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May
Southeast Asia in the Age of Commerce, 1450-1680: Volume One: The Lands below the Winds - Anthony ReidIn The Lands Below the Winds--the first volume of a two-volume set chronicling the rise of Southeast Asian culture during the years from 1450 to 1680--Anthony Reid vividly explored everyday life in the different societies of the region, from diet, housing, commerce, and law to sexual and family relations, patterns of warfare, and popular entertainment. In doing so he enables us to perceive the underlying coherence and splendid variety in the complex mosaic of Southeast Asia.
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May
12 Smart Things to Do When the Booze and Drugs Are Gone: Choosing Emotional Sobriety through Self-Awareness and Right Action - Allen BergerThe author of the recovery mainstay12 Stupid Things That Mess Up Recovery offers a fresh list of "smart" things to do to attain and sustain emotional sobriety. Whether it's called "dry drunk" or "white knuckle sobriety," it's that stage in recovery when we realize that "putting the plug in the jug" isn't enough. The next step is taking responsibility for the emotional immaturity that fuels our addictive personality and has a tremendous impact on ourselves and others. Allen Berger, PhD, draws on the teachings of Bill W. and psychotherapy pioneers to offer twelve hallmarks of emotional sobriety
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May
Physics for Scientists and Engineers with Modern Physics - Douglas C. GiancoliFor the calculus-based General Physics course primarily taken by engineers and scientists.
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May
Drugs in Perspective - Richard  FieldsOver the past 30 years Dr. Richard Fields has performed clinical work with substance abusers and their families. "Drugs in Perspective" is a thorough user-friendly compilation of reports, literature, and case studies on alcohol and drug prevention, intervention, and treatment.
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May
Communicating Health: Personal, Cultural, and Political Complexities (with InfoTrac) (Wadsworth Series in Speech Communication) - Patricia Geist-Martin, Eileen Berlin RayAuthored by a uniquely qualified team of educators and practitioners, this text utilizes a class-tested case study approach to illustrate the many ways and contexts in which health communication functions. Main topics in COMMUNICATING HEALTH are embedded in compelling stories or cases. Theoretical, conceptual and research findings have been seamlessly integrated throughout the text.
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May
Comics and Sequential Art - Will EisnerEisner presents the principles of graphic storytelling in this guide, which is based on his popular sequential art course at New York's School of Visual Art. Readers will learn the basic anatomy, fundamentals of storycraft and how the medium works as a means of expression.
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May
Mechanics 1 - Douglas QuadlingFully endorsed by OCR and revised to match the 2005 specification, this series has been carefully revised by experienced teachers and provides easy to use texts. Cambridge Advanced Mathematics for OCR encourages achievement by supporting revision and consolidation through review exercises and mock exam papers written by experienced examiners. The books also explore ideas through practical and computer activities.
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May
The World Set Free - H.G. WellsThis chilling, futuristic novel, written in 1913 and first published the following year, was incredibly prophetic on a major scale. Wells was a genius and visionary, as demonstrated by many of his other works, but this book is clearly one of his best. He predicts nuclear warfare years before research began and describes the chain reactions involved and the resulting radiation. He describes a weapon of enormous destructive power, used from the air that would wipe out everything for miles, and actually used the term "atomic bombs." This book may have been at least part of the original inspiration
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May
Kodansha's Furigana Japanese English Dictionary - Masatoshi Yoshida, Yoshikatsu NakamuraBrowsing through the pages of Kodansha's Furigana Japanese-English Dictionary, you will notice something different: none of the Japanese entry words appearing in this book have been romanized. Some people may be surprised by this feature, especially in that the book is seen as suitable for even absolute beginners. Others (particularly the Japanese-language instructors who pointed out the need for such a publication) will be delighted to find that a full-fledged furigana Japanese-English dictionary is finally available. What is furigana and why is it so important? Furigana refers to the small