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Totality: Eclipses of the Sun

Author: Mark Littmann
A total eclipse of the Sun is the most awesome sight in the heavens. Totality: Eclipses of the Sun takes you to eclipses of the past, present, and future, and lets you see–and feel–why people travel to the ends of the Earth to observe them.

Been a Heavy Life: Stories of Violent Men

Author: Lois Presser
In this groundbreaking work, Presser investigates the life stories of men who have perpetrated violence. She applies insights from across the academy to in-depth interviews with men who shared their accounts of how they became the people we most fear — those who rape, murder, assault, and rob, often repeatedly.

Writing for the Mass Media

Author: James G. Stovall
Now in its seventh edition, Writing for the Mass Media remains one of the clearest and most effective introductions to media writing on the market. This text, which has been used at more than 450 colleges and universities during its life, offers clear writing, simple organization, abundant exercises, and precise examples th

Living On: Portraits of Tennessee Survivors and Liberators

Author: Robert B. Heller
Living On is a documentary project that includes portraits of survivors, liberators, U. S. Army witnesses, hidden children and refugees from the Holocaust now living in Tennessee. Their stories of strength and courage serve as a permanent reminder that nothing can ever extinguish the light of the human spirit.

From Heads of Household to Heads of State: The Preaccession Households of Mary and Elizabeth Tudor 1516-1558

Author: J.L. McIntosh
J. L. McIntosh argues that Mary I and Elizabeth I were authority figures before they acceded to the English throne. As independent heads of households and property-owners, the Tudor princesses attained a social and political status usually reserved for elite men, showing that women could achieve agency through the management o