The Antarctic Subglacial Lake Vostok: Glaciology, Biology and Planetology (Springer Praxis Books)

The 1st e-book at the topic, this monograph examines the phenomenon of a tremendous sealed, freshwater lake, remoted from the remainder of the area by way of kilometers' thick ice. The life of melting ice on the backside of the large Vostok Lake has served as a version and encouraged the workforce making plans the Galileo house craft to collect info at the ice sheet of the Jupiterian moon Europa. The e-book offers interpretation of, and calculations for, stimulating components for attainable melting and an enormous lake's lifestyles on the backside of the Martian ice sheets.

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Global Issues (4th Edition)

By Richard J. Payne

Up to date in its 4th version, international matters is a present and topical examine the forces riding globalization. From democratization, human rights, and worldwide finance to terrorism, pandemics, and weather switch, this texts surveys worldwide difficulties that go beyond limitations and are difficult the overseas procedure. this is often the single textual content of its sort to put complicated concerns into accomplished context and hence clarify the becoming political, fiscal, and cultural interdependence noticeable within the headlines and in readers’ lives.

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Laboratory Manual for Anatomy and Physiology

By Connie Allen

Laboratory guide for Anatomy and body structure, 3rd Edition provides routines that may increase one's figuring out of anatomy and body structure. It includes actions and experiments that would aid the reader to either visualize anatomical buildings and comprehend physiological themes. Lab routines are designed in a manner that require readers to first practice info they discovered after which to seriously assessment it.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and different supplementary fabrics are usually not incorporated as a part of e-book file.

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Post-Colonial Studies: The Key Concepts (Routledge Key Guides)

By Bill Ashcroft

This highly renowned A-Z advisor presents a finished evaluation of the problems which symbolize post-colonialism: explaining what it really is, the place it truly is encountered and the an important half it performs in debates approximately race, gender, politics, language and identification.

For this 3rd variation over thirty new entries were additional including:

  • Cosmopolitanism
  • Development
  • Fundamentalism
  • Nostalgia
  • Post-colonial cinema
  • Sustainability
  • Trafficking
  • World Englishes.

Post-Colonial experiences: the major Concepts is still an important advisor for somebody learning this vivid field.

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The Communication Age: Connecting and Engaging

By Scott A. Myers, Autumn P. Edwards, Chad Edwards, Shawn T. Wahl

This article is correct heading in the right direction with content material, structure and structure. nice evaluation sections on the finish of chapters. correct pictures, charts and illustrations. i've been instructing public conversing on the collage point for over 30 years and feature two times been ranked because the no 1 Junior collage Professor within the U.S. and i'm convinced that this textbook may be a welcome boost to the library of any speech educator searching for a fantastic, no nonsense booklet that would have interaction all scholars and remodel the educating of learning, outlining, supplying and addressing nervousness.

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Managing Human Resources

Achieve a greater figuring out of the way human assets affects either participants and agencies with this market-leading, functional textual content. Snell/Morris/Bohlander's well known dealing with HUMAN assets, seventeenth version builds upon a beginning of study and thought with an inviting, useful framework that makes a speciality of present day most crucial HR concerns and present practices. The book's attractive writing type and robust visible layout use greater than 500 memorable examples from a number of actual companies to demonstrate key issues and attach suggestions to present HR perform. clean examples highlight the newest advancements and significant tendencies, whereas hands-on purposes concentrate on useful guidance and proposals for achievement.

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Western Civilization: Beyond Boundaries (6th Edition)

By Thomas F. X. Noble, Barry Strauss, Duane Osheim, Kristen Neuschel, Elinor Accampo

WESTERN CIVILIZATION, 6th version, is individual for its wider definition of Europe that incorporates jap Europe, Scandinavia, and eu frontiers. spotting that components open air the continent affected eu historical past, the authors spotlight Europe's position on the planet during the narrative and within the basic resource characteristic, "The international Record." rigorously revised and edited for better accessibility, the 6th version is briefer and comprises pedagogical positive factors akin to concentration questions, key words, and part summaries to raised aid scholars of western civilization. The reconceived narrative and streamlined association, that includes smaller, extra cohesive studying devices, lend to bigger ease of use for either scholars and teachers. to be had within the following break up strategies: WESTERN CIVILIZATION entire (Chapters 1-30), ISBN: 1424067820; quantity I: To 1715 (Chapters 1-17), ISBN: 1424069610; quantity II: considering 1560 (Chapters 15-30), ISBN: 1424069629; quantity A: To 1500 (Chapters 1-12), ISBN: 1424069580; quantity B: 1300-1815 (Chapters 11-19), ISBN: 1424069599; quantity C: for the reason that 1789 (Chapters 19-30), ISBN: 1424069602.

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Health Care Information Systems: A Practical Approach for Health Care Management

By Karen A. Wager, Frances Wickham Lee

This most generally used textbook within the box has been completely revised and up-to-date to mirror adjustments within the future health care and the renewed concentrate on well-being care info expertise tasks. new chapters conceal Federal efforts to augment caliber of sufferer care by utilizing health and wellbeing care info expertise and procedure issues. also, reflecting the elevated specialize in worldwide wellbeing and fitness, the booklet positive aspects a world standpoint on future health care info expertise. Case reviews of companies experiencing management-related info method demanding situations were up to date and several other new instances were additional. those reality-based instances are designed to stimulate dialogue between scholars and let them to use techniques within the booklet to real-life situations. The book's better half site good points lecture slides, a try out financial institution, and different fabrics to augment scholars' understanding.

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Therapeutic Exercise: Foundations and Techniques, 6th Edition

Thoroughly revised and up to date all through, Kisner & Colby’s 6th Edition offers the main up to date workout instructions for individualizing interventions for people with circulate issues.

Now with contributions from the prime specialists within the box, it encompasses the entire ideas of healing workout and guide treatment, together with spinal surgical procedure and spinal manipulation. This popular guide is still the authoritative resource for workout guide for the therapist and for sufferer self-management.

Plus, you’ll have entry to Kisner and Colby's Therapeutic workout Video Library online at DavisPlus, featuring over 30 NEW full-color video clips—94 in all—demonstrating easy healing workouts and methods.

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The Essential World History (6th Edition)

By Jackson J. Spielvogel, William J. Duiker

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Explore universal demanding situations and studies that unite the human earlier and establish key international styles over the years with the fundamental international background, 6e. This short evaluate of worldwide background covers political, financial, social, non secular, highbrow, cultural, and armed forces background built-in right into a chronologically ordered synthesis that can assist you achieve an appreciation and realizing of the specific personality and improvement of person cultures in society. you should use the book's international method and its emphasis on analytical comparisons among cultures to hyperlink occasions jointly in a vast comparative and worldwide framework that areas the modern international in a extra significant old context.

"The book’s preface and "Themes for knowing global History" essentially lay out the authors’ imaginative and prescient, and the authors enforce it brilliantly. Duiker and Spielvogel are to be recommended for his or her concise, crisp variety and their sincere interpretation of proof. … Duiker and Spielvogel have an leading edge and unique method of international background, and how they painting the slow shift from remoted societies to an international society works tremendous well."

"The author’s method is constant during the textual content, and so they have completed their acknowledged aim of adopting a ’global method of international heritage whereas even as trying to do justice to the special personality and improvement of person civilizations and areas of the world.’"

"I just like the e-book, it has a transparent imaginative and prescient of the growth of worldwide historical past and the combo of textual content, records and illustrations is sweet. The brand new visual appeal of the later chapters is principally strong. in truth, I haven’t obvious many of the records and or textual content in different texts."

"In searching through the textual content, it’s transparent that the authors and publishers went all-out to offer scholars as wide an publicity to the area as they potentially may possibly, to give the cloth attractively, and to supply a wide range of priceless research aids and supplementary fabric. i'm fairly inspired through the strangely great amount of area dedicated to non-Western topics, relatively in comparison with different texts (as above) with which i'm universal. … this actual textual content comes as with regards to my excellent as any i've got encountered, so I probably will heavily reflect on adopting it whilst a brand new version comes out."

"I was once inspired incidentally the textual content were slimmed down. If shall we figure out a three-semester cut up, the slimmed personal model could supply us the power to take advantage of extra open air readings, whatever we adore to do. the first resource records are really correct to the textual content during this variation and that i loved them." --This textual content refers to an out of print or unavailable variation of this name. (Amazon)

About the Authors

William J. Duiker is liberal arts Professor Emeritus of East Asian experiences on the Pennsylvania kingdom college. A former U.S. diplomat with provider in Taiwan, South Vietnam, and Washington, D.C., he got his doctorate in a ways japanese historical past from Georgetown collage. At Penn kingdom, he has written greatly at the background of Vietnam and glossy China, together with the hugely acclaimed COMMUNIST street TO strength IN VIETNAM (revised variation, Westview Press, 1996), which was once chosen for a call impressive educational publication Award in 1982?1983 and 1996?1997. different books are CHINA AND VIETNAM: THE ROOTS OF clash (Berkeley, 1987), U.S. CONTAINMENT coverage AND THE clash IN INDOCHINA (Stanford, 1995), SACRED struggle: NATIONALISM AND REVOLUTION IN A DIVIDED VIETNAM (McGraw-Hill, 1995), and HO CHI MINH (Hyperion, 2000), which was once nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in 2001. whereas his study specialization is within the box of nationalism and Asian revolutions, his highbrow pursuits are significantly extra varied. He has traveled extensively and has taught classes at the historical past of communism and non-Western civilizations at Penn kingdom, the place he was once offered a college student Medal for amazing fulfillment within the spring of 1996.

Jackson J. Spielvogel is affiliate Professor Emeritus of historical past on the Pennsylvania nation college. He got his Ph.D. from The Ohio kingdom college, the place he really expert in Reformation background below Harold J. Grimm. His articles and stories have seemed in journals comparable to Moreana, magazine of common schooling, Catholic old evaluation, Archiv für Reformationsgeschichte, and American old evaluate. He additionally has contributed chapters or articles to The Social heritage of Reformation, THE HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE: A DICTIONARY guide, the Simon Wiesenthal middle Annual of Holocaust experiences, and Utopian reviews. His paintings has been supported via fellowships from the Fulbright beginning and the root for Reformation learn. At Penn nation, he helped inaugurate the Western Civilization direction, in addition to a well-liked path on Nazi Germany. His ebook HITLER AND NAZI GERMANY used to be released in 1987 (7th variation, 2013). he's additionally the writer of WESTERN CIVILIZATION, first released in 1991 (9th version, 2015). Professor Spielvogel has gained 5 significant university-wide instructing awards. through the 12 months 1988?1989, he held the Penn nation instructing Fellowship, the university's such a lot prestigious instructing award. In 1996, he received the Dean Arthur Ray Warnock Award for awesome college member, and in 2000 got the Schreyer Honors university Excellence in instructing Award.

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