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February
Clinical Chemistry: Techniques, Principles, Correlations 6e: Principles, Procedures, Correlations - Michael L. Bishop, Larry E. Schoeff, Edward P. FodyIn its Sixth Edition, this acclaimed text continues to be the most student-friendly clinical chemistry text available, featuring clear explanations that strike just the right balance of analytic principles, techniques, and the correlation of results with disease states. All chapters have been thoroughly updated with the latest information as well as new case studies, practice questions, and exercises. This latest edition not only covers the how of clinical testing but also places greater emphasis on the what, why, and when in order to meet the needs of today's clinical laboratorians. A companion
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February
An Introduction to Women's Studies: Gender in a Transnational World - Inderpal Grewal, Caren KaplanThis anthology introduces students to the modern period's history of key ideas related to sexual difference, gender, race, class, and sexuality. While most introductory Women's Studies textbooks focus on the United States, even if they add multiculturalism to the discussion, this book looks at women in diverse locations around the world and encourages students to think about gender in a transnational rather than a purely U.S. context. The selections provide students in the U.S. with a way to understand points of view from other locations and cultures, especially crucial in the post-9-11
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February
The Norton Anthology of American Literature, Shorter Version - Judith Tanka, Max Franklin, Arnold Krupat, Philip F. Gura, Jerome Klinkowitz, Ronald GottesmanThe best-selling survey of American literature from its beginnings to the present day is now brought to readers in an innovative revision. Here are the classic writers in the American tradition--from Wheatley and Franklin to Poe and Dickinson, to Cather, Hemingway, and Ellison. Fifteen major works are included in their entirety, among them Nature, Song of Myself, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Daisy Miller: A Study, Long Day's Journey into Night, A Streetcar Named Desire, and "Howl." Here too are contemporary and newly recovered writers and traditions--from Native American Trickster tales to
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February
Human Anatomy & Physiology Labobatory Manual, Cat Version [With Physioex, Version 8 Laboratory Simulations in Psyc] - Elaine Nicpon MariebDesigned for use with any A&P textbook, this best-selling laboratory manual features a wide variety of exercises and activities to meet the needs of any anatomy & physiology laboratory course. Known for its thorough, clearly-written exercises, full-color art, and tear-out review sheets, this lab manual gives you a hands-on laboratory experience. It is also accompanied by an interactive website built specifically for the A&P lab course that features pre-lab and post-lab quizzes for every exercise, Practice Anatomy Lab(TM) 2.0, and PhysioEx(TM) 8.0. This latest edition features brand-new
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February
Qualitative Research & Evaluation Methods - Michael Quinn PattonThe book that has been a resource and training tool for countless applied researchers, evaluators, and graduate students has been completely revised with hundreds of new examples and stories illuminating all aspects of qualitative inquiry. Patton has created the most comprehensive, systematic and up-to-date review of qualitative methods available. Patton has retained and expanded upon the Exhibits that highlight and summarize major issues and guidelines, the summative sections, tables, and figures as well as the sage advice of the Sufi Master, Halcolm. This revision will help readers integrate
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February
The Pit and the Pendulum - Edgar Allan PoeThe blackness of eternal night encompassed me. The intense darkness oppressed and stifled me so that I struggled for breath.Having been condemned to death by the Spanish Inquisition, the narrator descends into a kind of hell. Dizzy with weakness and fainting with fear, he experiences such torments that death itself would be welcome. What troubles him most is the eternal question: how will he die?Toledo Prison is notorious for the torture of the condemned. What minds have dreamed up the terror of the pit in the center of the cell? What is the significance of the painted figure of Time with his
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February
Ethan Frome - Edith Wharton, Elizabeth AmmonsEthan Frome works his unproductive farm and struggles to maintain a bearable existence with his difficult, suspicious, and hypochondriac wife, Zeenie. But when Zeenie's vivacious cousin enters their household as a "hired girl", Ethan finds himself obsessed with her and with the possibilities for happiness she comes to represent. In one of American fiction's finest and most intense narratives, Edith Wharton moves this ill-starred trio toward their tragic destinies. Different in both tone and theme from Wharton's other works, Ethan Frome has become perhaps her most enduring and most widely read
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February
Pattern Discovery in Bioinformatics: Theory & Algorithms (Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical & Computational Biology) - Laxmi ParidaThe computational methods of bioinformatics are being used more and more to process the large volume of current biological data. Promoting an understanding of the underlying biology that produces this data, Pattern Discovery in Bioinformatics: Theory and Algorithms provides the tools to study regularities in biological data. Taking a systematic approach to pattern discovery, the book supplies sound mathematical definitions and efficient algorithms to explain vital information about biological data. It explores various data patterns, including strings, clusters, permutations, topology, partial
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February
Managing ADHD in the K-8 Classroom - Grad FlickImprove problem behavior in your classroom with these ADHD facts and intervention strategies! This valuable resource helps teachers better understand ADHD and provides them with clear-cut intervention strategies for dealing with everything from general behavior challenges to specific ADHD issues. Featuring case studies and the latest research-based information, the book offers specific strategies that help general and special education teachers: Make accommodations in the classroom Promote appropriate behavior and discourage inappropriate behavior Apply techniques for dealing with children's
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February
Lenin: A Biography - Robert ServiceLenin is a colossal figure whose influence on 20th-century history cannot be underestimated. This biography makes use of archive material to piece together his private as well as public life in an effort to give a complete picture of Lenin in all his different roles. Through the prism of Lenin's career, the author examines events such as the October Revolution and the ideas of Marxism-Leninism, the one-party state, economic modernization, dictatorship and the politics of inter-war Europe. He casts light on the nature of the state and society left behind by Lenin, a state and society which has not