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Thermal Physics - Ralph BaierleinSuitable for both undergraduates and graduates, this textbook provides an up-to-date, accessible introduction to thermal physics. The material provides a comprehensive understanding of thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, and kinetic theory, and has been extensively tested in the classroom by the author who is an experienced teacher. This book begins with a clear review of fundamental ideas and goes on to construct a conceptual foundation of four linked elements: entropy and the Second Law, the canonical probability distribution, the partition function, and the chemical potential. This
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July
Electric Machinery Fundamentals - Stephen J. ChapmanThis text presents AC machine emphasis over DC machines, although it is suitable to study either or both with this book. MATLAB has been incorporated throughtout, both in examples and problems.
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July
The Shoemaker - Flora Rheta SchreiberTwo Men in the same body... One Joseph Kallinger was a superb craftsman, a sensitive poet, a devoted family man, and a human being who held all life sacred. The other Joseph Kallinger was a lover who needed images of bloody violence to maintain sexual potency, and a father who physically tortured his children, lived in abnormal intimacy with his daughter, and enlisted his 12-year-old son in a campaign of rape and murder that terrified millions. This is the true story of Joseph Kallinger- both of him...
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July
Western Civilization: A Brief History, International Edition - Jackson J. SpielvogelThis brief version of WESTERN CIVILIZATION retains all of the best-selling features of the larger book in a condensed format. Three versions are available: Comprehensive (Chapters 1-29), Volume I: To 1715, and Volume II: Since 1500. The author writes, "I began this project with two primary goals. First, I wanted to write a well-balanced work in which the political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military aspects of Western civilization would be integrated into a chronologically ordered synthesis. Second, I wanted to avoid the approach that is quite common in other brief
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July
A Modern History of Japan: From Tokugawa Times to the Present - Andrew GordonThis text covers Japanese history from approximately 1800 - the last decades of rule by the military lords of the Tokugawa family - to the start of the 21st century. It begins when a crisis-ridden political and social order intersected with fast emerging Euro-American power. It then analyzes Japan's modern revolution of the late 19th century: the rise of a modern nation-state structure, the evolution of a capitalist industrial society, and the surprising move from semi-colony of the west to imperialist power.
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Accounting - Carl S. Warren, James M. Reeve, Jonathan E. DuchacThe authors of ACCOUNTING, 23e, understand that you need to find important information quickly. This textbook uses an integrated learning system to help you complete homework and lead you to accounting mastery. Building on the authors' proven approach, clear examples and high-impact writing guide you through the preparation of financial statements as the authors artfully provide a framework for understanding what accounting is all about and accounting's evolving role in business.
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July
Marketing Management: A Strategic Decisionmaking Approach - John W. MullinsMarketing Management: A Strategic Decision-Making Approach 6th Edition concentrates on strategic decision making. This approach sets Mullins apart from other texts which place greater emphasis on description of marketing phenomena rather than on the strategic and tactical marketing decisions that managers and entrepreneurs must make each and every day. This 6th Edition continues to be the most current and internet-savvy book available, injecting the latest developments in internet-based communication and distribution technology into every chapter. Also, an entire chapter (Chapter 15) is devoted to
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The Information Society Reader - Frank WebsterThere has been much debate over the idea of "the information society." Some thinkers have argued that information is becoming the key ordering principle in society, whereas others suggest that the rise of information has been overstated. Whatever the case, though, it cannot be denied that "informization" has produced vast changes in advanced societies. The Information Society Reader pulls together the main contributions to this debate from some of the key figures in the field-Manuel Castells, Daniel Bell, Anthony Giddens, Michel Foucault and Christopher Lasch. This authoritative anthology