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The Compact NASA Atlas of the Solar System - Ronald GreeleyWithout sacrificing any of the detail or breadth of the full-size edition, the essential reference source for maps of every planet, moon, or small body investigated by NASA missions is now available in a convenient, portable format. Featuring over 150 maps, 214 color illustrations and a gazetteer that lists the names of all features officially approved by the International Astronomical Union, The Compact NASA Atlas of the Solar System includes the full range of information gathered from NASA missions throughout the Solar System. Compiled by the US Geological Survey, this atlas includes:
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Political Evil: What It Is and How to Combat It - Alan WolfeA timely, eye-opening examination of political evil, a concept widely misunderstood and desperately in need of clarification in our ever more chaotic world. In an age of genocide, terrorism, ethnic cleansing, and torture, evil threatens us in ways radically different from tsunamis and financial panics. Nature unleashes its wrath and people rush to help the victims. Evil shows its face and we are paralyzed over how to respond. It was not always this way. During the twentieth century, thinkers as diverse as Hannah Arendt, Reinhold Niebuhr, Arthur Koestler, and George Orwell made evil central to
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Musical Acoustics - Donald E. HallMusical acoustics presents a unique opportunity to see science and art working together. This book is a balanced presentation of all aspects of musical acoustics. It explains how our ears and brains interpret musical events, and connects traditional physical analyses to musical reality. The purpose of the book is two fold: (1) To help students use simple physical concepts as tools for understanding how music works, and (2) To use students' interest in music to motivate the study and appreciation of scientific methods. Any given chapter will challenge students with several points that are not
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The Poems of Hesiod - Hesiod, R.M. Frazer"Besides Homer, there is Hesiod." These words still contain much truth today. Hesiod is a very important poet, and for this reason his two surviving poems, Theogony and Works and Days, deserve to be presented as accurately and attractively as possible. R. M. Frazer has done this: His new translations are faithful to the matter and spirit of the originals, and his commentary makes the poems understandable and enjoyable. Hesiod is the first Greek and, therefore, the first European we can know as a real person, for, unlike Homer, he tells us about himself in his poems. Hesiod seems to have been a
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Euripides: With an English Commentary - EuripidesFrederick Apthorp Paley (1815 1888) published Volume 1 of his English commentary on Euripides in 1857. It contains the Greek text of seven of Euripides' most popular plays: Rhesus, Medea, Hippolytus, Alcestis, Heraclidae, Supplices and Troades, each with an introductory essay. Paley's detailed commentary is given at the foot of each page of Greek text. It discusses Euripides' language and style, explaining difficult grammatical structures, syntax and vocabulary; poetic form and Euripides' innovative approach to composing tragedy; textual variation between manuscripts; the historical and literary
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Psychology: Concepts and Connections - Spencer A. RathusRich in reader-friendly features and up-to-the-minute research, Spencer Rathus's Tenth Edition of PSYCHOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND CONNECTIONS, MEDIA & RESEARCH UPDATE EDITION makes your students' introduction to psychology a meaningful, personal experience. Rathus connects the core concepts of psychology to the events and issues students encounter every day. The book explains classic theories and the latest discoveries in a clear, accessible style intended to reach out to students-without sacrificing Rathus's commitment to showing psychology as the rigorous science that it is. Throughout the text,
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Believing is Seeing: Observations on the Mysteries of Photography - Errol MorrisSelected by The New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of the Year Academy Award-wining filmmaker Errol Morris investigates the hidden truths behind a series of documentary photographs. In Believing Is Seeing Academy Award-winning director Errol Morris turns his eye to the nature of truth in photography. In his inimitable style, Morris untangles the mysteries behind an eclectic range of documentary photographs, from the ambrotype of three children found clasped in the hands of an unknown soldier at Gettysburg to the indelible portraits of the WPA photography project. Each essay in the
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Stepfamilies - Roni BergerStepfamilies: A Multi-Dimensional Perspective contains recent research and information that will help readers understand the characteristics, dynamics, needs, and issues of unique stepfamilies. Based on direct experiences with several types of stepfamilies, this book discusses new guidelines and strategies for working with remarried couples, stepparents and stepchildren, stepsiblings, and extended families.
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Africa South of the Sahara: A Geographical Interpretation (Texts In Regional Geography) - Robert StockThis authoritative text provides a broad introduction to the geography of Africa south of the Sahara. Exploring contemporary issues without losing sight of their historical roots, the volume analyzes the sociocultural, political, economic, and environmental processes that shape resource use and development in this rapidly changing region. Students gain a balanced view of the continent’s trials and triumphs—from postcolonial political strife and the devastating impact of HIV/AIDS to progress toward democratization and sustainable growth.
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Public Health: Career Choices That Make a Difference - Bernard J. TurnockPublic Health: Career Choices That Make A Difference Is The First Book About Public Health Workers, Both Current And Future, And What They Do. This Book Offers Basic Information For Those Considering A Career In Public Health. This Innovative Title Emphasizes Key Aspects Of The Work Of Different Public Health Occupations And Titles In Order To Provide An Understanding Of The Tasks Of Public Health Jobs And Careers.