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March
The Longest Day - Cornelius RyanTHE CLASSIC ACCOUNT OF THE ALLIED INVASION OF NORMANDY The Longest Day is Cornelius Ryan's unsurpassed account of D-Day, a book that endures as a masterpiece of military history. In this compelling tale of courage and heroism, glory and tragedy, Ryan painstakingly recreates the fateful hours that preceded and followed the massive invasion of Normandy to retell the story of an epic battle that would turn the tide against world fascism and free Europe from the grip of Nazi Germany. This book, first published in 1959, is a must for anyone who loves history, as well as for anyone who wants to
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March
Grob Basic Electronics [Student's Edition] - Bernard GrobProvides information on basic electronics education, this title includes problems and questions at the end of each chapter, sidebar features throughout the text, and a critical thinking component. It is presented in a full-color design, which allows students to read circuit diagrams and other important visuals easily.
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March
The New Information Professional: How to thrive in the Information Age doing what you love - Sue MyburghThis book looks at the role of the information professional in today’s changing environment and clarifies the many issues facing both practicing information managers and Library and Information Science students. It is a guide to provide navigation to the new and diverse career pathways available in the field.
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Applied Research Design: A Practical Guide - Terry Elizabeth Hedrick, Leonard Bickman, Debra J. RogTo help researchers and students make the transition from the classroom and laboratory to research in the real world, the authors reveal the pitfalls and suggest strategies to overcome problems in the design and planning of applied research. With a focus on how to refine research questions as real world events force deviations from the original research plan, they discuss how to study and monitor program implementation and statistical power analysis. They also explore how to assess the human and material resources that will be needed at different times while conducting an applied research design
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March
National Geographic Photography Field Guide: Secrets to Making Great Pictures - Peter K. Burian, Robert CaputoIn addition to countless millions of conventional film cameras, digital cameras will be found in one out of every two American households this year. This authoritative guide provides a handy, all-in-one reference for photographers using either medium (or both), combining the practical know-how of more than 50 outstanding professional photographers with National Geographic's world-renowned tradition of excellence and expertise. The Ultimate Field Guide to Photography presents ten easy-to-read chapters exploring every aspect of the digital revolution. With straightforward explanations of both
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March
The Norton Anthology of American Literature, Volume B: 1820-1865 - Nina BaymUnder Nina Baym s direction, the editors have considered afresh each selection and all the apparatus to make the anthology an even better teaching tool."
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March
Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die - Chip Heath, Dan HeathMark Twain once observed, “A lie can get halfway around the world before the truth can even get its boots on.” His observation rings true: Urban legends, conspiracy theories, and bogus public-health scares circulate effortlessly. Meanwhile, people with important ideas–business people, teachers, politicians, journalists, and others–struggle to make their ideas “stick.” Why do some ideas thrive while others die? And how do we improve the chances of worthy ideas? In Made to Stick, accomplished educators and idea collectors Chip and Dan Heath tackle head-on these vexing questions. Inside, the
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March
Music in the Early Twentieth Century: The Oxford History of Western Music - Richard TaruskinThe universally acclaimed and award-winning Oxford History of Western Music is the eminent musicologist Richard Taruskin's provocative, erudite telling of the story of Western music from its earliest days to the present. Each book in this superlative five-volume set illuminates-through a representative sampling of masterworks-the themes, styles, and currents that give shape and direction to a significant period in the history of Western music. Music in the Early Twentieth Century, the fourth volume in Richard Taruskin's history, looks at the first half of the twentieth century, from the
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March
Current Diagnosis & Treatment Emergency Medicine - C. Keith Stone, Roger HumphriesAn easy-to-use guide to the diagnosis, treatment, and managemenet of the full range of clinical conditions seen in emergency medicine For more than 70 years, professors, students, and clinicians have trusted LANGE for high-quality, current, concise medical information in a convenient, affordable, portable format. Whether for coursework, clerkships, USMLE prep, specialty board review, or patient care, there's a LANGE book that guarantees success. This updated edition in the trusted CURRENT series is valuable to anyone practicing in an emergency department or acute-care setting. It emphasizes
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March
My Elders Taught Me - John F. BoatmanIn this work, the author examines various aspects of a selection of Western Great Lakes American Indian philosophical traditions and beliefs. He combines over 40 years of stories, anecdotes, and observations learned from Western Great Lakes tribal elders into a coherent and thought-provoking philosophy text which challenges readers to look beyond their own cultural pre-possessions and discover a method of asking questions where the answers come from within.