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This book presents a substantial introduction to the major methodologies, figures, and themes within African American theology. Frederick L. Ware explores African American theology from its inception...
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26th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering contains the papers presented at the 26th European Society of Computer-Aided Process Engineering (ESCAPE) Event held at Portoroz Slovenia...
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Many analysts are too concerned with tools and techniques for cleansing, modeling, and visualizing datasets and not concerned enough with asking the right questions. In this practical guide, data...
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This forward-thinking collection presents new work that looks beyond the division between the analytic and continental philosophical traditions-one that has long caused dissension, mutual distrust,...
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This collection of ten essays on African American philosophy addresses a wide range of issues beyond the bounds of traditional racial discourse. The essays are dialectical in the sense that they are...

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Existing for over 300 years, the Tang dynasty is considered a high point in the arts, science and commerce in China. Its influence remains strong today and is still evident in the city of X'ian (...
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"Christopher Phillips goes to the heart of philosophy and Socratic discourse to discover what we're all looking for: the kind of love that makes life worthwhile. Love here is not defined only or even...
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"Cool Characters tells the story of American political irony from World War II to the present: how irony came to seem politically subversive for American countercultural rebels; how mainstream...
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"This wide-ranging introduction to classical Indian philosophy is philosophically rigorous without being too technical for beginners. Through detailed explorations of the full range of Indian...
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Accompanying an exhibition at The Courtauld Gallery that will bring together for the first time Pieter Bruegel the Elder's only three known grisaille paintings, this book will examine the sources,...
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Beginning in the fall of 2013, the Frist Center began a relationship with Shinique Smith that has deepened over the years to inspire the publication of this book, a lasting document of our esteem....
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Featuring the work of sixty artists and including 300 illustrations, the catalog 'Southern Accent' accompanies a major contemporary art exhibition that questions and explores the complex and...
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Please Make This Look Nice is a behind-the-scenes look at the graphic design process of more than fifty graphic designers, typographers, and studios from around the world. Hundreds of never-before-...
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This book acknowledges African American preaching as an academic discipline, and invites all students and preachers into a scholarly, dynamic, and useful exploration of the topic. Author Frank Thomas...
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"Before Sophie Tucker "corked up" to entertain her audiences with ragtime songs in Negro dialect, and before Fanny Brice stumbled into the footlights in her rendition of the "Dying Swan," May Irwin (...
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Art and Electronic Media is the latest installment in the THEMES AND MOVEMENT series, a collection of groundbreaking source books on the prevailing art tendencies of our times. This is the first book...
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Amid rising gang violence, the crack epidemic, and police brutality, a group of unlikely voices cut through the chaos of late 1980s Los Angeles: N.W.A. Led by a drug dealer, a glammed-up producer,...

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This authoritative dictionary covers all aspects of economics including theory, policy, and applied micro and macroeconomics on a global scale. An essential book for professional economists as well...
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The remarkable growth of financial markets over the past decades has been accompanied by an equally remarkable explosion in financial engineering, the interdisciplinary field focusing on applications...
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This Handbook is a collection of chapters on key issues in the design and analysis of computer simulation experiments on models of stochastic systems. The chapters are tightly focused and written by...
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Producers, Consumers, and Partial Equilibrium provides a systematic and accessible presentation of the full formal details in the core theories of producer and consumer choice under conditions of...

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Slightly over one billion people on the planet live on a dollar a day. While the reasons for their poverty may be different across geographic regions and political circumstances, the results are much...
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"Yefei Lu, a private investor, starts with Buffett's interest in the Sanborn Map Company in 1960 and tracks nineteen more of his major investments in companies such as See's Candies, the Washington...
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The spectacular cyber attack on Sony Pictures and costly hacks of Target, Home Depot, Neiman Marcus, and databases containing sensitive data on millions of U.S. federal workers have shocked the...
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The business models of traditional media are experiencing a profound crisis. One of the core issues of this crisis is the increasing breakdown of the value chain model - a model based on the numbers...
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"This book provides theoretical frameworks and current empirical research in the field by highlighting scientific studies and real-world applications on how neuroscience is being utilized in business...
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A product of more than five years of research, Mallaby's magisterial biography of Alan Greenspan brings into focus the mysterious point where politics and the economy meet. Through Greenspan's story...
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"The Political Spirituality of Cesar Chavez: Crossing Religious Borders maps and challenges many of the mythologies that surround the late iconic labor leader. Focusing on Chavez's own writings, León...

