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OUR PLANET IS A DYNAMIC PLACE
Global pandemics, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, cyclonic storms and many other natural hazards occur across our planet every day and have significant human impact. This textbook examines how normal processes of the Earth-atmosphere-hydrosphere-space systems result in events that are capable of dealing disastrous blows to humans on the scale of individual lives to civilizations.
Author(s): Coast Learning Systems
You're Holding the Key to a Complete Distance Learning Introductory Chemistry Course for Non-Science Majors.
Understanding Chemistry in Our World takes students on a journey of experimentation and investigation. The concepts they learn will guide them to identify chemistry at work in everyday situations, and hopefully inspire them to explore new topics outside of the classroom.
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, filmmakers and the technique of creating films, from a passionate perspective and with a more conversational writing style.
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Author(s): Julie Holzner
In the first four chapters, in Part One, there is an overview of basic economic concepts. In the last chapter of this part, the workings of markets is explained in great detail. It is essential for everybody who studies economics to understand how the forces of supply and demand interact in markets.
Part Two introduces the three most important variables in macroeconomics: GPD, inflation, and unemployment, which are used in later chapters to construct models to represent different theories about how the economy works.
Author(s): Rose M. Borunda
Explore the efforts of humanists committed to improving the lives of those less privileged in the United States.
In contrast with the capitalistically driven historical figures who have been given the lion’s share of attention in the rendering of United States history, What is the Color of Your Heart? A Humanist Approach to Diversity provides a fresh cast of historical and modern day figures whose values were rooted in humanist ideals that flourished into social justice activism.