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Barbara Jordan: Speaking the Truth with Eloquent Thunder [With DVD] - Barbara JordanRevered by Americans across the political spectrum, Barbara Jordan was "the most outspoken moral voice of the American political system," in the words of former President Bill Clinton, who awarded her the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1994. Throughout her career as a Texas senator, U.S. congresswoman, and distinguished professor at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, Barbara Jordan lived by a simple creed: "Ethical behavior means being honest, telling the truth, and doing what you said you were going to do." Her strong stand for ethics in government, civil liberties, and democratic
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Anglo American Cataloguing Rules, Second Edition, 2002 Revision, 2005 Update (Kit) - American Library AssociationWhat's new in the 2004 update? - New and updated rules as approved by the JSC including instruction regarding serials, multipart monographs, and integrating resources - A checklist of updates - A complete and fully revised index
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East Asia at the Center: Four Thousand Years of Engagement with the World - Warren I. CohenA common misconception holds that Marco Polo "opened up" a closed and recalcitrant "Orient" to the West. However, this sweeping history covering 4,000 years of international relations from the perspective of China, Japan, Korea, and Southeast Asia shows that the region's extensive involvement in world affairs began thousands of years ago. In a time when the writing of history is increasingly specialized, Warren I. Cohen has made a bold move against the grain. In broad but revealing brushstrokes, he paints a huge canvas of East Asia's place in world affairs throughout four millennia. Just as Cohen