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Language in the Brain by Fred C. C. Peng (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 17.94 MB Overview: This book assesses current assumptions about how language is acquired, remembered and retained as impulses in the brain, from the perspective of neurolinguistics, which is based on neuroanatomy and neurophysiology. Fred C. C. Peng argues that language is behaviour, which has evolved in human genetics through time. Like all behaviours, language utilises...

Calculus for Life Sciences by Sebastian J. Schreiber (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 9.12 MB Overview: Authored by two distinguished researchers/teachers and an experiences, successful textbook author, Calculus for Life Sciences is a valuable resource for Life Science courses. As life-science departments increase the math requirements for their majors, there is a need for greater mathematic knowledge among students. This text balances rigorous...

Learning & the Infant Mind by Amanda Woodward (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 3.13 MB Overview: When asking how cognition comes to take its mature form, learning seems to be an obvious factor to consider. However, until quite recently, there has been very little contact between investigations of how infants learn and what infants know. For example, on the one hand, research efforts focused on infants' foundational conceptual knowledge-what they...

The Triumphant Victim by J. F. Miller (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 1.75 MB Overview: Most people have some idea of the meaning of the words sadism and masochism, but for few people does their understanding go beyond rather vague ideas such as inflicting, or enjoying pain. Even fewer people ask themselves what is behind such behavior, and this applies even to healthcare professionals and therapists. In non-technical language, accessible...

A Closer Look at Living Things by Michael Anderson (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 26.4 MB Overview: Life comes in all shapes and forms, and living entities dwell in all types of habitats. There are seven characteristics that all life forms sharethe ability to move, to sense, to respire, to consume nutrition, to grow, to reproduce, and to excrete waste matter. Complete with annotated illustrations that clarify complex structures and life processes,...

Elie Wiesel by Steven T. Katz & Alan Rosen (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 821 kb Overview: Nobel Peace Prize recipient Elie Wiesel, best known for his writings on the Holocaust, is also the accomplished author of novels, essays, tales, and plays as well as portraits of seminal figures in Jewish life and experience. In this volume, leading scholars in the fields of Biblical, Rabbinic, Hasidic, Holocaust, and literary studies offer fascinating...

Diffusive Gradients in Thin-Films by William Davison (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 11.3 MB Overview: The diffusive gradients in thin-films (DGT) technique is a means of measuring the concentration and speciation of metals in natural waters. Edited by one of the pioneers of the technique, this unique volume provides a complete and authoritative guide to the theory and applications of DGT. The book includes explanations of the fundamental principles of...

Mobility in Victorian Novel by Charlotte Mathieson (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 1.96 MB Overview: Mobility in the Victorian Novel explores mobility in Victorian novels by authors including Charles Dickens, Charlotte Brontë, Elizabeth Gaskell, George Eliot and Mary Elizabeth Braddon. With focus on representations of bodies on the move, it reveals how journeys create the place of the nation within a changing global landscape. Genre: Literature &...

Anglo-Saxon & Norman England by Ian Dawson et al (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 21 MB Overview: Endorsed for Edexcel Help your students achieve their full potential while ensuring pace, enjoyment and motivation with this unique series from the leading History publisher; developed by expert educators who know how to instil deep subject knowledge and an appetite for lifelong learning. - Provides distinct approaches to the different components of the...

Henry VIII & His Ministers by Ian Dawson et al (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 16 MB Overview: Endorsed for Edexcel Help your students achieve their full potential while ensuring pace, enjoyment and motivation with this unique series from the leading History publisher; developed by expert educators who know how to instil deep subject knowledge and an appetite for lifelong learning. - Provides distinct approaches to the different components of the...

5 Steps to a 5 AP Calculus AB/BC by William Ma (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 37 MB Overview: A Perfect Plan for the Perfect Score We want you to succeed on your AP exam. That's why we've created this 5-step plan to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best score. This easy-to-follow guide offers you a complete review of your AP course, strategies to give you the edge on test day, and plenty of practice...

Chief Marketing Officers at Work by Josh Steimle (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 6.45 MB Overview: This book will help C-level executives and others who interface and collaborate with marketing departments to understand how marketing drives growth at both startup and enterprise levels, and how marketing has moved from art to science. Trends in digital marketing, analytics, and marketing automation have pushed marketing to adopt data-driven approaches...

Dictionary of American Slang ..by Richard A Spears (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 3.38 MB Overview: This new edition of McGraw-Hill’s Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions offers complete definitions of more than 12,000 slang and informal expressions from various sources, ranging from golden oldies such as . . . golden oldie, to recent coinages like shizzle (gangsta), jonx (Wall Street), and ping (the Internet). Each entry is...

Conversational American English by Richard A. Spears (.ePUB)

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 8.02 MB Overview: Learn more than 3,000 English expressions and speak and understand the language easily. As a new speaker of English, you may hear some expressions in your daily conversations that you do not understand--yet. McGraw-Hill's Conversational American English will help you learn these expressions, so not only do you know what a person is saying to you, but...

How to Teach Thinking & Learning Skills by CJ Simister(.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 27 MB Overview: 'The author puts into perspective the importance of teaching thinking and learning skills providing clear explanations and easy to follow activities that can be used as a series of lessons, or simply as a one off. As a resource for the primary practitioner it is both practical and informative' Genre: Non-Fiction > Education Download link 1 Download...

The Business of Empire by Jason M. Colby (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 1.75 MB Overview: The link between private corporations and U.S. world power has a much longer history than most people realize. Transnational firms such as the United Fruit Company represent an earlier stage of the economic and cultural globalization now taking place throughout the world. Drawing on a wide range of archival sources in the United States, Great Britain,...

Building a Nation: Caribbean by Eric D. Duke (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 13.7 MB Overview: The initial push for a federation among British Caribbean colonies might have originated among colonial officials and white elites, but the banner for federation was quickly picked up by Afro-Caribbean activists who saw in the possibility of a united West Indian nation a means of securing political power and more. In Building a Nation, Eric Duke moves...

Islamophobia & Politics of Empire by Deepa Kumar (.ePUB)+

Requirements: ePUB Reader, MOBI Reader, 713 KB Overview: In response to the events of 9/11, the Bush administration launched a “war on terror,” ushering in an era of anti-Muslim racism, or Islamophobia. However, 9/11 did not create the image of the "Muslim enemy." This book examines the historic relationship between anti-Muslim racism and the agenda of empire building....

Empire of Liberty: Power, Desire by Anthony Bogues (.PDF)

Requirements: PDF Reader, 668 KB Overview: In this thoughtful and timely consideration of the nature of American power and empire, Anthony Bogues argues that America’s self-presentation as the bastion of liberty is an attempt to force upon the world a single universal truth, which has the objective of eradicating the radical imagination. Central to this project of American supremacy is the...

Craft Cider Making by Andrew Lea (.ePUB)

Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 11.3 MB Overview: This new edition of the best-selling Craft Cider Making is fully revised and updated. Packed with essential advice and information, it gives step-by-step instruction for small scale cider making. It retains the best of traditional practice but also draws on modern understanding of orcharding and fermentation science. Written by an award-winning cider...

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