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February
Contemporary American Poetry: Behind the Scenes - Ryan G. Van Cleave"Contemporary American Poetry" is an anthology featuring generous poetry selections from highly-respected and up-and-coming writers, chosen and commented upon by the writers themselves. In straightforward, conversational language, each poet provides original commentary that reveals the aesthetic and artistic choices they made in their creation. Along with advice and exercises on the craft of poetry-writing, these master poets provide the "inside scoop" on serious poetic issues such as voice, style, structure, revision, audience, publishing, among other topics, as well as the insight and motivation
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February
Group Treatment for Substance Abuse: A Stages-of-Change Therapy Manual - Mary Velasquez, Gaylyn  Gaddy Maurer, Cathy Crouch, Carlo C. DiClementeThis practical manual presents a 29-session treatment program designed to engage, motivate, and stimulate processes of change in clients at all stages of recovery. The program is based on the research-supported transtheoretical model of behavior change. The manual describes skills-building activities and interventions that are likely to be most effective with clients as they cycle from the earlier stages of change/m-/precontemplation, contemplation, and preparation/m-/to the later stages, action and maintenance. Each of the structured sessions is presented in a consistent, highly accessible
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February
Medical Terminology: A Living Language - Bonnie F. FremgenBringing medical terminology to life by introducing the subject in a career context, this edition provides students with a degree of information in a more digestible presentation. This information is reinforced with various study resources that include in-text exercises, a Companion Website, and a CD-ROM free with each text.
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February
Pro C# 3.0 and the .NET 3.5 Framework (Pro) - Andrew TroelsenThe first edition of this book was released at the 2001 Tech Ed conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Since that time, this text has been revised, tweaked, and enhanced to account for the changes found within each release of the .NET platform (1.1, 2.0, 3.0 and now 3.5). .NET 3.0 was more of an augmentative release, essentially providing three new APIs: Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) and Windows Workflow Foundation (WF). As you would expect, coverage of the "W's" has been expanded a great deal in this version of the book from the previous Special Edition
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February
Mexican History: A Primary Source Reader - Nora E. Jaffary, Pablo Piccato, Nora E. Jaffary, Edward W. Osowski, Susie S. PorterMexican History is a comprehensive and innovative primary source reader in Mexican history from the pre-Columbian past to the neoliberal present. Chronologically organized chapters facilitate the book’s assimilation into most course syllabi. Its selection of documents thoughtfully conveys enduring themes of Mexican history—land and labor, indigenous people, religion, and state formation—while also incorporating recent advances in scholarly research on the frontier, urban life, popular culture, race and ethnicity, and gender. Student-friendly pedagogical features include contextual introductions to
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February
Strategic Planning and Management for Library Managers - Joseph R. MatthewsMatthews, a consultant in information technology, guides academic, public, and special library managers toward greater understanding of the role and responsibilities of strategic planning. He describes schools of strategic thought and broad types of strategies, and outlines strategic planning options and implementation. He also shows how to monitor
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February
Een Kennismaking met de Oude Wereld - Lukas De Blois, R.J. van der SpekDe oude wereld van het Middellandse-Zeegebied is in veel opzichten de bakermat van zowel de Europese als de islamitische beschavingen. Tal van zaken die de westerse cultuur tot op de dag van vandaag bepalen, zijn in de periode van 3500 voor Christus tot 500 na Christus ontstaan. Te denken valt aan moderne rechtstelsels en aan de wijsbegeerte, die zonder het Romeinse recht en de Griekse filosofie ondenkbaar zijn. Het Jodendom en het Christendom zijn in de Oudheid ontstaan en ook de Islam heeft heel wat aan de Oudheid ontleend. Dit boek biedt een kennismaking met deze oude wereld. In de eerste zeven
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February
The 4 Element Synth - Rob PapenTake a look at the cool virtual synths available here at GearNuts.com and you'll find more than a few popular titles by Rob Papen. That's because this one-of-a-kind synth guru has been in the game pretty much since the beginning. In The 4 Element Synth, Rob Papen passes along his tips, tricks, and essential core subtractive synthesis techniques. There's over 200 pages of absolutely killer content in The 4 Element Synth, supplemented with more than 10 hours of content on four DVDs. If you've always wanted to master subtractive synthesis, then Rob Papen's The 4 Element Synth is for you!
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February
Physical Geodesy - Bernhard Hofmann-Wellenhof, Helmut Moritz"Physical Geodesy," published in 1967, has for many years been considered as the standard introduction to its field. The enormous progress since then has required a complete reworking. While basic material has been retained other parts are completely updated. However, there is a seamless welding of new ideas and methods (GPS, satellites, collocation). Highlights include: emphasis on global integration of geometry and gravity, a simplified approach to Molodensky's theory without integral equations, and a general combination of all geodetic data by least-squares collocation. In the second edition
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February
Mesoamerican Voices: Native-Language Writings from Colonial Mexico, Yucatan, and Guatemala - Matthew RestallTranslated into English, these texts were written from the sixteenth through the eighteenth centuries by Nahuas from central Mexico, Mixtecs from Oaxaca, Maya from Yucatan, and other groups from Mexico and Guatemala. This collection provides college teachers and students access to important new sources for the history of Latin America and Native Americans. It is the first to present the translated writings of so many native groups and to address such a variety of topics, including conquest, government, land, household, society, gender, religion, writing, law, crime, and morality.