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December
The Doctrines That Divide: A Fresh Look at the Historic Doctrines That Separate Christians - Erwin W. LutzerChristian doctrine is a vital part of the gospel message, but certain doctrinal beliefs have divided the church for centuries. Lutzer examines various controversies that exist within the broad spectrum of Christianity, presenting the historical background of the issue and the biblical understanding of the doctrine. Chapters include "Predestination or Free Will?" "Justification by Faith."
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December
A Companion to Museum Studies - Sharon Macdonald"A Companion to Museum Studies" captures the multidisciplinary approach to the study of the development, roles, and significance of museums in contemporary society.Collects first-rate original essays by leading figures from a range of disciplines and theoretical stances, including anthropology, art history, history, literature, sociology, cultural studies, and museum studiesExamines the complexity of the museum from cultural, political, curatorial, historical and representational perspectivesCovers traditional subjects, such as space, display, buildings, objects and collecting, and more
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December
Forensic Science: From the Crime Scene to the Crime Lab - Richard SafersteinA new first edition by the # 1 author in Forensic Science (Richard Saferstein) ""Forensic Science: From theCrime Scene to the Crime Lab""is designed to present forensic science in a very straightforward and easy to understand format. A book in forensic science can quickly overwhelm readers who have little or no course work in basic science. While a book in Forensic Science cannot avoid a discussion of some basic science principles, it can be done in a fashion that does not confuse the student. This book does just that!
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December
Classical Mythology: Images and Insights - Stephen L. Harris, Gloria PlatznerClassical Mythology: Images and Insights grew out of the authors' many years of teaching Greek and Roman myth to undergraduates at California State University, Sacramento. Unique among textbooks on this topic, our book approaches the study of myth through complete works of Greco-Roman literature, including six complete Greek dramas and generous excerpts from the narratives of Homer, Hesiod, Virgil, and Ovid, and through carefully-chosen examples of Classical works of art, both painting and sculpture. Combining literary masterpieces with the visual arts, this integrative approach offers readers a
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December
The Cambridge Ancient History, Vol 13: The Late Empire 337-425 - Averil Cameron, Peter GarnseyWith Volume XIII the second edition of The Cambridge Ancient History moves into fresh territory. The first edition was completed by Volume XII which closed in A.D. 324. The Editors of the new edition have enlarged the scope of Volume XII to include the foundation of Constantinople and the death of Constantine, and extended the series with two wholly new volumes taking the History down to A.D. 600. Volume XIII, the first of these new volumes, covers the years 337-425, from the death of Constantine to the reign of Theodosius II.
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December
Politics in America - Thomas R. DyePolitics in America utilizes Harold Laswell's classic definition of politics ("Who gets what, when, and how") as a framework for presenting a clear, concise, and stimulating introduction to the American political system.Dye examines the struggle for power the participants, the stakes, the processes, and the institutional arena in a well- organized format and with lively and absorbing narrative. Feature boxes add an extra dimension to the study of American Politics by exploring timely issues, opinions, and cross-cultural comparison.
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December
Microeconomics - Paul Krugman, Robin WellsThe same unique voice that made Paul Krugman a widely read economist is evident on every page of Microeconomics. The product of the partnership of coauthors Krugman and Robin Wells, the book returns in a new edition. The new edition is informed and informative, solidly grounded in economic fundamentals yet focused on the realities of today’s world and the lives of students. It maintains the signature Krugman/Wells story-driven approach while incorporating organizational changes, new content and features, and new media and supplements. Watch a video interview of Paul Krugman here.
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December
Prentice Hall Math Algebra 1 Student Edition - Allan E. Bellman, Randall I. Charles, Sadie BraggBy the time teens are in high school, they have already spent years wrestling with a heavy backpack. It's time to solve this problem--and Pearson can help. Explore Pearson@home math products for home use.
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December
The Essential Cosmic Perspective - Jeffrey O. Bennett, Nicholas O. Schneider, Megan O. DonahueBuilt from the ground up on our new understanding of the universe, The Essential Cosmic Perspective, Fourth Edition, Media Update retains all of the features that have made this book so popular, and includes updated supplements that enhance the book’s pedagogy to make it the most effective book in the astronomy market. This edition features optional quantitative reasoning boxes, basic equations throughout the book, new end-of-chapter problems, and a consolidated math appendix for professors who want to emphasize quantitative understanding in their course. Key figures have been annotated to guide