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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...

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...

Introduction to Art Music

Author(s): Mary Dave Blackman

Develop Educated Listeners for the Next Generation of Audience MembersAn Introduction to Art Music gives students the opportunity to see as well as hear music – an enchanting experience! It also helps them learn that an art music performance is not like a rock concert!Supported by YouTube videos and...

Life/Death: Dipping Our Toes in the Water

Author(s): Regina Easley Young, Bonnie Luft

Life /Death…dipping our toes in the water…, 2nd edition, authored by Bonnie Luft and Regina Easley-Young, is written in a practical and useful format with the hopes that it will provide beneficial and insightful information about the one universal experience that we all will share…death.  This book ...

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...

Wellness for Life

Author(s): Steven Ross Murray, Kristin Heumann

Featuring a combination of an eText with a website, Wellness for Life teaches students how to improve their overall wellness so that they can live happier, healthier, and more fulfilling lives.While discussing topics such as disease, life expectancy, stress, physical fitness, nutrition, and weight m...

American Cinema: Movies and Magic

Author(s): Julia A Brady Jenner

American Cinema: Movies and Magic discusses how filmmaking began, industry pioneers and the formulas that led us to the films we’re making now. It’s an appreciation of those who came before us, creating that magic for the films we enjoy today. The text allows students to appreciate film genres, film...

Geology: An Introduction

Author(s): Alan Jacobs

The theme of Geology: An Introduction is the dynamic nature of planet Earth.  Geologic materials are constantly being recycled through geologic processes that are continuously reshaping the planet.  The textbook, with numerous color photographs and diagrams, clearly discusses minerals and rocks and ...

Feasted Landscapes: Sustainability in American Topics, Volume 1

Author(s): Lori DeLaCruz, Brandon Morton, Yolanda Garcia Romero, Roy Vu

Throughout history, one can make connections to sustainability through the interpretation of a simple three-legged stool. Each leg represents a tenet of sustainability: environmental resilience, economic responsibility, social justice. In order for the stool to be stable, each leg must be the same l...