Download Big House on the Prairie: 75 Years of the University of by University of Nebraska Press PDF

By University of Nebraska Press

In 2016 the college of Nebraska Press celebrates its seventy fifth anniversary. Proudly rooted within the nice Plains, the click has proven itself because the greatest and such a lot varied writer positioned among Chicago and California. The achievements of an unlimited community of committed authors, editors, board individuals, sequence editors, and employees, the click has released greater than 4,000 books and greater than 30 journals of influential and enduring value.

What began as a one-person operation at a land provide establishment at the moderately populated plains of Nebraska has tenaciously grown right into a press that has earned a world attractiveness for publishing awesome works in local experiences, background, anthropology, American reports, activities, cultural feedback, fiction, fiction in translation, inventive nonfiction, and poetry. successful quite a few awards over the years, such a lot significantly numerous Nobel Prizes, the clicking has contributed richly to the nation, the quarter, and much past. The Press’s partnership with the Jewish ebook Society has positioned an emphasis on books in Jewish reports and Bible reviews, whereas the purchase of Potomac Books has multiplied the Press’s subject material to incorporate nationwide and world affairs and extra common assurance of army history. 

In honor of its seventy fifth anniversary, the clicking has produced the ebook Big condominium at the Prairie, which includes a narrative of press highlights, profiles of key ancient staff, and lists of its seventy five most vital books, 30 journals, and seventy five so much noteworthy book covers. Please sign up for us in celebrating seventy five years of publishing excellence.

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Download Esther Williamson Ballou: A Bio-Bibliography by James R Heintze PDF

By James R Heintze

Esther Williamson Ballou was once vastly well known via all who encountered her notable versatility as a musician and instructor. even supposing her track has endured to be played through the years due to the fact that her dying in 1973, this quantity is the 1st book-length research of her existence and contributions to the musical global. the results of an in depth bibliographical seek, and repeated touch with Esther's husband, Harold, and her buddies and co-workers, James R. Heintze's bio-bibliography will give you the researcher with information regarding what fabrics exist and the place they're positioned, that formerly used to be no longer available.

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Download Schreiben Sie! - Zur Praxis der Textredaktion: Wissen, Rat by Thomas Nemet PDF

By Thomas Nemet

Der Ton macht die Musik - und Sprache und Struktur machen den erfolgreichen textual content. Ob persönliche Kommunikation in short oder Mail, ob wissenschaftliche, geschäftliche, werbende oder künstlerische Texte, alle haben eines gemeinsam: guy muss wissen, used to be guy sagen will, und wie guy shape und Sprache so einsetzt, damit guy sein Ziel auch erreicht. Das ist nicht immer einfach, aber zum Glück gibt es ja Menschen, die sich auskennen: In diesem Buch lassen sich professionelle Texter, Autoren, Journalisten oder Ghostwriter auf die Finger schauen. Sie zeigen, wie guy sich in unterschiedlichen Bereichen des Schreibens behauptet und wie guy über der Erledigung des zu bewältigenden Schreibpensums die eigene Gesundheit im Blick behält. Dabei sprechen sie jeden an, vom Gelegenheitsschreiber bis zum Profi an der Tastatur. „Schreiben Sie!", ermutigt Herausgeber Dr. Thomas Nemet. Die Autoren erklären das „Wie", „Was" und „Warum" des Schreibens. Ihr Rat für alle, die Anregungen, Tipps und methods zur Textgestaltung brauchen: „Lesen Sie!"

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Download Metzler Philosophen-Lexikon: Von den Vorsokratikern bis zu by Bernd Lutz PDF

By Bernd Lutz

Die Orientierung an Philosophie und an den Grundfragen des menschlichen Weltverständnisses hat deutlich an Interesse gewonnen. Das Lexikon stellt Leben und Werk der Philosophen vor, die im Verlauf der europäischen Philosophiegeschichte auf diese Fragen bemerkenswerte Antworten gegeben haben. 360 Philosophen von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart werden in anschaulichen Porträts geschildert. Die essayartigen Texte beschreiben Lebensgeschichte und denkerische Entwicklung der einzelnen Philosophen und zeigen so den engen Bezug zwischen Welterfahrung und Weltinterpretation.

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Download Blind Impressions: Methods and Mythologies in Book History by Joseph A. Dane PDF

By Joseph A. Dane

"As bibliographers or e-book historians, we practice our paintings via altering the functionality of the gadgets we research. We hardly decide up an Aldine variation to learn one of many classical texts it comprises. . . . Print tradition, less than this proposal, isn't a medium for writing or suggestion yet a old item of analysis; our bibliographical box, our personal concoction, turns into the genuine referent of the items we outline as its foundation."—From the Introduction

What is a e-book within the learn of print tradition? For the coed of fabric texts, it's not just a singular replica wearing the original lines of printing and protection efforts, or an variation, repeated and repeatable, or a car for concepts to be abstracted from the actual reproduction. but if the bibliographer situates a ebook reproduction in the equipment of publication background, Joseph A. Dane contends, it's the identified set of assumptions which govern the self-discipline that bibliographic arguments privilege, repeat, or problem. "Book history," he writes, "is us."

