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January
AIDS: The Biological Basis: The Biological Basis - Benjamin S. Weeks, I. Edward AlcamoCompletely updated with the latest findings and data, the Fifth Edition of this award-winning text builds upon the foundation established by the late Edward Alcamo. Dr. Alcamo s accessible writing style is maintained with completely updated content and extended commentary on current developments. The text provides the necessary background information for students to understand the biology of HIV and AIDS while also providing information on critical epidemiological patterns and research developments.
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January
The Jacksonian Era - Robert V. ReminiThis new edition of one of our most popular publications is a fast-paced and colorful narrative of the social, cultural, and political climate that breathed life into "Jacksonian Democracy." In his inimitable style, Remini crafts a memorable portrait of Jackson: the young hellraiser and war hero; the stern judge; the determined campaigner; and, finally, the chief executive of the people. Other leading political figures, such as Henry Clay and Daniel Webster, are paid due attention and discussions of the vital issues of the day-the Bank War, Indian removal, the states' rights conflict, and
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January
Songworks II: Singing from Sound to Symbol - Peggy D. BennettThis methods text for the music specialist focuses on teaching children the sounds of music-singing-and the symbols of music-reading and writing music notation. With over 75 Mini-Lessons, this text offers general principles and specific ways to teach elements of rhythm, melody, and structure and help children learn to read, write, and enjoy music. The text addresses the four major challenges of teaching music: how to translate the aural sense of music into visual and kinesthetic experiences for young children, how to organize musical sounds, how to explore the patterns of music in temporal rather
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January
Exploring Character Design - Kevin HedgpethSeasoned character creators Kevin Hedgpeth and Stephen Missal, drawing on the concepts examined in their previous book, Exploring Drawing for Animation, present a definitive guide to designing and developing characters for visual media. Exploring Character Design covers the entire character-creation process, from concept to final product-including research, conceptualization, synthesis, and refinement. Laying out a step-by-step analysis of character construction in accordance with standard industry methodology, Hedgpeth and Missal lead the reader on a fascinating journey into character design
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January
Buddha for Beginners (Tr) - Stephen T. AsmaExplains the underlying philosophies of Buddhism, introduces the historical Buddha, and discusses the philosophical differences between the Theravada, Madhyamaika, Tantric, and Zen forms.
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January
What Fossils Tell Us - Bridget    AndersonHow do we know huge dinosaurs existed hundreds of millions of years ago? After all, no humans were around to see them. And how are scientists able to figure out what the Earth looked like during different periods of its vast history? The answers to these questions, and many more, can be found in a trail of natural clues called fossils that the Earth and its creatures left behind, usually buried in rocks or beneath the ground. WHAT FOSSILS TELL US: THE HISTORY OF LIFE examines the ever-unfolding stories these fossils reveal about life on Earth. Dig in and learn how fossils were formed, and find out
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January
Prenatal Massage: A Textbook of Pregnancy, Labor, and Postpartum Bodywork [With DVD] - Elaine StillermanAuthored by a well-known expert on prenatal massage, this comprehensive text helps you understand the intricate physiology of pregnancy so you can confidently apply appropriate massage techniques for each trimester, and throughout labor and postpartum. You'll find clear, colorfully illustrated explanations of a wide range of techniques and procedures, including Swedish massage, acupuncture points, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, lymphatic drainage, and reflexology. A companion DVD packaged with the book enables you to watch demonstrations of techniques. Contraindications and precautions
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January
Archaeology and Text - John MorelandArchaeology and Text challenges traditional assumptions about the relationship between history and archaeology by re-evaluating the role of artefacts and documents in the reconstruction of the historical past. Previous attempts to create a rapprochement between the disciplines have been undermined by a failure to see artefacts and documents as anything more than simple sources of information about the past. The central argument of this concise and original book is that both must be seen in terms of their efficacy in the past, in particular as technologies of power and resistance. Drawing upon
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January
Mathematics For The Clinical Laboratory - Glorya HaleThis comprehensive and practical guide demonstrates how to perform the clinical calculations used in each area of the laboratory to ensure accurate patient results. The book's three major sections cover basic mathematical principles, calculations for specific areas of the clinical laboratory, and statistical calculations used to test instrument performance. Each chapter addresses a particular mathematical calculation, and the well-organized format emphasizes an in-depth understanding of these calculations rather than straight memorization. Step-by-step examples reinforce the overall concepts, and
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January
On Guard: Defending Your Faith with Reason and Precision - William Lane CraigRenowned scholar William Lane Craig offers a readable, rich training manual for defending the Christian faith.   This concise guide is filled with illustrations, sidebars, and memorizable steps to help Christians stand their ground and defend their faith with reason and precision. In his engaging style, Dr. Craig offers four arguments for God’s existence, defends the historicity of Jesus’ personal claims and resurrection, addresses the problem of suffering, and shows why religious relativism doesn’t work. Along the way, he shares his story of following God’s call in his own life.   This