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    • Writing the silences 

      Moore, Richard O.; Hillman, Brenda; Ebenkamp, Paul (University of California Press, 2010)
      The poems in Writing the Silences represent more than 60 years of Richard O. Moore’s work as a poet. Selected from seven full-length manuscripts written between 1946 and 2008, these poems reflect not only Moore’s place in ...
    • The paradox of hope: journeys through a clinical borderland 

      Mattingly, Cheryl (University of California Press, 2010)
      Grounded in intimate moments of family life in and out of hospitals, this book explores the hope that inspires us to try to create lives worth living, even when no cure is in sight. The Paradox of Hope focuses on a group ...
    • The Poems of Mao Zedong 

      Zedong, Mao; Barnstone, Willis (University of California Press, 2010)
      Mao Zedong, leader of the revolution and absolute chairman of the People's Republic of China, was also a calligrapher and a poet of extraordinary grace and eloquent simplicity. The poems in this beautiful edition (from the ...
    • The Basics of Finance: An Introduction to Financial Markets, Business Finance, and Portfolio Management 

      Drake, Pamela Peterson; Fabozzi, Frank J. (2010)
      An introductory guide to the world of financeThe Basics of Finance is an accessible book for those who want to gain a better understanding of this field, but lack a strong business background. It covers essential concepts, ...
    • 1,001 Celestial Wonders to See Before You Die: The Best Sky Objects for Star Gazers 

      Bakich, Michael E. (Springer, 2010)
      Many deep-sky objects that can appear quite wonderful in photographs can be hard to observe in the telescope. This book is your guide to the more interesting nebulae, star clusters, and galaxies, objects that will bring ...
    • 101 Careers in Public Health 

      Seltzer, Beth (Springer, 2010)
      First rate advice. APHA What sort of training do you need to work in public health? What kinds of jobs are out there right now? And what exactly is an epidemiologist, anyway? Answering these questions and more, this career ...
    • Tradition, Revolution, and Market Economy in a North Vietnamese Village, 1925-2006 

      Luong, Hy V. (University of Hawaii Press, 2010)
      Tradition and Transformation in North Vietnam, 1925–1988. This book examines the political, economic, and sociocultural changes over six decades in the small village of Sơn-Dương in northern Vietnam, spanning the French colonial  ...
    • Parkscapes: Green Spaces in Modern Japan 

      Havens, Thomas R. H. (University of Hawaii Press, 2010)
      Japan today protects one-seventh of its land surface in parks, which are visited by well over a billion people each year. Parkscapes analyzes the origins, development, and distinctive features of these public spaces. Green ...
    • Spectacle of Deformity: Freak Shows and Modern British Culture 

      Durbach, Nadja (University of California Press, 2010)
      In 1847, during the great age of the freak show, the British periodical Punch bemoaned the public's “prevailing taste for deformity.” This vividly detailed work argues that far from being purely exploitative, displays of ...
    • A Child's Right to a Healthy Environment 

      Melton, Gary B. (Springer, 2010)
      It’s a startling reality that more American children are victims—and perpetrators—of violence than those of any other developed country. Yet unlike the other nations, the United States has yet to ratify the United Nations ...
    • Big Ecology: The Emergence of Ecosystem Science 

      Coleman, David C. (University of California Press, 2010)
      In Big Ecology, David C. Coleman documents his historically fruitful ecological collaborations in the early years of studying large ecosystems in the United States. As Coleman explains, the concept of the ecosystem--a local ...
    • A Century of Bibles: The Authorised Version from 1611 to 1711 

      Loftie, W. J. (Cambridge University Press, 2010)
      William John Loftie (1839-1911) wrote prolifically on topics related to travel, art, architecture, and history. In this 1872 work, his stated desire was to investigate those editions of the Authorised Version published in ...
    • The Maternal Factor: Two Paths to Morality 

      Noddings, Nel (University of California Press, 2010)
      In this provocative new book, renowned educator and philosopher Nel Noddings extends her influential work on the ethics of care toward a compelling objective global peace and justice. She asks: If we celebrate the success ...
    • Volcanoes of the World 

      Kimberly, Paul; Siebert, Lee; Simkin, Tom (University of California Press, 2010)
      This impressive scientific resource presents up-to-date information on ten thousand years of volcanic activity on Earth. In the decade and a half since the previous edition was published new studies have refined assessments ...
    • A Forgotten Empire - Vijayanagar - History of India 

      Sewell, Robert (Springer, 2010)
      These documents possess peculiar and unique value that of Paes because it gives us a vivid and graphic account of his personal experiences at the great Hindu capital at the period of its highest grandeur and magnificence ...
    • A Guide to Empirical Orthogonal Functions for Climate Data Analysis 

      Navarra, Antonio; Simoncini, Valeria (Springer, 2010)
      Climatology and meteorology have basically been a descriptive science until it became possible to use numerical models, but it is crucial to the success of the strategy that the model must be a good representation of the ...
    • Foundational Issues in Human Brain Mapping (Bradford Books) 

      Hanson, Stephen José; Bunzl, Martin (The MIT Press, 2010)
      The field of neuroimaging has reached a watershed. Brain imaging research has been the source of many advances in cognitive neuroscience and cognitive science over the last decade, but recent critiques and emerging trends ...
    • Origins of human communication 

      Tomasello, Michael (The MIT Press, 2010)
      Winner, 2009 Eleanor Maccoby Book Award in Developmental Psychology, presented by the American Psychological Association. and Honorable Mention, Literature, Language & Linguistics category, 2008 PROSE Awards presented by ...
    • The Cognitive Neuroscience of Mind: A Tribute to Michael S. Gazzaniga 

      Reuter-Lorenz, Patricia A. (The MIT Press, 2010)
      These essays on a range of topics in the cognitive neurosciences report on the progress in the field over the twenty years of its existence and reflect the many groundbreaking scientific contributions and enduring influence ...
    • GIS in Hospital and Healthcare Emergency Management 

      Skinner, Ric (Taylor & Francis, 2010)
      This book brings together contributions from 33 subject matter experts (SMEs) in 16 chapters who discuss concepts (location-based Hazard Vulnerability Assessment, understanding spatial factors in workplace violence, tracking ...