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With a cast of characters ranging from Malcolm X to 50 Cent, Knight's compelling work is the first detailed account of the movement inextricably linked with black empowerment, Islam, New York, and...
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Manufacturers can be green and highly profitable at the same time Profits do not have to be sacrificed to environmental responsibility, or vice versa. Following this book's tested and proven...
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Remaking Horror chronicles the American horror genre in its development of remake titles from the 1930s to 21st century films. The book investigates Gus Van Sant's 1998 remake of Alfred Hitchcock's...
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The second edition of The Urban Design Reader draws together the very best of classic and contemporary writings to illuminate and expand the theory and practice of urban design. Nearly 50 generous...
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Second Takes: Remaking Film, Remaking America presents the history of English language cinema by focusing on cinematic remakes and on how cinema has been replaced by new forms of "media." Remakes,...
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Creative Writing in the Digital Age explores the vast array of opportunities that technology provides the Creative Writing teacher, ranging from effective online workshop models to methods that blur...
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This comprehensive, practical guide explores how contemporary furniture is used within interior design to define a space, create division and enclosure, and alter or redefine circulation. Initial...
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Comprehensive and authoritative, Simon Blackburn's bestselling dictionary covers every aspect of philosophy from Aristotle to Zen. With clear and concise definitions, it provides lively and...
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This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on artists, architects, and their works. These entries are supplementary to other art and architecture titles in the Quick Reference...
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This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on writers, works, and literary movements. These entries are supplementary to other literature titles in the Quick Reference...
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This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on people and organizations related to music. These entries are supplementary to other music titles in the Quick Reference...
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This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on styles, dramatists, performers, companies, and organizations related to the performing arts. These entries are supplementary to...
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This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on faiths, people, institutions, and organizations relating to all areas of religion. These entries are supplementary to other...

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Theaetetus, the Sophist, and the Statesman are a trilogy of Platonic dialogues that show Socrates formulating his conception of philosophy as he prepares the defense for his trial. Originally...
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A series of "posthumous interviews" with psychoanalyst Dr. D.W. Winnicott.
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"This thorough and accessible introduction to the greatest women photographers from the 20th century to today features the most important works of 25 artists. Women have played an important role in...
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A collection of essays and short stories about space travel and religion. Touching the Face of the Cosmos explores the desire, essentially spiritual, to understand more about our place in the...
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"A fascinating investigation on the social and cultural status of animals and plants in history. Urban Fauna Lab is a collective, formed in 2011 in Moscow by the artists Alexey Buldakov and Anastasia...
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"Arthur Dove, often credited as America’s first abstract painter, created dynamic and evocative images inspired by his surroundings, from the farmland of upstate New York to the North Shore of Long...
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What advice would your 80-year-old self give you? That is the question artist Susan O'Malley, who was herself to die far too young, asked more than a hundred ordinary people of every age, from every...
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"Slow Fade to Black completes Richard B. Jewell's richly detailed two-part history of the RKO film studio, which began with RKO Radio Pictures: A Titan Is Born, published in 2012. This second volume...
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"Pretentiousness is for anyone who has braved being different, whether that's making a stand against artistic consensus or running the gauntlet of the last bus home dressed differently from everyone...
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Was Jesus ever married? Yes, indeed, says Addison Hodges Hart -- but not in the way that recent sensationalist writers have claimed. In this book Hart opens an illuminating window into John's gospel...

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Praise for Connected CRM "Many books explore the subject of CRM. In this book the 'm' is for Marketing and David's seasoned perspective indeed makes it a capital 'M.' Taking core direct response...
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Communication and Control: Tools, Systems, and New Dimensions examines a wide range of communication structures and control systems from low- to high-tech and advocates a media ecological view of...
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"This comprehensive, modular treatment of the challenging issues involved in very high-speed optical transmission systems contains all the theory and practical design criteria required to optimize...
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This book provides a balanced account of analog, digital and mixed-mode signal processing with applications in telecommunications. Part I Perspective gives an overview of the areas of Systems on a...
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Covering all areas of modern business practice, this edition now includes increased coverage of terms and concepts. It also looks at issues such as Internet business, private equity, structured...
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This accessible new dictionary provides clear and authoritative definitions of terms, approaches, and techniques in the area of business research methods. It covers research philosophies including...

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"El Mall considers the boom of shopping malls in Latin America to explore how malls and consumption are shaping the conversation about class and social inequality in Latin America"--Provided by...
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"What does globalization look like in the rural South? Scratching Out a Living takes readers deep into Mississippi's chicken processing communities and workplaces, where large numbers of Latin...
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"Does the idea of glamorous parties, open bars and rubbing elbows with the rich and famous sound like an exciting career for you? Then neither this book or a career in Public Relations are for you...
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This practical guide to project management outlines how to find and identify new and fresh ideas in an organization and translate them into actionable project proposals.
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"Search engines are an invaluable part of our daily lives. This book describes advances in technology, data availability, and searcher expectations around next-generation search engines. It will...
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"Race has long shaped shopping experiences for many Americans. Retail exchanges and establishments have made headlines as flashpoints for conflict not only between blacks and whites, but also between...
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An "examination of what we don't talk about when we talk about restaurants: Is the line cook working through a case of stomach flu because he doesn't get paid sick days? Is the busser not being...

