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Severe and Hazardous Weather: An Introduction to High Impact Meteorology

Author(s): Robert Rauber, John Walsh, Donna Charlevoix

Extreme weather and climate events have impacted every region of the United States and many regions throughout the world during the five years since the publication of the previous edition of Severe and Hazardous Weather. The recent fires in California and Oregon were heartbreaking to watch. The num...

Nutrition: Apples to Zinc

Author(s): Lana Zinger

Drs. Zinger and Sinclair bring you the most recent, evidenced-based academic book on nutrition.This edition of Nutrition: Apples to Zinc includes:The latest findings on gut healthNew applications with individualized fitnessMetabolic imbalances and role of inflammation in diseasesAn enhanced look at ...

The Write Path: Communicating Your Way to Professional Success

Author(s): Chad Littleton, Tiffany Mitchell, Timothy Parker, Jean Paul Vaudreuil

With a combined total of over forty years teaching writing courses and over thirty-five years in the business and nonprofit worlds, authors Littleton, Mitchell, Parker, and Vaudreuil bring you an interactive textbook to help you reach your full potential for professional writing. The Write Path is d...

Grammar Without the Teacher

Author(s): Brian Altano

New Edition Coming Soon!Grammar Without the Teacher comprises a technique that uses a ‘flipped classroom’ or reverse instruction as a method to enhance the learning of English grammar. However, instead of utilizing video, as many flipped classrooms do, I have had a web-enhanced course devised and co...

Jazz Basics A Brief Overview with Historical Documents and Listening Guides

Author(s): James E Shearer

Jazz Basics: A Brief Overview with Historical Documents and Listening Guides provides an enjoyable and informative introduction to the world of jazz music. Jazz Basics: Includes access to extensive Spotify playlists and web-only extras found on the publisher’s website. Together, they help r...

Introduction to the Hospitality Industry

Author(s): Lonnie Wright

Las Vegas, Nevada is the spirit of innovation and vision that continues to redefine the Hospitality Industry domestically and internationally. A fledgling hospitality Mecca, that evolved from a homogenous marketplace for  exclusively white adults during the early Vintage years of Las Vegas, to a con...

The Beatles and the Resurgence of Western Art Music

Author(s): Mark Lanter

Who’s music will endure when looking back to the 20th Century 250 years from now?  Will there be a composer comparable to Beethoven, Mozart, or Bach? Looking back to the 20th century the names in the Classical Music world Century would include Stravinsky, Bartok, Debussy, Schoenberg, and Stockhausen...

Doing the Transcultural Thing: Explorations in Living in the United States

Author(s): Michael W. Schwartz

Whether we are aware of it or not, every utterance we produce is an expression of who we are as individuals and what we believe. When we begin the process of learning an additional language, we are not only learning a new linguistic code (basic vocabulary and structures) that allow us to ask for dir...