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August
Getting Started in Electronics - Forrest M. Mims III"A complete electronics course in 128 pages"--Cover.
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August
Just Research - Laurel Currie Oates, Anne EnquistThis concise legal research book reflects the reality of modern practice by offering a fully integrated approach to both print and electronic sources. Just Research provides a comprehensive introduction that helps readers develop and expand their skills.
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August
The Plague - Albert Camus, Stuart GilbertA gripping tale of human unrelieved horror, of survival and resilience, and of the ways in which humankind confronts death, The Plague is at once a masterfully crafted novel, eloquently understated and epic in scope, and a parable of ageless moral resonance, profoundly relevant to our times. In Oran, a coastal town in North Africa, the plague begins as a series of portents, unheeded by the people. It gradually becomes a omnipresent reality, obliterating all traces of the past and driving its victims to almost unearthly extremes of suffering, madness, and compassion.
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August
For the Common Defense: A Military History of the United States of America - Allan R. Millett, Peter MaslowskiNow fully updated and totally revised, this highly regarded classic remains the most comprehensive study available of America’s military history.Dubbed “the preeminent survey of American military history” (Russell F. Weigley, author of The American Way of War), For the Common Defense has established itself as an essential fixture in the field. In this major revision, authors Allan R. Millett and Peter Maslowski add the last twenty years of the story to a meticulously researched, unbiased analysis that has already withstood the test of time.      While many books cover different chapters of the
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August
Cognition - Margaret W. MatlinThis text's success has come in large part from its up--to--date coverage of important research and theories and offers the latest and most comprehensive overview of cognition on the market today. Recent developments in perception, imagery, problem solving, and creativity are highlighted along with advances in such areas as memory and language and expanded theoretical approaches. Up--to--date, carefully revised coverage of topics Clear, engaging writing with numerous examples: Students do not need to struggle to understand overly complex descriptions Extensive, useful pedagogical devices
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August
Discourse on Method and Meditations on First Philosophy - René Descartes, Donald A. CressThis edition contains Donald Cress's completely revised translation of the Meditations (from the corrected Latin edition) and recent corrections to Discourse on Method, bringing this version even closer to Descartes's original, while maintaining the clear and accessible style of a classic teaching edition.
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August
Reference and Information Services in the 21st Century : An Introduction - Kay Ann Cassell, Uma HiremathThis innovative text features an all-new approach that will change the way you think about reference service. The only reference text to identify the top resources in major subject areas and genres, it shows students how to approach the reference query by matching specific types of questions to the most appropriate format (when answering questions that require handy facts, for example, go first to ready reference sources; for questions about current events and issues, start with indexes). The book begins with the essentials -- interviewing patrons, determining the information need, and developing
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August
Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology: Neuroscientific Basis and Practical Applications - Stephen M. Stahl, Nancy MuntnerStahl's Essential Psychopharmacology is intended as a primer text for this field, and can be read cover to cover by anyone from the novice to the expert. Expanded and fully revised, this third edition enlists advances in neurobiology and recent clinical developments to explain with renewed clarity the concepts underlying drug treatment of psychiatric disorders. Features of this edition are clinical advances in antipsychotic and antidepressant therapy. It includes new coverage of sleep disorders, chronic pain, and disorders of impulse control. This remains the essential text for students,
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August
How to Read Egyptian Hieroglyphs: A Step-by-Step Guide to Teach Yourself - Mark Collier, Bill Manley, R.B. ParkinsonHieroglyphs are pictures used as signs in writing. When standing before an ancient tablet in a museum or visiting an Egyptian monument, we marvel at this unique writing and puzzle over its meaning. Now, with the help of Egyptologists Mark Collier and Bill Manley, museum-goers, tourists, and armchair travelers alike can gain a basic knowledge of the language and culture of ancient Egypt. Collier and Manley's novel approach is informed by years of experience teaching Egyptian hieroglyphs to non-specialists. Using attractive drawings of actual inscriptions displayed in the British Museum, they