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October
Muller v. Oregon: A Brief History with Documents - Nancy WolochIn 1908 the Supreme Court unanimously upheld an Oregon law that set a ten-hour limit on the workdays of women in factories and laundries. Using lawyers' briefs, arguments over single-sex protective laws, and other major court decisions, Nancy Woloch examines a moment in which constitutional history, women's history, and progressive politics converged.
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October
Walk into any racially mixed high school and you will see black youth seated together in the cafeteria. Of course, it's not just the black kids sitting together-the white, Latino, Asian Pacific, and, in some regions, American Indian youth are clustered in their own groups, too. The same phenomenon can be observed in college dining halls, faculty lounges, and corporate cafeterias. What is going on here? Is this self-segregation a problem we should try to fix, or a coping strategy we should support? How can we get past our reluctance to talk about racial issues to even discuss it? And what about all
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October
Genki I: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese I - Eri BannoGenki outlines in 23 structured lessons all the fundamentals of the Japanese language. Abundantly illustrated and containing a wide variety of exercises, Genki is sure to bring vigor to your classroom! Though primarily meant for use in college-level classes, it is also a good guide for independent learners and is a nice resource book for teachers of Japanese. Genki's authors teach at Kansai Gaidai University, which hosts the largest number of North American students spending their junior year in Japan.
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October
Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art - Scott McCloudPraised throughout the cartoon industry by such luminaries as Art Spiegelman, Matt Groening, and Will Eisner, this innovative comic book provides a detailed look at the history, meaning, and art of comics and cartooning.
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October
Introduction to Plant Science - Rick  ParkerThis new text provides a comprehensive introduction to the fascinating world of plant science. From the basic requirements for plant growth, to genetic engineering and biotechnology, this easy to understand book is ideal for the high school level agriscience curriculum or college freshman level plant science course. Each chapter begins with learning objectives and key words and ends with a cumulative review -- complete with hands-on activities, instructor and student resources and references for further research. Students will learn about the origins of cultivated plants, structure and anatomy,
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October
Student's Guide for Writing College Papers - Kate L. TurabianThis third edition of Kate L. Turabian's Student's Guide for Writing College Papers is designed for high school, junior college, or college students faced with writing their first long, documented paper. Besides the book's step-by-step directions for all aspects of paper writing, the sixth chapter, "Some Matters of Style," has been extensively revised, and the List of Reference Works useful to students has been recompiled and greatly expanded by Donald F. Bond, a specialist in bibliography. Students and teachers will appreciate a new system of numbering each paragraph which facilitates locating
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October
Ways of the World, Combined Version (Volumes I & II): A Brief Global History - Robert W. StrayerWays of the World offers a genuine alternative for world history survey courses. Designed from the beginning as a brief text, Ways of the World focuses on the "big picture" of significant historical developments and is thoroughly global in its thematic and comparative approach. The accessible voice of a single author, with long experience in the classroom and in the world history movement, delivers to students an insightful new synthesis, thought-provoking questions, and chapter ending sections that invite reflection on the meaning of world history. Available in full color and in combined and
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October
Contemporary Linguistics: An Introduction - William D. O'Grady, John Archibald, Mark Aronoff"Contemporary Linguistics" is the gold standard of introductory linguistics textbooks. Meticulously prepared, it is one of the most comprehensive, authoritative, up-to-date introductory resources on the market. The book’s extensive examples and exercises help students master the course material, and its lucid writing style makes complex concepts easy to understand.
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October
OSGi für Praktiker: Prinzipien, Werkzeuge und praktische Anleitungen auf dem Weg zur Inhalt: Dieses Praxisbuch führt Sie in die Welt von OSGi ein und vermittelt Ihnen die wichtigsten Prinzipien, um OSGi erfolgreich in Ihrem Projekt einzusetzen. Es unterstützt Sie bei der Auswahl der Werkzeuge und der geeigneten Realisierungsvarianten und nicht zuletzt bei der Migration bestehender Applikationen. Die Themen reichen von der Beschreibung des zentralen bnd-Tools von Peter Kriens über die Kollaboration des Spring Frameworks mit OSGi bis zur Betriebsüberwachung mittels JMX, von verteilten OSGi-Systemen bis zur OSGi Webapplikation mit Web Bundles. Egal, ob Sie OSGi erst kennen lernen
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October
Physics for Scientists and Engineers - Raymond A. Serway, John W. Jewett Jr.This best-selling, calculus-based text is recognized for its carefully crafted, logical presentation of the basic concepts and principles of physics. PHYSICS FOR SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS, Sixth Edition, maintains the Serway traditions of concise writing for the students, carefully thought-out problem sets and worked examples, and evolving educational pedagogy. This edition introduces a new co-author, Dr. John Jewett, at Cal Poly ? Pomona, known best for his teaching awards and his role in the recently published PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICS, Third Edition, also written with Ray Serway. Providing students