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Movies in American History: An Encyclopedia (3 volumes)

"With its particular context, and with contributors coming from a variety of backgrounds, including history, religion, science, and politics as well as film, this resource offers an interesting angle on the study of film. Recommended for large public libraries and for college libraries supporting film and popularculture programs." - Booklist

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Encyclopedia of Abnormal Psychology

This text presents current research in the field of abnormal psychology. Topics discussed include self-harm in adolescence and young adulthood; depression and a parenting intervention; a hermeneutic approach to culture and psychotherapy; psychotic symptoms in children and adolescents; and much more.

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Routledge Revivals: Medieval Science, Technology and Medicine

First published in 2005, this encyclopedia demonstrates that the millennium from the fall of the Roman Empire to the Renaissance was a period of great intellectual and practical achievement and innovation. In Europe, the Islamic world, South and East Asia, and the Americas, individuals built on earlier achievements, introduced sometimes radical refinements and laid the foundations for modern development. Medieval Science, Technology,...

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The Pocket Universal Principles of Art

This new, pocket volume of ThePocket Universal Principles of Art provides a handy, portable, reference for art enthusiast, art students, and any artist on the go. This is the same excellent information as the original Universal Principles of Art, but now in a condensed, easy-to-navigate format. This pocket edition presents one hundred principles and fundamental ideas and approaches to making art. The principles explore key techniques...

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A Celebration of Animation

I knew I was going to love this book when it had Beast Boy from Teen Titans and the Joker/Harley Quinn team from the original Batman animated series RIGHT ON THE COVER! Of course there are classics in the book such as Tom & Jerry, Astro Boy, Space Ghost and Alvin & the Chipmunks, so it's not just for Generation Yers (Zs? Millennials? What even am I anymore?). What's more is that you get trivia about who voiced the cartoons, c...

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USMLE Step 1 Lecture Notes 2018: 7-Book Set

I ordered this to supplement first aid step 3 and have not been disappointed. I learn by reading cases, diagnostic workups and treatments and that's exactly how this review series is formatted. Kaplan really gets it that active problem based learning is the most effective method for studying... Especially for a test that emphasizes clinical management more so than random questions about the Krebs cycle or chromosome translocations or...

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Encyclopedia of Holocaust Literature

This useful new reference profiles the lives and works of influential authors associated with the Holocaust, whether as victim, as survivor, or in some other close capacity. Edited by Patterson (Judaic studies, Univ. of Memphis), Alan L. Berger (director of Holocaust and Judaic studies, Florida Atlantic Univ.), and Sarita Cargas (who has masters degrees in both theology and psychology), this work includes all the major writers among ...

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A Dictionary of Language Acquisition

The function of “A dictionary of language acquisition: A comprehensiveoverview of key terms in first and second language acquisition” is to collectand synthesize the knowledge base that is already well accepted and that hasbeen well researched. Thus, it is a reference guide which offers an authoritativeand encyclopedic survey of key terms and concepts in the areas of languageacquisition and development. The volume is intended as a re...

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Encyclopedia of Organic, Sustainable, and Local Food

"This important book encourages readers to look to the past as well as the future by getting involved in their local food community. A wonderful addition to a range of collections." For students and general readers, Duram (geography and environmental resources, Southern Illinois U. Carbondale) offers an encyclopedia that contains about 140 entries by scholars, government experts, and activists on all aspects of organic food and farmi...

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Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary

As an adjunct professor of ESL, this dictionary is a great resource for both me and my students. I particularly like the sidebars of word families that show and explain related words that are different parts of speech. The students also seem to be able to navigate the dictionary without any serious problems. A strong addition to the resources I recommend to my international students.