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  • The (Well) Informed Pianoby Miguel G. Henriques

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 32.99

    The (Well) Informed Piano addresses the technical, musical, artistic, ethical, and philosophical issues in piano methodology. Adding a new perspective and approach criteria to piano methodology, this book is essential reading for musicians, teachers, scholars, and music students. more...

  • The Beginning Translator?s Workbookby Michele H. Jones

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 36.99

    This workbook combines methodology and practice for beginning translators with a solid proficiency in French. The revised edition clarifies some of the finer points of the translation techniques introduced in the first edition, provides extra practice exercises, and offers information on a website that can be used in class. more...

  • Unsung Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement and Thereafterby Dorothy M. Singleton

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 49.99

    Unsung Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement and Thereafter offers students the opportunity to learn more about important and often overlooked figures of the Civil Rights Movement. Featured figures include the Saint Augustine Four, Iren Morgan Kirkaldy, Stokely Carmichael, Jackie and Rachel Robinson, and Emmett Till. more...

  • Translating Totality in Partsby Guo Cheen

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 59.99

    This book offers an annotated translation of two of preeminent Chinese Tang dynasty monk Chengguan?s most revered masterpieces. With this book, Chengguan?s Commentaries to the Avatamsaka Sutra and The Meanings Proclaimed in the Subcommentaries Accompanying the Commentaries to the Avatamsaka Sutra are finally brought to Western audiences. more...

  • Henry VIII and the Anabaptistsby Albert Pleysier

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 29.99

    Henry VIII and the Anabaptists describes a bloody chapter in the reign of the infamous Tudor king. The book begins with the birth of Anabaptism in the city of Zurich and follows the Anabaptists as they search for religious freedom across the European Continent and encounter Henry?s relentless suppression. more...

  • Multicultural Theology and New Evangelizationby Van Nam Kim

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 32.99

    In Multicultural Theology and New Evangelization , Kim addresses the challenges of new evangelization in the multicultural communities of the Church. This book will inspire the Church hierarchy, seminary formators, priests, and the laity to rethink current approaches to Christian life and evangelization. more...

  • Tocquevillian Ideasby Zbigniew Rau; Marek Tracz-Tryniecki

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 59.99

    This book presents Tocqueville?s vision of the European continent, exploring his ideas of liberty, virtue, religion, patriotism, civic participation and democracy. Although Tocqueville is often revered as a classic writer on the subject of American democracy, this book focuses on the multifaceted importance of his ideas within a European context.... more...

  • Communicating Across Culturesby Carmen Valero-GarcÚs

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 29.99

    This book is a manual addressing the task of interpreting and translating. It is directed towards those who serve as liaisons between immigrant communities, visitors, or foreigners, and at professionals in public service translation and interpreting. It will also help improve communication between business professionals and their foreign clients. more...

  • The German Jews in Americaby Gerhard Falk

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 59.99

    Falk focuses on refugees who fled from Nazi tyranny in the 1930s, immigrated to America, and succeeded despite immense obstacles. This book includes a review of the most prominent academics that made major contributions to science, medicine, art, and literature in America. more...

  • 'We Hold These Truths to Be Self-Evident...'by Kenneth N. Addison

    University Press of America 2009; US$ 64.99

    'We hold these truths to be self evident_' An Interdisciplinary Analysis of the Roots of Racism and Slavery in America delves into the philosophical, historical, socio/cultural and political evolution of racism and slavery in America. more...