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- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 14.99
"When you react, the event controls you. When you respond, you're in control." Verbal Judo is the classic guide to the martial art of the mind and mouth that can help you defuse confrontations and generate cooperation, whether you're talking to a boss, a spouse, or even a teenager. For more than a generation, Dr. George J. Thompson's essential... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 17.00
With more than 400,000 copies now in print, The Craft of Research is the unrivaled resource for researchers at every level, from first-year undergraduates to research reporters at corporations and government offices. Seasoned researchers and educators Gregory G. Colomb and Joseph M. Williams present an updated third edition of their classic... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2008; US$ 8.95
A Rulebook for Arguments is a succinct introduction to the art of writing and assessing arguments, organized around specific rules, each illustrated and explained soundly but briefly. This widely popular primer--translated into eight languages--remains the first choice in all disciplines for writers who seek straightforward guidance about how... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter Mouton 2016; US$ 280.00
Das Handbuchgibt einenÜberblickzu Geschichte, epochalen Ausprägungen, traditionellen Gattungen bzw. Textsorten, charakteristischen Mitteln, medialen Formen sowie typischen Funktionen des politischen Redens. Darüber hinausbeinhalten die insgesamt 50 Artikelexemplarische Analysen zur Rhetorik bei wichtigen Autoren der Weltliteratur sowie internationale/interkulturelle... more...
- De Gruyter Mouton 2016; US$ 280.00
This work covers the full breadth of research on the rhetorical processes of social action for the purpose of communication. Unlike purely oratorical models of rhetoric, conversational rhetoric includes all modalities of mutual impact and problem solving in socio-communicative processes that employ linguistic signs. A focus is placed on the forms,... more...
- Michigan State University Press 1995; US$ 35.95
Mansfield and Vietnam: A Study in Rhetorical Adaptation is the first major work to examine the role played by Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield, Democrat from Montana, in the formulation and execution of U.S. Vietnam policy. Drawing upon material from the Mansfield Papers, personal interviews, public speeches, and recently declassified documents,... more...
- Michigan State University Press 1999; US$ 22.35
Abolitionist, women's rights activist, and social reformer, Angelina Grimké (1805-79) was among the first women in American history to seize the public stage in pursuit of radical social reform. "I will lift up my voice like a trumpet," she proclaimed, "and show this people their transgressions." And when she did lift her voice in public, on behalf... more...