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April
Java 2: The Complete Reference - Herbert Schildt, Herb SchildtThis book is the most complete and up-to-date resource on Java from programming guru, Herb Schildt -- a must-have desk reference for every Java programmer.
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April
Human Anatomy (MyA&P Series) (Hardcover) Human Anatomy Fifth Edition Student Edition - Jon B. Mallatt, Elaine Nicpon MariebThis book is designed for one-semester or one-quarter introductory anatomy courses that serve students in prenursing, allied health, physical education and athletic training, premedical, prephysical therapy, radiological technology, physician assistant training, predentistry, and other fields. We present the basic concepts of anatomy--gross, microscopic, developmental, and clinical--in a manner that is clearly written, effectively organized, up-to-date, and well-illustrated. We realize that anatomy involves gargantuan amounts of factual material, and we have tried to make this material as logical
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April
Elements of Acoustic Phonetics - Peter LadefogedThis revised and expanded edition of a classic textbook provides a concise introduction to basic concepts of acoustics and digital speech processing that are important to linguists, phoneticians, and speech scientists. The second edition includes four new chapters that cover new experimental techniques in acoustic phonetics made possible by the use of computers. Assuming no background in physics or mathematics, Ladefoged explains concepts that must be understood in using modern laboratory techniques for acoustic analysis, including resonances of the vocal tract and the relation of formants to
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April
The Art and Science of C: A Library Based Introduction to Computer Science - Eric S. RobertsThis work sets out to provide a solid introduction to computer science that emphasizes software engineering and the development of good programming style. The text focuses on the use of libraries and abstractions, which are essential to modern programming, and readers will learn the fundamentals of ANSI C, the industry standard. Rather than attempt to translate Pascal-based approaches into a new domain, this text is written from the ground up as an introduction to C.
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April
Master German Vocabulary in a Week: Beginner Flashcards 3 - Otto FlashcardsThis is the final book in the series "Master German Vocabulary in a Week: Beginner Flashcards". Flashcards are proven technique for fast learning of foreign language vocabulary. This book brings you 300 flashcards. With about 380 of basic german words, and just a touch of basic grammar. Each flashcard groups several related words and example sentences. Same words and sentences repeat in different ways to ensure you will really memorize them. To make it practical, flashcards are split into groups. You can go through each group in single sitting. This way you can go through a group several
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April
Families as They Really Are - Barbara J. RismanFamilies as They Really Are goes to the heart of the family values debate by reframing the question about families from Are they breaking down? to Where are they going, how, and why? Essays in the book are not reprints; you won t find them anywhere else. Each article is a new contribution to the research and theory about families, drawn from an interdisciplinary community of experts. The four parts of Families as They Really Are focus on how we got to where we are today, what s happening in relationships, youth in the 21st century, and the state of the gender revolution."
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April
The Glass Menagerie - Tennessee WilliamsMenagerie was Williams's first popular success and launched the brilliant, if somewhat controversial, career of our pre-eminent lyric playwright. Since its premiere in Chicago in 1944, with the legendary Laurette Taylor in the role of Amanda, the play has been the bravura piece for great actresses from Jessica Tandy to Joanne Woodward, and is studied and performed in classrooms and theatres around the world. The Glass Menagerie (in the reading text the author preferred) is now available only in its New Directions Paperbook edition. A new introduction by prominent Williams scholar Robert Bray,
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April
Biomedical Engineering: Bridging Medicine and Technology - W. Mark SaltzmanThis is an ideal text for an introduction to biomedical engineering. The book presents the basic science knowledge used by biomedical engineers at a level accessible to all students and illustrates the first steps in applying this knowledge to solve problems in human medicine. Biomedical engineering now encompasses a range of fields of specialization including bioinstrumentation, bioimaging, biomechanics, biomaterials, and biomolecular engineering. This introduction to bioengineering assembles foundational resources from molecular and cellular biology and physiology and relates them to various
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April
Laboratory Management: Principles and Processes - Denise M. HarmeningHere is a problem-based approach to teaching the principles of laboratory management. The text focuses on presenting underlying managerial concepts and how to successfully apply theoretical models to real-life situations.
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April
The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State - Friedrich Engels, Ernest Untermann�An eternal being created human society as it is today, and submission to �superiors� and �authority� is imposed on the �lower� classes by divine will.� This suggestion, coming from the pulpit, platform and press, has hypnotized the minds of men and proves to be one of the strongest pillars of exploitation. The history of the family dates from 1861, the year of the publication of Bachofen�s �Mutterrecht� (maternal law) Engles makes the following propositions: 1. That in the beginning people lived in unrestricted sexual intercourse, which he dubs, not very felicitously, hetaerism. 2. That such an