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This handbook is written per the new ASME Y14.5-2009 standard. This is the most comprehensive GD...
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While talking heads debate the media's alleged conservative or liberal bias, award-winning journalist Bonnie Anderson knows that the problem with television news isn't about the Left versus the Right...
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Succinct and jargon free, Stage Rigging Handbook remains the only book in any language that covers the design, operation, and maintenance of stage-rigging equipment. It is written in an at-a-glance...
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Pyrrho of Elis went with Alexander the Great to Central Asia and India during the Greek invasion and conquest of the Persian Empire in 334-324 BC. There he met with early Buddhist masters. Greek...
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An examination of experimental cinema and media art from the Arabic-speaking world that explores filmmakers' creative and philosophical inventiveness in trying times.
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The peril and promise of giving 'em what they want.
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Changes in news ideology from nineteenth-century realism to digital society.
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Over the past decade, American outlets such as PolitiFact, FactCheck.org, and the Washington Post's Fact Checker have shaken up the political world by holding public figures accountable for what they...

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"From The Real Housewives of Atlanta to Flavor of Love, reality shows with predominantly black casts have often been criticized for their negative representation of African American women as loud,...
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"A fiercely satirical look at today's culture of spin, this hilarious movie portrays the chief spokesman for Big Tobacco, Nick Naylor, as the hero. Nick makes his living defending the rights of...
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"Open Book is the first monograph on the preeminent graphic designer Abbott Miller. Recipient of numerous design honors including the Chrysler Award for Innovation in Design, Miller is known for his...
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The long awaited next book from legendary Syd Mead has finally arrived after nine years. Loyal fans and art enthusiasts will rejoice in being able to view what Syd Mead has been imagining for nearly...
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The London Transport bar and circle - also known as the bulls-eye or roundel - is an icon of commercial design. Over the last century it has come to represent not only Londons transport network but...
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The annex to the Toledo Museum of Art is both an exhibition space for the museum?s glass collection, and a glass making facility. Conceived as a single one-story volume penetrated by courtyards with...
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Originating from the International Network for Economic Method conference, hosted by the Erasmus Institute for Economics and Philosophy (EIPE) at the Erasmus University Rotterdam in 2013, this book...
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Chicano activist, poet, artist, intellectual, professor, and musician, Jose Montoya (1932-2013) was a veritable Renaissance man. Montoya often found inspiration in the verdant fields of the San...
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"Examines the consequences of bullying and assesses interventions that attempt to prevent and to respond to it. The report details the harmful short- and long-term consequences of bullying, both for...
The true story of Port Authority policemen John McLoughlin and William J. Jimeno, who volunteered for rescue duty and became trapped in the rubble of the Towers on September 11, 2001. The men became...
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"Writing Your First Play" provides the beginning playwright with the tools and motivation to tell a story through dramatic form. Based in a series of exercises which gradually grow more complex, the...
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"On March 24, 1980, the assassination of El Salvador's Archbishop Oścar Romero rocked that nation and the world. Despite the efforts of many in El Salvador and beyond, those responsible for Romero's...

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This book explores communication between humans and robots. Using a range of communication theories, it highlights how each theory provides a different perspective on the communication that occurs....
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This book focuses on how companies are innovating with regard to the Bottom-of-the-Pyramid (BOP) − the lowest socio-economic segment, and the organizational conditions they need to be...
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A comparative study contributing to IR and IPE theory, raising substantive issues relating to aid, development, international relations and globalization.
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An exploration of how approaches that draw on evolutionary theory and complexity science can advance our understanding of economics.
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Randall Wilson traces the often-forgotten ideas of nature that have shaped the evolution of America's public land system. The result is a fresh, compelling, and comprehensive account of the most...
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It may well be surprising to say that the world should look to India as a model of gender equality. India’s banking sector proves the exception, with several women reaching the highest...
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From Facebook to Talking Points Memo to the New York Times, often what looks like fact-based journalism is not. It's advertising. Not only are ads indistinguishable from reporting, the Internet we...
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Volume 20 of Research on Professional Responsibility and Ethics in Accounting brings together a range of articles exploring the professional responsibilities of accountants, codes of conduct which...
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Adsensory technology presupposes a neoliberal entrepreneurial self as an integral feature of its biopolitical financialisation of healthcare regimes. According to Michel Foucault, neoliberalism is...

