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Principles Of Forensic Toxicology - Barry LevineThe new standard -- a comprehensive textbook for students taking a one-semester course in forensic toxicology that is also a very useful reference for laboratorians! Each chapter is written by an expert practicing in the field.The first section provides an introduction to postmortem forensic toxicology, human performance forensic toxicology, forensic drug testing, and pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.The second section is devoted to analytical principles, including both theory and applications. Methodologies covered include specimen preparation, spectrophotometry, chromatography, immunoassay,
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Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur GoldenA literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant debut novel presents with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan's most celebrated geisha. In Memoirs of a Geisha, we enter a world where appearances are paramount; where a girl's virginity is auctioned to the highest bidder; where women are trained to beguile the most powerful men; and where love is scorned as illusion. It is a unique and triumphant work of fiction - at once romantic, erotic, suspenseful - and completely unforgettable.
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Introduction to Electromagnetic Fields [With *] - R. Paul, Syed A. NasarThis new edition introduces students to electromagnetism and provides balanced coverage of both static and dynamic fields. It is also the first text to intergrate computer visualization (Mathcad) and computation throughout the text.
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The Earth System - Lee R. Kump, James F. Kasting, Robert G. CraneThe first book of its kind that addresses the issues of global change from a perspective of Earth as a system, "The Earth System" offers a solid emphasis on lessons from Earth history that may guide decision-making in the future. This book teaches global change and how it affects our environment. Modern topics covered by this comprehensive book are the atmosphere and global warming, the circulation of the oceans, plate tectonics, ecosystems, the origin of Earth and life, the rise of oxygen and ozone depletion, biodiversity, and climate stability. Because of its incredibly detailed appendices,
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Shakespeare and Film: A Norton Guide - Samuel CrowlA lively, concise introduction to film adaptations of Shakespeare's plays from the silent era to the present, Shakespeare and Film pays particular attention to the most influential directors' cinematic portrayals of the plays, offering insightful close readings of the elements of film camera work, editing, music, acting, montage, among others that students can use as models for their own writing and analysis."
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The Tempest - William ShakespeareIn The Tempest, long considered one of Shakespeare's most lyrical plays, Prospero—a magician on an enchanted island—punishes his enemies, brings happiness to his daughter, and comes to terms with human use of supernatural power. The Tempest embodies both seemingly timeless romance and the historically specific moment in which Europe begins to explore and conquer the New World. Its complexity of thought, its range of characters—from the spirit Ariel and the monster Caliban to the beautiful Miranda and her prince Ferdinand -its poetic beauty, and its exploration of difficult questions that still
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Maritime History - John B. Hattendorf, Ernest J. KingThis is an introductory text in maritime history and the age of exploration. The collection of essays summarises a range of interpretations in the field, introducing students to a variety of approaches.
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Snow Falling on Cedars - David GutersonSan Piedro Island, north of Puget Sound, is a place so isolated that no one who lives there can afford to make enemies. But in 1954 a local fisherman is found suspiciously drowned, and a Japanese American named Kabuo Miyamoto is charged with his murder. In the course of the ensuing trial, it becomes clear that what is at stake is more than a man's guilt. For on San Piedro, memory grows as thickly as cedar trees and the fields of ripe strawberries - memories of a charmed love affair between a white boy and the Japanese girl who grew up to become Kabuo's wife; memories of land desired, paid for,
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Abriendo Puertas: Antologia De Literatura En Espanol 1 - Wayne S. Bowen, Isabel Allende, Jorge Luis Borges, Pablo Neruda, Bonnie Tucker BowenThe texts offers short stories, poems, plays, essays, and excerpts fro novels by prominent writers of Spain and Latin America presented entirely in Spanish. This text is perfect for instructors or students!
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Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain - Mark F. Bear, Barry W. Connors, Michael A. ParadisoWidely praised for its student-friendly style and exceptional artwork and pedagogy, Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain is a leading undergraduate textbook on the biology of the brain and the systems that underlie behavior. This edition provides increased coverage of taste and smell, circadian rhythms, brain development, and developmental disorders and includes new information on molecular mechanisms and functional brain imaging. Path of Discovery boxes, written by leading researchers, highlight major current discoveries. In addition, readers will be able to assess their knowledge of neuroanatomy