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March
Organic Chemistry - G. Marc LoudonWith a reputation for outstanding scientific quality, Organic Chemistry by G. Marc Loudon is a textbook that students will actually want to read. This much-anticipated fourth edition continues its predecessors' popular and unique mechanistic approach within a functional group framework. Enhanced biological and biochemical material makes it ideal for chemistry majors as well as pre-medical and pre-pharmacy students taking a full-year, sophomore- level course. Loudon's excellent use of language and reader-friendly style transform organic chemistry into a logical, understandable, and exciting subject
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March
Music in the Late 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 Late Twentieth Century is the final installment of the set, covering the years from the end of World War II to the present. In these pages,
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March
A History of Asia - Rhoads MurpheyWritten by a leading scholar, "A History of Asia" is the only text to cover the area known as Monsoon Asia -- India, China, Southeast Asia, Korea, and Japan -- from the earliest of times to the present. Its extensive analysis integrates the complex and diverse political, social, intellectual, and economic histories of this area with an engaging and lively style. Popular because of its scope and coverage, the fifth edition of A History of Asia contains new, boxed features that emphasize cross-cultural comparisons and expanded treatment of Southeast Asia. Additionally, a timeline and discussion
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Integrating Music Into the Elementary Classroom [With CD (Audio)] - William M. Anderson, Joy E. LawrenceThe market-leading text for the Elementary School Music Methods course, INTEGRATING MUSIC IN THE ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM boasts an author team who helped set the national standards for teaching music in elementary schools. The first to emphasize the theme of integrating music throughout the school day, Anderson and Lawrence show future educators how to make music an effective part of the entire elementary curriculum. The text introduces the songs, instruments, sources of age-appropriate music, and methods of making music in a multicultural environment--making the text perfect for students with no
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Through Women's Eyes: An American History With Documents - Ellen Carol DuBois, Lynn DumenilThe first textbook for the survey course in American women's history to combine a compelling narrative with a wide array of written and visual primary sources, "Through Women's Eyes: An American History" is also the first to integrate women's history into U.S. history while ensuring a balanced sense of the broad diversity of American women. Modeling for students how historians gather and interpret evidence, DuBois and Dumenil provide a textbook rooted in recent scholarship yet accessible to all introductory students.
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Ideals and Ideologies (6th Edition) - Terence Ball, Richard DaggerPresenting key selections from a wide array of original sources, this collection covers the gamut of ideologies-from the classic "standards" to newly emerging ideologies-and puts students directly in touch with the thinkers and the ideas that have shaped our world. This new edition of Ball & Dagger's celebrated reader provides a wide range of ideological visions-right, left, center, and unorthodox. Ideals and Ideologies includes a generous sampling of key thinkers across the various traditions, modernizes the prose of long dead ones, and suggests the intellectual and political context in which
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Lincoln and the First Shot - Richard Nelson CurrentEncapsulating the important political and military issues on the eve of the Civil War! Lincoln had hoped to realize his firm determination to preserve the Union through peaceful and non-provocative measures. However, he was willing to accept war if he could avoid the blame for having started it. As events turned out, he was no more the aggressor than was Jefferson Davis. In these pages, Current retraces step by step the influences and events that shaped Lincoln's controversial April policy, beginning with the new president's rather furtive arrival in Washington and concluding with the mobilization
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The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Relationship Expert - John M. Gottman, Nan SilverJohn Gottman has revolutionized the study of marriage by using rigorous scientific procedures to observe the habits of married couples in unprecedented detail over many years. Here is the culmination of his life's work: the seven principles that guide couples on the path toward a harmonious and long-lasting relationship. Packed with practical questionnaires and exercises, The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work is the definitive guide for anyone who wants their relationship to attain its highest potential.
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The Healing Path of Yoga: Time-Honored Wisdom and Scientifically Proven Methods That Alleviate Stress, Open Your Heart, and Enrich Your Life - Nischala Joy Devi, Dean OrnishStress is now considered the foremost contributor to poor health and a major factor in causing heart disease, cancer, and a myriad of chronic and acute diseases. This book will make yoga a fundamental part of your quest for wellness and well-being, whether you are a novice or a current pactitioner. Nischala Joy Devi, a pioneer in the field of alternative healing and a renowned yoga expert, has spent years helping people realize the healthful and stress-controlling benefits of yoga. In 1982 she developed yoga-based retreats for Dr. Michael Lerner's now famous Commonweal Cancer Help Program. That
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The Midnight Zoo - Sonya HartnettTwo gypsy boys are fleeing through a war-ravaged country-side during the night carrying a secret bundle. The boys stumble across a town that has been reduced to smoking rubble, and a zoo that is still intact. When the boys take shelter in the zoo, they discover a menagerie of talking animals. Both the boys and the animals tell their tales and their desire for freedom. Like The Silver Donkey and The Ghost's Child, this is another beautiful fable-like tale that will move you to tears. It's a story that will appeal to all ages; as with any fine book that merges history with fantasy, adults will enjoy