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December
The Past In Perspective: An Introduction To Human Prehistory - Kenneth L. FederThis engaging, up-to-date, chronological introduction presents human prehistory within a framework of themes, issues, and debates. Featuring a consistent chapter format and an appropriate level of detail for students with no previous exposure to archaeology, it also offers outstanding pedagogy including maps, timelines (interactive on the companion Online Learning Center), chapter summaries, lists of key terms, 16 pages of full color photos, and more!
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December
Mastering the World of Psychology - Samuel E. Wood, Denise Boyd, Ellen R. Green WoodMastering the World of Psychology is a brief, paperback text focused on supplying the most support for student learning and student success. It makes the connection between scientific principles and the everyday lives of today's diverse student population.
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December
Lord of the Fries - Tim Wynne-JonesThis wonderfully wise and witty new collection is full of surprises as ordinary kids in offbeat situations uncover the unexpected -- about themselves and others.In the title story, Carrie and Sam discover that while the Lord of the Fries, a legendary short -- very short! -- order cook at the Burger Barn, talks tough, he is anything but. In "Ick" Garnet and Brody find a clever way to use ick, the strange disease that killed Brody's goldfish, to protect a friend from the advances of a teacher. In "The Bermuda Triangle, " a story full of missing things -- buried treasure, a father, and even a young
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December
Exhibit Labels: An Interpretive Approach - Beverly SerrellProvides exhibit designers and label writers with a step-by-step guidebook for planning, writing and producing exhibit labels.
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December
Critical Theory Today: A User-Friendly Guide - Lois TysonThis new edition of Lois Tyson's guide offers an introduction to contemporary critical theory and provides coverage of the most common approaches to literary analysis, including feminism, psychoanalysis, Marxism, reader-response theory, new criticism, structuralism and semiotics.
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December
Elements of Information Theory - Thomas M. Cover, Joy A. ThomasThe latest edition of this classic is updated with new problem sets and material The Second Edition of this fundamental textbook maintains the book's tradition of clear, thought-provoking instruction. Readers are provided once again with an instructive mix of mathematics, physics, statistics, and information theory. All the essential topics in information theory are covered in detail, including entropy, data compression, channel capacity, rate distortion, network information theory, and hypothesis testing. The authors provide readers with a solid understanding of the underlying theory and
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December
Macroeconomics and the Wage Bargain: A Modern Approach to Employment, Inflation, and the Exchange Rate - Wendy Carlin, David SoskiceThis intermediate-level text concentrates on new macroeconomic analysis and is one of the first to focus on labor markets. Presenting a neo-Keynesian treatment of macroeconomics, whose use of wage bargaining and price setting under imperfect conditions make product and labor assumptions closer to the real world, the authors look at important applied work on unemployment, inflation, and external balances. They make available for the first time to undergraduates and non-specialists current literature on major questions of economic policy and performance, especially in Western Europe.
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December
Graphic Design: The New Basics - Ellen Lupton, Jennifer Cole PhillipsHow do designers get ideas? Many spend their time searching for clever combinations of forms, fonts, and colors inside thedesign annuals and monographs of other designers' work. For those looking to challenge the cut-and-paste mentality thereare few resources that are both informative and inspirational. In Graphic Design: The New Basics, Ellen Lupton, best-selling author of such books as Thinking with Type and Design It Yourself, and design educator Jennifer Cole Phillips refocus design instruction on the study of the fundamentals of form in a critical, rigorous way informed by contemporary media,
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December
Educational Psychology: Windows on Classrooms - Paul D. Eggen, Donald P. KauchakFor courses in Introduction to Educational Psychology. Long recognized as very applied and practical, Eggen and Kauchak's Educational Psychology: Windows on Classrooms, seventh edition is now even more applied and concise, giving students exactly what they need to know in the course. The author's hallmark cases remain, in both written and videotape format, to introduce real-world applications in a way that no other text can. Along with expanded applications to diversity (urban, suburban, and rural areas), technology, and a new pedagogical system that completely restructures how information is
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December
The Sixties in America-3 Vol. Set - Carl SingletonThese volumes offer coverage on all aspects of the three major events of the 60s: the social revolution; the Vietnam war and the Civil Rights Movement. They also survey developments in the arts, science, technology, business and the economy, government and politics, sports and gender issues.