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Introduction to Biomedical Engineering - John EnderleUnder the direction of John Enderle, Susan Blanchard and Joe Bronzino, leaders in the field have contributed chapters on the most relevant subjects for biomedical engineering students. These chapters coincide with courses offered in all biomedical engineering programs so that it can be used at different levels for a variety of courses of this evolving field. "Introduction to Biomedical Engineering, Second Edition" provides a historical perspective of the major developments in the biomedical field. Also contained within are the fundamental principles underlying biomedical engineering design,
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Beyond Tolerance: Searching for Interfaith Understanding in America - Gustav NiebuhrA bracing rejoinder both to religious fanaticism and to recent books decrying religion The United States is the most religiously diverse nation in the world and the most religiously diverse collection of people in history. And even in this age of increasing religious violence, there is a growing movement of cooperation: thousands of devout worshippers who are willing to take a gamble on people of radically different faiths. In this insightful, deeply felt examination of the nature of community and religion, former New York Times religion reporter Gustav Niebuhr traces the roots of religious
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Successful Lab Reports: A Manual for Science Students - Christopher S. Lobban, MarLa SchefterAimed at undergraduate students, this manual bridges the gap between the many studies on writing term papers and the advanced works on writing papers for publication in scientific journals, neither of which gives much information on writing science lab reports.
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The Function of Theory in Composition Studies - Raul SanchezOffers an extended critique of key assumptions in composition theory and a now paradigm for thinking about writing in an increasingly globalized and textualized world.
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African Politics in Comparative Perspective - Göran S. HydénAfrican Politics in Comparative Perspective This 2006 book reviews fifty years of research on politics in Africa. Full description
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How Children Think and Learn - David J. WoodThis is the second edition of a textbook that has met with enthusiastic acclaim since its publication in 1988. It explores in detail theories and discussions of how children think and learn. It also looks at the practical implications of research and acknowledges some of the difficult problems teachers face when trying to put theory and research into practice in the classroom.Discusses important new research in developmental psychology that has taken place since the first edition was published in 1988Provides an excellent resource for both psychology students and educationalistsIncludes
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The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry - Jahan Ramazani, Richard Ellmann, Robert O'Clair"The most acute rendering of an era's sensibility is its poetry," wrote the editors in their preface to the first edition. Thirty years later, this thorough and sensitive revision freshly renders the remarkable range of styles, subjects, and voices in English-language poetry, from Walt Whitman and Thomas Hardy in the late nineteenth century to Carol Ann Duffy and Sherman Alexie in the twenty-first century. With 195 poets and 1,596 poems, The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry richly represents the major figures—Yeats, Frost, Stevens, Williams, Hughes, Olson, Bishop, Larkin,
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The German Ideology - Karl Marx, Friedrich EngelsNearly two years before his powerful Communist Manifesto, Marx (1818-1883) co-wrote The German Ideology in 1845 with friend and collaborator Friedrich Engels expounding a new political worldview, including positions on materialism, labor, production, alienation, the expansion of capitalism, class conflict, revolution, and eventually communism. They chart the course of "true" socialism based on Hegel's dialectic, while criticizing the ideas of Bruno Bauer, Max Stirner and Ludwig Feuerbach. Marx expanded his criticism of the latter in his now famous Theses on Feuerbach, found after Marx's death and
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Spatial Databases: A Tour - Shashi Shekhar, Sanjay ChawlaThis book by leading experts in the field provides readers with a wide range of applications and methods for spatial database management systems, and allows readers to gain hands-on experience with examples in the book. It balances theory (cutting-edge research) and practice (commercial trends) to provide a comprehensive and clear overview. Includes coverage of GIS application trends as spatial networks; discussion of spatial data mining; overview of OGIS standard spatial datatypes and operations; object-relational database framework applied in each chapter. For professionals in the field of