The American Pageant

The American Pageant
Author: Thomas Andrew Bailey,Thomas A. Bailey,David M. Kennedy,Lizabeth Cohen
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Total Pages: 1110
Release: 1998
ISBN 10: 9780669397284
ISBN 13: 0669397288
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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U S History

U S  History
Author: P. Scott Corbett,Volker Janssen,John M. Lund
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 1046
Release: 2017-12-19
ISBN 10: 9789888407392
ISBN 13: 9888407392
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

U S History Book Review:

Published by OpenStax College, U.S. History covers the breadth of the chronological history of the United States and also provides the necessary depth to ensure the course is manageable for instructors and students alike. U.S. History is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of most courses. The authors introduce key forces and major developments that together form the American experience, with particular attention paid to considering issues of race, class and gender. The text provides a balanced approach to U.S. history, considering the people, events and ideas that have shaped the United States from both the top down (politics, economics, diplomacy) and bottom up (eyewitness accounts, lived experience).

The American Pageant

The American Pageant
Author: David M. Kennedy,Lizabeth Cohen
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 1152
Release: 2012-01-01
ISBN 10: 1111349533
ISBN 13: 9781111349530
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The American Pageant Book Review:

THE AMERICAN PAGEANT enjoys a reputation as one of the most popular, effective, and entertaining texts in American history. The colorful anecdotes, first-person quotations, and trademark wit bring American history to life. The Fifteenth edition includes markedly deeper explorations of the cultural innovations, artistic movements, and intellectual doctrines that have engaged and inspired Americans and shaped the course of American history. Additional pedagogical features make THE AMERICAN PAGEANT accessible to students: part openers and chapter-ending chronologies provide a context for the major periods in American history, while other features present primary sources, scholarly debates, and key historical figures for analysis. Available in the following options: THE AMERICAN PAGEANT, Fifteenth Edition (Chapters 1-42); Volume 1: To 1877 (Chapters 1-22); Volume 2: Since 1865 (Chapters 22-42). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

A Beautiful Pageant

A Beautiful Pageant
Author: D. Krasner
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 370
Release: 2016-09-27
ISBN 10: 1137066253
ISBN 13: 9781137066251
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Beautiful Pageant Book Review:

The Harlem Renaissance was an unprecedented period of vitality in the American Arts. Defined as the years between 1910 and 1927, it was the time when Harlem came alive with theater, drama, sports, dance and politics. Looking at events as diverse as the prizefight between Jack Johnson and Jim 'White Hope' Jeffries, the choreography of Aida Walker and Ethel Waters, the writing of Zora Neale Hurston and the musicals of the period, Krasner paints a vibrant portrait of those years. This was the time when the residents of northern Manhattan were leading their downtown counterparts at the vanguard of artistic ferment while at the same time playing a pivotal role in the evolution of Black nationalism. This is a thrilling piece of work by an author who has been working towards this major opus for years now. It will become a classic that will stay on the American history and theater shelves for years to come.

A Small Place

A Small Place
Author: Jamaica Kincaid
Publsiher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Total Pages: 96
Release: 2000-04-28
ISBN 10: 1466828838
ISBN 13: 9781466828834
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Small Place Book Review:

A brilliant look at colonialism and its effects in Antigua--by the author of Annie John "If you go to Antigua as a tourist, this is what you will see. If you come by aeroplane, you will land at the V. C. Bird International Airport. Vere Cornwall (V. C.) Bird is the Prime Minister of Antigua. You may be the sort of tourist who would wonder why a Prime Minister would want an airport named after him--why not a school, why not a hospital, why not some great public monument. You are a tourist and you have not yet seen . . ." So begins Jamaica Kincaid's expansive essay, which shows us what we have not yet seen of the ten-by-twelve-mile island in the British West Indies where she grew up. Lyrical, sardonic, and forthright by turns, in a Swiftian mode, A Small Place cannot help but amplify our vision of one small place and all that it signifies.

There She Is Miss America

 There She Is  Miss America
Author: Elwood Watson,Darcy Martin
Publsiher: Macmillan
Total Pages: 205
Release: 2004-08-21
ISBN 10: 9781403963017
ISBN 13: 1403963010
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Impending Crisis of the South

The Impending Crisis of the South
Author: Hinton Rowan Helper
Publsiher: Good Press
Total Pages: 353
Release: 2019-12-04
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: EAN:4057664563675
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Impending Crisis of the South Book Review:

"The Impending Crisis of the South" by Hinton Rowan Helper. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

United States History Preparing for the Advanced Placement Examination 2018 Edition

United States History  Preparing for the Advanced Placement Examination  2018 Edition
Author: John J. Newman,John Schmalbach
Publsiher: Perfection Learning
Total Pages: 800
Release: 2017-07-17
ISBN 10: 9781531116927
ISBN 13: 1531116922
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

United States History Preparing for the Advanced Placement Examination 2018 Edition Book Review:

Perfect for students preparing to take the 2018 AP U.S. History Examination. -- Publisher's website.

