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Envision In Depth: Reading, Writing, and Researching Arguments

by Alyssa O'Brien Christine Alfano

Envision in Depth: Reading, Writing, and Researching Arguments 2/e, is a combined rhetoric and reader intended for composition courses focusing on argumentation and research-based writing. Taking contemporary culture as its central theme and context, Envision in Depth is concerned with the fundamentals of analyzing and writing powerful, effective arguments. Students using Envision in Depth will learn how to analyze and compose arguments, design and conduct research projects, and produce persuasive visual and oral presentations in response to over 100 contemporary arguments in a wide range of verbal and visual genres.

Envisioning America

by Tritia Toyota

It was as a television journalist of color in the Los Angeles area beginning during the 1960s that Toyota (anthropology and Asian American studies, U. of California-Los Angeles) witnessed most of the struggle of Chinese American community there to forge a political identity. She discusses transforming the field, history and race, envisioning America, California lifestyles, coming of age, seeking new allies and building new community, and the 21st century. Annotation c2010 Book News, Inc. , Portland, OR (booknews. com)

Envisioning an English Empire

by John Wood Sweet Robert Appelbaum

Envisioning an English Empire brings together leading historians and literary scholars to reframe our understanding of the history of Jamestown and the literature of empire that emerged from it.The founding of an English colony at Jamestown in 1607 was no isolated incident. It was one event among many in the long development of the North Atlantic world. Ireland, Spain, Morocco, West Africa, Turkey, and the Native federations of North America all played a role alongside the Virginia Company in London and English settlers on the ground. English proponents of empire responded as much to fears of Spanish ambitions, fantasies about discovering gold, and dreams of easily dominating the region's Natives as they did to the grim lessons of earlier, failed outposts in North America. Developments in trade and technology, in diplomatic relations and ideology, in agricultural practices and property relations were as crucial as the self-consciously combative adventurers who initially set sail for the Chesapeake.The collection begins by exploring the initial encounters between the Jamestown settlers and the Powhatan Indians and the relations of both these groups with London. It goes on to examine the international context that defined English colonialism in this period--relations with Spain, the Turks, North Africa, and Ireland. Finally, it turns to the ways both settlers and Natives were transformed over the course of the seventeenth century, considering conflicts and exchanges over food, property, slavery, and colonial identity.What results is a multifaceted view of the history of Jamestown up to the time of Bacon's Rebellion and its aftermath. The writings of Captain John Smith, the experience of Powhatans in London, the letters home of a disappointed indentured servant, the Moroccans, Turks, and Indians of the English stage, the ethnographic texts of early explorers, and many other phenomena all come into focus as examples of the envisioning of a nascent empire and the Atlantic world in which it found a hold.

Envisioning Power: Ideologies of Dominance and Crisis

by Eric R. Wolf

With the originality and energy that have marked his earlier works, Eric Wolf now explores the historical relationship of ideas, power, and culture. Responding to anthropology's long reliance on a concept of culture that takes little account of power, Wolf argues that power is crucial in shaping the circumstances of cultural production. Responding to social-science notions of ideology that incorporate power but disregard the ways ideas respond to cultural promptings, he demonstrates how power and ideas connect through the medium of culture. Wolf advances his argument by examining three very different societies, each remarkable for its flamboyant ideological expressions: the Kwakiutl Indians of the Northwest Pacific Coast, the Aztecs of pre-Hispanic Mexico, and National Socialist Germany. Tracing the history of each case, he shows how these societies faced tensions posed by ecological, social, political, or psychological crises, prompting ideological responses that drew on distinctive, historically rooted cultural understandings. In each case study, Wolf analyzes how the regnant ideology intertwines with power around the pivotal relationships that govern social labor. Anyone interested in the history of anthropology or in how the social sciences make comparisons will want to join Wolf in Envisioning Power.

enVisionMath [Grade 4] (Texas Edition)

by William Tate Randall I. Charles Mary Cavanagh Dinah Chancellor Juanita V. Copley Warren D. Crown Kay B. Sammons Jane F. Shielack John A. Van de Walle Janet H. Caldwell Francis Fennell

In this textbook on Math for Grade 4, processes and mathematical tools which include problem solving are infused throughout all lessons. Also included are Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills.

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