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"This is a book of personal life stories. It narrates the childhood and adolescence of five young people who were separated from their families during the Salvadoran Civil War (1980-1992) and...
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"Austin, Texas is generally depicted as one of the great urban success stories of the past half century--a place that has grown enormously through 'creative class' strategies that emphasize diversity...
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"El Mall considers the boom of shopping malls in Latin America to explore how malls and consumption are shaping the conversation about class and social inequality in Latin America"--Provided by...
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Asian American literature abounds with complex depictions of American cities as spaces that reinforce racial segregation and prevent interactions across boundaries of race, culture, class, and gender...
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"Mine Okubo was one of over one hundred thousand people of Japanese descent--nearly two-thirds of whom were American citizens--who were forced into 'protective custody' shortly after Pearl Harbor....
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So explains Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu in this touching, introspective, and insightful examination of mixed race Asian American experiences. The son of an Irish American father and Japanese mother,...
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Through interviews with David Rodriguez and a good helping of critical historical context, Sanchez illustrates the extent to which some religious leaders played pivotal roles in the popular movement...
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"What does globalization look like in the rural South? Scratching Out a Living takes readers deep into Mississippi's chicken processing communities and workplaces, where large numbers of Latin...
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In this groundbreaking, in-depth look at a rarely explored perspective of street art, more than twenty female artists from seven nations in Latin America discuss themes of social justice, artist...
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Comprehensive survey of the traditional, handcrafted, indigenous textiles of the entire African continent, illustrated with over 570 spectacular color photographs ... With a useful glossary and map,...
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A landmark history: the sweeping story of the enslavement of tens of thousands of Indians across America, from the time of the conquistadors up to the early 20th century. Since the time of Columbus,...
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Follows a Viet Cong agent as he spies on a South Vietnamese army general and his compatriots as they start a new life in 1975 Los Angeles.
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"Over two million of the nation's eleven million undocumented immigrants have lived in the United States since childhood. Due to a broken immigration system, they grow up to uncertain futures. In...

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Building on decades of research, leading scholar Ronald H. Chilcote provides a definitive analysis of the 1974-1975 Portuguese revolution, which captured global attention and continues to resonate...
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In 1968, Safiya Bukhari witnessed an NYPD officer harassing a Black Panther for selling the organization's newspaper on a Harlem street corner. The young pre-med student felt compelled to intervene...
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We live in an "information age," but information is only useful when it is interpreted by people and applied in the context of their goals and activities. The volume of information to which people...
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"This book is a moving memoir experience: a must read. The dramatic life cycle rise of a youthful sixties political revolutionary, my friend Aaron Dixon."—Bobby Seale, founding chairman and...
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Common stereotypes portray black fathers as being largely absent from their families. Yet while black fathers are less likely than white and Hispanic fathers to marry their child's mother, many...
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Shades of Difference examines the significance of skin color in different societies around the world and its effects on relations between and within racial groups.
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Provides wide coverage that covers academic libraries from community colleges up to major research universities Presents an insider's perspective from an author who is both historian and librarian...
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Explore the brain and discover the clinical and pharmacological issues surrounding drug abuse and dependence. The authors, research scientists with years of experience in alcohol and drug studies,...
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Preface Why this book is important Who this book is for How to use this book Acknowledgments Testing Essentially On Being A Tester Testing Perceptions and Realities Perceptions Reality...
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What do orcs, elves, and information literacy have to do with each others? Find out in Voyage across a Constellation of Information as we take an in-depth look at information literacy practices (how...
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From Fear to Flow explores how personality traits may influence attitude, behaviour and reaction to information. Consideration is made for individual differences in information behaviour and reasons...
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INTRODUCTION TRANSCRIPTION NETWORKS, BASIC CONCEPTS Introduction The Cognitive Problem of the Cell Elements of Transcription Networks Dynamics and Response Time of Simple Gene Circuits AUTO...
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Praise for Connected CRM "Many books explore the subject of CRM. In this book the 'm' is for Marketing and David's seasoned perspective indeed makes it a capital 'M.' Taking core direct response...
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This book on information experience is very relevant with its reflections on information, knowledge, user experience, design and education. The writers provide a vibrant assessment on current...
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What shapes political behavior more: the situations in which individuals find themselves, or the internal psychological makeup---beliefs, values, and so on---of those individuals? This is perhaps the...
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METHODSAlgebraic and Geometric Methods in Enumerative CombinatoricsIntroductionWhat is a Good Answer?Generating FunctionsLinear Algebra MethodsPosetsPolytopesHyperplane...
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Examples of applications are taken from a variety of domains (physics, chemistry, mechanics, mining, engineering, computer science, etc.) to give the reader a sense of how widely such applications...
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Functions of One Variable The Real Number System From Natural Numbers to Real Numbers Algebraic Properties of R Order Structure of R Completeness Property of R Mathematical Induction Euclidean Space...
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Teach Your Students Both the Mathematics of Numerical Methods and the Art of Computer ProgrammingIntroduction to Computational Linear Algebra presents classroom-tested material on computational...
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With a cast of characters ranging from Malcolm X to 50 Cent, Knight's compelling work is the first detailed account of the movement inextricably linked with black empowerment, Islam, New York, and...
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Coming to grips with C++11 and C++14 is more than a matter of familiarizing yourself with the features they introduce (e.g., auto type declarations, move semantics, lambda expressions, and...
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How to apply for-profit marketing strategies to non-profit organizations Branding for the Public Sector presents powerful and effective branding strategies for the public sector illustrated through...
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The industry favorite Linux guide, updated for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and the cloud Linux Bible, 9th Edition is the ultimate hands-on Linux user guide, whether you're a true beginner or a more...
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This book aims at deconstructing and problematizing linguistic ideologies related to Portuguese in late modernity and questioning the theoretical presuppositions which have led us to call Portuguese...
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Communication and Control: Tools, Systems, and New Dimensions examines a wide range of communication structures and control systems from low- to high-tech and advocates a media ecological view of...
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Flexible Models to Analyze Opponent Behavior A relatively new area of research, adversarial risk analysis (ARA) informs decision making when there are intelligent opponents and uncertain outcomes....
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Romantic relationships play a crucial role in individuals' lives, for better and for worse. All romantic relationships encounter their share of challenges that can influence relationship satisfaction...
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Who is coming into the United States illegally and why? What compels people to leave their country of origin? Is the United States responsible for taking care of the more than 11 million individuals...
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An introduction to the fundamental concepts of the emerging field of Artificial Chemistries, covering both theory and practical applications.
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This book provides an historical, critical analysis of the doctrine of 'civilising mission' in Portuguese colonialism in the crucial period from 1870 to 1930. Exploring international contexts and...
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Written by three experienced LIS professionals, Latinos in Libraries, Museums, and Archives demonstrates the meaning of cultural competence in the everyday work in libraries, archives, museums, and...
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Modern information and communication technologies, together with a cultural upheaval within the research community, have profoundly changed research in nearly every aspect. Ranging from sharing and...
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When the term "postfeminism" entered the media lexicon in the 1990s, it was often accompanied by breathless headlines about the "death of feminism." Those reports of feminism's death may have been...

