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September
Film History: An Introduction - Kristin Thompson, David BordwellWritten by two leading film scholars, "Film History: An Introduction" is a comprehensive survey of film-from the backlots of Hollywood, across the United States, and around the world. As in the authors' bestselling "Film Art", concepts and events are illustrated with actual frame enlargements, giving students more realistic points of reference than competing books that use publicity stills.
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September
Classroom Instruction That Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement - Ceri B. Dean, Elizabeth Ross Hubbell, Howard Pitler, B.J. StoneThe latest edition of this landmark guide has been reenergized and reorganized for today's classroom with new evidence-based insights and a new Instructional Planning Guide that makes it easier for you to know when to emphasize each of the nine research-based teaching strategies.
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September
The Evolution Of Medieval Thought - David KnowlesA famous text with an introduction and commentary by Brooke and Luscombe. It reveals the connection between the thought of the Medieval Schools of philosophy and that of the Greek philosophers. The new edition has been fully revised, updated and corrected. Preface to First Edition Preface to Second Edition Introduction to Second Edition I The Legacy of the Ancient World 1 Plato & Aristotle 2 The Later Platonists & Plotinus 3 St Augustine 4 Boethius & Dionysius 5 Education in the Ancient World II Renaissance of the 11th & 12th Centuries 6 The Rebirth of the Schools 7 The
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September
Optimality Theory - Rene KagerThis is an introduction to Optimality Theory, whose central idea is that surface forms of language reflect resolutions of conflicts between competing constraints. The book does not limit its empirical scope to phonological phenomena, but also contains chapters on the learnability of OT grammars; OT's implications for syntax; and other issues such as opacity. Exercises accompany chapters 1-7, and there are sections on further reading. Optimality Theory will be welcomed by any linguist with a basic knowledge of derivational Generative Phonology.
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September
The Declaration of Independence and The Constitution of the United States - Thomas Jefferson, James MadisonThe Declaration of Independence was the promise of a representative government; the Constitution was the fulfillment of that promise. On July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress issued a unanimous declaration: the thirteen North American colonies would be the thirteen United States of America, free and independent of Great Britain. Drafted by Thomas Jefferson, the Declaration set forth the terms of a new form of government with the following words: "We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed with certain unalienable Rights, that among these
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September
The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course: Online Marketing (McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Courses) - Lorrie ThomasA crash course on the most dynamic marketing platform today Online marketing has evolved far beyond flashy websites and banner ads shouting at customers about your product. It's about using an array of Internet tools to build credibility and visibility, spread your message, and form meaningful customer relationships. "The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course: Online Marketing" puts you on the fast track to harnessing the power of the Web for your marketing goals. It begins with planning and building a website and then provides in-depth coverage of essential online marketing tools and techniques, such as:
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September
Medicine at a Glance - Patrick DaveyReviews of previous editions "Fantastic revision tool before finals with all the breadth of information you need and full colour, clearly laid out diagrams." --Medical Student, St. Georges Medical School "The most up-to-date and best presented clinical medicine text on the market. It contains succinct and clear explanations of the medical conditions any student is expected to know. A student favourite." --Medical Student, Nottingham University "I definitely recommend this book to all final year students...." --Final Year Student, GKT ..".once you start using
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September
Public Finance - Harvey RosenPublic Finance 8/E benefits from the combined efforts of Harvey Rosen's market-leading book and new co-author Ted Gayer's research and government agency experience. As a result, the 8th edition maintains the strengths of previous editions but is enhanced with new material and current examples from public finance literature and the policy world. It includes substantive changes that reflect the progress that has been made in the field of public finance. These changes may be divided into three categories: new organization, new material, and new pedagogical features. As with previous editions, the