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The U.S. Women's Soccer Team: An American Success Story
Clemente A. Lisi

Scarecrow Press, 2013

In this new edition—updated through the team’s spectacular win at the 2012 London Olympics—Clemente A. Lisi examines how the sport of women’s soccer has gained popularity over the past few decades. While other books have been written about the team during a specific year, such as those focused solely on the 1999 World Cup win on U.S. soil, Lisi details the program's infancy and how it steadily became a model for women's teams around the ...


Library 2020: Today's Leading Visionaries Describe Tomorrow's Library

Scarecrow Press, 2013

Thinking about the future of libraries, librarianship and the work librarians do is as old as libraries themselves. (No doubt seminars were organized by the Alexandria Librarians Association on the future of the scroll and what to do about the rising barbarian tide.) At no time in our memory, though, have these discussions and conversations been so profound and critical. Here one of today’s leading thinkers and speakers about the future of ...


Bibliometrics and Citation Analysis: From the Science Citation Index to Cybermetrics
Nicola De Bellis

Scarecrow Press, 2009

Can the methods of science be directed toward science itself? How did it happen that scientists, scientific documents, and their bibliographic links came to be regarded as mathematical variables in abstract models of scientific communication? What is the role of quantitative analyses of scientific and technical documentation in current science policy and management? Bibliometrics and Citation Analysis: From the Science Citation Index to ...


This Music Leaves Stains: The Complete Story of the Misfits
James Greene Jr.

Scarecrow Press, 2013

Few bands in the past three decades have proven as affecting or exciting as the Misfits, the ferocious horror punk outfit that lurked in the shadows of suburban New Jersey and released a handful of pivotal underground recordings during their brief, tumultuous time together. Led by Glenn Danzig, a singer possessed of vision and blessed with an incredible baritone, the Misfits pioneered a death rock sound that would reverberate through the various ...


The New Broadway Song Companion: An Annotated Guide to Musical Theatre Literature by Voice Type and Song Style
David P. DeVenney

Scarecrow Press, 2009

This is a completely revised and expanded second edition of The Broadway Song Companion , the first complete guide and access point to the vast literature of the Broadway musical for the solo performer. Designed with the working actor in mind, the volume lists every song from over 300 Broadway shows, including at least 90 more than the first edition. Organized by show, each song is annotated with the name of the character(s) who sing(s) the ...


Bon Jovi: America's Ultimate Band (Tempo: A Rowman & Littlefield Music Series on Rock, Pop, and Culture)
Margaret Olson

Scarecrow Press, 2013

In 1986, when Bon Jovi’s third studio album, Slippery When Wet , was released, America had found its next superband. In Bon Jovi: America’s Ultimate Band , Margaret Olson chronicles the history and music of the band from its inception to present day. She closely examines Bon Jovi’s musical and social relevance to listeners past and present, exploring the remarkable ways the band has emerged as the expression and product of deep ...


Sondheim on Music: Minor Details and Major Decisions
Mark Eden Horowitz

Scarecrow Press, 2010

Stephen Sondheim is widely regarded as the most important composer and lyricist of musical theater in the second half of the 20th century. Celebrating his 80th birthday, this new edition of Sondheim on Music finds him in these guided interviews expounding in great depth and detail on his craft. As a natural teacher, thoughtful and opinionated, Sondheim discusses the art of musical composition, lyric writing, the collaborative process of ...


Cataloging and Classification: An Introduction
Lois Mai Chan

Scarecrow Press, 2007

The third edition of Lois Mai Chan's classic Cataloging and Classification covers the analysis and representation of methods used in describing, organizing, and providing access to resources made available in or through libraries, including both the materials owned by the library (mostly physical items such as books, journals, and nonprint materials) and external resources such as those in electronic form that are accessible through the ...


College Sports Traditions: Picking Up Butch, Silent Night, and Hundreds of Others
Stan Beck, Jack Wilkinson

Scarecrow Press, 2013

Every year since 1961, football and basketball players at Middlebury College in Vermont pick up their wheelchair-bound fan, Butch, and bring him to the stadium sidelines to watch their games. At John Brown University, the volleyball team distributes candy to fans before each match. For years, fans attending a University of Maryland football game rubbed the bronze statue of their terrapin mascot, Testudo. Traditions like these are visible ...


Orchestral Music: A Handbook
David Daniels

Scarecrow Press, 2005

Also Available: Orchestral Music Online This fourth edition of the highly acclaimed, classic sourcebook for planning orchestral programs and organizing rehearsals has been expanded and revised to feature 42% more compositions over the third edition, with clearer entries and a more useful system of appendixes. Compositions cover the standard repertoire for American orchestra. Features from the previous edition that have changed and new ...


