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December
Mumbo Jumbo - Ishmael ReedThe Classic Freewheeling Look at Race Relations Through the Ages Mumbo Jumbo is Ishmael Reed's brilliantly satiric deconstruction of Western civilization, a racy and uproarious commentary on our society. In it, Reed, one of our preeminent African-American authors, mixes portraits of historical figures and fictional characters with sound bites on subjects ranging from ragtime to Greek philosophy. Cited by literary critic Harold Bloom as one of the five hundred most significant books in the Western canon, Mumbo Jumbo is a trenchant and often biting look at black-white relations throughout history,
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December
Ferrets, Rabbits and Rodents: Clinical Medicine and Surgery - Katherine QuesenberryAddresses the common questions and concerns of the practicing veterinarian who works with small mammals. Serves as a useful reference for veterinary students, technicians, research scientists, pet shop owners, pet owners, and breeders. Because preventive medicine is crucial to small mammal medicine, coverage includes basic biology, husbandry, and routine care of the healthy animal. Also features chapters on disease management, surgery, and radiology.
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December
Technology Guide Excel for Brase/Brase's Understanding Basic Statistics, Brief, 5th - Charles Henry Brase, Corrinne Pellillo BraseTechnology Guide for Excel provides basic instruction and examples for the students. The Fifth Edition Technology Guide is written for Microsoft Excel 2007, but it includes notes for users of Excel 2003. The intention is for users of both 2003 and 2007 to get full value out of the guide. The technology guide eliminates the need to use class time teaching students how to use this program, as students can prepare themselves prior to class. Also available from the companion website.
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December
Master German Vocabulary in a Week: Beginner Flashcards 1 - Otto FlashcardsThis is the first book of three in the series "Master German Vocabulary in a Week: Beginner Flashcards". Flashcards are proven technique for fast learning of foreign language vocabulary. This book brings you 240 flashcards. With about 420 of basic german words, and just a touch of basic grammar. Each flashcard groups several related words and example sentences. Same words and sentences repeat in different ways to ensure you will really memorize them. To make it practical, flashcards are split into groups. You can go through each group in single sitting. This way you can go through a group
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December
Technical Writing for Success - Darlene Smith-Worthington, Sue JeffersonTaking an applied approach to teaching workplace writing, TECHNICAL WRITING FOR SUCCESS 3E is a comprehensive text designed to focus on skills that employers demand in today's workplace--thinking, listening, composing, revising, and editing. Students are encouraged to acquire many workplace skills through integrated and applied instruction so that mastering technical writing is relevant and exciting. Abundant model documents reflect Office 2007 formats and include questions providing critical thinking opportunities. This comprehensive text features an engaging writing style, student and real-world
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December
Morphology - Peter H. MatthewsThis is an updated and substantially revised edition of Peter Matthews's well-known Morphology, first published in 1974. It includes chapters on inflectional and lexical morphology, derivational processes and productivity, compounds, paradigms, and much new material on markedness and other aspects of iconicity. As in the first edition, the theoretical discussion is eclectic and critical: its scope ranges from the ancient grammarians to the work of Chomsky and his followers, the disintegration of the classical Chomskyan scheme, and the renewed standing of morphology and historical linguistics in
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December
Data Communications and Networking (McGraw-Hill Forouzan Networking) - Behrouz A. ForouzanAs one of the fastest growing technologies in our culture today, data communications and networking presents a unique challenge for instructors. As both the number and types of students are increasing, it is essential to have a textbook that provides coverage of the latest advances, while presenting the material in a way that is accessible to students with little or no background in the field. Using a bottom-up approach, Data Communications and Networking presents this highly technical subject matter without relying on complex formulas by using a strong pedagogical approach supported by more than
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December
Russia in the Twentieth Century - M.K. DziewanowskiWidely hailed as the best concise history of Soviet Russia, this book offers balanced coverage of Russia's history--from last phase of the Tsarist regime to Vladamir Putin's accession to power in 1999. The new edition of this book explores post-communist Russia with discussions of non-communist parties, the Greek Orthodox Church, Yelstin, Putin, as well as Russia's development in the twenty-first century. For anyone interested in a complete history of Russia, or businessmen in need of a good reference book.
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December
The Languages of Japan - Masayoshi ShibataniA survey of the two main indigenous languages of Japan includes the most comprehensive study of the polysynthetic Ainu language yet to appear in English as well as a comprehensive analysis of Japanese linguistics.