History

Don't Know Much About History, Anniversary Edition

Author: Kenneth C. Davis

Publisher: Harper Collins

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Category: History

Page: 752

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“Reading [Kenneth C. Davis] is like returning to the classroom of the best teacher you ever had.” —People Revised, updated, and expanded, the Twentieth Anniversary Edition of Kenneth C. Davis’s classic anti-textbook Don’t Know Much About History revitalizes the landmark book’s ability to revolutionize the way we look at our past. Like Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States, Davis’s Don’t Know Much About History captivates readers with a wry and lucid, comprehensive and comprehensible narrative. With a new section covering the twenty-first century’s most significant events, from the Great Recession to Hurricane Katrina to the election of Barack Obama and more, the Twentieth Anniversary Edition of Don’t Know Much About History reinvigorates the book’s crucial promise of delivering fascinating, insight-driven learning to a new generation of readers.
History

Don't Know Much About History

Author: Kenneth C. Davis

Publisher: Turtleback Books

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Category: History

Page: 678

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Using a question-answer format, this chronological overview offers an informal introduction to American history and features annotated reading lists and biographical profiles.
Education

Read On...History

Author: Tina Frolund

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

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Category: Education

Page: 195

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Make history come alive! This book helps librarians and teachers as well as readers themselves find books they will enjoy—titles that will animate and explain the past, entertain, and expand their minds.
Comics & Graphic Novels

Will Eisner: A Spirited Life (Deluxe Edition)

Author: Bob Andelman

Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing

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Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 256

View: 729

An expanded, full-color deluxe edition of the out-of-print biography that explores the fascinating life of Will Eisner, detailing a more than 70-year career that in which he spearheaded comics for adult readers and created the first widely accepted graphic novel, and his enduring character The Spirit. Author Bob Andelman spent almost three years interviewing Eisner prior to his passing, researching his life and work and interviewing friends, family, and colleagues including Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, Neil Gaiman, Denis Kitchen, Joe Kubert, Stan Lee, Jules Feiffer, Neal Adams, and Patrick McDonnell. In addition to hundreds of full-color images from Will's archives and private collections (not found in the original edition), this expanded Deluxe Edition includes a series of new interviews with Drew Friedman, Howard Chaykin, Darwyn Cooke, Sergio Aragones, Michael Uslan, and others, which clear the air on some topics left unfinished by the first edition, and add depth to the reader's knowledge of Eisner’s body of work. Featuring an insightful introduction by Michael Chabon, and a Foreword by Neal Adams.

Computerworld

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Page: 210

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For more than 40 years, Computerworld has been the leading source of technology news and information for IT influencers worldwide. Computerworld's award-winning Web site (Computerworld.com), twice-monthly publication, focused conference series and custom research form the hub of the world's largest global IT media network.

Billboard

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Page: 120

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In its 114th year, Billboard remains the world's premier weekly music publication and a diverse digital, events, brand, content and data licensing platform. Billboard publishes the most trusted charts and offers unrivaled reporting about the latest music, video, gaming, media, digital and mobile entertainment issues and trends.
Literary Criticism

A History of African American Poetry

Author: Lauri Ramey

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 350

View: 774

Offers a critical history of African American poetry from the transatlantic slave trade to present day hip-hop.
Investments, British

New African

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Category: Investments, British

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