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Essentials of Corporate Finance - Stephen A. Ross, Randolph W. Westerfield, Bradford D. JordanEssentials of Corporate Finance, 7th edition by Ross, Westerfield, and Jordan is written to convey the most important concepts and principles of corporate finance at a level that is approachable for a wide audience. The authors retain their modern approach to finance, but have distilled the subject down to the essential topics in 18 chapters. They believe that understanding the "why" is just as important, if not more so, than understanding the "how," especially in an introductory course. Three basic themes emerge as their central focus: 1. An emphasis on intuition--separate and explain the
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Literature of the Western World, Volume I: The Ancient World Through the Renaissance - James HurtThe most comprehensive best-selling anthology of its kind, this two-volume survey enables readers to choose among the most important canonical and less-familiar texts of the Western literary tradition in Europe and the Americas. It offers complete texts whenever possible, uses the best translations of foreign-language material, and, when appropriate, presents more than one text by each author. It provides detailed historical and biographical notes and introductions to six literary periods: The Ancient World; the Middle Ages; the Renaissance; Neoclassicism and Romanticism; Realism and Naturalism;
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Foundations and Best Practices in Early Childhood Education: History, Theories and Approaches to Learning - Lissanna M. FollariPrepare with the Power of Classroom Practice. - Complete Assignments and Activities to apply text content to real classroom situations. - Authentic classroom video shows real teachers and students interacting, and helps prepare you for the classroom. - Explore the Building Teaching Skills and Dispositions exercises to practice and strengthen the skills that are essential to teaching. - Case studies offer real-life perspectives on common issues and challenges faced in the classroom. - Authentic student and teacher classroom artifacts provide you with the actual types of materials encountered every
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The Longman Anthology of World Literature, Volume D: 17th and 18th Centuries - David Damrosch, April Alliston, Marshall BrownThe Longman Anthology of World Literature, Volume D offers a fresh presentation of the varieties of world literature from the 17th and 18th centuries. The editors of the anthology have sought to find economical ways to place texts within their cultural contexts, and have selected and grouped our materials in ways intended to foster connections and conversations across the anthology, between eras as well as regions. The anthology includes epic, lyric poetry, drama, and prose narrative, with many works in their entirety. Classic major authors are presented together with more recently
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History of Economic Thought - Harry H. Landreth, David ColanderAn upper-level text, History of Economic Thought continues to offer a lively, accessible discussion of ideas that have shaped modern economics. The Fourth Edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect recent scholarship and research, as well as a more pointed focus on modern economic thought. The text remains a highly understandable and opinionated--but fair--presentation of the history of economic thought.
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Safety, Nutrition, and Health in Early Education - Cathie RobertsonSAFETY, NUTRITION, AND HEALTH IN EARLY EDUCATION, Fourth Edition, prepares students for a career in early childhood education through a combination of basic information and theory, practical applications, resources, and coverage of cultural competence. Emphasizing the realities of working with children, the book covers the four major subject areas--safety, nutrition, health, and special topics--and includes vignettes, checklists, and case studies. This thoroughly updated fourth edition includes new Early Childhood Rating Scales (ECER-S), expanded information on younger elementary school age
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Fundamentals of Digital Imaging - H. J. TrussellThe multi-billion dollar industry of digital imaging technology is an active research area with applications in our everyday lives in products such as digital cameras, scanners, printers and display systems. This book presents an introduction to the fundamentals of digital imaging, with emphasis on the basic operations of image capture and display of monochrome and colour images. The authors balance the mathematical description of real problems with practical examples. With a colour-plate section and real-world applications, this book is suitable for graduate students taking courses in digital
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Qualitative Research from Start to Finish - Robert K. YinThis lively, practical text presents a fresh and comprehensive approach to doing qualitative research. The book offers a unique balance of theory and clear-cut choices for customizing every phase of a qualitative study. A scholarly mix of classic and contemporary studies from multiple disciplines provides compelling, field-based examples of the full range of qualitative approaches. Readers learn about adaptive ways of designing studies, collecting data, analyzing data, and reporting findings. Key aspects of the researcher's craft are addressed, such as fieldwork options, the five phases of data
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Tuck Everlasting - Natalie BabbittDoomed to - or blessed with - eternal life after drinking from a magic spring, the Tuck family wanders about trying to live as inconspicuously and comfortably as they can. When ten-year-old Winnie Foster stumbles on their secret, the Tucks take her home and explain why living forever at one age is less a blessing that it might seem. Complications arise when Winnie is followed by a stranger who wants to market the spring water for a fortune.
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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.