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Life for Easy Rawlins is surprisingly... easy. He's living off the proceeds of his last case, trying to keep out of trouble. Of course it's not going to last. Because Easy's old friend Mouse knocks...
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"'A Dream Denied' shows how the narrative of American Dream shapes the offending trajectories of twenty-three young Latino and African American men in Boston and Chicago. Believing in the American...
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This book acknowledges African American preaching as an academic discipline, and invites all students and preachers into a scholarly, dynamic, and useful exploration of the topic. Author Frank Thomas...
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"Before Sophie Tucker "corked up" to entertain her audiences with ragtime songs in Negro dialect, and before Fanny Brice stumbled into the footlights in her rendition of the "Dying Swan," May Irwin (...
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"At first glance, Geniece's story sounds like that of a typical young woman: she goes to college, has romantic entanglements, builds meaningful friendships, and juggles her schedule with a part-time...
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Amid rising gang violence, the crack epidemic, and police brutality, a group of unlikely voices cut through the chaos of late 1980s Los Angeles: N.W.A. Led by a drug dealer, a glammed-up producer,...
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"The Political Spirituality of Cesar Chavez: Crossing Religious Borders maps and challenges many of the mythologies that surround the late iconic labor leader. Focusing on Chavez's own writings, León...

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Understanding "what" consumers want and "why" are two of the most significant hurdles faced by any business creating products for consumers. Properly conducted sensory research experiments can...

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"Grit and Hope tells the story of five inner-city Hispanic students who start their college applications in the midst of the country's worst recession and of Reality Changers, the program that aims...
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"Stop, Think, Act: Integrating Self-regulation in the Early Childhood Classroom offers early childhood teachers the latest research and a wide variety of hands-on activities to help children learn...

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"Useful to school librarians, teachers, and faculty, this book explains the range of possibilities for creating immersive learning experiences through the use of virtual worlds, virtual simulations,...
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This book is about developing listening comprehension skills in the language classroom. In Part I, some essential background issues are dealt with. The author defines the characteristics of real-life...
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"Perhaps no profession is as challenging for LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) people than teaching. Working under constant suspicion arising from the long-held stereotype of LGBT people...
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"How do gay and lesbian teachers grapple with their professional and sexual identities at work, given that these identities are constructed as mutually exclusive, even indeed as mutually opposed?...
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"The Fifth Edition of the Handbook of Research on Teaching is an essential resource for students and scholars dedicated to the study of teaching and learning. The volume covers a vast array of topics...
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"This book elucidates the benefits, challenges, and strategies necessary to prepare teachers to meet the needs of a diverse student body, featuring the newest research and pedagogical tools written...

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'The International Studies Encyclopedia', published in association with the International Studies Association (ISA), is the most comprehensive reference work of its kind for the fields of...
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A comprehensive exploration of family violence throughout the life course. It examines abuse through the lens of social inequality.

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"Since cities emerged ten thousand years ago, they have become one of the most impressive artifacts of humanity. But their evolution has been anything but lineaŕ䣩ties have gone through moments of...
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Investigates the ways in which the current data on guns and crime are inadequate and inaccurate. Althought the majority of murders in the United States are committed with guns, research on gun...
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"'A Dream Denied' shows how the narrative of American Dream shapes the offending trajectories of twenty-three young Latino and African American men in Boston and Chicago. Believing in the American...

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It is vital to have knowledge of the neuroanatomical structures and functional neurological mechanisms, which are disrupted in neurogenic speech/language, disordered persons in order to understand...
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GENERAL INFORMATION ON TOXICOLOGYThe History of ToxicologyModern ToxicologyBranches of ToxicologyDEFINITION OF TOXICITY AND CLASSIFICATION OF TOXINSToxicityClassification of ToxinsTOXICATIONExposure...
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Permanent hearing loss in children is far more common than most people know, affecting thousands of newborns and older children each year. This book offers parents and caregivers a guide to what to...
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This book describes the technical problems and solutions for automatically recognizing and parsing a medical image into multiple objects, structures, or anatomies. It gives all the key methods,...
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Advances in Molecular Toxicology features the latest advances in the subspecialties of the broad area of molecular toxicology. This series details the study of the molecular basis of toxicology by...
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Genomic and Precision Medicine: Translation and Implementation highlights the various points along the continuum from health to disease where genomic information is impacting clinical decision-making...
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A brand-new title in the field of dermatology, Therapy for Severe Psoriasis provides the ultimate coverage of the treatment options available for today's most serious cases, including biologics and...

