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Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide: Practical Application (Exam 220-702) - Mike MeyersEssential Skills for a Successful IT Career Written by CompTIA certification and training expert Mike Meyers, this instructive, full-color guide will help you pass the CompTIA A+ Practical Application exam and become an expert PC technician. "Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide: Practical Application, Third Edition" is completely up to date with the latest CompTIA A+ standards. Inside, you'll find helpful on-the-job tips, end-of-chapter practice questions, and hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Covers all CompTIA A+ Practical Application exam topics, including: CPUs and RAM Motherboards Power
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Computers in Libraries: An Introduction for Library Technicians (Resources for Library Technicians) (Resources for Library Technicians) - Katie WilsonKeep pace with the constant technological changes you face every day as a library technician Computers in Libraries examines the impact of integrated library management systems, digital resources, and the Internet on the functions and operations of library technicians and assistants. The book provides a practical understanding of library system software, networks, online information and access, portals, open URL linking, and the fusion of digital and print collections. Each chapter opens with definitions of the most commonly used terms and closes with review questions for classroom use, making it
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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight - Unknown, Burton Raffel, Neil D. IsaacsWritten by an anonymous 14th-century poet, this epic poem is recognized as an equal of Chaucer's masterworks and of the great Old English poems, including "Beowulf." This edition includes a Preface by Raffel and a new Introduction. Revised reissue.
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Sociology of Religion: Contemporary Developments - Kevin J. ChristianoSociology of Religion charts changes in the sociology of religion without ignoring the continuing relevance of Weber, Durkheim, and Marx. Veteran sociologists Christiano, Swatos, and Kivisto address both the foundations and the profound changes in the field, placing new conceptions against their historical background. Charts, pictures, down-to-earth examples, and a readable style keep the history and new developments within the reach of undergraduates. Instructors who want to give their students a current and comprehensive overview of the field should take a look at Sociology of Religion:
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Quest for the Past: Great Discoveries in Archaeology - Brian M. FaganThe highpoints in archaeology! This wonderfully engaging volume tells the story of some well-known archaeologists and some remarkable excavations. In the process, it throws light on some of the ways in which the founders of archaeology unearthed early civilizations, probed the origins of humankind, and explored the history of non-Western societies. Quest for the Past ranges widely over the world of archaeology, detailing great discoveries as diverse as the excavation of 2-million-year-old Hominids, long-forgotten Native American settlements, and spectacular ancient civilizations, describing the
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Community-Based Participatory Research for Health: From Process to Outcomes - Meredith Minkler, Nina WallersteinMinkler and Wallerstein have pulled together a fantastic set of contributions from the leading researchers in the field. In addition to a fine collection of case studies, this book puts the key issues for researchers and practitioners in a historical, philosophical, and applied, practical context
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The Hero and the Perennial Journey Home in American Film - Susan MacKey-Kallis"An interesting, freshly developed, original theme on the hero quest as reflected in the movies. It gives us much new room for thought about our most basic assumptions."--Oliver Stone In contemporary America, myths find expression primarily in film. What's more, many of the highest-grossing American movies of the past several decades have been rooted in one of the most fundamental mythic narratives, the hero quest. Why is the hero quest so persistently renewed and retold? In what ways does this universal myth manifest itself in American cinema? And what is the significance of the popularity of
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Inferring Phylogenies - Joseph FelsensteinPhylogenies (evolutionary trees) are basic to thinking about and analyzing differences between species. Statistical, computational, and algorithmic work on them has been ongoing for four decades, with great advances in understanding. Yet no book has summarized this work until now. Inferring Phylogenies explains clearly the assumptions and logic of making inferences about phylogenies, and using them to make inferences about evolutionary processes. It is an essential text and reference for anyone who wants to understand how phylogenies are reconstructed and how they are used. As phylogenies are
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Medieval Europe: A Short History - Judith M. Bennett, C. Warren HollisterMarked by C. Warren Hollister's clear historical vision and engaging teaching style, this classic text has been judiciously revised by Judith Bennett; the tenth edition includes greater coverage of Byzantium and Islam, a revised map program, a new essay program on medieval myths, and more. In his preface to the eighth edition, Professor Hollister wrote of his realization, while in college, that our world today "is a product of the medieval past." Medieval Europe introduces today's students to the medieval roots of our own society.
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US National Security: Policymakers, Processes, and Politics - Sam C. Sarkesian, Stephen J. Cimbala, John Allen WilliamsThis book provides enough detail on each selected topic to provide more than adequate information for professionals, students, and those interested in U.S. National Security. Chapters are easy to read, and full of charts, diagrams, and tables to ensure the reader understands and comprehends the information being presented. This is a highly recommended source.