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May
The Culture of Science: Is Social Science Science? - Joseph WoelfelBuilding on the heritage of their predecessors in Asia Minor, North Africa and the Indus Valley, the Ionian Greeks were the first Western scientists, beginning with Thales in the sixth century BCE. They understood the comparative method of measurement, and knew the mathematical relationships among different musical tones. They saw the sun, not the earth as the center of the solar system. They understood the world to be composed of atoms, and knew the method of approximations that underlie the calculus. They made measurements of the size of the earth, the moon and the sun, and had estimates of
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May
The Athenian Constitution - Aristotle, P.J. RhodesProbably written by a student of Aristotle, The Athenian Constitution is both a history and an analysis of Athens' political machinery between the seventh and fourth centuries BC, which stands as a model of democracy at a time when city-states lived under differing kinds of government. The writer recounts the major reforms of Solon, the rule of the tyrant Pisistratus and his sons, the emergence of the democracy in which power was shared by all free male citizens, and the leadership of Pericles and the demagogues who followed him. He goes on to examine the city's administration in his own time -
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Learn Swedish - Word Power 101 - Innovative LanguageMaster Swedish with Learn Swedish - Word Power 101. This e-book is a completely new way to learn Swedish vocabulary fast - and for free! Start speaking Swedish in minutes with the powerful learning methods you will master in this book. The vocabulary words you’ll find in Learn Swedish - Word Power 101 were hand selected by our Swedish language teachers as the top 101 most frequently used words in the Swedish language. With each entry, you’ll see the word and a vibrant image to help remember the meaning. You’ll hear the word (separate free download) to master the pronunciation. Then you’ll see how
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May
Basic Epidemiology - Ruth Bonita, R. Beaglehole, T. KjellströmThe second edition of this popular textbook provides an introduction to the principles and methods of epidemiology. Since publication of the first edition in 1993, Basic epidemiology has become a standard reference for education, training and research in the field of public health and has been translated into more than 25 languages. It is used widely for training public health and environment professionals, undergraduate medical students, and students in other health professions. The second edition provides updated examples of how and why the basics of epidemiology are essential to anyone who is
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May
Biology: A Guide to the Natural World - David KroghNo further information has been provided for this title.
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May
Workbook for Keys to Teaching Grammar to English Language Learners - Keith S. Folse, Ekaterina V. GoussakovaThis workbook accompanies Keys to Teaching Grammar to English Language Learners: A Practical Handbook by Keith S. Folse (ISBN: 978-0-472-03220-4).     The Workbook has exercises that carefully follow the sequence of material in the Handbook. To facilitate use of the Workbook with the Handbook, each exercise is coded with the corresponding pages for the material in the Handbook. Reflecting the different learning styles in any given class, the exercises practice identifying grammatical features in a variety of different ways, including many charts, matching activities, and short answer questions.
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The Oceanic Languages - John   Lynch, Malcolm  Ross, Terry CrowleyThis new volume of the Language Family Series presents an overview of the Oceanic subgroup of the Austronesian languages, spread across a region embracing eastern Indonesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, and Micronesia. It provides sufficient phonological and grammatical data to give typologists and comparativists a good idea of the nature of these languages, and of how much typological variety there is in this single subgroup. The references will allow those interested in particular topics, geographical areas or specific languages to delve further. Divided into two major parts, the first five chapters of
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May
Learning XNA 4.0: Game Development for the PC, Xbox 360, and Windows Phone 7 - Aaron ReedWant to develop games for Xbox 360 and Windows Phone 7? This hands-on book will get you started with Microsoft's XNA 4.0 development framework right away -- even if you have no experience developing games. Although XNA includes several key concepts that can be difficult for beginning web developers to grasp, Learning XNA 4.0 shortens the learning curve by walking you through the framework in a clear and understandable step-by-step format. Each chapter offers a self-contained lesson with illustrations and annotated examples, along with exercises and review questions to help you test your
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May
Tinderbox: How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic and How the World Can Finally Overcome It - Craig Timberg, Daniel HalperinIn this groundbreaking narrative, longtime Washington Post reporter Craig Timberg and award-winning AIDS researcher Daniel Halperin tell the surprising story of how Western colonial powers unwittingly sparked the AIDS epidemic and then fanned its rise. Drawing on remarkable new science, Tinderbox overturns the conventional wisdom on the origins of this deadly pandemic and the best ways to fight it today.Recent genetic studies have traced the birth of HIV to the forbidding equatorial forests of Cameroon, where chimpanzees carried the virus for millennia without causing a major outbreak in humans.
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Differential Equations with Computer Lab - Dennis G. ZillThis text by best-selling author Dennis G. Zill provides an alternative to more traditional differential equations texts by addressing the growing influence of technology in teaching differential equations. This book will appeal to instructors who wish to integrate the computer into teaching theory and applications of differential equations. Qualitative and numerical aspects of differential equations are introduced early in the text. In this edition, computer lab experiments, projects, and writing assignments now appear in a section at the end of each chapter.