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January
Superman: Earth One, Vol. 1 - J. Michael Straczynski, Shane DavisJ. Michael Straczynski, the creator of Babylon 5, joins forces with rising star artist Shane Davis (SUPERMAN/BATMAN: THE SEARCH FOR KRYPTONITE) to create this original graphic novel that gives new insight into Clark Kent’s transformation into Superman and his first year as The Man of Steel. This is the first in a new wave of original DC Universe graphic novels, featuring top writers’ and illustrators’ unique takes on DC characters.
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Crucible of Struggle: A History of Mexican Americans from the Colonial Period to the Present Era - Zaragosa VargasLatinos in the U.S. are a major political, economic, and cultural force which is changing the national identity of this country. In fact, statistics show that by the year 2100, half of the United States population may be Latino. And two of every three of America's Latinos are Mexican. Mexicans are the oldest settelers of the United States, and they are also the nation's largest group of recent immigrant arrivals. Their population is increasing faster than that of all other Latino groups combined. The growing importance of this minority group, which will be felt strongly in twenty-first century
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January
Wordly Wise 3000 : Book 7 - Kenneth Hodkinson, Sandra AdamsIn Wordly Wise 3000 Book 7, each 15-word lesson begins with an alphabetized Word List that gives pronunciations, parts of speech, and concise definitions, and uses each word in a sentence. Some of the
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January
Matching Supply with Demand: An Introduction to Operations Management - Gérard Cachon, Christian TerwieschGerard Cachon and Christian Terwiesch, Matching Supply with Demand: An Introduction to Operations Management, 3e is the most authoritative, cutting-edge book for operations management MBAs. The book demands rigorous analysis on the part of students without requiring consistent use of sophisticated mathematical modeling to perform it. When the use of quantitative tools or formal modeling is indicated, it is only to perform the necessary analysis needed to inform and support a practical business solution. The guiding principle in the development of Matching Supply with Demand has been "real
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January
Understanding Plays - Milly S. BarrangerA textbook for a one-semester course in theater or literature. Along with scripts of 16 plays from classical Greek to modern, are commentaries by playwrights, directors, scholars, and critics. Earlier editions appeared in 1990 and 1994; the third includes new plays and commentary. Annotation (c) Bo
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January
Expressive Anatomy for Comics and Narrative: Principles and Practices from the Legendary Cartoonist - Will Eisner, Peter PoplaskiThe final volume of legendary cartoonist Will Eisner's celebrated instructional trilogy explores the critical principle of body grammar in comics storytelling.
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January
American Military History: A Survey From Colonial Times to the Present - William Thomas Allison, Jeffrey Grey, Janet G. ValentineThis book is for undergraduate courses in American Military History. It covers from the colonial period through the War on Terror, using a narrative and thematic approach. Includes the development of civilian control of the military; the American military at war; the professionalization of the American military; the use of American military power to achieve national strategic objectives; and the non-military uses of the American military throughout American history.
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January
Introducing Moral Theology: True Happiness and the Virtues - William C. Mattison IIIWhether in the cafeteria, classroom, or dorm lounge, questions abound on college campuses. Not only do students grapple with existential issues but they also struggle with ethical ones such as "Why be moral?" In Introducing Moral Theology, William Mattison addresses this question as well as grapples with the impact that religious belief has on day-to-day living. Structured in two parts, this unique text on Catholic moral theology covers cardinal virtues (temperance, prudence, fortitude, and justice) as well as theological virtues (faith, hope, and love). It is equipped with study questions, terms
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January
Readings from the Ancient Near East: Primary Sources for Old Testament Study - Bill T. ArnoldEssential to a proper understanding of the Old Testament is a knowledge of the political, historical, and theological environment of the ancient Near East. While there is an abundance of material explaining this environment, primary source texts are often unavailable or inaccessible to the beginning Old Testament student. This volume in the Encountering Biblical Studies series fills that void. "Readings from the Ancient Near East" takes the student through a wide variety of primary source texts from the ancient Near East that illuminate every book of the Old Testament. It is the companion volume
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Introducing English Grammar - Kersti Börjars, Kate BurridgeIntroducing English Grammar guides readers through the practical analysis of the syntax of English sentences. With all special terms carefully explained as they are introduced, the book is written for readers with no previous experience of grammatical analysis. It is ideal for all beginning students of linguistics, English language, speech pathology, as well as students with primarily literary interests who need to cover the basics of linguistic analysis.The approach taken is in line with current research in grammar, a particular advantage for students who may go on to study syntax in more depth.