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March
Gardner's Art through the Ages: Non-Western Perspectives (with ArtyStudy, Timeline Printed Access Card) - Fred S. KleinerAs fascinating as a real visit to the world's famous museums and architectural sites, GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: NON-WESTERN PERSPECTIVES gives you a comprehensive, beautifully illustrated tour of the world's great non-Western artistic traditions--plus all the study tools you need to excel in your art history course! A unique "scale" feature (accompanying the book's photographs of paintings and other artworks) will help you better visualize the actual size of the artworks shown in the book. You'll also find materials that will help you master the key topics quickly and help you study for your
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March
Women Across Cultures: A Global Perspective - Shawn Meghan BurnThis text examines and documents the issues women face in terms of lower status and lower power around the world and across cultures. The book then discusses what is being done from the local to the global level to address women's issues, empowering women and promoting women's equal rights.
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March
The Complete Pompeii - Joanne BerryThe dramatic story of Pompeii's destruction has been handed down to us by Roman writers, its paintings and mosaics have astonished visitors since their discovery in the eighteenth century, and its houses and public buildings to this day present a vivid picture of life, disaster, and death in a Roman town. Pompeii is not quite a time capsule, a frozen moment in history, but it is probably the closest we will ever get to one. This up-to-date new survey draws on evidence produced at the cutting edge of modern archaeological research, revealing how the evidence for life in this city was first
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March
The Moral Life: An Introductory Reader in Ethics and Literature - Lewis VaughnNow in its fourth edition, Louis P. Pojman and Lewis Vaughn's acclaimed The moral life: an introductory reader in ethics and literature brings together an extensive and varied collection of eighty-five classical and contemporary readings on ethical theory and practice. Integrating literature with philosophy in an innovative way, the book uses literary works to enliven and make concrete the ethical theory or applied issues addressed. Literary works by Angelou, Camus, Hawthorne, Huxley, Ibsen, Le Guin, Melville, Orwell, Styron, Tolstoy, and many others lead students into such philosophical concepts
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March
Calculus Know-It-All: Beginner to Advanced, and Everything in Between - Stan GibiliscoMaster calculus from the comfort of home! Want to "know it ALL" when it comes to calculus? This book gives you the expert, one-on-one instruction you need, whether you're new to calculus or you're looking to ramp up your skills. Providing easy-to-understand concepts and thoroughly explained exercises, math whiz Stan Gibilisco serves as your own private tutor--without the expense! His clear, friendly guidance helps you tackle the concepts and problems that confuse you the most and work through them at your own pace. Train your brain with ease! Calculus Know-It-ALL features: Checkpoints to help
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March
The Big Sleep - Raymond ChandlerWhen a dying millionaire hires Philip Marlowe to handle the blackmailer of one of his two troublesome daughters, Marlowe finds himself involved with more than extortion. Kidnapping, pornography, seduction, and murder are just a few of the complications he gets caught up in.
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March
Interpersonal Communication: Everyday Encounters - Julia T. WoodA theoretically unified and pragmatic introduction to the concepts, principles, and skills of interpersonal communication in a multicultural society, this book shows how interpersonal communication theory and skills pertain to students' daily encounters with others.
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March
Harnessing AutoCAD® 2006 - Thomas A. Stellman, G.V. KrishnanHarnessing AutoCAD 2006 continues in the tradition of previous editions by providing the widest selection of discipline-specific exercises and projects for learning how to use today's leading desktop design and drawing software. A smart how-to and reference, this book contains up-to-the-minute functionality including extensively illustrated examples of "prompt-response" sequences, whereby certain commands prompt users for additional information such as coordinates or dimensions to complete a function. The companion Exercise Manual has also been updated, and is included in its entirety on the
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March
The Humanities Volume One: Cultural Roots: Cultural Roots and Continuities - Mary Ann Frese WittThis introductory text presents an overview of the liberal arts--literature, art, music, philosophy, and history--with a particular emphasis on literature. The unique selection of works from each culture provides students with a global understanding of the humanities. Several pedagogical features of the Seventh Edition, such as chapter objectives, key terms, art images, and summary questions, help students understand the major concepts of the text. Each volume begins with a "Chronicle of Events" that provides a timetable of key events in world history. "Continuities" sections focus on the lasting