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August
Little Book of Conflict Transformation: Clear Articulation Of The Guiding Principles By A Pioneer In The Field - John Paul LederachThis clearly articulated statement offers a hopeful and workable approach to conflict—that eternally beleaguering human situation. John Paul Lederach is internationally recognized for his breakthrough thinking and action related to conflict on all levels—person-to-person, factions within communities, warring nations. He explores why "conflict transformation" is more appropriate than "conflict resolution" or "management." But he refuses to be drawn into impractical idealism. Conflict Transformation is an idea with a deep reach. Its practice, says Lederach, requires "both solutions and social
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August
1001 Pitfalls in Spanish - Marion Holt, Julianne DueberStudents learning Spanish on both elementary and intermediate levels will find this book a useful supplement to their main textbooks. It reviews the most commonly-made errors in speaking, reading, and writing Spanish. The authors focus on tricky vocabulary, idioms, technical terms, and other details in Spanish grammar and usage that differ markedly from English. This newly updated edition has been given an attractive new layout and cover design with type in a second color to emphasize keys points, as well as a larger page count. Students will also find more examples and exercises with answer keys.
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August
There's No Such Thing as Public Speaking: Make Any Presentation or Speech as Persuasive as a One-on-OneConversation - Jeanette Henderson, Roy HendersonTwo top public-speaking coaches offer fresh advice on giving effective speeches and presentations with the immediacy of a conversation. The best speeches don't sound like speeches, and the best speakers make listeners feel as though they are being addressed directly. The trick is to make every presentation as natural and direct as a one-on-one conversation. This expert but accessible guide reveals: - The six truths behind every conversation-and how to use them at the podium - The three steps to inspiring any audience - The seven secrets for using voice and body language - The seven tools
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August
Fundamentals of Microelectronics - Behzad RazaviTo succeed in the practice of microelectronics in industry, students must develop the ability to think intuitively about circuits. They need to move beyond simply plugging and chugging numbers in equations and be prepared to face real design trade-offs.Fundamentals of Microelectronics, Preview Edition helps students develop intuitive techniques so they can design and implement circuits not just analyze them. Using many real-word examples and applications, the text motivates the student to understand the importance of today's microelectronics.
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August
White Noise - Don DeLilloA brilliant satire of mass culture and the numbing effects of technology, White Noise tells the story of Jack Gladney, a teacher of Hitler studies at a liberal arts college in Middle America. Jack and his fourth wife, Babette, bound by their love, fear of death, and four ultramodern offspring, navigate the rocky passages of family life to the background babble of brand-name consumerism. Then a lethal black chemical cloud, unleashed by an industrial accident, floats over their lives, an "airborne toxic event" that is a more urgent and visible version of the white noise engulfing the Gladneys—the
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August
Elements of Gas Dynamics - H.W. Liepmann, A. RoshkoFirst-rate text covers introductory concepts from thermodynamics, one-dimensional gas dynamics and one-dimensional wave motion, waves in supersonic flow, flow in ducts and wind tunnels, methods of measurement, the equations of frictionless flow, small-perturbation theory, transonic flow, and much more. For advanced undergraduate or graduate physics and engineering students.
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August
Coming of Age in Mississippi - Anne MoodyBorn to a poor couple who were tenant farmers on a plantation in Mississippi, Anne Moody lived through some of the most dangerous days of the pre-civil rights era in the South.
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August
Health Psychology - Catherine A. SandersonExamines how psychological states influence physical health in a variety of ways including how psychological factors influence engaging in health-promoting behaviors, developing illness and managing illness. This book is organized around fundamental psychological theories and issues. * A strong emphasis on research, including an entire chapter devoted solely to research methods. * Strongly and clearly grounded in current theories and research in psychology. * Inclusion of the most current research and theory in health psychology.
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August
Fourier and Laplace Transforms - R.J. Beerends, J.C. van den Berg, H.G. ter Morsche, E.M. van de VrieThis textbook describes in detail the various Fourier and Laplace transforms that are used to analyze problems in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. These transforms decompose complicated signals into elementary signals, and are widely used across the spectrum of science and engineering. Applications include electrical and mechanical networks, heat conduction and filters. In contrast with other books, continuous and discrete transforms are given equal coverage.
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August
A&P Applications Manual - Frederic H. MartiniA colorful, graphic introductory text for undergraduates, featuring many learning aids, including boxes on clinical topics and specific body components, detailed color anatomical illustrations and diagrams of physiological processes, graphical embryology summaries, and illustrations showing how diff