New Acquisitions by Subject: December 2009
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Art Mathematics
Biology McNaughtons - Popular Reading
Business  Medicine
Curriculum Materials Center (CMC) Music
Economics Philosophy
Education Political Science
Engineering Religion
English Language and Literature Social Sciences - General
Foreign Language and Literature
Sociology
History - Americas Technology
History - Biography Videos
History - World  

Art Subscribe to the RSS feed for Francis A. Drexel Library's recent acquisitions in Art

Alexis Krasilovsky's End of the art world [videorecording].
Los Angeles, Calif. : Rafael Film, [2008?].
N6512 .A438 2008.
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Biology Subscribe to the RSS feed for Francis A. Drexel Library's recent acquisitions in Biology

Guanine rich sequences within a promoter region and their effects on gene expression / by Norma N. Rendon.
2009.
QH301 .S14 2009 no.3.
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The natural history of Pompeii / edited by Wilhelmina Feemster Jashemski, Frederick G. Meyer.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
QH152 .N36 2002.
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Business Subscribe to the RSS feed for Francis A. Drexel Library's recent acquisitions in Economics and Business

The American struggle for the British West India carrying trade, 1815- 1830, by F. Lee Benns.
Clifton [N.J.] A.M. Kelley, 1972.
HF3074 .B4 1972.
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The art of the deal : intermediaries of trade in medieval Montpellier / by Kathryn L. Reyerson.
Leiden, Netherlands ; Boston : Brill, c2002.
HF3560.M6 R488 2002.
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Brands and their companies [electronic resource] : consumer products and their manufacturers with addresses and phone numbers / Peggy Geeseman, editor.
Detroit, Mich. : Gale, 2010.
T223.V4 A25.
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The early history of the Levant Company, by M. Epstein.
London, G. Routledge & Sons, Limited; New York, E.P. Dutton & Co. [1908].
HF486.L5 E7.
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Globalizing in hard times : the politics of banking-sector opening in the emerging world / Leonardo Martinez-Diaz.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2009.
HG3550 .M37 2009.
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Googled : the end of the world as we know it / Ken Auletta.
New York : Penguin Press, 2009.
HD9696.8.U64 G6623 2009.
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Market share reporter 2010 [electronic resource] / Robert S. Lazich, editor.
Detroit, Mich. : Gale, 2010.
HF5410 .M35.
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Curriculum Materials Center (CMC) Subscribe to the RSS feed for Francis A. Drexel Library's recent acquisitions in Curriculum Materials Center (CMC)

Becoming Naomi Len / Pam Muoz Ryan.
New York : Scholastic Press, 2004.
PZ7.R9553 B4 2004.
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Best books for middle school and junior high readers : grades 6-9 / Catherine Barr and John T. Gillespie.
Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2009.
PN1009.A1 B548 2009.
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Beyond picture books : subject access to best books for beginning readers / Barbara Barstow, Judith Riggle, Leslie Molnar.
Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2008.
PN1009.A1 B549 2008.
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Black history in the pages of children's literature / Rose Casement.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2008.
PS173.N4 C37 2008.
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Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice / by Phillip Hoose.
New York : Melanie Kroupa Books, c2009.
F334.M753 C6554 2009.
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Flip / David Lubar.
New York : TOR, 2003.
PZ7.L96775 F4 2003.
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The Greek news / Anton Powell & Philip Steele.
Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 1996.
DF77 .P685 1996.
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Hawk, I'm your brother / by Byrd Baylor ; illustrated by Peter Parnall.
New York : Aladdin Books ; London : Collier Macmillan, 1986, c1976.
PZ7.B3435 H39 1986.
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Here today / Ann M. Martin.
New York : Scholastic, 2004.
PZ7.M3567585 H47 2004.
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The library card / Jerry Spinelli.
New York : Scholastic Press, 1997.
PZ7.S75663 L5 1997.
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The magic circle / Donna Jo Napoli.
New York : Dutton Children's Books, 1993.
PZ8.N127 M34 1993.
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Sam I am / Ilene Cooper.
New York : Scholastic Press, 2004.
PZ7.C7856 S36 2004.
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Economics Subscribe to the RSS feed for Francis A. Drexel Library's recent acquisitions in Economics

