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July
Super Heroes: A Modern Mythology - Richard ReynoldsThe superhero has been the staple of the modern comic book since the late 1930s. The phenomenally successful movies "Superman" and "Batman" have made these two comic book superheroes as familiar worldwide as any characters ever created. Yet to relatively few aficionados are they known at first hand from their appearances in comic books. "Super Heroes: A Modern Mythology" explores the origins of the superhero by documenting how heroes emerged from the comic book genre and are defined both by its history and by audience expectations. To show some of the most influential and paradigmatic figures,
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July
Basic Kanji Book, Vol. 1 - Chieko KanoBasic Kanji Book Volume 1 This volume covers about 250 kanji and the second volume completes the 500 in the Basic series. These books are really textbooks just for learning kanji. Each lesson covers about 10 characters and begins with a section called "About the kanji" which gives interesting background on the kanji you are about to learn. Next comes writing and reading lessons for each kanji. Lastly, there is a longer reading section followed by a game or some quiz.
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July
Horizons - Joan H. Manley, Stuart Smith, John T. McMinnHORIZONS makes learning French easier through its step-by-step, skill building approach to the communicative classroom. Through interactive, varied activities and clear grammar explanations, students are able to communicate effectively in French while culturally connecting themselves to the Francophone world.
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July
Organic Chemistry: A Short Course - Harold Hart, Leslie E. Craine, David J. Hart, Christopher M. HadadDesigned specifically for the one-semester short course in organic chemistry, this market leader appeals to a range of non-chemistry science majors through its emphasis on practical, real-life applications of chemistry, coverage of basic concepts, and engaging visual style. In contrast to competitors who offer mainly streamlined versions of full-year texts, this text has always been aimed at the short course and its writing style, approach, and selection of topics best suit the needs of this market. The Twelfth Edition further develops the strengths of the previous editions through an updated,
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July
Catholic Social Teaching: Learning & Living Justice - Michael PennockFrom Contents - Catholic Social Justice Overview; Justice and Virtues; Justice and Society; Justice and The right to Life; Justice and Prejudice; Justice and Racism; Poverty; Justice and Peace; Justice and Work; Justice and Environment. (Description by http-mart)
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July
Exploring Literacy: A Guide to Reading, Writing, and Research - Eleanor KutzCombining elements of a reader, rhetoric, research guide, and handbook, Kutz (University of Massachusetts) invites undergraduate students to explore the practices of various discourse communities and to apply the understanding they gain to writing, reading, and research in academic settings. Student
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July
The Art of Being Human - Richard Janaro, Thelma Altshuler'The Art of Being Human' introduces students to the ways in which the humanities can broaden their perspectives, enhance their ability to think critically, and enrich their lives.
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July
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas AdamsAt last in paperback in one complete volume, here are the five novels from Douglas Adams's Hitchhiker series. "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" Seconds before the Earth is demolished for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is saved by Ford Prefect, a researcher for the revised Guide. Together they stick out their thumbs to the stars and begin a wild journey through time and space. "The Restaurant at the End of the Universe" Facing annihilation at the hands of warmongers is a curious time to crave tea. It could only happen to the cosmically displaced Arthur Dent and his comrades as they
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July
Foundations of Financial Management w/S&P bind-in card + Time Value of Money bind-in card - Stanley B. Block, Geoffrey A. Hirt, Bartley R. DanielsenFoundations of Financial Management is a proven and successful text recognized for its excellent writing style and step-by-step explanations to make the content relevant and easy to understand. The text's approach focuses on the "nuts and bolts" of finance with clear and thorough treatment of concepts and applications. There is a strong real-world emphasis presented throughout. This text has definitely stood the test of time due to the authors' time, energy, and commitment to quality revisions. In addition to completing the textbook revisions, the authors also revised ALL end of chapter problems
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July
Ten Lessons in Introductory Sociology - Kenneth Alan Gould, Tammy L. LewisDesigned to introduce students to key concepts and methods in sociology and to engage them in critical thinking, Ten Lessons in Introductory Sociology provides a brief and valuable overview to four major questions that guide the discipline: * Why sociology? * What unites us? * What divides us? * How do societies change? Deftly balancing breadth and depth, the book makes the study of sociology accessible, relevant, and meaningful. Contextualizing the most important issues, Ten Lessons helps students discover "the sociological imagination" and what it means to be part of an engaged public