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June
Thai for Advanced Readers - Benjawan Poomsan BeckerThe book introduces readers to various writing styles and offers a bridge to advanced reading and writing of the Thai language. Challenges readers to read Thai and keeps their attention with interesting cultural facts about Thailand. Also helps readers expand their Thai vocabulary in a systematic way. Two CDs follow along with lessons in the book.
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June
Geheime Mission - Hans J. Konig, Hans-Jost KönigA German language textbook giving twenty-five episodes of mystery and intrigue dealing with gangsters attempting to steal a secret formula for women's lipstick.
08
June
Basic Japanese-English Dictionary - Kokusai Kōryū KikinSpecifically designed for English-speakers learning Japanese, this new edition of the Basic Japanese-English Dictionary is the ideal reference tool for beginners studying Japanese as students, and for adults learning for business or leisure. The dictionary contains over 3,000 entries which, along with providing basic meanings and grammatical information, also distinguish between senses, list compounds, and give sample sentences and idiomatic expressions. Based on Japanese language teaching materials and studies of vocabulary in common use, the selection of vocabulary focuses on words in everyday
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June
Introduction to Metric and Topological Spaces - William A. SutherlandOne of the ways in which topology has influenced other branches of mathematics in the past few decades is by putting the study of continuity and convergence into a general setting. This book introduces metric and topological spaces by describing some of that influence. The aim is to move gradually from familiar real analysis to abstract topological spaces. The book is aimed primarily at the second-year mathematics student, and numerous exercises are included.
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June
The Literature of Australia: An Anthology - Nicholas Jose, Thomas Keneally“Unprecedented in the breadth of what it offers from both the ancient and the recent literature of my country.”—Thomas Keneally, from the foreword The result of a collaboration between Sydney’s Macquarie University and International PEN Sydney Centre, and funded by the Australia Council for the Arts and the Australian Research Council, The Literature of Australia gathers the most distinctive and most significant of the nation’s writing. Highlights include: Coverage of over two hundred years of literature in all genres, from the 1700s to the present, and over 500 entries from 307 different
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June
The Essential Historiography Reader - Caroline Hoefferle"The Essential Historiography Reader, " not only details the history of historical practice and explains historical theories and philosophies in language that is accessible to college undergraduates, it also provides excerpts to illustrate these historical approaches and help students to identify them in their own writing and in the writings of contemporary historians. The book is organized into two main parts. The first part traces the origins of contemporary American historical traditions to their roots in ancient Greece and explains how the profession of history emerged and developed in Europe
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June
The Paradox of American Power: Why the World's Only Superpower Can't Go It Alone - Joseph S. Nye, Jr.Not since the Roman Empire has any nation had as much economic, cultural, and military power as the United States does today. Yet, as has become all too evident through the terrorist attacks of September 11th and the impending threat of the acquisition of nuclear weapons by Iran, that power is not enough to solve global problems--like terrorism, environmental degradation, and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction--without involving other nations. Here Joseph S. Nye, Jr. focuses on the rise of these and other new challenges and explains clearly why America must adopt a more cooperative
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June
The Primary Care Provider's Guide to Compensation and Quality: How to Get Paid and Not Get Sued - Carolyn BuppertIncludes A Free CD-ROM With Customizable Forms And Checklists. This Book Links Quality And Reimbursement Issues, Using A Systems Approach That Clinicians May Incorporate Into Their Practice. Updated To Provide Practical Advice For Primary Care Providers (Pcps) About Major Trends That Have Emerged Over The Past Five Years, Such As Growing Patient Enrollment In Managed Care Health Plans, Performance Evaluation Of Pcps By Outside Agencies, And The Dramatic Increase In Billing Being Audited.
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June
The Norton Reader: An Anthology of Nonfiction - Linda H. Peterson, John C. BreretonShelfwear w/crease down middle of cover. Creased and curled corners. Scuffed edges.Some folded corners on content pages. No markings noticed. Red number on bottom of page ends. Shoe print inside front cover.
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June
Semantics - John I. SaeedSemantics provides an engaging introduction to semantics for readers new to the subject. The book discusses semantic phenomena from a wide range of languages. Each chapter contains exercises to allow the reader to explore t he issues raised, and suggestions for further readings.