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"The world's two most populous countries face numerous policy challenges from rapid demographic change, including gender imbalance, population aging, and rapid urbanization. Drawing on social science...
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This book investigates current resistance to the ongoing change from US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). 138 countries have, thus...
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"Over the past century, the rise and fall of economic policy orders has been shaped by a paradox, as intellectual and institutional stability have repeatedly caused market instability and crisis. To...
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"The Political Spirituality of Cesar Chavez: Crossing Religious Borders maps and challenges many of the mythologies that surround the late iconic labor leader. Focusing on Chavez's own writings, León...
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"A classic work of Marxist analysis, available unabridged for the first time Originally published in 1965, Reading Capital is a landmark of French thought and radical theory, which sought to...
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"When car-making giant General Motors decided to close its plant in Lansing, Michigan, in 1996, one person-the city's newly elected mayor-stood up and said "no." Initially, it was the cry of a man in...
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The evolution of modern capitalist society is increasingly being marked by an undeniable and consistent tension between pure economic and ethical ways of valuing and acting. This book is a...
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"During the 1990s Francis Fukuyama announced the end of history. The 2000s showed how it is an illusion to imagine a peaceful world without conflict. In this book the authors explore how six major...
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This fascinating volume offers a comprehensive synthesis of the events, causes and outcomes of the major financial crises from 1929 to the present day. Beginning with an overview of the global...
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It wasn't so long ago that the white working class occupied the middle of British and American societies. But today members of the same demographic, feeling silenced and ignored by mainstream parties...
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"The theoretical foundations for this book, rooted in the ongoing realism-liberalism (neoliberal institutionalism) debate, as well as more recent constructivist approaches to cooperation, provide a...
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On September 9, 1985, one thousand mainly Mexican women workers in Watsonville, California, the "frozen food capital of the world," were forced out on strike in response to an attempt by Watsonville...

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"In words and photographs, Power to the People is the story of the controversial Black Panther Party, founded 50 years ago in 1966 by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton,"--Amazon.com.
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"From The Real Housewives of Atlanta to Flavor of Love, reality shows with predominantly black casts have often been criticized for their negative representation of African American women as loud,...
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"The Town of Chester in upstate Warren County, New York, was a secret haven for runaway slaves escaping to Canada along the Underground Railroad. The small Adirondack town holds as many as nine...
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"Chinese labor during the California Gold Rush. Japanese internment. Geopolitical segregation. Racial stereotypes. 'Asian/American Curricular Epistemicide: From Being Excluded to Becoming a Model...
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"In Stepdaughters of History, noted scholar Catherine Clinton reflects on the roles of women as historical actors within the field of Civil War studies and examines the ways in which historians have...
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"One can point to more than a few 'critical moments' in the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Even so, few incidents so starkly etched the just-treatment claims of the struggle and the raw...
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"Gerry Canavan offers a critical and holistic consideration of Butler's career. Drawing on Butler's personal papers, Canavan tracks the false starts, abandoned drafts, tireless rewrites, and real-...
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On November 23, 1887, white vigilantes gunned down unarmed black laborers and their families during a spree lasting more than two hours. The violence erupted due to strikes on Louisiana sugar cane...
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"In Oakland, California, in 1966, community college students Bobby Seale and Huey Newton armed themselves, began patrolling the police, and promised to prevent police brutality. Unlike the Civil...
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"A searing debut novel from one of the most imaginative minds in fiction Kelly Luce's Pull Me Under tells the story of Rio Silvestri, who, when she was twelve years old, fatally stabbed a school...
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"Jeanne Soileau, through her role as a public school teacher in New Orleans for more than forty years, examines how children's folklore, especially African American folklore, has changed from the...
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Amid rising gang violence, the crack epidemic, and police brutality, a group of unlikely voices cut through the chaos of late 1980s Los Angeles: N.W.A. Led by a drug dealer, a glammed-up producer,...
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"Police officers and metal detectors have become fixtures in American public schools. In this tough-on-crime, security-oriented era, the new gold standard for school discipline has become the...
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"More than half a century after the civil rights era of the mid-1950s to the late 1960s, American society is often characterized as postracial. In other words, that the country has moved away from...
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"A history of African American migration on the Mormon, California, and Oregon trails, as well as lesser-known routes, to reach the western territories and become permanent settlers or sojourners....
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Chicano activist, poet, artist, intellectual, professor, and musician, Jose Montoya (1932-2013) was a veritable Renaissance man. Montoya often found inspiration in the verdant fields of the San...
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"The Political Spirituality of Cesar Chavez: Crossing Religious Borders maps and challenges many of the mythologies that surround the late iconic labor leader. Focusing on Chavez's own writings, León...
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"The New Latino Studies Reader is designed as a contemporary, updated, multi-faceted collection of writings that bring to force the exciting, necessary scholarship of the last decades. Its aim is to...
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On September 9, 1985, one thousand mainly Mexican women workers in Watsonville, California, the "frozen food capital of the world," were forced out on strike in response to an attempt by Watsonville...

