Shelley’s Visual Imagination

Author: Nancy Moore Goslee
Percy Bysshe Shelley’s drafts and notebooks, which have recently been published for the first time, are very revealing about the creative processes behind his poems, and show an unexpectedly vivid visual imagination which contributed in a major way to his poetry. This book analyzes both verbal script and visual sket

The Diversity of Social Theories

Author: Harry F. Dahms
Since the time when Talcott Parsons pursued the project of one overarching general theory of society, the landscape of social theory has vastly changed, and the pluralism and multidimensionality increased tremendously. This volume presents alternative trajectories for how to take steps toward achieving a theoretically informe

R for SAS and SPSS Users (2nd Edition)

Author: Robert A. Muenchen
R is a powerful and free software system for data analysis and graphics, with over 1,200 add-on packages available. This book introduces R using SAS and SPSS terms, and demonstrates which of the add-on packages are most like SAS and SPSS and compares them to R’s built-in functions.

Armies of Heaven: The First Crusade and the Quest for Apocalypse

Author: Jay Rubenstein
Beginning in 1095 and culminating four bloody years later, the First Crusade represented a new kind of warfare: holy, unrestrained, and apocalyptic. This book tells the story of this cataclysmic event through the eyes of those who witnessed it, emphasizing the fundamental role that apocalyptic thought played in motivating the

Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell Degradation

Co-editor: Matthew Mench
For full market implementation of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells to become a reality, two main limiting technical issues must be overcome- cost and durability. This book directly addresses the state-of-the-art advances in durability within every fuel cell stack component. Each chapter also includes visions of pathw

Outcome-Informed Evidence-Based Practice

Co-authors: John G. Orme and Terri Combs-Orme
This book shows social work students students practical ways to measure and monitor client progress and use this feedback to help clients achieve their goals. It places emphasis on social workers who provide direct services to clients, not only in clinical settings, but in a broad array of other setting