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February
Celtic Christian Spirituality: Essential Writings--Annotated and Explained - John Philip NewellThe forgotten truths of Celtic Christianity provide a portal into a spiritual way of experiencing the world. The Celtic Christians beheld the world around them and perceived the divine life of God as upholding every aspect of the material universe. Their prayers and poems, their liturgies and theological interpretations give Christians a sense of faith that is confident in a merciful and infinitely creative, healing God. In this introduction to Celtic Christian spirituality, Mary Earle presents primary texts from the Celtic Christian tradition selections from the works of Pelagius, Eriugena and
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February
The Vietnam War: A Concise International History - Mark Atwood LawrenceThe Vietnam War remains a topic of extraordinary interest, especially in light of the invasion of Iraq. Mark Lawrence offers readers a short account of this key moment in U.S. as well as world history, based on the latest European and American research and on newly opened archives in China, Russia, and Vietnam.
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February
Technically-Write! - Lisa MorettoFor courses in Technical or Report Writing in Departments of English, Engineering, or Technology. This complete, on-the-job exploration of both written and oral communication focuses on the most effective techniques for the types of communications most frequently encountered in today's business world. It introduces readers to the employees of two technically oriented companies, the type of work they perform, and some typical situations that call for them to communicate with clients, suppliers, and each other. The Sixth Edition updates coverage to more accurately reflect the techniques used to
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February
Operations Management: An Integrated Approach - R. Dan Reid, Nada R. SandersOPERATIONS MANAGEMENT-PROBLEM SOLVED! Like the fish on the cover of this book, students sometimes face an uphill climb. To scale the ladder of success in this course, they will need strong, solid problem-solving skills. This edition of Operations Management addresses this need with a new focus on problem-solving: * Before You Begin sections accompany every solved problem to help students learn how to approach and attack problems * Algorithmic Problems in WileyPLUS offer lots of practice * Demonstration Problems in WileyPLUS Walk Students Through Problems and Their Solutions * Special questions
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February
Salve! [With 2 CDROMs] - Carla Larese RigaSALVE is a complete, learner-friendly program for your introductory Italian course that provides you with all of the tools you will need to succeed The manageable grammar and vocabulary presentations are easy to understand and study, helping you communicate more effectively from the first day of class. Rich cultural material and Sulla Strada video clips give you a taste of everyday life in Italy to provide real-world context, and a wealth of activities in the text and online make it easier to master the nuances of this remarkable language.
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February
JavaScript: The Definitive Guide - David FlanaganThis Fifth Edition is completely revised and expanded to cover JavaScript as it is used in today's Web 2.0 applications. This book is both an example-driven programmer's guide and a keep-on-your-desk reference, with new chapters that explain everything you need to know to get the most out of JavaScript, including: Scripted HTTP and Ajax XML processing Client-side graphics using the canvas tag Namespaces in JavaScript--essential when writing complex programs Classes, closures, persistence, Flash, and JavaScript embedded in Java applications Part I explains the core JavaScript language in
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February
SPIRITS WITH SCALPELS: THE CULTURAL BIOLOGY OF RELIGIOUS HEALING IN BRAZIL - Sidney M. Greenfield“The first time I witnessed a Spiritist surgery, a young man named Jose Carlos Ribeiro inserted a used scalpel taken from a tray that I was holding, and plunged it into the eye of an elderly man. The patient did not move….” Decades of fieldwork later, Sidney Greenfield presents a riveting ethnography of the complex world of religious healing in Brazil that challenges readers to grapple with the most fundamental concepts of anthropology and cross-cultural experience. In a major contribution to cultural biology, he analyses the complex social, economic, and political landscape of Brazil to
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February
Notes on Set Theory - Yiannis MoschovakisThe axiomatic theory of sets is a vibrant part of pure mathematics, and is also viewed as a foundation of mathematics. This book addresses both pure math and the fundamentals. The new edition is reworked and expanded for improved presentation.
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February
The End of Food: How the Food Industry Is Destroying Our Food Supply--And What You Can Do about It - Thomas F. PawlickThis book is based on hard scientific research, most of which has been conducted outside of the United States, where food production lobbies have fought hard against this kind of research. Pawlick exposes an alarming trend in the food available in our grocery stores. This is not an argument about unhealthy, processed foods, rather it exposes the problems with all foods, including fruits and vegetables that people commonly assume are healthy.
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February
Using Young Adult Literature in the English Classroom - John H. Bushman, Kay Parks HaasThis practical methods book provides future middle and high school English teachers with the direction they'll need to choose adolescent literature and to develop ideas for teaching it. Using a highly effective conversational tone, the book provides the latest information about young adult literature in a short, concisely written, classroom-oriented format. The authors show the busy English teacher how to accomplish four important teaching goals including life-long reading, reader response, teaching the classics, and reaching a diverse student population. NEW! Expanded section on Organizing