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Peer through the eyes of students. See school their way. When we act on what students show us, valued outcomes follow. Students know what engages and bores them and can offer dynamic insight into how...
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"Stop, Think, Act: Integrating Self-regulation in the Early Childhood Classroom offers early childhood teachers the latest research and a wide variety of hands-on activities to help children learn...
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Documenting Learning with ePortfolios provides higher education instructors with a theory-to-practice approach to understanding the pedagogy behind ePortfolios and to helping students use them to...
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Higher education is in an unprecedented time of change and reform. To address these challenges, university leaders tend to focus on specific interventions and programs, but ignore the change...
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American higher education needs a major reframing of student learning outcomes assessment Dynamic changes are underway in American higher education. New providers, emerging technologies, cost...

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"In Confronting Bullying, Roxanne Henkin shows you how to make school a safer place for all children. Henkin takes you inside classrooms where reading, writing, and character education have helped to...
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The British Educational Research Association (BERA) has worked with SAGE to develop a high quality research methods handbook for students studying education and related areas. The book is published...
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This book advances a broad constellation of critical concepts situated within the field of queer studies and education. Collectively, the concepts take up a cross-section of scholarship that speaks...
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"Are girls taking over the world? It would appear so, based on magazine covers, news headlines, and popular books touting girls' academic success. Girls are said to outperform boys in high school...
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General approaches to multiculturalism run the risk of overlooking an increasingly diverse student population that deserves special consideration and attention: students from immigrant backgrounds...

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From home, to school, to juvenile detention center, and back again. Follow the lives of fifty Latina girls living forty miles outside of Los Angeles, California, as they are inadvertently caught up...

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Investigates the ways in which the current data on guns and crime are inadequate and inaccurate. Althought the majority of murders in the United States are committed with guns, research on gun...
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"'A Dream Denied' shows how the narrative of American Dream shapes the offending trajectories of twenty-three young Latino and African American men in Boston and Chicago. Believing in the American...
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"With this book, you'll examine theoretical models, empirical investigations, and case studies that highlight important aspects of empowerment and participatory evaluation in community programs. The...
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"The prison is a recent invention, hardly more than two centuries old, yet it has become the universal system of punishment. How can we understand the place that the correctional system occupies in...
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The current refugee crisis sweeping Europe, and much of the world, closely intersects with largely neglected questions of religion. Moving beyond discussions of religious differences, what can we...
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"This book is a reference source for the latest scholarly research on effective guidelines and frameworks for ensuring appropriate professional conduct, and presents innovative methods for the proper...
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"Police officers and metal detectors have become fixtures in American public schools. In this tough-on-crime, security-oriented era, the new gold standard for school discipline has become the...
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In his first year working in Los Angeles's Skid Row, sociologist Forrest Stuart was stopped on the street by police fourteen times. Usually for doing little more than standing there. Juliette, a...
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Public discourse, from pop culture to political rhetoric, portrays the figure of the hacker distinctly: a deceptive, digital villain. But what do we actually know about hackers? In Hacked, Kevin F....

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The leading text for students and practicing therapists who want to learn the fundamentals of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), this book is eminently practical and authoritative. In a highly...

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"This book reflects anthropology's growing encounter with the key "pysch" disciplines (psychology and psychiatry) in theorizing and researching mental illness treatment and recovery. Khan summarizes...
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"This is the story of the bean, the staple food cultivated by humans for over 10,000 years. From the lentil to the soybean, every civilization on the planet has cultivated its own species of bean." "...
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"Features interviews with game developers and discussion of the creative process behind video game development. Includes full-color artwork and concept art from 40 video games"-- Provided by...
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The phenomenal growth of gaming has inspired plenty of hand-wringing since its inception--from the press, politicians, parents, and everyone else concerned with its effect on our brains, bodies, and...
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"This book will demonstrate how the disciplines of culinary arts and food science work hand in hand in the research and development of new manufactured food products for the commercial, retail, and...
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"This reference work surveys the many varieties of youth culture in America. We intend the information in these volumes to serve as a corrective to two common public conceptions: that children are a...

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Have slums become 'cool'? More and more tourists from across the globe seem to think so as they discover favelas, ghettos, townships and barrios on leisurely visits. But while slum tourism often...

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Examinations of civic engagement in digital culture -- the technologies, designs, and practices that support connection through common purpose in civic, political, and social life.
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This year’s anthology of finalists and winners of the National Magazine Awards includes Ta-Nehisi Coates’s much-discussed and debated "The Case For Reparations" (The Atlantic...

