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January
The Ancient World: A Social and Cultural History - D. Brendan NagleThis comprehensive chronicle of the history of the ancient Mediterranean (from Sumer to the fall of Rome) explores the "distinctive forms" society took in the ancient world-especially the unusual relationship between society and the state (unlike anything we encounter today) that characterized the social order of antiquity. By closely integrating social and cultural histories with the political, institutional, and military climates in which they unfolded, this book provides fascinating insights into family, gender relations, class structures, public vs. private realms, slavery, popular culture,
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January
The Norton Anthology of American Literature, Package 2: Volumes C, D, and E - Nina BaymThis classic survey of American literature from its sixteenth-century origins to its flourishing present features the work of over 260 writers, with 34 newly included. Among the 36 works reproduced in their entirety are Franklin's Autobiography; The Scarlet Letter; Walden; Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; The Awakening; My Antonia; As I Lay Dying; A Streetcar Named Desire; Quicksand; Howl and Glengarry Glen Ross. This edition pays increased attention to cultural contexts through the inclusion of 45 colour plates, 12 contextual clusters, updated maps and timelines, and through extensively revised
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January
Understanding Our Environment - William P. Cunningham, Barbara W. SaigoPerfect for nonmajor students requiring a short and precise, very readable and affordable textbook. This crisp, black and white text has a mind for the environment and the economy: It costs $15 to $20 less than comparable texts. And not only is it printed on recycled paper, but it uses less paper to begin with. This current text concisely covers the essential principles regarding the biological, physical, economic, social, cultural, and global aspects of environmental science without undue numerical emphasis. It presents a balanced, socially conscientious, and refreshingly optimistic view of a
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January
Basics of Biblical Greek Workbook - William D. MounceNew, updated editions of the best-selling and most widely accepted textbook and workbook for learning biblical Greek William D. Mounce's Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar and its companion tool Basics of Biblical Greek Workbook are by far the best-selling and most widely accepted textbooks for learning New Testament Greek. As a result of feedback from professors, the author has made adjustments to his material. For example, a chapter on clauses has been added at the end of the book. The CD-ROM is now easier to use and has even more information on it than the earlier edition. The workbook has been
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January
Prescription for Nutritional Healing: A Practical A-to-Z Reference to Drug-Free Remedies Using Vitamins, Minerals, Herbs & Food Supplements - Phyllis A. BalchNatural health's number-one bestseller for more than twenty years, completely revised and updated. With more than five million copies sold, Prescription for Nutritional Healing is the most trusted, comprehensive source on dietary supplements, vitamins, minerals, and herbs. A pioneer in the field of nutritional healing, Phyllis Balch passionately and meticulously researched and compiled this groundbreaking book. Now, a generation later, her message has more relevance than ever: consume fresh foods, avoid processed foods and those high in saturated fat, and optimize your intake of essential
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January
Detour - Noah IsenbergLong considered an unpolished gem of film noir, the private treasure of film buffs, cinephiles and critics, Edgar G. Ulmer’s Detour (1945) has recently earned a new wave of recognition. In the words of film Critic David Thomson, it is simply “beyond remarkable.”  The only B-picture to make it into the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress, Detour has outrun its fate as the bastard child of one of Hollywood’s lowliest studios.  Ulmer’s film follows, in flashback, the journey of Al Roberts (Tom Neal), a pianist hitching from New York to California to join his girlfriend Sue (Claudia
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January
Good Reasons with Contemporary Arguments (4th Edition) - Lester Faigley, Jack C SelzerThis popular rhetoric/reader combines a brief, accessible introduction to argument with an anthology of provocative readings on contemporary issues.
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January
Racism And Sexism: An Integrated Study - Paula S. RothenbergThe first text-reader to integrate fully the study of racism and the study of sexism, this volume brings together more than 70 provocative interdisciplinary readings that enable the reader to view these major problems in the context of class in American society. The book covers all the significant minority groups in the United States today: the selections reflect the concerns not only of Blacks and women but of Hispanics, Asians, and Native Americans as well.
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January
6 + 1 Traits of Writing: The Complete Guide: Grades 3 & Up: Everything You Need to Teach and Assess Student Writing With This Powerful Model - Ruth Culham, Beverly Ann ChinIdeas, Organization, Voice, Word Choice, Sentence Fluency, Conventions, and Presentation. Look at good writing in any genre, and you'll find these traits. Think of them as the fuel that stokes the engine of writing. With this book, teachers will learn how to assess student work for these traits and plan instruction. And they'll be amazed at how the writing in their classroom improves. Includes scoring guides, focus lessons, and activities for teaching each trait. For use with Grades 3 & Up.
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January
Application-Specific Integrated Circuits - Michael John Sebastian SmithAddressing the trend in industry away from fully-custom chip design to semi-custom technology, this work provides a comprehensive introduction to Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs). ASICs have already demonstrated commercial benefits in systems like the Sun SPARCstation, the DECstation 5000 and the Apollo DN10000. The book provides a sound foundation in the principles, architectures, methods and CAD tools involved in ASIC design, and includes case studies with numerous pedagogical aids. An emphasis is placed upon CAD tools.