America s Musical Landscape

Author: Jean Ferris
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
ISBN: 0077519248
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AmericaËs Musical Landscape is a comprehensive and accessible text that addresses music in the United States from pre-colonial Native American music to todayËs avant-garde compositions and mainstream hits. Frequent connections to other arts, particularly to the visual arts, add to the bookËs appeal and enhance understanding of core musical concepts. The text offers an elegant and readable introduction to the fundamentals of music.

America s Musical Landscape

Author: Jean Ferris
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
ISBN: 9780073401409
Format: PDF, ePub
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America's Musical Landscape addresses the broad range of music in the United States from early periods to today. This comprehensive yet accessible text offers an elegant and readable introduction to the fundamentals of music, assuming no prior music experience for the student. Frequent connections to other arts, particularly the visual arts, add to the book's appeal and enhance understanding of core musical concepts. The sixth edition emphasizes vernacular over classical music and recent examples over early music, while offering generous coverage of the complete American musical landscape.

America s Musical Landscape

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1490297111
Format: PDF, Docs
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Facts101 is your complete guide to America's Musical Landscape. In this book, you will learn topics such as PART III: The Growth of Vernacular Traditions, PART IV: Vernacular Musics Since Rock and Roll, PART V: Music for Theater and Film, and PART VI: Tradition and Innovation in Concert Music plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Latin America and the Caribbean

Author: Brian W. Blouet
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118729846
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Updated and revised with many new detailed maps and photographs, this seventh edition enables geographers to explore the changes and major issues facing this dynamic region today. The historical material has been streamlined in order to focus on contemporary issues. A new chapter was written to focus on Brazil and the Amazonia region. Key environmental issues are highlighted in new boxes throughout the chapters.

Religion in America

Author: Julia Corbett Hemeyer
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317283899
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Religion in America, 7th Edition provides a comprehensive yet concise introduction to the changing religious landscape of the United States. Extensively revised and updated to reflect current events and trends, this new edition continues to engage students in reflection about religious diversity. Julia Corbett-Hemeyer presents the study of religion as a tool for developing appreciation of communities of faith other than one’s own and for understanding the dynamics at work in religion in the United States today.

Mapping the Social Landscape

Author: Susan J. Ferguson
Publisher: Sage Publications, Incorporated
ISBN: 9781506368283
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Mapping The Social Landscape is one of the most established and popular readers for Introductory Sociology. Over the course of seven editions, MH sold over 143,000 new copies. The book's 58 reading selections are arranged into eight sections that correspond to the organization of a typical Intro Sociology survey text. Susan Ferguson edits the readings and writes introductions and discussion questions for each reading. There are a small number of classic selections (Marx, Mills, Weber, Davis, etc.), modern favorites (Annette Lareau, Arlie Hochschild, Elijah Anderson), and a range of readings from younger, contemporary scholars.

Who Rules America The Triumph of the Corporate Rich

Author: G., William Domhoff
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
ISBN: 0077434412
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Blending together class, organizational, and institutional perspectives, along with a wide range of unique new empirical information the author has assembled, Who Rules America? is an invaluable tool for teaching students about how power operates in U.S. society. This classic text has been completely updated to capture the full sweep of the dramatic changes that occurred in the United States during the first twelve years of the twenty-first century.

Anthology for musical analysis

Author: Charles Burkhart
Publisher: Schirmer Books
ISBN:
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A landmark collection of over 200 complete musical compositions and movements, ranging from the Middle Ages to the present, ANTHOLOGY FOR MUSICAL ANALYSIS offers first- and second-year music theory classes a wealth of illustrations of chords, voice-leading techniques, and formsï'plus some material for figured-bass realization and score reading. Because this book takes no theoretical position, it is adaptable to any theoretical approach and to any type of curriculum, including those that combine theory study with music literature and the history of musical style.

America Since 1900

Author: George Donelson Moss
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 0205921906
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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. This book is a comprehensive study of the 20th century. Written to provide a strong understanding of America since the beginning of the 20th century, this comprehensive survey covers topics and personalities from the late 19th through the beginning of the 21st century. Broad in scope and written in a lively narrative style, American Since 1900 emphasizes social history and multicultural experiences of the American people in addition to political, diplomatic and military history.