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September
Brain and Behavior (with CD-ROM and Infotrac) [With CDROM and Infotrac] - Bob L. GarrettThe author adopts a reader-friendly writing style and excellent use of examples to present daunting material in a way students will find exciting instead of burdensome. The text focuses attention on behavior (in preference to physiological mechanisms) and practical human implications, which are reinforced with frequent examples and case studies that keep students engaged in the learning process. Technical details are limited where possible and retained with careful explanations where they enhance understanding. Topics often presented separately are now integrated with other subjects to provide for
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September
Business Analysis and Valuation: Using Financial Statements, Text and Cases - Krishna G. Palepu, Paul M. Healy, Victor L. BernardFinancial statements are the basis for a wide range of business analysis. Managers, securities analysts, bankers and consultants all use them to make business decisions. This volume provides a framework for using financial statement data in a variety of business analysis and valuation contexts.
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September
Cosmic Catastrophes: Exploding Stars, Black Holes, and Mapping the Universe - J. Craig WheelerFrom supernovae and gamma-ray bursts to the accelerating Universe, this is an exploration of the intellectual threads that lead to some of the most exciting ideas in modern astrophysics and cosmology. This fully updated second edition incorporates new material on binary stars, black holes, gamma-ray bursts, worm-holes, quantum gravity and string theory. It covers the origins of stars and their evolution, the mechanisms responsible for supernovae, and their progeny, neutron stars and black holes. It examines the theoretical ideas behind black holes and their manifestation in observational astronomy
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September
The Cambridge Ancient History, Vol 6: The Fourth Century BC - John Boardman, D.M. Lewis, Simon Hornblower, M. OstwaldVolume VI of the Cambridge Ancient History covers the years from the collapse of the Athenian empire, the attempt by Sparta to rule Greece, through the rise of Macedon, and the campaigns and death of Alexander the Great. The volume treats the politics and economy not only of old Greece but also of the Near East and the western Mediterranean. It has sections on the continued development of classical art and the formation of the philosophical schools in Athens. This second edition, totally replanned and rewritten, is a full and reliable guide to the advances in scholarship of the last 65 years.
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September
Men's Lives - Michael S. Kimmel, Michael A. MessnerEdited by two of the field's most prominent researchers, this best-selling reader on men and masculinity contains the most current articles available. Organized around themes that define masculinity, this reader takes a life-course perspective, using the idea that men (as well as women) are gendered and that this gendering process is a central experience for men.
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September
Oxford Collocations Dictionary for Students of English - Colin McIntosh, Ben Francis, Richard PooleEasy to use- Features a clear page design to help pinpoint the word, sense, and collocation- Groups collocations according to part of speech and meaning- Provides copious example sentences that show the collocations in context- Includes short notes showing restrictions on usage and explains idiomatic combinations- Photocopiable study pages provide a guide to the different types of entries, showing the variety of information the dictionary offers and how to use it.- Usage notes show collocations shared by sets of words such as languages and seasons.
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September
A Writer's Grammar - C. Beth BurchA "Writer's Grammar "is a lively, engaging, and writing-intensive introduction to grammar from a rhetorical and stylistic perspective. A Writer's Grammar makes clear and interesting the relationship between good writing and grammatical knowledge. Presenting grammatical concepts in a hierarchical manner, it builds logically from basic elements to more advanced concepts, showing how grammar affects a writer's style. Writing instruction within each section gives students guided practice to help them apply their knowledge and integrate a new and deeper understanding of language.
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September
Literature for Today's Young Adults, Mylabschool Edition - Kenneth L. Donelson, Alleen Pace NilsenLiterature for Today's Young Adults Gets Better and Better… With new features and thoroughly updated, the number one book in Young Adult Literature continues to help teachers learn how to motivate teenagers to become life-long readers. Written with the belief that students will have a better chance of becoming life-long readers if they have choices in what they read and if they enjoy it, renowned authors Alleen Nilsen and Ken Donelson offer a comprehensive, reader-friendly introduction to young adult literature framed within a rich literary, historical, and social context. New To This Edition!
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September
The Mind in the Cave: Consciousness and the Origins of Art - J. David Lewis-WilliamsEmerging from the narrow underground passages into the chambers of caves such as Lascaux, Chauvet, and Altamira, visitors are confronted with symbols, patterns, and depictions of bison, woolly mammoths, ibexes, and other animals. Since its discovery, cave art has provoked great curiosity about why it appeared when and where it did, how it was made, and what it meant to the communities that created it. David Lewis-Williams proposes that the explanation for this lies in the evolution of the human mind. Cro-Magnons, unlike the Neanderthals, possessed a more advanced neurological makeup that enabled
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September
The Practice of Harmony - Peter SpencerFor freshman/sophomore courses in Basic Music Theory, Lower Division Theory and Theory I-IV. With an emphasis on learning and understanding by doing, this text/workbook takes students from music fundamentals through harmony in common practice to some of the more important harmonic procedures of the 20th century. The approach is additive throughout, allowing students to use what was learned in one chapter to help comprehension of the materials in the next. This allows for minimum of memorization since students repeatedly use the concepts throughout the semester.