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January
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales - Oliver SacksIn his most extraordinary book, "one of the great clinical writers of the twentieth century" (The New York Times) recounts the case histories of patients lost in the bizarre, apparently inescapable world of neurological disorders. Oliver Sacks's The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat tells the stories of individuals afflicted with fantastic perceptual and intellectual aberrations: patients who have lost their memories and with them the greater part of their pasts; who are no longer able to recognize people and common objects; who are stricken with violent tics and grimaces or who shout
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January
University Physics, Volume One: With Modern Physics - Wolfgang Bauer, Gary Westfall, Bauer Wolfgang'University Physics' is a comprehensive text with enhanced calculus coverage incorporating a consistently used 7-step problem solving method. The authors include a wide variety of everyday contemporary topics as well as research-based discussions. Both are designed to help students appreciate the beauty of physics.
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January
Weg mit den Schreibhemmungen! - Albrecht Behmel, Sebastian Frey, Thomas Hartwig, Ulrich A. SetzermannAutoren, Prüfer und Dozenten geben Hilfestellungen zum Abbau von Schreibhemmungen und verraten Methoden der Arbeitsplanung, sowie Tips zur Organisation wissenschaftlichen Schreibens. Der vorliegende Ratgeber ist eine wertvolle Hilfe für alle Studenten, die ihren Text-Output vergrößern und weniger Zeit vor dem leeren Blatt oder Bildschirm verbringen möchten.
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January
Jews, Christians, Muslims: A Comparative Introduction to Monotheistic Religions - John Corrigan, Frederick Mathewson Denny, Carlos Eire, Martin S. JaffeeThis study compares Judaism, Christianity and Islam, using seven common themes which are relevant to each tradition. This book addresses the cultural framework of religious meanings, exploring similarities and differences among Judaism, Christianity and Islam, and showing how each has responded to the other. Examining how religious change takes place, and how traditions are shaped and reshaped, the book focuses on specific themes (scripture, ritual, ethics) with a narrative about the historical developments of these themes. The enduring aspects of each tradition are shown alongside the changes,
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January
Stochastic Processes - Sheldon M. RossA nonmeasure theoretic introduction to stochastic processes. Considers its diverse range of applications and provides readers with probabilistic intuition and insight in thinking about problems. This revised edition contains additional material on compound Poisson random variables including an identity which can be used to efficiently compute moments; a new chapter on Poisson approximations; and coverage of the mean time spent in transient states as well as examples relating to the Gibb's sampler, the Metropolis algorithm and mean cover time in star graphs. Numerous exercises and problems have
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January
Java Software Solutions (Java 5.0 version): Foundations of Program Design - John   Lewis, William LoftusThis book takes an early object oriented approach to Java Embracing Java 5.0 topics, including the new standard Scanner class for simplified keyboard input and parsing, enumerated types, autoboxing, variable length parameter lists, the enhanced for loop, and generic types. This new edition has an earlier evolution of object concepts, developed in a way that capitalizes on the power of objects without overwhelming beginning programmers. It includes all new Java 5 topics, including Scanner class, enumerated types, autoboxing, variable length parameter lists, the enhanced for loop, and generic
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January
Algebra Homework Booklet, Grades 5 - 8 - Mary Lee Vivian, Instructional FairThe Algebra, Grades 5-8 Homework Booklet has been designed to provide students with practice in the necessary skills need to master algebra concepts. A review of basic skills such as operations with whole numbers, equations, and inequalities are presented in the first part of the booklet. More specific algebra topics like linear equations, factoring, and radicals are introduced on a gradual basis throughout the unit. Each page identifies the skill it addresses and examples and solution methods are included for each activity. This is a great booklet for students just being introduced to algebra, as
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January
Introduction to Computer Science Using C++, 2nd Edition - Todd Knowlton, KnowltonCovers computer science fundamentals using C++, and is appropriate for a variety of C++ courses. This hardcover, 2-color textbook is designed to help students prepare for the Advanced Placement Test for C++ (A and AB) and covers programming methodology, advanced data structures, and algorithms. This book assumes no prior programming experience, but does assume a general working knowledge of computer systems.
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January
The Pleasures of God: Meditations on God's Delight in Being God - John PiperTHE SOURCE OF TRUE SATISFACTION.   Isn’t it true--we really don’t know someone until we understand what makes that person happy?  And so it is with God!   What does bring delight to the happiest Being in the universe?  John Piper writes, that it’s only when we know what makes God glad that we’ll know the greatness of His glory.  Therefore, we must comprehend “the pleasures of God.”   Unlike so much of what is written today, this is not a book about us. It is about the One we were made for—God Himself. In this theological masterpiece—chosen by World Magazine as one of the 20th Century’s top 100
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January
Physics of Everyday Phenomena - W. Thomas GriffithThe Physics of Everyday Phenomena, Fifth Edition introduces students to the basic concepts of physics using examples of common occurrences. Intended for use in a one-semester or two-quarter course in conceptual physics, this book is written in a narrative style, frequently using questions designed to draw the reader into a dialogue about the ideas of physics. This inclusive style allows the book to be used by anyone interested in exploring the nature of physics and explanations of everyday physical phenomena. Beginning students will benefit from the large number of student aids and the reduced