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May
Rivals For Power: Presidential Congressional Relations - James A. ThurberThe second term of President George W. Bush may seem like a paradigm of undivided government, with the executive and both houses of Congress firmly grounded in the Republican party. Yet already there are rumblings among Republicans, let alone the grumblings of the disaffected Democrats. Divided or unified, the Presidential-Congressional rivalry continues unabated. What is it about the institutional relationship between Congress and the presidency that ensures conflict even in the face of necessary cooperation? Here, well-known scholars and practitioners of Congressional-Presidential relations come
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May
Immunology: A Short Course - Richard Coico, Geoffrey SunshinePraise for the previous edition: "This book is clearly a precious resource for undergraduate, graduate and medical students alike... For those who need an introduction to the fascinating world of immunology, this book should most certainly spark the interest.""ANNALS OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING" ..". an excellent beginner's guide... the authors have done a terrific job of providing an overview of the field.""YALE JOURNAL OF BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE
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May
Art History: A Very Short Introduction - Dana ArnoldThis introduction to art history examines all the major debates and issues using a wide range of well-known examples. It also discusses the challenge of using verbal and written language to analyse a visual form and looks at the many different ways of writing about art, and the changing boundaries of the subject of art history. Topics covered include the canon of art history; the role of the gallery; blockbuster exhibitions; the emergence of social histories of art (feminist art history or queer art history, for example); the impact of photography; and the development of art history using
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May
Learn Romani: Das-duma Rromanes - Ronald LeeFollowing 18 carefully structured lessons, this Romani language primer explores the vocabulary and grammar of the Kalderash Roma in Europe, the United States, Canada, and Latin America. Designed for beginner students, this course reference begins with the basic verbs and nouns and builds through to the subtler grammatical necessities of reading and speaking the language. Quotations from native speakers, poems, songs, proverbs, and folktales add to the cultural and historical understanding of the language.
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May
Mass Media Research: An Introduction - Roger D. Wimmer, Joseph R. DominickQuality media is the result of meticulous research. MASS MEDIA RESEARCH: AN INTRODUCTION shows you how it happens, from content analysis to surveys to experimental research, then gives you expert tips on analyzing the media you encounter in your daily life. Plus, this media research textbook is packed with study tools and review aids to help you get the grade you need in class as well.
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May
Psychology in Education - Anita E. WoolfolkThis new edition of the European adaptation of Anita Woolfolk's market-leading US text, Educational Psychology, is unrivalled in its field and should be essential reading for anyone studying or interested in education and learning from a psychology perspective. Fundamentally rewritten in a European context, this truly comprehensive book combines a thorough grounding in theory with an abundance of examples and illustrations from educational practice. The second edition has been brought up to date and includes new work in the areas of Assessment for Learning and Attachment Theory, as well as
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May
Human Anatomy - Frederic H. Martini, Michael J. Timmons, Robert B. TallitschWith its clarity of presentation, vibrant art palette, new readert and instructor media supplements, and expanded focus on clinical material, the Sixth Edition of the best-selling text for Human Anatomy is better than ever! This award-winning textbook features an atlas-style format to showcase the art program, which is known for its appropriately detailed anatomical illustrations and exceptionally clear photographs of tissues and cadavers. Time-saving study tools help readers arrive at a complete understanding of human anatomy. KEY TOPICS: An Introduction to Anatomy, The Cell, Tissues and Early
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May
Prisoner's Dilemma - William Poundstone, John von NeumannShould you watch public television without pledging?...Exceed the posted speed limit?...Hop a subway turnstile without paying? These questions illustrate the so-called "prisoner's dilemma, " a social puzzle that we all face every day. Though the answers may seem simple, their profound implications make the prisoner's dilemma one of the great unifying concepts of science, an idea that has influenced leaders across the political spectrum and informed our views of conflicts ranging from the Cuban missile crisis to the Persian Gulf War. Watching players bluff in a poker game inspired John von
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May
Heart of a Dog - Mikhail Bulgakov, Mirra GinsburgMikhail Bulgakov's absurdist parable of the Russian Revolution. A world-famous Moscow professor -- rich, successful, and violently envied by his neighbors -- befriends a stray dog and resolves to achieve a daring scientific first by transplanting into it the testicles and pituitary gland of a dead man. But the results are wholly unexpected: a distinctly and worryingly human animal is on the loose, and the professor's hitherto respectable life becomes a nightmare beyond endurance. As in The Master and Margarita, the masterpiece he completed shortly before his death, Mikhail Bulgakov's early
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May
Lsc Human Diversity: A Guide for Understanding Lsc Human Diversity: A Guide for Understanding - Stuart E. Schwartz, Craig ConleyA textbook for college diversity courses, this book offers an overview of the wide diversity in our society, with a focus on fair treatment and respect for all people. Interacting comfortably with diverse individuals, in the community and work place, is emphasized. Topics include race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, culture, health, communication, social status, behavior, personality, physical ability, and sensory ability. Each chapter includes sample test questions and both individual and group exercises.