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The Absent Hand: Reimagining Our American Landscape

Suzannah Lessard · Counterpoint
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

This engrossing work of literary nonfiction is a deep dive into our surroundings -- cities, countryside, and sprawl -- exploring change in the meaning of place, and reimagining our American landscape Following her bestselling The Architect of Desire, Suzannah Lessard returns with a remarkable...
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Music Supervision, 2nd Edition: The Complete Guide to Selecting Music for Movies, TV, Games, & New Media

Ramsay Adams · Omnibus Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

The newly revised, definitive book on music supervision, which guides you through real-world scenarios and legal landmines, explores sound design, and profiles key players. Music supervision, or matching music to all the different mediums from films to ring tones, is one of the fastest-growing...
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Capitalist Pigs: Pigs, Pork, and Power in America

J. L. Anderson · West Virginia University Press
Pages: 300
Format: Paperback

Pigs are everywhere in United States history. They cleared frontiers and built cities (notably Cincinnati, once known as Porkopolis) , served as an early form of welfare, and were at the center of two nineteenth-century "pig wars." American pork fed the hemisphere; lard literally...
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The Discrete Charm of the Machine: Why the World Became Digital

Kenneth Steiglitz · Princeton University Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The genesis of the digital idea and why it transformed civilizationA few short decades ago, we were informed by the smooth signals of analog television and radio; we communicated using our analog telephones; and we even computed with analog computers. Today our world is digital, built with...
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Air Apaches: The True Story of the 345th Bomb Group and Its Low, Fast, and Deadly Missions in World War II

Jay Stout · Stackpole Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

The American 345th Bomb Group--the Air Apaches--was legendary in the war against Japan. The first fully trained and fully equipped group sent to the South Pacific, the 345th racked up a devastating score against the enemy. Armed to the teeth with machine guns and fragmentation bombs, and flying...
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