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April
From Hobbits to Hollywood: Essays on Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings - Ernest MathijsPeter Jackson's film version of The Lord of the Rings (2001-2003) is the grandest achievement of 21st century cinema so far. But it is also linked to topical and social concerns including war, terrorism, and cultural imperialism. Its style, symbols, narrative, and structure seem always already linked to politics, cultural definition, problems of cinematic style, and the elemenal mythologies that most profoundly capture our imaginations. From Hobbits to Hollywood: Essays on Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings treats Jackson's trilogy as having two conditions of existence: an aesthetic and a
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April
Calculus: An Intuitive and Physical Approach - Morris KlineApplication-oriented introduction relates the subject as closely as possible to science. In-depth explorations of the derivative, the differentiation and integration of the powers of x, and theorems on differentiation and antidifferentiation lead to a definition of the chain rule and examinations of trigonometric functions, logarithmic and exponential functions, techniques of integration, polar coordinates, much more. Clear-cut explanations, numerous drills, illustrative examples. 1967 edition. Solution guide available upon request.
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April
Linear Programming and Network Flows - Mokhtar S. Bazaraa, John J. Jarvis, Hanif D. SheraliNow in its third, comprehensively updated edition, this esteemed text addresses the problem of minimizing or maximizing a linear function in the presence of linear equality or inequality constraints Addresses the practical aspects of building LP models, solving them on the computer, and interpreting LP solutions Network flows such as water supply systems, communications systems, and railroad and highway patterns are used as illustrative examples to analyze solution sets or possibilities, and to show how these sets can change when some elements in the system fail
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April
The Artful Edit: On the Practice of Editing Yourself - Susan BellThe Artful Edit explores the many-faceted and often misunderstood—or simply overlooked—art of editing. Brimming with examples, quotes, and case studies that include an illuminating discussion of Max Perkins's editorial collaboration with F. Scott Fitzgerald on The Great Gatsby, this book proves how fundamental editing is to great writing. Bell also offers strategic tips and exercises for self-editing, and a series of remarkable interviews, that take us into the studios of established authors such as Michael Ondaatje, Tracy Kidder, and Ann Patchett to learn from their various approaches to shaping
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April
Marketing - BoundlessThe Boundless Marketing textbook is a college-level, introductory textbook that covers the exciting subject of Marketing. Boundless works with subject matter experts to select the best open educational resources available on the web, review the content for quality, and create introductory, college-level textbooks designed to meet the study needs of university students. This textbook covers: An Overview of Marketing -- Marketing, The Marketing Orientation Evolution, Contemporary Relationship Marketing, Value Based Marketing, Importance of Marketing, Evaluating Marketing Performance Marketing
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April
D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths - Ingri d'Aulaire, Edgar Parin d'AulaireHere are the gods, goddesses, and legendary figures of ancient Greece--mighty Zeus, with his fistful of thunderbolts; gray-eyed Athena, goddess of wisdom; Helios, the sun; greedy King Midas--lavishly depicted by Caldecott winners Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire. In a relaxed and humorous tone, these splendid artists bring to life the myths that have inspired great European literature and art through the ages, creating a book readers of all ages will cherish. "For any child fortunate enough to have this generous book...the kings and heroes of ancient legend will remain forever matter-of-fact; the
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April
The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Civil War - Alan AxelrodIncludes a listing of Civil War re-enactments! A comprehensive overview of America's bloodiest war-from the first shots fired at Fort Sumter to Lee's surrender at Appomattox. Featuring a clear chronology of major events and detailed explanations of key battles, this second edition includes: � Instructions on how to trace Civil War ancestry � An in-depth look at the weaponry � Coverage of the lesser-known but still pivotal battles � An expanded glossary and appendixes, and more
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April
CWNA Certified Wireless Network Administrator & CWSP Certified Wireless Security Professional All-in-One Exam Guide (PW0-104 & PW0-204) - Tom CarpenterGet complete coverage of all the material included on the CWNA and CWSP exams inside this comprehensive resource. Written by a wireless systems expert, this authoritative guide covers exams PW0-104 and PW0-204 in full detail. You'll find learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, practice exam questions, and in-depth explanations. Designed to help you pass these challenging exams with ease, this definitive volume also serves as an essential on-the-job reference. It covers all exam topics, including: wireless standards, organizations, and applications; radio frequency;
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April
Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction - Mary Vining Radomski, Catherine A. Trombly LathamThe definitive work on occupational therapy for physical dysfunction returns in its Sixth Edition, with reputable co-editors and clinical, academic, and consumer contributors. This text provides a current and well-rounded view of the field- from theoretical rationale to evaluation, treatment, and follow-up. Through the Occupational Functioning Model (OFM), the Sixth Edition continues to emphasize the conceptual foundation and scientific basis for practice, including evidence to support the selection of appropriate assessments and interventions. NEW TO THIS EDITION: Student DVD with video clips
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April
Writing for Computer Science - Justin ZobelA complete update to a classic, respected resource Invaluable reference, supplying a comprehensive overview on how to undertake and present research