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October
American Independent Cinema: An Introduction - Yannis TzioumakisFrom the prestige films of Cagney Productions to recent, ultra-low budget cult hits, such as Clerks and The Blair Witch Project, American independent cinema has produced some of the most distinctive films ever made. This comprehensive introduction draws on key films, filmmakers, and film companies from the early twentieth century to the present to examine the factors that shaped this vital and evolving mode of filmmaking. Specifically, it explores the complex and dynamic relations between independent and mainstream Hollywood cinema, showing how institutional, industrial, and economic changes in
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October
The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction - Edward James, Farah MendlesohnScience fiction is at the intersection of numerous fields. It is literature which draws on popular culture, and engages in speculation about science, history, and all varieties of social relations. This volume brings together essays by scholars and practitioners of science fiction, which look at the genre from different angles. It examines science fiction from Thomas More to the present day; and introduces important critical approaches (including Marxism, postmodernism, feminism and queer theory).
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October
E-Z Chemistry (Ace Chemistry the E-Z Way!) - Joseph A. Mascetta, Mark C. KernionKnown for many years as Barron's "Easy Way Series, " the new editions of these popular self-teaching titles are now Barron's "E-Z Series. " Brand-new cover designs reflect all new page layouts, which feature extensive two-color treatment, a fresh, modern typeface, and more graphic material than ever-- charts, graphs, diagrams, instructive line illustrations, and where appropriate, amusing cartoons. Meanwhile, the quality of the books' contents remains at least as high as ever. Barron's "E-Z "books are self-help manuals focused to improve students' grades in a wide variety of academic and practical
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October
BUSN [With Access Code] - Marcella (Marcella Kelly) Kelly, Jim McGowenDiscover the vibrant energy and challenging excitement found in business today within the engaging and accessible pages of Kelly/McGowen's BUSN4. Designed specifically for today's learners, BUSN4 promises to keep the reader turning page after page with a streamlined, riveting design that presents all of the core Introduction to Business topics in only seventeen succinct chapters, including a unique chapter on Business Communications. Much more than just another textbook, BUSN4 directly connects today's reader with what's happening in business today and how it will affect them, whether they are a
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October
Financial Accounting - Carl S. Warren, James M. Reeve, Jonathan E. DuchacActivate learning with Warren/Reeve/Duchac, FINANCIAL ACCCOUNTING! Warren offers students clear guidance to complete homework with an efficien presentation for today's learner. Warren delivers: Expanded Choice: Many adaptations and purchasing formats (print, Excel for Success adaptation, digital eBook, Loose-Leaf, and textbookrental options). Increased Engagement: A high-impact writing style with contemporary examples, IFRS coverage and multimedia support. Improved Outcomes: Reliable end-of-chapter homework complemented by CengageNOW and Aplia online software to help manage your course and track
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October
Agile Java: Crafting Code with Test-Driven Development - Jeff LangrShows how Java and TDD integrate throughout the entire development lifecycle, helping you leverage efficient development techniques. This work also shows how to translate oral requirements into practical tests, and then how to use those tests to create reliable, high-performance Java code that solves real problems.
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October
Linux System Programming: Talking Directly to the Kernel and C Library - Robert   LoveThis book is about writing software that makes the most effective use of the system you're running on -- code that interfaces directly with the kernel and core system libraries, including the shell, text editor, compiler, debugger, core utilities, and system daemons. The majority of both Unix and Linux code is still written at the system level, and Linux System Programming focuses on everything above the kernel, where applications such as Apache, bash, cp, vim, Emacs, gcc, gdb, glibc, ls, mv, and X exist.
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October
Networked Life: 20 Questions and Answers - Mung ChiangHow does Google sell ad space and rank webpages? How does Netflix recommend movies and Amazon rank products? How can you influence people on Facebook and Twitter and can you really reach anyone in six steps? Why doesn't the Internet collapse under congestion and does it have an Achilles' heel? Why are you charged per gigabyte for mobile data and how can Skype and BitTorrent be free? How are cloud services so scalable and why is WiFi slower at hotspots than at home? Driven by twenty real-world questions about our networked lives, this book explores the technology behind the multi-trillion dollar
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October
Financial Accounting: A User Perspective 6th Canadian Edition - Robert E Hoskin, Maureen R Fizzell, Donald C Cherry"Financial Accounting: A User Perspective," Sixth Canadian Edition maintains its unique focus on the users of accounting information while presenting accounting concepts in a traditional framework. Students learn about underlying accounting concepts and accounting systems and get to apply that information from a user perspective. Unlike other books, "Financial Accounting" uses the analysis of real companies' financial information as the focal point for the user perspective. This unique approach has allowed all students, majors and non-majors alike, to gain the solid understanding of accounting
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October
Nonverbal Communication: Studies and Applications - Mark L. Hickson, Don W. Stacks, Nina-Jo MooreThis best-selling text offers complete coverage of the field's basic subcodes: Haptics (touch); Proxemics (space); Physical appearance; Kinesics (human body movement); Oculesics (face and eye); Vocalics (paralanguage); Olfactics (scent and smell); and Chronemics (time usage) The new edition features a greatly enhanced applications orientation. The text now integrates applications throughout each chapter. Observational Studies provide opportunities for students to either work with or experiment with each theory discussed. Questions to Ponder at the end of each chapter give students further