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July
Assessment and Instruction of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students with or At-Risk of Learning Problems: From Research to Practice - Virginia GonzalezKEY BENEFIT: This book is an essential tool for any educator working with culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students. It delivers applied recommendations from the research developed by scholars endorsing the importance of a constructivist and developmental perspective. Referred to as the "Ethnic Educator," its approach emphasizes how educators must be responsive to the needs of CLD students and families. Appropriate for a wide range of professionals such as bilingual and special educators, education diagnosticians and psychologists, counselors, social workers, speech patholgists, and
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July
Ancient Civilizations - Christopher Scarre, Brian M. FaganFor courses in World Prehistory, Origins of States, and the Rise of Civilizations. This text offers a comparative analysis of the field, including both old world and new civilizations. It explores the connections between all civilizations around the earth.
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July
The Peoples of Philadelphia: A History of Ethnic Groups and Lower-Class Life, 1790-1940 - Allen F. Davis, Mark H. HallerAlthough much has been written about upper-class Philadelphians, only in recent decades have historians paid attention to the Jews and working-class blacks, the immigrant Irish, Italians, and Poles who settled in the city and gave such sections as Moyamensing, Southwark, South Philadelphia, and Kensington their vitality and distinctive flavor. In The Peoples of Philadelphia, the authors draw on census schedules, court records, city directories, and tax records as well as newspaper files and other sources to give a picture of the ways in which these less privileged groups of Philadelphians lived.
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July
The World and a Very Small Place in Africa: A History of Globalization in Niumi, the Gambia - Donald R. WrightWright emphasizes how a steady widening of Niumi's world and its relationships with world systems over the last seven or eight centuries has affected the lives of people living there. In addition to covering the standard elements of economic, social, and political history, he has incorporated newer concerns in world and African history such as transnational and cross-cultural influences, environmental and biological issues, matters pertaining to women, and the effects of globalization on the world's poor. The first edition appeared in 1997; the second benefits from his 2003 visit to the region.
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July
How to Do Ecology: A Concise Handbook - Richard Karban, Mikaela HuntzingerThis handbook provides advice on how to develop a successful thesis and research programme. It presents different approaches to posing testable ecological questions and strategies for analysing natural patterns, the value of alternative hypotheses, and what to do with negative results.
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July
Case Files: Pediatrics - Eugene C. Toy, Robert J. Yetman, Margaret C. McNeese, Mark D. Hormann, Sheela L. Lahoti, Rebecca Greenlee Girardet, Mark Jason SandersSixty Pediatrics cases with complete discussions offer the most effective clerkship and USMLE Step 2 review possible Case Files: Pediatrics, 2e presents sixty clinical cases illustrating key points. Each case includes an extended discussion, definition of terms, clinical pearls, and USMLE format review questions. This interactive learning system helps you understand essential concepts instead of memorizing facts.
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July
The Intensive Pascal Course - Mick FarmerThis book is an ideal second-level course in Pascal. It assumes the reader has had programming experience and introduces the concepts of Pascal by means of relevant examples. The author explains both basic programming concepts and programming style in a thorough and consistent manner using realistic examples to illustrate various applications. In fact, he teachers the reader how to enjoy computer programming. The reader is encouraged to participate in learning the language by writing and running his own programs. The material is based on the Pascal Course taught by the author at Birkbeck College
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July
This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War - Drew Gilpin FaustAn illuminating study of the American struggle to comprehend the meaning and practicalities of death in the face of the unprecedented carnage of the Civil War. During the war, approximately 620,000 soldiers lost their lives. An equivalent proportion of today’s population would be six million. This Republic of Suffering explores the impact of this enormous death toll from every angle: material, political, intellectual, and spiritual. The eminent historian Drew Gilpin Faust delineates the ways death changed not only individual lives but the life of the nation and its understanding of the rights and
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July
Principles of Development - Lewis Wolpert, Jim SmithCompletely updated and revised in a new edition, Principles of Development presents major principles and concepts in the field for an undergraduate audience. Emphasizing gene control as the key to understanding development, the third edition is written in accessible prose, utilizing an impressive art program - 650 full color figures - as well as summaries and diagrams throughout the text to illuminate conceptually challenging material. In addition, the third edition presents carefully selected articles for further reading that expound on principles covered in the text.
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July
The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Volume 3: The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century - Joseph Laurence BlackIn all six of its volumes The Broadview Anthology of British Literature presents British literature in a truly distinctive light. Fully grounded in sound literary and historical scholarship, the anthology takes a fresh approach to many canonical authors, and includes a wide selection of work by lesser-known writers. The anthology also provides wide-ranging coverage of the worldwide connections of British literature, and it pays attention throughout to issues of race, gender, class, and sexual orientation. It includes comprehensive introductions to each period, providing in each case an overview of