Philosophy of Manufactures

Philosophy of Manufactures
Author: Andrew Ure
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 504
Release: 2013-09-05
ISBN 10: 1136227970
ISBN 13: 9781136227974
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Philosophy of Manufactures Book Review:

Andrew Ure (1778-1857) was a professor at the University of Glasgow and an enthusiast for the Industrial Revolution’s new systems of manufacturing. As we know, a consequence of these new developments was the redundancy of many workers, just as we are experiencing today with ‘downsizing’ and ‘reengineering’. This study details the creation of the general education system as an answer to the need for less self-willed and intractable workmen, which were unfit to become "components of a mechanical system". In our times of permanent technological revolution, this is an excellent insight into the roots of industrial progress. Understanding rural workers' shock and their need to readapt to a new urban, factorial reality, and the white collar workers’ dilemma of social security or entrepreneurship is achieved by this fascinating and important book.

Advanced Placement United States History 2020 Edition

Advanced Placement United States History  2020 Edition
Author: John J. Newman,John Schmalbach
Publsiher: Perfection Learning
Total Pages: 808
Release: 2019-06
ISBN 10: 9781531129125
ISBN 13: 1531129129
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Native Population of the Americas in 1492

The Native Population of the Americas in 1492
Author: William M. Denevan
Publsiher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
Total Pages: 353
Release: 1992-03-15
ISBN 10: 9780299134341
ISBN 13: 0299134342
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Native Population of the Americas in 1492 Book Review:

William M. Denevan writes that, "The discovery of America was followed by possibly the greatest demographic disaster in the history of the world." Research by some scholars provides population estimates of the pre-contact Americas to be as high as 112 million in 1492, while others estimate the population to have been as low as eight million. In any case, the native population declined to less than six million by 1650. In this collection of essays, historians, anthropologists, and geographers discuss the discrepancies in the population estimates and the evidence for the post-European decline. Woodrow Borah, Angel Rosenblat, William T. Sanders, and others touch on such topics as the Indian slave trade, diseases, military action, and the disruption of the social systems of the native peoples. Offering varying points of view, the contributors critically analyze major hemispheric and regional data and estimates for pre- and post-European contact. This revised edition features a new introduction by Denevan reviewing recent literature and providing a new hemispheric estimate of 54 million, a foreword by W. George Lovell of Queen's University, and a comprehensive updating of the already extensive bibliography. Research in this subject is accelerating, with contributions from many disciplines. The discussions and essays presented here can serve both as an overview of past estimates, conflicts, and methods and as indicators of new approaches and perspectives to this timely subject.

A People s History of the United States

A People s History of the United States
Author: Howard Zinn
Publsiher: Aristotext
Total Pages: 675
Release: 1996
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13:
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A People s History of the United States Book Review:

In this Second Edition of this radical social history of America from Columbus to the present, Howard Zinn includes substantial coverage of the Carter, Reagan and Bush years and an Afterword on the Clinton presidency. Its commitment and vigorous style mean it will be compelling reading for under-graduate and post-graduate students and scholars in American social history and American studies, as well as the general reader.

Our Country

Our Country
Author: Josiah Strong
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 229
Release: 1885
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UVA:X000299622
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Afro Fabulations

Afro Fabulations
Author: Tavia Nyong'o
Publsiher: NYU Press
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2018-11-27
ISBN 10: 1479824178
ISBN 13: 9781479824175
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Afro Fabulations Book Review:

Argues for a conception of black cultural life that exceeds post-blackness and conditions of loss In Afro-Fabulations: The Queer Drama of Black Life, cultural critic and historian Tavia Nyong’o surveys the conditions of contemporary black artistic production in the era of post-blackness. Moving fluidly between the insurgent art of the 1960’s and the intersectional activism of the present day, Afro-Fabulations challenges genealogies of blackness that ignore its creative capacity to exceed conditions of traumatic loss, social death, and archival erasure. If black survival in an anti-black world often feels like a race against time, Afro-Fabulations looks to the modes of memory and imagination through which a queer and black polytemporality is invented and sustained. Moving past the antirelational debates in queer theory, Nyong’o posits queerness as “angular sociality,” drawing upon queer of color critique in order to name the gate and rhythm of black social life as it moves in and out of step with itself. He takes up a broad range of sites of analysis, from speculative fiction to performance art, from artificial intelligence to Blaxploitation cinema. Reading the archive of violence and trauma against the grain, Afro-Fabulations summons the poetic powers of queer world-making that have always been immanent to the fight and play of black life.

