Whitaker s Books in Print 1994 British

Author: J. Whitaker & Sons, Limited
Publisher: Rr Bowker Llc
ISBN: 9780850212419
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Use this one-of-a-kind bibliographic guide to identify & order any of the more than 600,000 titles available from some 23,000 publishers & distributors in the U.K. Books are listed in one alphabetical sequence of authors, titles, & subjects. A Publishers ISBN Prefix Listing, a Directory of Publishers, & a Book Trade Bibliography are also included.

Whitaker s Books in Print 1995 British

Author: Whitaker, J. and Sons Ltd. Staff
Publisher: K G Saur Verlag Gmbh & Company
ISBN: 9780850212488
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Use this one-of-a-kind bibliographic guide to identify & order any of the more than 650,000 titles available from some 26,000 publishers & distributors in the U.K. Books are listed in one alphabetical sequence of authors, titles, & subjects. A Publishers ISBN Prefix Listing, a Directory of Publishers & a Book Trade Bibliography are also included.

PMP Rapid Review

Author: Sean Whitaker
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 0735668361
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Assess your readiness for the updated PMP Exam—and quickly identify where you need to focus and practice. This practical, streamlined guide walks you through each exam task, providing "need to know" checklists, review questions, tips, and links to further study—all designed to help bolster your preparation. Reinforce your exam prep with a Rapid Review of these tasks: Initiating the project Planning the project Executing the project Monitoring and controlling the project Closing the project This book is an ideal complement to the in-depth training of the Microsoft Press Training Kit and other exam-prep resources for the PMP Exam aligned with the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), Fifth Edition.

Cosby

Author: Mark Whitaker
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451697996
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The first major biography of an American icon, comedian Bill Cosby. Based on extensive research and in-depth interviews with Cosby and more than sixty of his closest friends and associates, it is a frank, fun and fascinating account of his life and historic legacy. Far from the gentle worlds of his routines or TV shows, Cosby grew up in a Philadelphia housing project, the son of an alcoholic, largely absent father and a loving but overworked mother. With novelistic detail, award winning journalist Mark Whitaker tells the story of how, after dropping out of high school, Cosby turned his life around by joining the Navy, talking his way into college, and seizing his first breaks as a stand-up comedian. Published on the 30th anniversary of The Cosby Show, the book reveals the behind-the-scenes story of that groundbreaking sitcom as well as Cosby’s bestselling albums, breakout role on I Spy, and pioneering place in children’s TV. But it also deals with professional setbacks and personal dramas, from an affair that sparked public scandal to the murder of his only son, and the private influence of his wife of fifty years, Camille Cosby. Whitaker explores the roots of Cosby’s controversial stands on race, as well as “the Cosby effect” that helped pave the way for a black president. For any fan of Bill Cosby’s work, and any student of American television, comedy, or social history, Cosby: His Life and Times is an essential read.

Doing a Literature Search

Author: Chris Hart
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761968108
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Doing a Literature Search provides a practical and comprehensive guide to searching the literature on any topic within the social sciences. The book will enable the reader to search the literature effectively, identifying useful books, articles, statistics and many other sources of information. The text will be an invaluable research tool for postgraduates and researchers across the social sciences.

Books in Print

Author: R.R. Bowker Company
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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

Mad in America

Author: Robert Whitaker
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0786723793
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Schizophrenics in the United States currently fare worse than patients in the world's poorest countries. In Mad in America, medical journalist Robert Whitaker argues that modern treatments for the severely mentally ill are just old medicine in new bottles, and that we as a society are deeply deluded about their efficacy. The widespread use of lobotomies in the 1920s and 1930s gave way in the 1950s to electroshock and a wave of new drugs. In what is perhaps Whitaker's most damning revelation, Mad in America examines how drug companies in the 1980s and 1990s skewed their studies to prove that new antipsychotic drugs were more effective than the old, while keeping patients in the dark about dangerous side effects. A haunting, deeply compassionate book—now revised with a new introduction—Mad in America raises important questions about our obligations to the mad, the meaning of “insanity,” and what we value most about the human mind.

Smoketown

Author: Mark Whitaker
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501122398
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“Smoketown brilliantly offers us a chance to see this other black renaissance and spend time with the many luminaries who sparked it…It’s thanks to such a gifted storyteller as Whitaker that this forgotten chapter of American history can finally be told in all its vibrancy and glory.”—The New York Times Book Review The other great Renaissance of black culture, influence, and glamour burst forth joyfully in what may seem an unlikely place—Pittsburgh, PA—from the 1920s through the 1950s. Today black Pittsburgh is known as the setting for August Wilson’s famed plays about noble but doomed working-class strivers. But this community once had an impact on American history that rivaled the far larger black worlds of Harlem and Chicago. It published the most widely read black newspaper in the country, urging black voters to switch from the Republican to the Democratic Party and then rallying black support for World War II. It fielded two of the greatest baseball teams of the Negro Leagues and introduced Jackie Robinson to the Brooklyn Dodgers. Pittsburgh was the childhood home of jazz pioneers Billy Strayhorn, Billy Eckstine, Earl Hines, Mary Lou Williams, and Erroll Garner; Hall of Fame slugger Josh Gibson—and August Wilson himself. Some of the most glittering figures of the era were changed forever by the time they spent in the city, from Joe Louis and Satchel Paige to Duke Ellington and Lena Horne. Mark Whitaker’s Smoketown is a captivating portrait of this unsung community and a vital addition to the story of black America. It depicts how ambitious Southern migrants were drawn to a steel-making city on a strategic river junction; how they were shaped by its schools and a spirit of commerce with roots in the Gilded Age; and how their world was eventually destroyed by industrial decline and urban renewal. Whitaker takes readers on a rousing, revelatory journey—and offers a timely reminder that Black History is not all bleak.