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September
Ancient Rhetorics for Contemporary Students - Sharon Crowley, Debra HawheeAncient Rhetorics for Contemporary Students revives the classical strategies of ancient Greek and Roman rhetoricians and adapts them to the needs of contemporary writers and speakers. This is a fresh interpretation of the ancient canons of composing: invention, arrangement, style, memory, and delivery. It shows that rhetoric, as it was practiced and taught by the ancients, was an intrinsic part of daily life and of communal discourse about current events. This book gives special emphasis to classic strategies of invention, devoting separate chapters to stasis theory, common and special topics,
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September
The United States, China and Southeast Asian Security: A Changing of the Guard? - Wayne BertChina's growing economy and military power may allow it to challenge US influence in East and Southeast Asia. Wayne Bert examines the likelihood of this and the impact it would have on Southeast Asian security. The approach taken by both the US and China will affect the outcome of this struggle and both the Southeast Asian commitment to economic growth and the development of regional institutions will encourage peaceful evolution and a power transition that avoids major conflict.
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September
The Little School: Tales of Disappearance and Survival - Alicia Partnoy, Lois Athey, Saundra Braunstein, Julia AlvarezOne of Argentina's 30,000 "disappeared", Alicia Partnoy was abducted from her home by secret police and taken to a concentration camp where she was tortured, and where most of the other prisoners were killed. Smuggled out and published anonymously, THE LITTLE SCHOOL is Partnoy's memoir of her disappearance and imprisonment.
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September
The 1990s: A Brief History - Dr. Vook"The 1990s: A Brief History" presents a comprehensive look at the decade of prosperity, globalization, scandal and conflict. This compact digital compendium helps you track the diverse forces that shaped the decade. You�ll explore the exciting history behind the decade�s biggest cultural, political, and technological standouts.You�ll also gain valuable insight into groundbreaking events and major figures from the 1990s, including: War in the Middle East Bush Sr., Clinton and Hussein Crisis in the Balkans The Monica Lewinski Scandal Introduction of the World Wide Web and the