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February
Cognition and the Visual Arts - Robert L. SolsoAn experienced and prolific writer, Robert Solso has a gift for simplifying sometimes difficult concepts in science. Here he brings a refreshing new approach to the psychology of art, synthesizing research from a vast collection of data on how humans perceive, process, and store information and applying it to the viewing and interpretation of art.
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February
Elementary Fluid Dynamics - D.J. AchesonThis textbook provides a clear and concise introduction to both theory and application of fluid dynamics. It has a wide scope, frequent references to experiments, and numerous exercises with hints and answers.
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February
Twice Freed - Patricia St. JohnThe second book in the series following on from the bestselling Rainforest AdventuresChildren are fascinated with the natural world around them and with facts and information about animals that they have never seen. However often good nature programmes on T.V. or articles in magazines centre on evolution and completely ignore the Creator. Each story has a Bible verse and lesson for the reader to take away. Written by someone who spent his life in the Rainforest this book has the added benefit of being written by someone who has been there lived there and experienced the culture not just someone
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February
Violence in the City of Women: Police and Batterers in Bahia, Brazil - Sarah J. HautzingerBrazil's innovative all-female police stations, installed as part of the return to civilian rule in the 1980s, mark the country's first effort to police domestic violence against women. Sarah J. Hautzinger's vividly detailed, accessibly written study explores this phenomenon as a window onto the shifting relationship between violence and gendered power struggles in the city of Salvador da Bahia. Hautzinger brings together distinct voices—unexpectedly macho policewomen, the battered women they are charged with defending, indomitable Bahian women who disdain female victims, and men who grapple with
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February
An Introduction to Poetry - X.J. Kennedy, Dana GioiaKennedy/Gioia's An Introduction to Poetry, 12e, continues to inspire readers and writers with a rich collection of poems and engaging insights on reading, analyzing, and writing about poetry.  This bestselling anthology includes more than 500 of the discipline's greatest poems, blending classic works and contemporary selections.  Both noted poets themselves, the text's editors, X.J. Kennedy and Dana Gioia, write of their subject with wit and a contagious enthusiasm.  Informative, accessible apparatus presents readable discussions of the literary devices, illustrated by apt works, and supported by
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February
Introduction to Analysis - Edward  D. GaughanThis book takes a rigorous approach to, and therefore creates a deeper understanding of, the usual topics handled in one-dimensional calculus--limits, continuity, differentiation, integration, and infinite series. The text was designed to bridge the gap between intuitive calculus courses normally offered at the undergraduate level and the sophisticated analysis courses offered at the senior or graduate level. The author wrote the book with two goals in mind: the development of a rigorous foundation for the basic topics of analysis, and the less tangible acquisition of an accurate intuitive feeling
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February
How We Lead Matters: Reflections on a Life of Leadership - Marilyn Carlson NelsonFrom the woman named one of "America's Best Leaders" by "U.S. News & Report" Powerful insights into the practice of motivation Marilyn Carlson Nelson has achieved global recognition for the Carlson brands of hotels, restaurants, cruise, travel, and marketing services. But that's only part of the story. As a daughter, wife, mother, and grandmother, Marilyn has always put people first. When her grandson asked a simple question about her life, she decided to write it all down-her fondest memories and deepest insights-in "How We Lead Matters: Reflections on a Life of Leadership." This
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February
Introduction to MATLAB 7 for Engineers - William J. Palm IIICovers the capabilities of Matlab that are useful for beginning students. This book is taken as a computational tool for engineers and scientists. The terminology, syntax, and the use of the programming language are also defined, and the materials are organized to makes it easy to locate information and navigate through the textbook.
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February
Human Anatomy with Practice Anatomy Lab 2.0 (6th Edition) - Elaine Nicpon Marieb, Patricia Brady Wilhelm, Jon B. MallattHuman Anatomy, Sixth Edition builds upon the clear and concise explanations of the best-selling Fifth Edition. A dramatically improved art and photo program, even clearer explanations and readability, and more integrated clinical coverage are all included. Recognized for helping you establish the framework needed for understanding how anatomical structure relates to function, the text’s engaging descriptions now benefit from a brand-new art program that features vibrant, saturated colors as well as new side-by-side cadaver photos. New Focus figures have been added to help students grasp the most
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February
Medicine and Culture - Lynn PayerA classic comparative study of medicine and national culture, Medicine and Culture shows us that while doctors regard themselves as servants of science, they are often prisoners of custom.