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July
Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics - Gavriel SalvendyThe completely revised edition of the leading reference on human factors and ergonomics The field of human factors and ergonomics has developed and broadened considerably since its inception more than sixty years ago, and no single book has done more to help proliferate its importance than the Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics. Winner of the Institute of Industrial Engineers Joint Publishers Book-of-the-Year Award, this thoroughly revised Third Edition of Gavriel Salvendy's seminal work compiles the research of 109 of the world's top thinkers and practitioners in one volume. All new
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July
Twentieth-Century American Art (Oxford History of Art) - Erika DossJackson Pollock, Georgia O'Keeffe, Andy Warhol, Julian Schnabel, and Laurie Anderson are just some of the major American artists of the twentieth century. From the 1893 Chicago World's Fair to the 2000 Whitney Biennial, a rapid succession of art movements and different styles reflected the extreme changes in American culture and society, as well as America's position within the international art world. This exciting new look at twentieth century American art explores the relationships between American art, museums, and audiences in the century that came to be called the "American century."
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July
Introduction to the Game Industry - Michael E. MooreFor Introduction to Game Industry and Introduction to Game Production courses. With coherent coverage of complex topics, this text offers an overview of how the game industry works and describes how games are designed and built.
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July
Latin Via Ovid: A First Course - Norma Goldman, Jacob E. NyenhuisUsing an introduction to mythology by the master storyteller Ovid himself, the authors have prepared a unique teaching tool designed to achieve proficiency at Latin in one year at the college level, two years at the high school or intermediate level. The volume provides students with imaginative, connected reading, beginning with introductory prose versions of Ovid's simple myth tales and progressing to the rich poetry of Ovidian Latin (with appropriate teaching aids) within forty lessons. The grammatical approach is traditional, but the central emphasis is on reading. In each chapter the reading
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July
Fitness Landscapes and the Origin of Species - Sergey GavriletsThe origin of species has fascinated both biologists and the general public since the publication of Darwin's "Origin of Species" in 1859. Significant progress in understanding the process was achieved in the "modern synthesis," when Theodosius Dobzhansky, Ernst Mayr, and others reconciled Mendelian genetics with Darwin's natural selection. Although evolutionary biologists have developed significant new theory and data about speciation in the years since the modern synthesis, this book represents the first systematic attempt to summarize and generalize what mathematical models tell us about the
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July
Convex Sets and Their Applications - Steven R. LaySuitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students, this text introduces the broad scope of convexity. It leads students to open questions and unsolved problems, and it highlights diverse applications. Author Steven R. Lay, Professor of Mathematics at Lee University in Tennessee, reinforces his teachings with numerous examples, plus exercises with hints and answers. The first three chapters form the foundation for all that follows, starting with a review of the fundamentals of linear algebra and topology. They also survey the development and applications of relationships between
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July
Insects That Feed on Trees and Shrubs: Exotic European Travel Writing, 400-1600 - Warren T. JohnsonThis comprehensive handbook, acclaimed when it was first published in 1976 as "one of the most useful reference manuals on diagnostic entomology yet produced," has now been completely revised and expanded to reflect recent advances in technology and the wealth of new information affecting the "Green Industry."Augmented by 241 full-color plates, it gives the essential facts about more than 900 species of insects, mites, and other animals that injure woody ornamental plants in the United States and Canada, and provides means of quick visual identification of both the pests and the damage they cause.
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July
Principles of Bioinorganic Chemistry - Stephen Lippard, Jeremy Berg, Georg KlattA concepts-orientated introduction to bioinorganic chemistry covering topics including: properties of biological molecules; physical methods in bioinorganic chemistry; control and utilization of metal ion concentrations in cells, and electron transfer proteins.
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July
The Sustainability Revolution: Portrait of a Paradigm Shift - Andres R. Edwards, David W. Orr, David OrrSustainability has become a buzzword in the last decade, but its full meaning is complex, emerging from a range of different sectors. In practice, it has become the springboard for millions of individuals throughout the world who are forging the fastest and most profound social transformation of our time—the sustainability revolution. The Sustainability Revolution paints a picture of this largely unrecognized phenomenon from the point of view of five major sectors of society: Community (government and international institutions) Commerce (business) Resource extraction (forestry, farming,