Documents of American Constitutional and Legal History, Third Edition, is a two-volume companion to Urofsky and Finkelman's successful text, A March of Liberty, Second Edition. Organized chronologically, this documents reader skillfully weaves together constitutional and legal history, offering students a mix of both frequently cited and lesser-known--but equally important--historical documents and court decisions that have been instrumental in shaping the nation's constitutional development. The editors provide an introduction to each document, which summarizes its significance and places it within its historical context. Each introduction is followed by a brief list of suggestions for further reading. Both volumes contain the complete text of the U.S. Constitution for ease of reference. The third edition has been updated to include both newly significant documents from the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries and many recent legal documents of significance, from the latest Supreme Court decisions up through the recent Guantanamo Bay controversy. In addition, the introductions have been revised and the suggested reading sections have been updated to reflect recent scholarship. For the first time, this edition will also include the voting records for each case and an appendix of U.S. Supreme court judges and their tenures. This reader is an essential resource for anyone studying U.S. Constitutional History and/or Law.
Taxi (English edition)
Author: Khaled Al Khamissi
Publisher: A&C Black
A best-selling modern masterpiece in the author's home country of Egypt, Taxi consists of fifty-eight fictional monologues with Cairo taxi drivers that have been recreated from the author's own experience, taking the reader on a roller-coaster of emotions as bumpy and noisy as the city's potholed and chaotic streets. Described as an urban sociology, an ethnography, a classic of oral history - and a work of poetry in motion - it tells Herculean tales of the struggle for survival and dignity among Greater Cairo's 80,000 cab drivers.
Author: Ulrich Ammon, Harald Haarmann
This comprehensive, trusted core text on media's impact on attitudes, behavior, elections, politics, and policymaking is known for its readable introduction to the literature and theory of the field. Mass Media and American Politics, Tenth Edition is thoroughly updated to reflect major structural changes that have shaken the world of political news, including the impact of the changing media landscape. It includes timely examples of the significance of these changes pulled from the 2016 election cycle. Written by Doris A. Graber—a scholar who has played an enormous role in establishing and shaping the field of mass media and American politics—and Johanna Dunaway, this book sets the standard.
Simplify Your Life
Author: Elaine St. James
Publisher: Hachette Books
More than 1,000,000 copies in print! The more complex life becomes, the more people crave simplicity. Whether it's in your work, relationships, health, finances, or leisure time, North America's simplicity expert Elaine St. James can help you learn to unwind and improve the quality of your life. If you're feeling over-powered, overextended, and overwhelmed, SIMPLIFY YOUR LIFE is the antidote, providing one hundred proven, practical steps for creating a simple and satisfying way of life.
Learning to Program
Author: Steven Foote
Publisher: Pearson Education
Helps readers develop a solid foundation in programming, teaching concepts that can be used with any modern programming language, covering such topics as text editors, build tools, programming standards, regular expressions, and debugging.
Frederick Case is a 42-year-old New Zealand film-maker failing in London. He's separated from his wife, Sophie Carlisle, an actress who has run off with super-stud actor Matt Chalmers, her co-star in the smash hit movie Shag City - the first mainstream film ever to depict an erect penis being sucked. To make matters worse Sophie is pregnant. When Frederick is invited to fly out to the film world's party of the year on the remote Pacific island of Makulalanana, knowing that Sophie and Matt will be there, he hires 'Miss Melissa', a hooker, to play the part of his gorgeous new girlfriend. On meeting Sophie again, Frederick is convinced that the baby must be his. He pays Melissa to seduce Matt...
Author: Henry Beard, Christopher Cerf
An all-you-need dictionary of ?spin,” with new and useful words for everyday and special occasions, by bestselling humor writers Henry Beard and Christopher Cerf.
Make more of your Italian skills 50 Ways to Improve Your Italian gives you the power to improve your working knowledge of Italian and eliminate basic speaking and writing errors. Each one of 50 top tips for improving spoken and written Italian has comprehensive explanations as to where and why you might go wrong. The tips are grouped into grammar, spelling, false friends, pronunciation and cultural faux pas sections. There's even free downloadable audio content available to help you with your pronunciation. Features: Short, snappy sections focusing on simple tips Accessible, easy-to-follow explanations Free audio download to help with pronunciation
EVERYDAY POSITIVE THINKING Each day, randomly open this book to a couple of positive thoughts, and you'll find that your outlook becomes a whole lot brighter! *** In addition to Louise L. Hay, the authors whose positive words are included in this book are: Abraham-Hicks (Jerry and Esther Hicks), Sylvia Browne, Chrie Carter-Scott, Deepak Chopra, Stephen R. Covey, Wayne W. Dyer, John Gray, Keith D. Harrell, Kryon (Lee Carroll), Daniel Levin, Max Lucado, DON Miguel Ruiz, Julie Morgenstern, Caroline Myss, Leon Nacson, Christiane Northrup, Peter Occhiogrosso, Suze Orman, Cheryl Richardson, Anne Wilson Schaef, Tavis Smiley, Iyanla Vanzant, Doreen Virtue, Brian L. Weiss, Bruce Wilkinson, and Marianne Williamson.
Author: Mary Helen Specht
Publisher: Harper Collins
A February 2015 Indie Next Selection A January Apple iBook Selection An Austin American-Statesman Selects Book A powerful debut novel about a group of 30-somethings struggling for connection and belonging, Migratory Animals centers on a protagonist who finds herself torn between love and duty. When Flannery, a young scientist, is forced to return to Austin from five years of research in Nigeria, she becomes split between her two homes. Having left behind her loving fiancé without knowing when she can return, Flan learns that her sister, Molly, has begun to show signs of the genetic disease that slowly killed their mother. As their close-knit circle of friends struggles with Molly’s diagnosis, Flannery must grapple with what her future will hold: an ambitious life of love and the pursuit of scientific discovery in West Africa, or the pull of a life surrounded by old friends, the comfort of an old flame, family obligations, and the home she’s always known. But she is not the only one wrestling with uncertainty. Since their college days, each of her friends has faced unexpected challenges that make them reevaluate the lives they’d always planned for themselves. A mesmerizing debut from an exciting young writer, Migratory Animals is a moving, thought-provoking novel, told from shifting viewpoints, about the meaning of home and what we owe each other—and ourselves.
Speakout is a comprehensive English course that helps adult learners gain confidence in all skills areas using authentic materials from the BBC. With its wide range of support material, it meets the diverse needs of learners in a variety of teaching situations and helps bridge the gap between the classroom and the real world.
Author: Jenny Parsons
'Speakout' is a 6-level general English course for adults developed in association with the BBC; bridging the gap between the classroom and the real world helping students express themselves in English.
Penetrating study of the psychological aspects of time, number and methods of divining fate such as the I Ching, astrology, Tarot, palmistry, dice, etc., contrasting Western scientific attitudes with those of the Chinese and so-called primitives. Diagrams.