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Women in Asia: Restoring Women to History - Barbara N. Ramusack, Sharon Sievers"These four volumes in this major series... provide a single-source reference to the status of the field of women's history and to ways that the field can be expanded.... A basic set for all academic libraries." --Library Journal Academic Newswire Writing on South and Southeast Asia, Ramusack surveys both the prescriptive roles and lived experiences of women, as well as the construction of gender from the period of the early states to the 1990s. Sievers presents an overview of women's participation in the histories of China, Japan, and Korea from prehistory to the modern period.
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From Alpha to Omega: Ancillary Exercises - Jon Bruss, BrussDesigned to accompany Anne H. Groton’s From Alpha to Omega, Fourth Edition, this book of ancillary exercises reinforces grammatical and syntactical knowledge, helps develop an operational vocabulary, and improves oral proficiency. Ancillary Exercises presents concepts from the textbook in new ways, helping students overcome any problem-areas. Instructors can use the exercises in class, or since answers are provided in the back of Ancillary Exercises, students can practice on their own time and at their own pace.
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July
Principles and Practice of Toxicology in Public Health - Ira S. RichardsThe principles and practice of toxicology have contributed to protecting not only the individual at work or at home, but populations, communities, and our delicate terrestrial and aquatic environments as well. Toxicology: Principles and Practice in Public Health is the ideal text for a first course in toxicology for the public health student. In five sections, it offers an introduction to the field, as well as the basics of toxicology principles, chemical toxicity, ecotoxicology, and toxicology practice. The text is immediately readable for the student with little technical background.
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July
Modern American Prose: Fifteen Writers + 15 - John Clifford, Robert DiYanniContaining four essays by each of 15 important essayists and one essay by each of 15 more major American writers, this reader offers the student a chance to see the range of a writer's work and the creative nature of an esssay. This book has an excellent rhetorical apparatus which, through introductions and questions, provides tools for analytical and evaluating reading.
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July
Pathology: Implications for the Physical Therapist - Catherine C. GoodmanThe most comprehensive pathology text designed specifically for physical therapists, this book offers guidelines, precautions, and contraindications for physical therapy interventions with clients who have musculoskeletal or neuromuscular problems in addition to other significant medical conditions (such as diabetes, heart disease, pancreatitis, obesity, substance abuse, pneumonia, thyroid problems, etc.) Special implications for therapists are included in each discussion of specific diseases and comorbidities. Therapists can easily look up common illnesses, diseases, adverse effects of drugs,
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July
Connecting with Computer Science - David Ferro, Robert HiltonDesigned for beginning computer science students, this text engages students by relating core topics to their real-world applications. The text is written in a comfortable, informal manner, and light humor is used throughout the text to maintain interest and enhance learning. A robust CD containing labs and other interactive material is available with each copy of the text.
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July
Thai for Intermediate Learners - Benjawan Poomsan BeckerThe continuation of Thai for Beginners. Users are expected to be able to read and understand basic Thai language. There is a transliteration provided where new words are introduced.
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July
Options, Futures and Other Derivatives - John C. HullAgain, John Hull has done a great job revising and updating this best-selling book. Changes in the fifth edition include: A new chapter on credit derivatives (Chapter 21). New! Business Snapshots highlight real-world situations and relevant issues. The first six chapters have been -reorganized to better meet the needs of students and .instructors. A new release of the Excel-based software, DerivaGem, is included with each text. A useful Solutions Manual/Study Guide, which includes the worked-out answers to the "Questions and Problems" sections of each chapter, can be purchased
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July
Six Records of a Floating Life - Fu Shen, Leonard Pratt, Chiang Su-HuiSix Records of a Floating Life (1809) is an extraordinary blend of autobiography, love story and social document written by a man who was educated as a scholar but earned his living as a civil servant and art dealer.
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Cambridge Latin Course Unit 3 Student Text North American Edition - North American Cambridge Classics ProjecThe North American Cambridge Latin Course is a well-established four-part Latin program whose approach combines a stimulating, continuous storyline with grammatical development, work on derivatives, and cultural information. There is also a complete Language Information section, plus numerous color photographs illustrating life in the Roman world. The Course has now been fully revised and updated in the light of feedback from user schools, and includes the very best in new research. The Fourth Edition continues to offer teachers and students alike a stimulating, reading-based approach to the study