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We the People: An Introduction to American Politics - Benjamin Ginsberg, Theodore J. Lowi, Margaret WeirThe best book for engaging students in American politics is also the most effective for helping students study and learn. We the People emphasizes the ways that government and politics matter and the ways that people can get involved in politics and influence government. In the Eighth Edition, We the People offers a more contemporary approach to engage students in American politics with new features based on how today s students study and learn. New pedagogical features, such as highly visual Who Are Americans? units and Focus Questions that recur throughout the chapter, help students engage with
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Melville's Short Novels: Authoritative Texts, Contexts, Criticism - Herman Melville, Dan McCallEach text has been carefully edited and annotated for student readers. As his writing reflects, Melville was extraordinarily well read. "Contexts" collects important sources for each novel, including writings by Ralph Waldo Emerson, Amasa Delano, and Nathaniel Hawthorne. "Criticism" includes twenty-eight essays about the novels sure to promote classroom discussion. Contributors include Leo Marx, Elizabeth Hardwick, Frederick Busch, Robert Lowell, Herschel Parker, Carolyn L. Karcher, Thomas Mann, and Hannah Arendt. A Selected Bibliography is included.
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Cengage Advantage Books: A Pocketful of Prose: Vintage Short Fiction, Volume I, Revised Edition - David MaddenSave money with CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: POCKETFUL OF PROSE: VINTAGE SHORT FICTION, VOLUME I! An inexpensive alternative to the more expensive anthologies, this slim volume contains only the essentials of the most familiar and most taught favorites. The Quick and Easy Guide for Critical Reading, located conveniently for easy access, contains questions that center your study of the works in the book and also serve as a useful guide for reading any work, in or outside of class.