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November
Multicultural Storytime Magic - Kathy MacMillan, Christine KirkerStorytime audiences grow ever more diverse, and it s important that the materials used in programs reflect that richness of experience. Multiculturalism need not be an occasional initiative attached to particular holidays. In this book best-selling authors MacMillan and Kirker offer a new paradigm for multicultural programs, one in which diversity is woven into any and every storytime, no matter what the topic.
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November
World Civilizations: The Global Experience - Peter N. Stearns, Michael B. Adas, Stuart B. SchwartzExamines all the world's civilizations, including those in the Western tradition but also those civilizations sometimes neglected in world history texts. Maintaining a focus on social history explores gender, class, economic, and intellectual issues, while examining patterns of inequality and human agency throughout world history. Instructors of World Civilization surveys that prefer a global account of history.
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November
The Making of the Dalit Public in North India: Uttar Pradesh, 1950-Present - Badri NarayanBased on extensive fieldwork, this book is a commentary on politics and political consciousness, participation, and mobilization among the Dalits of Uttar Pradesh. It deals with Dalit social and political history in the state from 1950 to the present.
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November
The Portable Roman Reader - Basil DavenportA collection of representative works of great Roman writers and thinkers from the founding of the Republic to the collapse of the Empire. Part I: The Beginnings and the Age of Cicero Part II: The Augustan Age Part III: The Silver Age Part IV: The End
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November
The Cambridge Illustrated History of China - Patricia Buckley Ebrey, Kwang-ching LiuMore populous than any other country on earth, China also occupies a unique place in our modern world for the continuity of its history and culture. In this sumptuously illustrated single-volume history, noted historian Patricia Ebrey traces the origins of Chinese culture from prehistoric times to the present. She follows its development from the rise of Confucianism, Buddhism, and the great imperial dynasties to the Mongol, Manchu, and Western intrusions and the modern communist state. Her scope is phenomenal--embracing Chinese arts, culture, economics, society and its treatment of women, foreign
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November
Textbook of Pharmacoepidemiology - Brian L. Strom, Stephen E. KimmelThe 'Textbook of Pharmacoepidemiology' provides a streamlined text for evaluating the safety and effectiveness of medicines. It includes a brief introduction to pharmacoepidemiology as well as sections on data sources, methodology and applications.
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November
Networks, Crowds, and Markets: Reasoning about a Highly Connected World - Jon Kleinberg, David EasleyOver the past decade there has been a growing public fascination with the complex connectedness of modern society. This connectedness is found in many incarnations: in the rapid growth of the Internet, in the ease with which global communication takes place, and in the ability of news and information as well as epidemics and financial crises to spread with surprising speed and intensity. These are phenomena that involve networks, incentives, and the aggregate behavior of groups of people; they are based on the links that connect us and the ways in which our decisions can have subtle consequences
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November
Applied Economics. Edited by Alan Griffiths & Stuart Wall - Alan Griffiths, Stuart WallApplied Economics is ideal for undergraduates studying economics, business studies, management and the social sciences. It is also suitable for those studying professional courses, HND and A-level courses.
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November
Sweatshop: The History of an American Idea - Laura HapkeArguing that the sweatshop is as American as apple pie, Laura Hapke surveys over a century and a half of the language, verbal and pictorial, in which the sweatshop has been imagined and its stories told.a Not seeking a formal definition of the sort that policymakers are concerned with, nor intending to provide a strict historical chronology, this unique book shows, rather, how the OC realOCO sweatshop has become intertwined with the OC inventedOCO sweatshop of our national imagination, and how this mixture of rhetoric and myth has endowed American sweatshops with rich and complex cultural
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November
Business Statistics Plus Mystatlab with Pearson Etext -- Access Card Package - David M. Levine, Timothy C. Krehbiel, Mark L. BerensonBusiness Statistics: A First Course teaches readers how statistics are used in each functional area of business. The sixth edition has been updated to reflect the latest data and information, and now includes a new problem-solving framework to help guide students through the material.