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November
Biology and Diseases of the Ferret - James G. Foxerrets continue to be popular pets and research models. This Second Edition is thoroughly revised, and emphasizes the clinical component of veterinary medicine particular to the ferret, reflecting recent advancements of knowledge and the author's work at MIT. New techniques for routine diagnostic and surgical procedures are covered, as well as discussion of eosinophilic gastroenteritis; hormone-dependent cystitis; lymphomas; rabies vaccines, Aleutian disease; insulinoma; alopecia; adrenal neoplasia; bleeding disorders; and anesthesia protocols. Lecturers - Click here to order a FREE Review Copy of
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November
Student-Centered Language Arts, K-12 - James Moffett, Betty Jane WagnerThis is the fourth edition of James Moffett's seminal text, first published in 1968, which set forth the rationale and practices for the kind of individualized, interactive, integrative language learning environment that only today is coming into its own. It proposed whole language, collaborative learning, active learning, writing workshops, the process approach, student empowerment, portfolio assessment, and the substitution of children's literature for basal readers many years before these cornerstones of enlightened English language arts teaching became fashionable. The book is the centerpiece
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November
A Manual of Mammalogy, with Keys to Families of the World - Anthony F. DeblaseThe newest edition of "A Manual of Mammalogy" is a comprehensive guide to the study of mammals in both the laboratory and the field.
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November
Designing Geodatabases: Case Studies in GIS Data Modeling - David Arctur, Michael ZeilerThis guide to creating a dynamic GIS data model helps database managers design a schema that has comprehensive and descriptive query definitions, a user-friendly cartographic display, and increased performance standards. The five steps for taking a data model through its conceptual, logical, and physical phases, including modeling the user's view, defining objects and relationships, selecting geographic representations, matching geodatabase elements, and organizing the geodatabase structure are studied in detail. A look at nine decision points that deal with concerns common to all data modeling
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November
Microeconomic Theory - Andreu Mas-ColellMany instructors of microeconomic theory have been waiting for a text that provides balanced and in-depth analysis of the essentials of microeconomics. Masterfully combining the results of years of teaching microeconomics at Harvard University, Andreu Mas-Colell, Michael Whinston, and Jerry Green have filled that conspicuous vacancy with their groundbreaking text, Microeconomic Theory. The authors set out to create a solid organizational foundation upon which to build the effective teaching tool for microeconomic theory. The result presents unprecedented depth of coverage in all the essential
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November
Molecular Diagnostics: Fundamentals, Methods and Clinical Applications - Lela BuckinghamLela Buckingham and Maribeth Flaws have developed the most comprehensive text available for the study of molecular diagnostics in the clinical laboratory setting. Molecular Diagnostics will give your students the background they need to understand the principles behind diagnostic tests that use molecular techniques. With its grounding in molecular biology and emphasis on the fluid nature of this topic as improved diagnostic technologies emerge, this text is the perfect balance between theory and application.
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November
Microeconomics - Jeffrey M. PerloffBeginning at the intermediate level and ending at a level appropriate for the graduate student, this is a core text for upper level undergraduate and taught graduate microeconomics courses.
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November
Steps to Writing Well - Jean WyrickReliable and straightforward, this text has helped thousands of students learn to write well. Jean Wyrick's rhetorically organized STEPS TO WRITING WELL, Eleventh Edition, is known for its student-friendly tone and the clear way it presents the basics of essay writing in an easy-to-follow progression of useful lessons and activities. Through straightforward advice and thoughtful assignments, the text gives students the practice they need to approach writing well-constructed essays with confidence. With Wyrick's precise instruction and the book's professional samples by both well-known classic and
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November
Prologue to Conflict: The Crisis and Compromise of 1850 - Holman HamiltonThe crisis facing the United States in 1850 was a dramatic prologue to the conflict that came a decade later. The rapid opening of western lands demanded the speedy establishment of local civil administration for these vast regions. Outraged partisans, however, cried of coercion: Southerners saw a threat to the precarious sectional balance, and Northerners feared an extension of slavery. In this definitive study, Holman Hamilton analyzes the complex events of the anxious months from December, 1849, when the Senate debates began, until September, 1850, when Congress passed the measures.
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November
Psychology in Everyday Life - David G. MyersLEARN IT. LIVE IT. Why take psychology? What makes psychology a science?  Can it really help me understand my feelings and behaviors? Or how I get along with family and friends? Now from the world's foremost author for the introductory psychology classroom comes a new textbook that makes learning about the psychology of our lives a captivating experience for students at all levels. Carried by the author's acclaimed empathetic voice, Psychology in Everyday Life is David Myers' most inviting text to date. This new book represents a breakthrough in the interplay of text and visuals, yet, as