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  • The Business of Wine

    The Business of Wine
    av Geralyn G. Brostrom

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313354007

    Wine has been a beverage staple since ancient times, especially in Europe. Today's global wine business is thriving, and American consumption of wine has increased dramatically in recent years, with the health benefits touted in the media. More Amer…

  • The History of the Czech Republic and Slovakia

    The History of the Czech Republic and Slovakia
    av William Mahoney

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313363054

    This survey of Czech and Slovak history traces the development of two neighboring peoples through the creation of a common Czechoslovakian state in 1918 to the founding of the independent Czech and Slovak Republics in 1993 and beyond.The History of…

  • Saddam Hussein

    Saddam Hussein
    av Shiva Balaghi

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313361883

    In July 1979, Saddam Hussein became the President of Iraq. His dictum was simply expressed-power through terror. During the first decade of his presidency, Saddam engaged in three wars: the Iran-Iraq War, the invasion of Kuwait, and the Gulf War of…

  • Saddam Hussein

    Saddam Hussein
    av Shiva Balaghi

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313330773

    In July 1979, Saddam Hussein became the President of Iraq. His dictum was simply expressed-power through terror. During the first decade of his presidency, Saddam engaged in three wars: the Iran-Iraq War, the invasion of Kuwait, and the Gulf War of…

  • World War II on Film

    World War II on Film
    av David Luhrssen

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440871580

    World War II on Film examines the war through the lens of 12 films. The movies selected include productions made during World War II and in each succeeding decade, providing a sense of how different generations experienced the war.World War II on Fi…

  • Handbook of Theory and Research for the Sociology of Education

    Handbook of Theory and Research for the Sociology of Education
    av John Richardson

    Inbunden - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313235290

    The first of its kind, this handbook synthesizes major advances in the sociology of education over the past several decades. It incorporates both a systematic review of significant theoretical and empirical work and challenging original contribution…

  • Weird Sports and Wacky Games around the World

    Weird Sports and Wacky Games around the World
    av Victoria R. Williams

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610696395

    With hundreds of books dedicated to conventional sports and activities, this encyclopedia on the weirdest and wackiest games offers a fresh and entertaining read for any audience.Weird Sports and Wacky Games around the World: From Buzkashi to Zorbin…

  • Daily Life in the Byzantine Empire

    Daily Life in the Byzantine Empire
    av Marcus Rautman

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313324376

    Discover how ordinary people lived during the Middle Ages in the eastern Mediterranean in this unparalleled exploration of life in the Byzantine Empire. Learn how the subjects of the Byzantine Empire kept track of time with sundials and water clocks…

  • J. K. Rowling

    J. K. Rowling
    av Connie Ann Kirk

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313322051

    The unprecedented popularity of the Harry Potter books took the publishing world by storm and captured the imaginations of readers around the world. This unofficial biographical study of J. K. Rowling invites fans and critics alike to take a close l…

  • Soldiers' Lives through History - The Middle Ages

    Soldiers' Lives through History - The Middle Ages
    av Clifford J. Rogers

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313333507

    The most dangerous arms in the world are those of horse and lance, because there is no means of stopping them, wrote a 15th-century commander, Jean de Bueil. From the fall of the Roman Empire to the end of the 15th century, the men (and a few women…

  • The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy [3 volumes]

    The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy [3 volumes]
    av Gary Westfahl

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313329500

    Works of science fiction and fantasy are enormously popular among students and general readers. The combined effort of some 150 expert contributors-including Richard Bleiler, John Clute, Ian Nichols, and Darrell Schweitzer-this encyclopedia discusse…

  • Speaking of Animals

    Speaking of Animals
    av Robert Palmatier

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313294907

    Entries include a definition, date of first use, source of the definition, animal on which it is based, and more

  • Culture and Customs of Somalia

    Culture and Customs of Somalia
    av Mohamed D. Abdullahi

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313361371

    Somalia, the Horn of Africa nation, is finally recovering from recent wars and famine. Written by a native Somali, Culture and Customs of Somalia gives students and interested readers an in-depth look at the land and people, past and present. It is…

