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October
The Geometry of Visual Phonology - Linda Ann N. UyechiUyechi presents an extremely thorough and formal empirical description of the various features of ASL signs, of interest to any theoretician in developing a theory of sign phonology or in testing claims in the theory of the phonology of spoken languages against data from a signed language. The author also presents a formalism for representing signs and makes a number of theoretical proposals based on this formalism. The volume's analysis indicates that the properties of core constructs of the spoken-language phonology, namely the segment and the syllable, differ from the properties of the core
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October
Teaching ESL/EFL Listening and Speaking - I.S.P. Nation, Jonathan NewtonUsing a framework based on principles of teaching and learning, this guide for teachers and teacher trainees provides a wealth of suggestions for helping learners at all levels of proficiency develop their listening and speaking skills and fluency. By following these suggestions, which are organized around four strands meaning-focused input, meaning-focused output, language-focused learning, and fluency development teachers will be able to design and present a balanced program for their students. Teaching ESL/EFL Listening and Speaking, and its companion text, Teaching ESL/EFL Reading and
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October
The Anthropology of Religion, Magic, and Witchcraft - Rebecca L. Stein, Philip L. SteinThis concise introductory textbook emphasizes the major concepts of both anthropology and the anthropology of religion. It is aimed at students encountering anthropology for the first time. Reviewers describe the text as vivid, rich, user-friendly, accessible, and well-organized. The text examines religious expression from a cross-cultural perspective while incorporating key theoretical concepts. In addition to providing a basic overview of anthropology, including definition of key terms and exposure to ethnographies, the text exposes students to the varying complexity of world religions.
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October
Environmental Economics and Natural Resource Management - David AndersonThe tools of environmental economics guide policymakers as they weigh development against nature, present against future, and certain benefits against uncertain consequences. From reluctant-but-necessary calculations of the value of life, to moral quandaries over profits at the environment s expense, the models and findings explained in this textbook are relevant to today s more pressing dilemmas. The third edition of Environmental Economics and Natural Resource Management retains the application-based narratives and visual emphasis of the second edition, while covering the latest policy
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October
Medical Mycology: A Self-Instructional Text - Martha E. KernEach of the seven modules includes prerequisites, content outline, objectives, follow-up activities, references, and self-study examinations Teaches proper laboratory practice and presents the biology and physiology of fungi, describing the epidemiology of fungal infections, defining fungal disease states, and emphasizing laboratory identification of fungi based on body sites Test protocols and reagent recipes are highlighted in each module Information about AIDS and immunocompromised patients has been added to the pertinent disease descriptions, following the discussion of causative organisms
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October
American Populism - William F. HolmesEdited by a leading authority, this anthology draws heavily on important studies published in the last two decades.
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October
White Space Is Not Your Enemy: A Beginner's Guide to Communicating Visually Through Graphic, Web & Multimedia Design - Kim Golombisky, Rebecca HagenDesigning a brochure or web site without an art background? Step away from the computer and read this breezy introduction to visual communications first. Written for non-designers, White Space is Not Your Enemy is a practical graphic design and layout text introducing the concepts and practices necessary for producing effective visual communications across a variety of formats, from print to Web. This beautifully illustrated, full-color book covers the basics to help you develop your eye and produce attractive work. Topics include: * The basics of effective design that communicates its intended
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October
Introduction to Health Sciences Librarianship - M. Sandra WoodGet the foundational knowledge about health sciences librarianship. The general term ?health sciences libraries? covers a wide range of areas beyond medical libraries, such as biomedical, nursing, allied health, pharmacy, and others. Introduction to Health Sciences Librarianship provides a sound foundation to all aspects of these types of libraries to students and librarians new to the field. This helpful guide provides a helpful overview of the health care environment, technical services, public services, management issues, academic health sciences, hospital libraries, health informatics,
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October
Rez Road Follies: Canoes, Casinos, Computers, and Birch Bark Baskets - Jim NorthrupThe author relates his own life experiences to offer a view of contemporary Native American life.
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October
Spacetime Physics - Edwin F. Taylor, John Archibald WheelerWritten by two of the field's true pioneers, Spacetime Physics can extend and enhance coverage of specialty relativity in the classroom. This thoroughly up-to-date, highly accessible overview covers microgravity, collider accelerators, satellite probes, neutron detectors, radioastronomy, and pulsars.  The chapter on general relativity with new material on gravity waves, black holes, and cosmology.