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Norton Psychology Reader - Gary F. MarcusThe perfect supplement to introductory psychology texts, The Norton Psychology Reader includes the best contemporary writing on the study of human behavior.
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The American Pageant to 1877: A History of the Republic, Vol 1 - Thomas A. Bailey, David M. Kennedy, Lizabeth CohenThe Brief American Pageant retains the vivid chronological narrative of its full-length counterpart, focusing on the great public debates that have dominated American history. Engaging features draw students into the narrative, improving comprehension and increasing their interest in the material. "Varying Viewpoints" features explore the scholarly debates surrounding major historical issues, while "Makers of America" essays focus on the diverse ethnic, racial, and activist groups that compose America's pluralistic society.
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Physics of the Impossible: A Scientific Exploration into the World of Phasers, Force Fields, Teleportation, and Time Travel - Michio KakuA fascinating exploration of the science of the impossible—from death rays and force fields to invisibility cloaks—revealing to what extent such technologies might be achievable decades or millennia into the future. One hundred years ago, scientists would have said that lasers, televisions, and the atomic bomb were beyond the realm of physical possibility. In Physics of the Impossible, the renowned physicist Michio Kaku explores to what extent the technologies and devices of science fiction that are deemed equally impossible today might well become commonplace in the future. From teleportation
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Managing Information Technology - Carol V. Brown, Daniel W. DeHayes, Jeffrey A. Hoffer, Wainright E. Martin, William C. PerkinsA thorough and practical guide to IT management practices and issues. Through an approach that offers up-to-date chapter content and full-length case studies, "Managing Information Technology" presents in-depth coverage on IS management practices and technology trends. The sixth edition has been thoroughly updated and streamlined to reflect current IS practices.
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Hebrews of the Portuguese Nation: Conversos and Community in Early Modern Amsterdam - Miriam Bodian"An engaging introduction to the tortuous plight faced by exiled conversos in Amsterdam and their methods of response. Choicet; In this skillful and well-argued book Miriam Bodian explores the communal history of the Portuguese Jews... who settled in Amsterdam in the seventeenth century." --Sixteenth Century Journa Drawing on family and communal records, diaries, memoirs, and literary works, among other sources, Miriam Bodian tells the moving story of how Portuguese "new Christian" immigrants in 17th-century Amsterdam fashioned a close and cohesive community that recreated a Jewish religious
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Evolution - Douglas J. FutuymaDouglas Futuyma presents an overview of current thinking on theories of evolution, aimed at an undergraduate audience.
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Introduction to Optics - Frank L. PedrottiComprehensive and fully updated, this reader-friendly introduction to optics provides clear, concise derivations and explanations of optical phenomena, avoiding extraneous material. Updates material related to laser systems. Updated chapters on Optical Interferometery, Fiber Optics, and Holography. Introduces a broad range of new applications throughout, including liquid crystal displays, CCD's, CD and DVD Technology. Features a more intensive exploration of communication systems than in previous editions. Provides approximately 50 new problems and 50 new or revised figures. A general reference
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Exploring Psychology, in Modules - David G. MyersThe success of the modular version of David Myers's bestselling brief text, Exploring Psychology, proves the author's longheld belief (supported by independent research) that for a number of students, a text comprised of 45 15-page chapters is more effective than one of 15 45-page chapters. Exploring Psychology, Sixth Edition, in Modules includes all the features and up-to-date content of the current edition of Exploring Psychology organized into 45 modules. It is accompanied by its own expansive variety of media and supplements similar to the Exploring Psychology package, also reorganized to
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Ruby on Rails Tutorial: Learn Web Development with Rails (Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series) - Michael Hartl""Ruby on Rails(TM) Tutorial" by Michael Hartl has become a must-read for developers learning how to build Rails apps."--"Peter Cooper, Editor of" Ruby Inside Using Rails, developers can build web applications of exceptional elegance and power. Although its remarkable capabilities have made Ruby on Rails one of the world's most popular web development frameworks, it can be challenging to learn and use. "Ruby on Rails(TM) Tutorial, Second Edition, " is the solution. Best-selling author and leading Rails developer Michael Hartl teaches Rails by guiding you through the development of your own
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Prakriti: Your Ayurvedic Constitution - Robert E. SvobodaDr. Svoboda's original work on the constitutional types in Ayurveda has been considered a classic for many years. His new revision and expansion of the subject comes after much further research and practical experience. Dr. Vasant Lad points out: "The healing science of Ayurveda is based totally upon the knowledge of "prakriti," the individual constitution. If every individual knows his own constitution, then one can understand, for instance, what is a good diet and style of life for oneself. One man's food is another man's poison. Therefore, to make one's life healthy, happy and balanced, the