Focusing on the basic principles of biochemistry and filling the gap between the encyclopedic volumes and the cursory overview texts, this book is for one-semester or two-semester introductory courses in Biochemistry. Praised in its previous edition for currency and clarity of exposition, it has been updated to reflect changes in this discipline.
Focus on Vocabulary 2: Mastering the Academic Word List uses thorough recycling of academic words and well-crafted exercises to introduce high-intermediate and advanced students to the vocabulary they need for academic and test taking success. New reading strategies sections in help students identify text structure and synthesize ideas across texts, among other skills.
An introduction to the diverse field of economic geography. Underpinned by the themes of globalisation, uneven development and place, this text aims to convey the diversity and vitality of contemporary economic geography.
Designed to make this high-tech field accessible to beginning students, this text provides a basic introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS). It uses a "learn-by-seeing" approach that features explanations, illustrations, and generic practice labs for use with GIS softwares. It also contains laboratory assignments for ArcView 8.