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Personality Psychology: Domains of Knowledge about Human Nature - Randy J. Larsen, David M. BussOrganizing content into six domains of personality functioning (dispositional, biological, intrapsychic, cognitive/experiential, social and cultural, and adjustment), this text interweaves contemporary research with classic and modern theories within the context of each of the domains. This unique framework encourages students to view the whole person as the sum of influences and effects of each of the domains of personality functioning. The second edition includes the latest research, as well as a restructuring of material, and continues to bring the subject to life by incorporating a vivid,
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Making Literature Matter: An Anthology for Readers and Writers - John Schilb, John CliffordPrepared by editors whose scholarship fuses literary and composition studies, Making Literature Matter combines a comprehensive writing text with a uniquely organized anthology for introductory literature courses that emphasize critical and academic writing. What makes literature matter? Writing about it — argumentatively. The writing text helps students learn to analyze literature and develop responsible and persuasive claims about it — making it matter to them as it hasn’t before. Reading it — when it explores issues that matter. The stories, poems, plays and essays in the anthology
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International Economics - W. Charles Sawyer, Richard L. SprinkleOffers students a complete explanation of open economy macroeconomics using supply/demand analysis in international trade and aggregate demand/aggregate supply analysis in international finance.; A public choice approach to the existence of trade barriers.
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Confronting Culture: Sociological Vistas - Linda Ashley, John Hughson"Confronting Culture" offers a clear and accessible discussion and analysis of the complex field of the sociology of culture, and how it compares with approaches developed within cultural studies. An accessible guide to the complex field of the sociological study of culture. Unique in showing how sociological understandings of culture often differ from rival approaches in the discipline of cultural studies. Introduces the various ways of thinking sociologically about culture that have been developed over the last century. Examines the legacy of classical sociology for the sociology of culture,
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A Source Book in Chinese Philosophy - Wing-Tsit Chan"A Source Book in Chinese Philosophy" is a milestone along the complex and difficult road to significant understanding by Westerners of the Asian peoples and a monumental contribution to the cause of philosophy. It is the first anthology of Chinese philosophy to cover its entire historical development. It provides substantial selections from all the great thinkers and schools in every period--ancient, medieval, modern, and contemporary--and includes in their entirety some of the most important classical texts. It deals with the fundamental and technical as well as the more general aspects of
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Genetics: Analysis of Genes and Genomes - Daniel L. Hartl, Elizabeth W. JonesThis introductory college level textbook introduces the basic processes of gene transmission, mutation, expression, and regulation. Hartl (Harvard U.) and Jones (Carnegie Mellon U.) present an integrated view of the modern world of genetics, treating classical, molecular, and population genetics as unified subdisciplines within the field. Modern an
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Fiction: A Pocket Anthology - R.S. GwynnThe perfect alternative to lengthy fiction anthologies, this brief, inexpensive, and diverse collection of 42 short stories provides a concise yet complete introduction to the study of fiction. Chronologically organized, the diverse selection includes the discipline's most popular short stories. An "Introduction to Fiction" provides an overview of the genre, defining key literary terms in context. "Writing about Fiction" offers instruction for writing essays and covers MLA style citation. Biographical headnotes highlight common themes and ideas in the author's body of work. Individuals who want a
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Britain Yesterday and Today: 4 (History of England - Walter L. ArnsteinThis text, which is the fourth volume in the best-selling History of England series, tells how a small and insignificant outpost of the Roman empire evolved into a nation that has produced and disseminated so many significant ideas and institutions. This is the only comprehensive text available for the History of England survey course that has been revised and updated to include coverage of the entire 20th century.
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Conceptual Physics Package Edition - Paul G. HewittConceptual Physics, Tenth Edition helps readers connect physics to their everyday experiences and the world around them with additional help on solving more mathematical problems. Hewitt's text is famous for engaging readers with analogies and imagery from real-world situations that build a strong conceptual understanding of physical principles ranging from classical mechanics to modern physics. With this strong foundation, readers are better equipped to understand the equations and formulas of physics, and motivated to explore the thought-provoking exercises and fun projects in each chapter.
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Surrealist Painting: Colour Library - Simon WilsonThis series acts as an introduction to key artists and movements in art history. Each title contains 48 full-page colour plates, accompanied by extensive notes, and numerous comparative illustrations in colour or black and white, a concise introduction, select bibliography and detailed source information for the images. Monographs on individual artists also feature a brief chronology.