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Sociology

New Releases from McGraw-Hill SOCIAL PROBLEMS (Second Edition). John J. Macionis. Pearson-Prentice Hall. This highly readable text designed for undergraduate students openly advocates a social-constructionist approach to the study of … Continue reading

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History

DEAN ACHESON: A Life in the Cold War. Robert L. Beisner. Oxford University Press. Journalist Larry Chin has termed National Security Council paper 68 the policy basis for the Cold … Continue reading

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Education

New Releases from Thomson-Delmar From the Editor: The Electric Review recommends that instructors in the following disciplines investigate these titles as possible frontline teaching texts, notable for their clarity, presentation and accessibility … Continue reading

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Religion

ISLAM AND THE RELIGIOUS ARTS. Patricia L. Baker. Continuum. The Middle East is probably the most misunderstood region in the world. And the recent events that have transpired (9-11; the … Continue reading

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Literature

New Releases from McGraw-Hill DUBLINERS. Edited by Andrew Thacker. Palgrave. Hugh Kenner, perhaps the definitive Joycean scholar, recounts in his Dublin’s Joyce that one of the great novelist’s pupils recalls him dreamily … Continue reading

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Communication

New Releases from McGraw-Hill THE BEDFORD GUIDE FOR COLLEGE WRITERS. Reader/Research Manual/Handbook. Eighth Edition. X.J. Kennedy. Dorothy M. Kennedy. Marcia F, Muth. Bedford’s/St. Martin’s. This text marks an obvious extension … Continue reading

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Math

John Wiley At The Reference Table: Celebrating 200 Years of Excellence As we have written many times, Wiley’s catalog shines among the stars of the academic publishing world. In light of this, … Continue reading

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Art & Design

New Releases from McGraw-Hill EDITOR’S NOTE: For a comprehensive library resource that brings the best general and academic reference sites together in one place, go to libraryspot.com. Yale University Press THE … Continue reading

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Chemistry

New Releases from Wiley FINE CHEMICALS: THE INDUSTRY AND THE BUSINESS. Peter Pollak. Wiley. The business of chemicals touches each of our lives on an hourly basis – from the … Continue reading

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