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"A searing debut novel from one of the most imaginative minds in fiction Kelly Luce's Pull Me Under tells the story of Rio Silvestri, who, when she was twelve years old, fatally stabbed a school...
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"On 23 September 1925, Virginia Woolf wrote to Vita Sackville-West: 'If you'll make me up, I'll make you.' In Desiring Women, Karyn Sproles argues that the two writers in fact 'made' each other....
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Barbara is a cynical schoolteacher who is close to retirement. Her only means of taking the edge off her desperate loneliness is writing in her journal. Sheba is a younger, attractive woman, who...
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"It's a humorous confection divided into four parts: Visitor from New York, Visitor from Philadelphia, Visitors from London and Visitors from Chicago. In Visitor from New York, Hannah, a magazine...
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Fun deals with the determination of two bored teenagers, Casper and Denny, to seek out a good time in their small city environment of tacky shopping malls and fast-food outlets. The action of the...
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"What happens when two sets of parents meet up do deal with the unruly behavior of their children? A calm and rational debate between grown-ups about the need to teach kids how to behave properly? Or...
Full English translation of the uncut, original text. Play raises the question of how Pope Pius 12th could fail to speak out against the mass murder of six million Jews during the World War.
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"Collected here in one volume are the two hallmark plays by Harld Pinter, Celebration, first performed in 2000, and his first play, The Room, first performed in 1957. Both plays are invested with the...

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This volume contains all the material from The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Edition that relates to indexes and the work of indexing. Thoroughly updated to reflect current accepted practices, it is...
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Through the use of case studies, research, and practical interviews, The Small or Rural Academic Library: Leveraging Resources and Overcoming Limitations explores how academic librarians in such...

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Includes some lists reissued for the American Association of School Administrators, usually unnumbered and with title: Classified list of educational periodicals.
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Faced with planning a one-shot library instruction session, librarians can feel hard-pressed to squeeze in all their library has to offer along with tips on the research process. Authentic learning...

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Conductor Daniel Barenboim and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's performances of the Brahms symphony cycle are brought together in this collection. Also included are the composer's Academic Festival...
One of the biggest names in electronic music is back with his first new studio album since 2014. Deadmau5's latest includes the single Let Go.
The unique and haunting tunings of Mississippi Fred McDowell, Skip James, and Nick Drake are all points of exploration for vocalist Jay Farrar on Son Volt's latest album. It includes the track back...

