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Physics, Volume 1 - David Halliday, Robert Resnick, Kenneth S. KraneWritten for the full year or three term Calculus-based University Physics course for science and engineering majors, the publication of the first edition of Physics in 1960 launched the modern era of Physics textbooks. It was a new paradigm at the time and continues to be the dominant model for all texts. Physics is the most realistic option for schools looking to teach a more demanding course.
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Essentials of Business Law - Anthony LiuzzoThe new, eight edition of the Essentials of Business Law program is a practical, concise, and broad-based introduction to the vibrant field of business law. While continuing to offer all of the features that have made the seven prior editions successful, this new edition now includes, a four-color design, updated content, two new appendices, and enhanced support materials. Both the traditional areas of law, such as contracts and property, and the emerging areas of law, such as e-commerce and environmental, are covered in short, informative chapters written to capture the essence of each topic.
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Operating Systems - Gary NuttCoverage of mobile and wireless systems introduced. - Chapter on security updated and expanded. - More on threads, including UNIX and Windows threads, as well as a project. - Information added on SMP/multiprocessors. - Pedagogy redesigned to enhance readability. - Extensive new exercises to provide practice for students. - Presents the underlying theory of operating systems, and illustrates this material with examples from real operating systems. - NEW! Coverage of mobile and wireless systems introduced. - NEW! Chapter on security updated and expanded. - NEW! More on threads, including UNIX and
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Principles of Neuropsychology - Eric A. Zillmer, Mary V. Spiers, William C. CulbertsonFocusing on applied and clinical examples, the Second Edition of PRINCIPLIES OF NEUROPSYCHOLOGY is an exciting and dynamic approach to neuropsychology that should inspire both students and teachers. This progressive and accessible text teaches brain function in a clear and interesting manner by providing the most recent studies and research available in this ever-developing field. Applying the underlying thesis that all interactions in daily life, whether adaptive or maladaptive, can be explained neuropsychologically, the authors emphasize five specific ideas: human neuropsychology-both
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Blogs, Wikipedia, Second Life, and Beyond: From Production to Produsage - Axel BrunsWe -- the users turned creators and distributors of content -- are TIME's Person of the Year 2006, and AdAge's Advertising Agency of the Year 2007. We form a new Generation C. We have MySpace, YouTube, and OurMedia; we run social software, and drive the development of Web 2.0. But beyond the hype, what's really going on? In this groundbreaking exploration of our developing participatory online culture, Axel Bruns establishes the core principles which drive the rise of collaborative content creation in environments, from open source through blogs and Wikipedia to Second Life. This book shows that
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Boilerplate: History's Mechanical Marvel - Paul Guinan, Anina BennettMeet Boilerplate, the world’s first robot soldier—not in a present-day military lab or a science-fiction movie, but in the past, during one of the most fascinating periods of U.S. history. Designed by Professor Archibald Campion in 1893 as a prototype, for the self-proclaimed purpose of “preventing the deaths of men in the conflicts of nations,” Boilerplate charged into combat alongside such notables as Teddy Roosevelt and Lawrence of Arabia. Campion and his robot also circled the planet with the U.S. Navy, trekked to the South Pole, made silent movies, and hobnobbed with the likes of Mark Twain
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The Great American University: Its Rise to Preeminence, Its Indispensable National Role, Why It Must Be Protected - Jonathan R. ColeAlthough America’s universities have become the envy of the world for their creative energy and their production of transformative knowledge, few understand how and why they have become preeminent. This groundbreaking book traces the origins and the evolution of our great universities. It shows how they grew out of sleepy colleges at the turn of the twentieth century into powerful institutions that continue to generate new industries and advance our standard of living. Far from inevitable, this transformation was enabled by a highly competitive system that invested public tax dollars in university
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C++ Programming: Program Design Including Data Structures - D.S. MalikWritten exclusively for the student as opposed to the IT professional, this text contains numerous clear and complete explanations and examples. Using problem-solving throughout, this book offers comprehensive coverage of introductory C++ programming topics and then moves the students confidentally into more advanced concepts.
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The Woman Warrior - Maxine Hong KingstonA Chinese American woman tells of the Chinese myths, family stories and events of her California childhood that have shaped her identity. It is a sensitive account of growing up female and Chinese-American in a California laundry.