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El Hi Textbooks Serials In Print 2 Volume Set 2021 0

Author : Rr Bowker
ISBN : 1642658634
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 45.3 MB
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For more than a century, El-Hi Textbooks & Serials in Print compiles need-to-know data on the in-print titles of publishers of textbooks and related materials.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

El Hi Textbooks Serials In Print 2 Volume Set 2015 2 Volume Set

Author : Bowker
ISBN : 1619256258
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 40.24 MB
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For more than a century, El-Hi Textbooks & Serials in Print compiles need-to-know data on the in-print titles of publishers of textbooks and related materials.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

El Hi Textbooks Serials In Print 2 Volume Set 2018

Author : Bowker Rr
ISBN : 1682178579
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 28.60 MB
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For more than a century, El-Hi Textbooks & Serials in Print compiles need-to-know data on the in-print titles of publishers of textbooks and related materials.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Dictionary For Library And Information Science

Author : Joan M. Reitz
ISBN : 1591580757
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 58.37 MB
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Now available for the first time in print, the dictionary is the most comprehensive and reliable English-language resource for terminology used in all types of libraries. With more than 4,000 terms and cross-references (last updated January, 2003), the dictionary's content has been carefully selected and includes terms from publishing, printing, literature, and computer science where, in the author's judgment, they are relevant to both library professionals and laypersons.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Book Publishing Industry

Author : Albert N. Greco
ISBN : 9781135615888
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 76.92 MB
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This volume provides an innovative and detailed overview of the book publishing industry, including details about the business processes in editorial, marketing and production. The work explores the complex issues that occur everyday in the publishing in
Category: Business & Economics

Guide To Reference Materials For School Library Media Centers

Author : Barbara Ripp Safford
ISBN : 1563085453
Genre : Education
File Size : 27.65 MB
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Lists the best reference materials in the arts and sciences that meet the needs of elementary, secondary, vocational, and junior college students and teachers.
Category: Education

The Book In Society

Author : Solveig Robinson
ISBN : 9781460403181
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 67.68 MB
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The Book in Society: An Introduction to Print Culture examines the origins and development of one of the most important inventions in human history. Books can inform, entertain, inspire, irritate, liberate, or challenge readers, and their forms can be tangible and traditional, like a printed, casebound volume, or virtual and transitory, like a screen-page of a cell-phone novel. Written in clear, non-specialist prose, The Book in Society first provides an overview of the rise of the book and of the modern publishing and bookselling industries. It explores the evolution of written texts from early forms to contemporary formats, the interrelationship between literacy and technology, and the prospects for the book in the twenty-first century. The second half of the book is based on historian Robert Darnton’s concept of a book publishing “communication circuit.” It examines how books migrate from the minds of authors to the minds of readers, exploring such topics as the rise of the modern notion of the author, the role of states and others in promoting or restricting the circulation of books, various modes of reproducing and circulating texts, and how readers’ responses help shape the form and content of the books available to them. Feature boxes highlighting key texts, individuals, and developments in the history of the book, carefully selected illustrations, and a glossary all help bring the history of the book to life.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Who Owns The Media

Author : Benjamin M. Compaine
ISBN : 9781135679231
Genre : Social Science
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This thorough update to Benjamin Compaine's original 1979 benchmark and 1982 revisit of media ownership tackles the question of media ownership, providing a detailed examination of the current state of the media industry. Retaining the wealth of data of the earlier volumes, Compaine and his co-author Douglas Gomery chronicle the myriad changes in the media industry and the factors contributing to these changes. They also examine how the media industry is being reshaped by technological forces in all segments, as well as by social and cultural reactions to these forces. This third edition of Who Owns the Media? has been reorganized and expanded, reflecting the evolution of the media industry structure. Looking beyond conventional wisdom and expectations, Compaine and Gomery examine the characteristics of competition in the media marketplace, present alternative positions on the meanings of concentration, and ultimately urge readers to draw their own conclusions on an issue that is neither black nor white. Appropriate for media practitioners and sociologists, historians, and economists studying mass media, this volume can also be used for advanced courses in broadcasting, journalism, mass communication, telecommunications, and media education. As a new benchmark for the current state of media ownership, it is invaluable to anyone needing to understand who controls the media and thus the information and entertainment messages received by media consumers.
Category: Social Science

