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October
Microbial Biotechnology - Alexander N. Glazer, Hiroshi NikaidoThis text provides a general survey of the commercial and technological uses of micro-organisms (principally bacteria, yeasts, viruses and fungi), describing relevant scientific techniques and how they are scaled up into practical industrial processes. The focus is on the science behind these techniques, the future breakthroughs and, where relevant, the potential practical barriers to putting this scientific knowledge to use. Features include: text boxes scattered throughout to enliven the text and provide more insight into individual applications; marginal notes defining new or key vocaulary
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October
Women and Wars - Carol CohnWhere are the women? In traditional historical and scholarly accounts of the making and fighting of wars, women are often nowhere to be seen. With few exceptions, war stories are told as if men were the only ones who plan, fight, are injured by, and negotiate ends to wars. As the pages of this book tell, though, those accounts are far from complete. Women can be found at every turn in the (gendered) phenomena of war. Women have participated in the making, fighting, and concluding of wars throughout history, and their participation is only increasing at the turn of the 21st century. Women
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October
Kontakte: A Communicative Approach - Tracy D. TerrellNow in its third edition Kontakte: A Communicative Approach is the successful beginning German text based on the Natural Approach. The Natural Approach, widely associated with Tracy Terrell, introduces students to language inductively, by exposing them to vocabulary and structures in the context of lively activities. In this communicative approach, grammar explanations and practice are an aid to leaning the language, not an end in themselves. The Natural Approach in general - and Kontakte 3rd edition in particular - are highly communicative and create a spontaneous and low-anxiety classroom
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October
The American Pageant - David M. KennedyThe American Pageant, 15/e, International Edition enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining texts in American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. The Fifteenth edition includes markedly deeper explorations of the cultural innovations, artistic movements, and intellectual doctrines that have engaged and inspired Americans and shaped the course of American history. Additional features of The American Pageant, 15/e, International Edition help readers understand and master the content: part
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October
Anti-Semitism: Myth and Hate from Antiquity to the Present - Frederick M. Schweitzer, Marvin PerryIn this provocative book, Marvin Perry and Frederick M. Schweitzer analyze the lies, misperceptions, and myths about Jews and Judaism that antisemites have propagated throughout the centuries. The book examines ancient and medieval myths central to the history of antisemitism: Jews as "Christ-killers," instruments of Satan, and ritual murderers of Christian children. It also explores the scapegoating of Jews in the modern world as conspirators bent on world domination; extortionists who manufactured the Holocaust as a hoax designed to gain reparation payments from Germany; and the leaders of the
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October
Western Wind: An Introduction to Poetry - David Mason"WESTERN WIND" is an introduction to the elements of craft that make poetry sing, a superior anthology of classic and contemporary poetry, and a guide for students to poetics, writing about poetry, and critical theory. In this text, two well respected poets bring their love of the craft of poetry into a book that teaches as well as inspires. The text also includes exercises, chapter summaries, games, diagrams, illustrations, and 4-color reproductions of great works of art.
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October
Casebook On Contract Law - Jill Poole'Casebook on Contract Law' provides students with a comprehensive selection of the cases most likely to be encountered on contract law courses and is specifically designed to meet their needs.
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October
Voices of Freedom: A Documentary History, Volume 1 - Eric FonerEdited by Eric Foner and coordinated with each chapter of the text, this companion to Give Me Liberty! includes 139 primary-source documents touching on the theme of American freedom. The freedom theme is explored in the words of well-known historical figures and ordinary Americans. Each document is accompanied by an introductory headnote and study questions.
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October
Modern Experimental Biochemistry - Rodney F. BoyerThe latest edition of this successful text provides readers with a modern and complete experience in experimental biochemistry. Part I, Theory and Experimental Techniques, provides in-depth theoretical discussion organized around important techniques. A valuable reference for instructors and students, it's particularly useful to instructors who prefer to use their own customized experiments. Part II, Experiments, offers optimum flexibility through 15 tested experiments designed to accommodate the capabilities of laboratories and students at most four-year schools. Alternate methods are suggested
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October
Calculus with Analytic Geometry - George F. SimmonsWritten by acclaimed author and mathematician George Simmons, this revision is designed for the calculus course offered in two and four year colleges and universities. It takes an intuitive approach to calculus and focuses on the application of methods to real-world problems. Throughout the text, calculus is treated as a problem solving science of immense capability.