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September
Introducing Phonology - David OddenThis accessible textbook provides a clear and practical introduction to phonology, the study of sound patterns in language. Designed for undergraduates with only a basic knowledge of linguistics, it teaches in a step-by-step fashion the logical techniques of phonological analysis and the fundamental theories that underpin it. Through over sixty graded exercises, students are encouraged to make their own analyses of phonological patterns and processes, based on extensive data and problems sets from a wide variety of languages. Introducing Phonology equips students with the essential analytical
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September
Renaissance Europe: Age of Recovery and Reconciliation - De Lamar JensenThese popular volumes offer a comprehensive, challenging introduction to the politics, economic development, social life, culture, and thought of early modern Europe. The Renaissance volume includes discussion of political and religious life in the Italian city-states and an emphasis on the interrelationship of literature, philosophy, art, and science. The Reformation volume provides new examinations of the social and economic aspects of the Reformation and the significance of humanism during the early Reformation period.
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September
Principles of Econometrics - R. Carter Hill, William E. Griffiths, Guay C. Lim"Principles of Econometrics" clearly shows why econometrics is necessary and provides you with the ability to utilize basic econometric tools. You'll learn how to apply these tools to estimation, inference, and forecasting in the context of real world economic problems. In order to make concepts more accessible, the authors offer lucid descriptions of techniques as well as appropriate applications to today's situations. Along the way, you'll find introductions to simple economic models and questions to enhance critical thinking.
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September
Introduction To Linux: A Hands On Guide - Machtelt GarrelsMany people still believe that learning Linux is difficult, or that only experts can understand how a Linux system works. Though there is a lot of free documentation available, the documentation is widely scattered on the Web, and often confusing, since it is usually oriented toward experienced UNIX or Linux users. Today, thanks to the advancements in development, Linux has grown in popularity both at home and at work. The goal of this guide is to show people of all ages that Linux can be simple and fun, and used for all kinds of purposes. This guide was created as an overview of the Linux
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September
Graphic Design History: A Critical Guide - Johanna Drucker, Emily McVarishGraphic Design History traces the social and cultural role of visual communication from prehistory to the present, connecting what designers do every day to a history of innovative graphic forms and effects. It offers a unique and exciting set of critical lenses for thinking about the cultural purpose and historical dimensions of the graphic designer’s work, placing emphasis on the relevance of the history to the practices of designers today. Designed by the authors, the book is beautiful, spacious, and elegant. Clearly organized into three content-rich layers, it is informative yet lively and
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September
Cuba: The Making of a Revolution - Ramón Eduardo RuizProfessor Ruiz's analysis begins with Cuba's historic relationship with the United States, examining the effect of the sugar industry and U.S. foreign policy on Cuba's economy, social structure, and political development. He shows how the lack of cohesion in Cuban society affected the courses of events, and analyzes the sources of Cuban nationalism and anti-Americanism. Focusing on issues of economic development and social justice in Cuban history, he traces Cuba's revolutionary tradition and leaders, from the struggle for independence from Spain in the 1890's, through the revolution led by José
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September
High-Yield Embryology - Ronald DudekThis series extracts the most important information on each topic and presents it in a concise, uncluttered fashion to prepare students for the USMLE. High-Yield means exactly that! High-Yield Embryology, Fifth Edition provides a concentrated, efficient review of embryology material tested on the USMLE Step 1. Concepts are presented in a streamlined outline format with tables, diagrams, photos, and radiographs to clarify important material. In response to student feedback, the Fifth Edition features: New and updated figures Additional USMLE-style case studies at the end of each chapter An
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September
The Art and Politics of Academic Governance: Relations Among Boards, Presidents, and Faculty - Kenneth P. Mortimer, Colleen O. SathreUsing case studies and relevant literature, this book illustrates the challenges to legitimate, shared-governance domains when the routine of the academy is forced to deal with big issues, often brought on by external forces.
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September
The Penguin Dictionary of Economics - Graham Bannock, Evan Davis, R.E. BaxterWhether readers are students of economics or simply want to follow the economic discussions in the media today, this wide-ranging and accessible dictionary is the perfect source for explanations of a host of economic terms. With a world- wide focus that befits our truly global age, the seventh edition covers recent developments in economic theory and practice and contains detailed information on economic terms and the history of economics, as well as biographies of influential economists. Addressing finance and game theory, international monetary and welfare economics, applied economics, and major
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September
Introduction to Computer Security - Matt BishopIn this authoritative book, widely respected practitioner and teacher Matt Bishop presents a clear and useful introduction to the art and science of information security. Bishop's insights and realistic examples will help any practitioner or student understand the crucial links between security theory and the day-to-day security challenges of IT environments.Bishop explains the fundamentals of security: the different types of widely used policies, the mechanisms that implement these policies, the principles underlying both policies and mechanisms, and how attackers can subvert these tools—as well