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October
Cultural Anthropology - Carol R. Ember, Melvin EmberThis comprehensive and scientific introduction to cultural anthropology helps students understand how humans vary culturally and why they got to be that way.  This new edition highlights migration and immigration in the context of globalization.
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October
The Corporate Culture Survival Guide - Edgar H. ScheinOffers an explanation of what corporate culture is and how it can be changed. The text is organized around key questions managers ask about culture: what is it? How can I foster change? How does it relate to strategy and change? Case studies include AMOCO, DEC, and Hewlett-Packard.
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October
The Readers' Advisory Guide To Genre Fiction - Joyce G. SaricksThis revised edition provides a way of understanding the vast universe of genre fiction in an easy-to-use format. Expert readers' advisor Joyce Saricks offers groundbreaking reconsideration of the connections among genres, providing 1) Key authors and themes within fifteen genres 2) An explanation of how the different genres overlap 3) The elements of fiction most likely to entice readers Provocative and spirited, this second edition offers hands-on strategies for librarians who want to become experts at figuring out what their readers are seeking and how to match books with those interests.
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October
Hiroshima - John HerseyOn August 6, 1945, Hiroshima was destroyed by the first atom bomb ever dropped on a city. This book, John Hersey's journalistic masterpiece, tells what happened on that day. Told through the memories of survivors, this timeless, powerful and compassionate document has become a classic "that stirs the conscience of humanity" (The New York Times). Almost four decades after the original publication of this celebrated book, John Hersey went back to Hiroshima in search of the people whose stories he had told.  His account of what he discovered about them is now the eloquent and moving final chapter of
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October
Americans' Favorite Poems: The Favorite Poem Project Anthology - Robert Pinsky, Favorite Poem Project (U. S.)The selections in this anthology were chosen form the personal letters of thousands of Americans who responded to Robert Pinsky's invitation to write to him about their favorite poems. Some poems are memories treasured in the mind since childhood; some crystallize the passion of love or recall the trail of loss and sorrow. The poems and poets in this anthology—from Sappho to Lorca, from Shakespeare and Chaucer to Gwendolyn Brooks, Louise Bluck, and Allen Ginsberg—are poems to be read aloud and memorized, poems to be celebrated as part of our nation's cultural inheritance. Accompanying the poems
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October
General Chemistry (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac) - Kenneth W. Whitten, Raymond E. Davis, M. Larry PeckThis best-selling text, GENERAL CHEMISTRY by Whitten/Davis/Peck/Stanley, is best summarized by "classic text, modern presentation." This simple phrase underlies its strong emphasis is on fundamental skills and concepts. As in previous editions, clearly explained problem-solving strategies continue to be the strength of this student-friendly text. This revision builds on the highly praised style and applications to everyday life that have earned this text a reputation as the voice of authority in general chemistry. Whitten always has been viewed as one of the few truly "traditional" general
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October
Presence Of Mind: Education And The Politics Of Deception - Pepi LeistynaWidely misunderstood and misinterpreted at its most basic level, critical pedagogy provides a lens through which educators and students are better able to examine and interact with the real, underlying power relationships that structure our world. These educational politics determine how we make meaning of commonplace events, the purpose and goals of public education, the structure of our schools, the preparation our teachers receive, the way students are perceived and treated, and the curricula our schools employ.Taking up the ever-shifting cultural and political landscape in the United States,
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October
Robbins Pathologic Basis of Disease - Ramzi S. Cotran, Vinay Kumar, Tucker CollinsPresenting the latest edition of this popular, comprehensive and practical text of pathology. Written with great clarity for easy readability, this reference offers detailed discussions of genetic disorders, cellular injury and death, neoplasia, the skeletal system and soft tissue tumors, and much more. Completely revised and updated, this edition is even more user-friendly with the use of text boxes for key topics in each chapter and a new full-color design. Features 1200 excellent 4-color illustrations!
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October
Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature - Erich Auerbach, Willard R. Trask, Edward W. SaidA half-century after its translation into English, Erich Auerbach's "Mimesis" still stands as a monumental achievement in literary criticism. A brilliant display of erudition, wit, and wisdom, his exploration of how great European writers from Homer to Virginia Woolf depicted reality has taught generations how to read Western literature. This new expanded edition includes a substantial essay in introduction by Edward Said as well as an essay, never before translated into English, in which Auerbach responds to his critics. A German Jew, Auerbach was forced out of his professorship at the
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October
Elements of Chemical Reaction Engineering - H. Scott FoglerThis book combines authoritative coverage of the principles of chemical reaction engineering with an unsurpassed focus on critical thinking and creative problem solving. Clear, concise, and superbly organized, it integrates text, visuals, and computer simulations to help readers solve even the most challenging problems through reasoning, rather than by memorizing equations.