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April
Principles of Conservation Biology - Gary K. Meffe, C. Ronald CarrollRevised and updated to include current case studies, this textbook addresses several themes including: population issues; community and ecosystem concerns; human dimensions; and the practical application of conservation biology in a real and complex world. This second edition of the text also features a new chapter on becoming more effective in the implementation of science in conservation policy.
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April
Clinical Laboratory Hematology - Shirlyn B. McKenzieIntended for both CLT (MLT) and CLS (MT) hematology and hemostasis courses, this text is designed for students at all levels of clinical laboratory science. In each chapter, two levels of objectives and questions are presented, allowing instructors to customize content to fit their specific course focus.
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April
The Modern Girl Around the World: Consumption, Modernity, and Globalization - Alys Eve Weinbaum, Lynn M. Thomas, Priti Ramamurthy, Uta G. Poiger, Madeleine Y. Dong, Tani E. Barlow, The Modern Girl around the World Research Group, Davarian L. Baldwin, MaryDuring the 1920s and 1930s, in cities from Beijing to Bombay, Tokyo to Berlin, Johannesburg to New York, the Modern Girl made her sometimes flashy, always fashionable appearance in city streets and cafes, in films, advertisements, and illustrated magazines. Modern Girls wore sexy clothes and high heels; they applied lipstick and other cosmetics. Dressed in provocative attire and in hot pursuit of romantic love, Modern Girls appeared on the surface to disregard the prescribed roles of dutiful daughter, wife, and mother. Contemporaries debated whether the Modern Girl was looking for sexual,
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April
Thai Phrasebook - Bruce Evans, Lonely PlanetThailand is the Land of Smiles. A grin shows companionship. A laugh shows forgiveness. But what if you need a second-class train ticket from Bangkok to Chiang Mai? Keep smiling - this phrasebook will show you the way. Did You Know? When people talk about the Thai language they are really referring to a Central Thai dialect that has succeeded in becoming the standard official language for the whole country. For this reason Thai is only spoken as a first language in the central provinces of the nation. As Thai is the official language of education, government and media it's basically understood
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April
Cognitive Neuroscience - Marie T. Banich, Rebecca J. ComptonThis text balances experimental and clinical perspectives with a survey of a variety of mental functions. In a conversational style, the authors provide clear, accessible explanations of difficult concepts, making use of analogies and case studies to illustrate them. A consistent structure throughout each chapter defines a mental function and the role of each part or parts of the brain in that function, followed by a discussion of what neuropsychological syndromes say about the cognitive and neural organization of the mental function.
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April
Quantum Computing since Democritus - Scott AaronsonWritten by noted quantum computing theorist Scott Aaronson, this book takes readers on a tour through some of the deepest ideas of maths, computer science and physics. Full of insights, arguments and philosophical perspectives, the book covers an amazing array of topics. Beginning in antiquity with Democritus, it progresses through logic and set theory, computability and complexity theory, quantum computing, cryptography, the information content of quantum states and the interpretation of quantum mechanics. There are also extended discussions about time travel, Newcomb's Paradox, the anthropic
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April
Go! with Microsoft PowerPoint 2007, Volume 1 - Shelley Gaskin, Alicia VargasThe primary goal of this GO! Series title is to teach Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 quickly and easily, with an approach that is based on clearly-defined projects. A key feature of the book is the use of Microsoft procedural syntax: steps begin with where the action is to take place, followed by the action itself. The instruction is error-free, clearly written, and logically arranged. This book provides users with the skills to solve business problems using the computer as a tool. GO! with Microsoft PowerPoint 2007, Volume 1, 1/e contains a CD-ROM for additional learning opportunities. This edition
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April
Operating System Concepts Essentials - Abraham Silberschatz, Peter Baer Galvin, Greg GagneStraightforward coverage of the core concepts of operating systems Open-source operating systems, virtual machines, and clusteredcomputing are among the leading fields of operating systems andnetworking that are rapidly changing. This book covers the coreconcepts of operating systems without any unnecessary jargon ortext. The authors put you on your way to mastering the fundamentalconcepts of operating systems while you also prepare fortoday's emerging developments. Covers the core concepts of operating systemsBypasses unnecessary and wordy text or jargonEncourages you to take your operating
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April
Come Look With Me: Art in Early America (Come Look with Me) (Come Look With Me) - Randy OsofskyWell suited for both individual and classroom use, Art in Early America pairs quality art reproductions with thought-provoking questions, encouraging children to learn through visual exploration and interaction. Thoughtful text introduces the world and work of the artist, making the most of a child's natural curiosity. Children are introduced to a variety of media and styles in American art of the 1700s and 1800s. History comes alive as children examine the de- sign of Samuel Mclntire's Gardner-Pingree House inside and out and imagine how it was lit during the day and night; they encounter Black
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April
Analysis of Financial Time Series - Ruey S. TsayProvides a comprehensive introduction to financial econometric models and their applications in modeling and predicting financial time series data. This title helps readers master key aspects of financial time series, including volatility modeling, neural network applications, and econometric modeling via computation-intensive methods.