Lies My Teacher Told Me

Lies My Teacher Told Me
Author: James W. Loewen
Publsiher: The New Press
Total Pages: 383
Release: 2018-07-17
ISBN 10: 162097455X
ISBN 13: 9781620974551
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lies My Teacher Told Me Book Review:

“Every teacher, every student of history, every citizen should read this book. It is both a refreshing antidote to what has passed for history in our educational system and a one-volume education in itself.” —Howard Zinn A new edition of the national bestseller and American Book Award winner, with a new preface by the author Since its first publication in 1995, Lies My Teacher Told Me has become one of the most important—and successful—history books of our time. Having sold nearly two million copies, the book also won an American Book Award and the Oliver Cromwell Cox Award for Distinguished Anti-Racist Scholarship and was heralded on the front page of the New York Times. For this new edition, Loewen has added a new preface that shows how inadequate history courses in high school help produce adult Americans who think Donald Trump can solve their problems, and calls out academic historians for abandoning the concept of truth in a misguided effort to be “objective.” What started out as a survey of the twelve leading American history textbooks has ended up being what the San Francisco Chronicle calls “an extremely convincing plea for truth in education.” In Lies My Teacher Told Me, James W. Loewen brings history alive in all its complexity and ambiguity. Beginning with pre-Columbian history and ranging over characters and events as diverse as Reconstruction, Helen Keller, the first Thanksgiving, the My Lai massacre, 9/11, and the Iraq War, Loewen offers an eye-opening critique of existing textbooks, and a wonderful retelling of American history as it should—and could—be taught to American students.

A Modern Approach to Regression with R

A Modern Approach to Regression with R
Author: Simon Sheather
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 393
Release: 2009-02-27
ISBN 10: 0387096086
ISBN 13: 9780387096087
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Modern Approach to Regression with R Book Review:

This book focuses on tools and techniques for building regression models using real-world data and assessing their validity. A key theme throughout the book is that it makes sense to base inferences or conclusions only on valid models. Plots are shown to be an important tool for both building regression models and assessing their validity. We shall see that deciding what to plot and how each plot should be interpreted will be a major challenge. In order to overcome this challenge we shall need to understand the mathematical properties of the fitted regression models and associated diagnostic procedures. As such this will be an area of focus throughout the book. In particular, we shall carefully study the properties of resi- als in order to understand when patterns in residual plots provide direct information about model misspecification and when they do not. The regression output and plots that appear throughout the book have been gen- ated using R. The output from R that appears in this book has been edited in minor ways. On the book web site you will find the R code used in each example in the text.

Radical Gestures

Radical Gestures
Author: Jayne Wark
Publsiher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
Total Pages: 302
Release: 2006
ISBN 10: 0773576711
ISBN 13: 9780773576711
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Radical Gestures Book Review:

Wark brings together a wide range of artists, including Lisa Steele, Martha Rosler, Lynda Benglis, Gillian Collyer, Margaret Dragu, and Sylvie Tourangeau, and provides detailed readings and viewings of individual pieces, many of which have not been studied in detail before. She reassesses assumptions about the generational and thematic characteristics of feminist art, placing feminist performance within the wider context of minimalism, conceptualism, land art, and happenings

Studying History

Studying History
Author: Jeremy Black,Donald M. MacRaild
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2016-01-01
ISBN 10: 1137478608
ISBN 13: 9781137478603
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Studying History Book Review:

This best-selling guide will help you get to grips with the larger themes and issues behind historical study, while also showing you how to formulate your own ideas in a clear, analytical style. Fully updated throughout, further advice on using web-based sources and avoiding plagiarism will equip you with the tools you need to succeed on your course.

Getting It Wrong

Getting It Wrong
Author: W. Joseph Campbell
Publsiher: Univ of California Press
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2016-10-18
ISBN 10: 0520965116
ISBN 13: 9780520965119
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Getting It Wrong Book Review:

Many of American journalism’s best-known and most cherished stories are exaggerated, dubious, or apocryphal. They are media-driven myths, and they attribute to the news media and their practitioners far more power and influence than they truly exert. In Getting It Wrong, writer and scholar W. Joseph Campbell confronts and dismantles prominent media-driven myths, describing how they can feed stereotypes, distort understanding about the news media, and deflect blame from policymakers. Campbell debunks the notions that the Washington Post’s Watergate reporting brought down Richard M. Nixon’s corrupt presidency, that Walter Cronkite’s characterization of the Vietnam War in 1968 shifted public opinion against the conflict, and that William Randolph Hearst vowed to “furnish the war” against Spain in 1898. This expanded second edition includes a new preface and new chapters about the first Kennedy-Nixon debate in 1960, the haunting Napalm Girl photograph of the Vietnam War, and bogus quotations driven by the Internet and social media.

The Sea Around Us

The Sea Around Us
Author: Rachel Carson
Publsiher: Librorium Editions
Total Pages: 194
Release: 2019-09-10
ISBN 10: 3967243443
ISBN 13: 9783967243444
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Sea Around Us Book Review:

The Sea Around Us reveals the science and poetry of the sea while ranging from its primeval beginnings to the latest scientific probings. Often described as poetic, it is Carsons second published book and the one that launched her into the public eye and a second career as a writer and conservationist. The book was awarded both the 1952 National Book Award for Nonfiction and a Burroughs Medal in nature writing.