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Ken and Yetta Goodman are renowned and revered worldwide for their pioneering, influential work in the field of reading/literacy education. In this volume major literacy scholars from around the...
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The growing number of bilingual students in public schools coupled with a critical shortage of teachers specially prepared to serve this population calls for a critical examination of policies and...

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"Getting College Ready: Latin@ Student Experiences of Race, Access, and Belonging at Predominantly White Universities challenges the way we conceive of college access, retention, and success for...
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When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday October 9, 2012, she almost paid the...
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"Fifteen-year-old Diamond stopped going to school the day she was expelled for lashing out at peers who constantly harassed and teased her for something everyone on the staff had missed: she was...

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What shapes political behavior more: the situations in which individuals find themselves, or the internal psychological makeup---beliefs, values, and so on---of those individuals? This is perhaps the...
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How to apply for-profit marketing strategies to non-profit organizations Branding for the Public Sector presents powerful and effective branding strategies for the public sector illustrated through...
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Who is coming into the United States illegally and why? What compels people to leave their country of origin? Is the United States responsible for taking care of the more than 11 million individuals...
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As in previous editions, the 6th edition of Security and Loss Prevention provides proven strategies to prevent and reduce incidents of loss due to legal issues, theft and other crimes, fire, and...
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David Wootton is Anniversary Professor of History, University of York.
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This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on legal processes, legal bodies, and on the organization of specific legal systems. These entries are supplementary to other law...

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"When communism took power in Eastern Europe it remade cities in its own image, transforming everyday life and creating sweeping boulevards and vast, epic housing estates in an emphatic declaration...
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"Austin, Texas is generally depicted as one of the great urban success stories of the past half century--a place that has grown enormously through 'creative class' strategies that emphasize diversity...
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"Emmett Till offers the first truly comprehensive account of the 1955 murder and its aftermath. It tells the story of Emmett Till, the fourteen-year-old African American boy from Chicago brutally...
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"An insightful and theoretically informed overview of street culture in various parts of the world - its origins, functions, manifestations and appeal - examining both its bearing on criminal...
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Through narrative nonfiction text, readers hear stories from survivors of the earthquake and tsunami that struck the northeastern coast of Japan in 2011. Additional features to aid comprehension...

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Recent decades have seen an upsurge of research with and about young children, their families and communities. 'The SAGE Handbook of Early Childhood Research' will provide a landmark overview of the...
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Explore the brain and discover the clinical and pharmacological issues surrounding drug abuse and dependence. The authors, research scientists with years of experience in alcohol and drug studies,...

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The Occupational Therapy Toolkit is a collection of 283 full-page illustrated patient education handouts that you can print and give to your patients. The handouts are organized by 85 treatment...
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"Havana Hardball captures the excitement of the Cuban League's greatest pennant race and the anticipation of the looming challenge to MLB's color barrier. Illuminating one of the sport's most pivotal...
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This curriculum is for elementary school children (grades K-5) as well as immature older students.
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This is a comprehensive review of research on autism and describes the latest advances, discusses ways forward for future research and presents new techniques for understanding this complex disorder.
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"This book explores the history of autism from the first descriptions of autistic-type behaviour to the present day. Through unprecedented interviews with many of the earliest pioneers in the field,...
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"This case study is the result of a unique collaboration between a social historian and a cognitive scientist. It examines the enigmatic case of Hugh Blair, an eighteenth century Scottish 'laird' or...
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"When John Elder Robison published Look Me in the Eye, his darkly funny bestselling memoir about growing up with Asperger's Syndrome, he was launched into international prominence as an autism expert...

