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December
Electric Machinery - A.E. Fitzgerald, Stephen D. Umans, Charles Kingsley Jr.This textbook introduces the basic rules of magnetic circuits, magnetic materials, transformers, and electromechanical energy conversion, then describes the operating principles of specific machines types: rotating, synchronous, induction, DC, variable-reluctance, single phase, and two phase. The sixth edition adds a chapter on the basic concepts o
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December
The Family Crucible - Augustus Y. Napier, Carl A. WhitakerThis extraordinary book presents scenarios of one family's therapy experience and explains what underlies each encounter. You will discover the general patterns that are common to all families-stress, polarization and escalation, scapegoating, triangulation, blaming, and the diffusion of identity--and you will gain a vivid understanding of the intriguing field of family therapy.
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December
A Writer's Reference: With 2003 MLA Update - Diana HackerA proven success. The best-selling college textbook of any kind. Thoroughly class tested and enthusiastically endorsed by millions of students and their instructors at more than 1300 colleges and universities across the country. Updated with MLA's 1999 guidelines. Spiral.
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December
Greek: An Intensive Course - Hardy HansenThe first edition of this extremely popular Greek text has been successfully adopted in many high schools and colleges; the organization and approach used by the authors make ie an equally effective tool for those who would enjoy learning the language on their own.
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December
Content Rules: How to Create Killer Blogs, Podcasts, Videos, eBooks, Webinars (and More) That Engage Customers and Ignite Your Business - Ann Handley, C.C. Chapman, David Meerman ScottHow to create bold content that packs a punch for blogs, podcasts, websites and webinars to establish credibility and build a loyal customer base! Content rules shows how you can create compelling content that people want to consume and which speaks to their needs or wants or desires.
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December
The Digital Writing Workshop - Troy Hicks"We believe new technologies can advance both the teaching and learning of writing." -The National Commission on Writing in American Schools and Colleges, The Neglected 'R': The Need for a Writing Revolution, 2003. Years later and we're still waiting to see how it can really be done. The wait is over. "In clean, clear prose that unravels the labyrinth of new terms and applications, Troy guides us towards a writing workshop for this age. His steady, smart advice eases the transition between the elements of writing workshop we know matter to the tools that can take each to a new place, one
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December
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Mark HaddonChristopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to 7,057. He relates well to animals but has no understanding of human emotions. He cannot stand to be touched. And he detests the color yellow. Although gifted with a superbly logical brain, for fifteen-year-old Christopher everyday interactions and admonishments have little meaning. He lives on patterns, rules, and a diagram kept in his pocket. Then one day, a neighbor's dog, Wellington, is killed and his carefully constructive universe is threatened. Christopher sets out to solve
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December
Microeconomics: Principles, Problems, and Policies - Campbell R. McConnell, Stanley L. BrueMcConnell and Brues Microeconomics: Principles, Problems, and Policies is the leading Principles of Economics textbook because it is innovative and teaches students in a clear, unbiased way. The 17th Edition builds upon the tradition of leadership by sticking to 3 main goals: help the beginning student master the principles essential for understanding the economizing problem, specific economic issues, and the policy alternatives; help the student understand and apply the economic perspective and reason accurately and objectively about economic matters; and promote a lasting student interest in
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December
Realism and the Balancing of Power: A New Debate - John A. Vasquez, Colin ElmanThis book explores all aspects of an important scholarly debate that has widespread implications for the political world, including the making of foreign policy--i.e., a debate over whether the contemporary theory of the balance of power as presented by Kenneth Waltz is a scientifically acceptable theory. It allows readers to examine and analyze the different views (in their original form) by all those in the debate and to come to their own conclusions. An Introduction gives an overview of the debate, defines and clarifies in simple language some of the major concepts used in philosophy of