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This book contains a key study on sericulture as well as on the conduct of the trade in silk between China and the Roman Near East using archaeological and literary evidence. The eight studies in...
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Contains information on Good Luck flags (yosegaki hinomara) and One Thousand Stitch belts (senniinbari-haramaki) providing new and valuable insights. Background information providing historical...
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"Chinese labor during the California Gold Rush. Japanese internment. Geopolitical segregation. Racial stereotypes. 'Asian/American Curricular Epistemicide: From Being Excluded to Becoming a Model...
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Management practices and processes frequently differ across national and regional boundaries. What may be acceptable managerial behaviour in one culture may be counterproductive or even unacceptable...
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From social media to the Internet of Things, digital fabrication to robotics, virtual reality to synthetic biology, new technologies are racing forward across the board. Together they are ripping up...
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"A fiercely satirical look at today's culture of spin, this hilarious movie portrays the chief spokesman for Big Tobacco, Nick Naylor, as the hero. Nick makes his living defending the rights of...
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"In Stepdaughters of History, noted scholar Catherine Clinton reflects on the roles of women as historical actors within the field of Civil War studies and examines the ways in which historians have...
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"Open Book is the first monograph on the preeminent graphic designer Abbott Miller. Recipient of numerous design honors including the Chrysler Award for Innovation in Design, Miller is known for his...
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"On 23 September 1925, Virginia Woolf wrote to Vita Sackville-West: 'If you'll make me up, I'll make you.' In Desiring Women, Karyn Sproles argues that the two writers in fact 'made' each other....
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This extensive research review discusses more than one hundred of the very best and most influential scholarly articles on the sovereign debt of central governments around the world. It examines...
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During World War II, when she was eleven years old, the author and her family were arrested in Poland by the Russians as political enemies and exiled to Siberia. She recounts here the trials of the...
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"Human beings are killing the planet and themselves in the process. Cecile Pineda asks a simple question: Why? An urgent reframing of current ecological thinking, Apology to a Whale addresses what...
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This textbook is appropriate for senior undergraduate and first year graduate students in mechanical and automotive engineering. The contents in this book are presented at a theoretical-practical...
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"This is the story of the bean, the staple food cultivated by humans for over 10,000 years. From the lentil to the soybean, every civilization on the planet has cultivated its own species of bean." "...
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"In 1940, fifteen year-old Margot Fiske arrives on the shores of Monterey Bay with her eccentric entrepreneur father. Margot has been her father's apprentice all over the world, until an accident in...
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Barbara is a cynical schoolteacher who is close to retirement. Her only means of taking the edge off her desperate loneliness is writing in her journal. Sheba is a younger, attractive woman, who...
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Progressive people of color now make up 29 percent of the entire U.S. population, and progressive whites make up 26 percent of the population. In a book brimming with optimism, Steve Phillips, the...
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Matches the tones of the diatonic scale to the values of the color wheel in presenting a portrait of the work of the Afro-American jazz musician and composer of "Mysterioso."
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"With this book, you'll examine theoretical models, empirical investigations, and case studies that highlight important aspects of empowerment and participatory evaluation in community programs. The...
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"A scholarly examination of the life and career of Jacques-Antoine-Hippolyte, comte de Guibert, the foremost military theorist in France, between 1770 and his death in 1790."--Provided by publisher.
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As with many incidents in American history, the victors wrote the first version of history--turning the tragedy of the Sand Creek Massacre into a heroic feat by the Colorado militia tasked with...
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"Guy Burgess was the most important, complex, and fascinating of The Cambridge Spies--Maclean, Philby, Blunt--brilliant young men recruited in the 1930s to betray their country to the Soviet Union....
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Power Electronics is intended to be an introductory text in power electronics, primarily for the undergraduate electrical engineering student. The text is written for some flexibility in the order of...
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"This book describes how to build mathematical models of multibody systems with elastic components. Examples of such systems are the human body itself, construction cranes, cars with trailers,...
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Voting is for citizens only, right? Not exactly. It is not widely known that immigrants, or noncitizens, currently vote in local elections in over a half dozen cities and towns in the U.S.; nor that...
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The annex to the Toledo Museum of Art is both an exhibition space for the museum?s glass collection, and a glass making facility. Conceived as a single one-story volume penetrated by courtyards with...
"The jurisdiction of the Assembly Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee spans a wide range of technology-related issues, and includes matters affecting consumer protection in both the digital and...
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"It's a humorous confection divided into four parts: Visitor from New York, Visitor from Philadelphia, Visitors from London and Visitors from Chicago. In Visitor from New York, Hannah, a magazine...
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"Features interviews with game developers and discussion of the creative process behind video game development. Includes full-color artwork and concept art from 40 video games"-- Provided by...
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The London Transport bar and circle - also known as the bulls-eye or roundel - is an icon of commercial design. Over the last century it has come to represent not only Londons transport network but...
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"A searing debut novel from one of the most imaginative minds in fiction Kelly Luce's Pull Me Under tells the story of Rio Silvestri, who, when she was twelve years old, fatally stabbed a school...
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"This is the only comprehensive book in the market for engineers that covers CMOS, bipolar technologies, and biCMOS integrated circuits. The fifth edition retains its completeness, updates the...
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"This market-leading textbook remains the standard of excellence and innovation. Built on Adel S. Sedra's and Kenneth C. Smith's solid pedagogical foundation, the seventh edition of Microelectronic...
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"This best-selling engineering statistics text provides a practical approach that is more oriented to engineering and the chemical and physical sciences than many similar texts. It is packed with...
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The phenomenal growth of gaming has inspired plenty of hand-wringing since its inception--from the press, politicians, parents, and everyone else concerned with its effect on our brains, bodies, and...
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Fun deals with the determination of two bored teenagers, Casper and Denny, to seek out a good time in their small city environment of tacky shopping malls and fast-food outlets. The action of the...
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"Jeanne Soileau, through her role as a public school teacher in New Orleans for more than forty years, examines how children's folklore, especially African American folklore, has changed from the...
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Best-selling author Adrian Goldsworthy turns his attention to the Pax Romana, the famous peace and prosperity brought by the Roman Empire at its height in the first and second centuries AD. Yet the...
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"This war journal of an enlisted U.S. Marine provides an un-glamorized narrative of a common reservist's deployment to Iraq, from notification of mobilization to final trip home. The visceral...
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The long awaited next book from legendary Syd Mead has finally arrived after nine years. Loyal fans and art enthusiasts will rejoice in being able to view what Syd Mead has been imagining for nearly...
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From Finland to Newfoundland and Jelling to Jerusalem, follow in the wake of the Vikings -- a transformative story of a people that begins with paganism and ends in Christendom. Focusing on key...
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"What are we doing when we walk into an archaeological museum or onto an archaeological site? What do the objects and features we encounter in these unique places mean and, more specifically, how do...
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The story of the 442nd, a segregated unit of Japanese American citizens, commanded by white officers, that finally rescued the "lost battalion." Their unmatched courage and sacrifice under fire...
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Originating from the International Network for Economic Method conference, hosted by the Erasmus Institute for Economics and Philosophy (EIPE) at the Erasmus University Rotterdam in 2013, this book...
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"The world's two most populous countries face numerous policy challenges from rapid demographic change, including gender imbalance, population aging, and rapid urbanization. Drawing on social science...
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CD-ROM contains: a dynamic program that reinforces key concepts by using animations, tutorials, and interactive exercises.
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This book investigates current resistance to the ongoing change from US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). 138 countries have, thus...
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"Over the past century, the rise and fall of economic policy orders has been shaped by a paradox, as intellectual and institutional stability have repeatedly caused market instability and crisis. To...
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For over twenty-five years, Charles C. Ragin has developed Qualitative Comparative Analysis and related set-analytic techniques as a means of bridging qualitative and quantitative methods of research...
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"This book brings an important new perspective to the study of sex trafficking by considering the different types of social contracts which existed in the past that had sexual labour or activity as...
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Have slums become 'cool'? More and more tourists from across the globe seem to think so as they discover favelas, ghettos, townships and barrios on leisurely visits. But while slum tourism often...
