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Anthropology: The Exploration Of Human Diversity - Conrad Phillip KottakKottak's best selling text continues to offer a holistic introduction to anthropology that approaches the course from a four-field perspective. To emphasize anthropology's integrated and comparative nature, "Bringing It All Together" essays show how anthropology's sub-fields and dimensions combine to interpret and explain a common topic. Another distinctive feature, "Understanding Ourselves," illustrates the relevance of anthropological facts and theories to students' everyday lives
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December
Documenting the Documentary: Close Readings of Documentary Film and Video, New and Expanded Edition - Barry Keith GrantDocumenting the Documentary features essays by twenty-seven film scholars from a wide range of critical and theoretical perspectives. Each essay focuses on one or two important documentaries, engaging in questions surrounding ethics, ideology, politics, power, race, gender, and representation -- but always in terms of how they arise out of or are involved in the reading of specific documentaries as particular textual constructions. By closely reading documentaries as rich visual works, this anthology fills a void in the critical writing on documentaries, which tends to privilege production over
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December
Case Files: Obstetrics and Gynecology - Eugene C. Toy, Benton Baker III, Patti Jayne Ross, Larry C. GilstrapSixty Obstetrics and Gynecology cases with complete discussions offer the most effective clerkship and USMLE Step 2 review possible Case Files: Obstetrics and Gynecology 2e presents sixty clinical cases illustrating key points. Each case includes an extended discussion, definition of terms, clinical pearls, and USMLE format review questions. This interactive learning system helps you to understand essential concepts instead of memorizing facts.
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December
Humanistic Tradition Book 6 - Gloria K. FieroBeginning with the startling twentieth century developments in physics and the Freudian revolution, this volume of The Humanistic Tradition addresses 100 years of precipitous change. The exciting conclusion to the six-volume series, Book 6 can also be used as a literary or cultural supplement to courses on the art or the history of the period from 1900 to 2000.
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Studyguide for Psychopharmacology: Drugs, the Brain and Behavior by Quenzer, Meyer &, ISBN 9780878935345 - Cram101 Textbook ReviewsNever HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Includes all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides gives all of the outlines, highlights, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanies: 9780878935345. This item is printed on demand.
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In Praise of Shadows - Jun'ichirō Tanizaki, Edward G. Seidensticker, Thomas J. HarperAn essay on aesthetics by the Japanese novelist, this book explores architecture, jade, food, and even toilets, combining an acute sense of the use of space in buildings. The book also includes descriptions of laquerware under candlelight and women in the darkness of the house of pleasure.
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December
Water and Wastewater Technology - Mark J. Hammer, Mark J. Hammer Jr.A best-seller in the field of water and wastewater engineering and technology, this book provides the fundamental principles and management practices in water technology. All major systems and operations are covered concisely yet comprehensively. Topics include: water processing, water distribution, wastewater collection, wastewater treatment, sludge processing, and water reuse. Introductory chapters provide a review of pertinent aspects of chemistry, biology, hydraulics and hydrology, and water quality. For those individuals in the field of sanitary technology and engineering as well as those
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December
Gender - Carol C. GouldA comprehensive collection of the most important essays on gender of the last two decades. Includes such themes as the social constitution of gender; the nature of sexual oppression; the relation of gender to family, class, race, and culture; and feminist perspectives on science and philosophy.
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December
Age of Exploration 101: The TextVook - Dr. VookLearn all the details of the founding of the New World with this new eBook. "Age of Exploration 101: The TextVook" features the history of world exploration into an easy-to-digest format. This TextVook contains 4,000 words written and curated by Ivy League graduates, and stars Dr. Vook Ph.D., a smart professor who explains everything you need to know about the first American colonies to Magellan's trade routes. Find out how Columbus reached the New World, the first American colonies and Spanish Conquistadors. You'll also read case studies about Henry Hudson and the Atlantic Slave Trade. Whether