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April
Science Matters: Achieving Scientific Literacy - Robert M. Hazen, James S. TrefilEasily one of the finest available single-volume introductions to science."-- "Kirkus Review" "Comprehensible and carefully paced."-- "Booklist
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April
Occupied America: A History of Chicanos - Rodolfo F. AcuñaAuthored by one of the most influential and highly-regarded voices of Chicano history and ethnic studies, Occupied America is the most definitive introduction to Chicano history. This comprehensive overview of Chicano history is passionately written and extensively researched.With a concise and engaged narrative, and timelines that give students a context for pivotal events in Chicano history, Occupied America illuminates the struggles and decisions that frame Chicano identity today.
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April
Major Problems in American Women's History (Major Problems in American History) (Major Problems in American History (Wadsworth)) - Mary Beth Norton, Mary Norton, Thomas G. PatersonDesigned to encourage critical thinking about history, the Major Problems in American History series introduces students to both primary sources and analytical essays on important topics in U.S. history. Major Problems in American Women's History is the leading reader for courses on the history of American women, covering the subject's entire chronological span. While attentive to the roles of women and the details of women's lives, the authors are especially concerned with issues of historical interpretation and historiography. The Fourth Edition features greater coverage of the experiences of
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April
Constitutional Law (Emanuel CrunchTime) - Steven L. EmanuelThe most trusted name in law school outlines, Emanuel Law Outlines were developed while Steve Emanuel was a student at Harvard Law and were the first to approach each course from the point of view of the student. Invaluable for use throughout your course and again at exam time, Emanuel Law Outlines are well-correlated to all major casebooks to help you to create your own outlines. Sophisticated yet easy to understand, each guide includes both capsule and detailed explanations of critical issues, topics, and black letter law you must know to master the course. Quiz Yourself Q&As, Essay
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April
Cadaver Dog Handbook: Forensic Training and Tactics for the Recovery of Human Remains - Marcella H. SorgIntended for those who train and handle cadaver dogs, this book also encompasses information for those who work closely with them, such as police, death investigators, and anthropologists. Its interdisciplinary approach is useful to any member of a forensic team who regularly participates in or evaluates the results of the human remains search effort. Cadaver Dog Handbook sets out the principles and procedures for the training and handling of dogs for the location of human remains. It explains scent theory and its applications, introduces basic training and searching strategies/tactics, and
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April
Adolescence: The Wonder Years: Your Questions Answered - Swati BhaveAdolescence is a period full of strange and exciting happenings. Yet, due to inept handling by adults, these wonder years can be marred by unpleasant experiences that may leave scars for life. In a question- answer format this book brings the message home to everyone who interacts with adolescents - parents, teachers, doctors and other community workers - that all adolescents deserve their love and care
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April
Building Embedded Linux Systems - Karim YaghmourLinux® is being adopted by an increasing number of embedded systems developers, who have been won over by its sophisticated scheduling and networking, its cost-free license, its open development model, and the support offered by rich and powerful programming tools. While there is a great deal of hype surrounding the use of Linux in embedded systems, there is not a lot of practical information. Building Embedded Linux Systems is the first in-depth, hard-core guide to putting together an embedded system based on the Linux kernel. This indispensable book features arcane and previously undocumented
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April
Graphic Design Solutions - Robin LandaCutting-edge concepts, a beautifully illustrated text, and a dazzling array of award-winning design make the third edition of this standout best-seller one of the most highly acclaimed design texts in the world. Graphic Design Solutions continues to provide a clear and comprehensive introduction to graphic design and advertising design, with step-by-step visual solutions that readers can apply with confidence to their own design and advertising projects. A highly illustrative, straightforward assessment of developing winning graphic design solutions for a variety of media-including print, Web,
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April
Night Eating Syndrome: Research, Assessment, and Treatment - Jennifer D. Lundgren, Kelly C. Allison, Albert J. Stunkard, James E. MitchellIn one indispensable volume, this book combines a complete overview of night eating syndrome (NES) with evidence-based treatment guidelines and clinical tools. Experts in the field review the biological underpinnings of NES and its common comorbidities; explain how the basic science can inform clinical practice; and discuss issues in assessment and diagnosis. Vivid case examples are featured. Of special utility for clinicians, the book includes a manual for delivering an empirically supported cognitive-behavioral treatment protocol. Reproducible client forms can be photocopied from the book or
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April
Nonverbal Communication in Human Interaction - Mark L. Knapp, Judith A. HallThis introductory text is designed for courses in nonverbal communication. Using the cross-disciplinary approaches of speech and social psychology, Knapp and Hall center on how nonverbal communication research affects a wide variety of academic interests. It is the most comprehensive, most readable compendium of research and theory on nonverbal communication available. It is the standard reference in this area.