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Author(s): Camille Hernandez-Ramdwar
Introduction to the Caribbean is a stand-alone text that is designed to challenge common misperceptions about the Caribbean and provide a solid grounding for an understanding of the region. It is interactive, with links to audiovisual content and relevant websites, and covers topics such as the Indigenous Caribbean, slavery and indentureship, Haitian and Cuban revolutions, ideologies, gender relations, globalization, and contemporary legacies.
Author(s): NATHAN GRIFFITH
A Dangerous Servant and a Fearful Master is a book aimed first and foremost at readers, written to engage not merely the attention of the eye, but the productive effort of the brain as well. Unlike traditional textbooks, it is written as a dialogue between teacher and student, rather than as a monologue from authority or a catalog of bibliographic citations. Unlike traditional textbooks, it is not a compendium of every possible fact or opinion, or a museum of knowledge. It is instead a focused but wide-ranging discussion meant to provoke the reader to connect fa
Author(s): Kevin Lambert
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Watch, Listen, and Learn is a music appreciation text that challenges students to think and engages them with questions to which there are no right or wrong answers, or perhaps no answers at all.
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Human Communication in Action provides students with a valuable resource that can be used beyond the classroom by bringing together leading innovative scholars of Communication as contributors for this human communication textbook. Each unit presents overarching concepts of communication in an easy-to-read and practical manner. The first unit begins with a discussion of human communication fundamentals, ethics, verbal communication, nonverbal communication, and culture and communication. The second unit is dedicated to the art of public speaking and listening.
The innovative electronic textbook Digital Art and Design: An Introduction is written at an introductory level and provides readers with factually correct information about wide-ranging subject areas directly related to digital art and design. This text provides a clear and thorough introduction to the history of digital art and design, digital tools, and creative digital practice.
Author(s): David C Nieman
Fitness & Your Health has been written to satisfy the general education requirement for physical education. In many colleges and universities students are given the option to take a class that focuses on fitness and health issues. Fitness & Your Health uses a physical fitness approach to educate the student on the most important health issues of our time.
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Author(s): Elliot King
Currents in Communication serves as a foundational text for students who plan to major in communication for their undergraduate education. It is one of the first textbooks to integrate an in-depth exploration of mass communication with an introduction to interpersonal communication and business communication.