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Silent Agreements: How to Free Your Relationships of Unspoken Expectations

Linda D. Anderson PhD · Rodale Books
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Silent Agreements will help readers define the unspoken beliefs and expectations that might be causing dissatisfaction, unhappiness, and resentment in their relationships, giving them the tools to explore these agreements and work toward healthier communication with a partner, friend, boss,...
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Infinity in the Palm of Your Hand: Fifty Wonders That Reveal an Extraordinary Universe

Marcus Chown · Diversion Books
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

A mind-bending journey through some of the most weird and wonderful facts about our universe, vividly illuminating the hidden truths that govern our everyday lives. Fact: You could fit the whole human race in the volume of a sugar cube. Fact: The electrical energy in a single mosquito is enough...
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Bloodflowers: Rotimi Fani-Kayode, Photography, and the 1980s

W. Ian Bourland · Duke University Press Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

In Bloodflowers W. Ian Bourland examines the photography of Rotimi Fani-Kayode (1955-1989) , whose art is a touchstone for cultural debates surrounding questions of gender and queerness, race and diaspora, aesthetics and politics, and the enduring legacy of slavery and colonialism. Born...
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Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate English Grammar for ESL Learners, Third Edition

Robin Torres-Gouzerh · McGraw-Hill Education
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Get the expert instruction and practice needed to take your English skills to the next level!Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate English Grammar for ESL Learners helps you take your English grammar skills to a higher level and gives you the confidence to speak and write in your new language....
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Careers Through Music: Building Employable Skills in Your Music Class, Book & Online Video

Chris Sampson · Alfred Music
Pages: 64
Format: Paperback

An innovative tool for music educators, Careers Through Music highlights valuable skills developed in ensemble and music classes, and provides a pathway to achieving success in any career---both in and outside of music. Each of the book's 15 eight-minute lesson plans has the same simple...
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Black Lives Matter and Music: Protest, Intervention, Reflection

Portia K. Maultsby · Indiana University Press
Pages: 136
Format: Hardcover

Music has always been integral to the Black Lives Matter movement in the United States, with songs such as Kendrick Lamar's "Alright," J. Cole's "Be Free," D'Angelo and the Vanguard's "The Charade," The Game's "Don't Shoot,"...
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Origins of a Song: 202 true inspirations behind the world's greatest lyrics

Jake Grogan · Cider Mill Press
Pages: 333
Format: Hardcover

David Bowie, tired of the rock 'n roll Los Angeles lifestyle, picks up and moves to West Berlin. Sixteen-year-old Rod Stewart sneaks into a music festival and has a coming-of-age experience. Paul McCartney dreams of his deceased mother. The rest is music history. For lyricists and listeners...
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Appetite for Definition: An A-Z Guide to Rock Genres

Ian King · Harper Perennial
Pages: 528
Format: Paperback

Part reference book, part history, and part road map to the connectivity of popular music, this book is a must for all rock 'n' roll fans as it brings together a compilation of over two hundred genres of rock music - an entertaining, enlightening, knotty family tree of America's...
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American Sabor: Latinos and Latinas in US Popular Music / Latinos y latinas en la musica popular estadounidense

Marisol Berrios-Miranda · University of Washington Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Evoking the pleasures of music as well as food, the word sabor signifies a rich essence that makes our mouths water or makes our bodies want to move. American Sabor traces the substantial musical contributions of Latinas and Latinos in American popular music between World War II and the present...
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Symphony of Seduction: The Great Love Stories of Classical Composers

Christopher Lawrence · Nero
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

'Love cannot express the idea of music, while music may give an idea of love.' Romantic composer Hector Berlioz Berlioz should know. He didn't just hear the symphony when he fell in love with an Irish actress back in 1827, he wrote it. What was love like for the people who could...
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