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Drugs, Society, and Criminal Justice - Charles F. LevinthalAn adaptation of Levinthal's "Drugs, Behavior and Modern Society 5e," the second edition of this successful, widely-regarded, highly readable and pedagogy-oriented textbook on drug use and abuse is oriented toward a sociological/psychological perspective, with particular attention to issues related to drug-related crime and the criminal justice system.
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For the Record: A Documentary History of America, Volume 2: From Reconstruction Through Contemporary Times - David Emory Shi, Holly A. MayerFor The Record, Fourth Edition, includes a rich collection of 225 primary sources, both textual and visual, with just the right amount of pedagogy. The. Fourth Edition includes a number of documents designed to highlight the new theme of religion in the Eighth Edition of America: A Narrative History.
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April
A History of US: Making Thirteen Colonies: 1600-1740 A History of US Book Two - Joy HakimPeople are coming to America--all kinds of people. If you're European, you come in search of freedom or riches. If you're African, you come in chains. And what about the Indians, what is happening to them? Soon with the influx of so many people, thirteen unique colonies are born, each with its own story. Meet Pocahontas and John Smith in Jamestown. Join William Penn and the Quakers in Pennsylvania. Sit with the judges at the Salem witch trials. Hike over the mountains with Daniel Boone. And let Ben Franklin give you some salty advice in his Poor Richard's Almanac in this remarkable journey through
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April
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design with Applications - Grady Booch, Robert A. MaksimchukIn this eagerly awaited second edition, Grady Booch draws upon the rich and varied results of those projects and offers improved methods for object development and a new, unified notation. With numerous examples implemented in C++, Booch illustrates essential concepts, explains the method, and shows successful applications in a variety of fields. Booch also gives pragmatic advice on a host of issues, including classification, implementation strategies, and cost-effective project management. A two-time winner of Software Development's coveted Jolt Cola Product Excellence Award!
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April
The Annotated Hobbit: The Hobbit, Or, There and Back Again - J.R.R. Tolkien, Douglas A. AndersonFor readers throughout the world, The Hobbit serves as an introduction to the enchanting world of Middle-earth, home of elves, wizards, dwarves, goblins, dragons, orcs and a host of other creatures depicted in The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion -- tales that sprang from the mind of the most beloved author of all time, J.R.R. Tolkien. Newly expanded and completely redesigned, Douglas A. Anderson's The Annotated Hobbit is the definitive explication of the sources, characters, places, and things of J.R.R. Tolkien's timeless classic. Integrated with Anderson's notes and placed alongside the
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April
Space And Place: The Perspective of Experience - Yi-Fu Tuan, Steven HoelscherA study of the ways in which people feel and think about space, how they form attachments to home, neighborhood, and nation, and how feelings about space and place are affected by the sense of time.“Since it is the breadth and universality of his argument that concerns Yi-Fu Tuan, experience is defined as ‘all the modes by which a person knows and constructs reality,’ and examples are taken with equal ease from non-literate cultures, from ancient and modern oriental and western civilizations, from novels, poetry, anthropology, psychology, and theology. The result is a remarkable synthesis, which
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April
Probabilistic Robotics - Sebastian Thrun, Wolfram Burgard, Dieter FoxThe book is relevant for anyone involved in robotic software development and scientific research. It will also be of interest to applied statisticians and engineers dealing with real-world sensor data.
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April
The Speed Reading Book (Mind Set) - Tony Buzan'The Speed Reading Book' is an absolute requirement for anyone with a desire to read and learn more efficiently.' Sean Adam, World Speed Reading Record Holder. Have you ever wanted to increase dramatically your reading speed, improve your comprehension and enhance your study and learning skills? The Speed Reading Book, part of Tony Buzan's revolutionary 'Mind Set' series (which includes the million-copy bestseller The Mind Map" Book), is a revolutionary operations manual for those who wish to achieve all of these goals and much more! Speed Reading makes it easy to: - think faster and more
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Toward a Feminist Theory of the State - Catharine A. MacKinnonPresents the author's analysis of politics, sexuality and the law from the perspective of women. Using the debate over Marxism and feminism as a point of departure, MacKinnon develops a theory of gender centred on sexual subordination and applies it to the State. The result is a critique of inequality and a transformative vision of a direction for social change.
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April
Medical Anthropology in Ecological Perspective - Ann McElroy, Patricia K. TownsendThe newest edition of the premier teaching text in medical anthropology is thoroughly revised to reflect new developments in the field. Widespread awareness of emerging infectious diseases and global environmental change makes the ecological perspective of the McElroy-Townsend text even more relevant to students than when it was first published. Medical Anthropology in Ecological Perspective integrates biocultural, environmental, and evolutionary approaches to the study of human health. Research by human biologists and paleopathologists illuminates the history and prehistory of disease, while the