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July
Stochastic Calculus Models for Finance II: Continuous Time Models (Springer Finance) - Steven E. ShreveShastic Calculus for Finance evolved from the first ten years of the Carnegie Mellon Professional Master's program in Computational Finance. The content of this book has been used successfully with students whose mathematics background consists of calculus and calculus-based probability. The text gives both precise statements of results, plausibility arguments, and even some proofs, but more importantly intuitive explanations developed and refine through classroom experience with this material are provided. The book includes a self-contained treatment of the probability theory needed for shastic
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July
Invitation to World Religions - Jeffrey Brodd, Layne Little, Brad NystromFeaturing a unique, consistent, and modular chapter structure--"Teachings," "Way of Life," and "History"--and numerous pedagogical features, Invitation to World Religionsinvites students to explore the world's great religions with respect and a sense of wonder. It describes the essential features of each religion and shows how they have responded to basic human needs and to the cultural contexts in which they developed. The authors also encourage students to develop an appreciation of what religious beliefs and practices actually mean to their adherents. FEATURES: A consistent, modular chapter
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July
A History of Germany 1815-1990 - William CarrThe formidable economic power and political influence the new Germany is likely to exert in Europe make more desirable than ever an understanding of its past. The latest edition of Carr's classic text and been thoroughly revised and includes a detailed chapter on the revolution of 1989-90.
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July
Cultural Anthropology - William A. HavilandCOMPREHENSIVE, READABLE AND WRITTEN FOR THE STUDENT, HAVILAND'S MARKET-LEADING TEXT, CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, IS A RELEVANT, HIGH-QUALITY TEACHING TOOL. IN CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, HAVILAND CHALLENGES AND SUPPORTS STUDENTS WITH A THOUGHTFUL LOOK AT THE DIVERSITY OF THE HUMAN CONDITION; AN EXAMINATION INTO THE FIELD OF CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, ITS FINDINGS, AND ITS RELEVANCE; AND THE CONTINUING ROLE OF CULTURAL SURVIVAL ISSUES.
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July
Fundamentals of Database Systems - Ramez Elmasri, Shamkant B. NavatheThis edition combines clear explanations of database theory and design with up-to-date coverage of models and real systems. It features excellent examples and access to Addison Wesley's database Web site that includes further teaching, tutorials and many useful student resources.
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July
The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome - Christopher ScarreMore than fifteen centuries after its fall, the Roman Empire remains one of the most formative influences on the history of Europe. Its physical remains dot the landscape from Scotland to Syria. Its cities are still the great metropolises of the continent. Its law and institutions have shaped modern practice, and its ideal of a united Europe has haunted politicians ever since. Fully illustrated and featuring more than sixty full- colour maps, this atlas traces the rise and fall of the first great multinational state. It looks at its provinces and cities, its trade and economy, its armies and
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July
Fundamentals of Corporate Finance Standard Edition (Mcgraw-Hill/Irwin Series in Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate) - Stephen A. Ross, Randolph W. Westerfield, Bradford D. JordanThe best-selling Fundamentals of Corporate Finance (FCF) has three basic themes that are the central focus of the book: 1) An emphasis on intuition?the authors separate and explain the principles at work on a common sense, intuitive level before launching into any specifics. 2) A unified valuation approach?net present value (NPV) is treated as the basic concept underlying corporate finance. 3) A managerial focus?the authors emphasize the role of the financial manager as decision maker, and they stress the need for managerial input and judgment. The Tenth Edition continues the tradition of
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July
A View from the Bridge - Arthur MillerAmerica's greatest playwright weaves "a vivid, crackling, idiomatic psychosexual horror tale." —Frank Rich, The New York TimesIn A View from the Bridge Arthur Miller explores the intersection between one man's self-delusion and the brutal trajectory of fate. Eddie Carbone is a Brooklyn longshoreman, a hard-working man whose life has been soothingly predictable. He hasn't counted on the arrival of two of his wife's relatives, illegal immigrants from Italy; nor has he recognized his true feelings for his beautiful niece, Catherine. And in due course, what Eddie doesn't know—about her, about life,
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July
Health: The Basics, Green Edition (9th Edition) - Rebecca DonatelleIt’s current, it’s accurate, it’s user-friendly, and it’s FUN! With an emphasis on environmental responsibility, the new Health: The Basics, Green Edition features compelling graphics and relatable content that bring health topics to life, keeping you hooked on learning and living well. Now enhanced with an even more comprehensive package of student support materials, this edition makes learning personal health easier than ever. The Green Edition includes an environmental feature; new mini-chapters; a brand new art program with a new, lively design; and additional content on
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July
Handbook of Couseling Psychology - Steven D. BrownThis completely revised and updated "Fourth Edition" of the "Handbook of Counseling Psychology" presents a cross-disciplinary survey of the entire field?combining a scholarly review of important areas of counseling psychology with current and insightful analyses of topics. The new edition equips you with a leading resource containing the latest information on the prevention and treatment of vocational, educational, and personal adjustment problems.