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January
Not the Way It's Supposed to Be: A Breviary of Sin - Cornelius Plantinga Jr.Plantinga's treatment of sin is comprehensive, articulate, and well written. It confirms the orthodox and neo-orthodox doctrine of sin, lavishly illustrates it from contemporary events, and plumbs depths in understanding sin's complexities and banalities...
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January
Calculus - Deborah Hughes-HallettAn innovative text that emphasizes the graphical, numerical and analytical aspects of calculus throughout and often asks students to explain ideas using words. This problem driven text introduces topics with a real-world problem and derives the general results from it. It can be used with any technology that can graph and find definite integrals numerically. The derivative, the integral, differentiation, and differential equations are among the topics covered.
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January
Censoring an Iranian Love Story - Shahriar Mandanipour, Sara KhaliliFrom one of Iran’s most acclaimed and controversial contemporary writers, his first novel to appear in English—a dazzlingly inventive work of fiction that opens a revelatory window onto what it’s like to live, to love, and to be an artist in today’s Iran. The novel entwines two equally powerful narratives. A writer named Shahriar—the author’s fictional alter ego—has struggled for years against the all-powerful censor at the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance. Now, on the threshold of fifty, tired of writing dark and bitter stories, he has come to realize that the “world around us has enough
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January
A Topical Approach to Life-Span Development - John W. SantrockJohn Santrock's "A Topical Approach to Life-Span Development" combines the most current research with a proven pedagogical system to provide instructors and students with the best-selling topically arranged introduction to lifespan development. Drawing on a who's who list of expert consultants in all areas of developmental psychology, Santrock once again provides a trusted, comprehensive, readable, and engaging survey of the field. Rich applications and examples from a range of areas such as parenting, health care, and education ensure that students will remain engaged with the material.
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January
Two Grade Arithmetic 1 - K. Lovell, C.H.J. SmithA four-book series with approximately 12,000 graded examples, providing practice in all topics taught to 7 to 12 year olds. Each exercise provided at two levels of difficulty on facing pages. Few words, simple language. Suitable for mixed ability groups. Frequent revision to check progress and reinforce learning.
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January
Understanding Art - Lois Fichner-RathusThis widely-adopted introductory appreciation book communicates the excitement, mystery, relevance, and beauty of art by teaching readers to understand and analyze art. This is all done through stimulating discussions on the elements, media, methods, content, composition, and style of art.Along with discussions on the purpose of art (Ch. 1-9), a separate Chapter (18) takes a look at art beyond Europe and the U.S. and examines art from all around the world. The history of art is contained chronologically in the second part of the book, (Ch. 10-17).
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January
National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Night Sky - National Audubon Society, Mark R. Chartrand, Jane  FriedmanThe perfect companion volume for Hale-Bopp watchers, this guide explores the fabulous mysteries above, from planets in our solar system to the constellations in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres, stars, galaxies (including the Milky Way), nebulae, astronomical bodies, objects, phenomena, and -- yes -- comets. Night Sky provides a concise guided tour of the heavens with 48 monthly sky charts of the northern sky and 88 constellation charts, each offering a detailed map of individual constellations. Essays on the universe, the solar system, and constellations introduce the reader to the
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January
A Theory of Justice - John RawlsSince it appeared in 1971, John Rawls's A Theory of Justice has become a classic. The author has now revised the original edition to clear up a number of difficulties he and others have found in the original book. Rawls aims to express an essential part of the common core of the democratic tradition - justice as fairness - and to provide an alternative to utilitarianism, which had dominated the Anglo-Saxon tradition of political thought since the nineteenth century. Rawls substitutes the ideal of the social contract as a more satisfactory account of the basic rights and liberties of citizens as
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January
Medical Terminology: A Short Course - Davi-Ellen ChabnerQuickly master the basics of medical terminology and begin speaking and writing terms almost immediately Based on Davi Chabner's effective learning methods, this book's straightforward approach omits time-consuming, nonessential information and focuses on helping you actively build a working vocabulary of the most frequently encountered suffixes, prefixes, and word roots. Terms are introduced in the context of human anatomy and physiology to help you understand exactly what they mean, and case studies and vignettes throughout the book demonstrate how they're used in practice. With all this plus
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January
The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Greece - Robert MorkotCharting topics as diverse as Minoan civilization, the Persian Wars, the Golden Age of Athens, and the conquests of Alexander the Great, the atlas traces the development of this creative and restless people and assesses their impact not only on the ancient world but also on our own attitudes and environment today.