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The history of food-making in New York City has been mostly lost. Since the establishment of the first Dutch brewery, the commerce and culture of food enriched New York and promoted its influence on...
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"In The Language of Food, Stanford University professor and MacArthur Fellow Dan Jurafsky peels away the mysteries from the foods we think we know. Thirteen chapters evoke the joy and discovery of...
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"The second edition of this popular introductory undergraduate textbook uses examples, applications, and profiles of biomedical engineers to show students the relevance of the theory and how it can...

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"Meldahl tells the scientific story of the Southern California coast by blending research from geology and oceanography with a compelling narrative and clear illustrations that take readers out in...

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"Over the River and Through the Wood is the first and only collection of its kind, offering readers an unequaled view of the quality and diversity of nineteenth-century American children's poetry....
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Life for Easy Rawlins is surprisingly... easy. He's living off the proceeds of his last case, trying to keep out of trouble. Of course it's not going to last. Because Easy's old friend Mouse knocks...
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"In this book, Charles Taylor explains linguistic holism to people who believe language needs to be thought of as bits of information. According to one influential view of language, one that...
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What of the penetrating cold terror of an old hotel, a haunted place of seductive evil with a malevolent will of its own--and a five-year-old boy of innocent beauty whose mind mirrors the nightmarish...
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Dictionary with Maori-English and English-Maori sections (over 50,000 words). With reference lists including proverbs, personal names, NZ and overseas place names. Suitable for self-study and...
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"At first glance, Geniece's story sounds like that of a typical young woman: she goes to college, has romantic entanglements, builds meaningful friendships, and juggles her schedule with a part-time...
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Fun deals with the determination of two bored teenagers, Casper and Denny, to seek out a good time in their small city environment of tacky shopping malls and fast-food outlets. The action of the...

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This work is a history of the role of information in the United States since roughly 1870, when the nation was well on its way to a nearly 150-year period of economic prosperity, technological and...
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A search for "librarians and empathy" won't get many hits, but empathy is key in collaboration among cross-cultural partners in a technological environment. Stephens believes that in order to create...
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Do librarians rock the boat? Do they challenge those around them to win influence and advantage? Why is it that librarians are little found on the 'influence' grid of personality assessment tests?...

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"Introduces the concept of altmetrics, including its relation to existing citation-based research metrics and to the larger academic community. Major altmetrics tools are presented and discussed, as...
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Faced with planning a one-shot library instruction session, librarians can feel hard-pressed to squeeze in all their library has to offer along with tips on the research process. Authentic learning...
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Gerding and MacKellar provide a manual for developing a successful grant proposal for your library system. In the face of the last several economic crises, grant funders want to know what difference...

