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              Imagining the End: The Apocalypse in American Popular Culture
                

              Imagining the End: The Apocalypse in American Popular Culture (Hardback)

              Edited by Holte, James Craig

              • RRP: $354.99
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              Imagining the End provides students and general readers with contextualized examples of how the apocalypse has been imagined across all mediums of American popular culture. Detailed entries analyze the development, influence, and enjoyment of end-times narratives. Provides reader...s with comprehensive and contextual essays on major apocalyptic themes and subjects Examines the source of most Western apocalyptic thought, The Book of Revelation and other Biblical apocalypses, in detail Includes descriptions, analysis, and context for apocalyptic films, novels, television programs, and video games Features a reader-friendly A-Z organization, with accessibly written entries
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              ISBN 9781440861017
              Released NZ 30 Nov 2019
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Women and Violence: Global Lives in Focus
                

              Women and Violence: Global Lives in Focus (Hardback)

              Edited by Nadeau, Kathleen; Rayamajhi, Sangita

              • RRP: $230.50
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              This important and timely reference work examines violence against women and gender-based discrimination around the world, providing a global perspective on why this kind of oppression is still occurring in the 21st century --

              ISBN 9781440862236
              Released NZ 8 Nov 2019
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Women and Society around the World
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              Bullying: A Reference Handbook
                

              Bullying: A Reference Handbook (Hardback)

              By Klein, Jessie

              • RRP: $226.99
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              This volume explains how bullying became a problem in schools and what can be done about it. It also points readers to additional resources among the many that exist on the topic that will help them to fully understand it. * Provides readers with an understanding of school bullyi...ng and its many forms, including gay-bashing, slut-bashing, and other forms of gender policing * Suggests a number of remedies based on solid research that have effectively prevented school bullying * Explains the crucial relationship between school bullying and the increase in school shootings * Provides research about the role of self-esteem for those perceived as bullies as well as targets * Profiles effective programs that build empathy and prevent school bullying
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              ISBN 9781440855221
              Released NZ 31 Dec 2019
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Sustaining and Enhancing the Scholarly Communications Department: A Comprehensive Guide
                

              Sustaining and Enhancing the Scholarly Communications Department: A Comprehensive Guide (Paperback)

              By Helge, Kris S.; Tmava, Ahmet Meti; Zerangue, Amanda R.

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              This book is vital for librarians and information specialists interested in the scholarly communications field, whether they have no prior experience or need more indepth information --

              ISBN 9781440866999
              Released NZ 30 Nov 2019
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Library Information Systems, 2nd Edition
                

              Library Information Systems, 2nd Edition (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

              By Matthews, Joseph R.; Block, Carson

              • RRP: $274.50
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              Written by a renowned expert on library information systems, this is an essential management guide for administrators, librarians, and other staff who are responsible for implementing and maintaining information technology --

              ISBN 9781440851940
              Released NZ 30 Nov 2019
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Birth Control: A Reference Handbook
                

              Birth Control: A Reference Handbook (Hardback, Annotated edition)

              By Newton, David E.

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              Birth Control: A Reference Handbook provides a breadth and depth of discussion about birth control throughout human history and in the modern day, with attention paid to the controversies related to it. Provides readers with a history of birth control and the methods that have be...en developed to prevent pregnancy Discusses how politics have had an impact on birth control and vice versa Supplies abundant resources for further research on the topic by readers of all ages Rounds out the author's expertise with perspective essays, giving readers a diversity of viewpoints on the topic
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              ISBN 9781440872846
              Released NZ 31 Dec 2019
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Contemporary World Issues
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              Modern India
                

              Modern India (Hardback)

              By McLeod, John

              • RRP: $365.99
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              This one-volume thematic encyclopedia examines life in contemporary India, with topical sections focusing on geography, history, government and politics, economy, social classes and ethnicity, religion, food, etiquette, literature and drama, and more. --

              ISBN 9781440852886
              Released NZ 30 Nov 2019
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Understanding Modern Nations
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              The Presidency in Times of Crisis and Disaster: Primary Documents in Context
                

              The Presidency in Times of Crisis and Disaster: Primary Documents in Context (Hardback)

              Edited by Harward, Brian M.

              • RRP: $354.99
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              This resource uses primary documents and contextualizing essays to illuminate how America's presidents have responded to major tests of their leadership and approached their role and responsibilities in times of national crisis --

              ISBN 9781440870880
              Released NZ 30 Nov 2019
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Horror Fiction in the 20th Century: Exploring Literature's Most Chilling Genre
               

              Horror Fiction in the 20th Century: Exploring Literature's Most Chilling Genre (EPUB ebook)

              By Nevins, Jess

              Providing an indispensable resource for academics as well as readers interested in the evolution of horror fiction in the 20th century, this book provides a readable yet critical guide to global horror fiction and authors.Horror Fiction in the 20th Century encompasses the world o...f 20th-century horror literature and explores it in a critical but balanced fashion. Readers will be exposed to the world of horror literature, a truly global phenomenon during the 20th century. Beginning with the modern genre's roots in the 19th century, the book proceeds to cover 20th-century horror literature in all of its manifestations, whether in comics, pulps, paperbacks, hardcover novels, or mainstream magazines, and from every country that produced it. The major horror authors of the century receive their due, but the works of many authors who are less well-known or who have been forgotten are also described and analyzed. In addition to providing critical assessments and judgments of individual authors and works, the book describes the evolution of the genre and the major movements within it. Horror Fiction in the 20th Century stands out from its competitors and will be of interest to its readers because of its informed critical analysis, its unprecedented coverage of female authors and writers of color, and its concise historical overview.Covers both the best-known authors of horror literature and a large number of lesser-known or forgotten authors whose work would reward searching out by modern readersIs unprecedented in its coverage of international horror literature and includes dozens of authors whose horror fiction has never before been translated into EnglishCovers the major 20th century developments and movements within horror literature in one volume, in a linear and chronological mannerIs a corrective to decades of sexist, racist, colonialist, and provincial horror criticism
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              ISBN 9781440862069
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              Language en
              Released NZ 17 Dec 2019
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Women and Health: Global Lives in Focus
               

              Women and Health: Global Lives in Focus (EPUB ebook)

              Edited by Alejano-Steele, AnnJanette

              This volume on global women's health provides a broad overview of many conditions that impact women's health, including social and economic inequities and examples of health advocacy.

              ISBN 9781440862007
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              Language en
              Released NZ 4 Nov 2019
              Publisher ABC-CLIO
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Women and Society around the World
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