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December
After You Believe: Why Christian Character Matters - N.T. WrightFrom the author of the acclaimed Simply Christian and Surprised by Hope comes a book that addresses the question that has plagued humans for centuries—what is our purpose? As Christians, what are we to do with that ambiguous time between baptism and the funeral? It's easy to become preoccupied with who gets into heaven; the real challenge is how we are going to live in the here and now. Wright dispels the common misconception that Christian living is nothing more than a checklist of dos and don'ts. Nor is it a prescription to "follow your heart" wherever it may lead. Instead, After You Believe
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December
Manual of Ornithology: Avian Structure and Function - Noble S. Proctor, Patrick J. LynchThis book - a visual guide to the structure and anatomy of birds - is one of the most heavily illustrated ornithology references ever written. A concise atlas of anatomy, it contains more than 200 specially prepared accurate and clear drawings that include material never illustrated before. The text is as informative as the drawings; written at a level appropriate to undergraduate students and to bird lovers in general, it discusses why birds look and act the way they do. Designed to supplement a basic ornithology textbook, Manual of Ornithology covers systematics and evolution, topography
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December
Art Since 1900: Modernism, Antimodernism, Postmodernism - Hal Foster, Rosalind E. KraussIn this groundbreaking and original work of scholarship, four of the most influential and provocative art historians of our time have come together to provide a comprehensive history of art in the 20th and 21s centuries, an age when artists have sought constantly to overturn the traditions of the past and expectations of the present in order to invent new practices and forms. Adopting an innovative year-by-year approach, Foster, Krauss, Bois and Buchloh present more than one hundred short essays, each focusing on a crucial event - such as the creation of a seminal work, the publication of an
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December
Grundkurs Theoretische Physik 5/1: Quantenmechanik - Grundlagen - Wolfgang NoltingDer beliebte "Grundkurs Theoretische Physik" deckt in sieben Banden alle fur das Diplom massgeblichen Gebiete ab. Jeder Band vermittelt - gut durchdacht - das im jeweiligen Semester notige Rustzeug. Zahlreiche Ubungsaufgaben mit ausfuhrlichen Losungen vertiefen den Stoff. Im ersten Teil des funften Bandes beginnt der Autor mit einer induktiven Begrundung der Quantenmechanik. Er untersucht deren formale Grundlagen und stellt diese zusammen. Konzepte und Begriffe illustriert er anhand einfacher Modellsysteme. Neu: das zweifarbige Layout garantiert den schnellen Zugriff auf den Lehrstoff. Die 3.
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December
Anderson's Atlas of Hematology - Shauna Christine Anderson, Keila B. PoulsenThis essential primer is a print companion to Anderson's Electronic Atlas of Hematology and Anderson's Electronic Atlas of Hematologic Disorders. With four-color illustrations, this manual describes and identifies the maturation sequence of developing blood cells, as well as categorizing cell abnormalities. Coverage includes both normal and abnormal cells, and the format allows for benchtop reference. Written by a well-known educator in the field, this text follows the CLS Body of Knowledge curriculum for MTs and MLTs.
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December
The Computer Music Tutorial - Curtis Roads, RoadsThe Computer Music Tutorial is a comprehensive text and reference that covers all aspects of computer music, including digital audio, synthesis techniques, signal processing, musical input devices, performance software, editing systems, algorithmic composition, MIDI, synthesizer architecture, system interconnection, and psychoacoustics. A special effort has been made to impart an appreciation for the rich history behind current activities in the field.
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December
Clinical Pharmacology Made Ridiculously Simple - James M. OlsonProvides general principles of pharmacology. Includes tables to compare different agents within a given class of drugs. For use as a review for Boards, self-testing, or reference. Previous edition: c1997.
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December
Cracking the ACT with DVD, 2008 Edition (College Test Preparation) - Princeton ReviewCracking the ACT offers major features on DVD, including engaging video tutorials from The Princeton Review�s top instructors. We also bring you full length practice tests in the book and exc
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December
Management of Information Security - Michael Whitman, Herbert MattordManagement of Information Security primarily focuses on the managerial aspects of information security, such as access control models, information security governance, and information security program assessment and metrics. Coverage on the foundational and technical components of information security is included to reinforce key concepts. The third edition includes up-to-date information on changes in the field such as revised sections on national and international laws and international standards like the ISO 27000 series. With these updates, Management of Information Security continues to offer
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December
Sources: Notable Selections in American Government - Mitchel GerberFeatures 41 selections - classic articles, book excerpts, and US Supreme Court decisions - that have shaped the study of American government. This work includes selections from the works of some of the most distinguished observers of American government.