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  • African American Writers and Classical Traditionby William W. Cook; James Tatum

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 25.00

    Constraints on freedom, education, and individual dignity have always been fundamental in determining who is able to write, when, and where. Considering the singular experience of the African American writer, William W. Cook and James Tatum here argue that African American literature did not develop apart from canonical Western literary traditions... more...

  • History of the Conquest of Mexicoby William H. Prescott; James Lockhart

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 24.00

    "It is a magnificent epic," said William H. Prescott after the publication of History of the Conquest of Mexico in 1843. Since then, his sweeping account of Cortés's subjugation of the Aztec people has endured as a landmark work of scholarship and dramatic storytelling. This pioneering study presents a compelling view of the clash of civilizations... more...

  • Essays, Speeches & Public Lettersby William Faulkner; James B. Meriwether

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 3.49

    An essential collection of William Faulkner’s mature nonfiction work, updated, with an abundance of new material. This unique volume includes Faulkner’s Nobel Prize acceptance speech, a review of Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea (in which he suggests that Hemingway has found God), and newly collected gems, such as the acerbic essay “On Criticism”... more...

  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Philosophyby James B. South; William Irwin

    Open Court 2011; US$ 17.99

    "In every generation there is a Chosen One. She alone will stand against the vampires, the demons, and the Forces of Darknes. She is the Slayer . . ." So, if you're kind of killing time between apocalypses or just wondering about that meaning of life thing, here's some readage . . . Look, these guys'll I-think-therefore-I-am you into the freakin'... more...

  • Sounderby William H. Armstrong; James Barkley

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 4.99

    Set in the Deep South, this Newbery Medal-winning novel tells the story of the great coon dog, Sounder, and the poor sharecroppers who own him. Celebrating 30 years! During the difficult years of the nineteenth century South, an African American boy and his poor family rarely have enough to eat. Each night, the boy's father takes their dog, Sounder,... more...

  • The World News Prismby William A. Hachten; James F. Scotton

    Wiley 2011; US$ 40.45

    Fully revised and updated, the eighth edition of The World News Prism analyzes the changing role of transnational news media in the 21st-century globalized world and its impact on rapidly changing news events.   Includes a new chapter dedicated to evolving traditional and new social media in Middle East Expands the discussion of news... more...

  • Evidence-Based Teachingby William Buskist; James E. Groccia

    Wiley 2011; US$ 26.10

    What could be more important to college and university faculty than teaching well? Indeed, in the past several years researchers have not only investigated key variables influencing teaching and learning, they also have applied empirical findings to develop and refine new systems of teaching and learning—approaches that provide the infrastructure... more...

  • Indian Place Names in Alabamaby William A. Read; James B. McMillan

    University of Alabama Press 1984; US$ 24.95

    "What is the 'meaning' of names like Coosa and Tallapoosa ? Who named the Alabama and Tombigbee and Tennessee rivers? How are Cheaha and Conecuh and Talladega pronounced? How did Opelika and Tuscaloosa get their names? Questions like these, which are asked by laymen as well as by historians, geographers, and students of the English... more...

  • Research Methods with Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Populationsby William Meezan; James I. Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.45

    Take an in-depth look at what worksand what doesn'tin research with GLBT populations! This essential book examines the usefulness of current frameworks for research with GLBT populations and highlights the necessity for greater complexity in the conceptualization and design of research with these populations. It will help you understand the need... more...

  • Interpretation of Metallographic Structuresby William Rostoker; James R. Dvorak

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Interpretation of Metallographic Structures, Third Edition, is concerned with metallography as a metallurgical tool. It is an organized presentation of specimen microstructures, each chosen for its clarity of illustration and each or in groups forming the pretext for discussions of the interrelation between physical metallurgy and metallography. The... more...