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Nation of Nations - James West Davidson, William E. Gienapp, Christine Leigh Heyrman, Michael B. StoffThe latest addition to our very successful Overture Books program, "Nation of Nations: A Concise Narrative History of the American Republic," is based on one of the most successful US history survey texts in recent memory. Its success is due to its well-crafted blend of political and social history. This new concise edition incorporates the scholarship of the latest social historians , within the framework of a compelling narrative history. The narrative tells how this this teeming "Nation of Nations," as Walt Whitman named it, manages to prosper and expand to become the longest live republic in
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January
Signals and Systems - Alan V. Oppenheim, Alan S. Willsky, S. Hamid NawabSignals and Systems Useful for undergraduate-level courses in Signals and Systems, this text explores signals and systems by developing continuous-time and discrete-time concepts/methods in parallel. It highlights similarities and differences and features introductory treatments of applications of these methods in such areas as filtering, communication, and sampling. Full description
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January
Manufacturing Processes for Engineering Materials - Serope Kalpakjian, Steven R. SchmidWell organized and clearly written, this book uses a sound analytical approach to explain manufacturing processes; it enables the reader to understand and appreciate the complex interrelationships between the diverse topics in this field. The book carefully presents the fundamentals of materials processing along with their relevant applications, so that the reader can clearly assess the capabilities, limitations, and potentials of manufacturing processes and their competitive aspects. Using real-world examples and well-wrought graphics, this book covers a multitude of topics, including the
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January
Totally Surrounded - Christina Davis"On every continent, in every nation, God is at work in and through the lives of believers. From the streets of Amsterdam to remote Pacific islands to the jungles of Ecuador and beyond, each international adventure that emerges is a dramatic episode that could be directed only by the hand of God. Surrounded by militant rebels, which doctors, and the Philippine jungle, one woman relentlessly proclaimed the transforming power of God.
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January
The Composition Of Everyday Life: A Guide To Writing - John MaukShowing students that the act of writing is connected to everyday living, THE COMPOSITION OF EVERYDAY LIFE makes invention the primary component of your writing course and helps students re-discover concepts, uncover meaning, and re-think the world around them.
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January
Approaching the Qur'an: The Early Revelations - Michael A. SellsApproaching the Qur’án is a major event in religious publishing. Professor Michael Sells has captured the complexity, power, and poetry of the early suras of the Qur’án, the sacred scripture of Islam. In this second edition, Sells introduces important new translations of suras and a new preface that addresses the ongoing controversy over teaching about Islam and the Qur’an in American universities. Approaching the Qur’án presents brilliant translations of the short, hymnic suras associated with the first revelations to the Prophet Muhammad. Most of these early revelations appear at the end of text
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January
Campaigns and Elections American Style - James A. Thurber, Candice J. NelsonFor the first time, leading political scientists and experienced campaign professionals have come together to consider the nuts-and-bolts of American campaigns and elections in conjunction with academic theories and research. With new and revised essays throughout, this volume provides a real education in practical campaign politics. Academics and campaign professionals describe the innovation and reality of election campaigns as they have evolved over time to culminate in the phenomena of the new town meetings, bus tours, talk radio, infomercials, and focus groups. Campaigns and Elections
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January
The Road - Cormac McCarthyA searing, post apocalyptic novel destined to become Cormac McCarthy’s masterpiece. A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold enough to crack stones, and when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the coast, although they don’t know what, if anything, awaits them there. They have nothing; just a pistol to defend themselves against the lawless bands that stalk the road, the clothes they are wearing, a cart of scavenged food—and each other.
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January
The Peru Reader: History, Culture, Politics - Orin Starn, Robin Kirk, Carlos Iván DegregoriSixteenth-century Spanish soldiers described Peru as a land filled with gold and silver, a place of untold wealth. Nineteenth-century travelers wrote of soaring Andean peaks plunging into luxuriant Amazonian canyons of orchids, pythons, and jaguars. The early-twentieth-century American adventurer Hiram Bingham told of the raging rivers and the wild jungles he traversed on his way to rediscovering the “Lost City of the Incas,” Machu Picchu. Seventy years later, news crews from ABC and CBS traveled to Peru to report on merciless terrorists, starving peasants, and Colombian drug runners in the “white
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January
Merrill's Pocket Guide to Radiography - Eugene D. FrankDesigned for quick reference in the clinical environment, Merrill's Pocket Guide to Radiography is a pocket-sized companion to "Merrill's Atlas of Radiographic Positioning and Procedures, 12th Edition." This handy resource summarizes essential information for 170 of the most frequently requested projections you'll encounter. Authors Eugene Frank, Barbara Smith, and Bruce Long concisely present just the information you'll need for quick reference -- keep it with you and keep "Merrill's" close at hand!