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July
Shakespeare, Race, and Colonialism (Oxford Shakespeare Topics) - Ania LoombaDid Shakespeare and his contemporaries think at all in terms of "race"? Examining the depiction of cultural, religious, and ethnic difference in Shakespeare's plays, Ania Loomba considers how seventeenth-century ideas differed from the later ideologies of "race" that emerged during colonialism, as well as from older ideas about barbarism, blackness, and religious difference. Accessible yet nuanced analysis of the plays explores how Shakespeare's ideas of race were shaped by beliefs about color, religion, nationality, class, money and gender.
04
July
Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life - Donald S. Whitney, Rita J. PlattDrawn from a rich heritage, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life will guide you through a carefully selected array of disciplines including: - Scripture reading- prayer- worship- Scripture meditation- evangelism- serving- stewardship of time and money- Scripture application- fasting- silence and solitude- journaling- learning By illustrating why the disciplines are important, showing how each one will help you grow in godliness, and offering practical suggestions for cultivating them, Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life will provide you with a refreshing opportunity to become more
04
July
Psychology and the Question of Agency - James M. Lee, Jeff Sugarman, Janice ThompsonDisciplinary psychology has failed to achieve a coherent conception of human agency. Instead, it oscillates between two differing conceptions of agency that are equally untenable: a scientistic, reductive approach to choice and action, and an instrumental approach that celebrates a romantic notion of free will. This book examines theoretical, philosophical psychology and argues for a historically and socioculturally situated human capacity for choosing and acting in ways not entirely determined by culture and/or biology. The authors present a detailed developmental theory of how agentic capability
04
July
License to Serve: Beyond Selling... the How- To Guide for Creating Exceptional Customer Service - Joe Ilvento and Doug Price"Good customer service is no miracle. This book and it's strategies will help you and your team of employees make your customers feel like champions."- Jim Craig 1980 Olympic Gold Medalist, U.S. Hockey "Dream Team" Goalie.
04
July
Stage Makeup - Richard CorsonHundreds of illustrations including color charts and plates of period hairstyles supplement information on designing and applying theatrical makeup, stippling, and quick changes.
03
July
Handbook of Biomaterial Properties - Jonathan BlackProgress in the development of surgical implant materials has been hindered by the lack of basic information available on the nature of the tissues, organs, and systems being repaired or replaced. However a considerable body of data has accumulated concerning the materials aspect of both implantable materials and natural tissues and fluids, broadly distributed in various publications, with varying degrees of accuracy and precision. This handbook draws together for the first time much of the accepted data and information on the subject. The experts responsible for each contribution to the Handbook
03
July
Here Lies Lalo: The Collected Poems of Abelardo Delgado - Abelardo Known as the "the grandfather of Chicano literature" from his 2004 obituary in The New York Times, Delgado used his words to fight for justice and equal opportunity for people of Mexican descent living in the United States. Delgado's development as a poet and writer coincided with the Chicano Civil Rights movement, and so his poems reflect the suffering of the oppressed and are a call to action. Available for the first time to mainstream audiences, Delgado's poems included in this landmark volume were written between 1969 and 2001, and are in Spanish, English, and a combination of both languages.
03
July
Easy Marc: A Simplified Guide to Creating Catalog Records for Library Automation Systems (Easy Marc) - Scott PiepenburgCompletely revised and updated for 2007! If you have an automated cataloging system and do any cataloging using the MARC records, this is the users bible. Arranged like a dictionary, tag by tag, the user can look up any tag and find easy-to-understand explanations of what information to put in the tag and in what form. Piepenburg not only explains the tag, but gives numerous examples that cover 90% of the cases one would face. In addition, references to AACR2 and USMARC Bibliographic rules and rule numbers help the cataloger refer to the authoritative sources quickly to make correct judgements.
02
July
Paul and His Letters - John B. PolhillExcept for Christ himself, no figure has been more influential in the history of Christianity than the apostle Paul. And yet his remarkable life remains shrouded in mystery. In this probing new book, John B. Polhill scrapes away the myths about this great man and uncovers the truth of his life and thought. Using Acts, the Pauline epistles, and reliable traditions from non-canonical sources, Polhill weaves together the remarkable story of Paul's transformation from persecutor to persecuted, producing a dynamic account of his entire ministry. By placing each of Paul's letters in its proper
02
July
Victorian People and Ideas - Richard D. AltickDescribes life in the Victorian period focusing on the social, religious, scientific, and artistic movements that characterized the age.