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October
Eugene Onegin - Alexander Pushkin, James E. FalenEugene Onegin is the master work of the poet whom Russians regard as the fountainhead of their literature. Set in imperial Russia during the 1820s, Pushkin's novel in verse follows the emotions and destiny of three men - Onegin the bored fop, Lensky the minor elegiast, and a stylized Pushkin himself - and the fates and affections of three women - Tatyana the provincial beauty, her sister Olga, and Pushkin's mercurial Muse. Engaging, full of suspense, and varied in tone, it also portrays a large cast of other characters and offers the reader many literary, philosophical, and autobiographical
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October
History of Chinese Philosophy, Volume 1: The Period of the Philosophers (from the Beginnings to Circa 100 B.C.) - Fung Yu-LanSince its original publication in Chinese in the 1930s, this work has been accepted by Chinese scholars as the most important contribution to the study of their country's philosophy. In 1952 the book was published by Princeton University Press in an English translation by the distinguished scholar of Chinese history, Derk Bodde, "the dedicated translator of Fung Yu-lan's huge history of Chinese philosophy" ("New York Times Book Review"). Available for the first time in paperback, it remains the most complete work on the subject in any language. Volume I covers the period of the philosophers, from
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October
Rediscover Grammar - David CrystalDavid Crystal guides readers through the maze of structures and terminology of the English language. He shows how language structures link together, describes their features and usage, and cautions against easy mistakes.
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October
Business Ethics, A Teaching and Learning Classroom Edition: Concepts and Cases - Manuel G. VelasquezThis book provides readers with a clear, straightforward writing style, an abundance of examples, detailed real-life cases, and current data and statistics. It aims to 1) introduce ethical concepts that are relevant to resolving moral issues in business, 2) develop the reasoning and analytical skills needed to apply ethical concepts to business decisions, 3) identify moral issues specific to business, and 4) examine the social and natural environments within which moral issues in business arise. Chapter topics cover ethics and business, ethical principles in business, the business system, ethics
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October
Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind - Geert HofstedeSince its original hardcover publication in 1991, this trailblazing work has stirred a deep and wide response, selling over 100,000 copies around the world, with translations in 15 languages. Professor Geert Hofstede's 30 years of field research on cultural differences and the software of the mind helps us look at how we think - and how we fail to think - as members of groups. This newly revised and expanded edition is based on the latest data from Professor Hofstede ongoing field research, and provides detailed comparisons of cross-cultural differences among 70 nations. business, family, schools
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October
Rhythmic Training - Robert Starer(Instructional). A continuation of Basic Rhythmic Training, this collection of progressive rhythmic drills is designed to increase a music student's proficiency in executing and understanding Rhythm. The exercises begin very simply and proceed to more complex meters, beat divisions and polyrhythms. The book can be used as a supplement to any method, or as a drill book for the musician who wishes to solidify and expand his/her rhythmic abilities.
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October
Dynamical Systems in Neuroscience: The Geometry of Excitability and Bursting - Eugene M. IzhikevichThis is an explanation of the relationship of electrophysiology, nonlinear dynamics, and the computational properties of neurons, with each concept presented in terms of both neuroscience and mathematics and illustrated using geometrical intuition.
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October
Handbook of the Sociology of Gender - Janet Saltzman ChafetzDuring the past three decades, feminist scholars have successfully demonstrated the ubiq uity and omnirelevance of gender as a sociocultural construction in virtually all human collectivities, past and present. Intrapsychic, interactional, and collective social processes are gendered, as are micro, meso, and macro social structures. Gender shapes, and is shaped, in all arenas of social life, from the most mundane practices of everyday life to those of the most powerful corporate actors. Contemporary understandings of gender emanate from a large community of primarily feminist scholars that spans
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October
Sailing Fundamentals - Gary Jobson, Marti BetzWith over 150 line drawings and photographs, and clear, detailed coursework covering every aspect of beginning sailing—from hoisting sail to docking and anchoring—Sailing Fundamentals is the authoritative text designed to prepare the learning sailor for certification according to international standards. Written by America’s foremost instructional authority, the new edition of Sailing Fundamentals is the official learn-to-sail manual of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. Sailing Fundamentals is also used in the programs of yacht clubs, colleges, and sailing
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October
Operating System Concepts - Abraham Silberschatz, Peter B. Galvin, Greg GagneAnother defining moment in the evolution of operating systems Small footprint operating systems, such as those driving the handheld devices that the baby dinosaurs are using on the cover, are just one of the cutting-edge applications you'll find in Silberschatz, Galvin, and Gagne's Operating System Concepts, Seventh Edition. By staying current, remaining relevant, and adapting to emerging course needs, this market-leading text has continued to define the operating systems course. This Seventh Edition not only presents the latest and most relevant systems, it also digs deeper to uncover those