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September
Financial Statement Analysis and Security Valuation - Stephen H. PenmanThis book describes valuation as an exercise in financial statement analysis. Students learn to view a firm through its financial statements and to carry out the appropriate financial statement analysis to value the firm's debt and equity. The book takes an activist approach to investing, showing how the analyst challenges the current market price of a share by analyzing the fundamentals. With a careful assessment of accounting quality, accounting comes to life as it is integrated with the modern theory of finance to develop practical analysis and valuation tools for active investing.
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September
The C Programming Language - Brian W. Kernighan, Dennis M. RitchieThis book is meant to help the reader learn how to program in C. It is the definitive reference guide, now in a second edition. Although the first edition was written in 1978, it continues to be a worldwide best-seller. This second edition brings the classic original up to date to include the ANSI standard. From the Preface: We have tried to retain the brevity of the first edition. C is not a big language, and it is not well served by a big book. We have improved the exposition of critical features, such as pointers, that are central to C programming. We have refined the original examples,
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September
Roman Civilization:  Selected Readings: The Republic & the Augustan Age, Vol 1 - Naphtali Lewis, Meyer ReinholdNaphtali Lewis and Meyer Reinhold's "Roman Civilization" is a classic. Originally published by Columbia University Press in 1955, the authors have undertaken another revision which takes into account recent work in the field. These volumes consist of selected primary documents from ancient Rome, covering a range of over 1,000 years of Roman culture, from the foundation of the city to its sacking by the Goths.The selections cover a broad spectrum of Roman civilization, including literature, philosophy, religion, education, politics, military affairs, and economics. These English translations of
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September
Java: An Introduction to Problem Solving and Programming - Walter J. SavitchIn a conversational style, best-selling author Walter Savitch teaches programmers problem solving and programming techniques with Java. Introduces object-oriented programming and important computer science concepts such as testing and debugging techniques, program style, inheritance, and exception handling. Includes thorough coverage of the Swing libraries and event-driven programming. Provides a concise, accessible introduction to Java that covers key language features. Covers objects thoroughly and early, with an emphasis on applications over applets. A useful reference for programmers who
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September
Investigating Communication: An Introduction to Research Methods - Lawrence R. Frey, Gary L. KrepsThis book provides a comprehensive, balanced introduction to communication research methods. Designed for readers who have little or no familiarity with research methods, this book helps one become a more knowledgeable and competent consumer (and limited producer) of scholarly research and of the everyday research to which they are exposed by the mass media. Praised for its accessible writing and extensive real-life examples, this book takes a step-by-step approach through the communication research process. "Investigating Communication" shows how communication research is conducted from start to
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September
Longman Anthology of British Literature, Volume 2c: The Twentieth Century - David Damrosch, Kevin J.H. Dettmar, Jennifer WickeThe Longman Anthology of British Literature is the most comprehensive and thoughtfully arranged book on the market. Approaching literature from a broad cultural perspective, the anthology offers a rich selection of fiction, drama, and poetry by major British authors. The second edition of The Longman Anthology of British Literature includes key major additions of important works, an expanded illustration program, and new translation of Beowulf. Fresh and up-to-date introductions and notes are written by an editorial team whose members are all actively engaged in teaching and in current
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September
Special Makeup Effects for Stage and Screen: Making and Applying Prosthetics - Todd DebreceniIn the world of film and theatre, character transformation takes a lot of work, skill, and creativity. Dedicated solely to SFX, this book will show you tips and techniques from a seasoned SFX makeup artist with years of film, TV, and theatrical experience. Not only will this book take you through the many genres that need a special effects makeup artist, like horror, fantasy, and sci-fi, but it will also tell you about the tools you will need, how to maintain your toolkit, how to take care of the actor's skin, and how to airbrush properly when HD is involved. The author shows you how to sculpt and
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September
Political Geography of the United States - Fred M. Shelley, J. Clark Archer, Fiona M. Davidson, Stanley D. BrunnFocusing on the relationship between location and political activity, the subdiscipline of political geography offers a unique vantage point from which to examine the development of the American political system. This comprehensive text traces the theory and practice of American politics from the colonial era to the present day. The authors highlight the key role of geography in such crucial areas as the establishment of the nation's governing principles; the formation of political parties and coalitions; electoral history; the development of America's political economy; and its role in the world
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September
The Dinosauria - David B. Weishampel, Peter Dodson, Halszka OsmólskaWhen the "The Dinosauria "was first published more than a decade ago, it was hailed as "the best scholarly reference work available on dinosaurs" and "an historically unparalleled compendium of information." This second, fully revised edition continues in the same vein as the first but encompasses the recent spectacular discoveries that have continued to revolutionize the field. A state-of-the-science view of current world research, the volume includes comprehensive coverage of dinosaur systematics, reproduction, and life history strategies, biogeography, taphonomy, paleoecology, thermoregulation,