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May
The Truth about the World: Basic Readings in Philosophy - James Rachels, Stuart RachelsThis collection of essays addresses some of the most important issues in philosophy, involving God, the mind, freedom, knowledge, and ethics. It can accompany James and Stuart Rachels' introductory text, Problems from Philosophy, or it can stand alone with great effectiveness. The Truth About the World and Problems from Philosophy are James Rachels' last contributions to philosophy, and each book has now been revised by his son, Stuart. In these two books, the respected author found a culminating expression for his love of philosophy.
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May
Clinical Parasitology: A Practical Approach - Elizabeth A. ZeibigHere's a text/laboratory manual that provides practical information on performing, reading, and interpreting parasitology tests. The two-fold focus is on organism identification and laboratory diagnosis techniques. Features thorough descriptions of parasitic forms, numerous detailed drawings with labeled structures, tables on the typical characteristics of medically important parasite forms, and comparison drawings of similar parasites. Also includes case studies, chapter summaries, and color plate inserts.
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May
Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management, 2/e - Peggy Johnson"In this updated revision, expert instructor and librarian Peggy Johnson addresses the art in controlling and updating your library's collection. Each chapter offers complete coverage of one aspect of collection development, including suggestions for further reading and a narrative case study exploring the issue. Discussions of the importance and logistics of electronic resources are integrated throughout the book." Johnson offers a comprehensive tour of this essential discipline and situates the fundamental ideas of collection development and management in historical and theoretical perspective,
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May
The Conscious Reader - Caroline F. Shrodes, Michael F Shugrue, Christian Matuschek, Marc F. DiPaoloThis classic thematic anthology is widely admired for its exceptionally rich collection of essays, personal writing, fiction and poetry, and for its ground-breaking inclusion of classic and contemporary images.
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May
Earth's Climate: Past and Future - William F. RuddimanPaleoclimatology courses are growing, attracting a wide variety of students in earth and environmental sciences, geography, ecology, and related fields.  Earth's Climate: Past and Future works as either a nonmajors introduction to Earth system science or climate change, or as a majors/graduate-level overview of the processes and techniques in climate science.  Written from a multidisciplinary perspective by one of the field's preeminent researcher/instructors, the text summarizes the major lessons to be learned from 550 million years of climate changes, as a way of evaluating the climatological
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May
Regression Methods in Biostatistics: Linear, Logistic, Survival, and Repeated Measures Models - Eric Vittinghoff, David V. Glidden, Stephen C. ShiboskiThis new edition provides a unified, in-depth, readable introduction to the multipredictor regression methods most widely used in biostatistics: linear models for continuous outcomes, logistic models for binary outcomes, the Cox model for right- censored survival times, repeated-measures models for longitudinal and hierarchical outcomes, and generalized linear models for counts and other outcomes. Treating these topics together takes advantage of all they have in common. The authors point out the many-shared elements in the methods they present for selecting, estimating, checking, and interpreting
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May
Mammalogy: Adaptation, Diversity, Ecology - George A. Feldhamer, Lee C. DrickamerThe Class Mammalia is amazingly diverse, ranging from whales to marsupials to bats to primates. The more than 5,400 species occupy many habitats, with mammals present on all the continents. They are rare only on Antarctica and a few isolated islands. Mammals present a complex set of conservation and management issues. Some species have become more numerous with the rise of human populations, while others have been extirpated or nearly so—such as the Caribbean monk seal, the thylacine, the Chinese river dolphin, and the Pyrenean ibex. In this new edition of their classic textbook, George A.
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May
Primate Adaptation and Evolution - John G. FleagleJohn Fleagle has improved on his 1988 text by reconceptualizing chapters and by bringing new findings in functional and evolutionary approaches to bear on his synthesis of comparative primate data. The Second Edition provides a foundation upon which students can develop an understanding of our primate heritage. It features up-to-date information gained through academic training, laboratory experience and field research. This beautifully illustrated volume provides a comprehensive introductory text explaining the many aspects of primate biology and human evolution. Key Features * Provides
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May
The Name of War: King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity - Jill LeporeWinner of the the 1998 Ralph Waldo Emerson Award of the Phi Beta Kappa Society King Philip's War, the excruciating racial war--colonists against Indians--that erupted in New England in 1675, was, in proportion to population, the bloodiest in American history. Some even argued that the massacres and outrages on both sides were too horrific to "deserve the name of a war." It all began when Philip (called Metacom by his own people), the leader of the Wampanoag Indians, led attacks against English towns in the colony of Plymouth. The war spread quickly, pitting a loose confederation of southeastern
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May
Biomolecular Crystallography: Principles, Practice, and Application to Structural Biology - Bernhard RuppSynthesizing over thirty years of advances into a comprehensive textbook, Biomolecular Crystallography describes the fundamentals, practices, and applications of protein crystallography. Deftly illustrated in full-color by the author, the text describes mathematical and physical concepts in accessible and accurate language. It distills key concepts for understanding the practice and analysis of protein crystal structures and contains examples of biologically-relevant molecules, complexes, and drug target structures. Biomolecular Crystallography will be a valuable resource for advanced