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Adobe Photoshop Master Class: Maggie Taylor's Landscape of Dreams (Master Class (Adobe)) - Amy StandenAdobe Photoshop Master Class Maggie Taylor's digital photo collages have been described as a contemporary exploration of the Surrealist world view. This book offers an illustrated examination of Taylor's practice, tracing her images from inspiration through execution. It is suitable for all those interested in applying technology to a creative personal vision. Full description
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The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Vol. D: The Romantic Period - M.H. Abrams, Stephen Greenblatt, Deidre Shauna Lynch, James Simpson, Jon Stallworthy, Jack Stillinger, Carol T. Christ, Lawrence Lipking, Jahan Ramazani, George M. Logan, Alfred DavFirmly grounded by the hallmark strengths of all Norton Anthologies thorough and helpful introductory matter, judicious annotation, complete texts wherever possible The Norton Anthology of English Literature has been revitalized in this Eighth Edition through the collaboration between six new editors and six seasoned ones. Under the direction of Stephen Greenblatt, General Editor, the editors have reconsidered all aspects of the anthology to make it an even better teaching tool.
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Concepts of Genetics - William S. Klug, Michael R. Cummings, Charlotte A. SpencerFor one- or two-term courses in Genetics in the departments of Biology, Zoology, Agriculture or Health Science.This text is known for its clear writing style, emphasis on concepts, visual art program and thoughtful coverage of all areas of genetics. The authors capture students' interest with up-to-date coverage of cutting edge topics and research. This text will help students connect the science of genetics to the issues of today through interesting and thought-provoking applications. The sixth edition boasts the next generation of media integration including Gen CD-X (student CD-ROM and
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April
Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth's Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa - Mark MathabaneThe classic story of life in Apartheid South Africa. Mark Mathabane was weaned on devastating poverty and schooled in the cruel streets of South Africa's most desperate ghetto, where bloody gang wars and midnight police raids were his rites of passage. Like every other child born in the hopelessness of apartheid, he learned to measure his life in days, not years. Yet Mark Mathabane, armed only with the courage of his family and a hard-won education, raised himself up from the squalor and humiliation to win a scholarship to an American university. This extraordinary memoir of life under
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Case Studies in Language Curriculum Design: Concepts and Approaches in Action Around the World - John Macalister, I.S.P. Nation A short commentary by the editors after each case highlights features of note and/or issues arising from it. This is a versatile text, designed to work as a companion to Language Curriculum Design (adding meaning and depth to the model presented there by relating it to a range of applications), as a stand-alone text, or as a resource for language teacher trainees, teacher educators, practicing teachers, program administrators, and materials writers in the field."
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Ringside Seat to a Revolution: An Underground Cultural History of El Paso and Juárez: 1893-1923 - David Dorado RomoEl Paso/Juárez served as the tinderbox of the Mexican Revolution and the tumultuous years to follow. In essays and archival photographs, David Romo tells the surreal stories at the roots of the greatest Latin American revolution: The sainted beauty queen Teresita inspires revolutionary fervor and is rumored to have blessed the first rifles of the revolutionaries; anarchists publish newspapers and hatch plots against the hated Porfirio Diaz regime; Mexican outlaw Pancho Villa eats ice cream cones and rides his Indian motorcycle happily through downtown; El Paso’s gringo mayor wears silk underwear
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April
Introductory Quantum Mechanics - Richard L. LiboffCareful and detailed explanations of challenging concepts, and comprehensive coverage in this quantum mechanics text, aim to set the standard in physics education. Included in this edition is a new chapter on the revolutionary topic of quantum computing.
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Introducing the New Testament: Its Literature and Theology - Paul J. Achtemeier, Joel B. Green, Marianne Meye ThompsonThe collection of 27 narratives and letters known as the Christian New Testament were produced in specific historical contexts and with specific religious, social, and political purposes in mind. Achtemeier (Union Theological Seminary), Joel B. Green (Asbury Theological Seminary) and Marianne Meye T
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Focus on Pharmacology: Essentials for Health Professionals - Jahangir MoiniA book in pharmacology which finally distinctly meets the needs of the allied health professional. The focused teach-and-test approach of this book provides readers with the perfect blend of concise content and an enjoyable--even fun--learning process. Pharmacology and fun have never been joined in the same sentence--until now Uniquely designed to use a "focused" approach to learning pharmacology, the introductory chapters lay the groundwork for learning this topic by explaining the history of pharmacology, discussing the legal and ethical principles involved, illustrating drug administration
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Elementary Differential Geometry - Barrett O'NeillWritten primarily for students who have completed the standard first courses in calculus and linear algebra, ELEMENTARY DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY, REVISED SECOND EDITION, provides an introduction to the geometry of curves and surfaces. The Second Edition maintained the accessibility of the first, while providing an introduction to the use of computers and expanding discussion on certain topics. Further emphasis was placed on topological properties, properties of geodesics, singularities of vector fields, and the theorems of Bonnet and Hadamard. This revision of the Second Edition provides a thorough