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September
Traffic and Highway Engineering - Nicholas J. GarberThe new edition of Garber and Hoel's best-selling text focuses on giving students insight into all facets of traffic and highway engineering. Students generally come to this course with little knowledge or understanding of the importance of transportation, much less of the extensive career opportunities in the field. Transportation is an extremely broad field, and courses must either cover all transportation modes or focus on specifics. While many topics can be covered with a survey approach, this often lacks sufficient depth and students leave the course without a full understanding of any of the
08
September
Morphology of the Folktale - Vladimir Propp, Laurence Scott, Louis A. Wagner, Svatava Pirkova-Jakobson, Alan Dundes, Владимир ПроппMorphology will in all probability be regarded by future generations as one of the major theoretical breakthroughs in the field of folklore in the twentieth century. -- Alan Dundes Propp's work is seminal...[and], now that it is available in a new edition, should be even more valuable to folklorists who are directing their attention to the form of the folktale, especially to those structural characteristics which are common to many entries coming from even different cultures. -- Choice
08
September
The Complete Guide to Sports Nutrition - Anita Bean"The Complete Guide to Sports Nutrition "is the definitive practical handbook for anyone wanting a performance advantage. This fully updated and revised edition incorporates the latest cutting-edge research. Written by one of the country's most respected sports nutritionists, it provides the latest research and information to help you succeed.This seventh edition includes accessible guidance on the following topics: maximising endurance, strength and performancehow to calculate your optimal calorie, carbohydrate and protein requirementsadvice on improving body composition specific advice for
07
September
Integrity - Stephen L. CarterWhy do we care more about winning than about playing by the rules? Integrity - all of us are in favor of it, but nobody seems to know how to make sure that we get it. From presidential candidates to crusading journalists to the lords of collegiate sports, everybody promises to deliver integrity, yet all too often, the promises go unfulfilled. Stephen Carter examines why the virtue of integrity holds such sway over the American political imagination. By weaving together insights from philosophy, theology, history and law, along with examples drawn from current events and a dose of personal
07
September
World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability - Amy ChuaFor over a decade now, the reigning consensus has held that the combination of free markets and democracy would transform the third world and sweep away the ethnic hatred and religious zealotry associated with underdevelopment. In this astute, original, and surprising investigation of the true impact of globalization, Yale Law School professor Amy Chua explains why many developing countries are in fact consumed by ethnic violence after adopting free market democracy. Chua shows how in non-Western countries around the globe, free markets have concentrated starkly disproportionate wealth in the
05
September
Experiment!: Website Conversion Rate Optimization with A/B and Multivariate Testing - Colin McFarlandTesting is a surefire way to dramatically improve your website's conversion rate and increase revenue. When you run experiments with changes to design or content, you'll quickly discover which changes better motivate your users to take action. This book shows how to learn from your customers' behavior and decisions, and how their responses reveal the strengths and weaknesses of your site. It will show you how to make websites that work harder and convert better. Experiment! will inspire you to challenge assumptions and start experimenting right now. You will: Learn how to approach experiments to
05
September
Historica: 1000 Years of Our Lives and Times - Geoffrey WawroHistorica shows the evolution of people's lives over the last thousand years, & shows how dramatically the world has changed. In the year 1000 most people lived in rural areas, cities were small & grew around cathedrals or fortresses or castles; transportation was by horse & cart; breakfast for most people was a small meal of bread & cheese at sunrise; most people were illiterate; education was usually only for wealthy boys & was conducted by the church (in natural history, 1,000 years ago you may have been taught that hyenas can change their sex at will, & that the only
05
September
Social Psychology with Mypsychlab and Pearson Etext - Robert A. Baron, Nyla R. Branscombe, Donn R. ByrneThis package contains the following components: -0205669093: MyPsychLab with Pearson eText -0205581498: Social Psychology
05
September
Freedom in America - William Ker MuirExploring the words and ideas of such thinkers as Madison, Jefferson, Hamilton, and Tocqueville, Muir discusses the nature and limits of three types of power coercive, reciprocal, and moral and then uses this framework to explain how American political institutions work. Muir's meditation on power and personal freedom is a gateway for readers to take their study of politics to the next level. His inductive style, engaging readers with well-chosen and masterfully written stories, lets him draw out and distill key lessons without being preachy.
04
September
The Presidency of Thomas Jefferson - Forrest McDonaldThomas Jefferson occupies a special niche in the hagiology of American Founding Fathers. His name is invoked for a staggering range of causes; statists and libertarians, nationalists and States' righters, conservatives and radicals all claim his blessing. In this book, Forrest McDonald examines Jefferson's performance as the nation's leader, evaluating his ability as a policy-maker, administrator, and diplomat. He delineates, carefully and sympathetically, the Jeffersonian ideology and the agrarian ideal that underlay it; he traces the steps by which the ideology was transformed into a program