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January
The Heritage of World Civilizations, Combined Volume - Albert M. Craig, William A. Graham, Donald Kagan, Steven M. Ozment, Frank M. TurnerFor an introductory level survey of world history, from Human Origins to the Present. The unique heritage of world civilizations, and their great religious and philosophical traditions. Written by leading scholars in their respective fields, The Heritage of World Civilizations offers compelling and thorough coverage of the unique heritage of Asian, African, Middle Eastern, European, and American civilizations, while highlighting the role of the world's great religious and philosophical traditions. This comprehensive yet accessible survey of world history has been extensively revised to provide
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January
Pure Mathematics 1: Advanced Level Mathematics - Hugh Neill, Douglas QuadlingWritten to match the contents of the Cambridge syllabus. Pure Mathematics 1 corresponds to unit P1. It covers quadratics, functions, coordinate geometry, circular measure, trigonometry, vectors, series, differentiation and integration.
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January
Renal Physiology - Bruce M. Koeppen, Bruce A. StantonThis text covers all of the essential points of renal physiology in a concise presentation and provides an essential tool for introducing concepts or reviewing basic information. Extensive use of tables, diagrams, and illustrations aids comprehension. The focus on core concepts, end-of-chapter summaries, and the clinical content and emphasis make this an excellent learning tool. Includes relevant content on the kidney with regards to the new genetic and molecular information available. Also features a new exam for self testing.
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January
Bridge to Terabithia - Katherine PatersonJess Aarons' greatest ambition is to be the fastest runner in his grade. He's been practicing all summer and can't wait to see his classmates' faces when he beats them all. But on the first day of school, a new girl boldly crosses over to the boys' side and outruns everyone. That's not a very promising beginning for a friendship, but Jess and Leslie Burke become inseparable. Together they create Terabithia, a magical kingdom in the woods where the two of them reign as king and queen, and their imaginations set the only limits.
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January
Teaching Readers of English: Students, Texts, and Contexts - John S. Hedgcock, Dana R. FerrisA comprehensive manual for pre- and in-service ESL and EFL educators, this frontline text balances insights from current reading theory and research with highly practical, field-tested strategies for teaching and assessing L2 reading in secondary and post-secondary contexts. Teaching Readers of English provides a through yet accessible survey of L2 reading theory and research addresses the unique cognitive and socioeducational challenges encountered by L2 readers covers the features of L2 texts that teachers of reading must understand acquaints readers with methods for designing reading
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January
Politics - AristotleWhat is the relationship of the individual to the state? What is the ideal state, and how can it bring about the most desirable life for its citizens? What sort of education should it provide? What is the purpose of amassing wealth? These are some of the questions Aristotle attempts to answer in one of the most intellectually stimulating works. Both heavily influenced by and critical of Plato's Republic and Laws, Politics represents the distillation of a lifetime of thought and observation. "Encyclopaedic knowledge has never, before or since, gone hand in hand with a logic so masculine or with
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January
Visual Complex Analysis - Tristan Needham, Richard P. FeynmanThis radical approach to complex analysis replaces the standard calculational arguments with new geometric ones. Using several hundred diagrams this is a new visual approach to the topic.
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January
SOAP for Family Medicine - Daniel C. Maldonado, Cynthia ZúñigaSOAP for Family Medicine features 90 clinical problems with each case presented in an easy to read 2-page layout. Each step presents information on how that case would likely be handled. Questions under each category teach the students important steps in clinical care. Blackwell's new SOAP series is a unique resource that also provides a step-by-step guide to learning how to properly document patient care. Covering the problems most commonly encountered on the wards, the text uses the familiar "SOAP" note format to record important clinical information and guide patient care. SOAP format puts the
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January
Prelude to Music Education - Joanne ErwinUnique in its practical approach to music education, this introduction covers the broad scope of the profession integrating musicianship, scholarship and pedagogy. It includes practical approaches to different music class situations with lesson plans that include the national standards and features scenarios of school teaching to assist readers in looking at teaching through the teacher's eyes. The authors examine qualities of the effective music teacher, developing tools for teaching, general music in the elementary and secondary schools, band programs and performances, string education, choral
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January
Anatomy for the Artist - Sarah SimbletSpecially taken photographs show the construction of the human body while underlying anatomical structures are revealed using illustrations by the author.