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June
The Intellectual Foundations of China - Frederick W. MoteContaining an introduction to the basic ideas that underlie traditional Chinese culture, this work, focuses on the Golden Age (600 BC-150 BC) of Chinese philosophy. It is available in paperback.
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June
Financial Management for Public, Health, and Not-For-Profit Organizations - Steven A. FinklerOne of the few books that addresses financial and managerial accounting within the three major areas of the public sector--government, health, and not-for-profit--the Second Edition provides the fundamentals of financial management for those pursuing careers within these fields. KEY TOPICS: " With a unique presentation that explains the rules specific to the public sector, this book outlines the framework for readers to access and apply financial information more effectively. Employing an engaging and user-friendly approach, this book clearly defines essential vocabulary, concepts, methods, and
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June
Power and Water in the Middle East: The Hidden Politics of the Palestinian-Israeli Water Conflict - Mark ZeitounPower and Water in the Middle East provides a powerful new perspective on the Palestinian-Israeli water conflict. Adopting a new approach to understanding water conflict - hydro-hegemony- the author shows the conflict to be much more deeply entrenched than previously thought and reveals how existing tactics to control water are leading away from peace and towards continued domination and a squandering of this vital resource.                                                                                                 Exisiting theories tend to play down the negative effects of non-violent water
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June
Interpersonal Process in Therapy: An Integrative Model - Edward TeyberProvides a unifying conceptual framework for beginning therapists and specific segments on using the therapist client relationship to facilitate change.
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June
Cambridge Latin Course, Book 4 - Cambridge University PressThe Cambridge Latin Course is a well-established introductory course developed by the Cambridge School Classics Project. This fourth edition offers a number of new features whilst retaining the fundamental elements of this popular course. Book IV is based in Rome and contains explanatory language notes with grammatical tables and vocabularies, practice examples, background information and illustrations and a vocabulary checklist for each Stage. The layout of the stories and language notes has been improved, and the grammar sections, stories and exercises have also been revised to aid both pupils'
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June
Probability, Random Variables, and Random Signal Principles - Peyton Z. Peebles Jr.This concise introduction to probability theory carries on the success of previous editions, offering readers a logical, well-organized look at the fundamental of the subject--includes applications that strengthen engineers' grasp of probability concepts. New! Coverage of discrete-time random processes and sequences, and other general topics related to digital signal processing.
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June
From Athens to America: Readings in Western Philosophy - Paul DykesThese readings from the literature of western philosophy have been collected to serve a practical home and classroom purposes: to make available to readers a sampling of the ideas of some of history's great thinkers on the subject of human values. The selection is eclectic but not random. The excerpts included have been used in philosophy classes and have been the basis for thoughtful and spirited discussions. The intent of the anthologists is not to instill values but to encourage readers to test their own assumptions and opinions against a variety of ideas and to emerge from the encounter better
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June
Notes from Underground - Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Andrew R. MacAndrew, Ben MarcusThe compelling works presented in this volume were written at distinct periods in Dostoyevsky's life, at decisive moments in his groping for a political philosophy and a religious answer. From the primitive peasant who kills without understanding that he is destroying life to the anxious antihero of Notes from Underground—who both craves and despises affection—the writer's often-tormented characters showcase his evolving outlook on our fate. Thomas Mann described Dostoyevsky as "an author whose Christian sympathy is ordinarily devoted to human misery, sin, vice, the depths of lust and crime,
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June
Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life - C.S. LewisSurprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life is a partial autobiography describing Lewis' conversion to Christianity. The book overall contains less detail concerning specific events than typical autobiographies. This is because his purpose in writing wasn't primarily historical. His aim was to identify & describe the events surrounding his accidental discovery of & consequent search for the phenomenon he labelled "Joy". This word was the best translation he could make of the German idea of Sehnsucht, longing. That isn't to say the book is devoid of information about his life. He recounts