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August
The Collected Poems - Theodore RoethkeThis paperback edition contains the complete text of Roethke's seven published volumes plus sixteen previously uncollected poems. Included are his Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winners "The Walking, Words For The Wind," and "The Far Field."
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Learning and Teaching: Research-Based Methods - Donald P. Kauchak, Paul D. EggenThis substantially revised Fourth Edition represents one of the most up-to-date, research-based methods texts available today. This text has two specific goals: to change how teachers think about teaching and to change how they actually teach. Solidly grounded in research, the text describes practical methods in a clear, readable manner with numerous case examples and offers suggestions for applying those methods in today's diverse school environments. Kauchak and Eggen organize their discussion around three important themes in education: diversity, motivation, and technology.
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The Jew in the Medieval World: A Sourcebook, 315-1791 - Jacob Rader Marcus, Marc SapersteinTo gain an accurate view of medieval Judaism, one must look through the eyes of Jews and their contemporaries. First published in 1938, Jacob Rader Marcus’s classic source book on medieval Judaism provides the documents and historical narratives which let the actors and witnesses of events speak for themselves.   The medieval epoch in Jewish history begins around the year 315, when the emperor Constantine began enacting disabling laws against the Jews, rendering them second-class citizens. In the centuries following, Jews enjoyed (or suffered under) legislation, either chosen or forced by the
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The Science of Nutrition - Janice   Thompson, Melinda ManoreThe Science of Nutrition offers a rigorous, science-based approach to nutrition that capitalizes on readers' natural interest in nutrition by demonstrating how nutrition relates to their own health. The text uses an applied approach to vitamins and minerals, organizing them based on their functions and effects on the body. This applied approach is evident in the functional organization of the micronutrient (vitamin and mineral) chapters. Rather than requiring readers to memorize all the vitamins and minerals and their characteristics, the authors present them based on their functions (like fluid
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August
Entrepreneurship: Successfully Launching New Ventures - Bruce R. Barringer, R. Duane IrelandEntrepreneurship: Launching New Ventures introduces readers to the process of entrepreneurial success and shows them how to be effective every step of the way.
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August
Aeneid I - Virgil, H.E. GouldLatin text, with Latin-English vocabulary and notes in English.
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August
Sorting Things Out: Classification and Its Consequences - Geoffrey C. Bowker, Susan Leigh StarWhat do a seventeenth-century mortality table (whose causes of death include "fainted in a bath," "frighted," and "itch"); the identification of South Africans during apartheid as European, Asian, colored, or black; and the separation of machine- from hand-washables have in common? All are examples of classification -- the scaffolding of information infrastructures. In "Sorting Things Out," Geoffrey C. Bowker and Susan Leigh Star explore the role of categories and standards in shaping the modern world. In a clear and lively style, they investigate a variety of classification systems, including
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August
The Philosophical Quest: A Cross-Cultural Reader - Gail M. Presbey, Karsten J. StruhlThis topically-organized anthology introduces the reader to fundamental questions in philosophy through a collection of Western and non-Western readings. Multicultural in its approach, the text highlights the similarities and differences of philosophers through the ages.
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August
Networks Without a Cause: A Critique of Social Media - Geert LovinkWith the vast majority of Facebook users caught in a frenzy of 'friending', 'liking' and 'commenting', at what point do we pause to grasp the consequences of our info-saturated lives? What compels us to engage so diligently with social networking systems? "Networks Without a Cause" examines our collective obsession with identity and self-management coupled with the fragmentation and information overload endemic to contemporary online culture.With a dearth of theory on the social and cultural ramifications of hugely popular online services, Lovink provides a path-breaking critical analysis of our
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The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism and Other Writings - Max Weber, Gordon C. Wells, Peter BaehrIn The Protestant Ethic, Max Weber opposes the Marxist concept of dialectical materialism and relates the rise of the capitalist economy to the Calvinist belief in the moral value of hard work and the fulfillment of one's worldly duties.