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March
Music in Everyday Life - Tia DeNoraThe power of music in everyday life is widely recognized and this is reflected in social theory from Plato to Adorno that portrays music as an influence on character, social structure and action. This book uses a series of ethnographic studies and in-depth interviews to show how music is a constitutive feature of human agency. Drawing together concepts from psychology, sociology and sociolinguistics it develops a theory of music's active role in the construction of social life and highlights the aesthetic dimension of social order and organization in modern societies.
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March
Managing Stress: Principles and Strategies for Health and Wellbeing - Brian Luke SeawardTaking a holistic approach to stress management, this textbook examines the relationship between stress and disease, outlines pertinent psychological concepts, and suggests coping strategies and relaxation techniques for daily use. The fifth edition adds color images and a chapter on managing time and money. The relaxation CD provides restful music
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March
C++: How to Program - Harvey M. Deitel, Paul J. DeitelWith over 250,000 sold, Harvey and Paul Deitel's "C++ How to Program" is the world's best-selling introduction to C++ programming. Now, this classic has been thoroughly updated! The Deitels' groundbreaking How to Program series offers unparalleled breadth and depth of programming concepts and intermediate-level topics for further study. The books in this series feature hundreds of complete, working programs with thousands of lines of code. Deitels' "C++ How to Program" is the most comprehensive, practical introduction to C++ ever published-with hundreds of hands-on exercises, roughly 250 complete
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March
Human Osteology - Tim D. White, Pieter Arend FolkensHuman Osteology, Second Edition is designed for students and professionals who wish to advance their osteological skills in terms of accurately identifying human skeletal remains, however isolated and fragmentary. These remains can then be used to deduce information about the original lives of the deceased individuals. This book will continue to be an essential text for courses on the human skeleton, as well as a basic reference and field manual for professional osteologists and anatomists, forensic scientists, paleontologists, and archaeologists. Human Osteology, Second Edition includes nearly a
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March
A Course in Mathematics for Students of Physics: Volume 1 - Paul Bamberg, Shlomo SternbergThis text breaks new ground in presenting and applying sophisticated mathematics in an elementary setting. Aimed at physics students, it covers the theory and physical applications of linear algebra and of the calculus of several variables, particularly the exterior calculus. The exterior differential calculus is now being recognized by mathematicians and physicists as the best method of formulating the geometrical laws of physics, and the frontiers of physics have already begun to reopen fundamental questions about the geometry of space and time. Covering the basics of differential and integral
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March
Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons - Siegfried Engelmann, Phyllis Haddox, Elaine BrunerWith more than half a million copies in print, Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons is the definitive guide to giving your child the reading skills needed now for a better chance at tomorrow, while bringing you and your child closer together. Is your child halfway through first grade and still unable to read? Is your preschooler bored with coloring and ready for reading? Do you want to help your child read, but are afraid you’ll do something wrong? Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons is a complete, step-by-step program that shows patents simply and clearly how to teach
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March
Fit and Well: Core Concepts and Labs in Physical Fitness and Wellness with Online Learning Center Bind-In Card and Daily Fitness and Nutrition Journal - Thomas D. Fahey, Walton T. Roth, Paul M. InselFit and Well offers the best text and teaching package to help students incorporate fitness and wellness into their daily lives. With an emphasis on personal responsibility and behavior change, this text provides accurate, up-to-date information on the five components of health-related fitness, as well as coverage of nutrition, stress, substance abuse, chronic diseases, and injury prevention and personal safety.
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March
The Winter's Tale - William ShakespeareThe Winter's Tale is one of Shakespeare's most varied, theatrically self-conscious, and emotionally wide-ranging plays. This 2007 edition provides a newly-edited text, a comprehensive introduction that takes into account current critical thinking, and a detailed commentary on the play's language designed to make it easily accessible to contemporary readers. Much of the play's copiousness inheres in its generic intermingling of tragedy, comedy, romance, pastoral, and the history play. In addition to dates and sources, the introduction attends to iterative patterns, the nature and cause of Leontes'