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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 ...

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 ...

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...

Interpersonal Communication: Building Rewarding Relationships

Author(s): Melissa B Wanzer, Kristen C Eichhorn, Candice Thomas-Maddox

Interpersonal Communication: Building Rewarding Relationships reflects the countless societal, cultural, and technological changes that have influenced the ways in which we experience, discuss, and research relationships in a variety of contexts. Interpersonal Communication: Building Rewarding Re...

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...

Educational Technology: Big Ideas and Practical Applications for the Classroom

Author(s): Ronda Blevins

One phrase that possesses a unique ability to elicit multiple, strong, and varied emotions from all stakeholders in the world of education is Educational Technology.  There are all sorts of theories, arguments both for and against, and mandates dealing with the use of technology in the classroom.  E...