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June
Economics - Paul A. Samuelson, William D. NordhausSamuelson's text was first published in 1948, and it immediately became the authority for the principles of economics courses. The book continues to be the standard-bearer for principles courses, and this revision continues to be a clear, accurate, and interesting introduction to modern economics principles. Bill Nordhaus is now the primary author of this text, and he has revised the book to be as current and relevant as ever.
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June
Panoramas Literarios: America Hispana - Teresa Méndez-FaithDeveloped for use in upper-level courses and written entirely in Spanish, this anthology introduces students to Latin American literature. Representative works by major literary figures in a variety of genres (fiction, poetry, drama, and essay), exemplify important literary movements from the pre-Columbian times to the present. This text is part of a two-volume anthology that can be used separately or in conjunction with its companion volume, Panoramas literarios: Espana. To foster critical-thinking skills, a Temas intertextuales section at the end of each unit provides topics for intertextual
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June
Barron's 6 GRE Practice Tests - Will Kotchian, David FreelingThose preparing to take the Graduate Record Exam will get plenty of hands-on test-taking practice with this book. It includes: Six full-length practice exams similar in length, structure, question types and degree of difficulty to the actual GREAll questions answered and fully explained with detailed analysesTips and strategies to help test takers maximize their scores This book offers excellent test preparation when used alone, and also makes a fine companion to "Barron's GRE".
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June
Making Sense of Japanese: What the Textbooks Don't Tell You - Jay RubinMaking Sense of Japanese is the fruit of one foolhardy American's thirty-year struggle to learn and teach the Language of the Infinite. Previously known as Gone Fishin', this book has brought Jay Rubin more feedback than any of his literary translations or scholarly tomes, "even if," he says, "you discount the hate mail from spin-casters and the stray gill-netter." To convey his conviction that "the Japanese language is not vague," Rubin has dared to explain how some of the most challenging Japanese grammatical forms work in terms of everyday English. Reached recently at a recuperative center in
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June
Leader as Coach - David B. PetersoniLeader As Coach/i is the second in a series of books dealing with practical approaches to individual and team development. Its five coaching strategies enable leaders to partner with others to accelerate learning and development in a busy, demanding world. pPersonnel Decisions International is a global, multiservice, human resources consulting firm. Our goal is to help clients build effective organizations and gain competitive advantage through wisely choosing and effectively developing their most important asset #151; people. pBAbout the Authors:/bPDavid Peterson and Mary Dee Hicks have devoted
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June
Managing for Quality and Performance Excellence - James R. Evans, William M. LindsayProvide a description about the book that does not include any references to package elements. This description will provide a description where the core, text-only product or an eBook is sold. Please remember to fill out the variations section on the PMI with the book only information. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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June
The Norton Anthology of American Literature, Volume A: Literature to 1820 - Nina BaymThe Norton Anthology of American Literature is the classic survey of American literature from its sixteenth-century origins to its flourishing present. This volume—Volume A—covers American literature from its beginning to 1820.
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June
Evolutionary Analysis - Scott Freeman, Jon C. HerronEnhanced by the most up-to-date information available, including a text-specific web-site, this book provides coverage of both microevolution and macroevolution through a variety of taxonomic groups. It focuses throughout on phylogenetic trees.
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June
Rudeness and Civility: Manners in Nineteenth-Century Urban America - John F. KassonWith keen insight and subtle humor, John F. Kasson explores the history and politics of etiquette from America's colonial times through the nineteenth century. He describes the transformation of our notion of "gentility," once considered a birthright to some, and the development of etiquette as a middle-class response to the new urban and industrial economy and to the excesses of democratic society.
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June
The Challenge of Democracy: American Government in a Global World, Brief Edition - Kenneth Janda, Jeffrey M. Berry, Jerry Goldman, Kevin W. HulaBased on the best-selling, full-length text THE CHALLENGE OF DEMOCRACY: GOVERNMENT IN AMERICA, Tenth Edition, this brief version maintains the same framework and motifs in a shorter format. The pedagogy is linked to two main themes: the conflicting values of freedom, order, and equality, and the majoritarianism versus pluralism debate. Extensively updated, this edition includes new examples, figures, data, and discussions about current issues. The authors have also added a balanced retrospective of the Bush presidency, as well as a focus on globalization and its implications and new comparative