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This book advances a broad constellation of critical concepts situated within the field of queer studies and education. Collectively, the concepts take up a cross-section of scholarship that speaks...
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"Providing a much needed overview of the growing field of digital sociology, this handbook connects digital media technologies to the traditional sociological areas of study, like labour, culture,...
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Social media is an increasingly important part of academic life that can be a fantastic medium for promoting your work, networking with colleagues and for demonstrating impact. However, alongside the...
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Chicano activist, poet, artist, intellectual, professor, and musician, Jose Montoya (1932-2013) was a veritable Renaissance man. Montoya often found inspiration in the verdant fields of the San...
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Amusingly illustrated book explains the scientific facts of microorganisms in the home.
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"The Political Spirituality of Cesar Chavez: Crossing Religious Borders maps and challenges many of the mythologies that surround the late iconic labor leader. Focusing on Chavez's own writings, León...
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The claim that LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) rights are human rights encounters fierce opposition in many parts of the world, as governments and religious leaders have used resistance...
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"Same-sex marriage continues to be a polarizing subject in the United States and other parts of the world. This new edition of Same-Sex Marriage: A Reference Handbook brings readers up to date on the...
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"The belief of many in the early sexual liberation movements was that capitalism's investment in the norms of the heterosexual family meant that any challenge to them was invariably anti-capitalist....
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"The 2nd Edition of Analog Integrated Circuit Design focuses on more coverage about several types of circuits that have increased in importance in the past decade. Furthermore, the text is enhanced...
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"Examines the consequences of bullying and assesses interventions that attempt to prevent and to respond to it. The report details the harmful short- and long-term consequences of bullying, both for...
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'Research Methods in the Biosciences' demystifies the process of research and describes all the factors that enable effective investigation. These include planning your experiment; data collection,...
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"Climate change is a pressing international political issue, for which a practical but principled solution is urgently required. Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal World aims to make normative theorising...
The true story of Port Authority policemen John McLoughlin and William J. Jimeno, who volunteered for rescue duty and became trapped in the rubble of the Towers on September 11, 2001. The men became...
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"What happens when two sets of parents meet up do deal with the unruly behavior of their children? A calm and rational debate between grown-ups about the need to teach kids how to behave properly? Or...
Full English translation of the uncut, original text. Play raises the question of how Pope Pius 12th could fail to speak out against the mass murder of six million Jews during the World War.
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"Collected here in one volume are the two hallmark plays by Harld Pinter, Celebration, first performed in 2000, and his first play, The Room, first performed in 1957. Both plays are invested with the...
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"This book will demonstrate how the disciplines of culinary arts and food science work hand in hand in the research and development of new manufactured food products for the commercial, retail, and...
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"Writing Your First Play" provides the beginning playwright with the tools and motivation to tell a story through dramatic form. Based in a series of exercises which gradually grow more complex, the...
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"Few inventions have changed life as much as the car. These large hunks of steel and horsepower are everywhere, so ubiquitous and deeply intertwined with our lives, jobs and families that we barely...
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Drawing from a wealth of primary sources, including new interviews conducted by the authors, a thought-provoking examination of California's history through the 12 elections that forever changed the...
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"In Only Humans Need Apply, Thomas Hayes Davenport and Julia Kirby reframe the conversation about automation, arguing that the future of increased productivity and business success isn't either human...
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This timely book focuses on achieving a sustainable future through the reform of green fiscal policy. Green fiscal policies help not only provide the needed financing but may also serve the...
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"As financial markets expand and continue to refashion the world in their own image, the wealth of capitalist societies no longer presents itself, as it did to Karl Marx in the nineteenth century, as...
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"The provocative political thinker asks if it will be with a bang or a whimper In How Will Capitalism End? the acclaimed analyst of contemporary politics and economics Wolfgang Streeck argues that...
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"Joblessness is the root cause of the global unrest threatening American security. Fostering entrepreneurship is the remedy. The combined weight of American diplomacy and military power cannot end...
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"This...collection brings together a multi-disciplinary group of leading authorities in the field to analyse and investigate post-crisis regulation and reform. Representing the wide spectrum of non-...
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"A classic work of Marxist analysis, available unabridged for the first time Originally published in 1965, Reading Capital is a landmark of French thought and radical theory, which sought to...
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"When car-making giant General Motors decided to close its plant in Lansing, Michigan, in 1996, one person-the city's newly elected mayor-stood up and said "no." Initially, it was the cry of a man in...
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The evolution of modern capitalist society is increasingly being marked by an undeniable and consistent tension between pure economic and ethical ways of valuing and acting. This book is a...
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"During the 1990s Francis Fukuyama announced the end of history. The 2000s showed how it is an illusion to imagine a peaceful world without conflict. In this book the authors explore how six major...
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This fascinating volume offers a comprehensive synthesis of the events, causes and outcomes of the major financial crises from 1929 to the present day. Beginning with an overview of the global...
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"On March 24, 1980, the assassination of El Salvador's Archbishop Oścar Romero rocked that nation and the world. Despite the efforts of many in El Salvador and beyond, those responsible for Romero's...
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"Social movements have attracted much attention in recent years, both from scholars and among the wider public. This book examines the consequences of social movements, covering such issues as the...
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In 1997, after General Motors shuttered a massive complex of factories in the gritty industrial city of Flint, Michigan, signs were placed around the empty facility reading, "Demolition Means...
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In his first year working in Los Angeles's Skid Row, sociologist Forrest Stuart was stopped on the street by police fourteen times. Usually for doing little more than standing there. Juliette, a...
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Public discourse, from pop culture to political rhetoric, portrays the figure of the hacker distinctly: a deceptive, digital villain. But what do we actually know about hackers? In Hacked, Kevin F....
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Collins and Bilge provide a much-needed, introduction to the field of intersectional knowledge and praxis. They analyze the emergence, growth and contours of the concept and show how intersectional...
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It wasn't so long ago that the white working class occupied the middle of British and American societies. But today members of the same demographic, feeling silenced and ignored by mainstream parties...
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" Prostitution bears the unique title of being both the "world's oldest profession" and one of the least understood occupations. Unlike most of the crime and family literature, prostitution appears...
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"Are girls taking over the world? It would appear so, based on magazine covers, news headlines, and popular books touting girls' academic success. Girls are said to outperform boys in high school...
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"Subversive Action presents cases that explore the use of extralegal action undertaken in pursuit of human rights and social justice, and locate that action with reference to the boundaries of social...
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"This reference work surveys the many varieties of youth culture in America. We intend the information in these volumes to serve as a corrective to two common public conceptions: that children are a...
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"The theoretical foundations for this book, rooted in the ongoing realism-liberalism (neoliberal institutionalism) debate, as well as more recent constructivist approaches to cooperation, provide a...
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"In this groundbreaking book, Aldon D. Morris's ambition is truly monumental: to help rewrite the history of sociology and to acknowledge the primacy of W. E. B. Du Bois's work in the founding of the...
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With an entire discipline devoted to political science, what is distinctive about political sociology? This concise book explains what a sociological perspective brings to our understanding of the...
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"The New Latino Studies Reader is designed as a contemporary, updated, multi-faceted collection of writings that bring to force the exciting, necessary scholarship of the last decades. Its aim is to...
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Uncle Sam with his hands cut off; the head of the Statue of Liberty impaled on a bayonet; a trash can decorated with the Stars and Stripes: these are some of the striking images with which Cuban...
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General approaches to multiculturalism run the risk of overlooking an increasingly diverse student population that deserves special consideration and attention: students from immigrant backgrounds...
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"The age of transnational humanities has arrived. According to Steven Salaita, the seemingly disparate fields of Palestinian studies and American Indian studies have more in common than one may think...
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On September 9, 1985, one thousand mainly Mexican women workers in Watsonville, California, the "frozen food capital of the world," were forced out on strike in response to an attempt by Watsonville...

