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November
Working with Words: A Handbook for Media Writers and Editors - Brian S. Brooks, James L. Pinson, Jean Gaddy WilsonWritten for journalists by journalists, Working with Words provides the examples, exercises, and rhetorical advice the Associated Press Stylebook does not. The ideal reference for journalism students, the sixth edition focuses on improving grammar and style by offering more grammar help, more on ethics, and more on writing for online media.
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November
Numerical Optimization - Jorge Nocedal, Stephen Wright'Numerical Optimization' presents a comprehensive description of the effective methods in continuous optimization. The book includes chapters on nonlinear interior methods & derivative-free methods for optimization. It is useful for graduate students, researchers and practitioners.
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November
A First Book of ANSI C: Fundamentals of C Programming - Gary J. BronsonThe Third Edition of Gary Bronson's popular text implements the ANSI C standard in all discussion and example programs. An early emphasis on software engineering and top-down modular program development makes it readily accessible to novice programmers. Early introduction and careful development of pointers demonstrate the power of good programming.
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November
Principles of Mathematical Analysis - Walter RudinThe third edition of this well known text continues to provide a solid foundation in mathematical analysis for undergraduate and first-year graduate students. The text begins with a discussion of the real number system as a complete ordered field. (Dedekind's construction is now treated in an appendix to Chapter I.) The topological background needed for the development of convergence, continuity, differentiation and integration is provided in Chapter 2. There is a new section on the gamma function, and many new and interesting exercises are included. This text is part of the Walter Rudin Student
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November
The Story of Christianity: Volume 2: The Reformation to the Present Day - Justo L. GonzálezThis highly informative, narrative history covers the events, persons, external influences, and formative ideas of Christian history.
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November
Japanese Sentence Patterns for Effective Communication: A Self-Study Course and Reference - Taeko KamiyaAn indispensable tool for acquiring basic communication skills in a limited amount of time. With Japanese Sentence Patterns for Effective Communication, even absolute beginners can learn to communicate in Japanese in a matter of days. Designed specifically for native-English speakers approaching Japanese as a second language, this book presents 142 essential Japanese sentence patterns, first by giving equivalents in English, then following with Japanese translations. Each pattern is accompanied by a concise, easy-to-follow explanation and several Japanese example sentences that demonstrate its
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November
Internet Marketing: Integrating Online and Offline Strategies - Mary Lou Roberts, Debra L. ZahayINTERNET MARKETING, 3RD EDITION provides comprehensive coverage of the rapidly changing field of Internet marketing that is timely and relevant. It relies on extant marketing theory where appropriate and introduces many conceptual frameworks to structure student understanding of Internet marketing issues. Above all, it works on the premise that the Internet--whether used as a medium of communication or as a channel of distribution--is only one component of the contemporary marketer's arsenal. The key issue facing marketers today is how to best integrate this powerful new component, continuing
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November
A Land So Strange: The Epic Journey of Cabeza de Vaca - Andrés ReséndezIn 1528, a mission set out from Spain to colonize Florida. But the expedition went horribly wrong: Delayed by a hurricane, knocked off course by a colossal error of navigation, and ultimately doomed by a disastrous decision to separate the men from their ships, the mission quickly became a desperate journey of survival. Of the four hundred men who had embarked on the voyage, only four survived-three Spaniards and an African slave. This tiny band endured a horrific march through Florida, a harrowing raft passage across the Louisiana coast, and years of enslavement in the American Southwest. They
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November
Thai for Beginners - Benjawan Poomsan BeckerAn easy to use Thai language textbook designed for either self-study or classroom use. Teaches all four language skills speaking, listening (when used in conjunction with the cassette tapes), reading and writing . Offers clear, easy, step-by-step instruction, building on what has beenpreviously learned. Used by many Thai temples in America. Recommended books to be studied along with Thai for Beginners are Thai for Travelers (a practical Thai phrase book) and Speak like a Thai series by the same author.
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November
35 Techniques Every Counselor Should Know - Bradley T. Erford, Katherine A. Young, Susan Eaves, Emily M. BryantA concise but thorough look at invaluable applied counseling skills, this book provides detailed information on 35 counseling techniques from varied theoretical approaches to help clients from all backgrounds create changes in their lives and meet their counseling goals. While most introductory counseling skills classes in counselor education programs use a microskills approach supplemented with a theories text that provides a cursory glance at theory-based techniques, most counseling students enter their field without advanced instruction on the application of theory-based techniques to the