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August
A Guide to Old English - Bruce Mitchell, Fred C. RobinsonFor more than thirty years, A Guide to Old English has been the standard introduction to Old English language and literature. This updated sixth edition retains the structure and style of the popular previous editions, and includes two new, much-requested texts: Wulf and Eadwacer and Judith.The book consists of two parts. Part One comprises an introduction to the Old English language, including orthography and pronunciation, inflexions, word formation, an authoritative section on syntax. This is followed by an introduction to Anglo-Saxon studies, which discusses language, literature, history,
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August
Mastering Arabic: The Complete Course for Beginners [With 2 Audio CDs] - Jane Wightwick, Mahmoud GaafarThis new edition of the bestselling Mastering Arabic is the most accessible and carefully placed Arabic course on the market. It boasts an even more attractive design and layout, full of illustrations and helpful explanatory notes. Mastering Arabic is aimed at beginners with little or no previous knowledge of the language who want to understand, speak, and read Arabic confidently. -Teaches Modern Standard Arabic, the universal language of the Arab world -Includes twenty practical language lessons with cartoon illustrations, lively exercises, and conversation sections -Useful and relevant lessons
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August
Theory and Design for Mechanical Measurements - Richard S. FigliolaNow in its fourth edition, this successful book provides readers with an in-depth introduction to the theory of engineering measurements, measurement system performance, and instrumentation. Emphasis is placed on the use of uncertainty analysis in the design of measurement systems and the statistical nature of engineering variables. Readers will also gain a better understanding of concepts related to system behavior, sampling, and spectral analysis while utilizing the new interactive CD-ROM.
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August
Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey - Bill T. Arnold, Bryan E. Beyer"I highly recommend this volume to all who read the Old Testament. . . .This is a five star recommendation." --Messenger
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August
Introduction to the Synoptic Gospels - Pheme PerkinsIn this book respected New Testament scholar Pheme Perkins delivers a clear, fresh, informed introduction to the earliest written accounts of Jesus ? Matthew, Mark, and Luke ? situating those canonical Gospels within the wider world of oral storytelling and literary production of the first and second centuries. Cutting through the media confusion over new Gospel finds, Perkins??'s Introduction to the Synoptic Gospels presents a balanced, responsible look at how the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke came to be and what they mean.
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August
Keys to Success in College and Life - Will Keim, Curtis Zimmerman, Nora Vitz HarrisonThis book is incredible in telling a student how to be successful throughout their college experience and it is a valuable tool to helping students take control of their life even beyond college.
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August
World History: Connections to Today - Elisabeth Gaynor Ellis, Anthony EslerWorld History: Connections to Today motivates students to learn by bringing world history to life with high-impact videos and other technology tools.
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August
A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, Comprehensive - Jean AndrewsWritten by a best-selling author and instructor expressly for the classroom, the Enhanced edition of A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, Fifth Edition, Enhanced now includes free video clips on CD. Watch Jean Andrews bring concepts and technical topics to life via "live" demonstrations - mapping completely to the textbook. This full-color guide maps fully to the 2003 A+ Core Hardware and OS Technologies certification exams and is designed to be the most complete, step-by-step book available for learning the fundamentals of supporting and troubleshooting computer hardware and software.
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August
Compact Literature - Laurie G. Kirszner, Stephen MandellThis compact edition retains all the features that have made the full edition so successful within a smaller, affordable volume. Combining the broadest selection of readings with time-proven and class-tested instruction, *2009 MLA Update Edition - COMPACT Literature: Reading, Reacting, Writing*, Seventh Edition, remains the most useful and student-friendly introduction to literature text available. The text includes a comprehensive guide to writing about literature, with full coverage of critical thinking, argument, and the writing process. Teachers themselves, authors Kirszner and Mandell take
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August
America's Religions: From Their Origins to the Twenty-first Century - Peter W. WilliamsIn this comprehensive survey, Williams offers concise descriptions of the background, beliefs, practices, and leaders of America's most influential and distinctive religious movements and denominations. Thoroughly revised and updated, this third edition of America's Religions incorporates the latest scholarship on religion and considers timely issues such as status of Muslims in the United States after September 11, 2001; the impact of religion on American politics, especially concerning the emergence of the Religious Right; and the intense battles fought within the Catholic Church and other