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Author(s): Kazadi wa Mukuna
The definition of music has challenged scholars throughout the history of music. But in his seminal work The Anthropology of Music (1964), Alan Merriam proposes a culturally broad based definition of music as a product of human behavior in time and space, and has structure; but its structure cannot have an existence of its own divorced from the behavior, which produced it. This definition allows each culture/community to define its music on its own terms.
Author(s): David J. Bissonnette
Nutrition for Healthcare Professionals: An Introduction to Disease Prevention is an introductory nutrition textbook designed and written for students majoring in dietetics, nutrition, nursing, health sciences and medicine. This unique textbook does not follow traditional approaches to teaching nutrition; rather, it begins by describing the role of nutrition in human health from historical and contemporary perspectives.
Author(s): N Carolina Central Physical Education
This reader-friendly course balances theoretical concepts and labs. It is a practical approach that helps the student build a solid foundation for:
Author(s): Todd V Lewis
The performance of literature discipline seems as vibrant and innovative as ever.
The new seventh edition of Communicating Literature: An Introduction to Oral Interpretation reflects changes in the performance of literature since the first edition was published in 1991. The publication offers a communication-oriented definition of oral interpretation, a basic rudimentary statement of oral interpretation essentials and a link between oral interpretation and acting.
The Process of Gender encourages students to critically examine the ways that their gender has influenced his/her values, attitudes, behaviors, experiences, and communication. The publication contains sixteen published readings that examine the multitude of ways that gender influences the process of communication.
Author(s): Adam B Lawrence
In recent years, there has been increasing concern that Americans are becoming more and more apathetic about government. The number of people who turn out to vote has declined. People are volunteering less, and being less active citizens of their communities and their government. Yet, the role of government in peoples’ lives has increased significantly.
Author(s): Craig Baehr
The Agile Communicator: Principles and Practices in Technical Communication effectively introduces communication in the workplace. Today’s workplaces require you to understand and adapt to many communication challenges, such as global communication, cross-functional and cross-cultural teaming, fluctuating information environments and much more.
The Agile Communicator: Principles and Practices in Technical Communication by Craig Baehr: