The Democratic Debate American Politics in an Age of Change

The Democratic Debate  American Politics in an Age of Change Author Bruce Miroff
ISBN-10 9781305147041
Release 2014-01-01
Pages 512
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Focusing on the tension between elite and popular models of democracy, individuals and movements that made a difference, and recent events, THE DEMOCRATIC DEBATE makes American democracy become more relevant, compelling, and lively. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Aztecs Maya

Aztecs   Maya Author N. James
ISBN-10 0752414240
Release 2001
Pages 162
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A good historical overview of the people of Middle America from early times to the present day. Nicholas James traces the rise and fall of societies such as the Olmecs, Maya, Zapotecs and Aztecs, and discusses the nature of their language, belief systems, culture and especially their art and monuments. Well illustrated throughout.



MCTS Guide to Microsoft Windows 7 Exam 70 680

MCTS Guide to Microsoft Windows 7  Exam   70 680 Author Byron Wright
ISBN-10 9781111309770
Release 2010-10-04
Pages 656
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Introducing a complete guide to deploying and managing Windows 7 that is suitable for IT professionals and students alike! This instructional text provides the information users need to successfully migrate to Windows 7 and immediately derive benefits from it. Readers will learn about the new features in Windows 7, such as advanced security, and how those features compare to Windows Vista and Windows XP. Valuable for professionals, but written in a way that is understandable to the novice networking student, this informative guide examines Windows 7 in a thorough and logical manner making the information easy to understand and preparing readers for Microsoft’s MCTS Exam #70-680. The hands-on activities and case projects help learners practice new skills, and review questions and key terms reinforce important information. The accompanying CD provides valuable certification preparation material, including test preparation software. With a section devoted to troubleshooting, this text also doubles as a manual that professionals can take on the job with them. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



JIRA Development Cookbook

JIRA Development Cookbook Author Jobin Kuruvilla
ISBN-10 9781785886331
Release 2016-09-30
Pages 598
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Your one-stop resource for mastering extensions and customizations in JIRA 7+ About This Book Explore the new features of JIRA 7 and best practices for agile development and integration with development tools Customize the look and feel of your JIRA UI to match your specific user needs Create seamless reports that make sense of your data through easy-to-use techniques Who This Book Is For If you are a JIRA developer or administrator, or a project manager who wants to fully exploit the exciting capabilities of JIRA, then this is the perfect book for you. What You Will Learn Create and deploy your own JIRA plugins Manipulate workflows to transform JIRA into a user-friendly system Create custom reports that show statistics for particular people, projects, versions, or other fields within issues Simplify reporting by writing your own JIRA gadgets, which can be added into a user's dashboard Master database handling by extending and retrieving custom field details from the database Deal with custom fields on an issue and program custom field option In Detail JIRA provides issue and project tracking for software development teams to improve code quality and the speed of development. With the new version of JIRA, you can create your own JIRA plugins and customize the look and feel of your JIRA UI easier than ever. JIRA Development Cookbook , Third Edition, is a one-stop resource to master extensions and customizations in JIRA. This book starts with recipes about simplifying the plugin development process followed by recipes dedicated to the plugin framework. Then, you will move on to writing custom field plugins to create new field types or custom searchers. You will also learn how to program and customize workflows to transform JIRA into a user-friendly system. With so much data spanning different projects, issues, and so on, we will cover how to work on reports and gadgets to get customized data according to our needs. At the end of the book, you will learn how to customize JIRA by adding new tabs, menus, and web items; communicate with JIRA via the REST APIs; and work with the JIRA database. Style and approach The most unique aspect of this book is its approach. This book is recipe-based, with real-world examples, that will empower you to implement agile processes and explore the exciting capabilities of Jira.



Technical Communication

Technical Communication Author Michael H. Markel
ISBN-10 9780312679484
Release 2012-01-04
Pages 799
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Through clear advice and an accessible visual design, Mike Markel’s Technical Communication models the principles it teaches, offering practical strategies that students can put to use right away. Using a student-friendly voice, Mike Markel shows writers how to tackle the major types of documents and writing situations they will encounter in their professional lives. Excellent and always fresh sample documents and examples demonstrate effective techniques and offer plenty of opportunities for analysis, while interactive cases provide engaging scenarios for writing practice. The new edition incorporates the latest workplace and technology trends, offering new advice for how and why to use social media effectively in technical communication. Read the preface. Order Multimedia Models for Technical Communication packaged with Technical Communication, Tenth Edition using ISBN-13: 978-1-4576-1843-7.



Mathematician s Delight

Mathematician s Delight Author W. W. Sawyer
ISBN-10 9780486137001
Release 2012-03-13
Pages 240
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"Recommended with confidence" by The Times Literary Supplement, this lively survey was written by a renowned teacher. It starts with arithmetic and algebra, gradually proceeding to trigonometry and calculus. 1943 edition.