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In the late eighteenth century, a new subject emerged that was one of the earliest forms of historical geography. It was called ancient geography or classical geography. Geographers, historians and...

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This book aims at deconstructing and problematizing linguistic ideologies related to Portuguese in late modernity and questioning the theoretical presuppositions which have led us to call Portuguese...
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This dictionary includes over 2,200 concise, accessible, and extensively cross-referenced entries for terms regularly encountered by students and professionals working within the diverse fields of...
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This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on writers, works, and literary movements. These entries are supplementary to other literature titles in the Quick Reference...
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This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on people and organizations related to all aspects of media studies. These entries are supplementary to other media studies titles...

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Follows a Viet Cong agent as he spies on a South Vietnamese army general and his compatriots as they start a new life in 1975 Los Angeles.
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This book reads the oeuvre of Toni Morrison - fiction, nonfiction, and other - drawing extensively from her many interviews as well as her primary texts. The author places Morrison in several...
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Asian American literature abounds with complex depictions of American cities as spaces that reinforce racial segregation and prevent interactions across boundaries of race, culture, class, and gender...
Chronicles the goings-on in a large metropolitan high school, detailing the experiences of an idealistic first-year teacher who is plagued by difficulties arising from an overwhelming bureauracy,...
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A moving love story that spans decades in an instant--from marriage, children, skydiving, and the infinite moments that make a life together.
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"This volume marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death by reflecting on the unrivalled work of the Shakespeare Association of America and offering a unique collection of leading Shakespeare...
Despite dire warnings from his mother, Peter Rabbit ventures into Mr. McGregor's garden and is lucky to escape with only the loss of his clothes.
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The stories in this volume demonstrate Dostoyevsky's genius for fusing caricature, irony and the grotesque to create a powerful dark humour. Jessie Coulson's introduction examines the personal and...
This novel is a chilling exposé of violence and gang warfare in the pre-WWII underworld. Pinkie, the teenage gangster, is devoid of compassion or human feeling, despising weakness of the spirit or of...
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"Brothers of the Quill takes a familiar eighteenth-century theme - Grub Street, the trials and tribulations of professional writers in the early days of commercial literature - and brings a new...
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"In Understanding Louise Erdrich, Seema Kurup offers a comprehensive analysis of this critically acclaimed Native American novelist whose work stands as a testament to the struggle of the Ojibwe...
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"A perceptive, insightful biography of perhaps the most important American poet of the twentieth century, Wallace Stevens, by an accomplished biographer and poet who traces Stevens's lifelong...

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DeeAnn Allison is Professor and Director of Computing Operations and Research Services at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln libraries.
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Annotation The library and information profession builds skills and expertise that cover a wide spectrum. These skills are often desirable in other fields and industries. Likewise, the skills we...
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We live in an "information age," but information is only useful when it is interpreted by people and applied in the context of their goals and activities. The volume of information to which people...
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Provides wide coverage that covers academic libraries from community colleges up to major research universities Presents an insider's perspective from an author who is both historian and librarian...
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What do orcs, elves, and information literacy have to do with each others? Find out in Voyage across a Constellation of Information as we take an in-depth look at information literacy practices (how...
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From Fear to Flow explores how personality traits may influence attitude, behaviour and reaction to information. Consideration is made for individual differences in information behaviour and reasons...
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This inspirational and practical guide to organizing and planning interior spaces is packed with photographs, diagrams, models, case studies, and step-by-step instructions. It provides useful...

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A pracitcal guide to the new model for library service delivery, the Information Commons, an umbrella concept describing the physical, virtual, and cultural environment for new learning communities...
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"Can we create library environments that inspire people to be more creative, collaborative, reflective, or engaged? That is the driving question of this imaginative book. Brian Mathews (Virginia Tech...
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"Although crossover fiction is now recognized as a distinct literary genre and marketing category by critics, publishers, booksellers, writers, and readers, the term "crossover" is generally used in...
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"A bibliographical study recording over 750 titles illustrated in workshop of Thomas Bewick between 1765-1849. Newspaper mastheads, book cover designs, maps, large single prints, children's books,...

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Godspell is the beloved classic from Stephen Schwartz, the Grammy and Academy Award-winning composer of Wicked and Pippin. Enjoy all the good gifts of one of the most enduring shows of all time as it...
The popular 2003 Jack Black comedy comes to the stage with a musical featuring music from the legendary Andrew Lloyd Webber. The soundtrack features all the music from the show, as well as three...
The Tony Award-winning revival of Anything Goes is captured in this cast recording, which includes Sutton Foster in her award-winning role.

