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Occupied America

Occupied America
  • Author : Rodolfo F. Acuna
  • Publsiher : Pearson College Division
  • Release : 27 February 2014
  • ISBN : 9780205880843
  • Pages : 445 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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The most comprehensive book on Mexican Americans describing their political ascendancy Authored by one of the most influential and highly-regarded voices of Chicano history and ethnic studies, Occupied America is the most definitive introduction to Chicano history. This comprehensive overview of Chicano history is passionately written and extensively researched. With a concise and engaged narrative, and timelines that give students a context for pivotal events in Chicano history, Occupied America illuminates the struggles and decisions that frame Chicano identity today.


Occupied America

Occupied America
  • Author : Rodolfo F. Acuna
  • Publisher : Pearson College Division
  • Release : 27 February 2014
GET THIS BOOKOccupied America

The most comprehensive book on Mexican Americans describing their political ascendancy Authored by one of the most influential and highly-regarded voices of Chicano history and ethnic studies, Occupied America is the most definitive introduction to Chicano history. This comprehensive overview of Chicano history is passionately written and extensively researched. With a concise and engaged narrative, and timelines that give students a context for pivotal events in Chicano history, Occupied America illuminates the struggles and decisions that frame Chicano identity today.

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Candide

Candide
  • Author : Voltaire Voltaire
  • Publisher : Xist Publishing
  • Release : 02 April 2016
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Candide by Voltaire from Coterie Classics All Coterie Classics have been formatted for ereaders and devices and include a bonus link to the free audio book. “Do you believe,' said Candide, 'that men have always massacred each other as they do to-day, that they have always been liars, cheats, traitors, ingrates, brigands, idiots, thieves, scoundrels, gluttons, drunkards, misers, envious, ambitious, bloody-minded, calumniators, debauchees, fanatics, hypocrites, and fools?' Do you believe,' said Martin, 'that hawks have always eaten

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Introduction to Probability Models

Introduction to Probability Models
  • Author : Sheldon M. Ross
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 11 December 2006
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Introduction to Probability Models, Tenth Edition, provides an introduction to elementary probability theory and stochastic processes. There are two approaches to the study of probability theory. One is heuristic and nonrigorous, and attempts to develop in students an intuitive feel for the subject that enables him or her to think probabilistically. The other approach attempts a rigorous development of probability by using the tools of measure theory. The first approach is employed in this text. The book begins by introducing

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Assault on Mexican American Collective Memory, 2010–2015

Assault on Mexican American Collective Memory, 2010–2015
  • Author : Rodolfo F. Acuña, Professor Emeritus
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 30 May 2017
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This book puts recent events in the Southwestern United States into historical context, exploring how and why powerful elites are laying an assault on the history and identity of Mexican Americans and Latinos. It argues that neoliberalism and the privatization of schools and higher education drives this phenomenon.

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Closing of the American Mind

Closing of the American Mind
  • Author : Allan Bloom
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 30 June 2008
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The brilliant, controversial, bestselling critique of American culture that “hits with the approximate force and effect of electroshock therapy” (The New York Times)—now featuring a new afterword by Andrew Ferguson in a twenty-fifth anniversary edition. In 1987, eminent political philosopher Allan Bloom published The Closing of the American Mind, an appraisal of contemporary America that “hits with the approximate force and effect of electroshock therapy” (The New York Times) and has not only been vindicated, but has also become more

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The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle
  • Author : Jeannette Walls
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 02 January 2006
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Journalist Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary and their four children lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic, brilliant man who, when sober, captured his children's imagination, teaching them how to embrace life fearlessly. Rose Mary painted and wrote and couldn't stand the responsibility of providing for her family. When the money ran out, the Walls retreated

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The Death and Life of Great American Cities

The Death and Life of Great American Cities
  • Author : Jane Jacobs
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 20 July 2016
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Thirty years after its publication, The Death and Life of Great American Cities was described by The New York Times as "perhaps the most influential single work in the history of town planning....[It] can also be seen in a much larger context. It is first of all a work of literature; the descriptions of street life as a kind of ballet and the bitingly satiric account of traditional planning theory can still be read for pleasure even by those

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Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1919

Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1919
  • Author : G.W.L. Nicholson,Mark Osborne Humphries
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release : 01 November 2015
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Colonel G.W.L. Nicholson's Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1919 was first published by the Department of National Defence in 1962 as the official history of the Canadian Army’s involvement in the First World War. Immediately after the war ended Colonel A. Fortescue Duguid made a first attempt to write an official history of the war, but the ill-fated project produced only the first of an anticipated eight volumes. Decades later, G.W.L. Nicholson - already the author of an

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Project Management

Project Management
  • Author : Harold Kerzner
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 03 April 2009
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The landmark project management reference, now in a new edition Now in a Tenth Edition, this industry-leading project management "bible" aligns its streamlined approach to the latest release of the Project Management Institute's Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMI®'s PMBOK® Guide), the new mandatory source of training for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certificat-ion Exam. This outstanding edition gives students and professionals a profound understanding of project management with insights from one of the best-known and respected authorities on

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Open Veins of Latin America

Open Veins of Latin America
  • Author : Eduardo Galeano
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release : 16 August 1997
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[In this book, the author's] analysis of the effects and causes of capitalist underdevelopment in Latin America present [an] account of ... Latin American history. [The author] shows how foreign companies reaped huge profits through their operations in Latin America. He explains the politics of the Latin American bourgeoisies and their subservience to foreign powers, and how they interacted to create increasingly unequal capitalist societies in Latin America.-Back cover.

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