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December
Spanish Coursebook: Basic-Intermediate - Living LanguageLearn to speak, read, and write Spanish quickly and easily with Living Language®. Developed by U.S. government experts, this book introduces you step-by-step to all the basics of Spanish: pronunciation, vocabulary, idiomatic expressions, and grammar. IN THIS BOOK, READERS WILL FIND: • All the words and phrases from the 40 lessons on the Living Language® Spanish Complete Course recordings, plus additional vocabulary • A guide to pronunciation • Useful topics including directions, introductions, shopping, faxes, and e-mail • Explanations of grammar and usage • Short quizzes to help you check
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December
Linguistic Semantics - William FrawleyThis volume provides an introduction to linguistic meaning. Throughout, the focus is on grammatical meaning - the way languages delineate universal semantic space and encode it in grammatical form. The author also covers topics such as the temporal ordering of events and themantic roles.
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December
The Wrong War: Grit, Strategy, and the Way Out of Afghanistan - Bing West, Francis J. West Jr.America cannot afford to lose the war in Afghanistan, and yet Americans cannot win it. In this definitive account of the conflict, acclaimed war correspondent and bestselling author Bing West provides a practical way out. Drawing on his expertise as both a combat-hardened Marine and a former assistant secretary of defense, West has written a tour de force narrative that shows the consequences when strategic theory meets tactical reality.  Having embedded with dozens of frontline units over the past two years, he takes the reader on a battlefield journey from the mountains in the north to the
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December
An Embedded Software Primer - David E. Simon" ""I sincerely wish (this book) had been available when I had to learn all this stuff the hard way." --Steve Vinoski ""An excellent job of introducing and defining the jargon associated with embedded systems. This makes the text extremely easy to read." "--David Cuka"An Embedded Software Primer" is a clearly written, insightful manual for engineers interested in writing embedded-system software. The example-driven approach puts you on a fast track to understanding embedded-system programming and applying what you learn to your projects. This book will give you the necessary foundation to work
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December
Classical Mythology - Mark P.O. Morford, Robert J. LenardonNo further information has been provided for this title.
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December
The Search for Modern China - Jonathan D. SpenceIn this widely acclaimed history of modern China, Jonathan Spence achieves a fine blend of narrative richness and efficiency. Praised as "a miracle of readability and scholarly authority," (Jonathan Mirsky) The Search for Modern China offers a matchless introduction to China's history.
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December
How to Have Kids with Character Even If Your Kids Are Characters - Nadine M. BrownIncludes a simple definition and slogan of a character quality, related Scripture for children to learn, visual aids, and age-related activities.
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December
Wireless Communications: Principles and Practice - Theodore S. Rappaport"Wireless Communications, Second Edition" is the definitive professional's overview of wireless communications technology and system design. Building on his classic first edition, Theodore S. Rappaport reviews virtually every important new wireless standard and technological development, including W-CDMA, cdma2000, UMTS, and UMC 136/EDGE; IEEE 802.11 and HIPERLAN WLANs; Bluetooth, LMDS, and more. Includes dozens of practical new examples, solved step by step.
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December
Developing Java Software - Russel L. Winder, Graham RobertsThis book takes the reader from the basic principles of object-oriented design and programming using Java, through to class library construction and application development. It teaches fundamental programming concepts, object-oriented principles and how to exploit class-based abstraction. This is supported by a detailed description of how programs are designed and is illustrated by substantial examples. With the core concepts in place the book then provides a Java programming language reference detailing each language feature from types and variables through to classes, exceptions and threads. A