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Calculus, Single Variable - Deborah Hughes-Hallett, Andrew M. Gleason, Daniel E. FlathFunctions in this text are presented graphically, numerically and algebraically, aimed at giving students the benefit of alternate interpretations.
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April
E-Z Precalculus (Barron's E-Z Series) - Lawrence S. LeffAn experienced math teacher breaks down precalculus into a series of easy-to-follow lessons designed for self-teaching and rapid learning. The book features a generous number of step-by-step demonstration examples as well as numerous tables, graphs, and graphing-calculator-based approached. Major topics covered include: algebraic methods; functions and their graphs; complex numbers; polynomial and rational functions; exponential and logarithmic functions; trigonometry and polar coordinates; counting and probability; binomial theorem; calculus preview; and much more. Exercises at the end of each
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April
In the Palm of Your Hand: The Poet's Portable Workshop - Steve KowitProvides aspiring poets guidance on writing poetry.
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April
Dinosaurs: The Textbook - Spencer George LucasTakes students on a journey through various aspects of dinosaur biology, geology, and the history of their discovery. This book presents facts together with ideas, notions, and controversies. It presents dinosaurs as successful, living creatures that were merely different in appearance from other animals.
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April
Why Mothers Kill: A Forensic Psychologist's Casebook - Geoffrey R. McKeeFew crimes generate greater public reaction than those where a mother murders her child. We are repelled, yet mesmerized, by the emerging details of cases such as Andrea Yates and Susan Smith. Annually, hundreds of infants and young children perish at the hands of their mothers. How could a mother destroy the first and most fundamental relationship we experience? In Why Mothers Kill: A Forensic Psychologist's Casebook, Geoffrey R. McKee, Ph.D. uses more than a dozen case studies from his 29-year forensic psychological evaluation practice to help us, and most importantly, prevent these horrific
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April
Oracle 10g: SQL - Joan CasteelOracle 10g: SQL prepares students for the first exam in both the Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) and Oracle Forms Developer certification tracks and offers them a solid understanding of Oracle10g and how to use it effectively. This textbook is not simply a study guide; it is written for individuals who have just a basic knowledge of databases and can be utilized in a course on this latest implementation of SQL from Oracle. Students begin with a solid foundation for creating databases (7 chapters) then strengthen their knowledge in creating queries (7 chapters). To assist students in bridging
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April
Criminal Justice - Joel SamahaWith substance and style, Samaha helps students master the complexities of the criminal justice system and the law. His presentation engages students in active learning and encourages them to understand, rather than memorize. That students truly enjoy reading CRIMINAL JUSTICE is a testament to Samaha's skill as a teacher, writer, and scholar. Featuring a critical-thinking approach that encourages students to explore all sides of the criminal justice system, this thorough introduction draws students in and encourages them to learn more. Samaha provides students with an important and realistic
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April
Machiavelli: Selected Political Writings - Niccolò Machiavelli, David WoottonHere are The Prince and the most important of the Discourses newly translated into spare, vivid English. Why a new translation? Machiavelli was never the dull, worthy, pedantic author who appears in the pages of other translations, says David Wootton in his Introduction. In the pages that follow I have done my best to let him speak in his own voice. (And indeed, Wootton’s Machiavelli does just that when the occasion demands: renderings of that most problematic of words, virtu, are in each instance followed by the Italian). Notes, a map, and an altogether remarkable Introduction no less
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April
Radio Free Dixie: Robert F. Williams and the Roots of Black Power - Timothy B. TysonThis book tells the remarkable story of Robert F. Williams--one of the most influential black activists of the generation that toppled Jim Crow and forever altered the arc of American history. In the late 1950s, as president of the Monroe, North Carolina, branch of the NAACP, Williams and his followers used machine guns, dynamite, and Molotov cocktails to confront Klan terrorists. Advocating "armed self-reliance" by blacks, Williams challenged not only white supremacists but also Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights establishment. Forced to flee during the 1960s to Cuba--where he broadcast