tempered Coriolanus; objective, principled Brutus and open-hearted Mark Anthony, who would later be brought to life by Shakespeare. In recounting the lives
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October
New Perspectives on Microsoft Excel 2010: Comprehensive - June Jamrich Parsons, Dan Oja, Roy Ageloff, Patrick CareyWith the New Perspectives' critical-thinking, problem-solving approach, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of MICROSOFT OFFICE EXCEL 2010 and will learn how to take advantage of the flexibility it offers. Case-based tutorials challenge students to apply what they are learning to real-life tasks, preparing them to easily transfer skills to new situations. With New Perspectives, students understand why they're learning what they're learning and are better situated to retain skills beyond the classroom.
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October
The Art of War - Sun Tzu, Thomas ClearyConflict is an inevitable part of life, according to this ancient Chinese classic of strategy, but everything necessary to deal with conflict wisely, honorably, victoriously, is already present within us. Compiled more than two thousand years ago by a mysterious warrior-philosopher, The Art of War is still perhaps the most prestigious and influential book of strategy in the world, as eagerly studied in Asia by modern politicians and executives as it has been by military leaders since ancient times. As a study of the anatomy of organizations in conflict, The Art of War applies to competition and
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October
Principles of Electronic Materials and Devices - Safa O. KasapDesigned for a first course on electronic materials given in Materials Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Physics and Engineering Physics Departments at the undergraduate level.
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October
Past and Present Views on Personality - Susan C. Coninger, Bem P. Allen, Howard S. Freeman, Miriam W. SchustackTaken from: Theories of Personality: Understanding Persons, Fifth Edition by Susan C. Cloninger Copyright © 2008, 2004, 2000, 1996 by Pearson Education, Inc. Published by Prentice Hall Upper Saddle River, New Jersey 07458 Personality Theories: Development, Growth, and Diversity, Fifth Edition by Bem P. Allen Copyright © 2006, 2003, 2000, 1997, 1994 by Pearson Education, Inc. Published by Allyn and Bacon Boston, Massachusetts 02116 Personality: Classic Theories and Modern Research, Third Edition by Howard S. Friedman and Miriam W. Schustack Copyright © 2006, 2003, 1999 by Pearson Education, Inc.
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October
Clinical Interviewing: 2012-2013 Update - John Sommers-Flanagan, Rita Sommers-FlanaganIt is a delight to see the Fourth Edition of Sommers-Flanagans' excellent work. They understand counseling and therapy, their writing is clear, and this book will be enjoyed by students and faculty alike. (Allen E. Ivey, EdD, ABPP, Professor Emeritus, University of Massachusetts Amherst). It is updated with a new accompanying DVD - The classic text presenting practical strategies for conducting effective interviews - now reflecting the latest interviewing guidelines. Updated to reflect the emerging field of online and other non face-to-face interventions, Clinical Interviewing, Fourth Edition 2012
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October
Laboratory Manual to Accompany Prego! an Invitation to Italian - Graziana Lazzarino, Janice AskiThe best-selling first-year Italian text,Prego provides a comprehensive introduction to fundamental grammar structures within an authentic context provided by cultural readings,situational dialogues,and Italian cartoons. In the new edition,grammar presentations have been occasionally streamlined,a new preliminary vocabulary section appears in each chapter,exercises are contextualized and frequently interactive,the cultural readings are entirely new,and a new realia-based section gets students working with authentic Italian language and culture.
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October
Affect and Emotion in Human-Computer Interaction: From Theory to Applications - Christian Peter, Russell BealeOver 10 years ago Rosalind Picard coined the phrase "Affective Computing" for computing that relates to, arises from, or deliberately influences emotion or other affective phenomena. This book has developed out of some of the workshops and symposia since then.
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October
The Borzoi College Reader - Charles Muscatine, Marlene GriffithThis highly regarded, thematic reader for freshman composition offers students an introduction to issues in the arts and sciences. It includes a good balance of classic and contemporary selections from mixed genres and provides a wide range of viewpoints and voices. The readings are supported by introductions to each theme and individual headnotes.
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October
Art Through the Ages 2 - Fred S. Kleiner, Christin J. Mamiya, Richard G. TanseyIn its acclaimed tenth edition, the most successful art history every written is now made available to the book trade and the consumer market for the first time. The history of art has been, successively, a history of artists and their works, of styles and stylistic change, of images--and now, of context and cultures. Art history at its best makes use of all these. 530 color illustrations. 782 b&w.