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March
Princeton Readings in Islamist Thought: Texts and Contexts from Al-Banna to Bin Laden - Roxanne L. Euben, Muhammad Qasim ZamanThis anthology of key primary texts provides an unmatched introduction to Islamist political thought from the early twentieth century to the present, and serves as an invaluable guide through the storm of polemic, fear, and confusion that swirls around Islamism today. Roxanne Euben and Muhammad Qasim Zaman gather a broad selection of texts from influential Islamist thinkers and place these figures and their writings in their multifaceted political and historical contexts. The selections presented here in English translation include writings of Ayatollah Khomeini, Usama bin Laden, Muslim
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March
The Story Of Libraries: From The Invention Of Writing To The Computer Age - Fred LernerThis book, which includes fourteen well-chosen illustrations, describes the crucial role libraries have played throughout history: in ancient Egypt, China, the classical Western world, Islam, and medieval and Renaissance Europe. It continues with the libraries of colonial America, The Library of Congress, university libraries, and today's large public library systems. Throughout the twentieth century, libraries have both supported democratic institutions and have also been tools of Nazi and Soviet totalitarianism. At the dawn of the telecommunications and computer age, it is evident that libraries
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March
Lewin's Genes X - Jocelyn E. KrebsThe Fields Of Molecular Biology And Molecular Genetics Is Rapidly Changing With New Data Acquired Daily And New Insights Into Well-Studied Processes Presented On A Scale Of Weeks Or Months Rather Than Years. For Decades Lewin's GENES Has Provided The Teaching Community With The Most Cutting Edge Presentation Of Molecular Biology And Molecular Genetics, Covering Gene Structure, Sequencing, Organization, And Expression. The Latest Edition, With A Knowledgeable New Author Team, Has Enlisted 21 Scientists To Provide Revisions And Content Updates In Their Individual Fields Of Expertise, Ensuring That
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March
Learning and Not Learning English: Latino Students in American Schools - Guadalupe M. ValdésFocusing on the lives and experiences of four Mexican children in an American middle school, the critically acclaimed author of Con Respeto examines both the policy and the instructional dilemmas that surround the English language education of immigrant children in this country. Using samples and analysis of the children's oral and written language as well as an examination of their classrooms, school, and community, this book addresses the difficulties surrounding the teaching and learning of English for second language learners. This comprehensive volume discusses: * classroom activities * the
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March
Essential Paediatric Haematology - Owen P. SmithAs an essential guide to paediatric haematology, this concise text offers a quick and reliable source of practical information for clinicians. Covering all blood disorders in children, the contents are structured to include all the major disease groups and include introductory chapters on normal haemopoiesis, normal coagulation, infections and transfusion. Whilst the text focuses on practical management, sufficient background information is given to enable trainees to care effectively for patients. Essential Paediatric Haematology is an ideal text for haematologists and paediatricians in training
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March
Postpositivism and Educational Research - D.C. Phillips, Nicholas C. BurbulesThis volume presents in a forthright and lively way, an account of the philosophical position generally identified as 'Postpositivistic' that undergirds much of mainstream research in education and the related social sciences. The discussion throughout is informed by recent developments in philosophy of science. Authors D. C. Phillips and Nicholas C. Burbules cite a number of interesting examples from the educational research and evaluation literature to illustrate the value of a scientific approach. Many educational researchers aspire to carry out rigorous or disciplined inquiry aimed at
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March
Investigating the Social World: The Process and Practice of Research - Russell K. SchuttThe most cutting-edge research methods, applied to engaging social issues, in a student-friendly textbook written by an award-winning researcher and teacher. In this new Seventh Edition of his perennially successful social research text, author Russell K. Schutt continues to make research come alive through stories that illustrate the methods presented in each chapter, and hands-on exercises that help students learn by doing. Investigating the Social World helps readers understand research methods as an integrated whole, appreciate the value of both qualitative and quantitative methodologies, and
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March
Kicked Out - Sassafras Lowrey, Jennifer Clare Burke, Judy ShepardIn the U.S., 40% of homeless youth identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ). Kicked Out brings together the voices of current and former homeless LGBTQ youth and tells the forgotten stories of some of our nation's most vulnerable citizens. Diverse contributors share stories of survival and abuse with poignant accounts of the sanctuary of community and the power of creating chosen families. Kicked Out highlights the nuanced perspectives of national organizations such as The National Gay & Lesbian Task Force and The National Alliance Against Homelessness, and regional
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March
Physics of the Interstellar and Intergalactic Medium - Bruce T. DraineThis is a comprehensive and richly illustrated textbook on the astrophysics of the interstellar and intergalactic medium--the gas and dust, as well as the electromagnetic radiation, cosmic rays, and magnetic and gravitational fields, present between the stars in a galaxy and also between galaxies themselves. Topics include radiative processes across the electromagnetic spectrum; radiative transfer; ionization; heating and cooling; astrochemistry; interstellar dust; fluid dynamics, including ionization fronts and shock waves; cosmic rays; distribution and evolution of the interstellar medium; and
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March
CLEP American Literature w/ TestWare CD - Jacob StratmanEarn College Credit with REA's Test Prep for CLEP® American Literature Everything you need to pass the exam and get the college credit you deserve. CLEP® is the most popular credit-by-examination program in the country, accepted by more than 2,900 colleges and universities. For over 15 years, REA has helped students pass CLEP® exams and earn college credit while reducing their tuition costs. Our CLEP® test preps are perfect for adults returning to college (or attending for the first time), military service members, high-school graduates looking to earn college credit, or home-schooled students