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Gettysburg : the last invasion / Allen C. Guelzo Recounts...Gettysburg : the last invasion / Allen C. Guelzo Recounts the Battle of Gettysburg from the perspectives of ordinary soldiers to offer insight into 19th-century military practices, the pivotal influence of politics on the battle’s course, and the unique characters of artillery units
Globalization and austerity politics in Latin America / Stephen...Globalization and austerity politics in Latin America / Stephen B. Kaplan Developing country politicians in a financially globalized world suffer a similar fate. Hoping to lift their countries to development’s pinnacle, they toil against the fierce force of globalization. The repeatedly roll the policy boulder up the mountain. Hoping to please mercurial markets, governments cut spending, hike interest rates, and balance budgets.
Fragile majorities and education : Belgium, Catalonia,...Fragile majorities and education : Belgium, Catalonia, Northern Ireland, and Quebec / Marie McAndrew Are fragile majorities capable of opening themselves to deep-rooted and new ethnic and cultural pluralism? What role does education play in this process? Based on ten years of comparative research, Fragile Majorities and Education is a nuanced study of ethnic dominance, linguistic integration of immigrants, and diversity in education.
Who’s Who in the Zoo? : An Inside Story of...Who’s Who in the Zoo? : An Inside Story of Corruption, Crooks and Killers / Domenico Cacciola More incredible stories from the authors of the best-selling The Second Father: An Insider’s Story of Cops, Crime and Corruption, Who’s Who in the Zoo is a first-hand account of Domenico ‘Mick’ Cacciola’s life as a CIB and Special Branch detective over three decades
Battle hymns : the power and popularity of music in the...Battle hymns : the power and popularity of music in the Civil War / Christian McWhirter Music was everywhere during the Civil War. Tunes could be heard ringing out from parlor pianos, thundering at political rallies, and setting the rhythms of military and domestic life. With literacy still limited, music was an important vehicle for communicating ideas about the war, and it had a lasting impact in the decades that followed.
How to be alone / poem by Tanya Davis with illustrations by...How to be alone / poem by Tanya Davis with illustrations by Andrea Dorfman Since its debut on YouTube, Tanya Davis’s beautiful and perceptive poem “How to Be Alone,” visually realized by artist and filmmaker Andrea Dorfman, has become an international sensation. In this edition of How to Be Alone, they have adapted the poem and its compelling illustrations for the page in a beautiful, meditative volume—a keepsake to treasure and to share.
Let there be light : the story of light from atoms to...Let there be light : the story of light from atoms to galaxies / Ann Breslin & Alex Montwill This book is the first of its kind devoted to the key role played by light and electromagnetic radiation in the universe. Readers are introduced to philosophical hypotheses such as the economy, symmetry and the universality of natural laws, and are then guided to practical consequences such as the rules of geometrical optics and even Einstein’s well-known but mysterious relationship, E = mc2.
Live and die like a man : gender dynamics in urban Egypt /...Live and die like a man : gender dynamics in urban Egypt / Farha Ghannam A rich ethnography of men in a low-income neighborhood in Cairo, Egypt, this book gives the reader a vivid sense of the meaning of masculinity and the multiple agents who contribute to the making of men in the Middle East.
Less than human : why we demean, enslave, and exterminate...Less than human : why we demean, enslave, and exterminate others / David Livingstone Smith An analysis of the ways in which the human race regards its fellow members as less than human in order to rationalize genocide, slavery, and other violations draws on studies from a range of disciplines to explain how biological discriminatory traits can be overcome.
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Brief : make a bigger impact by saying less / Joseph...Brief : make a bigger impact by saying less / Joseph McCormack The only way to survive in business today is to be a lean communicator. Busy executives expect you to respect and manage their time more effectively than ever. You need to do the groundwork to make your message tight and to the point.
Pardon the dust and the noise and the movement of stuff. The...Pardon the dust and the noise and the movement of stuff. The major shifting, as well as electrical and data work is in full swing.
Near-Death Experiences : Heavenly Insight or Human...Near-Death Experiences : Heavenly Insight or Human Illusion? / by Birk Engmann This work examines the diverse views, and many myths, about near-death experiences and describes them from a scientific standpoint. It explores the topic with interesting historical reports and recent well documented cases
The few. The proud. The summer weekend studiers. #omgsmcThe few. The proud. The summer weekend studiers. #omgsmc
Does the cover model on this national publication look familiar?...Does the cover model on this national publication look familiar? Why yes, that is your campus library gracing the cover of Choice magazine this month! #omgsmc
What’s better than an impromptu story time in the library...What’s better than an impromptu story time in the library on alumni weekend? Not much! Grooming the next generation of great book loving Gaels early! #omgsmc (at Saint Mary’s College Library)
The star factor / William Seidman and Richard Grbavac In every...The star factor / William Seidman and Richard Grbavac In every company, a select few produce more, sell more, and deliver better results. These stellar performers consistently outshine their peers—and achieve more than most would believe possible. If only these people could be cloned!
National healing : race, state, and the teaching of...National healing : race, state, and the teaching of composition / Claude Hurlbert In National Healing, author Claude Hurlbert persuasively relates nationalism to institutional racism and contends that these are both symptoms of a national ill health afflicting American higher education and found even in the field of writing studies.
The wrong kind of different : challenging the meaning of...The wrong kind of different : challenging the meaning of diversity in American classrooms / Antonia Randolph Explores how teachers perceive students from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds and the unintended consequences of a kind of ‘colorblind multiculturalism.’ She unearths a hierarchy of acceptance and legitimacy that excludes most poor Black students and favors certain immigrant minorities.