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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

✏Cengage Advantage Books The Power of Art Book Summary : 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 The American Experiment A History of the United States Volume 2 Since 1865
✏Author : Steven M. Gillon
✏Publisher : Cengage Learning
✏Release Date : 2012-01-01
✏Pages : 592
✏ISBN : 9780840029546
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Cengage Advantage Books The American Experiment A History of the United States Volume 2 Since 1865 Book Summary : Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this economically priced version of THE AMERICAN EXPERIMENT, Third Edition offers readers the complete narrative while limiting the number of features, photos, and maps. All volumes feature a paperback, two-color format that appeals to those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history text. Approaching the American history survey course in an innovative way, this text features a more expansive definition of political history that includes all forms of politics, not just electoral politics, while simultaneously incorporating cultural history. With the specific aim of expanding history beyond elite actors, THE AMERICAN EXPERIMENT emphasizes everyday work, family life, customs, and objects of cultural history to address its four themes: the role of government, American identity, the broad concept of culture, and America and the world. The Third Edition features an enhanced thematic approach that helps students understand America's development as an experiment in politics, culture, and identity, within a global context. Available in the following options: CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: THE AMERICAN EXPERIMENT, Third Edition (Chapters 1-32); Volume 1: To 1877 (Chapters 1-16); Volume 2: Since 1865 (Chapters 16-32). 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 Understanding Arguments An Introduction to Informal Logic
✏Author : Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
✏Publisher : Cengage Learning
✏Release Date : 2009-02-10
✏Pages : 576
✏ISBN : 9780495603955
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Cengage Advantage Books Understanding Arguments An Introduction to Informal Logic Book Summary : Now in its Eighth Edition, UNDERSTANDING ARGUMENTS: AN INTRODUCTION TO INFORMAL LOGIC, 8th Edition. has proven itself to be an exceptional guide to understanding and constructing arguments in the context of students' academic studies as well as their subsequent professional careers. Its tried and true strengths include multiple approaches to the analysis of arguments; a thorough grounding on the uses of language in everyday discourse; and chapters in the latter half of the book that apply abstract concepts to concrete legal, moral, and scientific issues. 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

✏Cengage Advantage Books Sociology Book Summary : 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

✏Cengage Advantage Books The American Past Volume I To 1877 Book Summary : 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 Sustaining the Earth
✏Author : G. Tyler Miller
✏Publisher : Cengage Learning
✏Release Date : 2011-01-01
✏Pages : 384
✏ISBN : 9781439049846
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Cengage Advantage Books Sustaining the Earth Book Summary : Sustainability is the integrating theme of this current and thought-provoking book. SUSTAINING THE EARTH provides the basic scientific tools for understanding and thinking critically about the environmental problems we face. About half the price of other environmental science texts, this 14-chapter, one-color core book offers an integrated approach that emphasizes how environmental and resource problems and solutions are related. The concept-centered approach transforms complex environmental topics and issues into key concepts that students will understand and remember. By framing the concepts with goals for more sustainable lifestyles and human communities, students see how promising the future can be. 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 : 9781133715221
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Cengage Advantage Books Strategic Public Relations An Audience Focused Approach Book Summary : 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 Building a Speech
✏Author : Sheldon Metcalfe
✏Publisher : Cengage Learning
✏Release Date : 2012-01-01
✏Pages : 432
✏ISBN : 9781111348373
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Cengage Advantage Books Building a Speech Book Summary : 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.

✏Book Title : Cengage Advantage Books A People and a Nation A History of the United States
✏Author : Mary Beth Norton
✏Publisher : Cengage Learning
✏Release Date : 2011-01-13
✏Pages : 656
✏ISBN : 9780495916260
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Cengage Advantage Books A People and a Nation A History of the United States Book Summary : Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this economically priced version of A PEOPLE AND A NATION, Ninth Edition, offers readers the complete text while limiting the number of features, photos and maps. All volumes feature a paperback, two-color format that appeals to those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history text. A PEOPLE AND A NATION is a best-selling text offering a spirited narrative that tells the stories of all people in the United States. The authors’ attention to race and racial identity and their inclusion of everyday people and popular culture brings history to life, engaging readers and encouraging them to imagine what life was really like in the past. Available in the following split options: CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: A PEOPLE AND A NATION, Ninth Edition (Chapters 1-33), ISBN: 978-0-495-91624-6; Volume I: To 1877 (Chapters 1-16), ISBN: 978-0-495-91625-3; Volume II: Since 1865 (Chapters 16-33), ISBN: 978-0-495-91626-0. 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 Drawing A Contemporary Approach
✏Author : Teel Sale
✏Publisher : Cengage Learning
✏Release Date : 2011-01-01
✏Pages : 336
✏ISBN : 9781133172895
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Cengage Advantage Books Drawing A Contemporary Approach Book Summary : DRAWING: A CONTEMPORARY APPROACH takes you beyond conventional approaches, emphasizing the emotional, intellectual, spiritual, and social significance of art. The authors trace the evolution of today's art from that of the past, showing drawing's meaning and continuity. DRAWING: A CONTEMPORARY APPROACH offers a combination of effective pedagogy, good exercises, and high-quality, contemporary drawings as models, focusing on contemporary artists who draw in a multicultural world. This Advantage Edition offers the same content in an economically priced, unbound, three-hole punch, loose-leaf format. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.