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December
Electrical Engineering: Principles and Applications - Allan R. HambleyThe author's guiding philosophy in writing this book has three elements: to present basic concepts to readers in a general setting, to show how the principles of electrical engineering apply to specific problems in their own fields, and to remove frustration from the learning process. Emphasizing the basic concepts of the field, this book covers circuit analysis, digital systems, electronics, and electromechanics. This book develops theoretical and experimental skills and experiences in the following areas: basic circuit analysis and measurement, first- and second-order transients, steady-state ac
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December
Introduction to the Library and Information Professions - Roger C. GreerAn introduction to the library and information professions featuring a model of information transfer, the national information infrastructure, and the processes and functions and infrastructure of information professionals. This introduction to the functions of information professionals is approached through models of communication theory. Professionals have the role of diagnosing the information needs of clients using information transfer theory. Current trends and issues are discussed as they focus on the role of a professional and the services to be offered.
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December
Rise Of The American Nation - Lewis Paul ToddA textbook tracing the political, social, and economic history of the United States from the discovery of America to the present day.
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December
The Macro Economy Today - Bradley R. SchillerBrad Schiller's text, "The Macro Economy Today," 12e, is noted for three great strengths: readability, policy orientation, and pedagogy. His accessible writing style engages students and brings some of the excitement of domestic and global economic news into the classroom. Schiller emphasizes how policymakers must choose between government intervention and market reliance to resolve the core issues of what, how, and for whom to produce. This strategic choice is highlighted throughout the full range of micro, macro, and international issues, and every chapter ends with a policy issue that
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December
Stedmans Organisms & Infectious Disease Words (Stedman's Words) - Lippincott Williams & WilkinsStedman's Organisms & Infectious Disease Words is for the busy medical language specialist who must have the most current, comprehensive, accurate, and reliable reference of bacteria, virus, parasite, and fungus names, as well as infectious disease terminology--including cross-referenced terms and appendix sections--organized for quick, easy lookup.
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December
An Anthropology of War: Views from the Frontline - Alisse WaterstonIt is sobering, but also provocative to look at war from the viewpoint of anthropologists, especially those who have had the unique experience of being in zones of war. These essays bring special insights, but also a passion missing in the usual journalistic accounts or scholarly reflections. The writers in this volume not only enlarge our perspective but move us emotionally - a rare and admirable combination. . Howard Zinn As we move deeper into the twenty-first century, power, lethal force, and injustice continue to explode violently into war, and the prospects for lasting peace look even
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December
Seventeenth Century Art and Architecture - Ann Sutherland HarrisWritten by a leading scholar, "Seventeenth Century Art: Architecture, 2/e" is the only text on the market that introduces students to the three major art forms-painting, sculpture and architecture, across six countries. The text engagingly and effectively combines analytical discussions with an expansive collection of vivid, illuminating illustrations that teach students the major developments of art, painting, and architecture that emerged from seventeenth-century Western Europe, as well as the socio-political and cultural background of the period.
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December
A History of Australia Volume II: New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land 1822-1838 - Manning ClarkThe late Manning Clark aims to bring to attention the foibles and strengths in every person, traits forced to the fore in the hardship and trauma that occured during the establishment and develpment of white settlement in Australia. Clark sets out to use the tragedies and successes of national heroes such as explorerers and generals, and those of the average person such as soldiers at Gallipoli and farmer's wives, to create a memorable tableau.
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December
Statistics for the Terrified - John H. Kranzler, Janet MoursundThis inexpensive, brief supplement for statistics in social sciences is designed to help intimidated students gain a basic understanding of statistics.
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December
Vector and Tensor Analysis - G.E. Hay"Remarkably comprehensive, concise and clear." — Industrial Laboratories "Considered as a condensed text in the classical manner, the book can well be recommended." — Nature Here is a clear introduction to classic vector and tensor analysis for students of engineering and mathematical physics. Chapters range from elementary operations and applications of geometry, to application of vectors to mechanics, partial differentiation, integration, and tensor analysis. More than 200 problems are included throughout the book.