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by Cottenden, Graham, author.

Publication Date: 2024

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18th Century Male Tailoring: Theatrical and Historical Tailoring c1680 - 1790 introduces the reader to English 18th century tailoring and covers the drafting of patterns, cutting out in cloth and construction techniques in sequence for the tailoring of waistcoats, breeches and coats. From choosing the right cloth to preparing for the fitting process, this how-to guide will help readers create beautiful, historically accurate 18th century male garments for events and performances.

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by Varner, Collin, author.

Publication Date: 2024

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A keystone species is an organism that defines and supports an entire ecosystem, filling a vital ecological niche. Without these species, ecosystems would be radically altered or even collapse. This full-color, pocket-sized field guide by best-selling naturalist Collin Varner highlights fifty keystone trees, flowering plants, fruit-bearing plants, marine plants, and fungi found across the Pacific Northwest bioregion. Each entry features clear photography, etymology, descriptions, habitat information, and risks and warnings.

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by Anton, Oleinik, author.

Publication Date: 2024

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​This book explores the discursive dimension of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. It analyzes how political leaders, mass media, social media, and ordinary people in Ukraine, Russia, the United States, the United Kingdom, and France discuss the war. War propaganda and counterpropaganda structure discourses about the invasion, strengthening post-truth conditions. The book highlights the consequences of the growing distrust in the institutional truth-teller, mass media. Russia's invasion of Ukraine is the first social media war.

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by Rank, Otto, 1884-1939, author.; Richter, Gregory C., translator.; Kramer, Robert, 1953- editor, writer of introduction.

Publication Date: 2024

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Otto Rank, Sigmund Freud's closest colleague in Vienna during the formative years of psychoanalysis, published the essay 'A Dream That Interprets Itself' in 1910. It was praised highly by Freud, and the seminal essay now appears for the first time in English with an expertly crafted introduction from Robert Kramer about Rank and his work. This is the first English translation of Rank's masterpiece of dream interpretation.

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by Martin, George R. R.

Publication Date: 2011

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Long ago, in a time forgotten, a preternatural event threw the seasons out of balance. In a land where summers can last decades and winters a lifetime, trouble is brewing. The cold is returning, and in the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are massing beyond the kingdom's protective Wall. At the center of the conflict lie the Starks of Winterfell, a family as harsh and unyielding as the land they were born to.

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by Slotkin, Richard, 1942- author.

Publication Date: 2024

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Red America and Blue America are so divided they could be two different countries, with wildly diverging views of why government exists and who counts as American. Their ideologies are grounded in different versions of American history, endorsing irreconcilable visions of patriotism and national identity. A Great Disorder is a bold, urgent work that helps us make sense of today's culture wars through a brilliant reconsideration of America's foundational myths and their use in contemporary politics.

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by Adamovsky, Ezequiel, 1971- author.; Wolpin, Rebecca, translator.

Publication Date: 2024

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In A History of Argentina, originally published in Spanish in 2020, Ezequiel Adamovsky presents over five hundred years of Argentine economic, political, social, and cultural history. Adamovsky highlights the experiences of women, Indigenous communities, and other groups that have traditionally been left out of the historical archive.

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by Cook, Michael, 1940- author.

Publication Date: 2024

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In Michael Cook's words, this book is about a substantial slice of human history delimited by a particular cultural characteristic: adherance to Islam in some form or other. [...] A commitment to Islam makes a difference. Wherever a society and its rulers have come to be Muslim, this has meant a major discontinuity with its pre-Islamic past and a significant expansion of its relations with the wider Muslim world.

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by Gallas, Elisabeth, author.; Skinner, Alex, translator.

Publication Date: 2019

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'A Mortuary of Books' explores Jewish culture after the World War II.--

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by Dingus-Eason, Jeannine E., author.

Publication Date: 2024

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Deeply engaging study of how fourteen Black mothers-including the author-support and advocate for their autistic sons--

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by Romero, R. M. 1987- author. (Rachael Maria),

Publication Date: 2023

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Bavaria. 1880. Hilde was dreamed into existence by the god Odin, and along with her five sisters, granted cloaks that transform them into swans. Hilde gift connects her to the souls of dying creatures and forces her to shepherd them into the afterlife-- the Other Wood. While guiding the soul of a hawk to the Other Wood, Hilde meets Baron Maximilian von Richter, whose father was once a favorite of the king and left him no inheritance.

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by Douglas, Aaron, artist.; Ater, Renée, contributor.; Earle, Susan Elizabeth, editor, contributor.; Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, host institution.; Smithsonian American Art Museum, host institution.; Frist Center for the Visual Arts (Nashville, Tenn.), host institution.; Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art, host institution.

