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July
Four Texts on Socrates: Euthyphro/Apology/Crito/Aristophanes' Clouds - Plato, Aristophanes, Thomas G. West, Grace Starry WestThis book offers translations of four major works of ancient Greek literature which treat the life and thought of Socrates, focusing particularly on his trial and defense (the Platonic dialogues Euthyphro, Apology of Socrates, and Crito) and on the charges against Socrates (Aristophanes' comedy the Clouds). This is the only collection of the three Platonic dialogues which also includes the Clouds, a work that is fundamental for understanding the thought of Socrates in relation to the Athenian political community and to Greek poetry. Thomas G. West's introduction provides an overview of the
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July
Statistical Methods for Psychology - David C. HowellSTATISTICAL METHODS FOR PSYCHOLOGY surveys the statistical techniques commonly used in the behavioral and social sciences, especially psychology and education. This book has two underlying themes that are more or less independent of the statistical hypothesis tests that are the main content of the book. The first theme is the importance of looking at the data before formulating a hypothesis. With this in mind, the author discusses, in detail, plotting data, looking for outliers, and checking assumptions (Graphical displays are used extensively). The second theme is the importance of the
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July
The World in the Twentieth Century: From Empires to Nations - Daniel R. BrowerFor one quarter/semester courses in World History emphasizing the 20th century. The World in the Twentieth Century discusses the major political and economic changes that have reshaped global relations and focuses on the forces leading to the collapse of empires and the resulting rise of nationalism throughout the world. It develops the thematic argument that the single most profound global transformation in human relations during the twentieth century has been the demise of all remaining empires and the emergence-in their place-of nation-states.
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July
The Art of Reasoning - David KelleyThe Third Edition has been meticulously updated and continues the successful pedagogical approach of the two previous editions, guiding students through the fundamental elements of formal deductive logic, classification and definition, fallacies, basic argument analysis, inductive generalization, statistical reasoning, and explanation.
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July
Art History, Volume I: Prehistoric-1400 - BoundlessThe Boundless Art History textbook is a college-level, introductory textbook that provides an overview of the culturally rich subject of Art History. Volume I covers art from pre-history through 1400. Boundless works with subject matter experts to select the best open educational resources available on the web, review the content for quality, and create introductory, college-level textbooks designed to meet the study needs of university students. This textbook covers: Thinking and Talking About Art -- What is Art?, Form, Composition, Space, Content, Historical Context Prehistoric Art -- The
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July
Spanish for Dummies - Susana WaldYour survival guide to everyday words and expressions The renowned Berlitz approach with a fun and friendly twist! This unintimidating guide from the experts at Berlitz helps you start speaking Spanish--quickly and easily! Whether you're a student, a traveler, or you just want to pick up basic Spanish, you'll find it's packed with practical lessons, cultural facts, and handy references--including a Spanish-English mini-dictionary, common verb lists, and more! Berlitz has taught languages to millions of people for over 120 years. Susana Wald is a translator, language instructor, and publisher.
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July
Old Testament Survey - Paul R. House, Eric MitchellThis second edition of the widely used and highly praised Old Testament Survey revises the original edition and greatly expands its attention to historical and geographical topics. These are combined with the first edition’s focus on literature and narrative, and an increased amount of improved maps are also included. In all, the book charts every major element that unifies the Old Testament, making it an excellent companion for Bible reading. Any student desiring a thorough and time-tested overview of the Bible’s first half will find it in this updated edition of Old Testament Survey.
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July
Signing Naturally, Level 2 - Cheri Smith, Ella Mae LentzThe Signing Naturally Curriculum Series is the curriculum of choice for teaching sign language at every major college and university in the United States and Canada. Expect exceptional results in students' receptive skills which is the hardest skill to learn. Teacher Curriculum Guides & Videotapes - Levels 1 & 2 have a total of 17 Instructional Units with Overview and Objectives for each unit. All of the materials are ready for transparencies or photocopies for classroom handouts. Student Workbooks & Videotexts are included as desk copies if you order Teacher's Curriculum Guides.The
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July
Principles of Map Design - Judith A. TynerThis authoritative, reader-friendly introductory text presents core principles of good map design that apply regardless of production methods or technical approach. The book addresses the crucial questions that arise at each step of making a map: Who is the audience? What is the purpose of the map? Where and how will it be used? Students get the knowledge needed to make sound decisions about data, typography, color, projections, scale, symbols, and nontraditional mapping and advanced visualization techniques. The book's utility is enhanced by over 200 illustrations, including 23 color plates;
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July
Cartoon Guide to Genetics - Larry Gonick, Mark WheelisHave you ever asked yourself: Are spliced genes the same as mended Levis? Watson and Crick? Aren't they a team of British detectives? Plant sex? Can they do that? Is Genetic Mutation the name of one of those heavy metal bands? Asparagine? Which of the four food groups is that in? Then you need The Cartoon Guide to Genetics to explain the important concepts of classical and modern genetics—it's not only educational, it's funny too!