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November
The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Vol. C: The Restoration & the Eighteenth Century - M.H. Abrams, Stephen Greenblatt, James Noggle, James Simpson, Jon Stallworthy, Jack Stillinger, Carol T. Christ, Lawrence Lipking, Jahan Ramazani, George M. LogFirmly grounded by the hallmark strengths of all Norton Anthologies thorough and helpful introductory matter, judicious annotation, complete texts wherever possible The Norton Anthology of English Literature has been revitalized in this Eighth Edition through the collaboration between six new editors and six seasoned ones. Under the direction of Stephen Greenblatt, General Editor, the editors have reconsidered all aspects of the anthology to make it an even better teaching tool.
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November
A More Perfect Union: Documents in United States History Volume One Fifth Edition: Volume I - Paul F. Boller Jr., Ronald StoryThis reader provides a wealth of political and diplomatic primary source documents, including many selections illustrated with photographs. Each document is preceded by a headnote that places the document within a historical context. Headnotes conclude with Questions to Consider, which stimulate comprehension of the document and comparative analysis of related selections.
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November
Computational Geometry: Algorithms and Applications - Mark de Berg, Marc van Kreveld, Mark Overmars, Otfried Cheong SchwarzkopfThis well-accepted introduction to computational geometry is a textbook for high-level undergraduate and low-level graduate courses. The focus is on algorithms and hence the book is well suited for students in computer science and engineering. Motivation is provided from the application areas: all solutions and techniques from computational geometry are related to particular applications in robotics, graphics, CAD/CAM, and geographic information systems. For students this motivation will be especially welcome. Modern insights in computational geometry are used to provide solutions that are both
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November
Microbiology: A Clinical Approach - Anthony Strelkauskas, Jennifer StrelkauskasMicrobiology: A Clinical Approach is a new and unique microbiology textbook for pre-nursing and allied health students. It is clinically-relevant and uses the theme of infection as its foundation, covering all standard topics taught in a pre-nursing/allied health microbiology course. The book follows a novel sequence and includes innovative chapters on emerging infectious diseases, antibiotic resistance, and bioterrorism not seen in other textbooks. Microbiology is student-friendly: its text, figures and electronic resources have been carefully designed to help students understand difficult
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November
Handbook of the Evolution of Human Sexuality - Michael R. KauthExpand your knowledge--with theories and concepts that may challenge your assumptions about sexual attractionHuman sexuality can be better understood by knowing how sexual psychologies may have evolved throughout the ages. Handbook of the Evolution of Human Sexuality presents a detailed examination of human sexuality, the assumptions about concepts and terms pertaining to sexuality, and the latest theories on the evolution of human sexual attraction. Leading experts explore various aspects of evolutionary theory, with a focus on Evolutionary Psychology (EP). Discussions include mate preferences,
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November
Powered Upper Limb Prostheses: Control, Implementation and Clinical Application - Ashok MuzumdarPowered Upper Limb Prostheses deals with the concept, implementation and clinical application of utilizing inherent electrical signals within normally innervated residual muscles under voluntary control of an upper limb amputee, amplifying these signals by battery-powered electrical means to make a terminal device, the prosthetic hand, move to perform intended function. The reader is introduced to various facets of upper limb amputations and their clinical management in both children and adults. The authors from Canada, USA and Great Britain are well known practitioners, academics and researchers
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November
Grant's Dissector - Patrick W. TankThe Thirteenth edition of Grant's Dissector restores this renowned anatomy lab manual to its original purpose, which is to serve as a step-by-step manual for dissection procedures. This new edition features a more streamlined approach to cadaver dissection, focusing on more accurate, specific, and clear steps. The overall number of pages and figures has been reduced, reflecting a general trend toward fewer contact hours in the gross anatomy lab.
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November
The Clash of Civilizations?: The Debate - Samuel P. Huntington, Foreign AffairsAccording to Samuel Huntington's seminal 1993 essay, The Clash of Civilizations, world politics is entering a new phase, in which the great divisions among humankind and the dominating source of international conflict will be cultural. Civilizations—the highest cultural groupings of people—are differentiated from each other by religion, history, language and tradition. In the resulting era of cultural conflict that is emerging, the United States must forge alliances with similar cultures and spread its values wherever possible. In Huntington's final analysis, the West must be accommodating if
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November
Demonic Males: Apes and the Origins of Human Violence - Richard W. Wrangham, Dale PetersonWhatever their virtues, men are more violent than women. Why do men kill, rape, and wage war, and what can we do about it? Drawing on the latest discoveries about human evolution and about our closest living relatives, the great apes, Demonic Males offers some startling new answers. Dramatic, vivid, and firmly grounded in meticulous research, this book will change the way you see the world. As the San Francisco Chronicle said, it "dares to dig for the roots of a contentious and complicated subject that makes up much of our daily news."