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Asian Cultural Traditions - Carolyn HeinzLucid. Magisterial. Subtle. Engaging. This remarkable book has pretty much everything going for it. "If ever there was a time when Asia could be ignored, that time is not the present." Thus begins the opening chapter of this important contribution to our understanding of the bewildering diversity that has existed and continues to exist in the cultures of South Asia, East Asia, and Southeast Asia. The first survey of its kind ever published, this volume reflects a great deal of knowledge, thought, curiosity and style. Heinz, in a single, brief book, pulls together some of the major cultural strands
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Impresiones - M. Rafael SalaberryFor courses in Elementary Spanish. Based on the most up-to-date research in second language acquisition, Impresiones features an active learning approach that leads students to discover their communicative needs before learning and applying the appropriate communicative responses. Students build communicative competence as they learn to use the language in the context of the rich and diverse cultures of the Spanish-speaking world.
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Learning Maya 7: The Modeling and Animation Handbook - Alias Learning Tools, Doug Walker, Alias StaffThis exceptional, full-color Maya Press title -- produced by Alias, the software's creators -- offers a brand-new approach to teaching modeling and animation using the characters from the Academy Award-winning short film The ChubbChubbs. You'll find instructor-led tutorials, scene files, artist interviews, and Maya Personal Learning Edition on the enclosed DVD.
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Dignity for All: Safeguarding LGBT Students - Peter DeWittA joint publication with the National Association of School Psychologists.
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Healing for Damaged Emotions - David A. SeamandsWhether through our own fallen temperament, willful disobedience, or as victims of the hurtful actions of others, many of us struggle with crippling emotions, among them perfectionism, depression, and low self-worth. The pain of such emotions is often present with us even though the incidents and relationships that caused the hurt may be long past. Healing for Damaged Emotions, first published in 1981 and since translated into over 15 languages, has helped over a million readers worldwide deal honestly and successfully with their inner hurts. Through the realistic, scriptural approach that Dr.
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Central Works in Technical Communication - Johndan Johnson-Eilola, Stuart A. SelberBringing together thirty-two landmark essays, Central Works in Technical Communication provides a broad and representative overview of the field. It introduces students, new teachers, and new practitioners to the community of technical communication as an intellectual and communal endeavor that encompasses such complex theoretical topics as research methods, social issues, and ethics. Editors Johndan Johnson-Eilola and Stuart A. Selber engaged in a comprehensive selection process--including the consultation of a review board of leading teachers and scholars--and have included some of the most
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Learn Italian Italian Vocabulary 101 - Innovative LanguageMaster Italian with Learn Italian - Word Power 101. This e-book is a completely new way to learn Italian vocabulary fast - and for free! Start speaking Italian in minutes with the powerful learning methods you will master in this book. The vocabulary words you’ll find in Learn Italian - Word Power 101 were hand selected by our Italian language teachers as the top 101 most frequently used words in the Italian language. With each entry, you’ll see the word and a vibrant image to help remember the meaning. You’ll hear the word (separate free download) to master the pronunciation. Then you’ll see how
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The Lesser Evil: Political Ethics in an Age of Terror - Michael IgnatieffMust we fight terrorism with terror, match assassination with assassination, and torture with torture? Must we sacrifice civil liberty to protect public safety? In the age of terrorism, the temptations of ruthlessness can be overwhelming. But we are pulled in the other direction too by the anxiety that a violent response to violence makes us morally indistinguishable from our enemies. There is perhaps no greater political challenge today than trying to win the war against terror without losing our democratic souls. Michael Ignatieff confronts this challenge head-on, with the combination of
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Design with Operational Amplifiers and Analog Integrated Circuits - Sergio FrancoFranco's "Design with Operational Amplifiers and Analog Integrated Circuits, 3e" is intended for a design-oriented course in applications with operational amplifiers and analog ICs. It also serves as a comprehensive reference for practicing engineers.This new edition includes enhanced pedagogy (additional problems, more in-depth coverage of negative feedback, more effective layout), updated technology (current-feedback and folded-cascode amplifiers, and low-voltage amplifiers), and increased topical coverage (current-feedback amplifiers, switching regulators and phase-locked loops).
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Principles of Accounting with Annual Report - Robert Libby, Fred Phillips, Patricia A. Libby, Stacey WhitecottonThe philosophy of Libby 1e is that "Teaching Accounting in the context of business" and that no matter what the student background or where their future lies, this book will give them the foundation they need to be a successful business owner or manager. Principles of Accounting is the first business course for nearly all of these students. Libby 1e is written by recognizing that students in the principles of accounting course have no previous exposure to accounting and financial statements and often little exposure to the business world but many of them have ambitions to own a business. Libby 1e