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October
Political Science: An Introduction - Michael G. RoskinExceptionally up-to-date and rich in cross-national examples, "Political Science" offers an unbiased and thorough introduction to the basic concepts and theories of political science. With a critical look at the major theories, it exposes students to many ways of thinking, and challenges them to think critically. Emphasizing both U.S. and comparative politics provides students with a solid foundation for connecting their studies ot what is happening in the world around them.
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October
DNA Viruses: A Practical Approach - Alan J. CannDNA Viruses: A Practical Approach groups together the major experiment al methods currently employed to study DNA viruses, from the fundament als of virus culture to novel techniques such as surface plasmon reson ance spectrometry and realtime PCR analysis of drug resistance mutatio ns in clinical isolates.
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October
Modalities for Therapeutic Intervention (Contemporary Perspectives in Rehabilitation) - Susan L. MichlovitzA volume in the Contemporary Perspectives in Rehabilitation Series Edited by Steven L. Wolf, PhD, PT, FAPTA With a new title and format, the 4th Edition of the previously titled Thermal Agents in Rehabilitation combines all modalities in one book. Its focus remains on expanding and strengthening clinical decision-making skills through sample case studies. A problem-solving approach with hands-on information describes the contemporary application of modalities with an emphasis on evidence-based practice. The 4th Edition has been entirely revised to reflect the terminology of the APTA's Guide to
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October
First Responder - Gloria BizjakWritten in easy-to-understand language with many examples and illustrations, this text provides details on emergency care procedures, skill steps, and application methods. It is the foundation for the First Responder curriculum designed to provide students with an assessment-based approach to individual and team First Responder-level care.
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October
The Augustan Empire, 43 BC-AD 69 - Alan K. Bowman, Edward Champlin, Andrew LintottThe period described in this volume begins in the year after the death of Julius Caesar and ends in the year after the fall of Nero. Its main theme is the transformation of the political configuration of the state to a dynastic monarchy and the establishment of the Roman Empire. Central to the period is the achievement of the first emperor, Augustus.
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October
The Mythical Man-Month: Essays on Software Engineering - Frederick P. Brooks Jr.Few books on software project management have been as influential and timeless as The Mythical Man-Month. With a blend of software engineering facts and thought-provoking opinions, Fred Brooks offers insight for anyone managing complex projects. These essays draw from his experience as project manager for the IBM System/360 computer family and then for OS/360, its massive software system. Now, 20 years after the initial publication of his book, Brooks has revisited his original ideas and added new thoughts and advice, both for readers already familiar with his work and for readers discovering it
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October
Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life - Thich Nhat Hanh, Arnold Kotler, Dalai Lama XIVIn the rush of modern life, we tend to lose touch with the peace that is available in each moment. World-renowned Zen master, spiritual leader, and author Thich Nhat Hanh shows us how to make positive use of the very situations that usually pressure and antagonize us. For him a ringing telephone can be a signal to call us back to our true selves. Dirty dishes, red lights, and traffic jams are spiritual friends on the path to "mindfulness"—the process of keeping our consciousness alive to our present experience and reality. The most profound satisfactions, the deepest feelings of joy and
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October
Robotics Demystified - Edwin WiseThere's no easier, faster, or more practical way to learn the really tough subjects McGraw-Hill's "Demystified" titles are the most efficient, interestingly written, brush-ups you can find. Organized as self-teaching guides, they come complete with key points, background information, questions at the end of each chapter, and even final exams. You'll be able to learn more in less time, evaluate your strengths and weaknesses, and reinforce your knowledge and confidence. This complete self-teaching guide takes an introductory approach to robotics, guiding readers through the essential electronics,
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October
Technical Analysis of the Financial Markets: A Comprehensive Guide to Trading Methods and Applications - John J. MurphyThis outstanding reference has already taught thousands of traders the concepts of technical analysis and their application in the futures and stock markets. Covering the latest developments in computer technology, technical tools, and indicators, the second edition features new material on candlestick charting, intermarket relationships, stocks and stock rotation, plus state-of-the-art examples and figures. From how to read charts to understanding indicators and the crucial role technical analysis plays in investing, readers gain a thorough and accessible overview of the field of technical
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October
The Mission of God's People: A Biblical Theology of the Church's Mission - Christopher J.H. Wright, Jonathan LundeChris Wright s pioneering 2006 book, The Mission of God, revealed that the typical Christian understanding of missions encompasses only a small part of God s overarching mission for the world. God is relentlessly reclaiming the entire world for himself. In The Mission of God s People, Wright shows how God s big-picture plan directs the purpose of God s people, the church. Wright emphasizes what the Old Testament teaches Christians about being the people of God. He addresses questions of both ecclesiology and missiology with topics like called to care for creation, called to bless the nations,