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November
The Strategy of Conflict - Thomas C. SchellingA series of closely interrelated essays on game theory, this book deals with an area in which progress has been least satisfactory the situations where there is a common interest as well as conflict between adversaries: negotiations, war and threats of war, criminal deterrence, extortion, tacit bargaining. It proposes enlightening similarities between, for instance, maneuvering in limited war and in a traffic jam; deterring the Russians and one's own children; the modern strategy of terror and the ancient institution of hostages.
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November
Little One, Maid of Israel - Bill HarveyIn II Kings 5 is a charming story of a little unnamed Israelite maid who simply told what she knew and made a man and his family happy. Ride along with Little One in this version by Bill Harvey as she is carried away and taken to a foreign land. See her bravery as she faces her captors and tells them about God. Sense her helplessness as she is made a slave, and hear her prayers to God even when things are unsure.
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November
The Afro-American in United States History - Jawn A. Sandifer, Benjamin Dasilva, Milton Finkelstein, Arlene Loshin(from the Introduction) The Afro-American in United States History is a historically accurate account of the black man's existence in America. Beginning with some of the great African civilizations of the past, it traces its history to the present day.
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November
Social Psychology - Robert A. Baron, Donn Erwin ByrneAn attractive introductory text for undergraduates. Pedagogical features include chapter outlines, bold key terms and margin definitions, chapter summaries, and reviews of key points, plus boxes on classic studies and important figures in the field. Includes color photos and graphics. This second ed
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November
Medieval Iberia: Readings from Christian, Muslim, and Jewish Sources - Olivia Remie ConstableFor some historians, medieval Iberian society was one marked by peaceful coexistence and cross-cultural fertilization; others have sketched a harsher picture of Muslims and Christians engaged in an ongoing contest for political, religious, and economic advantage culminating in the fall of Muslim Granada and the expulsion of the Jews in the late fifteenth century. The reality that emerges in "Medieval Iberia" is more nuanced than either of these scenarios can comprehend. Now in an expanded, second edition, this monumental collection offers unparalleled access to the multicultural complexity of the
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November
Calculus With Analytic Geometry - Ron Larson, Robert P. Hostetler, Bruce H. EdwardsDesigned for the three-semester calculus course for math and science majors, Calculus continues to offer instructors and students new and innovative teaching and learning resources. This was the first calculus text to use computer-generated graphics, to include exercises involving the use of computers and graphing calculators, to be available in an interactive CD-ROM format, to be offered as a complete, online calculus course, and to offer a two-semester Calculus I with Precalculus text. Every edition of the series has made the mastery of traditional calculus skills a priority, while embracing the
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November
Essentials of Managerial Finance (with Thomson ONE - Business School Edition 6-Month Printed Access Card) - Scott Besley, Eugene F. BrighamTrust the book that has already helped hundreds of thousands of students like you understand the importance of managerial finance theory and the practical impact these principles have on business today. This leading ESSENTIALS OF MANAGERIAL FINANCE, 14e offers a well-written, understandable, complete introduction that equips you with the basic financial management tools you need for business success. This edition's 18 chapters cover all the topics you need, including accounting statements, security markets, interest rates, taxes, risk analysis, time value of money, and the basics of security
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November
Hard Times - Charles DickensLongman's new Cultural Editions Series, Hard Times, by Charles Dickens, edited by Jeff Nunokawa, includes Books 1-3 of Hard Times and contextual materials on the age of Dickens.
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November
The Black Death: The Great Mortality of 1348-1350: A Brief History with Documents - John AberthA fascinating account of the phenomenon known as the Black Death, this volume offers a wealth of documentary material focused on the initial outbreak of the plague that ravaged the world in the fourteenth century. A comprehensive introduction that provides important background on the origins and spread of the plague is followed by nearly 50 documents organized into topical sections that focus on the origin and spread of the illness; the responses of medical practitioners; the societal and economic impact; religious responses; the flagellant movement and attacks on Jews provoked by the plague; and
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November
The Theoretical Minimum: What You Need to Know to Start Doing Physics (Theoretical Minimum #1) - Leonard Susskind, George HrabovskyA Wall Street Journal Best Book of 2013 A world-class physicist and a citizen scientist combine forces to teach Physics 101—the DIY way The Theoretical Minimum is a book for anyone who has ever regretted not taking physics in college—or who simply wants to know how to think like a physicist. In this unconventional introduction, physicist Leonard Susskind and hacker-scientist George Hrabovsky offer a first course in physics and associated math for the ardent amateur. Unlike most popular physics books—which give readers a taste of what physicists know but shy away from equations or math—Susskind