Cell Biology, 3e

Cell Biology, 3e

Our goal is to explain the molecular basis of life at the cellular level. We use evolution and molecular structures to provide the context for understanding the dynamic mechanisms that support life. As research in cell biology advances quickly, the field may appear to grow more complex, but we aim to show that understanding cells […]

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Medical Microbiology: with STUDENT CONSULT Online Access, 7e

Medical Microbiology with STUDENT CONSULT Online Access, 7e

Medical microbiology can be a bewildering field to the novice. We are faced with many questions when learning microbiology: How do I learn all the names? Which infectious agents cause which diseases? Why? When? Who is at risk? Is there a treatment? However, all these concerns can be reduced to one essential question: What information […]

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Microbiology: A Laboratory Manual, Global Edition

Microbiology A Laboratory Manual, Global Edition

Microbiology is a dynamic science. It is constantly evolving as more information is added to the continuum of knowledge, and as microbiological techniques are rapidly modified and refined. The eleventh edition of Microbiology: A Laboratory Manual continues to provide a blend of traditional methodologies with more contemporary procedures to meet the pedagogical needs of all […]

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Cambridge Handbook of Strategy as Practice

Cambridge Handbook of Strategy as Practice

Strategy as Practice as a research approach In recent years, Strategy as Practice has emerged as a distinctive approach for studying strategic management, organizational decision-making and managerial work (Whittington 1996 ; Johnson et al . 2003 ; Jarzabkowski et al . 2007 ). It focuses on the micro-level social activities, processes and practices that characterize […]

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Physics in the Modern World

Physics in the Modern World

This is a text for a one-year introductory course in physics for students who are specializing in other disciplines. In these chapters you will find a survey of topics in physics with emphasis on those aspects that are of current interest. No mathematics beyond basic trigonometry is required to follow the discussions. Today we live […]

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Theory of Machines and Mechanisms 3rd Edition

Theory of Machines and Mechanisms 3rd Edition

This book is intended to cover that field of engineering theory, analysis, design, and practice that is generally described as mechanisms and kinematics and dynamics of machines. While this text is written primarily for students of engineering, there is much material that can be of value to practicing engineers. After all, a good engineer knows […]

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Classical Mechanics, 3rd Edition

Classical Mechanics, 3rd Edition

The first edition of this text appeared in 1950, and it was so well received that it went through a second printing the very next year. Throughout the next three decades it maintained its position as the acknowledged standard text for the introductory Classical Mechanics course in graduate level physics curricula throughout the United States, […]

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Molecular Ecology

Molecular Ecology

The theory and practice of molecular ecology draw on a number of subjects, particularly genetics, ecology and evolutionary biology. Although the foundations of molecular ecology are not particularly new, it did not emerge until the 1980s as the discipline that we now recognize. Since that time the growth of molecular ecology has been explosive, in […]

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Fashion: A Very Short Introduction

Fashion A Very Short Introduction

Malign Muses, Judith Clark’s groundbreaking 2005 exhibition at the Mode Museum in Antwerp, brought together recent and historical dress in a spectacular series of tableaux. The setting was designed to look like a 19th-century fairground, with simple plain wooden structures that evoked carousels, and oversized black and white fashion drawings by Ruben Toledo, which added […]

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Beauty: A Very Short Introduction

Beauty A Very Short Introduction

Beauty can be consoling, disturbing, sacred, profane; it can be exhilarating, appealing, inspiring, chilling. It can affect us in an unlimited variety of ways. Yet it is never viewed with indifference: beauty demands to be noticed; it speaks to us directly like the voice of an intimate friend. If there are people who are indifferent […]

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The New Oxford Annotated Bible with Apocrypha: New Revised Standard Version 4th Edition

The New Oxford Annotated Bible with Apocrypha New Revised Standard Version 4th Edition

[The following prefatory essay, “To the Reader,” is part of the New Revised Standard Version Bible translation (NRSV), and is reprinted here in accordance with the requirements of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., which holds copyright to the NRSV.] This preface is addressed to you by the Commi ee […]

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Financial Accounting for Decision Makers (6th Edition)

Financial Accounting for Decision Makers (6th Edition)

This text provides a comprehensive introduction to financial accounting. It is aimed both at students who are not majoring in accounting and at those who are. Those studying introductory-level financial accounting as part of their course in business, economics, hospitality management, tourism, engineering, or some other area, should find that the book provides complete coverage […]

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