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April
Essentials of Human Nutrition - Jim Mann, A. Stewart TruswellNutrition is pivotal to every aspect of human health. In psychical and mental development and from conception to death, good nutrition ensures optimum human performance in all areas of life. The consequences of poor nutrition are clearly seen in developed and developing countries alike, in the types of illness that prevail and the most common causes of premature death. Essentials of Human Nutrition has already astablished itself as the most reliable and accessible textbook for students embarking on courses in human nutrition. It has been adopted as a course textbook in several countriers and has
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April
Laboratory Manual in Physical Geology - Richard M. BuschRevised throughout for enhanced clarity and accuracy - and with a greater emphasis on the process of science - this user-friendly, best-selling laboratory manual examines the basic principles of geology and their applications to everyday life. Students are encouraged to view these principles in terms of natural resources, natural hazards, and human risks. This trusted resource features contributions from highly regarded geologists and geoscience educators, with an exceptional illustration program by Dennis Tasa.
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April
Zollinger's Atlas of Surgical Operations, Ninth Edition - Robert M. Zollinger Jr., E. Christopher EllisonThe classic step-by-step atlas of general surgery procedures – now in color and updated with the latest laparoscopic operations A Doody's Core Title for 2011! 1615 color-highlighted illustrations "...a beautifully illustrated atlas of modern surgical procedures....While in other atlases line drawings may simplify and operative photographs may add realism, the illustrations in this atlas allow the surgeon to visualize both the anatomy and the operation. Beyond this, the softly colored illustrations are aesthetically pleasing and invite reading of the accompanying
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April
The Musician's Business and Legal Guide - Mark HalloranDemystifies the music business and the indecipherable body of law which shapes it! Provides vital information about how the Internet is changing the way music is marketed and sold. Expanded/updated information on the impact of the Internet on legal and business issues. Appendix includes names; URL and mailing addresses of major industry associations and organizations, as well as a list of the important industry publications. Definitive in scope and written specifically for musicians and songwriters by top professionals currently working in the industry, this book provides substantive information
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April
The Migration Ecology of Birds - Ian NewtonThis book presents an up-to-date, detailed and thorough review of the most fascinating ecological findings of bird migration. It deals with all aspects of this absorbing subject, including the problems of navigation and vagrancy, the timing and physiological control of migration, the factors that limit their populations, and more. Author, Ian Newton, reveals the extraordinary adaptability of birds to the variable and changing conditions across the globe, including current climate change. This adventurous book places emphasis on ecological aspects, which have received only scant attention in
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April
The Da Vinci Code - Dan BrownAn ingenious code hidden in the works of Leonardo da Vinci. A desperate race through the cathedrals and castles of Europe. An astonishing truth concealed for centuries . . . unveiled at last. While in Paris, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is awakened by a phone call in the dead of the night. The elderly curator of the Louvre has been murdered inside the museum, his body covered in baffling symbols. As Langdon and gifted French cryptologist Sophie Neveu sort through the bizarre riddles, they are stunned to discover a trail of clues hidden in the works of Leonardo da Vinci—clues visible for all
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April
Understanding Generalist Practice - Karen K. Kirst-Ashman, Grafton H. Hull Jr.Organized around the authors' coherent and cohesive Generalist Intervention Model, this introductory guide to generalist social work practice gives you the knowledge and skills needed to work with individuals and families, as well as the foundation knowledge from a generalist perspective to work with groups, communities, and organizations. The authors fully explore the interrelationship between micro, mezzo, and macro levels of social work practice. This edition reflects the latest Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards with empowerment and strengths perspectives for partnering with
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April
Language Shift and Cultural Reproduction: Socialization, Self and Syncretism in a Papua New Guinean Village - Don KulickDon Kulick's book is an anthropological study of language and cultural change among a small group of people living in the Sepik region of Papua New Guinea. He examines why the villagers of Gapun are abandoning their vernacular in favor of Tok Pisin, the most widely spoken language in Papua New Guinea, despite their attachment to their own language as a source of identity and as a tie to their lands. He draws on an examination of village language socialization process and on Marshall Sahlins's ideas about structure and event.
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April
The Public Domain: Enclosing the Commons of the Mind - James BoyleIn this enlightening book James Boyle describes what he calls the range wars of the information age—today’s heated battles over intellectual property. Boyle argues that just as every informed citizen needs to know at least something about the environment or civil rights, every citizen should also understand intellectual property law. Why? Because intellectual property rights mark out the ground rules of the information society, and today’s policies are unbalanced, unsupported by evidence, and often detrimental to cultural access, free speech, digital creativity, and scientific innovation. Boyle
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April
Norton Recorded Anthology of Western Music, Volume 1: Ancient to Baroque - J. Peter BurkholderThe Norton Recorded Anthology of Western Music includes professional recordings (many brand new) of all works in the anthology on two six-CD sets, of which this is volume 1.