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This is a book about building Arduino-powered devices for everyday use, and then connecting those devices to the Internet. Connected devices allow for applications to be built around the connectivity...
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Existing for over 300 years, the Tang dynasty is considered a high point in the arts, science and commerce in China. Its influence remains strong today and is still evident in the city of X'ian (...
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The history of food-making in New York City has been mostly lost. Since the establishment of the first Dutch brewery, the commerce and culture of food enriched New York and promoted its influence on...
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"In The Language of Food, Stanford University professor and MacArthur Fellow Dan Jurafsky peels away the mysteries from the foods we think we know. Thirteen chapters evoke the joy and discovery of...
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"Introduces the concept of altmetrics, including its relation to existing citation-based research metrics and to the larger academic community. Major altmetrics tools are presented and discussed, as...
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To get the "ratoncitos," little mice, who have moved into the barrio to come to his house, Chato the cat prepares all kinds of good food: fajitas, frijoles, salsa, enchiladas, and more.
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With emphasis on the tribes in North America, uses the art and artifacts of various Indian cultures to illustrate events affecting their history from earliest times through 1973.
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"This trusted, best-selling text has become an essential, invaluable resource for clinicians, instructors, and students in the dynamic field of speech-language pathology. Accessible, visually...
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"Useful to school librarians, teachers, and faculty, this book explains the range of possibilities for creating immersive learning experiences through the use of virtual worlds, virtual simulations,...
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"Horyu-ji temple was first erected in the 7th century and has come down to us today in the magnificent form it achieved in 711, over 1,300 years ago. It has given lie to the common misconception...
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"Christopher Phillips goes to the heart of philosophy and Socratic discourse to discover what we're all looking for: the kind of love that makes life worthwhile. Love here is not defined only or even...
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"Cool Characters tells the story of American political irony from World War II to the present: how irony came to seem politically subversive for American countercultural rebels; how mainstream...
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"This wide-ranging introduction to classical Indian philosophy is philosophically rigorous without being too technical for beginners. Through detailed explorations of the full range of Indian...
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"In this book, Charles Taylor explains linguistic holism to people who believe language needs to be thought of as bits of information. According to one influential view of language, one that...
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"Colour makes our lives more interesting -- how dull it would be in a black-and-white world! It pleases us aesthetically, entertains us and is useful to us. This unique book aims to describe the...
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"Nature no longer exists apart from humanity. Henceforth, the world we will inhabit is the one we have made. Geologists have called this new planetary epoch the Anthropocene, the age of Humans. The...
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Slightly over one billion people on the planet live on a dollar a day. While the reasons for their poverty may be different across geographic regions and political circumstances, the results are much...
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"North American Border Conflicts : Race, Politics, and Ethics adds to the current discussion on class, race, ethnic, and sectarian divides, not only within the United States but throughout the...
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Retells the story of the Trojan War, from the quarrel for the golden apple, and the flight of Helen with Paris, to the destruction of Troy.
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This book is about developing listening comprehension skills in the language classroom. In Part I, some essential background issues are dealt with. The author defines the characteristics of real-life...
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"Yefei Lu, a private investor, starts with Buffett's interest in the Sanborn Map Company in 1960 and tracks nineteen more of his major investments in companies such as See's Candies, the Washington...
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The spectacular cyber attack on Sony Pictures and costly hacks of Target, Home Depot, Neiman Marcus, and databases containing sensitive data on millions of U.S. federal workers have shocked the...
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The business models of traditional media are experiencing a profound crisis. One of the core issues of this crisis is the increasing breakdown of the value chain model - a model based on the numbers...
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"Perhaps no profession is as challenging for LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) people than teaching. Working under constant suspicion arising from the long-held stereotype of LGBT people...
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"How do gay and lesbian teachers grapple with their professional and sexual identities at work, given that these identities are constructed as mutually exclusive, even indeed as mutually opposed?...
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"The Fifth Edition of the Handbook of Research on Teaching is an essential resource for students and scholars dedicated to the study of teaching and learning. The volume covers a vast array of topics...
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"The second edition of this popular introductory undergraduate textbook uses examples, applications, and profiles of biomedical engineers to show students the relevance of the theory and how it can...
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"This book provides a comprehensive summary of the status of emerging sensor technologies and provides a framework for future advances in the field. Chemical sensors have gained in importance in the...
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"A thin film is a layer of material ranging from fractions of a nanometer (monolayer) to several micrometers in thickness. Silicon (Si) is one of the most important semiconductors today because it...
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This book presents the fundamentals of hardware technologies, assembly language, computer arithmetic, pipelining, memory hierarchies and I/O. This edition is updated for mobile computing and the...
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Ein fantastischer Märchengarten in voller Blüte, prall gefüllt mit Verlockungen weiblicher Natur, verwirrt unsere Sinne. Die Makellosigkeit der Frauengesichter, die Pracht der bunten Blüten und...
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140 masterpieces of painting demonstrate the parallel development of widely different styles, design principles and aesthetic ideas. The avant-garde artists influenced each other and were sometimes...
