04
March
Spanish for Getting Along Enhanced Edition: The Basic Spanish Series - Ana C. Jarvis, Raquel Lebredo, Francisco Mena-AyllónTHE BASIC SPANISH SERIES, BASIC SPANISH FOR GETTING ALONG, Enhanced Second Edition, is a communication manual designed to serve those who seek basic conversational skills in Spanish by presenting everyday situations that students may encounter when traveling or living in Spanish-speaking countries or when dealing with Spanish-speaking people in the United States. This worktext introduces essential vocabulary and provides students with opportunities to apply, in a wide variety of practical contexts, the grammatical structures presented in the corresponding lessons of the BASIC SPANISH core text.
04
March
A Testament To Freedom - Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Eberhard Bethge, Geffrey B. Kelly, F. Burton NelsonDietrich Bonhoeffer was only thirty-nine years old when he was executed in a Nazi concentration camp in 1945, yet his courage, vision, and brilliance have greatly influenced the twentieth-century Church and theology. Particularly through his bestselling classic, The Cost of Discipleship, Bonhoeffer profoundly shaped such minds and movements as Martin Luther King, Jr., and Leonardo Boff, civil rights and leberation theology.A Testament to Freedom, completely revised and expanded for this edition, includes previously untranslated writings, excerpts from major books, sermons, and selected letters
03
March
The Arts of Intimacy: Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Making of Castilian Culture - Jerrilynn D. Dodds, María Rosa Menocal, Abigail Krasner BalbaleNamed a Book of the Year by the Times Literary Supplement, this lavishly illustrated work explores the vibrant interaction among different and sometimes opposing cultures, and how their contacts with one another transformed them all. It chronicles the tumultuous history of Castile in the wake of the Christian capture of the Islamic city of Tulaytula, now Toledo, in the eleventh century and traces the development of Castilian culture as it was forged in the new intimacy of Christians with the Muslims and Jews they had overcome.  The authors paint a portrait of the culture through its arts,
03
March
The Elementary Forms of Religious Life - Émile Durkheim, Mark S. Cladis, Carol CosmanIn The Elementary Forms of Religious Life (1912), Emile Durkheim sets himself the task of discovering the enduring source of human social identity. He investigates what he considered to be the simplest form of documented religion - totemism among the Aborigines of Australia. For Durkheim, studying Aboriginal religion was a way 'to yield an understanding of the religious nature of man, by showing us an essential and permanent aspect of humanity'. The need and capacity of men and women to relate to one another socially lies at the heart of Durkheim's exploration, in which religion embodies the
03
March
Health Politics and Policy - James A. MoroneThe fourth edition of Health Politics and Policy examines the political arena in which United States health care policies are made, and provides a framework for understanding how the process works. This book conveys the excitement of health care politics and covers the issues facing the American health care system. Factors that shape health policy are discussed in detail, including values, private players, and government, as well as the resulting dynamic of these forces. A comparison of the U.S. system to others offers a foundation for understanding our system within an international context.
02
March
Wireless Communications and Networks - William Stallings"Wireless Communications and Networks, 2e, "provides one of the most up-to-date and accurate overviews of wireless principles, technology, and application. It is ideal for courses in wireless networking, wireless communications, wireless data communications or wireless technology in departments of Computer Science, Engineering, IT, and Continuing Education. The rapid growth of mobile telephone use, satellite services, and the wireless Internet are generating tremendous changes in telecommunications and networking. Combining very current technical depth with a strong pedagogy and advanced Web
02
March
The Basis of Belief: A Century of Drama and Debate at the University of Minnesota - Steven J. KeillorThe Basis of Belief tells the story of the University of Minnesota s unofficial educational agenda. Steven Keillor considers selected controversies that have been energetically debated by educators, administrators, and students for over a century at the University. Keillor describes the clash between an experimental, scientific basis for knowledge and a reliance on testimony, as in stories and first-hand accounts. Which means of obtaining knowledge was best? Which direction should a university take in influencing and promoting one or the other? These arguments concern the place in the University
02
March
Hip-Hop Culture in College Students' Lives: Elements, Embodiment, and Higher Edutainment - Emery PetchauerCollege campuses have become rich sites of hip-hop culture and knowledge production. Despite the attention that campus personnel and researchers have paid to student life, the field of higher education has often misunderstood the ways that hip-hop culture exists in college students lives. Based upon in-depth interviews, observations of underground hip-hop spaces, and the author s own active roles in hop-hop communities, this book provides a rich portrait of how college students who create hip-hop both male and female, and of multiple ethnicities embody its principles and aesthetics on campuses
02
March
The Sign of the Beaver - Elizabeth George SpeareTwelve-year-old Matt is left on his own in the Maine wilderness while his father leaves to bring the rest of the family to their new settlement. When he befriends Attean, an Indian chief's grandson, he is invited to join the Beaver tribe and move north. Should Matt abandon his hopes of ever seeing his family again and go on to a new life?
01
March
Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics (Teach Yourself) - Stan GibiliscoTargeted at the novice market, this self-instruction guide to electronics and electricity has been fully updated to include the latest emerging technologies, including wireless communications, computers and the Internet.