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Comprehensive and accessible, Past to Present encapsulates for readers essential readings from the fields of humanities, social science, and science in a single book- putting a "human face" on the great ideas that have changed our world. The book is divided into seven thematic parts that trace the history of important ideas from their roots to their current incarnations. Each of the 73 readings includes discussions that focus on the history of the idea, the writer's rhetorical strategies, and the context in which the piece was written. For anyone who is interested in exploring the evolutions of the great ideas of our world.
Explores leisure and recreation philosophy and science, the various sub-fields, and the leisure services industry. This title includes: chapter outlining leisure service delivery systems; concepts supported by research; and, illustrations of concepts through field-based cases, biographical features, exploratory activities, and research studies.
With other texts written at either too high or too low a level, this book meets the needs of PTA students for usable, understandable pathology related to clinical application. Extensively illustrated, this book allows students to more easily comprehend and maintain interest in otherwise complicated pathological processes. The fourteen chapter format effectively fits within a chapter per week course structure, or each chapter may be used as a stand alone module within any course. And as your students prepare to graduate, encourage them to keep this book to use as a clinically relevant reference as practicing PTAs!
Written by well-known educators Kathryn McCance and Sue Huether, and joined by a team of expert contributors, this resource is the most comprehensive and authoritative pathophysiology text available! A fully updated glossary includes 1,000 terms, and makes lookup easier by grouping together similar topics and terms. Outstanding authors Kathryn McCance and Sue Huether have extensive backgrounds as researchers and instructors, and utilize expert contributors, consultants, and reviewers in developing this edition. Chapter summary reviews provide concise synopses of the main points of each chapter. Consistent presentation of diseases includes pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment. Lifespan content includes ten separate pediatric chapters and special sections with aging and pediatrics content. Algorithms and flowcharts of diseases and disorders make it easy to follow the sequential progression of disease processes. Nutrition and Disease boxes explain the link between concepts of health promotion and disease. EXTENSIVELY Updated content reflects advances in pathophysiology including tumor biology invasion and metastases, the epidemiology of cancer, diabetes mellitus, insulin resistance, thyroid and adrenal gland disorders, female reproductive disorders including benign breast diseases and breast cancer, and a separate chapter on male reproductive disorders and cancer. NEW! Chapter on epigenetics and disease. Additional What's New boxes highlight the most current research and clinical development.
This fourth edition is a reliable and adequate guide for the general reader and beginning student of the world's religions.
This comprehensive and accessible text fills the need for a political economy view of global environmental politics, focusing on the ways key economic processes affect environmental outcomes.
This reader has stories with many character values woven into them. Thought questions at the end of the stories aid in understanding the selections.
Posthumous collection of one of the world's leading anthropologists, spanning well over half a century of scholarship and including both well-known pieces, lesser-known not-easily-accessible pieces, and a few entirely unpublished pieces.
Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9 textbook
American history textbook.
In addition to the updated coverage of perception, attention, memory, language, executive function, and development, the new edition includes expanded material on functional neuroimaging of normal subjects and of neurological patients, electrophysiological methods including TMS, and the genetics of neurocognitive disorders.
This volume offers an integrative approach to the application of evolutionary theory in studies of cultural transmission and social evolution and reveals the enormous range of ways in which Darwinian ideas can lead to productive empirical research, the touchstone of any worthwhile theoretical perspective. While many recent works on cultural evolution adopt a specific theoretical framework, such as dual inheritance theory or human behavioral ecology,Pattern and Process in Cultural Evolution emphasizes empirical analysis and includes authors who employ a range of backgrounds and methods to address aspects of culture from an evolutionary perspective. Editor Stephen Shennan has assembled archaeologists, evolutionary theorists, and ethnographers, whose essays cover a broad range of time periods, localities, cultural groups, and artifacts.
Click here to find out more about the 2009 MLA Updates and the 2010 APA Updates. Laurie Kirszner and Stephen Mandell, best-selling authors and experienced teachers, know what works in the classroom. They have a knack for picking just the right readings. In Patterns for College Writing, they provide students with exemplary rhetorical models and instructors with class-tested selections. The readings are a balance of classic and contemporary essays by writers such as Sandra Cisneros, Deborah Tannen, E. B. White, and Henry Louis Gates Jr. And with more examples of student writing than any other reader,Patterns has always been an exceptional resource for students. Patterns also has the most comprehensive coverage of the writing process in a rhetorical reader with a five-chapter mini-rhetoric; the clearest explanations of the patterns of development; and the most thorough support for students of any rhetorical reader. With loads of exciting new readings and updated coverage of working with sources,Patterns for College Writing helps students as no other book does. There's a reason it is the best-selling reader in the country.
Laurie Kirszner and Stephen Mandell, authors with nearly thirty years of experience teaching college writing, know what works in the classroom and have a knack for picking just the right readings. InPatterns for College Writing, they provide students with exemplary rhetorical models and instructors with class-tested selections that balance classic and contemporary essays. Along with more examples of student writing than any other reader,Patternshas the most comprehensive coverage of active reading, research, and the writing process, with a five-chapter mini-rhetoric; the clearest explanations of the patterns of development; and the most thorough apparatus of any rhetorical reader, all reasons whyPatterns for College Writingis the best-selling reader in the country. And the new edition includes exciting new readings and expanded coverage of critical reading, working with sources, and research. It is now available as an interactive Bedford e-book and in a variety of other e-book formats that can be downloaded to a computer, tablet, or e-reader.
On a purely practical level, you will read the selections in this text to answer study questions and prepare for class discussions. More significantly, however, you will also read to evaluate the ideas of others, to form judgments, and to develop original viewpoints
"Patterns for College Writing" provides students with rhetorical models and instructors with class-tested selections that balance classic and contemporary essays. With more examples of student writing, it has the most comprehensive coverage of active reading, research, and the writing process. The new edition includes new readings and expanded coverage of critical reading, working with sources, and research.
"This important work... synthesizes the evolution of warfare from 1775 to the present." -- Military Review. A thorough revision of a highly successful text, this new edition provides a comprehensive picture of the evolution of modern warfare. From reviews of the first edition:"There is nothing else in print that tells so much so concisely about how war has been conducted since the days of Gen. George Washington." -- Russell F. Weigley. "A superior synthesis. Well written, nicely organized, remarkably comprehensive, and laced with facts." -- Military Affairs.
Patterns of World History comes to the teaching of world history from the perspective of innovation as the engine driving historical change. If we consider innovation to be a driving force of history, it helps satisfy an intrinsic human curiosity about origins - our own and others. Perhaps more importantly, seeing patterns of innovation in historical development brings to light connections and linkages among peoples, cultures, and regions that might not otherwise present themselves. At the same time such patterns can also reveal differences among cultures that other approaches to world history tend to neglect. Through a distinct framework for understanding the global past through the study of origins, interactions, and adaptations, this text examines the full range of human ingenuity over time and space in a comprehensive, even-handed, and critical fashion.
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