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January
American History: A Survey (w/Primary Source Investigator/Powerweb) - Alan BrinkleyHighly respected for its impeccable scholarship and elegant writing style, Alan Brinkley�s American History provides students and instructors with a reliable, comprehensive account of the American past in which no single approach or theme predominates. From its first edition, this text has included a scrupulous account of American political and diplomatic history. Today, the book explores areas of history such as social, cultural, urban, racial and ethnic history, the history of the West and South, environmental history, the history of women and gender, and American history in a global context.
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January
Spelling & Writing, Grade 5 - School Specialty Publishing, American Education PublishingMaster Skills Spelling & Writing for students in grade 5 is the perfect workbook to help children achieve mastery of the spelling and writing skills necessary to succeed in school! --Designed by educational experts, specifically for children in grade 5, this essential workbook teaches children basic spelling and writing concepts and skills and then offers a variety of activities for skill-and-drill practice. Skills covered include: antonyms and synonyms, homophones, prefixes and suffixes, paragraphs, dictionary skills, and writing skills! Its 128 pages feature challenging lesson content with
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January
The Backstage Handbook: An Illustrated Almanac of Technical Information - Paul CarterFirst published in 1988, Backstage Handbook is one of the most widely used stagecraft textbooks in the United States, with about 10,000 copies sold every year. This handy reference book brings together under one cover an incredible variety of information useful to designers, technicians and students who work behind the scenes in theatre, film and television. Its sturdy leatherette binding will stand up to years of constant use. The third edition updates this popular reference book with new terminology and materials, and adds dozens of new illustrations of grip hardware, film lighting equipment
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January
Photojournalism: The Professionals' Approach [With Dvdrom] - Kenneth KobrePhotojournalism: A Professionals' Approach, 6th edition blends insightful interviews with professionals, practical experience, current equipment and camera technology, and high-impact photographs to create the definitive book on photojournalism. The DVD features footage of working professionals handling on-the-job challenges. This revised edition features information on new laws affecting photojournalists, new trends in multimedia to keep skills competitive, and as the world grows smaller, a look back at some international history in the photography world. Updates throughout the a imaging
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January
Little Brown Reader, The (11th Edition) - Marcia Stubbs, Sylvan Barnet, William E. Cain"The Little, Brown Reader, " one of the best-known and most respected thematic readers available today, continues its tradition of excellence by bringing together contemporary and classic readings with extensive critical reading and writing instruction and numerous illustrations. The strength of "The Little, Brown Reader "has always been its distinctive collection of readings and its unmatched apparatus; the Tenth Edition enhances both features, further improving the text's focus on critical thinking and writing. "Little Brown "works in every classroom--a range of themes and a flexible format
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January
Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals/On a Supposed Right to Lie Because of Philanthropic Concerns - Immanuel Kant, James W. EllingtonThis expanded edition of James Ellington’s preeminent translation includes Ellington’s new translation of Kant’s essay “Of a Supposed Right to Lie Because of Philanthropic Concerns” in which Kant replies to one of the standard objections to his moral theory as presented in the main text: that it requires us to tell the truth even in the face of disastrous consequences.
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January
The Word Made Flesh: A History of Christian Thought - Margaret R. MilesThis outstanding textbook offers an original history of Christian thought, asking what it has meant over the centuries to participate in the religion of the Word made flesh. Traces Christian ideas, conversations, experiences and practices from the first century through to the dawn of modernity at the end of the eighteenth century. Presents an inclusive history, considering the critical roles of women and religious �others�� dissenting Christians, Jews and Muslims � in shaping Christian thought. Sets Christian ideas in the context of conversations, controversies and concrete
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January
An Introduction to Molecular Biology - Trevor J.C. Beebee, Graham RoweHow do we know whether a particular species is monogamous or promiscuous? How can we monitor the illegal trafficking of wildlife? How can we differentiate between the many similar species making up a microbial community? An Introduction to Molecular Ecology introduces the latest molecular concepts and techniques, demonstrating how genetic markers and molecular tools can be used to answer such ecological questions. Such questions, whose answers were previously out of our reach, can now be probed, thereby revolutionizing our understanding of ecological systems and phenomena. Blending conceptual
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January
Evidence (University Casebook Series) - George FisherLaw school casebook for the presentation of evidence law. Covers materials in detail, including relevance, reliability, and privileges. Materials are designed to challenge the student intellectually, and will be found to be fun as well.