Manga

Author: Toni Johnson-Woods
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9780826429384
Release Date: 2010-04-15
Genre: Literary Criticism

A collection of essays by an international cast of scholars, experts, and fans, providing a definitive, one-stop Manga resource.

Graphic Novels A Guide to Comic Books Manga and More 2nd Edition

Author: Michael Pawuk
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781440851360
Release Date: 2017-05-30
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Covering genres from action/adventure and fantasy to horror, science fiction, and superheroes, this guide maps the vast and expanding terrain of graphic novels, describing and organizing titles as well as providing information that will help librarians to build and balance their graphic novel collections and direct patrons to read-alikes. • Introduces users to approximately 1,000 currently popular graphic novels and manga • Organizes titles by genre, subgenre, and theme to facilitate finding read-alikes • Helps librarians build and balance their graphic novel collections

Anne Happy Vol 1

Author: Cotoji
Publisher: Yen Press
ISBN: 0316272175
Release Date: 2016-05-24
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels

At Tennomifune Academy, students with "negative karma"-the kids who are practically weighed down by misfortune-are all collected into one place: Class 1-7. On the first day of school, Ruri Hibarigaoka (Hibari) meets fellow 1-7 classmates Anne Hanakoizumi (Hanako), a girl up to her ears in bad luck, and the all-too-frail Botan Kumegawa (...Botan). These fast friends just want to have a fun high school life, but are they pushing their luck...?!

Long Walk To Freedom Vol 1

Author: Nelson Mandela
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780748118182
Release Date: 2009-12-17
Genre: Political Science

The riveting memoirs of the outstanding moral and political leader of our time, LONG WALK TO FREEDOM brilliantly recreates the drama of the experiences that helped shape Nelson Mandela's destiny. From his beginning in the Transkei to his being taken to Robben Island, this is the remarkable story of how a man rose so far, only to be sentenced to life imprisonment. Emotive and compelling, this is the story of an epic life. 'Burns with the luminosity of faith in the invincible nature of human hope and dignity . . . Unforgettable' ANDRE BRINK 'Enthralling . . . Mandela emulates the few great political leaders such as Lincoln and Gandhi, who go beyond mere consensus and move out ahead of their followers to break new ground' Donald Woods in the SUNDAY TIMES

Media Review Digest

Author: C. Edward Wall
Publisher:
ISBN: STANFORD:36105026457783
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Audio-visual materials


The Folk Music Sourcebook

Author: Larry Sandberg
Publisher: New York : Da Capo Press
ISBN: UOM:39015023338851
Release Date: 1989
Genre: Music

This revised and updated book is a guide for the listener, collector, singer, player and devotee of folk music. It covers music from string band to bluegrass, Canadian, Creole, Zydeco, jug bands, ragtime and the many kinds of blues. The book evaluates, reviews and recommends on such subjects as where to buy records and instruments and places where folk music flourishes.

Forthcoming Books

Author: Rose Arny
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015058394100
Release Date: 2003
Genre: American literature


Books in Print

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: STANFORD:36105025888467
Release Date: 2002
Genre: American literature


Resisting Rebellion

Author: Anthony James Joes
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 9780813138060
Release Date: 2006-08-08
Genre: History

In Resisting Rebellion, Anthony James Joes's discussion of insurgencies ranges across five continents and spans more than two centuries. Analyzing examples from North and South America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, he identifies recurrent patterns and offers useful lessons for future policymakers. Insurgencies arise from many sources of discontent, including foreign occupation, fraudulent elections, and religious persecution, but they also stem from ethnic hostilities, the aspirations of would-be elites, and traditions of political violence. Because insurgency is as much a political phenomenon as a military one, effective counterinsurgency requires a thorough understanding of the insurgents' motives and sources of support. Clear political aims must guide military action if a counterinsurgency is to be successful and establish a lasting reconciliation within a deeply fragmented society.