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May
The Fractal Geometry of Nature - Benoît B. MandelbrotClouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, and lightening does not travel in a straight line. The complexity of nature's shapes differs in kind, not merely degree, from that of the shapes of ordinary geometry, the geometry of fractal shapes. Now that the field has expanded greatly with many active researchers, Mandelbrot presents the definitive overview of the origins of his ideas and their new applications. The Fractal Geometry of Nature is based on his highly acclaimed earlier work, but has much broader and deeper coverage and more extensive illustrations.
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May
A+ Complete Study Guide (2nd) [With CD-ROM] - David Groth, Jarret W. Buse-- All the information you need to pass both A+ certification exams: Hardware and Operating Systems. -- In-depth, focused coverage of all the A+ exam objectives. -- CD contains hundreds of questions on an exclusive test engine which simulates the testing environment.
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May
Francisco de Goya: Life and Work - Elke Linda BuchholzFrancisco de Goya was a painter for the Spanish court in the late eighteenth century. Known today for his violent political murals depicting war and the Inquisition, Goya also painted portraits of women and children.
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May
Mastering German Vocabulary: A Practical Guide to Troublesome Words - Bruce DonaldsonHow often have you looked up an English word in a German dictionary only to be confronted by a bewildering array of German equivalents? This reference explains how to use over 2200 common German words correctly, using example sentences in German with English translations.
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May
Foreign and Second Language Learning: Language Acquisition Research and Its Implications for the Classroom - William LittlewoodThis text describes the most important studies and ideas about first language acquisition and how they have influenced and developed into studies of second language acquisition.
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May
The Nonprofit Marketing Guide: High-Impact, Low-Cost Ways to Build Support for Your Good Cause - Kivi Leroux MillerA nonprofit's real-world survival guide and nitty-gritty how-to handbookThis down-to-earth book shows how to hack through the bewildering jungle of marketing options and miles-long to-do lists to clear a marketing path that's right for your organization, no matter how understaffed or underfunded. You'll see how to shape a marketing program that starts from where you are now and grows with your organization, using smart and savvy communications techniques, both offline and online. Combining big-picture management and strategic decision-making with reader-friendly tips for implementing a marketing
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May
Public History: Essays from the Field - James B. GardnerThe practice of public history takes many forms and accommodates varied perspectives and interests, but the goal remains constant-to broaden the public's appreciation and understanding of the past. The twenty-six essays that comprise this volume provide an introduction to both the varieties of work in which public historians are engaged and the common purposes they share. Part I includes essays on the development of the field historically and the education of public historians. Parts II and III explore the diverse career paths and work contexts that define the field today. A new essay, On the Web:
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May
Society in Focus: An Introduction to Sociology (6th Edition) - William E. Thompson, Joseph V. HickeyThis comprehensive introductory text emphasizes the increasing diversity and globalization of societies everywhere, and the special role of mass media and information technology in contemporary society.
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May
Homeschooling: The Early Years: Your Complete Guide to Successfully Homeschooling the 3- to 8- Year-Old Child - Linda DobsonDiscover the Rewards of Homeschooling Your Young Child Young children are full of curiosity, imagination, and a sense of wonder. They're willing to try new things and possess a natural joy of discovery. Yet in a traditional school, these natural behavior traits are too often squelched. That's why more and more parents just like you are choosing to teach their children at home during these critical years—the years that lay the foundation for developing learning skills that last a lifetime. Inside, respected homeschooling author Linda Dobson shows you how homeschooling can work for you and your