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November
Battered Love: Marriage, Sex, and Violence in the Hebrew Prophets - Renita J. WeemsWeems's pioneering study explores the puzzling ways in which the Hebrew prophets' portrayals of divine love, compassion, and conventional commitment often became associated with battery, infidelity, and the rape and mutilation of women. She wrestles with the prophets' rhetoric and sexual metaphors to uncover Israelite social structures, asking, "What is implied about women, men, and God by the language that the prophets use to describe the covenant between Yahweh and Israel?" This provocative work by a leading African American biblical scholar delves deeply into issues of intimacy and power,
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November
The 9/11 Commission Report with Related Documents - Ernest R. May, National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United StatesThe terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 left Americans wondering how such a breach of security could have occurred. Relatives and friends of the victims pushed for the creation of a National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States to investigate the government's preparedness for and response to the attacks and to provide recommendations for preventing future disasters. As Senior Advisor to the 9/11 Commission, Ernest R. May provides students with a firsthand account of the commission's methods and actions. His introduction, which describes the drafting process and the
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November
Phycology - Robert    LeePhycology is the study of algae, the primary photosynthetic organisms in freshwater and marine food chains. As a food source for zooplankton and filter-feeding shellfish, the algae are an extremely important group. Since the publication of the first edition in 1981, this textbook has established itself as a classic resource on phycology. This revised edition maintains the format of previous editions, whilst incorporating the latest information from nucleic acid sequencing studies. Detailed life-history drawings of algae are presented alongside information on the cytology, ecology, biochemistry,
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November
Fundamentals Of Behavioral Statistics - Richard P. Runyon, Audrey HaberCombines modern thinking with a clear presentation designed to foster student understanding. This text features a modern, student-oriented approach to studying behavioral statistics and emphasises on introducing students to exploratory data analytic techniques.
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November
The Challenge of Democracy: Government in America - Kenneth Janda, Jeffrey M. Berry, Jerry GoldmanThis best-selling, mainstream American government text is both a comprehensive introduction and a complete program, with the print text and ancillaries carefully crafted to work together to benefit both instructor and student. The Ninth Edition maintains its highly acclaimed, non-ideological framework, exploring three themes: freedom, order, and equality as political values; the majoritarianism vs. pluralism debate; and globalization's effect on American politics. Extensively updated, this edition includes new examples, figures, and data and current discussions on such topics as the 2006
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November
Highbrow/Lowbrow: The Emergence of Cultural Hierarchy in America - Lawrence W. LevineIn this wide-ranging study, spanning more than a century & covering such diverse forms of expressive culture as Shakespeare, Central Park, symphonies, jazz, art museums, the Marx Brothers, opera & vaudeville, America's leading cultural historian demonstrates how variable & dynamic cultural boundaries have been & how fragile & recent the cultural categories we have learned to accept as natural & eternal are. For most of the 19th century, a wide variety of expressive forms--Shakespearean drama, opera, orchestral music, painting & sculpture, as well as the writings of
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November
Fluid Mechanics - Frank M. WhiteThe fifth edition of Fluid Mechanics continues the tradition of precision, accuracy, accessibility, and strong conceptual presentation. This new edition retains its basic organization. The three approaches - integral, differential, and dimensional analysis - are treated separately, providing the conceptual foundation of fluid mechanics. Chapters on ducts, immersed bodies, potential flow, compressible flow, open channels, and turbomachinery show the major applications of the field. The new edition includes a systematic problem solving methodology for readers to follow. New chapter examples and
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November
The Dilbert Principle : A Cubicle's-Eye View of Bosses, Meetings, Management Fads & Other Workplace Afflictions - Scott AdamsThe creator of Dilbert, the fastest-growing comic strip in the nation (syndicated in nearly 1000 newspapers), takes a look at corporate America in all its glorious lunacy. Lavishly illustrated with Dilbert strips, these hilarious essays on incompetent bosses, management fads, bewildering technological changes and so much more, will make anyone who has ever worked in an office laugh out loud in recognition. The Dilbert Principle: The most ineffective workers will be systematically moved to the place where they can do the least damage -- management. Since 1989, Scott Adams has been illustrating
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November
Peter Norton's Introduction to Computers Fifth Edition, Computing Fundamentals, Student Edition - Peter Norton"Peter Norton's Introduction to Computers 5th Edition" is a state-of-the-art series that provides comprehensive coverage of computer concepts. This series is new for the High School market. It is generally geared toward Computer Science departments and students learning about computer systems for the first time. Some of the topics covered are: an Overview of computers, input methods and out put devices, processing data, storage devices, operating systems, software, networking, Internet resources, and graphics.