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UNIX in a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference - Covers GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and Solaris - Arnold Robbins, Mike Loukides, Colleen GormanAs an open operating system, Unix can be improved on by anyone and everyone: individuals, companies, universities, and more. As a result, the very nature of Unix has been altered over the years by numerous extensions formulated in an assortment of versions. Today, Unix encompasses everything from Sun's Solaris to Apple's Mac OS X and more varieties of Linux than you can easily name. The latest edition of this bestselling reference brings Unix into the 21st century. It's been reworked to keep current with the broader state of Unix in today's world and highlight the strengths of this operating
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April
The Film Theory Reader: Debates and Arguments - Marc Furstenau"An excellent collection of provocative and compelling debates, expertly and elegantly arranged. Essays new and old form a dynamic and accessible portrait of ideas foundational to contemporary thinking about film. This book is sure to inspire." Haidee Wasson, Concordia University, Montreal "Marc Furstenau retraces the most important issues in film theory, and makes them interact with the current debate on cinema and post-cinema. A historical legacy becomes a living source - and the site of a passionate debate." Francesco Casetti, Catholic University of Milan and Yale University. The Film
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Detroit Divided - Reynolds Farley, Harry J. HolzerUnskilled workers once flocked to Detroit, attracted by manufacturing jobs paying union wages, but the passing of Detroit's manufacturing heyday has left many of those workers stranded. Manufacturing continues to employ high-skilled workers, and new work can be found in suburban service jobs, but the urban plants that used to employ legions of unskilled men are a thing of the past. The authors explain why white auto workers adjusted to these new conditions more easily than blacks. Taking advantage of better access to education and suburban home loans, white men migrated into skilled jobs on the
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April
How Children Develop - Robert S. Siegler, Nancy Eisenberg, Judy S. DeLoacheIn its first edition, this highly anticipated textbook for the topically-organized child development course provided a fresh, non-encyclopedic approach, offering the latest, straight-from-the-research understanding of child development without overwhelming the student with inessential detail. The new edition brings those hallmark features forward, again providing a thoroughly contemporary, streamlined introduction to the study of child development that emphasizes fundamental principles, enduring themes, and important recent studies. Student-friendly pedagogy, a new chapter on gender, and an
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April
Women in Scripture: A Dictionary of Named and Unnamed Women in the Hebrew Bible, the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books, and the New Testament - Carol L. Meyers, Toni CravenAvailable here for the first time in paperback, Women in Scripture is a landmark one-volume reference work exploring all the women mentioned in the Bible, named and unnamed, well known and heretofore not known at all. The book comprises more than 800 articles, written by the finest scholars in the field, that examine the numerous women who have often been obscured by the androcentric nature of the biblical record and by centuries of translation and interpretation that have paid little or no attention to them.The women of scripture are remarkably varied--from prophets to prostitutes, military
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April
Sociology - Anthony GiddensSociology provides an introduction to its field. The fifth edition preserves the lucid, lively and comprehensive qualities which marked the book in its earlier versions. Numerous student learning aids are provided.
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April
A History of World Societies, Volume 1: To 1715 - John  P. McKay, Patricia Buckley Ebrey, Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks, Bennett D. Hill, John Buckler, Clare Haru Crowston, Roger B. BeckMore than any other text, A History of World Societies introduces students to the families, foods, workplaces, religions, and diversions of peoples of the past through lively, descriptive writing and extensive primary sources that give voice to a wide range of individuals. This hallmark treatment of social history combines with strong political, cultural, and economic coverage and a clear, easy-to-manage organization to provide students with the most vivid account available of what life was like throughout human history. The Eighth Edition welcomes to the author team Merry Wiesner-Hanks and
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April
Basic Grammar and Usage - Penelope Choy, Dorothy Goldbart ClarkMaster the basics of the English language with BASIC GRAMMAR AND USAGE! Covering the important rules of grammar, usage, and syntax, this developmental English text provides you with clear explanations and numerous examples to help you succeed. Exercises help you strengthen your grammar and the book-specific website has grammar reviews that ensure that you master the material.
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April
Introduction to Managerial Accounting - Peter C. Brewer, Eric W. Noreen, Ray H. Garrison"Introduction to Managerial Accounting," 3/e by Brewer/Garrison/Noreen is based on the market-leading text, "Managerial Accounting," by Garrison, Noreen and Brewer. However, this is not simply a briefer book with chapters removed; B/G/N has been rethought and retooled to meet the needs of the market. B/G/N 3/e is a more accessible, yet thoroughly student-friendly text that satisfies the basic needs of the managerial accounting student without unnecessary depth on advanced topics associated with the follow-up course, cost accounting/cost management. Faculty and students alike will find this new
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April
Fundamentals of Sensory Perception - Avi ChaudhuriThis comprehensive introduction to the senses explains how physical stimuli are transformed into signals in the nervous system and how the brain uses those signals to understand the world. Whereas most texts in the field begin by covering vision, this trailblazing work offers students a solid grounding in the principles of perceptual measurement and the biological mechanisms that make perception possible before introducing the somatosensory and olfactory systems. This innovative presentation ensures that students have a firm grasp of the basics before they approach the complexities of hearing and