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The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead - Max BrooksThe Zombie Survival Guide is your key to survival against the hordes of undead who may be stalking you right now. Fully illustrated and exhaustively comprehensive, this book covers everything you need to know, including how to understand zombie physiology and behavior, the most effective defense tactics and weaponry, ways to outfit your home for a long siege, and how to survive and adapt in any territory or terrain. Top 10 Lessons for Surviving a Zombie Attack 1. Organize before they rise! 2. They feel no fear, why should you? 3. Use your head: cut off theirs. 4. Blades don’t need reloading.
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Math Through the Ages: A Gentle History for Teachers and Others, Expanded Edition (Mathematical Association of America Textbooks) - William P. Berlinghoff, Fernando Q. GouvêaWhere did maths come from? Who thought up all those algebra symbols, and why? What's the story behind ... negative numbers? ... the metric system? ... quadratic equations? ... sine and cosine? The 25 independent sketches in Math through the Ages answer these questions and many others in an informal, easygoing style that's accessible to teachers, students, and anyone who is curious about the history of mathematical ideas. Each sketch contains Questions and Projects to help you learn more about its topic and to see how its main ideas fit into the bigger picture of history. The 25 short stories are
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January
Essential Cell Biology - Bruce Alberts, Alexander Johnson, Julian Lewis"The original purpose of writing this book was to provide a straightforward explanation of the workings of a living cell. The key to every biological problem must finally be sought in the cell, for every living organism is, or at sometime has been, a cell."
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Assessment of Student Achievement - Norman Edward GronlundThis text is a practical guide for testing and performance assessment linked to effective classroom instruction and learning.
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The Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea - Annette B. WeinerA re-examination of the Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea, the people described in Malinowski's ethnographic work of the early 20th century. Provides a view of the society from a male and female perspective, including new discoveries about the importance of women's work and wealth in the society.
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Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice, and Leadership - Lee G. Bolman, Terrence E. DealIn this third edition of their best-selling classic, authors Lee Bolman and Terrence Deal explain the powerful tool of "reframing." The authors have distilled the organizational literature into a comprehensive approach for looking at situations from more than one angle. Their four frames view organizations as factories, families, jungles, and theaters or temples: The Structural Frame how to organize and structure groups and teams to get resultsThe Human Resource Frame how to tailor organizations to satisfy human needs, improve human resource management, and build positive interpersonal and group
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January
The Penguin Dictionary of Philosophy - Thomas MautnerStimulating and authoritative, The Penguin Dictionary of Philosophy is the ideal reference work for anyone with an interest in the subject. Laid out simply for ease of use and put in straightforward language are definitions of terms from akrasia to zetetic. What do philosophers mean by absolute and prime matter? Is there any link between the gambler’s fallacy and the uncertainty principle, or the barber paradox and Ockham’s razor? These questions and many more are answered in this illuminating dictionary. The Penguin Dictionary of Philosophy features: • Extensive coverage of the Western
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January
Selections from Homer’s Iliad - Homer, Allen Rogers Benner, Mark W. EdwardsFirst published in 1903, Selections from Homer’s Iliad has become a classic Greek textbook. Allen Rogers Benner presents selections from twelve books of the Iliad both in Greek and English. Short summaries between books bridge the narrative and aid the student in gaining a comprehensive view of the Iliad as a work of literature and art. Invaluable resources include an extensive section of notes on the text, a short Homeric grammar, and a vocabulary and Greek index. In a new foreword, Mark W. Edwards argues for the utility of Benner’s text while offering a useful summary of current scholarship on
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Peter Norton's Introduction to Computers - Peter NortonThis completely revised edition of Introduction to Computers offers a comprehensive grounding in computer concepts, reflecting some of the latest advances in technology, to prepare students for the next level of computer productivity. It includes three entirely new chapters on the Internet, computer graphics, and multimedia. Thorough yet flexible, Introduction to Computers is appropriate for a full-semester course -- with or without a hands-on lab. The text is available with a student CD-ROM that contains interactive multimedia materials for each chapter. Also available are an Electronic Study
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Calculus (update) w/ OLC - 2nd Package ed. - Robert T. SmithThe wide-ranging debate brought about by the calculus reform movement has had a significant impact on calculus textbooks. In response to many of the questions and concerns surrounding this debate, the authors have written a modern calculus textbook, intended for students majoring in mathematics, physics, chemistry, engineering and related fields. The text is written for the average student -- one who does not already know the subject, whose background is somewhat weak in spots, and who requires a significant motivation to study calculus. The authors follow a relatively standard order of