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February
The Iliad - Homer, Robert Fagles, Bernard KnoxThis groundbreaking English version by Robert Fagles is the most important recent translation of Homer's great epic poem. The verse translation has been hailed by scholars as the new standard, providing an Iliad that delights modern sensibility and aesthetic without sacrificing the grandeur and particular genius of Homer's own style and language. The Iliad is one of the two great epics of Homer, and is typically described as one of the greatest war stories of all time, but to say the Iliad is a war story does not begin to describe the emotional sweep of its action and characters: Achilles, Helen,
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February
Casarett & Doull's Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons, Casarett & Doull's Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons, Eighth Edition Eighth Edition - Curtis KlaassenThe most complete, trusted reference text covering the full span of medical toxicology "NOW IN FULL COLOR!" A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE! "This reference stands alone as the basic text in the field of toxicology. This authoritative reference is written by many distinguished professionals in the field, and offers clear, concise descriptions of the key concepts in toxicology. It is extensive and complete, covering a broad range of topics in sufficient detail. Both as a reference and as an educational tool, this book exceeds its goal of serving as a reference for toxicologists, other
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February
Queen Victoria - Walter L. ArnsteinDead for little more than one hundred years, Queen Victoria has already been the subject of more biographies than any other woman born since 1800. This newest biography from a well known historian is justified and distinguished by the incorporation of recent research on often-neglected aspects of her life and reign, as well as its relative brevity. Including much of Victoria's own writings from journals and letters, Arnstein takes a thorough look at her personal life and religious views, but also investigates her public role such as her involvement with Britain's army, her political initiatives
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February
Introduction to Basic Cardiac Dysrhythmias - Sandra AtwoodWritten in a clear, easy-to-understand style, this book explains basic cardiac dysrhythmias in a logical sequence with simple medical terms, tracing the normal conduction pathway of the heart from the atria to the ventricles. All basic information is covered--from cardiac anatomy to reading ECG strips and identifying rhythms. Case studies, flash cards, crossword puzzles, word-find puzzles, and dysrhythmia practice strips make learning to read electrocardiograms fun and easy!
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February
Introductory Functional Analysis with Applications - Erwin KreyszigThis book is intended to familiarize the reader with the basic concepts, principles and methods of functional analysis and its applications. Elementary in content, the presentation is detailed in order to ease the way for the beginner, yet contains more than 900 carefully selected problems to help the reader better understand and develop skills and intuition in functional analysis and its applications.
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February
What's That Sound?: An Introduction to Rock and Its History - John CovachOffering strong coverage of the music business, rock s visual culture, and contemporary music, the text is complemented by listening guides to over 70 major works."
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February
Human Development Across the Lifespan - John S. Dacey, John F. Travers, Lisa B. FioreAll of the lifespan without all of the bells and whistles. This chronologically-organized text is less expensive and briefer than most Lifespan texts. Its numerous examples drawn from education, nursing, and psychology make the content relevant to students from a variety of majors and backgrounds, while a highly praised study guide integrated into the text promotes and reinforces conceptual understanding.
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February
Multivariable Calculus - James StewartThese best-selling texts differ from CALCULUS, FOURTH EDITION in that the exponential and logarithmic functions are covered earlier. In the Fourth Edition CALCULUS, EARLY TRANSCENDENTALS these functions are introduced in the first chapter and their limits and derivatives are found in Chapters 2 and 3 at the same time as polynomials and other elementary functions.In this Fourth Edition, Stewart retains the focus on problem solving, the meticulous accuracy, the patient explanations, and the carefully graded problems that have made these texts word so well for a wide range of students. All new and
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February
Astronomy: Journey to the Cosmic Frontier - John D. FixThis is a text for an introductory astronomy course. One of the main goals is to give a broad and deep enough background in astronomy so that students will be able to follow current developments in the subject years after they complete the course. This book presumes that most of its readers are not science majors and that they probably have not had a college-level science or mathematics course. It gives a complete description of current astronomical knowledge, although not at an extreme technical level nor in a way that fails to communicate the quantitative nature of physical science. Finally, the
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February
Mathematical Applications for the Management, Life, and Social Sciences - Ronald J. Harshbarger, James J. ReynoldsMATHEMATICAL APPLICATIONS FOR THE MANAGEMENT, LIFE, AND SOCIAL SCIENCES, 11th Edition, features a concept-based approach, multiple presentation methods, and interesting and relevant applications that keep readers-future professionals in business, economics, life sciences, and social sciences-engaged in the material. This edition retains the book's real-life context by adding to and updating the substantial number of applications. It also continues the focus on modeling, with modeling problems now clearly labeled in the examples. A brief review of algebra prepares users with different backgrounds