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Chen Haiyan: Carving the Unconscious

Britta Erickson · Ink Studio
Pages: 115
Format: Print book

Chen Haiyan (born 1955) is remarkable for her subversive rethinking of narrative in the populist and politicized medium of woodcut prints and the fine art of traditional brush painting. This volume surveys her surreal yet everyday imagery.
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German English Bilingual Visual Dictionary

Dorling Kindersley, Inc. · Dk Publishing
Pages: 360
Format: Print book

Now comes with a free companion audio app that allows readers to scan the pages to hear words spoken in both German and English.Newly revised and updated, the German-English Bilingual Visual Dictionary is a quick and intuitive way to learn and recall everyday words in German.Introduces...
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The Travels of Ibn Battuta: A Guided Arabic Reader

David Dimeo · The American University in Cairo Press
Pages: 318
Format: Print book

The Travels of Ibn Battuta: A Guided Reader is a unique Arabic literature and history textbook for students at the High Intermediate to Advanced level. Ibn Battuta was the greatest traveler of the medieval period, and his narrative provides an unmatched view of medieval civilization from...
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Welcome to Camp America: Inside Guantánamo Bay

Debi Cornwall · RADIUS BOOKS
Pages: 190
Format: Hardcover

Welcome to Camp America is Brooklyn-based conceptual documentary artist and former civil rights attorney Debi Cornwall's vivid and disorienting glimpse into the US Naval Station in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba -- known as "Gitmo" -- through photographs, once-classified government...
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Berlitz Confident Russian

Berlitz · Berlitz Publishing; Box Pap/Co edition
Format: Print book

Listen, learn, practice: Confident Russian is a self-study course for mastering Russian conversation, grammar and vocabulary. This course is ideal if you are an advanced beginner seeking to deepen your knowledge of Russian or to brush up your Russian language skills. The sturdy box contains...
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Practice Makes Perfect: French Conversation, Premium Second Edition

ELIANE KURBEGOV · McGraw-Hill Education
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Master conversation with this bestselling workbook for learners of FrenchPractice Makes Perfect: French Conversation is the go-to guide for expanding your conversational fluency. Organized into 10 units, it presents realistic everyday dialogues, followed by helpful instruction on correct...
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Ovid Heroides: A Selection

John Godwin · Bloomsbury
Pages: 120
Format: Print book

This is the OCR-endorsed publication from Bloomsbury for the Latin A-Level (Group 4) prescription of Ovid's Heroides, giving full Latin text, commentary and vocabulary for Heroides VI, lines 1-100 and 127-64, and X, lines 1-76 and 119-50. A detailed introduction covers the prescribed...
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Savoir Faire: 1,000 Foreign Words and Phrases You Should Know to Sound Smart

Laura Lee · Wellfleet
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Add hundreds of foreign phrases to your daily lexicon and learn about their quirky, fascinating origins!Some foreign phrases are so good they become a sort of lingua franca. They capture the true zeitgeist, where the English translation is just comme ci, comme ca. If you're a linguistics...
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English for Everyone: Level 3: Intermediate, Course Book

Dorling Kindersley Inc. · Dk Publishing
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Are you learning English as a second language?Everything you need is included in English for Everyone: Level 3: Intermediate, Course Book - it's a grammar book, vocabulary builder, and exercise course all in one. Build your conversation skills by learning to introduce yourself and others,...
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Manteca! An Anthology of Afro-Latin@ Poets

Melissa Castillo-Garsow · Arte Publico Pr
Pages: 416
Format: Paperback

"We defy translation," Sandra Maria Esteves writes. "Nameless/we are a whole culture/once removed." She is half Dominican, half Puerto Rican, with indigenous and African blood, born in the Bronx. Like so many of the contributors, she is a blend of cultures, histories...
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English U.S.A. Every Day: With Downloadable Audio

Gilda Martinez-Alba · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

A wonderful guide to colloquial "Americanisms" and cultural practicesThis completely new book helps familiarize immigrants and ESL learners with American culture and language in a fun, lighthearted way. Readers will learn about everything from finding a job and locating an organic...
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An Introduction to Chinese Poetry: From the Canon of Poetry to the Lyrics of the Song Dynasty

Michael A. Fuller · Harvard University Asia Center
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

This innovative textbook for learning classical Chinese poetry moves beyond the traditional anthology of poems translated into English and instead brings readers -- including those with no knowledge of Chinese -- as close as possible to the texture of the poems in their original language....
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Historic German Newspapers Online

Ernest Thode · Genealogical Publishing Company; Bilingual edition
Format: Print book

For genealogical research, German-language newspapers are at least as useful as their English language counterparts. Astonishingly, there are now approximately 2,000 historic German-language newspapers online at numerous public, private, and commercial websites. The combined newspapers...
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