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November
Epidemiology - Leon GordisThis popular book applies the author's many years of clinical and teaching experience to make the principles and methods of epidemiology easy to understand and enjoyable to read about. A clear, concise writing style and just the right dose of humor explain the role of epidemiology in measuring disease in a community, estimating risks, and influencing public policy and ethical concerns. Line diagrams, cartoons, and review questions with answers reinforce the text. The smart way to study! Elsevier titles with STUDENT CONSULT will help you master difficult concepts and study more efficiently in
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November
Accounting: Information for Decisions - Robert W. IngramThe primary goal of this text, the first user-oriented principles book, is to teach students to understand a company's accounting information and how that information is used to make internal and external decisions. The book's unique organization introduces students to how a business uses accounting information and emphasizes the activities of the firm. The managerial portion of the book emphasizes the way accounting can be used strategically to reach operational and organizational objectives.
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November
Atm - Uyless N. BlackExplaining the role of asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) in modern data, voice and video networks, this non-theoretical work focuses on how ATM protocols operate in local and wide area networks. Topics covered include the architecture of ATM networks, broadband ISDN, traffic management and SONET.
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November
Introducing Translation Studies: Theories and Applications - Jeremy MundayThis introductory textbook provides an accessible overview of the key contributions to translation theory. Munday explores each theory chapter-by-chapter and tests the different approaches by applying them to texts. The texts discussed are taken from a broad range of languages - English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Punjabi, Portuguese and Spanish - and English translations are provided. A wide variety of text types is analysed, including a tourist brochure, a children's cookery book, a Harry Potter novel, the Bible, literary reviews and translators' prefaces, film translation, a technical
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November
The Spirit and the Flesh: Sexual Diversity in American Indian Culture - Walter L. Williams, Walter WilliamsWinner of the: Gay Book of the Year Award, American Library Association; Ruth Benedict Award, Society of Lesbian and Gay Anthropologists; Award for Outstanding Scholarship, World Congress for Sexology Author’s note: Shortly after the second revised edition this book was published in 1992, the term "Two-Spirit Person" became more popular among native people than the older anthropological term "berdache." When I learned of this new term, I began strongly supporting the use of this newer term. I believe that people should be able to call themselves whatever they wish, and scholars should respect and
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November
Children's Literature, Briefly (4th Edition) - Michael O. Tunnell, James S. JacobsAre you looking for a brief introduction to children’s literature genres that leaves time to read actual works of children’s literature? This new, significantly revised and streamlined edition of Children’s Literature, Briefly introduces the reader to the essential foundations of each children’s literature genre, supported by practical features and tools to suggest quality
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November
Documentation for Medical Records - Barbara Odom-wesleyReplaces Documentation for Acute Care, AB100704 The most respected resource for medical records documentation, Documentation for Medical Records is expertly revised and expanded for relevance to many healthcare settings. This book offers a practical orientation and overview of what health information management (HIM) and allied health students will encounter as they enter the healthcare profession. Content is organized for effective classroom use, meeting educator requirements and optimizing student learning. An insightful introduction to industry policies, procedures, and regulations that impact
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November
Introduction to Mineralogy - William D. NesseIntroduction to Mineralogy consolidates much of the material now covered in traditional mineralogy and optical mineralogy courses and focuses on describing minerals within their geologic context. It presents the important traditional content of mineralogy including crystallography, chemical bonding, controls on mineral structure, mineral stability, and crystal growth to provide a foundation that enables students to understand the nature and occurrence of minerals. Physical, optical, and X-ray powder diffraction techniques of mineral study are described in detail, and common chemical analytical
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November
International Political Economy - Jeffry A. Frieden, David A. LakeA flexible and comprehensive introduction to international political economy, this best-selling reader has 31 essays by leading scholars on the most important topics in the field. The readings cover history and theory, as well as some of today's most pressing issues, such as globalization, the environment, and free trade. More than half the selections have been changed to reflect the most recent scholarship on each topic.