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July
The Romans: An Introduction - Kevin M McGeoughThe Romans provides an accessible introduction to the history, society, and scholarship of one of the most captivating and enduring civilizations in human history. From the establishment of the monarchy and the Republican era to the decline of the Empire, this comprehensive volume examines every aspect of Roman culture from both historical and archaeological perspectives. In addition to surveying the well-estbalished subjects of Roman history, author Kevin McGeough discusses the latest events in the archaeological investigation of Rome, such as the recent excavations at the Temple of Castor and
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July
The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires - Tim WuIn this age of an open Internet, it is easy to forget that every American information industry, beginning with the telephone, has eventually been taken captive by some ruthless monopoly or cartel. With all our media now traveling a single network, an unprecedented potential is building for centralized control over what Americans see and hear. Could history repeat itself with the next industrial consolidation? Could the Internet—the entire flow of American information—come to be ruled by one corporate leviathan in possession of “the master switch”? That is the big question of Tim Wu’s pathbreaking
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July
An Introduction to the History of Psychology - B.R. HergenhahnNow in its fifth edition, Hergenhahn's Introduction to the History of Psychology distinguishes itself from others by tracing the intellectual history of psychology back to ancient Greece in order to show the progression of ideas.
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July
Property - Jesse Dukeminier, James E. KrierWhen a casebook remains the best seller in its field edition after edition, you know the authors are doing things right. PROPERTY set the standard of excellence and continues to uphold it. Once again, this expert author team provides an engrossing and enlightening teaching package: - full coverage including in-depth treatment of estates and future interests, servitudes, and land-use controls. - a mixture of excerpts and author commentary keeps the book lively - compelling stories, curious historical facts, and more than 50 in-text graphics hold student interest - without overwhelming the
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July
Compilers: Principles, Techniques, and Tools - Alfred V. Aho, Ravi Sethi, Jeffrey D. UllmanThis introduction to compilers is the direct descendant of the well-known book by Aho and Ullman, Principles of Compiler Design. The authors present updated coverage of compilers based on research and techniques that have been developed in the field over the past few years. The book provides a thorough introduction to compiler design and covers topics such as context-free grammars, fine state machines, and syntax-directed translation.
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July
A History of the Arab Peoples - Albert HouraniEncyclopedic and panoramic in its scope, this fascinating work chronicles the rich spiritual, political, and cultural institutions of Arab history through 13 centuries. No region in the world today is more important than the Middle East: no people more misunderstood than the Arabs. In this definitive masterwork, distinguished Oxford historian Albert Hourani offers the most lucid, enlightening history ever written on the subject. From the rise of Island to the Palestinian issue, from the Prophet Mohammed to Mu'ammar al-Qadhafi. A History of the Arab Peoples chronicles the rich spiritual, political
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July
Sensation and Perception - Stanley Coren, Lawrence M. Ward, James T. EnnsProvides a theoretically balanced introduction to the study of basic physiology and sensory responses. This book surveys a broad range of topics and presents different theories and perspectives in controversial areas.
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July
Natural Baby - Healthy Child - Clarke Murray, Clarke MurrayFrom allergies to autism, asthma, ear infections, colds, flus, and ADD/ADHD, Natural Baby Healthy Child: Alternative Health Care Solutions is the ultimate guide in natural healing and remedies for your child. The last 40 years have shown a global epidemic rise in children suffering from poor health and chronic health conditions. Why? And what do you, the parent, need to do to protect your child 's health in today 's world? The underlying causes of these chronic disorders include our polluted environment, unhealthy foods and diet, sedentary lifestyle, and misguided allopathic/pharmaceutical medical
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July
An Introduction to Stellar Astrophysics - Francis LeBlanc"An Introduction to Stellar Astrophysics" aspires to provide the reader with an intermediate knowledge on stars whilst focusing mostly on the explanation of the functioning of stars by using basic physical concepts and observational results.The book is divided into seven chapters, featuring both core and optional content: Basic conceptsStellar FormationRadiative Transfer in StarsStellar AtmospheresStellar InteriorsNucleosynthesis and Stellar Evolution andChemically Peculiar Stars and Diffusion. Student-friendly features include: Detailed examples to help the reader better grasp the most important