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January
A Raisin in the Sun - Lorraine Hansberry"Never before, the entire history of the American theater, has so much of the truth of black people's lives been seen on the stage," observed James Baldwin shortly before A Raisin in the Sun opened on Broadway in 1959. Indeed Lorraine Hansberry's award-winning drama about the hopes and aspirations of a struggling, working-class family living on the South Side of Chicago connected profoundly with the psyche of black America--and changed American theater forever.  The play's title comes from a line in Langston Hughes's poem "Harlem," which warns that a dream deferred might "dry up/like a raisin in
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January
Accounting, the Basis for Business Decisions - Robert F. Meigs, Mary A. Meigs, Mark S. BettnerA landmark revision of this best-selling principles text,the tenth edition remains the ideal text for a course where major and non-majors are taught together. While accounting majors receive exposure to and practice with accounting procedures,terms,and concepts as they prepare for the Intermediate course,non-majors take away an understanding of the role of accounting information in business decisions.
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January
Collection Management: A Concise Introduction (Topics in Australasian Library and Information Studies #26) - John KennedyProvides a concise overview of the major elements of contemporary collection management of print and digital resources, including policy formulation, selection, acquisition and licensing, evaluation, preservation, deselection and cooperative collecting. Contents: The changing collection management environment; Formulating policy - the written collection development policy and alternative approaches; Selection of hardcopy and digital materials; Acquisitions and licensing; Evaluating the hardcopy and digital collection; Preservation and deselection; Cooperation in collection management; The future
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January
The Marketing Plan Handbook - Alexander ChernevWritten by a marketing professor from Northwestern University's acclaimed Kellogg School of Management, The Marketing Plan Handbook outlines a comprehensive, step-by-step approach to crafting succinct, logical, and effective marketing plans that produce results. This book can benefit managers in all types of companies. For startups and companies bringing new products to the market, it outlines a process for developing a winning marketing plan to launch a new offering. For established companies with existing product portfolios this book presents a structured approach for developing an action plan
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January
Organic Chemistry - Paula Yurkanis BruiceThis innovative book from acclaimed educator Paula Bruice is organized in a way that discourages rote memorization. The author’s writing has been praised for anticipating readers' questions, and appeals to their need to learn visually and by solving problems. Emphasizing that learners should reason their way to solutions rather than memorize facts, Bruice encourages them to think about what they have learned previously and apply that knowledge in a new setting. KEY TOPICS The book balances coverage of traditional topics with bioorganic chemistry, highlights mechanistic similarities, and ties
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January
Thinking in Systems: A Primer - Donella H. Meadows, Diana WrightIn the years following her role as the lead author of the international bestseller, Limits to Growth—the first book to show the consequences of unchecked growth on a finite planet— Donella Meadows remained a pioneer of environmental and social analysis until her untimely death in 2001. Meadows’ newly released manuscript, Thinking in Systems, is a concise and crucial book offering insight for problem solving on scales ranging from the personal to the global. Edited by the Sustainability Institute’s Diana Wright, this essential primer brings systems thinking out of the realm of computers and
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January
A Brief History of Anxiety...Yours and Mine - Patricia PearsonA bold new view of anxiety from an unerringly smart and funny writer who has suffered from it her whole life. The millions of Americans who silently cope with anxiety at last have a witty, articulate champion in Patricia Pearson, who shows that the anxious are hardly “nervous nellies” with “weak characters” who just need medicine and a pat on the head. Instead, Pearson questions what it is about twenty-first century American culture that is making people anxious, and offers some surprising answers—as well as some inspiring solutions based on her own fierce battle to drive the beast away.
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January
Proposals That Work: A Guide for Planning Dissertations and Grant Proposals - Lawrence F. Locke, Waneen Wyrick Spirduso, Stephen J. SilvermanPrevious editions of this book have helped well over 100,000 students and professionals write effective proposals for dissertations and grants. Covering all aspects of the proposal process, from the most basic questions about form and style to the task of seeking funding, Proposals That Work offers clear advice backed up with excellent examples. Inathe fifth edition, the authors haveaincluded a discussion of the effects of new technologies and the Internet on the proposal process, with URLs listed where appropriate. In addition, there are new sections covering alternative forms of proposals and
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January
Biochemistry - Jeremy M. Berg, John L. Tymoczko, Lubert StryerIn the new edition of Biochemistry, instructors will see the all the hallmark features that made this a consistent bestseller for the undergraduate biochemistry course: exceptional clarity and concision, a more biological focus, cutting-edge content, and an elegant, uncluttered design.  Accomplished in both the classroom and the laboratory, coauthors Jeremy Berg and John Tymoczko draw on the field's dynamic research to illustrate its fundamental ideas.
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January
The Inclusive Classroom: Strategies for Effective Instruction - Margo A. Mastropieri, Thomas E. ScruggsFor courses in Inclusion or Mainstreaming, and Introduction to Special Education courses. The Inclusive Classroom: Strategies for Effective Instruction provides a wealth of practical and proven strategies for successfully including students with disabilities in general education classrooms. The text is unique for its three-part coverage of fundamentals of teaching students with special needs (including legal and professional issues, and characteristics of students with special needs); effective general teaching practices (including such topics as strategies for behavior management, improving