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August
We the People: An Introduction to American Politics - Benjamin Ginsberg, Theodore J. Lowi, Margaret WeirThe best book for engaging students in American politics is also the most effective for helping students study and learn. We the People emphasizes the ways that government and politics matter and the ways that people can get involved in politics and influence government. In the Eighth Edition, We the People offers a more contemporary approach to engage students in American politics with new features based on how today s students study and learn. New pedagogical features, such as highly visual Who Are Americans? units and Focus Questions that recur throughout the chapter, help students engage with
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August
Melville's Short Novels: Authoritative Texts, Contexts, Criticism - Herman Melville, Dan McCallEach text has been carefully edited and annotated for student readers. As his writing reflects, Melville was extraordinarily well read. "Contexts" collects important sources for each novel, including writings by Ralph Waldo Emerson, Amasa Delano, and Nathaniel Hawthorne. "Criticism" includes twenty-eight essays about the novels sure to promote classroom discussion. Contributors include Leo Marx, Elizabeth Hardwick, Frederick Busch, Robert Lowell, Herschel Parker, Carolyn L. Karcher, Thomas Mann, and Hannah Arendt. A Selected Bibliography is included.
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Cengage Advantage Books: A Pocketful of Prose: Vintage Short Fiction, Volume I, Revised Edition - David MaddenSave money with CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: POCKETFUL OF PROSE: VINTAGE SHORT FICTION, VOLUME I! An inexpensive alternative to the more expensive anthologies, this slim volume contains only the essentials of the most familiar and most taught favorites. The Quick and Easy Guide for Critical Reading, located conveniently for easy access, contains questions that center your study of the works in the book and also serve as a useful guide for reading any work, in or outside of class.
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Doing Ethics: Moral Reasoning and Contemporary Issues - Lewis VaughnDoing Ethics is really three books in one: a clear and comprehensible introduction to ethical theory, a practical guide for applying critical thinking skills to contemporary moral issues, and an anthology of readings in applied ethics. Substantial pedagogy reinforces core concepts and spurs students own thinking throughout. The Second Edition includes 38 new readings and 2 new topics, but the price has remained the same as the First Edition, making Doing Ethics the best value by far, for students."
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August
Wrestling the Word: The Hebrew Scriptures and the Christian Believer - Carolyn J. SharpThis lively book for introductory Old Testament classes offers an appealing illustration of how faith and academic study can work together, motivating and equipping Christian believers to turn to the Old Testament as a profound resource for their daily negotiations of faith, identity, and culture. Throughout, Carolyn J. Sharp focuses on the basic fundamentals that are a necessary part of every student's education.
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August
The World of Myth: An Anthology - David A. LeemingIn "The World of Myth" David Adams Leeming provides a sweeping anthology of myths. There are fascinating stories of great floods from the ancient Babylonians, Hebrews, Chinese, and Mayans; tales of apocalypse from India, the Norse, Christianity, and modern science; myths of the mother goddess from Native American Hopi culture and James Lovelock's "Gaia." Leeming has culled myths from Aztec to Persian cultures, offering one of the most wide-ranging collections of what he calls "the collective dream of humanity." Organizing these myths according to theme, Leeming compares and contrasts how various
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August
Critical Appraisal of Epidemiological Studies and Clinical Trials - J. Mark ElwoodThis book presents a logical system of critical appraisal, to allow readers to evaluate studies and to carry out their own studies more effectively. This system emphasizes the central importance of cause and effect relationships. Its great strength is that it is applicable to a wide range of issues, and both to intervention trials and observational studies. This system unifies the often different approaches used in epidemiology, health services research, clinical trials, and evidence-based medicine, starting from a logical consideration of cause and effect. The author's approach to the issues of
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August
Ferret Husbandry, Medicine and Surgery - John Henry LewingtonFerret Husbandry, Medicine and Surgery is a must-have for the small animal practitioner and those interested in ferrets in general. It aims to inform on all aspects and conditions relating to the domestic ferret. Edited and authored by one of the eminent authorities on ferrets in the world, John Lewington, for this new edition is joined by contributions - including both new text and illustrations - from ferret experts based in 8 different countries, including the UK, US, Australia, Japan and Russia, thus ensuring the most current and complete information is available on this increasingly popular
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August
Programming and Customizing the BASIC Stamp Computer [With Enclosed] - Scott EdwardsCLASSIC GUIDE TO CUSTOMIZING BASIC STAMP FOR HOBBYISTS AND DESIGNERSIf you want to take advantage of the popular PIC Microcontroller for your electronics projects, but are intimidated by the programming involved, your worries are over. Programming and Customizing the Basic Stamp, Second Edition gives you a comprehensive tutorial on the easy-to-use BASIC Stamp single-board computer, which runs a PIC Microcontroller, and doesn't require you to do any assembly language programming. This new edition moves you briskly from electronic foundations through BASIC Stamp "Boot Camps" and an intelligent
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The Rookie's Guide to Options: The Beginner's Handbook of Trading Equity Options - Mark D. Wolfinger, Laura SetherLearn to use options from veteran option trader Mark D. Wolfinger, who spent more than 20 years on the floor of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). If you are a seasoned stock trader or a casual investor who dabbles in mutual funds, this book is for you. Learn why stock options a versatile investment tool that has seen explosive growth over the past few years belong in your portfolio. If you re already trading options, this book is also for you. You will gain a thorough understanding of option pricing, function and equivalents, which will help you trade more effectively. Learning to adopt