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Lies My Teacher Told Me - James W. LoewenWinner of the 1996 American Book Award and the Oliver Cromwell Cox Award for Distinguished Anti-Racist Scholarship Americans have lost touch with their history, and in this thought-provoking book, Professor James Loewen shows why. After surveying twelve leading high school American history texts, he has concluded that not one does a decent job of making history interesting or memorable. Marred by an embarrassing combination of blind patriotism, mindless optimism, sheer misinformation, and outright lies, these books omit almost all the ambiguity, passion, conflict, and drama from our past. In ten
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September
Quantum Physics of Atoms, Molecules, Solids, Nuclei, and Particles - Robert M. Eisberg, Robert ResnickA revision of a successful junior/senior level text, this introduction to elementary quantum mechanics clearly explains the properties of the most important quantum systems. Emphasizes the applications of theory, and contains new material on particle physics, electron-positron annihilation in solids and the Mossbauer effect. Includes new appendices on such topics as crystallography, Fourier Integral Description of a Wave Group, and Time-Independent Perturbation Theory.
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September
Career Directions: The Path to Your Ideal Career Career Directions: The Path to Your Ideal Career - Donna J. Yena"Career Directions: The Path to Your Ideal Career," provides diverse job seekers with the essential resources and techniques to develop a career plan, conduct a successful job search, and succeed in a diverse workplace. Whether your students are seeking an internship or co-op job, first position after graduation, or a career transition, "Career Directions" will prepare students to stand out in the changing workplace! Students in career schools, colleges, community colleges, and universities can all benefit from using this book in career development courses and career workshops. "Career Directions"
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September
The Power of Corporate Communication: Crafting the Voice and Image of Your Business - Paul A. ArgentiStrategies for clear communication in today's muddled corporate environment Corporate communication involves much more than just motivating employees and dispensing good PR. It represents a tool to be leveraged--and a process to be mastered. "The Power of Corporate Communication "shows managers and executives how to communicate effectively with fellow employees from the mailroom to the boardroom, and even between organizations and across industries. Fully accessible and refreshingly nonacademic, it creates an easy-to-follow map of the world of corporate communication, with workplace-tested
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September
Adventures in the Unknown Interior of America - Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Cyclone CoveyAlvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca was the first European to cross the North American continent. This remarkable book is his odyssey, first written in 1542 as an official report to the king of Spain under the title La Relacion.
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September
Mader's Understanding Human Anatomy & Physiology - Susannah N. LongenbakerRenowned for her effective learning systems, respected author Sylvia Mader has helped thousands of entry-level students understand and enjoy the principles of human anatomy and physiology. Now, Susannah Longenbaker is building on Dr. Mader's format and engaging writing style while adding her own personal touch to this successful title. The writing is still clear, direct and user-friendly, but is now enriched with new clinical information, terminology and classroom-tested features such as "Focus on Forensics" readings and in-text "Content Check-Up" questions. Drawing on over twenty years of
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September
Teaching Young Adult Literature Today: Insights, Considerations, and Perspectives for the Classroom Teacher - Jeffrey S.  Kaplan, Judith A. Hayn, Jacqueline BachTeaching Young Adult Literature Today introduces the reader to what is current and relevant in the plethora of good books available for adolescents. More importantly, literary experts illustrate how teachers everywhere can help their students become lifelong readers by simply introducing them to great reads smart, insightful, and engaging books that are specifically written for adolescents. Hayn, Kaplan, and their contributors address a wide range of topics: how to avoid common obstacles to using YAL; selecting quality YAL for classrooms while balancing these with curriculum requirements; engaging
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September
Calculus - Bernard V. ZandyComplete coverage of core concepts; succinct, easy-to-grasp summaries; accessible, topic-by-topic organization.
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September
Learning the vi Editor - Arnold Robbins, Arnold RobbinsFor many users, working in the Unix environment means using vi, a full-screen text editor available on most Unix systems. Even those who know vi often make use of only a small number of its features. Learning the vi Editor is a complete guide to text editing with vi. Topics new to the sixth edition include multiscreen editing and coverage of four viclones: vim, elvis, nvi, and vile and their enhancements to vi, such as multi-window editing, GUI interfaces, extended regular expressions, and enhancements for programmers. A new appendix describes vi's place in the Unix and Internet cultures.