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100 Most Popular Nonfiction Authors: Biographical Sketches ...

100 Most Popular Nonfiction Authors: Biographical Sketches ...

Bernard Alger Drew

Provides alphabetically-arranged biographical entries of popular writers of nonfiction, including Richard Dawkins, Joan Didion, and Paul Theroux, and presents insights on the creative process for each individual.
Takarazuka: Sexual Politics and Popular Culture in Modern Japan

Takarazuka: Sexual Politics and Popular Culture in Modern Japan

Jennifer Robertson

The all-female Takarazuka Revue is world-famous today for its rococo musical productions, including gender-bending love stories, torridly romantic liaisons in foreign settings, and fanatically devoted fans.
Popular Mechanics

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100 Most Popular African American Authors: Biographical ...

100 Most Popular African American Authors: Biographical ...

Bernard Alger Drew

Provides information about the lives and literary careers of one hundred popular African American authors, including Maya Angelou, Edwidge Danticat, Alex Haley, Langston Hughes, and Walter Dean Myers.
Taking Popular Music Seriously: Selected Essays

Taking Popular Music Seriously: Selected Essays

Simon Frith

The essays in this important collection address these forces, recognising that music is an effect of a continuous proc
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Popular Musics of the Non-Western World: An Introductory Survey

Popular Musics of the Non-Western World: An Introductory Survey

Peter Manuel

Definitions Much has been written about the distinctions between folk, classical, and more recently, popular musics. It is often easy to regard such discussions, whether justifiably or not, as gratuitous exercises in abstract taxonomy, and it is ...
Popular Culture Theory and Methodology: A Basic Introduction

Popular Culture Theory and Methodology: A Basic Introduction

Harold E. Hinds

UNDERSTANDING POPULAR CULTURE John Fiske Popular culture, from John Fiske' s neo-Marxist, post-structuralist, and British cultural studies perspectives, is not composed of the products of the mass culture industries in patriarchal ...
Religion and Popular Culture in America

Religion and Popular Culture in America

Bruce David Forbes

Popular. Religion. in. Madonna. Videos. STUDYING MADONNA AFTER THE ACADEMIC MADONNA BOOM This essay argues that some of the most important and interesting texts in recent U.S. culture which have overlapping concerns with ...
Popular Music and Society

Popular Music and Society

Brian Longhurst

For this new edition, two whole new chapters have been added: on performance and the body, and on the very latest ways of thinking about audiences and the spaces and places of music consumption.
The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons from Extraordinary Lives

The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons from Extraordinary Lives

Katie Couric

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In this inspiring book, Katie Couric distills the ingenious, hard-won insights of such leaders and visionaries as Maya Angelou, Jimmy Carter, Michael J. Fox, and Ken Burns, who offer advice about life, success, and ...
The Best of Sherlock Holmes

The Best of Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle

The fifteen short stories in this book were chosen by David Stuart Davies, former editor of Sherlock magazine, and show the master detective Sherlock Holmes at his most ingenious.
Inference to the Best Explanation

Inference to the Best Explanation

Peter Lipton

This edition of Inference to the Best Explanation has also been updated throughout and includes a new bibliography.
Bringing Out the Best in People: How to Enjoy Helping Others ...

Bringing Out the Best in People: How to Enjoy Helping Others ...

Alan Loy McGinnis

Alan Loy McGinnis, author of the best-selling book The Friendship Factor, studied the great leaders throughout history, the most effective organization, and many prominent psychologists to discover their motivational secrets.
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Jessica Burkhart

Pressure threatens Lauren’s popularity as she shines in the spotlight of the Canterwood Crest series. Popular is Lauren’s status, at last.
Popular Arthurian Traditions

Popular Arthurian Traditions

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From medieval history and romance through various twentieth-century renderings, this collection of essays considers themes, characters, and events of the legend and the meanings they impart.
Using Moodle: Teaching with the Popular Open Source Course ...

Using Moodle: Teaching with the Popular Open Source Course ...

Jason Cole

This book is not just a how-to manual. Every chapter includes suggestions and case studies for using Moodle effectively. By itself, Moodle won't make your course better.
The Best and the Brightest

The Best and the Brightest

David Halberstam

As the definitive single-volume answer to that question, this enthralling book has never been superseded. It is an American classic.