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"The memoir of one woman's emotional quest to find the art of her Polish-Jewish great-grandfather, lost during World War II. Moshe Rynecki's body of work reached close to eight hundred paintings and...
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"Dada began on February 5, 1916, when Hugo Ball, Emmy Hennings, and others launched the Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich. Cabaret Voltaire would eventually become the stuff of legend, joined by the short-...
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This book illustrates how Paul Kleé鳠critical and ironic take on life was evident in every stage of his career. It argues that Kleé鳠style emerged from a philosophical school that originated with...
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Puja and Piety celebrates the complexity of South Asian representation and iconography by examining the relationship between aesthetic expression and the devotional practice, or puja, in the three...
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"Exhibition catalogue for The Rama Epic--recounting the struggle of Prince Rama to defeat a powerful demonic king, rescue his abducted wife and reestablish virtuous order in the world. The epic has...
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A comprehensive survey, from the age of Constantine to the fall of Constantinople, of the nexus between buildings, worship and art.
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This book investigates the interaction between word and image in medieval Persian art. Greater Iranian arts from the 10th to the 16th century are technically some of the finest produced anywhere....
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This work features the work of 14 Los Angeles artists in the Wasteland exhibition, which was inspired by T.S. Eliot́鳠modernist poem ́씨e Waste Land.́퀵
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How can art and visual theory contribute to the understanding of our current surveillance society? Watched! presents a selection of European artists who relate to current issues of discipline,...
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"World War I and American Art provides an unprecedented look at the ways in which American artists reacted to the war. Artists took a leading role in chronicling the war, crafting images that...
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Accompanying an exhibition at The Courtauld Gallery that will bring together for the first time Pieter Bruegel the Elder's only three known grisaille paintings, this book will examine the sources,...
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Artists include: Eddie Arning, Emery Blagdon, William Alvin Blayney, Georgia Blizzard, Carl Block, François Burland, James Castle, Nek Chang, Aloïse Corbaz, Uncle Jack Dey, Thornton Dial, Hiroyuki...
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Bowett begins with an account of the furniture-making industry in London. This is intended to be of interest both to furniture scholars and specialists and to antiques enthusiasts in general.
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"Medieval Jerusalem was a vibrant international center and home to multiple cultures, faiths, and languages. Harmonious and dissonant influences from Persian, Turkish, Greek, Syrian, Armenian,...
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"Kodachrome memory exemplifies forthright storytelling about everyday people and vernacular spaces. The photographs, organized by geographic and cultural affinities (North East, Heartland, Pittsburgh...
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The art of underglazed polychrome tilework flourished in several cultural centers of Turkey and Iran before the Mongol conquest. The Shiraz school survived this catastrophe, flourishing especially...
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Beginning in the fall of 2013, the Frist Center began a relationship with Shinique Smith that has deepened over the years to inspire the publication of this book, a lasting document of our esteem....
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Featuring the work of sixty artists and including 300 illustrations, the catalog 'Southern Accent' accompanies a major contemporary art exhibition that questions and explores the complex and...
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Please Make This Look Nice is a behind-the-scenes look at the graphic design process of more than fifty graphic designers, typographers, and studios from around the world. Hundreds of never-before-...
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This text shows how to design a treatment manual and adherence measure for attachment-based family therapy (ABFT) for adolescent depression and presents data and results on the treatment's efficacy.
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In this book, Eric Hobsbawm chronicles the events and trends that led to the triumph of private enterprise and its exponents in the years between 1848 and 1875. Along with Hobsbawm's other volumes,...
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Faced with planning a one-shot library instruction session, librarians can feel hard-pressed to squeeze in all their library has to offer along with tips on the research process. Authentic learning...
Despite the danger involved, a young girl is determined that her fiancé shall fulfill his dream of being a pilot in the pioneering days of aviation.
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A carpenter in the West African country of Cameroon goes to a fortune teller and finds the predictions about his future coming true in an unusual way.
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Investigates the ways in which the current data on guns and crime are inadequate and inaccurate. Althought the majority of murders in the United States are committed with guns, research on gun...
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Searching for a home, Clarence the cat arrives at the local post office at an opportune time.
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Human Origins" brings together new thinking by social anthropologists and other scholars on the evolution of human culture and society. No other discipline has more relevant expertise to consider the...
Bron was small and dark and quiet. Usually she never minded being alone; in fact she was shy of other people. Often she wished she had a dog, for she had a natural sympathy with animals, and dogs...
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"'A Dream Denied' shows how the narrative of American Dream shapes the offending trajectories of twenty-three young Latino and African American men in Boston and Chicago. Believing in the American...
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This book acknowledges African American preaching as an academic discipline, and invites all students and preachers into a scholarly, dynamic, and useful exploration of the topic. Author Frank Thomas...
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"Before Sophie Tucker "corked up" to entertain her audiences with ragtime songs in Negro dialect, and before Fanny Brice stumbled into the footlights in her rendition of the "Dying Swan," May Irwin (...
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During World War II, when she was eleven years old, the author and her family were arrested in Poland by the Russians as political enemies and exiled to Siberia. She recounts here the trials of the...
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"Human beings are killing the planet and themselves in the process. Cecile Pineda asks a simple question: Why? An urgent reframing of current ecological thinking, Apology to a Whale addresses what...
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When a government official comes into a third grade classroom and tells the students to write a composition entitled "What My Family Does at Night," Pedro must decide how he feels about the military...