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For decades, nationally renowned Immigration Attorney Allan Wernick has been assisting individuals and families navigate the legal immigration maze to obtain legal residence and naturalized citizen...
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"Symbols are an international language, but that language is far from universal. Different symbols mean radically different things in different contexts - a cross, a crane and a swastika each have a...
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Reference catalog of firearms valuations and pricing, complete with identification pictures and in-depth descriptions.
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A continuation of 1994's groundbreaking Cartoons, Giannalberto Bendazzi's three-volume Animation: A World History is the largest, deepest, most comprehensive text of its kind, based on the idea that...
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From formal reports and manuals to everyday e-mails, the Handbook of Technical Writing uses smart, accessible language to spotlight and clarify technical writing today. Hundreds of topic entries, 90...
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Packed with thousands of beautifully detailed and stunningly accurate illustrations, the Firefly Definitions Visual Dictionary is the ultimate guide to describing the world in which we live. Many of...
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"The Modern Language Association, the authority on research and writing, takes a fresh look at documenting sources in the eighth edition of the MLA Handbook. Works are published today in a dizzying...
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"Provides basic consumer health information about immune system function, diseases, treatments and management of related disorders. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources"--...
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"Provides basic consumer health information about prevention, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of respiratory disorders, along with tips for coping with chronic lung disease. Includes index,...
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"Provides basic consumer health information about dental hygiene, preventive care, and oral health concerns for children and adults, with facts about surgical, orthodontic, and cosmetic dental...
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"From roots and shoots, almonds to zucchini, field and forest to the family table-this delectable guide reveals the intriguing stories of the world's favorite food plants. The Illustrated...
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This directory provides a comprehensive overview of the support services and information resources available for people diagnosed with a chronic illness. It details the wide range of organizations,...
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Explore the wonders of the plant kingdom in this A-Z of intriguing facts. Discover the tallest and the smallest, the smelliest and the deadliest. What are breathing knees? What is a vegetable sheep...

