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Tonal Harmony, with an Introduction to Twentieth-Century Music - Stefan Kostka, Dorothy Payne"The text provides students with a comprehensive but accessible and highly practical set of tools for the understanding of music."
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The Trivium: The Liberal Arts of Logic, Grammar, and Rhetoric - Miriam Joseph, Marguerite McGlinnWho sets language policy today? Who made whom the grammar doctor? Lacking the equivalent of l'Académie française, we English speakers must find our own way looking for guidance or vindication in source after source. McGuffey's Readers introduced nineteenth-century students to "correct" English. Strunk and White's Elements of Style and William Safire's column, "On Language," provide help on diction and syntax to contemporary writers and speakers. Sister Miriam Joseph's book, The Trivium: The Liberal Arts of Logic, Grammar, and Rhetoric, invites the reader into a deeper understanding--one that
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Anatomie humaine descriptive topographique et fonctionnelle, tome 3 : Membres, 15e édition - Henri Rouvière, DelmasCe tome 3 constitue une référence incontournable dans le domaine de l'anatomie, fondement de la connaissance pratique du corps humain. Véritable traité d'anatomie humaine, chacun des tomes offrent au lecteur, qu'il soit étudiant ou praticien, un contenu complet et précis sur l'organisation du corps humain et sur les fonctions qu'assument les organes qui le constituent. La richesse des illustrations et la clarté de la maquette permettent une lecture aisée du texte révisé selon la nomenclature anatomique internationale. L'index complet et détaillé permet une consultation rapide d'un point précis
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The Illiad (SparkNotes Literature Guides) - SparkNotes, Homer"Get your "A" in gear! They're today's most popular study guides-with everything you need to succeed in school. Written by Harvard students for students, since its inception "SparkNotes(TM) has developed a loyal community of dedicated users and become a major education brand. Consumer demand has been so strong that the guides have expanded to over 150 titles. "SparkNotes'(TM) motto is "Smarter, Better, Faster because: - They feature the most current ideas and themes, written by experts. - They're easier to understand, because the same people who use them have also written them. - The clear
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Principles of Information Systems - Ralph M. Stair, George W. ReynoldsBuilt on the successful framework of previous editions, the eagerly anticipated eighth edition of Principles of Information Systems has been heavily revised and reorganized and now offers a streamlined text that covers the most up-to-date and relevant topics of information technology. The overall vision, framework, and pedagogy that made the previous editions so popular has been retained, making this a highly comprehensive IS text. Accomplished authors Ralph Stair and George Reynolds continue to expose their readers to clear learning objectives that are reinforced by timely, real-world business
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The Changing Earth: Exploring Geology and Evolution - James Monroe, Reed WicanderTHE CHANGING EARTH: EXPLORING GEOLOGY AND EVOLUTION is a leader in the Introductory Geology course. The fifth edition's content is based on the best-selling texts PHYSICAL GEOLOGY: EXPLORING THE EARTH and HISTORICAL GEOLOGY: EVOLUTION OF EARTH AND LIFE THROUGH TIME, both written by James S. Monroe and Reed Wicander. Briefer than the previous edition and maintaining a consistent and clear writing style throughout, the text provides balanced coverage of physical and historical geology with engaging, real-life examples that draw you into the material. The fifth edition includes excellent
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Linear Algebra Done Right - Sheldon AxlerThis text for a second course in linear algebra is aimed at math majors and graduate students. The novel approach taken here banishes determinants to the end of the book and focuses on the central goal of linear algebra: understanding the structure of linear operators on vector spaces. The author has taken unusual care to motivate concepts and to simplify proofs. For example, the book presents - without having defined determinants - a clean proof that every linear operator on a finite-dimensional complex vector space (or an odd-dimensional real vector space) has an eigenvalue. A variety of
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MCAT General Chemistry Review - Princeton Review, Princeton ReviewThe MCAT is a test of more than just the facts about basic physical and biological sciences—it’s an in-depth, rigorous examination of your knowledge of scientific concepts and principles, as well as your critical-thinking and writing skills. With the Princeton Review’s subject-specific MCAT series, you can focus your review on the MCAT topics that are most challenging to you. Each book in the series contains the most in-depth coverage of subjects tested on the MCAT.   Each chapter in MCAT General Chemistry includes: • Full-color illustrations, charts, and diagrams • Examples of general chemistry
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Harmony Through Melody: The Interaction of Melody, Counterpoint, and Harmony in Western Music - Charles Horton, Lawrence RitcheyDesigned for a two-year undergraduate music theory course sequence in diatonic and chromatic harmony, this text approaches the subject through melody, which is the unifying thread running through tonal organization and a familiar reference point for students of music. The authors present the common systems of tonal organization in Western music, focusing on general tendencies and patterns of behavior across style and period boundaries. Each chapter includes a step-by-step presentation of the relevant musical context with extensive examples as illustration. Writing assignments allow students to
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Community Nutrition in Action: An Entrepreneurial Approach, 4th edition - Marie A. Boyle, David H. HolbenCOMMUNITY NUTRITION IN ACTION, FOURTH EDITION is the perfect text to introduce students to the program planning, policies, resources, and nutrition issues specific to community nutrition, providing an understanding of creating and implementing nutrition programs from various constituencies (elderly populations, children, impoverished populations, college students, etc.). Successful practitioners in community nutrition have proven to have a mind and skill set that opens them up to new ideas and ventures. Incorporating an entrepreneurial approach, this text encourages students to learn how to take