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May
HumanKind - Tom Bernardin, Mark TutsselIn 2009 for “Earth Hour,” Leo Burnett moved over a billion people to action—that’s slightly more than one out of every seven people on the planet, the largest mass participation event ever. For the first time in Leo Burnett’s history, the company responsible for building some of the most beloved and popular brands in the world has decided to share its approach to creativity and brand building, revealing how to create brands that truly matter to people.  HumanKind is a book about people, purpose, and changing behavior, and is a firsthand look at marketing that serves true human needs and not
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May
Everyman and Medieval Miracle Plays (Everyman's Library) - Anonymous, A.C. CawleyMiracle plays were a popular form of entertainment throughout the Middle Ages, and part of the poetic and dramatic tradition on which Shakespeare drew. Everyman discovers what you can't take with you when you go. He beseeches in turn friends, family (one pleads 'cramp in my toe'), possessions ('I follow no man in such voyages'), and finally falls back on moral and religious values.
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May
West Virginia Politics and Government - Richard A. Brisbin Jr., Allan S. Hammock, Robert Jay Dilger, L. Christopher PleinWest Virginia Politics and Government offers the only recent study of politics in the Mountain State. Combining new empirical information about political behavior with a close examination of the capacity of the state’s government, this second edition is a comprehensive and pointed study of the ability of the state’s government to respond to the needs of a largely rural and relatively low-income population. The authors discuss public demands on state government, the shaping of the political agenda by interest groups, elections and the role of political parties, and the influence of the federal
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May
West Beyond the West - Jean BarmanCritically acclaimed since its publication in 1991, the BC history of choice has now been revised. Here is the story of Canada's westernmost province, beginning at the point of contact between Native peoples and Europeans and continuing up to 1995. Jean Barman tells the story by focusing not only on the history made by leaders in government but also by including the roles of women, immigrants, and Native peoples. She interweaves political, social, economic, and demographic events into an absorbing account that reveals the roots of contemporary British Columbia in all its diversity and apparent
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May
Introduction to Mathematical Logic - Elliott MendelsonThis established standard covers the basic topics for a first course in mathematical logic. In this edition, the author has added an extensive appendix on second-order logic, a section on set theory with urelements, and a section on the logic that results when we allow models with empty domains.
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May
Evil and the Justice of God - N.T. WrightMerit Award, 2007 Christianity Today Theology/Ethics Book With every earthquake and war, understanding the nature of evil and our response to it becomes more urgent. Evil is no longer the concern just of ministers and theologians but also of politicians and the media. We hear of child abuse, ethnic cleansing, AIDS, torture and terrorism, and rightfully we are shocked. But, N. T. Wright says, we should not be surprised. For too long we have naively believed in the modern idea of human progress. In contrast, postmodern thinkers have rightly argued that evil is real, powerful and important, but they
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May
Microelectronic Circuit Analysis and Design - Donald NeamenThis junior level electronics text provides a foundation for analyzing and designing analog and digital electronic circuits. Numerous new pedagogical features continue the tradition of providing an accessible approach to learning through clear writing and real-world pedagogy. The third edition includes numerous design examples, a new Design Application feature, problem solving technique pointers, Test Your Understanding questions at the end of every section, and chapter summary checkpoints to reinforce learning. The author, Don Neamen, has many years of experience as an Engineering Educator. His
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May
Uncovering the Past: A History of Archaeology - William H. Stiebing Jr.When one hears the words "archeology" or "archeologist," what may come to mind is a romantic image: Indiana Jones exploring exotic places in search of treasure & adventure. Indeed, novels, movies & popular accounts of archeological discoveries have made this widespread. Tales of abandoned cities, ruined temples, primeval monuments or ancient tombs kindle urges for adventure, exploration or treasure hunting that seems to lie beneath the surface of even the conventionally timid. Today, however, archeologists seek knowledge rather than intrinsically valuable objects. Their goal is to sweep
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May
Land of Volcanic Ash: A Play in Two Parts (Cornell University East Asia Papers, No. 40) (Cornell University East Asia Papers, No 40) - Kubo Sakae, David G. GoodmanKubo Sakae's Land of Volcanic Ash (Kazanbaichi) is recognized as the major socialist realist drama of pre-war Japan. The play, which describes the struggles of a reform-minded intellectual in the Hokkaido countryside, is based on events surrounding the famine of 1934.
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May
Time-Saver Standards for Urban Design - Donald WatsonThis work is a professional reference on the physical design of cities and urban places including communities and civic public places. The scope of the text is international and topics include preservation, renewal, patterns of settlement and sustainability.