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Theorizing Black Theatre: Art Versus Protest in Critical by Henry Miller

By Henry Miller

The wealthy historical past of African-American theatre has usually been ignored, either in theoretical discourse and in perform. This quantity seeks a severe engagement with black theatre artists and theorists of the 20 th century. It unearths a complete view of the paintings or Propaganda debate that ruled 20th century African-American dramatic thought. between others, this article addresses the writings of Langston Hughes, W.E.B. DuBois, Alain Locke, Lorraine Hansberry, Amiri Baraka, Adrienne Kennedy, Sidney Poitier, and August Wilson. Of specific observe is the way during which black thought collides or intersects with canonical theorists, together with Aristotle, Keats, Ibsen, Nietzsche, Shaw, and O'Neill.

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Black Hunger: Food and the Politics of U.S. Identity by Doris Witt

By Doris Witt

The production of the Aunt Jemima trademark from an 1889 vaudeville functionality of a play known as ''The Emigrant'' helped codify a pervasive connection among African American girls and meals. In Black Hunger, Doris Witt demonstrates how this connection has operated as a critical structuring dynamic of twentieth-century U.S. psychic, cultural, sociopolitical, and monetary lifestyles. Taking as her concentration the tumultuous period of the past due Nineteen Sixties and early Seventies, whilst soul nutrients emerged as a pivotal brand of white radical stylish and black bourgeois authenticity, Witt explores how this interracial occasion of formerly stigmatized meals resembling chitterlings and watermelon was once associated with the contemporaneous vilification of black girls as slave moms. via positioning African American girls on the nexus of debates over household servants, black culinary background, and white woman physique politics, Black Hunger demonstrates why the continued narrative of white fascination with blackness calls for elevated realization to the inner dynamics of sexuality, gender, classification, and faith in African American tradition. Witt attracts on fresh paintings in social historical past and cultural stories to argue for nutrition as an interpretive paradigm that can problem the privileging of song in scholarship on African American tradition, destabilize constrictive disciplinary obstacles within the academy, and increase our figuring out of ways person and collective identities are verified.

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Catheter-Based Cardiovascular Interventions: A by Oliver Gaemperli M.D., Thomas F. Lüscher M.D., FRCP (auth.),

By Oliver Gaemperli M.D., Thomas F. Lüscher M.D., FRCP (auth.), Peter Lanzer (eds.)

Operator abilities, and specifically decision-making and strategic talents, are the main severe issue for the result of catheter-based cardiovascular interventions. at the moment, such abilities are in most cases constructed by way of the empirical trial and blunder procedure purely. during this textbook, for the 1st time, an specific educating, education, and studying process is determined out that might let interventional operators, no matter if cardiologists, vascular surgeons, vascular experts, or radiologists, to profit approximately and to increase the cognitive abilities required on the way to in attaining constant expert-level catheter-based interventions. it's expected that adoption of this method will enable catheter-based interventions to turn into a website of excellence, with swift move of data, steep studying curves, and hugely effective acquisition of advanced talents through person operators — all of that are necessary to meet effectively the demanding situations of contemporary cardiovascular care.

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Electrophysiology: The Basics: A Companion Guide for the by Jonathan S. Steinberg MD, Suneet Mittal MD

By Jonathan S. Steinberg MD, Suneet Mittal MD

Geared to cardiology fellows in electrophysiology rotations, Electrophysiology: The Basics offers very particular info in response to the description that specifies what content material needs to be coated in education courses. This pocket advisor is authored by way of well-liked electrophysiology teachers and is particularly sensible, discussing the situations the trainee can be seeing. complex info is gifted in an available structure; conventional didactic textual content is mixed with bulleted lists and constrained, yet seminal references. This ebook will attract all cardiology fellows, citizens, physicians attracted to recertification, scientific scholars, nurses within the electrophysiology lab, and the arrhythmia/device clinic.

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Practical Three-Way Calibration by Alejandro Olivieri

By Alejandro Olivieri

Practical Three-Way Calibration is an introductory-level consultant to the advanced box of analytical calibration with three-way instrumental information. With minimum use of mathematical/statistical expressions, it walks the reader throughout the analytical methodologies with important pictures and step by step causes. in contrast to different books at the topic, there is not any want for past programming adventure and little need to profit programming languages. Easy-to-use graphical interfaces and intuitive descriptions of mathematical and statistical suggestions make three-way calibration methodologies available to analytical chemists and scientists in a variety of disciplines in and academia.