Whitewashing War

Author : Christopher Leahey
ISBN : 9780807771686
Genre : Education
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Whitewashing War explores perhaps the most critical issue social studies educators presently face: How do we teach our students about war? In this timely book, Christopher Leahey investigates how the political struggles over the social studies curriculum, the corporate domination of the textbook and testing industry, and the curricular constraints of the No Child Left Behind Act combine to stifle historical inquiry and deprive students of meaningful social studies instruction. Using the controversial Vietnam War as a case study, Leahey holds textbook narratives up to the light, illuminating how the adoption process, interpretive framework, and selection of evidence combine to transform the past into thinly veiled historical myths. By attending to questions traditionally ignored in history education, this dynamic book: Challenges educators to rethink their pedagogical approaches to military conflict, American and otherwise. Calls on teachers to develop students’ critical sensibilities to ask questions, conduct research, evaluate evidence, and make meaning of the past. Provides classroom lessons for history educators and students to engage in rich, intellectual encounters with the historical record. Christopher R. Leahey teaches world history in upstate New York. His articles have appeared in Social Education and The Social Studies. “If students are to be prepared for the challenges of the 21st century, then we need to provide inspired, interdisciplinary instruction that can provide the skills, values and knowledge to enable our future citizens with the possibility, promise, and perspective to transform their world. Whitewashing War provides that solid interdisciplinary framework for teachers and students to teach and learn about the myth of war.” —Critical Education “Leahey echoes a concern expressed by others that history textbooks fail to address the realities of war.” —CHOICE “The crowning achievement of Whitewashing War is that it clearly illustrates the necessity of pursuing rational answers about why things are as they are (or were as they were). It becomes clear upon reading this book that, if we help our students pursue rational answers in the course of creating personally meaningful understandings of the world, they will figure out just what it is that needs to be done.” —From the Foreword by E. Wayne Ross, University of British Columbia “The author has done a masterful job of exploring issues of historiography, pedagogy, textbook debates, and critical thinking. Through a deep examination of two historical turning points in the Vietnam War, he has contrasted the known facts of these periods with the accounts contained in the textbooks.” —Rick Ayers, Graduate School of Education, UC Berkeley “A passionate and powerful analysis. Christopher Leahey provides penetrating insight into how Americans teach about their wars. As such, his book is an invaluable aid to understanding the past and its connection to our current predicament.” —Fredrik Logevall, Cornell University “Whitewashing War challenges the fundamental assumptions underlying the corporate regime of standards, textbooks, and testing and exposes the distortions, manipulation, and lies that result. Leahey builds a compelling case for critical inquiry and dialogue. Highly recommended!” —Ronald W. Evans, San Diego State University, author of The Social Studies Wars
Category: Education

El Desenga O Del Hombre

Author : James Ph Puglia
ISBN : IND:30000130902327
Genre : Political science
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Category: Political science

El Cinco De Mayo

Author : David Hayes-Bautista
ISBN : 9780520951792
Genre : History
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Why is Cinco de Mayo—a holiday commemorating a Mexican victory over the French at Puebla in 1862—so widely celebrated in California and across the United States, when it is scarcely observed in Mexico? As David E. Hayes-Bautista explains, the holiday is not Mexican at all, but rather an American one, created by Latinos in California during the mid-nineteenth century. Hayes-Bautista shows how the meaning of Cinco de Mayo has shifted over time—it embodied immigrant nostalgia in the 1930s, U.S. patriotism during World War II, Chicano Power in the 1960s and 1970s, and commercial intentions in the 1980s and 1990s. Today, it continues to reflect the aspirations of a community that is engaged, empowered, and expanding.
Category: History

Joh Amos Comenii Orbis Sensualium Pictus

Author : Johann Amos Comenius
ISBN : HARVARD:32044097065809
Genre : Children's encyclopedias and dictionaries
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"This famous work, apart from ABC's, might be considered the first picture book for children and marked the beginning of juvenile literature in its own right"--Osborne Collection of early children's books, 1566-1910, page 113 (in note to the 1777 London edition).
Category: Children's encyclopedias and dictionaries