An analysis of the occupations of the people : showing the relative importance of the agricultural, manufacturing, shipping, colonial, commercial & mining interests of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and its dependencies / by Frederick W. Spackman [i.e. William Frederick Spackman].
New York : A.M. Kelley, 1969.
HB2673 .S66 1969.
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Globalizing in hard times : the politics of banking-sector opening in the emerging world / Leonardo Martinez-Diaz.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2009.
HG3550 .M37 2009.
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A history of heterodox economics : challenging the mainstream in the twentieth century / Frederic Lee.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
HB90 .L42 2009.
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The industrial and commercial revolutions in Great Britain during the nineteenth century / by L.C.A. Knowles.
New York : A.M. Kelley, 1968, 1926.
HC255 .K6 1968.
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Paying for the German inflation / Michael L. Hughes.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c1988.
HC286.3 .H84 1988.
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A short economic and social history of twentieth century Britain / by Walford Johnson, John Whyman [and] George Wykes.
New York : Augustus M. Kelley, 1967.
HC256 .J56 1967.
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Education Subscribe to the RSS feed for Francis A. Drexel Library's recent acquisitions in Education

CliffsNotes Praxis II : education of exceptional students (0353, 0382, 0542, 0544) test prep / by Judy L. Paris..
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, 2008.
LB2367.75 .P375 2008.
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Cracking the Praxis / Fritz Stewart and Rick Sliter.
New York : Random House, c2005.
LB2367.75 .S74 2005.
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Peterson's graduate programs in business, education, health, information studies, law & social work.
Princeton, N.J. : Peterson's, c1997-
L901 .A5.
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Peterson's graduate programs in the biological sciences.
Princeton, N.J. : Peterson's, c1997-
L901 .A5.
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Peterson's graduate programs in the physical sciences, mathematics, agricultural sciences, the environment & natural resources.
Princeton, N.J. : Peterson's, c1998-
L901 .A5.
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Praxis / [contributing editor, Seppi Basili ; editorial director, Jennifer Farthing ; editor, Cynthia Yazbek].
New York : Kaplan Pub., c2006.
LB1762 .P737.
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Taking science to school [electronic resource] : learning and teaching science in grades K-8 / Committee on Science Learning, Kindergarten Through Eighth Grade ; Richard A. Duschl, Heidi A. Schweingruber, and Andrew W. Shouse, editors ; Board on Science Education, Center for Education, Division of Behavioural and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council.
Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2007.
LB1585.3 .T35 2007.
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Engineering Subscribe to the RSS feed for Francis A. Drexel Library's recent acquisitions in Engineering

Physical aging of glasses : the VFT approach / Jacques Rault.
New York : Nova Science Publishers, c2009.
TA450 .R328 2009.
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English Language and Literature Subscribe to the RSS feed for Francis A. Drexel Library's recent acquisitions in English Language and Literature

