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August
Medical Terminology For Health Professions - Ann B. Ehrlich, Carol L. SchroederA proven and unique combination of learning principles and exercises, this highly acclaimed book continues to get better! Medical Terminology for Health Professions, Sixth Edition, simplifies the process of learning hundreds of complex medical terms. The See and Say pronunciation system makes pronouncing unfamiliar terms easy. Because word parts are integral to learning medical terminology, mastery of these "building blocks" is emphasized in every chapter. Organized by body system, chapters begin with an overview of the structures and functions of that system so you can relate these to the
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August
Myth and Reality - Mircea Eliade, Willard R. TraskAn informative guide to the modern mythologies! This classic study, translated from the original French, deals primarily with societies around the world in which myth is--or was until very recently-- "living," in the sense that it supplies models for human behavior and, by that very fact, gives meaning and value to life. The author believes that understanding the structure and function of myths in these traditional societies serves to clarify a stage in the history of human thought: "myths reveal that the World, man, and life have a supernatural origin and history, and that this history is
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August
Intel Microprocessors 8086/8088, 80186/80188, 80286, 80386, 80486, Pentium, Prentium Proprocessor, Pentium II, III, 4 - Barry B. BreyFor introductory-level Microprocessor courses in departments of Electronic Engineering Technology, Computer Science, or Electrical Engineering. This text provides a comprehensive view of programming and interfacing of the Intel family of Microprocessors from the 8088 through the latest Pentium 4 microprocessor. Organized in an orderly and manageable format, it offers over 200 programming examples using the Microsoft Macro Assembler program, and provides a thorough description of each Intel family members, memory systems, and various I/O systems.
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August
Mechanics of Materials and MasteringEngineering with Pearson eText -- Standalone Access Card -- for Mechanics of Materials Package - Russell C. Hibbeler"Mechanics of Materials, 8e, " is intended for undergraduate Mechanics of Materials courses in Mechanical, Civil, and Aerospace Engineering departments. Containing Hibbeler's hallmark student-oriented features, this text is in four-color with a photorealistic art program designed to help students visualize difficult concepts. A clear, concise writing style and more examples than any other text further contribute to students' ability to master the material. Click here for the Video Solutions that accompany this book. Developed by Professor Edward Berger, University of Virginia, these are complete,
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August
Seeing Voices - Oliver SacksLike The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, this is a fascinating voyage into a strange and wonderful land, a provocative meditation on communication, biology, adaptation, and culture.  In Seeing Voices, Oliver Sacks turns his attention to the subject of deafness, and the result is a deeply felt portrait of a minority struggling for recognition and respect--a minority with its own rich, sometimes astonishing, culture and unique visual language, an extraordinary mode of communication that tells us much about the basis of language in hearing people as well. Seeing Voices is, as Studs Terkel has
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August
World Civilizations: Their History and Their Culture, Vol 1 - Philip Lee Ralph, Standish Meacham, Alan T. WoodThe new Ninth Edition maintains the qualities that have made it a success, while incorporating new material that enriches the text's global coverage and comparative approach. The text also boasts an elegant new design that features full-color illustrations and maps throughout. World Civilizations offers one of the premier learning resources with its new Homepage. Students and faculty can access a vast array of electronic sources on the World Wide Web. Thomas Pearcy offers students a media-laden review pedagogy, integrated with an investigative method that opens the textbook onto the Web.
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August
The Training Manager's Quick-Tip Sourcebook: Surefire Tools, Tactics, and Strategies to Solve Common Training Challenges - Susan C. Patterson, Institute of Management and Administration (IOMA)"The Training Manager's Quick-Tip Sourcebook" is a comprehensive guide that distills the best thinking and planning from experts in the field of training and development. This handy resource offers you proven solutions to a variety of training challenges, including quick steps for taking the pulse of your training programs, analyzing training costs, and identifying return on investment pitfalls. In addition, the book contains easy-to-use tools and strategies that tell you how toBuild a solid training business planSell your training plan to managementConduct a quick and accurate needs
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August
Principles of Medical Dispatch 3rd Edition - Jeff J. Clawson, Kate Boyd DernocoeurThis book discusses the fundamental principles underlying sucessful Emergency Medical Dispatch.
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August
The Great Plains - Walter Prescott WebbThis classic description of the interaction between the vast central plains of America and the people who lived there has, since its first publication in 1931, been one of the most influential, widely known, and controversial works in western history. Arguing that "the Great Plains environment. . .constitutes a geographic unity whose influences have been so powerful as to put a characteristic mark upon everything that survives within its borders," Webb singles out the revolver, barbed wire, and the windmill as evidence of the new phase of civilization required for settlement of that arid, treeless
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August
Lord of the Rings: Popular Culture in Global Context - Ernest MathijsMuch more than a successful film trilogy, "Lord of the Rings" has become an unparalleled media phenomenon. Through its impact on regional as well as global industries, and stretching from a British origin over Hollywood to a New Zealand appropriation it has challenged our thinking about the commercial contexts of popular culture. "Lord of the Rings: Popular Culture in Global Context" brings together leading scholars in the fields of media and film studies to explore the various strategies and implications underlying the global presence of "Lord of the Rings." Chapters address how the trilogy has