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English Words from Latin and Greek Elements - Donald M. Ayers, R.L. CherrySince 1965, Donald Ayers' English Words from Latin and Greek Elements has helped thousands of students to a broader vocabulary by showing them how to recognize classical roots in modern English words. Its second edition, published in 1986, has confirmed that vocabulary is best taught by root, not rote. The importance of learning classical word roots is already acknowledged by vocabulary texts that devote chapters to them. Why a whole book based on this approach? Ayers' text exposes students to a wider range of roots, introduces new English words in context sentences, and reinforces vocabulary
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A Primer of Ecclesiastical Latin - John F. CollinsThis book aims to give the student within one year the ability to read ecclesiastical Latin. It includes the Latin of Jerome's Bible and that of canon law, liturgy, scholastic philosophers, Ambrosian hymns, and papal bulls.
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Digital Systems: Principles and Applications - Ronald J. Tocci, Gregory L. Moss, Neal S. WidmerOffers clear and thorough presentation of foundation principles that have proven effective with students for decades. In addition, it retains the application of the principles to conventional, standard IC technology.
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Earth Structure: An Introduction to Structural Geology and Tectonics - Ben A. Van Der Pluijm, Stephen MarshakEarth Structure shows how assemblages of structures relate to different geological settings in the context of plate tectonics. Chapters are self-contained modules that can be arranged in various sequences depending on instructor preference, and the book uses a conversational writing style, employing familiar analogies and field examples. Mathematical analysis, where used in the book, is kept at a basic level. Popular features include: Self-contained chapters on deformation mechanisms (both brittle and plastic) and deformation products (fractures, faults, folds, and fabrics) that allow instructors
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Economic Approaches to Organizations - Sytse Douma, Hein SchreuderAssuming no prior knowledge of economics this text should be suitable for one- or two-semester courses in managerial economics and related courses in business, organization or management. The focus of the text is on the analysis of organizations from an economic perspective. The text explains in a non-technical way, the behavioural theory of the firm, agency theory, transaction cost economics and recent economic contributions to strategic management and evolutionary theory. The third edition of this text has been updated, with stronger coverage of the Internet whilst retaining its
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The Making Of The English Landscape - W.G. Hoskins'No one before has ever brought out with quite the same vividness the historical background of the country all around us' - "Guardian" - a classic of English landscape history, reissued in its fiftieth anniversary year. First published in 1955 by Hodder, "The Making Of The English Landscape" is a classic of English history. It was the first book to study, literally, the history of the landscape, and also the first to explode the myth that the English landscape was 'formed by enclosures'. Instead W. G. Hoskins traces the beauty and oddities of the English landscape further back, from pre-Roman
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Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey Into the Evangelical Subculture in America - Randall BalmerThis volume is a journey into the world conservative Christians in America. Balmer adds two chapters to this edition, one on the popular 'painter of light' Thomas Kinkade, and one on Rick Warren, author of 'The Purpose-Driven Life'.
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Environmental Chemistry - Colin Baird, Michael CannColin Baird’s Environmental Chemistry presents the most balanced coverage of the environmental chemistry of natural systems on the market, and is the only text available to successfully target an audience with only general chemistry as a pre-requisite. With the addition of new co-author, Michael Cann from the University of Scranton, the new Third Edition becomes the first in the field to incorporate green chemistry into every chapter.
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The Mysteries of Udolpho - Ann RadcliffeWith The Mysteries of Udolpho, Ann Radcliffe raised the Gothic romance to a new level and inspired a long line of imitators. Portraying her heroine's inner life, creating a thick atmosphere of fear, and providing a gripping plot that continues to thrill readers today, The Mysteries of Udolpho is the story of orphan Emily St. Aubert, who finds herself separated from the man she loves and confined within the medieval castle of her aunt's new husband, Montoni. Inside the castle, she must cope with an unwanted suitor, Montoni's threats, and the wild imaginings and terrors that threaten to overwhelm
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The Return of the Soldier - Rebecca West, Norman Price, Verlyn KlinkenborgSet during World War I on an isolated country estate just outside London, Rebecca West’s haunting novel The Return of the Soldier follows Chris Baldry, a shell-shocked captain suffering from amnesia, as he makes a bittersweet homecoming to the three women who have helped shape his life. Will the devoted wife he can no longer recollect, the favorite cousin he remembers only as a childhood friend, and the poor innkeeper’s daughter he once courted leave Chris to languish in a safe, dreamy past—or will they help him recover his memory so that he can return to the front? The answer is revealed through