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Follows a Viet Cong agent as he spies on a South Vietnamese army general and his compatriots as they start a new life in 1975 Los Angeles.
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"Of Forest and Fields tells the story of the ethnic Mexicans that toiled in the fields, canneries, packing sheds, and forests who helped turn the Pacific Northwest into one of the most productive...
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"Over two million of the nation's eleven million undocumented immigrants have lived in the United States since childhood. Due to a broken immigration system, they grow up to uncertain futures. In...
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Virtual reality (VR) can provide our minds with direct access to digital media in a way that seemingly has no limits. However, creating compelling VR experiences is an incredibly complex challenge....
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U Can: Chemistry I For Dummies offers all the how-to content you need to enhance your classroom learning, simplify complicated topics, and deepen your understanding of often-intimidating course...
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Numerous American women artists built successful professional careers in the mid-twentieth century while confronting challenging cultural transitions: shifts in stylistic avant-gardism, harsh...
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The Vikings maintain their grip on our imagination, but their image is too often distorted by medieval and modern myth. It is true that they pillaged, looted, and enslaved. But they also settled...
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This deeply researched book describes one of the great forgotten battles of the 20th century. At its height it involved nearly a million Chinese and Japanese soldiers while sucking in three million...
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"Austin, Texas is generally depicted as one of the great urban success stories of the past half century--a place that has grown enormously through 'creative class' strategies that emphasize diversity...
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"El Mall considers the boom of shopping malls in Latin America to explore how malls and consumption are shaping the conversation about class and social inequality in Latin America"--Provided by...
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The Irish-American story, with all its twists and triumphs, is told through the improbable life of one man. A dashing young orator during the Great Famine of the 1840s, in which a million of his...
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Asian American literature abounds with complex depictions of American cities as spaces that reinforce racial segregation and prevent interactions across boundaries of race, culture, class, and gender...
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"Mine Okubo was one of over one hundred thousand people of Japanese descent--nearly two-thirds of whom were American citizens--who were forced into 'protective custody' shortly after Pearl Harbor....
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So explains Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu in this touching, introspective, and insightful examination of mixed race Asian American experiences. The son of an Irish American father and Japanese mother,...
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Just as the German blitzkrieg stunned the world in 1939-40, so too did the Japanese offensive of 1941-42. In just eight weeks following 7 December 1941, the Imperial Japanese Army captured Manila,...
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This is the story of the author's apprenticeships with Japanese masters to build five unique and endangered traditional boats. It is part ethnography, part instruction, and part the personal story of...
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"From drones to Mars rovers -- an exploration of the most innovative use of robots today and a provocative argument for the crucial role of humans in our increasingly technological future. In Our...
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The Occupational Therapy Toolkit is a collection of 283 full-page illustrated patient education handouts that you can print and give to your patients. The handouts are organized by 85 treatment...
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Theaetetus, the Sophist, and the Statesman are a trilogy of Platonic dialogues that show Socrates formulating his conception of philosophy as he prepares the defense for his trial. Originally...
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"[This book] provides a comprehensive overview of five generations of the Mason family, beginning with George Mason I, who fled England following the defeat of the Royalists at the second battle of...
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The art of German printmaker and sculptor Kathe Kollwitz (1867-1945) is famously empathetic; Kollwitz imbued her prints, drawings, and sculpture with eloquent and often painful commentary on the...
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A series of "posthumous interviews" with psychoanalyst Dr. D.W. Winnicott.
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"This thorough and accessible introduction to the greatest women photographers from the 20th century to today features the most important works of 25 artists. Women have played an important role in...
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A collection of essays and short stories about space travel and religion. Touching the Face of the Cosmos explores the desire, essentially spiritual, to understand more about our place in the...
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"A fascinating investigation on the social and cultural status of animals and plants in history. Urban Fauna Lab is a collective, formed in 2011 in Moscow by the artists Alexey Buldakov and Anastasia...
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This book examines the lives and contributions of American women physicists who were active in the years following World War II, during the middle decades of the 20th century. It covers the...
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Looks at coincidences and unlikely occurrences, delving into the mathematical concepts of probability and sharing stories of striking flukes and coincidences from around the world.
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"An autobiography of a contemporary Native American woman that combines her own life experiences, tribal oral traditions, and the written record of relationships between the United States and the...
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"Entomologist Justin O. Schmidt is on a mission. Some say it's a brave exploration, other shake their heads in disbelief. His goal? To compare the impacts of stinging insects on humans, mainly using...
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"Most people suppose that the whole world knows what it is to love; that romantic love is universal, quintessentially human. Such a supposition has to be able to meet three challenges. It has to...
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"Arthur Dove, often credited as America’s first abstract painter, created dynamic and evocative images inspired by his surroundings, from the farmland of upstate New York to the North Shore of Long...
Large color drawings illustrate this look at a chicken's life.
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Written in the eleventh century by the celebrated poet Firdausi, the epic Shahnama, or Persian Book of Kings, chronicles in more than 50,000 verses the battles and romances, tragedies and triumphs,...
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Liz Lerman's Critical Response Process is a multi-step, group system for giving and receiving useful feedback on creative processes and artistic works-in-progress. This book offers a detailed...
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The sun is setting on the Western world. Slowly but surely, the direction in which the world spins has reversed: where for the last five centuries the globe turned westwards on its axis, it now turns...
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"With the first headlines screaming 'Gold! Gold! Gold!' in 1896, the Klondike Gold Rush was on--and it almost instantly became the stuff of legend. One of the key figures in the early discoveries...
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What advice would your 80-year-old self give you? That is the question artist Susan O'Malley, who was herself to die far too young, asked more than a hundred ordinary people of every age, from every...
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"Does the idea of glamorous parties, open bars and rubbing elbows with the rich and famous sound like an exciting career for you? Then neither this book or a career in Public Relations are for you...
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"A bibliographical study recording over 750 titles illustrated in workshop of Thomas Bewick between 1765-1849. Newspaper mastheads, book cover designs, maps, large single prints, children's books,...
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This practical guide to project management outlines how to find and identify new and fresh ideas in an organization and translate them into actionable project proposals.
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This fascinating book offers a new perspective on the architectural history of the Second World War, which in previous accounts has most often been viewed as a hiatus between peaceful periods of...
