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February
Intermediate Accounting - Donald E. Kieso, Jerry J. Weygandt, Terry D. WarfieldThe Gateway to the Profession 99% of surveyed practicing accountants feel that Kieso, Weygandt, and Warfield's Intermediate Accounting helped prepare them for success in professional practice. 100% would recommend the text to someone currently studying for an accounting degree. 80% said they referred to their copy when they first entered professional practice. Professionals who learned accounting from Intermediate Accounting find themselves well prepared to enter the workplace. So well prepared in fact, that many keep their copy of the text to refer to again and again. Why is this text so
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February
An Introduction to Quantum Physics - Anthony P. French, Edwin F. TaylorAlmost everything we touch and see (together with nerve impulses and light, the messengers of touch and sight) owes its character to the subtle architecture of atoms and molecules, an architecture whose building code is quantum mechanics. And when we come to large-scale phenomena that depends in a direct way on the details of atomic processes-for example lasers, superconductors, and solid-state electronics-then the explicit use of quantum physics is essential.
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February
Goodman & Gilman's the Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics - Laurence L. Brunton, John S. Lazo, Keith  L. ParkerThe undisputed leader in medical pharmacology, without equal. Updated to reflect all critical new developments in drug action and drug-disease interaction. This is the "desert island" book of all medical pharmacology-if you can own just one pharmacology book, this is it.
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February
The Humanistic Tradition: European Renaissance, the Reformation, and Global Encounter (The Humanistic Tradition, #3) - Gloria K. FieroThe explosion of creativity that marked the European Renaissance provoked an unprecedented age of exploration and of cross-cultural encounter. From the depths of the Black Plague to the heights of Shakespeare's sonnets, book three of The Humanistic Tradition provides an exciting portrait of this period. In a compelling counterpoint to her description of the Renaissance, Fiero devotes a section to the cultures that came into increasing contact with the burgeoning West - the kingdoms of West Africa and the societies of North, Central, and South America.
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February
How Real Is Race?: A Sourcebook on Race, Culture, and Biology - Carol C. Mukhopadhyay, Rosemary HenzeHow Real is Race? Second Edition brings together biological and cultural information to make sense of current contradictory messages about race. How real is race? Or rather, in what sense is race real? What is biological fact and fiction? Where does culture enter? And what does it mean to say race is a "social construction"? If race is an invention, who invented it? Why? And can we eliminate it? These key questions frame this book. With updated conceptual material and suggested activities in every chapter, plus a new hot button issue chapter, this second edition is a clearly written, accessible
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February
Reason and Culture: An Introduction to Philosophy - John Arthur, Amy ShapiroThis introduction to philosophy offers a selection of readings based on an interdisciplinary, applied approach and illustrating the challenges religion, science, and morality pose to one another. It demonstrates to readers how philosophy is practiced today, rather than in years past, and engages them in a relevant and immediately comprehensible manner. The book maintains the critical, rational edge of traditional philosophical writing, while at the same time incorporating material and approaches not usually found in introductory volumes. "Reason" sections provide traditional philosophical truth
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February
NMS Surgery Casebook - Bruce E. JarrellDesigned as a companion volume to the popular NMS Surgery, this newly conceptualized casebook presents a series format of surgical cases that begin with a clinical scenario and go through the decision-making process of patient management step-by-step. Chapter contents are parallel to other surgical texts, yet are organized and closely cross-referenced to NMS Surgery. The book visually corresponds to the NMS text, too, and contains 205 line drawings and 115 tables. This new complementary casebook offers medical students a structured subject review, practice questions, and an opportunity to work
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February
A Mathematical Introduction to Logic - Herbert B. EndertonA Mathematical Introduction to Logic, Second Edition, offers increased flexibility with topic coverage, allowing for choice in how to utilize the textbook in a course. The author has made this edition more accessible to better meet the needs of today's undergraduate mathematics and philosophy students. It is intended for the reader who has not studied logic previously, but who has some experience in mathematical reasoning. Material is presented on computer science issues such as computational complexity and database queries, with additional coverage of introductory material such as sets. *
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February
Making Our Democracy Work: A Judge's View - Stephen G. BreyerThe Supreme Court is one of the most extraordinary institutions in our system of government. Charged with the responsibility of interpreting the Constitution, the nine unelected justices of the Court have the awesome power to strike down laws enacted by our elected representatives. Why does the public accept the Court’s decisions as legitimate and follow them, even when those decisions are highly unpopular? What must the Court do to maintain the public’s faith? How can the Court help make our democracy work? These are the questions that Justice Stephen Breyer tackles in this groundbreaking book.
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February
Macroeconomics - Robert J. BarroBarro uses a unique market-clearing approach to analyze and explain macroeconomic theory. This edition has been reorganized to cover applications alongside the appropriate theory, focusing on the latest advances in economic growth. New software is included with the text.