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January
Applied Statistics for Engineers and Scientists - Jay L. DeVoreThis concise book for engineering and sciences students emphasizes modern statistical methodology and data analysis. APPLIED STATISTICS FOR ENGINEERS AND SCIENTISTS is ideal for one-term courses that cover probability only to the extent that it is needed for inference. The authors emphasize application of methods to real problems, with real examples throughout. The text is designed to meet ABET standards and has been updated to reflect the most current methodology and practice.
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January
A Companion to Analysis: A Second First and First Second Course in Analysis - T.W. KörnerMany students acquire knowledge of a large number of theorems and methods of calculus without being able to say how they work together. This book provides those students with the coherent account that they need. A Companion to Analysis explains the problems that must be resolved in order to procure a rigorous development of the calculus and shows the student how to deal with those problems. Starting with the real line, the book moves on to finite-dimensional spaces and then to metric spaces. Readers who work through this text will be ready for courses such as measure theory, functional analysis,
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January
Everyday Life in Early America - David Freeman Hawke"In this clearly written volume, Hawke provides enlightening and colorful descriptions of early Colonial Americans and debunks many widely held assumptions about 17th century settlers."--Publishers Weekly
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January
Human Antiquity: An Introduction to Physical Anthropology and Archaeology - Kenneth L. Feder, Michael Alan ParkThis book provides an accessible, thoroughly integrated introduction to physical anthropology and archaeology.
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January
German Made Simple: Learn to speak and understand German quickly and easily - Arnold LeitnerLearning German Has Never Been Easier! Whether you are studying the language in school, planning a trip to Germany or Austria, or trying to learn the basics of the language closest to English, German Made Simple is the perfect book for any self-learner. Void of all nonessentials and refreshingly easy to understand, German Made Simple includes: • Basics of German grammar • Modern German vocabulary • German pronunciation guide • German reading exercises • German economic information • Common German expressions • Review exercises • Complete answer key • German-English dictionary
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January
The American Nation: Beginnings Through 1877 - James West Davidson, Michael B. StoffA textbook for United States history from earliest Indian civilizations to the present, with maps, charts, activities, study questions, and review chapters.
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January
Sociology: The Core - James W. Vander ZandenA classic brief text, Sociology: The Core presents all three perspectives and basic sociological concepts and principles in 12 chapters. The fourth edition is one of the most up-to-date texts available. It includes many fresh examples and numerous current reference citations. Vander Zanden's clear and focussed writing style, combined with his thoughtful and clever pedagogical devices (Doing Sociology boxes and cartoons) provide students with the tools to develop a sociological imagination. The Core continues to be one of the best text book values available to students taking introductory sociology.
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January
Aging and the Life Course: An Introduction to Social Gerontology - Jill Quadagno"Aging and the Life Course" is a comprehensive interdisciplinary text in social gerontology. It provides students with a firm grounding in methodological and theoretical issues associated with aging and examines changes in social roles, relationships and the biological and psychological process that occur as people grow older. It also considers all major life transitions including retirement, widowhood, grandparenting, and changes in living arrangements. In addition, this text considers the economic and political issues that influence the context in which people grow old. Although the primary
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January
Basic Electric Circuit Analysis - David E. Johnson, John L. Hilburn* Key equations are followed by a brief explanation to increase student comprehension of important mathematical concepts. * Modern op amp is presented as a versatile linear circuit element. * Highly motivational use of op amps with SPICE for exploratory active circuit design. * SPICE tutorial material placed in clearly marked sections that can be skipped or de-emphasized. No reliance on SPICE or other computer methods in the remaining sections. * Balanced emphasis given to the complementary time, phasor, and domain approaches which are the core of modern linear circuit analysis.
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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...