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November
The Language of Medicine (Language of Medicine (W/2cds)) - Davi-Ellen ChabnerThis market-leading text helps readers understand and learn complex medical terms by dividing them into their component parts, clearly explaining the meanings of these terms in the context of how the body works in health and disease. Terminology and complex medical processes are described in an easy-to-understand manner that is readily accessible to learners of all levels. The Language of Medicine brings medical terms to life with a text/workbook format organized by body systems, offering additional chapters on specific key areas of health care, such as cancer and psychiatry. Anatomy and
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November
Descriptive Inorganic Chemistry - Geoffrey W. Rayner-Canham, Tina OvertonThis text is for introductory descriptive-based inorganic chemistry courses. From basic concepts to systematic coverage of elements and compounds, the book uses the periodic table as a framework for understanding chemical properties. A new chapter on periodic trends unites ideas and concepts in descriptive chemistry.
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November
Archaeology: Discovering Our Past Archaeology: Discovering Our Past - Robert J. Sharer, Wendy AshmoreThis is the only textbook which is organized to follow the steps of the actual process of archaeological research in order to present the methods and theoretical frameworks of archaeology, from the planning and actual conduct of field research, to the different ways archaeological data is interpreted to produce an understanding of the past. It is also the only such textbook to give the reader a series of firsthand accounts of what its like to do archaeology, written by a variety of practicing archaeologists.
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November
Getting to Know Esri Business Analyst - Fred L. MillerGetting to Know Esri Business Analyst is a workbook for business professionals and analysts who need to better understand their customers and markets. The workbook is a primer for Esri® Business Analyst™, a suite of products that merges Esri’s demographic and business data, detailed maps, and advanced spatial analytics with an organization’s data to help make better business decisions. The book’s step-by-step exercises demonstrate the use of Esri® Business Analyst™ Desktop to grow a hypothetical start-up business into a national enterprise. Getting to Know Esri Business Analyst teaches a range of
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November
Elementary Statistics: Picturing the World - Ron Larson, Elizabeth FarberEvery aspect of Elementary Statistics has been carefully crafted to help readers learn statistics. The Third Edition features many updates and revisions that place increased emphasis on interpretation of results and critical thinking over calculations. Chapter topics include probability, discrete probability distributions, normal probability distributions, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, correlation and regression, chi-square tests and the f-distribution, and nonparametric tests. For readers who want a comprehensive, step-by-step, flexible introduction to statistics.
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November
Your Sketchbook, Your Self - Felicity AllenThe importance of a sketchbook for stimulating creative thinking in art students is widely recognized. This book provides all the advice, support, and inspiration needed to start and maintain a sketchbook. The book is illustrated with pages from the author’s sketchbook and from the sketchbooks of many well-known artists, both historic and contemporary, including Turner, Picasso, Hockney, and Cornelia Parker. Subjects covered include choosing or making your own sketchbook, getting into the habit, and living with your mistakes. Clear, punchy, and packed with information, this book is the essential
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November
Quantum Field Theory in a Nutshell - A. ZeeAn esteemed researcher and acclaimed popular author takes up the challenge of providing a clear, relatively brief, and fully up-to-date introduction to one of the most vital but notoriously difficult subjects in theoretical physics. A quantum field theory text for the twenty-first century, this book makes the essential tool of modern theoretical physics available to any student who has completed a course on quantum mechanics and is eager to go on. Quantum field theory was invented to deal simultaneously with special relativity and quantum mechanics, the two greatest discoveries of early
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November
Fifth Chinese Daughter - Jade Snow Wong, Kathryn UhlOriginally published in 1950 and now reissued with a new introduction by the author, Jade Snow Wong's story is one of struggle and achievements. These memoirs of the author's first twenty-four years are thoughtful, informative, and highly entertaining. They not only portray a young woman and her unique family in San Francisco's Chinatown, but they are rich in the details that light up a world within the world of America. The third-person singular style is rooted in Chinese literary form, reflecting cultural disregard for the individual, yet Jad Snow Wong's story also is typically American. We