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The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Arthurian Legends - Ronan CoghlanA study of Arthurian romance and legend which draws together the different strands of Arthurian myth, from sources as diverse as Geoffrey of Monmouth, Malory, Chretien de Troyes, the Mabinogion, and the English Gawain cycles.
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Media Literacy: Keys to Interpreting Media Messages - Art SilverblattThis second edition captures the influence of the Internet upon various media, provides new concepts and insights into media literacy, and updates previous examples and discussions. As with the first edition, Part One provides a theoretical framework for the critical analysis of media text. Part Two invites students to apply the methodological framework to a variety of media formats. In addition to the formats included in the first edition--journalism, advertising, and American political communications--this section includes a new chapter on interactive media. Part Three considers issues in media
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The Aztecs: A Very Short Introduction - Davíd CarrascoThis Very Short Introduction employs the disciplines of history, religious studies, and anthropology as it illuminates the complexities of Aztec life. Readers meet a people highly skilled in sculpture, astronomy, city planning, poetry, and philosophy, who were also profoundly committed to cosmic regeneration through the thrust of the ceremonial knife and through warfare. David Carrasco looks beyond Spanish accounts that have colored much of the Western narrative to let Aztec voices speak about their origin stories, the cosmic significance of their capital city, their methods of child rearing, and