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January
Biology of the Invertebrates - Jan A. PechenikThis textbook is the most concise and readable invertebrates book in terms of detail and pedagogy (other texts do not offer boxed readings, a second color, end of chapter questions, or pronunciation guides). All phyla of invertebrates are covered (comprehensive) with an emphasis on unifying characteristics of each group.
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January
Augustan Culture: An Interpretive Introduction - Karl GalinskyGrand political accomplishment and artistic productivity were the hallmarks of Augustus Caesar's reign (31 B.C. to A.D. 14), which has served as a powerful model of achievement for societies throughout Western history. Although much research has been done on individual facets of Augustan culture, Karl Galinsky's book is the first in decades to present a unified overview, one that brings together political and social history, art, literature, architecture, and religion. Weaving analysis and narrative throughout a richly illustrated text, Galinsky provides not only an enjoyable account of the major
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January
In Fashion - Elaine StoneThis 2nd Edition of Elaine Stone’s best-selling text, In Fashion, offers a clear introduction to the fashion industry that is as dynamic as the business itself. Through concise language and full-color photographs, author Elaine Stone provides students with an overview of fashion, from its history, cyclical nature, and development to the materials, producers, and retailers who impact the business on a global level. Whether their plans include design, product development, merchandising, buying, manufacturing, or entrepreneurship, students will gain a thorough understanding of how the industry works
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January
Astrophysical Flows - James E. Pringle, Andrew KingAlmost all conventional matter in the Universe is fluid, and fluid dynamics plays a crucial role in astrophysics. This graduate textbook, first published in 2007, provides a basic understanding of the fluid dynamical processes relevant to astrophysics. The mathematics used to describe these processes is simplified to bring out the underlying physics. The authors cover many topics, including wave propagation, shocks, spherical flows, stellar oscillations, the instabilities caused by effects such as magnetic fields, thermal driving, gravity, shear flows, and the basic concepts of compressible fluid
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January
Learning JavaScript - Shelley PowersAs web browsers have become more capable and standards compliant, JavaScript has grown in prominence. JavaScript lets designers add sparkle and life to web pages, while more complex JavaScript has led to the rise of Ajax -- the latest rage in web development that allows developers to create powerful and more responsive applications in the browser window. "Learning JavaScript" introduces this powerful scripting language to web designers and developers in easy-to-understand terms. Using the latest examples from modern browser development practices, this book teaches you how to integrate the
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January
Government in America: People, Politics, and Policy, Brief Study Edition - George C. Edwards III, Martin P. Wattenberg, Robert L. LineberryFraming its content within a resonant “politics matters” theme and emphasizing public policy throughout, this accessible text illustrates the impact that government has on the daily lives of each and every American.   Through engaging and interactive boxed features and a focus on the issues that matter to most, this practical text motivates readers to become active participants in our political system, and helps overcome public apathy toward government.  The brief study edition of this bestseller includes the streamlined content of the comprehensive version plus built-in, perforated Practice
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January
Listen to This - Mark Evan BondsListen to the music. Hear the elements. Expand your playlist. The first edition of "Listen to This" struck a chord with professors and students with its powerful message of listen to the music, hear the elements, and expand your playlist! Professors at over 160 institutions across the country selected "Listen to This" for their music appreciation students. And 70% decided to offer MyMusicLab to their students as the source for streaming audio and an interactive learning environment to improve their students' listening skills. "Listen to This" was created for today's students. It will expand your
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January
Reading Comprehension & Essays GRE Strategy Guide, 2nd Edition - Manhattan GREUpdated for the revised GRE, the Reading Comprehension and Essays Guide provides a comprehensive approach to Reading Comprehension passages and questions on the GRE. It contains practical techniques for grasping difficult, unfamiliar content and perceiving passage structure rapidly and will teach you how to attack questions through effective classification and analysis. Each chapter explains core principles and builds fundamental skills through numerous, in-depth examples and exercises. The chapter on Essays equips you to write excellent responses on the Analytical Writing section of the GRE,
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January
Get Fit, Stay Well Brief Edition - Janet Hopson, Rebecca J. Donatelle, Tanya LittrellCustom edition for Harding Unversity used for Kinsiology 101.
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January
Teaching Students to Write - Beth S. NemanWhen it was first published, Teaching Students to Write earned a reputation for doing just that--helping instructors and prospective instructors teach their students how to write effectively. It was-and is-a student-centered, research-based text that combines scholarly theory with practical pedagogy to offer teachers a rich variety of strategies to meet their students' diverse needs. Extensively updated to reflect current research and theoretical scholarship, this revised edition is enhanced by in-depth discussions of collaborative learning and extensive exemplification of experiential or