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March
The American Democracy - Thomas E. PattersonIn today's climate of hyper-partisanship, blurred lines between political news, analysis, and entertainment, and outrageous comments from the chattering classes, who better than Tom Patterson to provide students with the tools and context to make informed judgments and become skilled political thinkers? Patterson's "The American Democracy" has long been a best seller for American government courses due to its insightful, readable, and balanced portrayal of the American political system. The 11th edition continues this tradition of excellence while also introducing a new emphasis on political
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March
A History of U.S.: All the People (History of U. S.) - Joy HakimFrom woman's suffrage to Babe Ruth's home runs, from Louis Armstrong's jazz to Franklin Delano Roosevelt's four presidential terms, from the finale of one world war to the dramatic close of the second, War, Peace, and All That Jazz presents the story of some of the most exciting years in U.S. history. With the end of World War I, many Americans decided to live it up, going to movies, driving cars, and cheering baseball games a plenty. But alongside this post-WWI spree was high unemployment, hard times for farmers, ever-present racism, and, finally, the Depression, the worst economic disaster in
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Personality: Theory and Research - Lawrence A. Pervin, Daniel Cervone, Oliver P. JohnIntroduces the primary theoretical perspectives that guide contemporary research on personality and individual differences. This book also reviews a range of contemporary scientific findings on personality. It emphasises on how theory and research inform one another.
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Principles Of Biochemistry: Life At The Molecular Level - Donald Voet, Charlotte W. Pratt, Judith G. VoetVoet, Voet, and Pratt's "Fundamentals of Biochemistry", challenges students to better understand the chemistry behind the biological structure and reactions occurring in living systems. The third edition continues this tradition, and additionally incorporates coverage of recent research and an expanded focus on preparing and supporting students throughout the course. With the addition of new conceptual assessment content to WileyPLUS, students have the opportunity to assess their conceptual understanding of key introductory biochemistry concepts and retrain themselves on their misconceptions.
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March
Native American Heritage - Merwyn S. GarbarinoThis third edition of Gabarino's well-respected text retains the strengths of the earlier editions while providing updated information on American Indians past and present. It presents a broad overvieew of the diverse peoples known as Native Americans balanced with detailed information on the daily life of individual groups. The authors strive to give students better insights into the diversity of human adaptation and flexibility. This edition has black and white illustrations throughout the text.
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March
Operations and Process Management: Principles and Practice for Strategic Impact - Nigel Slack, Stuart Chambers, Robert Johnston, Alan BettsEveryone manages processes ...Everyone is an operations manager "...integrates services and manufacturing operations further than has been done before in any Operations Management textbook. This makes the book ideally suited for an MBA audience; who come from a multitude of organizational settings." --Par Ahlstrom, Professor of Operations Management, Chalmers University of Technology "This text places operations management clearly in context. I particularly like the emphasis on process management as a means of demonstrating the ubiquity of processes, even outside the traditional operations areas."
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March
Cuba: Between Reform and Revolution - Louis A. Pérez Jr.Spanning the history of the island from pre-Columbian times to the present, this highly acclaimed survey examines Cuba's political and economic development within the context of its international relations and continuing struggle for self-determination. The dualism that emerged in Cuban ideology--between liberal constructs of patria and radical formulations of nationality--is fully investigated as a source of both national tension and competing notions of liberty, equality, and justice. Perez integrates local and provincial developments with issues of class, race, and gender to give readers a full
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March
Pricing Photography: The Complete Guide to Assignment & Stock Prices - Michal HeronTopics discussed include practical information on the economics of photography, cutting-edge negotiation techniques, pricing guidance for photography buyers, how to structure prices to fit any type of market and usage, how to define prices in a way that guarantees long-term profitability, and the specifics of pricing electronic media. A must-have addition to every photographer’s bookshelf.
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March
What If?: Writing Exercises for Fiction Writers - Anne Bernays, Pamela PainterWhat If? is the first handbook for writers based on the idea that specific exercises are one of the most useful and provocative methods for mastering the art of writing fiction. With more than twenty-five years of experience teaching creative writing between them, Anne Bernays and Pamela Painter offer more than seventy-five exercises for both beginners and more experienced writers. These exercises are designed to develop and refine two basic skills: writing like a writer and, just as important, thinking like a writer. They deal with such topics as discovering where to start and end a story;