Hacking Your Education

Hacking Your Education Author Dale J. Stephens
ISBN-10 9781101619681
Release 2013-03-05
Pages 208
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It’s no secret that college doesn’t prepare students for the real world. Student loan debt recently eclipsed credit card debt for the first time in history and now tops one trillion dollars. And the throngs of unemployed graduates chasing the same jobs makes us wonder whether there’s a better way to “make it” in today’s marketplace. There is—and Dale Stephens is proof of that. In Hacking Your Education, Stephens speaks to a new culture of “hackademics” who think college diplomas are antiquated. Stephens shows how he and dozens of others have hacked their education, and how you can, too. You don’t need to be a genius or especially motivated to succeed outside school. The real requirements are much simpler: curiosity, confidence, and grit. Hacking Your Education offers valuable advice to current students as well as those who decided to skip college. Stephens teaches you to create opportunities for yourself and design your curriculum—inside or outside the classroom. Whether your dream is to travel the world, build a startup, or climb the corporate ladder, Stephens proves you can do it now, rather than waiting for life to start after “graduation” day.



Phone Kitten

Phone Kitten Author Marika Christian
ISBN-10 1617505145
Release 2010
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Marika Christian's PHONE KITTEN introduces an absolutely unique, first-time-ever kind of female sleuth -- a totally lovable, intelligent, downright hilarious down-home girl who happens to earn her living as a phone sex worker.



Bioethics

Bioethics Author Lewis Vaughn
ISBN-10 0190250100
Release 2016-07-15
Pages 832
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Bioethics: Principles, Issues, and Cases, Third Edition, explores the philosophical, medical, social, and legal aspects of key bioethical issues. Opening with a thorough introduction to ethics, bioethics, and moral reasoning, it then covers influential moral theories and the criteria for evaluating them. Integrating eighty-nine readings--twelve of them new to this edition--numerous classic bioethical cases, and abundant pedagogical tools, this text addresses the most provocative and controversial topics in bioethics. PEDAGOGICAL FEATURES: "Classic Case Files" describe landmark cases that shaped the debate, while news-making "Cases for Evaluation" encourage students to form their own opinions Various text boxes: "In Depth" boxes contain additional material, illustrations, or analyses, much of it "ripped from the headlines"; "Fact File" boxes provide statistics on the social, medical, and scientific facets of a chapter's topic; and "Legal Brief" boxes summarize important court rulings and the status of major legislation "Key Terms" are boldfaced and boxed off within the text and then defined in a glossary at the back of the book "Applying Major Theories" sections at the end of each chapter help students relate theories to the issues



Mathematics for Engineers

Mathematics for Engineers Author Anthony Croft
ISBN-10 0132051567
Release 2008
Pages 1173
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Understanding key mathematical concepts and applying them successfully to solve problems are vital skills that all engineering students must acquire. Mathematics for Engineers teaches, develops and nurtures those skills. Practical, informal and accessible, it begins with the foundations and gradually builds upon this knowledge as it introduces more complex concepts until you have learned everything you will need for your first year engineering maths course, together with introductory material for even more advanced topics.



50 Years of Anderson Localization

50 Years of Anderson Localization Author Elihu Abrahams
ISBN-10 9789814299077
Release 2010
Pages 597
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This unique volume celebrates the five decades of the impact of Anderson localization on modern physics. In addition to the historical perspective on its origin, it provides a comprehensive description of the experimental and theoretical aspects of Anderson localization.



Trauma

Trauma Author Eric Legome
ISBN-10 9781139500722
Release 2011-06-16
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Trauma: A Comprehensive Emergency Medicine Approach is a fully illustrated, interdisciplinary overview of trauma. Using both evidence-based approaches and a practical understanding of the emergency department, it gives a broad and in-depth review of trauma care. The entire spectrum of trauma presentations is reviewed from minor soft-tissue injuries through to major life-threatening conditions. Written by over 50 expert contributors, it gives concrete and practical recommendations for evaluation, treatment, consultation and disposition decisions on both common and unusual conditions. Extensive use of photographs, illustrations and key information boxes is used to make the material accessible. Additional sections provide an overview of multiple other issues relating to emergency management of trauma including administrative, nursing, research and legal matters. This book provides an essential reference for anyone who is called upon to provide acute trauma care in the emergency department.



Engineering Problem Solving With C

Engineering Problem Solving With C  Author Delores M. Etter
ISBN-10 9780134484532
Release 2016-03-18
Pages 624
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For one/two semester courses in Engineering and Computer Science at the freshman/sophomore level. Engineering Problem Solving With C++, Fourth Edition provides a clear, concise introduction to engineering problem solving with C++ as well as the object-oriented features of the C++ programming language. The authors’ proven five-step problem solving methodology is presented and then incorporated in every chapter of the text. The chapters in this text are designed to give the instructor flexibility in the ordering of topics with chapter topics covering the essentials of mathematical computations, character data, control structures, functions, arrays, classes, and pointers. Outstanding engineering and scientific applications are used throughout; all applications are centered around the theme of engineering challenges in the 21st century with an emphasis on incorporating real-world engineering and scientific examples and problems.



Recipes Every Man Should Know

Recipes Every Man Should Know Author Susan Russo
ISBN-10 9781594745652
Release 2011-05-18
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Gentleman, start your ovens! We’re mixing bacon with brownies! We’re pouring beer into chili! We’re stirring up tomato gravy so thick and tasty, we refuse to call it sauce! This easy pocket-sized companion shows you how to make all the food a man can’t live without, including: • Hearty Breakfast Classics • Sandwiches, Burgers, and Snacks • Meat and Potato Dinners • Beer, Bacon, and Bar Food • Chocolate, Cheesecake, and More Plus a quick, no-frills guide to culinary rules and tools. We break it all down so you can cook like a master! From the Hardcover edition.