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Calculus Two For Biologists: Higher Order Models and Their Analysis By James Peterson
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This book tries to show beginning biology majors how mathematics, computer science and biology can be usefully and pleasurably intertwined. After the necessary start up costs to develop... More > some essential calculus tools, we use a few select models to illustrate how these three fields influence each other in interesting and useful ways. Indeed, we believe that the three must be considered as part of a larger whole and that the use of these ideas is perhaps best described as an emergent phenomena! And we must always be careful to make sure our use of mathematics gives us insight. This fourth edition again adds a bit more biology and polishes the mathematical and numerical discussions. In addition,more exercises have been added and additional typographical errors have been found and corrected.< Less
The Word Made Flesh: Study Guide 4 for The Bible In Chronological Order (Spiral Edition) By Dee Dee Talbot
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This book is the fourth in a four-part series of study guides focusing on "The Daily Bible in Chronological Order," commentary by F. LaGard Smith. This guide covers a three-month period of... More > daily study in the New Testament, starting with the Gospels and following through into Revelation. It can be used by itself as a period study or as part of a year-long study involving all four books, and can be utilized for group or personal study. The foreword was thoughtfully provided by F. LaGard Smith.< Less
Rubbings of Ancient Maya Sculpture by Joan W. Patten (softcover color edition) By Carl D. Callaway
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Rubbings of Ancient Maya Sculpture by Joan W. Patten (softcover color edition) American Sculptor Joan W. Patten (1924-2005) lived and traveled extensively throughout Guatemala from 1965-1982. The... More > Guatemalan government granted Joan official, carte blanche permission to make molds, casts and replicas of ancient Preclassic (1500 BC-250 AD) and Classic (250-900 AD) Maya relief sculpture. Her replicas of Maya stelae currently stand in Guatemala’s Museo Nacional de Arqueología y Etnología, the National Zoo and at the Museo Popol Vuh gardens at Francisco Marroquín University. In addition to the replicas, she executed hundreds of rubbings in oils on colored fabric. With a sculptor’s touch and infinite patience, she rendered images onto cloth that are remarkably sharp in detail and line. The rubbings include images that preserve an abundance of information about Maya sculptural traditions, iconography, hieroglyphic writing, mythology and history.< Less
EASA Professional Pilot Studies BW By Phil Croucher
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Just as important as the exams is the interview panel (BA expect over 85% overall passing grade), and this is the book for those who want to deal with both - its purpose is to help you become a... More > professional, for which the exams are but a step on the way - doing the bare minimum to pass them makes you ill-prepared to be a pilot, which is not fair to future passengers and painfully obvious to employers (and interviewers) who certainly expect you to have more than a basic knowledge. Based on the author's approved JAA ATPL(A) course, it is a reference book that follows the ATPL syllabus, so you can use it before, during and after your exams, for the whole of your career!< Less