  • Encyclopedia of Modern American Extremists and Extremist Groups

    Encyclopedia of Modern American Extremists and Extremist Groups
    av Stephen E. Atkins

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313315022

    The number of extremists and extremist groups in the United States has increased dramatically in the last 20 years. This encyclopedia, the only one of its kind, provides the most up-to-date information on 275 of the most influential and significant…

  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    av Joyce A. Hanson

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313352171

    This book offers a revealing look at Rosa Parks, whose role as an activist and struggle with racism began long before her historic 1955 Montgomery, Alabama, bus ride.Rosa Parks: A Biography captures the story of this remarkable woman like no other b…

  • The History of Argentina, 2nd Edition

    The History of Argentina, 2nd Edition
    av Daniel K. Lewis

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781610698603

    Presenting an accessible introduction to Argentina's complex history, this book enables readers to better understand how Argentina's history follows and diverges from other South American nations.This second edition of The History of Argentina provi…

  • The Second Great Awakening and the Transcendentalists

    The Second Great Awakening and the Transcendentalists
    av Barry Hankins

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313318481

    Looks at the Second Great Awakening and Transcendentalism and the roles these spiritual revolutions had on the racial, social, and gender issues of the time.

  • Slavic Folklore

    Slavic Folklore
    av Natalie Kononenko

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313336102

    Slavic folklore has great cultural significance and international influence. Written for students and general readers, this book offers a brief but thorough introduction to Slavic folklore. Included are explanations of the different types of Slavic…

  • The History of Bulgaria

    The History of Bulgaria
    av Frederick B. Chary

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313384462

    This comprehensive overview of the history of Bulgaria covers events in this important Balkan nation from its 9th-century origins in the first Bulgarian Empire through the present day.Now an Eastern European leader in the fields of science and techn…

  • The Unification of Germany, 1989-1990

    The Unification of Germany, 1989-1990
    av Richard Arthur Leiby

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313299698

    Details the social and political forces that shaped the 1989 revolution

  • Hoodoo, Voodoo, and Conjure

    Hoodoo, Voodoo, and Conjure
    av Jeffrey E. Anderson

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313342219

    Hoodoo, voodoo, and conjure are part of a mysterious world of African American spirituality that has long captured the popular imagination. These magical beliefs and practices have figured in literary works by such authors as Toni Morrison, Alice Wa…

  • Scientific English

    Scientific English
    av Robert A. Day

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313391941

    This entertaining and highly readable book gives anyone writing in the sciences a clear and easy-to-follow guide to the English language.English is often regarded as one of the most difficult languages to master. Yet while the English language has a…

  • Scientific English

    Scientific English
    av Robert A. Day

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313391736

    This entertaining and highly readable book gives anyone writing in the sciences a clear and easy-to-follow guide to the English language.English is often regarded as one of the most difficult languages to master. Yet while the English language has a…

  • The History of Ukraine

    The History of Ukraine
    av Paul Kubicek

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313349201

    Ukraine's struggle for a national identity plagued this former Soviet Union state long before the Cold War shook the world. Its central location between Eastern Europe and Western Asia invited many different cultures to settle the land, ultimately p…

  • Homelessness In America

    Homelessness In America
    av Jim Baumohl

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780897748698

    The number of homeless people in America has continued to grow at an alarming rate since the 1970s. Yet many members of the general public still have far more questions than answers about the magnitude and implications of this complex social problem…

  • Daily Life in Elizabethan England, 2nd Edition

    Daily Life in Elizabethan England, 2nd Edition
    av Jeffrey L. Forgeng

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313365607

    This book offers an experiential perspective on the lives of Elizabethans-how they worked, ate, and played-with hands-on examples that include authentic music, recipes, and games of the period.Daily Life in Elizabethan England: Second Edition offers…

