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August
The Queen's English: And How to Use It - Bernard C. LambClear, practical, and accessible, this book shows how everyone can write and use English correctly, in both formal and informal settings   Showing how the English language, when used properly, has great power to instruct, move and entertain people—but used incorrectly, can lead to a lack of clarity and confusion—this book informs in a light-hearted way, reminding readers how to use the basics of grammar, punctuation, and spelling. It also delves further, teaching new tips and tricks of style, rhetoric, vocabulary, and the use of foreign phrases, to give any writing piece or speech a stylish and
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August
Theory and Reality: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science - Peter Godfrey-SmithWhat makes science different from other ways of investigating the world? In Theory and Reality Peter Godfrey-Smith uses debates - such as the problem of confirmation, the new riddle of induction, and the problem of scientific realism - as a way to introduce, in a completely accessible way, the main themes in the philosophy of science. philosophy, Theory and Reality starts by surveying the last hundred years of work in the field. It covers logical positivism; induction and confirmation; Karl Popper's theory of science; Thomas Kuhn and scientific revolutions; the radical views of Imre Lakatos, Larry
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August
Investment Management - Johan MarxInvestment management is an introduction to investment analysis. The title focuses on investment in financial assets such as shares and bonds, and explains fundamental and technical analysis.
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August
Thompson & Thompson Genetics in Medicine: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access, 7e (Thompson and Thompson Genetics in Medicine) - Robert L. Nussbaum, Huntington F. Willard, Roderick R. McInnesThrough six editions, Thompson & Thompson's Genetics in Medicine has been a well-established favorite textbook on this fascinating and rapidly evolving field, integrating the classic principles of human genetics with modern molecular genetics to help you understand a wide range of genetic disorders. The 7th edition incorporates the latest advances in molecular diagnostics, the Human Genome Project, and much more. More than 240 dynamic illustrations and high-quality photos help you grasp complex concepts more easily. In addition to the book, you will also receive STUDENT CONSULT, enabling you
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August
Multiliteracies: Lit Learning: Literacy Learning and the Design of Social Futures - Bill Cope, Mary KalantzisMultiliteracies considers the future of literacy teaching in the context of the rapidly changing English language. Questions are raised about what constitutes appropriate literacy teaching in today's world: a world that is both a global village yet one which local diversity is increasingly important. This is a coherent and accessible overview of the work of the New London Group, with well-known international contributors bringing together their varying national experiences and differences of theoretical and political emphasis. The essays deal with issues such as: the fundamental premises of
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August
Calculus for Biology and Medicine - Claudia NeuhauserDesigned for a two-semester course in calculus for life sciences, this calculus text addresses the special needs of students in the biological sciences. It teaches calculus in the biology context without compromising the level of regular calculus.
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August
Tracing Genres Through Organizations: A Sociocultural Approach to Information Design - Clay SpinuzziIn this volume Clay Spinuzzi examines the everyday improvisations by workers who deal with designed information and shows how understanding this impromptu creation can improve information design.
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August
American National Security - Amos A. Jordan, Michael J. MazarrThis fifth edition of American National Security is a timely update of a classic classroom text, providing contemporary perspectives on limited war, econd development. It reviews the changing security environment in key regions of the world: Russia, East Asia, the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and Europe. And it identifies the issues that the United States must face in the next century: peace operations, conflict and arms control, and the widening array of missions undertaken by U.S. armed forces.