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No Applause--Just Throw Money: The Book That Made Vaudeville Famous - Trav S.D.A seriously funny look at the roots of American Entertainment When Groucho Marx and Charlie Chaplin were born, variety entertainment had been going on for decades in America, and like Harry Houdini, Milton Berle, Mae West, and countless others, these performers got their start on the vaudeville stage. From 1881 to 1932, vaudeville was at the heart of show business in the States. Its stars were America's first stars in the modern sense, and it utterly dominated American popular culture. Writer and modern-day vaudevillian Trav S.D. chronicles vaudeville's far-reaching impact in No Applause--Just
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September
Grol Plus (Book & Software Package) - Gordon West, Fred MaiaThe study guide for the FCC Commercial General Radiotelephone Operator License plus Radar Endorsement. Book covers the Elements 1, 3, and 8 commercial question pools. Package includes interactive Windows software that allows you to take practice exams and study at your PC. Software scores your knowledge and shows you where more study is needed.
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September
The Economics of an Aging Society - Robert L. Clark, Timothy M. Smeeding, Richard V. Burkhauser, Joseph F. Quinn, Marilyn MoonWritten by leading thinkers in the field, this text provides an in-depth analysis of the economic and policy issues associated with individual and population aging. The text has a strong policy focus based on demographic and economic analysis, making this book both accessible and challenging to readers with limited mathematical background. Written by leading thinkers in the field of the economics of aging. Employs a strong policy focus based on demographic and economic analysis. Provides a comprehensive international picture of the consequences of aging. Engages the reader through side boxes,