Publication Date: 2007

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In paintings, murals, and book illustrations, Aaron Douglas (1899-1979) produced the most powerful visual legacy of the Harlem Renaissance, prompting the philosopher and writer Alain Locke to dub him the father of Black American art. Douglas's role, as well as that of the Harlem Renaissance in general, in the evolution of American modernism deserves close scholarly attention - attention it finally receives in this illustrated book on his life and work.

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by Davis, Angela Y. 1944- author. (Angela Yvonne),

Publication Date: 2024

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For over fifty years, Angela Y. Davis has been at the forefront of collective movements for abolition and feminism and the fight against state violence and oppression. Abolition: Politics, Practices, Promises, the first of two important new volumes, brings together an essential collection of Davis's writing over the years, showing how her thinking has sharpened and evolved even as she has remained uncompromising in her commitment to collective liberation.

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by Williamson, Bess, author.

Publication Date: 2019

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Have you ever hit the big blue button to activate automatic doors? Have you ever used an ergonomic kitchen tool? Have you ever used curb cuts to roll a stroller across an intersection? If you have, then you've benefited from accessible design - design for people with physical, sensory, and cognitive disabilities. These ubiquitous touchstones of modern life were once anything but. Disability advocates fought tirelessly to ensure that the needs of people with disabilities became a standard part of public design thinking.

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by Subrahmanyam, Sanjay, author.

Publication Date: 2024

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This book connects histories from shifting viewpoints around the Western Indian Ocean showing the complexity of a dynamic oceanic system both before and after the arrival of Europeans--

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by Cline, Eric H., author.

Publication Date: 2024

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In a follow-up to 1177 BC, this book provides a portrait of the 400 years following the collapse of the Bronze Age, a period referred to as the First Dark Age, but which Cline will show was also an era of rebirth and resilience--

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by Beamish, Thomas D., author.

Publication Date: 2024

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While trauma and loss can occur anywhere, most suffering is experienced as personal tragedy. Yet some tragedies transcend everyday life's sad yet inevitable traumas to become notorious public events: de facto 'public' tragedies. In these crises, suffering is made publicly visible and lamentable. Such tragedies are defined by public accusations, social blame, outpourings of grief and anger, spontaneous memorialization, and collective action.

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by Galluzzo, Anthony, author.

Publication Date: 2023

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by Stoneman, Richard, author.

Publication Date: 2022

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Alexander the Great conquered the ancient world. When he died in 323 BCE, his empire began to crumble. But his story lived on, endlessly mythologised across times and cultures. In this fascinating history, Richard Stoneman collects together the legends of Alexander's exploits -- showing how his life has resonated for Christians, Muslims and Jews, in Asia and Europe, for over two thousand years.

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by Williams, G. Arnell, 1964- author.

Publication Date: 2022

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Mathematicians and scientists frequently say that math-- algebra in particular-- is beautiful. The rest of us have memories of math that are mostly about anxiety and frustration. Williams takes readers on a journey into the theoretical heart of elementary math to prove just how big, dramatic, and relevant this discipline really is. He delves into how we use algebra to think about motion and to reckon with the unknown and the unpredictable. At the same time, he shows readers how to appreciate algebra by learning how the parts work together to create a wonderful whole.

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by Artin, Michael, author.

Publication Date: 2022

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The book begins with a study of plane algebraic curves, then introduces affine and projective varieties, going on to dimension and constructibility. O-modules (quasicoherent sheaves) are defined without reference to sheaf theory, and their cohomology is defined axiomatically. The Riemann-Roch Theorem for curves is proved using projection to the projective line.

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by Sawyerr, Hannah V., author.

Publication Date: 2023

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Sixteen-year-old Amina Conteh has always believed in using her words as her weapon--even when it gets her into trouble. After cursing at a classmate, her father forces her to volunteer at their church with Pastor Johnson. But Pastor Johnson isn't the holy man everyone thinks he is. The same voice Amina uses to fight falls quiet the night she is sexually assaulted by Pastor Johnson.

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by Smith, Rogers M., 1953- author.; King, Desmond S., author.

Publication Date: 2024

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What is happening to the politics of race in America? In America's New Racial Battle Lines: Protect versus Repair, Rogers Smith and Desmond King argue that the nation has entered a new, more severely polarized era of racial policy disputes, displacing older debates over color-blind versus race-targeted measures.

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by Kemp, Laekan Zea, author.

Publication Date: 2023

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With the help of her cousin and their friends, Danna scours the city, searching for her grandfather's favorite foods and hoping the remembered flavors will bring back his memories.

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