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June
Everything's an Argument with Readings - Andrea A. LunsfordThis best-selling combination argument text and thematically organized reader shows students how to analyze all kinds of arguments — not just essays and editorials, but clothes, smartphone apps, ads, and Web site designs — and then how to use what they learn to write their own effective arguments. Newly streamlined, its signature engaging, and jargon-free instruction emphasizes cultural currency, humor, and visual argument. Students love Everything's an Argument because it helps them understand how a world of argument already surrounds them; instructors love it because it helps students construct
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June
Investment Valuation: Tools and Techniques for Determining the Value of Any Asset - Aswath DamodaranAsset pricing is becoming increasingly complex in today's financial markets. This guide to valuation arms investors with an introduction to the full range of modern valuation models and teaches them how to choose the right one for each asset valuation scenario, including real options, start-up firms, unconventional assets, private equity, and real estate funds.
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June
Structural Analysis (6th Edition) - Russell C. HibbelerFor courses in Structural Analysis. This book provides students with a clear and thorough presentation of the theory and application of structural analysis as it applies to trusses, beams, and frames. Emphasis is placed on teaching students to both model and analyze a structure. Procedures for Analysis, Hibbeler's problem solving methodologies, provides students with a logical, orderly method to follow when applying theory.
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June
Cro-Magnon: How the Ice Age Gave Birth to the First Modern Humans - Brian M. FaganCro-Magnons were the first fully modern Europeans?not only the creators of the stunning cave paintings at Lascaux and elsewhere, but the most adaptable and technologically inventive people that had yet lived on earth. The prolonged encounter between the Cro-Magnons and the archaic Neanderthals and between 45,000 and 30,000 years ago was one of the defining moments of history. The Neanderthals survived for some 15,000 years in the face of the newcomers, but were finally pushed aside by the Cro-Magnons' vastly superior intellectual abilities and cutting-edge technologies, which allowed them to
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June
Rock of Chickamauga: The Life of General George H. Thomas - Freeman CleavesGeneral George H. Thomas, the "Rock of Chickamauga" of the history books, was a Virginian who chose the northern side in the Civil War. While Thomas was considered a traitor by his family, his military superiors regarded him with a certain mistrust because of his southern background. Nonetheless, Thomas was prominent in the battles of Mill Springs, Shiloh, Corinth, Perryville, and Nashville, and was immortalized at Chickamauga, where he tenaciously held the field until ordered to withdraw.
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June
The Songs Of Distant Earth And Other Stories: 1400 Headwords (Oxford Bookworms Library) - Jennifer Bassett, Tricia Hedge, Arthur C. ClarkeArthur C. Clarke is one of the greatest science fiction writers of the century, and surely the most celebrated science fiction writer alive. He is -- with H. G. Wells, Isaac Asimov and Robert A. Heinlein -- one of the writers who define the genre. Now, at the dawn of the year 2001, Sir Arthur C. Clarke has cooperated in the preparation of a massive definitive edition of his collected shorter works, which will be made available on audio in five chronological volumes, followed by a 10 CD volume of favorite selection and a 30 cassette gift set...the most ambitious science fiction audio project in
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June
The Road to Wigan Pier - George OrwellA searing account of George Orwell’s experiences of working-class life in the bleak industrial heartlands of Yorkshire and Lancashire, The Road to Wigan Pier is a brilliant and bitter polemic that has lost none of its political impact over time. His graphically unforgettable descriptions of social injustice, slum housing, mining conditions, squalor, hunger and growing unemployment are written with unblinking honesty, fury and great humanity.
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June
Inside the Writer's-Reader's Notebook Pack: A Workshop Essential - Linda Rief"With the generosity, thoughtfulness, and practicality we have come to appreciate from this extraordinary classroom teacher, Linda gives us the structures and models we need to invite every student we teach to think and act as a reader, writer, and artist." -Nancie Atwell "Many teachers wonder how to juggle a writer's notebook and a reader's response log. Linda Rief ingeniously combines them both in the Writer's-Readers's Notebook. This veteran teacher truly walks the walk; she shows exactly how to make this powerful tool work in the classroom." -Ralph Fletcher "The Readers-Writers Notebook is THE
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June
Human Embryology and Developmental Biology Updated Edition: With Student Consult Online Access - Bruce M. CarlsonThe completely revised and updated New Edition delivers comprehensive, clearly written coverage of the development of the human embryo from conception to birth. Using a classical morphological approach to embryology, it offers mechanistic explanations for both normal and abnormal human development, enabling readers to understand development in terms of cellular and molecular controls. And, a wealth of reader-friendly features make this resource exceptionally user friendly. The smart way to study! Elsevier titles with STUDENT CONSULT will help you master difficult concepts and study more
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June
Doing What Works in Brief Therapy: A Strategic Solution Focused Approach - Ellen K. QuickThis book is both a set of procedures for the therapist and a philosophy one that is shared with clients and one that guides the work of the therapist. This second edition continues its excellence in offering clinicians a guide to doing what works in brief therapy- for whom, and when and how to use it. Psychotherapy that follows these guidelines validates the client s most important concerns and it often turns out to be surprisingly brief. Author, Ellen Quick integrates strategic and solution focused therapy and includes guidelines for tailoring technique and interventions to client