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"In this volume, some five hundred articles by a wide range of scholars investigate the afterlife of this rich heritage in the fields of literature, philosophy, art, architecture, history, politics,...
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The collection, representation and exhibition of architecture and the built environment is explored in the context of current practices, historical precedents, theoretical issues and future...
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"The best-known images of the civil rights struggle show black Americans as nonthreatening victims of white aggression. Though this imagery helped garner the sympathy of liberal whites in the North...
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In this sweeping and richly illustrated history, S. Frederick Starr tells the fascinating but largely unknown story of Central Asia's medieval enlightenment through the eventful lives and astonishing...
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"Explores the eventful intertwining of outward event and inner intellectual life to tell, in all its richness and depth, the story of the 17th century in Europe. It was a time of creativity...
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"Although crossover fiction is now recognized as a distinct literary genre and marketing category by critics, publishers, booksellers, writers, and readers, the term "crossover" is generally used in...
Chronicles the goings-on in a large metropolitan high school, detailing the experiences of an idealistic first-year teacher who is plagued by difficulties arising from an overwhelming bureauracy,...
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"An extensively revised and updated edition of the bestselling biography of Harper Lee, reframed from the perspective of the recent publication of Lee's Go Set a Watchman To Kill a Mockingbird--the...
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In this unique and unprecedented study of birding in Africa, historian Nancy Jacobs reconstructs the collaborations between well-known ornithologists and the largely forgotten guides, hunters, and...
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A moving love story that spans decades in an instant--from marriage, children, skydiving, and the infinite moments that make a life together.
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"This comprehensive text covers the history of women and gender in Japan, Korea, and China in the early modern and modern eras by examining the dynamic histories of sexuality; gender ideology,...
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"Search engines are an invaluable part of our daily lives. This book describes advances in technology, data availability, and searcher expectations around next-generation search engines. It will...
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"Nagasaki during the Tokugawa (1603-1868) was truly Japan's window on the world with its Chinese residences and Deshima island, where Western foreigners, including representatives of the Dutch East...
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From the traces of a devastating tsunami in Japan during the winter of 1700, scientists discover how it was recorded in Japanese history and then backtrack it to its origins via geological evidence...
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"Fifteen-year-old Diamond stopped going to school the day she was expelled for lashing out at peers who constantly harassed and teased her for something everyone on the staff had missed: she was...
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"This volume marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death by reflecting on the unrivalled work of the Shakespeare Association of America and offering a unique collection of leading Shakespeare...
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"Slow Fade to Black completes Richard B. Jewell's richly detailed two-part history of the RKO film studio, which began with RKO Radio Pictures: A Titan Is Born, published in 2012. This second volume...
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"What are the origins of the Syrian crisis, and why did no one do anything to stop it? Since the upsurge of the Arab Spring in 2011, the Syrian civil war has claimed in excess of 200,000 lives, with...
A biography of the peasant girl who led the French army to victory against the English and paved the way for the coronation of King Charles VII.
Despite dire warnings from his mother, Peter Rabbit ventures into Mr. McGregor's garden and is lucky to escape with only the loss of his clothes.
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The stories in this volume demonstrate Dostoyevsky's genius for fusing caricature, irony and the grotesque to create a powerful dark humour. Jessie Coulson's introduction examines the personal and...
This novel is a chilling exposé of violence and gang warfare in the pre-WWII underworld. Pinkie, the teenage gangster, is devoid of compassion or human feeling, despising weakness of the spirit or of...
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This book takes a fresh look at the cutting-edge biotech discoveries that have made genetically modified people possible.
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Osborn tells the past and present of the waterway, showing how humans have impacted the region as well as how the lagoon has influenced the human cultures along its shores, to provide much-needed...
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"When communism took power in Eastern Europe it remade cities in its own image, transforming everyday life and creating sweeping boulevards and vast, epic housing estates in an emphatic declaration...
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"Central Asia has long stood at the crossroads of history. It was the staging ground for the armies of the Mongol Empire, for the nineteenth-century struggle between the Russian and British empires,...
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This book reads the oeuvre of Toni Morrison - fiction, nonfiction, and other - drawing extensively from her many interviews as well as her primary texts. The author places Morrison in several...
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Through interviews with David Rodriguez and a good helping of critical historical context, Sanchez illustrates the extent to which some religious leaders played pivotal roles in the popular movement...
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"What does globalization look like in the rural South? Scratching Out a Living takes readers deep into Mississippi's chicken processing communities and workplaces, where large numbers of Latin...
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In this groundbreaking, in-depth look at a rarely explored perspective of street art, more than twenty female artists from seven nations in Latin America discuss themes of social justice, artist...
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Comprehensive survey of the traditional, handcrafted, indigenous textiles of the entire African continent, illustrated with over 570 spectacular color photographs ... With a useful glossary and map,...
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In the decades following World War Two, and in part in response to the Cold War, governments across Western Europe set out ambitious programmes for social welfare and the redistribution of wealth...
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"The town hall or city hall as a place of local governance is historically related to the founding of cities in medieval Europe. As the space of representative civic authority it aimed to set the...
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"Can we create library environments that inspire people to be more creative, collaborative, reflective, or engaged? That is the driving question of this imaginative book. Brian Mathews (Virginia Tech...
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"Presidential candidate Donald Trump's recent proposals to devote large amounts of federal spending into deporting all undocumented immigrants and to build a wall between the United States and Mexico...
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Through narrative nonfiction text, readers hear stories from survivors of the earthquake and tsunami that struck the northeastern coast of Japan in 2011. Additional features to aid comprehension...
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Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a framework for understanding our nation's history and current crisis. Americans have built an empire on the idea of "race," a falsehood that damages us all but falls most...
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An "examination of what we don't talk about when we talk about restaurants: Is the line cook working through a case of stomach flu because he doesn't get paid sick days? Is the busser not being...
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This is a comprehensive review of research on autism and describes the latest advances, discusses ways forward for future research and presents new techniques for understanding this complex disorder.
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"This book explores the history of autism from the first descriptions of autistic-type behaviour to the present day. Through unprecedented interviews with many of the earliest pioneers in the field,...
