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  • A Workbook for Arguments, Second Editionby David R. Morrow; Anthony Weston

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2015; US$ 22.95

    A Workbook for Arguments builds on Anthony Weston?s A Rulebook for Arguments to provide a complete textbook for a course in critical thinking or informal logic. The second edition adds:Updated and improved homework exercises?nearly one third are new?to ensure that the examples continue to resonate with students.Increased coverage of scientific reasoning,... more...

  • Speak Up with Confidenceby Jack Valenti

    Hyperion 2009; US$ 9.99

    Public speaking is one of the most intimidating and important aspects of many jobs. As a one-time speechwriter for President Johnson, and in his position as president of the Motion Picture Association of America, Jack Valenti wrote and delivered speeches in all kinds of settings. Originally published in 1982,  Speak Up with Confidence  is... more...

  • Handbuch Sprache in der Kunstkommunikationby Marcus Müller; Heiko Hausendorf

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 252.00

    Das Handbuch Sprache in der Kunstkommunikation bietet erstmals einen systematischen Überblick über die sprachlichen Aspekte der Kunstkommunikation, die vom alltäglichen Reden über Kunst bis zur Tradition des gelehrten Kunstgesprächs, von der Kunstvermittlung bis zur Kunstwissenschaft und -geschichte, von der Ausstellungspraxis bis zur Thematisierung... more...

  • Handbuch Sprache in der Kunstkommunikationby Heiko Hausendorf; Marcus Müller

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 252.00

    For the first time, the Handbook of Language in Art Communication provides a systematic overview of the linguistic aspects of art communication, ranging from everyday art talk to the academic tradition of discourse on art, including art education, aesthetics, and art history. It covers exhibition practice and depictions of art communication in art... more...

  • Visions of Povertyby Robert Asen

    Michigan State University Press 2001; US$ 19.95

    Images of poverty shape the debate surrounding it. In 1996, then President Bill Clinton signed welfare reform legislation repealing the principal federal program providing monetary assistance to poor families, Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC). With the president's signature this originally non-controversial program became the only title... more...

  • Post-Realismby Francis A. Beer; Robert Hariman

    Michigan State University Press 1996; US$ 22.35

    Beer and Hariman provide a coherent set of essays that trace and challenge the tradition of realism which has dominated the thinking of academics and practitioners alike. These timely essays set out a systematic investigation of the major realist writers of the Post- War era, the foundational concepts of international politics, and representative... more...

  • Bending Spinesby Randall L. Bytwerk

    Michigan State University Press 2004; US$ 19.95

    Why do totalitarian propaganda such as those created in Nazi Germany and the former German Democratic Republic initially succeed, and why do they ultimately fail? Outside observers often make two serious mistakes when they interpret the propaganda of this time. First, they assume the propaganda worked largely because they were supported by a police... more...

  • Cold War Rhetoricby Martin J. Medhurst; Robert L. Ivie; Philip Wander

    Michigan State University Press 1997; US$ 18.35

    Cold War Rhetoric is the first book in over twenty years to bring a sustained rhetorical critique to bear on central texts of the Cold War. The rhetorical texts that are the subject of this book include speeches by Presidents Eisenhower and Kennedy, the Murrow- McCarthy confrontation on CBS, the speeches and writings of peace advocates, and the... more...

  • Truman and the Hiroshima Cultby Robert P. Newman

    Michigan State University Press 1995; US$ 27.25

    The United States dropped atomic bombs on Japan in 1945 to end World War II as quickly and with as few casualties as possible. That is the compelling and elegantly simple argument Newman puts forward in his new study of World War II's end, Truman and the Hiroshima Cult . According to Newman: (1) The U.S. Strategic Bombing Survey conclusions that... more...

  • Shared Land/Conflicting Identityby Robert C. Rowland; David A. Frank

    Michigan State University Press 2002; US$ 59.95

    Shared Land/Conflicting Identity: Trajectories of Israeli and Palestinian Symbol Use argues that rhetoric, ideology, and myth have played key roles in influencing the development of the 100-year conflict between first the Zionist settlers and the current Israeli people and the Palestinian residents in what is now Israel. The Israeli-Palestinian... more...