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- Simon & Schuster 2009; US$ 17.00
In his acclaimed bestselling book, Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community , Robert Putnam described a thirty-year decline in America's social institutions. The book ended with the hope that new forms of social connection might be invented in order to revive our communities. In Better Together , Putnam and longtime civic activist... more...
- Scribner 2002; US$ 23.00
For years Robert Cohen has been praised by reviewers and readers alike for his masterful prose and his exuberant and penetrating comic vision. The New York Times has even called his writing redemptive -- so satisfying as to "remind readers why they continue to cast their lines into the shrinking lake of contemporary fiction...his prose is not merely... more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89
The Depression era saw the first mass student movement in American history. The crusade, led in large part by young Communists, was both an anti-war campaign and a movement championing a broader and more egalitarian vision of the welfare state than that of the New Dealers. The movement arose from a massive political awakening on campus, caused by... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
?Robert Cohen?s book, Acting Power , follows the tradition of his other book, Acting One , and has been the veritable bible for acting teachers for the last quarter century.? ? David Krasner, Emerson College ?This book, above all else, is an attempt to explore the qualities of acting power.... to suggest to you, the actor, an approach toward... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96
The Free Speech Movement in Berkeley, California, was pivotal in shaping 1960s America. Led by Mario Savio and other young veterans of the civil rights movement, student activists organized what was to that point the most tumultuous student rebellion in American history. Mass sit-ins, a nonviolent blockade around a police car, occupations of the campus... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95
In Shakespeare on Theatre , master acting teacher Robert Cohen brilliantly scrutinises Shakespeare's implicit theories of acting, paying close attention to the plays themselves and providing a wealth of fascinating historical evidence. What he finds will surprise scholars and actors alike ? that Shakespeare's drama and his practice as an actor were... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2003; US$ 23.99
Impoverished young Americans had no greater champion during the Depression than Eleanor Roosevelt. As First Lady, Mrs. Roosevelt used her newspaper columns and radio broadcasts to crusade for expanded federal aid to poor children and teens. She was the most visible spokesperson for the National Youth Administration, the New Deal's central agency for... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 17.99 US$ 15.47
Here is the first biography of Mario Savio, the brilliant leader of Berkeley's Free Speech Movement, the largest and most disruptive student rebellion in American history. Drawing upon previously unavailable Savio papers, as well as oral histories from friends and fellow movement leaders, Freedom's Orator illuminates Mario's egalitarian leadership... more...