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Demons: A Novel in Three Parts

by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Based on a real-life crime which horrified Russia in 1869, Dostoevsky intended his novel to castigate the fanaticism of his country's new revolutionaries, particularly those known as Nihilists. Blackly funny,...


The Art of Public Speaking

by Dale Carnegie

A pioneer in the field of self-help, Dale Carnegie distilled his experiences as a salesman and lecturer in his first guide to successful speech-making, The Art of Public Speaking. This predecessor to his bestseller,...


Living Nonviolent Communication: Practical Tools to Connect and Communicate Skillfully in Every Situation

by Marshall B. Rosenberg

You're about to have an uncomfortable meeting with your boss. The principal just called about your middle-schooler. You had a fight with your partner and it's an hour before bed. You know your next move will...


Don't Just "Sign..". Communicate!: A Student's Guide to Mastering ASL Grammar

by Michelle Jay

Are You Making Common Signing Errors? Make no mistake about it... when venturing into the world of American Sign Language, the first thing you must understand is that ASL is its own language. It is different...


Social Media Curation

by Joyce Kasman Valenza

This issue of Library Technology Reports draws from 17 in-depth interviews to show how libraries are using social media to collect, organize, share, and interpret-in short, how to tell a digital story.


Como criar ninos bilingues (Raising Bilingual Children Spanish edition): Una guia practica

by Maritere Rodriguez Bellas

A how-to guidebook that teaches parents how to instill a second language in their children.

Hoy día para mayoría de padres inmigrantes en Estados Unidos criar niños bilingües no es una opción o decisión,...


Jewish Rhetorics: History, Theory, Practice

by Michael Bernard-Donals & Janice W. Fernheimer

Addresses the plurality of Jewish approaches to rhetoric and traditions from ancient times to the present day


Literacy Teacher Education: Principles and Effective Practices

by Deborah G. Litt, Susan D. Martin & Nancy A. Place

Few resources exist to give literacy teacher educators a comprehensive view of effective, innovative practices in their field, making this uniquely practical volume an important addition to the literature. Each...


Unpacking Complexity in Informational Texts: Principles and Practices for Grades 2-8

by Sunday Cummins & Elfrieda H. Hiebert

To acquire content knowledge through reading, students must understand the complex components and diverse purposes of informational texts, as emphasized in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). This practical...


Mike Royko: The Chicago Tribune Collection 1984-1997

by Mike Royko, Chicago Tribune Staff & John Kass

Mike Royko: The Chicago Tribune Collection 1984–1997 is an expansive new volume of the longtime Chicago news legend’s work. Encompassing thousands of his columns, all of which originally appeared in the Chicago...


Social Diversity within Multiliteracies: Complexity in Teaching and Learning

by Fenice B. Boyd & Cynthia H. Brock

Using a multiliteracies theoretical framework highlighting social diversity and multimodality as central in the process of meaning making, this book examines literacy teaching and learning as embedded in cultural,...


Language and Masculinities: Performances, Intersections, Dislocations

by Tommaso M. Milani

This volume showcases cutting-edge research in the linguistic and discursive study of masculinities, comprising the first significant edited collection on language and masculinities since Johnson and Meinhof's...


Public Relations in the Nonprofit Sector: Theory and Practice

by Richard D. Waters

Nonprofit organizations are managing to carry out sophisticated public relations programming that cultivates relationships with their key audiences. Their public relations challenges, however, have routinely...


User-Centered Translation

by Tytti Suojanen, Kaisa Koskinen & Tiina Tuominen

Translators want to take their readers into account, but traditional translation theory does not offer much advice on how to do that. User-Centered Translation (UCT) offers practical tools and methods to help...


Methods for the Ethnography of Communication: Language in Use in Schools and Communities

by Judith Kaplan-Weinger & Char Ullman

Methods for the Ethnography of Communication is a guide to conducting ethnographic research in classroom and community settings that introduces students to the field of ethnography of communication, and takes...


Literacy Policies and Practices in Conflict: Reclaiming Classrooms in Networked Times

by Nancy Rankie Shelton & Bess Altwerger

Current U.S. school reform efforts link school success, student achievement, and teacher performance to standardized tests and narrowly prescribed curricula. How do test-driven, mandated curricula in urban school...


A Century of Communication Studies: The Unfinished Conversation

by Pat J. Gehrke & William M. Keith

This volume chronicles the development of communication studies as a discipline, providing a history of the field and identifying opportunities for future growth. Editors Pat J. Gehrke and William M. Keith have...


Cryptanalysis: A Study of Ciphers and Their Solution

by Helen F. Gaines

Thorough, systematic introduction to serious cryptography, especially strong in modern forms of cipher solution used by experts. Nihilist, grille, U. S. Army, key-phrase, multiple-alphabet, Gronsfeld, Porta,...


Translation and Linguistic Hybridity: Constructing World-View

by Susanne Klinger

This volume outlines a new approach to the study of linguistic hybridity and its translation in cross-cultural writing. By building on concepts from narratology, cognitive poetics, stylistics, and film studies,...


Metonymy and Language: A New Theory of Linguistic Processing

by Charles Denroche

Metonymy and Language presents a new theory of language and communication in which the central focus is on the concept of metonymy, the recognition of partial matches and overlaps. Through the use of original...