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May
Great Expectations - Charles DickensIn what may be Dickens's best novel, humble, orphaned Pip is apprenticed to the dirty work of the forge but dares to dream of becoming a gentleman — and one day, under sudden and enigmatic circumstances, he finds himself in possession of "great expectations." In this gripping tale of crime and guilt, revenge and reward, the compelling characters include Magwitch, the fearful and fearsome convict; Estella, whose beauty is excelled only by her haughtiness; and the embittered Miss Havisham, an eccentric jilted bride.
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May
How to Design and Report Experiments - Andy P. Field, Graham HoleHow to Design and Report Experiments is the perfect textbook and guide to the often bewildering world of experimental design and statistics. It provides a complete map of the entire process beginning with how to get ideas about research, how to refine your research question and the actual design of the experiment, leading on to statistical procedure and assistance with writing up of results. While many books look at the fundamentals of doing successful experiments and include good coverage of statistical techniques, How to Design and Report Experiments very importantly considers the process in
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May
Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box - Arbinger InstituteThe "disease" of self-deception (acting in ways contrary to what one knows is right) underlies all leadership problems in today's organizations, according to the premise of this work. However well intentioned they may be, leaders who deceive themselves always end up undermining their own performance.This straightforward book explains how leaders can discover their own self-deceptions and learn how to escape destructive patterns. The authors demonstrate that breaking out of these patterns leads to improved teamwork, commitment, trust, communication, motivation, and leadership.
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May
The Good Life: Helen and Scott Nearing's Sixty Years of Self-Sufficient Living - Helen Nearing, Scott NearingThis one volume edition of Living the Good Life and Continuing the Good Life brings these classics on rural homesteading together. This couple abandoned the city for a rural life with minimal cash and the knowledge of self reliance and good health.
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May
Counseling: A Comprehensive Profession - Samuel T. GladdingThe sixth edition of 'Counseling', likes it predecessors, covers every major topic in the field, and does so in a very readable and interesting style. The book is developmental in nature and leads the reader logically and smoothly from one important area to another.
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May
Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches - Tony KushnerPulitzer Prize-winner for Drama, 1993. The first part of Tony Kushner's epic drama of America in the 1980s. "A vast, miraculous play.... provocative, witty and deeply upsetting.... a searching and radical rethinking of American political drama."--Frank Rich, The New York Times ¶"Daring and dazzling! The most ambitious American play of our time."--Jack Kroll, Newsweek
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May
Diagnostic Veterinary Parasitology - Charles M. HendrixThis outstanding new edition has been thoroughly revised with hundreds of new illustrations to augment text. Designed for veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and allied office personnel, this reference provides a concise, clear discussion of parasites and how to diagnose them. Sampling techniques are included, with step-by-step guidelines for analysis.
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May
Readings in the Philosophy of Law, Second Edition - Keith Charles CulverThe second edition of Readings in the Philosophy of Law is a concise anthology of key arguments in the philosophy of law, organized around the ideas of law and legal reasoning, limits on individual liberty, responsibility, and international law. Selections new to this edition update the anthology while continuing to present legal theory as a set of closely intertwined arguments. Critical Race Theory is addressed, as are challenges to legal theory posed by the emergence of the European Union. The readings provide superb coverage of both classic and contemporary views, and they are edited only
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May
Applied Theories in Occupational Therapy: A Practical Approach - Marilyn B. ColeApplied Theories in Occupational Therapy: A Practical Approach provides a comprehensive overview of theories and frames of reference in occupational therapy. Unlike other texts, there are no distinctions between specialty areas, as current and developing theories are applied to a continuum of health and wellness for all populations across the lifespan. Practical guidelines are included to assist with evaluation and intervention strategies. Marilyn B. Cole and Roseanna Tufano examine the different levels of theory, the definition of each, and the various ways in which these levels guide
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May
The Debate on Birth Control (Twentieth Century Encyclopedia of Catholicism, #7) - Andrew BauerOn July 25, 1968, Pope Paul Vi issued his encyclical Humana Vitae. With this encyclical the Holy Father hoped to at last settle the debate on birth control that had been raging since the issue had come up for discussion at the Second Vatican Council almost five years before. Far from settling the debate, however, the encyclical gave it new momentum and pushed it into deep and dangerous waters. Nothing seems settled. The questions appear even more unanswerable than before. To what extent are the faithful bound by the papal proscription of birth control? How extensive is the authority of Rome over