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A maple seedling becomes separated from his mother tree, makes friends with a bottle and a log, and searches for his own place in life.
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Austin Szerba narrates the end of humanity as he and his best friend Robby accidentally unleash an army of giant, unstoppable bugs and uncover the secrets of a decades-old experiment gone terribly...
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"Twelve-year-old Matthew Eagletail has a new school, a new father and five pesky new sisters. He refuses to join the basketball team until a friend shows him that he's only punishing himself" Cf. Our...
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Although her parents love walking in the rain, Baby Duck does not--until Grandpa shares a secret with her.
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Maria and her brother and sister, Salvadoran refugees, are smuggled into the United States in crates and try to eke out a living in Chicago with the help of a sympathetic family.
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On a beautiful evening, Miz Mozetta puts on her red dress and blue shoes and dances the jitterbug just like she did many years before.
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Lin O'Neil, a talented but shy girl growing up in Providence, Rhode Island, develops a close relationship with her Japanese grandmother, who shares Lin's gift of precognition.
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Although he is uncertain why his father is so angry and what secret his mother is keeping from him, eleven-year-old Sonny knows that he is different from his classmates in their small New York town.
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A chronicle of the first black-controlled union, made up of Pullman porters, who after years of unfair labor practices staged a battle against a corporate giant resulting in a "David and Goliath"...
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Dictionary with Maori-English and English-Maori sections (over 50,000 words). With reference lists including proverbs, personal names, NZ and overseas place names. Suitable for self-study and...
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Power Electronics is intended to be an introductory text in power electronics, primarily for the undergraduate electrical engineering student. The text is written for some flexibility in the order of...
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"This book describes how to build mathematical models of multibody systems with elastic components. Examples of such systems are the human body itself, construction cranes, cars with trailers,...
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Art and Electronic Media is the latest installment in the THEMES AND MOVEMENT series, a collection of groundbreaking source books on the prevailing art tendencies of our times. This is the first book...
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"The People and Culture of Japan features conversations between Donald Keene, a preeminent scholar of Japanese literature, and Shiba Ryotaro, the author who continued to contemplate the human...
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"This is the only comprehensive book in the market for engineers that covers CMOS, bipolar technologies, and biCMOS integrated circuits. The fifth edition retains its completeness, updates the...
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"This market-leading textbook remains the standard of excellence and innovation. Built on Adel S. Sedra's and Kenneth C. Smith's solid pedagogical foundation, the seventh edition of Microelectronic...
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"This best-selling engineering statistics text provides a practical approach that is more oriented to engineering and the chemical and physical sciences than many similar texts. It is packed with...
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"At first glance, Geniece's story sounds like that of a typical young woman: she goes to college, has romantic entanglements, builds meaningful friendships, and juggles her schedule with a part-time...
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Fun deals with the determination of two bored teenagers, Casper and Denny, to seek out a good time in their small city environment of tacky shopping malls and fast-food outlets. The action of the...
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Written by leading scholars on global strategy and organisation, 'Transnational Management' focuses on the management challenges associated with developing strategies and managing the operations of...
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A product of more than five years of research, Mallaby's magisterial biography of Alan Greenspan brings into focus the mysterious point where politics and the economy meet. Through Greenspan's story...
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Gerding and MacKellar provide a manual for developing a successful grant proposal for your library system. In the face of the last several economic crises, grant funders want to know what difference...
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"This edition provides a thorough revision of the fourth edition which focuses on the practical aspects of cluster analysis and covers new methodology in terms of longitudinal data and provides...
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WHen Mr. Belsaki chooses a dragon as a pet for his son, what was a very ordinary family begins some extraordinary adventures.
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Presents the life of W.W. Law, an NAACP activist, whose efforts to register black voters, and lead a successful business boycott resulted in Savannah, Georgia being the first city in the south to end...
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Brendan Buckley, a biracial ten-year-old, applies his scientific problem-solving ability and newfound interest in rocks and minerals to connect with his white grandfather, the president of Puyallup...
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After his father's tragic death, twelve-year-old Keith James moves from Brooklyn to a small midwestern town where his mixed race heritage is not accepted, but he finds comfort in the music of Jimi...
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One hot night, Maxine goes on a wild adventure thanks to the magic of the blue moon.
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"The study of children's illustrated books is located within the broad histories of print culture, publishing, the book trade, and concepts of childhood. An interdisciplinary history, Picturing...
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"Art Since 1980: Charting the Contemporary presents a chronological survey from the late 20th century into the early 21st century. This title is built around short discussions on individual artists....
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Amid rising gang violence, the crack epidemic, and police brutality, a group of unlikely voices cut through the chaos of late 1980s Los Angeles: N.W.A. Led by a drug dealer, a glammed-up producer,...
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CD-ROM contains: a dynamic program that reinforces key concepts by using animations, tutorials, and interactive exercises.
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Amusingly illustrated book explains the scientific facts of microorganisms in the home.
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"The Political Spirituality of Cesar Chavez: Crossing Religious Borders maps and challenges many of the mythologies that surround the late iconic labor leader. Focusing on Chavez's own writings, León...

