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September
Fourth and Long: The Fight for the Soul of College Football - John U. BaconWhy we love the game, what is at risk, and the fight to save it. In search of the sport’s old ideals amid the roaring flood of hypocrisy and greed, bestselling author John U. Bacon embedded himself in four programs—Penn State, Ohio State, Michigan, and Northwestern—and captured college football’s oldest, biggest, most storied league, the Big Ten, at its tipping point. He sat in as coaches dissected game film, he ate dinner at training tables, and he listened in locker rooms. He talked with tailgating fans and college presidents, and he spent months in the company of the gifted young athletes who
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September
Teach Yourself Beginner's Japanese Script - Helen GilhoolyNow learning non-Roman-alphabet languages is as easy as A-B-C! Readers wanting to learn the basics of reading and writing a new language that employs script will find all they need in the Teach Yourself Beginner's Script series. Each book includes a step-by-step introduction to reading and writing in a new language as well as tips and practice exercises to build learners' skills. Thanks to the experts at Teach Yourself, script will no longer be all Greek to language learners--unless of course, it is Greek script! Teach Yourself Beginner's Script series books feature: Origins of the language A
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September
Prentice Hall Chemistry - Dennis D. Staley, Michael S. MattaChemistry is the study of the composition of substances and the changes that substances undergo. Our world is complex. Chemistry reflects this complexity in the broad areas of interest that it covers. It contributes to other natural sciences including biology, geology, and physics. Chemistry overlaps with agriculture, medicine, and many manufacturing industries as well.
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September
A History of Technology, V1: From Early Times to Fall of Ancient Empires - Charles Joseph Singer, Eric John Holmyard, A. Rupert HallWith E. Jaffe, R. H. G. Thomson And J. M. Donaldson. In Eight Volumes. Volume 1, From Early Times To The Fall Of Ancient Empires; Volume 2, The Mediterranean Civilizations And The Middle Ages, Ca. 700 B. C. To A. D. 1500; Volume 3, From The Renaissance To The Industrial Revolution, 1500-1750; Volume 4, The Industrial Revolution 1750-1850; Volume 5, The Late Nineteenth Century, 1850-1900; Volume 6-7, The Twentieth Century, 1900-1950; Volume 8, Consolidated Indexes.
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September
Against Marriage: The Correspondence of La Grande Mademoiselle - Anne Marie Louise d'Orléans, Joan DeJeanIn seventeenth-century France, aristocratic women were valued by their families as commodities to be married off in exchange for money, social advantage, or military alliance. Once married, they became legally subservient to their husbands. The duchesse de Montpensier—a first cousin of Louis XIV—was one of very few exceptions, thanks to the vast wealth she inherited from her mother, who died shortly after Montpensier was born. She was also one of the few politically powerful women in France at the time to have been an accomplished writer. In the daring letters presented in this bilingual edition,
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September
JavaScript Enlightenment - Cody LindleyIf you're an advanced beginner or intermediate JavaScript developer, "JavaScript Enlightenment" will solidify your understanding of the language--especially if you use a JavaScript library. In this concise book, JavaScript expert Cody Lindley (jQuery Cookbook) provides an accurate view of the language by examining its objects and supporting nuances. Libraries and frameworks help you build web applications quickly and efficiently, but when things go wrong or performance becomes an issue, knowing how and why they work is critical. If you're ready to go under the hood and get your hands dirty with
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September
Schaum's Outline of Spanish Grammar - Conrad J. Schmitt, SchaumsA review of the essentials of Spanish grammar for use by students in the general study of the language on the secondary or university level.
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September
Astronomy 101: The TextVook - Dr. VookLearn the fundamentals of astronomy with "Astronomy 101: The TextVook," an eBook that will help you gain a better understanding of everything from stars to galaxies. This TextVook contains 4,000 words written and curated by Ivy League graduates, and stars Dr. Vook, Ph.D., a smart professor who explains everything you need to know. Find out about the search for extraterrestrial life and Kepler's laws. Put meaning to terms such as "Galaxy Glue" and "Dark Energy." Whether you're interested in studying astronomy, brushing up on a class you once took, or are simply fascinated by space, you will
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September
Introduction to Linear Algebra with Applications - James DeFranza, Daniel GagliardiLinear Algebra with Applications is an introductory text targeted to second or advanced first year undergraduates in engineering or mathematics. The organization of this text is motivated by the authors' experience which tells them what essential concepts should be mastered by students in a one semester undergraduate Linear Algebra course. The authors' main objectives are to fully develop each topic before moving on and to connect topics naturally. The authors take great care to meet both these objectives, because this organization will allow instructors teaching from this text to stay on task so