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October
The Vinland Sagas: The Norse Discovery of America - Anonymous, Hermann Pálsson, Magnus MagnussonOne of the most arresting stories in the history of exploration, these two Icelandic sagas tell of the discovery of America by Norsemen five centuries before Christopher Columbus. Together, the direct, forceful twelfth-century Grænlendinga Saga and the more polished and scholarly Eirik's Saga, written some hundred years later, recount how Eirik the Red founded an Icelandic colony in Greenland and how his son, Leif the Lucky, later sailed south to explore - and if possible exploit - the chance discovery by Bjarni Herjolfsson of an unknown land. In spare and vigorous prose they record Europe's first
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October
Clinical MR Spectroscopy: First Principles - Nouha Salibi, Mark A. BrownMagnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) has been an important analytical tool in organic chemistry, biology, and materials science for more than a half-century. Now, recent advances in the clinical application of MRS are allowing radiologists to more effectively diagnose lymphoma, head and neck cancers, and brain tumors, as well as to understand metabolic brain anomalies such as stroke and dementia. Clinical MR Spectroscopy: First Principles acquaints readers with the basic physics and chemistry of MRS while providing clear, practical guidelines for its clinical use. While most readers are likely
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October
The Science of Personality - Lawrence A. PervinThis text focuses on the field of personality psychology and offers students an up-to-date picture of the field and of the challenges faced by personality psychologists. It also explores how current research is put to use in the real world and examines the structure of personality - including traits, motives and cognition - and the determinants of the unfolding of personality over time. In addition, it provides consideration of contemporary areas of such research as the self, unconscious processes, mind-body connections and reasons why people do and do not change.
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October
Essentials of Accounting - Robert N. AnthonyEssentials of Accounting is a self-teaching, self-paced introduction to financial accounting for active users of business data - rather than preparers of accounting information (bookkeepers). It presents the ideas and terminology essential to an understanding of balance sheets, income statements, and statements of cash flows. Every frame requires students to solve a problem involving accounting information - e.g., selecting a correct word from two choices, providing an answer, making a journal entry, or preparing a complete balance sheet.
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October
Viscous Fluid Flow - Frank M. WhiteFrank White's "Viscous Fluid Flow, Third Edition" continues to be the market leader in this course area. The text is for a senior graduate level elective in Mechanical Engineering, and has a strong professional and international appeal. Author Frank White is has a strong reputation in the field, his book is accurate, conceptually strong, and contains excellent problem sets. Many of the problems are new to this third edition; a rarity among senior and graduate level textbooks. The references found in the text have been updated and reflect the most current information available. Users will also be
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October
A Photographic Atlas For The Microbiology Laboratory - Michael J. LeboffeThis full-color atlas is intended to act as a supplement to introductory microbiology laboratory manuals. It is not designed to replace them, nor is it intended to replace actual performance of the techniques. Rather, the photographs are supplied to help with the interpretation of results. The third edition of the Photographic Atlas for the Microbiology Laboratory is one of the best selling microbiology books in the higher education market. The authors have built on the success of this book by making significant improvements for the new edition. Some of the changes for the fourth edition include:
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October
GENKI: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese, Vol. II - Eri BannoThis is a widely used textbook for beginning Japanese covering the four basic skills - reading, writing, listening and speaking. Genki II covers lessons 13 to 23.
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October
Database Systems: Design, Implementation, and Management - Peter Rob, Carlos M. CoronelDatabase Systems: Design, Implementation, and Management, Seventh Edition is one of the most comprehensive database textbooks available. The proven success of database design treatment is sustained and further improved in this revision. The proven Parts organizations streamline the chapter coverage, so it is an ideal choice for your classroom. Each Part opens with a new business vignette, which provides real world examples to engage your students. The new edition includes updates in every chapter as well as added exercises and cases. There are new chapters such as Advanced Modeling Concepts,
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October
The Boy Who Would Be a Helicopter - Vivian Gussin Paley, Robert ColesWritten by a recipient of a MacArthur award, gained for her pioneering work on the storytelling technique and its use in the classroom, this book focuses on the challenge posed by the isolated child to teachers and classmates alike in the community of the classroom. It is the story of Jason - the loner and outsider - and his ultimate triumph and homecoming into the society of his classmates.
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October
Technical Communication: Process and Product - Sharon J. Gerson, Steven M. GersonThis sixth edition embraces the multidimensional aspects of a technical communicator. By incorporating a process approach to writing many different technical documents (email, web pages, bloggs) coupled with scenarios to bring to life real-world challenges, the text allows students to write successfully.