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November
Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology - Marilyn W. EdmundsEdmunds helps you understand how drugs and drug classes work, rather than simply memorizing information about individual drugs. This book emphasizes the principles of safe drug administration, including coverage of math review and drug dosage calculation. It also covers "must-know? drugs - the ones you'll see most often in clinical practice. A Companion CD includes Animations, Video Clips, interactive Drug Dosage Calculators, an Audio Glossary, and an expanded collection of Review Questions for the NCLEX-PN? Examination.
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November
Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood: A Cultural Approach (4th Edition) - Jeffrey Jensen ArnettFor undergraduate courses in Adolescence and Adolescent Development Focused on a global cultural perspective that incorporates research on adolescence through emerging adulthood Grounded in a global cultural perspective (within and outside of the US), this text includes a considerable amount of anthropology, sociology, and international research in addition to the
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November
Computer Organization - V. Carl Hamacher*A comprehensive overview of hardware and software issues make this a "must-have" for electrical and computer engineers*Contains new material on RISC processors, performance analysis, multiprocessors and memory systems*New two-color design and illustrations illuminate the text
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November
Introduction to Heat Transfer [with IHT2.0/FEHT User's Guides] - Frank P. Incropera, David P. DeWittThe de facto standard text for heat transfer - noted for its readability, comprehensiveness and relevancy. Now revised to include clarified learning objectives, chapter summaries and many new problems. The fourth edition, like previous editions, continues to support four student learning objectives, desired attributes of any first course in heat transfer: Learn the meaning of the terminology and physical principles of heat transfer delineate pertinent transport phenomena for any process
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November
The Evolution of Human Societies: From Foraging Group to Agrarian State - Allen W. Johnson, Timothy EarleBy combining an original thesis and a representative body of ethnographic data, this ambitious work seeks to describe and explain the growth in complexity of human societies. Its emphasis is on the causes, mechanisms, and patterns of cultural evolution, which the authors explain in terms of a coherent theory of political economy—defined as the mobilization and exchange of goods and services between families. The authors show that the interconnected processes of technological change and population growth are the motor of social change, resulting in three related processes—intensification,
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November
Issues in Economics Today - Robert GuellIssues in Economics Today is a modern issues book that presents the latest and most interesting topics. Most importantly, this title was developed to allow instructors the maximum flexibility to teach this material in a manner that fits their personal style.. . Some professors like to intertwine theory and issues while others like to lay the theoretical foundation first before heading into the issues. Some faculty will choose to set a theme for their course and pick issues consistent with that theme while others will let their students decide what issues interest them. Beginning with eight
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November
Concepts in Biotechnology: History, Science and Business - Klaus Buchholz, John CollinsAdopting a unique approach, this novel textbook integrates science and business for an inside view on the biotech industry. Peering behind the scenes, it provides a thorough analysis of the foundations of the present day industry for students and professionals alike: its history, its tools and processes, its markets and products. The authors, themselves close witnesses of the emergence of modern biotechnology from its very beginnings in the 1980s, clearly separate facts from fiction, looking behind the exaggerated claims made by start-up companies trying to attract investors. Essential reading for
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November
Europe Reborn: A History, 1914-2000 - Harold JamesIn the early twentieth century brutal nation-states such as Mussolini's Italy, Stalin's Russia and Hitler's Germany came to the fore and the twin evils of dictatorship and war ensured the rapid destruction of liberal democracy, market economics and the international order. In contrast, the latter half was concerned with re-thinking and re-shaping these core values which still guide political life after the millennium. Harold James analyses the failures and achievements of the twentieth century. The demands of the post-war period, namely the place of Europe in a wider international order are also
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November
Stalin: Breaker of Nations - Robert ConquestOf all the despots of our time, Joseph Stalin lasted the longest and wielded the greatest power, and his secrets have been the most jealously guarded--even after his death.In this book, the first to draw from recently released archives, Robert Conquest gives us Stalin as a child and student; as a revolutionary and communist theoretician; as a political animal skilled in amassing power and absolutely ruthless in maintaining it. He presents the landmarks of Stalin's rule: the clash with Lenin; collectivization; the great Terror; the Nazi-Soviet pact and the Nazi-Soviet war; the anti-Semitic campaign