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July
Essential Neuromodulation - Jeffrey E. Arle, Jay L. ShilsNeuromodulation is an emerging field that explores the use of electrical, chemical, and mechanical interventions to heal neurological deficits. Suchneurostimulation has already shown great promise with disorders and diseases such as chronic pain, epilepsy, and Parkinson s disease. This is the first concise reference covering all of the basic principles of neuromodulation in a single affordable volume for neuro-residents, fellows, and basic clinical practitioners, edited by two prominent clinical experts in the field. This volume emphasizes essential observations from all of the important clinical
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July
Managerial Accounting - James JiambalvoRecognizing that most students will pursue careers as managers not accountants, Managerial Accounting omits topics of less importance and concentrates on the key accounting concepts that managers need to understand in order to make successful, informed decisions. Managerial Accounting focuses attention on decision making through incremental analysis and performance measurement. Students are motivated to learn managerial accounting by connecting concepts and techniques to the real world; using real cases and real manager's comments on real company issues. Students and instructors alike have praised
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July
Stylish Academic Writing - Helen SwordElegant data and ideas deserve elegant expression, argues Helen Sword in this lively guide to academic writing. For scholars frustrated with disciplinary conventions, and for specialists who want to write for a larger audience but are unsure where to begin, here are imaginative, practical, witty pointers that show how to make articles and books a pleasure to read and to write. Dispelling the myth that you cannot get published without writing wordy, impersonal prose, Sword shows how much journal editors and readers welcome work that avoids excessive jargon and abstraction. Sword s analysis of more
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July
Histoire De La Langue - Peter A. MachonisWritten in highly readable French, this book is designed to serve as a textbook for a course in the history of the French language. It is written for American students who are upper division French majors, and also for first-year graduate students. The text traces the evolution of the French language from Latin to the end of the 13th century, yet introduces the student to the basic concepts of linguistics, and in particular to historical linguistics. All technical terms, even elementary terms, such as syntax, phonology, morphology, etc. are fully explained with examples.
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July
Complete Idiot's Guide to Baseball - Johnny BenchYou're no idiot, of course. You know that Babe Ruth was the Sultan of Swat, Mark McGwire is the home run champ, and the '98 Yankees were one of the best teams in baseball history. But when it comes to understanding the finer points of a suicide squeeze or the impact of the designated hitter rule, you feel like a Little Leaguer facing a Randy Johnson fastball. Don't bench yourself just yet! Hall of Famer Johnny Bench--named the greatest catcher and 16th greatest all-around player in history by The Sporting News in 1998-- is here to help you follow the national pastime like a pro. In his
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July
The Feynman Lectures on Physics Vol 2 - Richard P. FeynmanFor more than thirty years, Richard P. Feynman’s three-volume Lectures on Physics has been known worldwide as the classic resource for students and professionals alike. Ranging from the most basic principles of Newtonian physics through such formidable theories as Einstein’s general relativity, superconductivity, and quantum mechanics, Feynman’s lectures stand as a monument of clear exposition and deep insight. Responding to the tremendous clamor for the original audio tapes from which the Lectures on Physics were transcribed, Persues Books is releasing Feynman’s original recordings, remastered
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July
The Politics of Law: A Progressive Critique - David Kairys, Rene CramerThe Politics of Law is the most widely read critique of the nature and role of the law in American society. This revised edition continues the book’s concrete focus on the major subjects and fields of law. New essays on emerging fields and the latest trends and cases have been added to updated versions of the now-classic essays from earlier editions.A unique assortment of leading scholars and practitioners in law and related disciplines—political science, economics, sociology, criminology, history, and literature—raise basic questions about law, challenging long-held ideals like the separation of
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July
Telling the Story: The Convergence of Print, Broadcast, and Online Media - Missouri Group, Brian S. Brooks, George KennedyOut of the prestigious Missouri School of Journalism, the world’s first journalism school, and from the Missouri Group comes the fourth edition of Telling the Story. Praised for its concise, straightforward approach, the book teaches students the bedrocks of good journalism — from beat reporting, conducting interviews, and strong writing to the unchanging goals of fairness, accuracy and ethics — across all media, print, broadcast, and online. At the same time, Telling the Story prepares students for the ongoing changes in today’s converged newsrooms with the most up-to-date information and
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July
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Rocks and Minerals - National Audubon Society, Charles W. Chesterman, Kurt E. LowePerfect for mountain climbers and hikers, this valuable reference covers more rocks and minerals in North America than any other available guide. 794 full-color photographs depict all the important rocks, gems, and minerals -- in many variations of color and crystal form -- and the natural environments in which they occur; written descriptions provide information on field marks, similar rocks and minerals, environment, areas of occurrence, and derivation of names. Includes a guide to mineral collecting and a list of rock-forming minerals
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July
Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Verb Tenses - Dorothy RichmondA workbook to help you master Spanish tenses Some things just take a lot of practice to learn, and verb tenses are one of them! Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Verb Tenses goes beyond the scope of many other books that deal with verbs. Typical verb books often present little more than charts of conjugations with perhaps some mechanical exercises that do little to help you really master when and why a particular verb tense should be used. Spanish Verb Tenses fills this void by offering clear, concise, and at times, humorous explanations that pinpoint why a certain tense works in a given situation.