  • The Psychology of Writing

    The Psychology of Writing
    av Alice Glarden Brand

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313263828

    This timely work provides a new perspective on the study of writing. Alice Glarden Brand studies the affective aspects of writing, writer's emotional arousal, and processes. Current work in the field is dominated by the cognitive view, the intellect…

  • Ethics, Government, and Public Policy

    Ethics, Government, and Public Policy

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313251924

    [T]his is much more than a conventional reference guide. The 12 carefully written chapters examine significant issues and contemporary views of many of the basic problems in the field. Topics are approaches to the study of ethics in government, ethi…

  • Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman
    av James A. McGowan

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313348815

    This concise biography of Harriet Tubman, the African American abolitionist, explores her various roles as an Underground Railroad conductor, Civil War scout and nurse, and women's rights advocate.The legendary Moses of the Underground Railroad, Har…

  • The Johnny Cash Record Catalog

    The Johnny Cash Record Catalog
    av John L. Smith

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313295065

    This catalog is divided into four major sections: singles, extended-play albums, long-play albums, and compact discs. An appendix lists the liner notes Cash has written for his own releases, as well as those of a number of prominent performers over…

  • Michael Jordan

    Michael Jordan
    av David L. Porter

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313337673

    With the possible exceptions of boxer Muhammad Ali and baseball player Babe Ruth, no athlete has made a greater impact on American society-or in the world-than Michael Jordan. Follow the life of one of the most recognizable athletes and living brand…

  • New Kabuki Encyclopedia

    New Kabuki Encyclopedia
    av Samuel Leiter

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313292880

    Kabuki has been a part of Japanese culture for nearly four centuries. The plays performed today are generally selected from a classic repertoire that gradually ceased to develop once Japan broke the chains of its isolationist policy and began the su…

  • Culture and Customs of Cameroon

    Culture and Customs of Cameroon
    av John Mukum, Esq. Mbaku

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313332319

    Cameroon, in Central Africa, has been called Africa in miniature. It is characterized by exceptional social and ethnic diversity, with more than 250 ethnicities now forming five major regional-culture groupings. This volume is the first to encapsula…

  • Culture and Customs of Afghanistan

    Culture and Customs of Afghanistan
    av Hafizullah Emadi

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313330896

    Afghanistan has been at the crossroads of many cultures and civilizations, occupying a unique place in the cultural geography of Central Asia. Invading tribes and armies passed through ancient Afghanistan and left their imprint on the culture, custo…

  • J.R.R. Tolkien

    J.R.R. Tolkien
    av Leslie Ellen Jones

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313361753

    This meticulous biography traces Tolkien's life from his boyhood in South Africa to his formative school years in England, his college years at Oxford, and his career as an influential scholar and revolutionary writer. His immensely popular books ar…

  • J.R.R. Tolkien

    J.R.R. Tolkien
    av Leslie Ellen Jones

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313323409

    This meticulous biography traces Tolkien's life from his boyhood in South Africa to his formative school years in England, his college years at Oxford, and his career as an influential scholar and revolutionary writer. His immensely popular books ar…

  • Women and the Military

    Women and the Military
    av Ruth Margolies Beitler

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440860225

    This addition to the Women and Society around the World series explores the roles, challenges, and accomplishments of women in the military in countries across the globe.Around the world, millions of men serve in their countries' militaries, be it o…

  • Jesse Owens

    Jesse Owens
    av F. Erik Brooks

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781440873829

    A compelling resource for sports enthusiasts, Jesse Owens: A Life in American History places the life and athletic accomplishments of Jesse Owens within the context of race and American history in the early 20th century.The year 2020 marks the 40th…

  • F. Scott Fitzgerald

    F. Scott Fitzgerald
    av Edward J. Rielly

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313331640

    Profiles the life and literary career of the American novelist, author of "The Great Gatsby" and "Tender is the Night."