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This curriculum is for elementary school children (grades K-5) as well as immature older students.
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"This case study is the result of a unique collaboration between a social historian and a cognitive scientist. It examines the enigmatic case of Hugh Blair, an eighteenth century Scottish 'laird' or...
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"Race has long shaped shopping experiences for many Americans. Retail exchanges and establishments have made headlines as flashpoints for conflict not only between blacks and whites, but also between...
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"Gina Barreca is fed up with women who lean in, but don't open their mouths. In her latest collection of essays, she turns her attention to subjects like bondage which she notes now seems to come in...
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"Brothers of the Quill takes a familiar eighteenth-century theme - Grub Street, the trials and tribulations of professional writers in the early days of commercial literature - and brings a new...
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One of the most influential and highest-ranking U.S. government officials of Muslim descent details his experiences as the American ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq, and the U.N., and offers insights...
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In One Wild Bird at a Time, Heinrich shares his great love: close, day-to-day observations of individual wild birds. There are countless books on bird behavior, but Heinrich argues that some of the...
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A landmark history: the sweeping story of the enslavement of tens of thousands of Indians across America, from the time of the conquistadors up to the early 20th century. Since the time of Columbus,...
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"Pretentiousness is for anyone who has braved being different, whether that's making a stand against artistic consensus or running the gauntlet of the last bus home dressed differently from everyone...
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"When John Elder Robison published Look Me in the Eye, his darkly funny bestselling memoir about growing up with Asperger's Syndrome, he was launched into international prominence as an autism expert...
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"In Understanding Louise Erdrich, Seema Kurup offers a comprehensive analysis of this critically acclaimed Native American novelist whose work stands as a testament to the struggle of the Ojibwe...
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"A perceptive, insightful biography of perhaps the most important American poet of the twentieth century, Wallace Stevens, by an accomplished biographer and poet who traces Stevens's lifelong...
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Was Jesus ever married? Yes, indeed, says Addison Hodges Hart -- but not in the way that recent sensationalist writers have claimed. In this book Hart opens an illuminating window into John's gospel...
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"Art and Identity in Early Modern Rome is the first book-length study to consider identity creation during the two-hundred-year period between the late fifteenth- and late seventeenth-century....
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An unsung heroine of Art Deco art and architecture, Hildreth Meiere is the artist behind many of the most spectacular mural installations of the mid-20th century. The vibrant, dynamic roundels on the...
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Overview: On the morning of September 11, 2001, the entire world was introduced to Al Qaeda and its enigmatic leader, Osama bin Laden. But the organization that changed the face of terrorism forever...
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Whether you judge by box office receipts, industry awards, or critical accolades, science fiction films are the most popular movies now being produced and distributed around the world. Nor is this...
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A guide to military benefits for active-duty service members, veterans, military retirees, and family members. The 2016 edition of the guide includes: updated TRICARE co-pays, fees, and cost-shares;...
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In recent years California has been facing extreme drought, and in 2015 they passed state-wide water restrictions that affect home owners. Unfortunately the drought is only going to get worse, and...
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In over 1,000 entries, this acclaimed Companion covers all aspects of the Western fairy tale tradition, from medieval to modern, under the guidance of Professor Jack Zipes. It provides an...
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"Providing a detailed picture of contemporary palliative care, this book chronicles four centuries of professional and personal advances in the quest for a good death, covering the fight against...
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"Today we think of Wikipedia as the source of all information, the ultimate reference. Yet it is just the latest in a long line of aggregated knowledge--reference works that have shaped the way we've...
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An estimated 70 percent of California divorces encounter problems. This book addresses issues based on the most current law, for both respondents and petitioners. Readers learn to define strategies,...
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From the Arctic waters of Alaska to the southern tip of California, this fully illustrated guide captures the stunning diversity of fishes along the western coastlines of the United States and Canada...
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When something breaks in your house, finding and hiring an expensive repairman shouldn't be the only option for homeowners. Next time your faucet springs a leak or that bedroom doorknob punches a...
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Presents information about the benefit programs provided by the Social Security Administration.
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Presents the most pertinent and compelling statistics in one informative volume, including educational attainment, employment status, period of military service, and much more. Notes, definitions,...
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"Even well-meaning fiction writers of the late Jim Crow era (1900-1955) perpetuated racial stereotypes in their depiction of black characters.The best known white writers of black characters included...
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All the information you need to explore the northern and southern night skies. --Publisher.
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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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Virtual reality (VR) can provide our minds with direct access to digital media in a way that seemingly has no limits. However, creating compelling VR experiences is an incredibly complex challenge....
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U Can: Chemistry I For Dummies offers all the how-to content you need to enhance your classroom learning, simplify complicated topics, and deepen your understanding of often-intimidating course...
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This is the story of the author's apprenticeships with Japanese masters to build five unique and endangered traditional boats. It is part ethnography, part instruction, and part the personal story of...
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"From drones to Mars rovers -- an exploration of the most innovative use of robots today and a provocative argument for the crucial role of humans in our increasingly technological future. In Our...
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This book examines the lives and contributions of American women physicists who were active in the years following World War II, during the middle decades of the 20th century. It covers the...
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Looks at coincidences and unlikely occurrences, delving into the mathematical concepts of probability and sharing stories of striking flukes and coincidences from around the world.
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"Entomologist Justin O. Schmidt is on a mission. Some say it's a brave exploration, other shake their heads in disbelief. His goal? To compare the impacts of stinging insects on humans, mainly using...
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Osborn tells the past and present of the waterway, showing how humans have impacted the region as well as how the lagoon has influenced the human cultures along its shores, to provide much-needed...
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In this unique and unprecedented study of birding in Africa, historian Nancy Jacobs reconstructs the collaborations between well-known ornithologists and the largely forgotten guides, hunters, and...
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From the traces of a devastating tsunami in Japan during the winter of 1700, scientists discover how it was recorded in Japanese history and then backtrack it to its origins via geological evidence...
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In One Wild Bird at a Time, Heinrich shares his great love: close, day-to-day observations of individual wild birds. There are countless books on bird behavior, but Heinrich argues that some of the...

