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January
Analyzing Syntax: A Lexical-Functional Approach - Paul R. KroegerDesigned for students of linguistics at the advanced undergraduate or graduate level, this volume is a comprehensive and accessible textbook on syntactic analysis. Working within the "Lexical Functional Grammar" (LFG) approach, it provides students with a framework for analyzing and describing grammatical structure, using extensive examples from European as well as non-European languages. While its primary focus is on syntactic structure, it also covers aspects of meaning, function and word-structure directly relevant to syntax. It is ideal for one-semester courses in syntax and grammatical
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January
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America - Erik Larson, Tony GoldwynAuthor Erik Larson imbues the incredible events surrounding the 1893 Chicago World's Fair with such drama that readers may find themselves checking the book's categorization to be sure that 'The Devil in the White City' is not, in fact, a highly imaginative novel. Larson tells the stories of two men: Daniel H. Burnham, the architect responsible for the fair's construction, and H.H. Holmes, a serial killer masquerading as a charming doctor. Burnham's challenge was immense. In a short period of time, he was forced to overcome the death of his partner and numerous other obstacles to construct the
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January
Little - David Treuer"Poverty" has always been more than three wind-battered homes and an old Catalina that doubles as a bedroom. It sits on a barren landscape that was once peppered with one-hundred-year-old pines and now houses as many mysteries as it does lives. Jeannette, Duke, and Ellis were the first to make Poverty a home. They are the guardians, the ones who remember what was once taken from them. Chapter by chapter, as each character takes up the narrative, we learn about the way life is lived on this Indian reservation. Here rumors swirl like the snow drifts that alter the landscape in the bitter winter. It
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January
American Civilization - David C. Mauk, John OaklandAmerican Civilization is a comprehensive introduction to contemporary American life. It examines the key institutions of American society, including state and local government, geography, education, law, media and culture. This completely updated edition includes new figures and illustrations, coverage of Clinton's elections and the inauguration of his second administration. It offers: * coverage of all core American Studies topics at introductory level * vital historical context for America in the 1990s and its place in the world * an analysis of gender, class and race and the diverse
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January
Fictions - Joseph F. Trimmer, Wade C. JenningsFictions is an anthology of short fiction designed for college courses in which the short story and the novella are the principal subjects for discussion and writing. This collection of one hundred stories include some of the most memorable work of the world's classic and contemporary writers. Many of the selections are masterpieces that have fascinated students of literature fdor generations. Others, while less well known, possess similar virtues and may thus achieve a comparable position within our literary tradition. The collection includes many stories of new voices. The textbook also
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January
Ssm Physics 5e - David Halliday, Robert Resnick, Kenneth S. KranePresents a complete, accurate and rigorous study of physics while bringing it forward into the '90s and beyond. The Fourth Edition of volumes 1 and 2 is concerned with mechanics and E&M/Optics. New features include: expanded coverage of classic physics topics, substantial increases in the number of in-text examples which reinforce text exposition, the latest pedagogical and technical advances in the field, numerical analysis, computer-generated graphics, computer projects and much more.
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January
Principles of Fourier Analysis - Kenneth B. HowellStrikingly different from typical presentations, Principles of Fourier Analysis provides an introduction to and comprehensive overview of th e mathematical theory of Fourier analysis as it is used in application s in engineering, science, and mathematics. It presents the general re sults and formulas most useful to those who use Fourier analysis in th eir work, complete with indications of the limitations of those result s and formulas. The author's uniquely accessible approach stimulates r eaders' understanding and appreciation of the fundamental concepts and helps them develop the ability to
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January
Joint Structure and Function: A Comprehensive Analysis [With DVD] - Pam LevangieThe perfect balance of clarity and comprehensiveness now more reader friendly and visually appealing than ever. This popular text offers the clear, logical discussions of the basic theory of joint structure and muscle action and provides the foundation you need to understand both normal and pathologic function. The 5th Edition features a dynamic new full color design, videos, and a streamlined biomechanics chapter. Thoroughly revised and updated, it incorporates the latest research findings and techniques, reflecting the text s emphasis on evidence-based practice.
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January
A Short History of Nearly Everything - Bill BrysonIn Bryson's biggest book, he confronts his greatest challenge: to understand -- and, if possible, answer -- the oldest, biggest questions we have posed about the universe and ourselves. Taking as territory everything from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization, Bryson seeks to understand how we got from there being nothing at all to there being us. To that end, he has attached himself to a host of the world’s most advanced (and often obsessed) archaeologists, anthropologists, and mathematicians, travelling to their offices, laboratories, and field camps. He has read (or tried to read) their
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A History of American Higher Education - John ThelinColleges and universities are among the most cherished institutions in American society--and also among the most controversial. Yet affirmative action and skyrocketing tuition are only the most recent dissonant issues to emerge. Recounting the many crises and triumphs in the long history of American higher education, historian John Thelin provides welcome perspective on this influential aspect of American life. In "A History of American Higher Education," Thelin offers a wide-ranging and engaging account of the origins and evolution of America's public and private colleges and universities,