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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): 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.
Available as a webtext, Watch, Listen, and Learn features:
This book is designed to help students make a smooth transition to college and equip them with strategies for success that can be used throughout the college experience and in life beyond college. Its goal is to promote academic excellence and personal development among all students—whether they be students (a) transitioning to college directly from high school or from full-time employment, (b) living on or off campus, or (c) attending college on a full-time or part-time basis.
Author(s): RYAN PACE
Understanding the legal environment in which businesses operate is a critical component of success for all business leaders and decision-makers.
The Legal Environment of Business by Ryan H. Pace introduces fundamental legal topics relating to the U.S. Constitution, ethics, dispute resolution, crimes, torts, property, contracts, business entities, securities, agency, employment discrimination, debtor-creditor relationships, negotiable instruments, administrative process, environment, wills and trusts, insurance, and more.
This book gives students a brief introduction to the discipline of Ethnic Studies, its history, theories, methods and application to real world problems. It starts with a brief historical overview of this relatively new academic discipline and explores some basic definitions and concepts, along with particular theoretical approaches that demarcate the discipline in comparison to other neighboring fields in the social sciences.
We live in an exciting, yet complicated information age. Our era calls for critical thinkers who are willing and able to communicate well toward the twin goals of human survival and career thriving on a connected globe. Thus, public speaking skills are important.