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June
Connect Core Concepts in Health, Brief Edition - Paul M. Insel, Walton T. RothThe most reliable and widely used personal health text, "Connect Core Concepts in Health" utilizes the theme of personal responsibility to teach and motivate students about health and wellness. The twelfth edition provides current, accurate, scientifically based information about a wealth of health and wellness topics and issues. Connect Personal Health is now seamlessly and deeply integrated with Blackboard and Blackboard related course management systems. Connect is an interactive online learning system that provides interactive multimedia-driven activities and assessments, such as interactive
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June
Introduction to Modern Climate Change - Andrew E. DesslerThis textbook is tightly focused on the problem of anthropogenic climate change. It is unique among textbooks on climate change in that it combines an introduction of the science with an introduction to the non-science issues such as the economic and policy options. Unlike more purely descriptive textbooks, it contains the quantitative depth that is necessary for an adequate understanding of the science of climate change. The goal of the book is for a student to leave the class ready to engage in the public policy debate on this issue. This is an invaluable textbook for any introductory survey
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June
Development of the Nervous System - Dan H. Sanes, Thomas A. Reh, William HarrisDevelopment of the Nervous System presents a broad treatment of the basic principles of neural development as exemplified by key experiments and observations from past and recent times. The text is organized ontogenically, beginning from the induction of the neural primordium and leading to the emergence of behavior. It covers all the major topics that would form the basis of a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum along the way including the patterning and growth of the nervous system, neuronal determination, axonal navigation and targeting, neuron survival and death, synapse formation and
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June
The Kodansha Kanji Learner's Dictionary (Kodansha Dictionary) - Jack HalpernIn order to read Japanese, the student must be able to recognize over 2,000 kanji. The Kodansha Kanji Learner's Dictionary contains all these kanji as well as over 20,000 of the most frequently used compounds which kanji create when combined. In contrast to many kanji dictionaries, The Kodansha Kanji Learner's Dictionary is eminently user-friendly. First of all it makes looking up the kanji much faster and easier than the frustrating and time-consuming traditional method (using four patterns instead of 214). Secondly, it arranges kanji and their compounds according to core meanings (printed in
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June
The Road to Serfdom - Friedrich HayekA classic work in political philosophy, intellectual and cultural history, and economics, The Road to Serfdom has inspired and infuriated politicians, scholars, and general readers for half a century. Originally published in England in the spring of 1944—when Eleanor Roosevelt supported the efforts of Stalin, and Albert Einstein subscribed lock, stock, and barrel to the socialist program—The Road to Serfdom was seen as heretical for its passionate warning against the dangers of state control over the means of production. For F. A. Hayek, the collectivist idea of empowering government with
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June
A Worn Path - Eudora WeltyPhoenix Jackson, an old woman, is on a dangerous journey through the woods to get medicine for her grandson. The Atlantic Monthly first published the story in February 1941.
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June
GIS Tutorial 1: Basic Workbook - Wilpen L. Gorr, Kristen S. KurlandUpdated for ArcGIS Desktop 10, GIS Tutorial 1: Basic Workbook provides effective GIS training in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step format. By combining ArcGIS tutorials with self-study exercises intended to gradually build upon basic skills, the GIS Tutorial 1 is fully adaptable to individual needs, as well as the classroom setting. The tutorial demonstrates a range of GIS functionality, from creating maps and collecting data to using geoprocessing tools and models as well as ArcGIS 3D Analyst and ArcGIS Spatial Analyst extensions for further analysis. GIS Tutorial 1 includes a data CD for working
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June
The LabVIEW Style Book - Peter A. BlumeDrawing on the experiences of a world-class LabVIEW development organization, "The LabVIEW Style Book" is the definitive guide to best practices in LabVIEW development. Leading LabVIEW development manager Peter A. Blume presents practical guidelines or "rules" for optimizing every facet of your applications: ease of use, efficiency, readability, simplicity, performance, maintainability, and robustness. Blume explains each style rule thoroughly, presenting realistic examples and illustrations. He even presents "nonconforming" examples that show what "not" to do--and "why not." While the
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June
Charlotte's Web - E.B. White, Garth Williams, Rosemary Wells"I don't want to die! Save me, somebody! Save me!" The tale of how a little girl named Fern, with the help of a friendly spider, saved her pig Wilbur from the usual fate of nice fat little pigs. (From Puffin Books) An affectionate pig named Wilbur befriends a spider named Charlotte, who lives in the rafters above his pen. In this story of friendship, hardship, and the passing on into time, White reminds readers to open their eyes to the wonder and miracle found in the simplest of things.