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November
Patterns In The Mind: Language And Human Nature - Ray JackendoffWhat is it about the human mind that accounts for the fact that we can speak and understand a language? Why can’t other creatures do the same? And what does this tell us about the rest of human abilities? Recent dramatic discoveries in linguistics and psychology provide intriguing answers to these age-old mysteries. In this fascinating book, Ray Jackendoff emphasizes the grammatical commonalities across languages, both spoken and signed, and discusses the implications for our understanding of language acquisition and loss.
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November
The Ruby Programming Language - David Flanagan, Yukihiro MatsumotoThe Ruby Programming Language is the authoritative guide to Ruby and provides comprehensive coverage of versions 1.8 and 1.9 of the language. It was written (and illustrated!) by an all-star team: David Flanagan, bestselling author of programming language "bibles" (including JavaScript: The Definitive Guide and Java in a Nutshell) and committer to the Ruby Subversion repository. Yukihiro "Matz" Matsumoto, creator, designer and lead developer of Ruby and author of Ruby in a Nutshell, which has been expanded and revised to become this book. why the lucky stiff, artist and Ruby programmer
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November
A Certain William: Adapting Shakespeare in Francophone Canada - Leanore LiebleinA collection of plays by some of Francophone Canada's most distinguished playwrights.
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November
Librarian's Guide to Online Searching - Suzanne S. BellTo succeed as searchers, all librarians require both a basic idea of how databases are put together, and a repository of concepts and techniques to draw upon. With such essentials well in hand, the searcher can plunge into almost any database that comes along and master its intricacies (and idiosyncrasies) in relatively short order. Bell's conversational style, coupled with her Searcher's Toolbox, promises increased flexibility and adaptability. This book will prove a handy guide for librarians in every conceivable information environment and across all levels of experience.
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November
The Parrot Problem Solver: Finding Solutions to Aggressive Behavior - Barbara HeidenreichWhen not properly trained and socialized, parrots are prone to developing behavioral problem, including aggression and self-mutilation. Many parrot owners face these problems and need guidance on how to solve them. this is one of the only books on the market to focus on aggression in pet parrots. The author has many years of experience training birds and other animals in a wide range of settings, including Disney's Animal Kingdom, Six Flags Marine World and the Chicago Zoological Society.
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November
Culture and Values, Volume I: A Survey of the Humanities with Readings (with Resource Center Printed Access Card) - Lawrence S. Cunningham, John J. ReichLarge course taught nationwide, but especially large in Florida, Texas, and California. Usually a popular elective but required of all incoming students at some schools. Annual enrollments in the course and current TL market share.
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November
Managing Your Personal Finances (Tests) - Joan S. RyanWhile focusing on the student's role as citizen, student, family member, consumer, and active participant in the business world, Managing Your Personal Finances 6E informs students of their various financial responsibilities. This comprehensive text provides opportunities for self-awareness, expression, and satisfaction in a highly technical and competitive society. Students discover new ways to maximize their earning potential, develop strategies for managing their resources, explore skills for the wise use of credit, and gain insight into the different ways of investing money. Written
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November
Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture - Marita Sturken, Lisa CartwrightThis comprehensive and engaging introduction to visual culture explores the ways we use and understand images. It looks at painting, photography, film, television, and new media across the realms of art, advertising, news, science, and law. Authors Marita Sturken and Lisa Cartwright present the diverse ranges of approaches to visual analysis that have emerged in the last few decades, and lead the reader through the key theories of visual culture in an accessible and highly readable approach. Including over 180 images, this truly interdisciplinary and beautifully designed book aims to be a
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November
Golosa: A Basic Course in Russian, Book I - Richard Robin, Kathryn Henry, Joanna RobinFor courses in First-year Russian Introductory Russian, Basic Russian, Basic Intensive Russian, and Intermediate Russian. Golosa is a two-volume, communicative approach to Russian that is designed to help students reach the ACTFL Intermediate range in speaking and Intermediate High in reading and listening. Each volume of Golosa includes a main textbook, a student workbook with laboratory drills and written exercises, and an audio program that runs approximately ten hours per volume and includes listening comprehension exercises, dialogs, conversations, and rapid-pace oral drills. * Each unit in
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November
Veterinary Immunology: An Introduction - Ian R. TizardVeterinary Immunology: An Introduction has been the veterinary student's book of choice since 1977. The 7th edition continues this tradition and has the added benefit of full-color photos and important new information. Still an excellent first-level textbook for students of veterinary and comparative medicine, this text also assists veterinarians by informing them about recent developments in immunology as they relate to domestic animals.