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December
Understanding Human Differences: Multicultural Education for a Diverse America - Kent Koppelman, Lee GoodhartFor Multicultural Education/Diversity as well as General Education courses ""Understanding Human Differences""is the best single text for introducing students to the study of diversity in Twenty-First Century America and provides a clear conceptual framework for teaching about diversity.The author uses clear examples, lucid language, and engaging activities to involve students in thinking through fundamental ideas that ground their understanding of diversity. The author investigates three converging elements in his examination of human differences: individual attitudes and behaviors, cultural
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December
Eckert Animal Physiology: Mechanisms and Adaptation - David Randall, Warren Burggren, Kathleen FrenchThis classic animal physiology text focuses on comparative examples that illustrate the general principles of physiology at all levels of organization—from molecular mechanisms to regulated physiological systems to whole organisms in their environment.
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December
Absolutely Small: How Quantum Theory Explains Our Everyday World - Michael D. FayerPhysics is a complex, even daunting topic, but it is also deeply satisfying--even thrilling. And liberated from its mathematical underpinnings, physics suddenly becomes accessible to anyone with the curiosity and imagination to explore its beauty. Science without math? It's not that unusual. For example, we can understand the concept of gravity without solving a single equation. So for all those who may have pondered what makes blueberries blue and strawberries red; for those who have wondered if sound really travels in waves; and why light behaves so differently from any other phenomenon in the
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December
How to Lie with Statistics - Darrell Huff, Irving GeisDarrell Huff runs the gamut of every popularly used type of statistic, probes such things as the sample study, the tabulation method, the interview technique, or the way the results are derived from the figures, and points up the countless number of dodges which are used to full rather than to inform.
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December
Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge: FAA-H-8083-25A - Federal Aviation AdministrationUsed extensively as a reference source for the FAA Knowledge Exams, this resource includes basic knowledge that is essential for all pilots, from beginning students to those pursuing advanced pilot certificates. This updated guide covers a wide array of fundamental subjects, including principles of flight, aircraft and engine structures, charts and graphs, performance calculations, weather theory, reports, forecasts, and flight manuals. Required reading for pilots for more than 25 years and formerly published as an Advisory Circular (AC 61-23C), this new edition is now listed as an official FAA
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December
Twentieth Century Russia - Donald W. Treadgold, Herbert J. EllisonDonald Treadgold was one of the most distinguished Russian historians of his generation. His Twentieth Century Russia, a standard text in colleges and universities for several decades, has been regularly revised and expanded to reflect new events and scholarship. The present revision, by Professor Herbert Ellison, contains a major chapter on the Yeltsin era, and brings the Russian story to the final year of the century.Twice in the twentieth century the collapse of the Russian state and empire has been followed by an effort to build a democracy on the Western model. The first effort succumbed
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December
Building Imaginary Worlds: The Theory and History of Subcreation - Mark J.P. WolfMark J.P. Wolf s study of imaginary worlds theorizes world-building within and across media, including literature, comics, film, radio, television, board games, video games, the Internet, and more. "Building Imaginary Worlds "departs from prior approaches to imaginary worlds that focused mainly on narrative, medium, or genre, and instead considers imaginary worlds as dynamic entities in and of themselves. Wolf argues that imaginary worlds which are often transnarrative, transmedial, and transauthorial in nature are compelling objects of inquiry for Media Studies. Chapters touch on: a
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December
Legal Research Made Easy - Suzan D. HerskowitzDoing your own legal research can seem like an overwhelming task-especially after you set foot into a law library for the first time. Legal Research Made Easy simplifies the research process, and explains everything from statute research to case law to online databases. Let this book help you save money as you solve your own legal problems. Learn how to: ? Use the Internet in Your Research ? Look Up Case Law ? Shepardize a Case ? Find What You Need When You Need It Includes a sample research problem to put all the pieces together. Essential reference to using: ? Practice Manuals ? Legal
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December
The Image Processing Handbook - John C. RussFirst published in 1992, The Image Processing Handbook not only set the standard for professional references in this field, but also provided the first text truly accessible to undergraduate students and non-specialists. Each subsequent edition has reflected the continuing rapid advances in image processing, and the fourth edition is no exception. In fact, its broader scope, increased depth, and logical presentation make it, more than ever, a powerful teaching tool, essential reference, and handy companion for both new and experienced image processors and analysts.
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December
Advertising Age: The Principles of Advertising and Marketing Communication at Work (with Ad Age on Campus Printed Access Card) - Esther Thorson, Margaret DuffyInterested in learning about the challenging, exciting, and the societal important fields of advertising and marketing communication? This book catapults you into that world. You'll learn what it's like to work in these fields and about all the tools available to you as a professional persuader in today's media environment.