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- Wiley 2006; US$ 50.00 US$ 43.33
Step-by-step guide that introduces novices to using all major features of Eclipse 3 Eclipse is an open source extensible integrated development environment (IDE) that helps Java programmers build best-of-breed integrated tools covering the whole software lifecycle-from conceptual modeling to deployment Eclipse is fast becoming the development... more...
- Taylor & Francis 2006; US$ 26.95
Global Minstrels: The World of World Music introduces today's leading performers from around the world. From urban nightclubbers dancing to salsa to suburbanites relaxing with Cuban and Brazilian melodies, to the host of pop and rock stars who have added international flavors to their music, ''world'' sounds have become part of the basic fabric of... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2006; US$ 17.95
This fascinating tale of the author's cross-country hitchhiking journey is a captivating look into the pleasures and challenges of the open road. As the miles roll by he meets businessmen, missionaries, conspiracy theorists, and truck drivers from all ages and ethnicities who are eager to open their car doors to a wandering stranger. This memoir uncovers... more...
- Thieme 2011; US$ 139.95
The essential guide to mastering endoscopic techniques of the upper GI tractWhile technological advances have made endoscopy one of the most common procedures for examining the upper GI tract, learning how to maneuver the instruments and interpret the images can be frustrating for those without experience. Designed specifically for those in training,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 82.95
XML Schema is the new language standard from the W3C and the new foundation for defining data in Web-based systems. There is a wealth of information available about Schemas but very little understanding of how to use this highly formal specification for creating documents. Grasping the power of Schemas means going back to the basics of documents themselves,... more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 112.00
Although Lessing translated from the major European languages, and translation became a subject of literary criticism in the 18th century for the first time, Lessing?s role in this has seldom been examined. The present volume contains papers on Lessing?s theory and practice of translation, on his translations of individual authors, and on... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 10.99 US$ 9.45
Written with verve and style, this book shakes up our staid notions of music history and helps us hear American popular music with new ears. Wald revisits original sources--recordings, period articles, memoirs, and interviews--to highlight how music was actually heard and experienced over the years. And in a refreshing departure from more typical histories,... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 11.24
The life of blues legend Robert Johnson becomes the centerpiece for this innovative look at what many consider to be America's deepest and most influential music genre. Pivotal are the questions surrounding why Johnson was ignored by the core black audience of his time yet now celebrated as the greatest figure in blues history. Trying to separate... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 13.99
In the first full-length exploration of the contemporary and controversial Mexican corrido, award-winning author Elijah Wald blends a travel narrative with his search for the roots of this genre -- a modern outlaw music that fuses the sensibilities of medieval ballads with the edgy grit of gangsta rap. From international superstars to rural singers... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87
This VSI provides a brief history of the blues genre's main movements and most influential artists and gives a sense of the breadth of the blues field. Beginning with the music's roots in African and African-American styles, European folk music, and popular forms such as minstrelsy and ragtime, it traces how blues evolved over the course of the twentieth... more...