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The Physics of Stars, Second Edition, is a concise introduction to the properties of stellar interiors and consequently the structure and evolution of stars. Strongly emphasising the basic physics,...
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Now in full color, the 10th anniversary edition of this classic book takes you deep into the influences that underlie modern video games, and examines the elements they share with traditional games...
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With its 28-foot storm surge and 174 mph winds, 2005's Hurricane Katrina was responsible for nearly 2,000 deaths and more than 100 billion in damage. The event was only a preview of what will soon...
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A prize-winning scientist uses mathematical modeling to explain the cosmos.

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Contains information on Good Luck flags (yosegaki hinomara) and One Thousand Stitch belts (senniinbari-haramaki) providing new and valuable insights. Background information providing historical...
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"Human beings are killing the planet and themselves in the process. Cecile Pineda asks a simple question: Why? An urgent reframing of current ecological thinking, Apology to a Whale addresses what...
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This textbook is appropriate for senior undergraduate and first year graduate students in mechanical and automotive engineering. The contents in this book are presented at a theoretical-practical...
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"If offered the chance--by cloak, spell or superpower--to be invisible, who wouldn't want to give it a try? We are drawn to the idea of stealthy voyeurism and the ability to conceal our own acts, but...
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CD-ROM contains: a dynamic program that reinforces key concepts by using animations, tutorials, and interactive exercises.
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Amusingly illustrated book explains the scientific facts of microorganisms in the home.
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'Research Methods in the Biosciences' demystifies the process of research and describes all the factors that enable effective investigation. These include planning your experiment; data collection,...
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"Climate change is a pressing international political issue, for which a practical but principled solution is urgently required. Climate Justice in a Non-Ideal World aims to make normative theorising...
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"Few inventions have changed life as much as the car. These large hunks of steel and horsepower are everywhere, so ubiquitous and deeply intertwined with our lives, jobs and families that we barely...

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Rhyming text asks if the reader can move like a variety of animals. Striped acetate overlays on board pages give illustrations the illusion of movement.

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This indispensable sourcebook covers conceptual and practical issues in research design in the field of social and personality psychology. Key experts address specific methods and areas of research,...
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Martijn van Zomeren develops 'selvations theory', and proposes that human motivation is based around changes in social relationships.

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Contains information on Good Luck flags (yosegaki hinomara) and One Thousand Stitch belts (senniinbari-haramaki) providing new and valuable insights. Background information providing historical...
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From social media to the Internet of Things, digital fabrication to robotics, virtual reality to synthetic biology, new technologies are racing forward across the board. Together they are ripping up...
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"With this book, you'll examine theoretical models, empirical investigations, and case studies that highlight important aspects of empowerment and participatory evaluation in community programs. The...
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For over twenty-five years, Charles C. Ragin has developed Qualitative Comparative Analysis and related set-analytic techniques as a means of bridging qualitative and quantitative methods of research...
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"This book brings an important new perspective to the study of sex trafficking by considering the different types of social contracts which existed in the past that had sexual labour or activity as...
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"Providing a much needed overview of the growing field of digital sociology, this handbook connects digital media technologies to the traditional sociological areas of study, like labour, culture,...
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Social media is an increasingly important part of academic life that can be a fantastic medium for promoting your work, networking with colleagues and for demonstrating impact. However, alongside the...
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The claim that LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) rights are human rights encounters fierce opposition in many parts of the world, as governments and religious leaders have used resistance...
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"Same-sex marriage continues to be a polarizing subject in the United States and other parts of the world. This new edition of Same-Sex Marriage: A Reference Handbook brings readers up to date on the...
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"The belief of many in the early sexual liberation movements was that capitalism's investment in the norms of the heterosexual family meant that any challenge to them was invariably anti-capitalist....
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Collins and Bilge provide a much-needed, introduction to the field of intersectional knowledge and praxis. They analyze the emergence, growth and contours of the concept and show how intersectional...
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" Prostitution bears the unique title of being both the "world's oldest profession" and one of the least understood occupations. Unlike most of the crime and family literature, prostitution appears...
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"Subversive Action presents cases that explore the use of extralegal action undertaken in pursuit of human rights and social justice, and locate that action with reference to the boundaries of social...
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"This reference work surveys the many varieties of youth culture in America. We intend the information in these volumes to serve as a corrective to two common public conceptions: that children are a...