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World War II: A Short History - Michael J. LyonsHighly regarded for its clarification of the complexities of World War II, the book illuminates the origins, course, and long-range effects of the war and provides a balanced account that analyzes both the European and Pacific theaters of operations and the connections between them. The "Fourth Edition" incorporates new material from the latest literature, offering modified conclusions on key topics and expanding coverage throughout. The author examines the origins of World War II, the legacy of World War I, the rise of the dictators, the road to war, Germany's march of conquest, globalization of
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On Liberty and Other Essays - John Stuart Mill, John GrayCollected here in a single volume for the first time, On Liberty, Utilitarianism, Considerations on Representative Government, and The Subjection of Women show John Stuart Mill applying his liberal utilitarian philosophy to a range of issues that remain vital today--the nature of ethics, the scope and limits of individual liberty, the merits of and costs of democratic government, and the place of women in society. In his Introduction John Gray describes these essays as applications of Mill's doctrine of the Art of Life, as set out in A System of Logic. Using the resources of recent scholarship, he
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Research In Psychology: Methods and Design - C. James GoodwinDesigned to give readers a clear understanding of how experimental psychologists think and introduce them to variety of research methods they use in their attempts to understand behavior. Thoroughly revised to include all the important new developments in research methodologies, and incorporating engaging and relevant examples from recent studies, this book will provide the reader with a thorough grounding in Psychological research methods and practices.
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The Lenses of Gender: Transforming the Debate on Sexual Inequality - Sandra Lipsitz BemA leading theorist on sex and gender discusses how hidden assumptions embedded in our culture, social institutions, and individual psyches perpetuate male power and oppress women and sexual minorities. Illustrated.
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A Practical Chinese Grammar (Mandarin) - Hongnian Zhang, Samuel Hung-nin Cheung, Sze-yun Liu, Li-lin ShihFifty lessons examining both structural patterns and morphological features characteristic of Mandarin Chinese. The book describes cultural idiosyncrasies in language use as well as gives discoursal strategies for forming sustained conversations.
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Maus, II: And Here My Troubles Began - Art SpiegelmanAcclaimed as a quiet triumph and a brutally moving work of art, the first volume of Art Spieglman's Maus introduced readers to Vladek Spiegleman, a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe, and his son, a cartoonist trying to come to terms with his father, his father's terrifying story, and History itself. Its form, the cartoon (the Nazis are cats, the Jews mice), succeeds perfectly in shocking us out of any lingering sense of familiararity with the events described, approaching, as it does, the unspeakable through the diminutive. This second volume, subtitled And Here My Troubles Began, moves us from
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The Birthmark - Nathaniel HawthorneThe main character is a great scientist and lover of nature with a beautiful wife whom he loves dearly. However, despite the love Aylmer has for his wife, he wonders whether the birthmark she has on her cheek can be removed.
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Barron's SAT Subject Test Math Level 1 - Ira K. WolfThis updated manual opens with an overview of the SAT Math Level 1 test. It follows with separate chapters that review basic arithmetic, fractions and decimals, ratios and proportions, basic algebra, plane geometry, and much more. Three full-length model tests are presented with explained answers.
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A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain - Robert Olen ButlerRobert Olen Butler's lyrical and poignant collection of stories about the aftermath of the Vietnam War and its impact on the Vietnamese was acclaimed by critics across the nation and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1993. Now Grove Press is proud to reissue this contemporary classic by one of America's most important living writers, in a new edition of A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain that includes two subsequently published stories -- "Salem" and "Missing" -- that brilliantly complete the collection's narrative journey, returning to the jungles of Vietnam.
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The Globalization of World Politics - John Baylis, Steve Smith, Patricia OwensNEW TO THIS EDITION * Three new chapters on the changing nature of war, human security, and international ethics * Each chapter includes a 400-word case study * More examples from the developing world