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Author(s): Michael Slattery
New Seventh Edition Now Available!
Scientists say we are in a new stage of the Earth’s history, the Anthropocene, when we humans have become the globe’s principal agent of change.
To begin a shift toward a “sustainable society,” significant action is required now on a range of issues. Fortunately, people are capable of changing their behaviors and values. Often these changes stem from exposure to new information or experiences.
Author(s): RYAN PACE
Understanding the legal environment in which businesses operate is a critical component of success for all business leaders and decision-makers.
The Legal Environment of Business by Ryan H. Pace introduces fundamental legal topics relating to the U.S. Constitution, ethics, dispute resolution, crimes, torts, property, contracts, business entities, securities, agency, employment discrimination, debtor-creditor relationships, negotiable instruments, administrative process, environment, wills and trusts, insurance, and more.
Author(s): Joani LaMachia, Jonathan Andrew
In their exciting, interactive new book–LOOK UP--Gaining Insight and Direction Through Experiential Learning--For Your Personal, Professional and Civic Life, Dr. Joani LaMachia and Jon Andrew identify and examine the choices that students face when navigating through their institutions of higher learning, workplaces and global society.
Author(s): Robert E Pickford
This compact little book offers a simple but admittedly unorthodox approach to spotting and addressing sentence-level errors, a method that requires no previous knowledge of the terms and rules of formal grammar and usage. In a nutshell, all writers signal meaning in just seven ways, and the book's chapters explain and demonstrate those ways while showing writers how spot problems and come up with remedies.
Author(s): Rani Vajravelu
Ethnobotany: A Modern Perspective focuses on the indigenous plants and their impact on modern society. It discusses more than 260 plants that originated in different parts of the world and how they relate to human lives every day. This comprehensive text is built on the indigenous plants used around the world as food, beverage, medicine, narcotics, shelter, and clothing, along with their applications elsewhere. It refers to each plant by its common name, scientific name, and the family to which it belongs.
Author(s): M. Nia Madison
New Edition Now Available!
We are constantly surrounded by ubiquitous, living organisms too small to be observed by the naked eye. Some of them are beneficial to us. They may serve us as part of our normal microflora competing with and inhibiting the growth of pathogenic microorganisms. Pathogenic and opportunistic microorganisms can cause sickness and diseases in humans, animals and plants. Microbiological techniques enable us to view and study these fascinating creatures.
By: Elisa Setmire
Author(s): Elisa Setmire
Psyched combines a textbook and workbook for students taking an introduction to psychology course at the college level. In the textbook portion, each chapter begins with a short summary of the main topics that will be covered and ends with definitions of all the key terms from the chapter.
Author(s): Perry Goldstein
Rudiments of Music covers the basics of Western classical tonal music theory, though it is applicable to a broad range of other music as well. Written for the beginner, experienced musicians who want to learn the fundamentals of tonal theory will also find it useful. The book covers basic notation of pitch and rhythm, major and minor keys, intervals, chords, harmony, and other concepts essential to a fundamental understanding of tonal music. Students are guided in the composition of melodies and melodies with chordal accompaniment.
Author(s): Cohick Mikel , James Richards, GIAN ARYANI
A Citizen’s Guide to Economics helps readers understand the economics that affects them as they go about their daily lives – training and learning, working and earning, providing for their family, planning for the future, starting up and running a business, and being good citizens.
Author(s): Greg G. Armfield, Eric Lee Morgan
Human Communication in Action provides students with a valuable resource that can be used beyond the classroom by bringing together leading innovative scholars of Communication as contributors for this human communication textbook. Each unit presents overarching concepts of communication in an easy-to-read and practical manner. The first unit begins with a discussion of human communication fundamentals, ethics, verbal communication, nonverbal communication, and culture and communication. The second unit is dedicated to the art of public speaking and listening.