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December
Latin Made Simple: A Complete Introductory Course in Classical Latin - Doug Julius"Latin Made Simple" makes it easy to increase your understanding of the language and the many ways it has enriched our culture. The perfect primer for anyone who wants to be able to read classical Latin or learn the basics to enhance their vocabulary, this complete course presents Latin grammar clearly and plainly. Void of all nonessentials and refreshingly easy to understand, "Latin Made Simple" includes: Complete Latin grammar Extensive vocabulary Review quizzes Complete answer key Practice readings Examination of Latin words in the English language Timeline of Roman History and Literature A
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December
The Chinese Brush Painting Bible: Over 200 Motifs with Step-By-Step Illustrated Instructions - Jane DwightChinese brush painting uses minimal strokes to describe the essence of a subject and capture its rhythm and grace. This beautiful book contains 200 exquisite motifs to re-create, from flowers and fruits to wildlife and scenery.Each motif includes an explanation of its symbolic meaning, a palette of colors, and step-by-step instruction in the order, direction, and type of brushstrokes. An introductory section explains all the tools, materials, and techniques required, from choosing brushes and paper to achieving perfect color mixtures and the correct consistency of ink. Includes advice on
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December
Serial Murderers and their Victims (Wadsworth Contemporary Issues in Crime and Justice) - Eric W. HickeyThis text provides an in-depth, scholarly, and broad-based examination of serial murderers and their victims. The coverage is supported by extensive data and research, and it profiles some of the most prominent murderers of our time. Author Eric Hickey examines the lives of over 400 serial murderers, analyzing the cultural, historical, and religious factors that influence our myths and stereotypes of these individuals. He then describes the biological, psychological, and sociological reasons for serial murder, offering his own Trauma-Control model for explaining serial murder behavior.
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Academic Advising: A Comprehensive Handbook - Virginia N. Gordon, Wesley R. Habley, Thomas J. GritesOne of the challenges in higher education is helping students to achieve academic success while ensuring their personal and vocational needs are fulfilled. In this updated edition more than thirty experts offer their knowledge in what has become the most comprehensive, classic reference on academic advising. They explore the critical aspects of academic advising and provide insights for full-time advisors, counselors, and those who oversee student advising or have daily contact with advisors and students. New chapters on advising administration and collaboration with other campus servicesA new
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December
The Awakening - Kate ChopinWhen first published in 1899, The Awakening shocked readers with its honest treatment of female marital infidelity. Audiences accustomed to the pieties of late Victorian romantic fiction were taken aback by Chopin's daring portrayal of a woman trapped in a stifling marriage, who seeks and finds passionate physical love outside the confines of her domestic situation. Aside from its unusually frank treatment of a then-controversial subject, the novel is widely admired today for its literary qualities. Edmund Wilson characterized it as a work "quite uninhibited and beautifully written, which
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December
A Short History of Writing Instruction: From Ancient Greece to Modern America - James J. MurphyThis volume provides a systematic historical survey of the methods and purposes of writing instruction in Western culture. The book traces the development of writing curricula from the earliest stages in ancient Greece to the standardization processes of the Roman period which dominated Western schools up to the 18th century. The next major sections outline the shift away from inherited European methods and the emergence of many competing purposes and methods in contemporary America. While some other studies look at particular time periods or at certain issues, this book covers the entire
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December
Security Studies: A Reader - Christopher W. Hughes, Yew Meng LaiOffers students an informed overview of significant work in security studies. This book is divided into the following sections: What is Security; Theories of Security; Security Dimensions and Issues; Security Frameworks and Actors; and, The Future of Security. It is suitable for students of security studies and international relations.
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December
Exploring Business (B&W) - Karen CollinsThe author's goals in writing Exploring Business were simple: (1) introduce students to business in an exciting way and (2) provide faculty with a fully developed teaching package that allows them to do the former. Toward those ends, the following features (beyond an extraordinarily clear book) make this an outstanding text: 1- Integrated (Optional) Nike Case Study: 2- A Progressive (Optional) Business Plan 3- AACSB Emphasis 4- Author-Written Instructor Manual (IM)
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December
Elementary Differential Equations And Boundary Value Problems - William E. Boyce, Richard C. DiPrimaWith this revised edition, students can gain a more comprehensive understanding of differential equations. The book exploits students' access to computers by including many new problems and examples that incorporate computer technology. Many of the problems now also call for graphing solutions or statements about their behaviour. In doing this, the text clearly demonstrates why solutions are no more important than the conclusions that can be drawn from them.
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December
Excel 2007 VBA Programmer's Reference - John    Green, Stephen Bullen, Rob Bovey, Michael    AlexanderThis book is aimed squarely at Excel users who want to harness the power of the VBA language in their Excel applications. At all times, the VBA language is presented in the context of Excel, not just as a general application programming language.The Primer has been written for those who are new to VBA programming and the Excel object model. It introduces the VBA language and the features of the language that are common to all VBA applications. It explains the relationship between collections, objects, properties, methods, and events and shows how to relate these concepts to Excel through its