The Greatest Sitcoms of All Time
Martin Gitlin

Scarecrow Press, 2013

Since the advent of network television, situation comedies have been a staple of prime-time programming. Classics of the genre have emerged in every decade, from The Honeymooners and Make Room for Daddy in the 1950s to 30 Rock , The Office , and Modern Family of the twenty-first century. Other shows that have left enduring impressions are The Andy Griffith Show , Get Smart , The Bob Newhart Show , Barney Miller ...


Get the Callback: The Art of Auditioning for Musical Theatre
Jonathan Flom

Scarecrow Press, 2009

The easy-to-use handbook Get the Callback: The Art of Auditioning for Musical Theatre offers practical advice on all the facets of auditioning, walking the reader step by step through the audition process, explaining what to expect, how to behave, and how to prepare for a winning audition. It also coaches the actor through the ins and outs of pursuing a career in musical theatre. Through his professional and teaching experience, Jonathan Flom ...


Communicating With Intelligence: Writing and Briefing in the Intelligence and National Security Communities ...
James S. Major

Scarecrow Press, 2008

Since September 11, 2001, colleges and universities nationwide have expanded their curricula to include intelligence and national security studies, many offering degrees in the subjects. Curiously, no book exists for classroom use in teaching the important skills needed by these professionals to ensure their products/papers/reports are properly written or briefed. Communicating with Intelligence fills that gap and is aimed primarily at faculty ...


The Bullets, the Wizards, and Washington, DC, Basketball
Brett L. Abrams, Raphael Mazzone

Scarecrow Press, 2012

The nation’s capital has been home to a rich basketball tradition that began more than 80 years ago with a start-up league in the 1920s and continues today with the Washington Wizards. Under Hall of Fame coach and general manager Red Auerbach, the Washington Capitols reached the finals of the Basketball Association of America in just their third year of existence, and such renowned players as Wes Unseld, Chris Webber, and Michael Jordan have ...


Dance, Human Rights, and Social Justice: Dignity in Motion

Scarecrow Press, 2008

Dance, Human Rights, and Social Justice: Dignity in Motion presents a wide-ranging compilation of essays, spanning more than 15 countries. Organized in four parts, the articles examine the regulation and exploitation of dancers and dance activity by government and authoritative groups, including abusive treatment of dancers within the dance profession; choreography involving human rights as a central theme; the engagement of dance as a means of ...


The 50 Greatest Players in St. Louis Cardinals History
Robert W. Cohen

Scarecrow Press, 2013

The St. Louis Cardinals are perhaps the most popular and successful franchise in National League history, having won more world championships than any other club in the league. Baseball greats such as Stan Musial, Rogers Hornsby, and Albert Pujols have all worn the Cardinals uniform. But which Cardinals are the finest in franchise history? Examining every player who has donned the Redbird uniform since 1892, Robert W. Cohen ranks the best of the ...


Immigration: The Ultimate Teen Guide (It Happened to Me)
Tatyana Kleyn

Scarecrow Press, 2011

As the future of our democratic society, youth from U.S.-born and immigrant backgrounds alike will need to make informed decisions on our diverse nation's behalf. To do so, young adults need to be provided with access to accurate information and varied perspectives about immigration. In Immigration: The Ultimate Teen Guide , Tatyana Kleyn (an immigrant herself) examines the myths and realities of immigration, as well as the laws and policies ...


An Introduction to Intelligence Research and Analysis (Security and Professional Intelligence Education ...
Jerome Clauser

Scarecrow Press, 2008

Since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on United States soil, the intelligence community has been scrutinized on how it performs its functions. Consequently, the 9/11 Commission made several recommendations on how to improve the quality of intelligence analysis. Those charges and the United States' involvement in a war in Iraq have spawned additional charges of the politicization of intelligence. All this is being played out as the ...


Successful Strategies for Teaching Undergraduate Research

Scarecrow Press, 2013

Editors Marta Deyrup and Beth Bloom have brought together well-known educators from the fields of library science, communication, composition, and education to show you how to develop successful strategies for teaching undergraduates how to conduct basic research and write papers. Chapters cover each step of the research process, beginning appropriately with separate pieces from a librarian and from an academic on how to construct good research ...


Starting Out Right: Beginning Band Pedagogy
Si Millican

Scarecrow Press, 2012

Starting Out Right: Beginning Band Pedagogy is the only complete resource for organizing, planning, and teaching beginning woodwind, brass, and percussion students. The book covers every aspect of teaching beginning band students from the first sounds on the instruments through the first full-band performances. It is the only comprehensive reference that offers step-by-step guidelines for teaching each beginning band instrument, as well as ...



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