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New Third Edition Coming Soon!
Computers allow us to do things today that were barely dreamed of 60 years ago. Today, computers and networks provide us a personal space in which we can share our innermost thoughts and feelings on a large network with others.
New Edition Coming Soon!
Our quality of life is inextricably linked to the quality of our communication and the quality of our personal relationships. The quality of sexual relationships has a significant bearing on our wellness, too.
OUR PLANET IS A DYNAMIC PLACE
There are numerous recent geological occurrences of life-changing events: earthquakes in Japan and the southwestern Pacific Ocean, the tsunami in South Asia, hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean and typhoons in the Pacific, widespread flooding in the Midwest, as well as wildfires in California to name a few.
Success in today's food and beverage organizations requires a solid knowledge of industry trends, the ability to prepare cost-effective menus that appeal to guests' needs and wants, and the skills to develop and implement a concrete strategic fiscal plan to control costs and to manage sales. The Menu & The Cycle of Cost Control provides the reader with the knowledge necessary to accomplish these tasks and to become effective, contributing members of a management team.
Author(s): Camille Hernandez-Ramdwar
Introduction to the Caribbean is a stand-alone text that is designed to challenge common misperceptions about the Caribbean and provide a solid grounding for an understanding of the region. It is interactive, with links to audiovisual content and relevant websites, and covers topics such as the Indigenous Caribbean, slavery and indentureship, Haitian and Cuban revolutions, ideologies, gender relations, globalization, and contemporary legacies.
Author(s): Earle Michael Young
Growth of the American Republic: Fundamental Concepts in U.S. Government & Politics essentially ‘catches up’ our woefully history-clueless students on the basic principles of government and citizenship…in essence, giving them a framework of understanding the ideas and history that influenced the founding of the United States of America.
Based on the author's 15 years of experience teaching at the community college level, the new third edition of Growth of the American Republic:
Reclaiming Social Studies for the Elementary Classroom is a new text that defines the core philosophy of viewing social studies from the cultural anthropological perspective. This perspective allows children to bring their own prior knowledge and experiences from their home culture to the social studies curriculum. This curriculum is a logical place to allow students the freedom to demonstrate learning through the arts. It is also a place where people show their cultural identities in celebration of traditions, ideals, rituals, and creative products.