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June
People Skills - Robert BoltonImprove your personal and professional relationships instantly with this timeless guide to communication, listening skills, body language, and conflict resolution. A wall of silent resentment shuts you off from someone you love....You listen to an argument in which neither party seems to hear the other....Your mind drifts to other matters when people talk to you.... People Skills is a communication-skills handbook that can help you eliminate these and other communication problems. Author Robert Bolton describes the twelve most common communication barriers, showing how these
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June
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2009 - Elizabeth Kolbert, Tim FolgerElizabeth Kolbert, one of today's leading environmental journalists, edits this year's volume of the finest science and nature writing. Bringing together promising new voices and prize-winning favorites, this collection is "a delight for any fan of popular science" (Publishers Weekly).
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June
Game Design Workshop: A Playcentric Approach to Creating Innovative Games - Tracy FullertonMaster the craft of game design so you can create that elusive combination of challenge, competition, and interaction that players seek. This design workshop begins with an examination of the fundamental elements of game design; then puts you to work in prototyping, playtesting and redesigning your own games with exercises that teach essential design skills. Workshop exercises require no background in programming or artwork, releasing you from the intricacies of electronic game production, so you can develop a working understanding of the essentials of game design.Features: * A design methodology
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June
Dental Anthropology - Simon HillsonTeeth are among the best sources of evidence for both identification purposes and studies of demography, biological relationships, and health in ancient human communities. The anthropologist's specimen may be a cast that a dentist has taken from a living mouth, or actual teeth from an archaeological site or forensic case. This text introduces the complex biology of teeth and provides a practical guide to all essential aspects of dental anthropology, including excavation, identification, microscopic study, and tooth age determination. Dental Anthropology is a concise yet comprehensive resource
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June
The Big Red Book of Spanish Verbs: 555 Fully Conjugated Verbs - Ronni L. Gordon, David M. StillmanThis reference explains rules of formation and usage for 555 Spanish verbs. It provides extensive examples of the top 50 Spanish verbs, illustrating basic meanings, use with prepositions and key idiomatic expressions (conveniently located on the facing page).
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June
Action Comics #1 - Grant MorrisonThe one and only Grant Morrison returns to Superman, joined by sensational artist Rags Morales (IDENTITY CRISIS), to bring you tales of The Man of Steel unlike any you’ve ever read! This extra-sized debut issue is the cornerstone of the entire DC Universe!
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June
The 24 Sales Traps and How to Avoid Them: Recognizing the Pitfalls That Mislead Even the Best Performers - Dick CanadaBased on field-tested and scientifically validated research, this book replaces conventional wisdom with hard facts and an updated approach to sales. The guide uncovers 24 assumptions that lead salespeople astray, it debunks sales truisms and falsehoods like you must be aggressive to succeed in sales and lower your price to close the sale, and provides real-life advice on how to close a sale without losing money and too much hard work.
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June
Buddhism in World Cultures: Comparative Perspectives - Stephen C. Berkwitz, Frank KoromCollecting the work of leading authorities on Buddhism in different societies around the world, this book details the state of the religion in Asian countries where it is a major cultural influence and in North America. The religion has changed to meet the challenges of modernity; its practitioners have incorporated those innovations and this work examines those changes in-depth. A comprehensive overview of historical Buddhist practice grounds the reader for the entire nine chapters, each of which is organized by geographical area and follows the path Buddhism took as it spread across Asia and
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June
Gladstone - Eugenio F. BiaginiThis study of Gladstone focuses on the public side of the statesman's life and on those aspects of his private life such as his religious beliefs and family life which most affected his career.
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June
Meditations on First Philosophy - René Descartes, Donald A. CressDescartes's Meditations on First Philosophy, the fundamental and originating work of the modern era in Western philosophy, is presented here in Donald Cress's completely revised edition of his well-established translation, bringing this version even closer to Descartes's original, while maintaining its clear and accessible style.