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June
Textbook of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology - Donald E. ThrallUser-friendly and comprehensive, this essential resource covers all aspects of canine, feline, and equine diagnostic radiology and interpretation. It features relevant coverage of the physics of radiology, CT, and MRI, as well as valuable information on patient positioning and management, radiographic technique and safety measures, normal and abnormal anatomy, radiographic viewing and interpretation, and alternative imaging modalities. This edition features more than 500 additional images, a new chapter on the principles of digital imaging, and expanded coverage of brain and spinal cord imaging.
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June
Materials for Civil & Highway Engineers - Kenneth N. DerucherThis book covers the basic concepts of civil and highway engineering materials, including current environmental concerns and construction trends. The authors outline the appropriate laboratory test procedures for quality control and provide a complete list of ASTM standards. Discusses the engineering performance of concrete, cements, asphalts, soil, aggregate, timber, metals, and plastics. Contains coverage of environmental concerns, emphasizing considerations regarding hazardous materials and waste disposal, contaminated soil, and remedial options. Includes a chapter on "Miscellaneous Material"
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June
Remembering Survival: Inside a Nazi Slave-Labor Camp - Christopher R. BrowningA remarkable story of survival for almost three hundred Jews who live to recount the brutalities of a Nazi work camp. In 1972 the Hamburg State Court acquitted Walter Becker, the German chief of police in the Polish city of Starachowice, of war crimes committed against Jews. Thirty years before, Becker had been responsible for liquidating the nearby Jewish ghetto, sending nearly 4,000 Jews to their deaths at Treblinka and 1,600 to slave-labor factories. The shocking acquittal, delivered despite the incriminating eyewitness testimony of survivors, drives this author’s inquiry. Drawing on the
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June
All in the Timing - David IvesThe world according to David Ives is a very odd place, and his plays constitute a virtual stress test of the English language -- and of the audience's capacity for disorientation and delight. Ives's characters plunge into black holes called "Philadelphias," where the simplest desires are hilariously thwarted. Chimps named Milton, Swift, and Kafka are locked in a room and made to re-create Hamlet. And a con man peddles courses in a dubious language in which "hello" translates as "velcro" and "fraud" comes out as "freud." At once enchanting and perplexing, incisively intelligent and
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June
Race in North America: Origins and Evolution of a Worldview - Audrey SmedleyIn a sweeping work that traces the idea of race for more than three centuries, Audrey Smedley shows that “race” is a cultural invention that began to appear around the turn of the eighteenth century. In its origin, race was not a product of science but a folk ideology reflecting a new form of social stratification and a rationalization for inequality among the peoples of North America. This third edition incorporates recently published new source materials on the history of race ideology. Because “race” now has global manifestations, it also introduces the work of scholars who are examining the
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June
New GRE 2011-2012 Premier - Kaplan Inc.ALL NEW FOR THE AUGUST 2011 TEST CHANGE! The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is taken by college graduates looking to gain entrance to graduate school in business, the arts, sciences, and humanities. With an increasing number of graduate and business school applicants and an increasing number of GRE test-takers—now a complete test overhaul by the test-maker—a high GRE score is critical to set yourself apart from the competition. New GRE 2011-2012 Premier is a comprehensive package that includes a book, CD-ROM, and online companion with in-depth strategies, test information, and practice questions to
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June
The Poetics of American Song Lyrics - Charlotte Pence, Lamar Alexander, Gordon Ball, Adam Bradley, David Caplan, Wyn Cooper, David Daniel, Stephen M. Deusner, Claudia Emerson, Beth Ann Fennelly, Keith Flynn, Jesse Graves, Peter Guralnick, John Paul Hampst"The Poetics of American Song Lyrics" is the first collection of academic essays that regards songs as literature and that identifies intersections between the literary histories of poems and songs. The essays by well-known poets and scholars including Pulitzer Prize winner Claudia Emerson, Peter Guralnick, Adam Bradley, David Kirby, Kevin Young, and many others, locate points of synthesis and separation so as to better understand both genres and their crafts. The essayists share a desire to write on lyrics in a way that moves beyond sociological, historical, and autobiographical approaches and
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June
Computing Attitude and Affect in Text: Theory and Applications - James G. Shanahan, Yan QuHuman Language Technology (HLT) and Natural Language Processing (NLP) systems have typically focused on the "factual" aspect of content analysis. Other aspects, including pragmatics, opinion, and style, have received much less attention. However, to achieve an adequate understanding of a text, these aspects cannot be ignored. The chapters in this book address attitude, affect, and subjective opinion. Various conceptual models and computational methods are presented, including distinguishing attitudes from simple factual assertions; distinguishing between the author s reports from reports of other
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June
Vis-a-vis: Beginning French - Evelyne Amon, Judith A. Muyskens, Alice C. Omaggio HadleyThe aim of this book is to promote a balanced four-skills approach to learning French through a wide variety of listening, speaking, reading and writing activities, while introducing students to the richness and diversity of the Francophone world.