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June
Nature's Fury - LIFE MagazineJoin Life Magazine's editors to explore the immense power of the forces acting on our planet through the eyes of those who have been most affected by it - including scientists, researchers and innocent bystanders. This volume contains numerous awesome, uplifting and sometimes frightening images.
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June
Feminist Thought: A More Comprehensive Introduction - Rosemarie TongIn this second edition of her 1989 survey on feminist theory, Rosemarie Tong provides a more comprehensive and substantially redrawn map of twentieth-century feminist thinking. Besides providing up-to-date coverage of liberal, radical (libertarian and cultural), and Marxist-socialist schools of feminism, she covers psychoanalytic, existentialist, and postmodern feminism. All the chapters have been rethought and new chapters on ecofeminism and multicultural and global feminism have been added.In the clear-sighted and accessible style for which has become known, Tong guides the reader through the
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June
Literary Theory: A Very Short Introduction - Jonathan CullerWhat is literary theory? Is there a relationship between literature and culture? In fact, what is literature, and does it matter? These questions and more are addressed in Literary Theory: A Very Short Introduction, a book which steers a clear path through a subject which is often perceived to be complex and impenetrable. Jonathan Culler, an extremely lucid commentator and much admired in the field of literary theory, offers discerning insights into such theories as the nature of language and meaning, and whether literature is a form of self-expression or a method of appeal to an audience.
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June
Ethics for the Information Age - Michael J. QuinnThis book provides modern coverage of the ethics that surround information technology. It offers readers a timely, balanced and impartial treatment of computer ethics. It introduces ethical theories early and uses them throughout the book to evaluate moral problems related to information technology. Earlier chapters fous on issues concerned with the individual computer user including email, spam, intellectual property, open source movement, free speech and Web censorship. Later chapters focus on issues with greater impact on society as a whole such as privacy, computer and network security, and
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June
Easy Economics: A Visual Guide to What You Need to Know - Leonard WolfeLet's face it, economics can be boring...but we all need a decent understanding of the basics if we want to survive in these difficult and uncertain times. Let's make it more interesting. "Easy Economics" isn't packed with reams of text or stacks of numbers, this book is visual and engaging. The book aims to bring you up to speed, in a way that entertains while it informs, through a collection of many of the most frequently asked questions--plus some you probably haven't thought of--on the subject of economics. The topics range from: The difference between Debt and DeficitCauses and cures of
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June
The Pursuit of History - John Tosh, Sean LangThe essential introduction to the practice of history - revised with new features to ensure it is even more popular with students. Tosh is consistently the best-selling Longman History textbook. The last 3 editions have achieved total sales of over 83,000 copies. The use of photos of significant people and events help make the text more lively. New layout and design enables readers to understand themes more quickly.
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June
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership - John C. MaxwellWhat would happen if a top expert with more than thirty years of leadership experience were willing to distill everything he had learned about leadership into a handful of life-changing principles just for you? It would change your life. John C. Maxwell has done exactly that in "The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership." He has combined insights learned from his thirty-plus years of leadership successes and mistakes with observations from the worlds of business, politics, sports, religion, and military conflict. The result is a revealing study of leadership delivered as only a communicator like
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June
Practical Model-Based Testing: A Tools Approach - Mark Utting, Bruno LegeardThis book gives a practical introduction to model-based testing, showing how to write models for testing purposes and how to use model-based testing tools to generate test suites. It is aimed at testers and software developers who wish to use model-based testing, rather than at tool-developers or academics. The book focuses on the mainstream practice of functional black-box testing and covers different styles of models, especially transition-based models (UML state machines) and pre/post models (UML/OCL specifications and B notation). The steps of applying model-based testing are demonstrated on
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June
Life in the Iron Mills - Rebecca Harding Davis, Cecelia TichiThis definitive edition reprints the text of Rebecca Harding Davis Life in the Iron Mills together with a broad selection of historical and cultural documents that open up the novella to the consideration of a range of social and cultural issues vital to Davis' nineteenth century. A general introduction providing historical and cultural background, a chronology of Davis' life and times, an introduction to each thematic group of documents, headnotes, extensive annotations, a generous selection of illustrations, and a selected bibliography make this volume the definitive scholarly text of this
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June
Bizplan Express: Workbook - Jill E. KapronThis workbook provides all the essentials of BizPlanBuilder Academic Version in fewer pages, allowing instructors to include the development of a business plan while covering typical small business management concepts from a book. BizPlanExpress guides students step-by-step through the preparation of each section of a business plan, including mission and vision statements, market analysis, marketing plans, and financial plans. Worksheets and chapter content have been condensed to cover the basics.