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November
Mathematical Physics - Eugene ButkovThis classic text focuses on pedagogy to enhance comprehension for students and make it more suitable for independent study.
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November
Applied Anthropology: Domains of Application - Satish Kedia"Applied Anthropology: Domains of Application," edited by Satish Kedia and John van Willigen, comprises essays by prominent scholars on the potential, accomplishments, and methods of applied anthropology. Domains covered in the volume include development, agriculture, environment, health and medicine, nutrition, population displacement and resettlement, business and industry, education, and aging. The contributors demonstrate in compelling ways how anthropological knowledge, skills, and methodologies can be put to work in addressing social, economic, health, and technical problems facing societies
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November
Style: Toward Clarity and Grace - Joseph M. Williams, Gregory G. ColombThis acclaimed book is a master teacher's tested program for turning clumsy prose into clear, powerful, and effective writing. A logical, expert, easy-to-use plan for achieving excellence in expression, Style offers neither simplistic rules nor endless lists of dos and don'ts. Rather, Joseph Williams explains how to be concise, how to be focused, how to be organized. Filled with realistic examples of good, bad, and better writing, and step-by-step strategies for crafting a sentence or organizing a paragraph, Style does much more than teach mechanics: it helps anyone who must write clearly and
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November
Essentials of Genetics (6th Edition) - William S. Klug, Charlotte A. SpencerBalancing classical and modern genetics, Essentials of Genetics helps readers understand basic genetics concepts, apply those concepts to genetics problems, and recognize the logic behind them. This succinct treatment features coverage of new research that will capture readers’ interests. Mendelian (transmission) genetics, and modern molecular genetics with analytical reasoning woven into discussions, plus references to classical experiments and recent applications. Helps readers connect the science of genetics to the issues of today. Modernizes treatment of timely topics, including genomics,
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Ancient Rome: A New History - David Stone PotterHow did the Roman world develop from a small number of people living on the banks of the Tiber to an empire encompassing some sixty-four million people spread from one end of the Mediterranean to the other? How did the Romans themselves understand this development, and did that understanding evolve over time? Incorporating contributions from economics, archaeology, anthropology, and literary criticism, David Potter’s thought-provoking and accessible text shows students how Roman history works. The book is beautifully illustrated with maps, battle plans, portraits, paintings, sculpture, and more,
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November
From Alpha to Omega: A Beginning Course in Classical Greek - Anne H. GrotonFrom Alpha to Omega is a Classical Greek grammar textbook of fifty lessons with readings beginning with Aesop. Answer Key contains answers to all exercises. The exercise text provides additional exercises, additional explanatory material and answer keys for all exercises in the ancillary text. Online audio files of vocabulary and exercises are available for the first half of the text, developed by David Noe, Calvin College.
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November
Reading Ovid: Stories from the Metamorphoses - Peter JonesPresents a selection of stories from Ovid's Metamorphoses, the most famous and influential collection of Greek and Roman myths in the world. It includes well-known stories like those of Daedalus and Icarus, Pygmalion, Narcissus and King Midas. The book is designed for those who have completed an introductory course in Latin and aims to help such users to enjoy the story-telling, character-drawing and language of one of the world's most delightful and influential poets. The text is accompanied by full vocabulary and grammar notes, with assistance based on two widely used beginners' courses, Reading
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Blitzkrieg to Desert Storm: The Evolution of Operational Warfare - Robert M. CitinoWhen Germany launched its blitzkrieg invasion of France in 1940, it forever changed the way the world waged war. Although the Wehrmacht ultimately succumbed to superior Allied firepower in a two-front war, its stunning operational achievement left a lasting impression on military commanders throughout the world, even if their own operations were rarely executed as effectively. Robert Citino analyzes military campaigns from the second half of the twentieth century to further demonstrate the difficulty of achieving decisive results at the operational level. Offering detailed operational analyses of
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November
Differential Equations - Paul Blanchard, Robert L. Devaney, Glen R. HallIncorporating a modeling approach throughout, this exciting text emphasizes concepts and shows that the study of differential equations is a beautiful application of the ideas and techniques of calculus to everyday life. By taking advantage of readily available technology, the authors eliminate most of the specialized techniques for deriving formulas for solutions found in traditional texts and replace them with topics that focus on the formulation of differential equations and the interpretations of their solutions. Students will generally attack a given equation from three different points of
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Identities: Readings from Contemporary Culture - Ann RaimesThis thematic reader explores the interplay of two compelling themes: identity and culture. The eight units are based on the categories of information one encounters on a standard information form: name, age, appearance, etc. Students explore these areas by making connections and finding greater meaning as they progress.