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Pocket Oxford English Dictionary - Catherine Soanes, Sara Hawker, Julia ElliotThe Pocket Oxford English Dictionary tenth edition is an updated and fully revised edition of the best-selling Pocket Oxford English Dictionary ninth edition. Particularly suitable for students of secondary-school level, it is also a handy dictionary for the home and office. It covers all the words you need for everyday use, and has excellent coverage of curriculum vocabulary. For the new edition the definitions are clearer than ever before and there is lots of usage) which cause most difficulties. words that are commonly misspelled, extra usage notes giving advice on good English, and more help
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Enduring Voices: Document Sets to Accompany the Enduring Vision: A History of the American People : Volume I, to 1877 (4th Edition) - James LorenceThis supplement offers a wide range of primary-source documents in sets built around a historical "problem." Each set comprises several documents, including excerpts from letters, diaries, speeches, and petitions, as well as song lyrics, political cartoons, and advertisements. Introductions and questions guide students in understanding and interpreting the documents.
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Space - James A. MichenerAlready a renowned chronicler of the epic events of world history, James A. Michener tackles the most ambitious subject of his career: space, the last great frontier. This astounding novel brings to life the dreams and daring of countless men and women—people like Stanley Mott, the engineer whose irrepressible drive for knowledge places him at the center of the American exploration effort; Norman Grant, the war hero and U.S. senator who takes his personal battle not only to a nation, but to the heavens; Dieter Kolff, Hitler’s rocket scientist, whose specialty is a rare commodity in this new era;
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Digital Design and Computer Architecture - David Harris, Sarah HarrisDigital Design and Computer Architecture" is designed for courses that combine digital logic design with computer organization/architecture or that teach these subjects as a two-course sequence. "Digital Design and Computer Architecture" begins with a modern approach by rigorously covering the fundamentals of digital logic design and then introducing Hardware Description Languages (HDLs). Featuring examples of the two most widely-used HDLs, VHDL and Verilog, the first half of the text prepares the reader for what follows in the second: the design of a MIPS Processor. By the end of Digital Design
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The Yanomamo - Napoleon  A. ChagnonBased on the author's extensive fieldwork, this classic ethnography, now in its fifth edition, focuses on the Yanomamo. These truly remarkable South American people are one of the few primitive sovereign tribal societies left on earth. This new edition includes events and changes that have occurred since 1992, including a recent trip by the author to the Brazilian Yanomamo in 1995.
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Mathematical Statistics and Data Analysis - John A. RiceMathematical Statistics and Data Analysis, Second Edition, introduces the important modern ideas of statistics into a mathematical statistics course, emphasizing data analysis, graphics, and computer-driven techniques. To show the integral role mathematical statistics plays in actual statistical practice and scientific investigations, the book examines real problems with real data to motivate your understanding of theory. In this edition, the author has integrated bootstrap material with more traditional inferential procedures, added coverage of the Monte Carlo method, and completely revised
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A Short History of the French Revolution (3rd Edition) - Jeremy D. Popkin/*6003B-0, 0-13-060032-6, Popkin, Jeremy D., A Short History of the French Revolution, 3/E*/ Written for today's readers, this up-to-date survey of the French Revolution and Napoleonic Period offers a shorter, concise alternative to the longer, detailed volumes available. This volume introduces readers to the major events that comprise the story of the French Revolution; to the different ways in which historians have interpreted them; to the political, social, and cultural origins of the Revolution; and to the latest methodological approaches. The origins of the French revolution, collapse of
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April
Chinese San Francisco, 1850-1943: A Trans-Pacific Community - Yong ChenFounded during the Gold Rush years, the Chinese community of San Francisco became the largest and most vibrant Chinatown in America. For those Chinese traveling between the Old World and the New, San Francisco was a port of entry and departure. Many Chinese settled there, forming one of the oldest continuing ethnic communities in urban America. This is a detailed social and cultural history of the Chinese in San Francisco, relating the development of various social and cultural institutions, ranging from brothels to the powerful "Six Companies." The book recaptures in vivid detail not only the
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Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology - Agi, Dennis G. TasaWith contributions from more than 120 highly regarded geologists and geoscience educators, and an exceptional illustration program by Dennis Tasa, this user-friendly, best-selling laboratory manual focuses on the basic principles of geology and their applications to everyday life in terms of natural resources, natural hazards, and human risks. This edition of the AGI/NAGT Lab Manual in Physical Geology addresses many current technologies such as satellite technologies, atomic resolution imaging, seismic tomography, and UTM mapping and system. It also covers many current topics such as isostasy,
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Reading the World: Ideas That Matter - Michael AustinFrom Lao Tsu, Aristotle, and Ibn Khaldun to Charles Darwin, Jomo Kenyatta, and Aung San Suu Kyi, Reading the World: Ideas That Matter is a collection of writing by some of the world's great thinkers. And because ideas have long been expressed visually as well as verbally, the collection also includes drawings, paintings, photographs, and other visual works. Organized around the universal themes of Human Nature; Law and Government; War and Peace; Wealth, Poverty, and Social Class; Science and Nature; Education; and Language and Rhetoric, the texts in this book present a diversity of views on ideas