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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): Martha R Dolly
On Purpose focuses on audience, purpose, genre, and other elements of rhetorical situation. Its goal is to prepare social science majors for future research-based academic and professional writing, including non-academic genres. The author, Martha Rowe Dolly, has taught social science advanced composition and English linguistics for more than 25 years; two student consultants, Karissa (social work) and Valerie (nursing), contribute their own insights and experience.
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This textbook is designed to impart scientific data about the landforms of the North American continent, as well as take students on an exploration that stimulates and satisfies the desire to know more about their home planet.
Author(s): Alla Kourova
The present book is about understanding and studying Russian Culture. Picturing Russia: A Research Guide to Russian Culture can be used as a basic for further research of Russian culture by scholars of various disciplines and by students who are interested in cultural analysis. The primary target audience is for any American university level classroom; however, it may also be used at the high school level. In the classroom, the book may be used in different courses such as Russian language, history, art, literature, music, political science, and even business.
Technical Communication as Problem Solving helps students master the art of communicating to help people get things done. It broadens students’ concept of writing by introducing them to the five foundations of technical communication: problem solving, rhetoric, design, style, and ethics. Students also learn the genre conventions of technical communication.
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 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.