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Music: An Appreciation Music: An Appreciation - Roger KamienThrough eight editions, Roger Kamien's "Music: An Appreciation" has become the most widely used text for Music Appreciation and Introduction to Music Literature courses. The author has approached his new ninth edition with the goal of re-examining the scholarship and refreshing the repertoire while maintaining the strengths that have made the book number one--the clear presentation of musical elements, the vivid depiction of music history, the carefully chosen musical examples, the detailed and informative Listening Outlines, and the unsurpassed supplements package.
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The Philosophy of Art: Readings Ancient and Modern - Alex Neill, Aaron RidleyIntended as a core text for courses in aesthetics or philosophy of art, this anthology contains several readings from both classic and contemporary sources. It aims to present substantial selections from those texts rather than mere 'snippets.'
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History of Italian Renaissance Art: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture - Frederick Hartt, David G. WilkinsFully indexed. Extensive glossary and updated bibliography. 833 illustrations, including 105 in full color.
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Beyond Winning: Negotiating to Create Value in Deals and Disputes - Robert H. Mnookin, Scott R. PeppetConflict is inevitable, in both deals and disputes. Yet when clients call in the lawyers to haggle over who gets how much of the pie, traditional hard-bargaining tactics can lead to ruin. Too often, deals blow up, cases don't settle, relationships fall apart, justice is delayed. Beyond Winning charts a way out of our current crisis of confidence in the legal system. It offers a fresh look at negotiation, aimed at helping lawyers turn disputes into deals, and deals into better deals, through practical, tough-minded problem-solving techniques. In this step-by-step guide to conflict resolution, the
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Formal Semantics - Paul Portner, Barbara H. Partee" Formal Semantics: The Essential Readings "is a collection of seminal papers that have shaped the field of formal semantics in linguistics.
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The Longman Anthology of World Literature, Volume F: 20th Century - David Damrosch, April Alliston, Marshall Brown"The Longman Anthology of World Literature, Volume F" offers a fresh presentation of the varieties of world literature from the 20th Century. The editors of the anthology have sought to find economical ways to place texts within their cultural contexts, and have selected and grouped our materials in ways intended to foster connections and conversations across the anthology, between eras as well as regions. The anthology includes epic, lyric poetry, drama, and prose narrative, with many works in their entirety. Classic major authors are presented together with more recently recovered voices as the
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Social Work: An Empowering Profession - Brenda DuBois, Karla Krogsrud MileyWith its strengths and empowerment approach, Social Work: An Empowering Profession, 7/e explores contemporary themes such as diversity and social justice and ntegrates the Council on Social Work Education's core competencies throughout. Each chapter reflects and integrates the core competencies in the 2008 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). End-of-chapter assessment reinforces this integration, and MySocialWorkLab.com activities support the mastery of CSWE's core competencies.
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July
American Evangelicalism: Embattled and Thriving - Christian SmithEvangelicalism is one of the strongest religious traditions in America today; 20 million Americans identify themselves with the evangelical movement. Given the modern pluralistic world we live in, why is evangelicalism so popular? Based on a national telephone survey and more than three hundred personal interviews with evangelicals and other churchgoing Protestants, this study provides a detailed analysis of the commitments, beliefs, concerns, and practices of this thriving group. Examining how evangelicals interact with and attempt to influence secular society, this book argues that traditional,
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July
The First Days of School - Harry K. Wong, Rosemary T. WongThe best-selling book ever on classroom management and teaching for student achievement with over 3.7 million copies sold. The book walks a teacher, either novice or veteran, through structuring and organizing a classroom for success that can be applied at any time of the year at any grade level, pre-K through college. The book is used in thousands of school districts, in over 120 countries, in over 2,114 college classrooms, and has been translated into 5 languages. It's practical, yet inspiring. But most important, it works! The 4th edition includes updated research, photos, and more examples
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Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Biochemistry - Pamela C. Champe, Richard A. Harvey, Denise R. FerrierThoroughly updated for its Fourth Edition, Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Biochemistry enables students to quickly review, assimilate, and integrate large amounts of complex information by utilizing powerful visual resources that deliver the focus and clarification needed for mastery of difficult biochemical concepts. Its signature outline format, full-color illustrations, and end-of-chapter summaries and USMLE-style review questions make it one of the most user-friendly books in the field. Its new features include boxed, high-yield facts throughout each chapter and expanded coverage of