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April
The Chinese Economy: Transitions and Growth - Barry NaughtonThis comprehensive overview of the modern Chinese economy by a noted expert on China's economic development offers a quality and breadth of coverage not found in any other English-language text. In The Chinese Economy, Barry Naughton provides both an engaging, broadly focused introduction to China's economy since 1949 and original insights based on his own extensive research. The book will be an essential resource for students, teachers, scholars, business people, and policymakers. It is suitable for classroom use for undergraduate or graduate courses.After presenting background material on the
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April
Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics - Michael Moran, Howard Shapiro, Daisie D. Boettner, Margaret BaileyThis leading text in the field maintains its engaging, readable style while presenting a broader range of applicationsthat motivate engineers to learn the core thermodynamics concepts.Two new coauthors help update the material and integrate engaging, new problems. Throughout the chapters, they focus on the relevanceof thermodynamics to modern engineering problems. Many relevantengineering based situations are also presented to help engineersmodel and solve these problems.
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April
A Course In Business Statistics - David F. Groebner, Patrick W. Shannon, Phillip C. FryThis book presents core topics in descriptive and inferential statistics with a rich assortment of business examples and real data, and an emphasis on decision-making. It contains a narrative writing style—and the captivating examples and applications, and rich data sets are woven right into the narrative. The examples are interesting, realistic and drawn from all areas of business and life. There is significant emphasis on using statistical software as a tool, with most examples presented in a spreadsheet environment using Excel and Minitab. Every topic is introduced in the context of a real
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April
The Aeneid: Virgil (Spark Notes Literature Guide) - SparkNotesCreated by Harvard students for students everywhere, SparkNotes is a new breed of study guide: smarter, better, faster. Geared to what today's students need to know, SparkNotes provides chapter-by-chapter analysis; explanations of key themes, motifs, and symbols; and a review quiz and essay topics. Lively and accessible, these guides are perfect for late-night studying and writing papers.
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April
Greek Tragedies, Vol. 2: Aeschylus: The Libation Bearers; Sophocles: Electra; Euripides: Iphigenia in Tauris, Electra, The Trojan Women - Richmond Lattimore, David Grene, Aeschylus, Sophocles, EuripidesIn three paperback volumes, the Grene and Lattimore editions offer a selection of the most important and characteristic plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides from the nine-volume anthology of The Complete Greek Tragedies. Over the years these authoritative, critically acclaimed editions have been the preferred choice of more than three million readers for personal libraries and individual study as well as for classroom use.
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April
Fairy Tales Transformed?: Twenty-First-Century Adaptations and the Politics of Wonder - Cristina BacchilegaFairy-tale adaptations are ubiquitous in modern popular culture, but readers and scholars alike may take for granted the many voices and traditions folded into today's tales. In "Fairy Tales Transformed?: Twenty-First-Century Adaptations and the Politics of Wonder," accomplished fairy-tale scholar Cristina Bacchilega traces what she terms a "fairy-tale web" of multivocal influences in modern adaptations, asking how tales have been changed by and for the early twenty-first century." "Dealing mainly with literary and cinematic adaptations for adults and young adults, Bacchilega investigates the
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April
Avian Medicine And Surgery - Robert B. Altman, Gerry M. DorresteinFocusing on the clinical disorders and treatment of the diseases of birds, this text serves as a practical guide to therapy. Although the major portion of the book is directed toward psittacine species, there are sections on passerine, columbiaformes, raptors, ratites, toucans, myna, and wildlife. While clinically oriented, the text contains strong sections on core topics such as anatomy, physiology, and nutrition, and a tabulated section on pharmacology and therapeutics is included for rapid reference.
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April
The Cambridge Companion to the Greek and Roman Novel - Tim WhitmarshThe Greek and Roman novels of Petronius, Apuleius, Longus, Heliodorus and others have been cherished for millennia, but never more so than now. The Cambridge Companion to the Greek and Roman Novel contains nineteen original essays by an international cast of experts in the field. The emphasis is upon the critical interpretation of the texts within historical settings, both in antiquity and in the later generations that have been and continue to be inspired by them. All the central issues of current scholarship are addressed: sexuality, cultural identity, class, religion, politics, narrative,
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April
Hug Your Customers: The Proven Way to Personalize Sales and Achieve Astounding Results - Jack MitchellHere is the 200,000-copy staple, praised by Warren Buffett as "a gem ... I wish everyone at Berkshire would follow [Jack Mitchell's] advice--we would own the world." If you want to put your arms around your business and bottom line, you'll want all the updated information and practices found in the landmark business bestseller, Hug Your Customers. The only way to stay in business is to have customers; the only way to increase your profit is to attract more customer visits by providing exceptional customer service. It's that simple says Jack Mitchell. Hug Your Customers shares the hands-on
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Writer's Resources: From Paragraph to Essay - Julie RobitailleThe best way to learn to write well is through the use of clear examples and abundant practice. WRITER'S RESOURCES: FROM PARAGRAPH TO ESSAY helps develop students' confidence and skills as writers by presenting concepts in simple, clear fashion, and reinforcing them with numerous student peer examples and frequent practice exercises that allow students the opportunity to apply what they have learned. Using four student peers who share their advice and examples of writing throughout the book, this paragraph-to-essay level text teaches students the fundamentals of the writing process, including