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Electromagnetism - Gerald PollackBasic mathematical theory is illustrated throughout this text, with real-life applications in modern technology and everyday life, including cellular telephones, and magnetic resonance imaging techniques in medical applications.
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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter - Thomas CahillIn Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea, his fourth volume to explore “the hinges of history,” Thomas Cahill escorts the reader on another entertaining—and historically unassailable—journey through the landmarks of art and bloodshed that defined Greek culture nearly three millennia ago. In the city-states of Athens and Sparta and throughout the Greek islands, honors could be won in making love and war, and lives were rife with contradictions. By developing the alphabet, the Greeks empowered the reader, demystified experience, and opened the way for civil discussion and experimentation—yet they kept slaves.
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Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen, Anna Quindlen"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife." So begins Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen's witty comedy of manners--one of the most popular novels of all time--that features splendidly civilized sparring between the proud Mr. Darcy and the prejudiced Elizabeth Bennet as they play out their spirited courtship in a series of eighteenth-century drawing-room intrigues.
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Hard Time: Understanding and Reforming the Prison (Wadsworth Studies in Philosophical Criticism) - Robert  JohnsonA seminal work, this is a unique text in that it provides personal accounts from prisoners telling what it is really like to live in prison as well as historical and contextual information. It is the personal stories, which provide a realistic and poignant look at what life is like as a prisoner, that are the strength of this book.
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The Visual Story: Seeing the Structure of Film, TV and New Media - Bruce BlockOffers students in cinematography, production design, directing and screenwriting a clear view of the relationship between the story/script structure and the visual structure of a film or video.
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Foundational Perspectives in Multicultural Education - Eduardo Manuel DuarteEncouraging readers to think about contemporary ideas regarding multiculturalism and multicultural education, this edited volume contains a wide range of selections that will inspire critical discussions.. "Questions following each section help engage readers, and a glossary defines important postmodern and multicultural terminology.
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The Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures, a Concise History: Volume I: To 1740 - Lynn Hunt, Barbara H. Rosenwein, Thomas R. MartinPraised for its highly readable narrative and unmatched integration of political, social and cultural history, The Making of the West: A Concise History captures the spirit of each age as it situates Europe within a global context. The rich narrative pays sustained attention to important topics and developments over time and reveals the cross-cultural interactions that have shaped today's world, presenting the history of the West as an ongoing process. The text's hallmark global perspective, broad geographic coverage, new student study aids, and handy format are combined with the best full-color
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Speech and Language Processing: An Introduction to Natural Language Processing, Computational Linguistics and Speech Recognition - Dan Jurafsky, James H. MartinThis book offers a unified vision of speech and language processing, presenting state-of-the-art algorithms and techniques for both speech and text-based processing of natural language. This comprehensive work covers both statistical and symbolic approaches to language processing; it shows how they can be applied to important tasks such as speech recognition, spelling and grammar correction, information extraction, search engines, machine translation, and the creation of spoken-language dialog agents. The following distinguishing features make the text both an introduction to the field and an
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Differential Equations Computing and Modeling - Charles Henry Edwards, David E. PenneyThis practical book reflects the new technological emphasis that permeates differential equations, including the wide availability of scientific computing environments like "Maple, Mathematica, " and MATLAB; it does not concentrate on traditional manual methods but rather on new computer-based methods that lead to a wider range of more realistic applications. The book starts and ends with discussions of mathematical modeling of real-world phenomena, evident in figures, examples, problems, and applications throughout the book. For mathematicians and those in the field of computer science and