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protecting a variety of wisdom, the recent York Public Library African American table Reference is a powerful source for domestic, kinfolk, and enterprise, and a vital addition on your own reference library.

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In over 5,000 attention-grabbing info tablets, this landmark reference captures the main important humans, locations, companies, events, and inventive works of a humans, and offers a pragmatic source for daily dwelling. In its nineteen chapters, you’ll find:
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By John H Baron

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The homosexual Male Sleuth in Print and picture: A background and Annotated Bibliography lists all published works in English (including translations) shortly recognized to incorporate homosexual detectives (such as beginner sleuths, police detectives, inner most investigators, and investigative reporters), from the 1929 play Rope until the current day. It comprises all motion pictures in English, subtitled or dubbed, from the monitor model of Rope in 1948 and the release of the autonomous movie Spy at the Fly in 1966 in the course of the finish of 2011. entire with appendices—a bibliography of assets and a listing of Lambda Literary Awards—and indexes of titles, detectives, and actors, this broadly revised and up-to-date reference will turn out necessary to secret creditors, researchers, aficionados of the subgenre, and people dedicated to GLBTQ studies.

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By Robert J. Grover,Susan G. Fowler

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By Jackson Dean Chase

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By Norm Friesen

This e-book displays contemporary scholarly and theoretical advancements in media stories, or Medienwissenschaft. It specializes in linkages among North the US and German‐speaking Europe, and brings jointly and contextualizes contributions from various prime students. as well as introducing English‐language readers to a couple of the main fashionable modern German media theorists and philosophers, together with Claus Pias, Sybille Krämer and Rainer Leschke, the booklet exhibits how foundational North American contributions are themselves encouraged and proficient via continental resources. This e-book takes Harold Innis or Marshall McLuhan (and different participants of the “Toronto School”) as imperative issues of reference, and lines potential and retrospective strains of impression in a cultural geography that's more and more international in its scope. In so doing, the e-book additionally represents a brand new episode within the foreign reception and reinterpretation of the paintings of Innis and McLuhan, the 2 founders of the idea and examine of media.

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