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March
Speaking Our Minds: What It's Like to Have Alzheimer's - Lisa SnyderGain exceptional insight into the world of the person with Alzheimer's through this enlightening collection of first-hand accounts. Speaking Our Minds provides an unparalleled view into the day-to-day experience of Alzheimer's through the reflections of seven diverse individuals with the disease. By interweaving each person's responses from in-depth interviews with her own thoughtful interpretation, dementia expert Lisa Snyder explores the many dimensions of the Alzheimer's experience. As a result, this rich text offers professionals, family caregivers, students, and people who have dementia the
09
March
Introduction to Forestry Science - Lawrence DeVere BurtonThis an applied science book that integrates science principles with forestry practices. Topics include cell structure and function, cell growth and reproduction, principles of ecology, plant anatomy and physiology, entomology, water and air quality, and preservation of endangered species. This textbook serves as an introductory forestry book that covers the principles and practices of forest management commonly utilized within the United States. Attention is given to regional differences in forests and forest management. Forest management planning for both private and public forests is discussed,
07
March
Dispatches - Michael Herr"He seems to have brought to this book the ear of a musician & the eye of a painter...the premier war correspondence of Vietnam."-Washington Post "The best book I have ever read on men & war in our time."-John le Carre." "Dispatches puts the rest of us in the shade."-Hunter S. Thompson Breathing in Hell sucks Khe Sanh Illumination rounds Colleagues Breathing out
07
March
Counterpoint: The Polyphonic Vocal Style of the Sixteenth Century - Knud Jeppesen, Glen Haydon, Alfred Mann, Knud JeppesonThis classic introductory text focuses on the polyphonic vocal style perfected by Palestrina. Unlike many other texts, it maintains a careful balance between theoretical and practical problems, between historical and systematic methodology. The result is an exceptionally useful resource, ideal for classroom use in teaching modal counterpoint. In Part One, Knud Jeppesen (1892–1974), the world-renowned musicologist and leading authority on Palestrina, offers a superb outline history of contrapuntal theory. He begins by exploring the beginnings of contrapuntal theory from the ninth to the fourteenth
07
March
Statistics in a Nutshell: A Desktop Quick Reference - Sarah Boslaugh, Paul A. WattersNeed to learn statistics as part of your job, or want some help passing a statistics course? Statistics in a Nutshell is a clear and concise introduction and reference that's perfect for anyone with no previous background in the subject. This book gives you a solid understanding of statistics without being too simple, yet without the numbing complexity of most college texts. You get a firm grasp of the fundamentals and a hands-on understanding of how to apply them before moving on to the more advanced material that follows. Each chapter presents you with easy-to-follow descriptions illustrated
07
March
Dimelo Tu! 3e - Fabián A. Samaniego, Francisco Rodríguez, Thomas J. Blommers, Magaly Lagunas-Carvacho, Viviane SardanThe fourth edition of this text is a communication-based program designed to help students develop competency in Spanish by allowing them to interact with their peers and instructors on a daily basis. The Competency Approach challenges students to understand the Spanish language and Hispanic cultures by encouraging them to use their own resources and apply it to what they are learning.Culturally integrated chapters focus on a specific Spanish-speaking country. Every element of the chapter, from the input, guided practicem and open-ended practice, to the role-plays, listening activities, readings,
05
March
Python Cookbook - David Beazley, Brian K. JonesIf you need help writing programs in Python 3, or want to update older Python 2 code, this book is just the ticket. Packed with practical recipes written and tested with Python 3.3, this unique cookbook is for experienced Python programmers who want to focus on modern tools and idioms. Inside, you’ll find complete recipes for more than a dozen topics, covering the core Python language as well as tasks common to a wide variety of application domains. Each recipe contains code samples you can use in your projects right away, along with a discussion about how and why the solution works. Topics
05
March
Always Ready: Directions For Defending The Faith - Greg L. Bahnsen, Robert R. BoothThis book is a compilation of several of the late Dr. Greg Bahnsen's published works on Christian apologetics, including his Apologetics syllabus, articles on practical apologetic problems (like the problem of evil, the problem of miracles, etc.), and an exposition of Acts 17.
04
March
Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands: Latin America: How to Do Business in 18 Latin American Countries - Terri Morrison, Wayne A. ConwayThis volume explores how people from various cultures perceive information and negotiate business deals. It covers topics such as gift-giving, value systems, cognitive styles and personal space.
04
March
Parallel Programming: Techniques and Applications Using Networked Workstations and Parallel Computers - Barry Wilkinson, Michael AllenIntended for undergraduate/graduate-level parallel programming courses, this title covers the techniques of parallel programming in a practical manner that enables students to write and evaluate their parallel programs. It focuses on cluster programming as this type of programming has become widespread with the availability of low-cost computers.