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A Handbook to Literature - C. Hugh HolmanThe definitive reference on literature and literary criticism in English, this handbook provides an alphabetical listing of more than 2,000 important terms and facts in literature, linguistics, rhetoric, criticism, printing, bookselling, and information technology. Covers a wide range of terms, most centered in literature, but extending into other areas, such as film, radio, TV, printing, linguistics and literary theory, music, graphic arts, classical studies, and computing and information science terms. For anyone interested in literature and literary criticism.
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August
An Introduction To Christianity - Linda WoodheadFocusing on the ways in which Christianity has understood, embodied and related to power, Linda Woodhead examines the key figures, events and ideas spanning over two thousand years of Christian history. Woodhead considers the religion in its material as well as its spiritual dimensions and explores its interactions with society through money, politics, force, gender and the family, as well as non-Christian cultures and societies.
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Creative Impulse: An Introduction to the Arts (7th Edition) - Dennis J. SporreEditorial Reviews Product Description This volume presents an overview of the arts in the Western tradition; within the contexts of the philosophy, religion, aesthetic theory, economics, and politics surrounding them. It is an historical introduction to the humanities yielding a basic familiarity with major styles and their implications, as well as a sense of the historical development of individual arts media. Chapters present and discuss a formal analysis of works of art in the following periods: the Ancient World, the Aegean and Archaic Greece, Greek Classicism and Hellenism, the Roman Period,
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The House on Mango Street - Sandra CisnerosAcclaimed by critics, beloved by readers of all ages, taught everywhere from inner-city grade schools to universities across the country, and translated all over the world, The House on Mango Street is the remarkable story of Esperanza Cordero. Told in a series of vignettes – sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous – it is the story of a young Latina girl growing up in Chicago, inventing for herself who and what she will become. Few other books in our time have touched so many readers.
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This Terrible War: The Civil War And Its Aftermath - Michael Fellman, Daniel E. SutherlandWhether a novice or an expert on the Civil War, readers will find This Terrible War to be a well-designed and fully developed book, and a powerful tool in learning about the Civil War and its foreground and aftermath. The book provides an analysis of the United States in the time leading up to the war--the slavery debate, the differences between North and South, the economic and social climate of the country--and moves into the war itself, presenting stories of both common soldiers and powerful military figures. The authors also trace the impact and eventual abolition of slavery, examining the
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Aeneid: Books 1 and 4 (P. Vergilii Maronis: Aeneis, Libros I et IV) - Virgil, Hans Henning ØrbergPresented via the natural method by Hans orberg, " Aeneis Libros I et IV" allows students to read lightly altered Latin texts. It includes the complete text of the "Aeneid "Books 1 and 4 and portions of books 2 and 3, along with indices of vocabulary and names. This text is suitable for use in conjunction with orberg's second-year text "Roma Aeterna." ("Lingua Latina Pars II"), also available from Focus, or any third year Latin course that studies Vergil.
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Introduction to Geography: People, Places, and Environment, Updated Edition - Edward F. Bergman, William H. RenwickThe Updated Second Edition contains materials about recent world events triggered by the September 11th attacks on New York City and Washington D.C. KEY FEATURES: "This book covers numerous topics, including Cultural Geography, The Geography of Languages and Religions, A World of States, and an examination of world affairs after the events of September 11. For those in the field of geography.
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Mapping the Mind - Rita CarterToday a brain scan reveals our thoughts, moods, and memories as clearly as an X-ray reveals our bones. We can actually observe a person's brain registering a joke or experiencing a painful memory. Drawing on the latest imaging technology and the expertise of distinguished scientists, Rita Carter explores the geography of the human brain. Her writing is clear, accessible, witty, and the book's 150 illustrations—most in color—present an illustrated guide to that wondrous, coconut-sized, wrinkled gray mass we carry inside our heads. Mapping the Mind charts the way human behavior and culture have
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Chemistry 101: The TextVook - Dr. Vook, Charles River EditorsCut through the terminology and master chemistry quickly with this eBook. "Chemistry 101: The TextVook," presents the complex study of chemistry in an easy-to-digest format. This TextVook contains 4,000 words written and curated by Ivy League graduates, and stars Dr. Vook Ph.D., a smart professor who explains everything you need to know about electrons to chemical reactions. Find out about how to navigate the Periodic Table of Elements to how to master covalent bonding. Whether you're interested in studying chemistry, brushing up on a course you took years ago, or personally fascinated by the
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Invitation to Psychology - Carole Wade, Carol Tavris"Emphasizes critical thinking, culture, and gender"" ""Invitation to Psychology, 5/e, " shows students why scientific and critical thinking is so important in the decisions they make. In clear, lively, warm prose, this edition continues the title's integration of gender, culture, and ethnicity. By the end, readers will learn how to interpret research and to address and resolve controversies. MyPsychLab is an integral part of the Wade/Tavris/Garry program. Engaging activities and assessments provide a teaching and learning system that helps students think like a psychologist. With MyPsychLab,