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Primer to the Immune Response - Tak W. Mak, Mary SaundersPrimer to The Immune Response" is an invaluable resource for college students, university undergraduates and students in medicine and other health professions who need a concise but complete and understandable introduction to immunology. This book is written in the same engaging conversational style as the published reference book The "Immune Response: Basic and Clinical Principles" and conveys the same fascinating appeal of immunology. The authors bring clarity, readability and continuity of voice to an audience that requires only a brief survey of the most fundamental concepts in basic and
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August
Working Through Conflict: Strategies for Relationships, Groups, and Organizations (6th Edition) - Joseph P. Folger, Marshall Scott Poole, Randall K. StutmanCovering the whole range of conflict settings–interpersonal, group, and organizational–Working Through Conflict provides an introduction to conflict management that is firmly grounded in current theory and research. Encompassing a broad spectrum of theoretical perspectives, the text includes an abundance of real life case studies that illustrate concepts and help students learn how to apply theory. The Sixth Edition of this engaging and comprehensive text has been thoroughly revised to be even more accessible to students.
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Deepening Fiction: A Practical Guide for Intermediate and Advanced Writers - Sarah Stone, Ron NyrenThis intermediate/advanced guide to writing fiction emphasizes the revision process and uses craft discussions, exercises, and diverse examples to show the artistic implications of writing choices. This book addresses the major elements of fiction. Numerous examples, questions, and exercises throughout the book help readers reflect upon and explore writing possibilities. The mini-anthology includes a variety of interesting, illustrative, and diverse stories�North American and international, contemporary and classic, realistic and experimental.
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The AMA Handbook of Business Documents: Guidelines and Sample Documents That Make Business Writing Easy - Kevin Wilson, Jennifer WausonYour company's identity, products, services, and strengths are all represented by its written communications. From business plans and sales presentations to newsletters and e-mail marketing, the way the company comes across on a page or screen can make the difference between big success and big trouble. "The AMA Handbook of Business Documents" takes the guesswork out of preparing firstclass written pieces of every type. Packed with dozens of sample documents and practical tips, this handy guide is everything you need to create: - Proposals - Memos - E-mails - Press releases - Collection letters -
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Understanding Computers in a Changing Society - Deborah MorleyThis latest edition of the well-respected Computers and Technology in a Changing Society is now based on the Understanding Computers textbook. It includes eight chapters covering an overview of computers, hardware, and software, plus six full chapters covering societal issues such as security, privacy, ethics, intellectual property rights, health, the environment, and other important issues related to computers and consumers today. This text also includes additional society-oriented projects, such as a "Balancing Act" and "Ethics in Action" activities.
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Trigonometry (Lial/Hornsby/Schneider Series) - Margaret L. Lial, David I. Schneider, John HornsbyFocusing on helping students to develop both the conceptual understanding and the analytical skills necessary to experience success in mathematics, we present each mathematical topic in this text using a carefully developed learning system to actively engage students in the learning process. We have tried to address the diverse needs of today's students through a more open design, updated figures and graphs, helpful features, careful explanations of topics, and a comprehensive package of supplements and study aids. Students will benefit from the text's student-oriented approach. We believe
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Writing With Skill, Level 1: Student Workbook - Susan Wise BauerTraditional principles. Contemporary methods. Unparalleled results. This groundbreaking new writing series combines time-tested classical techniques—the imitation and analysis of great writers—with original composition exercises in history, science, biography, and literature. Skills Taught: • One- and two-level outlining • Writing chronological narratives, biographical sketches, descriptions, and sequences across the curriculum • Constructing basic literary essays on fiction and poetry • Researching and documenting source material • First volume of four that will prepare
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Haiti: After the Earthquake - Paul FarmerOn January 12, 2010 a massive earthquake laid waste to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, killing hundreds of thousands of people. Within three days, Dr. Paul Farmer arrived in the Haitian capital, along with a team of volunteers, to lend his services to the injured.In this vivid narrative, Farmer describes the incredible suffering--and resilience--that he encountered in Haiti. Having worked in the country for nearly thirty years, he skillfully explores the social issues that made Haiti so vulnerable to the earthquake--the very issues that make it an "unnatural disaster." Complementing his account are stories
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Leading Change - John P. KotterJohn Kotter’s now-legendary eight-step process for managing change with positive results has become the foundation for leaders and organizations across the globe. By outlining the process every organization must go through to achieve its goals, and by identifying where and how even top performers derail during the change process, Kotter provides a practical resource for leaders and managers charged with making change initiatives work. Needed more today than at any time in the past, this immensely relevant bestselling business book serves as both visionary guide and practical toolkit on how to