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Legalines on Torts, 8th - Keyed to Franklin - Gloria A. AluiseThis study aid provides detailed explanation of the cases in the torts casebook by Franklin. The discussion of each case provides the facts of the case, issues, holdings, and the court's reasoning. This title includes cases that pertain to the negligence principle, the duty requirement, protection against nonphysical harm, causation, defenses, strict liability, trespass and nuisance, damages, intentional harm, privacy, defamation, and intentional economic harm.
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The Peloponnesian War, Bk. 2 - Thucydides, Jeffrey S. Rusten, J.S. RustenThe second book of Thucydides is of particular interest because it contains important sections on the funeral oration, the account of the plague at Athens and the obituary of Pericles. His exceptionally complex structure and techniques make Thucydides one of the most difficult as well as one of the most profound of ancient historians. Professor Rusten aims to assist students at all levels in learning to read Thucydides. The text, in Greek, is supported by a valuable introduction and commentary in English. In his commentary, Rusten scrutinizes the historical, literary, and philosophical aspects.
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Precalculus: A Graphing Approach - Ron Larson, Robert P. HostetlerAs part of the market-leading Graphing Approach Series by Larson, Hostetler, and Edwards, Precalculus: A Graphing Approach, 4/e, provides both students and instructors with a sound mathematics course in an approachable, understandable format. The quality and quantity of the exercises, combined with interesting applications, cutting-edge design, and innovative resources, make teaching easier and help students succeed in mathematics. This edition, intended for precalculus courses that require the use of a graphing calculator, includes a moderate review of algebra to help students entering the course
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The Vampire: A Casebook - Alan DundesVampires are the most fearsome and fascinating of all creatures of folklore. For the first time, detailed accounts of the vampire and how its tradition developed in different cultures are gathered in one volume by eminent folklorist Alan Dundes. Eleven leading scholars from the fields of Slavic studies, history, anthropology, and psychiatry unearth the true nature of the vampire from its birth in graveyard lore to the modern-day psychiatric patient with a penchant for drinking blood.     The Vampire: A Casebook takes this legend out of the realm of literature and film and back to its dark
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Starting Out with C++: Early Objects (Formerly Alternate Edition) (5th Edition) - Tony Gaddis, Godfrey Muganda, Judy WaltersStarting Out With C++: Early Objects is intended for either a one semester traditional introductory programming course or a two-semester C++ programming sequence, with introductory material placed in the first half of the text and more advanced topics, such as recursion and data structures, placed in the second half. Objects are introduced early, right after control structures and before arrays and pointers. The STL string class is used throughout. As with all Gaddis books, there is a strong emphasis on problem solving and program design, a careful step-by-step introduction of each new topic,
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Algorithms - Robert Sedgewick, Kevin WayneThis fourth edition of Robert Sedgewick and Kevin Wayne's Algorithms is the leading textbook on algorithms today and is widely used in colleges and universities worldwide. This book surveys the most important computer algorithms currently in use and provides a full treatment of data structures and algorithms for sorting, searching, graph processing, and string processing -- including fifty algorithms every programmer should know. In this edition, new Java implementations are written in an accessible modular programming style, where all of the code is exposed to the reader and ready to use. The
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Multivariate Data Analysis - Joseph F. Hair Jr., Barry J. Babin, William C. BlackDesigned for graduate-level courses in Marketing Research, Research Design and Data Analysis. This book provides an applications-oriented introduction to multivariate data analysis for the non-statistician, by focusing on the fundamental concepts that affect the use of specific techniques.
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Girls, Social Class, and Literacy: What Teachers Can Do to Make a Difference - Stephanie Jones"Using stories from her own life as a girl in a working - poor family and illuminating narratives from students living in a high - poverty neighborhood, Stephanie introduces readers to critical literacy and equips them with the tools to begin tearing apart stereotypes and creating new understandings about students, families, ourselves, and one another. This remarkable book is at once powerful and poetic, provocative and informative." Lucy Calkins "Be prepared to have your heart examined, perhaps bruised, and ultimately strengthened for the social action that is the reason Stephanie teaches and
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Environmental Policy and Politics - Michael E. KraftCovering global threats such as climate change, population growth, and loss of biodiversity, as well as national, state, and local problems of environmental pollution, energy use, and natural resource use and conservation, this exciting and unique text covers U.S. policy-making processes, the legislative and administrative settings for policy decisions, the role of interes