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June
Benito Cereno - Herman Melville, Wyn Kelly"What has cast such a shadow upon you?" "The Negro." With its intense mix of mystery, adventure, and a surprise ending, Benito Cereno at first seems merely a provocative example from the genre Herman Melville created with his early best-selling novels of the sea. However, most Melville scholars consider it his most sophisticated work, and many, such as novelist Ralph Ellison, have hailed it as the most piercing look at slavery in all of American literature. Based on a real life incident—the character names remain unchanged—Benito Cereno tells what happens when an American merchant ship
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June
The Golden Age of Folk and Fairy Tales: From the Brothers Grimm to Andrew Lang - Jack ZipesIn the late 18th and early 19th centuries, attitudes toward history and national identity fostered a romantic rediscovery of folk and fairy tales. This is the period of the Golden Age of folk and fairy tales, when European folklorists sought to understand and redefine the present through the common tales of the past, and long neglected stories became recognized as cultural treasures. In this rich collection, distinguished expert of fairy tales Jack Zipes continues his lifelong exploration of the story-telling tradition with a focus on the Golden Age. Included are one hundred eighty-two
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June
Practical C Programming - Steve OuallineThere are lots of introductory C books, but this is the first one that has the no-nonsense, practical approach that has made Nutshell Handbooks famous. C programming is more than just getting the syntax right. Style and debugging also play a tremendous part in creating programs that run well and are easy to maintain. This book not only teaches you the mechanics of programming, but also describes how to create programs that are easy to read, debug, and update. Practical rules are stressed. For example, there are fifteen precedence rules in C (&& comes before
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June
Essentials of New Testament Greek - Ray Summers, Thomas SawyerA fresh revision of a classic text, suited for classrooms or private study. Thousands of pastors have enhanced their understanding of the New Testament with this user-friendly book.
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June
The Organic Chemistry of Drug Synthesis, vol. 4 - Daniel Lednicer, Lester A. MitscherUpdated every five years, the series represents the optimal compromise between currency and a sufficient body of material for cohesive and comprehensive treatment in a monograph. Provides a quick yet thorough overview of the synthetic routines that have been used to access specific classes of therapeutic agents. Materials are organized by chemical class, and syntheses are taken back to available starting materials. Discusses disease state, rational for method of drug therapy, biological activities of each compound and preparation. Coverage also includes those generic pharmaceutical compounds not
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June
Canadian Politics - Rand Dyck, Dyck, Rand Dyck, RandTable of Contents 1. Introduction Part 1: The Societal Context 2. Geography, Economy, and Class 3. French Canada and the Quebec Question 4. Aboriginal Peoples, Ethnocultural Minorities, and Gender 5. The Global Context of Canadian Politics Part 2: Linking People to Government 6. Political Culture, Socialization, and Participation 7. The Mass Media and Public Opinion Polls 8. Elections and the Electoral System 9. Political Parties 10. Advocacy Groups, Social Movements, and Lobbying Part 3: The Constitutional Context 11. The Canadian Constitution and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms 12. The
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June
Chemistry for Changing Times, 11th Edition - John William Hill, Doris K. KolbThis popular book is a useful and interesting read for the layperson, as it is colorful, conversational in tone, and easily understandable. Knowledge of chemistry leads to better understanding about the hazards and benefits of this world, enabling better personal decision-making. Explores the concept of green chemistry throughout. Extensively revises key subject areas such as Energy, Fitness and Health, and Drugs. Features new color photographs and diagrams throughout to help readers visualize chemical phenomena. Personalizes chemistry for today's reader, encouraging a focus on evaluating
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June
Environmental Psychology - Robert GiffordA view of research and practice in environmental psychology, this text explains the complex nature of person-environment interaction, and each chapter offers several real-life design applications based on research in the field.
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June
Life on the Vine: Cultivating the Fruit of the Spirit in Christian Community - Philip D. KennesonMany books--many fine books--have been published on the fruits of the Spirit. But none are quite like Life on the Vine.Philip Kenneson combines in this book rich, theologically grounded reflection
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June
Unravelling Textiles: A Handbook for the Preservation of Textile Collections - Foekje Boersma, Agnes W. Brokerhof, Saskia van den Berg, Judith TegelaersPresenting the basic information necessary for the professional safekeeping of textile collections, this book provides useful information on preventive conservation issues for conservators and students.