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Comparative Reproductive Biology - Heide Schatten, Gheorghe M. ConstantinescuWhen considering the physiological systems of the body, the degree of species variation within the reproductive system compared to other systems is remarkable. Furthermore, it is essential that researchers, educators, and students alike remain aware of the fundamental comparative differences in the reproductive biology of domestic species. Written by renowned scientists in their respective fields, Comparative Reproductive Biology is a comprehensive reference on the reproductive systems of domestic species. The book offers both broad and specific knowledge in areas that have advanced the field in
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July
Treasure of Green Knowe - L.M. Boston, Peter BostonL. M. Boston's thrilling and chilling tales of Green Knowe, a haunted manor deep in an overgrown garden in the English countryside, have been entertaining readers for half a century. Now the children of Green Knowe--both alive and ghostly--are back in appealing new editions. The spooky original illustrations have been retained, but dramatic new cover art by Brett Helquist (illustrator of A Series of Unfortunate Events) gives the books a fresh, timeless appeal for today's readers.
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July
Category Theory - Steve AwodeyContaining example exercises, this reference to category theory is suitable for researchers and graduates in philosophy, mathematics, and computer science. With definitions of concepts, and proofs of propositions and theorems, the text makes the ideas of this topic understandable to the broad readership.
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Discrete Mathematics With Graph Theory - Edgar G. Goodaire, Michael M. ParmenterFar more "user friendly" than the vast majority of similar books, this volume is truly written with the unsophisticated reader in mind. The pace is leisurely, but the authors are rigorous and maintain a serious attitude towards theorem proving throughout. Emphasizes "Active Reading" throughout, a skill vital to success in learning how to write proofs. Offers two sections on probability (2.4 and 2.5). Moves material on depth-first search, which previously comprised an entire (very short) chapter, to an earlier chapter where it fits more naturally. Rewrites section on RNA chains to include a new
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July
Education for Critical Consciousness (Impacts) - Paulo Freire'Freire combines a compassion for the wretched of the earth with an intellectual and practical confidence and personal humility... Most of all he has a vision of man.' Times Higher Educational Supplement most influential writer and thinker on education in the late twentieth century. His seminal work Pedagogy of the Oppressed has sold almost 1 million copies. revolutionary method of education. It takes the life situation of the learner as its starting point and the raising of consciousness and the overcoming of obstacles as its goals. For Freire, man's striving for his own humanity requires the
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July
Feedback Control Systems - John Van de VegteA compact exploration of the behavior of dynamic systems and how this behaviour may be changed by the use of feedback. *explains concepts in the simplest possible mathematical framework and develops concepts of design in parallel with those of analysis. *includes extensive coverage of modeling of physical systems. *features two chapters on state space analysis and design. *provides two chapters on digital computer control. *expands coverage of the classical root locus and frequency response design techniques, provides stepwise procedures for each, with examples for each case, treats phase-lag,
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July
Network+ Guide to Networks (Networking (Course Technology)) - Tamara Dean"Designed to prepare users for CompTIA's newly revised 2009 Network+ certification exam."
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July
Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History. Enhanced Edition, Volume I (with ArtStudy Online Printed Access Card and Timeline) - Fred S. Kleiner, Helen GardnerThe 13TH ENHANCED EDITION of GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A GLOBAL HISTORY takes this brilliant bestseller to new heights in addressing the challenges of today's classroom. Over 100 additional new images are integrated into Volume I, and appear online as full size digital images with discussions written by the author. These bonus images are complemented by groundbreaking media support for students including video study tools and a robust eBook.
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Learning Maya 7: The Special Effects Handbook - Alias Learning Tools, Doug WalkerThis spectacular full-color guide takes a brand-new approach to Maya special effects. Brought to you by Alias, creators of Maya, you'll find: A new approach to teaching rendering and dynamics using characters and effects from the Oscar-winning short film The ChubbChubbs. Coverage of the whole range of special effects topics, including lighting, camera rigging, effects, particles, and rigid bodies. Your able to compare effects you create with effects found in the final film. A DVD with instructor-led tutorials (Quicktime videos) as well as scene files, artist interviews, and Maya
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Brock's Biology Of Microorganisms - Thomas D. Brock, Michael T. Madigan, John M. MartinkoThe authoritative text for introductory microbiology, Brock Biology of Microorganisms continues its long tradition of impeccable scholarship, outstanding art and photos, and accuracy. It balances the most current coverage with the major classical and contemporary concepts essential for understanding microbiology. The authors' clear, accessible writing style speaks to today's students while maintaining the depth and precision science majors need.