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August
Western Apache Language and Culture: Essays in Linguistic Anthropology - Keith H. Basso, Laird BlackwellSeven essays, collected here for the first time, define some of the central concerns of linguistic anthropology through the close study of Western Apache, a language of astonishing complexity. All of the essays have been revised for this anthology. Basso, a major authority in the field of linguistic anthropology, has drawn on fieldwork at the village of Cibecue, whose residents speak a dialect of Western Apache that is spoken nowhere else. He shows how intricacies of language—place names, metaphor, uses of silence—help a people define their very existence, so that, in the words of one Apache
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August
Electromagnetic Fields and Waves - Vladimir RojanskyIntended for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, this well-known and popular textbook provides an introduction to the physical principles, mathematical apparatus, and typical applications of classical electromagnetic theory. Beginning with the notion of scalar fields, Professor Rojansky leads the student through vectors and vector fields, the laws of Ohm, Joule, Coulomb, and Faraday, static electricity, and continues all the way to Maxwell's equations for bodies at rest, and to examples of electromagnetic waves. A particularly useful feature of the book is the author's introduction and
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August
Oxford Latin Course, Part II - Maurice Balme, James MorwoodDesigned for North American students, this special version of the Oxford Latin Course combines the best features of both modern and traditional methods of Latin teaching, providing an exciting, stimulating introduction and approach to Latin based on the reading of original texts. In this four-volume North American edition, the order of declensions corresponds to customary U.S. usage, and the spelling has been Americanized. In addition, it offers full-color illustrations and photographs throughout Parts I and II and an expanded Teacher's Book with translations for each part. Parts I-III (now
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August
Medieval Latin - Karl Pomeroy Harrington, Joseph PucciK. P. Harrington's Mediaeval Latin, the standard medieval Latin anthology used in the United States since its initial publication in 1925, has now been completely revised and updated for today's students and teachers by Joseph Pucci. This new edition of the classic anthology retains its breadth of coverage, but increases its depth by adding fourteen new selections, doubling the coverage of women writers, and expanding a quarter of the original selections. The new edition also includes a substantive grammatical introduction by Alison Goddard Elliott. To help place the selections within their wider
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August
Classroom Management for Elementary Teachers - Carolyn M. Evertson, Edmund T. Emmer, Murray E. WorshamMyLabSchool — Where the classroom comes to life! Watch real classrooms in action in the MLS VideoLab. Study for the PRAXIS exam using our video cases and practice test! Prepare for your first (or next!) job interview with the MLS Career Center. Learn how to write effective research papers with Research Navigator. Contact your local Allyn & Bacon sales representative for more information about this great tool or for the Valuepack ISBN.
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August
How to Ask Survey Questions - Arlene G. FinkThis volume guides readers in determining a feasible number of survey questions, preparing appropriately worded questions for participants and standardizing the response choice. It also covers issues such as: how to understand a survey's cultural, psychological, economic, and political context; how to ask questions about knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors; how to avoid negative phrasing and biasing words; and how to distinguish among response formats that use nominal, ordinal, and numerical measurement.
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August
An Introduction to the History of Mathematics - Howard W. EvesThis is an introduction of mathematics history to mathematics students.
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August
History: A Very Short Introduction - John H. ArnoldThere are many stories we can tell about the past, and we are not, perhaps, as free as we might imagine in our choice of which stories to tell, or where those stories end. John Arnold's Very Short Introduction is an essay about how we study and understand history. It begins by inviting us to think about various questions provoked by our investigation of history, and explores the ways these questions have been answered in the past. Concepts such as causation, interpretation, and periodization, are introduced by means of concrete examples of how historians work, giving the reader a sense of the
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August
Barron's CHSPE: California High School Proficiency Exam - Sharon Weiner Green, Michael Siemon, Lexy GreenIn California, students age 16 and older and adults who pass the CHSPE receive the legal equivalent of a high school diploma, which qualifies them in their pursuit of a higher education. This updated manual introduces test takers to the CHSPE with: A Self-Assessment Test with explained answers to help them assess their strengths and weakness A Basics of Writing Review, with advice on developing essay writing skills, and a review of grammar and usage A Basics of Reading Review, with coaching in interpreting and understanding different types of reading material A Basic of Math Review, covering
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August
A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America - Ronald Takaki"A Different Mirror" is a dramatic new retelling of our nation's history, a powerful larger narrative of the many different peoples who together compose the United States of America. In a lively account filled with the stories and voices of people previously left out of the historical canon, Ronald Takaki offers a fresh perspective - a "re-visioning" - of our nation's past.