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May
Fundamentals of Piano Theory: Level 1 - Keith Snell, Snell, Keith Snell, KeithFundamentals of Piano Theory is a graded piano theory series that goes far beyond traditional method book materials. In addition to theory, the books include music history, sight reading, and ear training. Review tests are presented using examples taken f
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May
Foundations of Music Education - Harold F. Abeles, Charles R. HofferThis text focuses on issues that affect the teaching and learning of music in the 1990s and beyond. Issues concerning the history, philosophy, sociology, psychology, function of music education and educators and the relationship between theory and practice in music teaching are explored.
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May
Breath, Eyes, Memory - Edwidge DanticatAt an astonishingly young age, Edwidge Danticat has become one of our most celebrated new novelists, a writer who evokes the wonder, terror, and heartache of her native Haiti--and the enduring strength of Haiti's women--with a vibrant imagery and narrative grace that bear witness to her people's suffering and courage.   At the age of twelve, Sophie Caco is sent from her impoverished village of Croix-des-Rosets to New York, to be reunited with a mother she barely remembers. There she discovers secrets that no child should ever know, and a legacy of shame that can be healed only when she returns to
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May
Digital Signal Processing Using MATLAB (Bookware Companion) - Vinay K. Ingle, John G. ProakisThis supplement to any standard DSP text is one of the first books to successfully integrate the use of MATLAB in the study of DSP concepts. In this book, MATLAB is used as a computing tool to explore traditional DSP topics, and solve problems to gain insight. This greatly expands the range and complexity of problems that students can effectively study in the course. Since DSP applications are primarily algorithms implemented on a DSP processor or software, a fair amount of programming is required. Using interactive software such as MATLAB makes it possible to place more emphasis on learning new
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Fundamentals of Biomechanics: Equilibrium, Motion, and Deformation - Nihat Ozkaya, Margareta Nordin, Nihat OzkayaProviding the quantitative perspective, this book integrates the classic field of mechanics to the properties of living systems, using examples from biology and medicine, and featuring clear illustrations.
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All for Oil - J.P. ClarkIn the European scamble for Africa towards the end of the 19th century, Britain declared itself for the Oil Rivers Protectorate to gain monopoly of the palm oil trade in what is now part of the land it put together as a country. Later it formed the first Federation of Nigeria with the former Royal Niger Company as its principle commercial operator, and the indigenous people of tha area, the Niger Delta, the suppliers of raw materials that Britian needed for its factories. The author is one of Africa's foremost poets. Drawing upon offcial documents and the oral tradition he presents a powerful
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Living With Contradictions: Controversies In Feminist Social Ethics - Alison M. JaggarSome people believe that feminist ethics is little more than a series of dogmatic positions on issues such as abortion rights, pornography, and affirmative action.This caricature was never true, but Alison Jaggar’s Living with Contradictions is the first book to demonstrate just how rich and complex feminist ethics has become. Beginning with the modest assumption that feminism demands an examination of moral issues with a commitment to ending women’s subordination, this anthology shows that one can no longer divide social issues into those that are feminist and those that are not.Living with
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May
The Cambridge Ancient History, Vol 4: Persia, Greece & the Western Mediterranean, c.525-479 BC - John Boardman, Nicholas Geoffrey Lemprière Hammond, D.M. Lewis, M. OstwaldThis fourth volume in the Cambridge Ancient History centres on events in Greece and Persia in the sixth and fifth centuries BC, from the creation of the Persian empire to the defeat of the empire's invasion of Greece. The first section of the volume examines the Persian empire, its territories, and its expansion under Cyrus, Darius, and Xerxes. Second, in this era, Sparta attained maturity as the leader of a military coalition and Athens passed through a period of enlightened tyranny to a moderate democracy of dynamic energy and intelligence. Given the contrast between Greek idealism and
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May
The Little Prince - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Richard HowardMoral allegory and spiritual autobiography, The Little Prince is the most translated book in the French language. With a timeless charm it tells the story of a little boy who leaves the safety of his own tiny planet to travel the universe, learning the vagaries of adult behaviour through a series of extraordinary encounters. His personal odyssey culminates in a voyage to Earth and further adventures.
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Experience Research Social Change: Methods Beyond the Mainstream - Sandra Kirby, Kate McKennaKirby and McKenna's "Experience Research Social Change: Methods from the Margins," first published in 1989, quickly and successfully established a place in the field of qualitative research methods by taking into account life on the margins, being marginalized, and being invisible. Many of the ideas then put forward have been taken "into the mainstream." In this completely revised and updated edition, Kirby, Greaves, and Reid look "beyond the mainstream" to reveal the importance of framing research in its full theoretical, ideological, and ethical contexts and then putting research findings into