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  • The Designs of Academic Literacy: A Multiliteracies Examination of Academic Achievementby Michael Newman

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 113.00

    This qualitative multi-case study of academic literacy is the first research to assume the premises of the Multiliteracies Project of the New London Group of literacy researchers. It takes a multimodal view of literacy, not limited to reading and writing, and sets about to uncover the Design (the flexible structuring of rules and principles) that... more...

  • BACnetby Michael Newman

    Momentum Press 2013; US$ 90.00

    BACnet is a data communication protocol for building automation and control systems, developed within ASHRAE in cooperation with ANSI, CEN, and the ISO. This new book, by the original chairman of the BACnet committee, explains how the BACnet protocol manages all basic building functions in a seamless, integrated way. The book explains how BACnet works... more...

  • New York City Englishby Michael Newman

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 133.00

    This book is the first to examine the English spoken in New York City comprehensively, including pronunciation, grammar, and discourse. Using sources from classic studies to original data, Newman describes New Yorkers' speech in a way that is linguistically rigorous yet accessible to non-specialists. The book also shows how the linguistic... more...

  • Harold Laskiby Michael Newman

    Palgrave Macmillan 1993; US$ 219.00

    Harold Laski (1893-1950) was perhaps the best known socialist intellectual of his era, with influence in the USA, India and mainland Europe as well as Britain. But he was always a controversial figure and his reputation has never recovered from the effort to discredit him that took place during the Cold War. This new biography argues that Laski has... more...

  • Socialism: A Very Short Introductionby Michael Newman

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    What is socialism? Does it have a future, or has it become an outdated ideology in the 21st century? Michael Newman examines and explains the successes and failures of modern socialism, taking an international perspective, and discussing its evolution from the 19th century to the present day. more...

  • The State of Art Criticismby James Elkins; Michael Newman

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 39.95

    Art criticism is spurned by universities, but widely produced and read. It is seldom theorized and its history has hardly been investigated. The State of Art Criticism presents an international conversation among art historians and critics that considers the relation between criticism and art history and poses the question of whether criticism may... more...

  • Rewriting Conceptual Artby Michael Newman; Jon Bird

    Reaktion Books 1999; US$ 24.95

    An international movement that followed specific geographical-cultural patterns, Conceptual Art built on the legacy of Marcel Duchamp, redefining the institutional and social relationships among production, work and audience in ways which have comprehensively transformed the nature of the art object and forms of artistic practice, both historically... more...

  • Indieby Michael Z. Newman

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 28.99

    From Stranger than Paradise (1984) to Synecdoche, New York (2008), America's independent films often seem to defy classification. Their strategies of storytelling and representation vary widely, and they range from raw, no-budget productions to the more polished releases of Hollywood's "specialty" divisions. Understanding American indies involves... more...

  • Quantitative Ecotoxicology, Second Editionby Michael C. Newman

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 169.95

    Quantitative Ecotoxicology, Second Edition explores models and methods of quantitative ecotoxicology at progressively higher biological scales using worked examples and common software packages. It complements the author?s previous books, Fundamentals of Ecotoxicology, Third Edition and Ecotoxicology: A Comprehensive Treatment . Encouraging... more...

  • Video Revolutionsby Michael Z. Newman

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    Since the days of early television, video has been an indispensable part of culture, society, and moving-image media industries. Over the decades, it has been an avant-garde artistic medium, a high-tech consumer gadget, a format for watching movies at home, a force for democracy, and the ultimate, ubiquitous means of documenting reality. In the twenty-first... more...