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Book Title : Cengage Advantage Books The Power of Art
Author : Richard Lewis
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2008-01-23
Pages : 528
ISBN : 9780534641030
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Brief, visual, and relevant, THE POWER OF ART, 2e delivers an engaging, jargon-free survey for the art appreciation course. Richard and Susan Lewis open students’ eyes to the power of art with their captivating writing, so lively and succinct that students are able to complete their reading quickly, concentrate on the accompanying illustrations, and come to class prepared. The book’s reproductions -- larger than in other art appreciation texts -- make it easier for students to focus on key details important to understanding the artwork. The text does an exceptional job of focusing on the Western tradition while incorporating non-Western material in key points to demonstrate cultural intersections and mutual influences. Clear discussions of artistic forms and art in Western culture are complemented by boxed features like the new Art Issues, Art News, and Global View that highlight the relevance of art today, controversial topics, and the impact of non-Western cultures on the West. In addition to its excellent art history coverage, THE POWER OF ART features a diverse mix of artists and spotlights the latest technologies used to create art. This solid text also is bolstered by innovative supplements like PowerLecture, a Digital Image Library, ArtExperience Online, WebTutor Toolbox, and more. The Advantage pricing of this text delivers an unrivaled value for instructors and students alike. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Book Title : Cengage Advantage Books Sociology
Author : Jon M. Shepard
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2009-01-12
Pages : 640
ISBN : 9780495599012
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Well respected for its exceptional scholarship, readability, and accessibility, SOCIOLOGY is available at an affordable price. With a dynamic critical-thinking focus and a theoretically balanced presentation, this Advantage book is noteworthy for its use of SQ3R (Survey, Question, Read, Recite, Review), its built-in student study guide, and its solid research orientation to the basic principles of sociology. Fascinating examples of high-interest topics, such as cyber bullying and stratification and the social impact of Hurricane Katrina, as well as current information on race, aging, globalization, religion, and mental health issues, ensure that this latest version of Shepard’s respected text is contemporary and relevant. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Book Title : Cengage Advantage Books The American Past Volume I To 1877
Author : Joseph Conlin
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2011-01-01
Pages : 576
ISBN : 9781111343354
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, the Advantage Edition of THE AMERICAN PAST, Ninth Edition offers readers the complete narrative while limiting the number of photos, features, tables, and maps. Author Joseph R. Conlin’s award-winning teaching and writing styles are reflected in this colorful look at the individuals, events, and ideas that have shaped our nation’s past. Organized into short chapters and updated with new insights into recently published research, this text sets the story in a political context, weaving in social, cultural, economic, intellectual, constitutional, diplomatic, and military events along the way. Conlin’s popular How They Lived vignettes--many of which are new in this edition--bring historical stories to life and emphasize the human and social dimensions of history. With its literary prose style and its unifying voice, THE AMERICAN PAST, Ninth Edition will capture and hold your students’ interest as it guides them on an eye-opening walk through the past. Available in the following split options: CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: THE AMERICAN PAST, Ninth Edition (Chapters 1-52), ISBN: 978-1-111-34339-2; Volume I: To 1877 (Chapters 1-24), ISBN: 978-1-111-34335-4; Volume II: Since 1865 (Chapters 24-52), ISBN: 978-1-111-34340-8. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Book Title : Cengage Advantage Books Introduction to Sociology
Author : Henry L. Tischler
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2013-02-01
Pages : 544
ISBN : 9781133588085
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Packed with current examples you can easily relate to, Tischler’s INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY, 11E delivers comprehensive, up-to-date coverage in a succinct and affordable format. The author begins by equipping you with tools for success, including tips for how to read, study, and take tests more effectively. A built-in study guide and practice tests ensure thorough understanding. The text threads two basic ideas throughout: sociology is a rigorous, scientific discipline, and basic knowledge of sociology is essential for understanding social interaction in many work and social settings. With its streamlined 16 chapters, INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY, 11E delivers cutting-edge coverage that is concise yet thorough--and makes sociology completely accessible. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Book Title : Cengage Advantage Books What is Psychology Essentials
Author : Ellen E. Pastorino
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2012-05-14
Pages : 704
ISBN : 9781285248363
