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Great Quotes from Great Leaders

I also send out little quotes and proverbs with my daily memos. That means I own a lot of these types of books. This one though has a lot of great quotes that I have added, by far one of the best. If you like history and great quotes, you'll love this book which combines a brief biography of 32 world famous leaders with photographs and powerful quotes. You and your family will learn from this collection of wisdom―echoing the integrit...

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Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises: A Natural History and Species Guide

“Did you know that whales are related to cows and early whales had legs? Some whales release a ring of bubbles to corral their prey, and recent research suggests that bowhead whales may live for more than 200 years. Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises, edited by whale biologist Berta, explains the diet, conservation status, and a host of other details for each of the 89 species of cetacea. This guide is a fantastic resource for biologist...

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The Praeger Handbook of Victimology

"Wilson (sociology, University of Arkansas, Conway, AR) and ninety five other experts have put together this handbook intended both for a general audience and college students but which could also be used as a handy reference by law enforcement officers and social workers. The entries explain different forms of being victimized. Violent crimes are discussed as well as crimes of intimidation, such as cross-burning or threats from corr...

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Historical Dictionary of Skiing (Historical Dictionaries of Sports)

Skiing is one of the oldest modes of transportation known, predating the wheel with dated artifacts to prove its pedigree. Skiing for sport, however, did not become common until about 150 years ago. The first Winter Olympic Games, held in Chamonix, France in 1924, were the first to introduce skiing as a competition. Events were held in both ski jumping and cross-country skiing. With advances in technology and increased leisure time, ...

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Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language, 4th edition

Now in its fourth edition, this comprehensive, best-selling methodology resource gives both prospective and experienced ESL/ELT teachers the theoretical background and practical applications they need to decide which approaches, materials, and resources can and should be used in their classrooms.

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Encyclopedia of Aging (Two Volume Set), 4th Edition

Since its inception in 1987,The Encyclopedia of Aging has proven to be the definitive resource for scholars and students across the burgeoning and increasingly interdisciplinary fields of gerontology and geriatrics. Like its three esteemed predecessors, the fourth edition contains concise, readable explorations of hundreds of terms, concepts, and issues related to the lives of older adults, as well as timely coverage of the many new ...

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Webster's Ukrainian (Cyrillic Script)

If you are learning Ukrainian (Cyrillic Script), this book was not created for you, and you should not purchase it. It was created for completely fluent mother-tongue speakers of Ukrainian (Cyrillic Script) who already know the full meaning of Ukrainian (Cyrillic Script) words, but who need to learn how a single English translation of a Ukrainian (Cyrillic Script) word may have ambiguous meanings in the English language. It is design...

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The 2018 Baby Names Almanac

I like this baby name book, it's nice to have something to flip through as opposed to using baby name websites. The first set of pages with all the charts and extra info is cool and informative, especially if you don't (or do) want to give you baby the #1 most popular name. My only complaint is that it has nicknames as the main title for a name. For example "Joe (English) Form of Joseph." Then it says a meaning and then a list of nic...

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The Penguin Dictionary of Biology

Worried about your maternal effect or biological clock? Need to know a rhizoid from a rhizome? Think you’re going to fail your zoology or botany exam? The Penguin Dictionary of Biology is your saviour, defining some 6000 terms relating to this rich, complex and constantly expanding subject – from amino acids, bacteria and the cell cycle to X-ray diffraction, Y chromosome and zygotes. Long established as the definitive single-volume s...

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ABC Dictionary of Sino-Japanese Readings

The significance of Japanese-language scholarship on China cannot be overstated. Yet much of it is largely untapped by China scholars in both the West and China, in part because they are unfamiliar with the Japanese pronunciation of Chinese characters. Even those who know Japanese are frequently frustrated when seeking an obscure reading of a personal or place name. The purpose of this volume is to enable Sinologists and others invol...