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November
The Fourier Transform & Its Applications - Ronald Newbold BracewellIntended for use in a senior undergraduate or graduate level course in Fourier Transforms. This text applies mathematical concepts to the physical world, equipping students to think about the world and physics in terms of transforms. It includes such tools as the pictorial dictionary of transforms and bibliographic references.
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November
Philosophy: The Quest for Truth - Louis P. PojmanPraised for its accessibility and comprehensiveness, Philosophy: The Quest for Truth provides an excellent selection of classical and contemporary readings on nineteen key problems in philosophy. Louis P. Pojman has carefully organized the essays in each section so that they present pro/con dialogues that allow students to compare and contrast the philosophers' positions. Topics covered include the nature of philosophy, the existence of God, immortality, knowledge, the mind-body question, personal identity, free will and determinism, ethics, political philosophy, and the meaning of life. The sixth
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November
Essentials of Physical Anthropology [With Infotrac] - Robert Jurmain, Wenda Trevathan, Lynn KilgoreThis mainstream, four-color physical anthropology text is the best selling text in the brief physical anthropology market. The text presents a balanced, thorough introduction to the field of physical anthropology that also reflects the current state of the field. The heredity and evolution chapters (Chapters 1-5) have been expanded and updated to reflect the tremendous advances of molecular biology in all phases of physical anthropology, and the hominid evolution chapters (Chapters 8-11) have been reorganized and reinterpreted to reflect current academic thought springing from recent major finds.
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November
Organic Chemistry - T.W. Graham Solomons, Craig B. FryhleThis bestseller helps readers master basic skills with its clear and easy-to-follow presentation of key concepts. It focuses on the important ideas of organic chemistry and backs them up with illustrations and challenging problems. The authors' acclaimed writing style makes this thorny subject easy to grasp and comprehend. The new edition brings the book to the forefront of the latest research developments. The book includes the ORGANIC VIEW CD, a browser-based study tool with animated 3D graphics, Drill/Review sections, and Practice Tests "The Chemistry of..." boxes throughout highlight
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November
The Middle Ages: From the Fall of Rome to the Rise of the Renaissance - Susan Wise Bauer, Jeff WestNow more than ever, other cultures are affecting our everyday lives—and our children need to learn about the other countries of the world and their history. Susan Wise Bauer has provided a captivating guide to the history of other lands. Written in an engaging, straightforward manner, this revised edition of The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child, Volume 2: The Middle Ages weaves world history into a story book format. Who discovered chocolate? What happened to the giant Fovor of the Mighty Blows? Why did the Ottoman Turks drag their war ships across dry land? The Story
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November
Climate Change: The Science of Global Warming and Our Energy Future - Edmond A. Mathez"Climate Change" is geared toward a variety of students and general readers who seek the real science behind global warming. Exquisitely illustrated, the text introduces the basic science underlying both the natural progress of climate change and the effect of human activity on the deteriorating health of our planet. Noted expert and author Edmond A. Mathez synthesizes the work of leading scholars in climatology and related fields, and he concludes with an extensive chapter on energy production, anchoring this volume in economic and technological realities and suggesting ways to reduce
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November
The Making of America: The Substance and Meaning of the Constitution - W. Cleon SkousenRonald Reagan -- President of the United States: The National Center for Constitutional Studies...is doing a fine public service in educating Americans about the principles of the Constitution. For many years in the United States, there has been a gradual drifting away from the Founding Fathers' original success formula. This has resulted in some of their most unique contributions for a free and prosperous society becoming lost or misunderstood. Therefore, there has been a need to review the history and development of the making of America in order to recapture the brilliant precepts which made
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November
Financial Accounting: An Introduction to Concepts, Methods and Uses - Clyde P. Stickney, Roman L. WeilIdeal for graduate, MBA, and higher-level undergraduate programs, FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING: AN INTRODUCTION TO CONCEPTS, METHODS, AND USES presents both the basic concepts underlying financial statements and the terminology and methods that allow you to interpret, analyze, and evaluate actual corporate financial statements.
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November
The Magic Mountain - Thomas Mann, John E. WoodsIn this dizzyingly rich novel of ideas, Mann uses a sanatorium in the Swiss Alps, a community devoted exclusively to sickness, as a microcosm for Europe, which in the years before 1914 was already exhibiting the first symptoms of its own terminal irrationality. The Magic Mountain is a monumental work of erudition and irony, sexual tension and intellectual ferment, a book that pulses with life in the midst of death.