Across cultures : a guide to multicultural literature for children / Kathy East and Rebecca L. Thomas.
Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2007.
PN1009.A1 E19 2007.
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The Atlantic monthly.
Boston : Atlantic Monthly Co., -[c1932].
PN2 .A85.
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Bernard MacLaverty / Richard Rankin Russell.
Lewisburg [Pa.] : Bucknell University Press, c2009.
PR6063.M215 Z85 2009.
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Best books for middle school and junior high readers : grades 6-9 / Catherine Barr and John T. Gillespie.
Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2009.
PN1009.A1 B548 2009.
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Beyond picture books : subject access to best books for beginning readers / Barbara Barstow, Judith Riggle, Leslie Molnar.
Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2008.
PN1009.A1 B549 2008.
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Black history in the pages of children's literature / Rose Casement.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2008.
PS173.N4 C37 2008.
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Dreaming in the Middle Ages / Steven F. Kruger.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
PN671 .K7 2005.
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Eleven short plays, by William Inge.
[New York] Dramatists Play Service [c1962].
PS3517.I45 A6 1962.
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A gate at the stairs : a novel / Lorrie Moore.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.
PS3563.O6225 G37 2009.
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Helen Mirren at the BBC [videorecording] / BBC Worldwide Ltd. ; British Broadcasting Corporation.
[S.l.] : BBC Video : 2 Entertain Video Limited : Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2008].
PN1992.77 .H4546 2008.
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James Hogg : a life Gillian Hughes.
Edinburgh Edinburgh Univ. Press 2007.
PR4792 .H84 2007.
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Let the great world spin : a novel / Colum McCann.
New York : Random House, c2009.
PR6063.M24 L47 2009.
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Middleton's Changeling [videorecording] / UIPL (United Independent Pictures Limited), High Time Pictures present a Marcus Thompson film ; written by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley ; screenplay by Marcus Thompson ; produced & directed by Marcus Thompson.
[Australia] : Force Entertainment [2008].
PR2714 .C522 2008.
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Northern Irish literature / Michael Parker.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
PR8753 .P37 2007.
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Ruined / Lynn Nottage.
New York : Theatre Communications Group, 2009.
PS3564.N66 R85 2009.
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Saint Joan : a chronicle play in six scenes and an epilogue / Bernard Shaw ; definitive text under the editorial supervision of Dan H. Laurence ; with 'On playing Joan' by Imogene Stubbs ; and an introduction by Joley Wood.
London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2003.
PR5363 .S3 2001.
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Some kind of love story / by Arthur Miller.
New York, N.Y. (440 Park Ave. S., New York 10016) : Dramatists Play Service, c1983.
PS3525.M647 S6 1983.
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A streetcar named desire / Tennessee Williams.
New York : New Directions, 1980.
PS3545.W72 S9 1980.
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Take me out / by Richard Greenberg.
New York : Dramatists Play Service, c2004.
PS3557.G74 T35 2004.
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A truth universally acknowledged : 33 great writers on why we read Jane Austen / edited by Susannah Carson ; foreword by Harold Bloom.
New York : Random House, c2009.
PR4037 .T78 2009.
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The wind that shakes the barley [videorecording] / The Weinstein Company ; IFC Films ; Path ; Oil Flick Films No. 2 ; Sixteen Films ; Matador Pictures ; Regent Capital ; UK Film Council ; Bord Scannn na Hireann/The Irish Film Board ; Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen ; Element Films ; BIM Distribuzione ; EMC Produktion ; Tornasol Films ; Diaphana Distribution ; Path Distribution ; Cinart , TV3 Ireland, Film Coopi ; directed by Ken Loach.
New York, NY : IFC Films ; Santa Monica, CA : Genius Entertainment, 2007.
PN1997.2.W56 W56 2007.
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Foreign Language and Literature Subscribe to the RSS feed for Francis A. Drexel Library's recent acquisitions in Foreign Language and Literature

Becoming Naomi Len / Pam Muoz Ryan.
New York : Scholastic Press, 2004.
PZ7.R9553 B4 2004.
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Flip / David Lubar.
New York : TOR, 2003.
PZ7.L96775 F4 2003.
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Hawk, I'm your brother / by Byrd Baylor ; illustrated by Peter Parnall.
New York : Aladdin Books ; London : Collier Macmillan, 1986, c1976.
PZ7.B3435 H39 1986.
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Here today / Ann M. Martin.
New York : Scholastic, 2004.
PZ7.M3567585 H47 2004.
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The library card / Jerry Spinelli.
New York : Scholastic Press, 1997.
PZ7.S75663 L5 1997.
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The magic circle / Donna Jo Napoli.
New York : Dutton Children's Books, 1993.
PZ8.N127 M34 1993.
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Sam I am / Ilene Cooper.
New York : Scholastic Press, 2004.
PZ7.C7856 S36 2004.
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Three bhakti voices : Mirabai, Surdas, and Kabir in their time and ours / John Stratton Hawley.
New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2005.
PK2095.M5 Z63 2005.
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History - Americas Subscribe to the RSS feed for Francis A. Drexel Library's recent acquisitions in History - Americas

Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice / by Phillip Hoose.
New York : Melanie Kroupa Books, c2009.
F334.M753 C6554 2009.
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Going rogue : an American life / Sarah Palin.
New York : Harper, 2009.
F910.7.P35 A3 2009.
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History - Biography, etc. Subscribe to the RSS feed for Francis A. Drexel Library's recent acquisitions in History - Biography, etc.