  • Numerous specific examples of slowly expanding complexity
  • Exposure to a number of assorted info units and strategies via figures and diagrams
  • Computer application screenshots for simple studying with out earlier wisdom of programming languages
  • Minimal use of mathematical/statistical expressions

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Abide With Me: A Novel by E. Lynn Harris

By E. Lynn Harris

During this hotly expected end to his renowned Invisible Life trilogy, E. Lynn Harris offers a masterful story that lines the evolving lives of his liked characters Nicole Springer and Raymond Tyler, Jr., and reintroduces readers to their respective enthusiasts, most sensible neighbors, and power enemies.  Abide with Me strikes among the worlds of latest York urban, the place Nicole has lately settled that allows you to pursue her dream of returning to the Broadway degree, and Seattle, the place a late-night mobile name from a U.S. Senator is set to alter Raymond's lifestyles dramatically.  Relationships and objectives are confirmed as Harris deftly publications us towards this wonderful novel's conclusion.

Sexy and heartwarming in equivalent degree, Abide with Me will thrill new readers in addition to lovers already accustomed to Harris's certain tackle the common topics of affection, friendship, and family.  E. Lynn Harris has really performed it back.

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Transplant-Associated Coronary Artery Vasculopathy by Rohit N. Kulkarni

By Rohit N. Kulkarni

Cardiac transplantation has had an incredible effect at the caliber of lifestyles and sturdiness of an ever-increasing variety of sufferers. This gain is considerably eroded via the advance of an sped up kind of coronary arterial sickness which exhibits a few, yet now not all, of the features of local coronary artery illness, and itself is likely one of the significant symptoms for transplantation.

If cardiac transplantation is to achieve its strength, it really is necessary to hinder transplant-related coronary illness. this may in basic terms be performed through thorough figuring out of the elemental mechanisms concerned. this is able to assist in the struggle opposed to local atherosclerosis, which has a tremendous effect at the group and in combating vascular harm after different stable organ transplantation. up to now, there isn't any contract or stable directions concerning the administration of continual rejection. Transplant-associated coronary illness is a multifactorial disorder contributed by way of genetic components within the donor and recipients. it's also associated with occasions taking place in the course of mind loss of life, harvesting and implantation, and most significantly, occasions after transplantation. The latter occasions should be comfortably divided into antigen-dependent and antigen-independent with immunological motives enjoying an element in either.

Recent paintings has ended in significant and demanding accumulation of data during this box, really within the molecular mechanisms and to a point, administration, of the sickness. this information is widely and methodically reviewed during this quantity by way of a gaggle of specialists within the field.

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Philadelphia Stories: America's Literature of Race and by Samuel Otter

By Samuel Otter

A historical and symbolic urban at the border among slavery and freedom, antebellum Philadelphia was once domestic to at least one of the most important and such a lot influential "free" African American groups within the usa. the town used to be visible via citizens and observers because the degree on which the probabilities of freedom will be verified and a post-slavery destiny will be performed out for the kingdom. Philadelphia's charged environment produced a particular literary culture that faced problems with race, personality, violence, and liberty. Verbal functionality and social habit assumed the burden of race and kingdom. The city's social experiments could have foreign effects.

This account of Philadelphia's literary heritage from 1790 to1860 brings jointly writers accepted (Charles Brockden Brown, Edgar Allan Poe, John Edgar Wideman), lesser recognized (Hugh Henry Brackenridge, George Lippard, Frank J. Webb), and vague (Mathew Carey, Robert Montgomery chicken, William Whipper, Joseph Willson). It attracts on a number of numerous, usually discounted expressive varieties, from fever debts and metempsychic fiction to caricatures and ebook covers.

Samuel Otter's authoritative learn considers the importance of geographical, social, and literary "place." It bargains a version for wondering the relationships among literature and background and between European-American and African-American writers. It demanding situations traditional narratives of yankee literary historical past. and eventually, it establishes Philadelphia as primary to our realizing of not just the political but in addition the innovative lifetime of nineteenth-century America.

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