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February
The Christians as the Romans Saw Them - Robert Louis WilkenThis book offers an engrossing portrayal of the early years of the Xian movement from the perspective of the Romans. Acknowledgments Introduction Abbreviations Pliny: a Roman gentleman. The making of a Roman official; Travels of a provincial governor; A Christian association; Offerings of wine & incense Christianity as a burial society. Church or political club?; A sense of belonging; A Bacchic society; An obscure & secret association The piety of the persecutors. Roman religion & Christian prejudice; The practice of religion; "We too are a religious people" Galen: the curiosity of a
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February
A History of Western Philosophy, Volume 1: The Classical Mind - W.T. Jones, Robert J. FogelinA HISTORY OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY examines the nature of philosophical enterprise and philosophy's role in Western culture. Jones and Fogelin weave key passages from classic philosophy works into their comments and criticisms, giving A HISTORY OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY the combined advantages of a source book and textbook. The text concentrates on major figures in each historical period, combining exposition with direct quotations from the philosophers themselves. The text places philosophers in appropriate cultural context and shows how their theories reflect the concerns of their times.
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February
Theories of Personality (with InfoTrac ) - Duane Schultz, Sydney Ellen SchultzFilled with updated research and findings, the Eighth Edition of Schultz and Schultz's THEORIES OF PERSONALITY gives students a clear and cogent introduction to this dynamic field. Organized by theory, this popular text discusses major theorists who represent psychoanalytic, neopsychoanalytic, life-span, trait, humanistic, cognitive, behavioral, and social-learning approaches, while demonstrating the influence of events in theorists' personal and professional lives on the development of these theories. The book also explores the ways in which race, gender, and cultural issues play a part in the
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February
Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook - Nancy ClarkYou've heard it, you've read it, and you know from experience it's true: You'll feel better and perform better when you choose the right foods to fuel your body. The problem is, the more active your lifestyle is, the less time you have to spend on preparing healthful meals. "Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook" offers solutions from the nation's leading sports nutritionist. More than 350,000 fitness enthusiasts and athletes have already turned to the first two editions of this book for straightforward sports nutrition and weight management advice. Now the all-time best-selling sports
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February
Forensic Psychology: Emerging Topics and Expanding Roles - Alan M. GoldsteinForensic Psychology: Emerging Topics and ExpandingRoles" is designed to present the current state of thefield, in terms of law, ethics, research and practice. Reflectingthe efforts of almost 50 expert contributors, this comprehensivereference provides a basis for conducting forensic mental healthassessments consistent with the state of the field as it currentlyexists and the standard of care that is emerging. This must-have resource contains coverage of: Mainstream topics such as civil commitment, termination ofparental rights, and federal sentencing evaluationsPsycho-legal topics such as clergy
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February
The Revelation of Jesus Christ - John F. WalvoordA verse-by-verse study of one of the most complex books in the Bible. It points out the symbolic nature of Revelation while showing it should be interpreted literally.
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February
A User's Guide to Measure Theoretic Probability - David  Pollard, Robin Gill, B.D. RipleyThis book grew from a one-semester course offered for many years to a mixed audience of graduate and undergraduate students who have not had the luxury of taking a course in measure theory. The core of the book covers the basic topics of independence, conditioning, martingales, convergence in distribution, and Fourier transforms. In addition there are numerous sections treating topics traditionally thought of as more advanced, such as coupling and the KMT strong approximation, option pricing via the equivalent martingale measure, and the isoperimetric inequality for Gaussian processes. The book is
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February
A Reference Grammar of Dutch - Carol FehringerA Reference Grammar of Dutch is aimed at English-speaking students of Dutch at beginner/intermediate level. It is designed to be practical and user-friendly: it is arranged alphabetically to allow for quick and easy access and linguistic terminology is kept to a minimum, with a glossary provided. Examples are taken from modern, everyday Dutch, and numerous charts and tables help the student focus on the main points. Each entry is linked to a set of exercises, and a key to the exercises and a comprehensive index are provided.
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February
Creating Meaning Through Literature and the Arts: Arts Integration for Classroom Teachers - Claudia E. Cornett'Creating Meaning Through Literature And The Arts' provides teachers with an arts integration blueprint, comprised of 10 building blocks for arts-based instruction that includes collaborative unit planning, best arts-based teaching practices, and assessment for learning.
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February
ECG Workout: Exercises in Arrhythmia Interpretation - Jane HuffNow in its Fifth Edition, this text and workbook is an excellent aid for students, practicing nurses, and allied health professionals learning ECG interpretation. The book presents a step-by-step guide to rhythm strip analysis and contains over 500 actual (not computer-generated) ECG strips to enhance the skills needed for accurate, confident ECG interpretation. Two post-tests and an answer key appear at the back of the book. The latest ACLS guidelines are also included.