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October
Bernice Bobs Her Hair - F. Scott FitzgeraldI want to be a society vampire, you see, she announced coolly, and went on to inform him that bobbed hair was the necessary prelude. She added that she wanted to ask his advice, because she had heard he was so critical about girls.
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October
The Art of Mesoamerica: From Olmec to Aztec (World of Art) - Mary Ellen MillerThis guide to the art and architecture of ancient Mesoamerica surveys the artistic achievements of the unified high Precolumbian civilizations - Olmec, Maya, Teotihuacan, Toltec, Aztec - as well as those of their lesser-known contemporaries. The book contains pictures of their pyramids and palaces, jades and brightly coloured paintings. The author of this work provides fresh readings of Mesoamerican works of art while offering archaeological interpretations. Also included in the book are hieroglyphic decipherments which give insights into ancient works, confirming the connections between the Maya
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October
Inventing American Broadcasting, 1899-1922 - Susan J. DouglasSuch organizations as AT&T, General Electric, and the U.S. Navy played major roles in radio's evolution, but early press coverage may have decisively steered radio in the direction of mass entertainment. Susan J. Douglas reveals the origins of a corporate media system that today dominates the content and form of American communication.
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October
International Relations Theories: Discipline and Diversity - Steve    Smith, Tim Dunne, Milya KurkiPresenting a comprehensive introduction to international relations theory, this title argues that theory is central to explaining the dynamics of world politics, and includes a wide variety of theoretical positions, from the historically dominant traditions to powerful critical voices since the 1980s.
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October
Women and Christian Origins - Ross Shepard KraemerThis is a collection of previously unpublished essays on the role of women in the New Testament and in the early church. It begins by supplying the historical and social contexts of women's lives in the New Testament period. In the next sections, the authors address issues surrounding the representation of women in the Gospels and in the Pauline writings. Finally, they turn to a consideration of attitudes towards women in the early church, and the roles played by early Christian women.
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October
The Rhetorical Tradition: Readings from Classical Times to the Present - Patricia Bizzell, Bruce HerzbergThe Rhetorical Tradition — the first comprehensive anthology of primary texts covering the history of rhetoric — examines rhetorical theory from classical antiquity through the modern period. Extensive editorial material makes it an essential text for the beginning student as well as the professional scholar.
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October
America: A Narrative History, Volume 2 - George Brown Tindall, David Emory ShiMaintaining the features that have always distinguished this classic text lively and accessible narrative style, a keen balance of political with social and cultural history, and exceptional value the Seventh Edition introduces a completely redesigned, full-color layout complemented by eye-catching maps and enhanced pedagogy. The Seventh Edition also introduces the new theme of environmental history. Carefully integrated throughout, this theme adds illuminating perspectives on how Americans have shaped and been shaped by the natural world.
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October
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao - Junot DíazThis is the long-awaited first novel from one of the most original and memorable writers working today. Things have never been easy for Oscar, a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd, a New Jersey romantic who dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien and, most of all, of finding love. But he may never get what he wants, thanks to the fukú — the ancient curse that has haunted Oscar's family for generations, dooming them to prison, torture, tragic accidents, and, above all, ill-starred love. Oscar, still dreaming of his first kiss, is only its most recent victim - until the fateful
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October
Lehr Und Ubungsbuch Der Deutschen Grammatik - Hilke Dreyer, Richard SchmittA Practice Grammar of German (English and German Edition)
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October
Photography - Barbara London, John UptonFor introductory and advanced courses in Photography. This introductory photography text teaches students how to use the medium confidently and effectively by emphasizing both technique and visual awareness.