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May
Modern Programming Languages: A Practical Introduction - Adam Brooks Webber, Webber, Adam Webber, AdamIntended for computer science majors, this textbook introduces the abstract concepts that underlie all programming languages, and provides tutorials on ML, Java, and Prolog. Webber (University of Wisconsin) explains the grammar that defines syntax and semantics, language systems, types, polymorphism
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Evolution Of Tolkien's Mythology: A Study of the History of Middle-earth (Critical Explorations in Science Fiction and Fantasy) - Elizabeth A. WhittinghamThe History of Middle-earth traces the evolution of J.R.R. Tolkien's literary world, stories, and characters from their earliest written forms to the final revisions Tolkien penned shortly before his death in 1973. Published posthumously by Tolkien's son Christopher, the detailed 12-volume work allows readers to follow the development of the texts that eventually became Tolkien's classics. This work provides a thorough study of Tolkien's life and influences through an analysis of The History of Middle-earth. It begins with a brief biography and an analysis of the major influences in Tolkien's
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May
Criminal Law: Doctrine and Theory - William WilsonCriminal Law provides an essential guide to all aspects of criminal law doctrine and the theories and policy considerations which underpin it. Criminal Law forms part of the successful Longman Law series, trusted by generations of students to spark their intellectual curiosity, it provide today's law students with the best possible basis for legal study through: - Clear, academically rich and scholarly exposition of legal doctrine - Scintillating analysis of the theories, policies and societal influences underpinning the legal principles - Engaging author commentary, a highly readable style and
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May
A Discipline of Programming - Edsger W. DijkstraAuthor Edsger W. Dijkstra introduces A Discipline of Programming with the statement, "My original idea was to publish a number of beautiful algorithms in such a way that the reader could appreciate their beauty." In this classic work, Dijkstra achieves this goal and accomplishes a great deal more. He begins by considering the questions, "What is an algorithm?" and "What are we doing when we program?" These questions lead him to an interesting digression on the semantics of programming languages, which, in turn, leads to essays on programming language constructs, scoping of variables, and array
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May
The American Nation: A History Of The United States - John A. GarratyThis volume is a comprehensive political history of the American nation which integrates social, economic and cultural developments in a single treatment. This edition has been updated to include Newt Gingrich's Contract with America, the 1996 election and the 1995 budget crisis.
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May
HTML, XHTML, and CSS (Visual Quickstart Guide) - Elizabeth CastroThis book is useful for appropriate professionals or amateurs who want to learn HTML quickly and get up to speed with the new features, fast. With HTML for the World Wide Web, Sixth Edition, with XHTML and CSS: Visual QuickStart Guide, readers can start from the beginning to get a tour of the language, or look up specific tasks to learn just what they need to know. This task-based, visual reference guide uses step-by-step instructions, and hundreds of screenshots to teach beginning and intermediate users HTML. Best-selling author, Elizabeth Castro takes readers step-by-step through today's HTML
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May
A Friendly Introduction to Analysis: Single and Multivariable - Witold A.J. KosmalaThis book is designed to be an easily readable, intimidation-free guide to advanced calculus. Ideas and methods of proof build upon each other and are explained thoroughly. This is the first book to cover both single and multivariable analysis in such a clear, reader-friendly setting. Chapter topics cover sequences, limits of functions, continuity, differentiation, integration, infinite series, sequences and series of functions, vector calculus, functions of two variables, and multiple integration. For individuals seeking math fun at a higher level.
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May
Regional Geography of the United States and Canada - Tom L. McKnightThe well-known author of this best-selling book focuses on landscape appreciation of the regional geography of the United States and Canada. He emphasizes the description and interpretation of North American landscapes, including their development. Issues such as ecosystems, urban changes, agriculture, and inland waterways are all visited in depth. Up-to-date maps and information make this book different from any other on the market; it covers such topics as: the North American continent; the physical environment; population; cities; regions; the Atlantic Northeast; French Canada; megalopoli; the
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May
Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Canine and Feline Behavior - Jacqueline C. NeilsonPet behavior problems are a leading cause of pet abandonment, relinquishment, abuse and neglect. As a reliable and educated source, veterinarians must help guide their clients in the right direction. "Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Canine and Feline Behavior" facilitates veterinarians in counseling clients and treating small animal behavior problems. As part of the popular "Blackwell's" "Five-Minute Veterinary Consult" series, this unique manual is designed as a quick reference for veterinarians and students alike. Information is readily available in a practical
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May
Linear Algebra with Applications - Otto BretscherKEY BENEFIT: This trusted reference offers an intellectually honest, thought-provoking, sound introduction to linear algebra. Enables readers to grasp the subject with a challenging, yet visually accessible approach that does not sacrifice mathematical integrity. Adds over 400 new exercises to the problem sets, ranging in difficulty from elementary to more challenging. Adds new historical problems taken from ancient Chinese, Indian, Arabic, and early European sources. Strengthens geometric and conceptual emphasis. A comprehensive, thorough reference for anyone who needs to brush up on their