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Introduction to Solid State Physics - Charles KittelSince the publication of the first edition over 50 years ago, Introduction to Solid State Physics has been the standard solid state physics text for physics students. The author's goal from the beginning has been to write a book that is accessible to undergraduates and consistently teachable. The emphasis in the book has always been on physics rather than formal mathematics. With each new edition, the author has attempted to add important new developments in the field without sacrificing the book's accessibility and teachability. A very important chapter on nanophysics has been written by an
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The Great Triumvirate: Webster, Clay, and Calhoun - Merrill D. PetersonEnormously powerful, intensely ambitious, the very personifications of their respective regions--Daniel Webster, Henry Clay, and John C. Calhoun represented the foremost statemen of their age. In the decades preceding the Civil War, they dominated American congressional politics as no other figures have. Now Merrill D. Peterson, one of our most gifted historians, brilliantly re-creates the lives and times of these great men in this monumental collective biography. Arriving on the national scene at the onset of the War of 1812 and departing political life during the ordeal of the Union in 1850-52,
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December
Mastering Healthcare Terminology - Betsy J. ShilandThe new edition of Mastering Healthcare Terminology offers a unique, powerful approach to understanding and using healthcare language to clearly communicate with other health care team members. Organized by body system, each chapter presents material in "chunks" - small learning segments of related concepts, terms, and abbreviations. These segments are immediately followed by exercises that reinforce and assess the reader's mastery of the material. End-of-chapter exercises encourage readers to apply what they've learned through case studies with accompanying healthcare reports, and a cumulative
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December
A Short History of English Literature - Benjamin Ifor Evans, Bernard BergonziThe first edition of Lord Ifor Evans1 A Short History of English Literature was hailed by the Observer: 3Professor Evans writes to the classical model, brief and lucid. He relates the arts to society instead of penning them in the study. As a judge, he is tolerant and undogmatic, but never slack in his standards. He is fair to all and gushes over none...This justice of approach is coupled with a mastery of phrase, which makes the writing lively without being exhibitionistic. Since its first appearance in 1940, A Short History of English Literature has served countless readers as a perceptive,
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December
Basics of Vocal Pedagogy - Clifton Ware"Basics of Vocal Pedagogy" is a comprehensive introductory text for vocal pedagogy classes at the college and university level. Though written primarily for prospective teachers of singing, vocal music educators, choir directors, voice coaches and intermediate to advanced level singers will also find the text useful as a textbook, training manual, and general reference book.
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December
A New Introduction to Greek - Alston Hurd ChaseMajor revisions in this widely used text include: 1. Larger typefaces for all Greek paradigms; 2. Greatly expanded vocabularies, both Greek-English and English-Greek; 3. New review exercises for each lesson in both Greek and English; 4. New appendices listing 75 irregular verbs with their principal parts and the prepositions with their meanings. At many points the expositions, notes, and lesson vocabularies are expanded and the English sentences revised.
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December
Phonics They Use: Words for Reading and Writing - Patricia Marr CunninghamWritten by an outstanding scholar, "Phonics They Use, " seamlessly weaves together the complex and varied strategic approaches needed to help students develop reading and writing skills and offers a collection of strategies and hands-on activities that provide a framework for teaching phonics. Building on previous editions, it focuses on how students use phonics to read and write, not just how much phonics a student knows. Each chapter is filled with developmentally appropriate activities that help students with fluency, rhyme-based decoding, spelling, and more. This edition includes three
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December
Preparing Literature Reviews: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches - M. Ling PanShows students how to synthesize literature using both qualitative and quantitative approaches. All major steps are profusely illustrated with examples. Your students will learn both the art and science of writing effective literature reviews. New to this edition: In order to place more emphasis on the process of writing, the material relevant to preparing the first draft has been expanded into five new chapters: Chapter 7 (Preparing a Topic Outline for the First Draft), Chapter 8 (Writing the First Draft: Basic Principles), Chapter 9 (Writing the First Draft: Optional Techniques), Chapter 10
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BRS Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Todd A. Swanson, Sandra I. Kim, Marc J. GlucksmanBRS Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Fourth Edition is an updated revision of a bestselling review, with an increased clinical focus, expanded molecular biology material, and several completely new chapters. The book outlines the important facts and concepts tested on the USMLE, within the context of physiologic functioning of the human body. Each chapter begins with a summary and ends with a high-yield summary to consolidate the material, so students can cover topics in a shorter time. Clinical vignette USMLE-style review questions, answers, and explanations appear after each chapter and in a