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January
Human Development - Diane E. Papalia, Sally Wendkos Olds, Ruth Duskin FeldmanThis chronologically organized text,designed for the mainstream Human Development course,continues to showcase the author team's trademark of clear,accessible writing. The Eighth edition introduces a new pedagogical learning system,making the text even more valuable and easy-to-use for students. Applauded by adopters for its combination of research coverage with applications and real-life examples,the text continues to include superior coverage of cross-cultural topics and issues facing the disabled,in addition to exceptionally good coverage of health issues and applications.
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January
Technical Communication - Mike MarkelThe best-selling tech comm book on the market, Technical Communication offers comprehensive and accessible advice on planning, designing, and drafting documents for a broad range of situations and applications. For eight editions, it has been known for its thorough coverage, student-friendly tone, model interior design, and abundant samples of the techniques and guidelines discussed throughout the book. As always, Mike Markel keeps pace with current technologies and the realities of technical communication today.
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January
Nineteenth Century Art: A Critical History - Stephen F. Eisenman, Linda Nochlin, Brian LukacherArt in the 19th century was a process of experimentation where artists found and portrayed the crucial connections between seeing and knowing, vision and society, exploring links between perception and history. This classic textbook examines the artistic movements and achievements of that time.
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January
A Framework for Understanding Poverty - Ruby K. PaynePeople in poverty face challenges virtually unknown to those in middle class or wealth--challenges from both obvious and hidden sources. The reality of being poor brings out a survival mentality, and turns attention away from opportunities taken for granted by everyone else. If you work with people from poverty, some understanding of how different their world is from yours will be invaluable. Whether you're an educator--or a social, health, or legal services professional--this breakthrough book gives you practical, real-world support and guidance to improve your effectiveness in working with
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January
Color Atlas of Anatomy: A Photographic Study of the Human Body - Johannes W. Rohen, Chihiro Yokochi, Elke Lütjen-DrecollThe on-going core of this atlas is its standard of realistic illustrations that portray anatomical relationships. Photographs of actual cadaver dissections along with numerous schematic drawings aid the student in anatomic orientation. Chapters are organized by region, in order of a typical dissection. Each chapter contains two sections: a description and illustration of organs, and a depiction of those organs within the regional anatomy. New to this edition is an increase of MRI pictures, approximately 30 schematic drawings made even more precise, and an updated text where appropriate. A
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January
A First Course in Probability - Sheldon M. RossThis introduction presents the mathematical theory of probability for readers in the fields of engineering and the sciences who possess knowledge of elementary calculus. Presents new examples and exercises throughout. Offers a new section that presents an elegant way of computing the moments of random variables defined as the number of events that occur. Gives applications to binomial, hypergeometric, and negative hypergeometric random variables, as well as random variables resulting from coupon collecting and match models. Provides additional results on inclusion-exclusion identity, Poisson
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January
China: A Modern History - Michael  DillonChina's transformation in the last few decades has been perhaps the most remarkable -- and most controversial -- development in modern history. Barely a century removed from the struggling and out-dated Qing Empire, China has managed to reinvent itself on an unprecedented scale: from Empire, to Communist state, to hybrid capitalist superpower. Yet the full implications of China’s rapid march to modernity are not widely understood -- particularly, the effects of China’s meteoric rise on the nation’s many ethnic minorities. China: A Modern History is the definitive guide to this complex contemporary
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January
Manual of Mineralogy (after James D. Dana), 21st Edition, Revised - Cornelis Klein, Cornelius S. HurlbutThe classic in the field since 1848, this extraordinary reference offers readers unsurpassed coverage of mineralogy and crystallography. Known for its complete coverage of concepts and principles along with a more systematic and descriptive treatment of mineralogy, the revised edition now includes a CD-ROM to let readers see the minerals and crystals, while also viewing chemical composition, symmetry, and morphological crystallography.
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January
The Passion - Jeanette WintersonJeanette Winterson’s novels have established her as one of the most important young writers in world literature. The Passion is perhaps her most highly acclaimed work, a modern classic that confirms her special claim on the novel. Set during the tumultuous years of the Napoleonic Wars, The Passion intertwines the destinies of two remarkable people: Henri, a simple French soldier, who follows Napoleon from glory to Russian ruin; and Villanelle, the red-haired, web-footed daughter of a Venetian boatman, whose husband has gambled away her heart. In Venice’s compound of carnival, chance, and darkness,
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January
Southern Exposure: International Development and the Global South in the Twenty-First Century - Barbara P. Thomas-Slayter* An issues-based approach to global change from a Southern perspective * A popular introductory text on contemporary development issues * A great companion to John Isbister?s Promises Not Kept * Replete with illustrative case studies In this era of rapid globalization, increasing poverty and inequality are creating fertile fields for anger, despair, and violence. This introductory text addresses key political and economic challenges facing Southern countries as they engage with the global system. Through the eyes of ordinary people in the Global South, such as small farmers in Kenya and garment