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August
Abstract Algebra - W.E. DeskinsExcellent textbook provides undergraduates with an accessible introduction to the basic concepts of abstract algebra and to the analysis of abstract algebraic systems. Features many examples and a large number of problems of varying levels of difficulty at the end of each chapter.
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August
Reading the Old Testament: Introduction to the Hebrew Bible (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac®) - Barry L. BandstraREADING THE OLD TESTAMENT, now in its third edition, has proven itself as a guide that successfully teaches students how to read the Hebrew Bible and how to go about mining the Biblical text for literary, historical, and thematic meaning. The book actively applies recent literary, rhetorical, and structural studies that shed light on art, design, coherence, characterization, theme, and other literary features of the Hebrew Bible. An engaging and instructive CD-ROM also comes packaged free with the text. This innovative and much acclaimed resource--developed by the author himself--includes the
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August
Genetics: A Molecular Perspective - William S. Klug, Michael R. CummingsThis book is unique in that it takes a molecular first approach. It starts with DNA and moves through the genetic expression at the molecular level before turning to the more traditional Mendelian and Neomendelian transmission genetics. This book emphasizes what the reader should come to understand, not simply memorize. In addition to topics traditionally covered in genetics, this book provides cutting edge information on Bioinformatics and Proteomics, as well as a chapter on advanced topics in Molecular Genetics.
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August
The United Nations in the 21st Century - Karen A. Mingst, Margaret P. KarnsThe third edition of this popular text focuses on major events since 2000, including 9/11 and the war against terrorism, the Iraq War's effect on the UN's relevance, and the Millennium Development Goals. Thoroughly revised throughout, the text also has a new chapter on human security issues that encompasses environmental concerns and global health.
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August
Igenetics with Solutions Study Guide: Student Solutions Manual - Bruce A. ChaseContains chapter outlines of text material, key terms, suggestions for analytical approaches, problem solving strategies, and a variety of additional questions for student practice. Also includes questions that relate to chapter specific animations and iActivities.
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August
Language: Introductory Readings - Virginia Clark, Paul Eschholz, Alred Rosa, Alfred Rosa, Beth Lee SimonLanguage offers a broad selection of groundbreaking historical studies and up-to-the-minute research for introductory courses in linguistics. Classic readings have been retained and updated to provide an authoritative, timely survey of the essential issues of language study. New articles introduce areas of debate on language variation; issues of language, culture and gender; global varieties of English; and language extinction. This solid collection introduces students to the foundations of the field and offers extensive resources for further study.
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August
Industrial Organization: Contemporary Theory and Empirical Applications - Lynn Pepall, George Norman, Dan RichardsProviding a comprehensive guide to industrial organisation in the imperfect market conditions of the real world, this title includes coverage of the latest cutting edge research and public policy developments.
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August
Practical Vim: Edit Text at the Speed of Thought - Drew NeilVim is a fast and efficient text editor that will make you a faster and more efficient developer. It's available on almost every OS--if you master the techniques in this book, you'll never need another text editor. Practical Vim shows you 120 vim recipes so you can quickly learn the editor's core functionality and tackle your trickiest editing and writing tasks. Vim, like its classic ancestor vi, is a serious tool for programmers, web developers, and sysadmins. No other text editor comes close to Vim for speed and efficiency; it runs on almost every system imaginable and supports most coding and
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August
Therapeutic Modalities for Health-Related Professionals - William E. Prentice, William S. QuillenIntended for use in courses where various clinically oriented techniques and methods are presented. Not a modality cookbook, but a presentation for the basis of use for each modality which allows the therapists to make their own decisions in a given situation. All therapists use some type of modalities from a simple ice pack to electrical current stimulations, and this title features comprehensive coverage of all the therapeutic modalities used in a clinical settings. In addition, strong textbook aids such as chapter objectives, lab activities and case studies help clarify and reinforce the
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August
Theories of Information Behavior - Karen Fisher, Sandra Erdelez, Lynne McKechnieThis unique book presents authoritative overviews of more than 70 conceptual frameworks for understanding how people seek, manage, share, and use information in different contexts. A practical and readable reference to both well-established and newly proposed theories of information behavior, the book includes contributions from 85 scholars from 10 countries. Each theory description covers origins, propositions, methodological implications, usage, links to related conceptual frameworks, and listings of authoritative primary and secondary references. The introductory chapters explain key concepts,