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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With a strong applied focus, WHAT IS PSYCHOLOGY? ESSENTIALS, 2nd Edition, captures and holds students' attention from the first page to the last. Ellen Pastorino and Susann Doyle-Portillo, award-winning psychology professors with an infectious enthusiasm for teaching, have found that students who are curious are motivated to explore and truly learn how psychological concepts are connected. This text incorporates the authors' successful and engaging teaching approach, unlocking students' curiosity with compelling, chapter-opening stories of real people that show students how psychology affects their everyday lives. Embedded critical-thinking questions motivate students to continue making connections between personal stories, applications to their own lives, and psychological concepts they will use outside of the classroom. Diversity is addressed in every chapter through integration of issues of gender, race, culture, ethnicity, and sexuality. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Book Title : Cengage Advantage Books Strategic Public Relations An Audience Focused Approach
Author : Barbara Diggs-Brown
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2011-08-12
Pages : 528
ISBN : 9780534637064
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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With nearly thirty years of experience as both a public relations teacher and practitioner, Barbara Diggs-Brown has written a text based on her unwavering belief that to practice effective public relations today requires strategic thinking and audience focus, which can only be accomplished by listening and hearing audiences through formative, process, and evaluative research. In addition to highlighting audience-focused principles and techniques of audience research and recurring assessment, STRATEGIC PUBLIC RELATIONS: AN AUDIENCE-FOCUSED APPROACH is based on the premise that public relations is a management function, one coordinated with an organization's other management divisions. Intended for undergraduate courses in PR, serving both majors in the field and nonmajors, this text provides a comprehensive survey of PR's foundations, processes, tactics, and contexts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Book Title : Cengage Advantage Books Introductory Musicianship
Author : Theodore A. Lynn
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2011-01-01
Pages : 272
ISBN : 9781111343545
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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This compact edition text/workbook emphasizes the fundamental skills of reading and writing music by providing ample drill exercises that challenge without overwhelming the student. A wealth of examples both in the text and on the accompanying Premium Website, along with worksheet exercises reinforce each major concept covered in the book. This gives instructors the flexibility to assign as much or as little material as the student needs to master those concepts central to good musicianship. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Book Title : Cengage Advantage Books Audio Basics
Author : Stanley Alten
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2011-01-01
Pages : 336
ISBN : 9780495913566
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Written by highly respected author Stan Alten, AUDIO BASICS provides readers with a fundamental understanding of the principles, technology, and techniques of audio production. Because the material is not medium-specific, readers can apply techniques to sound production in any of the major audio and audio/visual media Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Book Title : Cengage Advantage Books Western Civilization Volume I To 1715
Author : Jackson Spielvogel
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2011-01-01
Pages : 640
ISBN : 9780495913290
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this text is an economically priced version of WESTERN CIVILIZATION, Eighth Edition. The Advantage Edition offers readers the complete narrative while limiting the number of maps, photos, and boxed features. Best-selling author Jackson Spielvogel helped over one million students learn about the present by exploring the past. Spielvogel;s engaging, chronological narrative weaves the political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military aspects of history into a gripping story that is as memorable as it is instructive. CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: WESTERN CIVILIZATION, complete version includes 99 maps and excerpts of over 70 primary sources that enliven the past while introducing students to the source material of historical scholarship. Available in the following split options: CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: WESTERN CIVILIZATION, Eighth Edition (Chapters 1-30), ISBN: 978-0-495-91327-6; Volume I: To 1715 (Chapters 1-16), ISBN: 978-0-495-91329-0; Volume II: Since 1500 (Chapters 13-30), ISBN: 978-0-495-91328-3. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Book Title : Cengage Advantage Books Building a Speech
Author : Sheldon Metcalfe
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Date : 2012-01-01
Pages : 432
ISBN : 9781111348373
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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With 19 chapters organized into five units, BUILDING A SPEECH, 8th EDITION guides students through the step-by-step process of developing public speaking skills through observation, peer criticism, personal experience and instructor guidance. Readings and exercises help students draft informative and persuasive speeches and improves their research and speechwriting skills. Topics such as apprehension and listening help students realize that they are not alone in their struggle to find the confidence to speak in public. BUILDING A SPEECH is grounded in the philosophy that students can master the steps of speech construction when provided with a caring environment, clear direction, and creative examples. Plus, this new Eighth Edition of BUILDING A SPEECH -- A Cengage Advantage Book -- continues the tradition of providing proven texts at lower prices. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.