Cynthia Eden – Collection
Seriously!: Investigating Crashes and Crises as If Women Mattered by way of Cynthia Enloe
Requirements: ePUB reader, 2 MB
Overview: In Seriously!, Cynthia Enloe, creator of the groundbreaking research of globalization, Bananas, Beaches, and Bases, addresses two deeply gendered and contested questions: Who is taken severely? And who will get to bestow the label “severe” on others? With a technique of taking each girls and gender dynamics severely, Cynthia Enloe investigates the Dominique Strauss-Kahn affair and the banking crash of 2008, the following recession, in addition to UN peacekeeping and the continued Egyptian revolution. Each case find out about highlights the gritty reports of girls in various instances in banks, at the activity marketplace, in warfare zones, and in revolutions. The result of taking girls severely are recent insights into what fuels the cultures of hyper-risk taking, of sexual harassment, and the denial of girls’s post-war safety.
Genre: Non Fiction > General
Genreflecting: A Guide to Popular Reading Interests by Cynthia Orr, Diana Tixier Herald
Requirements: .PDF reader, 11.8 MB
Overview: For readers’ advisory librarians with patrons looking for their next great read, professors teaching readers’ advisory service, or even enthusiastic readers who prefer to help themselves, "Genreflecting: A Guide to Popular Reading Interests" serves all of their needs. A new introductory section covering the role of readers’ advisory service in the library and the basics of readers’ advisory service is followed by chapters that list best-known titles organized by subgenres, identifying popular genres, describing their characteristics, and explaining their appeal.
This seventh edition expands on the previous with chapters on nonfiction, mainstream fiction, and women’s lives; as well as on emerging genres and formats such as urban lit, graphic novels, and Christian fiction. The expanded coverage makes the book an ideal text and resource for students in library school classes on readers’ advisory service or introduction to genres as well as to trainers working with new library staff.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational
The Manhattan Project: The Birth of the Atomic Bomb in the Words of Its Creators, Eyewitnesses and Historians by Cynthia C. Kelly
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 1.7 Mb
Overview: The first collection ever of the writings and insights of the original creators of the atomic bomb, along with pieces by the most important historians and interpreters of the subject, is now in paperback.
Born out of a small research program begun in 1939, the Manhattan Project eventually employed more than 130,000 people, including our foremost scientists and thinkers, and cost nearly $2 billion?and it was operated under a shroud of absolute secrecy. This groundbreaking collection of documents, essays, articles, and excerpts from histories, biographies, plays, novels, letters, and the oral histories of key eyewitnesses is the freshest, most exhaustive exploration yet of the topic.
Compiled by experts at the Atomic Heritage Foundation, the book features first-hand material by Albert Einstein, Leslie Groves, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Leo Szilard, Enrico Fermi, Richard Feynman, Niels Bohr, Henry Stimson, and many others.
Dozens of photographs depict key moments and significant figures, and concise explanatory material accompanies each selection. The project’s aftermath and legacy are covered as well, making this the most comprehensive account of the birth of the atomic age.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History
Cynthia Harrod-Eagles – Collection
He’s Got Rhythm: The Life and Career of Gene Kelly by Cynthia Brideson , Sara Brideson
Requirements: ePUB reader, 4.6mb
Overview: He sang and danced in the rain, proclaimed New York to be a wonderful town, and convinced a group of Parisian children that they had rhythm. One of the most influential and respected entertainers of Hollywood’s golden age, Gene Kelly revolutionized film musicals with his innovative and timeless choreography. A would-be baseball player and one-time law student, Kelly captured the nation’s imagination in films such as Anchors Aweigh (1945), On the Town (1949), An American in Paris (1951), and Singin’ in the Rain (1952).
In the first comprehensive biography written since the legendary star’s death, authors Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson disclose new details of Kelly’s complex life. Not only do they examine his contributions to the world of entertainment in depth, but they also consider his political activities — including his opposition to the Hollywood blacklist. The authors even confront Kelly’s darker side and explore his notorious competitive streak, his tendency to be a taskmaster on set, and his multiple marriages.
Drawing on previously untapped articles and interviews with Kelly’s wives, friends, and colleagues, Brideson and Brideson illuminate new and unexpected aspects of the actor’s life and work. He’s Got Rhythm is a balanced and compelling view of one of the screen’s enduring legends.
Platform: The Art and Science of Personal Branding by Cynthia Johnson
Requirements: .M4A/.M4B reader, 185 MB
Overview: The indispensable guide to developing a personal brand, finding an audience, and nurturing followers, by digital marketing thought-leader Cynthia Johnson.
In the modern world, influence is everything, and personal branding equals influence. Platform is the why-to, how-to handbook by top expert Cynthia Johnson for everyone who wants to develop and manage a personal brand.
In Platform, Johnson explains the process of going from unknown to influencer by achieving personal proof, social proof, recognition, and association. Johnson herself went from an on-staff social media manager to social media influencer, entrepreneur, and marketing thought leader in just three years using her process of accelerated brand development, continuous brand management, and strategic growth.
Fans of #GirlBoss and #AskGaryVee, who wonder how their favorite influencers found their voices and built their audiences, will find the answers here and discover that the process is technical, creative, tactical, and much easier than they might have expected.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction
Cynthia Harrod-Eagles – Collection