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Overview: Omnigraphics Health Reference Series is designed for the general reader seeking guidance on how to avoid serious illness by following preventive lifestyles and recognizing early warning...
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Most library managers have not taken a statistics course. This text is designed to help remove anxiety as they view data in addressing the value of the library to its community. Data are linked to...
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"Symbols are an international language, but that language is far from universal. Different symbols mean radically different things in different contexts - a cross, a crane and a swastika each have a...
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Reference catalog of firearms valuations and pricing, complete with identification pictures and in-depth descriptions.
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From formal reports and manuals to everyday e-mails, the Handbook of Technical Writing uses smart, accessible language to spotlight and clarify technical writing today. Hundreds of topic entries, 90...
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"Horyu-ji temple was first erected in the 7th century and has come down to us today in the magnificent form it achieved in 711, over 1,300 years ago. It has given lie to the common misconception...
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This book presents the fundamentals of hardware technologies, assembly language, computer arithmetic, pipelining, memory hierarchies and I/O. This edition is updated for mobile computing and the...
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"Human beings are killing the planet and themselves in the process. Cecile Pineda asks a simple question: Why? An urgent reframing of current ecological thinking, Apology to a Whale addresses what...
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Power Electronics is intended to be an introductory text in power electronics, primarily for the undergraduate electrical engineering student. The text is written for some flexibility in the order of...
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"This best-selling engineering statistics text provides a practical approach that is more oriented to engineering and the chemical and physical sciences than many similar texts. It is packed with...
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CD-ROM contains: a dynamic program that reinforces key concepts by using animations, tutorials, and interactive exercises.
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Amusingly illustrated book explains the scientific facts of microorganisms in the home.

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Rhyming text asks if the reader can move like a variety of animals. Striped acetate overlays on board pages give illustrations the illusion of movement.

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This indispensable sourcebook covers conceptual and practical issues in research design in the field of social and personality psychology. Key experts address specific methods and areas of research,...
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Martijn van Zomeren develops 'selvations theory', and proposes that human motivation is based around changes in social relationships.

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"Since cities emerged ten thousand years ago, they have become one of the most impressive artifacts of humanity. But their evolution has been anything but lineaŕ䣩ties have gone through moments of...