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The Uses of Cultural Studies: A Textbook

The Uses of Cultural Studies: A Textbook HM623 2004-09954 1-4129-0844-2 The uses of cultural studies; a textbook. McRobbie, Angela. Sage Publications, [c]2005 211 p. $69.95 McRobbie (Goldsmiths College, London) introduces undergraduate students to contemporary cultural theory and its uses in amplifying the understanding of a wide range of everyday social, cultural, and political practices. She […]

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Your money or your life; the tyranny of global finance, 3d ed

Your money or your life; the tyranny of global finance, 3d ed Your money or your life; the tyranny of global finance, 3d ed. Toussaint, Eric. Haymarket Books 2005 487 pages $18.00 Hardcover HJ8899 Toussaint (president, Committee for the Abolition of Third World Debt) condemns globalization as a politically-driven process that is inseparable from the […]

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A History, 600 A.D. to 1258 A.D

Classical Islam: A History, 600 A.D. to 1258 A.D BP55 2004-062091 0-202-30767-0 Classical Islam; a history, 600 A.D. to 1258 A.D. (reprint, 1970) Von Grunebaum, G.E. Trans. by Katherine Watson. Aldine/Transaction, [c]2005 243 p. $29.95 (pa) The fall of Baghdad and the ‘Abbasid caliphate to the Mongols in 1258, says historian and Islamic scholar Grunebaum […]

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Y = Arctg X; the hyperbola of the world order

Y = Arctg X; the hyperbola of the world order Y = Arctg X; the hyperbola of the world order. Ostrovosky, Max. Univ. Press of America 2007 395 pages $49.00 Paperback JA66 The mathematical formula y = arctg x describes a hyperbola with near zero initial curve, gradually moving to a period of explosive growth, […]

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Ethics and the history of Indian philosophy

Ethics and the history of Indian philosophy Ethics and the history of Indian philosophy. Ranganathan, Shyam. Motilal Banarsidass Publishers 2007 402 pages $19.59 Hardcover B132 While some scholars have argued that Indian philosophy fails to address morality and ethics, Ranganathan (acting area editor for Indian philosophy, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy) insists that it does and […]

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The great perfection ; a philosophical and meditative teaching of Tibetan Buddhism, 2d ed

The great perfection ; a philosophical and meditative teaching of Tibetan Buddhism, 2d ed The great perfection (rDzogs chen); a philosophical and meditative teaching of Tibetan Buddhism, 2d ed. Karmay, Samten Gyalsten. BRILL 2007 256 pages $161.00 Hardcover Brill’s Tibetan studies library; v.11 BQ7662 Tibetan rDzogs chen is a philosophical and meditative teaching in Tibetan […]

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Canada and the British world; culture, migration, and identity

Canada and the British world; culture, migration, and identity Canada and the British world; culture, migration, and identity. Ed. by Phillip Buckner and R. Douglas Francis. U. of British Columbia Press 2006 356 pages $85.00 Hardcover FC246 The idea of Canada as a “British” nation is a theme that has long run through English Canadian […]

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Walking the Sun Prairie land

Georgia O’Keeffe; a private friendship, pt.1: Walking the Sun Prairie land Georgia O’Keeffe; a private friendship, pt.1: Walking the Sun Prairie land. Reily, Nancy Hopkins. Sunstone Press 2007 435 pages $50.00 Hardcover ND237 In this first volume (two are planned), Reily describes O’Keeffe’s (1887-1986) early years and formative influences, how she defied the conventions of […]

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The best service is no service; how to liberate your customers from customer service, keep them happy, and control costs

The best service is no service; how to liberate your customers from customer service, keep them happy, and control costs The best service is no service; how to liberate your customers from customer service, keep them happy, and control costs. Price, Bill and David Jaffe. Jossey-Bass 2008 312 pages $27.95 Hardcover HF5415 Writing for managers […]

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The Truth About Air Canada

Straight From the Top: The Truth About Air Canada HE9815 2005-362425 1-55365-051-4 Straight from the top; the truth about Air Canada. Milton, Robert. Greystone Books, [c]2004 266 p. $34.95 The president/CEO of Air Canada, the country’s largest airline, presents a candid history of the industry’s turbulent past decade and his role in it as a […]