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Monthly Archive for October, 2012

Download Mannheim Steamroller – A Fresh Aire Christmas Piano Solo by Chip Davis – 5 Star ReviewPDF Summary:The second Christmas songbook from Mannheim Steamroller. Piano solo arrangements of 11 songs: Greensleeves * The Little Drummer Boy * O Holy Night * Traditions of Christmas….

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Download The Best of Yanni by Yanni – Hits The SpotPDF Summary:Solo arrangements of 11 songs: Almost a Whisper * First Touch * Marching Season * The Mermaid * Nostalgia * The Rain Must Fall * Reflections of Passion * Secret Vows * Swept Away * True Nature * A Word in Private….

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Download The Overland Mail 1849-1869 Promoter of Settlement Precursor of Railroads by Leroy R Hafen – 5 Star ReviewPDF Summary:In the development of the American West, no two decades were so full of romance and change as the years from the California gold rush of 1849 to the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in [...]

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Download Native American Placenames of the United States by William Bright – A Scholarly BiblePDF Summary:American Indian words define the North American landscape. This volume combines historical research and linguistic fieldwork with Native speakers from across the United States to present the first comprehensive, up-to-date scholarly dictionary of American placenames derived from Native languages. Accomplished [...]

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Download Storied Stone Indian Rock Art of the Black Hills Country by Linea Sundstrom – South Dakota Rock ArtPDF Summary:An excellent overview of South Dakota rock art by a noted expert in the field. I had particular interest in the Cave Hills area, just south of where I live in North Dakota….

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Download Beginning Creek Mvskoke Emponvkv by Bertha Tilkens – Mvskoke Emponvkv Book ReviewPDF Summary:Beginning Creek provides a basic introduction to the language and culture of the Mvskoke-speaking peoples, Muskogee (Creek) and Seminole Indians. Written by linguistic anthropologist Pamela Innes and native speakers Linda Alexander and Bertha Tilkens, the text is accessible to general readers and [...]

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Download Refiguring Prose Style Possibilities for Writing Pedagogy – An Intuitive Modern Interpretation And Theoretical Perspective Of The Writing ProsePDF Summary:Style is of vital practical interest to college writing teachers, because everyone has to teach it one way or another. Yet for about two decades, the theoretical discussion of how to address prose style in [...]

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Download First Time Up An Insiders Guide for New Composition Teachers by Brock Dethier – Documents The Often Difficult Experience Of Teaching Contemporary College StudentsPDF Summary:“First time up?”—an insider’s friendly question from 1960s counter-culture—perfectly captures the spirit of this book. A short, supportive, practical guide for the first-time college composition instructor, the book is upbeat, [...]

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Download High Wide And Handsome The River Journals of Norman D Nevills by Roy Webb – A Candid Day-By-Day Account Of The Thrills Challenges And Exhilaration Of Whitewater RaftingPDF Summary:When he started taking paying passengers by boat through the rapids of the Colorado River’s canyons, Norman Nevills invented whitewater tourism and the commercial river business. [...]

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Download Writing New Media Theory and Applications for Expanding the Teaching of Composition by Anne Wysocki – 5 Star ReviewPDF Summary:With the rapid advance of electronic media in academe, in the writing classroom, and in the workplace, college teachers of composition are faced with the need to teach writing for a number of new venues, [...]

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