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Severe and Hazardous Weather: An Introduction to High Impact Meteorology

Author(s): Robert Rauber, John Walsh, Donna Charlevoix

The fifth edition can be found HERE  Extreme weather and climate events have impacted every region of the United States and many regions throughout the world during the five years since the publication of the previous edition of Severe and Hazardous Weather. The recent fires in California and Oregon...

Earth's Natural Hazards: Understanding Natural Disasters and Catastrophes

Author(s): Ingrid A. Ukstins, David M Best

OUR PLANET IS A DYNAMIC PLACEGlobal pandemics, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, cyclonic storms and many other natural hazards occur across our planet every day and have significant human impact. This textbook examines how normal processes of the Earth-atmosphere-hydrosphere-space systems result in ...

History and Tradition of Jazz

Author(s): Thomas E Larson

History and Tradition of Jazz is not just a story of jazz music and musicians, but the struggle to achieve, create, and invent for the sake of this musical art form.  The publication features stories and legends of important events and people who shaped jazz history, while addressing how the music h...

The Musical Experience

Author(s): John Chiego, Joel S. Schnackel

The Musical Experience is a seamlessly integrated enhanced learning package that features a thematic approach to music appreciation— each theme is described along a historical timeline.Whether it is music to Celebrate, Music from the Stage, or Music for Mourning, the reader will associate the music ...

Getting Hired: A Student Teacher's Guide to Professionalism, Resume Development and Interviewing

Author(s): WILLIAM COGHILL BEHRENDS, REBECCA ANTHONY

This book targets the primary goals of any student teaching program -- professionalism, interviewing, and getting hired. Getting Hired is designed to accompany a student teaching experience and provides step-by-step guidance through student teaching, interviewing, and into a job.This book is set up ...

Hotel, Restaurant, and Travel Law: A Preventive Approach

Author(s): Karen L. Morris, Jane Boyd Ohlin

If an ounce of prevention on is worth a pound of cure, Hotel, Restaurant, and Travel Law: A Preventive Approach is a vital resource for any industry professional!Hotel, Restaurant, and Travel Law: A Preventive Approach is a comprehensive, yet approachable, guide to the legal knowledge needed to both...

Introduction to Mediated Communication: Social Media and Beyond

Author(s): David Keith Westerman, Nicholas David Bowman, Kenneth A Lachlan

Computers allow us to do things today that were barely dreamed of 60 years ago. Today, computers and networks provide us a personal space in which we can share our innermost thoughts and feelings on a large network with others. Introduction to Mediated Communication explains and discusses mediat...

Communicating Professionally In Today's Workplace

Author(s): Robert Insley

Business communication instructors and trainers must prepare students and employees to communicate effectively and efficiently in the ever-changing and increasingly global business environment.Communicating in Business fuses a text with continuously-updated website resources that provide a comprehen...

History of Rock and Roll

Author(s): Thomas E Larson

Here’s your backstage pass to the history of rock and roll.Thomas Larson’s History of Rock & Roll connects music and the culture in which it interacted. Designed for the college non-music major, History of Rock & Roll fuses a text, website, and online music library to cover the music’s story of cont...

Becoming a Critic: An Introduction to Analyzing Media Content

Author(s): Rebecca Curnalia, Cary Wecht, Amber Ferris

Filling a void in the media theory, methods, and literacy market, Becoming a Critic is an introduction to current and approachable theory and research on media content. By addressing undergraduate readers as student scholars, the reader is taught to objectively assess the content and implications of...