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November
Up Against Whiteness: Race, School, and Immigrant Youth - Stacey J. LeePushing the boundaries of Asian American educational discourse, this book explores the way a group of first- and second-generation Hmong students created their identities as new Americans in response to their school experiences.
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November
Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary - J.R. Clark HallThis classic dictionary deals carefully and exhaustively with all the words which occur in Anglo-Saxon poetry and prose. Variant dialectic forms are given, together with variant forms found in the same dialect. Purely poetic words and words not common in prose are indicated, and references are given to the passages in which they occur. First published in 1894, this is a reprint of the fourth edition (Cambridge University Press, 1960).
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November
Biological Anthropology - Michael ParkThis concise introduction to biological anthropology discusses the core areas of the discipline within a unique framework modeled on the scientific method. Emphasizing themes and theories, the text presents facts as supportive evidence rather than dissociated pieces of information. Each chapter explores questions that get at the heart of the field, and then reexamines them in the same way that scientists generate and test hypotheses. Designed from its inception as a concise text, Biological Anthropology covers topics in a carefully managed level of detail, and offers examples of the everyday uses
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November
Introduction to Nuclear and Particle Physics: 2nd Edition - Ashok DasRutherford Scattering; Nuclear Phenomenology; Nuclear Models; Nuclear Radiation; Applications of Nuclear Physics; Energy Deposition in Media; Particle Detection; Accelerators; Properties and Interactions of Elementary Particles; Symmetries; Discrete Transformations; Neutral Kaons, Oscillations, and CP Violation; Formulation of the Standard Model; Standard Model and Confrontation with Data; Beyond the Standard Model;
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November
International Business: Competing in the Global Marketplace - Charles W.L. HillOne way to compare International Business texts are to classify them as either descriptive or analytical. Descriptive texts describe in detail the internationalization process and answer the question — "How does a business go global/international?" Analytical texts,like Hill,discuss the internationalization process but also address why businesses chose to go global and the managerial implications of the decisions. International Business,3/e: 1) Explains how and why the world s countries differ; 2) Presents a thorough review of the economics and politics of international trade and investment 3)
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November
Development as Freedom - Amartya SenBy the winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics, an essential and  paradigm-altering framework for understanding economic development--for both rich and poor--in the twenty-first century. Freedom, Sen argues, is both the end and most efficient means of sustaining economic life and the key to securing the general welfare of the world's entire population. Releasing the idea of individual freedom from association with any particular historical, intellectual, political, or religious tradition, Sen clearly demonstrates its current applicability and possibilities. In the new global economy, where,
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November
Congress Reconsidered - Lawrence C. Dodd, Bruce I. OppenheimerEighteen original essays by leading scholars offer a cutting edge perspective on change in the modern Congress. This edition provides an assessment of the Republican revolution, its electoral aftermath in 1996, and the prospects for a long-term Republican congressional dominance.Dodd and Oppenheimer provide the reader with up-to-date knowledge and insights through a series of articles by many of the best congressional scholars researching the contemporary institution and its historical development. Included in this edition are a number of important perspectives on Republican reforms and the
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November
The Dictionary of Imaginary Places: The Newly Updated and Expanded Classic - Alberto Manguel, Gianni GuadalupiFrom Atlantis to Xanadu and beyond, this Baedeker of make-believe takes readers on a tour of more than 1,200 realms invented by storytellers from Homer's day to our own. Here you will find Shangri-La and El Dorado; Utopia and Middle Earth; Wonderland and Freedonia. Here too are Jurassic Park, Salman Rushdie's Sea of Stories, and the fabulous world of Harry Potter. The history and behavior of the inhabitants of these lands are described in loving detail, and are supplemented by more than 200 maps and illustrations that depict the lay of the land in a host of elsewheres. A must-have for the library