  • Staging Premodern Drama

    Staging Premodern Drama
    av L. Mitchell

    Inbunden - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313236853

    "This wise volume, written by a veteran director and observer of premodern plays, offers good advice for neophyte and experienced directors." Choice

  • African American Authors, 1745-1945

    African American Authors, 1745-1945

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313309106

    There has been a dramatic resurgence of interest in early African American writing. Since the accidental rediscovery and republication of Harriet Wilson's Our Nig in 1983, the works of dozens of 19th and early 20th century black writers have been re…

  • Enrique Granados

    Enrique Granados
    av Carol A. Hess

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313273841

    Enrique Granados (1867-1916) was one of the first modern Spanish composers to achieve international recognition. During a 1916 visit to the United States his opera Goyescas was premiered by the Metropolitan Opera and his symphonic poem, Dante, by th…

  • Events That Changed Great Britain Since 1689

    Events That Changed Great Britain Since 1689

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313316869

    This unique resource describes and evaluates ten of the most important events in British history between 1689 and the present. A full chapter is devoted to each event. Every chapter includes an introduction presenting factual information in a clear,…

  • Human Food Uses

    Human Food Uses
    av Robert L. Freedman

    Inbunden - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313229015

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  • A Bibliographic Guide to the History of Computer Applications, 1950-1990

    A Bibliographic Guide to the History of Computer Applications, 1950-1990
    av James W. Cortada

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313298769

    Covering over 40 industries and dozens of applications, this is the first bibliography on the history of computer applications. After an introductory essay on the history of applications, the volume is divided into two time periods and includes over…

  • Cooking in Ancient Civilizations

    Cooking in Ancient Civilizations
    av Cathy K. Kaufman

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313332043

    This cookbook on the main ancient peoples studied today-the Romans, Mesopotamians, Egyptians, and Greeks-is a stupendous resource for middle and high school students and other interested cooks learning history. Besides the Romans and the Greeks, the…

  • James Clavell

    James Clavell
    av Gina Macdonald

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313294945

    Until now, popular novelist James Clavell has not been recognized for his literary achievements and his contributions to cross-cultural understanding. This critical study seeks to rectify that omission. It shows how Clavell's depiction of cross-cult…

  • The Psychology of Sexual Orientation, Behavior, and Identity

    The Psychology of Sexual Orientation, Behavior, and Identity
    av Louis Diamant

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313285011

    This comprehensive overview of research, issues, and theories relating to sexual orientation, behavior, and identity by experts in various disciplines is unique in providing both historical perspectives and a synthesis of the recent advances in unde…

  • Beastie Boys

    Beastie Boys
    av Jonathan A. Zwickel

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313365584

    A concise musical biography traces the Beastie Boys' story from the New York punk scene through a blockbuster career that spans more than 20 years.Ever since they hit the big time with their 1986 rock/rap debut Licensed to Ill, the first rap album t…

  • Earl Mountbatten of Burma, 1900-1979

    Earl Mountbatten of Burma, 1900-1979
    av Eugene L. Rasor

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313288760

    An influential and controversial figure in military, political, international, and social affairs, Earl Mountbatten has been referred to as the most remarkable naval officer of the 20th century. This book provides a guide to the literature on Mountb…

  • Work-Family Research

    Work-Family Research
    av Teri Lilly

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313303227

    The work and family revolution of the latter part of the 20th century has profoundly changed the social structures, institutions, and cultures that constitute the fabric of our lives. Given the nature of work and family changes, it is little wonder…

  • America's Armed Forces

    America's Armed Forces
    av Robert E. Connor

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313290121

    This handbook by 14 well-known experts provides an overall analysis of U.S. military strengths and weaknesses in the 1990s and needs at the turn of the century. The first part of the book covers the U.S. armed forces under the Department of Defense…

  • A Conductor's Repertory of Chamber Music

    A Conductor's Repertory of Chamber Music
    av William Scott

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313289798

    This volume provides a valuable resource for instrumental conductors, conducting teachers, and students. Most universities offering advanced degrees in instrumental conducting cannot provide a training orchestra or wind ensemble for the conductor. T…