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Ion Channels of Excitable Membranes, Third Edition - Bertil HilleISBN: 0878933212 9780878933211 Abstract: This fully revised and expanded third edition of "Ionic Channels of Excitable Membranes" describes the known channels and their physiological functions, then develops the conceptual background needed to understand their architecture and molecular mechanisms of operation. Description: txviii, 814 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm. Contents: tIntroduction -- Description of channels -- Classical biophysics of the squid giant axon -- Superfamily of voltage-gated channels -- Voltage-gated calcium channels -- Potassium channels and chloride channels --
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The Geologic Time Scale 2012 - F M Gradstein"The Geologic Time Scale 2012," winner of a 2012 PROSE Award Honorable Mention for Best Multi-volume Reference in Science from the Association of American Publishers, is the framework for deciphering the history of our planet Earth. The authors have been at the forefront of chronostratigraphic research and initiatives to create an international geologic time scale for many years, and the charts in this book present the most up-to-date, international standard, as ratified by the International Commission on Stratigraphy and the International Union of Geological Sciences. This 2012 geologic time
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Crossing Cultures in the Language Classroom - Andrea DeCapua, Ann C. WintergerstCrossing Cultures in the Language Classroom links theory with experiential activities that will be helpful for use in teacher training or certificate programs. The goals of this book for the teacher educator are to expand cultural awareness, to acquire an in-depth understanding of what culture is and its relationship to language, and to comprehend and implement observations of cultural similarities and differences. Topics discussed in the book include: culture shock nonverbal communication societal roles pragmatics. A great in-service workshop text or teacher training programs.
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Archaeologies of the Future: The Desire Called Utopia and Other Science Fictions - Fredric JamesonIn an age of globalization characterized by the dizzying technologies of the First World and the social disintegration of the Third, is the concept of utopia still meaningful? Archaeologies of the Future, Jameson’s most substantial work since Postmodernism, Or, the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism, investigates the development of this form since Thomas More, and interrogates the functions of utopian thinking in a post-Communist age. The relationship between utopia and science fiction is explored through the representations of otherness - alien life and alien worlds - and a study of the works of
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Data Structures, Algorithms, and Software Principles in C - Thomas A. StandishUsing C, this book develops the concepts and theory of data structures and algorithm analysis step by step, proceeding from concrete examples to abstract principles. The material is unified by the use of recurring themes such as efficiency, recursion, representation and trade-offs. Important software engineering concepts are also covered, including modularity, abstract data types and information hiding, as well as new developments such as risk-based software, life cycle models and object-oriented programming.
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The Hodges Harbrace Handbook, 18th Edition - Cheryl Glenn, Loretta S. GrayContinuously evolving to address the needs of today's students, THE HODGES HARBRACE HANDBOOK, 18E, guides student writers in developing their understanding of the rhetorical situation. This understanding enables even those students with minimal experience or confidence in their writing to learn to write more effectively--to choose the most pertinent information, arrange it well, and use the most appropriate language when writing for an audience. This grammar-first handbook provides comprehensive coverage of grammar, style, punctuation, mechanics, writing, and research--all presented in the context
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Мировая политика: учебник - Лебедева МаринаИзложены проблемы мировой политики. Произведен исторический экскурс в период формирования современной политической системы, приведены теоретические школы международных отношений и мировой политики, рассмотрены ведущие тенденции политического развития мира (глобализация, локализация, изоляционизм, интеграция, дезинтеграция, демократизация, развитие авторитарных процессов), а также основные проблемы - безопасности, экологические, современных конфликтов и т.д. Большое внимание уделено тому, как изменения, происходящие на уровне политической системы мира, прежде всего расслоение государств и
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Survey of ECON (with Printed Access Card) - Robert L. SextonCreated through a "student-tested, faculty-approved" review process with more than 150 students and faculty, Survey of ECON is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners. Survey of ECON clearly demonstrates the exciting, practical role that economics plays in everyday life with its innovative approach. Award-winning author Robert Sexton uses a dynamic writing style within a presentation that reads like a business periodical. Brief easy-to-digest sections, built-in review questions, and memorable pop culture examples demonstrate the relevance of
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Really Learn 100 Phrasal Verbs - Dilys  ParkinsonA teach-yourself workbook to help learners gain a thorough understanding of the meaning and grammar of 100 essential phrasal verbs through guided practice and examples.
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Judicial Process in America - Robert A. CarpA thorough revision of a tried and true classic, the seventh edition of Judicial Process in America offers a comprehensive study of the American judicial system that integrates new scholarship and original research. Including analysis of the courts at all levels, the authors cover judges, lawyers, and litigants, as well as the powerful variables that influence judicial decision making, effectively linking the courts to public policy. In response to feedback from adopters, the authors have increased their coverage of state courts and further explore the impact of race, gender, and socio-economic