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December
The Cambridge Ancient History, Volume 2, Part 1: The Middle East & the Aegean Region c.1800-1380 B.C. - I.E.S. Edwards, C.J. Gadd, Nicholas Geoffrey Lemprière Hammond, E. SollbergerThis first part of volume II of the series deals with the history of the Near East in the first half of the second millennium BC. This was the era of Hammurabi in Western Asia, the Hyksos and warrior-kings of the Eighteenth Dynasty in Egypt, and the Minoan and early Mycenaean civilizations in Crete and mainland Greece. The first edition of this series, published a half century ago, has been greatly expanded, so much so that now two separate books are required.
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December
Get Published! - Susan DriscollYou Can Make Your Dream a Reality Writers who want to see their work in print have more options today than ever before: traditional publishing (get almost everything done for you), self-publishing on your own (do it all yourself) and supported self-publishing (get all the help you need). Get Published! gives you an insider's look at book publishing—how it works and how you can make it work for you—and introduces you to the entire iUniverse process, from preparing your manuscript all the way through marketing and selling your published book. Get Published! tells you everything you need to know
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December
The Sound of the City: The Rise of Rock and Roll - Charlie GillettThis comprehensive study of the rise of rock and roll from 1954 to 1971 has now been expanded with close to 100 illustrations as well as a new introduction, recommended listening section, and bibliography.
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December
New Testament Greek - Joint Association of Classical TeachersThis book provides the ideal introduction to the New Testament in Greek for students with only the most basic knowledge of Greek. It presents a selection of substantial extracts, with vocabulary, some grammatical help and brief introductions setting the various authors in context. At the end there is a checklist of about 350 of the commonest New Testament words, but all other words are printed as they occur. It is particularly suitable as a follow-on textbook for students who have learned Greek using Wenham's The Elements of New Testament Greek. Also available... The Elements of New Testament
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December
Economics - R. Glenn Hubbard, Anthony Patrick O'Brien""Still Keeping it Real and More Accessible Than Ever!""Hubbard & O'Brien keeps it real in the third edition with updated examples, data, and end-of-chapter problems, providing the most up-to-date discussion on the recession/financial crisis and the monetary and fiscal policy response. ""Hubbard & O'Brien is the only book that motivates students to learn economics through real business examples.""The #1 question students of economics ask themselves is: "Why am I here, and will I ever use this?" Hubbard/O'Brien answer this question by demonstrating that real businesses use economics to make
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December
Family Politics: The Idea of Marriage in Modern Political Thought - Scott YenorWith crisp prose and intellectual fairness, Family Politics traces the treatment of the family in the philosophies of leading political thinkers of the modern world. What is family? What is marriage? In an effort to address contemporary society's disputes over the meanings of these human social institutions, Scott Yenor carefully examines a roster of major and unexpected modern political philosophers--from Locke and Rousseau to Hegel and Marx to Freud and Beauvoir. He lucidly presents how these individuals developed an understanding of family in order to advance their goals of political and
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December
Transformations of Myth Through Time - Joseph CampbellThe renowned master of mythology is at his warm, accessible, and brilliant best in this illustrated collection of thirteen lectures covering mythological development around the world.
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December
Industrial Organization: Theory and Applications - Oz Shy"This book presents the main ideas of modern industrial organization, many of which are explained without using calculus. Only the ability to follow logical arguments is needed for these sections. Oz Shy also provides a very nice introduction to topics which are typically not covered in other texts, namely the basic results about compatibility and the choice of standards as well as a concise analysis of specific industries." -- Jacques Thisse, Professor of Economics at the Sorbonne and CERAS, Paris This upper-level undergraduate text provides an introduction to industrial organization theory
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December
Marketer's Toolkit: The 10 Strategies You Need To Succeed - Harvard Business School Press, Harvard Business School PressEffective marketing can mean the difference between runaway successes and costly flops. Covering everything from customer programs to ad campaigns to sales promotions, this is every marketer’s hands-on guide to turning opportunities into profits. The Harvard Business Essentials series is designed to provide comprehensive advice, personal coaching, background information, and guidance on the most relevant topics in business. Whether you are a new manager seeking to expand your skills or a seasoned professional looking to broaden your knowledge base, these solution-oriented books put reliable
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December
Glimmer: How Design Can Transform Your Life, and Maybe Even the World - Warren Berger, Bruce MauRead Warren Berger's posts on the Penguin Blog. The first book to reveal how thinking like a designer can help solve the greatest challenges we face in business, society, and our daily lives. What can we learn from the ways great designers think—and how can it improve our world? In this highly original book by journalist Warren Berger, in collaboration with celebrated designer Bruce Mau, ten groundbreaking principles of design are shown in action—addressing business, social, and personal challenges and improving the way we think, work, and live. Glimmer takes readers on a journey through