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Accelerated C++: Practical Programming by Example - Andrew KoenigThis is a first-rate introductory book that takes a practical approach to solving problems using C++. It covers a much wider scope of C++ programming than other introductory books Ive seen, and in a surprisingly compact format. - Dag Bruck, founding member of the ANSI/ISO C++ committee The authors present a clear, cogent introduction to C++ programming in a way that gets the student writing nontrivial programs immediately. - Stephen Clamage, Sun Microsystems, Inc., and chair of the ANSI C++ committee Anyone reading just this one book and working through the examples and exercises will have the
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Partial Differential Equations with Fourier Series and Boundary Value Problems - Nakhle H. AsmarThis example-rich reference fosters a smooth transition from elementary ordinary differential equations to more advanced concepts. Asmar's relaxed style and emphasis on applications make the material accessible even to readers with limited exposure to topics beyond calculus. Encourages computer for illustrating results and applications, but is also suitable for use without computer access. Contains more engineering and physics applications, and more mathematical proofs and theory of partial differential equations, than the first edition. Offers a large number of exercises per section. Provides
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Picturing Poverty: Print Culture and FSA Photographs - Cara A. FinneganWorking for the government's Farm Security Administration in the 1930s, photographers set out across the country to capture the human face of the Depression. Walker Evans' portraits of sharecroppers and Dorothea Lange's images of migrant families today stand as the most popular images from the FSA's project. Yet, in their own time, the pictures functioned as urgent, powerful reminders that one-third of the nation was in a real crisis. Focusing on these and other well-known FSA photographs, Finnegan examines how popular magazines constructed complex and often contradictory messages about poverty.
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Nursing Theories & Nursing Practice - Marilyn E. Parker, Marlaine C. SmithNoted theorists and scholars explore the historical and contemporary theories that are the foundation of nursing today. The 3rd Edition of this highly praised book meets the needs of today students with a new focus on the models that define the best outcomes and provide the evidence that supports nursing practice. For each theory, you ll find an introduction to the theorist, a description of the theory role as a model for nursing practice, and an examination of its application in clinical practice. Readers will understand how the theory has been used in the past and evaluate it as a model for
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Global Perspectives in Children's Literature - Evelyn B. FreemanKEY BENEFT: This book presents a comprehensive discussion of international children's books and their use in K-8 classrooms. KEY TOPICS Global Perspectives in Children's Literature reviews the status of children's literature around the world and elaborates on the benefits of international children's literature for children's development and the curriculum. The book presents various genres such as picture books, fiction, informational books, and poetry. Issues in the field and criteria for selecting books to be used in the classroom are provided, as well as a discussion of history and contemporary
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Windows Graphics Programming: WIN32 Gdi and DirectDraw - Feng YuanCurrently, there aren't any good books on Windows graphics programming. Programmers looking for help are left to muddle their way through online documentation and API books that don't focus on this topic. This book paves new ground, covering actual graphics implementation, hidden restrictions, and performance issues programmers need to know about.
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On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction - William ZinsserOn Writing Well has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity and the warmth of its style. It is a book for everybody who wants to learn how to write or who needs to do some writing to get through the day, as almost everybody does in the age of e-mail and the Internet. Whether you want to write about people or places, science and technology, business, sports, the arts or about yourself in the increasingly popular memoir genre, On Writing Well offers you fundamental priciples as well as the insights of a distinguished writer and teacher. With more than a million copies sold, this volume has
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An Experiential Approach to Organization Development - Donald R. Brown, Donald HarveyFor courses in Organization Development, Organizational Behavior and Organizational Change.An Experiential Approach to Organization Development provides both a conceptual and experiential approach to the study of Organizational Development with a focus on developing interpersonal skills. It gives students a comprehensive, realistic, innovative, and practical introduction to the field, which makes it the most student friendly text on the market.
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Lecture Notes in Microeconomic Theory: The Economic Agent - Ariel Rubinstein"Lecture Notes in Microeconomic Theory" is the first publication of Ariel Rubinstein's lecture notes from the first part of his well-known course in microeconomic theory, which he has taught for fifteen years to first-year graduate students at Tel Aviv, Princeton, and New York universities. The book will be an invaluable supplement to primary textbooks in microeconomic theory. Conveying the style and method of Rubinstein's lectures, it will benefit teachers and research economists as well as students. The book focuses on and provides a critical assessment of models of rational economic agents, and
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Perry's Chemical Engineers' Handbook - Robert H. Perry, Don W. Green, James O. MaloneyThis revised handbook on chemical engineering includes new topics such as biochemical engineering, waste management, plant safety and analysis of plant performance, handling of hazardous materials, computer applications, expert systems, and material and energy balances.