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Basic Multivariable Calculus - Jerrold E. Marsden, Anthony Tromba, Alan WeinsteinBasic Multivariable Calculus fills the need for a student-oriented text devoted exclusively to the third-semester course in multivariable calculus. In this text, the basic algebraic, analytic, and geometric concepts of multivariable and vector calculus are carefully explained, with an emphasis on developing the student's intuitive understanding and computational technique. A wealth of figures supports geometrical interpretation, while exercise sets, review sections, practice exams, and historical notes keep the students active in, and involved with, the mathematical ideas. All necessary linear
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Exceptional C++ Style: 40 New Engineering Puzzles, Programming Problems, and Solutions - Herb SutterC++ guru Sutter provides a thorough and pragmatic understanding of the language while showing how to write exceptional code in C++. Organized in a practical problem-and-solution format, this book provides successful strategies for solving real-world problems in C++.
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Lives on the Boundary: A Moving Account of the Struggles and Achievements of America's Educationally Un derprepared - Mike RoseRemedial, illiterate, intellectually deficient—these are the stigmas that define America’s educationally underprepared. Having grown up poor and been labeled this way, nationally acclaimed educator and author Mike Rose takes us into classrooms and communities to reveal what really lies behind the labels and test scores. With rich detail, Rose demonstrates innovative methods to initiate “problem” students into the world of language, literature, and written expression. This book challenges educators, policymakers, and parents to re-examine their assumptions about the capacities of a wide range of
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Revisiting the Writing Workshop: Management, Assessment, and Mini-Lessons - Marybeth Alley, Barbara OrehovecExperts agree that writing workshop is a powerful way to teach students to write. But managing it and creating mini-lessons that work are a challenge. In this comprehensive resource, two mentor teachers share their classroom-tested procedures and successful mini-lessons on writing craft, genre, and revision. They show you how to encourage meaningful dialogue, meet the needs of diverse learners, and immerse students in authentic writing. Includes rubrics, checklists, and assessment ideas. For use with Grades 1–5.
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Marcovaldo - Italo Calvino, William WeaverMarcovaldo is an unskilled worker in a drab industrial city in northern Italy. He is an irrepressible dreamer and an inveterate schemer. Much to the puzzlement of his wife, his children, his boss, and his neighbors, he chases his dreams-but the results are never the expected ones. Translated by William Weaver. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book
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Short Guide to Writing About History, A (6th Edition) - Richard A. Marius, Melvin E. PageAn ideal complement for any history course, A Short Guide to Writing About History stresses thinking and writing like an historian. This engaging and practical text helps students get beyond merely compiling dates and facts; it teaches them how to incorporate their own ideas into their papers and to tell a story about history that interests them and their peers. Covering brief essays and the documented resource paper, the text explores the writing and researching processes, different modes of historical writing (including argument), and offers guidelines for improving style as well as
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North Over South: Northern Nationalism and American Identity in the Antebellum Era - Susan-Mary GrantIn most studies of nationalism, the United States is curiously ignored or is examined only during its colonial and republican periods. But it was the Civil War, argues Susan-Mary Grant, that truly formed the American nation by unifying the states once and for all, abolishing slavery, and setting the country on the path to modernity. In light of this, says Grant, the antebellum period was the crucial phase of American national construction.In North Over South, Grant offers an original and controversial interpretation of a much discussed but poorly understood period of American history. Despite the
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Game Theory: Decisions, Interaction and Evolution - James N. WebbThe outstanding feature of this book is that it provides a unified account of three types of decision problem. It covers the basic ideas of decision theory, classical game theory, and evolutionary game theory in one volume. No background knowledge of economics or biology is required as examples have been carefully selected for their accessibility. Detailed solutions to the numerous exercises are provided at the back of the book, making it ideal for self-study. This introduction to game theory is intended as a first course for undergraduate students of mathematics, but it will also interest
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The Study of Language - George YuleDesigned for beginners, this best-selling textbook provides a thorough introduction to the study of language. It introduces the analysis of the key elements of language--sounds, words, structures and meanings, and provides a solid foundation in all of the essential topics. The third edition has been extensively revised to include new sections on important contemporary issues in language study, including language and culture, African American English, sign language, and slang. A comprehensive glossary provides useful explanations of technical terms, and each chapter contains a range of new study