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The Scarlet Letter - Nathaniel Hawthorne, Thomas E. Connolly, Nina BaymSet in the harsh Puritan community of seventeenth-century Boston, this tale of an adulterous entanglement that results in an illegitimate birth reveals Nathaniel Hawthorne's concerns with the tension between the public and the private selves. Publicly disgraced and ostracized, Hester Prynne draws on her inner strength and certainty of spirit to emerge as the first true heroine of American fiction. Arthur Dimmesdale, trapped by the rules of society, stands as a classic study of a self divided.
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August
Atando Cabos - María González-AguilarFor courses in Intermediate Spanish, and for conversation courses. Understanding that students enter Intermediate Spanish at different levels, Atando cabos brings students to a common proficiency level and ties up the loose ends from their first year of Spanish. Focusing on the significance of culture and interpersonal communication in learning a foreign language, this text is comprised of high-interest, relevant themes that motivate critical thinking and classroom discussions. Concentrating on the development of basic skills--listening, speaking, reading and writing, with an equal emphasis on
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August
Western Civilization: Since 1300 - Jackson J. SpielvogelJoin over one million students who have used Spielvogel's texts to be successful in their Western Civilization course! There's a reason WESTERN CIVILIZATION is the best seller: it makes the "story of history" come alive. Spielvogel's text is also loaded with extras, like "Film and History" features that show you a new approach to studying history. Colorful maps and visuals, plus dramatic first-hand historical accounts, combine to bring to life the stories of the people and events that have shaped Western civilization.
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A First Course in the Finite Element Method - Daryl L. LoganA First Course in the Finite Element Analysis provides a simple, basic approach to the finite element method that can be understood by both undergraduate and graduate students. It does not have the usual prerequisites (such as structural analysis) required by most available texts in this area. The book is written primarily as a basic learning tool for the undergraduate student in civil and mechanical engineering whose main interest is in stress analysis and heat transfer. The text is geared toward those who want to apply the finite element method as a tool to solve practical physical problems.
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August
America on Film - Harry M. Benshoff, Sean GriffinThe first synthetic and historical text of its kind, America on Film provides a comprehensive overview of the industrial, socio-cultural, and aesthetic factors that contribute to cinematic representations of race, class, gender, and sexuality. The volume chronicles the cinematic history of various cultural groups, examines forces and institutions of bias, and stimulates discussion about the relationship between film and American national culture.
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Horse Anatomy: A Coloring Atlas - Thomas O. McCrackenA valuable resource for: anyone interested in horses, horse owners and riders, 4-H club members & leaders, veterinary technicians, equine practitioners, farriers, farm managers, riding instructors, trainers, equine science students, livestock judging teams, educational groups. *A pleasant and rewarding way to learn *Easy-to-understand, in-depth exploration of horse anatomy *Clear, understandable definitions are keyed to daily practical application *Medically correct terminology so you can communicate accurately with professional horsemen *Unique, user-friendly, and superbly illustrated
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August
Between Good and Ghetto: African American Girls and Inner-City Violence - Nikki JonesWith an outward gaze focused on a better future, Between Good and Ghetto reflects the social world of inner city African American girls and how they manage threats of personal violence.Drawing on personal encounters, traditions of urban ethnography, Black feminist thought, gender studies, and feminist criminology, Nikki Jones gives readers a richly descriptive and compassionate account of how African American girls negotiate schools and neighborhoods governed by the so-called "code of the street"ùthe form of street justice that governs violence in distressed urban areas. She reveals the multiple
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Becoming Naturally Therapeutic: A Return To The True Essence Of Helping - Jacquelyn SmallAlready a classic in the alcohol treatment and counseling communities, here is a life-changing guide for anyone in a therapeutic relationship—whether a professional counselor, a teacher, a parent, or a friend. Based on studies that pinpoint the characteristics of the most effective therapists, Becoming Naturally Therapeutic shows you how to help those you care about by opening your heart and releasing the healer within. A nationally known pioneer in the area of addiction and transpersonal psychology, Jacquelyn Small shows you how to emphasize without enabling, how to care without controlling, and
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Saunders Pharmaceutical Word Book 2010 - Ellen DrakeWritten by transcriptionists for transcriptionists, this drug reference lets you quickly locate the correct spelling and capitalization of more than 27,000 brand-name and generic drugs. It includes the corresponding uses of those drugs, cross-referencing of brand names to generics, and the usual methods of administration (e.g., capsule, IV, cream). To help you avoid errors, it also contains the indications of approved drugs and standard dosages.