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July
How the Millennium Comes Violently: From Jonestown to Heaven S Gate - Catherine WessingerDespite the great variety of social and political movements organized around millennial beliefs today, suspicion, fear, and ridicule typically govern society s treatment of these groups. Violence, as associated with Jonestown, the Branch Davidians, Aum Shinrikyo, Solar Temple, and Heaven s Gate, all too frequently is the consequence of this mistrust. Presented here are case studies of contemporary millennial religions that either became violent, or had the potential for becoming violent. Wessinger provides the essential tools for understanding millennial beliefs and the complex internal mix that
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July
Introduction to Law for Paralegals: A Critical Thinking Approach [with Instructor's Manual] - Katherine A. Currier, Thomas E. EimermannThis highly successful text written by a respected and well-known author team, offers a comprehensive, intelligent overview of all the key concepts paralegals need to know. Along with a wealth of information, outstanding pedagogy, and accessible,
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July
Lecture Notes on Elementary Topology and Geometry - I.M. Singer, J.A. ThorpeAt the present time, the average undergraduate mathematics major finds mathematics heavily compartmentalized. After the calculus, he takes a course in analysis and a course in algebra. Depending upon his interests (or those of his department), he takes courses in special topics. Ifhe is exposed to topology, it is usually straightforward point set topology; if he is exposed to geom etry, it is usually classical differential geometry. The exciting revelations that there is some unity in mathematics, that fields overlap, that techniques of one field have applications in another, are denied the
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July
Examkrackers 1001 Questions in MCAT Physics - Jonathan Orsay, Scott Calvin, Jordan ZaretskyThis book contains 1001 fully annotated physics questions in the MCAT format organized by topic. The range of difficulty is from easy to very difficult. There are questions on every physics topic that might appear on the MCAT.
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July
The Bedford Companion to Shakespeare: An Introduction with Documents - Russ McDonaldProviding a unique combination of well-written, up-to-date background information and intriguing selections from primary documents, The Bedford Companion to Shakespeare introduces students to the topics most important to the study of Shakespeare in their full historical and cultural context.
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July
Modern Physics - Kenneth S. KraneThis physics textbook has been revised and redesigned to ensure that the student has a gradual, accessible introduction to new and unfamiliar concepts. Topics discussed include solid state physics, radioactivity, statistical physics, cosmology, astrophysics, the Schrodinger equation and more.
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July
Female Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Raunch Culture - Ariel LevyA classic work on gender culture exploring how the women's movement has evolved to Girls Gone Wild in a new, self-imposed chauvinism. In the tradition of Susan Faludi's Backlash and Naomi Wolf's The Beauty Myth, New York Magazine writer Ariel Levy studies the effects of modern feminism on women today. Meet the "Female Chauvinist Pigs" the new brand of "empowered woman" who wears the Playboy bunny as a talisman, bares all for Girls Gone Wild, pursues casual sex as if it were a sport, and embraces raunch culture wherever she finds it. If male chauvinist pigs of years past thought of women as
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July
More Than a Method: Trends and Traditions in Contemporary Film Performance - Cynthia BaronThough it is often neglected in cinema scholarship, screen performance is a crucial element in the ideological and emotional impact of films. More Than a Method: Trends and Traditions in Contemporary Film Performance features twelve essays that analyze performance in post-1950s film, addressing distinct questions about the working relationships between actors and directors and discussing the interplay between performance and cinematic techniques. The authors explain the context for performance analysis as they address an international array of film genres, actors, and directors including Alfred
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July
Foundations of Maternal-Newborn Nursing - Sharon Smith Murray, Emily Slone McKinneyContinually praised for its reader-friendly coverage of complex topics, this trusted resource provides fundamental, step-by-step guidance for assessing and caring for new mothers, newborns, and families. It carefully integrates the importance of understanding family, culture, client teaching, communication, and critical thinking all into the overall continuum of nursing care. The updated 4th edition integrates evidence-based practice where appropriate and includes the latest information on women's health and fetal monitoring.
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July
The Story of Writing: Alphabets, Hieroglyphs, and Pictograms - Andrew RobinsonPeople can be interested in language, writing and scripts. They may wonder how, when and where did writing evolve? Do alphabets function better than hieroglyphs? And are we today, in the computer age, moving towards a universal language of signs and symbols?