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February
Civilization in the West, Combined Volume (7th Edition) - Mark A. Kishlansky, Patricia O'Brien, Patrick J. GearyCivilization in the West blends social and political history with an exceptional map and image program to engage students and bring history to life. The authors tell a compelling story of Western Civilization that is enhanced by an image-based approach. “The Visual Record” chapter openers draw students in by using illustrations that underscore a dominant theme of the chapter. New “Image Discovery” features guide students to interrogate images, understand their contexts, and unpack their multiple meanings. The dramatic, changing contours of the West are explored through an exceptional
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February
GIS Tutorial for Humanitarian Assistance - Firoz VerjeeDeveloped for members of the humanitarian relief community, GIS Tutorial for Humanitarian Assistance moves you from the role of casual observer to involved investigator as you learn to apply analysis skills in GIS to real-world problems around the globe. Following the standard tutorial format, exercises in this book demonstrate the GIS knowledge you need to effectively manage the provision of humanitarian assistance before, during, and after a disaster. A fully functioning 180-day trial version of ArcEditor 9.3.1 software on DVD and a CD of data for working through the exercises are included.
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February
Horngren's Financial & Managerial Accounting: The Financial Chapters - Tracie L. NoblesRedefining tradition in learning accounting. The fourth edition of "Horngren's Financial and Managerial Accounting" presents the basics of accounting in a fresh format designed to help today's learners succeed. The table of contents for the fourth edition has been significantly overhauled to provide a contemporary approach to the material. Additionally, the whole text has been put through a rigorous accuracy check, so readers can be confident that it is up-to-date and error-free.
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February
Vibrations and Waves in Physics - Iain G. MainThis book is designed as a text for an undergraduate course on vibrations and waves. The overall objectives of the book are to lead the student through the basic physical concepts of vibrations and waves and to demonstrate how these concepts unify a wide variety of familiar physics. This new edition contains an elementary, descriptive introduction to the important ideas of chaos. The author has also taken pains to update the applications. As with previous editions, the book contains numerous problems with hints and numerical solutions.
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February
C All-in-One Desk Reference for Dummies - Dan Gookin* Covers everything users need to get up to speed on C programming, including advanced topics to take their programming skill to the next level * Walks C programmers through the entire development cycle of a C program-designing and developing the program, writing source code, compiling the code, linking the code to create the executable programs, debugging, and deployment * Provides thorough coverage of keywords, program flow, conditional statements, constants and variables, numeric values, arrays, strings, functions, pointers, debugging, prototyping, and much more * Addresses some advanced
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February
The Illustrated World Atlas - Weldon Owen, Scott ForbesThis state-of-the-art atlas was developed under the guidance of a team of international cartographic and specialist thematic map consultants. The atlas contains more than 400 maps, including 66 regional maps, 4 detailed ocean maps, and 10 thematic world maps. Included for each continent are satellite views and physical, political, and human impact maps.
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February
Globalization and Its Discontents - Joseph E. StiglitzWhen it was first published, this national bestseller quickly became a touchstone in the globalization debate. Renowned economist and Nobel Prize winner Joseph E. Stiglitz had a ringside seat for most of the major economic events of the last decade, including stints as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers and chief economist at the World Bank. Particularly concerned with the plight of the developing nations, he became increasingly disillusioned as he saw the International Monetary Fund and other major institutions put the interests of Wall Street and the financial community ahead of the
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February
How Russia Shaped the Modern World: From Art to Anti-Semitism, Ballet to Bolshevism - Steven G. MarksIn this sweeping history, Steven Marks tells the fascinating story of how Russian figures, ideas, and movements changed our world in dramatic but often unattributed ways. On Europe's periphery, Russia was an early modernizing nation whose troubles stimulated intellectuals to develop radical and utopian alternatives to Western models of modernity. These provocative ideas gave rise to cultural and political innovations that were exported and adopted worldwide. Wherever there was discontent with modern existence or traditional societies were undergoing transformation, anti-Western sentiments arose.