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December
Theatre: Brief Edition - Robert CohenGive your students a backstage pass! Offering balanced coverage of theatre appreciation, history of performance and the collaborative theatrical crafts. Robert Cohen's passion for and knowledge of the theatre puts your students behind the scenes. THEATRE. SEVENTH EDITION features current production photos from around the world and includes extensive excerpts from seven plays: PROMETHEUS BOUND, OEDIPUS TYRANNOS, THE YORK CYCLE, ROMEO AND JULIET, THE BOURGEOIS GENTLEMAN, THE THREE SISTERS, and HAPPY DAYS.
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December
Radiative Processes in Astrophysics - George B. Rybicki, Alan P. LightmanRadiative Processes in Astrophysics: This clear, straightforward, and fundamental introduction is designed to present-from a physicist's point of view-radiation processes and their applications to astrophysical phenomena and space science. It covers such topics as radiative transfer theory, relativistic covariance and kinematics, bremsstrahlung radiation, synchrotron radiation, Compton scattering, some plasma effects, and radiative transitions in atoms. Discussion begins with first principles, physically motivating and deriving all results rather than merely presenting finished formulae. However,
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December
Problem-Solving Strategies - Arthur EngelProblem-Solving Strategies is a unique collection of competition problems from over twenty major national and international mathematical competitions for high school students. The discussion of problem solving strategies is extensive. It is written for trainers and participants of contests of all levels up to the highest level: IMO, Tournament of the Towns, and the noncalculus parts of the Putnam Competition. It will appeal to high school teachers conducting a mathematics club who need a range of simple to complex problems and to those instructors wishing to pose a "problem of the week," "problem
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December
CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment 2012, Fifty-First Edition (LANGE CURRENT Series) - Stephen J. McPhee, Maxine A. Papadakis, Michael W. RabowThe book that puts the latest research where it belongs . . . into your practice Written by clinicians renowned in their respective fields, "CMDT" offers the most current insight into symptoms, signs, epidemiology, and treatment for more than 1,000 diseases and disorders. For each topic, you'll find concise, evidence-based answers to questions about hospital and ambulatory medicine. This streamlined clinical companion is the fastest and easiest way to keep abreast of the latest medical advances, prevention strategies, and cost-effective treatments. Features and content critical to
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December
Introduction to Elementary Particles - David J. GriffithsThis is the first quantitative treatment of elementary particle theory that is accessible to undergraduates. Using a lively, informal writing style, the author strikes a balance between quantitative rigor and intuitive understanding. The first chapter provides a detailed historical introduction to the subject. Subsequent chapters offer a consistent and modern presentation, covering the quark model, Feynman diagrams, quantum electrodynamics, and gauge theories. A clear introduction to the Feynman rules, using a simple model, helps readers learn the calculational techniques without the complications
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December
Introduction to Forensic Anthropology - Steven N. ByersComprehensive and engaging, Byers's Introduction to Forensic Anthropology, 3e uses thoughtful pedagogy to lead students step-by-step through the most current and detailed forensic anthropology material available today. This one-of-a-kind text offers comprehensive coverage of all of the major topics in the field of forensics with accuracy, intensity, and clarity. Extensive illustrations and photos ensure that the text is accessible for students. As one reviewer says, There is no other source available that is so comprehensive in its coverage of the methods and issues in the current practice of
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December
Prescott, Harley, Klein's Microbiology - Joanne WilleyThe brand new author team of "Prescott, Harley and Klein's Microbiology" continues the tradition of past editions by providing a balanced, comprehensive introduction to all major areas of microbiology. Because of this balance, the Seventh Edition of "Microbiology" is appropriate for microbiology majors and mixed majors courses. The new authors have focused on readability, artwork, and the integration of several key themes (including evolution, ecology and diversity) throughout the text, making an already superior text even better.
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December
Rethinking Worldview: Learning to Think, Live, and Speak in This World - J. Mark BertrandThis ambitious volume seeks to rethink worldview, restore wisdom to its central role in the Christian life, and regain a credible and creative witness in the wider culture.
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December
Cathedral - Raymond Carverhere. "A dozen stories that overflow with the danger, excitement, mystery and possibility of life...Carver is a writer of astonishing compassion and honesty...his eye set only on describing and revealing the world as he sees it. His eye is so clear, it almost breaks your heart."--Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post Book World "Cathedral contains astonishing achievements, which bespeaks a writer expanding his range of intentions."--The Boston Globe "A few of Mr. Carver's stories can already be counted among the masterpieces of American fiction...Cathedral shows a gifted writer struggling for a
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December
Contemporary Marketing - Louis E. Boone, David L. KurtzCONTEMPORARY MARKETING 15E has proven to be the premier teaching and learning solution for principles of marketing courses. This bestseller only grows stronger with each groundbreaking new edition, building on past milestones with exciting new innovations. The all-new Fifteenth Edition continues the tradition of delivering the most technologically advanced, student-friendly, instructor-supported text available. Current, relevant, and cutting-edge, CONTEMPORARY MARKETING remains in a class by itself.