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Introduction to Christian Worship - James F. WhiteIntroduction to Christian Worship, Third Edition traces the development of the major forms of Christian worship, and includes discussion of the newest service books of the principal churches of North America and the British Isles. This staple of liturgical history is used widely in Protestant seminaries and is read by clergy and laity alike as an accurate, informative, and accessible introduction to all aspects of Christian worship. This revision keeps pace with the latest scholarship and includes more maps, tables, woodcuts, and photographs.
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Listen - Joseph Kerman, Gary TomlinsonWith its superb recording package and innovative listening charts, this landmark text teaches students how to listen to music better than any other. "Listen" makes music approachable by placing it in its cultural context with lavish illustrations, timelines, and maps. Equipped with a free Study Guide CD-ROM, the new edition is more accessible than ever, offering additional help in focused listening and in music fundamentals.
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Head First Java - Kathy Sierra, Bert BatesLearning a complex new language is no easy task especially when it s an object-oriented computer programming language like Java. You might think the problem is your brain. It seems to have a mind of its own, a mind that doesn't always want to take in the dry, technical stuff you're forced to study. The fact is your brain craves novelty. It's constantly searching, scanning, waiting for something unusual to happen. After all, that's the way it was built to help you stay alive. It takes all the routine, ordinary, dull stuff and filters it to the background so it won't interfere with your brain's real
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Our Black Year: One Family's Quest to Buy Black in America's Racially Divided Economy - Maggie AndersonMaggie and John Anderson were successful African American professionals raising two daughters in a tony suburb of Chicago. But they felt uneasy over their good fortune. Most African Americans live in economically starved neighborhoods. Black wealth is about one tenth of white wealth, and black businesses lag behind businesses of all other racial groups in every measure of success. One problem is that black consumers--unlike consumers of other ethnicities-- choose not to support black-owned businesses. At the same time, most of the businesses in their communities are owned by outsiders.On January
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A History of Modern Europe - John MerrimanAvailable in both one-volume and two-volume paperback editions, A History of Modern Europe presents a panoramic survey of modern Europe from the Renaissance to the present day. A single author lends a unified approach and consistent style throughout, with an emphasis on the connections of events and people over time. The Third Edition, like the two before it, is authoritative and up-to-date. New to the Third Edition is the theme of empire. From the imperial rivalries between France and Spain in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, through the rise and fall of the Ottoman Turkish empire, and on
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Writing in the Sciences: Exploring Conventions of Scientific Discourse (Part of the Allyn & Bacon Series in Technical Communication) - Ann M. PenroseThis rhetorical, multi-disciplinary guide discusses the major genres of science writing including research reports, grant proposals, conference presentations, and a variety of forms of public communication. "Writing in the Sciences" combines a descriptive approach—helping students to recognize distinctive features of common genres in their fields—with a rhetorical focus—helping them to analyze how, why, and for whom texts are created by scientists. Multiple samples from real research cases illustrate a range of scientific disciplines and audiences for scientific research along with the
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Macroeconomics - Paul Krugman, Robin WellsKrugman/Wells takes a story-driven approach that focuses on real-world economics at work. The book offers the hallmark clarity and engaging writing style that distinguish Paul Krugman's work, from his best-selling international economics text to his New York Times best-sellers.
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Survival Guide to Stress of Organizational Change - Price Pritchett, Ron PoundShows employees how they can avoid 15 basic mistakes that create major stress in the workplace. By all accounts, the pace of business will continue to accelerate in the years to come, and for many that means more stress-stress which will almost certainly affect job performance and satisfaction. This easy-to-read handbook explains the sources of stress and provides practical, usable tips for reducing it.
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An Introduction to Human Disease: Pathology and Pathophysiology Correlations - Leonard V. CrowleyAn Introduction To Human Disease: Pathology And Pathophysiology Correlations, Eighth Edition Provides Students With A Clear And Well-Illustrated Explanation Of The Structural And Functional Changes Associated With Disease, The Clinical Manifestations Of Disease, And How To Determine Treatment. Ideal For Pathology, Pathophysiology, Or Human Disease Courses, The First Part Of The Text Deals With General Concepts And With Diseases Affecting The Body As A Whole. The Second Part Considers The Various Organ Systems And Their Diseases.
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The Texture Of Life: Purposeful Activities In The Context Of Occupation - Jim Hinojosa, Marie-Louise BlountOccupational therapy is based on the principle that engaging in occupations and their inherent activities can powerfully affect a person's health and well-being. Practitioners must continually find ways to provide activity-based interventions that clients find personally meaningful, socially satisfying, and culturally relevant. This new edition of The Texture of Life presents a theoretical foundation for the idea of occupation, framed within historical and current practice and developed from within the occupational therapy profession. Using language from the Occupational Therapy Practice