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September
Modern Latin America - Thomas E. Skidmore, Peter H. SmithThoroughly updated and revised, the sixth edition of this widely used text includes a new chapter on Colombia and increased coverage of women and gender. The book also examines such topics as: the impact of 9/11 on U.S.-Latin American relations; drug trafficking; women's roles in Latin American society and politics; and the fragility and uncertainty of democracy in Latin America.
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September
The Mayor of Casterbridge - Thomas Hardy, Keith Wilson‘I’ve not always been what I am now’ In a fit of drunken anger, Michael Henchard sells his wife and baby daughter for five guineas at a country fair. Over the course of the following years, he manages to establish himself as a respected and prosperous pillar of the community of Casterbridge, but behind his success there always lurk the shameful secret of his past and a personality prone to self-destructive pride and temper. Subtitled ‘A Story of a Man of Character’, Hardy’s powerful and sympathetic study of the heroic but deeply flawed Henchard is also an intensely dramatic work, tragically
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September
Learning Web Design: A Beginner's Guide to (X)HTML, StyleSheets, and Web Graphics - Jennifer Niederst RobbinsEverything you need to know to create professional web sites is right here. Learning Web Design starts from the beginning -- defining how the Web and web pages work -- and builds from there. By the end of the book, you'll have the skills to create multi-column CSS layouts with optimized graphic files, and you'll know how to get your pages up on the Web. This thoroughly revised edition teaches you how to build web sites according to modern design practices and professional standards. Learning Web Design explains: How to create a simple (X)HTML page, how to add links and images Everything you
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September
Makers of Modern Strategy from Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age - Peter Paret, Gordon A. Craig, Felix GilbertThe essays in this volume analyze war, its strategic characterisitics and its political and social functions, over the past five centuries. The diversity of its themes and the broad perspectives applied to them make the book a work of general history as much as a history of the theory and practice of war from the Renaissance to the present. "Makers of Modern Strategy from Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age" takes the first part of its title from an earlier collection of essays, published by Princeton University Press in 1943, which became a classic of historical scholarship. Three essays are repinted
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September
Versions of Antihumanism: Milton and Others - Stanley Eugene FishStanley Fish, one of the foremost critics of literature working today, has spent much of his career writing and thinking about Milton. This book brings together his finest published work with brand new material on Milton and on other authors and topics in early modern literature. In his analyses of Renaissance texts, he meditates on the interpretive problems that confront readers and offers a sustained critique of historicist methods of interpretation. Intention, he argues, is key to understanding which pieces of historical data are relevant to literary criticism. Lucid, provocative, direct and