In Blind Impressions, Dane reexamines the sector of fabric ebook historical past via wondering its most elementary assumptions and definitions. How is print outlined? What are the bounds of printing background? What constitutes proof? His concluding part takes shape as a chain of brief reviews in topic and version, contemplating such concerns as two-color printing, the composing stick utilized by hand-press printers, the bibliographical prestige of booklet fragments, and the functionality of scholarly representation within the electronic Age. Meticulously exact, deeply realized, and infrequently contrarian, Blind Impressions is a bracing critique of how students outline and resolve problems.

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Download Giacomo Puccini: A Discography by Roger Flury PDF

By Roger Flury

Opera recordings were with us because the production of the 1st wax cylinders. Now at a time whilst the 25-year reign of the compact disc seems to be coming to an finish is the instant to take inventory of the historical past of recordings of arguably the preferred composer of operas, Giacomo Puccini. In Giacomo Puccini: A Discography, librarian and track historian Roger Flury seems to be at each one opera chronologically from Le Villi to Turandot, by means of sections on Puccini's instrumental, chamber, orchestral, and solo vocal works. info of every whole opera are indexed through recording date, by way of excerpts within the order within which they happen within the opera. Recordings of every aria are indexed alphabetically by means of the identify of the artist. For ease of use, Flury establishes because the major standards for inclusion these recordings assigned a advertisement factor quantity and available to buy.

This ebook doesn't restrict itself to mainstream recordings yet comprises besides 'unofficial' recordings taken from pronounces or illegally recorded in theaters, making sure that the audio recording heritage of Puccini is freed from gaps. (Video and DVD concerns, even if of staged performances or excerpts in live performance, will not be integrated until they've been issued in a sound-only format.) This quantity brings jointly info on approximately 10,000 recordings of Puccini's song. It offers a accomplished assessment of the recorded background of the composer's works and serves as an invaluable consultant for the move of recordings from one structure to another.

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Download Bereit für die Wissensgesellschaft?: Bildung und Ausbildung by Heidelberger Club Für Wirtschaft Und Kultur E.V. PDF

By Heidelberger Club Für Wirtschaft Und Kultur E.V.

Auf dem Weg in die Informations- und Wissensgesellschaft werden Wissen und Bildung zu zentralen Größen. Facettenreich sind die Visionen einer zukunftsfähigen Bildung und Ausbildung, die den Erfolg in der Wissensgesellschaft versprechen, doch inwiefern wird unser heutiges Bildungssystem diesen Anforderungen gerecht? Es ist an der Zeit, sich wieder neu über die Funktionen und Aufgaben von Bildung zu verständigen. Im Spannungsfeld der Anforderungen seitens der Wirtschaft (Bildung als Humankapital), der Gesellschaft (Bildung zur Förderung sozialer Kompetenz) und des einzelnen Individuums (Bildung als Hilfe zur Lebensorientierung) entsteht so eine spannende Diskussion, die in dem vorliegenden Band von namhaften Persönlichkeiten aus Wissenschaft, Wirtschaft und Politik anschaulich geführt wird.

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Download Handbook for Academic Authors by Beth Luey PDF

By Beth Luey

no matter if you're a graduate scholar trying to submit your first article, a brand new Ph.D. revising your dissertation for e-book, or an skilled writer engaged on a brand new monograph, textbook, or electronic e-book, instruction manual for educational Authors offers trustworthy, concise recommendation approximately selecting the right writer in your paintings, retaining an optimum courting along with your writer, filing manuscripts to ebook and magazine publishers, operating with editors, navigating the construction method, and supporting to marketplace your e-book. It additionally deals information regarding illustrations, indexes, permissions, and contracts and incorporates a bankruptcy on revising dissertations and one at the monetary points of publishing. The ebook covers not just scholarly monographs but additionally textbooks, anthologies, multiauthor books, and exchange books. This 5th version has been revised and up to date to align with new technological and fiscal realities, bearing in mind the influence of electronic know-how and the adjustments it has made in authorship and publishing.

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Download EPUB 3 Best Practices: Optimize Your Digital Books by Matt Garrish,Markus Gylling PDF

By Matt Garrish,Markus Gylling

Ready to take your ebooks to the subsequent point with EPUB three? This concise advisor comprises top practices and suggestion that can assist you navigate the format’s wide selection of applied sciences and performance. EPUB three is decided to show digital publishing on its head with wealthy multimedia examining studies and scripted interactivity, yet this specification could be formidable to study. This ebook will give you an effective foundation.

Written by way of humans occupied with the advance of this specification, EPUB three most sensible Practices contains chapters that conceal distinct points of the EPUB publishing method, equivalent to know-how, content material production, and distribution.

  • Get a accomplished survey of available creation features
  • Learn new worldwide language-support gains, together with right-to-left web page progressions
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  • Make your content material dynamic via scripting and interactive elements
  • Work with ebook and distribution metadata
  • Create synchronized textual content and audio playback in interpreting systems
  • Learn recommendations for fastened and adaptive layouts

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