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Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People, Volume II - John M. MurrinLIBERTY, EQUALITY, POWER offers students a clear understanding of how America transformed itself, in a relatively short time, from a land inhabited by hunter-gatherer and agricultural Native American societies into the most powerful industrial nation on earth. The authors promote this understanding by telling the story of America through the lens of three major themes: liberty, equality, and power. This approach helps students understand not only the impact of the notions of liberty and equality, which are often associated with the American story, but also how dominant and subordinate groups have
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Voice And Diction Handbook - Robert G. KingWhat image is projected by one's speech pattern? How can one improve that image? Where do problems lie, what principles must one learn, and what pragmatics must one master to project a positive image? This serious volume answers these and other questions as it prepares and motivates the reader to learn, practice, and develop accepted and expected voice and speech patterns that convey intelligence, competence, and professionalism. Its clear, pragmatic approach focuses on the accumulative reinforcement of learned skills, encouraging the reader to carry over developed skills to the new material as it
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Faith Seeking Understanding: An Introduction to Christian Theology - Daniel L. MiglioreDaniel Migliore's Faith Seeking Understanding has been a standard introduction to Christian theology for more than a decade. The book's presentation of traditional doctrine in freshly contemporary ways, its concern to hear and critically engage new voices in theology, and its creative and accessible style have kept it one of the most stimulating, balanced, and readable guides to theology available. This second edition of Faith Seeking Understanding features improvements from cover to cover. Besides updating and expanding the entire text of the book, Migliore has added two completely new chapters.
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Behind Closed Doors: Violence in the American Family - Murray A. StrausBehind Closed Doors is grounded in the unprecedented national survey of the extent, patterns, and causes of violence in the American family. Based on a study of over 2,000 families, the authors provide landmark insights into this phenomenon of violence and what causes Americans to inflict it on their family members. The authors explore the relationship between spousal abuse and child abuse as well as abuse between siblings, violence by children against their parents, and the causes and effects of verbal abuse. Taken together, their analysis provides a vivid picture of how violence is woven into
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May
Music for Sight Singing - Thomas E. Benjamin, Michael M. Horvit, Robert NelsonMUSIC FOR SIGHT SINGING presents music that is challenging, yet not overwhelming. Drawing on their own extensive experience as composers and arrangers who adapt music for their own students, the authors have struck a balance between rigor and accessibility.
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University Physics (Standard Version, Chapters 1-35) - Wolfgang Bauer, Gary Westfall, Bauer Wolfgang'University Physics' is a comprehensive text with enhanced calculus coverage incorporating a consistently used 7-step problem solving method. The authors include a wide variety of everyday contemporary topics as well as research-based discussions. Both are designed to help students appreciate the beauty of physics.
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Learning to Program with Alice, Brief Edition - Wanda P. Dann, Stephen Cooper, Randy PauschThis book takes an innovative approach to fundamental programming concepts using 3D animation. Introduces the basic concepts of object-oriented programming as related to today’s multimedia world. Explains how to use the Alice environment to explore the fundamentals of programming. Provides illustrations and step-by-step demonstrations to explore topics in depth. For anyone interested in programming using the Alice environment
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Microeconomics: Study Guide - PearsonThe Study Guide, prepared by Valerie Suslow of the University of Michigan and Jonathan Hamilton of the University of Florida, provides a wide variety review materials and exercises for students. Each chapter contains a list of important concepts, chapter highlights, a concept review, problem sets, and a self-test quiz. Worked out answers and solutions are provided for all exercises, problem sets, and self-test questions.
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The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things - Barry GlassnerIn this eye-opening examination of a pathology that has swept the country, the noted sociologist Barry Glassner reveals why Americans are burdened with overblown fears. He exposes the people and organizations that manipulate our perceptions and profit from our anxieties: politicians who win elections by heightening concerns about crime and drug use even as both are declining; advocacy groups that raise money by exaggerating the prevalence of particular diseases; TV news-magazines that monger a new scare every week to garner ratings.
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From Pearl Harbor to V-J Day: The American Armed Forces in World War II - D. Clayton James, Anne Sharp WellsHere is the first compact history of the U.S. armed forces in the greatest conflict in world history - a lucid and balanced account by two authoritative military historians. Examining the strategy, logistics, high command, operations, and home-front aspects of the World War II campaign, D. Clayton James and Anne Sharp Wells narrate the story in slightly more than two hundred pages, with a clarity and perspective that virtually any reader will appreciate. "The Second World War was history's largest war in numbers of nations and ground, sea, and air personnel, " the authors write. "It was the first