The first tycoon : the epic life of Cornelius Vanderbilt / T.J. Stiles.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.
CT275.V23 S85 2009.
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History - World Subscribe to the RSS feed for Francis A. Drexel Library's recent acquisitions in History - World

The Amiens truce : Britain and Bonaparte, 1801-1803 / John D. Grainger.
Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, c2004.
DC222.5 .G73 2004.
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Archaeology and history in Sardinia from the Stone Age to the Middle Ages : shepherds, sailors, and conquerors / Stephen L. Dyson, Robert J. Rowland.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2007.
DG55.S2 D97 2007.
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Battle beneath the waves : U-boats at war / Robert C. Stern.
Edison, NJ : Castle Books, 2003, c1999.
D781 .S76 1999c.
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Berlin / Dieter and Anke Adler.
Edison, N.J. : Chartwell Books, 2008.
DD860 .A35 2008.
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Doctors, ambassadors, secretaries : humanism and professions in Renaissance Italy / Douglas Biow.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2002.
DG445 .B56 2002.
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East & west : papers in ancient history presented to Glen W. Bowersock / edited by T. Corey Brennan and Harriet I. Flower.
Cambridge, Mass. : Dept. of the Classics, Harvard University : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2008.
DE3 .E2 2008.
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La Grande Mademoiselle at the Court of France : 1627-1693 / Vincent J. Pitts.
Baltimore ; London : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2000.
DC130.M8 P58 2000.
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The Greek news / Anton Powell & Philip Steele.
Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 1996.
DF77 .P685 1996.
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The history of the Baltic States / Kevin O'Connor.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003.
DK502.7 .O2 2003.
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The limits of history / Constantin Fasolt.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004.
D16.8 .F328 2004.
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Medieval gentlewoman : life in a gentry household in the later Middle Ages / Ffiona Swabey.
New York : Routledge, 1999.
DA670.S9 S95 1999.
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The moral disarmament of France : education, pacifism, and patriotism, 1914-1940 / Mona L. Siegel.
Cambridge , New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
DC363 .S53 2004.
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Napoleon III : the pursuit of prestige / William H. C. Smith.
London : Collins & Brown, 1991.
DC280 .S672x 1991.
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Red land, black land : daily life in ancient Egypt / Barbara Mertz.
New York : William Morrow, 2008.
DT61 .M54 2008.
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Road to power : the Trans-Siberian railroad and the colonization of Asian Russia, 1850-1917 / Steven G. Marks.
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1991.
DK766 .M36 1991.
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Temples, tombs, & hieroglyphs : a popular history of ancient Egypt / Barbara Mertz.
New York : William Morrow, 2007.
DT83 .M46 2007.
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Urbino : the story of a Renaissance city / June Osborne ; photographs by Joe Cornish ; foreword by Sir John Mortimer.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2003.
DG975.U72 O83 2003.
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"War stories" : false atrocity tales, swift boaters, and winter soldiers --what really happened in Vietnam / Gary Kulik.
Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, c2009.
DS559.73.U6 K856 2009.
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Mathematics Subscribe to the RSS feed for Francis A. Drexel Library's recent acquisitions in Mathematics

The best teachers' test preparation for the Praxis II elementary education : curriculum, instruction, and assessment (0011) / Shannon Grey and Anita Price Davis.
Piscataway, N.J. : Research & Education Association, c2009.
QA43 .B3948 2009.
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McNaughtons - Popular Reading Subscribe to the RSS feed for Francis A. Drexel Library's recent acquisitions in McNaughtons - Popular Reading

A gate at the stairs : a novel / Lorrie Moore.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.
Popular reading - nonfiction (1st fl.)
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Going rogue : an American life / Sarah Palin.
New York : Harper, 2009.
Popular reading - nonfiction (1st fl.)
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Life after death : the evidence / Dinesh D'Souza.
Washington, D.C. : Regnery Pub. ; New York : Distributed to the trade by Perseus Distribution, c2009.
Popular reading - nonfiction (1st fl.)
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A truth universally acknowledged : 33 great writers on why we read Jane Austen / edited by Susannah Carson ; foreword by Harold Bloom.
New York : Random House, c2009.
Popular reading - nonfiction (1st fl.)
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Medicine Subscribe to the RSS feed for Francis A. Drexel Library's recent acquisitions in Medicine

