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YEARBOOK OF CULTURAL PROPERTY LAW 2009 - Sherry Hutt, David TarlerThe Yearbooks of Cultural Property Law provide the key, up-to-date information and analyses that keep heritage professionals, lawyers, and land managers abreast of current legal practice, including summaries of notable court cases, settlements and other dispositions, legislation, government regulations, policies and agency decisions. Interviews with key figures, refereed research articles, think pieces, and a substantial resources section round out each volume. Thoughtful analyses and useful information from leading practitioners in the diverse field of cultural property law will assist government
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For the Record: A Documentary History of America: From First Contact Through Reconstruction - David Emory Shi, Holly MayerNewly updated to mirror the contents of America: A Narrative History, Seventh Edition, this rich resource offers over 300 primary-source readings from diaries, journals, newspaper articles, speeches, government documents, and novels.
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Organic Chemistry (with Organic ChemistryNOW) (Available Titles Owl) - Joseph M. HornbackWith this book's uniquely practical organization by type of mechanism, you can help your students better understand and organize many reactions, and at the same time, form a more coherent picture of organic chemistry. Without going into mechanistic details and subtleties that would confuse students, Hornback uses mechanisms simply as an organizing framework. Presenting all the reactions that fall under a particular mechanism helps your students think conceptually about similarities and differences in groups of reactions and greatly enhances their ability to remember individual reactions.
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Industrial and Organizational Psychology - Ernest J. McCormick, Daniel IlgenAn exploration of contemporary theories in the fields of industrial and organizational psychology, micro-organizational behavior, and human resource management.
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Gravity: An Introduction to Einstein's General Relativity - James B. HartleThe aim of this groundbreaking new book is to bring general relativity into the undergraduate curriculum and make this fundamental theory accessible to all physics majors. Using a "physics first" approach to the subject, renowned relativist James B. Hartle provides a fluent and accessible introduction that uses a minimum of new mathematics and is illustrated with a wealth of exciting applications. The emphasis is on the exciting phenomena of gravitational physics and the growing connection between theory and observation. The Global Positioning System, black holes, X-ray sources, pulsars, quasars,
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Solid State Chemistry: An Introduction - Lesley E. Smart, Elaine A. MooreIntended for first- and second-year undergraduates, this introduction to solid state chemistry includes practical examples of applications and modern developments to offer students the opportunity to apply their knowledge in real-life situations. The third edition of Solid State Chemistry: An Introduction has been comprehensively revised and updated. Building a foundation with a thorough description of crystalline structures, the book presents a wide range of the synthetic and physical techniques used to prepare and characterize solids. Other fundamental discussions include: bonding,
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Artists in the Audience: Cults, Camp, and American Film Criticism - Greg  Taylor"Gone with the Wind" an inspiration for the American avant-garde? Mickey Mouse a crucial source for the development of cutting-edge intellectual and aesthetic ideas? As Greg Taylor shows in this witty and provocative book, the idea is not so far-fetched. One of the first-ever studies of American film criticism, "Artists in the Audience" shows that film critics, beginning in the 1940s, turned to the movies as raw material to be molded into a more radical modernism than that offered by any other contemporary artists or thinkers. In doing so, they offered readers a vanguard alternative that reshaped
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Plays From the Contemporary American Theater - Brooks McNamaraIncludes eight full-length, award-winning plays:Streamers by David Rabe Marco Polo Sings a Solo by John Guare Wings by Arthur Kopit Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You by Christopher Durang Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley The Dining Room by A.R. Gurney Painting Churches by Tina Howe Ma Rainey's Black Bottom by August Wilson
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Heart of Darkness and Selected Short Fiction - Joseph Conrad, A. Michael MatinHeart of Darkness and Selected Short Fiction, by Joseph Conrad, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics: New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars Biographies of the authors Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events Footnotes and endnotes Selective discussions of imitations, parodies,
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The Essential World History (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac) - William J. Duiker, Jackson J. SpielvogelTHE ESSENTIAL WORLD HISTORY presents a balanced picture of world history that pays respect to the richness and diversity of the tapestry of the human experience. Based on the Fourth Edition of Duiker and Spielvogel's comprehensive WORLD HISTORY, this critically and popularly acclaimed text balances a thorough global approach with attention to the unique character and development of civilization in divergent parts of the world. The text covers individual civilizations such as China, India, and Europe, with due attention paid to the rise of the West, and provides points of comparison between and