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International Politics: Enduring Concepts and Contemporary Issues - Robert J. Art, Robert JervisWith an abundance of new essays reflecting the ever-changing landscape of world politics, the eighth edition of this renowned reader provides students with comprehensive coverage of the most important IR concepts, trends, and current issues. Edited by two of the most respected scholars in the field, this best-selling collection places contemporary essays alongside classics of the discipline and includes divergent views to ensure a balanced perspective. The presentation of alternative perspectives provides students with challenging material in the language of the field. The anthology presents
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November
The Elements of Style - William Strunk Jr., E.B. WhiteThis style manual offers practical advice on improving writing skills. Throughout, the emphasis is on promoting a plain English style. This little book can help you communicate more effectively by showing you how to enliven your sentences.
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Health Information: Management of a Strategic Resource - Mervat Abdelhak, Mary Alice HankenWritten for use in several Health Information Management courses within the HIA curriculum, this text emphasizes the deployment of information technology and the role of the HIM professional in the development of the electronic health record. With the AHIMA and U.S. government initiative for all patient records to go electronic, this text gives HIM students the education they need to work with the electronic health record. Each chapter begins with a chapter outline, key words, common abbreviations and learning objectives and ends with a key concept summary and references. The 3rd edition includes
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A Course in Mathematical Modeling - Randall Swift, Douglas D. MooneyThe emphasis of this book lies on the teaching of mathematical modelling rather than simply presenting models. To this end the book starts with the simple discrete exponential growth model as a building block, and refines it. This involves adding variable growth rates, multiple variables, fitting growth rates to data, including random elements, testing exactness of fit, using computer simulations and moving to a continuous setting. No advanced knowledge is assumed of the reader, making this book suitable for elementary modelling courses. The book can also be used to supplement courses in linear
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Violence and the Sacred - René Girard, Patrick GregoryThis brilliant study of good and evil examines the presence of ritual violence in sacred ceremony.
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Janeway's Immunobiology - Kenneth Murphy, Paul Travers, Mark WalportJaneway s Immunobiology is a textbook that introduces the immune system in all its aspects to undergraduates, and also provides a treatment of the subject that is comprehensive enough to be useful to graduate students interested in research, and to medical students focused on clinical applications. The Eighth Edition has been thoroughly revised and updated and is available in both print and e-book formats. Janeway s Immunobiology continues to set the standard for currency and authority with its clear writing style and organization, uniform art program, and scientific accuracy. It presents a
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Programming Windows® Phone 7 - Charles PetzoldGet started building applications for Windows Phone 7—expertly guided by award-winning author Charles Petzold. You’ll focus on the core concepts and techniques for creating apps with Microsoft® XNA and Microsoft Silverlight®, with coverage of Microsoft Visual Studio®, .NET Framework managed code sandbox, the phone emulator, sensors, and location. As always, Charles brings a unique combination of pragmatism and authority to his instruction—along with an eminently readable style and a wealth of hands-on examples.
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Microeconomics - B. Curtis Eaton, Diane F. Eaton, Douglas W. AllenThis book teaches microeconomics as a way of looking at the world, using plenty of new applications and examples to demonstrate the theory. Because it uses calculus (only in footnotes), this book is considered to be in the upper mid-range in its mathematical rigor. An optimal balance of theory and applications is maintained by working from the specific to the general--with many lively and interesting examples used as a means of developing economic theory in a careful and rigorous way. A seven-part organization covers numerous topics under the headings of: an introduction to microeconomics,
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Random House German-English English-German Dictionary - Anne DahlRANDOM HOUSE GERMAN-ENGLISH ENGLISH-GERMAN DICTIONARY RELIABLE, DETAILED, AND UP-TO-DATE More than 60,000 entries, including the most common meanings Two sections, German-English and English-German All entries, from A to Z, in a single alphabetical listing American English spellings and vocabulary Hundreds of new words, including byte, CD-Spieler, Europaparlament, and Informatile Grammatical information Pronunciation clearly explained The Random House imprint has long stood for excellence in the reference field. Random House reference books--prepared by its permanent lexicographic staff with