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September
The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology - David M. BussThe foundations of practice and the most recent discoveries in theintriguing newfield of evolutionary psychologyWhy is the mind designed the way it is? How does input from the environment interact with the mind to produce behavior? By taking aim at such questions, the science of evolutionary psychology has emerged as a vibrant new discipline producing groundbreaking insights. In "The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology," leading contributors discuss the foundations of the field as well as recent discoveries currently shaping this burgeoning area of psychology. Guided by an editorial board made up
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September
Introductory Chemistry for Today - SPENCER SEAGER, Michael SlabaughDistinguished by its superior allied health focus and integration of technology, Seager and Slabaugh's INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY FOR TODAY, Seventh Edition continues to meet students' needs through diverse applications, examples, boxes, and outstanding technology tools. Prompts throughout the new edition lead students to OWL (web-based learning system)--two unique online programs that extend the lessons of the text and help students study smarter. In addition to the many resources found in OWL, the book and website contain questions modeled after the Nursing School and Allied Health Entrance Exams.
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September
Guide to Firewalls and Network Security: Intrusion Detection and VPNs - Michael E. Whitman, Richard Austin, Herbert J. MattordFirewalls are among the best-known security tools in use today, and their critical role in information security continues to grow. However, firewalls are most effective when they are backed by effective security planning, a well-designed security policy, and when they work in concert with anti-virus software, intrusion detection systems, and other tools. This book aims to explore firewalls in the context of these other elements, providing readers with a solid, in-depth introduction to firewalls that focuses on both managerial and technical aspects of security. Coverage includes packet filtering,
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September
Me Talk Pretty One Day - David SedarisDavid Sedaris' move to Paris from New York inspired these hilarious pieces, including the title essay, about his attempts to learn French from a sadistic teacher who declares that "every day spent with you is like having a caesarean section". His family is another inspiration. You Can't Kill the Rooster is a portrait of his brother, who talks incessant hip-hop slang to his bewildered father. And no one hones a finer fury in response to such modern annoyances as restaurant meals presented in ludicrous towers of food and cashiers with six-inch fingernails.
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September
The Help - Kathryn StockettThree ordinary women are about to take one extraordinary step.... Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home after graduating from Ole Miss. She may have a degree, but it is 1962, Mississippi, and her mother will not be happy till Skeeter has a ring on her finger. Skeeter would normally find solace with her beloved maid Constantine, the woman who raised her, but Constantine has disappeared and no one will tell Skeeter where she has gone. Aibileen is a black maid, a wise, regal woman raising her seventeenth white child. Something has shifted inside her after the loss of her own son, who
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September
Public Health Administration: Principles for Population-Based Management - Lloyd F. NovickNew Edition Available 8/15/2013 This Shorter, More User-Friendly Edition Of Public Health Administration: Principles For Population-Based Management Will Provide Your Students With A Comprehensive Understanding Of The Principles, Practices, And Skills Essential To Successful Public Health Administration. The Second Edition Has Been Thoroughly Revised And Includes New Information On The Healthy People 2010 Objectives As Well As Two New Chapters On Bioterrorism And Emergency Preparedness; And Public Health Systems Research. The Chapter On Public Health Law Has Been Thoroughly Revised By The Nation'S
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September
In Defense of Globalization - Jagdish N. BhagwatiIn the passionate debate that currently rages over globalization, critics have been heard blaming it for a host of ills afflicting poorer nations, everything from child labor to environmental degradation and cultural homogenization. Now Jagdish Bhagwati, the internationally renowned economist, takes on the critics, revealing that globalization, when properly governed, is in fact the most powerful force for social good in the world today. Drawing on his unparalleled knowledge of international and development economics, Bhagwati explains why the "gotcha" examples of the critics are often not as
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September
Biology: A Course for 'O' Level - Lam Peng Kwan, Eric Y K LamThis book is an extensively revised version of the highly popular Comprehensive Biology: A Course for 'O' Level. This edition meets the requirements of the new syllabus for the Singapore-Cambridge GCE 'O' Level Examination. It also implements the Ministry of Education's initiatives, namely Thinking Skills, Information Technology and National Education. Most Significant Features of this Edition: * A full-colour design enhances textual concepts and makes the book easy to use  * Hundreds of photographs and diagrams convey information clearly and accurately  * Learning Objectives at the
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September
Risk Analysis: A Quantitative Guide - David Vose"Risk Analysis" concerns itself with the quantification of risk, the modeling of identified risks and how to make decisions from those models. Quantitative risk analysis (QRA) using Monte Carlo simulation offers a powerful and precise method for dealing with the uncertainty and variability of a problem. By providing the building blocks the author guides the reader through the necessary steps to produce an accurate risk analysis model and offers general and specific techniques to cope with most modeling problems. A wide range of solved problems is used to illustrate these techniques and how they
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September
Classical Mechanics - Herbert Goldstein, Charles P. Poole Jr., John L. SafkoFor 30 years, this book has been the acknowledged standard in advanced classical mechanics courses. This classic book enables readers to make connections between classical and modern physics — an indispensable part of a physicist's education. In this new edition, Beams Medal winner Charles Poole and John Safko have updated the book to include the latest topics, applications, and notation to reflect today's physics curriculum.