Authors:Richard B Rice, William A Bullough, Richard J Orsi,
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
Keywords: california, history, new, eden, elusive
Number of Pages: 696
Published: 2001-12-11
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ISBN-10: 0072418109
ISBN-13: 9780072418101

The Elusive Eden charts the historical development of California, beginning with the evolution of the landscape and climate and the arrival of the first inhabitants, the Indians, through social, political, and environmental controversies of the present and the future. The book portrays a land of remarkable richness and complexity, settled by waves of people from diverse cultures. The text is organized chronologically into 10 parts, each developing a major theme or issue for a particular period in California’s history. The first chapter of each part is a narrative that spotlights and dram

Author: Michael Park
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
Keywords: anthropology, biological
Number of Pages: 480
Published: 2009-05-08
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ISBN-10: 0078140005
ISBN-13: 9780078140006

This concise introduction to biological anthropology discusses the core areas of the discipline within a unique framework modeled on the scientific method. Emphasizing themes and theories, the text presents facts as supportive evidence rather than dissociated pieces of information. Each chapter explores questions that get at the heart of the field, and then reexamines them in the same way that scientists generate and test hypotheses. Designed from its inception as a concise text, Biological Anthropology covers topics in a carefully managed level of detail, and offers examples of the everyday u

Authors:John Langan, Janet M. Goldstein,
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
Keywords: reprint, brushup, english
Number of Pages: 265
Published: 2010-02-16
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ISBN-10: 0077428366
ISBN-13: 9780077428365

The fifth edition of English Brushup offers your student a brief and inexpensive guide to the grammar, punctuation, and usage skills they need most. The latest edition of English Brushup offers expanded coverage of Parts of Speech. This section has now been moved to the front of the text to aid students in reviewing the basics.

Authors:Bruce Benward, Marilyn Saker,
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
Keywords: audio, volume, practice, theory, music
Number of Pages: 416
Published: 2008-05-16
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ISBN-10: 0077254945
ISBN-13: 9780077254940

This best-selling text gives music majors and minors a solid foundation in the theory of music. It strengthens their musical intuition, builds technical skills, and helps them gain interpretive insights. The goal of the text is to instruct readers on the practical application of knowledge. The analytical techniques presented are carefully designed to be clear, uncomplicated, and readily applicable to any repertoire. The two-volume format ensures exhaustive coverage and maximum support for students and faculty alike. Volume I serves as a general introduction to music theory while volume

Authors:Jerry Bentley, Herbert Ziegler, Heather Streets Salt
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
Keywords: global, history, brief, encounters, amp, traditions
Number of Pages: 752
Published: 2006-09-21
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ISBN-10: 0073534536
ISBN-13: 9780073534534

Traditions & Encounters: A Brief Global History, the highly-anticipated concise version of Bentley and Ziegler’s best-selling survey text, provides a streamlined account of the cultures and interactions that have shaped world history. With an engaging narrative, strong thematic approach, visual appeal, and solid pedagogy, it offers enhanced flexibility and affordability without sacrificing the features that have made the complete text a favorite among instructors and students alike.

Authors:Judy Pearson, Paul Nelson, Scott Titsworth, Lynn Hart
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
Keywords: communication, human
Number of Pages: 448
Published: 2007-09-26
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ISBN-10: 0073385018
ISBN-13: 9780073385013

The third edition of Human Communication is an engaging reflection of the contemporary field of communication studies. The authors’ writing mantra ("Make It Smart; Keep It Real") leads to a text that strikes a practical balance of definitive content and everyday application. To "make it smart," the authors read hundreds of articles from mainstream communication journals. To "keep it real," the authors synthesized their findings so that they resonate with the challenges and goals of today’s typical basic course. Every chapter features skill-building, critical thinking, innovative pedago

Author: Robert Hirsch
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
Keywords: photography, history, social, light, seizing
Number of Pages: 496
Published: 2008-12-09
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ISBN-10: 0073379212
ISBN-13: 9780073379210

Seizing the Light: A Social History of Photography provides a thought-provoking, accurate, and accessible introduction to the photographic arts for all readers. With stunning images and commentary by hundreds of international artists, the text clearly and concisely provides the building blocks necessary to critically explore photographic history from the photographers’ eye, an aesthetic point of view.
  
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