Search results for ‘Shawn Smith’
Surviving Aggressive People: Practical Violence Prevention Skills for the Workplace and the Street
Whether an aggressor is a seasoned predator or an irate individual, hostility is almost always preceded by warning signs--if we know what to look for. Surviving Aggressive People dissects the psychology of aggression. It exposes...
Woman’s Guide to How Men Think: Love, Commitment, and the Male Mind
Offers a guide for women who want to learn the secrets of the elusive male mind. This book helps them understand why men think and see the world the way they do, and how to work with men to cultivate understanding and...
The User’s Guide to the Human Mind: Why Our Brains Make Us Unhappy, Anxious, and Neurotic and What We Can Do About It
The inner workings of the human brain may be a great mystery, but the mind's true purpose has been verified time and time again: your brain is secretly conspiring against you to make you crazy. This guide explains the seemingly...
At the Edge of Sight: Photography and the Unseen
Shawn Michelle Smith examines how the advent of photography revolutionized perception, making what was once invisible visible, while also revealing the limitations of what can be seen.
American Archives: Gender, Race and Class in Visual Culture
Visual texts demonstrate the contested terms of American identity. This book offers an account of how photography and the sciences of biological racialism joined forces in the nineteenth century to offer an idea of what Americans...
Pictures and Progress: Early Photography and the Making of African American Identity
Brings to light the wide-ranging practices of early African American photography, as well as the effects of photography on racialized thinking
Why do we look at lynching photographs? What is the basis for our curiosity, rage, indignation, or revulsion? This book examines lynching photographs as a way of analyzing photography's historical role in promoting and resisting...
The HR Answer Book: An Indispensable Guide for Managers and Human Resources Professionals
With changes in the economy, the job market, technology, and the law, human resources professionals and department managers alike face new challenges. This title addresses more than 200 questions that employers need to deal with,...
Pynchon and History: Metahistorical Rhetoric and Postmodern Narrative Form in the Novels of Thomas Pynchon
Interpreting the works of Pynchon, this book presents fresh insights of the author as a historical novelist, as a well as a writer with complex ideas on both histriographic representation and how historical knowledge is developed...
John Barrett is a man going nowhere. In his late 20's, he's stuck in a dead-end job with no friends and no future. When his best friend from college mysteriously resurfaces with news of a new wonder drug that replaces sleep, John...
Text and photographs present monster trucks, their parts, and how drivers use monster trucks.
Albert Einstein, Mileva Maric: The Love Letters
In 1903, despite the vehement objections of his parents, Albert Einstein married Mileva Maric, the companion, colleague, and confidante whose influence on his most creative years has given rise to much speculation. This title...
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