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What advice would your 80-year-old self give you? That is the question artist Susan O'Malley, who was herself to die far too young, asked more than a hundred ordinary people of every age, from every...
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"A bibliographical study recording over 750 titles illustrated in workshop of Thomas Bewick between 1765-1849. Newspaper mastheads, book cover designs, maps, large single prints, children's books,...
Despite dire warnings from his mother, Peter Rabbit ventures into Mr. McGregor's garden and is lucky to escape with only the loss of his clothes.

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Annotation What is the role of social media in fundamentally changing Arab countries in the Middle East and North Africa? 'Online Arab Spring' responds to this question, considering five countries:...
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Common stereotypes portray black fathers as being largely absent from their families. Yet while black fathers are less likely than white and Hispanic fathers to marry their child's mother, many...
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Romantic relationships play a crucial role in individuals' lives, for better and for worse. All romantic relationships encounter their share of challenges that can influence relationship satisfaction...
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When the term "postfeminism" entered the media lexicon in the 1990s, it was often accompanied by breathless headlines about the "death of feminism." Those reports of feminism's death may have been...
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This dictionary covers the whole realm of social media, providing accessible, authoritative, and concise entries centred primarily on websites and applications that enable users to create and share...
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This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries relating to the social sciences-from politics, economics, and geography, to sociology, history, and psychology, among many other...
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"Austin, Texas is generally depicted as one of the great urban success stories of the past half century--a place that has grown enormously through 'creative class' strategies that emphasize diversity...
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This is the story of the author's apprenticeships with Japanese masters to build five unique and endangered traditional boats. It is part ethnography, part instruction, and part the personal story of...
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"Sexual Futures, Queer Gestures and Other Latina Longings proposes a theory of sexual politics that works in the interstices between radical queer desires and the urgency of transforming public...
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Through narrative nonfiction text, readers hear stories from survivors of the earthquake and tsunami that struck the northeastern coast of Japan in 2011. Additional features to aid comprehension...
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"This comprehensive text covers the history of women and gender in Japan, Korea, and China in the early modern and modern eras by examining the dynamic histories of sexuality; gender ideology,...
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"Gina Barreca is fed up with women who lean in, but don't open their mouths. In her latest collection of essays, she turns her attention to subjects like bondage which she notes now seems to come in...