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September
A Christmas Carol - Charles DickensCruel miser Ebeneezer Scrooge has never met a shilling he doesn't like...and hardly a man he does. And he hates Christmas most of all. When Scrooge is visited by his old partner, Jacob Marley, and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present, and Christmas Yet to Come, he learns eternal lessons of charity, kindness, and goodwill. Experience a true Victorian Christmas!
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September
Food and Healing - Annemarie ColbinTen years ago, Colbin's Food and Healing stood at the forefront of the food revolution, exploring the link between diet and health. In this anniversary edition, she provides updates on recent dietary systems, including low-fat, food combining, and alternative medicine.
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September
Designing with Color: Concepts and Applications - Chris Dorosz, J.R. WatsonThis textbook/workbook trains students’ eyes to develop a visual understanding of color and the principles of design through guided observation and engaging activities. Lavishly illustrated with full-color graphics and photos, the book demonstrates how color and other design elements are combined in nature and the visual arts. Part One presents color, the most immediately noticeable element of design. Part Two integrates color with the other design elements and shows how they interact according to the principles of design. Students can apply their learning by completing a series of activities and
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September
Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education: A Biographical Introduction - Gerald L. GutekStructured around major movements in world history, the lives of leading educators, and the philosophies and ideologies that resulted from their ideas, "Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Education: A Biographical Introduction, Fifth Edition "provides a clear interdisciplinary exploration of the development of educational ideas. The author takes a global perspective on the history and philosophy of education, capturing the essence of educational evolution through the biographies of 23 theorists, philosophers, and educators. This biographical focus, combined with an introductory
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September
Object-Oriented Analysis and Design: With the Unified Process - Robert Jackson, Stephen D. Burd, John W. SatzingerA growing segment of the market have begun teaching Systems Analysis and Design using an object-oriented approach. This new approach has been widely recognized as the future of the analysis and design market by students and instructors. Building on the well renowned Systems Analysis and Design in a Changing World, Third Edition by John Satzinger, Robert Jackson and Stephen Burd, the authors have recreated this object-oriented text for anyone looking for this new approach. All texts are accompanied by a free 120-day trial version of Microsoft Project 2003 to give students a hands-on experience with
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September
A History of Modern Latin America [With Infotrac] - Lawrence A. Clayton, Michael L. ConniffUnfamiliar with Latin American history? A HISTORY OF MODERN LATIN AMERICA is written just for you. The authors present main theories and analyses of the area's history, balancing economic, social and cultural views while expertly weaving in the history of minorities, women, the environment, culture, literature, and art. Primary documents begin each chapter, offering short glimpses into moments in history and setting the theme for the chapter to follow. Maps, images, bibliographies, discussion questions, and other study aids are included to help you with research assignments and papers.
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September
The Miniature Guide to Critical Thinking: Concepts and Tools - Richard W. Paul, Linda ElderThe essence of critical thinking concepts and tools distilled into a 20-page pocket-size guide. It is a critical thinking supplement to any textbook or course. It is best used in conjunction with the Analytic Thinking Guide. Everyone thinks; it is our nature to do so. But much of our thinking, left to itself, is biased, distorted, partial, uninformed or down-right prejudiced. Yet the quality of our life and that of what we produce, make, or build depends precisely on the quality of our thought. Shoddy thinking is costly, both in money and in quality of life. Excellence in thought, however, must be
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September
Union at Risk: Jacksonian Democracy, States' Rights and the Nullification Crisis - Richard E. EllisThe Nullification Crisis of 1832-1833, when the state of South Carolina challenged the doctrine of states' rights by refusing to pay national tariffs, was the major crisis of Andrew Jackson's presidency. Ellis shows how his swift, decisive response reaffirmed the primacy of the national government and helped to shape Jacksonian democracy.
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September
The Reinvention of Primitive Society: Transformations of a Myth - A. KuperThis expanded and radically revised new edition should prove useful reading for those who are interested in anthropological theory and current post-colonial debates, or simply curious about the ways in which we systematically misunderstand other peoples.
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September
Principles of Managerial Finance (11th Edition) - Lawrence J. GitmanWith explanations and real-life case studies, combined with an extensive array of aids to learning, this introductory text integrates features which provide a framework to help students learn the major concepts behind managerial finance. point-by-point at the end of the chapters and noted in the assignment material. More logically, the chapter on the analysis of financial statements is now placed immediately after the chapter on financial statements, enabling students to use rational analysis to interpret material while it is still fresh in their minds. An instructor's manual is also available.