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November
The Best Guide to Eastern Philosophy and Religion - Diane MorganThe Best Guide to Eastern Philosophy & Religion provides a thorough discussion of the most widely practices belief systems of the East. Author Diane Morgan understands how to direct the materialistic, linear way of Western thinking toward a comprehension of the cyclical, metaphysical essence of Eastern philosophy. With an emphasis on the tenets and customs that Wester seekers find most compelling, this text is accessible to the novice yet sophisticated enough for the experienced reader. Inside, you'll find complete coverage of Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism, as well as the
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November
Emanuel Law Outlines: Administrative Law - BEERMANThe most trusted name in law school outlines, Emanuel Law Outlines support your class preparation, provide reference for your outline creation, and supply a comprehensive breakdown of topic matter for your entire study process. Created by Steven Emanuel, these course outlines have been relied on by generations of law students. Each title includes both capsule and detailed versions of the critical issues and key topics you must know to master the course. Also included are exam questions with model answers, an alpha-list of cases, and a cross reference table of cases for all of the leading
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November
Sarnadhara-Samhita - a Treatise on Ayurveda - K.R. Srikantha MurthySārṅadhara-Saṃhitā - a Treatise on Ayurvedā
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November
At Home in the Street: Street Children of Northeast Brazil - Tobias HechtThrough innovative fieldwork and ethnographic writing, Hecht lays bare the received truths about the lives of Brazilian street children. This book changes the terms of the debate, asking not why there are so many homeless children in Brazil but why - given the oppressive alternative of home life in the shantytowns - there are in fact so few. Speaking in recorded sessions that participants called "radio workshops," street children asked one another questions that even the most experienced researchers would be unlikely to pose. At the center of this study are children who play, steal, sleep, dance,
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November
Community College Leadership: A Multidimensional Model for Leading Change - Pamela L. Eddy, George R. BoggsPamela L. Eddy s book deserves our time for two simple reasons: first, the multidimensional model for leading change transcends community colleges and is applicable broadly within and beyond education; and, second, the author s thoughtful inclusion of vignettes and case studies provides the day-to-day grounding to make her model relevant to readers of all professions. Yes, community college readers have the advantage of knowing many of the leadership challenges firsthand and will be more interested than most in sections such as Challenges of Community College Leadership, but this book adds
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November
American Born Chinese - Gene Luen YangAll Jin Wang wants is to fit in. When his family moves to a new neighborhood, he suddenly finds that he's the only Chinese American student at his school. Jocks and bullies pick on him constantly, and he has hardly any friends. Then, to make matters worse, he falls in love with an all-American girl... Born to rule over all the monkeys in the world, the story of the Monkey King is one of the oldest and greatest Chinese fables. Adored by his subjects, master of the arts of kung-fu, he is the most powerful monkey on earth. But the Monkey King doesn't want to be a monkey. He wants to be hailed as a
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Modern Fortran Explained - Michael Metcalf, John Reid, Malcolm CohenFortran remains one of the principal programming languages used in high-performance scientific, numerical, and engineering computing. A series of significant revisions to the standard versions of the language have progressively enhanced its capabilities and the latest standard, Fortran 2008, includes many modern features, such as object orientation, coarrays for parallel programming, interoperability with C and various other enhancements. Modern Fortran Explained expands on its predecessor, Fortran 95/2003 Explained.
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Assessing Writing: A Critical Sourcebook - Brian Huot, Peggy O'NeillAssessing Writing assembles the essential research for any writing instructor -- from graduate student to program director -- who wants to understand and implement effective large-scale writing assessment. Topics include the history of the field; the concepts of validity and reliability; assessment methods, such as portfolios, essay exams, and directed self-placement; and models of successful assessment programs.
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Contextual Design: Defining Customer-Centered Systems - Hugh Beyer, Karen HoltzblattIf necessity is the mother of invention, then if you don't know what the users need you can't invent. Karen and Hugh present a step-by-step way to uncover, understand, and use those needs. If developers are not already using techniques like those presented here, they should read this book carefully to see what they are missing. --Dan Bricklin co-creator of VisiCalc This book introduces a customer-centered approach to business by showing how data gathered from people while they work can drive the definition of a product or process while supporting the needs of teams and their organizations. This