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Gcse Maths - David Bowles, Paul MetcalfWritten for the SEG Modular Maths syllabus, which is aimed at mature students and those seeking GCSE success after Key Stage 4, this text offers questions in mature contexts, and mathematics explaining tax, VAT and mortgages. The needs of the independent student are considered.
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The Democratization of American Christianity - Nathan O. HatchThe half century following the American Revolution witnessed the transformation of American Christianity. In this book Nathan O. Hatch offers a provocative reassessment of religion and culture in the young republic, arguing that during this period American Christianity was democratized and common people became powerful accors on the religious scene. The passion for equality, says Hatch, brought about a crisis or religious authority in popular culture, introduced new and popular forms of theology, witnessed the rise of minority religious movements, reshaped preaching, singing, and publishing, and
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Tribal Nation: The Making of Soviet Turkmenistan - Adrienne Lynn EdgarOn October 27, 1991, the Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic declared its independence from the Soviet Union. Hammer and sickle gave way to a flag, a national anthem, and new holidays. Seven decades earlier, Turkmenistan had been a stateless conglomeration of tribes. What brought about this remarkable transformation? "Tribal Nation" addresses this question by examining the Soviet effort in the 1920s and 1930s to create a modern, socialist nation in the Central Asian Republic of Turkmenistan. Adrienne Edgar argues that the recent focus on the Soviet state as a "maker of nations" overlooks another
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December
Anthropological Theory: An Introductory History - R. Jon McGee, Richard WarmsA comprehensive and accessible survey of the history of theory in anthropology, this anthology of classic and contemporary readings contains in-depth commentary in introductions and notes to help guide students through excerpts of seminal anthropological works. The commentary provides the background information needed to understand each article, its central concepts, and its relationship to the social and historical context in which it was written.
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December
Philosophy: History and Problems - Samuel Enoch Stumpf, James FieserThis text brings together Stumpf's and Fieser's Socrates to Sartre and Beyond with an updated anthology of readings in one volume. It offers an accessible historical survey of philosophical ideas and a wealth of primary source readings at an excellent value. The text is a comprehensive, historically organized introduction to philosophy, which communicates the richness of the discipline and provides the student with a working knowledge of the development of Western philosophy. With a lively and approachable style it covers the principal contributions of Western civilization's most influential
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December
Global Responsibilities: Who Must Deliver on Human Rights? - Andrew KuperIn Global Responsibilities, some of the world's leading theorists of ethics, politics, international relations, and economics-including Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen and philosopher Peter Singer-ask and answer the question: Who must deliver on human rights?
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Annual Editions: Anthropology 05/06 - Elvio AngeloniThis twenty-eighth edition of Annual Editions: Anthropology is a compilation of articles, selected from the best of the public press including magazines, newspapers and journals. This title is supported by a student website that provides, study support tools and links to related websites.
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Literary Theory: An Anthology - Julie RivkinThis anthology of classic and cutting-edge statements in literary theory has now been updated to include recent influential texts in the areas of Ethnic Studies, Postcolonialism and International Studies A definitive collection of classic statements in criticism and new theoretical work from the past few decadesAll the major schools and methods that make up the dynamic field of literary theory are represented, from Formalism to PostcolonialismEnables students to familiarise themselves with the most recent developments in literary theory and with the traditions from which these new theories derive
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Exotic Animal Formulary - James W. CarpenterA quick, concise reference to the drugs and dosages used to treat exotic animals, Exotic Animal Formulary, 4th Edition addresses the most common questions and medical situations you encounter in clinical practice. Species covered include birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, primates, wildlife, and all kinds of small mammals and "pocket pets." This edition is updated with a new chapter on invertebrates, information on the latest drugs, and a colorful new design. Written by clinical and research veterinarian James Carpenter, this book is the only drug formulary on the market created solely for the