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Munari’s Books

One of the greatest graphic designers of the twentieth century—called by Picasso "the Leonardo of our time"—Italian artist and designer Bruno Munari (1907–1998) considered the book the best medium to communicate his visual ideas, showcase his art, and convey his creative spirit. Primarily produced in large quantities for the general public, his more-than-sixty publications—from design manuals and manifestos to visionary tactile children's books—displayed all the beauty and technical in... more
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A Framework for Human Resource Management

Brief paperback intended for undergraduate or graduate courses on human resource management; also ideal for brief executive development courses, or for courses in which other topics such as organisational behaviour are combined with HRM. Offers select, condensed, and thoroughly updated coverage rewritten from the authors best-selling big book (Human Resource Management, 7/E, Prentice Hall). *NEW- Brief, inexpensive paperback. - Perfect primary text for a short course in HRM or supplementary text... more
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Magic by Misdirection

2015 Reprint of 1945 Edition. Full Facsimile of the original edition. Not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. "Magic by Misdirection" applies the psychology of deception to the art of magic. The finest minds of magic have recognized it an important and monumental work on the subject. It makes clear the psychological devices and methods you can use to deceive your audience: Disguise Attention Control Simulation Dissimulation Interpretation Maneuver Pretense Ruse Anticipation Diversion M... more
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A Practical Guide for Policy Analysis: The Eightfold Path to More Effective Problem Solving 4E

With his original eightfold approach, Eugene Bardach encapsulates more than 35 years of teaching students effective, accurate and persuasive policy analysis. This bestselling handbook presents dozens of concrete tips, interesting case studies and step-by-step strategies for the budding analyst as well as the seasoned professional.In this new edition, Bardach clarifies some of the book's exposition, paying particular attention to "design problems" and the choice of a "base case". Up-to-date examp... more
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Apostles of Disunion

In late 1860 and early 1861, state-appointed commissioners traveled the length and breadth of the slave South carrying a fervent message in pursuit of a clear goal: to persuade the political leadership and the citizenry of the uncommitted slave states to join in the effort to destroy the Union and forge a new Southern nation.Directly refuting the neo-Confederate contention that slavery was neither the reason for secession nor the catalyst for the resulting onset of hostilities in 1861, Charles B... more
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Lives of the Artists

Whether writing about Jasper Johns or Jeff Koons, Cindy Sherman or Richard Serra, Calvin Tomkins shows why it is both easier and more difficult to make art today. If art can be anything, where do you begin?For more than three decades Calvin Tomkins's incisive profiles in The New Yorker have given readers the most satisfying reports on contemporary art and artists available in any language. In Lives of the Artists ten major artists are captured in Tomkins's cool and ironic style to record the new... more
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Art History

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. The most student-friendly, contextual, and inclusive survey is now personalized, digital, and mobile for today’s students.   Art History 5th edition continues to balance formal analysis with contextual art history in order to engage a diverse student audience.  Authors Marilyn Stokstad and Michael Cothren- both scholars as well as te... more