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March
The Usborne Book of Wild Places: Mountains, Jungles & Deserts (Explainers) - Angela WilkesThis colourful book explores the exciting worlds of mountains, jungles and deserts, their dramatic landscapes, the animals and plants that inhabit them and the people who live in the most beautiful and remote areas of the earth.
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Space-Time, Relativity, and Cosmology - Jose WudkaSpace-Time, Relativity, and Cosmology provides a historical introduction to modern relativistic cosmology and traces its historical roots and evolution from antiquity to Einstein. The topics are presented in a non-mathematical manner, with the emphasis on the ideas that underlie each theory rather than their detailed quantitative consequences. A significant part of the book focuses on the Special and General theories of relativity. The tests and experimental evidence supporting the theories are explained together with their predictions and their confirmation. Other topics include a discussion of
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March
Nitty Gritty C++ - Till Jeske-- Master the essentials of C++ now, with this concise, hands-on tutorial.-- Includes extensive practical tips and techniques, plus a convenient reference section for C++ developers at every level of skill. -- Well organized, attractively laid out, and competitively priced. Nitty Gritty C++ gives developers the concise, practical tutorial they need to get results with C++ and object-oriented development, fast. It focuses on the essence of C++, combining clearly written tutorials, expert tips and tricks, and a handy reference to the features used most widely and offering the greatest value. The
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March
The Sage Handbook of Social Psychology - Michael A. Hogg, Joel CooperThis volume is everthing one would want from a one-volume handbook of social psychology or, indeed, of any scientific discipline. Comprehensive in scope, authoritative, clearly written, and detailed, it covers not only the usual topics one would expect in such a survey--history, methodology, social cognition, emotions, interpersonal relations and relationships, and group processes, both positive and negative--but also those especially relevant to social psychology as it enters its second century. The volume is edited by two of the most prominent social psychologists in their own right, and the
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Mathematical Models in Biology: An Introduction - Elizabeth  S. Allman, John A. RhodesFocusing on discrete models across a variety of biological subdisciplines, this introductory textbook includes linear and non-linear models of populations, Markov models of molecular evolution, phylogenetic tree construction from DNA sequence data, genetics, and infectious disease models. Assuming no knowledge of calculus, the development of mathematical topics, such as matrix algebra and basic probability, is motivated by the biological models. Computer research with MATLAB is incorporated throughout in exercises and more extensive projects to provide readers with actual experience with the
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Organizational Communication: Balancing Creativity and Constraint - Eric Eisenberg, H.L. Goodall Jr., Angela TrethweyRespected scholars Eric Eisenberg, H.L. Goodall Jr., and Angela Trethewey combine decades of teaching and scholarly experience to offer students a concise and readable introduction to organizational communication theories and their practical applications. Using the metaphor of creativity (getting what you want) and constraint (following established rules) this popular textbook offers students more opportunities than ever before to practice what they learn through a variety of features within the textbook itself and on its companion Web site.
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Forest Ecology - Burton V. Barnes, Shirley R. DentonThis revised and reorganized text is designed for undergraduates interested in forest ecology and in programmes in forestry or forest science, natural resources, environmental science and field ecology. The authors provide a current perspective on the material by emphasizing forest ecosystems using a landscape-ecosystem or geo-ecosystem approach. In this edition, organisms (such as forest trees, flora, fauna) are seen as notable parts of geographic or landscape ecosystems. The text also contains ten new chapters: concepts of forest ecology; ecosystems at multiple spatial scales; long term
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March
Modern Russian: An Advanced Grammar Course - Derek OffordA course book aimed at students of Russian who have some previous knowledge of Russian.
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March
Dictionary of Historical Allusions & Eponyms - Dorothy AuchterJezebel is an example of an eponym, a person whose name has evolved into a common noun or verb. In addition to eponyms, the English language is peppered with historical allusions that have become disassociated from their original context. For example, the phrase mad as a hatter refers to the dementia suffered by Victorian hatmakers, who were poisoned by the mercury used in their craft.
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De Paseo: Curso Intermedio de Espanol - Donna Reseigh Long, Janice Lynn MaciánIntended for Intermediate Spanish courses, particularly for those instructors who prefer a two-book program.