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February
A Letter Concerning Toleration: Humbly Submitted - John Locke, James TullyJohn Locke's subtle and influential defense of religious toleration as argued in his seminal Letter Concerning Toleration (1685) appears in this edition as introduced by one of our most distinguished political theorists and historians of political thought.
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February
Advanced Statistics Demystified - Larry J. Stephens, Larry StephensTAKE THE "MEAN" OUT OF ADVANCED STATISTICS Now anyone who has mastered basic statistics can easily take the next step up. In "Advanced Statistics Demystified, " experienced statistics instructor Larry J. Stephens provides an effective, anxiety-soothing, and totally painless way to learn advanced statistics -- from inferential statistics, variance analysis, and parametric and nonparametric testing to simple linear regression, correlation, and multiple regression. With "Advanced Statistics Demystified, " you master the subject one simple step at a time -- at your own speed. This unique
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February
Criminal Justice: A Brief Introduction - Frank SchmallegerThe first and BEST-SELLING brief introduction to criminal justice text, ""Criminal Justice: A Brief Introduction 9e""offers instructors and students a trusted, authoritative and impeccably researched introduction to police, courts, and corrections. Designed with a new visual approach, this edition integrates graphic art with the important concepts and ideas of criminal justice. Its unifying theme, its unmatched timeliness and its coverage of trends and technology makes this text THE standard by which all other brief texts are judged. An interactive website along with author tweets (@schmalleger)
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February
Plane And Spherical Trigonometry And Four Place Tables Of Logarithms - William Anthony GranvilleAn Unabridged, Digitally Enlarged Printing: Trigonometric Functions Of Acute Angles; Solution Of Right Triangles - Trigonometric Functions Of Any Angle - Relations Between The Trigonometric Functions - Trigonometric Analysis - General Values Of Angles; Inverse Trigonometric Functions; Trigonometric Equations - Geographical Representation Of Trigonometric Functions - Solution Of Oblique Triangles - Theory And Use Of Logarithms - Acute Angles Near Zero Or Ninety Degrees - Recapitulation Of Formulas - Right Spherical Triangles - Oblique Spherical Triangles - Applications Of Spherical Trigonometry To
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February
Monster - Walter Dean MyersThis New York Times bestselling novel and National Book Award nominee from acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers tells the story of Steve Harmon, a teenage boy in juvenile detention and on trial. Presented as a screenplay of Steve's own imagination, and peppered with journal entries, the book shows how one single decision can change our whole lives. Fade In: Interior: Early Morning In Cell Block D, Manhattan Detention Center. Steve (Voice-Over) Sometimes I feel like I have walked into the middle of a movie. Maybe I can make my own movie. The film will be the story of my life. No, not my life, but
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February
Transmission - Hari KunzruIn Transmission, award-winning writer Hari Kunzru takes an ultra-contemporary turn with the story of an Indian computer programmer whose luxurious fantasies about life in America are shaken when he accepts a California job offer.Lonely and naïve, Arjun spends his days as a lowly assistant virus- tester, pining away for his free-spirited colleague Christine. Arjun gets laid off like so many of his Silicon Valley peers, and in an act of desperation to keep his job, he releases a mischievous but destructive virus around the globe that has major unintended consequences. As world order unravels, so
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February
Drugs in Society: Causes, Concepts & Control - Michael D. LymanThis work focuses on the many critical areas of America s drug problem, providing a foundation for rational decisionmaking within this complex and multi-disciplinary field. Broken into three sections: Understanding the Problem, Gangs and Drugs, and Fighting Back, topics covered include the business of drugs and the role of organized crime in the drug trade, drug legalization and decriminalization, legal and law enforcement strategies, an analysis of the socialization process of drug use and abuse, and a historical discussion of drug abuse that puts the contemporary drug problem into perspective."
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February
Orthodox Theology: An Introduction - Vladimir LosskyCan we know God? What is the relation of creation to the Creator? How did man fall, and how is he saved? Lossky demonstrates the close relationship between the Orthodox doctrine of the Trinity and the Orthodox understanding of man.
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February
Information Rules: A Strategic Guide to the Network Economy - Carl Shapiro, Hal R. VarianIn Information Rules, authors Shapiro and Varian reveal that many classic economic concepts can provide the insight and understanding necessary to succeed in the information age. They argue that if managers seriously want to develop effective strategies for competing in the new economy, they must understand the fundamental economics of information technology. Whether information takes the form of software code or recorded music, is published in a book or magazine, or even posted on a website, managers must know how to evaluate the consequences of pricing, protecting, and planning new versions of
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February
Insult to Intelligence: The Bureaucratic Invasion of Our Classrooms - Frank  SmithCommon sense tells us that drilling, testing, and grading have nothing to do with how babies, children, and adults really learn. And research backs this up. Students who had been asked to write regularly without being taught to punctuate, for instance, ended a term not only writing but punctuating much better than students in a neighboring class who had been regularly drilled, tested, and graded solely on punctuation. This must be the most tedious, least rewarding, and least effective teaching that students have to endure. But false theory, political pressures, business opportunism, and harried