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December
Oil 101 - Morgan Patrick DowneyOIL 101 is a straightforward guide to oil and an essential read for anyone coming to grips with where oil prices, the economy and society are headed.In OIL 101, Downey provides the facts one needs to understand oil, from its history and chemistry, to refining, finished products, storage, transportation, alternatives, and how prices are determined every day in global wholesale oil markets and how those markets are connected to prices at the pump.
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December
History of Art: Western Tradition, Vol 2 - H.W. Janson, Walter B. Denny, Frima Fox Hofrichter, Penelope J.E. DaviesFor courses in the History of Art. Completely rewritten and reorganized, this groundbreaking edition weaves together the most recent scholarship, the most current thinking in art history, and the most innovative digital art library. Experience the new Janson and re-experience the history of art. Long established as the classic and seminal introduction to art of the Western world, the Seventh Edition of Janson's History of Art is groundbreaking. When Harry Abrams first published the History of Art in 1962, John F. Kennedy occupied the White House, and Andy Warhol was an emerging artist.
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December
Exoplanets - Sara SeagerFor the first time in human history, we know for certain the existence of planets around other stars. Now the fastest-growing field in space science, the time is right for this fundamental source book on the topic which will lay the foundation for its continued growth. Exoplanets serves as both an introduction for the non-specialist and a foundation for the techniques and equations used in exoplanet observation by those dedicated to the field.
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December
Understanding Financial Statements - Lyn M. Fraser, Aileen Ormiston"Understanding Financial Statements, 7/E" retains its reputation for readability, concise coverage, and accessibility while incorporating the many new requirements and changes in accounting reporting and standards. It gives readers the conceptual background and analytical tools necessary to understand and interpret business financial statements. The book covers the tools and techniques needed to analyze and interpret financial statements, income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements. For controllers, CFOs, financial analysts, credit analysts, or business managers who need a valuable
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December
Leadership: Theory and Practice - Peter G. NorthouseHeartened by the positive response to previous editions of Leadership: Theory and Practice, this Fourth Edition is written with the same objective to bridge the gap between the often simplistic popular approaches to leadership and the more abstract theoretical approaches.
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December
The British Museum Concise Introduction to Ancient Rome - Nancy H. Ramage, Andrew RamageThis amply illustrated book offers a concise, lively, and authoritative overview of the history of ancient Rome, from  its earliest foundations to its legacy in the modern Western world. Information is provided accessibly with feature sidebars and easy-to-use reference pages at the end. Each chapter has its own substantial annotated bibliography in addition to a comprehensive general list of recommended printed and web resources, and further reference tools include a list of international museum collections, chronologies and a general index. This book will appeal to a wide range of general
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December
A Field Guide to Stone Artifacts of Texas Indians - Ellen Sue Turner, Thomas R. Hester, Kathy RoemerTurner, a research associate at the Center for Archeological Research at the University of Texas at San Antonio, and Hester (anthropology, U. of Texas, Austin), identify and describe over 200 dart and arrow projectile points and stone tools used by Native Americans in Texas prior to European immigra
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December
Racial and Ethnic Groups, 10th Edition - Richard T. SchaeferFor undergraduate Sociology courses in Race and Ethnic Relations. This best-selling text provides students with the most accessible, comprehensive and current introduction to the issues confronting racial and ethnic groups in both the U.S. and other countries. Organized first by issues and then by major racial and ethnic groups, the text examines each group's history, then explores its current situation and its concerns for the future. Richard Schaefer, a leading scholar in the area of racial and ethnic relations, grew up in Chicago in the 1960's, at a time when neighborhoods were going through
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December
Principles of Modern Chemistry (5th Edition) - Jonathan Shui Rutland, Jonathan Shui RutlandPRINCIPLES OF MODERN CHEMISTRY has dominated the honors and high mainstream general chemistry courses and is considered the standard for the course. The fifth edition is a substantial revision that maintains the rigor of previous editions but reflects the exciting modern developments taking place in chemistry today. Authors David W. Oxtoby and H. P. Gillis provide a unique approach to learning chemical principles that emphasizes the total scientific process-from observation to application-placing general chemistry into a complete perspective for serious-minded science and engineering students.