Complete guide to prescription & nonprescription drugs / by H. Winter Griffith ; revised and updated by Stephen W. Moore ; technical consultants, Kevin Boesen, Cindy Boesen.
New York : Penguin Group, 2009.
RM301.15 .G75 2010.
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Music Subscribe to the RSS feed for Francis A. Drexel Library's recent acquisitions in Music

Chicago : a musical vaudeville / book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse ; music by John Kander ; lyrics by Fred Ebb.
New York ; London : French, [1976].
ML50.K173 C49 1976.
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Grease : a new 50's rock 'n roll musical / book, music, and lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey.
New York : Samuel French, Inc., c1972.
M1503.J23 G74 1972.
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Philosophy Subscribe to the RSS feed for Francis A. Drexel Library's recent acquisitions in Philosophy

Between you and I : dialogical phenomenology / Beata Stawarska.
Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, c2009.
B829.5 .S6625 2009.
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Kant and the role of pleasure in moral action / Iain P.D. Morrisson.
Athens : Ohio University Press, c2008.
B2799.E8 M67 2008.
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Political Science Subscribe to the RSS feed for Francis A. Drexel Library's recent acquisitions in Political Science

Lectures on colonization and colonies.
New York : A.M. Kelley, 1967.
JV171 .M4 1967.
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Religion Subscribe to the RSS feed for Francis A. Drexel Library's recent acquisitions in Religion

Life after death : the evidence / Dinesh D'Souza.
Washington, D.C. : Regnery Pub. ; New York : Distributed to the trade by Perseus Distribution, c2009.
BT921.3 .D76 2009.
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Quran contemporary connections [videorecording] / Hoo Productions presents ; a Faruq Masudi film.
Los Angeles, Cal. : Hoo Productions, 2009.
BP130.1 .Q73 2009.
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Social Sciences - General Subscribe to the RSS feed for Francis A. Drexel Library's recent acquisitions in Social Sciences - General

Differential Item Functioning.
Sage Pubns 2009.
H61 .Q9 vol.30.
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Sociology Subscribe to the RSS feed for Francis A. Drexel Library's recent acquisitions in Sociology

Crime and justice : a review of research. Volume 38 / edited by Michael Tonry.
Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press ; Bristol : University Presses Marketing [distributor], 2009.
HV6024.5 .C75 2009.
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Technology Subscribe to the RSS feed for Francis A. Drexel Library's recent acquisitions in Technology

Brands and their companies [electronic resource] : consumer products and their manufacturers with addresses and phone numbers / Peggy Geeseman, editor.
Detroit, Mich. : Gale, 2010.
T223.V4 A25.
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Videos Subscribe to the RSS feed for Francis A. Drexel Library's recent acquisitions in Art

Alexis Krasilovsky's End of the art world [videorecording].
Los Angeles, Calif. : Rafael Film, [2008?].
N6512 .A438 2008.
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Helen Mirren at the BBC [videorecording] / BBC Worldwide Ltd. ; British Broadcasting Corporation.
[S.l.] : BBC Video : 2 Entertain Video Limited : Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2008].
PN1992.77 .H4546 2008.
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Middleton's Changeling [videorecording] / UIPL (United Independent Pictures Limited), High Time Pictures present a Marcus Thompson film ; written by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley ; screenplay by Marcus Thompson ; produced & directed by Marcus Thompson.
[Australia] : Force Entertainment [2008].
PR2714 .C522 2008.
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Quran contemporary connections [videorecording] / Hoo Productions presents ; a Faruq Masudi film.
Los Angeles, Cal. : Hoo Productions, 2009.
BP130.1 .Q73 2009.
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The wind that shakes the barley [videorecording] / The Weinstein Company ; IFC Films ; Path ; Oil Flick Films No. 2 ; Sixteen Films ; Matador Pictures ; Regent Capital ; UK Film Council ; Bord Scannn na Hireann/The Irish Film Board ; Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen ; Element Films ; BIM Distribuzione ; EMC Produktion ; Tornasol Films ; Diaphana Distribution ; Path Distribution ; Cinart , TV3 Ireland, Film Coopi ; directed by Ken Loach.
New York, NY : IFC Films ; Santa Monica, CA : Genius Entertainment, 2007.
PN1997.2.W56 W56 2007.
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Last revision / review: May 22, 2012