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Earth's Natural Hazards: Understanding Natural Disasters and Catastrophes

Author(s): Ingrid A. Ukstins, David M Best

OUR PLANET IS A DYNAMIC PLACEGlobal 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 ...

Severe and Hazardous Weather: An Introduction to High Impact Meteorology

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

The fifth edition can be found HERE  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...

History and Tradition of Jazz

Author(s): Thomas E Larson

History and Tradition of Jazz is not just a story of jazz music and musicians, but the struggle to achieve, create, and invent for the sake of this musical art form.  The publication features stories and legends of important events and people who shaped jazz history, while addressing how the music h...

The Musical Experience

Author(s): John Chiego, Joel S. Schnackel

The Musical Experience is a seamlessly integrated enhanced learning package that features a thematic approach to music appreciation— each theme is described along a historical timeline.Whether it is music to Celebrate, Music from the Stage, or Music for Mourning, the reader will associate the music ...

Hospitality Information Technology: Learning How to Use It

Author(s): Galen R Collins, Cihan Cobanoglu, Anil Bilgihan, Katerina Berezina

New Ninth Edition Now Available!The hospitality industry is quickly becoming automated, leading to greater efficiency, better customer service, and ultimately, increased profits. As a result, it is imperative that a person wishing to enter the hospitality business be familiar with the technology pro...

College and Career Success

Author(s): Marsha Fralick, Seth Batiste

The 9th edition of College and Career Success features topics on college, career, and lifelong success. This textbook helps students choose a major that matches their interests and personal strengths. The latest research on motivation, mindset, and grit is used to help students persist and complete ...

College and Career Success: Concise Version

Author(s): Marsha Fralick, Seth Batiste

College and Career Success Concise 9th Edition is designed for one-two unit courses or for developmental students who need more time to read the material. It will help students have a successful journey through college and into their career with career planning and academic skills that will help the...

Native American College and Career Success

Author(s): Marsha Fralick, Beatrice Zamora Aguilar, Larry Gauthier

The book is based on the premise that education for Native American and Indigenous students begins with a positive self-concept. For these students, positive self-concept includes pride in their cultural background.Chapters contain a section titled “Stories from the Elders” or “Interviews with the E...

So You Want to be a CSI?

Author(s): Susan Clutter, Leggie Boone, David McGill

Crime scene investigation isn't an academic, cut-and-dry process. There is no set of ideal procedures that universally applies to all crime scene processing. Isn't it time for a textbook that reflected that?So You Want to be a CSI? presents Crime Scene Investigation as students would encounter it in...

Career Success

Author(s): Marsha Fralick

Career Success helps students increase self-understanding by exploring their personality types, multiple intelligences, interests, and values along with matching careers. It provides information on current career trends, the career decision making process, educational planning, and researching caree...